Daily Show correspondent Hasan Minhaj got the assignment to give the headline speech last night at the White House Correspondents' Dinner. Trump was not there, choosing instead to hold a campaign rally. Many of the usual attendees (celebrities) passed on the dinner because of the implications. So it was all about journalism. There was a third alternative event last night, Samantha Bee's Not The White House Correspondents' Dinner is also on YouTube, in several parts with plenty of NSFW language.