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President Obama Recognizes Retiring ABC News-er Ann Compton on Monday - Posted August 19, 2014
During yesterday's press conference on current events in Iraq and Ferguson, Mo., President Barack Obama took three questions for the White House press corps, including one from ABC News White House correspondent Ann Compton. Before asking her question, President Obama said, "Ann Compton, everybody here knows, is not only the consummate professional... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Journalists Under Threat in MO | Broadcasters Aim at Aereo - Posted August 19, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Journalists Under Threat in MO | Broadcasters Aim at Aereo - Posted August 19, 2014
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly] Click here to receive Mediabistro's Morning Media Newsfeed via email. ... [FishbowlNY]

Pres. Obama Makes Second Statement on Michael Brown Killing - Posted August 18, 2014
As the ongoing Michael Brown investigation and protests in Ferguson continue to dominate cable news, broadcast networks provided special coverage this afternoon as President Obama issued his second statement on the killing of the 18-year-old. The president al... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Pres. Obama Makes Second Statement on Michael Brown Killing - Posted August 18, 2014
As the ongoing Michael Brown investigation and protests in Ferguson continue to dominate cable news, broadcast networks provided special coverage this afternoon as President Obama issued his second statement on the killing of the 18-year-old. The president al... [FishbowlNY]

Mediabistro Morning Roundup 8.18.14 - Posted August 18, 2014
From TVNewser to FishbowlNY, here are your top stories from across Mediabistro. TVNewser Al Gore Suing Al Jazeera Over Current TV Sale ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Gore Sues Al Jazeera | MTP Pays Tribute to Gregory - Posted August 18, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Gore Sues Al Jazeera | MTP Pays Tribute to Gregory - Posted August 18, 2014
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly] Click here to receive Mediabistro's Morning Media Newsfeed via email. ... [FishbowlNY]

ABC News White House Correspondent Ann Compton to Retire Sept. 10 - Posted August 15, 2014
ABC News White House correspondent Ann Compton will leave her role with the network and retire on Sept. 10, POLITICO Playbook reported this morning. Her final day marks 41 years with the network,... [FishbowlDC]

Ann Compton to Retire After 41 Years at ABC - Posted August 15, 2014
Veteran White House correspondent Ann Compton -- who has covered seven presidents during her time at ABC News -- will retire this fall, Politico Playbook reports this morning. She will o... [TVNewser]

RTCA Honors Vic Ratner with Career Achievement Award - Posted June 13, 2014
At last night's Radio and Television Correspondents' Association annual Congressional correspondents' dinner, recipients of several awards were recognized for excellence in areas of television and radio reporting. The evening's comedic guest was Ni... [FishbowlDC]

ABC's Ann Compton Receives WPCF Lifetime Achievement Award - Posted February 4, 2014
The Washington Press Club Foundation will award ABC News Radio's White House correspondent Ann Compton its 2014 Lifetime Achievement Award. The award will be presented at the ... [FishbowlDC]

Meet Mark Leibovich's Monster - Posted October 3, 2013
As the clock struck 5:16 p.m. Wednesday, the email blast arrived. Or rather, Kurt Bardella, one of the star monsters in NYT's Mark Leibovich's summer blockbuster, This Town, had risen from the ashes or the lava (Holl... [FishbowlDC]

Facebook Weekly Highlights Brings You New J.K. Rowling Film, U.S. Open Champion Rafael Nadal - Posted September 13, 2013
Facebook Weekly Highlights features photos posted to ... [AllFacebook]

ABC's Ann Compton: 'All of Us in Some Way Are Gossips' - Posted September 10, 2013
ABC News Radio White House Correspondent Ann Compton celebrates her 40th anniversary at ABC News today. First hired by ABC News in 1973, she became the first woman assigned to cover the White House on a full-time basis by a network TV news organization. She was among the youngest to receive... [FishbowlDC]

Former ABC News And NBC News Correspondent Herb Kaplow Dies At 86 - Posted July 30, 2013
Former ABC News and NBC News correspondent Herb Kaplow has died at age 86. Kaplow worked in the world of broadcasting for more than 40 years, beginning his career at NBC News, where he worked from 1951-1972. At NBC he reported on the landmark Brown vs. Board of Education S... [TVNewser]

ABC's Ann Compton in Ann Hand Jewelry - Posted April 30, 2013
ABC News Radio White House Correspondent Ann Compton is seen here in Ann Hand jewelry she said she needed to get restrung for the White House Correspondents' Dinner weekend. She was spotted at the Nat... [FishbowlDC]

National Journal Party Has Potty Issues - Posted April 29, 2013
By Eddie Scarry and Betsy Rothstein National Journal's pre-White House Correspondents' Dinner "Making News" party Friday could easily go down as one of this year's nicest, most well-planned parties in the coolest warehouse space we've seen in awhile. And maybe it will if attendees forget t... [FishbowlDC]

Ashley Judd Mixes, Mingles With Journos - Posted January 21, 2013
Actress and pretend Senate hopeful Ashley Judd held court in Atlantic Publisher David Bradley's gorgeous kitchen last night at his pre-inaugural bash. The party, dubbed "Downton Bradley" for its hoity-toity... [PRNewser]

Ashley Judd Mixes, Mingles With Journos - Posted January 21, 2013
Actress and pretend Senate hopeful Ashley Judd held court in Atlantic Publisher David Bradley's gorgeous kitchen last night at his pre-inaugural bash. The party, dubbed "Downton Bradley" for its hoity-toity... [FishbowlDC]

No Bitching About the 'Liberal' Media Please - Posted March 19, 2012
Jason Grumet's Bipartisan Policy Center has managed to bring both parties together for one night in hosting "A Century of Service" to honor the public lives of former Republican Sen. Maj. Leaders and BPC Founders Howard Baker and Bob Dole. The event is Wednesday e... [FishbowlDC]

Gorillas in Our Midst - Posted December 5, 2011
Politico's Byron Tau reported this weekend on White House Press Secretary Jay Carney's odd... [FishbowlDC]

Separated at Birth: ABC's Ann Compton - Posted December 1, 2011
There are a few different ways to look at ABC White House Correspondent Ann Compton. Her lookalikes include conservative commentator Bay Buchanan and former first lady Laura Bush. ... [FishbowlDC]

A Candid Convo Without the Boys on the Bus - Posted December 1, 2011
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Yahoo! News Celebrates Chalian, Campaign Season - Posted November 11, 2011
Photo L to R: Rick Klein, Robin Sproul, Richard Kaplan, Ross Levinsohn, Jonathan Karl, Amy Walter, Joe Ruffolo. If you didn't make it up to the rooftop of 101 Constitution Ave for Yahoo! News' swan... [FishbowlDC]

The Power Inside a Power Party - Posted July 30, 2011
Washington is known for its "important" power lists. Most publications have them. There are lists for top lobbyists like Washingtonian's "Hired Guns: The City's 50 Top Lobbyists." Both The Hill and Roll Call also boast top lobbyist lists. There are lists for important people everywhere (TIME... [FishbowlDC]

Happy Birthday Mike Allen! - Posted June 21, 2011
Today is the birthday of "the man the White House wakes up to." That's Politico's Playbook Author Mike Allen, who was born in 1964 in Orange County, Calif. You won't see this news in his own birthday section -- he'... [FishbowlDC]

Time-People Party a Blend of Pomp, Cynicism and Booze - Posted May 4, 2011
The fallout from WHCD continues. The TIME-People party on Friday night at the St. Regis was jammed with members of the media with nearly all networks and publications represented. We spotted CNN's Wolf Blitzer by the bar, NBC's Norah O'Donnell by the couches, FNC's ... [FishbowlDC]

TVNewsers take TIME to Party - Posted April 30, 2011
Last night People & TIME hosted their White House Correspondents' Dinner cocktail party at the St. Regis in DC. The event drew a mix of celebs and media. Several tvnewsers from ABC, CNN, NBC, MSNBC and FNC showed up including: Norah O'Donnell (below, left with Arianna Huffington, Savannah Guthrie (bel... [TVNewser]

Wolf Shines at RTDNF First Amendment Awards - Posted March 11, 2011
The Radio Television Digital News Foundation held court last night at the Ritz Carlton hotel in Washington D.C.. Journalists from around the country attended the black-tie affair to celebrate the 2011 First Amendment Award recipients: CNN's... [FishbowlDC]

Daily Caller Piles Into Top of the Hill - Posted January 21, 2011
Daily Caller staffers and about a trillion (exaggerating slightly) other people piled into Top of the Hill last night at the Pour House on Capitol Hill. The reason for the party (as if the Daily Caller really ever needs a reason) was to welcome new members of Congress... [PRNewser]

Daily Caller Piles Into Top of the Hill - Posted January 21, 2011
Daily Caller staffers and about a trillion (exaggerating slightly) other people piled into Top of the Hill last night at the Pour House on Capitol Hill. The reason for the party (as if the Daily Caller really ever needs a reason) was to welcome new members of Congress... [AgencySpy]

Daily Caller Piles Into Top of the Hill - Posted January 21, 2011
Daily Caller staffers and about a trillion (exaggerating slightly) other people piled into Top of the Hill last night at the Pour House on Capitol Hill. The reason for the party (as if the Daily Caller really ever needs a reason) was to welcome new members of Congress... [FishbowlDC]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted January 19, 2011
QUOTES of the DAY Sen. John McCain's (R-Ariz.) daughter and Daily Beast Columnist Meghan McCain gets new spectacles. "I will now go home at night and turn into Lois Lane," she tweeted Tuesday. ... [FishbowlDC]

Willie Geist DC Party - Posted November 18, 2010
At the home of NBC's Norah O'Donnell and chef Geoff Tracy in Washington, DC last night, people celebrated MSNBC's Willie Geist... [TVNewser]

Tapper Zaps Weigel for Calling Compton's Work Sh*t - Posted October 12, 2010
Slate's Dave Weigel came down on National Correspondent for ABC News Radio Ann Compton Monday for reporting on a book being thrown at President... [FishbowlDC]

Jake Tapper's ABC News Blog Packs a Political Punch for Five Years - Posted September 15, 2010
ABC News blog Political Punch is celebrating its fifth birthday Wednesday, having start... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

President Obama Holds Press Conference on the Economy - Posted September 10, 2010
Just after 11 AM this morning, President Obama made remarks about the economy and unemployment. The four broadcast networks carried it live, with Harry Smith anchoring for CBS, George Stephanopoulos for ABC, Greg Jarrett for Fox and ... [TVNewser]

The Daily Caller Adds Two Reporters to Mix - Posted June 2, 2010
The Daily Caller has hired two new scribes. Chad Brady started Tuesday as an online editor. In a complex political media web, Chad is the brother of Erin Brady who is engaged to Bill Hughes, the son of ABC News radio correspondent Ann Compton and Dr. Bill Hughes. ... [FishbowlDC]

Guild Disappointed in WaPo's Weymouth - Posted May 26, 2010
Members of WaPo's Newspaper Guild have written a letter to the publisher Katherine Weymouth expressing "disappointment" about her nearly "$500,000 bonus" and 10 percent pay raise". An exerpt: Dear Ms. Weymouth, As employees of the Washington Post and members of the Newspaper Guild, we were d... [FishbowlDC]

There's a New Gate-Crasher in Town - Posted May 21, 2010
Forget the Salahis - there was another party animal at the White House Thursday, although not as well-dressed as the fame-seeking couple. Still, impressive. On ABC's Jake Tapper's Political Punch blog, ABC's ... [FishbowlDC]

Tapper's Birthday Surprise - Posted March 12, 2010
ABC's Jake Tapper got a big surprise today when his wife and daughter showed up at the White House press briefing room with a cake to celebrate his 41st birthday. Note that the cake is Dora the Explorer. Happy birthday to Jake! ... [FishbowlDC]

Obama Meets the Press, First Question to FNC's Major Garrett - Posted February 9, 2010
Pres. Obama made a rare appearance at the daily press briefing today taking questions from the assembled White House Press Corps, with the first question going to Fox News correspondent Major Garrett. The second went to ABC's Jake Tapper... [TVNewser]

Daily Caller Party Bursting with People -- and Coats - Posted January 13, 2010
The Daily Caller launch party was the place to be last night for Washington D.C.'s political party crowd. In attendance: Former Time scribe Matt Cooper and Scooter Libby, former Chief of Staff to former V.P. Dick Cheney (in the same room) From the Daily Caller: ... [FishbowlDC]

Coverage Plans: President Obama's Tuesday Address - Posted November 30, 2009
President Obama will address the nation from West Point 8pmET tomorrow on his Afghanistan plans. TVNewser reports that all networks will carry Obama's primetime address. And we're beginning to hear just how the nets and cable will cover... • CBS: Katie Couric will anchor CBS' live broadcas... [FishbowlDC]

