US President Barack Obama poked fun at the media, his critics and himself on Saturday at the annual White House Correspondents' Association dinner, a star-filled event where journalists and celebrities mixed with the Washington elite. - Photos and text by Agencies

President Barack Obama, left, and White House Correspondent Association President Ed Henry, Chief White House Correspondent for Fox News, center, laugh as late-night television host and comedian Conan O'Brien speaks during the White House Correspondents' Association Dinner at the Washington Hilton Hotel, Saturday, April 27, 2013, in Washington.
President Barack Obama, left, and White House Correspondent Association President Ed Henry, Chief White House Correspondent for Fox News, center, laugh as late-night television host and comedian Conan O'Brien speaks during the White House Correspondents' Association Dinner at the Washington Hilton Hotel, Saturday, April 27, 2013, in Washington.
Actor Kevin Spacey laughs during the White House Correspondents' Association Dinner at the Washington Hilton Hotel, Saturday, April 27, 2013, in Washington.
Actor Kevin Spacey laughs during the White House Correspondents' Association Dinner at the Washington Hilton Hotel, Saturday, April 27, 2013, in Washington.
US President Barack Obama speaks during the White House Correspondents’ Association Dinner April 27, 2013 in Washington, DC.
US President Barack Obama speaks during the White House Correspondents’ Association Dinner April 27, 2013 in Washington, DC.
Actress Kathleen Turner (L) poses for the cameras as US Representative John Dingell (D-MI) (2nd R) and his wife Debbie Dingell (R) arrive on the red carpet at the annual White House Correspondents' Association dinner in Washington April 27, 2013.
Actress Kathleen Turner (L) poses for the cameras as US Representative John Dingell (D-MI) (2nd R) and his wife Debbie Dingell (R) arrive on the red carpet at the annual White House Correspondents' Association dinner in Washington April 27, 2013.
Actress and singer Barbra Streisand talks to New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg at the White House Correspondents Association Dinner in Washington April 27, 2013.
Actress and singer Barbra Streisand talks to New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg at the White House Correspondents Association Dinner in Washington April 27, 2013.
US President Barack Obama makes light jokes of his wife Michelle Obama's new bangs with a mock pictures of himself with the same hairdo in this humorous photo created by the White House shown at the annual White House Correspondents' Association dinner in Washington on April 27, 2013.
US President Barack Obama makes light jokes of his wife Michelle Obama's new bangs with a mock pictures of himself with the same hairdo in this humorous photo created by the White House shown at the annual White House Correspondents' Association dinner in Washington on April 27, 2013.
Actress Sharon Stone (R) takes in the MSNBC after-party at the Italian Embassy, following the annual White House Correspondents' Association dinner in Washington.
Actress Sharon Stone (R) takes in the MSNBC after-party at the Italian Embassy, following the annual White House Correspondents' Association dinner in Washington.
US Representative Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-FL) (R), chair of the Democratic National Committee, greets comedian John Oliver (L) and his wife Kate Norley (2nd R) at the MSNBC after-party at the Italian Embassy, following the annual White House Correspondents' Association dinner in Washington.
US Representative Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-FL) (R), chair of the Democratic National Committee, greets comedian John Oliver (L) and his wife Kate Norley (2nd R) at the MSNBC after-party at the Italian Embassy, following the annual White House Correspondents' Association dinner in Washington.
(L-R) House of Cards developer and producer Beau Willimon and cast members Corey Stoll, Kate Mara, Constance Zimmer and Michael Kelly arrive on the red carpet at the annual White House Correspondents' Association dinner in Washington.
(L-R) House of Cards developer and producer Beau Willimon and cast members Corey Stoll, Kate Mara, Constance Zimmer and Michael Kelly arrive on the red carpet at the annual White House Correspondents' Association dinner in Washington.
(L-R) Bob Schieffer of CBS News talks with actresses Claire Danes and Connie Britton on the red carpet at the annual White House Correspondents' Association dinner in Washington.
(L-R) Bob Schieffer of CBS News talks with actresses Claire Danes and Connie Britton on the red carpet at the annual White House Correspondents' Association dinner in Washington.
South Korean rap artist Psy gives interviews on the red carpet at the annual White House Correspondents' Association dinner in Washington.
South Korean rap artist Psy gives interviews on the red carpet at the annual White House Correspondents' Association dinner in Washington.
Actress Rebel Wilson (L) and Olympic gold medal-winning gymnast Gabby Douglas arrive on the red carpet at the annual White House Correspondents' Association dinner in Washington.
Actress Rebel Wilson (L) and Olympic gold medal-winning gymnast Gabby Douglas arrive on the red carpet at the annual White House Correspondents' Association dinner in Washington.

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