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Redskins Hire Veteran Political Advisors to Handle Name Crisis - Posted February 3, 2014
Speaking of football, what about those Washington Redskins?!?! You almost certainly missed this Friday dump last week, but after initially denying rumors published by left-leaning blog ThinkProgress, a Redskins spokesperson ... [PRNewser]

On the Move: ABC, CBS, CNN - Posted October 8, 2013
Matt Wolfe joins ABC News Radio as Production Manager. Wolfe was a freelance WGA writer for ABC between 2004 and 2007. For the last few years he's been working on ABC's digital audio initiatives. Mark Bennett has been promoted to VP of Finance for CBS News. In addition to his current re... [TVNewser]

Morning Chatter - Posted September 11, 2013
"THIS time????? Lordie Lord Lord." -- National Journal's Ron Fournier's dramatic response to New York mayoral hopeful Anthony Weiner saying in his concession speech, "Sadly we did not win this time." ... [FishbowlDC]

NY Times Prints Op-Ed By Gitmo Prisoner - Posted April 15, 2013
Samir Naji al Hasan Moqbel is an 11-year inmate at Guantanamo Bay. Now, he is also a New York Times op-ed contributor. [caption id="" align="alignleft" width="400"] Wikimedia Commons[/caption] The inmate at the military's most infamous prison described the daily despair and degradation he and ot... [Fishbowl NY]

NY Times Prints Op-Ed By Gitmo Prisoner - Posted April 15, 2013
Samir Naji al Hasan Moqbel is an 11-year inmate at Guantanamo Bay. Now, he is also a New York Times op-ed contributor. [caption id="" align="alignleft" width="400"] Wikimedia Commons[/caption] The inmate at the military's most infamous prison described the daily despair and degradation he and ot... [FishbowlNY]

CNN Political Contributors Carville, Matalin and Erickson Leaving - Posted January 29, 2013
What a day at CNN. CNN confirms that political contributors James Carville and Mary Matalin are leaving the channel. TVNewser has als... [TVNewser]

Morning Chatter - Posted November 7, 2012
Quotes of the Day - Election Banter "Holy. Cow. The magic wall... Is ON THE FLOOR" -- The Atlantic Associate Editor Brian Fung. ... [FishbowlDC]

Pundits, Journos Get Pounded (Again) - Posted October 23, 2012
Journos and pundits felt the sting of strangers' words last night as they covered the debate. Such is the norm these days in online media. As Matthew Ortega (who's he? beats us, we'd never heard of his highness before), a hip hop aficionado and a digital director in Washington, proceeded to call... [PRNewser]

Pundits, Journos Take a Beating - Posted October 17, 2012
Pundits and journos of opposing political persuasions took their share of punches last night as debate coverage rolled late into the night. CNN's Paul Begala: From a follower -- "Paul, grow some hair, and get a brain!!" ... [FishbowlDC]

LIVE! With the Washington Press Corps. - Posted August 29, 2012
Nearly every Washington-based big print publication has some type of video coverage of the party conventions. As they breathlessly note in their releases, much of the video is "LIVE!" FishbowlDC took a look at some of the LIVE! offerings to separate the pros from the piglets. Politico has ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted April 30, 2012
Quotes of the Day "I love your underwear!" -- Bloomberg's Stephanie Green to model Elle MacPherson in the hallway of the Washington Hilton prior to WHCD. Turns out MacPherson, who b... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted April 11, 2012
Quotes of the Day Stop and check out the chicks: "Look what I passed on the road today. I wonder how old these little guys are" -- CNN Contributor and former White House Press Secretary Ari ... [FishbowlDC]

Network Plans for the Arizona and Michigan Primaries - Posted February 27, 2012
Voters in Michigan and Arizona go to the polls tomorrow. Polls close at 8pmET in Lower Michigan and most of the U.P. And and hour later, at 9pmET, in the Westernmost counties which are in the Central Time Zone. Polls close at 9pmET in Arizona. FNC will be live from 9pm -... [TVNewser]

