Category Archives: Barack Obama

Obama meets the press

I’m always interested in what happens at presidential news conferences, frequently using them in my News Writing classes as the most well-known example of the news conference format. President Barack Obama met the press for the first time last night. … Continue reading

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The Inauguration according to Facebook

I stayed home from work today because of a winter storm that hit the area, and a nice benefit of that was that I was able to watch the inauguration of Barack Obama as president from the comfort of my … Continue reading

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A great American ritual

Tomorrow is Inauguration Day, and I don’t think there’s better proof that our democracy works than this quadrennial ritual — especially when the presidency changes hands to a different party. We’ve had an election and all sides have accepted the … Continue reading

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