Red Carpet WHCD 2013: Stars Filter In More Than Politicians


Rooney Mara at the White House Correspondents' Dinner Red Carpet

As the red carpet coverage continues on CSPAN, which really is only covering other reporters interviewing people. The trend I can't help noticing is the people walking through are more from TV than from Washington's elite. Right now Newt Gingrich is being interviewed in the same screenshot as Private Practice's Kate Walsh. 

Al Roker is currently standing off to the side while Gerard Butler is being photographed. Why are so many celebrities completely unrelated to politics or even political films or television present right now? Maybe Tom Brokaw was right.

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Shwetika Baijal

Shwetika is PolicyMic's first columnist and writes for the Millenials and the Media column. She focuses on how the media frames policy and cultural issues, how the media's framing effects public opinion, and in turn how public opinion affects the policies and issues under discussion.

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