FishPoolDC: An Insider's Notes from Today's Press Briefing - Posted November 30, 2009
Notes from a briefing room press insider... For the Afghan Speech Bingo Card: While POTUS continued to work the phone tree of world leaders to outline (without specific numbers, the WH says) the new Af-Pak strategy to be unveiled tomorrow night at West Point, Press Secretary Robert Gibbs hit on several of... [FishbowlDC]

Achoo! In the Briefing Room - Posted November 2, 2009
No wonder there's so many speculated cases of swine flu among the White House press corps... Today during press secretary Robert Gibbs' daily briefing, a reporter sneezed-- but not into her elbow, as the press corps had previously been advised by HHS Secretary ... [FishbowlDC]

FishPoolDC: Our Insider's Notes from Today's Press Briefing - Posted October 5, 2009
Notes from a briefing room press insider... Chaos in Gibbs-istan: As a skeptical tone continues to rise in the Brady briefing room, Afghanistan ruled the show today as Press Secretary Robert Gibbs was forced repeatedly to bat down the premise that Gen. Stanley McChrystal has earned a POTUS-backed slap on the wrist... [FishbowlDC]

Atlantic Wire Launches With (Media) Star-Studded Fete - Posted September 23, 2009
All of the (op-ed) stars were out last night to celebrate the launch of Atlantic Wire, the opinion aggregating sister site to ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Atlantic Wire Launches With (Media) Star-Studded Fete - Posted September 23, 2009
All of the (op-ed) stars were out last night to celebrate the launch of Atlantic Wire, the opinion aggregating sister site to ... [FishbowlNY]

Who Will Get Called On Tonight? A Look Back At Obama's Pressers - Posted July 22, 2009
Tonight is President Obama's fourth prime-time press conference, fifth overall. Each presser has lasted about an hour and averages 13 reporters' questions. Fox did not air Obama's 100th day press conference, the third, on the network and will not tonight either. In his first prime-time press conference Feb. 9th, the President called... [FishbowlDC]

FishPoolDC: Our Insider's Notes from Today's Briefing - Posted June 24, 2009
When "Two Minutes" Equals Two Minutes: A prompt Press Secretary Robert Gibbs took the briefing room's first row off guard today as network and wire bigwigs trickled into their seats. "I feel like we're running out of a tunnel at a big football game," Gibbs joked. "Is the Huffington Post here?"... [FishbowlDC]

Mike Allen's "Surprise" Birthday Party, Brought To You By Starbucks - Posted June 18, 2009
Most of DC wakes up to him, even more of DC wonders if and when he ever sleeps, Politico's Mike Allen never seems to stop. So last ... [FishbowlDC]

FishPoolDC: Our Insider's Notes from Yesterday's Press Briefing - Posted May 14, 2009
Sorry, we're a day late due to some technical difficulties... To Release or Not To Release: WH took a 180 in announcing they've drawn new battle lines in a FOIA-initiated lawsuit to release photos of detainee abuse by U.S. personnel. Press Secretary Robert Gibbs, who had previously (see: late April) painted the... [FishbowlDC]

FishPoolDC: Our Insider's Notes from Today's Press Briefing - Posted May 12, 2009
Brought to You by Coca-Cola: Healthcare remained the favored topic in the briefing room as reporters floated several legislative proposals before Press Secretary Robert Gibbs. Amid news of a proposed "soda tax" that some Senate players are considering to defray healthcare reform costs, Gibbs was asked for reaction to the related... [FishbowlDC]

FishPoolDC: Our Insider's Notes from Friday's Press Briefing - Posted April 27, 2009
'A' is for Barack?: Faced with another pre-emptive 100-days question, Press Secretary Robert Gibbs said the "president is pleased by his achievements thus far," though the American people won't grade "just by the first 95 days." (How about 100?) Gibbs cited a few initiatives that makes POTUS particularly proud: Recovery and... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List 04.08.09 - Posted April 8, 2009
Good morning FishbowlDC! Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? Drop us a line. Its day 79 covering the Obama administration and ... [FishbowlDC]

Mark Whitaker: The FishbowlDC Interview - Posted April 7, 2009
Say hello "good afternoon, Sir" to Mark Whitaker. One of the most powerful players in news media, Whitaker is Senior Vice President and Washington Bureau Chief for NBC News... but I didn't need to tell you that. What do... [FishbowlDC]

