If you didn't like the news on any given week of 2014, you were mostly in luck. You could just wait a few days until the press moved on.
This was my first full year in the White House press briefing room, sitting in often on the daily briefings. In that time, I noticed a certain attention deficit disorder when it came to the issue of the day.
In 20 seconds, here is 2014 in the White House press briefing room: