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Former Obama communications director Jen Psaki, left, and former Trump communications director, right, discuss their respective experiences in the White House.

Media Narrative Difficult to Control, Former White House Comms Directors Say

Emma Kotfica is a staff writer for The Hoya. President Donald Trump’s habit of communicating his unfiltered perspectives to the public through Twitter poses a unique challenge for the White House communications team, according to former White House Communications Director Mike Dubke. At an event hosted by the Georgetown University[Read More…]

by September 6, 2017 1 comment City News, News, News - Top
GEORGETOWN INSTITUTE OF POLITICS AND PUBLIC SERVICE

GU Politics Introduces Fall Semester Fellows

The Georgetown Institute of Politics and Public Service announced their fall 2017 class of Fellows last Wednesday, showcasing a diverse group of six policy and media experts from across the political spectrum. The fellows include Ron Bonjean, former top spokesman for the speaker of the house and the senate majority[Read More…]

by September 1, 2017 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
#HoyasInUK Reflect On British Election

#HoyasInUK Reflect On British Election

LONDON — We hunkered down in the only pub in Notting Hill, London, that could accommodate 12 diners at one table and would change the TV station to BBC for the 10 p.m. British general election exit polls. The group of us, deemed the #HoyasInUK, had just spent the past[Read More…]

by July 18, 2017 0 comments City News, Features, News
Ossoff Narrowly Misses Victory in Georgia 6th

Ossoff Narrowly Misses Victory in Georgia 6th

Jon Ossoff (SFS ’09), a Democratic candidate running for Georgia’s 6th congressional district, is set to face Republican Karen Handel in a June 20 runoff for a seat that has been held by a Republican for nearly four decades. Ossoff earned 48.1 percent of the vote to Handel’s 19.8 percent,[Read More…]

by April 21, 2017 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
Jeff Mason, president of the White House Correspondents' Association, spoke with The Hoya on his career as a reporter from Germany to Washington, D.C., the organization's advocacy for the White House press pool and the importance of the free press as part of the first GU Politics Correspondents' Dinner on April 20.

GU Politics Hosts Correspondents’ Dinner

Jeff Mason, current White House Correspondents’ Association President, and two former Georgetown Institute for Politics and Public Service fellows reflected on the role of the White House Correspondents Dinner in D.C. politics at GU Politics’ inaugural Georgetown University Correspondents’ Dinner last night. The night, modeled after the White House Correspondents’[Read More…]

by April 21, 2017 0 comments City News, News

Students Observe Georgia Congressional Campaigns

Six Georgetown University students traveled to Georgia’s 6th Congressional District to observe local campaigns for a seat in the U.S. House of Representatives as part of the Georgetown Institute of Politics and Public Service’s #HoyasInGA trip this month. The three-day trip connected the students to campaign staffers, party leaders and[Read More…]

by April 11, 2017 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
Virginia Gubernatorial Candidate Advocates State Values

Virginia Gubernatorial Candidate Advocates State Values

The next governor of Virginia must protect the state’s local values and resist President Donald Trump’s federal policies when necessary, argued Tom Perriello, a Democratic Party candidate for Virginia’s governorship Monday night. Speaking at an event sponsored by the McCourt School of Public Policy’s Institute of Politics and Public Service[Read More…]

by March 28, 2017 0 comments City News, News, News - Top

Presidential Speechwriters Reflect on Past Addresses

The address to the joint session of Congress will be President Donald Trump’s opportunity to extend an olive branch to democrats, according to two former presidential speechwriters speaking at a Georgetown University McCourt School of Public Policy Institute of Politics and Public Service event yesterday afternoon. On the eve of[Read More…]

by February 28, 2017 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
Panelists Call for Bipartisan Solution in Syria

Panelists Call for Bipartisan Solution in Syria

To assist those displaced by the Syria’s civil war, the United States must help establish and maintain safe zones in Syria where civilians will not be in danger, according to a bipartisan panel of journalists, advocates, political commentators and politicians in a panel hosted by Georgetown’s Institute of Politics and[Read More…]

by February 17, 2017 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
Former White House Director of Communications Jen Psaki

GU Politics Fellows Analyze Changing Political Landscape

In his first week as President of the United States, Donald Trump has changed how the White House communicates to the American people through his frequent tweeting and direct rebuking of media outlets. In light of this new political landscape, the McCourt School of Public Policy’s Institute of Politics and Public[Read More…]

by January 31, 2017 0 comments City News, News