Reliable Sources Roundup - Posted March 30, 2009
TVNewser: Former RNC chairman and counselor to Pres. Bush Ed Gillespie appeared on Reliable Sources Sunday morning to talk about a piece he wrote for National Review Online about how the GOP should respond to "increasingly biased journalism." In the NRO piece Gillespie writes, "Too many reporters no longer repor... [FishbowlDC]

White House Press Corps Fights Back Against Late Briefings - Posted March 27, 2009
As the daily press briefing began this afternoon at 2:07pmET, several members of the White House press corps spoke up to press secretary Robert Gibbs about his tardiness. FishbowlDC ... [TVNewser]

The Ticker (G20 Edition): ABC, CBS, Bloomberg... - Posted March 27, 2009
> ABC's Charlie Gibson anchors World News from London Tuesday-Thursday. Correspondents Jake Tapper, Jim Sciutto, Yunji de Nies will report from the G20 summit... [TVNewser]

Sunday Show Preview - Posted March 27, 2009
NBC's Meet the Press: Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner and Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) CBS' Face the Nation: President Barack Obama ABC's This Week: Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner and a roundtable with ABC's Matthew Dowd and Cokie Roberts, NYT's ... [FishbowlDC]

FishPoolDC: Our Insider's Notes from Today's Press Briefing - Posted March 26, 2009
Baby You Should Drive My Car: In answer to whether the president believes American automakers are producing cars that are worth buying, Press Secretary Robert Gibbs noted that the Driver-in-Chief actually owns one -- "a Ford Escape Hybrid, like his press secretary." (Twinsies!) Gibbs added that while his gray model was... [FishbowlDC]

FishPoolDC: Our Insider's Notes from Today's Press Briefing - Posted March 25, 2009
Welcome Back, Bill: Sitting and standing room were packed today (disgruntled reporters who didn't get a question at last night's presser?), and a few front-row seats were filled by substitutes for the regularly scheduled correspondents (who might still be recovering). CBS veteran Bill Plante was among those making a return to... [FishbowlDC]

So Who Was Called On? And Where Were They Seated? - Posted March 24, 2009
President Obama's news conference this evening lasted about an hour and he took questions from 13 reporters. Notably missing from those called on were the NYT, WaPo, WSJ and USA Today. In this order: AP's Jennifer Loven (called on first for the second time), NBC's Chuck Todd, ABC's ... [FishbowlDC]

FishPoolDC: Our Insider's Notes from Today's Press Briefing - Posted March 10, 2009
CNN must have jinxed the briefing start today when they announced at 2:05 that it would start "shortly." The 2:30 start was pushed back a half hour at 2:15, leaving several reporters outside the briefing room to sigh, "too late to go back" to their offices before the actual event... School's (Not?)... [FishbowlDC]

Around the mb Blogs - Posted March 5, 2009
• FishbowlLA has the video from Rachel Maddow's appearance today on "The View." Which host praised the MSNBC anchor for doing "an exceptional job"? You may be surprised... • FishbowlDC ... [TVNewser]

Gibbs Now Has Plenty of Radios to Choose From - Posted March 5, 2009
Donned in an ABC News Radio hat, WH Press Secretary Robert Gibbs was presented with another radio by ABC's ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List 03.03.09 - Posted March 3, 2009
Good Morning FishbowlDC! Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? Drop us a line or let us know in the tips box below. ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List, 01.20.09 - Posted January 20, 2009
Happy Inauguration Day Washington. Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? Drop us a line or let us know in the tips box below. We've got your morning mix of ... [FishbowlDC]

TVNewsers To Pack Cafe Milano for Brit Hume Salute - Posted January 6, 2009
The salute to Brit Hume event at Cafe Milano Thursday night is shaping up to be one of the hottest pre-inaugural parties of the season. The invitation only event is attracting numerous Beltway and TV news bold face names. In addition to a host of Fox Newsies, TVNewser has learned ... [TVNewser]

Tony Snow's Death: ABC Correspondent Statements - Posted July 12, 2008
Statement from Robin Roberts: I was so privileged to do what was considered his exit interview from the White House, and Tony was one of the first people to reach out when I was diagnosed with breast cancer almost a year ago. For those of us battling cancer, he was beyond inspirational.... [TVNewser]

Dunham Talks About Pool Reports Policy - Posted July 11, 2008
After our post yesterday -- "WHCA: Sticking With New Pool Report Policy" -- Houston Chronicle D.C. Bureau Chief Rick Dunham sent in the following note: Thanks for your most recent item. A couple of thoughts here. An... [FishbowlDC]

Gridiron: The Video! - Posted March 10, 2008
Oh technology just ruins everything for the old guard! (Hat tip: Mike Allen, who hat tips Ann Compton) ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List, 03.05.08 - Posted March 4, 2008
Good morning Washington. Quickly navigate Morning Reading List: REVOLVING DOOR | NEWSPAPERS | TV | ONLINE MEDIA | MAGAZINES | BOOKS | WEST WING REPORTAGE | JOBS Visiting the N... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List, 02.19.08 - Posted February 19, 2008
Good morning Washington. Quickly navigate Morning Reading List: REVOLVING DOOR | NEWSPAPERS | TV | ONLINE MEDIA | MAGAZINES | RADIO | BOOKS | JOBS The Oscars ... [FishbowlDC]

Two Birthdays Today - Posted January 19, 2008
(Via Mike Allen's Playbook): ABC's Ann Compton and Jonathan Karl. ... [FishbowlDC]

Party Photos: Journos Rock The White House - Posted December 14, 2007
Did you make sure to stand on the Maryland state crest before greeting the president? Did you make it to Old Ebbitt Grill later? Did you steal gingerbread cookies? Did you try to steal the White House bathroom towels that were never there? LA Times' Doyle McManus and the NYTimes' Steven Lee Myers and Sheryl... [FishbowlDC]

Trude Feldman Leaves The White House - Posted December 7, 2007
(Photo Credit) It's the end of an era, in many ways: FishbowlDC has learned that long-time White House reporter Trude Feldman will no longer cover the White House: The White House canceled her pass. The frail and diminutive Feldman was a regular presence at the White House and certa... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List, 12.07.07 - Posted December 7, 2007
Good morning Washington. It's Friday and you wanna know what? We like you (and won't you please learn to like Tony Cord, too?) Today, Johnny Bench turns 60, Larry Bird turns 51 and ... [FishbowlDC]

Compton Heads To Harvard - Posted October 24, 2007
That was ABC News' Ann Compton up at Harvard yesterday for a study group on "The Power of the West Wing: An Insider's Look At White House Communications." Former Press Secretary Noelia Rodriguez hosted. Tonight? Crimson nerds not too busy figuring out an algorithm to explain Josh Beckett's awesomeness can see Maureen Dowd... [FishbowlDC]

WH Cracks Down On Sloppy Journos - Posted September 19, 2007
FishbowlDC obtained this email from WHCA President Ann Compton, sent earlier this week to TV news networks: Allow me to use this email loop to remind all networks there is a dress code for crews and correspondents covering photo ops in THE OVAL OFFICE, the ROOSEVELT ROOM, and the CABINET ROOM. Jeans, sneakers,... [FishbowlDC]

Mark Knoller: The FishbowlDC Interview - Posted August 7, 2007
Say hello to CBS News' Mark Knoller. What word do you routinely misspell? Commit or commitment - is it two "m's" and one "t" or the other way around? What's the name of your cell phone ring? Ring 5. What time did you get up this morning? Alarm goes off at 5:50a and... [FishbowlDC]

Separated At Birth: Ann Compton - Posted August 3, 2007
Another reader suggested Separated At Birth. Does ABC's Ann Compton... ...look like FLOTUS Laura Bush? (... [FishbowlDC]

Today Is Scully's Last Day! - Posted July 31, 2007
WHCA Prez Steve Scully's final board meeting is this afternoon and it is being held over at ABC. Scully invited the newly elected members to join those who are retiring. It's a good thing C-SPAN gave Scully a flexible work schedule because, during his year, running the WHCA has been a fulltime... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List, 07.12.07 - Posted July 11, 2007
Good morning Washington. The Swamp reports, "One of the numbers dialed out from Palfrey's phone on the afternoon of Jan. 3, 2001 matches that of the Tribune national desk." The New America Foundation and Radio Free Europe/Radio Liber... [FishbowlDC]

Taking Out The Trash, 03.02.07 - Posted March 2, 2007
Leading today's caption contest so far is "Wait... I keep getting this wrong - so first you mix in the polonium, then the sugar?" From Pew's Weekly News Interest Index: "Iraq remained the top news story last week, both in terms of public interest and news coverage. Anna Nicole Smith's death... [FishbowlDC]

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