WASHINGTON: Bloomberg News hosted a reception at the Trade Ministry of the Russian Federation following the recent White House Correspondents dinner. Attendees included (l. photo) Sen. John McCain (l.) and Steve Case, chairman of America Online; (r. photo) Michael R. Bloomberg, founder and CEO of Bloomberg, with actor Tobey Maguire.
CHICAGO: The Chicago Magazine Association honored four individuals at the Sheraton Chicago Hotel with its Vanguard award for excellence in the use of magazines. This year's winners were (from l.): Karen Rushing, senior partner, group media director, J. Walter Thompson USA; Gary Mueller, senior VP-group media director, DDB Worldwide; and Chris Harder and Donna McLean, both VP-media directors at Starcom USA.
WEST HOLLYWOOD: Yahoo! Internet Life toasted the close of its recent online film festival with a reception at the Chateau Marmont Hotel. Flanking Andrew Krame (2nd l.), publisher of Yahoo! Internet Life, are (from l.): Jeffrey Katzenberg, Brian Grazer and Ron Howard, all partners at new Internet entertainment company Pop.com.