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RIP to the swag bag: Time and People magazines cancel their traditional White House correspondents' dinner pre-party

Mar 20, 2017 - Washington Post Blogs

Another one bites the dust: People and Time magazines have nixed their long-standing annual pre-party on the Friday before the White House Correspondents' Association dinner.

A spokeswoman for Time, the parent company of both publications, said that Time will be participating in the dinner itself but that People would be making a donation to the association instead of buying tables at the dinner.

"This year we have decided to focus on supporting the White House Correspondents' Associ...