Morning Chatter - Posted February 23, 2012
Quotes of the Day Lizza offers pronunciation advice "Pro tip: The secret to pronouncing Ahmadinejad is to think 'I'm a dinner jacket.' #yourewelcome #cnndebate" -- The New Yorker's Ryan Lizza. ... [FishbowlDC]

Katie Couric, Star Jones & the Fashion Week Flock - Posted February 15, 2012
The media A-list has decided that winter is over (did it ever start?) and came out of hibernation in a major way at Michael's today. Every square inch of the dining room was occupied by boldface names of every description from social swans (Amy Fine Collins... [FishbowlLA]

Katie Couric, Star Jones & the Fashion Week Flock - Posted February 15, 2012
The media A-list has decided that winter is over (did it ever start?) and came out of hibernation in a major way at Michael's today. Every square inch of the dining room was occupied by boldface names of every description from social swans (Amy Fine Collins... [Fishbowl NY]

Katie Couric, Star Jones & the Fashion Week Flock - Posted February 15, 2012
The media A-list has decided that winter is over (did it ever start?) and came out of hibernation in a major way at Michael's today. Every square inch of the dining room was occupied by boldface names of every description from social swans (Amy Fine Collins... [FishbowlNY]

Komen for the Cure Starts On the Path to Recovery - Posted February 6, 2012
Susan G. Komen for the Cure (SGK) founder and CEO Nancy Brinker and the organization's president Elizabeth Thompson held a conference call on Saturday with affiliates to work on a path out of the PR mess the group got into last week when it announced it would cut funding to Planned... [PRNewser]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted November 23, 2011
Quotes of the Day The Keen Observer "Did Ari Fleischer come directly from a crack house? I've got Samsonites smaller than those bags under his eyes." -- Reason Magazin... [FishbowlDC]

CNN Adds Frum and Cardona to 2012 Election Team - Posted October 5, 2011
CNN continued to beef up its roster of 2012 political contributors with the addition Democratic strategist Maria Cardona and conservative columnist David Frum today. Cardona currently heads the public affairs practice at Dewey Square Group, where she founded the Latinovations practice that focuses on Latino strategic outreach on... [FishbowlDC]

Ed Henry Recalls Being Told to 'Zip it' - Posted February 8, 2011
Four former White House Press Secretaries joined former CNN White House correspondent and Washington bureau chief Frank Sesno at George Washington University last night for candid conversation. Press secretaries from the Clinton a... [FishbowlDC]

Ari Fleischer: Glenn Beck is 'Creepy,' 'Weird,' 'Zany' - Posted August 30, 2010
The former press secretary to President George W. Bush has weighed in on Fox News Channel host Glenn Beck's rally Sunday, and it does not sound like he is a huge fan. Ari... [TVNewser]

On the Podcast: Healthcare reform, Mark Cuban, Tiger & Fleischer - Posted March 24, 2010
On this week's PRNewser Podcast, we discussed healthcare reform, the media, and its surrogates with Flatiron Communications owner and The Flack blogger Peter Himler. Himle... [PRNewser]

Ari Fleischer No Longer Working For Tiger Woods - Posted March 22, 2010
That was quick. Ari Fleischer, former White House press secretary to Presi... [PRNewser]

Tiger Woods Hires Ari Fleischer - Posted March 11, 2010
First it was college football's Bowl Championship Series. Then it was baseball slugger Mark McGwire during his ... [PRNewser]

Ari Fleischer: Sports PR 'Definitely More Relaxing' Than Politics - Posted February 18, 2010
Former George W. Bush Press Secretary Ari Fleischer has stayed busy by moving into the sports PR world after his stint in politics. Along the way, he's picked up ... [PRNewser]

Ari Fleischer Handling Mark McGwire Steroid Admission - Posted January 12, 2010
Former George W. Bush press secretary Ari Fleischer is in the sports PR business, in a big way. First came news he was handling the NCAA College Football Bow... [PRNewser]

BCS Hires Former Bush Press Secretary Ari Fleischer - Posted November 23, 2009
There's a war going on in college football: how should the top team be selected? As of now, it's via the Bowl Championship Series, or BCS, which ranks teams based on the "USA Today Coaches Poll, Harris Interactive College Football Poll and an average of six computer rankings." Fans of college... [PRNewser]

Morning Reading List 05.01.09 - Posted May 1, 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. It is day 102 covering the Obama administration a... [FishbowlDC]

Ari Fleischer on the White House Press Corps and Cable News "Landscape" - Posted April 30, 2009
Today at the Paley Center for Media, the IFC Media Project hosted a panel on how national and international press coverage differs. Katty Kay of the BBC described the European media's campaign coverage. "Let's n... [TVNewser]

Cheney's First Post-VP Interview Goes to John King - Posted March 14, 2009
In his first television interview since leaving office, former Vice President Dick Cheney will appear on "State of the Union with John King" tomorrow. The live, in-studio interview will air in ... [TVNewser]

"Chris, Do You Ever Not Interrupt Your Guests or is That All You'd Like to Do? - Posted March 12, 2009
Pres. Bush's first press secretary Ari Fleischer was on Hardball last night. He was booked to talk about the premise that members of the Bush inner circle are doing all they can to prop up his legacy. The 16 minute discussion started getting contentious four minutes in, when Matthews said "we suffered... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List 02.26.09 - Posted February 26, 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]

9pm Battle: Colmes, Ayers on "Hannity," Clooney, Iseman on "King" - Posted February 23, 2009
It's going to be a ratings battle tonight at 9pmET, as FNC and CNN each have unique line-ups. Alan Colmes makes his first return appearance to the 9pmET hour, and he'll be bringing his former co-host, Sea... [TVNewser]

D.L. Hughley Breaks A Wide Range of News - Posted February 21, 2009
D.L. Hughley Breaks the News features two very different interviews tonight. Former Dallas Morning News journalist Michael Precker talks about the decision to go from working in a newsroom...to running a strip club. Also on the show will be former White House press secretary ... [TVNewser]

The Ticker: O'Reilly, King, Guide... - Posted December 18, 2008
> In his first televised interview since leaving office in September 2007, former Attorney General Alberto Gonzales will appear tonight on The O'Reilly Factor on Fox News Channel. Fox News contributor Juan Williams is sitting in for O'Reilly.... [TVNewser]

Ari Returns To The Press Room - Posted October 8, 2008
White House reporter Connie Lawn writes FishbowlDC with this report: Ari Fleischer and his family (wife and two kids) came by to say hello to the President yesterday. Ari's four-year-old daughter also wanted to see Barney. A bright smile and shining bald head greeted some reporters in the White House press room... [FishbowlDC]

Rachel Sklar is Sensational...istic - Posted July 21, 2008
We were trolling Huffpo and came across Rachel Sklar's latest: Obama's Revenge: New Yorker Reporter Banned From Press Plane For Overseas Trip... [FishbowlLA]

Former White House Aide to Publish Memoir - Posted April 25, 2007
Scott McLellan, former White House press secretary, has signed with PublicAffairs to write his memoirs, reports the Associated Press. Financial terms were not disclosed. McClellan served as President Bush's chief spokesman from 2003 to 2006, and was also an aide to Bush wh... [GalleyCat]

Morning Reading List, 04.18.07 - Posted April 18, 2007
Good morning Washington. So it seems journos are cheap. Most of you would not be willing to pay for some of your online news websites. "... [FishbowlDC]

"Pincus Reveals Fleischer As Leak Source" - Posted February 12, 2007
From the Post: Washington Post reporter Walter Pincus testified in court this morning that then-White House press secretary Ari Fleischer, not I. Lewis "Scooter" Libby, was the first person to tell him that a prominent critic of the Iraq war was married to undercover CIA officer Valerie Plame. Read the rest ... [FishbowlDC]

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