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Best Selfies In 'Politics And The Media' of 2014 - Posted 2 days, 18 hours ago
It is my pleasure to present FishbowlDC's 2014 Best Selfies in Politics and the Media. Cory Booker wins the award for 'volume' of selfies, while 'quality' goes to... Well, you decide. Let's begin... 1. Jimmy Kimmel attempts to one up ... [PRNewser]

Best Selfies In 'Politics And The Media' of 2014 - Posted 2 days, 18 hours ago
It is my pleasure to present FishbowlDC's 2014 Best Selfies in Politics and the Media. Cory Booker wins the award for 'volume' of selfies, while 'quality' goes to... Well, you decide. Let's begin... 1. Jimmy Kimmel attempts to one up ... [FishbowlDC]

Marco Rubio Almost Goes 'Full Ginsburg' - Posted 3 days, 23 hours ago
Senator Marco Rubio had a very busy Sunday as he continued to voice his opposition to President Barack Obama's recen... [FishbowlDC]

President Obama's Presser Full of Women - Posted December 19, 2014
During his end of the year press conference, President Barack Obama did something quite out of the ordinary. He didn't call on a single male or television reporter throughout the presser's entirety. "The ... [FishbowlDC]

Weekend Show Preview -- 12.21.14 - Posted December 19, 2014
In the words of my predecessor, Nick Massella... Who's on the talk shows this weekend? Glad you asked. Highlights will include President Barack Obama... [FishbowlDC]

Candy Crowley Leaves 'State of the Union' With Obama Exclusive - Posted December 19, 2014
After 27 years with CNN, Candy Crowley will end her stint at the network with a bang. In her final installment of "State of the Union" on Sunday, Crowley will sit down for ... [FishbowlDC]

Watch Live: Obama's Year End News Conference -- 1:30 PM ET - Posted December 19, 2014
President Barack Obama is set to speak at the White House this afternoon for his end of the year press conference, before departing for his annual Christmas trip to Hawaii. On the menu for reporters will be... Cuba, Sony Hacking, Capitol Hill politics, Russia, and his legacy. Watch live via PBS NewsHour... [FishbowlDC]

TNT's Final 'Christmas in Washington' Special Tomorrow - Posted December 18, 2014
Taped Sunday evening, TNT's broadcast of "Christmas in Washington" airing at 8 PM ET tomorrow will be its last -- at least for the time ... [FishbowlDC]

CNN's Patrick Oppmann: 'My Cuban Friends Reacted With Joy...Some Cried Tears' - Posted December 17, 2014
CNN correspondent Patrick Oppmann used to cover stories like the debut of Boeing's 787 Dreamliner and Occupy Seattle. But his move from the Pacific Northwest to Havana gave him a truly one-of-a-kind beat--a bureau that dates... [TVNewser]

Watch Live: Obama to Make Statement On Cuba, Alan Gross -- 12 PM ET - Posted December 17, 2014
President Barack Obama is set to make a statement from the White House regarding relations with Cuba at 12 p.m. EST this afternoon. In the wake of Alan Gross's releas... [FishbowlDC]

CNN Looking to air 'Political Jeopardy!' ... and Other News From Hacked Sony Emails - Posted December 16, 2014
Racially-charged emails regarding Barack Obama, criticism of mega-stars, including Angelina Jolie and ... [TVNewser]

Jorge Ramos Ends Frenetic Week with 'Reliable Sources' Appearance - Posted December 14, 2014
Univision/Fusion's Jorge Ramos is having quite a week. First, he traveled to Nashville to interview Pres. ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Jorge Ramos Ends Frenetic Week with 'Reliable Sources' Appearance - Posted December 14, 2014
Univision/Fusion's Jorge Ramos is having quite a week. First, he traveled to Nashville to interview Pres. ... [FishbowlNY]

Weekend Show Preview -- 12.14.14 - Posted December 12, 2014
I apologize for the lack of Weekend Show Previews in recent weeks... We promise to start doing them again. Without further adieu, here we go: Highlights will include President Barack Obama on "Al Punto"; former President ... [PRNewser]

Jorge Ramos, Sean Hannity Battle Over Immigration - Posted December 11, 2014
Fusion's Jorge Ramos appeared on "Hannity" for the first time to discuss the issue of immigration last night. Ramos explains why Latinos are disappointed in President Barack Obama, why immigrants improve cities and the problem with trying to secure the border. The interview is friendly, for the most part, but they... [TVNewser]

Succeeding in Politics Depends on Social Media Savvy - Posted December 10, 2014
Researcher Daniel Kreiss recently published new research outlining how social media affected the presidential campaigns of 2012. Its conclusion? The communications staff for both Barack Obama and Mitt Romney's campaigns used Twitter to influence jo... [SocialTimes.com]

President Obama Subs In For Colbert - Posted December 9, 2014
Amid a flurry of talk show appearances, President Barack Obama took some time to show off his more comedic side with everyone's favorite satirist, ... [FishbowlDC]

Univision's Jorge Ramos to Speak With President Obama - Posted December 8, 2014
President Barack Obama is set to speak with Univision's Jorge Ramos tomorrow night. The interview will air first at 6:30 P... [PRNewser]

Univision's Jorge Ramos to Speak With President Obama - Posted December 8, 2014
President Barack Obama is set to speak with Univision's Jorge Ramos tomorrow night. The interview will air first at 6:30 P... [FishbowlDC]

Colbert Pokes Fun At President During Kennedy Center Honors - Posted December 8, 2014
While hosting The Kennedy Center Honors yesterday evening, Stephen Colbert took a moment to poke fun at President Obama and Democrats over the results of the midterm ... [FishbowlDC]

President Praises Hanks At Kennedy Center Honors - Posted December 8, 2014
President Barack Obama saluted this year's Kennedy Center honorees last night -- ... [FishbowlDC]

Prince William Visits White House - Posted December 8, 2014
[caption id="attachment_135810" align="aligncenter" width="462"] Prince William Meets President Obama in the Oval Office[/caption] Insert clich British invasion pun here... With the Duchess of Cambridge remaining in New York, ... [FishbowlDC]

Candy Crowley to Leave CNN After 27 Years - Posted December 5, 2014
After 27 years at CNN, veteran political correspondent and "State of the Union" host, Candy Crowley, is leaving the network. "[I]t is with mixed emotions, that I wanted to let you know that Candy has let us know that she has made the de... [FishbowlDC]

James Patterson Hopes to Elicit Barack Obama's Support to #SaveOurBooks - Posted December 5, 2014
World-renowed author James Patterson has launched the #SaveOurBooks campaign. The video embedded above features a controversial scene of book burning. Patterson aims to elicit a pledge of support from President Barack Obama; he hopes to have Obama declare his concern... [GalleyCat]

Obama Rockin' Around The Christmas Tree - Posted December 5, 2014
The annual tradition continued last night with the lighting of the National Christmas Tree, however, this year, President Barack Obama busted out some moves with ... [FishbowlDC]

Malia Obama on Chuck Todd's The Stranger: 'Looks Like a Sad Book' - Posted November 30, 2014
The First Family took part in Small Business Saturday by heading out to Washington, D.C. bookstore Politics and Prose. As Pres. Obama, accompanied by daughters Malia and Sasha, checked out, he noticed a book about him. The New York Times ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Malia Obama on Chuck Todd's The Stranger: 'Looks Like a Sad Book' - Posted November 30, 2014
The First Family took part in Small Business Saturday by heading out to Washington, D.C. bookstore Politics and Prose. As Pres. Obama, accompanied by daughters Malia and Sasha, checked out, he noticed a book about him. The New York Times ... [FishbowlNY]

Malia Obama on Chuck Todd's The Stranger: 'Looks Like a Sad Book' - Posted November 30, 2014
The First Family took part in Small Business Saturday by heading out to Washington, D.C. bookstore Politics and Prose. As Pres. Obama, accompanied by daughters Malia and Sasha, checked out, he noticed a book about him. The New York Times ... [TVNewser]

Watch Live: Presidential Turkey Pardon - Posted November 26, 2014
The annual pre-Thanksgiving tradition is finally upon us. In the tradition's 25th year, President Barack Obama will pardon two lucky turkeys, named Mac and Cheese, ... [PRNewser]

Watch: President Obama Presents Medal of Freedom to Tom Brokaw, Stevie Wonder, Meryl Streep, and 16 Others (LIVE) - Posted November 24, 2014
President Barack Obama will present the nation's highest civilian honor to 19 journalists, artists, public servants and activists this afternoon. Recipients of the Presidential Medal of Freedom will include legendary NBC anchor, ... [FishbowlDC]

NY Post Handles Obama's Speech Well - Posted November 21, 2014
As you can see, The New York Post handled President Obama's immigration speech quite well. We especially like how they provided an accurate summary of Obama's powerful address right on the front. The Lady of Liberty photoshop job is a nice touch as well.... [morningmedianewsfeed]

NY Post Handles Obama's Speech Well - Posted November 21, 2014
As you can see, The New York Post handled President Obama's immigration speech quite well. We especially like how they provided an accurate summary of Obama's powerful address right on the front. The Lady of Liberty photoshop job is a nice touch as well.... [FishbowlNY]

Only Cable Networks, PBS, Telelmundo, and Univision Broadcasting President's Address on Immigration Live - Posted November 20, 2014
With the major networks apparently too busy tonight with The Big Bang Theory, Grey's Anatomy and The Biggest Loser, only PBS, Telemundo, Univision and the cable networks (CNN, MSNBC and... [PRNewser]

Cable Networks, PBS, Telelmundo, and Univision Broadcasting Obama Address Live - Posted November 20, 2014
With the major networks apparently too busy tonight with The Big Bang Theory, Grey's Anatomy and The Biggest Loser, only PBS, Telemundo, Univision and the cable networks (CNN, MSNBC and... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Media Newsfeed: YouTube Launches Paid Music Service | FNC Special Tops Tuesday - Posted November 13, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: YouTube Launches Paid Music Service | FNC Special Tops Tuesday - Posted November 13, 2014
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Barack Obama to Honor 3 Writers With the Presidential Medal of Freedom - Posted November 11, 2014
President Barack Obama (pictured, via) will present 19 individuals with the Presidential Medal of Freedom. According to the ... [GalleyCat]

Tom Brokaw to Receive Nation's Highest Civilian Honor - Posted November 11, 2014
President Barack Obama has chosen NBC News special correspondent and former "Nightly News" anchor ... [TVNewser]

FCC Chairman: Obama's 'Open Internet' Comments a Welcome Addition - Posted November 10, 2014
Earlier today, President Obama outlined his plan for net neutrality, urging the FCC to reclassify broadband as a common carrier under Title II of the Telecommunications Act. ... [SocialTimes.com]

FCC Chairman: Obama's 'Open Internet' Comments a Welcome Addition - Posted November 10, 2014
Earlier today, President Obama outlined his plan for net neutrality, urging the FCC to reclassify broadband as a common carrier under Title II of the Telecommunications Act. ... [AllFacebook]

Obama's Plan For Net Neutrality - Posted November 10, 2014
Is there still hope for net neutrality? President Obama made a statement this morning in full support, asking the FCC to consider the Internet a public utility, which would mean no throttling or "fast lanes." In his statement, he made clear that the FCC ca... [SocialTimes.com]

Obama's Plan For Net Neutrality - Posted November 10, 2014
Is there still hope for net neutrality? President Obama made a statement this morning in full support, asking the FCC to consider the Internet a public utility, which would mean no throttling or "fast lanes." In his statement, he made clear that the FCC ca... [AllFacebook]

Michael Wolff: MSNBC's Phil Griffin 'Has Painted Himself Into a Corner' - Posted November 10, 2014
In a column in USA Today, Michael Wolff has desc... [TVNewser]

Happy 60th Birthday 'Face the Nation' - Posted November 7, 2014
Pres. Barack Obama and his predecessor President George W. Bush will be Bob Schieffer... [TVNewser]

Maxine Hong Kingston & Julia Alvarez Honored as Recipients of the National Medal of Arts - Posted August 12, 2014
Writers Maxine Hong Kingston and Julia Alvarez have been awarded the National Medal of Arts. Here's more from the press relea... [GalleyCat]

White House, Pentagon Go Social with News of Military Strikes in Iraq - Posted August 8, 2014
This is the way we live in the present day: tweets announcing the launch of bombing campaigns against increasingly powerful insurgents in Iraq. US military aircraft conduct strike on ISIL artillery. Artillery was used against Kurdish forces defending Erbil, near US personnel. -- Rear Adm. John Kirby (@PentagonPresSec) August 8, 2014 Note this preceding... [PRNewser]

Would Jim Lehrer Moderate Another Debate? 'No, No, No, A Thousand Times, No' - Posted July 30, 2014
He's known as the Dean of Moderators, having been at the helm of twelve presidential debates since 1988. But don't count on veteran newsman Jim Le... [TVNewser]

Former Press Secretary Jay Carney Rumored to Be Chief PR Candidate for Apple, Uber - Posted July 15, 2014
Well, at least he took his farewell press room picture with the right phone. #BrandLoyalty It was only two months ago when Apple's communications major domo, Katie Cotton, ... [PRNewser]

Afternoon Lede Check - 7.14.14 - Posted July 14, 2014
Reid: Judge Judy would toss Obama lawsuit in 'half a second.' Thunderstorm watch posted for region. Three dead, 4 injured after 3 shootings in DC. From WaPo to WJLA, here are the stories that are leading your homepages today, after the jump... The Washington Post: ... [FishbowlDC]

Weekend Show Preview - 6.29.14 - Posted June 27, 2014
On Tuesday we gave you the ratings for the June 22 Sunday Shows in the DC Market. TVNewser has the national ratings. ... [FishbowlDC]

Weekend Show Preview - 6.29.14 - Posted June 27, 2014
On Tuesday we gave you the ratings for the June 22 Sunday Shows in the DC Market. TVNewser has the national ratings. ... [PRNewser]

Morning Media Newsfeed: USA-Germany Crashes WatchESPN | Publishing Sales Fall - Posted June 27, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: USA-Germany Crashes WatchESPN | Publishing Sales Fall - Posted June 27, 2014
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The Most Influential World Leaders On Twitter [STUDY] - Posted June 26, 2014
The latest study of world leaders on Twitter found that the vast majority (83 percent) of the 193 UN member countries have a Twitter presence, and over two-thirds (68 percent) of heads of state and government have their own personal accounts. But which governments come out on... [AllTwitter]

President Obama Pens HuffPost Op-Ed - Posted June 23, 2014
Among the sea of Huffington Post contributors, you might notice one name today that seems to stand out -- President Barack Obama. Our nation's 44th head honcho has taken to HuffPost to pen an op-ed about creating family-friendly workplace policies. "Family leave, childcare, flexibility and a decent wage aren't fr... [morningmedianewsfeed]

President Obama Pens HuffPost Op-Ed - Posted June 23, 2014
Among the sea of Huffington Post contributors, you might notice one name today that seems to stand out -- President Barack Obama. Our nation's 44th head honcho has taken to HuffPost to pen an op-ed about creating family-friendly workplace policies. "Family leave, childcare, flexibility and a decent wage aren't fr... [FishbowlNY]

President Obama Pens Huff Post Op-Ed on Family-Friendly Workplace Policies - Posted June 23, 2014
Corresponding with today's first ever White House Summit on Working Families, President Barack Obama penned "... [FishbowlDC]

Best Quotes from the Sunday Shows - 6.22.14 - Posted June 23, 2014
In a pre-recorded interview on CBS's "Face the Nation," Norah O'Donnell sat down with President Barack Obama to discuss the threat of ISIS on the U... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Media Newsfeed: MSNBC Cancels Finney | Colbert Blasts Amazon - Posted June 6, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: MSNBC Cancels Finney | Colbert Blasts Amazon - Posted June 6, 2014
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Facebook Adds Pride Sticker Set - Posted June 2, 2014
President Barack Obama last week designated June 2014 as ... [AllFacebook]

President Obama Accepts Resignation of VA Secretary Eric Shinseki - Posted May 30, 2014
During an address from President Obama at the White House this hour, he announced receiving and accepting Eric Shinseki's resignation as Secretary of Veterans Affairs. Obama spoke for nearly 22 minutes and a... [FishbowlDC]

10:15 Meeting - President Obama and VA Secretary Eric Shinseki - Posted May 30, 2014
On this morning's "LIVE with Michael and Kelly," President Obama foreshadowed a 10:15 am meeting he has scheduled for today with Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki. "I'll hav... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Media Newsfeed: CBS News Taps Capus | MSNBC Apologizes | Disney's Earnings Soar - Posted May 7, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: CBS News Taps Capus | MSNBC Apologizes | Disney's Earnings Soar - Posted May 7, 2014
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Facebook Weekly Highlights Brings You Cast Of 'Star Wars: Episode VII' - Posted May 6, 2014
Facebook Weekly Highlights features photos and videos posted to the social network by ce... [AllFacebook]

FOX News Offers a New (and Terrible) Way to Cover Presidential Press Conferences - Posted May 5, 2014
As we know in the world of media and national reporting, "Breaking News" doesn't quite have the same authority as it used to hold in ... [PRNewser]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Jansing Promoted | CBS Crew Detained | News Corp. Buys Harlequin - Posted May 5, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Jansing Promoted | CBS Crew Detained | News Corp. Buys Harlequin - Posted May 5, 2014
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Vice President Joe Biden Joins Instagram - Posted April 17, 2014
Instagram received the vice presidential seal of approval, as... [Lost Remote]

Vice President Joe Biden Joins Instagram - Posted April 17, 2014
Instagram received the vice presidential seal of approval, as... [AllFacebook]

Has Selfie Marketing Gone Too Far? - Posted April 10, 2014
President Barack Obama is arguably the king of the selfie, as Ellen DeGeneres is its queen. But with Samsung's recent disclosure that the Obama-Ortiz selfie was not a spur of the moment snapshot but a paid marketing stunt, The White House is ... [SocialTimes.com]

Diane Sawyer Interviews Gov. Christie, Scott Pelley Interview Pres. Obama - Posted March 27, 2014
Two of the big three network anchors have big gets lined up. ABC's Diane Sawyer sits down with Governor Chris Christie and his wife Mary Pat t... [TVNewser]

Mark Zuckerberg Not Pacified By White House Meeting On Government Surveillance - Posted March 24, 2014
Facebook Co-Founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg and five other technology executives me... [AllFacebook]

Mark Zuckerberg Calls President Obama Over Privacy Concerns - Posted March 13, 2014
Facebook Co-Founder and CEO Mark Zuckerber... [AllFacebook]

Facebook Weekly Highlights Brings You 61 Points From LeBron James, The Oscars - Posted March 8, 2014
Facebook Weekly Highlights features photo... [AllFacebook]

TV News Bookers Love Senator John McCain - Posted March 4, 2014
A former presidential candidate and senior U.S. Senator is often desired as a guest across TV news, but the news networks have taken an extra liking to Arizona Senator John McCain over the last week. In the last seven days, the senator has appeared 12 times ... [TVNewser]

Facebook Weekly Highlights Brings You Jimmy Fallon's Debut As Host Of 'The Tonight Show' - Posted February 24, 2014
Facebook Weekly Highlights featur... [AllFacebook]

Facebook Weekly Highlights Brings You Jay Leno's 'Tonight Show' Farewell - Posted February 10, 2014
Facebook Weekly Highlights features photos and videos ... [Lost Remote]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Hoffman Found Dead | Super Bowl Ads Score Big | O'Reilly Grills Obama - Posted February 3, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Hoffman Found Dead | Super Bowl Ads Score Big | O'Reilly Grills Obama - Posted February 3, 2014
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Facebook Weekly Highlights Brings You The Buildup To Super Bowl XLVIII - Posted January 31, 2014
Facebook Weekly Highlights features pho... [AllFacebook]

Facebook Weekly Highlights Brings You The Buildup To Super Bowl XLVIII - Posted January 31, 2014
Facebook Weekly Highlights features pho... [Lost Remote]

THIS JUST IN: White House Forced to Consider Deporting Justin Bieber - Posted January 30, 2014
To President Obama's credit, he had a forum established for the minions of this country to have a voice. Granted, it comes with a few catches but at least the door to get someone to hear you -- someone that may actually matter (no real promise there) -- is open for those... [PRNewser]

Is This the 'Most Secretive White House' in U.S. History? - Posted January 28, 2014
That bold claim came forth last week, loaded with ire directed at one President Barack Obama--if that's his real name [cue the Law & Order doink doink]. The vitr... [PRNewser]

CNN to host 'PoliCast' during tonight's State of the Union Address - Posted January 28, 2014
President Obama is set to make his fifth State of the Union Address tonight and news organizations will be competing for viewers before, during, and after the speech. While social activity may not be as pronounced as it was during President Obama's three debates with... [Lost Remote]

Live Q&A with Edward Snowden Today at 3pm - Posted January 23, 2014
Edward Snowden will answer the public's questions at 3pm EST today during a Q&A hosted by ... [FishbowlDC]

President Obama's Library Could Renovate Chicago's South Side - Posted January 22, 2014
This time, 'O' could mark the spot. Come on, get your minds out the gutter, folks. As it goes, people who occupy the White House get to think about life after the coronation: memoirs, speaking circuit, no taxes for life, and of course, the Presidential Library. ... [PRNewser]

Instagram Looks Back At The Top #TBTs Of 2013 - Posted December 19, 2013
Instagram is already nostalgic about 2013. Facebook's photo- and video-sharing network ... [AllFacebook]

Live-to-Tape Goes Very Wrong for CNN - Posted December 10, 2013
There was an embarrassing mix-up on "ICYMI" last night between Brooke Baldwin and Jake Tapper and ICN was watching. The two had taped a segment about Presidents ... [TVNewser]

What Facebook, Seven Other Tech Giants Wrote To The U.S. Government On Surveillance Reform - Posted December 9, 2013
Facebook teamed up with ... [AllFacebook]

Facebook Weekly Highlights Brings You Post-Typhoon Hoops In The Philippines, Cricket Legend's Farewell - Posted November 22, 2013
Facebook Weekly Highlights features photos posted... [AllFacebook]

Barbara Walters to Interview President and Mrs. Obama - Posted November 22, 2013
Barbara Walters will interview President Barack Obama and First Lady ... [TVNewser]

James Carville: 'Obama Should Toke on Mayor Ford's Crack Pipe' - Posted November 12, 2013
Yes, politicos, you read that correctly. James Carville, the doppleganger for E.T., CNN's major domo for shock value, and supreme Democratic strategist for the Clintons and anyone else riding into D.C. on an elephant. That James Carville. Evidently, even he has had it with President Obama. The luster has worn. The honeymoon... [PRNewser]

Barack Obama is a HuffPo Blogger - Posted November 4, 2013
President Barack Obama is evidently a fan of The Huffington Post. Obama has penned an 800-word piece for site, explaining why Congress needs to pass the Employment Non-Discriminat... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Barack Obama is a HuffPo Blogger - Posted November 4, 2013
President Barack Obama is evidently a fan of The Huffington Post. Obama has penned an 800-word piece for site, explaining why Congress needs to pass the Employment Non-Discriminat... [FishbowlNY]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Globe & Mail Gets It Wrong | Obama Blogs at HuffPost | 60 Minutes & Benghazi - Posted November 4, 2013
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Globe & Mail Gets It Wrong | Obama Blogs at HuffPost | 60 Minutes & Benghazi - Posted November 4, 2013
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Facebook Director Of Public Policy Louisa Terrell Named Chief Of Staff For Sen.-Elect Cory Booker - Posted October 22, 2013
Newark Mayor and New Jersey Sen.-Elect Cory Booker (D) an... [AllFacebook]

Enter Out of Print's 'Put a Poe On It' Contest - Posted October 8, 2013
Out of Print, a book-themed clothing merchant, is hosting the "Put a Poe On It" design contest. To enter, just ... [GalleyCat]

Facebook: More Than 45M Mentions Of Government Shutdown This Week - Posted October 3, 2013
The government may be shut down, but Facebook is still up and running, to the tune of more than 45 million inte... [AllFacebook]

NBC News Taps Facebook's Keyword Insights API To Examine Use Of #DearCongress Hashtag - Posted October 2, 2013
NBC News used Facebook's recently introduced ... [AllFacebook]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Rose Interviews Assad | Obama Gives Interviews | Politico Buys Capital NY - Posted September 9, 2013
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Rose Interviews Assad | Obama Gives Interviews | Politico Buys Capital NY - Posted September 9, 2013
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Barack Obama Writes To Booksellers - Posted August 29, 2013
President Barack Obama has sent a long letter to New England Independent Booksellers Association executive dir... [GalleyCat]

Facebook Weekly Highlights Showcases Photos Posted To Social Network By Celebrities, Athletes - Posted August 15, 2013
If Facebook ever officially rolls out its "VIP application... [AllFacebook]

Facebook Signs Letter Seeking More Transparency From Federal Government On National Security Data Requests - Posted July 19, 2013
Facebook was among the more than 60 companies, investors, civil-liberties groups, and trade groups to sign a letter to top federal gover... [AllFacebook]

Major Internet Companies Ask Feds to Let Them Report National Security Requests - Posted July 17, 2013
[caption id="attachment_132308" align="alignleft" width="300"] Edel Puntonet / Shutterstock.com[/caption] Tomorrow, more than five dozen Internet companies, including the major Silicon Valley players, will ask the government to allow them to release information to users about the national security reques... [SocialTimes.com]

Where in the World Will Snowden Go? - Posted July 2, 2013
Whistleblower Edward Snowden's options are dwindling with news that Russia and Ecuador -- and as many as 10 other countries -- have rejected his app... [SocialTimes.com]

White House Lands On Instagram - Posted June 26, 2013
The White House today launched an Instagram account, Mr. Obama's social media team tweeted. The team is very careful about passing itself off as the actual voice of the president: Tweets posted by him are followed by "-bo." Today's tweet also included a disclosure that not all future Instagram photos will be... [SocialTimes.com]

Sen. Mitch McConnell's Campaign Uses Facebook To Entertain, Persuade Voters - Posted June 17, 2013
From cat videos to "The Harlem Shake," the ... [AllFacebook]

Government Spying Sends Users to Private Search Engine DuckDuckGo - Posted June 13, 2013
Since it was revealed in the first week of June that the NSA monitors global email and phone activity in part by obtaining information from major Internet service providers including Google, traffic on the more privacy conscious search engine DuckDuckGo has risen b... [SocialTimes.com]

STUDY: Facebook Activity Correlates To Box-Office Popularity - Posted June 10, 2013
Big movies love to market through Facebook, and Facebook page statistics give an accurate view of what's going on at the box office. ... [AllFacebook]

Facebook Restores Access To Tumblr Page Obama Is Checking Your Email, Blames Automated Response - Posted June 10, 2013
With the uproar over the National Security Agency's Prism initiative, in which the NSA allegedly obtained direct access to the servers of Internet companies including Facebook, Google... [AllFacebook]

Occidental College Academy Award Winner Has a Message from President Obama - Posted June 9, 2013
Rafael Cortina is the first-ever Student Academy Award winner from Occidental College. Sharply dressed and well-prepared, he gave a charming acceptance speech Saturday night, noting off the top that MC Bob Saget can always be... [FishbowlLA]

Facebook Engineering Manager Andy Barkett Joins Republican National Committee As CTO - Posted June 5, 2013
The Republican National Committee tapped Facebook's ranks in its search to fill its newly crea... [AllFacebook]

Time Publishes Photo of Obama at Senior Prom Because It's Important - Posted May 23, 2013
In an EXCLUSIVE Time has obtained a photo of President Obama before his senior prom. Pictured are Kelli Allman (n e McCormack), Greg Orme, ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Time Publishes Photo of Obama at Senior Prom Because It's Important - Posted May 23, 2013
In an EXCLUSIVE Time has obtained a photo of President Obama before his senior prom. Pictured are Kelli Allman (n e McCormack), Greg Orme, ... [FishbowlNY]

Stop the Presses: A Rodman Met with Two Jenners - Posted May 14, 2013
Sometimes, being a sportswriter is no fun at all. The assignments, especially in this blog-tastic digital age, occasionally barely pass the jock-strap smell test. So... you try to make the best of it. Here ... [FishbowlLA]

Syrian Internet Goes Dark Again - Posted May 7, 2013
As the United States and Russia gear up to a summit to discuss their options for handling the ongoing civil conflict in Syria, the country has dropped 79 percent of its Internet connections, according to monitoring company Renesys. Most of the dropped connections are routed through the Syrian Telecom... [SocialTimes.com]

The Progressive Opens eBook Line - Posted May 3, 2013
The Progressive magazine has opened a line of digital books, collecting stories from a century's worth of articles. The books were created with support from Middleton-based August Publications. The first eBook (Seneca Fa... [GalleyCat]

AP's Twitter Hacked, Tweets Obama Hurt in Explosions - Posted April 23, 2013
The Associated Press' Twitter account has been hacked. A few moments ago, its official Twitter sent out a scary note that President Obama had been hurt in two explosions at the White House. The tweet: Obviously it caught plenty of attention, but the... [morningmedianewsfeed]

AP's Twitter Hacked, Tweets Obama Hurt in Explosions - Posted April 23, 2013
The Associated Press' Twitter account has been hacked. A few moments ago, its official Twitter sent out a scary note that President Obama had been hurt in two explosions at the White House. The tweet: Obviously it caught plenty of attention, but the... [FishbowlNY]

Former Advisor Says Only Paper President Obama Reads is The New York Times - Posted April 15, 2013
In a New Republic piece titled "Get Rich or Deny Trying," a former advisor to President Obama is quoted saying "There's ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Former Advisor Says Only Paper President Obama Reads is The New York Times - Posted April 15, 2013
In a New Republic piece titled "Get Rich or Deny Trying," a former advisor to President Obama is quoted saying "There's ... [FishbowlNY]

Dustin Penner Has No Issues with White House - Posted March 26, 2013
After careful consideration I've decided not to visit the White House today for political reasons LOL JK I'm not an idiot!Free trip? I'm in! -- Dustin Penner (@Dustinpenner25) March 26, 2013   As you probably know, one of the perks of winning a championship within your respective sport is the opportunity to meet the... [GalleyCat]

Dustin Penner Has No Issues with White House - Posted March 26, 2013
After careful consideration I've decided not to visit the White House today for political reasons LOL JK I'm not an idiot!Free trip? I'm in! -- Dustin Penner (@Dustinpenner25) March 26, 2013   As you probably know, one of the perks of winning a championship within your respective sport is the opportunity to meet the... [FishbowlLA]

Facebook Rolling Out Replies, Ranked Comments - Posted March 25, 2013
As reported last week, Facebook announced Monday that it... [AllFacebook]

Bob Marley Passover Lights Up Hebrew Text - Posted March 25, 2013
  Rabbis around the world just collectively shuddered, but the conservative kids who struggle to sit through a Passover seder have something unique to look forward to. The Haggadah, the prayer book that tells the story of Passover, has just been remixed by ... [AgencySpy]

Report: Mark Zuckerberg Leads Formation Of Issues-Advocacy Organization - Posted March 25, 2013
Facebook Co-Founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg is reportedly rampin... [AllFacebook]

No, The History Channel Did Not Want Satan to Look Like President Obama - Posted March 18, 2013
Media relations in the Internet age is a funny thing, isn't it? Today representatives from The History Channel and the producers of its extremely successful series The Bible had to reach out to various media outlets ... [PRNewser]

Thursday Odds and Ends - Posted March 14, 2013
-The Martin Agency has invested in 80amps, a Richmond-based incubator founded by Eric Martin, a co-director of the Galant Center for Entrepreneurship at UV's McIntire School of Commerce., that focuses on building brands, products, services and th... [AgencySpy]

Facebook Celebrates Pi Day - Posted March 14, 2013
March 14 (or 3/14) is becoming more famous as Pi Day, in honor of the significant mathematical figure. Several people, pages, and brands on Facebook are celebrating this event with posts about the endless number or photos of the delicious pastry that shares the same sound. ... [AllFacebook]

Government Gone Social: Even the Feds Use Arrested Development GIFs Now - Posted March 13, 2013
Today in This Guy Has a Pretty Cool Job News: on Monday we reviewed Newark Mayor Cory Booker's suggestion that politicians should act more like... [PRNewser]

Rachel Maddow Conducts Reddit AMA in Lead-up to SXSW Talk - Posted March 8, 2013
Rachel Maddow, MSNBC's popular intellectual host, just concluded an Ask Me Anything session on Reddit in the lead-up to her talk Sunday at South by Southwest (we'll be there, unless it's too mobbed to get in). Maddow showe... [SocialTimes.com]

What's Your Favorite App, Dan Roth? - Posted March 5, 2013
AppNewser asked, What's Favorite App, Dan Roth? The executive editor at LinkedIn picked to-do app Wunderlist because, "the app is clean and simple, loads instantly and ... [Inside Mobile Apps]

Former Obama Faith Advisor Josh DuBois Joins Daily Beast - Posted March 4, 2013
Josh DuBois, who left his position as faith advisor for President Barack Obama early last month, is joining The Daily Beast. According to a memo ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Former Obama Faith Advisor Josh DuBois Joins Daily Beast - Posted March 4, 2013
Josh DuBois, who left his position as faith advisor for President Barack Obama early last month, is joining The Daily Beast. According to a memo ... [FishbowlNY]

President Barack Obama Edits - Posted February 20, 2013
Ever wonder what it looks like when Barack Obama edits? The Newsweek Tumblr ... [GalleyCat]

John Green Joins Google Hangout with President Barack Obama - Posted February 13, 2013
Novelist John Green is among the people "who regularly discuss important issues of the day online" picked to ask President Barack Obama questions in a Google+ "Fireside" Hangout tomorrow (February 14) at 4:50 pm EST. Above, we've embedded Green's video about this virtual event. Along with the other participants, Green will ask... [GalleyCat]

Fox News, Disney and Every Other Brand Scramble for Latino Audiences - Posted February 12, 2013
Oh hey, did you hear about the incredible growth of the United States' Latino population? So did Barack Obama's re-election campaign, the ... [PRNewser]

Madonna Joins Instagram, U.S. Printing Office Joins Pinterest - Posted February 11, 2013
Madonna joined Instagram over the weekend, posting a photo of herself sans makeup. The 54-year-old pop goddess waited until her second photo to show cleavage. She also posted a photo o... [SocialTimes.com]

Obama Will Host Google Hangout After State of the Union Address - Posted February 11, 2013
President Obama will take questions about his Tuesday State of the Union speech using a Google Hangout. The Hangout is scheduled for Thursday at 4:50 Eastern. The president will be joined by "a group of people who regula... [SocialTimes.com]

How to Stream the State of the Union Address - Posted February 11, 2013
President Barack Obama's State of the Union address will take place at 9pm ET tomorrow night. Most of the networks and cable news affiliates will be broadcasting the speech. You can also watch the speech by streaming it online or by streaming it th... [Inside Mobile Apps]

Zinc Lobby Still Begging America to 'Save the Penny!' - Posted February 8, 2013
The Canadian government's recent decision to drop the one-cent coin and gradually remove it from circulation in order to save money prompted many Americans to ask "Wai... [PRNewser]

White House to Offer API Access to Petitions Site - Posted February 5, 2013
The White House's electronic petitions site, WeThePeople, will move to an API-based service, allowing users to sign petitions without visiting the website, said Peter Welch, a deputy director in the Office of Digital Strategy. "We... [SocialTimes.com]

The AllFacebook Guide To Super Bowl XLVII - Posted January 31, 2013
On Sunday, the San Francisco 49ers and Baltimore Ravens will meet in New Orleans for Super Bowl XLVII -- a topic already hugely popular on Facebook. The 49ers, led by quarterback Colin Kaepernick, are the most-talked-about team on the social network by far. However, the two fan bases ha... [AllFacebook]

Social TV results from Inauguration Day - Posted January 27, 2013
To see how much Twitter has grown in the past four years, just look at the 2013 Inauguration Day numbers below compared to 2009. In a little over one hour, there were 1.... [Lost Remote]

The Scoreboard: Sunday, January 20 - Posted January 23, 2013
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 128 | MSNBC: 147 | CNN: 161 | HLN: 100 Primetime: FNC: 94 | MSNBC: 115 | CNN: 171 | HLN: 107 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: FNC... [TVNewser]

James Franco Writes Inauguration Poem - Posted January 23, 2013
Yahoo News asked a group of poets to write their own inauguration poems, just like President Barack Obama commissioned Richard Blanco to write a poem f... [GalleyCat]

Nielsen: 20.6 Million Watched Inauguration, Ratings Down 46% - Posted January 23, 2013
Nielsen says that 20.6 million people across 18 networks watched President Obama be sworn in for his second term Monday. As we noted yesterday, NBC led the way among broadcasters, with CNN topp... [TVNewser]

Roll Call: Weber Shandwick, CP+B, Virgin Media and More - Posted January 23, 2013
Weber Shandwick announced that Cori Ashford has joined the agency as a senior vice president in the firm's global Healthcare practice. Previously employed with the Chandler Chicco Agency, Ashford will be based in Chicago. Ashford joins the firm with more than a dozen years of experience managing global pharmaceutical accounts in... [PRNewser]

President Barack Obama's Inauguration Scores A 7.1 Out Of 10 On Facebook's Talk Meter - Posted January 23, 2013
Facebook offered more details on how its users interacted with Monday's ... [AllFacebook]

Which Terms Spiked On Facebook During The Inauguration Of President Barack Obama Monday? - Posted January 22, 2013
Facebook users took to the social network during the ... [AllFacebook]

Richard Blanco Poems You Can Read Online - Posted January 21, 2013
Inaugural poet Richard Blanco will read a poem for President Barack Obama in Washington D.C. for the inauguration, but many of our readers have not read his work yet. Below, we've... [GalleyCat]

Richard Blanco Poems You Can Read Online - Posted January 20, 2013
Inaugural poet Richard Blanco will read a poem for President Barack Obama in Washington D.C. for the inauguration, but many of our readers have not read his work yet. Below, we've... [AllTwitter]

NRA Meets Resistance With New App Launch - Posted January 15, 2013
Just as New York state has passed stricter gun control laws and president Obama is expected to ... [Inside Mobile Apps]

Inauguration Will Come With Its Own Mobile App - Posted January 14, 2013
President Obama's inauguration for a second term on January 21 will be the first such event to have its own mobile app for iOS and ... [SocialTimes.com]

President Obama Signs Bill Allowing Netflix Use Sharing Via Facebook Into Law - Posted January 11, 2013
Facebook users may soon be seeing a lot of Netflix in their ... [AllFacebook]

Metro Weekly Named 'Best Local Gay News Outlet' By Gay Hookup App - Posted January 10, 2013
It's an award that might be best held at arms length, but Metro Weekly was named D.C.'s "best local gay news outlet" by the smartphone application Grindr yesterday. Grindr is a type of GPS for gay and bisexual men, notoriously kn... [FishbowlDC]

New Facebook Country Metrics Expose Pages That Purchased Likes - Posted January 9, 2013
In an effort to get a leg up on Facebook marketing, many like-obsessed pages resort to buying fans -- fake profi... [AllFacebook]

New Facebook Country Metrics Expose Pages That Purchased Likes - Posted January 9, 2013
In an effort to get a leg up on Facebook marketing, many like-obsessed pages resort to buying fans -- fake profi... [Lost Remote]

Most Influential People, Companies and Cities of 2012 [Infographic] - Posted December 25, 2012
Klout, a service that ranks social network account holders for their influence, released a list of the most influential people, companies, products and cities of 2012. The results jibe with the most search-for terms of the year. The iPhone was the big winner in products. And Facebook... [SocialTimes.com]

Barack Obama Shares Bible Verses at Newtown Vigil - Posted December 17, 2012
In an emotional vigil in Newtown, Connecticut, President Barack Obama spoke about the tragedy that occurred in that community last week. In his speech, the President quoted three passages from the Bible. Obama concluded with ... [GalleyCat]

Microsoft 'Comms Guy' Challenges Google Rep to a Twitter Duel - Posted December 17, 2012
Frank X. Shaw is Microsoft's "top comms guy". He doesn't think too much of rival Google's attempts to go highbrow in the PR sphere--and he let thousands of people know about it on Twitter this weekend. Let's unravel the roots of this little ... [PRNewser]

Mark Halperin & John Heilemann to Reunite for Game Change 2012 - Posted December 14, 2012
Journalists Mark Halperin and John Heilemann will once again be teaming up on a new nonfiction project. Following the success of their 2010 title, Game Change... [GalleyCat]

Why Writers Should Read Rap Genius - Posted December 13, 2012
Rap Genius scored $15 million in funding earlier this year, an investment to expand the community that loves to annotate rap lyrics. Most writers don't know it, but the site contains annotations for e... [GalleyCat]

Why Writers Should Read Rap Genius - Posted December 12, 2012
Rap Genius scored $15 million in funding earlier this year, an investment to expand the community that loves to annotate rap lyrics. Most writers don't know it, but the site contains annotations for e... [semanticweb.com]

Facebook Releases 2012 Year In Review, Allows Users To Follow Suit - Posted December 12, 2012
With 2012 drawing to a close, Wednesday was year in review ti... [AllFacebook]

Twitterer-In-Chief Obama Uses Hashtag Chat To Address Fiscal Cliff - Posted December 3, 2012
Twitter really IS taking over the world. First the U.S. Presidential election is played out on Twitter and now we see Obama using Twitter regularly to interact with constituents. What's next? The ... [10,000 Words]

Pope, President Hit Twitter to Reach Constituents - Posted December 3, 2012
Twitter reached a new high water mark of credibility today as Pope Benedict XVI announced he would launch a Twitter feed later this month, and President Barack Obama conducted a Q-an... [SocialTimes.com]

Facebook Plays Role In PR War Over 'Fiscal Cliff' Debate - Posted November 30, 2012
As the rhetoric around the "fiscal cliff" talks heat up in Washington, D.C., President Barack Obama and the Republican leadership in Congress are squaring off on Facebook to to tell their sides of the story. It's not unlike the summer of 2011, when congressional leaders used Facebook and other social media... [AllFacebook]

President Obama Invites Mitt Romney to the White House for Lunch: Who's Covering it Best? - Posted November 29, 2012
It's a big deal that POTUS invited Mitt Romney over for lunch at the White House this afternoon. The event is closed to press, so outlets tried to have some fun with the story. HuffPost's Sam Stein tweete... [FishbowlDC]

Facebook By The Numbers: The 2012 Presidential Race - Posted November 26, 2012
President Barack Obama had three times as many Facebook friends as his Republican rival Mitt Romney on Election Day, and increased his share of Facebook friends 15 times o... [AllFacebook]

Facebook App Proves A Game-Changer for Obama Campaign - Posted November 21, 2012
Answer: What is "targeted sharing" on Facebook? The question: How was the ... [AllFacebook]

Presidential Turkey Pardon Put To A Facebook Vote - Posted November 21, 2012
Every Thanksgiving since 1989, the president of the U.S. has given an official pardon to a turkey, sparing the gobbler from ending up on a silver platter. This year, President Barack Obama is letting Facebook users decide which turkey will be pardoned Wednesday: Gobbler or Cobbler. ... [AllFacebook]

Making News Rather Than Covering It: Tales From Campaign 2012 - Posted November 17, 2012
Bruce Springsteen, Jon Bon Jovi, and Ricky Martin were just three of the numerous celebrity endorsers of President Barack Obama in 2012. All appeared at re-election events, part of a meticulously organized entertainment publicity effort. One of the key ... [TVNewser]

Facebook Mines 2012 Election 'I'm Voting' Data - Posted November 16, 2012
Facebook's Data Science team parsed the 9 million users they say clicked on the ... [AllFacebook]

Presidential Losers Art Book Featured on Kickstarter - Posted November 14, 2012
Shannon McCormick hopes to raise $5,000 for his art book project, Presidential Losers: The Book. As Barack Obama stays in office, former Governor Mitt Romney joins an illustrious group that includes President John Adams, Vice President Al Gore... [GalleyCat]

Who Should Be TIME's Person of the Year? - Posted November 13, 2012
From L to R: TIME Managing Editor Rick Stengel (moderator); Speaker Newt Gingrich, Bryan Cranston, Padma Lakshmi, Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter, Matt Lauer Photo credit: Jemal Countess/Getty Images TIME hosted its annual Person of the Year p... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Who Should Be TIME's Person of the Year? - Posted November 13, 2012
From L to R: TIME Managing Editor Rick Stengel (moderator); Speaker Newt Gingrich, Bryan Cranston, Padma Lakshmi, Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter, Matt Lauer Photo credit: Jemal Countess/Getty Images TIME hosted its annual Person of the Year p... [FishbowlNY]

Op-Ed: What Can Digital Marketers Learn from the Election? - Posted November 13, 2012
Huge marketing strategist lead Josh Seifert returns with his monthly contribution to this here site. The headline should give you the basic premise of our scribe's latest entry, in which he reveals who really won out in the... [AgencySpy]

Portent Interactive Seeks Volunteers To Demystify Randomness Of Facebook Likes - Posted November 13, 2012
Analysis of Facebook ... [AllFacebook]

Clay Smith Joins Kirkus Media - Posted November 9, 2012
Texas Book Festival literary director Clay Smith has been named the new features editor at Kirkus Media. Smith will expand the features section at the literary outlet, adding "more reported articles about writers and reading trends." He had worked at the Texas Book Festival... [GalleyCat]

TV networks see record breaking traffic to websites during election night - Posted November 9, 2012
Just about a year ago, Lost Remote's Cory Bergman pointed out that TV sites should turn into second ... [Lost Remote]

Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor to Publish Memoir - Posted November 9, 2012
Justice Sonia Sotomayor has written a memoir titled My Beloved World. Random House's Knopf impri... [GalleyCat]

Did Facebook Engagement Translate To Wins In Key Congressional Races? - Posted November 9, 2012
The 2... [AllFacebook]

Election 2012: The Semantic Recap - Posted November 8, 2012
There's no such thing as too much post-election coverage, is there? Alright, maybe there is. But we couldn't let things die down without at least a nod to those in our space that have delivered the semantic industry's own take on the topic. Here are a few you may want to review: ... [semanticweb.com]

66.8 Million People Watched Election In Primetime, Down From 2008 - Posted November 7, 2012
Nielsen has just released the final primetime ratings tally across all networks. 66.8 million people tuned into coverage leading up to the projection of President Obama's reelection during the 11 PM hour (from 8-11PM ET). That is down from 2008, when 71.5 million people tuned i... [morningmedianewsfeed]

66.8 Million People Watched Election In Primetime, Down From 2008 - Posted November 7, 2012
Nielsen has just released the final primetime ratings tally across all networks. 66.8 million people tuned into coverage leading up to the projection of President Obama's reelection during the 11 PM hour (from 8-11PM ET). That is down from 2008, when 71.5 million people tuned i... [FishbowlNY]

Analysis: CNN The Clear Ratings Winner For Big Moments, But FNC Only Channel Up From 2008 - Posted November 7, 2012
The final ratings are in, and there were clear patterns among cable news viewers. For the three most important moments of the night: President Obama's win, Mitt Romney's concession speech and President Obama's acceptance speech, CNN was the most watched channel on cable news. Meanwhile, Fox News viewers seemed to... [TVNewser]

Optimal Debuts Audience Matrix Facebook Analytics Tool - Posted November 7, 2012
Facebook advertising and marketing developer ... [AllFacebook]

U.S. Election Day Transcends Borders On Facebook - Posted November 7, 2012
People all over the U.S. were posting about either President Barack Obama or Republican challenger Mitt Romney on Facebook during E... [AllFacebook]

Free Books That Inspired Barack Obama - Posted November 7, 2012
President Barack Obama has won the 2012 Presidential election. We've collected links to five free eBooks that inspired Obama during his road to the Presidency. In ... [GalleyCat]

Bob Dylan's Debut Post On Facebook - Posted November 7, 2012
The times, they really are a-changing: Bob Dylan posted on... [AllFacebook]

Facebook Insights From The First Social Election - Posted November 7, 2012
Now that the 2012 presidential election is in the record books, we can start to examine more closely the role that Facebook played in the first "social election" and how the winners and losers used the platform in the waning hours of the race. As of Wednesday morning, the ... [AllFacebook]

Jon Lovitz Gooses Ora TV Election Night Coverage - Posted November 7, 2012
There was probably no stranger election panelist intro on Tuesday than the one given by Ora TV's Larry King for comedian Jon Lovitz. The rejuvenated talk show host explained that he had just watched, the night before, a crazy Kevin... [FishbowlLA]

Sinclair's Election Eve Special, Broadcast in Swing States, Criticized as Partisan - Posted November 7, 2012
Sinclair Broadcast Group is under fire for an election special that aired on stations in battleground states Monday night. The half-hour special -- broadcast on the eve of the election in Columbus, Dayton and West Palm Beach -- is being criticized as a partisan attack on President ... [TVSpy]

President Obama wins election, tweets before giving speech on TV - Posted November 7, 2012
President Barack Obama was been re-elected bringing an end to a long and grueling battle between the president and former Governor Mitt Romney. At 11:18, after some magical swipes by CNN's John King ... [Lost Remote]

5 Free Books That Inspired Barack Obama - Posted November 7, 2012
President Barack Obama has won the 2012 Presidential election. We've collected links to five free eBooks that inspired Obama during his road to the Presidency. In ... [semanticweb.com]

Facebook's Voting Reminder Has Curious Timing - Posted November 6, 2012
At the start of Election Day, Facebook pointed out that users will gradually see a prompt at the top of their page (and as a notification on their mobile app) to declare that they've voted and motivate friends to do the same. However, many users noticed that the prompt seemed to... [AllFacebook]

Facebook's Voting Reminder Has Curious Timing - Posted November 6, 2012
At the start of Election Day, Facebook pointed out that users will gradually see a prompt at the top of their page (and as a notification on their mobile app) to declare that they've voted and motivate friends to do the same. However, many users noticed that the prompt seemed to... [Lost Remote]

2012 Election Live Blog - Posted November 6, 2012
... [TVNewser]

Obama to Reddit Users: 'Go Out There and Cast Your Vote' - Posted November 6, 2012
President Obama visited Reddit an hour ago to ask users, who had engaged him in an "Ask Me Anything" digital conversation in August, to go vote. User PresidentObama wrote: I'm checking in because polls will start closing in this election in ... [AllFacebook]

Watching Nate Silver's Amazon Rank - Posted November 6, 2012
The real number to be watching today is Nate Silver's Amazon book ranking. -- Rex Sorgatz (@fimoculous) November 6, 2012 FiveThirtyEight blogger and author Nate Silver gave Mitt Romney ... [GalleyCat]

On Election Day, Facebook Is Buzzing About Romney, Obama, Voting - Posted November 6, 2012
Facebook is maximizing its Election 2012 resources on Election Day Tuesday, and users can get a sense of what voters are talking about on... [AllFacebook]

WARNING: Viral Facebook Post About Voting Machines Is A Hoax - Posted November 6, 2012
Why should Election Day be exempt from ... [AllFacebook]

Politico's Allen Delivers Powerful Message - Posted November 6, 2012
Tuesday's election is the culmination of a LOT of hard work from reporters. Many have been on the road for months on end. Barely ever sleeping in their own bed. Not being able to eat a home cooked meal. We get it. It's a rough schedule to keep up and we... [FishbowlDC]

Facebook Encourages Users To Vote In 2012 Election - Posted November 6, 2012
It's Election Day 2012, and with democracy in full swing, Facebook wants users to know how they can participate. Facebook users will have a hard time missing the reminder. First, users over the age of 18 will see a message at the top of their news feed reminding them to go vote,... [AllFacebook]

President Obama Does Election Day Interviews with Stations in Battleground States - Posted November 6, 2012
President Barack Obama will close out his campaign with one last round of local interviews Tuesday, sitting down with 10 stations in battleground states. The interviews will take place via satellite from Obama's campaign headquarters ... [TVSpy]

Celebs Take To Facebook To Get Out The Vote - Posted November 5, 2012
Celebrities from Lady Gaga to Sarah Palin and Tyra Banks are taking to Facebook urging their fans to vote ahead of Election Day. That's just some of the Facebook fodder political ju... [AllFacebook]

INFOGRAPHIC: Romney/Ryan Wins War Of Words On Facebook - Posted November 5, 2012
The debates are over. The rallies are coming to a close. The presidential candidates are getting hoarse. Now that the ... [AllFacebook]

Facebook Buzz Greater For Obama Than Romney Ahead Of Election Day - Posted November 5, 2012
With more than 110,000 political Facebook pages in the U.S. and more than 11,000 U.S.-based pages for politicians,... [AllFacebook]

The Afternoon Ticker: Monday Night Candidates, Buying Current, Cavuto's MS - Posted November 5, 2012
As we suspected might happen, Pres. Obama and Mitt Romney will give interviews tonight during the Eagles/Saints Monday Night Football game. The New York Times ... [TVNewser]

Poets Who Inspired Presidents - Posted November 5, 2012
The Poetry Foundation has published "Poetic Presidents," a study of 12 Presidents and "the poets that inspired them." Just in time for the election, the match-ups include George Washington and Phyllis Wheatley (the first African-American female to publish a book of poetry), ... [GalleyCat]

N.C. Man Boasts On Facebook About Voting For Barack Obama Four Times - Posted November 5, 2012
The latest example of Facebook users boasting about crimes t... [AllFacebook]

Stay Connected To The Election Through The Facebook App Center - Posted November 2, 2012
It's the last weekend of the 2012 presidential campaign, and Facebook wants you to stay connected to the latest news and connect with friends around your favorite candidates via the app center. Facebook compiled the top applications of this election cycle in one section of the ... [AllFacebook]

Pew: MSNBC, Fox News Play Favorites In Tone - Posted November 2, 2012
A survey from Pew's Project for Excellence in Journalism shows that when it comes to covering politics, horse-race coverage remains king, and the network viewers watch take drastically different approaches to covering the candidates. PEJ surveyed cable news segments between August 27 and October 21, and graded them based on the "tone"... [TVNewser]

Discover Where Your Facebook Friends Stand Politically With Wisdom App - Posted November 1, 2012
This is the season when Facebook users' news feeds are filled with election-charged content. While the loudest voices are the ones most remembered, mo... [AllFacebook]

Bloomberg Endorses President Obama - Posted November 1, 2012
Michael Bloomberg has been avoiding offering support for Mitt Romney or President Barack Obama, but Hurricane Sandy changed that. Bloomberg ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Bloomberg Endorses President Obama - Posted November 1, 2012
Michael Bloomberg has been avoiding offering support for Mitt Romney or President Barack Obama, but Hurricane Sandy changed that. Bloomberg ... [FishbowlNY]

What Your TV Choices Say About Your Politics, And What The Candidates Watch - Posted November 1, 2012
BuzzFeed has a pair of interesting chart... [TVNewser]

Facebook Is '800-Pound Gorilla' In 2012 Elections, Cites 'CQ Researcher' Report - Posted October 31, 2012
The winners and losers aren't yet known in the 2012 presidential election, but that hasn't stopped one publication from taki... [AllFacebook]

Does Target Know Something About the Presidential Election We Don't? - Posted October 29, 2012
Michael Schneider of TV Guide Magazine ... [FishbowlLA]

Does Your Political Preference On Facebook Affect Your Sweet Tooth? - Posted October 29, 2012
As President Barack Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney address questions about the e... [AllFacebook]

Lena Dunham's 'First Time' Obama Ad Raises Eyebrows - Posted October 29, 2012
Lena Dunham hopes young women will heed her advice before embarking on the journey that is true womanhood by losing their virginity--their voting virginity, that is. In her now-viral pro-Obama video, Dunham reminds newly of-age girls that their first time should be with the right guy--an amazing guy, one who "cares whether... [PRNewser]

Lena Dunham's 'First Time' Obama Ad Raises Eyebrows - Posted October 29, 2012
Lena Dunham hopes young women will heed her advice before embarking on the journey that is true womanhood by losing their virginity--their voting virginity, that is. In her now-viral pro-Obama video, Dunham reminds newly of-age girls that their first time should be with the right guy--an amazing guy, one who "cares whether... [TVNewser]

Obama, Romney Campaigns React To Hurricane Sandy On Facebook - Posted October 29, 2012
President Barack Obama and Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney are asking their Facebook supporters to donate to the ... [AllFacebook]

An inside look at CNN's election social TV success - Posted October 29, 2012
Hurricane Sandy is still dominating news coverage, but the election is still rumbling our w... [Lost Remote]

Connect With Hurricane Sandy Relief Through Facebook - Posted October 29, 2012
Wondering how you can help those affected by Hurricane Sandy? Facebook can help. The American Red Cross... [AllFacebook]

'Morning Joe' Obama Interview Overshadowed By Hurricane Sandy - Posted October 29, 2012
MSNBC's "Morning Joe" had arguably its biggest "get" ever this morning, as the program aired an interview with President Obama taped in Florida over the weekend. With Hurricane Sandy bearing down on the eastern seaboard however, the interview is likely to generate far less attention then it would have were this... [TVNewser]

Obama To MTV: No Facebook Profile For Malia - Posted October 29, 2012
President ... [AllFacebook]

INFOGRAPHIC: Facebook Game Campaign Story Calls Election For Obama - Posted October 25, 2012
The developers behind election-themed Facebook game ... [AllFacebook]

Is Facebook Helping Presidential Campaigns Get Out The Vote? - Posted October 25, 2012
Unless you have your head in the sand, you know that Election Day is right around the corner -- Nov. 6 to be exact. And as we close in on the end of what's been dubbed the first ... [AllFacebook]

How The Networks Handled Trump's Publicity Stunt - Posted October 25, 2012
Reality TV host Donald Trump launched a new publicity stunt Wednesday in which he said he would give $5 million to a charity of President Obama's choice, so long as the President releases his school and Passport records "To Mr Trump's satisfaction." Trump appeared on CNN's "... [TVNewser]

As Sweeps Begins, Morning Shows Go Big - Posted October 25, 2012
Today is the first day of November sweeps, and the network morning shows responded accordingly in an effort to draw as many viewers as possible. NBC, CBS and ABC each had a big "get," and made news in some way. On the serious news front, NBC's "Today" had an interview with DC... [TVNewser]

Obama Wants His MTV, Voter Questions Via Facebook; Romney Appeals To Specific Voters - Posted October 24, 2012
In the waning days of the 2012 presidential campaign, the content President Barack Obama and Republican nominee Mitt R... [AllFacebook]

Special Olympics Athlete Responds to Ann Coulter Insult - Posted October 24, 2012
Special Olympics athlete and John Franklin Stephens wrote an open letter to author Ann Coulter on The World of Special Olympics blog, criticizing h... [GalleyCat]

How Not to Do PR, by Donald Trump and Gloria Allred - Posted October 24, 2012
Today in We Feel Dumber for Having Read This News: The Man with the Tan has, once again, offered a crash course in how... [PRNewser]

Social TV results from the third presidential debate - Posted October 24, 2012
The third debate concluded on Monday evening providing another serving of massive social TV data. Twitter, Bluefin Labs, SnappyTV and more were all reporting on the results and what we can learn from the s... [Lost Remote]

KPHO Declares Obama Election Winner in Lower Third Graphic - Posted October 24, 2012
It's been a long road to the Presidential Election, and at least one station appears anxious for it to be over. Phoenix CBS affiliate KPHO accidentally aired a lower-third graphic during "The People's Court" on Friday afternoon that declared ... [TVSpy]

MTV Slates President Obama Interview, Invitation Extended To Mitt Romney - Posted October 23, 2012
MTV will interview President Obama for a live half-hour special to air on the MTV channels Friday at 5 PM. MTV correspondent Sway Calloway will interview Obama in the White House, while Andrew Jenks... [TVNewser]

Which Candidate's Facebook App Requests The Most Information? - Posted October 23, 2012
A while after President Barack Obama's social media team announced its Facebook application, Republican challenger Mitt ... [AllFacebook]

Which Candidate's Facebook App Requests The Most Information? - Posted October 23, 2012
A while after President Barack Obama's social media team announced its Facebook application, Republican challenger Mitt ... [Lost Remote]

Commit To Mitt: Romney Campaign Launches Facebook App - Posted October 23, 2012
The Mitt Romney campaign used the occ... [AllFacebook]

Are You Ready For Some Pandering? Obama, Romney Eye 'Monday Night Football' Interviews - Posted October 23, 2012
You thought it was over, didn't you? You thought after the final debate, you would be able to turn off the political pandering from Mitt Romney and President Obama. Never again would politicians force you to miss "The Voice" or "How I Met Your Mother." Well, it isn't over yet. According to ... [TVNewser]

Obama's 'Horses And Bayonets' Line Sweeps Facebook In Final Presidential Debate - Posted October 23, 2012
President Barack Obama's response to Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney that included a dated reference to "horses and bayonets" launched a meme that swept Facebook during the third and final president... [AllFacebook]

The Newspaper Endorsements - Posted October 22, 2012
A newspaper endorsing a presidential candidate doesn't carry as much weight as it used to, but still, it's fun to keep track of them. Because we like fun (it's fun!), here is a list of which paper has endorsed which candidate. So far, Barack Obama is in the lead. What does... [morningmedianewsfeed]

The Newspaper Endorsements - Posted October 22, 2012
A newspaper endorsing a presidential candidate doesn't carry as much weight as it used to, but still, it's fun to keep track of them. Because we like fun (it's fun!), here is a list of which paper has endorsed which candidate. So far, Barack Obama is in the lead. What does... [FishbowlNY]

The Newspaper Endorsements - Posted October 22, 2012
A newspaper endorsing a presidential candidate doesn't carry as much weight as it used to, but still, it's fun to keep track of them. Because we like fun (it's fun!), here is a list of which paper has endorsed which candidate. So far, Barack Obama is in the lead. What does... [FishbowlLA]

Behind The Debates: Style Over Substance - Posted October 22, 2012
NBC's "Today" this morning examined what goes on behind the scenes at the debates. Rather than focus on politics, the focus was on the stagecraft. Everything from the ties the candidates wear to the meal they eat beforehand to the zingers that they say "off the cuff" are plotted out in... [TVNewser]

With 'Monday Night Football' And MLB Playoffs, A Ratings Challenge For The Final Debate - Posted October 22, 2012
The first two Presidential debates were ratings juggernauts, utterly dominating ... [TVNewser]

Obama on Matthews: 'Four years ago, I gave him a thrill up his leg. This time around, I gave him a stroke' - Posted October 19, 2012
[caption id="attachment_151087" align="alignright" width="343"] FNC's Roger Ailes sits behind Pres. Obama, Gov. Romney and Cardinal Dolan at annual Al Smith dinner.[/caption] Pres. ... [TVNewser]

STUDY: Facebook Ads Have Little Effect On Political Campaign - Posted October 19, 2012
As Election Day comes closer, you're likely seeing political ads everywhere you turn -- on front lawns, in newspapers, and ... [AllFacebook]

'Women' Competes For Most Facebook Mentions Follows Bruising Presidential Debate - Posted October 17, 2012
While the phrase "binders full of wome... [AllFacebook]

Post-Election: Where Will the Big PR Talent Land? - Posted October 17, 2012
We'd like to take a moment to return to a great piece posted on Ad Age earlier this week about the post-election scramble for top PR talent in politics. There's no doubt that el... [PRNewser]

Mitt Romney's 'Binders Full Of Women' Comment Buzzing On Facebook - Posted October 17, 2012
The debates between President Barack Obama and Republi... [AllFacebook]

UPDATED: Facebook PAC Donates More To Republicans; Employees Favor Democrats - Posted October 16, 2012
Facebook's political-action committee, fbPAC, continued to hit its like ... [AllFacebook]

Megyn Kelly on Debate Coverage: 'Let's not start criticizing the moderator before she's moderated' - Posted October 16, 2012
The Presidential debates have brought interest in the election to a fever pitch, and for Megyn Kelly and Bret Baier -- who are the face ... [TVNewser]

BuzzFeed: VP Joe Biden Planning Post-Debate Morning Show Interviews - Posted October 15, 2012
In the wake of his own debate last week, Vice President Joe Biden is planning to make the morning show rounds on Wednesday, following the second debate between Mitt Romney and President Obama. Biden will speak to NBC's "Today," "CBS This Morning" and ABC's "Good Morning America.... [TVNewser]

Greta Van Susteren: 'It scares me that the campaigns and candidates may be a bunch of scaredy cats' - Posted October 15, 2012
Fox News anchor Greta Van Susteren ... [TVNewser]

Biden Bests Ryan On Facebook During Fiery Vice Presidential Debate - Posted October 12, 2012
The only debate between Vice President Joe Biden and Republican vice p... [AllFacebook]

Former NBA Star Bill Walton Lands Memoir Deal at Simon & Schuster - Posted October 12, 2012
Former NBA star Bill Walton has signed a book deal for his memoir with Simon & Schuster. Walton's (pictured, via) book will be titled Back From the Dead. According to ... [GalleyCat]

New Political Ad App From Campaign Solutions Leverages Facebook's Open Graph Tweaks - Posted October 11, 2012
"Where do you see yourself in four years?" That's the question posed in the first ... [AllFacebook]

President Obama and Governor Romney Respond to NY Tech Meetup's Letters - Posted October 10, 2012
Members of the NY Tech Meetup, a group of entrepreneurs and tech professionals who meet in the City once a month, wrote letters to presidential candidates President Barack Obama and Governor Mitt Romney asking them to explain how their policies would affect star... [SocialTimes.com]

'Friday Night Lights' Motto Shines On Mitt Romney's Facebook Page - Posted October 10, 2012
"Clear eyes. Full hearts. Can't lose." Readers may remember this motto from former NBC hit series "Friday Night Lights," bu... [AllFacebook]

Pizza Hut's Cheesy 'Lifetime Supply' PR Stunt - Posted October 9, 2012
This week's political polls show us that the presidential race is heating up. Last week's first debate pitted a spirited Mitt Romney against a feckless Barack Obama--and it changed the trajectory of the election by facilitating a virtual tie between the two candidates as we enter the final weeks of ca... [PRNewser]

Facebook Posts Pack Political Punch With Four Weeks Until Election Day - Posted October 8, 2012
Tuesday marks exactly four weeks until Election Day, and politics junkies on Facebook are taking to the social network to share and comment on the latest news and talk up ... [AllFacebook]

Nick News 'Disappointed' That Mitt Romney Declines to Appear In Special - Posted October 8, 2012
Nick News, the series of TV news specials on Nickelodeon, says it is "disappointed" that GOP candidate Mitt Romney declined to appear on this election cycle's "Kids Pick the President" special. President Obama is appearing, and taped his answers to kids questions at the White House. A... [TVNewser]

Andrea Mitchell Not Cool With Being in an Obama Ad - Posted October 8, 2012
MSNBC anchor Andrea Mitchell dedicated a few moments of "Andrea Mitchell Reports" to address the new campaign ad from the Obama campaign, an ad that features her "fact checking" Mitt Romney. As we noted earlier NBC sent a letter to the Obama campaign, and now Mitchell herself ... [TVNewser]

The First Presidential Debate: Remixed - Posted October 6, 2012
Politics breeds creative parody, and the response to this week's Presidential debate is no exception. Some of the prime examples: The Gregory Brothers did their thing, and autotuned the debate: The debate gets the Taiwanese animation treatment: ... [TVNewser]

Jim Lehrer on the Debate: 'I understand why people were a little stunned by some of it' - Posted October 5, 2012
Jim Lehrer to critics: Bring it. PBS's Lehrer today insisted that he's unfazed by the avalanche of vitriolic responses to his moderator performance at Wednesday's presidential debate, seen ... [TVNewser]

YouTube Teenage Chef Expands LA-Wisconsin Media Empire - Posted October 5, 2012
We should all be so lucky as to have had, at age 18, a calling card as impressive as this. Meet Joe Luginbill, CEO of Luginbill Omnimedia. The Eau Claire, WI native officially unveiled his new enterprise today to expand upon a range of media tentacles crowned by weekly YouTube cooking show... [FishbowlLA]

Barack Obama's First Post-Debate Interview Goes To Diane Sawyer - Posted October 5, 2012
We already noted Mitt Romney's first post-debate interview, now it looks like The Presid... [TVNewser]

The Ticker: MoJo Book Awards, Banderas, Morgan - Posted October 5, 2012
One of the most prestigious accolades in publishing is the National Book Awards, and this year there is a TV news twist. As our sister blog GalleyCat notes, the winners of this year's National Book Awards will be announced on "Morning Joe" October 10. Fox News host ... [TVNewser]

Debate Ratings Update: Final Numbers Boost Broadcasters, As ABC Tops All Networks - Posted October 4, 2012
Fast National Numbers from Nielsen moved the needle upward from the preliminary numbers we reported earlier, much to the benefit of the broadcast news organizations. All told 63.5 million Americans watched the debate last night on ABC, NBC, CBS, Fox, Fox News, CNN, MSNBC, Univision and Telemundo. Update: Nielsen now says that... [TVNewser]

Facebook-CNN Election Talk Meter Breaks Down First Presidential Debate - Posted October 4, 2012
The dust has settled after the ... [AllFacebook]

The Scoreboard: Wednesday, October 3 - Posted October 4, 2012
25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 726 | MSNBC: 456 | CNN: 478 | HLN: 62 Primetime: FNC: 2.160 | MSNBC: 1.488 | CNN: 1.855 | HLN: 75 ... [TVNewser]

Debate Ratings: Fox News Tops Cable News For First Debate, As More People Tune In Than 2008 - Posted October 4, 2012
More than 58 million people watched the first Presidential debate last night between President Obama and Mitt Romney, up substantially from the first debate in the 2008 election ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Debate Ratings: Fox News Tops Cable News For First Debate, As More People Tune In Than 2008 - Posted October 4, 2012
More than 58 million people watched the first Presidential debate last night between President Obama and Mitt Romney, up substantially from the first debate in the 2008 election ... [FishbowlNY]

Debate Ratings: Fox News Tops Cable News For First Debate, As More People Tune In Than 2008 - Posted October 4, 2012
More than 58 million people watched the first Presidential debate last night between President Obama and Mitt Romney, up substantially from the first debate in the 2008 election ... [TVNewser]

KitchenAid Apologizes for Insulting Obama's Grandma - Posted October 4, 2012
To all those who work with social media: When was the last time we warned you to keep your personal and professional accounts separate? Well, it's time to make that point again. During last night's presidential debate, moments after President Obama mentioned his late grandmother, applia... [PRNewser]

Calm Down, Everybody: Big Bird Will Be Fine - Posted October 4, 2012
We'll just go ahead and say it: Last night's debate was a big bore. Mitt Romney did quite well, Jim Lehrer did quite badly, and a few million people have been made aware of the current President's sleepwalking problem for the first time (it is... [PRNewser]

Journalists Note Facebook's Role In 2012 Election - Posted October 4, 2012
Some of the premier journalists of the 2012 election cycle joined ... [AllFacebook]

Critics Take Aim At Jim Lehrer For Debate Handling - Posted October 4, 2012
Apparently criticizing Jim Lehrer is a bipartisan affair. The "PBS NewsHour" anchor was roundly criticized by Republicans and Democrats alike for various perceived infractions. NowThis News put together a supercut: The Washington Post's ... [TVNewser]

How To Watch The Presidential Debates With Your Tablet Or Smartphone - Posted October 3, 2012
Tonight Barack Obama and Mitt Romney will meet for the first of three debates scheduled to take place in advance of the presidential election this November. There are a few different ways to watch the debates using your phone or tablet. Google is making it easy to catch the action from your... [Inside Mobile Apps]

What's a Presidential Debate Worth, Anyway? - Posted October 3, 2012
You're probably aware that the first debate of the 2012 Presidential election takes place tonight. We know, we know--you can't wait to hear more about this incredibly exciting race, right? Well, we're going to ask the question anyway: What's the real PR value of a debate? We can't imagine that t... [PRNewser]

#CantAfford4More: Are Promoted Tweets a Waste of Money? - Posted October 3, 2012
[caption id="attachment_46590" align="alignleft" width="300"] Promoted tweets are worth about...this much.[/caption] Shock of the day: Twitter is a complex tool, and its mastery requires a bit of...nuance. We recently reported on the company's promoted hashtag service and its tendency to produce unpredictable ... [PRNewser]

Presidential Debates: 'A Glimmer In The Vast Wasteland' Of TV - Posted October 3, 2012
In today's New York Times, former FCC Chairman Newton Minow writes about the Presidential debates. Min... [TVNewser]

Paul Ryan Finds Winning Facebook Formula As Campaign Strategists Name Favorite Features - Posted October 1, 2012
With Election Day only ... [AllFacebook]

Samuel L. Jackson Reads 'Wake the F*** Up' to Support Barack Obama - Posted September 27, 2012
Actor Samuel L. Jackson has recorded Wake the F*** Up, a campaign video for the Jewish Council for Education and Research that parodies his enormously popular audiobook reading of Adam Mansbach's Go the F*** to Sleep. We've embedded the video above--what do you think? While the video su... [GalleyCat]

Advocacy Groups Call For Presidential Debate Contracts To Be Released - Posted September 27, 2012
Well in advance of the Presidential debates, the two campaigns sign a secret contract that outlines every single detail of what will transpire. The dates, locations, moderators, podiums, even the pens and paper the candidates use is fair game. The agreements also put limitations on what the moderators may and may... [TVNewser]

Op-Ed: Obama Vs. Romney: Who Wins...In Terms of Websites, That Is - Posted September 27, 2012
And so, our regular op-ed series continues, this time with a contribution from John Paolini, executive creative director at branding firm Sullivan. With Election Day coming shortly, why not take a look at the respective sites o... [AgencySpy]

Columbus Stations Crowded with Political Ads as Obama, Romney Visit Battleground Ohio - Posted September 26, 2012
Both Barack Obama and Mitt Romney are campaigning in Ohio Wednesday as the 2012 Presidential election heads into the home stretch. The candidates have ... [TVSpy]

Education Nation, The U.N. and CGI: Obama and Romney Make the Rounds in New York City - Posted September 25, 2012
... [TVNewser]

Despite NFL and Emmy Competition, '60 Minutes' Powers To Number Six For Week - Posted September 25, 2012
Sunday could have been a tough night in the ratings for CBS' "60 Minutes." Despite interviews with President Obama and Mitt Romney, as well as a huge NFL lead-in, the newsmagazine was up against a big NFL game on NBC, and the Emmys on ABC. Despite the tough competition (and likely thanks t... [TVNewser]

The Choice: The Trailer - Posted September 24, 2012
The PBS News series "Frontline" is about to begin its 2012 election coverage in earnest, and to help kick things off the WGBH Boston-produced program released a trailer for a film that it is calling "The Choice 2012." WATCH: ... [TVNewser]

Obama's Latest Facebook Campaign Sticks - Posted September 24, 2012
The race for the U.S. presidency is increasingly being fought on Facebook. President Barack... [AllFacebook]

It's Hard Out Here For A Debate Moderator - Posted September 24, 2012
B&C's Andrea Morabito has a lengthy look at the upcoming Presidential debates (subscription required), as well as interviews with the moderators. One of the overarching themes: while th... [TVNewser]

'60 Minutes' Takes Heat For Standard Practice: Trimming An Interview For Time - Posted September 24, 2012
Some blogs and news outlets are criticizing CBS News for cutting out of last night's "60 Minutes" a statement by President Obama regarding some of his campaign ads. Obama said that some of the ads "go overboard," and may contain statements that aren't true. WATCH: ... [TVNewser]

Glenn Beck's Website Asks LA Times: What About the Obama Secret Videotape? - Posted September 20, 2012
Before joining theblaze.com as Middle East correspondent, Sharona Schwartz was a coverage editor for CNN's Washington, D.C. bureau and a scriptwriter for Wolf Blitzer. With credentials like those, it's no wonder her post today about a certain Obama recording is so ... [FishbowlLA]

The Ticker: Education Nation, Viral O'Brien, Romney's 'View' - Posted September 19, 2012
NBC News has fleshed out the schedule for the annual Education Nation summit, which will kick off Sunday. Former Secy. of State Condoleeza Rice and former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush will both participate. The summit will also feature interviews with ... [TVNewser]

Mitt Romney's 47 Percent Respond Via Facebook - Posted September 18, 2012
In the 24 hours since the video of Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney at a Florida fundraiser wen... [AllFacebook]

The Ticker: Bloomberg, Univision, Cooper - Posted September 14, 2012
Former House Speaker Dennis Hastert and former House Democratic leader Dick Gephardt are co-hosting Bloomberg TV's "Street Smart" today. The two politicians will join Trish Regan and Adam Johnson from 4-5pmET as part of the network's "Econo... [TVNewser]

NBC News Takes Advantage Of Telemundo Ownership With Obama Interview - Posted September 13, 2012
As we noted, President Obama granted interviews to CBS News and Telemundo yesterday. The full CBS News interview will air at some point on "60 Minutes," while the Telemundo interview will air tonight. That said, CBS News picked out a few juicy parts to feature on its broadcasts early, and NBCUniversal, which... [TVNewser]

MSNBC Boss: We Praise Republicans, But Fox Doesn't Praise Democrats - Posted September 12, 2012
GQ does a Q&A with MSNBC president Phil Griffin who doesn't like when people says MSNBC is the liberal answer to Fox Ne... [TVNewser]

Of Course Michael Lewis Needed Quote Approval for Obama Piece - Posted September 11, 2012
Michael Lewis, the man who was given "unprecedented access" to President Barack Obama for ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Of Course Michael Lewis Needed Quote Approval for Obama Piece - Posted September 11, 2012
Michael Lewis, the man who was given "unprecedented access" to President Barack Obama for ... [FishbowlNY]

Politics, Speeches Top Facebook Mentions - Posted September 11, 2012
Presidential politics dominated the buzz on Facebook over two weeks that featured political conventions, a major hurricane, the st... [AllFacebook]

Edward Klein Lands 2-Book Deal with William Morrow - Posted September 10, 2012
The Amateur author Edward Klein has signed a two-book deal with HarperCollins' William Morrow imprint. According to CBS News, one of the books will profile the 201... [GalleyCat]

INFOGRAPHIC: Breaking Down Romney's And Obama's Facebook Fans - Posted September 10, 2012
You can probably guess the basics about those who support Mitt Romney or President Barack Obama on Facebook: Romney's fans are generally older, Obama's tend to be young... [AllFacebook]

What Else Do Romney's and Obama's Facebook Fans Like? [Infographic] - Posted September 10, 2012
If you like President Obama, you might also like "The Colbert Report." That's not much of a surprise, but this social intelligence report has a few other details about who is voting for whom - at least on Facebook. Compass Labs scoured the Facebook pages for both the Republican and Democratic parties,... [SocialTimes.com]

35.7 Million Watch Obama DNC Speech, Down from 38.3 Million in '08 - Posted September 7, 2012
An estimated 35.7 million people watched the third and final night of the 2012 Democratic National Convention, which culminated in the acceptance speech of Pres. Barack Obama. The closing night of the DNC was carried live across 13 TV networks. ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

35.7 Million Watch Obama DNC Speech, Down from 38.3 Million in '08 - Posted September 7, 2012
An estimated 35.7 million people watched the third and final night of the 2012 Democratic National Convention, which culminated in the acceptance speech of Pres. Barack Obama. The closing night of the DNC was carried live across 13 TV networks. ... [FishbowlNY]

35.7 Million Watch Obama DNC Speech, Down from 38.3 Million in '08 - Posted September 7, 2012
An estimated 35.7 million people watched the third and final night of the 2012 Democratic National Convention, which culminated in the acceptance speech of Pres. Barack Obama. The closing night of the DNC was carried live across 13 TV networks. ... [TVNewser]

MSNBC's DNC 2012 Up Double Digits from '08 - Posted September 7, 2012
While Fox News cleaned up at the RNC, MSNBC won big at the DNC. Check out the chart below which shows MSNBC's growth since the democrats met four years ago -- up +48% in primetime and total day viewership. MSNBC's gain is CNN's loss. The network is down -25% in primetime... [TVNewser]

Survey Says: Facebook Goofed, But Why The Long Political News Quiz? - Posted September 7, 2012
Some Facebook users were invited to take a survey from the social network... [AllFacebook]

Obama Supporters Flock To Facebook During Acceptance Speech - Posted September 7, 2012
Last week, AllFacebook looked at the reaction on Facebook to Republican presidential nominee ... [AllFacebook]

How To Veto Political Posts From Your Facebook News Feed - Posted September 6, 2012
So you're not running with Romney or beam... [AllFacebook]

Obama Campaign Taps Facebook's Open Graph; Users Can Share That They're Watching Speech - Posted September 6, 2012
Facebook's open graph became a par... [AllFacebook]

Facebook Abuzz After Ex-President Bill Clinton's Nomination Speech At DNC - Posted September 6, 2012
President Barack... [AllFacebook]

Obama Bests Romney In Facebook Mentions During Both Conventions - Posted September 6, 2012
Mentions of President Barack Obama on Facebook bested those of Republi... [AllFacebook]

Vanity Fair Offers Preview of Michael Lewis' Obama Piece - Posted September 5, 2012
Everyone has been worked up about Michael Lewis' profile of ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Vanity Fair Offers Preview of Michael Lewis' Obama Piece - Posted September 5, 2012
Everyone has been worked up about Michael Lewis' profile of ... [FishbowlNY]

Twitter Suspends Romney Parody Account Just Before Speech - Posted August 31, 2012
In a move that brings to mind Twitter's recent suspension of Guy Adams (after he criticized Twitter advertiser NBC for its lackluster Olympics coverage), a Mitt Romney parody account, ... [AllTwitter]

UPDATED: Romney, Ryan Dominate Facebook-CNN Election Insights - Posted August 29, 2012
Not surprisingly, a visit to the Facebook-CNN Election Insights tool today reveals that Gov. ... [AllFacebook]

Amazon Election Map Shows Political Races Based On Book Sales - Posted August 27, 2012
President Barack Obama's memoir The Audacity of Hope has sold more copies than presidential contender Mitt Romney's No Apology: The Case for American Greatness in the last 30 days, according to ... [semanticweb.com]

Facebook-CNN Election Insights Offers Real-Time Data On People Talking About Obama, Romney, Biden, Ryan - Posted August 27, 2012
Facebook and CNN Mo... [AllFacebook]

Univision, Facebook Partner For Hispanic Forums Featuring President Obama, Mitt Romney - Posted August 24, 2012
In an effort to reach out to U.S. Hispanic voters, Facebook recently announced ... [AllFacebook]

News Corp. Either Loves Obama or Really Hates Romney - Posted August 23, 2012
FishbowlNY has known for awhile now that Rupert Murdoch is no Mitt Romney f... [morningmedianewsfeed]

News Corp. Either Loves Obama or Really Hates Romney - Posted August 23, 2012
FishbowlNY has known for awhile now that Rupert Murdoch is no Mitt Romney f... [FishbowlNY]

Campaign Story Lets Facebook Gamers Play Political Hardball - Posted August 23, 2012
Play clean or play dirty? That's the choice game players wil... [AllFacebook]

Vanity Fair Gets Substantial Access to President Obama - Posted August 20, 2012
Vanity Fair's October issue is getting a lot of buzz because of an article being penned by Moneyball author, Michael Lewis. According to The New York Times, Lewis was granted "... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Vanity Fair Gets Substantial Access to President Obama - Posted August 20, 2012
Vanity Fair's October issue is getting a lot of buzz because of an article being penned by Moneyball author, Michael Lewis. According to The New York Times, Lewis was granted "... [FishbowlNY]

Will Facebook Decide Whether Obama Or Romney Is Winning The Digital Race? - Posted August 17, 2012
The highly competitive ... [AllFacebook]

Voters to Pols: TV Attack Ads Are Soooooo 2008 - Posted August 16, 2012
Negative election season ads are about as American as Ford trucks. We don't necessarily like it when politicians interrupt our favorite sitcoms and sporting events with inflammatory messages, but we seem to accept the fact that it's going to happen every other November, right? Well, maybe not. The 2012 election will be... [PRNewser]

Paul Ryan Is The Most Talked About Politican On Facebook - Posted August 15, 2012
Mitt Romney's weekend bombshell naming seven-term Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) as his running mate continues to reverberat... [AllFacebook]

Republican VP Nominee Paul Ryan No Stranger To Facebook - Posted August 13, 2012
Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.), who was announced as Republican ... [AllFacebook]

From the Vault: Sarah Palin as John McCain's VP Pick - Posted August 11, 2012
What a difference four years makes. While Paul Ryan's name had been near the top of many VP pick lists, the confirmation came a good 9 hours before the official announcement. News networks confirmed the choice late last night with their sources, w... [TVNewser]

'The Washington Post' Cranks Up Facebook-Connected Political News App The Issue Engine - Posted August 7, 2012
The Washington Post... [AllFacebook]

Report: Olympian Facebook Gains By Jamaica, German Gymnast Marcel Nguyen - Posted August 6, 2012
Jamaica and German gymnast Marcel Nguyen (pictured) soared at the ... [AllFacebook]

Kyra Phillips Signs off CNN - Posted August 3, 2012
Kyra Phillips, who will be moving a few floors away at CNN Center hosting a new show for HLN, anchored her final show for CNN today. Phillips didn't get to say much of a goodbye, as the 11am hour ended with live events from ... [TVNewser]

Twitter Political Index Shows How You Really Feel About Obama and Romney - Posted August 1, 2012
In preparation for the 2012 presidential elections, social analytics company Topsy has collaborated with polling firms Mellman Group and North Star Opinion Research on a social media variation on the classic public opinion poll. Released today, the Twitter Political Index will provide a daily snapshot of how Americans feel throughout... [SocialTimes.com]

U-T San Diego Ranks President Obama 'Worst Bust of All' - Posted July 25, 2012
Over the weekend, the right-leaning U-T San Diego cast a resounding vote against President Obama. According to the paper's editorial board, the 44th Commander-in-Chief is the biggest presidential bust to ever occupy the White House: ... [FishbowlLA]

In Washington State, You Can Register To Vote Through Facebook - Posted July 17, 2012
Facebook pages love polls. You can vote for which slugger will win the ... [AllFacebook]

Political Strategy Presents Opportunity To TV News Interviewers - Posted July 16, 2012
The New York Times reports on a relatively recent political strategy, being utilized heavily by both the Obama and Romney campaigns: quote approval. Specif... [TVNewser]

Ann Coulter to Publish Mugged in October - Posted July 10, 2012
Conservative author Ann Coulter has revealed the cover and subject of her next book, Mugged: Racial Demagoguery From the Seventies to Obama. TownHa... [GalleyCat]

CNN, Facebook Announce Several Initiatives For 2012 Presidential Election - Posted July 9, 2012
CNN and Facebook are gearing up for the ... [AllFacebook]

Facebook Co-Founder Chris Hughes And Longtime Boyfriend Tie The Knot - Posted July 2, 2012
Not long after Facebook announced same-sex marriage icons, the social network's co-founder, ... [AllFacebook]

Bungled SCOTUS Reporting by CNN & FOX Highlights Dangers of Rush to be First - Posted June 28, 2012
This morning, President Obama got the news via FOX and CNN that the Supreme Court had struck down the individual mandate in his health care legislation. According to ABC News, the president remained calm, but gave White House counsel ... [FishbowlLA]

Romney Gains Likes, Obama Stagnates On Facebook - Posted June 20, 2012
Some of the latest analysis of the 2012 election through the lens of social media shows that Republican candidate Mitt Romney ... [AllFacebook]

Closing In On A Million Open Government Data Sets - Posted June 20, 2012
A million data sets. That's the number of government data sets out there on the web that we have closed in on. "The question is, when you have that many, how do you search for them, find them, coordinate activity between governments, bring in NGOs," says James A. Hendler, Tetherless World Senior... [semanticweb.com]

The Evening Ticker: Joe, Scott, Candice - Posted June 11, 2012
"Morning Joe" broadcasts from Chicago tomorrow morning. Joe Scarborough, Mika Brzezinski and Willie Geist will be joined by Chicago Mayor Rahm Ema... [morningmedianewsfeed]

The Evening Ticker: Joe, Scott, Candice - Posted June 11, 2012
"Morning Joe" broadcasts from Chicago tomorrow morning. Joe Scarborough, Mika Brzezinski and Willie Geist will be joined by Chicago Mayor Rahm Ema... [FishbowlNY]

The Evening Ticker: Joe, Scott, Candice - Posted June 11, 2012
"Morning Joe" broadcasts from Chicago tomorrow morning. Joe Scarborough, Mika Brzezinski and Willie Geist will be joined by Chicago Mayor Rahm Ema... [TVNewser]

Barack Obama Salutes Ray Bradbury - Posted June 6, 2012
Ray Bradbury died today, but writers around the world are reflecting on this great author's legacy. President, science fiction fan and author Barack Obama ... [GalleyCat]

MTV VMA's Bow Down to President Barack Obama - Posted May 16, 2012
In addition to their new home at Staples Center, the 2012 MTV Video Music Awards will also have a new start time: 8 p.m. The reason? President ... [FishbowlLA]

Did the LA Weekly Get Manny Pacquiao Barred from The Grove? - Posted May 16, 2012
Part-time Los Angeles resident Manny Pacquiao might have to find a new place to spend his free time when he's in town. The Filipino boxer and politician was barred from The Grove and the television show Extra... [FishbowlLA]

Six Covers Newsweek Could Have Chosen For Its 'First Gay President' Issue - Posted May 15, 2012
When it comes to blogging platform Tumblr, Newsweek has always led the pack. The news magazine is at it again -- this time posting six alternative, although... [10,000 Words]

INFOGRAPHIC: According To Facebook Social Interests, Mitt Romney Wins Running Away - Posted May 15, 2012
Will Mitt Romney be swo... [AllFacebook]

Newsweek Calls Obama 'The First Gay President' - Posted May 14, 2012
There's no boob on the cover of the latest Newsweek (though Republican's might disagree), so it's not as attention-grabbing as Time's recent work, but still, ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Newsweek Calls Obama 'The First Gay President' - Posted May 14, 2012
There's no boob on the cover of the latest Newsweek (though Republican's might disagree), so it's not as attention-grabbing as Time's recent work, but still, ... [FishbowlNY]

Facebook IPO Expected Friday | New Jersey City Bans Texting and Walking | Yahoo Interim CEO Oversaw Myspace Acquisition - Posted May 14, 2012
 Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

Bristol Palin Trends On Twitter To The Delight of Wiseasses Everywhere - Posted May 10, 2012
Probably the silliest thing an unwed mom could do is express strong opinions about the sanctity of marriage and sit in judgement of those who do not share this world view. Even sillier? Insisting, when you're a single teen mom, that children raised in traditional "mom and dad" families a... [10,000 Words]

Bristol Palin Trends On Twitter To The Delight of Wiseasses Everywhere - Posted May 10, 2012
Probably the silliest thing an unwed mom could do is express strong opinions about the sanctity of marriage and sit in judgement of those who do not share this world view. Even sillier? Insisting, when you're a single teen mom, that children raised in traditional "mom and dad" families a... [AllTwitter]

Anna Wintour: 'There Were Tears in The Office of Vogue in Support of Gay Marriage' - Posted May 10, 2012
... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Anna Wintour: 'There Were Tears in The Office of Vogue in Support of Gay Marriage' - Posted May 10, 2012
... [FishbowlNY]

Facebook IPO, App Economy May Not Initially Affect Employment Report - Posted May 9, 2012
In slugging it out for voters (already), Mitt Romney and his party are pum... [AllFacebook]

Myspace Settles With FTC | 55,000 Twitter Accounts Breached | Memes as Dissent in China - Posted May 9, 2012
 Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

Obama Announces Summer Jobs, Facebook Apps - Posted May 3, 2012
President Barack Obama is no stranger to social media, so it came as no... [AllFacebook]

A Portrait of Barack Obama as a Literary Young Man - Posted May 2, 2012
Vanity Fair has published a long excerpt from David Maraniss' upcoming biography, Barack Obama: The Story. ... [GalleyCat]

Facebook Announcement | Zimmerman Defense on Social Media | Cyber Attacks Target Social Media - Posted May 1, 2012
 Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

Stephen King to Mitt Romney: 'you couldn't have made it in America without America' - Posted April 30, 2012
In an expletive filled essay at The Daily Beast, novelist Stephen King warned wealthy Americans to pay their "fair share" of taxes before civil unrest deepens in the United State... [GalleyCat]

Did Greta Van Susteren's Husband Have the Best Seat in the House? - Posted April 29, 2012
As you know by now, Greta Van Susteren invited two Kardashians and a Lohan to the White House Correspondents' Dinner last night. Not surprisingly, Kim Kardashian and Lindsay Lohan (and ... [FishbowlLA]

Did Greta Van Susteren's Husband Have the Best Seat in the House? - Posted April 29, 2012
As you know by now, Greta Van Susteren invited two Kardashians and a Lohan to the White House Correspondents' Dinner last night. Not surprisingly, Kim Kardashian and ... [TVNewser]

President Obama Reads The New York Times, Not Playboy - Posted April 26, 2012
In the latest issue of Rolling Stone, President Barack Obama gives a wide-ranging interview, a... [morningmedianewsfeed]

President Obama Reads The New York Times, Not Playboy - Posted April 26, 2012
In the latest issue of Rolling Stone, President Barack Obama gives a wide-ranging interview, a... [FishbowlNY]

Op-Ed: 'Klout Bomb' Defined - Posted April 25, 2012
Do you care about your Klout score? Well, if you're all hung on "your ability to drive action", here's a little ditty from Megan Wintersteen, strategic planner at Blacksburg, VA-based digital shop Modea, who discusses the art of "Klout b... [AgencySpy]

Media Loved Romney and Blasted Obama During Primaries - Posted April 23, 2012
According to a new Pew study, from January 2 to April 15, the media's coverage of Mitt Romney was more than twice as positive than that of President Barack Obama... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Media Loved Romney and Blasted Obama During Primaries - Posted April 23, 2012
According to a new Pew study, from January 2 to April 15, the media's coverage of Mitt Romney was more than twice as positive than that of President Barack Obama... [FishbowlNY]

Twitter Hilarity Surrounds Obama For Dog-eating And Secret Service Sexcapades - Posted April 18, 2012
Two topics are dogging Obama on Twitter today and they're both pretty hilarious . . . from a hilarity-lover's point of view. As we've heard the "Pres" has a solid sense of humor, we're wondering if he and Michelle aren't having a little ... [10,000 Words]

Twitter Hilarity Surrounds Obama For Dog-eating And Secret Service Sexcapades - Posted April 18, 2012
Two topics are dogging Obama on Twitter today and they're both pretty hilarious . . . from a hilarity-lover's point of view. As we've heard the "Pres" has a solid sense of humor, we're wondering if he and Michelle aren't having a little ... [AllTwitter]

Now It's Just Obama Versus Romney on Facebook - Posted April 12, 2012
The battle between President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney began on Facebook this week as the campaign shifted to the general election. ... [AllFacebook]

Many Politicians Don't 'Get' Twitter, But That Doesn't Stop Them From Using It - Posted April 3, 2012
The President holds town hall meetings on Twitter and countless political debates have been held via #hashtag chats as well - but do politicians really 'get' how to use Twitter? The rewards for mastering Twitter are obvious. It allow... [AllTwitter]

Anna Wintour Pulls for Senator Gillibrand - Posted March 22, 2012
Everyone knows that Anna Wintour loves fashion, but few realize that she loves politics, too. Or maybe she just likes drinking fancy cocktails with powerful people. Either way. Wintour has certainly made a habit... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Anna Wintour Pulls for Senator Gillibrand - Posted March 22, 2012
Everyone knows that Anna Wintour loves fashion, but few realize that she loves politics, too. Or maybe she just likes drinking fancy cocktails with powerful people. Either way. Wintour has certainly made a habit... [FishbowlNY]

Ed Rollins Talks Presidential Politics; The 1 Percent Toasts the Good Life - Posted March 14, 2012
We've gotten so used to the celebrity circus that has dominated Michael's lately that we did a double take when we found the dining room populated mostly by suits, well-heeled ladies and dandies who prefer to let their bank accounts (not publicists) do the talking. Aside from the usual boldface names... [FishbowlLA]

As Soledad O'Brien Searches for Breitbart 'Bombshell,' Breitbart Editor Says It's 'Happening on this Program' - Posted March 8, 2012
Before he died a week ago today, conservative author Andrew Breitbart and his team were in the process of vetting videotapes from Pres. Obama's college days. One of those videos is now out and posted on Breitbart.com. This morning on "Starting Point" ... [TVNewser]

Grantland Wants to Know the Greatest Character on The Wire - Posted March 5, 2012
We learned last week on Bill Simmons' podcast that President ... [FishbowlLA]

Shepard Fairey Facing Jail Time in Obama Poster Case - Posted February 25, 2012
Los Angeles artist Shepard Fairey -- best known for his 2008 Barack Obama "Hope" poster -- faces up to six months in prison after pleading ... [GalleyCat]

The Contraception Question - Posted February 22, 2012
At tonight's GOP debate, John King asked a question submitted to CNNPolitics.com: "Since birth control is the latest hot topic, which candidate believes in birth control and if not, why?" The crowd didn't like it. They boo'd. The candidates did... [morningmedianewsfeed]

The Contraception Question - Posted February 22, 2012
At tonight's GOP debate, John King asked a question submitted to CNNPolitics.com: "Since birth control is the latest hot topic, which candidate believes in birth control and if not, why?" The crowd didn't like it. They boo'd. The candidates did... [FishbowlNY]

The Contraception Question - Posted February 22, 2012
At tonight's GOP debate, John King asked a question submitted to CNNPolitics.com: "Since birth control is the latest hot topic, which candidate believes in birth control and if not, why?" The crowd didn't like it. They boo'd. The candidates did... [TVNewser]

Beverly Hills High Student Cracks Obama Press Corps - Posted February 18, 2012
Max Schwartz still wants that one-on-one with Barack Obama. But for now, the Beverly Hills High School student is happy to settle for getting within about 30 feet of the Commander-in-Chief at LAX. ... [FishbowlLA]

Beverly Hills High Student Cracks Obama Press Corps - Posted February 18, 2012
Max Schwartz still wants that one-on-one with Barack Obama. But for now, the Beverly Hills High School student is happy to settle for getting within about 30 feet of the commander-in-chief at LAX. ... [GalleyCat]

David Remnick Cheers for Obama - Posted February 9, 2012
It's no secret that David Remnick, the Editor-in-Chief of The New Yorker, is a big Barack Obama fan, but it's still fun to hear what he has to say about our commander in chief. C... [morningmedianewsfeed]

David Remnick Cheers for Obama - Posted February 9, 2012
It's no secret that David Remnick, the Editor-in-Chief of The New Yorker, is a big Barack Obama fan, but it's still fun to hear what he has to say about our commander in chief. C... [FishbowlNY]

Fact Check Obama's SOTU Speech with The New York Times - Posted January 25, 2012
The State of the Union speech is traditionally a rah-rah moment for the current president; a chance to rally his supporters and give opponents plenty of opportunity to begrudgingly clap. Last night's speech by President Obama didn't disappoint. The Commander-in... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Fact Check Obama's SOTU Speech with The New York Times - Posted January 25, 2012
The State of the Union speech is traditionally a rah-rah moment for the current president; a chance to rally his supporters and give opponents plenty of opportunity to begrudgingly clap. Last night's speech by President Obama didn't disappoint. The Commander-in... [FishbowlNY]

Gingrich Blasts CNN, ABC Over Ex-Wife's Tale: 'I am astounded that CNN would take trash like that and use it to open a presidential debate' - Posted January 19, 2012
At the start of tonight's GOP debate at the North Charleston Coliseum, moderator ... [TVNewser]

What Does SOPA Look Like On Twitter? - Posted January 18, 2012
Phrases and hashtags like "Stop SOPA and PIPA", #SOPA, #IfTheyShutDownTwitter, "Why SOPA is dangerous" and #FactsWithoutWikipedia have been hitting Twitter's trending topics all day today, as websites like Wikipedia and Reddit go dark to protest the US Stop Online Piracy Act. SOPA has been all... [AllTwitter]

What Does SOPA Look Like On Twitter? - Posted January 18, 2012
Phrases and hashtags like "Stop SOPA and PIPA", #SOPA, #IfTheyShutDownTwitter, "Why SOPA is dangerous" and #FactsWithoutWikipedia have been hitting Twitter's trending topics all day today, as websites like Wikipedia and Reddit go dark to protest the US Stop Online Piracy Act. SOPA has been all... [10,000 Words]

Tim Tebow Powers '60 Minutes' to #5 for the Week - Posted January 10, 2012
Sunday's "60 Minutes" was the 5th most-watched primetime program for the week, drawing more than 18 million viewers. The newsmagazine also put up its best ratings in the key demos in over three years: a 5.9 rating in A25-54 and a 4.8 in A18-49, best since November 16, 2008 when ... [TVNewser]

Analyzing the Media's Impact On the Iowa Caucus - Posted January 4, 2012
[caption id="attachment_32144" align="alignleft" width="303" caption="Mitt Romney after his Iowa caucus win last night. Photo: AP"][/caption] With the big GOP's Iowa caucus behind us (results here in case you're just climbing out from under that rock), New Hampshire directly ahead, and lots of... [PRNewser]

Bill asks Bill: 'Is the American Press Going to Favor Barack Obama over the Republican Candidate?' - Posted December 20, 2011
Fox News has released a portion of Bill O'Reilly's interview tonight with former Pres. Bill Clinton. O'Reilly referenced Hillary Clinton's primary run against Barack Obama... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Bill asks Bill: 'Is the American Press Going to Favor Barack Obama over the Republican Candidate?' - Posted December 20, 2011
Fox News has released a portion of Bill O'Reilly's interview tonight with former Pres. Bill Clinton. O'Reilly referenced Hillary Clinton's primary run against Barack Obama... [FishbowlNY]

Bill asks Bill: 'Is the American Press Going to Favor Barack Obama over the Republican Candidate?' - Posted December 20, 2011
Fox News has released a portion of Bill O'Reilly's interview tonight with former Pres. Bill Clinton. O'Reilly referenced Hillary Clinton's primary run against Barack Obama... [TVNewser]

Social Media Survey Says Only Half Would Vote for Obama Today [Infographic] - Posted November 23, 2011
Market researcher Lab42 surveyed 500 social media users on politics and the findings are presented in this infographic. Two-thirds of adult social media users in the U.S. voted for Barack Obama in the 2008. Today, only half would vote for Obama if they knew what they know now. The findings also... [SocialTimes.com]

Newt Gingrich: MSNBC 'Essentially the Obama Re-election Team' - Posted November 17, 2011
In a town hall in Florida this afternoon Newt Gingrich was talking about media coverage during the presidency of Barack Obama, and, more recently, how the media... [TVNewser]

Mark Zuckerberg: Nobel Peace Prize Winner? - Posted October 6, 2011
The 2011 Nobel Peace Prize will be awarded this Friday. And rumor has it that a certain tow-headed Californian whose name rhymes with Bark Tuckerberg is in serious contention to win. From the LA Times: ... [FishbowlLA]

Campus Newspaper Checks In with LA's 'Nirvana Baby' - Posted October 6, 2011
The Occidental Weekly, a publication anchored to Barack Obama's oft-cited LA Alma Mater, has been around since 1893. But it's safe to say that this week's piece on 20-year-old art student, muralist a... [FishbowlLA]

White House Videographer Arun Chaudhary Inks Book Deal - Posted September 13, 2011
White House videographer Arun Chaudhary has landed a book deal with Henry Holt & Company's Times Books division. The book is slated for a summer 2012 release. Chaudhary will tell the story of how he went from teaching at New York University professor to documenting Barack Obama... [GalleyCat]

David Gessner Successfully Targeted Barack Obama in Book Video - Posted August 25, 2011
Author David Gessner recently targeted President Barack Obama in a book video. In the video embedded above, he shared five reasons on why the President should read his book, My Green Manifesto: Down the Charles River in Pursuit of a New Environmentalism. According to ... [GalleyCat]

Free Samples from Barack Obama's Summer Reading List - Posted August 24, 2011
For his vacation on Martha's Vineyard this week, President Barack Obama has packed a long list of books to read. If you want to build a presidential reading list, we've put together Obama's ... [semanticweb.com]

Free Samples from Barack Obama's Summer Reading List - Posted August 24, 2011
For his vacation on Martha's Vineyard this week, President Barack Obama has packed a long list of books to read. If you want to build a presidential reading list, we've put together Obama's ... [GalleyCat]

New Media Index: Twitter Users Focus on Twitter's Role in Debt Ceiling Agreement - Posted August 12, 2011
The Aug. 2 agreement to raise the debt ceiling for the United States was the subject of the most shared links via Twitter and blogs, but the Twitterverse took a different approach, focusing on the role that Twitter itself played in the process, according to the Pew Research Center's Project for... [SocialTimes.com]

Tavis Smiley Snubbed by Obama White House - Posted August 10, 2011
... [FishbowlLA]

NYT Reporter Defends Herself After Confusion Over Retweet Sparks Critical Daily Caller Post - Posted August 1, 2011
Jen Preston of The New York Times writes for a living, but confusion over a retweet led to some unplanned writing for her in the form of a Storify timeline to defend herself against a story posted on ... [SocialTimes.com]

White House: Twitter Played Role in Budget Deal - Posted August 1, 2011
White House communications director Dan Pfeiffer admitted to Brian Stelter of The New York Times that the deluge of tweets directed toward lawmakers, encouraged last Friday by President Barack Obama, were a factor in the agreement between... [SocialTimes.com]

New Media Index: Tweeted Links Surge on U.K. Phone Hacking Scandal - Posted July 29, 2011
The News Corp. News of the World phone hacking scandal marked its ... [SocialTimes.com]

Casey Anthony Top Newsmaker Last Week - Posted July 12, 2011
According to the PEJ, Barack Obama is no match for Casey Anthony. La... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Casey Anthony Top Newsmaker Last Week - Posted July 12, 2011
According to the PEJ, Barack Obama is no match for Casey Anthony. La... [FishbowlNY]

Barack Obama's Parents Considered Adoption, New Book Claims - Posted July 8, 2011
Boston Globe reporter Sally Jacobs has a new book out about Barack Obama's father, claiming that the President was almost given up for adoption. In her book, The Other Barack: The Bold and Reckless Life of President Obama's Father, Jacobs cited a 1961 memo from a US Immigration... [GalleyCat]

HuffPost Launches OffTheBus Citizen Journalism Project - Posted July 7, 2011
It's hard to believe, but the 2012 elections are right around the corner. With that in mind, The Huffington Post announced today it is launching OffTheBus, an open-source, citizen-based re... [10,000 Words]

Politico & Random House To Partner for 2012 Election eBooks - Posted June 27, 2011
Random House has teamed up with Politico to create a series of four instant eBooks about the 2012 presidential election. The series (currently untitled) will only be available in digital format. According to ... [GalleyCat]

President Obama To Tweet, Personally, From @BarackObama During Campaign - Posted June 20, 2011
If you follow @BarackObama, you'll get to hear from the President himself from time to time on the campaign trail and from Washington. Announced on the Barack Obama campaign website Friday, the new ... [AllTwitter]

New Media Index: Twitter Users Focus on Small Businesses Using foursquare - Posted June 10, 2011
The use of location-based mobile app foursquare by small businesses was the topic of the most news links shared via Twitter during the week of May 30-June 3, according to the Pew Research Center's Project for Excellence in Journalism's ... [SocialTimes.com]

The Huffington Post Live-blogs Sarah Palin's Emails - Posted June 10, 2011
We certainly hope you have better/less creepy things to do today than scour through the emails Sarah Palin sent and received while governor of Alaska. FishbowlNY suggests finally figuring out the name of ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

The Huffington Post Live-blogs Sarah Palin's Emails - Posted June 10, 2011
We certainly hope you have better/less creepy things to do today than scour through the emails Sarah Palin sent and received while governor of Alaska. FishbowlNY suggests finally figuring out the name of ... [FishbowlNY]

ABC News Publishes Enhanced eBook on Osama Bin Laden - Posted June 9, 2011
ABC News has published a video enhanced eBook entitled Target: Bin Laden - The Death and Life of Public Enemy Number One. The following writers contributed to this title: chief white house correspondent Jake Tapper, senior foreign affairs correspondent Martha Raddatz, eyewi... [GalleyCat]

Sarah Palin and Donald Trump Dining Together in New York Tonight - Posted May 31, 2011
CNN's Peter Hamby just tweeted that Sarah Palin and Donald Trump are going to be dining together in Manhattan tonight. Possible dinner c... [FishbowlLA]

Sarah Palin and Donald Trump Dining Together in New York Tonight - Posted May 31, 2011
CNN's Peter Hamby just tweeted that Sarah Palin and Donald Trump are going to be dining together in Manhattan tonight. Possible dinner c... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Sarah Palin and Donald Trump Dining Together in New York Tonight - Posted May 31, 2011
CNN's Peter Hamby just tweeted that Sarah Palin and Donald Trump are going to be dining together in Manhattan tonight. Possible dinner c... [FishbowlNY]

PEJ: Bloggers, Facebook, Twitter Favor Israel in 1967 Borders Discussion - Posted May 27, 2011
President Barack Obama's address about the Middle East May 19, in which he suggested that Israel and Palestine revert to their 1967 borders, drew strong reaction on blogs, Twitter, and Facebook, most of it pro-Israel, according to a ... [SocialTimes.com]

Twynergy App from HP Compares Twitter Personas - Posted May 23, 2011
A new app from HP, Twynergy, streamlines the process of finding Twitter users to follow by examining profiles and associating them with topics. Chief technology officer Phil McKinney revealed Twynergy during a speech at ... [SocialTimes.com]

White House Adds New Position to Deal with Unfavorable Online Media - Posted May 23, 2011
The White House has named Jesse Lee to a new position within its communications department titled Director of Progressive Media & Online Response. According to The Huffington Post, Lee will essentially be responsible fo... [morningmedianewsfeed]

White House Adds New Position to Deal with Unfavorable Online Media - Posted May 23, 2011
The White House has named Jesse Lee to a new position within its communications department titled Director of Progressive Media & Online Response. According to The Huffington Post, Lee will essentially be responsible fo... [FishbowlNY]

Obama Mentions Rupert Murdoch in Immigration Speech - Posted May 11, 2011
Yesterday President Obama gave a speech in El Paso, Texas on immigration reform. He made the obligatory "everything is bigger in Texas" joke - which everyone laughed at because he's the President, so he's funny all the time - but then he did something odd: He gave some love to ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Obama Mentions Rupert Murdoch in Immigration Speech - Posted May 11, 2011
Yesterday President Obama gave a speech in El Paso, Texas on immigration reform. He made the obligatory "everything is bigger in Texas" joke - which everyone laughed at because he's the President, so he's funny all the time - but then he did something odd: He gave some love to ... [FishbowlNY]

Bin Laden Killed: A News Coverage Record - Posted May 10, 2011
The Pew Research Center's Project for Excellence in Journalism has been tracking mainstream media coverage with its ... [TVNewser]

Bin Laden Killed: msnbc.com Video Streams Top Michael Jackson Memorial - Posted May 2, 2011
The death of Osama Bin Laden topped the memorial service for Michael Jackson in terms of online video streams served by ... [TVNewser]

A President and His Memes - Posted May 2, 2011
Since President Obama announced the killing of Osama bin Laden, the internet has been dominated by the news -- and the resulting jubilation. A few of our favorite memes:   ... [FishbowlLA]

SNL's Seth Meyers Proclaims Bills Should Be Longer Than 'The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo' - Posted May 2, 2011
Should bills contain more pages than a bestselling novel? According to SNL actor/writer Seth Meyers, the answer is "yes." During the White House Correspondents Dinner, Meyers doled out good humor and roastings to President Barack Obama, ... [GalleyCat]

The Trump 2012 Lesson for Startups: Leverage Your Influence - Posted May 2, 2011
[caption id="attachment_60397" align="alignright" width="225" caption="Credit: freeimagefinder.com"][/caption] The media is asking and being asked by many: how has Donald Trump become a relevant name in the context of the 2012 Unites States Presidential race? The answer is: they have all been trumped (pardon the pun) by a ... [SocialTimes.com]

FOX News Needs A Proofreader, STAT - Posted May 2, 2011
New York Times tech writer Nick Bilton shared this little gem via Twitter: And one more for the typo files, from MSNBC correspondent ... [FishbowlLA]

Cake for all, celebrating 15 years of FOX News Sunday - Posted April 24, 2011
The youngest of the Sunday morning public affairs shows is now 15 years old. And this morning Chris Wallace celebrated FOX News Sunday's anniversary with a quick look back at few of the show's big stories: Tony Snow's 2-hour post-9/11 broadcast, this tense interview ... [TVNewser]

New Media Index: Mashable Infographic Is Most-Tweeted; Bloggers Eye Steve Jobs Biography - Posted April 22, 2011
An infographic from Mashable, The Winners & Losers of Social Networking, was the most-Tweeted news link during the week of April 1... [SocialTimes.com]

Complete Coverage of Barack Obama's Facebook Town Hall - Posted April 20, 2011
The editor of our sister site AllFacebook.com is on the ground floor covering Barack Obama's Facebook Town Hall today. Head over there now to check it out!... [SocialTimes.com]

Has Charlie Sheen Jumped On The Birther Bandwagon? - Posted April 20, 2011
He may just be trolling for more attention, but last night at the D.C. performance of his Violent Torpedo of Truth Tour, Sheen hinted at allegiance with the right wing fringe's latest lunatic cause. From ... [FishbowlLA]

Barack Obama on Dr. Seuss & Jonathan Franzen on David Foster Wallace - Posted April 16, 2011
For your weekend reading pleasure, we've collected the ten most popular publishing stories of the week--ranging from Barack Obama's "best rendition ever of Green Eggs and Ham" (video embedded above) to a Huffington Post lawsuit. ... [GalleyCat]

New Media Index: Google's YouTube Plans Top Twitter - Posted April 15, 2011
Google's announcement that it would spend $100 million to create original programming for its YouTube video site was the subject of 10 percent of news links shared via Twitter, topping th... [SocialTimes.com]

Books About What Happens If the Government Shuts Down - Posted April 8, 2011
Congress and the Barack Obama administration failed to reach a compromise during an important meeting last night, and the possibility of government shutdown looms. Don't rely on the #ifgovernmentshutsdown hashtag for informat... [GalleyCat]

Obama to Participate in Facebook Live Town-Hall Meeting - Posted April 5, 2011
President Barack Obama will participate in an intimate, cozy town-hall meeting, with a small group of more than 500 million potential attendees -- a special ... [SocialTimes.com]

Where do Politicians Fall as Twitter Influencers? - Posted March 29, 2011
There may not be a Lady Gaga or Justin Bieber, or even Kim Kardashian, among them, but politicos aren't totally out of the Twitter-verse. From the latest lists of the top Twitter influencers to the top Twitter feeds, where do politicians fall? As seems only fitting, the leader of the free... [SocialTimes.com]

Network plans for Obama remarks on Libya - Posted March 28, 2011
Here's what the cable networks are planning for coverage of Pres. Obama's address on Libya tonight at 7:30pmET from the National Defense University. Bloomberg's executive editor Al Hunt and Julianna Goldman anchor coverage from Bloomberg TV's Washington bureau. CNN will lead into th... [TVNewser]

Children's Choice Book Awards Finalists Unveiled - Posted March 24, 2011
The 2011 finalists for the Children's Choice Book Awards have been revealed. Kids can vote from March 14th to April 29th, and the winners will be announced live at the C... [GalleyCat]

Hollywood Recasts ESPN Radio Host Colin Cowherd... as a Black Guy - Posted March 17, 2011
OK, this is not usually the way it works in Hollywood. In fact, to the general protestations of various nationalities, Tinseltown has tended to whitewash the racial origins of many a real-life character inspiration so that the role can be played by a C... [FishbowlLA]

New Media Index: Earthquake, Tsunami in Japan Dominate Twitter; Bloggers Ready for 2012 Presidential Campaign - Posted March 17, 2011
The earthquake and tsunami that victimized Japan March 11 accounted for a whopping 66 percent of Tweeted news links for the week of March 7-11, despite occurring on the last day of the period, while the upcoming 2012 presidential campaign domin... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

New Media Index: Earthquake, Tsunami in Japan Dominate Twitter; Bloggers Ready for 2012 Presidential Campaign - Posted March 17, 2011
The earthquake and tsunami that victimized Japan March 11 accounted for a whopping 66 percent of Tweeted news links for the week of March 7-11, despite occurring on the last day of the period, while the upcoming 2012 presidential campaign domin... [UnBeige]

The AP and Shepard Fairey's OBEY Clothing Settle Copyright Suit - Posted March 16, 2011
The Associated Press announced today that they have reached a settlement with Obey Clothing over me... [FishbowlLA]

President Obama Has Kansas Over Ohio State In NCAA Tournament - Posted March 16, 2011
We hinted yesterday that President Obama was leaning ... [SportsNewser]

Twitter Settles with FTC Privacy Complaint Over Hacked Celebrity Accounts - Posted March 14, 2011
Twitter has settled a case with the FTC over concerns that it could not offer the level of security it promised in its original privacy policy. The case stemmed from two separate attacks in 2009, resulting in the hacking of high profile Twitter accounts like Ashton Kutcher and Barack... [AllTwitter]

African American Journalist Rips Image Awards PR Firm - Posted March 14, 2011
In the wake of the NAACP's 42nd annual Image Awards on March 4th, disgruntled LA journalist Eric Chambers (pictured) has shared a long, scathing March ... [FishbowlLA]

David S. Broder Has Died - Posted March 9, 2011
Author and Pulitzer Prize-winning political columnist David S. Broder has passed away. He was 81-years-old. Broder (pictured, ... [GalleyCat]

Charlie Sheen Gets a Comic Book - Posted March 8, 2011
There's not much left to laugh at when it comes to Charlie Sheen. Per tonight's latest "Sheen's Korner" Intern... [GalleyCat]

Charlie Sheen Gets a Comic Book - Posted March 8, 2011
There's not much left to laugh at when it comes to Charlie Sheen. Per tonight's latest "Sheen's Korner" Intern... [FishbowlLA]

Reading Is Fundamental Funding Eliminated - Posted March 4, 2011
Earlier this week Congress approved (and President Barack Obama signed) a bill that will cut funding for the literary organization, Reading Is Fundamental (RIF). ... [semanticweb.com]

New Media Index: On, Wisconsin for Bloggers; Twitter Eats Up Apple - Posted March 3, 2011
Bloggers shared the most news links about the labor unrest in Wisconsin, while Apple was the most-Tweeted news subject, and the most-watched news and politics video on YouTube was two Australian news anchors ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

New Media Index: Bloggers Are Budget-Minded, While Tweeters Scan the List of the U.K.'s Elite Tweeters - Posted February 24, 2011
President Barack Obama's $3.73 trillion budget proposal was the subject of the most news links shared by bloggers, while The Independent's list of the ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Eminem: The Most Popular Living Person on Facebook - Posted February 24, 2011
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Questions for U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron? - Posted February 18, 2011
Following in the footsteps of his United States counterpart, President Barack Obama, United Kingdom Prime Minister David Cameron will answer the best questions... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Nir Rosen to Anderson Cooper: 'There's no defense for what I did' - Posted February 17, 2011
CNN's Anderson Cooper spoke to freelance journalist Nir Rosen last night about Rosen's ... [TVNewser]

In Which We Remember Professional Sports Aren't All That Important - Posted February 15, 2011
Andy Najar has a decision to make. The young soccer phenom ... [SportsNewser]

Why AP Didn't Stream YouTube's Obama Interview - Posted February 7, 2011
The Associated Press director of U.S. broadcast operations Kevin Roach explained why the AP did not stream ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Bill O'Reilly on Obama Sit-down: 'More people will see this interview than any other interview that's ever been done in the history of mankind' - Posted February 4, 2011
[caption id="attachment_51665" align="alignright" width="324" caption="Bill O'Reilly interviews Sen. Barack Obama, Sept. 4, 2008."][/caption] Fox News' Bill O'Reilly called into "Happening Now" this morning and made a very bold prediction: t... [TVNewser]

New Media Index: A Taxing Problem for Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas Tops Bloggers' Shared News Links - Posted February 3, 2011
Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas' failure to report his wife's earnings over a five-year period was the subject of the most news links shared via bloggers, while a ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

MSNBC Digital Network, TODAYshow.com Set Video-Streaming Marks in January - Posted February 2, 2011
NBC News' MSNBC Digital Network and TODAYshow.com reported strong showings in January in terms of video streaming. The MSNBC Digital Network tallied 161.7 million total online video ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

eReaders Star In Popular TV Shows - Posted February 1, 2011
eReaders are officially mainstream. And it's not just Amazon's vague sales numbers that tell us this. The devices are pop... [FishbowlDC]

President Barack Obama Helps Russell Simmons Extend His Takeover of Myspace with a Special Message - Posted January 28, 2011
President Barack Obama has been quite the social-media star since giving a ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

YouTube's Steve Grove on the Hot Seat at CBS News Political Hotsheet - Posted January 27, 2011
YouTube head of news and politics Steve Grove spoke with CBS News chief White House correspondent Chip Reid about President ... [Inside Mobile Apps]

YouTube's Steve Grove on the Hot Seat at CBS News Political Hotsheet - Posted January 27, 2011
YouTube head of news and politics Steve Grove spoke with CBS News chief White House correspondent Chip Reid about President ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

New Media Index: McCain Op-Ed Praising Obama's Arizona Memorial Speech Was Top News Link Shared by Bloggers - Posted January 27, 2011
An op-ed piece in The Washington Post by Sen. ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Keith Olbermann to FOKNewsChannel, Not Fox News Channel; to Live-Tweet State of the Union - Posted January 25, 2011
Fans of Keith Olbermann lamenting the fact that his last installment of Countdown with Keith Olbermann aired on MSNBC just days before President ... [UnBeige]

We Don't Know Who This Barak Obama Guy Is, But CNN Thinks He's Important - Posted January 25, 2011
Above is a screen grab of CNN's programming schedule for Tuesday night. Typos happen, but spelling the president's name incorrectly is pretty bad, and doing so on the day of the State o... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

HuffPost, Sunlight Foundation, CPI, NJ to Team Up on Real-Time Fact-Checking of State of the Union - Posted January 24, 2011
Accuracy is important in analyzing President Barack Obama's State of the Union speech Tuesday night, as well as the Republican response immediately thereafter by Rep. ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Obama to Answer Questions from YouTube Users - Posted January 21, 2011
Just two days after delivering the State of the Union Address, President Barack Obama will deliver answers to select... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

eBook Published for BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill Report - Posted January 20, 2011
Perseus Distribution has published an eBook edition of Deep Water: The Gulf Oil Disaster and the Future of Offshore Drilling--the official report by the seven-member ... [GalleyCat]

State of CNNPolitics.com Preparations for State of the Union - Posted January 19, 2011
CNNPolitics.com is all ears for President Barack Obama's State of the Union address Tuesday,... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

FishbowlNY is Smart | Tom Jackson Isn't | Obama Definitely Is - Posted January 18, 2011
TVNewswer: Piers Morgan's debut gets big ratings. We're not going to say we told you so but ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

FishbowlNY is Smart | Tom Jackson Isn't | Obama Definitely Is - Posted January 18, 2011
TVNewswer: Piers Morgan's debut gets big ratings. We're not going to say we told you so but ... [FishbowlNY]

New Media Index: Bloggers Discuss GOP-Led 112th Congress; Apple Remains Apple of Tweeters' Eyes - Posted January 13, 2011
The Republican-controlled 112th Congress was the subject of the most news links shared by bloggers, while the Twitterverse was enthralled with Apple for the second consecutive week, and the most-watched news and politics video on You... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

O: A Presidential Novel Cover Image Revealed - Posted January 10, 2011
Today Simon & Schuster released more information about O: A Presidential Novel, an anonymously written novel about the Barack Obama White House. Here is ... [GalleyCat]

New Media Index: Bloggers Dwell on the Economy, While Apple Is the Fruit of the Twitterverse - Posted January 6, 2011
The economy was top-of-mind for bloggers during the final week of 2010, while Apple was the apple of the Twitterverse, and the most-watched news and politics video on YouTube was footage of a man who ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Bill O'Reilly to Interview President Barack Obama on the Fox Broadcast Network Super Bowl Sunday - Posted January 6, 2011
Fox News Channel's Bill O'Reilly will interview President Barack Obama on the Fox broadcast network Super Bowl Sunday, an FNC spokesperson confirms to TV... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Bill O'Reilly to Interview President Barack Obama on the Fox Broadcast Network Super Bowl Sunday - Posted January 6, 2011
Fox News Channel's Bill O'Reilly will interview President Barack Obama on the Fox broadcast network Super Bowl Sunday, an FNC spokesperson confirms to TV... [FishbowlNY]

Tucker Carlson Explains Michael Vick Comments as 'What happens when you get too emotional' - Posted January 4, 2011
In Sean Hannity's introduction of Tucker Carlson on Fox News Channel last night, Hannity said "by the way, we're going to get into ... [TVNewser]

Tucker Carlson: Michael Vick 'should have been executed' for Dog Fighting - Posted December 29, 2010
Fox News Channel contributor Tucker Carlson is done talking about Michael Vick -- for now. TVNewser reached out to Carlson's site "The Daily Caller" to see... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Tucker Carlson: Michael Vick 'should have been executed' for Dog Fighting - Posted December 29, 2010
Fox News Channel contributor Tucker Carlson is done talking about Michael Vick -- for now. TVNewser reached out to Carlson's site "The Daily Caller" to see... [FishbowlNY]

New Media Index: WikiLeaks Maintains Hold on Bloggers; Mashable Lists Tweeted - Posted December 29, 2010
The WikiLeaks controversy continued to dominate news links shared by bloggers during the week of Dec. 20-24, while a ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Twitter Spelling Report Card: Grading Obama, Palin and Kanye - Posted December 20, 2010
What grade do you think Barack Obama would get for his Twitter spelling? How about Sarah Palin? You'd probably guess pretty close to those two, but how about the other seven celebrities on this Twitter spelling report card? While we know that 140-characters can sometimes restri... [10,000 Words]

Barack Obama & Sarah Palin Star in Archie Comics - Posted December 20, 2010
Issue #616 and #617 of Archie Comics will feature two very special guests: President Barack Obama and former governor Sarah Palin. When Archie Andrews and Reggie Mantle are opponents... [GalleyCat]

New Media Index: Bloggers Slice Into Tax-Cut Accord; WikiLeaks Dominates Twitter - Posted December 16, 2010
Bloggers shared the most news links about the deal between President Barack Obama and Republicans in Congress on tax cuts, while the ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg an Upset Winner of TIME 2010 Person of the Year - Posted December 15, 2010
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has more important things to worry about, lik... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

TIME Readers Choose WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange as Person of the Year; Will Editors Follow Suit? - Posted December 14, 2010
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange appears to be one s... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Big Think Thinking Profitability, Education, Research - Posted December 13, 2010
Video site Big Think launched in early 2008 and now serves about 5 million video views per month and, according to co-founder and CEO Victoria Brown, has reached profitability. The site began with seed capital from investors including Lawrence Summers (cu... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Bill Clinton Takes Over Briefing Room. Pres. Obama: 'I'm going to take off...You're in good hands' - Posted December 10, 2010
Pres. Barack Obama met at the White House today with former President Bill Clinton -- the first time since the midterm elections -- on how to respond to the big Democratic losses and Obama's deal with the GOP to extend the Bush era tax cuts. The White House press corps was... [TVNewser]

Bernie Sanders Continues Congressional Filibuster with Arianna Huffington Book - Posted December 10, 2010
U.S. Senator and author Bernie Sanders (Vermont, I) mounted a classic filibuster at 10:30... [GalleyCat]

Mika Brzezinski Lands Book Deal for Her Second Book - Posted December 10, 2010
Author and MSNBC's Morning Joe co-host Mika Brzezinski has inked a deal for Knowing Your Value with Weinstein Books (in partnership with... [GalleyCat]

WikiLeaks' Julian Assange Still in First Place in TIME Person of the Year Voting - Posted December 8, 2010
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange may be cooling his heels in a London jail, bu... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Unemployment Benefits And Tax Cut Extension Deal - Posted December 7, 2010
A compromise deal between President Barack Obama and Republican leaders put forth late last night seems to trade unemployment benefits for tax cuts: the deal extends Bush-era tax cuts for two more years and federal unemployment benefits for 13 months. The whole package could cost between $600 and $800 billion if signed... [MediaJobsDaily]

New Media Index: Bloggers Tell TSA Not to Touch Their Junk; Twitter Mostly Mashable - Posted December 2, 2010
The new security measures implemented by the ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

FNC Hires Fired WJLA Reporter - Posted December 1, 2010
Fox News Channel hired Doug McKelway to their DC Bureau as a general assignment reporter. He comes to FNC from ABC DC affiliate WJLA, wher... [TVNewser]

Kids Write Letters to Michelle Obama - Posted November 30, 2010
826 National hosted a series of writing workshops where the students composed letters to First Lady Michelle Obama. The results have been compiled in I Live Real Close to Where You Used to Live: Kids' Lette... [GalleyCat]

Former President Jimmy Carter Talks WikiLeaks on CBSNews.com's Washington Unplugged - Posted November 30, 2010
Former President Jimmy Carter will be the first U.S. president to appear on a broadcast-network politics Webcast when his exclusive interview with CBS News senior White House correspondent Bill Plante runs on Tuesday's installment of ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

New Media Index: Federal Salary Raises Dominate Blogosphere; Google Raises/Bonuses Rule Twitterverse - Posted November 18, 2010
Bloggers shared the most news links to an item in USA Today saying that federal workers' salaries have risen tenf... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

New York Times' Thomas S. Friedman on CNN's Anderson Cooper: 'Too Good to Check' - Posted November 17, 2010
The New York Times columnist ... [TVNewser]

Barack Obama Publishes Picture Book - Posted November 16, 2010
President Barack Obama's picture book, Of Thee I Sing, arrived in bookstores and eBook format today. Random House has also released ... [GalleyCat]

SNL's 'Obama': 'Let me be clear. Glenn Beck has no idea what he's talking about.' - Posted November 14, 2010
At the beginning of last night's "Saturday Night Live," Chinese president Hu Jintao, (Bill Hader) accused President Barack Obama (Fred Armisen) of spending $200 million a day on his trip through Asia. "Jintao" told "Obama" that he heard it from Glenn Beck, prompting "Obama" to say: "Again, let me be clear.... [TVNewser]

Maya Angelou Donates Personal Papers to the New York Public Library - Posted November 8, 2010
... [GalleyCat]

The White House to Answer Employment Questions via Monster.com Facebook Page - Posted November 8, 2010
The White House teamed up with Monster.com on an initiative that, unfortunately, will not offer new jobs to the unemployed, but that will have the most popular questions submitted via the employment site's Facebook... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Seacrest Hosts 'American Presidential Idol' - Posted November 2, 2010
Perhaps by 2018, the American Presidential voting process will be decided by nationwide AT&T telephone voting, after each of the two candidates has put forth their best final performance in front of a panel of left-right-center judges... [FishbowlLA]

Qlipso Creates Live Channels for FilmBuff, The Genesis Files - Posted November 1, 2010
Qlipso, which acquired the assets of Internet-television outfit... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Twitter and Television: Robin Sloan Speaks with NewTeeVee - Posted October 28, 2010
Robin Sloan of the media-partnerships team at Twitter spoke with ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

New Media Index: Bloggers Sip from Tea Party Cup; Twitter Sends iPhone, HD Video Camera Into Space - Posted October 28, 2010
Bloggers attended a Tea Party during the week of Oct. 18-22, while Tweeters took to the sky with an iPhone and HD video camera, and the most-watched news and politics video on YouTube featured unidentified flying objects over midtown Manhattan, according to t... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Why Anne Rice Quit Christianity - Posted October 26, 2010
Horror novelist Anne Rice made a summer news splash with her Facebook announcement: "I quit." She left Catholicism, a religion she re-entered during her middle age years. Her resignation drew more than 2,000 comment... [GalleyCat]

Clint Eastwood Visits Katie Couric for @KatieCouric Web Show - Posted October 21, 2010
Katie Couric feels lucky, punk: She welcomed actor and director Clint Eastwood to her @KatieCouric Internet show, where he discussed the politics of President ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

New Media Index: Bloggers Share Bad News (Economy, Mortgage Crisis); Tweeters Share Good News (Rescue of Chilean Miners) - Posted October 21, 2010
Economic issues, particularly the housing market, topped the list of the most-shared news links by bloggers, while the rescue of the formerly trapped miners from the northern Atacama desert in Chile accounted for the most Tweeted news links, an... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

More Chilean Miner Stats for News Sites, Social Media, Search Engines - Posted October 19, 2010
The rescue of the formerly trapped miners from the northern Atacama desert in Chile generated strong numbers for ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Perfect Market: Hard News Still Tops Celebrity Scandals - Posted October 18, 2010
The results of a new analysis of news stories that combined traffic and ad revenue this past summer by Perfect Market bucked the conventional wisdom that celebrity scandal... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

msnbc.com: Coverage of Chilean Miners No. 2 in Video Streams Behind Obama Inauguration - Posted October 15, 2010
msnbc.com unearthed its results from the rescue of the formerly trapped miners from the northern Atacama desert in Chile, saying that it served more than 10 million related video streams T... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Nobel Prize Winning Authors Who Didn't Win for Lit - Posted October 15, 2010
This year's Nobel Prize in Literature went to Mario Vargas Llosa who beat the odds and captured the tax-free $2 million award. The ... [GalleyCat]

Same-Sex Parents Featured in Picture Book Series - Posted October 15, 2010
... [GalleyCat]

Laiea Smith Named Managing Editor at ABCNews.com - Posted October 15, 2010
ABCNews.com will have a new managing editor after the midterm elections Nov. 2: Laiea Smith, who has been with ABC News for more than 10 years, most recently as a senior producer for ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Univision Interactive Media Sets Record with Coverage of Chilean Miners - Posted October 14, 2010
Univision Interactive Media compiled statistics for coverage of the rescue of the formerly trapped miners from the northern Atac... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Obama Increases Outreach to African Americans - Posted October 11, 2010
[caption id="attachment_6238" align="alignleft" width="256" caption="Photo: Getty Images"][/caption] With the midterm elections just weeks away, President Barack Obama has stepped up his outreach to African-American voters ... [PRNewser]

Former John McCain Campaign Adviser Releases Political Novel - Posted October 11, 2010
... [GalleyCat]

New Media Index: Bloggers Find Religion, Tweeters Find Dead Mouse in Their Bread - Posted October 7, 2010
Bloggers lost their religion over a Los Angeles Times story about ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Tea Party Coloring Book Publisher Fields Death Threats - Posted October 1, 2010
According to Fox News, the publisher behind ... [GalleyCat]

New Media Index: Bloggers Curl Up with Bob Woodward's Obama's Wars; Tweeters Tweet About Twitter Security Breach - Posted September 30, 2010
Obama's Wars, Bob Woodward's new book about internal debate over the war in Afghanistan within the administration of President ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

New Media Index: Users of Social Network Twitter Focus on Social Networks, Twitter - Posted September 23, 2010
Four of the five most-shared news links via Twitter were very close to home, involving social media and Twitter itself, while the war in Afghanistan and the death of actor ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

New Media Index: Bloggers Focus on Iraq War - Posted September 16, 2010
The war in Iraq was the subject of the most news links shared by bloggers during the week of Sept. 6-10, while a report on Mashabl... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Koran Burning Condemned by International PEN President - Posted September 9, 2010
International PEN president John Ralston Saul condemned "International Burn A Koran Day," reminding readers that the "burning of books is a profoundly contemptuous display of hatred." The incendiary event is scheduled for September 11, 2010 at the Dove World Outreach Center in Gainesv... [GalleyCat]

Pakistani Truck Artist Paints Granta Cover - Posted September 7, 2010
Today Granta unveiled that gorgeous cover for Granta 112, painted by truck and bus artist Islam Gull from a Bhutta village in Karachi. Released this fall, the new Pakistan-themed issue will feature work by ... [GalleyCat]

An Incognito Laurie Dhue & The Summer Swells - Posted July 28, 2010
— DIANE CLEHANE Even presidential gridlock couldn't keep the diehards away from Michael's today. While President Obama dished with the gals on The View across town, the usual mix of media mavens, moguls and socialites pecked at... [morningmedianewsfeed]

An Incognito Laurie Dhue & The Summer Swells - Posted July 28, 2010
— DIANE CLEHANE Even presidential gridlock couldn't keep the diehards away from Michael's today. While President Obama dished with the gals on The View across town, the usual mix of media mavens, moguls and socialites pecked at... [FishbowlNY]

Richard Wolffe to Publish Barack Obama Book - Posted July 28, 2010
MSNBC political analyst and journalist Richard Wolffe has sold an untitled book about the Barack Obama presidency to Random House's Crown Publishing Group. Publication is set for November 16, 2010--immediately after what promis... [GalleyCat]

White House PR Official on Why Some Banks Weren't Invited to Financial Regulation Bill Signing - Posted July 22, 2010
Barack Obama signed a massive financial reform bill yesterday. However, the CEOs of two Wall Street behemoth's -- Goldman Sachs and JPMorgan -- were not there. Why? Jen Psaki, deputy communications director at the White House ... [PRNewser]

Paul McCartney's Pro-Library and Anti-Bush Comments Cut by PBS - Posted July 15, 2010
According to ... [GalleyCat]

Piers Morgan Circa 2008: 'There's a Gap' on American TV for 'Edgy,' 'One-on-One' Interviews - Posted July 14, 2010
"America's Got Talent" judge Piers Morgan has been pursuing his primetime talk show since at least 2008. While the news that Morgan is poised to take over CNN's 9 p.m. ... [TVNewser]

Michael Hastings Sells Book about Afghanistan - Posted July 6, 2010
Last month journalist Michael Hastings made headlines for his Rolling Stone article "The Runaway General," a book that ultimately caused President ... [GalleyCat]

Jeffrey Toobin to Write Book about the Supreme Court & Barack Obama - Posted June 29, 2010
The Colbert ReportMon - Thurs 11:30pm / 10:30c<td style='padding:2px 1px 0px 5px;' colspan=�... [GalleyCat]

Russia buiding its own 'Silicon Valley' - Posted June 23, 2010
Russian president Dmitry Medvedev flew to California this week to drum up support for his country's attempt to build an entrepreneurial enclave just outside Moscow. He met with California governor ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Univision Asks The President a Question, Chip Reid Complains - Posted May 20, 2010
Earlier this week, CBS News' Chip Reid took issue with the fact that President ... [TVNewser]

A Semantic-based Essay as the Result for a Web Search - Posted May 10, 2010
Introduction This article discusses ways of semantic processing in a search engine. Major search engines have one main type of result – a list of links to matching Web sources. There are many enhancements on top of it, but the core premise remains the same: a search result consists of a set... [semanticweb.com]

POTUS Comes to LA, Gets Yelled at By Gays - Posted April 20, 2010
President ... [FishbowlLA]

Library of Congress Will Store Twitter Archive - Posted April 14, 2010
Today the Library of Congress announced that they will be acquiring every single public tweet ever written in a new archive. Among the historic tweets highlighted by the library blog were: President ... [GalleyCat]

Former ABC News Correspondent Linda Douglass Leaves White House - Posted April 8, 2010
Linda Douglass, a former ABC News correspondent who joined Barack Obama's campaign for president and was later named to his health care team, is leaving the White House. WaPo's How... [TVNewser]

What Is It Like to be Interviewed by David Remnick? - Posted April 5, 2010
Today the NY Times profiled multitasking New Yorker editor David Remnick--looking at his Barack Obama biography,... [GalleyCat]

Philip Roth and John Grisham Interviews Fabricated by Italian Journalist - Posted March 29, 2010
An Italian journalist appears to have fabricated an interview with famed novelist Philip Roth, creating imaginary quotes bashing President Barack Obama's presidential performance. This week's ... [GalleyCat]

Barack Obama Bookstore; Tim O'Brien Writing Tips; Gossip Girl Producer Book Deal: Weekend Reading - Posted March 26, 2010
As you enjoy the weekend, check out the video embed... [GalleyCat]

Penguin Press Reportedly Paid $5 Million for "Game Change" Sequel - Posted March 26, 2010
TIME magazine's Mark Halperin (pictured, via) and New York's John Heilemann's b... [GalleyCat]

President Barack Obama Celebrates Bookstore in Healthcare Speech - Posted March 25, 2010
Today President Barack Obama spoke at a health care rally in Iowa City, Iowa-- mixing some bookseller love with his political message. Over the course of his speech, the President singled out Prairie Lights Bookstore (pictured)--... [GalleyCat]

WaPo and PublicAffairs to Rush Book about President Obama's Health Insurance Reform Bill - Posted March 23, 2010
As President Barack Obama signs the health insurance reform legislation he championed today, PublicAffairs will team up with The Washington Post to rush a book that will help rea... [GalleyCat]

Facebook Co-Founder Chris Hughes Launches Philanthropic Venture - Posted March 18, 2010
Chris Hughes, co-founder of Facebook and one of the main drivers behind the Barack Obama presidential campaign's online organizing, today announced plans f... [PRNewser]

Barack Obama Fan Mail, Apple iPad Video, and Lindsay Lohan Memoir: Weekend Reading - Posted March 6, 2010
... [GalleyCat]

Anti-Gay SoCal State Senator Popped for DUI Leaving Gay Club - Posted March 4, 2010
Just like closet smoker President Barack Obama is harsher to smokers and tobacco companies than any of his non-smoking counterparts (turning tobacco over to the FDA), closeted gays vote again... [FishbowlLA]

Barack Obama Sends Fan Mail to Yann Martel - Posted March 1, 2010
Today novelist Yann Martel posted a piece of fan mail he received from President Barack Obama. The president ... [GalleyCat]

Do You Have What It Takes To Be President Obama's Twitterer? - Posted February 12, 2010
PRNewser readers: do you want perhaps the most high profile social media job in all of the land? Then apply to be "Social Networks Manager" -- aka "Barak Obama's Twitterer" -- at the Democratic National Committee. ... [PRNewser]

As Health Care Summit Nears, One Doctor Writes from the Front Lines - Posted February 8, 2010
Yesterday President Barack Obama made headlines by calling for a televised, bi-partisan meeting about the future of health care in this country. As the debate nears, we interviewed an author who works on the front lines... [GalleyCat]

January '10 Ratings: CNN Down Year-over-Year - Posted February 2, 2010
Much of January was dominated by news from the earthquake in Haiti and its aftermath, a story CNN covered heavily in primetime. While CNN regained its footing in prime against MSNBC, the network could not compete with Fox News. Total day (Mon-Sun): 576k total viewers / 177k A25-54 Prime (Mon-Sun): 842k total viewers... [TVNewser]

Obama Beats iPad (On Twitter) - Posted January 28, 2010
As PRNewser readers surely know, two major news events occurred yesterday: the launch event for Apple's iPad tablet computer and President Barack Obama's State of the Union address. On at least one medium -- Twitter -- Obama had more hype than the iPad. The State of the Union peaked at 9,000 tweets... [PRNewser]

SOTU Recap: Jobs - Posted January 28, 2010
In case you were trapped in a TV-less cave where not even cell or wifi signals could reach (or maybe you're just way less dorky than yours truly), you may have missed President Barack Obama's proposals for job growth in last night's State of the Union address. In short: Obama's proposing three things: Use... [MediaJobsDaily]

Apple Launches iPad To Deafening Hype - Posted January 27, 2010
Apple officially launched its long awaited tablet device today, the iPad. As with most Apple product launches in recent memory, the media coverage and hype has reached a deafening level. The notoriously secretive Apple PR department managed the launch with no major lea... [PRNewser]

Literary Publicity Firm Precedent Media Unlimited to Close - Posted January 26, 2010
Online literary publicist Jason Gordon has decided to close the publicity firm he founded, Precedent Media Unlimited. "For over three years, I have worked hard to make sure that Precedent Media delivered the most thorough and progressive online campaigns. It has been an honor to work with so many... [GalleyCat]

Riverside County Pulls Dictionaries Off School Shelves For 'Oral Sex' - Posted January 26, 2010
When we first saw the headline we thought,"They need to get new hobbies in Texas." But alas, it's Riverside County, which is like Texas only backwards and Sierra Nevada adjacent. But no, it's Riverside County. The last national story about the area east of LA, was when a Republican women's ... [FishbowlLA]

Game Change Authors Talk Reporting, Reaction To Their Book - Posted January 21, 2010
John Heilemann, Joe Scarborough and Mark Halperin last night (Photo by Joseph Moran) Last night, we went to the Time & Life Building to see best selling authors Mark Halperin of Time magazine and ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Game Change Authors Talk Reporting, Reaction To Their Book - Posted January 21, 2010
John Heilemann, Joe Scarborough and Mark Halperin last night (Photo by Joseph Moran) Last night, we went to the Time & Life Building to see best selling authors Mark Halperin of Time magazine and ... [FishbowlNY]

Novelist Junot Diaz Criticizes Obama's Post-Inauguration Storytelling - Posted January 20, 2010
As Republican Scott Brown beat Democrat Martha Coakley in a Massachusetts race for a U.S. Senate seat this week, many are looking to Barack... [GalleyCat]

A Year of 'News' at FNC - Posted January 20, 2010
Today is the anniversary of the day President ... [FishbowlLA]

Bob Woodward on All the New President's Men - Posted January 20, 2010
Over at Politico, journalist Michael Calderone examined three forthcoming books about President Barack Obama. Along the way, he filed a progress report about ... [GalleyCat]

One Year Later: The President and the TV Press - Posted January 20, 2010
"There's a difference between governing," says media critic Jane Hall, "and getting elected." One year ago today, Pres. Barack Obama began to govern — and the nets and cablers started covering his administra... [TVNewser]

GOP and Dems Ready To Spin MA Election Results - Posted January 19, 2010
No matter how tonight's Massachusetts Senate election turns out, it already is much harder to spin from the Democratic perspective, as simply the reality of a close race in a state Barack Obama won by 26 points a year ago is a cause for alarm. Republican candidate ... [PRNewser]

Remembering Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. - Posted January 18, 2010
Individuals, corporations and the media are all honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. today. Here are some of the initiatives and events taking place: Federal agency The Corporation for National and Community Service ... [PRNewser]

Brian Williams to Speak at Notre Dame Commencement - Posted January 17, 2010
Brian Williams will be the main commencement speaker at the Univerity of Notre Dame on May 15. He'll also receive an honorary degree. "Mr. Williams is one of this country's most respected and trusted journalists, and we are absolutely delighted that he has accepted our invitation," said... [TVNewser]

Covering Haiti - Posted January 15, 2010
It would be impossible to touch upon the many ways in which different media outlets are covering the tragedy unfolding in Haiti after this week's earthquake. But while some outlets, like The New York Post, are ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Covering Haiti - Posted January 15, 2010
It would be impossible to touch upon the many ways in which different media outlets are covering the tragedy unfolding in Haiti after this week's earthquake. But while some outlets, like The New York Post, are ... [FishbowlNY]

President Barack Obama to Write about Haiti - Posted January 15, 2010
Politico reported today that President Barack Obama will write a cover story for Newsweek about the e... [GalleyCat]

Video: Time's Stengel Interviews Halperin, Heilemann - Posted January 13, 2010
... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Video: Time's Stengel Interviews Halperin, Heilemann - Posted January 13, 2010
... [FishbowlNY]

Liberal Criticism of PBS Too Quick To The Draw - Posted January 6, 2010
"Tavis Smiley Ends Racism" reads a Gawker post today about the PBS host, but they're not talking about The Covenant with Black America edit... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Liberal Criticism of PBS Too Quick To The Draw - Posted January 6, 2010
"Tavis Smiley Ends Racism" reads a Gawker post today about the PBS host, but they're not talking about The Covenant with Black America edit... [FishbowlNY]

Crowdsourcing In 2010: Will We Keep Supplying The Media Free Content? - Posted December 30, 2009
MediaPost's Maryanne Conlin wrote a post today about crowdsourcing, a technique employed by corporations that costs them less than it would to hire outside consultants... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Crowdsourcing In 2010: Will We Keep Supplying The Media Free Content? - Posted December 30, 2009
MediaPost's Maryanne Conlin wrote a post today about crowdsourcing, a technique employed by corporations that costs them less than it would to hire outside consultants... [FishbowlNY]

Top Publishing Stories of the Year: January 2009 - Posted December 30, 2009
January 2009 dawned with a flurry of layoffs and closures around the industry, but a few happy stories broke that cold month as well. An accidental book trailer for an out-of-print book scored 30 million views on YouTube. The iPhone digi... [GalleyCat]

Health-Care Bill Passes; Let The Statements Begin - Posted December 24, 2009
The Senate passed a $871 billion health care reform bill this morning, voting completely along party likes in a 60-39 tally. Now, lets go to the spin room, in the form of dueling statements: "We are now finally poised to deliver on the promise o... [PRNewser]

FishbowlNY's 2009 Lists: The Events That The Media Loved This Year - Posted December 22, 2009
Last week, we asked FishbowlNY readers: What party or event did the media overrun in 2009? And we got our reply: an overwhelming 88 percent of you said that the Presidential Inauguration was the biggest media blow-out of the yea... [morningmedianewsfeed]

FishbowlNY's 2009 Lists: The Events That The Media Loved This Year - Posted December 22, 2009
Last week, we asked FishbowlNY readers: What party or event did the media overrun in 2009? And we got our reply: an overwhelming 88 percent of you said that the Presidential Inauguration was the biggest media blow-out of the yea... [FishbowlNY]

Welcome To FishbowlNY's Best Of Lists Of 2009 - Posted December 21, 2009
As the year comes to a close, we couldn't resist taking a look back at all the great things that the media industry covered and produced, all the people who rose to prominence, maintained their perch atop the heap or had dramatic falls, and all the events that were covered faithfully... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Welcome To FishbowlNY's Best Of Lists Of 2009 - Posted December 21, 2009
As the year comes to a close, we couldn't resist taking a look back at all the great things that the media industry covered and produced, all the people who rose to prominence, maintained their perch atop the heap or had dramatic falls, and all the events that were covered faithfully... [FishbowlNY]

Gearing Up For Time's Person Of The Year Announcement - Posted December 14, 2009
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Gearing Up For Time's Person Of The Year Announcement - Posted December 14, 2009
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Tiger Woods Scandal Provides Journalistic Conflict of Interest - Posted December 10, 2009
Mark Soltau is a contributing editor to Golf Digest, but that isn't enough to pay the bills these days. In addition, he also serves as the editor of ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Tiger Woods Scandal Provides Journalistic Conflict of Interest - Posted December 10, 2009
Mark Soltau is a contributing editor to Golf Digest, but that isn't enough to pay the bills these days. In addition, he also serves as the editor of ... [FishbowlNY]

American Author Barack Obama Accepts Nobel Peace Prize - Posted December 10, 2009
In a controversial speech about his wartime presidency, American President and author Barack Obama accepted the Nobel Peace Prize this morning. While Americans... [GalleyCat]

Is The New York Times' Gift Guide Practicing Discrimination? - Posted December 9, 2009
New York Times-watcher blog NYTpick.com raised an interesting point about the section of th... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Is The New York Times' Gift Guide Practicing Discrimination? - Posted December 9, 2009
New York Times-watcher blog NYTpick.com raised an interesting point about the section of th... [FishbowlNY]

"GMA" Names New Newsreader|Living Stories|Hachette Works With MSN On New Lifestyle Site|Good Housekeeping Digs Up Archives|Huffington Criticizes Times Reporter - Posted December 8, 2009
TVNewser: ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

"GMA" Names New Newsreader|Living Stories|Hachette Works With MSN On New Lifestyle Site|Good Housekeeping Digs Up Archives|Huffington Criticizes Times Reporter - Posted December 8, 2009
TVNewser: ... [FishbowlNY]

Richard Wolffe Leaving Public Strategies To Write Obama Book - Posted December 4, 2009
That was quick. After joining PR/lobbying firm Public Strategies in April, longtime Newsweek White House correspondent and MSNBC analyst Richard Wolffe is ... [PRNewser]

New York Post Hit With Second Discrimination Suit - Posted December 1, 2009
New York Post senior reporter Austin Fenner was fired from the paper on November 9, the same day that a former colleague, Sandra Guzman, filed a... [morningmedianewsfeed]

New York Post Hit With Second Discrimination Suit - Posted December 1, 2009
New York Post senior reporter Austin Fenner was fired from the paper on November 9, the same day that a former colleague, Sandra Guzman, filed a... [FishbowlNY]

Tis The Season...For Person Of The Year Polls - Posted December 1, 2009
Since it's now December (eek) the year that was 2009 is coming to a close. And you know what that means: for the next few weeks, end of the year lists and "best of" retrospectives will be filling up all of the magazines and Web sites that we love to read. In... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Tis The Season...For Person Of The Year Polls - Posted December 1, 2009
Since it's now December (eek) the year that was 2009 is coming to a close. And you know what that means: for the next few weeks, end of the year lists and "best of" retrospectives will be filling up all of the magazines and Web sites that we love to read. In... [FishbowlNY]

Chances Are Your Facebook Fan Page Has Fewer Than 10,000 Fans - Posted November 30, 2009
Ever since Facebook upgraded its fan pages so that brands, celebrities and organizations became equivalent to human beings in the social network -- i.e. content from fan pages is displayed in one's feed, just like with friends -- we've received a barrage of requests to fan just about anything you can... [PRNewser]

Vogue Hires Obama's Web Consultants - Posted November 23, 2009
"Can we take a strategy to build a political candidate and apply it to a magazine like Vogue?" posited Tom Florio, publishing director for the fashion title and other ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Vogue Hires Obama's Web Consultants - Posted November 23, 2009
"Can we take a strategy to build a political candidate and apply it to a magazine like Vogue?" posited Tom Florio, publishing director for the fashion title and other ... [FishbowlNY]

GOP Continues Social Media Push - Posted November 20, 2009
How much of a role did social media play in powering Barack Obama to the presidency? The topic is still being debated. Regardless, Republicans have ... [PRNewser]

NY Times Reporter Lands Seven Figure Deal for Barack Obama Book - Posted November 18, 2009
NY Times Washington correspondent Jodi Kantor has sold a book about President Barack Obama in a seven figure deal, according to the ... [GalleyCat]

PR CEOs Debate Business of PR at Economist Panel - Posted November 13, 2009
How much of an agency's revenue should come from digital? Did social media win Barack Obama the presidency? How will the financial industry remake itself in the midst of massive scandal and meltdown? These were just some of the questions debated last night at "The Business of PR" panel discussion hosted... [PRNewser]

Sharing Books with Soldiers on Veterans Day - Posted November 11, 2009
As President Barack Obama delivers his Veterans Day address, GalleyCat would like to remember the soldiers currently serving abroad--reminding authors and publishers they can support our troops through a special literar... [GalleyCat]

Fired Post Editor Comes Forwards With Allegations - Posted November 10, 2009
Rupert Murdoch just can't catch a break these days: He's waging war against Google... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Fired Post Editor Comes Forwards With Allegations - Posted November 10, 2009
Rupert Murdoch just can't catch a break these days: He's waging war against Google... [FishbowlNY]

Conde Nast Gets Crisis Management Help - Posted November 6, 2009
It's no surprise that Conde Nast has been getting a lot of bad press recently in the wake of heavy staff cuts and ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Conde Nast Gets Crisis Management Help - Posted November 6, 2009
It's no surprise that Conde Nast has been getting a lot of bad press recently in the wake of heavy staff cuts and ... [FishbowlNY]

Conde Nast Gets PR Help - Posted November 6, 2009
It's been a rough fall for Conde Nast. The media powerhouse shuttered several titles, laid off hundreds of employees and reported sharp decline in ad revenue. ... [PRNewser]

Spinning Election Night Results - Posted November 4, 2009
Communications teams are still spinning results from last night's elections, in which Republicans won governor's races in New Jersey and Virgina. Republican Michael Bloomberg ... [PRNewser]

Ronnie Cho Bares (Almost) All at HBO Screening of "By the People" - Posted November 4, 2009
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Bloggers and The Shield Law: Should You Be Worried? - Posted November 3, 2009
There has been a great outcry in the media over Barack Obama's reversal/hedging on the federal shield law, the legislation that protects journalists from revealing their anonymous sources. While this has typically been dealt with on a state-by-state basis, currently Congress is d... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Bloggers and The Shield Law: Should You Be Worried? - Posted November 3, 2009
There has been a great outcry in the media over Barack Obama's reversal/hedging on the federal shield law, the legislation that protects journalists from revealing their anonymous sources. While this has typically been dealt with on a state-by-state basis, currently Congress is d... [FishbowlNY]

Bastiat Prize for Journalism Awarded to John Hasnas - Posted October 29, 2009
Last month we posted some of the finalists for the Bastiat Prize for Journalism, awarded by London think tank The International Policy Network. This year was notable in that, for the first time, the award included a category for online jo... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Bastiat Prize for Journalism Awarded to John Hasnas - Posted October 29, 2009
Last month we posted some of the finalists for the Bastiat Prize for Journalism, awarded by London think tank The International Policy Network. This year was notable in that, for the first time, the award included a category for online jo... [FishbowlNY]

Philly Publisher Still Bankrupt | iPhone app Could Put Your Art in Times Square | Fox and White House Play Nice | NYU Students Still Pissed Off - Posted October 28, 2009
Visit msnbc.com for Breaking News, World News, and News about the Econ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Philly Publisher Still Bankrupt | iPhone app Could Put Your Art in Times Square | Fox and White House Play Nice | NYU Students Still Pissed Off - Posted October 28, 2009
Visit msnbc.com for Breaking News, World News, and News about the Econ... [FishbowlNY]

Conde Nast Retreads On Familiar Obama Territory To Sell Copies - Posted October 28, 2009
A Michelle Obama Glamour cover for December? We know that coming up with new and original content for women's magazines that doesn't feel old hat is hard, but something about ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Conde Nast Retreads On Familiar Obama Territory To Sell Copies - Posted October 28, 2009
A Michelle Obama Glamour cover for December? We know that coming up with new and original content for women's magazines that doesn't feel old hat is hard, but something about ... [FishbowlNY]

UGCX Coverage|AP Amends Fairey Countersuit|Conde Launches New iPhone App|HuffPost CEO Hippeau - Posted October 20, 2009
WebNewser, PRNewser: Some coverage of mediabistro.com's user-generated focused conference UGCX today: ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

UGCX Coverage|AP Amends Fairey Countersuit|Conde Launches New iPhone App|HuffPost CEO Hippeau - Posted October 20, 2009
WebNewser, PRNewser: Some coverage of mediabistro.com's user-generated focused conference UGCX today: ... [FishbowlNY]

Brauchli Discusses Salon Flap|Shepard Fairey|Self Layoffs|Hearst Tells Amazon It Will Work To Shorten Delivery Times|Nikki Finke's Powerful Women List - Posted October 19, 2009
FishbowlDC: The Washington Post's ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Brauchli Discusses Salon Flap|Shepard Fairey|Self Layoffs|Hearst Tells Amazon It Will Work To Shorten Delivery Times|Nikki Finke's Powerful Women List - Posted October 19, 2009
FishbowlDC: The Washington Post's ... [FishbowlNY]

GQ's "50 Most Powerful in DC" List: One Degree of Obama - Posted October 13, 2009
Photo from GQ.com. Forget Kevin Bacon. President Barack Obama and VP ... [FishbowlDC]

Bill O'Reilly: "Ms. Dunn is Seeing the World through the Prism of the other Media, like NBC News and CNN" - Posted October 12, 2009
The Fox News coverage on Fox News continued this evening as Brit Hume appeared on his former show "Special Report" to deliver a commentary on the White House offensive against the network. Then it was Bill O'Reilly's turn. In his Talking Points Commentary O'Reilly credited his "hard news" colleagues including ... [TVNewser]

On The Menu: FishbowlNY Editor Amanda Ernst On Conde Layoffs - Posted October 9, 2009
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On The Menu: FishbowlNY Editor Amanda Ernst On Conde Layoffs - Posted October 9, 2009
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American Author Barack Obama Wins the Nobel Peace Prize - Posted October 9, 2009
President Barack Obama has won the 2009 Nobel Peace Prize "for his extraordinary efforts to strengthen international diplomacy and cooperation between peoples." This well-known author urged children to g... [GalleyCat]

Letterman #1 Last Week, 'Nightline' #2 - Posted October 9, 2009
After Bill Clinton and Barack Obama helped boost CBS' "Late Show" ratings the... [TVNewser]

NY Association Of Black Journalists Speaks Out Against Post's Firing Of Guzman - Posted October 8, 2009
Earlier this week we learned that The New York Post has laid off associate editor ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

NY Association Of Black Journalists Speaks Out Against Post's Firing Of Guzman - Posted October 8, 2009
Earlier this week we learned that The New York Post has laid off associate editor ... [FishbowlNY]

Post Fires Editor Who Was Critical Of Racist Cartoon - Posted October 6, 2009
The Huffington Post reports that The New York Post has fired associate editor Sandra Guzman... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Post Fires Editor Who Was Critical Of Racist Cartoon - Posted October 6, 2009
The Huffington Post reports that The New York Post has fired associate editor Sandra Guzman... [FishbowlNY]

Imus at FBN: 'I'm More Likely to Believe Shep Smith than Katie Couric or Brian Williams' - Posted October 4, 2009
Don Imus is back on TV. (Yes, he was on RFD-TV, but even he says his move to Fox Business Network is, "the difference between being on television and being on an Etch A Sketch.") Imus talked with WaPo's Howard Kurtz about joining a team that includes ... [TVNewser]

Hill & Knowlton on Chicago Bid: "Huge Sense of Pride About Getting Our Client There At All" - Posted October 2, 2009
If President Barack Obama couldn't bring the Olympics to Chicago, you can't blame the PR firm too much. Nonetheless, Hill & Knowlton, who represented the Chicago Olympic Bid Committee, is understandably disappointed that the city lost out to Rio De Janeiro today. "Everyone's pretty shocked about Chicago being out of 2016... [PRNewser]

Unemployment Update: At Least It's Not 10 Percent - Posted October 2, 2009
The U.S. economy shed another 263,000 jobs in September, pushing the unemployment rate up to 9.8 percent, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. This loss exceeded forecasts which ... [MediaJobsDaily]

Jezebel's Artistic Analysis of Palin's Book Cover - Posted October 2, 2009
Yes, that's Chinese communist leader Mao Zedong also looking off into the distance, perhaps to Russia. Sarah Palin's new book "Going Rogue," which sounds kind of like public urination, but sure whatever. The cover for her first book, er a book about her written by someone else, like ... [FishbowlLA]

White House Posting "Talking Points" on Blog Daily; What Are The Implications for PR? - Posted September 29, 2009
The White House is now posting the administration's communications focus, along with talking points, daily on the Whitehouse.gov blog. In... [PRNewser]

On The Menu: Assessing "60 Minutes" - Posted September 28, 2009
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On The Menu: Assessing "60 Minutes" - Posted September 28, 2009
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WSJ. Goes Online|The Observer Moves|Inside The Trump-Kushner Wedding|Another Sobering Poll About The Public's View Of The Media|AboveTheLaw's Lat Interviews Brill - Posted September 23, 2009
WWD: ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

WSJ. Goes Online|The Observer Moves|Inside The Trump-Kushner Wedding|Another Sobering Poll About The Public's View Of The Media|AboveTheLaw's Lat Interviews Brill - Posted September 23, 2009
WWD: ... [FishbowlNY]

How Did Katie Couric Book Glenn Beck on Her Web Show? Hint: They Have the Same Publicist - Posted September 22, 2009
For the debut guest on her new CBSNews.com show, @katiecouric, the CBS Evening News anchor interviewed Fox News host Glenn Beck. Certainly Beck has had his fair share of media attention of late and could provide some buzz to the new show. Beck delivered with the following quote: "I think John... [PRNewser]

Glenn Beck: "I Think John McCain Would Have Been Worse for the Country than Barack Obama" - Posted September 21, 2009
In her new CBSNews.com show @katiecouric, the CBS Evening News anchor sat down with Fox News host Glenn Beck. Beck, who has been one of Pres. Obama's fiercest and most vocal critics, says last year's GOP nominee, John McCain, "would have been worse." ... [TVNewser]

HuffPost Technology|CNBC Cancels Kneale|A Newspaper Bailout Bill?|Atlantic.com Blogger's Plea Could Save Magazine|Times Co. Corrects SEC Filing - Posted September 21, 2009
Visit msnbc.com for Breaking News, World News, and News about the Econ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

HuffPost Technology|CNBC Cancels Kneale|A Newspaper Bailout Bill?|Atlantic.com Blogger's Plea Could Save Magazine|Times Co. Corrects SEC Filing - Posted September 21, 2009
Visit msnbc.com for Breaking News, World News, and News about the Econ... [FishbowlNY]

Granta Heads to Chicago - Posted September 21, 2009
"The trick now is to make literature seem urgent," Granta Acting Editor John Freeman told a packed crowd at the Brooklyn Book fair earlier this month. In a new Chicago-themed issue, the UK-founded journal has built a literary monum... [GalleyCat]

Grading Obama: Five Down, One to Go - Posted September 21, 2009
President Barack Obama's five Sunday morning talk show interviews aired yesterday (after being filmed back to back from the White House Roosevelt Room on Friday). That leaves Obama with one major interview left in his latest media blitz: tonight the President will ... [PRNewser]

POTUS Wants Newspapers To Be Viable - Posted September 21, 2009
Yesterday, the President of the United States, Barack Obama was on all five Sunday shows. Five. Being on all five shows in one day is known as the Full Ginsburg, named for the Monica Lewinsky lawyer ... [FishbowlLA]

Obama Book Raises $11K in One Day - Posted September 18, 2009
Using a unique pre-pay model, the creators of the book "Designing Obama" will self publish via funds submitted by readers: a $10 donation for an ebook, $50 donation for a print and digital copy. Scott Thomas... [GalleyCat]

Red Eye @ 600: "Whenever Man Had Sex with an Inanimate Object, Red Eye Was There" - Posted September 18, 2009
Fox News' overnight news-comedy show "Red Eye" celebrated it 600th episode this morning. And host Greg Gutfeld took a few moments to reflect: "While people chose to examine Barack Obama's qualifications we were the first to reveal startling photos of an octopus that could open beer bottles with his tentacles." ... [TVNewser]

At the J-Lab: Patchwork Nation - Posted September 17, 2009
Dante Chinni is the director of Patchwork Nation, a Knight Foundation-funded data-driven journalism project. This project mashes up data in ways we hadn't thought of. The project defined counties based on their demographics and slotted them into 12 categories: "Monied 'Burbs," "Immigration Nation," "Evangelical Epicenters" and so forth. (Surprised that there ... [MediaJobsDaily]

Obama To Appear on Five Sunday Morning Shows; Is He Overexposed? - Posted September 16, 2009
President Barack Obama will appear on five - count them, five - Sunday morning talk shows this week, as well as an appearance on CBS' "Late Show with David Letterman" on Monday night. The five show schedule was first performed in 1998, by ... [PRNewser]

Economist NY Bureau Chief Bishop Guest Edits Philathropy Mag - Posted September 11, 2009
The Economist's New York bureau chief Matthew Bishop, has contributed as guest editor to upcoming September issue of ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Economist NY Bureau Chief Bishop Guest Edits Philathropy Mag - Posted September 11, 2009
The Economist's New York bureau chief Matthew Bishop, has contributed as guest editor to upcoming September issue of ... [FishbowlNY]

Healthcare PR Pros React to Obama Speech - Posted September 10, 2009
[image cred] More than 30 million people watched President ... [PRNewser]

On The Menu: Classic Literature For The Facebook Generation - Posted September 10, 2009
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On The Menu: Classic Literature For The Facebook Generation - Posted September 10, 2009
... [FishbowlNY]

Naming Congressman Joe Wilson's Memoir on Twitter - Posted September 10, 2009
Last night, South Carolina Republican Congressman Joe Wilson became instantly famous (and infamous) after yelling "You lie!" during President Barack Obama's health care speech in front of Congress. ... [GalleyCat]

Friends, Colleagues, Presidents Remember Walter Cronkite - Posted September 9, 2009
This morning TVNewser attended the public memorial service for Walter Cronkite at Lincoln Center in New York City. The service included remarks from close friends including Andy Rooney ... [TVNewser]

Charlie Sheen Has Gone Cuckoo Bananas - Posted September 9, 2009
Actor Charlie Sheen wrote a fantasy interview with the President of the United States, Barack Obama at wacky taffy conspiracist ... [FishbowlLA]

President Barack Obama Promotes Writers in Back to School Speech - Posted September 8, 2009
As President Barack Obama delivers his back to school address to schoolchildren around the country today, GalleyCat spotted a encouraging secret message embedded in the text. His sp... [GalleyCat]

Barack Obama's Amazon Ranking Magic - Posted August 27, 2009
After President Barack Obama announced his summer vacation reading list this week, political journalists noticed that the chief executive's seal of approval trans... [GalleyCat]

Today's Coverage Of Ted Kennedy's Death - Posted August 26, 2009
Senator Edward M. Kennedy died late last night at age 77 after a battle with brain cancer. Although his death came at a late hour, many newspapers were able to quickly shift gears and get photos and stories of Kennedy up on their front pages. One front page notice... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Today's Coverage Of Ted Kennedy's Death - Posted August 26, 2009
Senator Edward M. Kennedy died late last night at age 77 after a battle with brain cancer. Although his death came at a late hour, many newspapers were able to quickly shift gears and get photos and stories of Kennedy up on their front pages. One front page notice... [FishbowlNY]

Senator Kennedy's Death Comes One Year After Historic DNC Speech - Posted August 26, 2009
AgencySpy: Senator Ted Kennedy died exactly one year after he gave a rousing speech at the Democratic National Convention in support of then Senator Barack Obama. ... [FishbowlDC]

Senator Edward M. Kennedy Has Died - Posted August 26, 2009
Senator Edward M. Kennedy passed away yesterday evening, at 77-years-old. Here's a tribute to Kennedy from President ... [GalleyCat]

Beach Reading with President Barack Obama - Posted August 24, 2009
Like any good overachieving, obsessive reader, President Barack Obama is bringing a stack of five books on his vacation trip to Martha's Vineyard. According to Time Magazine, the list includes: "Hot,... [GalleyCat]

The Barack Obama Action Figure, on Sale at NBC - Posted August 19, 2009
Much is being made about the Barack Obama merchandise on sale at the NBC Experience store in Manhattan and on the store's Web site. So we decided to head up to 30 Rock to see what the fuss was ... [TVNewser]

Mediaite.com's Colby Hall On The Menu: His Site's Success, Obama's Op-Ed And HuffBook - Posted August 17, 2009
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Mediaite.com's Colby Hall On The Menu: His Site's Success, Obama's Op-Ed And HuffBook - Posted August 17, 2009
... [FishbowlNY]

Barack Obama's "Publish First, Filter Later" Presidency - Posted August 11, 2009
[Image of President Barack Obama and family leaving Ghana in July courtesy: The Official White House Photostream] Is President Barack Obama in the media too much? It is a question being tossed around quite a lot as o... [PRNewser]

Media Rivals Meet|Preliminary Mag Newsstand Sales Numbers Roll In|Another Look At Olbermann-O'Reilly Truce|Dan Rather Calls For Pres Commission On Media - Posted August 10, 2009
TVNewser: Media rivals met at Columbia Un... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Media Rivals Meet|Preliminary Mag Newsstand Sales Numbers Roll In|Another Look At Olbermann-O'Reilly Truce|Dan Rather Calls For Pres Commission On Media - Posted August 10, 2009
TVNewser: Media rivals met at Columbia Un... [FishbowlNY]

Bill O'Reilly Goes After GE and NBC News - Posted August 5, 2009
Well, if there is a cease-fire between News Corp. and GE or FNC and MSNBC it has now collapsed. In his talking points tonight, Bill O'Reilly went after General Electric Chairman Jeff Immelt as well as NBC News. It is O'Reilly's first mention of GE and NBC since Friday's ... [TVNewser]

Mike Huckabee: "I'm Not Ruling Anything Out For The Future" - Posted August 5, 2009
FNC "Huckabee" host Mike Huckabee is profiled by MarketWatch's Jon Friedman today. Excerpts: ... [TVNewser]

Christiane Amanpour Goes to the Presidential Way-Back Machine - Posted August 4, 2009
So, Helen Thomas was born on this day in 1920. Barack Obama was born on this day in 1961 (in Honolulu, Hawaii, in case you were wondering). Earlier this afternoon in the White House briefing room, the president surprised the press, in particular Thomas, by presenting her with cupcakes and a kiss,... [TVNewser]

President Obama Sings Happy Birthday to Helen Thomas - Posted August 4, 2009
President ... [FishbowlLA]

Obama Tries to Clear Up Some Rumors About Himself - Posted August 4, 2009
... [FishbowlLA]

Morning Reading List 08.04.09 - Posted August 4, 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. Happy Birthday to President ... [FishbowlDC]

What Kind of Beer Will Obama Drink at Thursday's Meeting? - Posted July 29, 2009
Tomorrow President Barack Obama will sit down for a beer at the White House with Harvard Professor Henry Louis Gates, Jr. and Cambridge police Sgt. James Crowley. And of course, beer makers everywhere are lobbying for what could be consi... [PRNewser]

NY Media Gather For Cronkite|Which Journos Were Called On At Last Night's Presser?|Tribune Seeks Millions For Bonuses|National Geographic Publishes Readers Photos|Everyone Trusts Jon Stewart - Posted July 23, 2009
TVNewser: ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

NY Media Gather For Cronkite|Which Journos Were Called On At Last Night's Presser?|Tribune Seeks Millions For Bonuses|National Geographic Publishes Readers Photos|Everyone Trusts Jon Stewart - Posted July 23, 2009
TVNewser: ... [FishbowlNY]

CNN Responds to Lou Dobbs Radio Waves About Barack Obama Birthplace - Posted July 22, 2009
CNN is separating itself from the radio commentary of one of its lead hosts, Lou Dobbs. The LATimes' James Rainey calls out Dobbs for a recent thread that's been c... [TVNewser]

CBS Pays Tribute To Walter Cronkite - Posted July 19, 2009
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Statement From President Obama - Posted July 17, 2009
President Barack Obama issued this statement on the passing of Walter Cronkite tonight: For decades, Walter Cronkite was the most trusted voice in America. His rich baritone reached millions of living rooms every night, and in an industry of icons, Walter set the standard by which all others have been judged. He... [FishbowlDC]

'That's the Way it Was: Remembering Walter Cronkite' to Air Sunday on CBS - Posted July 17, 2009
CBS will preempt 60 Minutes this Sunday for a special on the life of Walter Cronkite, who died earlier this evening in New York. Some of the biggest names in politics, news and entertainment - including Pres. Barack Obama, CBS News colleagues Mike Wallace... [TVNewser]

Archipelago Books Appeals for Support - Posted July 15, 2009
The Brooklyn-based nonprofit publisher Archipelago Books is asking for reader support during the publishing recession. Among many other titles, the press has published a translation of Ahmet Hamdi Tanpinar's novel, "A Mind at Peace" (which ... [GalleyCat]

WaPo Nixes Salons In Face Of Criticism|The New York Blade Closes Up Shop|MediaNews Denies Bankruptcy|Boston Mag Owner Dumps "Idiot" Editors|SalaryTK's Unpaid Job Posts Sad But True - Posted July 2, 2009
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WaPo Nixes Salons In Face Of Criticism|The New York Blade Closes Up Shop|MediaNews Denies Bankruptcy|Boston Mag Owner Dumps "Idiot" Editors|SalaryTK's Unpaid Job Posts Sad But True - Posted July 2, 2009
... [FishbowlNY]

Magazines Remembering Michael Hit Newsstands - Posted June 29, 2009
Forget Jon & Kate, Michael Jackson's death may be the latest event to help resuscitate the faltering magazine industry. After news of his death broke on Thursday afternoon, magazines rushed to honor the pop star. Today, ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Magazines Remembering Michael Hit Newsstands - Posted June 29, 2009
Forget Jon & Kate, Michael Jackson's death may be the latest event to help resuscitate the faltering magazine industry. After news of his death broke on Thursday afternoon, magazines rushed to honor the pop star. Today, ... [FishbowlNY]

Let The Man Smoke In Peace - Posted June 24, 2009
Much fuss has been made about President Barack Obama signing anti-smoking legislation while he is still struggling with the habit himself. Does this make him weak? A hypocrite? A bad role model for our children? Faye Fior... [FishbowlLA]

John Hodgman is a Nerd Apologist - Posted June 22, 2009
... [FishbowlLA]

CBS Newsers Remember Their Dads - Posted June 20, 2009
This morning on "The Early Show", several CBS Newsers will pay special tribute to their dads in honor Father's Day tomorrow. CBS News and Sports president Sean McManus talks about his dad, legendary sports journalist ... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List 06.19.09 - Posted June 19, 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. Tonight's the Radio & TV Correspondents Assoc... [FishbowlDC]

WSJ Cuts Down Frequency Of Ad Column|Boston Globe Names New DC Bureau Chief|ABC News Refutes RNC Claims Of Unfairness|Brian Graden Leaves MTV|It Will Get Better For Mags, After It Gets Worse - Posted June 16, 2009
AgencySpy: ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

WSJ Cuts Down Frequency Of Ad Column|Boston Globe Names New DC Bureau Chief|ABC News Refutes RNC Claims Of Unfairness|Brian Graden Leaves MTV|It Will Get Better For Mags, After It Gets Worse - Posted June 16, 2009
AgencySpy: ... [FishbowlNY]

Taking Out The Trash - Posted June 15, 2009
What we almost missed today... • Helene Cooper taught us a new word on NBC's "Chris Matthews Show" Sunday. "There is a group of women who cover the State Department and foreign policy in Washington right now and they meet secretly and call themselves the 'diplo-babes.'" Way to tell us something we... [FishbowlDC]

The Ticker: CNN, Bloomberg, PBS... - Posted June 15, 2009
> Anderson Cooper 360 will run a special series, "America's High: The Case For and Against Pot," this week. Dr. Sanjay Gupta, Randi Kaye and more will contribute.... [TVNewser]

Federal CIO Kundra: "The Default Setting Of The U.S. Government Should Be Open" - Posted June 15, 2009
Federal CIO Vivek Kundra spoke at Wired magazine's Disruptive By Design business conference today, demonstrating data.gov, a new online hub for data from government agencies. Although Kundra (left) conceded that data.gov has to be careful o... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Contessa Brewer's John Ziegler Interview Ends in "Cut The Mic, Please" - Posted June 10, 2009
MSNBC had "Media Malpractice" filmmaker John Ziegler on last hour, and it went pretty much ... [TVNewser]

Chuck Todd Penning Another Obama Book - Posted June 9, 2009
The Observer reports NBC's Chief White House Correspondent Chuck Todd has sold a book proposal to about the first few years of the Barack Obama presidency. ... [TVNewser]

Toni Morrison on Post-Obama Writing - Posted June 5, 2009
Author ... [GalleyCat]

The Ticker: Brokaw, Koppel, Maddow... - Posted June 4, 2009
> NBC's Tom Brokaw interviews President Barack Obama from Dresden, Germany tomorrow morning ahead of Saturday's 65th anniversary of D-Day. It airs tomorrow on Today and Nightly News. Brokaw also interviewed Pres. Bush on the 60th anniversary o... [TVNewser]

Amy Poehler, Rachael Ray And MTV's McGrath Headline Gracie Awards - Posted June 4, 2009
Last night in New York City, the Foundation of American Women in Radio & Television presented their 34th annual Gracie Awards honoring the top women making entertainment for women. The night's biggest winners were Amy Poehler, who took home the 2009 Dove Real Beauty Award, Tri... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Amy Poehler, Rachael Ray And MTV's McGrath Headline Gracie Awards - Posted June 4, 2009
Last night in New York City, the Foundation of American Women in Radio & Television presented their 34th annual Gracie Awards honoring the top women making entertainment for women. The night's biggest winners were Amy Poehler, who took home the 2009 Dove Real Beauty Award, Tri... [FishbowlNY]

Filmmaker John Ziegler Critical Of Obama Press Coverage On The Menu - Posted June 4, 2009
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Filmmaker John Ziegler Critical Of Obama Press Coverage On The Menu - Posted June 4, 2009
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Ziegler: "Monica Lewinsky Never Dreamed of Doing to Bill Clinton Some of the Things Brian Williams Did to Barack Obama" - Posted June 4, 2009
Today on the mediabistro.com Morning Media Menu we were joined by filmmaker John Ziegler. He's currently touring the country (in Boston today) with his film "Media Malpractice," about the 2008 presidential ele... [TVNewser]

Pres. Obama Cairo Speech Replayed on MSNBC - Posted June 4, 2009
President Barack Obama's much-hyped speech in Cairo, Egypt this morning aired on all three cablers, all three business news networks and more. But the time difference meant it aired at 6:10amET — nowhere near prime time. Although clips have been played on the cablers today, MSNBC has gone to an additional step... [TVNewser]

Poetry Slams Slammed - Posted June 4, 2009
Despite the fact 80 cities have joined the national poetry slam competition and President Barack Obama threw an exclusive White House slam, the "originator" of the poetry slam ... [GalleyCat]

Lunch: Andre Leon Talley Stops By -- and Hugh Jackman is Coming Tonight! - Posted June 3, 2009
— DIANE CLEHANE Our invitation to tonight's party for Joel Grey hosted by Hugh Jackman and his wife, ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Lunch: Andre Leon Talley Stops By -- and Hugh Jackman is Coming Tonight! - Posted June 3, 2009
— DIANE CLEHANE Our invitation to tonight's party for Joel Grey hosted by Hugh Jackman and his wife, ... [FishbowlNY]

The Circus Is On The Menu - Posted June 2, 2009
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The Circus Is On The Menu - Posted June 2, 2009
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Menu: Previewing The Mediabistro Circus - Posted June 2, 2009
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Cuomo Headed Overseas For Obama Trip - Posted June 1, 2009
First on TVNewser: When President Barack Obama heads overseas for the second time since taking office on Wednesday, more than the usual White House press corps will be covering the trip. Good Morning America anchor C... [TVNewser]

GM Everywhere: Networks Cover Obama Speech - Posted June 1, 2009
The cablers and networks covered President Barack Obama's remarks about the GM bankruptcy this afternoon, with George Stephanopoulos anchoring on ABC, ... [TVNewser]

Judge Sonia Sotamayor's Secret - Posted May 28, 2009
While introducing his Supreme Court nominee, Judge Sonia Sotamayor, President Barack Obama pointed out the judge's fondness for the Nancy Drew... [GalleyCat]

NBC News Goes "Inside Obama White House" For Prime Time Special - Posted May 26, 2009
Brian Williams anchors an NBC News special "Inside the Obama White House" which will air in one-hour installments next Tuesday and Wednesday night at 9pmET/PT. More than a dozen crews and cameras will be placed throughout the White House this Friday. And Williams will interview Pres. Obama next Tuesday, the day before... [TVNewser]

Sotomayor Announcement Covered on Every News Network - Posted May 26, 2009
As former TVNewser editor Brian Stelter tweeted this morning: "The summer's first hit reality show, 'Battle for the Supreme Court,' is premiering on CNN, Fox and MSNBC simultaneously." President Barack Obama named Sonia Sotomayor his Supreme Court pick to re... [TVNewser]

NY Judge To Be Obama's Supreme Court Nom - Posted May 26, 2009
NBC is reporting that New York appellate court judge Sonia Sotomayor will be President ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

NY Judge To Be Obama's Supreme Court Nom - Posted May 26, 2009
NBC is reporting that New York appellate court judge Sonia Sotomayor will be President ... [FishbowlNY]

Science Fiction Political Consultants - Posted May 26, 2009
As President Barack Obama and former Vice President Dick Cheney debate national security issues in recent spe... [GalleyCat]

Decision, Decisions: Pres. Speech at Naval Academy or Nancy Pelosi Briefing - Posted May 22, 2009
After yesterday's dueling speeches from Pres. Barack Obama and former VP Dick Cheney, this morning the cablers had another programming decision to make: Pres. Obama speaking at the Naval... [TVNewser]

Cheney Audience Watches Obama on CNN.com - Posted May 21, 2009
It was back-to-back national security speeches today. First by the President of the United States then by the former Vice President of the United States. As Pres. Barack Obama was speaking at the National Archives, across town ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Cablers Cover Pres. Obama Speech, Anticipate Cheney's Address - Posted May 21, 2009
All three cablers are covering President Barack Obama's remarks today at the National Archives about Gitmo, but another major political speech is lurking. Former VP Dick Cheney is slated to speak about national secur... [TVNewser]

Katha Pollitt on Political Poetry - Posted May 14, 2009
After 27 years, Katha Pollitt will finally follow-up her debut collection poetry with a new new book of poems, "The Mind-Body Problem." Pollitt won the National Book Critics Circle Award for Poetry in 1982 with her "Antarctic Traveller" book, but it took the author nearly three decades t... [GalleyCat]

Michael Chabon in White House Slam - Posted May 12, 2009
One hundred readers from around the country were invited to attend the first White House Poetry Slam, a cultural event that includes poet Mayda Del Valle, novelist Michael Chabon (pictured), playwright ... [GalleyCat]

Journalists, Celebs Swarm DC For WHCD Weekend - Posted May 11, 2009
Nothing gets New Yorkers to jump on a bus faster than a party, especially a party where the guest of honor is the Barack Obama. For the second time this year, journalists and celebrities flocked to the Beltway to party it up with the prez--this time for the White House Correspondents'... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Journalists, Celebs Swarm DC For WHCD Weekend - Posted May 11, 2009
Nothing gets New Yorkers to jump on a bus faster than a party, especially a party where the guest of honor is the Barack Obama. For the second time this year, journalists and celebrities flocked to the Beltway to party it up with the prez--this time for the White House Correspondents'... [FishbowlNY]

"Too Much?" -Wanda Sykes - Posted May 10, 2009
Last night's entertainment Wanda Sykes is already causing a bit of a stir over these cracks on ... [FishbowlDC]

President Obama To WHCD Crowd: "All Of You Voted For Me" (Except Fox) - Posted May 10, 2009
WHCA President Jennifer Loven and President <a href="http://www.mediabistro.com/Barack-Obama-... [FishbowlDC]

Pres. Obama Jokes About Biden, Cheney, Clinton - Posted May 10, 2009
President Barack Obama took the mic at last night's White House Correspondents Association dinner. "Most of you covered me, all of you voted for me. Apologies to the Fox table," he said. After the jump is part two: ... [TVNewser]

FishbowlNY Poll Results: Kindle's Too Pricey For You - Posted May 8, 2009
Yesterday, we asked you to tell us if you would buy a new Kindle DX. There's been a lot of buzz about this product in the past few days (most recently the fact that it ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

FishbowlNY Poll Results: Kindle's Too Pricey For You - Posted May 8, 2009
Yesterday, we asked you to tell us if you would buy a new Kindle DX. There's been a lot of buzz about this product in the past few days (most recently the fact that it ... [FishbowlNY]

Will FOX Decision Lead Other Networks To Follow Suit? - Posted May 8, 2009
The well-publicized decision by FOX broadcast network against carrying President Barack Obama's third prime time address ended up paying off — with "Lie To Me" ... [TVNewser]

Rising Reporters: The Etiquette of Standing Up - Posted May 5, 2009
Much has been made over the last few days over a video posted on the personal blog of former FishbowlDC editor Patrick Gavin. It features the White House press corps staying seated as Pres. George W. Bush ent... [TVNewser]

Barack Obama's Mother to be Published - Posted May 5, 2009
President Barack Obama's late mother's anthropology dissertation about the lives of Indonesian village workers will be published this fall. In the early 1990s, Stanley Ann Dunham... [GalleyCat]

Gibbs Sez Prez Sez No Bailouts for Newspapers - Posted May 5, 2009
From Breitbart: Robert Gibbs was responding to a reporter who asked what the White House thought about the recent closure of several US... [FishbowlLA]

How Each Cabler Covered Obama's 100th Day - Posted May 1, 2009
The Daily Show gave a brief run through last night of how each cable news network covered President Barack Obama's 100th day in office. The summary? "MSNBC goes with love, tinged with disappointment, Fox goes with fear, tinged with contempt, [CNN] went with 'throw a bunch of shit at a big... [TVNewser]

The Barack Obama Book Club - Posted April 30, 2009
President Barack Obama is reading Joseph O'Neill's "Netherland" right now, the NY Times reports--more good news for the 2009 PEN/F... [GalleyCat]

100 Days News Conference: Notes - Posted April 29, 2009
President Barack Obama's news conference tonight at 8pmET will mark his 100th day in office, and each network plans to carry it differently (and one, not at all). FishbowlDC has ... [TVNewser]

Study: Too Much Personal of Obama - Posted April 29, 2009
A Pew Research report has found most Americans say the news media has devoted too much coverage to Pres. Barack Obama's family and personal life during his first mont... [TVNewser]

Serpent's Tail to Publish Hugo Chavez-Approved Bestseller - Posted April 28, 2009
Inspired by Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez's sharing of "Open Veins of Latin America: Five Centuries of the Pillage of a Continent" with President Barack Obama, a UK publisher will... [GalleyCat]

ABC, NBC, CBS Will Carry Obama News Conference — FOX Won't - Posted April 27, 2009
The big three broadcasters will air Pres. Barack Obama's news conference Wednesday night at 8pmET, the 100th day of the Obama administration. But one network will not cover the news conference — FOX. Repeated calls to FOX to check on their plans went unanswered this afternoon, but THR's James Hibberd ... [TVNewser]

Katie Couric Wants Your Help With CBS' Webcast - Posted April 24, 2009
Katie Couric will be anchoring a post-Evening News Webcast on Wednesday night, on the 100th day of Barack Obama's presidency. Mashable writes about how she wants you to get involve... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

The Hugo Chavez Book Club - Posted April 20, 2009
Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez could become the Oprah Winfrey of political nonfiction, sending "Open Veins of Latin America: Five Centuries of the Pillage of a Continent" rocketing... [GalleyCat]

Election, Inauguration, 100 Days: CNN's Plan For Their Next Big Political Event - Posted April 20, 2009
CNN's bread and butter in the ratings has been covering major political events — from elections to inaugurations. The AP ... [TVNewser]

Best Where the Wild Things Are Teaser Ever - Posted April 14, 2009
Out in October, Where the Wild Things Are, will have a scr... [FishbowlLA]

Obama Stategist on Use of New Media: "There Wasn't Some Big Sexy Idea Behind It" - Posted April 10, 2009
Blue State Digital founding partner Joe Rospars was interviewed by AdAge's Ken Wheaton at the publications' digital confer... [PRNewser]

How Much Are Your Social Media Connections Worth? - Posted April 9, 2009
So you have a huge number of followers on a specific social media platform. Congrats. Now what? Well, we've all been led to believe that followers=money. But is that true? PaidContent's Tameka Kee... [morningmedianewsfeed]

How Much Are Your Social Media Connections Worth? - Posted April 9, 2009
So you have a huge number of followers on a specific social media platform. Congrats. Now what? Well, we've all been led to believe that followers=money. But is that true? PaidContent's Tameka Kee... [FishbowlNY]

Who Covered Pres. Obama's Early Morning Istanbul Town Hall? - Posted April 7, 2009
During President Barack Obama's just-completed trip to Europe, he's dealt with some difficulties concerning time differences — whether it's early morning news conferences or overnight speeches. This morning he held a town hall with a group of students in Istanbul, Turkey at 5:15amET (12:15... [TVNewser]

Face Wins Demo With Obama, This Week Closing Q1 Gap With MTP - Posted April 2, 2009
CBS' Face the Nation had its most Total Viewers since January 23, 2005 last Sunday, helped by an interview with President Barack Obama. Still, NBC's Meet the Press was the top program in Total Viewers. Face the Nation won in the A25-54 demo. For the first quarter of 2009, ABC... [TVNewser]

Bill O'Reilly Plans Barack Obama Book - Posted April 2, 2009
In a Page Six interview, popular right-wing pundit Bill O'Reilly said is planning a book about President Bara... [GalleyCat]

O'Reilly's Next Book Will Focus On Obama - Posted April 2, 2009
The Bill O'Reilly "100 months at #1" media tour continues as the week comes to an end, with ... [TVNewser]

O'Reilly Appears on GMA, Olbermann Ombuds - Posted March 31, 2009
Bill O'Reilly continued his "100 months on top of cable news" media tour today on Good Morning America and he'll be on Letterman tonight. In the interview with ... [TVNewser]

Former RNC Chairman on "Increasingly Biased Journalism" - Posted March 30, 2009
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 Gillespi... [TVNewser]

President Obama To Face the Nation - Posted March 26, 2009
First on TVNewser: President Barack Obama will sit down with CBS News' Bob Schieffer tomorrow in the Oval Office for an interview to air on "Face the Nation" Sunday.... [TVNewser]

The Ticker (p.m. edition): Garrett, Harris, LeBron... - Posted March 26, 2009
> President Barack Obama has taken a page from his predecessor and assigned his first nickname. Paul Bedard's Washington Whispers column reports on the President referring to FN... [TVNewser]

Leno Wins Big With Obama, But Nightline Beats Letterman - Posted March 26, 2009
With the strong ratings Thursday night for President Barack Obama's appearance on NBC's Tonight Show with Jay Leno, NBC won the late night week big last week. But ABC's Nightline topped CBS' Late Show with ... [TVNewser]

Cafferty on the "Menu": "The American Public is an Impatient Group" - Posted March 26, 2009
Today on the mediabistro.com Morning Media Menu we were joined by CNN's Jack Cafferty, author of the ... [TVNewser]

Obama Skips All MSM Newspapers in Press Conference - Posted March 25, 2009
Newspapers everywhere may love to feature President Barack Obama in their pages, be it as an op-ed contributor or as an sales incentive, but Obama was sh... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Obama Skips All MSM Newspapers in Press Conference - Posted March 25, 2009
Newspapers everywhere may love to feature President Barack Obama in their pages, be it as an op-ed contributor or as an sales incentive, but Obama was sh... [FishbowlNY]

Obama Gives 60 Minutes Best Ratings of '09 - Posted March 24, 2009
Steve Kroft's interview with President Barack Obama gave 60 Minutes its best ratings since December 14. The program, also helped by a lead-in of NCAA basketball, averaged 17.04 million Tota... [TVNewser]

What's Your Take on President Obama's "PR Barrage" - Posted March 24, 2009
President Barack Obama has been even more public facing than usual lately, with appearances ranging from the "Tonight Show with Jay Leno" to ESPN. But is it working? That is the question asked by Advertising Age's ... [PRNewser]

Mediabistro Blog-Family Roundup - Posted March 24, 2009
NPR sees considerable rise in listener numbers- FishbowlNY Katie Couric talks to Elle magazine about Palin, sexism, and her future at CBS- ... [FishbowlLA]

Fictionwise Releases Digital Reader for Blackberry - Posted March 24, 2009
Finally President Barack Obama can read digital books on his favorite handheld device--the digital book company Fictionwise has released an e-book platform for the Blackberry. The new application works with the Curve... [GalleyCat]

Fox Thrives in the Age of Obama - Posted March 24, 2009
NPR's David Folkenflik reports (and has the comments section at NPR.org buzzing) how Fox News has been getting "crazy high" ratings for a news channel since President Barack Obama took office. "There were a couple of people who basic... [TVNewser]

Obama Scores for Leno - Posted March 20, 2009
President Barack Obama's stint on the Tonight Show last night helped give Jay Leno his fourth most-watched show in his 16 years as host. The show averaged an 11.2 metered-market househo... [TVNewser]

Maddow and Cooper are "Agents of Change" - Posted March 19, 2009
Rolling Stone magazine has compiled a list of their "RS 100: Agents of Change." At #1? President Barack Obama. Two tvnewsers made the list as well. MSNBC's ... [TVNewser]

Welcome to LA, President Obama - Posted March 19, 2009
President Barack Obama is in town today. That's why traffic is worse than normal. Hmf. Motorcades. And to welcome our new overlord is the cover story on today's City Beat with a piece about a group that thinks Obama is a ... [FishbowlLA]

Steve Kroft To Interview Pres. Obama for 60 Minutes - Posted March 18, 2009
CBS News' Steve Kroft will interview President Barack Obama in the Oval Office this Friday for a segment (or two) to air on 60 Minutes this Sunday. Kroft landed the first post-election interview with Ob... [TVNewser]

Prez Obama to Appear on "Tonight Show" on Thursday - Posted March 16, 2009
According to the NYT, President Barack Obama will be a guest on "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno" this Thursday. We're guessing thi... [FishbowlLA]

ABC's Westin: Don't Let "the Free Be the Enemy of the Flow" - Posted March 13, 2009
ABC News president, and Associated Press board member David Westin wrote an opinion piece in today's Wall Street Journal. It's about the suit and countersuit between the AP and artist ... [TVNewser]

The Ticker: Beck, Greenberg, Golodryga... - Posted March 12, 2009
> FNC's Glenn Beck is featured in a lengthy car-related profile in Motor Trend magazine. "Make no mistake, Beck is patriotic and thus he owns American cars," reports K.S. Wang.... [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]

First Lady's First Interview Goes To Roberts - Posted March 11, 2009
ABC News' Robin Roberts will sit down with Michelle Obama for her first interview since becoming First Lady. The interview, airing Friday on Good Morning America, takes place during Obama's first official trip, to Ft. Bragg, North Carolina. Portions of the interview air on World News and Nightline. Roberts interviewed Miche... [TVNewser]

Joe and Mika Address How the White House is Addressing the Press - Posted March 6, 2009
MSNBC's Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski close the TVNewser Summit on Tuesday (interviewed by Businessweek's Jon Fine), and will talk about how the Obama administration is dealing ... [TVNewser]

Has Gupta Taken Himself Out of Running for SG Position? - Posted March 5, 2009
On January 6, CNN as well as several other news outlets reported correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta was considering taking President ... [TVNewser]

Digital Media Entrepreneur is Obama's FCC Pick - Posted March 3, 2009
Julius Genachowski, former chief of business operations at Barry Diller's IAC/InterActiveCorp., has been nominated by Pres. ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

White House Knocks Jim Cramer For Calling Obama Budget "Greatest Wealth Destruction By a President" - Posted March 3, 2009
NBC's Tom Costello, on duty at the White House today, asked press secretary Robert Gibbs about some comments made by his CNBC colleague ... [TVNewser]

What Will Roland Martin Mean For "No Bias, No Bull"? - Posted February 26, 2009
Yesterday we reported CNN political contributor Roland Martin will be filling in for eight weeks while ... [TVNewser]

Cooper: "Pathetic May Have Been Too Strong a Word," But... - Posted February 26, 2009
Anderson Cooper called New York Rep. Eliot Engel "kind of pathetic" on CNN Tuesday night for staking out an aisle seat for President ... [TVNewser]

The Scene at the Summit Party - Posted February 26, 2009
Before President Barack Obama's Not State of the Union Tuesday night, media minglers gathered at Tribeca Cinemas in honor of the TVNewser Summit (and launch of WebNewser). The Summit, of course, is March 10 in New York (al... [TVNewser]

'Kenneth the Page' Responds to Jindal Comparisons - Posted February 26, 2009
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'Kenneth the Page' Responds to Jindal Comparisons - Posted February 26, 2009
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Lunch: Dishing on the Oscars & Obama - Posted February 25, 2009
— DIANE CLEHANE As I've been reporting for weeks, it was SRO at Michael's today as the movers and shakers, undeterred by the unsettling economic news, were out in full force plotting their next big move -- or looking for a safe place to land. On the menu today: plenty of talk... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Lunch: Dishing on the Oscars & Obama - Posted February 25, 2009
— DIANE CLEHANE As I've been reporting for weeks, it was SRO at Michael's today as the movers and shakers, undeterred by the unsettling economic news, were out in full force plotting their next big move -- or looking for a safe place to land. On the menu today: plenty of talk... [FishbowlNY]

Roland Martin to Sub For Brown at 8pm - Posted February 25, 2009
When Campbell Brown takes maternity leave in early April for eight weeks, CNN contributor Roland Martin will fill in as host at 8pmET. "Roland is a solid journalist and a terrific comm... [TVNewser]

"Oh God" Book II: Chris Matthews Responds - Posted February 25, 2009
MSNBC's Chris Matthews has responded to his uttering of the words "Oh God" just as Gov. Bobby Jindal emerged to deliver the GOP response last night. TVNewser has obtained some of what Matthews will say on "Hardball" tonight: I was taken aback by that peculiar stagecraft, the walking from somewhere in the... [TVNewser]

Velshi: "There's A Little Too Much Complaining And Finger Pointing Going On" - Posted February 25, 2009
CNN's chief business correspondent, and author of "Gimme My Money Back," Ali Velshi joined us this morning on th... [TVNewser]

Internets Call Bobby Jindal - Kenneth The Page From 30 Rock - Posted February 25, 2009
Last night, President ... [FishbowlLA]

CNN's Velshi Talks Obama Address, Santelli Rant - Posted February 24, 2009
Less than 12 hours after President Barack Obama addressed Congress, much of which concerned the financial crisis and stimulus plan, CNN's Ali Velshi joins us on the mediabistro.com Morning M... [TVNewser]

Anchors Describe Obama Lunch on Web - Posted February 24, 2009
President Barack Obama met with 10 members of the press today over lunch at the White House — two from each network. The guest list consiste... [TVNewser]

Plans For Obama Address - Posted February 24, 2009
Every network will cover President Barack Obama's Address to Congress tonight at 9pmET (right after our TVNewser Summit party tonight in NYC — it's not too late to RSVP). Following Obama's speech is Gov. Bobby Jindal's Republican respon... [TVNewser]

Morning Media Menu: February 24 - Posted February 24, 2009
Today on the Menu we welcome back Politico's Patrick Gavin to discuss the traits of a top ten DC Twitterer (you can follow Patrick here). "One of the reasons we inc... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Morning Media Menu: February 24 - Posted February 24, 2009
Today on the Menu we welcome back Politico's Patrick Gavin to discuss the traits of a top ten DC Twitterer (you can follow Patrick here). "One of the reasons we inc... [FishbowlNY]

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]

Morning Joe Broadcasts From White House - Posted February 23, 2009
MSNBC's Morning Joe will broadcast live from the White House tomorrow, and the show will feature several members of the Obama administration during the three-hour show. Joe Scarborough, Mika Brzezinski and Willie Geist will interv... [TVNewser]

John Ziegler's NBC Media Tour: "You Guys Were in Love With Barack Obama" - Posted February 23, 2009
"Media Malpractice" filmmaker John Ziegler had a contentious interview last month with ... [TVNewser]

Post Chimp: NAACP Calls for Resignations, Rupe 'Livid' - Posted February 23, 2009
Man did the New York Post unleash a can of worms (barrel of monkeys) last week when, for reasons still unexplained, it decided to pu... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Post Chimp: NAACP Calls for Resignations, Rupe 'Livid' - Posted February 23, 2009
Man did the New York Post unleash a can of worms (barrel of monkeys) last week when, for reasons still unexplained, it decided to pu... [FishbowlNY]

Rush Limbaugh Talks Moran's 'Menu' on His Show - Posted February 22, 2009
We've been Rushed! We were hearing rumors early Friday afternoon that Rush Limbaugh had cited our Morning Menu interview with ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Rush Limbaugh Talks Moran's 'Menu' on His Show - Posted February 22, 2009
We've been Rushed! We were hearing rumors early Friday afternoon that Rush Limbaugh had cited our Morning Menu interview with ... [FishbowlNY]

Rush Cites TVNewser Interview with Terry Moran; Moran Responds - Posted February 20, 2009
Rush Limbaugh kicked off his Friday show calling out ABC's Terry Moran after Moran's interview on the Morning Media Menu pod... [TVNewser]

TVNewsers Make Top Market Mover List - Posted February 20, 2009
U.S. News & World Report has come out with ... [TVNewser]

Moran Talks Aggressive White House Reporting, Air Force One Tweeting on the "Menu" - Posted February 20, 2009
ABC's Terry Moran joined us this morning on the mediabistro.com Morning Media Menu podcast to talk about covering Obama, Twitter and more. The Nightline anchor described the decision to tweet from aboard Air Force One last week. "It was a great opportunity to take people on... [TVNewser]

Back From Phoenix, Moran Joins the "Menu" - Posted February 19, 2009
Returning tonight after covering President Barack Obama's trip to Phoenix, ABC's Terry Moran will join us tomorrow morning on the mediabistro.com Morning Media Menu podcast. Moran interviewe... [TVNewser]

Pros On Downturn-Era Digital Marketing: 'Someone's Laughing All The Way To The Bank' - Posted February 18, 2009
From left: Moderator Larry Weintraub of Fanscape; Translation LLC's Lee "Chappy" Chapman; The Associated Press' Paul Borgese... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Pros On Downturn-Era Digital Marketing: 'Someone's Laughing All The Way To The Bank' - Posted February 18, 2009
From left: Moderator Larry Weintraub of Fanscape; Translation LLC's Lee "Chappy" Chapman; The Associated Press' Paul Borgese... [FishbowlNY]

Todd Takes on White House Over Press Access - Posted February 13, 2009
NBC News White House correspondent Chuck Todd says he may be "one of the newbies," but writes on the First Read msnbc.com blog today about the press access restrictions made by the Whit... [TVNewser]

Pat's Tat and Morning Drinking - Posted February 13, 2009
Brian Parks of the Village Voice interviews Morning Joe's Willie Geist, who gives some b... [TVNewser]

Politico Unwilling to Sponsor Plouffe Off-the-Record - Posted February 13, 2009
Barack Obama's presidential get-to-know-you tango with the Press hit another snag yesterday with word that Politico editor-in-chief ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Politico Unwilling to Sponsor Plouffe Off-the-Record - Posted February 13, 2009
Barack Obama's presidential get-to-know-you tango with the Press hit another snag yesterday with word that Politico editor-in-chief ... [FishbowlNY]

Cablers Cover Obama's Lincoln Speech - Posted February 12, 2009
President Barack Obama spoke today at a Bicentennial Celebration at the Capital on Lincoln's birthday. The cablers covered the event live. For CNN, the event was just part of a full day of Abraham Lincoln-rela... [TVNewser]

Glor Named Saturday Evening News Anchor - Posted February 11, 2009
CBS has named Jeff Glor anchor of the Saturday edition of the CBS Evening News. Glor has been national correspondent of The Early Show since March 2007, and has served as substitute anchor of the CBS Evening News. He recently reported from the campaign trail and President ... [TVNewser]

Obama Presser: 'Sam Stein, Huffington Post -- Where's Sam?' - Posted February 10, 2009
Those of you watching President Barack Obama's first national press conference last night — and due to the blanket press coverage it was hard... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Obama Presser: 'Sam Stein, Huffington Post -- Where's Sam?' - Posted February 10, 2009
Those of you watching President Barack Obama's first national press conference last night — and due to the blanket press coverage it was hard... [FishbowlNY]

President Obama Takes Beer Outing With Sean Hannity "Under Advisement" - Posted February 9, 2009
President Barack Obama comments on potentially having a beer with FNC's Sean Hannity during today's town hall: "Generally his opinion of me does not seem to be very high...but I'm always good for a beer":... [TVNewser]

Schedule Shake-Ups As Cablers Cover Obama Newser - Posted February 9, 2009
Every major network will cover President Barack Obama's news conference tonight at 8pmET, which is expected to last the full hour, as will the cablers (and business news networks). How will they shake up their schedule? In very different ways: • CNN — ... [TVNewser]

Networks To Carry First Obama News Conference - Posted February 6, 2009
The White House announced President Barack Obama will hold his first prime time news conference since taking office. The newser takes place Monday at 8pmET, and we're told ABC, CBS, FOX and NBC will take it live. Broadcast networks — adjust your schedules accordingly. • Related... [TVNewser]

With Obama in White House, FNC's Ratings Grow - Posted February 6, 2009
Two weeks into President Barack Obama's time in the White House, with a changed line-up to go with the change on 1600 Pennsylvania Ave., Fox News Channel is posting stronger ratings than during the end of ... [TVNewser]

Cable News Snapshot: 8:30pmET Last Night - Posted February 6, 2009
President Barack Obama spoke last night at a Democratic congressional retreat at 8:30pmET, and several emailers expressed surprise over a part of the coverage:... [TVNewser]

The Ticker: PBS, FNC, MTV... - Posted February 5, 2009
> Rahm Emanuel joins Jim Lehrer on PBS The NewsHour for a live interview on Friday. According to the release, topics will include "the economy, the stimulus package and trouble with Cabinet appointments" (how about his ... [TVNewser]

TVNewser: Autograph-Seeking Journalist ID'ed - Posted February 5, 2009
From TVNewser: Politico has the details about an autograph-seeking journalist who interrupted President Barack Obama's signing ceremony last night and was escorted out by Secret Service. An official identifies the journalist as ... [FishbowlDC]

Autograph-Seeking Journalist ID'ed: Son is Blamed - Posted February 5, 2009
Politico has the details about an autograph-seeking journalist who interrupted President Barack Obama's signing ceremony last night and was escorted out by Secret Service. An official identifies the journalist as ... [TVNewser]

O'Reilly on Early Show: "Of Course I Want Him To Succeed" - Posted February 5, 2009
FNC's Bill O'Reilly appeared this morning on CBS' The Early Show to talk about the proposed stimulus plan. It was an "exclusive" interview (what, he wasn't going on NBC too?), although we have a feeling he'll be on a cable channel at some point tonight as well. Besides p... [TVNewser]

Joe Torre Today, Lil' Wayne Tonight - Posted February 4, 2009
Over the course of less than a week, CBS viewers will see Katie Couric interview everyone from President Barack Obama to Justin Timberlake, from hero pilot Captain ... [TVNewser]

WaPo's Chris Cillizza on Twittering the WH Briefings: 'You Have to Recognize the Ridiculous in Order to Also See the Sublime' - Posted February 4, 2009
Welcome to the Internet Presidency where Barack Obama gets to keep his Blackberry and journalists Twitter White House briefings. During the campaign, which among other things completely transformed how politicians will use the online world going forward, Obama talked a l... [morningmedianewsfeed]

WaPo's Chris Cillizza on Twittering the WH Briefings: 'You Have to Recognize the Ridiculous in Order to Also See the Sublime' - Posted February 4, 2009
Welcome to the Internet Presidency where Barack Obama gets to keep his Blackberry and journalists Twitter White House briefings. During the campaign, which among other things completely transformed how politicians will use the online world going forward, Obama talked a l... [FishbowlNY]

Get Ready For Anchor Baseball: President Obama's Rotating Interview Plan - Posted February 3, 2009
Later this afternoon, five of the most prominent anchors on television will gather outside the Oval Office and wait their turn for 10 minutes with the President of the United States. ABC's Charlie Gibson, CBS' ... [TVNewser]

Brian Williams' Oval Office Interview with Pres. Obama - Posted February 2, 2009
On the heels of Matt Lauer's Map Room interview with Pres. Barack Obama yesterday, NBC has announced Brian Williams will sit down with Pres. Obama in the Oval Office. The interview will air on NBC Nightly News tomorrow night. > Update:... [TVNewser]

Meet the Press #1 Last Week - Posted February 1, 2009
NBC's Meet the press was the most-watched Sunday morning public affairs program last week, winning in both Total Viewers and the A25-54 demo. In the demo, NBC had a 1.1, followed by CBS in 2nd, ABC in 3rd and FOX in 4th. In the Washington, D.C. market, NBC was #1, followed by... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List, 01.30.09 - Posted January 30, 2009
Good morning 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 media Muesli after the... [FishbowlDC]

Velshi Leading CNN "Money Summit" - Posted January 29, 2009
CNN chief business correspondent Ali Velshi will lead CNN's first "Money Summit," airing tomorrow at 11pmET and Saturday at 8pmET. The Summit is called an "Anderson Cooper 360 special." Velshi will lead a panel discussion on a variety of issues facing President Barack Obama... [TVNewser]

Cable Ranker: Week of January 19 - Posted January 29, 2009
Fox News Channel was the second highest rated cable network on television in Total Viewers during prime time (Live+SD) last week — the week of President Barack Obama's Inauguration. It was also 2nd the week before, and has finished in the top 5 for 22 consecutive weeks. FNC averaged 2,551,000 Total... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List, 01.29.09 - Posted January 29, 2009
Good morning 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 media Muesli after the... [FishbowlDC]

We Hear: Reader's Digest To Lay Off 300 - Posted January 28, 2009
As part of a previously announced plan to reduce headcount, we hear Reader's Digest Association will announce cuts of up to 300 employees at a series of internal meetings within the next week, according to a source inside the company. A 300-person layoff would represent approximately 8 percent of RDA's total... [morningmedianewsfeed]

We Hear: Reader's Digest To Lay Off 300 - Posted January 28, 2009
As part of a previously announced plan to reduce headcount, we hear Reader's Digest Association will announce cuts of up to 300 employees at a series of internal meetings within the next week, according to a source inside the company. A 300-person layoff would represent approximately 8 percent of RDA's total... [FishbowlNY]

Purple Ticket Holders Still Red in the Face - Posted January 28, 2009
Purple tickets are still in the news. Seriously. A week after the swearing-in ceremony, folks that had those tickets, some didn't get in - some got stuck in a tunnel huffing fumes for an extended period of time, (some people have that going on without a ticket of any color) are... [FishbowlLA]

Morning Reading List, 01.28.09 - Posted January 28, 2009
Good morning 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 media Muesli after the... [FishbowlDC]

MTP Makes Way For Super-Sized Sunday "Today" - Posted January 27, 2009
The Today show is super-sizing this Super Bowl Sunday and will air from 9-11amET/8-10amCT. Meet the Press with David Gregory will air live following "Today" at 11amET/10amCT. Sunday's "Today" show will feature weekday anchors Meredith Vieira, Al Roker... [TVNewser]

Williams and Letterman Talk Inauguration - Posted January 27, 2009
NBC Nightly News anchor Brian Williams was a guest last night on CBS' Late Show with David Letterman, and the pair discussed the botched swearing in. Williams described it as "Harvard vs. Harvard," and had a theory as to why there may have been some tension between... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List, 01.27.09 - Posted January 27, 2009
Good morning 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 media Muesli after the... [FishbowlDC]

San Diego Scribe Logan Jenkins Saved By MLK and Barack Obama - Posted January 27, 2009
San Diego Union Tribune reporter Logan Jenkins writes in his column: Last week, I thought about bailing from the profession that saved me fro... [FishbowlLA]

ABC Digital Rushes Inauguration Video to Store Sites - Posted January 26, 2009
ABC News announced today that it will be releasing a commemorative three-hour DVD, "A Moment in History: The Inauguration of Barack Obama" on March 3. The ABC News production will be the first commercially available DVD of the Inauguration and will be offered for pre-order at the ABC News Store and... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Lauer To Interview Obama Before Super Bowl - Posted January 26, 2009
The Washington Post's Howard Kurtz profiles the top network morning show for more than 13 years, NBC's Today show. "Other morning shows take an ensem... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List, 01.26.09 - Posted January 26, 2009
Good morning 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 media Muesli after the... [FishbowlDC]

This is Why You Should Be Using Twitter - Posted January 26, 2009
We took this picture outside of the White House while they were still taking down the parade bleachers on Thursday January 22, President Barack Obama's second day on the job. This vigil/protest was taking place a little after the president had already signed an ... [FishbowlLA]

NBC News Gets Blago Ahead of ABC Interviews - Posted January 25, 2009
Yesterday, NBC's Amy Robach sat down with embattled Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich essentially scooping rival ABC and its planned live interviews with the Governor tomorrow. Portions of the N... [TVNewser]

Which Network Is Holding On To Viewers, Post-Inauguration? - Posted January 24, 2009
In another sign of Fox News's viewer loyalty, the network has held on 97% of their Total Viewer prime time audience in the two days following the inauguration of Pres. Barack Obama. MSNBC has held on to 67% of its Total Viewer, prime time audience while CNN has held on to less... [TVNewser]

The Ticker: CNN, CBS, CNBC ... - Posted January 23, 2009
> The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer will begin airing an hour-long Saturday edition beginning tomorrow. The 6pmET program will include a compilation of interviews and stories from the prior week. > Tomorrow on The Saturday Early Show on CBS, former White House photographer ... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List, 01.23.09 - Posted January 23, 2009
Good morning 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 media Muesli after the... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List, 01.22.09 - Posted January 22, 2009
Good morning 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 media Muesli after the... [FishbowlDC]

The Obama Staff Ball...Like Prom With Booze...Free Booze - Posted January 21, 2009
Okay, first off - we saw our new stalker Christopher Hayes of The Nation at this ball t... [FishbowlLA]

Lunch: Special Post-Inauguration Edition - Posted January 21, 2009
— DIANE CLEHANE The mood was festive at Michael's today, with plenty of Obama buttons on display and lots of talk about the president's stirring inaugural address. Jack Kliger told me, "I thought the whole thing ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Lunch: Special Post-Inauguration Edition - Posted January 21, 2009
— DIANE CLEHANE The mood was festive at Michael's today, with plenty of Obama buttons on display and lots of talk about the president's stirring inaugural address. Jack Kliger told me, "I thought the whole thing ... [FishbowlNY]

Whitehouse.Gov to Open the 'Pool' to Everyone? - Posted January 21, 2009
USA Today is reporting that the new whitehouse.gov, which launched at one minute after noon yesterday (a good four minutes before ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Whitehouse.Gov to Open the 'Pool' to Everyone? - Posted January 21, 2009
USA Today is reporting that the new whitehouse.gov, which launched at one minute after noon yesterday (a good four minutes before ... [FishbowlNY]

Did The Networks Stay On Beat With ABC's "First Dance" Exclusive? - Posted January 21, 2009
ABC Entertainment paid two million dollars to the Presidential Inaugural Committee for the rights to broadcast a Monday night youth concert and last night's Neighborhood Inauguration Ball. After ... [TVNewser]

No One Goes There Anymore - It's Too Crowded: The Swearing In Ceremony - Posted January 21, 2009
Two million people that descended on The Capitol and the National Mall to watch the swearing in of President Barack Obama. About 150,000 of those people had tickets. We got in line at 6am with our now infamous ... [FishbowlLA]

CNN's The Moment, Really Isn't - Posted January 21, 2009
CNN asked its viewers who would be in the inaugural crowd yesterday to take a picture capturing THE moment: when Barack Obama placed his hand on the bible to take the oath of office. But NewscastStudio.com, a blog that's been following this story closely, actually reveals the photosynth is more than one... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Maddow on FNC: "They'll Do Great" - Posted January 21, 2009
NYMag.com's Daily Intel interviews Rachel Maddow, and the MSNBC host gives her take on how Fox News will do with ... [TVNewser]

ABC Allows Networks To Take First Speech Live - Posted January 20, 2009
On Sunday we wrote about the behind-the-scenes discussions by Fox News' Bryan Boughton, representing the press pool, and ABC News and the Presidential Inauguration Committee (PIC). Boughton felt it unfair that ABC's exclusive deal with the PIC meant no other network ... [TVNewser]

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]

A Wedding Night at the Museum - Posted January 19, 2009
Or at least an evening ceremony there. Harry Philbrick, director of the Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, tied the knot at the Ridgefield, Connecticut museum on Saturday. Philbrick, 50, has served as director of the Aldrich since 1996, shepherding the museum through a $9 million capital cam... [UnBeige]

Tucker Carlson on Pre-Inauguration "Menu": "Let's Not Pretend This is the Second Coming of Jesus" - Posted January 19, 2009
Former MSNBC and CNN anchor Tucker Carlson, who is already "worn out" from the Inauguration festivities, joined us this morning on the mediabistro.com Morning Media Menu. Carlson and host Glynnis... [TVNewser]

CNN Enlists Hollywood Director For Obama Film - Posted January 19, 2009
Director Antoine Fuqua ("Training Day") has produced a short film for CNN that incorporates historical footage of the civil rights struggle interspersed with modern day footage of Pres.-elect Barack Obama. Fuqua produced "From MLK to Today" in the midst of heading to the Sundance Film Festival for his new film "Brooklyn's... [TVNewser]

New Face On CBS' NFL Halftime Show: Katie Couric - Posted January 18, 2009
Katie Couric showed up on the CBS' halftime show set tonight, but it wasn't to discuss the Baltimore Ravens' lack of offense. James Brown introduced Couric ("a friend") as she presented a short package about President-elect Barack Obama's day toda... [TVNewser]

Cablers Take HBO-Event Obama Speech Live - Posted January 18, 2009
While HBO exclusively broadcast this afternoon's concert outside the Lincoln Memorial featuring Bono, Usher, Bruce Springsteen and, well, just about every other musician/celebrity, the cablers went... [TVNewser]

Where To Watch The Obamas' First Dance? ABC Only, For Now - Posted January 18, 2009
Sprinkled within the generous helping of Inauguration coverage on every network will be a few moments that are only offered on specific channels. The Washington Post's Paul Farhi writes ... [TVNewser]

The White House is Offline and Can't Receive Messages Right Now Because this Chat is Off the Record - Posted January 18, 2009
It looks like this may turn out to be the Internet presidency for everyone but the people running it. Ben Smith is reporting that ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

The White House is Offline and Can't Receive Messages Right Now Because this Chat is Off the Record - Posted January 18, 2009
It looks like this may turn out to be the Internet presidency for everyone but the people running it. Ben Smith is reporting that ... [FishbowlNY]

The Obama Bubble in Front of His New House - Posted January 17, 2009
This is the giant Popemobile type of bulletproof aquarium, right in front of the White House, where the President-Elect Barack Obama will be watching his inaugural parade. Welcome to the White House, Mr. President. ... [FishbowlLA]

Sunday Show Preview - Posted January 16, 2009
Meet The Press: Rahm Emanuel, Incoming White House Chief of Staff, Tom Brokaw, NBC News, David Brooks, New York Times, Doris Kearns Goodwin, Presidentia... [FishbowlDC]

Gregory: "I Have No Doubts That The Press Is Going To Do Its Job" - Posted January 16, 2009
After last week's appearance on The Daily Show, Meet the Press anchor David Gregory completed the Comedy Central circuit with a guest spot on The Colbert Report l... [TVNewser]

Griffin: "We're Less About Ideology Than Fox" - Posted January 16, 2009
MSNBC held their Television Critics Association panel yesterday in Los Angeles, and the questions ranged from comparisons of MSNBC and FNC to comparisons of Obama and Bush. Variety's Brian Lowry writes ... [TVNewser]

Barack Obama Drinking Coffee With Everyone but The New York Times - Posted January 16, 2009
Does Barack Obama have something against the New York Times? We talked about this a bit on the ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Barack Obama Drinking Coffee With Everyone but The New York Times - Posted January 16, 2009
Does Barack Obama have something against the New York Times? We talked about this a bit on the ... [FishbowlNY]

Morning Reading List, 01.16.09 - Posted January 16, 2009
Good morning 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 media Muesli after the... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Media Menu: January 16 - Posted January 16, 2009
Today on Morning Media Menu — our audio podcast based around the mediabistro.com Morning Newsfeed and mediabistro.com blog network — we talk about yesterday's plane crash on the Hudson and the fact that everyone survived(!)... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Morning Media Menu: January 16 - Posted January 16, 2009
Today on Morning Media Menu — our audio podcast based around the mediabistro.com Morning Newsfeed and mediabistro.com blog network — we talk about yesterday's plane crash on the Hudson and the fact that everyone survived(!)... [FishbowlNY]

The Ticker: Maddow, King, Schneider... - Posted January 15, 2009
> Rachel Maddow has reached a new agreement with Air America Media, however her show is moving from three hours at 6pmET to one hour in the mornings. Ron Reagan will began anchoring at 6pmET on February 2. > CNN's ... [TVNewser]

Should Obama's Next Dinner Chat Be Online? - Posted January 15, 2009
Who will Barack Obama wine and dine next? (Or coffee and chat if Bill Kristol is to be ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Should Obama's Next Dinner Chat Be Online? - Posted January 15, 2009
Who will Barack Obama wine and dine next? (Or coffee and chat if Bill Kristol is to be ... [FishbowlNY]

Couric Interviews Obama For Inauguration Special - Posted January 15, 2009
CBS Evening News anchor Katie Couric sat down with President-elect Barack Obama yesterday for an interview to air on Tuesday's Inauguration night ... [TVNewser]

Dan Abrams On Today's "Menu" - Posted January 15, 2009
Dan Abrams, founder and CEO of Abrams Reseach and NBC News legal correspondent, joined us this morning on the mediabistro.com Morning Media Menu. We discussed the future of Abrams Research as well as ... [TVNewser]

CBS News Giving Away Flip Cams To Document Obama's First 100 Days - Posted January 15, 2009
CBSNews.com and CBS Mobile are partnering with Pure Digital Technologies to give away 50 Flip MinoHD camcorders to one person in each of the 50 states. The idea is to have regular Joe's and Joie's (not plumbers we suspect) document how soon-to-be Pres. Barack Obama's firs... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

"This Week" #1 For First Time Since 1999 - Posted January 15, 2009
For the first time since 1999, ABC's This Week was the top-rated Sunday morning public affairs program in Total Viewers. In the A25-54 demo, NBC won and ABC was second. This was also the first win for George Stephanopoulos as anchor, who took over in Septemb... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List, 01.15.09 - Posted January 15, 2009
Good morning 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 media Muesli after the... [FishbowlDC]

John Harwood's Been Questioning Candidates Since 1968 - Posted January 15, 2009
Gail Shister TVNewser Columnist In 1968, Washington Post reporter Richard Harwood took himself off Robert Kennedy's campaign bus because he had become too enamored w... [TVNewser]

Chuck Todd Chats Live - Posted January 14, 2009
He's NBC News' political director. Last month he became White House correspondent as well. As of last week, he's also a pub... [TVNewser]

MSNBC's Inaugurappuccino and "Moon Landing" - Posted January 14, 2009
If you're not interested in watching MSNBC on TV, or at the movies, you have another option as well — Starbucks. The New York Times' ... [TVNewser]

WaPo.com Catches up with Obama Confidants - Posted January 14, 2009
The Washington Post's Web site has launched a video series featuring Lois Romano as she interviews many of Pres.-elect Barack Obama's closest confidants. The series begins with campaign ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Obama Meets With Conservatives (And Liberals) Ahead Of Inauguration - Posted January 14, 2009
Larry Kudlow revealed a few details this morning on "The Call" about the off-the-record meeting last night between President-elect Barack Obama and many prominent conservatives held at ABC... [TVNewser]

Al Jazeera's DC Correspondent To Live Chat On Livestation - Posted January 14, 2009
Al Jazeera's senior Washington correspondent, Rob Reynolds, will again be hosting a live chat with Livestation viewers, this time about the inauguration of Barack Obama. ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Obama Dines With Conservative Pundits, NYT White House Team Out in the Cold - Posted January 14, 2009
So! Last night Barack Obama broke the hearts of D.C. doyennes everywhere by choosing to attend his first Washington dinner party at the home of George Will! Talk about taking team of rivals to the... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Obama Dines With Conservative Pundits, NYT White House Team Out in the Cold - Posted January 14, 2009
So! Last night Barack Obama broke the hearts of D.C. doyennes everywhere by choosing to attend his first Washington dinner party at the home of George Will! Talk about taking team of rivals to the... [FishbowlNY]

Morning Reading List, 01.14.09 - Posted January 14, 2009
Good morning 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 media Muesli after the... [FishbowlDC]

Garrett Named Senior WH Correspondent - Posted January 13, 2009
ABC, CBS, NBC and CNN have all named their White House correspondents for the new administration, and now Fox News has made their selection as well. Major Garrett has been named Senior White House Correspondent today, after following ... [TVNewser]

Paste Magazine Taps Obamamania - Posted January 13, 2009
Paste Magazine has launched Obamicon.Me where visitors can create their own version of artist Shepard Fairey's cult phenomenon poster from the 2008 Presidential election. Fairey... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

The AP Gears Up For Its 40th (or so) Inauguration - Posted January 13, 2009
Don't want to watch the inauguration on one of the broadcast or cable nets? The AP has an alternative. The Associated Press is mobilizing its most comprehensive multi-platform reporting effort ever for a U.S. inauguration. Next Tuesday's swearing-in of Barack Obama will in... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Time's Post-Obama Election Issues Shatter Newsstand Records - Posted January 13, 2009
Time has announced that newsstand sales of newsstand sales for its commemorative election issue (dated November 17, 2008) and its 2008 Person of the Year issue (dated December 29, 2008) are hitting "record highs."Estimates of the election issue show record sal... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Time's Post-Obama Election Issues Shatter Newsstand Records - Posted January 13, 2009
Time has announced that newsstand sales of newsstand sales for its commemorative election issue (dated November 17, 2008) and its 2008 Person of the Year issue (dated December 29, 2008) are hitting "record highs."Estimates of the election issue show record sal... [FishbowlNY]

Morning Reading List, 01.13.09 - Posted January 13, 2009
Good morning 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 media Muesli after the... [FishbowlDC]

Inauguration to Be Screened in Theaters - Posted January 13, 2009
Barack Obama, will be sworn in as the 44th President of the United States of America in one week from today. It's an epic tale of a man born in a hot climate that chose to live in Chicago. Yes, there are details that we are missing - but still -... [FishbowlLA]

"This Week" #1 In Overnight Ratings - Posted January 12, 2009
ABC's This Week with George Stephanopoulos was the top rated Sunday morning public affairs show yesterday, according to the 57 metered markets measuring overnight household viewership. The program featured an exclusive interview with President-elect ... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List, 01.12.09 - Posted January 12, 2009
Good morning 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 media Muesli after the... [FishbowlDC]

American Morning's Top Five - Posted January 11, 2009
CNN's American Morning begins a new series next week, "Obama's Top Five." The show will look at the top five priorities or issues President-elect Barack Obama will face after taking office. Each segment includes an expert on the issue. Tomorrow's issue will be military conflicts, with education, domestic security, healthcare and economy... [TVNewser]

Obama Requests Digital TV Deadline Delay - Posted January 10, 2009
President-elect Barack Obama is recommending a delay in the conversion to digital-only transmission. The digital switch date is currently set for February 17. Nielsen estimated more than seven million households are not yet ready for the switch, and the coupons to subsidize the converters... [TVNewser]

"Alan Colmes, You're a Great American, You're a Class Act" - Posted January 10, 2009
"Hannity & Colmes" came to an end last night, and Sean Hannity and Alan Colmes shared some memories, gifts and goodbyes. Some highlights of the last 12 years were played, and the duo cringed a... [TVNewser]

Sunday Show Preview - Posted January 9, 2009
Meet the Press: Bill Cosby, DC Mayor Adrian Fenty, Dr. Alvin F. Poussaint, Rep. Maxine Waters and a roundtable with former Rep. ... [FishbowlDC]

Friday Photo: And Then There Was Jimmy - Posted January 9, 2009
(Photo: Doug Mills / The New York Times) As you may have heard, there was something of a Presidential reunion in the Oval Office earlier this week, when President-elect Barack Obama met and lunched with President Bush as well as former Presidents Bill Clin... [UnBeige]

Rabbit Ears Rest Easy! Obama Advocates for Delay in TV Switch to Digital - Posted January 9, 2009
Did you know there are more than 7 million television users in the United States unprepared for the switch to digital that is set to take place on February 17? (Of which we are one!) In case you are one of the hundreds of million of people who've been... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Rabbit Ears Rest Easy! Obama Advocates for Delay in TV Switch to Digital - Posted January 9, 2009
Did you know there are more than 7 million television users in the United States unprepared for the switch to digital that is set to take place on February 17? (Of which we are one!) In case you are one of the hundreds of million of people who've been... [FishbowlNY]

ABC Asks "What's The Fix?" - Posted January 9, 2009
ABC News' week-long series, "America's Economy: What's the Fix?" begins this weekend. Part of the series will be George Stephanopoulos' interview with President-elect Barack Obama on "This Week." The series conti... [TVNewser]

Morning Media Menu: January 9 - Posted January 9, 2009
Today on Morning Media Menu — our newly-launched audio podcast based around the mediabistro.com Morning Newsfeed and mediabistro.com blog networ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Morning Media Menu: January 9 - Posted January 9, 2009
Today on Morning Media Menu — our newly-launched audio podcast based around the mediabistro.com Morning Newsfeed and mediabistro.com blog networ... [FishbowlNY]

Morning Reading List, 01.09.09 - Posted January 9, 2009
Good morning 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 media Muesli after the... [FishbowlDC]

Networks Carry Obama Economic Address - Posted January 8, 2009
President-elect Barack Obama delivered a major economic address this morning in Washington, D.C., and the speech was carried by all the broadcast networks, cablers and business networks. Charlie Gibson anchored... [TVNewser]

Morning Media Menu: January 8 - Posted January 8, 2009
Today on Morning Media Menu — our newly-launched audio podcast based around the mediabistro.com Morning Newsfeed and mediabistro.com blog networ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Morning Media Menu: January 8 - Posted January 8, 2009
Today on Morning Media Menu — our newly-launched audio podcast based around the mediabistro.com Morning Newsfeed and mediabistro.com blog networ... [FishbowlNY]

Morning Reading List, 01.08.09 - Posted January 8, 2009
Good morning 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 media Muesli after the... [FishbowlDC]

Busy Morning In D.C. - Posted January 7, 2009
It was a D.C.-focused morning on the cablers, as Roland Burris and President-elect Barack Obama made their way around the nation's capital. After an Associated Press report said Senate Democrats planned to accep... [TVNewser]

Obama's Next Stop — "This Week" - Posted January 7, 2009
Following President-elect Barack Obama's interview with CNBC's John Har... [TVNewser]

Xavier Becerra To Be the New Bill Richardson?! - Posted January 6, 2009
California's 31st District Congressman Xavier Becerra is rumored to be on the list for the Barack Obama administration appointment that Governor ... [FishbowlLA]

Morning Reading List, 01.06.09 - Posted January 6, 2009
Good morning 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 media Muesli after the... [FishbowlDC]

Who Got the Most Airtime in '08? - Posted January 6, 2009
Andrew Tyndall... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List, 01.05.09 - Posted January 5, 2009
Good morning 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 media Muesli after the... [FishbowlDC]

The Selling of the President, Dead Tree Edition - Posted January 5, 2009
Hey it worked the last time! Remember back on November 5 when Barack Obama saved the newspaper industry for a day, selling out dead tree editions across the land? And then the ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

The Selling of the President, Dead Tree Edition - Posted January 5, 2009
Hey it worked the last time! Remember back on November 5 when Barack Obama saved the newspaper industry for a day, selling out dead tree editions across the land? And then the ... [FishbowlNY]

The RNC, the Magic Negro and the LA Times - Posted December 31, 2008
In March, David Ehrenstein penned a piece... [FishbowlLA]

60 Minutes Finishes Second for the Week - Posted December 30, 2008
In what was essentially a re-air of their top-rated program of the year, "60 Minutes" finished in second for prime time with an hour devoted to Pres.-elect Barack Obama. Sunday's show, which was aided by the run-over of the Miami Dolphins-New York Jets game, was the tenth time in 14 Weeks that... [TVNewser]

Cablers Get Wish: A Breaking News Surprise! - Posted December 30, 2008
Happy holidays, cablers — here's a belated present from the embattled governor of Illinois. Rod Blagojevich has decided to name a replacement to the Senate seat vacated by President-elect Barack Obama. Bla... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List, 12.29.08 - Posted December 29, 2008
Good morning, Washington. What DC museum is featured above? Think you know? Email us with your best guess. AND: Join us after the jump to find out if you guessed our last contest correctly. Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning... [FishbowlDC]

In "Foot-in-Mouth" Category, Matthews Doesn't Nominate Himself - Posted December 28, 2008
On his syndicated weekend show, Chris Matthews and his panel spent the half hour looking back at 2008, giving awards in several categories. One category was "Foot-in-Mouth" award. The nominees included Joe Biden and his "Obama will be tested" comment; Barack O... [TVNewser]

Shepard Fairey's Obama Is Time's Person of the Year - Posted December 24, 2008
In the event that your holiday celebrations have kept you from newsstands and other non-UnBeige media outlets, we thought it prudent to alert you that Barack Obama has been named Time's 2... [UnBeige]

The New York Times to do an Obama Book - Posted December 24, 2008
Per today's Publisher's Marketplace:OBAMA: The Historic Journey, a heavily-illustrated book covering Barack Obama's life, from his childhood through his inaugu... [morningmedianewsfeed]

The New York Times to do an Obama Book - Posted December 24, 2008
Per today's Publisher's Marketplace:OBAMA: The Historic Journey, a heavily-illustrated book covering Barack Obama's life, from his childhood through his inaugu... [FishbowlNY]

Top 2008 News Stories that Don't Begin With 'O' - Posted December 23, 2008
Barack Obama is not the only top story of 2008! Over at The Morning Delivery Bill Lucey... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Top 2008 News Stories that Don't Begin With 'O' - Posted December 23, 2008
Barack Obama is not the only top story of 2008! Over at The Morning Delivery Bill Lucey... [FishbowlNY]

The Ticker: FNC, NBC, CNN... - Posted December 23, 2008
> "A Fox & Friends Christmas" airs tomorrow night from 8-10pmET, hosted by the weekday and weekend F&F teams. Special guests stopping by include Alan Colmes, Sean Hannity, Greta Van Susteren and more "unannounced" guests, sharing ... [TVNewser]

Will Obama be Our First Tabloid President? - Posted December 23, 2008
Hard to miss the shots of our incoming President topless on the beach in Hawaii...those workouts are paying off, O! But an article over at Politico today points out that we may be treading on new ground... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Will Obama be Our First Tabloid President? - Posted December 23, 2008
Hard to miss the shots of our incoming President topless on the beach in Hawaii...those workouts are paying off, O! But an article over at Politico today points out that we may be treading on new ground... [FishbowlNY]

The NYT.com is Representing! - Posted December 23, 2008
Maybe it's a sign of the times (read: corrupt officials) or maybe it's a sign of a renewed interest in politics post Barack Obama's election, or maybe the NYT.com is just trying to get a head start on the Internet Presidency. Whatever the reason, we just discovered (vi... [morningmedianewsfeed]

The NYT.com is Representing! - Posted December 23, 2008
Maybe it's a sign of the times (read: corrupt officials) or maybe it's a sign of a renewed interest in politics post Barack Obama's election, or maybe the NYT.com is just trying to get a head start on the Internet Presidency. Whatever the reason, we just discovered (vi... [FishbowlNY]

Newsers Don't "Waste" Their Question to Obama On Blago - Posted December 19, 2008
At a news conference called to announce the final members of his cabinet, Pres.-elect Barack Obama took only three questions. None was about Gov. Rod Blagojevich. The first question wa... [TVNewser]

60 Minutes Devotes Upcoming Hour to Barack Obama - Posted December 19, 2008
60 Minutes is devoting its entire hour on Dec. 28 to Barack Obama and his journey to the White House. 60 Minutes correspondent Steve Kroft has been chronicling Obama's story for ... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List, 12.19.08 - Posted December 19, 2008
Good morning, Washington. What DC street is featured above? Think you know? Email us with your best guess. AND: Join us after the jump to find out if you guessed our last contest correctly. Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning... [FishbowlDC]

MTP On Top During Gregory's First Week - Posted December 18, 2008
David Gregory's first week moderating Meet the Press last week finished #1 in Total Viewers and the A25-54 demo. CBS' Face the Nation was second in both categories. Following ... [TVNewser]

California Gays Punched Again This Month - Posted December 18, 2008
By now you have heard that in the line-up of next month's inauguration, evangelical light-on-facts preacher Rick Warren has been tapped to do Barack Obama's invocation. So last month, gay couples had their rights... [FishbowlLA]

More on Sunday's NYT Magazine Piece on Obama and the Press - Posted December 18, 2008
The full article from Sunday's NYT Magazine profile of Barack Obama's incoming press secretary ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

More on Sunday's NYT Magazine Piece on Obama and the Press - Posted December 18, 2008
The full article from Sunday's NYT Magazine profile of Barack Obama's incoming press secretary ... [FishbowlNY]

Morning Media Menu: December 18 - Posted December 18, 2008
Today on Morning Media Menu I attempt to host the show solo (with questionable success) because Steve Krakauer is away filming a promo for ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Morning Media Menu: December 18 - Posted December 18, 2008
Today on Morning Media Menu I attempt to host the show solo (with questionable success) because Steve Krakauer is away filming a promo for ... [FishbowlNY]

Morning Reading List, 12.18.08 - Posted December 18, 2008
Good morning, Washington. What DC street is featured above? Think you know? Email us with your best guess. AND: Join us after the jump to find out if you guessed our last contest correctly." Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning... [FishbowlDC]

Around the Fishbowls: Obama, O'Reilly, Cruise... - Posted December 17, 2008
• FishbowlNY's Glynnis MacNicol reports today's shocking news — President-elect Barack Obama was selected as Time magazine's Person of the Year. Noticeably absent from the "... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List, 12.17.08 - Posted December 17, 2008
Good morning, Washington. What DC cafeteria is featured above? Think you know? Email us with your best guess. AND: Join us after the jump to find out if you guessed our last contest correctly. Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning... [FishbowlDC]

Time Names Barack Obama 'Person of the Year' - Posted December 17, 2008
Color us shocked. Time has tapped President-elect Barack Obama as their 'Person of the Year.' You may recall back at t... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Time Names Barack Obama 'Person of the Year' - Posted December 17, 2008
Color us shocked. Time has tapped President-elect Barack Obama as their 'Person of the Year.' You may recall back at t... [FishbowlNY]

The More Things Change, Etc.: Obama Emulated Bush Press Tactics - Posted December 17, 2008
Over at Politico Michael Calderone go... [morningmedianewsfeed]

The More Things Change, Etc.: Obama Emulated Bush Press Tactics - Posted December 17, 2008
Over at Politico Michael Calderone go... [FishbowlNY]

Whitaker: "We Can't Let Up" - Posted December 16, 2008
Following a news conference today in which President-elect Barack Obama dodged questions related to Gov. Rod Blagojevich, NBC Washington bureau chief ... [TVNewser]

Brokaw's Last Week Brings Most Viewers For Political Interview Since 2004 - Posted December 13, 2008
Last Sunday's Meet the Press was watched by the most Total Viewers since the February 8, 2004 interview of President George W. Bush. On last week's program, Tom Brokaw interviewed President-elect Bar... [TVNewser]

Chi-Town Huffpo Hits Pay Dirt - Posted December 12, 2008
Huffington Post launched it's first local blog on Chicago in July of this year. Yes, it was obvious by June that local boy, former South Side 'community organizer' Barack Obama was the democratic nominee for president.... [FishbowlLA]

Morning Reading List, 12.12.08 - Posted December 12, 2008
Good morning Washington. Where in DC can you find the above mural? Think you know? Then email us with your guess and we'll publish the correct guessers in tomorrow's Morning Reading List. Good morning Washington. Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning... [FishbowlDC]

Obama News Conference To Touch On Blago - Posted December 11, 2008
President-elect Barack Obama will be holding a news conference around 11amET today. As is being reported on the cablers, he is expected to be asked about Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich. Some notes (we'll keep updating): • ABC will carry the special report. ... [TVNewser]

Who's Covering the Obama White House? - Posted December 10, 2008
With David Gregory's promotion to "Meet the Press", NBC needs to fill the senior White House correspondent role for the network. ABC named Jake Tapper as chief White House correspondent the day after the election... [TVNewser]

NYT Co. Considers Asset Sales - Posted December 10, 2008
Well, one supposes it's better than bankruptcy (also, a corruption scandal!). The Financial Times is reporting that the ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

NYT Co. Considers Asset Sales - Posted December 10, 2008
Well, one supposes it's better than bankruptcy (also, a corruption scandal!). The Financial Times is reporting that the ... [FishbowlNY]

Zadie Smith On Barack Obama and Speaking in Tongues - Posted December 9, 2008
There's been so much numbers talk in publishing this past week — layoffs, sales, etc. — that it's nice to be reminded of what books are actually about: Words! Language! Last Friday at the NYPL ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Zadie Smith On Barack Obama and Speaking in Tongues - Posted December 9, 2008
There's been so much numbers talk in publishing this past week — layoffs, sales, etc. — that it's nice to be reminded of what books are actually about: Words! Language! Last Friday at the NYPL ... [FishbowlNY]

Illinois Gov. Corruption Charges Involve Tribune Co. - Posted December 9, 2008
This stranger-than-fiction election year just absolutely refuses to die. Curious what people are referring to when they say "Chicago Politics?" Well looks like we are about to get a healthy dose, and then some. You may have already heard that earlier this morning Chicago Governor ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Illinois Gov. Corruption Charges Involve Tribune Co. - Posted December 9, 2008
This stranger-than-fiction election year just absolutely refuses to die. Curious what people are referring to when they say "Chicago Politics?" Well looks like we are about to get a healthy dose, and then some. You may have already heard that earlier this morning Chicago Governor ... [FishbowlNY]

Here's One Way to Take the Focus Off the Tribune News - Posted December 9, 2008
The biggest news story in Chicago today is no longer the bankruptcy filing of a company founded 30 years before a cow destroyed the city. It is the arrest of the Governor. The cable news networks broke the news of the arrest of Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich within a few seconds of... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List, 12.09.08 - Posted December 9, 2008
Good morning, Washington. What DC street is this? Email us with your best guess and we'll include correct guessers in tomorrow's Morning Reading List. Good morning Washington. Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? Drop us a li... [FishbowlDC]

Time's Top Ten Magazine Covers 2008 - Posted December 9, 2008
It's that time of year: lists! Time has released their top ten magazine covers for 2008. The New Yorker takes top spot (no that New Yorker... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Time's Top Ten Magazine Covers 2008 - Posted December 9, 2008
It's that time of year: lists! Time has released their top ten magazine covers for 2008. The New Yorker takes top spot (no that New Yorker... [FishbowlNY]

Drescher , As In 'The Nanny' Drescher, Wants The U.S. Senate - Posted December 8, 2008
If she has her way, Fran Drescher will become the nanny for the U.S. Senate, filling in for Hillary Clinton when she becomes Secretary of State for President ... [FishbowlLA]

David Gregory Named Moderator of Meet the Press - Posted December 7, 2008
After a week of speculation, NBC's Tom Brokaw made it official this morning — David Gregory will become the next moderator of Meet the Press, the longest running show on telev... [TVNewser]

Tom Brokaw's Final Meet the Press - Posted December 7, 2008
During a segment on Weekend Today this morning, promoting his interview with Pres.-elect Barack Obama, Tom Brokaw confirmed this would be his final day moderating Meet the Press. ... [TVNewser]

Has David Gregory Anchored His Final Today Show? - Posted December 5, 2008
NBC's David Gregory anchored the Today show today, which must be somewhat of a distraction considering what his Sunday is expected to be like. In the 7:30amET half hour Gregory was anchoring a segment with Dr. ... [TVNewser]

The Ticker: ABC, CBS, CNBC... - Posted December 5, 2008
> Barbara Walters' "10 Most Fascinating People of 2008," in which Barack Obama was #1, won its timeslot last night. The show averaged a 4.2 rating giving ABC its best numbers in months in the hour and giving the network a win for the night in the A18-49 demo.... [TVNewser]

Is Howard Dean Bitter About Not Being Obama's Chief of Staff? - Posted December 5, 2008
TVNewser has the transcript from tomorrow night's "D.L. Hughley Breaks the News". DNC Chairman Howard Dean was Hughley's guest and they got to talking about Dean's successful 50 state strategy, an... [TVNewser]

AIA Offers Obama Team Advice on How to Make White House Green - Posted December 3, 2008
Promoting green buildings begins at home, and so the American Institute of Architects (AIA) is offering its advice to President-Elect Barack Obama on how to turn the White House green. "During the campaign, Barack Obama voiced plans to invest in infrastructure, advance energy e... [UnBeige]

Obama Calls on Fox News, Finally - Posted December 3, 2008
After going 0-5 at his post-election news conferences, this morning Pres.-elect Barack Obama finally called on Fox News. Correspondent Wendell Goler to a question. According to ... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List, 12.03.08 - Posted December 3, 2008
Good morning 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 media Muesli after the... [FishbowlDC]

David Gregory the Buzz at Business Emmys - Posted December 2, 2008
The event may have been to honor the best in business reporting, but the buzz at the top of the Rock this afternoon was who would be taking over the nation's #1 public affairs show — David Gregory's soon-to-be announced gig as moderator of Meet the Press. Insider... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List, 12.02.08 - Posted December 2, 2008
Good morning 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 media Muesli after the... [FishbowlDC]

I Want Media's 'Media Person of the Year' - Posted December 1, 2008
A the year draws to a close get prepared for the usual onslaught of lists! We all know Time's Person of the Year is a non-compete, but I Want Media, which ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

I Want Media's 'Media Person of the Year' - Posted December 1, 2008
A the year draws to a close get prepared for the usual onslaught of lists! We all know Time's Person of the Year is a non-compete, but I Want Media, which ... [FishbowlNY]

NYT.com: All the News That's Fit to Livestream? - Posted December 1, 2008
Anyone curious about what the future of online newpapers might look like need only turn to the NYT.com right now. The homepage is currently running its usual layout of stories, but in lieu of a front page photo is a live feed of ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

NYT.com: All the News That's Fit to Livestream? - Posted December 1, 2008
Anyone curious about what the future of online newpapers might look like need only turn to the NYT.com right now. The homepage is currently running its usual layout of stories, but in lieu of a front page photo is a live feed of ... [FishbowlNY]

Morning Reading List, 12.01.08 - Posted December 1, 2008
Good morning 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 media Muesli after the... [FishbowlDC]

Covering Barack: The New Yorker Vets the President-Elect - Posted November 30, 2008
Barry Blitt, the cartoonist responsible for the New Yorker's controversial terrorist fist-jabbing ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Covering Barack: The New Yorker Vets the President-Elect - Posted November 30, 2008
Barry Blitt, the cartoonist responsible for the New Yorker's controversial terrorist fist-jabbing ... [FishbowlNY]

Barack Obama on Meet the Press Next Sunday - Posted November 30, 2008
At the end of today's Meet the Press, Tom Brokaw announced Pres.-elect Barack Obama would be the guest next Sunday. This will be the third sitdown interview Obama has conducted since being el... [TVNewser]

Who'd The Prez-elect Call On Today? - Posted November 26, 2008
FishbowlDC's Patrick Gavin reveals Fox News goes 0-4 at President-elect Barack Obama news conferences. Questions this morning went to NPR, the New York Daily News and CNN. ... [TVNewser]

0-4 For Fox News - Posted November 26, 2008
Earlier on FishbowlDC: "Three Strikes, You're Out" "Who's At The Obama Presser?" "Who Got To Ask Questions At The Obama Presser?" "... [FishbowlDC]

The New York Times Wants to be Your Friend! - Posted November 26, 2008
Back when the New York Times launched their social networking site TimesPeople we agreed to... [morningmedianewsfeed]

The New York Times Wants to be Your Friend! - Posted November 26, 2008
Back when the New York Times launched their social networking site TimesPeople we agreed to... [FishbowlNY]

Morning Reading List, 11.26.08 - Posted November 26, 2008
Good morning, Washington. What DC restaurant is featured above? Think you know? Email us and give us your best guess. AND: Join us after the jump to find out if you guessed our last contest correctly. Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort... [FishbowlDC]

Who Gets to Ask a Question at News Conference, Day 3? - Posted November 26, 2008
For the past couple days, as President-elect Barack Obama has held daily news conferences, we've been keeping track of which journalists get to ask the questions. Politico's ... [TVNewser]

New York Press Launches a New Website - Posted November 25, 2008
Remember when New York Press was edgy and cool and, dare we say, relevant? Well looks like they are aiming to become so again, this time online! In a better late than never move the weekly has launched a new, user-friendly website... [morningmedianewsfeed]

New York Press Launches a New Website - Posted November 25, 2008
Remember when New York Press was edgy and cool and, dare we say, relevant? Well looks like they are aiming to become so again, this time online! In a better late than never move the weekly has launched a new, user-friendly website... [FishbowlNY]

Who Got the Questions Today? - Posted November 25, 2008
Politico's Michael Calderone gives the rundown of which reporters got to ask the questions at today's President-elect ... [TVNewser]

Three Strikes, You're Out - Posted November 25, 2008
During Barack Obama's first press conference as president-elect (held on Nov. 7), he fielded questions from the Associated Press, NBC, ABC, CBS, Reuters, Chicago Tribune, Chicago Sun-Times, CNN and the New York Times. At the time, ... [FishbowlDC]

Vanity Fair Comes Back With A Smaller, Better Edited Party - Posted November 25, 2008
The Vanity Fair Oscar party, which loves to turn people away in droves, canceled last year because of the Writers' strike. But the see-and-be-seen soiree is set to return on Feb. 22 not at the usual place, Morten's, but rather at the Sunset Tower, ... [FishbowlLA]

Obama Noon Presser, Day Two - Posted November 25, 2008
President-elect Barack Obama will hold his second consecutive NoonET press conference, today focusing on details of his budget plans. ABC will carry a special report to cover the press confe... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List, 11.25.08 - Posted November 25, 2008
Good Morning Washington. What DC restaurant is featured above? Think you know? Email us with your best guess. AND: Join us after the jump to find out if you guessed our last contest correctly." Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning... [FishbowlDC]

Barbara Walters to Interview Barack and Michelle Obama - Posted November 24, 2008
Sometime in the next 48 hours, President-elect Barack Obama and Michelle Obama will sit down for an interview with ... [TVNewser]

Network Special Reports at Noon - Posted November 24, 2008
All of the broadcast networks will air a special report around NoonET this afternoon, as President-elect Barack Obama and VP-elect Joe Biden hold a joint press conference discussing Obama's selection of economic leaders in his administration. ... [TVNewser]

'Arianna Huffington' Makes Her Debut on SNL - Posted November 24, 2008
... [morningmedianewsfeed]

'Arianna Huffington' Makes Her Debut on SNL - Posted November 24, 2008
... [FishbowlNY]

Morning Reading List, 11.24.08 - Posted November 24, 2008
Good morning, Washington. What DC restaurant uses these grape-adorned wine glasses? Think you know? Email us with your best guess. AND: Join us after the jump to find out if you guessed our last contest correctly. Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort... [FishbowlDC]

Maddow on Home Life, Growing Up...and Conan - Posted November 23, 2008
Newsweek's Julia Baird gives an in-depth look at Rachel Maddow's childhood, home life and MSNBC program in the upco... [TVNewser]

Marks Disagree at USC Panel - Posted November 22, 2008
On the "Insights and Analysis: Leading National Political Reporters Discuss the Campaign" panel at what we're calling EOVMWHAWCNCon, LAT's Mark Barabak and Time Magazine's ... [FishbowlLA]

Former VP Gore On Biden & Cheney - Posted November 22, 2008
In his first interview since the election of Barack Obama, former Vice President Al Gore speaks to CNN's Fareed Zaka... [TVNewser]

Matthews Returns, Dance-Free, To Ellen - Posted November 21, 2008
MSNBC's Chris Matthews' made his long-awaited return to The Ellen DeGeneres Show yesterday, and unlike last time, there was no inadvertent groping. Instead, Matthews' was hands off and dance-free — until D... [TVNewser]

Ailes: "We Have Some Obligation In a New Presidency Not To Attempt To Destabilize It" - Posted November 21, 2008
Following the news Roger Ailes has signed a new five-year contract with News Corporation, ... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List, 11.21.08 - Posted November 21, 2008
Good morning Washington. What DC restaurant is featured above? Think you know? Then email us with your guess. 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]

A The Daily Beast Round Up - Posted November 20, 2008
The Daily Beast is growing on us...growling on us? No. Growing. "The Barrier That Didn't Fall", poll results are fascinating. As well as the editorial to accompany the findings... [FishbowlLA]

Morning Reading List, 11.20.08 - Posted November 20, 2008
Good morning Washington. What D.C. street is featured in the above picture? Think you know? Drop us an email and we'll give you the correct answer (and list the correct guessers) in tomorrow's Morning Reading List. Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort... [FishbowlDC]

Lunch: Barry Diller, Jeff Zucker & The Magazine Mob - Posted November 19, 2008
— DIANE CLEHANE What recession? The usual power quotient found on any given Wednesday at Michael's went into overdrive today as the gals at the front desk had so many media moguls, magazine mavens and talking heads lining up to dine and dish today, they had to shoehorn in extra tables all... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Lunch: Barry Diller, Jeff Zucker & The Magazine Mob - Posted November 19, 2008
— DIANE CLEHANE What recession? The usual power quotient found on any given Wednesday at Michael's went into overdrive today as the gals at the front desk had so many media moguls, magazine mavens and talking heads lining up to dine and dish today, they had to shoehorn in extra tables all... [FishbowlNY]

The Obama and McCain Meeting Reenactment - Posted November 19, 2008
This is ... [FishbowlLA]

Morning Reading List, 11.19.08 - Posted November 19, 2008
Good morning Washington. What D.C. building is featured in the above picture? Think you know? Drop us an email and we'll give you the correct answer (and list the correct guessers) in tomorrow's Morning Reading List. Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort... [FishbowlDC]

60 Minutes Obama Interview Draws Largest Audience of TV Season - Posted November 18, 2008
Final numbers are in for last week's prime time programs. 60 Minutes' 25.1 million viewers makes it the most-watched program so far this TV season. The hour featured the first post-election interview with President-elect Barack Obama and ... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List, 11.18.08 - Posted November 18, 2008
Good morning Washington. What D.C. street is featured in the above picture? Think you know? Drop us an email and we'll give you the correct answer (and list the correct guessers) in tomorrow's Morning Reading List. Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort... [FishbowlDC]

Arianna Huffington Hosts The Rachel Maddow Show - Posted November 18, 2008
Arianna Huffington subbed in for Rachel Maddow on her show last night (as for any previous bad blood incurred between Arianna and MSNBC? According to TVNewser, it's all ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Arianna Huffington Hosts The Rachel Maddow Show - Posted November 18, 2008
Arianna Huffington subbed in for Rachel Maddow on her show last night (as for any previous bad blood incurred between Arianna and MSNBC? According to TVNewser, it's all ... [FishbowlNY]

Around the Fishbowls - Posted November 17, 2008
• FishbowlDC's Patrick Gavin writes about a roast of fake-newser Stephen Colber... [TVNewser]

Obamas Give 60 Minutes Best Night in Nine Years - Posted November 17, 2008
According to preliminary overnight ratings, 24.5 million viewers watched Steve Kroft's interview with President-elect Barack Obama and ... [TVNewser]

Does Rupert Murdoch Have an Obama-Shaped Hole in his Heart? - Posted November 17, 2008
Today's New York Times is speculating whether Rupert Murdoch has a soft spot for ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Does Rupert Murdoch Have an Obama-Shaped Hole in his Heart? - Posted November 17, 2008
Today's New York Times is speculating whether Rupert Murdoch has a soft spot for ... [FishbowlNY]

Media Cashing in on Obama Victory - Posted November 17, 2008
From today's mediabistro.com Morning Newsfeed: "Are the media capable of merchandizing the moment, packaging a president-elect for profit?" asks The Washington Post's Howard Kurtz today. "Yes, they are." Although Kurtz' story focuses mainly on newspapers an... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List, 11.17.08 - Posted November 17, 2008
Good morning Washington. What D.C. coffee shop is featured in the above picture? Think you know? Drop us an email and we'll give you the correct answer (and list the correct guessers) in tomorrow's Morning Reading List. Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the... [FishbowlDC]

Andy Rooney Gives a Shout Out to Newspapers - Posted November 17, 2008
... [FishbowlLA]

Obama Gets Almost All of 60 Minutes - Posted November 16, 2008
In his first interview since being elected president, Barack Obama is getting all three segments of tonight's 60 Minutes. It's rare that a single topic gets more than one segment on the show — we're reminded that ... [TVNewser]

Steve Kroft On The Big Get: "We Were There First" - Posted November 14, 2008
Alissa Krinsky TVNewser Contributor In getting the big interview, being first helps — whether first in ratings or first at the door. "We went and started working on a profile before he declared his candidacy," says 60 Minutes correspondent Steve Kroft... [TVNewser]

Photo Caption Contest - Posted November 14, 2008
For this week's Caption Contest, we have this photo of Sen. Barack Obama on election night. Photo Credit: David Katz Send your entries through the box below, or e-mail them to us at fishbowldc AT mediabistro DOT com. ... [FishbowlDC]

Is Lindsay Lohan a Racist? Or Just Plain Dumb? -- 'First Colored President': You Make The Call - Posted November 14, 2008
Lindsay Lohan, in between dates with her on-again-off-again girlfriend D.J. Samantha and appearing in dorky movies, managed to step into it on Access Hollywood this week. Attempting to support Barack Obam... [FishbowlLA]

Time Person of the Year Luncheon: Let's Talk About the Economy - Posted November 14, 2008
Obviously Barack Obama is the Person of the Year, for Time and probably anyone else for that matter. Who knows, considering the state of the country he is about to take over he may very well turn i... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Time Person of the Year Luncheon: Let's Talk About the Economy - Posted November 14, 2008
Obviously Barack Obama is the Person of the Year, for Time and probably anyone else for that matter. Who knows, considering the state of the country he is about to take over he may very well turn i... [FishbowlNY]

Morning Reading List, 11.14.08 - Posted November 14, 2008
Good morning 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 media Muesli after the... [FishbowlDC]

Man of God Attacks Man of 'Man Bites Dog' - Posted November 14, 2008
Ryan Chalk staff writer at Vacaville Reporter, asked Rev. Sebastian Meyer about a parishioner being expelled from Mass for having an ... [FishbowlLA]

60 Minutes Gets First President-elect Obama Interview - Posted November 13, 2008
President-elect Barack Obama and First Lady-elect Michelle Obama, sit down for their first post-election interview with CBS' 60 Minutes. Steve Kroft conducts the interview tomorrow in Chicago. It will air Sunday at 7pm. 60 Minutes is coming of... [TVNewser]

Shep Disputes Claim Mainstream Media Won Election For Obama - Posted November 13, 2008
FNC anchor Shepard Smith visited The Strategy Room on Foxnews.com on Tuesday, and delivered a complete dressing-down of comedian Nick DiPaolo after he charged that the mainstream media was responsible for Barack Obama's victory (... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List, 11.13.08 - Posted November 13, 2008
Good morning 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 media Muesli after t... [FishbowlDC]

Time's Person of the Year Award - Posted November 13, 2008
So FBNY is off to the annual Time Person of the Year luncheon today, where a panel of distinguished guests including Elizabeth Edwards, ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Time's Person of the Year Award - Posted November 13, 2008
So FBNY is off to the annual Time Person of the Year luncheon today, where a panel of distinguished guests including Elizabeth Edwards, ... [FishbowlNY]

GMA Gets William Ayers Exclusive - Posted November 13, 2008
First on TVNewser: William Ayers has stayed largely silent during the nearly two years of election coverage, even as his name was mentioned in many forms. But the Chicago activist who has been tied to President-elect ... [TVNewser]

Helen Thomas is Back! - Posted November 12, 2008
Our thanks to our sister blog ... [FishbowlLA]

The AP Celebrates the Election With New Style Rules! - Posted November 12, 2008
The AP has announced that with the new President will come new style rules for referring to Presidents and other heads of state. Per today's release:The Associated Press is adopting a universal style for referring to all heads of state, including the United States... [morningmedianewsfeed]

The AP Celebrates the Election With New Style Rules! - Posted November 12, 2008
The AP has announced that with the new President will come new style rules for referring to Presidents and other heads of state. Per today's release:The Associated Press is adopting a universal style for referring to all heads of state, including the United States... [FishbowlNY]

Morning Reading List, 11.12.08 - Posted November 12, 2008
Good morning 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 media Muesli after the... [FishbowlDC]

New AP Style - Posted November 12, 2008
For anybody scheduled to take copy-editing test soon, listen up: The Associated Press has adopted a new (though it doesn't seem new) rule regarding heads of state. The Associated Press is adopting a universal style for referr... [FishbowlLA]

Chuck Todd Writing Obama Book - Posted November 11, 2008
NBC News political director Chuck Todd and NBC's elections director Sheldon Gawiser will co-write, "How Obama Won," ... [TVNewser]

60 Minutes Most-Watched Program Last Week - Posted November 11, 2008
Thanks to a number of factors, the top-rated program on all of television last week was 60 Minutes. The Sunday program averaged 18.47 million Total Viewers, the show's largest audience since the same week last year. One thing that helped the program was a strong lead-in from two tight NFL games, Indianapolis' win... [TVNewser]

Scarborough's "Girlfriend," Hillary, and Obama as "The Best Story" - Posted November 11, 2008
With the election over, journalists and pundits gathered for a "Media & The Presidency" panel at the Rainbow Room in New York last night. Portfolio.com's Jeff Bercovici writes ... [TVNewser]

Palin on Fox: I Know Africa is a Continent - Posted November 11, 2008
Hmm, not even Barack Obama's election and the new "civility" at the White House can knock Sarah Palin out of the headlines. She did her first post-election interview with Fox's Greta Van Susteren last night and appeared again with ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Palin on Fox: I Know Africa is a Continent - Posted November 11, 2008
Hmm, not even Barack Obama's election and the new "civility" at the White House can knock Sarah Palin out of the headlines. She did her first post-election interview with Fox's Greta Van Susteren last night and appeared again with ... [FishbowlNY]

From "Best Political Team" To a "King of Comedy" - Posted November 10, 2008
Three days after TVNewser was in the CNN Election Center studio on Election Night, we were back in a drastically changed environment. Gone were the BPTOT, in was a studio audience. Temporary walls blocked off the studio from the rest of ... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List, 11.10.08 - Posted November 10, 2008
Good morning 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 media Muesli after the... [FishbowlDC]

Schwarzenegger Wants To 'Stop The Bleeding' - Posted November 7, 2008
California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger and resident Terminator, in between sobbing over pal John McCain's resounding defeat to President-elect... [FishbowlLA]

Obama Tunes to NBC on Election Night - Posted November 7, 2008
What was President-Elect Barack Obama's network of choice for Election Night coverage? From his Flickr page — NBC: > Update... [TVNewser]

FNC Easing Up On Pres.-Elect Obama? - Posted November 7, 2008
The New York Daily News says so: Fox News boss Roger Ailes doesn't want to spoil Barack Obama's political honeymoon, we hear. A source says Ailes has told prime-time hosts ... [TVNewser]

Changes In the LAT Washington Buro - Posted November 7, 2008
Russ Stanton sent the following memo to staffers today, explaining some changes. Not mentioned in the following note is the fact that former Washington bureau chief Doyle McManus is officially an op-ed co... [FishbowlLA]

Morning Reading List, 11.07.08 - Posted November 7, 2008
Good morning 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 media Muesli after the... [FishbowlDC]

Stephen Baldwin Promised to Move to Canada - Posted November 7, 2008
Stephen Baldwin swore that if Barack Obama won the election, he would move to Canada. We offered it was because... [FishbowlLA]

Edward Norton Was Making an Obama Doc - Posted November 7, 2008
Edward Norton had been following now Presidential Elect Barack Obama around since 2006 gaining 'unprecedented access' to the candidate. Now it's been bought by HBO and according to ... [FishbowlLA]

Obama Readies For "Press Availability" - Posted November 6, 2008
President-Elect Barack Obama will make his first public appearance in his new role tomorrow afternoon, in what the campaign is calling a "press availability" and not a news conference. The Hollywood Reporter's Paul J. Gough reports ... [TVNewser]

Wallace Delivers Cookie From Rove For Stewart - Posted November 6, 2008
While describing his appearance earlier in the show, The Daily Show host Jon Stewart described FOX News Sunday host Chris Wallace as the "news" part of "Fox News." And when Wallace join... [TVNewser]

Text Messaging Explodes Following Obama's Win - Posted November 6, 2008
FierceMobileContent reports that mobile messaging traffic saw an "unprecedented surge Tuesday evening" in the 10 minutes following Barack Obama's official confirmation tha... [ThinkMobile - SocialTimes.com]

President-Elect Barack Obama Saves Print for a Day! - Posted November 6, 2008
FBNY has heard from someone inside the NYT building that people are continuing to line-up in the lobby to purchase a copy of yesterday's paper. Seriously. Barack Obama is the future of print for a day! Of course should you not want to hike up to the Times... [morningmedianewsfeed]

President-Elect Barack Obama Saves Print for a Day! - Posted November 6, 2008
FBNY has heard from someone inside the NYT building that people are continuing to line-up in the lobby to purchase a copy of yesterday's paper. Seriously. Barack Obama is the future of print for a day! Of course should you not want to hike up to the Times... [FishbowlNY]

CNN, MSNBC Web Site Traffic Soared on Tuesday - Posted November 6, 2008
We're still waiting for mobile traffic numbers, but Hitwise is reporting that CNN.com was the most-visited TV network Web site on Nov. 4, receiving .61% of all U.S Internet visits, according to MediaPost. The site received a 146 percent bump in v... [ThinkMobile - SocialTimes.com]

Hearst the Latest to Layoff Staffers Company-Wide - Posted November 6, 2008
Back to reality! After record-breaking sales of newspapers across the country due to Barack Obama's historic election we are back to talking about lay-offs. This time at Hearst.... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Hearst the Latest to Layoff Staffers Company-Wide - Posted November 6, 2008
Back to reality! After record-breaking sales of newspapers across the country due to Barack Obama's historic election we are back to talking about lay-offs. This time at Hearst.... [FishbowlNY]

Matthews: "I Want To Do Everything I Can To Make This...New Presidency Work" - Posted November 6, 2008
Chris Matthews appeared on MSNBC's Morning Joe this morning to discuss Rahm Emanuel's decision to announce he ... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List, 11.06.08 - Posted November 6, 2008
Good morning 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 media Muesli after the... [FishbowlDC]

Obama Chooses Chief of Staff -- Kissin' Kin To Hollywood - Posted November 5, 2008
Within a day of his triumphant trouncing of Sen. John McCain, President-elect Barack Obama has already chosen a congressman as his chief of staff, a man who is very closely tied to Hollywood, Associated Press reported. Obama picked I... [FishbowlLA]

Nader to Shep: "You Can Pull the Plug on Me" - Posted November 5, 2008
FNC's Shepard Smith has gotten praise for his interview with ... [TVNewser]

Obama Sells Out Dead Tree Editions of Local Newspapers - Posted November 5, 2008
We've noticed a number of people twittering and facebooking today that they couldn't find a copy of various papers this morning. Turns out they weren't imagining it! The Daily News sold out of even the extra printed copies of their regular morning edition and plan... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Obama Sells Out Dead Tree Editions of Local Newspapers - Posted November 5, 2008
We've noticed a number of people twittering and facebooking today that they couldn't find a copy of various papers this morning. Turns out they weren't imagining it! The Daily News sold out of even the extra printed copies of their regular morning edition and plan... [FishbowlNY]

Election Night '08: The Speeches - Posted November 5, 2008
On the very, very, very off chance that you were say, kidnapped by aliens last night and missed this here is Barack Obama's victory speech. John McCain's enormously graceful one follows after the jump. ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Election Night '08: The Speeches - Posted November 5, 2008
On the very, very, very off chance that you were say, kidnapped by aliens last night and missed this here is Barack Obama's victory speech. John McCain's enormously graceful one follows after the jump. ... [FishbowlNY]

Networks Cover Bush Remarks on Obama Victory - Posted November 5, 2008
President George W. Bush congratulated President-elect Barack Obama this morning just after 10:15amET in a Rose Garden address, and the cablers and networks covered. "It will be a stirring sight to see President Obama, his wif... [TVNewser]

Covering President-Elect Barack Obama: Time Rushes Out Commemorative Issue - Posted November 5, 2008
Get ready for a whole lot of face-time with President-Elect Barack Obama at your newsstand. Time is early out of the gate with a special commemorative issue that will hit stands Thursday — a full day early. The magazine appar... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Covering President-Elect Barack Obama: Time Rushes Out Commemorative Issue - Posted November 5, 2008
Get ready for a whole lot of face-time with President-Elect Barack Obama at your newsstand. Time is early out of the gate with a special commemorative issue that will hit stands Thursday — a full day early. The magazine appar... [FishbowlNY]

First Family Becomes First Celebrities - Posted November 5, 2008
We took it as a joke (and a bad one, at that) when John McCain tried to compare Obama to Paris Hilton, et al. But it turns out ... [FishbowlLA]

LAT Reverses Decision, Runs Doonesbury - Posted November 5, 2008
The LAT had planned not to run a Doonesbury strip today that Garry Trudeau drew several weeks ago, showing his characters reacting to a ... [FishbowlLA]

As Barack Obama Wins, Los Angeles Listens - Posted November 5, 2008
As Barack Obama gracefully transitioned from Presidential Candidate to President Elect, the city of Los Angeles watched in awe, admiration and befuddlement. More than 17,000 supporters were expected at the major Obama Support Party at the Century Plaza Hotel in Century City. F... [FishbowlLA]

TV News Snapshot: 12:03amET - Posted November 5, 2008
Pres.-elect Barack Obama: "Senator McCain fought long and hard in this campaign and he's fought even longer and harder for the country that he loves. He has endured sacrifices for America that most of us cannot begin to imagine. And to those Americans whose support I have yet to earn: I... [TVNewser]

TV News Snapshot: 11:21pmET - Posted November 4, 2008
John McCain: "I had the honor of calling Sen. Barack Obama to congratulate him...on being elected the next president of the country that we both love. I urge all Americans who supported me to join me in not just congratulating him but offering our next president our goodwill and earnest effort... [TVNewser]

The Ticker (video edition): Matthews, Cooper, Hannity... - Posted November 4, 2008
> SNL got one final round of political sketches in last night, including a portrayal of MSNBC's Chris Matthews with Sen. Barack Obama. Check out the video. ... [TVNewser]

Networks Vow Election Night Restraint - Posted November 4, 2008
In a story that we don't believe for a second, the Associated Press and network execs tell Matea Gold that until one candidate reaches 270 electoral votes, TV reporters will not call the election: "If Se... [FishbowlLA]

Obama Won't Be In L.A., But 10,000 Happy Voters Will - Posted November 4, 2008
Presidential Candidate Barack Obama will likely be in his home city of Chicago tonight as election returns come in. But in Los Angeles more than 10,000 voters are expected at the Century Plaza Hotel for a massive celebration -- assuming he wins... [FishbowlLA]

Morning Reading List, 11.04.08 - Posted November 4, 2008
Good morning Washington. Enjoy the day, win or lose. You deserve it. 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 ... [FishbowlDC]

Watch Barack Obama Vote - Posted November 4, 2008
Thanks to our sister site, FBNY for finding and posting ... [FishbowlLA]

Cablers Break News of Obama's Grandmother's Death - Posted November 3, 2008
Just after 4:34pmET, MSNBC's David Shuster broke the news that Sen. Barack Obama's grandmother had passed away from cancer. CNN reported the news two minutes later, breaking into the same Sen. ... [TVNewser]

Obama Loss = Bad For the Media? - Posted November 3, 2008
Slate's John Dickerson thinks a Barack Obama loss tomorrow night would be bad for those media including, presumably, Slate's John Dickerson. An Obama loss would mean the majority of pundits, reporters, and analysts were wrong. Pollsters would have to find a new line of work, since Obama has been ahead in all... [TVNewser]

What An Obama Loss Would Mean To Punditry - Posted November 3, 2008
Slate tantalizes us with a story that we think is going to be about pundits: An Obama loss would mean the majority of pundits, reporters, and analysts were wrong. Pollsters would have to find a new line of work, since Obama has been ahead in all 159 polls taken in the last... [FishbowlLA]

Contemporary World Issues, with Mr. Dobbs - Posted October 31, 2008
Students in seven high schools across the country were joined by CNN's Lou Dobbs yesterday in a live teleconference during their Contemporary World Issues classes. The Huntsville Times (AL) ... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List, 10.31.08 - Posted October 31, 2008
Good morning 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 media Muesli after the... [FishbowlDC]

The Ticker: FNC, ABC, FBN... - Posted October 30, 2008
> Mike Huckabee interviews SNL EP Lorne Michaels and Bill Maher on his FNC program at 8pmET on Saturday. Also as guests — celebrities from opposite sides of the political spectrum, ... [TVNewser]

Olbermann Builds On Obama Half Hour - Posted October 30, 2008
Hundreds of thousands of viewers who watched the Barack Obama commercial on one of the broadcast networks switched to MSNBC at 8:30. Obama pulled in 3.5 million Total Viewers on MSNBC, the only cable news network to air the infomercial. An abbreviated Countdown with Keith Olbermann at 8:30pmET brought in... [TVNewser]

Reviewing Obama's "High-Wire Act" - Posted October 30, 2008
• USA Today's Kathy Kiely: "In what Obama aide Linda Douglass described as 'a bit of a high-wire act,' the campaign cut from the pre-taped ad with a live feed from the rally. Obama's ad ran simultaneously on several broadcast and cable networks at a cost of more than $3 million &... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List, 10.30.08 - Posted October 30, 2008
Good morning 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 media Muesli after the... [FishbowlDC]

Barack Obama on Jon Stewart: 'Did He Just Sell Me a Sham-Wow?' - Posted October 30, 2008
Sadly, Barack Obama appeared on Jon Stewart via Satellite post his Obamamercial. Still, Stewart makes the most of it, at one point asking Obama if he's suffering from buyer's remorse: "Two years ago when you started this journey the country was not in the shape it's in now, is there... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Barack Obama on Jon Stewart: 'Did He Just Sell Me a Sham-Wow?' - Posted October 30, 2008
Sadly, Barack Obama appeared on Jon Stewart via Satellite post his Obamamercial. Still, Stewart makes the most of it, at one point asking Obama if he's suffering from buyer's remorse: "Two years ago when you started this journey the country was not in the shape it's in now, is there... [FishbowlNY]

YouTube Decide '08 - Posted October 29, 2008
If this election was settled by which side has the better YouTube v... [FishbowlLA]

Joe the Plumber Has Some Thoughts on the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict - Posted October 29, 2008
With his 15 minutes of fame extending beyond the 20,000-minute mark, Joe the Plummer appeared on Fox News' Studio B with Shepard Smith Tuesday to explain his feeling that "a vote for O... [TVNewser]

Vote for Time's Person of the Year - Posted October 29, 2008
The show must go on! They may be laying off and restructuring but apparently Time still has the ability to nominate the Person of the Year...with your help. Time managing editor Rick Stengel has posted this video on YouTube ask... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Vote for Time's Person of the Year - Posted October 29, 2008
The show must go on! They may be laying off and restructuring but apparently Time still has the ability to nominate the Person of the Year...with your help. Time managing editor Rick Stengel has posted this video on YouTube ask... [FishbowlNY]

Politics or Pushing Daises? - Posted October 29, 2008
With a Barack Obama roadblock across three of the big four broadcast networks tonight where will you watch the presidential nominee? Or won't you? The entertainment alternative on ABC is Pushing Daises. Where will you watch tonight's Barack Obama half hour? ... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List, 10.29.08 - Posted October 29, 2008
Good morning 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 media Muesli after the... [FishbowlDC]

Los Angeles Times Says It Isn't Suppressing Anything - Posted October 29, 2008
We (and apparently everyone else on the planet) have gotten "anonymous tips" about the supposedly video the LAT is supposedly suppressing about Barack Obama's relationship with ... [FishbowlLA]

Yo! CNN Raps - Posted October 28, 2008
CNN's Atlanta HQ was the venue for an encore performance by a group of sixth and seventh graders from Ron Clark Academy, whose political rap has become a web sensation. Kyra Phillips began the segment this afternoon by interviewing the students about their political leanings (most supported Sen. Barack Obama, but both... [TVNewser]

Obama and the Media: ABC, NBC, MSNBC - Posted October 28, 2008
Just as Sen. John McCain (and his running mate) have been making the rounds on the networks and cablers recently, so will his opponent, Sen. Barack Obama. ... [TVNewser]

The Media Can See the Future and It's Spelled 'President Obama' - Posted October 28, 2008
So now that the press has decided that Barack Obama has ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

The Media Can See the Future and It's Spelled 'President Obama' - Posted October 28, 2008
So now that the press has decided that Barack Obama has ... [FishbowlNY]

McCain and the Media: CNBC, CNN, FNC - Posted October 28, 2008
CNBC's Maria Bartiromo interviewed Sen. John McCain and his running mate, Gov. Sarah Palin, today as t... [TVNewser]

Tina Dupuy: Democracy Requires Participation - Posted October 28, 2008
We're taught in J-school not to take sides. We don't advocate, we report. Then we get out of J-school and find all the good jobs go to guys like O'Reilly and Olbermann, and we're left feeling stupid. So what do we do? We take up a cause. And we blog. FBLA's Tina... [FishbowlLA]

MSNBC To Air Obama "Program" - Posted October 28, 2008
The Barack Obama campaign has found a fourth network to air its half-hour "campaign-related program" — MSNBC. The Washington Post's Lisa de Moraes reports ... [TVNewser]

Shepard Smith to Anchor FOX - Posted October 28, 2008
Shepard Smith will anchor election night coverage on the FOX broadcast network on Tuesday, just as he did four years ago. But TV Week's Michele Greppi ... [TVNewser]

Kurtz: Press "Negligent" In Silence Over Biden Availability - Posted October 27, 2008
Earlier today, Howard Kurtz held his weekly chat where he covered such topics as press access to Joe Biden; the newly surfaced radio interviews with Barack Obam... [FishbowlDC]

"Polar Opposities" and "Different Realities" - Posted October 27, 2008
Two of the most high-profile media writers were thinking the same thing over the weekend. The AP's David Bauder and Washington Post's Howard Kurtz each write today about the vast d... [TVNewser]

LAT In 90 Seconds -- Hero Edition - Posted October 27, 2008
Hero Complex: Fanboy/reporter Geoff Boucher begins the first of his three-part interview with The Dark Knight director ... [FishbowlLA]

Lauer Roasted At Friar's Club - Posted October 25, 2008
Today show anchor Matt Lauer was the butt of many jokes during his roast at the Friar's Club, as were many others in attendance. From the TV news crowd, joining Lauer were Katie Couric... [TVNewser]

Ken Layne on Ashley Todd-Gate - Posted October 24, 2008
We caught up with Wonkette's Ken Layne and asked him if he feels vindicated that Ashley Todd has now admitted ... [FishbowlLA]

D.L. Hughley Breaks Some News - Posted October 23, 2008
It didn't take long for "D.L. Hughley Breaks the News" to actually break some news. During the taping of the first program today (which airs Saturday nigh... [TVNewser]

Just Another Day at the Office - Posted October 23, 2008
Well this is new. So, someone has decided to send a letter addressed to Glenn Beck of CNN Headline News (not anymore) to the mediabistro.com offices... [TVNewser]

MTP's Best Week Since 2004 - Posted October 23, 2008
Gen. Colin Powell's endorsement of Sen. Barack Obama on Meet the Press last week gave the program its highest rating in Total Viewers since President ... [TVNewser]

Christopher Buckley on Jon Stewart: 'Young Man You Can See the Future' - Posted October 23, 2008
Somehow we missed this the other night. Christopher Buckley appeared on Jon Stewart to promote his new book Supreme Courtship. Not to be total cynics but Buckley sure timed his party-jumping, employer offending, ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Christopher Buckley on Jon Stewart: 'Young Man You Can See the Future' - Posted October 23, 2008
Somehow we missed this the other night. Christopher Buckley appeared on Jon Stewart to promote his new book Supreme Courtship. Not to be total cynics but Buckley sure timed his party-jumping, employer offending, ... [FishbowlNY]

LAT In 90 Seconds - Posted October 23, 2008
Mixed Media: Read this Patt Morrison blog post and then riddle us this: How many sci-fi films feature compasses? "Whatever Rep. ... [FishbowlLA]

Morning Reading List, 10.23.08 - Posted October 23, 2008
Good morning 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 media Muesli after t... [FishbowlDC]

Not-The-LAT in 90 - Posted October 23, 2008
Redesign Reinvigorates: Roy Rivenburg takes on the LAT redesign. Best graph: "The reaction was jaw-dropping. At a Starbucks in Glendale, one newspaper reader was mobbed by young people who put down their iPods and asked, 'W... [FishbowlLA]

...And Williams Makes Three - Posted October 22, 2008
Gov. Sarah Palin has finished making the rounds to all the national television media. This afternoon, NBC's Brian Williams caught up with Palin and S... [TVNewser]

HuffPo Reaches 4.5 million Visitors per Month, Up 472 Percent - Posted October 22, 2008
Hey! Looking to increase traffic for your website? Try writing about the election (of course at this stage of the game, we'd be hard-pressed to name anyone not writing about the election). Anyway, looks like politics has paid huge dividends for both HuffPo and ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

HuffPo Reaches 4.5 million Visitors per Month, Up 472 Percent - Posted October 22, 2008
Hey! Looking to increase traffic for your website? Try writing about the election (of course at this stage of the game, we'd be hard-pressed to name anyone not writing about the election). Anyway, looks like politics has paid huge dividends for both HuffPo and ... [FishbowlNY]

Anthrax to NYT Office? - Posted October 22, 2008
So basically we are assuming that over the next two weeks things will just proceed to get crazier as the reality of a Barack Obama presidency, helped along no doubt by the Liberal media elite(!), begins to sink in to a certain ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Anthrax to NYT Office? - Posted October 22, 2008
So basically we are assuming that over the next two weeks things will just proceed to get crazier as the reality of a Barack Obama presidency, helped along no doubt by the Liberal media elite(!), begins to sink in to a certain ... [FishbowlNY]

Matthews Senate Run Talk Continues - Posted October 22, 2008
So, will MSNBC's Chris Matthews be moving from the anchor chair to the political arena? The question has certainly been asked before (in Feb... [TVNewser]

FBLA's Wardrobe-Gate Wrap Up - Posted October 22, 2008
Here's a shocker: Sarah Palin doesn't pay for her own clothes or haircuts. The RNC shelled out $150K for Palin and kin to not look like rednecks...so they would appeal to rednecks. So because one of her Teddy Ruxpin-esque ... [FishbowlLA]

Morning Reading List, 10.22.08 - Posted October 22, 2008
Good morning 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 media Muesli after the... [FishbowlDC]

Yes We Can (Charge the Media For ) - Posted October 21, 2008
FishbowlLA writes about a memo sent to news organizations informing them they would have to pay for credentials to Sen. Barack Obama's Election Night celebration. What do you think? FishbowlNY has a poll on the matter: "... [TVNewser]

First Ever "Dual" Obama-Clinton Interview Scores for ABC - Posted October 21, 2008
Billed as "their first dual interview ever," Cynthia McFadden's campaign trail chat with Barack Obama and ... [TVNewser]

Did McCain Campaign Pull CNN Guest Due To Palin Story? - Posted October 21, 2008
Sources tell TVNewser CNN anchor Rick Sanchez got in some hot water last week after a segment on his midday show looked into the Alaskan Independence Party. The segment discussed Todd Palin... [TVNewser]

Worth Repeating: Kurt Andersen on New York's Whiplash - Posted October 21, 2008
It's pretty rare that we feel the need to quote heavily from New York, however, we read this (in this week's HSBC sponsored issue — there are things you just can't make up) on the train home last night ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Worth Repeating: Kurt Andersen on New York's Whiplash - Posted October 21, 2008
It's pretty rare that we feel the need to quote heavily from New York, however, we read this (in this week's HSBC sponsored issue — there are things you just can't make up) on the train home last night ... [FishbowlNY]

Cell Phones Change Polling Landscape - Posted October 21, 2008
Historically, when polling citizens as part of a presidential election, pollsters would call people at their homes. As CNET News's Ina Fried writes, that process is beginning to shift, now that an increasing number of young adults don't have l... [ThinkMobile - SocialTimes.com]

Morning Reading List, 10.21.08 - Posted October 21, 2008
Good morning 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 media Mu... [FishbowlDC]

FNC's Growing Group of Left-Leaning Pundits - Posted October 20, 2008
Former Clinton campaign staffer Howard Wolfson joined Fox News as a contributor in July, and has appeared on a variety of programs since he ... [TVNewser]

Colin Powell Interview Scores Big for NBC - Posted October 20, 2008
Based on preliminary overnights, Colin Powell's appearance on Meet the Press yesterday delivered a 4.9/13 household rating/share in the metered markets. That compares to This Week's 2.9/8; Face The Nation's 2.2/6; and Fox News Sunday's 1.4/4. In Washington DC, Meet the ... [TVNewser]

Not-So-Funny Papers: Cartoonist Equates Colin Powell To Benedict Arnold. In Blackface. - Posted October 20, 2008
Syndicated cartoonist Gordon Campbell responds to Colin Powell's endorsement of Barack Obama ... [FishbowlLA]

Morning Reading List, 10.20.08 - Posted October 20, 2008
Good morning 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 media Muesli after the... [FishbowlDC]

Sarah Palin on SNL - Posted October 20, 2008
Just in case you missed it. This is the first of two sketches Vice Presidential candidate Sarah Palin was in at SNL. ... [FishbowlLA]

Colin Powell Chooses Meet the Press to Endorse Barack Obama - Posted October 19, 2008
On Friday, the NBC News press department let us know that Colin Powell would be Tom Brokaw's guest on Meet the Press. Generally, Sunday show bookings are not newsworthy in their own right. ... [TVNewser]

Joe The Plumber Tells Huckabee The Talk Show Host Media Worried About "Silly Things" - Posted October 19, 2008
On Mike Huckabee's new Fox News Channel show last night Samuel "Joe" Wurzelbacher, aka Joe the Plumber fired back at the reporters who've been looking in to his past. Including a S... [TVNewser]

Why Conservative Talker Michael Smerconish Endorsed Obama - Posted October 17, 2008
Gail Shister TVNewser Columnist Philadelphia radio talker Michael Smerconish, a life-long Republican, swears he's not using his Obama endorsement today to land a fulltime spot on increasingly liberal MSNBC. Smerconish, an MSNBC regular, sh... [TVNewser]

The Ticker: Couric Travels, King Anchors, Buckley Speaks... - Posted October 17, 2008
> Katie Couric takes her show on the road to battleground states. Couric anchors the CBS Evening News from Charlotte tonight, from St. Louis on Monday and from Denver next Monday, Oct. 27. > CNN's John King anchors a one-hour special tomorrow nig... [TVNewser]

Will Powell Endorse on Meet? - Posted October 17, 2008
Gen. Colin Powell will be a guest on NBC's Meet the Press on Sunday, but what will he say? Politico's Mike Allen reports ... [TVNewser]

Live From New York: The Candidates As Comedians - Posted October 17, 2008
While comedians were impersonating the presidential candidates at 30 Rock, a few blocks away the presidential candidates were taking a shot at impersonating comedians. Both Sen. Jo... [TVNewser]

Dueling Candidates: Obama and McCain Laugh it Up at the Al Smith Dinner - Posted October 17, 2008
Wow. Who knew? Turns out the old John McCain is actually alive and well and was seen hanging out at last night's Al Smith Din... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Dueling Candidates: Obama and McCain Laugh it Up at the Al Smith Dinner - Posted October 17, 2008
Wow. Who knew? Turns out the old John McCain is actually alive and well and was seen hanging out at last night's Al Smith Din... [FishbowlNY]

Cavuto to Obama: "This Has Nothing to do With the Color of Your Skin But Maybe the Thickness of It" - Posted October 17, 2008
Yesterday, FNC's executive VP responded to Sen. Barack Obama's characterization of Fox News in this New York Times Magazine story. Well now Fox News anchors are speaking out too. See what Neil Cavuto is saying. The clip i... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List, 10.17.08 - Posted October 17, 2008
Good morning 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 media Muesli after t... [FishbowlDC]

The 'O' Flag...Bob Grant Figures It Out - Posted October 17, 2008
Nationally syndicated radio show host ... [FishbowlLA]

Alfred E. Smith Dinner Roast - Posted October 17, 2008
Presidential candidates John McCain and ... [FishbowlLA]

Fox News Responds to Obama's "Freak" Charge - Posted October 16, 2008
In this Sunday's New York Times Magazine, Matt Bai interviews Sen. Barack Obama about the campaign's desire to win over working-class voters. At one point, Obama targets Fox News Channel for its characterizat... [TVNewser]

Griffin: "Watch out CNN and FOX" - Posted October 16, 2008
On Tuesday night, there weren't any exclusive interviews, lengthy Special Comments, or debates on MSNBC. Or on the other cablers. But on a usual Tuesday night, MSNBC topped CNN and FNC in the A25-54 demo in prime time. "This is just a stat... [TVNewser]

Tiny Press-Enterprise Has an Exclusive on a National Story! - Posted October 16, 2008
Based in the Inland Empire, Chaffey Community Republican Women, Federated president Diane Fedele sent out her October newsletter with a surprise: A picture of Presidential candidate Barack Obama as a black caricature that wo... [FishbowlLA]

The Electorate: John McCain is 'Proud' of Them, Taibbi, Not So Much - Posted October 16, 2008
So, while the star of last night's debate was arguably 'Joe the Plumber' (look for his debut this Saturday on SNL!) the exchange that caught our attention was when ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

The Electorate: John McCain is 'Proud' of Them, Taibbi, Not So Much - Posted October 16, 2008
So, while the star of last night's debate was arguably 'Joe the Plumber' (look for his debut this Saturday on SNL!) the exchange that caught our attention was when ... [FishbowlNY]

Joe the Plumber is the New Sarah the Governor - Posted October 16, 2008
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LAT In 90 Seconds - Posted October 16, 2008
The Dopey-ist Place On Earth? Disneyland will spend $1 billion to try to save California Adventure -- by remaking the failed theme park in the image of 1920s-era California. We didn't read Dawn Chmielewski and ... [FishbowlLA]

Obama References Fox News During Debate - Posted October 15, 2008
During a discussion in which Sen. Barack Obama listed several positions that do not make him very popular with some democratic constituencies, Obama made the point that even Fox News "disputes" one claim that Sen. ... [TVNewser]

Christopher Buckley Resigns from National Review Over Obama Endorsement - Posted October 14, 2008
The Obama endorsement craze claims it first conservative victim! We told you earlier today that Christopher Buckley was o... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Christopher Buckley Resigns from National Review Over Obama Endorsement - Posted October 14, 2008
The Obama endorsement craze claims it first conservative victim! We told you earlier today that Christopher Buckley was o... [FishbowlNY]

Election Endorsements: The Media Really Does Love Barack Obama - Posted October 14, 2008
For those of you who follow politics regularly (and at this point that probably includes anyone who's literate) it may feel like the op-ed pages of the nation's newspapers have been endorsing one candidate or another for the past eighteen months. However! Get ready because the real presidential endorsements... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Election Endorsements: The Media Really Does Love Barack Obama - Posted October 14, 2008
For those of you who follow politics regularly (and at this point that probably includes anyone who's literate) it may feel like the op-ed pages of the nation's newspapers have been endorsing one candidate or another for the past eighteen months. However! Get ready because the real presidential endorsements... [FishbowlNY]

Morning Reading List, 10.13.08 - Posted October 13, 2008
Good morning 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 media Muesli after the... [FishbowlDC]

Esquire Endorses Obama - Posted October 10, 2008
Presidential endorsements are the new must-haves for magazines! This week The New Yorker used its entire Talk of the Town section for a wordy endorsement of Barack Obama... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Esquire Endorses Obama - Posted October 10, 2008
Presidential endorsements are the new must-haves for magazines! This week The New Yorker used its entire Talk of the Town section for a wordy endorsement of Barack Obama... [FishbowlNY]

Morning Reading List, 10.10.08 - Posted October 10, 2008
Good morning 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 media Muesli after the... [FishbowlDC]

On Wisconsin! For Gibson and the Bus - Posted October 9, 2008
Yesterday, Charlie Gibson chatted up Barack Obama as the World News bus made its way to Indianapolis. Today, the bus ... [TVNewser]

The Ticker (p.m. edition): CBS, ABC, FBN... - Posted October 9, 2008
> The Hollywood Reporter's James Hibberd reports Sen. Barack Obama has bought a half-hour of prime time programming on October 29 at 8pmET on CBS. Hibberd reports the Obama campaign is in talks for similar deals with NBC and FOX.... [TVNewser]

Dean Reynolds is a Whiner - Posted October 9, 2008
Normally when we see 'Gonzo journalism' - putting yourself in the story - it's because that person is interesting - doing something interesting - in an interesting way. Gonzo journalism falls flat when only one of those things are true. CBS News' Dean Reynolds is following the presi... [FishbowlLA]

"Factor" Stops By Regis and Kelly - Posted October 8, 2008
FNC's Bill O'Reilly continued his media tour for his new memoir, "... [TVNewser]

Debate Reaction: Debating Brokaw - Posted October 8, 2008
In the first debate with a different format, allowing for questions from the audience and from the web, the role of moderator was slightly modified. How did Tom Brokaw do? Some reaction: • The Associated Press' ... [TVNewser]

If It's Wednesday, It Must Be Indiana - Posted October 8, 2008
This just in from the World News bus (seriously, ABC emailed us from the bus). Charlie Gibson, somewhere in Indiana right now, will be interviewing Sen. ... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List, 10.08.08 - Posted October 8, 2008
Good morning 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 media Muesli after t... [FishbowlDC]

No One, Not Even the Next President of the United States, Gets In the Way of Brokaw's Script - Posted October 7, 2008
Funny thing with the town hall style debate — the candidates have a tendency of roaming all over the place, keeping camera operators alert, as the candidates lose track of time. That left moderator Tom Brokaw to ask, remind, plead with the nominees ... [TVNewser]

In Hannity's America, Obama is a Radical — and Three Million People Are Watching - Posted October 7, 2008
Sunday night, Hannity's America aired a special episode titled "Obama & Friends: The History of Radicalism." It turned out to be the program's highest rated ever. More than three million Total Viewers tuned in, and 645,000 in the A25-54 demo. But what did they see? From the very beginning, ominous music played... [TVNewser]

Photo Caption Contest - Posted October 7, 2008
For this week's caption contest, we have this photo of Sens. John McCain and Barack Obama. (Photo credit: AFP) Send your entries through the box below, or e-mail them to us at fishbowldc AT mediabistro DOT com. ... [FishbowlDC]

Who is Barack Obama? 'Terrorist!' - Posted October 7, 2008
Yesterday word went out the John McCain's campaign, which is already apparently running at 100% negative capacity, was going to go even more negative. How is ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Who is Barack Obama? 'Terrorist!' - Posted October 7, 2008
Yesterday word went out the John McCain's campaign, which is already apparently running at 100% negative capacity, was going to go even more negative. How is ... [FishbowlNY]

Morning Reading List, 10.07.08 - Posted October 7, 2008
Good morning 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 media Muesli after t... [FishbowlDC]

In This Election Year, Who Should We Vote For? Obviously, Charlie Brown - Posted October 7, 2008
Forget Barack Obama and John McCain in this topsy-turvy election year, Warner Home Video is trying to make Hollywood sit up and vote properly with its release today of "You're Not Elected, Charlie Brown.... [FishbowlLA]

CNN, Steve Jobs, and the Price of Citizen Journalism: FBNY Talks to Jay Rosen - Posted October 6, 2008
Meanwhile, back in other news that would be big if it wasn't for the worldwide financial crisis and/or Sarah Fey Palin: You may recall how last Friday someone calling themselves "Johntw" posted a note on CNN... [morningmedianewsfeed]

CNN, Steve Jobs, and the Price of Citizen Journalism: FBNY Talks to Jay Rosen - Posted October 6, 2008
Meanwhile, back in other news that would be big if it wasn't for the worldwide financial crisis and/or Sarah Fey Palin: You may recall how last Friday someone calling themselves "Johntw" posted a note on CNN... [FishbowlNY]

Morning Reading List, 10.06.08 - Posted October 6, 2008
Good morning 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 media Muesli after ... [FishbowlDC]

First Place Sunday For ABC and CBS, FNS Re-Air's Triple Digit Growth - Posted October 4, 2008
Following a week in which ABC beat Meet the Press in the A25-54 demo, the NBC program usually on top found itself in 2nd and 3rd place in Total Viewers and the demo last week. For the first time in 102 weeks, MTP finished 2nd in Total Viewers, behind CBS' Face the... [TVNewser]

If Nielsen Ratings Were Votes We'd be Looking at a Palin-Biden Presidency - Posted October 3, 2008
Sarah Palin may arguably be the most risky VP choice...ever. But she sure is popular! We won't know until Nov 4 whether it's, you know, prom queen popular or let's all look at the car crash popular , but still! People like to watch! Even more than... [morningmedianewsfeed]

If Nielsen Ratings Were Votes We'd be Looking at a Palin-Biden Presidency - Posted October 3, 2008
Sarah Palin may arguably be the most risky VP choice...ever. But she sure is popular! We won't know until Nov 4 whether it's, you know, prom queen popular or let's all look at the car crash popular , but still! People like to watch! Even more than... [FishbowlNY]

Nielsen: Mobile Media More Popular Among Democrats - Posted October 2, 2008
Remember when Barack Obama announced his VP pick Joe Biden via mobile first? Turns out that wasn't just a fluke; according to new research from Nielsen Mobile, mobile media is more ... [ThinkMobile - SocialTimes.com]

Not That Jeff Zucker... - Posted October 1, 2008
Following up on some emailers asking why NBCU CEO Jeff Zucker was involved in the making of a somewhat-creepy video featuring children singing about Sen. Barack Obama and "change," here's your ... [TVNewser]

Fox News Debuts New YouTube Channel - Posted October 1, 2008
Fox News Channel launched a new YouTube channel today focused on the election. FoxNewsElectionHQ already has 40 videos, including Bill O'Reilly's recent interview with Sen. ... [TVNewser]

Cable Networks Debate VP Debate Moderator Gwen Ifill - Posted October 1, 2008
This morning the cable networks are discussing a potential conflict of interest related to VP debate moderator Gwen Ifill. Last night, WorldNetDaily published a story about Ifill's new book "The Breakthrough: Politics and Race in the Age of Obama." WND reports that in the book Ifill argues the "'black political structure'... [TVNewser]

Obama Campaign Ignoring NBC Cease-and-Desist - Posted September 30, 2008
Despite a cease-and-desist from NBC News, the VoteForChange.com ad on Sen. Barack Obama's YouTube channel featuring NBC and MSNBC remains available... [TVNewser]

Who's Playing "Gotcha" Now? - Posted September 30, 2008
In the first joint interview with Sen. John McCain and Gov. Sarah Palin, CBS's Katie Couric asked the duo... [TVNewser]

FNC & CNN Share Ratings Victories for First Presidential Debate - Posted September 29, 2008
8.211 million Total Viewers watched Sens. John McCain and Barack Obama debate on Fox News Channel, enough for first place on cable. [ABC drew more than 11 million viewers. More on that tomorrow.] But more younger viewers watched the debate on CNN. (Maybe it was that ... [TVNewser]

Charlotte Observer Not Very Observant - Posted September 29, 2008
Small town mayor (none of them have been in the news recently, huh?) sends out a chain email. From the Charlotte Observer: Fort Mill Mayor Danny Funderburk says he wa... [FishbowlLA]

Charlotte Observer Not Very Observant - Posted September 29, 2008
Small town mayor (none of them have been in the news recently, huh?) sends out a chain email. From the Charlotte Observer: Fort Mill Mayor ... [AllTwitter]

Debate Numbers Are In, 'Must See TV' Ratings Down - Posted September 29, 2008
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Debate Numbers Are In, 'Must See TV' Ratings Down - Posted September 29, 2008
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Morning Reading List, 09.29.08 - Posted September 29, 2008
Good morning 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 media Muesli after the... [FishbowlDC]

Brokaw, Olbermann Featured in Obama Ad - Posted September 28, 2008
Tom Brokaw anchors a mock election night broadcast and Keith Olbermann's voice can be heard announcing Sen. John Mc... [TVNewser]

FBLA Hearts Fail Blog - Posted September 27, 2008
This was on FailBlog. It's Terry Mora... [FishbowlLA]

What You Should Know About Bill O'Reilly's New Book - Posted September 27, 2008
Portfolio's Jeff Bercovici has skimmed Bill O'Reilly's new book, A Bold Fresh Piece of Humanity. The highl... [TVNewser]

CNN HD Brings New Technology - Posted September 26, 2008
CNN HD is premiering some new technology tonight, which includes an "analyst scorecard" in the side panels and an "audience reaction" bar in the lower third. While the "audience reaction" lines, which show real time reaction from a focus group regarding the debate, is displayed on the non-HD channel as well... [TVNewser]

Sunday Show Preview - Posted September 26, 2008
Meet the Press: Bill Clinton. Tom Brokaw will moderate a debate between Colorado Senate candidates Mark Udall (D) and Bob Schaffer (R). Face the Nation: ... [FishbowlDC]

The Ticker (Programming Edition): FNC, CNN, ABC... - Posted September 26, 2008
> Tomorrow morning from 10am-NoonET, FNC's Neil Cavuto hosts the live business special "The Rescue Rumble." Cavuto will look at the bailout and discuss whether or not it's necessary for the country. > Tomorrow night on CNN, Roland Martin, alon... [TVNewser]

Chris Rock on Larry King: 'John McCain Could Lose Half His Houses and Sleep Well' - Posted September 26, 2008
Apparently now that John McCain has solved the bailout crisis, meaning that it is in complete disarray, he's decided that this whole debate thing actually might be a good idea. Or at least, not letting Barack Obama have the national stage might be a ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Chris Rock on Larry King: 'John McCain Could Lose Half His Houses and Sleep Well' - Posted September 26, 2008
Apparently now that John McCain has solved the bailout crisis, meaning that it is in complete disarray, he's decided that this whole debate thing actually might be a good idea. Or at least, not letting Barack Obama have the national stage might be a ... [FishbowlNY]

The Sunday Outlook - Posted September 26, 2008
Now that McCain has unsuspended his campaign, looks like "This Week" will have John McCain from a townhall in Ohio on Sunday, as we reported earlier. CBS' "Face the Nation" has Barack Obama, "Fox News Sunday" has ... [FishbowlDC]

Couric, Palin, and Bush: Everybody's Talking About the Economy - Posted September 26, 2008
So there may or may not be a debate tonight. Or Barack Obama may debate himself (calling Fred Armisen!). Or do a townhall. Or do a Q&A with Jim Leher. At this point we've given up predicting what the world might look like by noon today let... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Couric, Palin, and Bush: Everybody's Talking About the Economy - Posted September 26, 2008
So there may or may not be a debate tonight. Or Barack Obama may debate himself (calling Fred Armisen!). Or do a townhall. Or do a Q&A with Jim Leher. At this point we've given up predicting what the world might look like by noon today let... [FishbowlNY]

Technical Difficulties for Nightly News - Posted September 25, 2008
All three broadcast networks had access to the two presidential nominees late this afternoon after Sens. McCain and Obama met at the White House. For one broadcast, the so called round-robin interviews may have happened too close to airtime. After airing its John McCain i... [TVNewser]

Williams, Gibson, Couric to Interview McCain, Obama as Anchors Keep Oxford in the Travel Plans - Posted September 25, 2008
Fast moving developments in the bailout bill are keeping the anchors on the move. Insiders tell us NBC's Brian Williams, who anchored Nightly News from Houston last night, will anchor from Washington, DC tonight with Sens. Barack Obama and John McCain... [TVNewser]

With Deal Nearly Done, Is Debate Still On? - Posted September 25, 2008
Less than 24 hours ago, John McCain suspended his campaign and suggested the first of three presidential debates set for tomorrow night be delayed. Well, now that Congressional democrats and republicans have "reached a fundamental agreement on a set of principles," acco... [TVNewser]

Sarah Silverman in The Great Schlep - Posted September 25, 2008
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Split Decision for Sunday Morning Shows - Posted September 25, 2008
This Week with George Stephanopoulos edged out NBC's Meet the Press in the A25-54 demo last Sunday. MTP still beat all its public affairs competitors in Total Viewers. The economic crisis was the big topic on all the shows. ABC had Treasury Secy. Hank Paulson, Sen. ... [TVNewser]

Politics as a Game - Posted September 25, 2008
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Breaking: Wherein John McCain Takes Avoidance of the Press to an Entirely New Level - Posted September 24, 2008
Per the AP this hour:Republican John McCain says he's directing his staff to work with ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Breaking: Wherein John McCain Takes Avoidance of the Press to an Entirely New Level - Posted September 24, 2008
Per the AP this hour:Republican John McCain says he's directing his staff to work with ... [FishbowlNY]

McCain Calls For Debate Delay - Posted September 24, 2008
Will the broadcast networks and cable news channels need to find alternative programming Friday night at 9pmET? At 2:48pmET Fox News began reporting the news that Sen. John McCain was going to suspend his campaign to return to Washington where the debate on the bailout bill con... [TVNewser]

Breaking: McCain Cancels Debate on Friday Night Says He's Busy - Posted September 24, 2008
John McCain has been saying that he wants Barack Obama to join him in town hall meetings. He's been talking about it all summer. So the first debate is hours away and McCain in theatrically calls to cancel the debate to deal with the economic crisis. Dude, how come these people are... [FishbowlLA]

Morning Reading List, 09.24.08 - Posted September 24, 2008
Good morning 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 media Muesli after t... [FishbowlDC]

Steve Schmidt Rips The Grey Lady - Posted September 23, 2008
Steve Schmidt, chief McCain strategist denounced the New York Times as a 'pro-Obama advocacy organization'. Ever since the announcement of John McCain's VP, ... [FishbowlLA]

"Friendliest Interview I've Seen Since Keith Olbermann Sat Down With Obama" - Posted September 22, 2008
During Howard Kurtz' weekly online Q&A on Washingtonpost.com this morning, Kurtz was asked about last week's highly rated Sean Hannity interview with Gov. ... [TVNewser]

CNBC Spends Sunday on the Network - Posted September 21, 2008
After a very turbulent week on Wall Street, CNBC anchors and correspondents were seen throughout the broadcasts on NBC this morning. Erin Burnett, Steve Liesman and ... [TVNewser]

The Weekly Standard Is Taking The McCain/Palin Ticket All The Way To The Bank - Posted September 19, 2008
...as witnessed by the posters now being sold on the Weekly Standard's website (and is that Sen. Barack Obama that Sarah Palin's charging after with her gun?!?): ... [FishbowlDC]

FNC Sends Cease and Desist Over McCain Ad - Posted September 19, 2008
Politico's Michael Calderone reports Fox News has sent a cease and desist letter to the Sen. ... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List, 09.19.08 - Posted September 19, 2008
Good morning 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 media Muesli after the... [FishbowlDC]

Writers Rock The (Too Young To) Vote - Posted September 19, 2008
Young adult authors -- like Judy Blume Meg Cabot, Holly Black, ... [FishbowlLA]

CNBC Ratings Continue Setting Records - Posted September 18, 2008
Monday's record lows on Wall Street saw record viewership on CNBC. On Tuesday, CNBC had even a higher Total Viewer average during Business Day (5:00amET-7pmET), with 523,000. It was the highest again since September 17, 2001. Squawk Box ... [TVNewser]

LAT In 90 Seconds - Posted September 18, 2008
Journos versus Journos: The Golden Derby pits TV Journos against "Awards Nuts" in handicapping the Emmys. Clever idea. Check back here Monday to see who did the better job. ... [FishbowlLA]

Morning Reading List, 09.18.08 - Posted September 18, 2008
Good morning 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 media Muesli after the... [FishbowlDC]

60 Minutes Goes HD With Nominees - Posted September 17, 2008
On the 40th anniversary broadcast of 60 Minutes this Sunday, the program is moving to HD, for all field and studio cameras, becoming the first newsmagazine to broadcast entirely in the format. And to mark the occasion, the program will be entirely devoted to interviews with the presidential candidates. Steve Kroft interviews Sen.... [TVNewser]

Tonight's "Presidential Questions" Announced - Posted September 17, 2008
The CBS Evening News' "Presidential Candidates" series begins tonight, in which Katie Couric asks the same questions to S... [TVNewser]

LAT In 90 Seconds - Posted September 17, 2008
... [FishbowlLA]

Morning Reading List, 09.17.08 - Posted September 17, 2008
Good morning 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 media Muesli after the... [FishbowlDC]

Twitter: Bringing You the World 140 Characters at at Time - Posted September 16, 2008
Remember how ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Twitter: Bringing You the World 140 Characters at at Time - Posted September 16, 2008
Remember how ... [FishbowlNY]

America Meet Your New Punchline: The BlackBerry - Posted September 16, 2008
John McCain claims he is responsible for the BlackBerry. From AP: At least that's the contention of a top McCain policy adviser, ... [FishbowlLA]

Bounds and Burton: Through The America's Newsroom Wringer - Posted September 16, 2008
America's Newsroom anchors Megyn Kelly and Bill Hemmer took a fact-check of some recent campaign ads from Sens. John McCain and Barack Obama directly to spokesmen fo... [TVNewser]

The Ticker (Wall St. Edition): Obama, Gibson, Bartiromo... - Posted September 15, 2008
> Sen. Barack Obama will be a guest on Bloomberg TV, his only interview tonight. He will be interviewed by Peter Cook at 9:45pmET. > ABC News was the only network to go live with a special report as the markets closed at 4pmET. ... [TVNewser]

Couric's Questions Back For Presidential Candidates - Posted September 15, 2008
Following on the heels of the well-received and sometimes-uncomfortable "Primary Questions," series on the CBS Evening News, ... [TVNewser]

Luke Russert on the Big "Get" and the New Job - Posted September 15, 2008
Just one correspondent interviewed both Sens. John McCain and Barack Obama last week — and he's a few months out of college. NBC News' ... [TVNewser]

This Week To Broadcast McCain Town Hall - Posted September 15, 2008
Sen. John McCain has wanted to hold town halls with Sen. Barack Obama. It doesn't look like that's happening, but he will be joined by George Stephanopoulos for one. ABC's This Week will hold a live town hall meeting with McCain on Septe... [TVNewser]

Vice Presidential Poke From NBC News - Posted September 14, 2008
Fresh off a completed contest on MySpace, NBC News is shifting to Facebook. NBC Learn (the education arm of NBC News) has released "What's Your Vice Presidential iCue?" on the iLike.com Facebook application. It is the third in a series of 10 video trivia quizzes by NBC Learn on the Facebook application. ... [TVNewser]

O'Reilly: "When I Come In, I Come In Armed and Dangerous" - Posted September 12, 2008
Time Magazine's 10 Questions section welcomes FNC anchor Bill O'Reilly this week, for a timely set of pithy responses to reader questions. O'Reilly describes his interview st... [TVNewser]

LAT In 90 Seconds - Posted September 12, 2008
Gibson on Palin, Finnegan on Gibson: Charlie Gibson was tough on Sarah Palin in the first of their two ABC interviews, but we think ... [FishbowlLA]

O'Reilly-Obama Outdraws Olbermann - Posted September 11, 2008
This one wasn't even close. The Sen. Barack Obama interviews from FNC's Bill O'Reilly, airing Thursday and Monday-Wednesday, and MSNBC's ... [TVNewser]

Meet Tops After Each Convention - Posted September 11, 2008
The Sundays following the DNC and the RNC were won once again by NBC's Meet the Press, which was the top-rated Sunday morning public affairs show of the week in both Total Viewers and the A25-54 demo. Last week marked the 100th consecutive MTP placed first in Total Viewers. After the DNC, ... [TVNewser]

LAT In 90 Seconds -- The 9/11 Edition - Posted September 11, 2008
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Morning Reading List, 09.11.08 - Posted September 11, 2008
Good morning 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 media Muesli after the... [FishbowlDC]

Obama on Letterman: What Do New Yorkers Put Lipstick On? - Posted September 11, 2008
In case you missed it last night, Barack Obama was Letterman's guest. Over the course of the segment Obama discussed shrunken heads, ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Obama on Letterman: What Do New Yorkers Put Lipstick On? - Posted September 11, 2008
In case you missed it last night, Barack Obama was Letterman's guest. Over the course of the segment Obama discussed shrunken heads, ... [FishbowlNY]

Cable Nets to Carry Presidential Forum - Posted September 10, 2008
CNN, Fox News, MSNBC and Fox Business Network will all telecast the ServiceNation Presidential Candidates Forum tomorrow night with Sen. John McCain and Sen. Barack Obama. As in the Saddleback Forum las... [TVNewser]

McCain Ad Featuring Katie Couric Removed From YouTube - Posted September 10, 2008
A new ad from Sen. John McCain relates to Sen. Barack Obama's recent "lipstick on a pig," comment. The video also features a comment from CBS' Katie Couric... [TVNewser]

Lipstick on a Pig is Actually a Red Herring According to Obama - Posted September 10, 2008
Barack Obama scolds the news media. There seems to be a lot of that going around. Oh wait...it's an election year. ... [FishbowlLA]

Political Foes Learn to Walk the Same Road - Posted September 9, 2008
Yesterday we asked you who was wearing a certain pair of sneakers, and why. Turns out the shoes fit two CBS News political analysts who follow two different political paths. But on the final night of the DNC, they were walking the same, very long road. Click continued to read the story... ... [TVNewser]

Same Time, Different Channel (and Tone) For Obama Interviews - Posted September 9, 2008
The AP's David Bauder watched the dueling Barack Obama ... [TVNewser]

Bloggers Have Their Say About the Change in the Airwaves - Posted September 9, 2008
WaPo's Howard Kurtz picks up much of the left-leaning blog reaction to Keith Olbermann and ... [TVNewser]

We've Seen the Future and It Comes in 140 Character Bites - Posted September 9, 2008
We picked up on this via our blogging cousins over at Mobile Content Today. Seems as though CNN's ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

We've Seen the Future and It Comes in 140 Character Bites - Posted September 9, 2008
We picked up on this via our blogging cousins over at Mobile Content Today. Seems as though CNN's ... [FishbowlNY]

Morning Reading List, 09.08.08 - Posted September 8, 2008
Good morning 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 media Muesli after t... [FishbowlDC]

O'Reilly's "Mano-A-Mano" is 2nd Highest Program Ever - Posted September 6, 2008
In addition to Fox News' big win at 10pmET on Thursday, two hours earlier saw big numbers as well. The first part of Bill O'Reilly's ... [TVNewser]

FNC Ties Palin's Speech Ratings As Top in Cable History - Posted September 5, 2008
It's official — more people watched Sen. John McCain accept the Republican nomination than watched Sen. ... [TVNewser]

Presidential Bookings - Posted September 5, 2008
The presidential candidates have been busy this week, and their media appearances hit full stride this weekend. • Sen. Barack Obama, fresh off an interview with FNC's Bill O'Reilly, sits down with ... [TVNewser]

Sunday Show Preview - Posted September 5, 2008
Meet The Press: Sen. Joe Biden and New York Times' Tom Friedman. Face The Nation: Sen. John McCain. This Week: Sen. Barack Obama and a roundtable with T... [FishbowlDC]

Olbermann on RNC 9/11 Tribute: "Might Revisit This Next Week" - Posted September 5, 2008
We mentioned this last night, but here is the video documentation. Last night, the RNC played a 9/11 tribute (video below) that was taken live on CNN and MSNBC (FNC was in Bill O'Reilly's taped Sen. Barack Obama... [TVNewser]

Obama on O'Reilly: "It Was Great" - Posted September 5, 2008
Part one (of four!) of the much anticipated Bill O'Reilly interview with Sen. Barack Obama aired last night, and focused solely on foreign policy. The other three parts of the interview ai... [TVNewser]

FNC Embeds in Seventeen - Posted September 5, 2008
Seventeen magazine profiles two of Fox News Channel's young political reporters. Embed producers Bonney Kapp (with the Sen. ... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List, 09.05.08 - Posted September 5, 2008
Good morning 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 media Muesli after the... [FishbowlDC]

The Ticker (p.m. edition): FNC, MSNBC, CNN... - Posted September 4, 2008
> Greta Van Susteren talked to Jezebel about sexism in the media, Katie Couric and other issues. "Whether you like Katie Couric or not, she's got 30 years of experience and she earned it and she just got hammer... [TVNewser]

FNC Wins With Top Rated Convention Broadcast in Cable History - Posted September 4, 2008
Fox News Channel's 10pmET hour last night became the top-rated convention broadcast ever on Fox News, and in cable news history. Featuring Gov. Sarah Palin as the keynote, all networks ... [TVNewser]

Campbell Brown on Sexism and Sarah Palin - Posted September 4, 2008
As the mother of an 8-month-old, CNN anchor Campbell Brown can relate to Gov. Sarah Palin. "I love the idea of a mother in the campaign and bringing some of those issues to the forefront," Bro... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List, 09.04.08 - Posted September 4, 2008
Good morning 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 media Muesli after the... [FishbowlDC]

'Obama' Second Most Searched Term on Mobile - Posted September 4, 2008
According to index-tracking data of 200 mobile sites from Crisp Wireless, "Barack Obama" was the second most searched term Index after "Movies/Movie Listings" on the mobile Web during the second quarter, ... [ThinkMobile - SocialTimes.com]

Now Olbermann to Interview Obama - Posted September 3, 2008
For the first time ever, FNC's Bill O'Reilly will interview Sen. Barack Obama tomorrow. And now, his rival will interview the Democratic nominee as well. It has just been announced ... [TVNewser]

Kurtz: My Only Experience With RNC Police Has Been Pleasant - Posted September 3, 2008
Earlier today, Howard Kurtz held his weekly chat where he discussed topics such as the media's coverage of Bristol Palin vs. the coverage of John Edwards; post-convention polling of ... [FishbowlDC]

Ailes on Obama Meeting: "Neither of Us Was Overly Aggressive But Neither of Us Blinked" - Posted September 3, 2008
Following up on Michael Wolff's lengthy book excerpt about News Corp. chairman Rupert Murdo... [TVNewser]

Long Time Coming: O'Reilly to Interview Obama Thursday - Posted September 2, 2008
One day short of the nine-month anniversary of "Don't Block the Shot," Bill O'Reilly will interview Sen. ... [TVNewser]

The Ticker: CBS, ABC, CNN... - Posted September 2, 2008
> Longtime CBS News correspondent Ike Pappas died on Sunday in Virginia. Pappas served as CBS News correspondent from 1964-1987, reporting on the Pentagon, Labor Department, Congress and other areas. He was 75. > Since ... [TVNewser]

Palin News Brings Big Win For FNC - Posted September 2, 2008
CNN's historic victory on Thursday night was eclipsed as quickly as Sen. Barack Obama's acceptance speech left the news cycle. By Friday mo... [TVNewser]

Ailes and Obama Called Truce? - Posted September 2, 2008
Michael Wolff's nearly 4,000-word feature profile of News Corp. chairman Rupert Murdoch for the upcoming issue of Vanity Fair is not exactly a glowing profile: "For the first three months of our inte... [TVNewser]

Go Campbell Brown - Get All Journalistic On His Ass - Posted September 2, 2008
The line from the John McCain camp and the RNC has set up is that ... [FishbowlLA]

RNC & Gustav: Prime Time Notes - Posted September 1, 2008
We've gotten word from network insiders here in St. Paul, what the plan is for cable coverage tonight: • Fox News Channel will remain live until 2amET tomorrow morning (later if news warrants) with coverage from the Gulf coast and reports from the RNC as well. Greta Van Susteren interviewed Laura Bush... [TVNewser]

O'Reilly Pens NBC Script - Posted September 1, 2008
Bill O'Reilly's current syndicated column takes on a familiar topic for him — NBC News and bias. But this time, O'Reilly wonders how a Nightly newscast, "might look sometime soon," by assuming the voice of ... [TVNewser]

CNN's Historic Victory on Final DNC Night - Posted September 1, 2008
CNN accomplished something on Thursday that had never happened in its more than 28 year history. The 10pmET broadcast of Sen. Barack Obama's acceptance speech at the DNC was ... [TVNewser]

Obama on Palin's Baby's Momma Drama 'Back Off' - Posted September 1, 2008
From Ben Smith at Politico: Politico's Carrie Budoff Brown reports: At a press... [FishbowlLA]

Morning Reading List, 09.01.08 - Posted September 1, 2008
Good morning 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 media Muesli after the... [FishbowlDC]

On The Way to a Subdued RNC - Posted August 31, 2008
We are now in the Twin Cities of Minneapolis/St. Paul, or if you're Bob Schieffer, St. Paul/Minneapolis (he joked about it this morning on Face the Nation). Anyway, we kept up to date on Hurricane Gustav and on the RNC during and in between flights. ... [TVNewser]

Radar Ed. Glad People Pick Choke-ing Over Obama - Posted August 29, 2008
Actor Sam Rockwell takes a question at the talk following Radar's screening of Choke last night. The adaptation of Chuck Palahniuk's novel, Choke, premiered last night in New York's West Village at a screening hosted by Radar and followed by a Q & A with ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Radar Ed. Glad People Pick Choke-ing Over Obama - Posted August 29, 2008
Actor Sam Rockwell takes a question at the talk following Radar's screening of Choke last night. The adaptation of Chuck Palahniuk's novel, Choke, premiered last night in New York's West Village at a screening hosted by Radar and followed by a Q & A with ... [FishbowlNY]

Olbermann Chastises AP's Assessment of Obama Speech - Posted August 29, 2008
Huffpo had this. ... [FishbowlLA]

Olbermann Tells AP Reporter He Should "Find New Work" - Posted August 29, 2008
Chris Wallace said it was "an exceedingly smart speech." Howard Wolfson "thought it was great." Even Pat Buchanan called it "a genuinely outstanding speech". But the AP's ... [TVNewser]

The Networks End 2008 Convention #1 - Posted August 28, 2008
About an hour before Sen. Barack Obama took the stage:... [TVNewser]

The Ticker: (DNC Day 4 Edition): Ratings, Evening, Watching... - Posted August 28, 2008
> TVWeek has the early ratings from last night. It appears viewers watching the broadcast nets showed less interest in Sen. Joe Biden's VP acceptance speech than they did Hillary Clinton's speech from the night before. All the broadcast networks' numbers fell last night from Tuesday night.... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List, 08.28.08 - Posted August 28, 2008
Good morning 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 media Muesli after the... [FishbowlDC]

Making the Move — Invesco - Posted August 27, 2008
Sometime around 3amET, the cable and broadcast networks will be making the move to Invesco Field, to set up for Sen. Barack Obama's acceptance speech. The move was described to us as a "disaster," by an insider today, but it has to be done. ABC News political director ... [TVNewser]

Craig R. Smith Hates Hip Hop and Obama But Not Black People...Well, Maybe Some Black People - But Definitely Obama - Posted August 27, 2008
We think it's flippant, reactionary and trivializing to call someone a racist. It's like calling someone you disagree with a Nazi. Really? They actually share Adolph Hitler's views? Or you just think they're bossy? Anyway, we think WorldDailyNet's ... [FishbowlLA]

Morning Reading List, 08.27.08 - Posted August 27, 2008
Good morning 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 media Muesli after the... [FishbowlDC]

Cavuto: Anchor of the Business News Show in Denver - Posted August 26, 2008
There is one business news show originating from Denver, and it's anchored by someone who just returned to the air this month after MS-related throat surgery. Yes, Fox anchor/executive Neil Cavuto also anchors Your World on FNC at 4pmET before his 6pmET FBN show. ... [TVNewser]

The Ticker: (DNC Day 2 Edition): Nightline Find, Night One Ratings, Too Much Talking... - Posted August 26, 2008
> Nightline has gone into the way-back machine and dug up an un-aired Ted Koppel interview with Barack Obama. The interview occurred hours before Obama spoke at the 2004 Democratic National Convention. Nightline will air the interview tomorrow night.... [TVNewser]

Protest Video: 'I'm A Grandmama For Obama' - Posted August 26, 2008
Bedroom videos, GQ-mandated Twitter-free zones, and all the other ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Protest Video: 'I'm A Grandmama For Obama' - Posted August 26, 2008
Bedroom videos, GQ-mandated Twitter-free zones, and all the other ... [FishbowlNY]

Fake News Shows Exchange Barbs - Posted August 26, 2008
Howard Kurtz's WaPo column sums it up: Jon Stewart ripped the cable news networks Monday as a "brutish, slow-witted beast" a... [FishbowlLA]

Morning Reading List, 08.26.08 - Posted August 26, 2008
Good morning 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 media Muesli after the... [FishbowlDC]

U.S. Elections Could Be Big on Mobile - Posted August 26, 2008
MocoNews reports that the mobile industry is looking for the next big news event that could drive traffic and create long-term users for the new medium in the U.S., now that the 2008 Beijing Olympics have finally come to a close. And based on "just a handful of events and announcements... [ThinkMobile - SocialTimes.com]

The Press Meets Betsy Fischer - Posted August 25, 2008
Let this be a lesson to you kids: being organized can get you all the way to the TV top. Meet the Press EP Betsy Fisher is featured in her hometown newspap... [TVNewser]

So Much For That Obama VP Texting Thing - Posted August 25, 2008
As MocoNews reports, Barack Obama's VP choice failed to arrive firs... [ThinkMobile - SocialTimes.com]

Luke Russert's First NBC News Report Asks Young Dems About the VP Choice - Posted August 25, 2008
Luke Russert is out on the streets of Denver today checking in with young democrats attending the DNC. His first report, now online, delves into Barack Obama's choice of Joe B... [TVNewser]

Where Former Hillary Clinton Advisers End Up - Posted August 25, 2008
The AP's David Bauder writes about Lanny Davis and Howard Wolfson, close advisers to the Hillary Clinton for President campaign, now political analysts for Fox News. And h... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List, 08.25.08 - Posted August 25, 2008
Good morning 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 media Muesli after... [FishbowlDC]

Deep Glamour Launches... So That's Where Kate Coe Went! - Posted August 25, 2008
Kate Coe sends us this (totally impersonal) form e-mail: As of today , Virgina Postrel (The Atlantic, author of The Substance of Style) and I can be found blogging at ... [FishbowlLA]

CNN's Skycam Has Other Nets Up In Arms - Posted August 24, 2008
TVDecoder's Brian Stelter writes about CNN and its plans for a Skycam to be used at Invesco Field during Barack Obama's acceptance speech Thursday night. Stelter reports CNN spent "clos... [TVNewser]

CNN Reporter's Airport Chat With Joe Biden - Posted August 24, 2008
CNN foreign correspondent Cal Perry blogs about his run-in with now-VP candidate Joe Biden at the business lounge of the Tiblisi, Georgia airport last week. It may help explain how CNN was ... [TVNewser]

Covering Barack: Denver Mile-High Style - Posted August 23, 2008
5280 (get it? 5280 feet = one mile), the monthly Denver magazine ("celebrating 15 years"), is not surprisingly covering Barack Obama and the DNC that is about to takeover the city with a ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Covering Barack: Denver Mile-High Style - Posted August 23, 2008
5280 (get it? 5280 feet = one mile), the monthly Denver magazine ("celebrating 15 years"), is not surprisingly covering Barack Obama and the DNC that is about to takeover the city with a ... [FishbowlNY]

Meet the Veep - Posted August 23, 2008
About 24 hours after John Roberts first got up anticipating the news, Sen. Barack Obama named Sen. Joe Biden his running mate ... [TVNewser]

Obama Picks Biden. CNN is First With The News - Posted August 23, 2008
By the time the network evening newscasts went on the air Friday night, the democratic veepstakes had been narrowed to one name. But it would take another six hours to confirm Barack Obama had chosen ... [TVNewser]

A Noun, A Verb, And Joe Biden for VP: The MSM Scoops New Media - Posted August 23, 2008
So Biden it is. The news arrived late this evening about twelve hours ahead of the much ballyhooed text and/or email we were all supposed to personally receive from Barack Obama... [morningmedianewsfeed]

A Noun, A Verb, And Joe Biden for VP: The MSM Scoops New Media - Posted August 23, 2008
So Biden it is. The news arrived late this evening about twelve hours ahead of the much ballyhooed text and/or email we were all supposed to personally receive from Barack Obama... [FishbowlNY]

Bohrman Predicts Long Night - Posted August 22, 2008
Uh-oh. This is a good sign for those poll voters who predicted tomorrow morning for the Veep announcement. TVNewser received this email in our tip box from CNN SVP David Bohrman to his staff, getting them ready for what could be a long night of waiting for Sen. ... [TVNewser]

MSNBC Going Live Tomorrow - Posted August 22, 2008
Not too surprisingly, there won't be much doc block on MSNBC tomorrow, or Olympics. Instead, the network will be live from 6amET-10pmET, "in preparation for the announcement of Senator Barack Obama's running mate." We tend to think that will already have happened. Alex Witt anchors an hour to start the morning, followed by... [TVNewser]

CNN, FNC Reject Ayers Ad - Posted August 22, 2008
The Associated Press' Jim Kuhnhenn writes about a new ad from the American Issues Project aimed at Sen. Barack Obama. The ad focuses on Obama's relationship with ... [TVNewser]

CNN's Ratings "Revealed" - Posted August 22, 2008
CNN Presents: McCain Revealed and CNN Presents: Obama Revealed aired back-to-back on Wednesday, and performed well for the network. The Sen. Barack Obama documentary, however performed significantly better. The program average 566,000 viewers in the A25-54 demo and 1,7... [TVNewser]

Harry Smith's Birthday Wish Doesn't Come True - Posted August 22, 2008
CBS' Harry Smith had the big get this morning, as he interviewed Sen. Barack Obama yesterday and discussed the presumptive nominee's Vice Presidential choice (although, not by name). But someone tipped Obama to the fact that it was... [TVNewser]

The Waiting Game - Posted August 22, 2008
As the media this morning is collectively asking, "Why won't Barack Obama text me?" the waiting game has begun for the Vice President announcement. On FNC and CNN, the topic (as well as various shots outside the hopefuls residences) has seen major airtime. Well, MSNBC has volleyball to pass the time.... [TVNewser]

Dobbs Finds Cafferty Question "Amusing" - Posted August 21, 2008
Yesterday's Cafferty Files during The Situation Room found Jack Cafferty asking, "In light of the tightening polls, does Barack Obama now have to go negative against ... [TVNewser]

The Ticker (p.m. edition): Radio, Web, TV... - Posted August 21, 2008
> In addition to it airing on ABC, CBS and NBC, the September 5 Stand Up To Cancer special will also air on CBS Radio News. CBS Radio has outlets in more than 400 cities. > BBC World News America correspondent ... [TVNewser]

Any Minute Now... - Posted August 21, 2008
How excited are you to get the text message about Obama's veep? ( surveys) The buzz is that in the next couple of days - maybe tomorrow - maybe Saturday - those texts and emails will be sent out and then we'll know who's going to play... [FishbowlLA]

Covering Barack: Lucky Number Seven - Posted August 21, 2008
Barack Obama will be gracing the cover of Time...again. It's the seventh time this year the magazine has put the senator front and center (McCain has only got the call twice). Portfolio ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Covering Barack: Lucky Number Seven - Posted August 21, 2008
Barack Obama will be gracing the cover of Time...again. It's the seventh time this year the magazine has put the senator front and center (McCain has only got the call twice). Portfolio ... [FishbowlNY]

The Ticker: Smith, Spinners, Swampland... - Posted August 21, 2008
> Harry Smith gets an exclusive pre-Convention interview with Sen. Barack Obama. The interview, happening this afternoon in Chester, VA, will air tomorrow on The Early Show. > Radar's Nick Curran takes a look at the spinners and l... [TVNewser]

Presidential Candidate Docs Do Boffo Biz on Ugh!, Fox News - Posted August 21, 2008
The two-hour Presidential candidate documentaries , according to the Hollywood Reporter, were through the roof and then some earlier this week. On Monday, the Barack Obama ... [FishbowlLA]

Wolfson on Obama: "My Advice Would Not be to Attack Fox" - Posted August 21, 2008
This morning on Fox & Friends, FNC political analyst and former Hillary Clinton campaign adviser Howard Wolfson said ... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List, 08.21.08 - Posted August 21, 2008
Good morning 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 media Mu... [FishbowlDC]

Political Polling by the Numbers: Is McCain Really Leading? - Posted August 20, 2008
So today Drudge linked to a Zogby poll that shows John McCain leading Barack Obama by five... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Political Polling by the Numbers: Is McCain Really Leading? - Posted August 20, 2008
So today Drudge linked to a Zogby poll that shows John McCain leading Barack Obama by five... [FishbowlNY]

Morning Reading List, 08.20.08 - Posted August 20, 2008
Good morning Washington. A little college tear drops in memory of Leroi Moore. 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]

Conservative AOL Has McCain Leading -- By A Lot...Hollywood Can't Be Too Happy About This - Posted August 20, 2008
While the nation and Hollywood seem tilted toward Barack Obama and the left, America Online has surfaced as not only a Republican stronghold, but as a repository of major league attitude, presidential or otherwise. In a ... [FishbowlLA]

FNC's Obama Special Scores Big - Posted August 19, 2008
Last night's "Character & Conduct" documentary special about Sen. Barack Obama was the top-rated documentary of the year for Fox News in both Total Viewers and the A25-54 demo. Airing in the 8pmET hour, the ... [TVNewser]

Portia and Ellen's Wedding Graces the Cover of People - Posted August 19, 2008
Barack Obama may still be struggling to articulate his stance on gay marriage, but People has no issues whatsoever! Portia de Rossi... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Portia and Ellen's Wedding Graces the Cover of People - Posted August 19, 2008
Barack Obama may still be struggling to articulate his stance on gay marriage, but People has no issues whatsoever! Portia de Rossi... [FishbowlNY]

Chuck Todd Apologizes For "Hatred" Comment - Posted August 19, 2008
Newsbusters noted yesterday MSNBC political director Chuck Todd's comments prior to the Saddleback Forum on Saturday night. Todd suggested E... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List, 08.19.08 - Posted August 19, 2008
Good morning 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 m... [FishbowlDC]

Apparently the Gray Lady is a Twitterer, John McCain Not So Much - Posted August 18, 2008
As some of you may know, FBNY has an intermittently active twitter feed. And every time some nice soul (usually named "John Smith" or the like) decides to sign up as one of our followers we get an email announcing the new member. Today however, there was a whole... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Apparently the Gray Lady is a Twitterer, John McCain Not So Much - Posted August 18, 2008
As some of you may know, FBNY has an intermittently active twitter feed. And every time some nice soul (usually named "John Smith" or the like) decides to sign up as one of our followers we get an email announcing the new member. Today however, there was a whole... [FishbowlNY]

Obama Household Favors HGTV - Posted August 15, 2008
In mere months, the U.S. will elect a new president (our prediction: Michael Phelps, by nine-tenths of a second), and so it's time to focus on the important things, like what TV shows, music, and movies the candidates like. Never afraid to ask the tough questions (e.g., "If you could be... [UnBeige]

Keep Your Friends Close and the National Enquirer Closer - Posted August 15, 2008
If Howard Wolfson is to be believed Hillary Clinton lost the nomination to Barack Obama... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Keep Your Friends Close and the National Enquirer Closer - Posted August 15, 2008
If Howard Wolfson is to be believed Hillary Clinton lost the nomination to Barack Obama... [FishbowlNY]

Morning Reading List, 08.15.08 - Posted August 15, 2008
Good morning 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 medi... [FishbowlDC]

Three Cable News Nets To Air Saturday's Presidential Forum - Posted August 14, 2008
MSNBC has announced it too, will air Saturday's Saddleback Forum with Sen. Barack Obama and Sen. John McCain. The event, which brings both candidates together for the first time since securing their parties' nominations, will be moderated by Pastor Rick Warren... [TVNewser]

Docs From Fox -- Egad!!!!! - Posted August 14, 2008
Two hard-hitting???? documentaries about Presidential contenders Barack Obama and John McCai... [FishbowlLA]

Find Out Obama's VP Pick Via SMS - Posted August 14, 2008
Gearlog has confirmed that Barack Obama's campaign will be sending out the name of his pick for vice president via text message. It's not a vote, so there's no American Idol-style in... [ThinkMobile - SocialTimes.com]

Morning Reading List, 08.14.08 - Posted August 14, 2008
Good morning Washington. Who won yesterday's Hottest of the Hotties contest? Join us after the jump... 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]

Kristol Reports: Colin Powell To Endorse Obama - Posted August 13, 2008
Breaking: Fox News and New York Times contributor Bill Kristol reports George W. Bush's former Secretary of State Colin Powell is expected to endorse Sen. Barack Obama... [TVNewser]

Ripped from the Headlines of the Onion - Posted August 13, 2008
No matter how desperately the Obama campaign appears to not want to let it happen it looks like this country is determined to talk about race, even if it often seems to happen as a result of people making a big deal over th... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Ripped from the Headlines of the Onion - Posted August 13, 2008
No matter how desperately the Obama campaign appears to not want to let it happen it looks like this country is determined to talk about race, even if it often seems to happen as a result of people making a big deal over th... [FishbowlNY]

The Only Thing I Have to Say About Obama Nation - Posted August 13, 2008
Enough people have asked what I think about today's NY Times page-one story on the new anti-Obama book from Jerome Corsi, the guy who swift-boated John Kerry in... [GalleyCat]

Morning Reading List, 08.13.08 - Posted August 13, 2008
Good morning Washington. Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? D... [FishbowlDC]

On The Air With One Former and Two Current Candidates - Posted August 12, 2008
This Saturday CNN and Fox News Channel will air the Saddleback Presidential Forum hosted by Pastor Rick Warren. The two hour forum (8-10pmET) will be attended by Sens. John McCain and Barack Obama. The candidates will speak separately with the best... [TVNewser]

Back on the Bus - Posted August 11, 2008
CNN correspondent Tom Foreman reported from the CNN Election Express this afternoon, as the mobile news bureau makes its way to the Democratic National Convention in Denver. The bus left Washington around 10amET this morning, and headed to Pennsylvania (look for a live... [TVNewser]

Reporters Briefed on DNC Details - Posted August 11, 2008
The Democratic National Convention Committee held a conference call this morning for reporters covering the convention. TVNewser was on the line as we'll be there in Denver, covering the "news about the news." Chris will be in Minneapolis to cover the RNC a week later. Gov. ... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List, 08.11.08 - Posted August 11, 2008
Good morning 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 media Muesli after the... [FishbowlDC]

What Will Nightline's Scoops & Growth Mean For the Newscast? - Posted August 11, 2008
The LATimes' Meg James writes about the latest Nightline scoop and what it might mean as ABC considers wooing Jay Leno. "The company will make the decision based on what'... [TVNewser]

Txt 4 Veep: Obama To Announce VP Pick Via Text Message, Email - Posted August 10, 2008
Another sign of The Technological Times: Sen. Barack Obama announced today -- via Twitter -- that he would announce "the VP candidate sometime between now & the Convention by txt msg & email." This isn't merely a way t... [FishbowlDC]

More Bashir Comments Emerge - Posted August 8, 2008
It appears Nightline anchor Martin Bashir's speech at the Asian American Journalists Association banquet last month at the Unity Convention did not only ... [TVNewser]

John Q. Public Turns Out to be John Quinn - Posted August 8, 2008
This is a video of John Quinn, a photographer on assignment from Bloomberg News after heckling Barack Obama from the press pen. Let this be a reminder to all of you coke and conviction are a bad combo...while working in a press pen. Booze only for the press pen. ... [FishbowlLA]

Shock Poll: Which Cable Viewing Audience Favors Which Candidate? - Posted August 7, 2008
Rasmussen has released the results of their newest poll focused on the likely voting habits of cable TV viewers. Strangely, Fox News viewers support Sen. Barack Obama and MSNBC viewers are behind Sen. ... [TVNewser]

Obama Picks His Hannity Representative - Posted August 7, 2008
Sen. Barack Obama hasn't appeared on Hannity & Colmes yet, but apparently he's found someone he'd like to send on in his place. Fox News embed producer Bonney Kapp writes on the ... [TVNewser]

NBC: Nestle Baked Cookies - Posted August 6, 2008
So why did Sen. Barack Obama come to the back of the plane and join reporters on Monday? Well, it was, in part, to thank NBC embed Mike Memoli for the cookies his mother had sent to Obama. While home on Sunday, Memoli told his mother -- famous at The Hotline (Memoli's previous... [FishbowlDC]

The Daily Show's Deck of "Cards" - Posted August 5, 2008
The Daily Show took on the recent media uproar over Sen. John McCain's ad featuring ... [TVNewser]

Olbermann and Milbank Respond - Posted August 5, 2008
Keith Olbermann responds to Dana Milbank's statement to TVNewser... [TVNewser]

Milbank Leaves Countdown, Joins CNN - Posted August 5, 2008
The Washington Post's Dana Milbank has ended his four-year relationship with MSNBC's Countdown, and it's not on the best of terms. Milbank, who, because of a partnership between his paper and the NBC cable news channel, has been a part of MSNBC's programming since at lea... [TVNewser]

Of Beanpoles, Chuckybutts, and Onlinebeerbellygirls: The WSJ Issues a Correction - Posted August 5, 2008
With just over 90 days until the election it's getting close to silly time — one imagines last week's McCain/Paris Hilton/Britney Spears debacle may have been the season's unofficial starting gun. Along those same lines, you may have read the WSJ story... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Of Beanpoles, Chuckybutts, and Onlinebeerbellygirls: The WSJ Issues a Correction - Posted August 5, 2008
With just over 90 days until the election it's getting close to silly time — one imagines last week's McCain/Paris Hilton/Britney Spears debacle may have been the season's unofficial starting gun. Along those same lines, you may have read the WSJ story... [FishbowlNY]

How the Cablers Have Covered (or Not Covered) the Edwards Story - Posted August 4, 2008
Since the John Edwards National Enquirer story broke more than a week ago, the cablers have largely ignored it. There are ... [TVNewser]

Kathy Hilton to McCain: Quit Wasting My Money on My Daughter! - Posted August 4, 2008
Maybe John McCain should have checked his donor list before deciding to cast Paris Hilton in his ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Kathy Hilton to McCain: Quit Wasting My Money on My Daughter! - Posted August 4, 2008
Maybe John McCain should have checked his donor list before deciding to cast Paris Hilton in his ... [FishbowlNY]

Morning Reading List, 08.04.08 - Posted August 4, 2008
Good morning 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 media Mu... [FishbowlDC]

McCain Camp's Gratuitous Use of B-Word - Posted August 4, 2008
We saw this on The New York Observer blog. John McCain spokesperson Michael Goldf... [FishbowlLA]

With Obama, Brokaw's Best Ratings - Posted August 3, 2008
Last week's Meet the Press, which featured an interview with Sen. Barack Obama, saw its best ratings since Tom Brokaw took over as ... [TVNewser]

Why Is John King Getting Airtime Beyond CNN? - Posted August 1, 2008
CNN's John King is turning up on other networks, and we're sure it's not just because his contract is up in five months. King got the political interview of the day yesterday when he asked Sen. John McC... [TVNewser]

Is John McCain's New Attack Ad Racist? - Posted July 31, 2008
Apparently John McCain missed the Barack Obama teflon memo. The latest, and now controversial, ad out of the McCain camp includes images of ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Is John McCain's New Attack Ad Racist? - Posted July 31, 2008
Apparently John McCain missed the Barack Obama teflon memo. The latest, and now controversial, ad out of the McCain camp includes images of ... [FishbowlNY]

Morning Reading List, 07.31.08 - Posted July 31, 2008
Good Morning Washington. Above, FishbowlDC's "Word Cloud," courtesy of World.net. 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]

Obama Unveils .mobi Site - Posted July 30, 2008
US Presidential hopeful Barack Obama has his own truly mobile Web site. Obama's campaign can now interact with the Democratic nominee's mobile constituency through ObamaMobile.mobi. Visitors to the interactive mobile site can send and receive text messages and even sign up to receive a whitepaper detailing Obama's planned mobile initiatives, ... [ThinkMobile - SocialTimes.com]

Commenters: An Early Favorite For Person of the Year - Posted July 30, 2008
At this point we're almost as tired of writing about the demise of journalism due to commenters as we are about Barack Obama. And yet, we soldier on. At the moment the one thing both subjects have in common is that we're betting they're early favorites for Time's 'Person... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Commenters: An Early Favorite For Person of the Year - Posted July 30, 2008
At this point we're almost as tired of writing about the demise of journalism due to commenters as we are about Barack Obama. And yet, we soldier on. At the moment the one thing both subjects have in common is that we're betting they're early favorites for Time's 'Person... [FishbowlNY]

Barack Obama is Rubber, Everyone Else is Glue, Etc. - Posted July 30, 2008
Barack Obama is turning us all into arm-chair analysts. What is it about him anyway? How is it possible for a man to run for president (and run and run) and never have anything anyone ever throws at him stick. Surely there is a explanation for Obam... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Barack Obama is Rubber, Everyone Else is Glue, Etc. - Posted July 30, 2008
Barack Obama is turning us all into arm-chair analysts. What is it about him anyway? How is it possible for a man to run for president (and run and run) and never have anything anyone ever throws at him stick. Surely there is a explanation for Obam... [FishbowlNY]

Imitation is the Sincerest Form of Something - Posted July 30, 2008
Probably before the Internet, and its pesky quota-filling bloggers, it was a lot easier to borrow magazine images without drawing a lot of attention. No longer! In the past few months it's been similar images of Barack Obama that have garnered the most attention. However, today we bring... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Imitation is the Sincerest Form of Something - Posted July 30, 2008
Probably before the Internet, and its pesky quota-filling bloggers, it was a lot easier to borrow magazine images without drawing a lot of attention. No longer! In the past few months it's been similar images of Barack Obama that have garnered the most attention. However, today we bring... [FishbowlNY]

Morning Reading List, 07.30.08 - Posted July 30, 2008
... [FishbowlDC]

The GOP 2.0: Just as Ridiculous as the GOP 1.0 but Less Effective - Posted July 29, 2008
Maybe the GOP strategy is if you can't beat'em at least make yourself look as foolish as possible while trying. Actually, we have no idea what the GOP intentions are when it comes to their online attempts at humor(?). Nor are we entirely convinced John McCain is going to... [morningmedianewsfeed]

The GOP 2.0: Just as Ridiculous as the GOP 1.0 but Less Effective - Posted July 29, 2008
Maybe the GOP strategy is if you can't beat'em at least make yourself look as foolish as possible while trying. Actually, we have no idea what the GOP intentions are when it comes to their online attempts at humor(?). Nor are we entirely convinced John McCain is going to... [FishbowlNY]

Morning Reading List, 07.29.08 - Posted July 29, 2008
Good Morning Washington. Above, one of the magazines in Frank Luntz's collection. 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]

'Blogger' Makes its Ich Bin Ein Debut - Posted July 28, 2008
Over the week-end the Times pointed out that Barack Obama's rock-st... [morningmedianewsfeed]

'Blogger' Makes its Ich Bin Ein Debut - Posted July 28, 2008
Over the week-end the Times pointed out that Barack Obama's rock-st... [FishbowlNY]

The Ticker (Obama Edition): Unity, CNN, FNC... - Posted July 28, 2008
> The Los Angeles Times' writes, despite an email warning to "maintain professional decorum," some in the Unity Conference of journalists yesterday gave a standing ovation to Sen. Barack Obama. The remarks were broadcast live on CNN.... [TVNewser]

"If You Tell the Story Right and Know Your Audience, You're Going To Be Successful" - Posted July 28, 2008
Gail Shister TVNewser Columnist If, as CNN's Mark Nelson says, good planning makes for good luck, then "Black in America" is one damn lucky documentary. When CNN began planning "BIA" about 18 months ago, the comet that is ... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List, 07.28.08 - Posted July 28, 2008
Good morning Washington. At what D.C. restaurant/lounge was the above photo taken? Let us know. 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]

Epreuve De Force En France - Posted July 26, 2008
Admittedly, we don't speak French. But even through a translator, it was clear French president Nicolas Sarkozy was more than a little annoyed by CNN correspondent Christiane Amanpour... [TVNewser]

Sunday Show Preview - Posted July 25, 2008
Meet the Press: Sen. Barack Obama (D-IL) Face the Nation: Sens. Chuck Hagel (R-NE) and Jack Reed (D-RI). This Week: John McCain and a roundtable with for... [FishbowlDC]

Williams to Interview Ahmadinejad - Posted July 25, 2008
After a quick trip home, Brian Williams will be back on the road this weekend to interview Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad. Williams and his team wil... [TVNewser]

Are You There God? Newspaper Publishes Obama's Western Wall Letter - Posted July 25, 2008
We already know there's nothing funny about him, but is nothing sacred? The AP is reporting that a Israeli paper has published the written prayer that Barack Obama left... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Are You There God? Newspaper Publishes Obama's Western Wall Letter - Posted July 25, 2008
We already know there's nothing funny about him, but is nothing sacred? The AP is reporting that a Israeli paper has published the written prayer that Barack Obama left... [FishbowlNY]

Andrea Mitchell, On the Air and On The Road - Posted July 25, 2008
As chief foreign affairs correspondent Andrea Mitchell is charged with reporting on the diplomatic beat for all NBC News platforms. This week, that has meant covering Sen. Barack Obama's overseas trip and his meetings with heads of state. She has appeared on the Today show and Nightly News every day this... [TVNewser]

Critiquing the Press and Their Obama - Posted July 25, 2008
WaPo's Howard Kurtz sums up the media coverage of Barack Obama's week abroad; what the trip meant for the candidate and the press following him. ...even as the likes of NBC's Andrea Mitchell... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List, 07.25.08 - Posted July 25, 2008
Good morning 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 media Muesli aft... [FishbowlDC]

Super Bowler and the Curse of the Glorified Hall Monitor - Posted July 25, 2008
Barack Obama described his first year in the Senate using the phrase 'like drinking from a fire hose'. That's Comic Con after sitting on the 5 freeway for six hours. We got to the convention center and wasted no time trying to find the ... [FishbowlLA]

Brian Williams' Pre & Post Speech Q&A With Obama - Posted July 24, 2008
NBC Nightly News anchor Brian Williams interviewed Sen. Barack Obama in Berlin this morning (airing tonight), but it appears NBC's access continued throughout the day. MSNBC had a camera positioned high above the stage which showed Williams interviewing the Senator moments after he finished his speech:... [TVNewser]

In Case You're Wondering Where All the News Went - Posted July 24, 2008
We were going to title this post "Wonder What John McCain is Doing Right Now" except, probably no one is wondering that. As we write this Barack Obama is in Berlin doing his ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

In Case You're Wondering Where All the News Went - Posted July 24, 2008
We were going to title this post "Wonder What John McCain is Doing Right Now" except, probably no one is wondering that. As we write this Barack Obama is in Berlin doing his ... [FishbowlNY]

CNN Promotes McCain/Obama Weekend Appearance - Posted July 24, 2008
CNN sent out a press release about 45 minutes ago headlined: "Presidential Nominees McCain, Obama to Appear on CNN on Sunday, July 27." Here's how it breaks down: An interview Wolf Blitzer is doing with Sen. John McCain will air in the 11amET hour of Late Edition. At NoonET, CNN will broadcast... [TVNewser]

Obama Makes "Victory" Speech - Posted July 24, 2008
The cablers were live from Berlin this hour, as Sen. Barack Obama made his much talked about speech at the Victory Column in Tiergarten Park. With the sun setting and a crowd of more than 100,000, Obama had the cablers locked in for almost an hour:... [TVNewser]

FNC to Obama: Troops Can Change the Channel - Posted July 24, 2008
This morning on Fox & Friends, the Doocy, Carlson, Kilmeade troika pulled a quote from an exchange between Sen. Barack Obama and correspondent Major Garrett in which Obama questi... [TVNewser]

Dozens Protest Outside Fox News Headquarters - Posted July 23, 2008
What brings out MTV News, AllHipHop.com, Access Hollywood, The Colbert Report and, well, us? A Nas-led protest outside News Corp. today, home of Fox News Channel. The hip-hop star (left) joined about 50 protesters, (less than another anti-FNC protest ... [TVNewser]

McCain, Obama Comics Going Mobile - Posted July 23, 2008
Editor & Publisher reports that IDW Publishing's upcoming comic books about presidential candidates Barack Obama a... [ThinkMobile - SocialTimes.com]

How do You Say 'Crush on Obama' in German? - Posted July 23, 2008
Maybe you've heard. Presumptive Democratic Presidential nominee Barack Obama is on a trip overseas, along with the entire American Press Corps (not including ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

How do You Say 'Crush on Obama' in German? - Posted July 23, 2008
Maybe you've heard. Presumptive Democratic Presidential nominee Barack Obama is on a trip overseas, along with the entire American Press Corps (not including ... [FishbowlNY]

Protest Outside FNC Headquarters - Posted July 23, 2008
Steve's outside Fox News headquarters right now covering a protest sponsored by ColorOfChange.org and MoveOn.org. They, along with hip hop star Nas, will deliver a petition signed by 620,127 people demanding that, as a press release states, "FOX end its pattern of racist attacks against Black Americans including presidential candidate ... [TVNewser]

Whom Do Journalists Love More? - Posted July 23, 2008
We posted a video earlier from the ... [FishbowlLA]

Morning Reading List, 07.23.08 - Posted July 23, 2008
Good Morning Washington. Who is the congressman stripping down in the above photo? Let us know. (Photo Credit: New York Social Diary) Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? Drop u... [FishbowlDC]

LAT In 90 Seconds - Posted July 23, 2008
John McCain Feels Jilted: Taking a page from the Daily Show (literally in some cases), ... [FishbowlLA]

Couric's Interviews, As Subject and Reporter - Posted July 22, 2008
It appears some members of the press in the Middle East could learn a thing or two from the 50 or so U.S. journalists in the region. A reporter from the Israeli newspaper Haaretz interviewed ... [TVNewser]

Hemmer, the Cincy Gentleman, Has Obama Covered - Posted July 22, 2008
FNC anchor Bill Hemmer leaves Thursday night to make the trip overseas to interview Sen. Barack Obama ... [TVNewser]

NYT/MSNBC Campaign Edition Discusses McCain Op-Ed (or Lack Thereof) - Posted July 22, 2008
Today's New York Times Campaign Edition on MSNBC (Tuesday's at 2pmET) tackled the simmering controversy of The New York Times deciding not to run an op-ed from John McCain. About five minutes into the show, anchor ... [TVNewser]

Valentines Day at the McCain House Must be Something Special - Posted July 22, 2008
See what happens when you discover "The Google." While Barack Obama is on his headline grabbing super-star tour of the planet, ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Valentines Day at the McCain House Must be Something Special - Posted July 22, 2008
See what happens when you discover "The Google." While Barack Obama is on his headline grabbing super-star tour of the planet, ... [FishbowlNY]

Obama Isn't Couric's Only Candidate Interview Tonight - Posted July 22, 2008
In addition to an interview with Barack Obama conducted in Jordan, CBS Evening News anchor Katie Couric has also interviewed John McCain as he campaigns in New Hampshire. "The two presumptive nominees will go head-to-head on the issues of the day... [TVNewser]

McCain Spreads The Love - Posted July 22, 2008
As the mainstream media globetrots with Sen. Barack Obama (except for that ... [TVNewser]

One Reporter Greets McCain Plane in NH - Posted July 22, 2008
The Manchester Union Leader's Scott Brooks writes about the "stark contrast" between the coverage of John McCain, campaigning in New Hampshire today, and ... [TVNewser]

Mitchell: "You're Seeing...What Some Would Call Fake Interviews" - Posted July 22, 2008
At this hour, Sen. Barack Obama is holding a news conference in Jordan, which the cable news networks are carrying. But last night Newsbusters reported on NBC's chief foreign affairs correspondent ... [TVNewser]

Katie Couric Meets the Israeli Press: I "Do Believe We Can Make a Change With Time, Bit by Bit" - Posted July 22, 2008
A polished, multi-millionaire, American woman in a gray pants suit, subtle makeup that highlights her blue eyes, and a winning smile is not an unusual sight in the executive lounge on the 17th floor of Tel Aviv's Hilton Hotel. But this particular woman is none other than Katie Couric... Before she interviewed... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List, 07.22.08 - Posted July 22, 2008
Good Morning Washington. Where can you find the above slippers? Let us know. 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]

"It Would Make it More Interesting if Bill Was on And Did It Live" - Posted July 21, 2008
It was MSNBC's turn at the TCA today, which has become a hot spot for media stories the past couple of weeks. Matea Gold of the Los Angeles Times ... [TVNewser]

Brokaw Gets Obama For Meet the Press - Posted July 21, 2008
NBC just announced that Tom Brokaw will interview Barack Obama for the full hour on Meet the Press this Sunday: Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Barack Obama (D-IL) will sit down with Tom Brokaw as he concludes his overseas tour in London for a "Meet the Press" exclusive interview to air on Sunday,... [TVNewser]

John McCain Does Not Want to be Barack Obama's Mirror - Posted July 21, 2008
File this under another headline that prior to this election we might have attributed to The Onion. Drudge is reporting that the ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

John McCain Does Not Want to be Barack Obama's Mirror - Posted July 21, 2008
File this under another headline that prior to this election we might have attributed to The Onion. Drudge is reporting that the ... [FishbowlNY]

Terry Moran Gets Obama In Baghdad - Posted July 21, 2008
A day after CBS's Lara Logan got an interview with Barack Obama in... [TVNewser]

Is Obama Playing Media Favorites? - Posted July 21, 2008
A line slipped in near the end of Mike Allen's Politico article about the media coverage of Barack Obama's overseas trip, is making... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Is Obama Playing Media Favorites? - Posted July 21, 2008
A line slipped in near the end of Mike Allen's Politico article about the media coverage of Barack Obama's overseas trip, is making... [FishbowlNY]

Kurtz: Media "Covering Obama As If He Were Already President" - Posted July 21, 2008
Howard Kurtz and a Reliable Sources panel took on whether the media's coverage of Sen. Barack Obama's ... [TVNewser]

McCain's Op/Ed Rejected by NYT - Posted July 21, 2008
The Drudge Report writes: 'It would be terrific to have an article from Senator John McCain that mirrors Senator Barack Obama's pi... [FishbowlLA]

Did You Make Obama's Cut? - Posted July 21, 2008
There are so many journalists eager to join Sen. Barack Obama on his European trip that the campaign simply can't accommodate all of them on the plane. Lynn Sweet blogged a few days back: ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List, 07.21.08 - Posted July 21, 2008
Good morning Washington. What PR flak didn't have much luck with the above chair last week? Let us know. 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]

And the First Obama Overseas Interview Goes To... - Posted July 20, 2008
CBS News chief foreign affairs correspondent Lara Logan, who just relocated to Washington DC, was the first correspondent to interview ... [TVNewser]

Logan Scores First Obama Abroad Interview - Posted July 20, 2008
CBS' Lara Logan sits down with Sen. Barack Obama in Afghanistan. Not a bad get for a reporter who's had such a rough few weeks... We've got the rough transcript after the jump... BARACK OBAMA: I believe U.S.-- troop levels need to increase and that for, at least, a year, now, have called... [FishbowlDC]

Time Gives Neglected Candidates a Regular Column - Posted July 18, 2008
Time magazine has announced that it is launching a new weekly feature called "In Their Words" in which Presidential candidates ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Time Gives Neglected Candidates a Regular Column - Posted July 18, 2008
Time magazine has announced that it is launching a new weekly feature called "In Their Words" in which Presidential candidates ... [FishbowlNY]

Obama Taking a Beating in the Polls, or, Newspapers Can't Add - Posted July 18, 2008
The media hates Barack Obama! Ha! Yeah, we don't think so either, but Obama has certainly been taking some lumps this week. First there was the controversial New Yorker cover. And then the campaign ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Obama Taking a Beating in the Polls, or, Newspapers Can't Add - Posted July 18, 2008
The media hates Barack Obama! Ha! Yeah, we don't think so either, but Obama has certainly been taking some lumps this week. First there was the controversial New Yorker cover. And then the campaign ... [FishbowlNY]

This Week in Obama/Osama Confusion - Posted July 18, 2008
Is it really that difficult? We understand that as a print medium, we can go and correct errors before they reach the public, whereas on TV, if you make a mistake it's out there. But really? This week there were three cases of Barack Obama/... [TVNewser]

Hannity Talks Hannity on Hannity & Colmes - Posted July 18, 2008
Sean Hannity began his show last night talking about, Sean Hannity. The segment was about Barack Obama's ... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List, 07.18.08 - Posted July 18, 2008
Good morning Washington. Above, Luke Russert and James Carville spearhead XM radio's coverage of the MLB All-Star Game. Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary... [FishbowlDC]

Rolling Stone Queries Readers on Planned Redesign - Posted July 17, 2008
The windows of Macy's stores natonwide are spotlighting the new line of t-shirts that feature iconic Rolling Stone covers (the $36 purchase price includes a free one-year subscription), and now comes news that the magazine is pondering a major ... [UnBeige]

Sharpton, Jackson, Others Respond to N-Word Revelation - Posted July 17, 2008
The broadcast news divisions and cable news networks have been talking today about TVNewser's report that Rev.... [TVNewser]

Quintanilla Heads to Hamptons - Posted July 17, 2008
Squawk Box co-anchor Carl Quintanilla will be live from Sag Harbor, New York in the Hamptons tomorrow beginning at 6amET. Co-anchors Joe Kernen and ... [TVNewser]

LAT In 90 Seconds - Posted July 17, 2008
Subliminal Messages? We know it's not like a naked chick in an ice cube or anything, but we can't help it: Every time we click on the LAT elections editorial page, we can't help but think that whoever named the page was a (not very subtle) ... [FishbowlLA]

New Jib Jab Video - Posted July 17, 2008
Time for Some Campaignin'by ... [FishbowlLA]

Morning Reading List, 07.17.08 - Posted July 17, 2008
Good morning Washington. Where can you find the above bathroom in Washington, D.C.? Email us your guesses. 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]

Brian, Charlie, Katie To Report on Obama Overseas - Posted July 17, 2008
The New York Times' Jim Rutenberg reports that when Barack Obama heads for Iraq and other locations overseas this summer, NBC's ... [TVNewser]

Jesse Jackson: Yep, He Used the Other 'N' Word, But... - Posted July 16, 2008
So, our pals at TVNewser got their hands on the Fox News transcript from Jesse Jackson's appearance last week (the one where he was cau... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Jesse Jackson: Yep, He Used the Other 'N' Word, But... - Posted July 16, 2008
So, our pals at TVNewser got their hands on the Fox News transcript from Jesse Jackson's appearance last week (the one where he was cau... [FishbowlNY]

Breaking: What Else Jesse Jackson Said on That FNC Tape - Posted July 16, 2008
Exclusive: TVNewser has been sent the transcript of what Jesse Jackson said Sunday morning July 6, as he prepared for an interview on Fox & Friends Weekend. Below is the partial transcript we received in our tips box, and confirmed to be authentic b... [TVNewser]

Roger Ailes Tries to Quiet The Jesse Jackson Rumormill - Posted July 16, 2008
>Update: TVNewser has learned Ailes' letter was in response to one his office received earlier in the day from Hughes. We're trying to get our hands on the letter... >Update, Update: The Hughes letter to Ailes is ... [TVNewser]

The Daily Show Tackles Cover Controversy - Posted July 16, 2008
Here's what Barack Obama... [FishbowlLA]

CNN Rolls With The Denver Punches - Posted July 15, 2008
We were first to tell you about the expensive proposition facing the networks when Sen. Barack Obama's campaign announced they would hold the final night of the DNC... [TVNewser]

Name that Convention Tune - Posted July 15, 2008
We already know what Barack Obama listens to on his iPod, now comes word of what attendees at the Democratic C... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Name that Convention Tune - Posted July 15, 2008
We already know what Barack Obama listens to on his iPod, now comes word of what attendees at the Democratic C... [FishbowlNY]

Andy Borowitz Tackles Cover Controversy - Posted July 15, 2008
Over at the Borowitz Report, comedian Andy Borowitz offers his insight into the uproar over the New Yorker cover: Obama Releases List of Approved Jokes About Himself Bid to Help La... [FishbowlLA]

Morning Reading List, 07.15.08 - Posted July 15, 2008
Good morning Washington. What area restaurant serves the above dessert tray? Let us know. 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]

What is Funny?: Fallout from the New Yorker Obama Cover - Posted July 15, 2008
It's been 24 hours since The New Yorker's Barack Obama "Politics of Fear" ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

What is Funny?: Fallout from the New Yorker Obama Cover - Posted July 15, 2008
It's been 24 hours since The New Yorker's Barack Obama "Politics of Fear" ... [FishbowlNY]

Chris Wallace On Keith Olbermann, and An Admission from John Moody - Posted July 14, 2008
It was Fox News' turn in front of the TV critics this afternoon, and the network known for playing a tough offense, found itself on the defense over one of its analysts and some recent on air ... [TVNewser]

An Afternoon of MSNBC Highlights - Posted July 14, 2008
Chris Matthews taking his turn in botching Sen. Barack Obama's name, Salon's Joan Walsh sounding rather in love with herself and New Yorker's Ryan Lizza doing his b... [FishbowlDC]

Kurtz: Snow Was "Extraordinarily Decent Human Being" - Posted July 14, 2008
Earlier today, Howard Kurtz held his weekly chat where he covered such topics as the controversial cover of the New Yorker featuring Sen. Barack Obama, and, of course, the passing of ... [FishbowlDC]

Barry Blitt's New Yorker Cover Tests World's Satire Detection Skills - Posted July 14, 2008
It's entitled "The Politics of Fear" and features a turbaned, robe-clad Barack Obama in an Oval Office fist bump with his wife, Michelle, who has swapped her usual sheath dress and pumps for camo fatigues and combat boots, accessorized not with gumball pearls but an AK-47 and a swath ... [UnBeige]

The New Yorker Cover Gets Cablers Talking - Posted July 14, 2008
One of the big stories of the day so far (well, besides Miss USA's tumble last night) on the news channels is this week's controversial New Yorker cover depicting pretty ... [TVNewser]

The New Yorker is Defending Political Humor?! Wow Are We In Trouble... - Posted July 14, 2008
We just have to chime in on this New Yorker cover controversy. Rachel Sklar at Huffington Post really started this with her outrage about this week's cover depicting Michelle and Barack Obama... [FishbowlLA]

The New Yorker's 'Politics of Fear' Cover: Political Satire or Downright Offensive? - Posted July 14, 2008
Let the quarterbacking begin! Over at Eat the Press David Remnick tells Rachel Sklar that he ran the ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

The New Yorker's 'Politics of Fear' Cover: Political Satire or Downright Offensive? - Posted July 14, 2008
Let the quarterbacking begin! Over at Eat the Press David Remnick tells Rachel Sklar that he ran the ... [FishbowlNY]

Dueling Docs Look at Presidential Candidates - Posted July 13, 2008
CNN announced it would be airing a pair of hour-long documentaries about Sens. John McCain and Barack Obama. The documentaries debut August 20 at 8pmET (McCain) and 9pmET (Obama). Correspondent John King fronts the McCain documentary, and ... [TVNewser]

CBS To Broadcast Candidiate Town Hall on Military Issues - Posted July 13, 2008
CBS is setting aside two hours of prime time next month for a presidential candidates' town hall meeting. One problem: so far, only one of the candidates has agreed to the event. The NYTimes' Kate Zernike reports that Sen. ... [TVNewser]

KCRW's Anti-Semitic Dust-Up - Posted July 11, 2008
A reader wrote in to tell us that Warren Olney invited Amiri Baraka to speak on To The Point today about the whole Jesse Jacks... [FishbowlLA]

Does the NYT Have an Obama Shaped Hole in Their Heart? - Posted July 11, 2008
So this last week or so there seems to have been a bit of a rude awakening re Barack Obama over at the New York Times op-ed pages. First off, las... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Does the NYT Have an Obama Shaped Hole in Their Heart? - Posted July 11, 2008
So this last week or so there seems to have been a bit of a rude awakening re Barack Obama over at the New York Times op-ed pages. First off, las... [FishbowlNY]

Curious About George - Posted July 11, 2008
The NYPost thinks ABC's George Stephanopoulos needs a shave: At ... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List, 07.11.08 - Posted July 11, 2008
Good Morning Washington. I really doubt you're going to guess what local trail the above picture was taken on, but knock yourselves out. 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... [FishbowlDC]

LAT In 90 Seconds -- Afternoon Edition - Posted July 10, 2008
Nuts! Matea Gold has the goods on the Jesse Jackson/... [FishbowlLA]

The Inside Story of Jesse Jackson's Obama Comments - Posted July 10, 2008
We now know why it took more than three days for the Rev. Jesse Jackson comments to make it on to Fox News Channel. Jackson made the crude comments about Barack Obama Sunday morning whi... [TVNewser]

CNBC's Open Invitation to the Candidates - Posted July 10, 2008
Following their first (of five) "Your Money, Your Vote" debates among the economic advisers to Sens. John McCain and Barack Obama, CNBC laid down the gauntlet. According to a press ... [TVNewser]

O'Reilly Factor to Air Video of Jesse Jackson Comments About Barack Obama - Posted July 9, 2008
Breaking: The O'Reilly Factor will air exclusive video of the Rev. Jesse Jackson making disparaging comments about Sen. Barack Obama. TVNewser has learned the comments were made prior to an interview Jackson did Sunday morning on Fox & Friends. We're told some of the comments are so raw that O'Reil... [TVNewser]

Obama Says in Retrospect he Shouldn't Have Put Kids on TV — And Wouldn't Do it Again - Posted July 9, 2008
Sometimes media outlets play fast and loose with the term "exclusive," especially the entertainment news shows. But Maria Menounos' interview last week with Sen. Barack Obama's family, inc... [TVNewser]

Media To Obama: Were You Scared? - Posted July 8, 2008
It's a slow week in Newsville, but not so slow that the media can't try (try!!!) to shake things up a bit. When ... [FishbowlLA]

Yes We Can No You Can't...Wear an Obama T-Shirt on Today - Posted July 7, 2008
Joey Chestnut is not just a champion hot dog eater, apparently he's also a Barack Obama supporter. Saturday on the Today show, Chestnut was shown during a tease wearing an "Obama/Chestnut 2008 shirt." When the interview took p... [TVNewser]

CNBC Debates (What Else?) The Economy - Posted July 7, 2008
The top economic advisers to Sens. John McCain and Barack Obama will take part in a series of debates focusing on the economy and airing on CNBC. The half-hour "Your Money, Your Vote Debates," will be broadcast on Squawk Box and be moderated by anchors Joe Kern... [TVNewser]

A Mile High Quandry for the Networks - Posted July 5, 2008
First on TVNewser: Network insiders tell TVNewser an emergency meeting of the five networks (ABC, CBS, CNN, FOX & NBC) will occur Monday afternoon to determine what to do about Thursday's news that Sen. Barack Obama... [TVNewser]

LAT In 90 Seconds - Posted June 25, 2008
Huh? We're not entirely sure, but we think Rachel Abramowitz just compared ... [FishbowlLA]

HuffPo Profiles Kathleen Sebelius - Posted June 10, 2008
Sam Stein wants you to know more about possible Barack Obama running mate Kathleen Sebelius, so do him... [FishbowlLA]

LAT In 90 Seconds - Posted June 6, 2008
Hello Imma. Hello Abba: Joel Stein wants us to believe that the Jews who run Hollywood all got their gigs by going to the same Jewish summer camp together -- and he offers as proof a ... [FishbowlLA]

Looking for a Journalism Job on Craigslist? Try Working for Craig - Posted May 12, 2008
Our sister site FBNY called our attention to this NYT piece about Craig Newmark, the "Craig" of Craigslist who i... [FishbowlLA]

Lunch: Politics As Usual - Posted April 23, 2008
— DIANE CLEHANE Timing is everything. Just ask Hillary Clinton. If we'd come a day earlier we would have dined with Karl Rove. (Well, okay, we'd have been in the same room.) Our spy says the sight of 'Bush's brain'-turned-Fox commentator at table five had the j... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Lunch: Politics As Usual - Posted April 23, 2008
— DIANE CLEHANE Timing is everything. Just ask Hillary Clinton. If we'd come a day earlier we would have dined with Karl Rove. (Well, okay, we'd have been in the same room.) Our spy says the sight of 'Bush's brain'-turned-Fox commentator at table five had the j... [FishbowlNY]

LAT In 90 Seconds - Posted April 16, 2008
The Boss Pimps Obama: Bruce Springsteen joins the red carpet-worthy list of celebs pimping for Barack Obama. Springsteen, y'all. Now can we stop talking about elitism and snobbery? ... [FishbowlLA]

Morning Reading List, 04.16.08 - Posted April 16, 2008
Good morning Washington. Doug Heye celebrates a birthday today. Yesterday, the new Yahoo! election page went live in conjunction with Politico. And the first lady will soon co-host the "Today" show. Quickly naviga... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List, 04.14.08 - Posted April 14, 2008
Good morning Washington. Quickly navigate Morning Reading List: REVOLVING DOOR | NEWSPAPERS | TV | ONLINE MEDIA | MAGAZINES | RADIO | JOBS You ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List, 04.09.08 - Posted April 9, 2008
Good morning Washington. It's Joe Scarborough's birthday! Also: Hugh Hefner and Jenna Jameson (why are we not surprised they share a day...thanks MicCheck). Also, on this day in 1865, Robert E. Lee surrendered to Ulysses S. Grant at Appomattox Courthouse. Quickly navigate Morning Reading List: ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List, 04.07.08 - Posted April 7, 2008
Good morning Washington. Playbook tells us that Bloomberg's Billy McQuillen, "who provides 'adult' supervision to Catholic University's newspaper, is a birthday boy today.'" Quickly navigate Morning Reading List: REVOLVING DOOR | NEWSPAPERS | ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List, 04.04.08 - Posted April 4, 2008
Good morning Washington. It's Kitty Kelley's birthday and the 40th anniversary of Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.'s assassination. Quickly navigate Morning Reading List: REVOLVING DOOR | NEWSPAPERS | TV | ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List, 04.03.08 - Posted April 3, 2008
Good morning Washington. Perez Hilton is a WHCA guest! And Donatella Versace, too! And it's the birthday of Politico's Jonathan Martin and Mike Allen's Mom. Speaking of Jonathan Martin's b-day, Mike Al... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List, 03.28.08 - Posted March 28, 2008
Good morning Washington. Quickly navigate Morning Reading List: REVOLVING DOOR | NEWSPAPERS | TV | ONLINE MEDIA | MAGAZINES | RADIO | JOBS You ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List, 03.27.08 - Posted March 27, 2008
Good morning Washington. Dana Bash and John King will get married on Cape Cod over Memorial Day weekend. Quickly navigate Morning Reading List: REVOLVING DOOR | NEWSPAPERS | TV | ONLINE MEDIA | MAGAZINES | RADIO | ... [FishbowlDC]

Lunch: Anna Wintour & Coming Soon — The Rolling Stones! - Posted March 26, 2008
— DIANE CLEHANE We're guessing that spring break with the kiddies kept more than a few bold face names we've become accustomed to seeing away from 55th and Fifth today. Luckily, some of our favorite regulars were on hand — along with the first ever (at least since I've been at my... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Lunch: Anna Wintour & Coming Soon — The Rolling Stones! - Posted March 26, 2008
— DIANE CLEHANE We're guessing that spring break with the kiddies kept more than a few bold face names we've become accustomed to seeing away from 55th and Fifth today. Luckily, some of our favorite regulars were on hand — along with the first ever (at least since I've been at my... [FishbowlNY]

Morning Reading List, 03.25.08 - Posted March 25, 2008
Good morning Washington. It's Emily Lawrimore's birthday (Hat Tip: Playbook), the 2008 Dart Award Winners have been announced, Dana Priest and Anne Hull have won yet another award, yesterday was Monica Lewins... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List, 03.21.08 - Posted March 21, 2008
Good morning Washington. Quickly navigate Morning Reading List: REVOLVING DOOR | NEWSPAPERS | TV | ONLINE MEDIA | MAGAZINES | WEST WING REPORTAGE | JOBS Most of ... [FishbowlDC]

LAT In 90 Seconds - Posted March 18, 2008
Anthony Minghella Dies: The Oscar-winning director of The English Patient, The Talented Mr. Ripley and Cold Mountain was 54. ... [FishbowlLA]

Morning Reading List, 03.17.08 - Posted March 17, 2008
Happy St. Patrick's Day Washington. Sunday was Ellen McCarthy's birthday. Today is Tim Burger's and Mark Paustenbach's and Saturday was Jenny 8 Lee's. Quickly navigate Morning Reading List: REVOLVING DOOR | NEWSPAPERS | TV | ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List, 03.14.08 - Posted March 14, 2008
Good morning Washington. It's Einstein's birthday! Quickly navigate Morning Reading List: REVOLVING DOOR | NEWSPAPERS | TV | ONLINE MEDIA | RADIO | JOBS If you were Spitzer's wife, ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List, 03.11.08 - Posted March 11, 2008
Good morning Washington. Quickly navigate Morning Reading List: REVOLVING DOOR | NEWSPAPERS | TV | ONLINE MEDIA | MAGAZINES | JOBS Most of you ... [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]

Could The Writers' Strike Have Influenced The Presidential Election? - Posted March 4, 2008
Jossip seems to think so. Noting that journalist have "grown a pair" and started asking presidential nominee Barack Obama tougher questions in the last few days, the gossip site posits that it took two Saturday Night Live parodies to wake the press corp out of their love-fog. Jossip ... [FishbowlLA]

Morning Reading List, 03.03.08 - Posted March 3, 2008
Good morning Washington. One year ago we said goodbye to Arthur Schlesinger, Jr. and AP said hello (again) to Ron Fournier. It's the birthday of Al... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List, 02.29.08 - Posted February 29, 2008
Happy Leap Day Washington. Quickly navigate Morning Reading List: REVOLVING DOOR | NEWSPAPERS | TV | ONLINE MEDIA | MAGAZINES You think Brit Hume... [FishbowlDC]

Sam Zell: F&*$%@#G Democrats - Posted February 27, 2008
Apparently the new Tribune Co. owner is no fan of the Democratic party. E&P notes that on CNBC's Squawk Box on Tuesday, Sam Zell "attributed much of the current economic woes to fear-mongering by Democratic foes ... [FishbowlLA]

Sam Zell Brings Hope, Leaves Sass At Home--But What About the Moosehead Joke - Posted February 26, 2008
Tribune Co. CEO Sam Zell visited the Newport News Daily Press newsroom yesterday and didn't say anything. Sure, he offered a vision of hope and all. But Barack Obama could have given them that. We're guessing the "D-Press" staff was hoping for a "fuck" here or a "tits" there, but, as... [FishbowlLA]

Morning Reading List, 02.25.08 - Posted February 25, 2008
Good morning Washington. Quickly navigate Morning Reading List: REVOLVING DOOR | NEWSPAPERS | TV | ONLINE MEDIA | MAGAZINES | JOBS Most of ... [FishbowlDC]

Larry Sinclair's Wild Ride with Obama--MSM Cover-up? - Posted February 22, 2008
Larry Sinclair claimed to have performed oral sex on Barack Obama in the back of a limo, and later in a hotel room while smoking crac... [FishbowlLA]

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]

Morning Reading List, 02.15.08 - Posted February 15, 2008
Good morning Washington. Quickly navigate Morning Reading List: REVOLVING DOOR | NEWSPAPERS | TV | ONLINE MEDIA | MAGAZINES | RADIO | JOBS You ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List, 02.12.08 - Posted February 12, 2008
Good morning Washington. It's the birthday of Abe Lincoln and Sen. Arlen Specter. Quickly navigate Morning Reading List: REVOLVING DOOR | NEWSPAPERS | TV | ONLINE MEDIA | MAGAZINES | RADIO | BOOKS | ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List, 02.11.08 - Posted February 11, 2008
Good morning Washington. Quickly navigate Morning Reading List: REVOLVING DOOR | NEWSPAPERS | TV | ONLINE MEDIA | MAGAZINES | JOBS You ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List, 02.04.08 - Posted February 4, 2008
Good morning Washington. Quickly navigate Morning Reading List: NEWSPAPERS | TV | ONLINE MEDIA | MAGAZINES | RADIO | BOOKS | JOBS Most of you ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List, 01.29.08 - Posted January 28, 2008
Good morning Washington. Quickly navigate Morning Reading List: REVOLVING DOOR | NEWSPAPERS | TV | ONLINE MEDIA | MAGAZINES | RADIO | WEST WING REPORTAGE | JOBS Most of you ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List, 01.22.08 - Posted January 22, 2008
Good morning Washington. Eleven years ago today, the Senate confirmed Madeleine Albright as secretary of state. And it's Diane Lane's birthday! (Hat Tip: MicCheckRadio). See more after the jump. Quickly navigate Morning Reading List: REVOLVING DOOR | NEWSPAPERS | ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List, 01.18.08 - Posted January 18, 2008
Good morning Washington. Today in D.C. history, Marion Barry said "bitch set me up." Quickly navigate Morning Reading List: REVOLVING DOOR | NEWSPAPERS | TV | ONLINE MEDIA | MAGAZINES | BOOKS | JOBS ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List, 01.14.08 - Posted January 14, 2008
Good morning Washington. On this day in 1952, the "Today" show premiered, in 1973 the Dolphins became the only one of only two NFL teams to go undefeated during the regular season, and in 2004, President Bush announced we're going to Mars. (Hat tip: MicCheckRadio). Quickly navigate Morning Reading List: ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List, 01.11.08 - Posted January 11, 2008
It's a good morning, Washington, even with the Dupont 5 closing. In honor of Mary J. Blige's birthday, please have a drama-free day. And Playbook reminds us that it's Mark Halperin's birthday today. Which means that ... [FishbowlDC]

Williams Addresses Cowan's Comments - Posted January 9, 2008
Brian Williams took to his Daily Nightly blog to address the story sparked by FishbowlDC's post yesterday about remarks made by NBC's Lee Cowan, who said that it's "hard to remain objective covering" Sen. Barack Obama. Says Williams: I see from a tour of the web that... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List, 01.08.08 - Posted January 8, 2008
Happy New Hampshire Primary Day Washington! On this day in 1790, President George Washington delivered our first State of the Union. In 1992, Bush 41 puked on Japanese Prime Minister Miyazawa Kiichi, and, in 2006, Tom DeLay resigned as House Majority Leader. Happy 41st R Kelly! (Hat tip: MicCheckRadio) Quickly navigate Morning Reading... [FishbowlDC]

Barack Steady: Obama's Design Wins - Posted January 7, 2008
The standard disclaimer applies: We at UnBeige do not endorse political candidates (unless they buy us stuff off our Amazon wishlist) and we are not a partisan organization (unless you count our steadfast Scientology affiliations). We've touched upon reviews of the Presidential-hopeful logos before (back when Newsweek ... [UnBeige]

Morning More Like Noon Reading List, 01.04.08 - Posted January 4, 2008
Good morning Washington. Quickly navigate Morning Reading List: REVOLVING DOOR | NEWSPAPERS | TV | ONLINE MEDIA | MAGAZINES | RADIO | JOBS We blame Iowa for the delay. REVOLV... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List, 12.26.07 - Posted December 26, 2007
Good morning Washington. Quickly navigate Morning Reading List: NEWSPAPERS | TV | ONLINE MEDIA | MAGAZINES | RADIO | JOBS You don't want ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List, 12.14.07 - Posted December 14, 2007
Good morning Washington. On this day in 1799, George "Big Poppa" Washington passed away. Pour out some of whatever you got at the George Washington distillery. Quickly navigate Morning Reading List: NEWSPAPERS | TV | ONLINE MEDIA | MAGAZINES | RADIO | ... [FishbowlDC]

Semantic Technologies Really Do Pay Off - Posted November 30, 2007
As the former Chief Information Officer of Europe’s largest internet bank, Egg plc, the decision to select semantic technologies to underpin the launch of my next large scale consumer business, Garlik (www.garlik.com), was not one I took lightly. At Egg, I had been responsible for 4 million online banking customers running a... [semanticweb.com]

What the Candidates Watch - Posted November 26, 2007
TV Guide surveys the Presidential hopefuls and finds out that they watch TV. Hillary Clinton is a fan of HGTV makeover shows, Grey's Anatomy, American Idol, and Dancing with the Stars, but her all-time TV favorite is The Ed Sullivan Show. And she lies like a rug. Barack Ob... [FishbowlLA]

Morning Reading List, 11.16.07 - Posted November 16, 2007
Good morning Washington. An ABC release, "According to Nielsen Media Research for Sunday November 11, ABC News 'This Week with George Stephanopoulos' outperformed CBS' 'Face the Nation.' This is the third week in a row that 'This Week' beat 'Face the Nation' among the key Adults 25-54 demo. Among Total Viewers, it... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List, 11.13.07 - Posted November 13, 2007
Good morning Washington. You think The Washington Post's reaction to Tim Page was too harsh. "Mitt Romney Lose... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List, 11.08.07 - Posted November 8, 2007
Good morning Washington. You say "no way in hell" to group houses. Stephen Manfredi, a Senior Account Executive with Shirley & Banister Public Affairs, has accepted a position at the White House as Associate Director of the Office of Str... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List, 11.05.07 - Posted November 5, 2007
Good morning Washington. An NBC release announced, "According to Nielsen Media Research data, 'Meet the Press with Tim Russert' was the No. 1 Sunday morning public affairs program, winning the week ending Sunday, October 28." Vote now in the 2007 Weblog Award Poll. His ... [FishbowlDC]

LAT In 90 Seconds - Posted October 29, 2007
Inspired By The Inspirational: Writer Robin Abcarian should do more political reporting. Her piece on why Barack Obama is failing to catch fire, even has he garners the support of Oprah, is fresh and lively and so much better than half the stuff out there. ... [FishbowlLA]

Morning Reading List, 10.24.07 - Posted October 24, 2007
Good morning Washington. You think global warming is no big deal. An ABC release announced, "For the twenty-fourth time in twenty-six weeks, 'World News with Charles Gibson' was the #1 evening newscast among Adults 25-54. The ABC broadcast averaged a 2.1/9 a... [FishbowlDC]

ABC Wraps Up Debat Investigation, Details "Reporting That We Couldn't Confirm" - Posted October 22, 2007
You'll recall how, a few months ago, it was discovered (by Rue 89) that ABC News' Alexis Debat may not have conducted all the interviews he claimed took place (including ones with Sen. Barack Obama and Rep. Nancy Pelosi... [FishbowlDC]

Behar: GOP Candidates "Pussies" For Not Doing "The View" - Posted October 13, 2007
On Friday's "Real Time with Bill Maher", "View" host Joy Behar took Republican presidential candidates to task for refusing to appear on ABC's daytime talk show, "The View." "They're all pro-war and they all talk gung-ho about they're going to invade Iraq, but the Republican candidates are a bunch of pussies ...... [FishbowlDC]

FBLA 20 Questions: Alex Ben Block - Posted September 17, 2007
Entertainment journalist and author Alex Ben Block writes a column for Hollywood Today but still gave in to our pestering and answered those "so vapid they must be insightful" questions. 1. What n... [FishbowlLA]

Trade Round-Up: Sept. 14, 2007 - Posted September 14, 2007
Johnson Helps Clinton Campaign Following up on Oprah's ritzy fundraiser for Barack Obama last weekend in Montecito, Variety gives the deets on another campaign party planned for Southern California this weekend but this time it's Magic Johnson hosting a bash for Hillary Clin... [FishbowlLA]

Hillary, Barack hit up WeHO - Posted August 10, 2007
The Democratic presidential candidates were out and about in West Hollywood last night — and no, it wasn't your typical $10,000 a seat fundraiser at a house in the hills. Instead, the White House hopefuls hit up a couple of WeHo hotspots — Barack Obama opted for the hopping watering... [FishbowlLA]

Sundown on Sunset: Action Packed - Posted July 20, 2007
Barack Obama is waiting for Harry. Elizabeth Edwards is defending the hubby. Cebu is moon-wa... [FishbowlLA]

Video: 'I Got A Crush On Obama' - Posted June 14, 2007
Move over, "Hillary 1984." The 2008 presidential campaign has hit a new high water mark in viral video: su... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Video: 'I Got A Crush On Obama' - Posted June 14, 2007
Move over, "Hillary 1984." The 2008 presidential campaign has hit a new high water mark in viral video: su... [FishbowlNY]

Morning Reading List, 06.08.07 - Posted June 8, 2007
Good morning Washington. An NBC release announced that "According to Nielsen Media Research data, 'Meet the Press with Tim Russert' topped the Sunday morning public affairs competition, winning the week ending Sunday, June 3, 2007 in total viewers, homes and in the key demographic adults 25-54." On Sunday, "Meet the Press"... [FishbowlDC]

Annie Leibovitz Captures the African Conversation for Vanity Fair - Posted June 6, 2007
In an unprecedented effort by Vanity Fair, 20 different covers of the July issue hit newsstands today for their Africa issue, featuring famous peeps having a "conversation" about the continent as shot by Annie Leibovitz. ... [UnBeige]

Rick Stengel's D.C. Time Fetish Continues - Posted June 5, 2007
Time magazine editor Richard Stengel loves Washington. How do we know this? Because he continues to poach editorial staffers from D.C. publications. The latest: Amy Sullivan, formerly an editor at Washington Monthly. ------ Forwarded Message From: Richard Stengel Date: ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Rick Stengel's D.C. Time Fetish Continues - Posted June 5, 2007
Time magazine editor Richard Stengel loves Washington. How do we know this? Because he continues to poach editorial staffers from D.C. publications. The latest: Amy Sullivan, formerly an editor at Washington Monthly. ------ Forwarded Message From: Richard Stengel Date: ... [FishbowlNY]

Morning Reading List, 05.24.07 - Posted May 24, 2007
Good morning Washington. Snoop wins. An NBC release announced a new feature, "Today on the Trail." "The series, which will air regularly leading up to the '08 elections, will feature 'Today' anchors and correspondents backstage with the candidates and... [FishbowlDC]

Barack Obama Campaign Seizes MySpace Page, Friends Flee - Posted May 4, 2007
Barack Obama's campaign got Los Angeles paralegal, Joe Anthony, to stop his politicking for the Senator via MySpace. Anthony set up the page 3 years ago and got more than 30,000 friends--before Obama even annou... [FishbowlLA]

Morning Reading List, 05.04.07 - Posted May 4, 2007
Good morning Washington. Overwhelmingly, you would not wear a yellow "Tony Snow" bracelet as a reporter covering the White House. "House Radio and TV Galle... [FishbowlDC]

Time's 100 Most Influential Includes Borat, Bin Laden, Obama, Tyra, Not You - Posted May 3, 2007
Time magazine's annual list of its 100 most influential people is out. Borat's Sacha Baron Cohen (not Sacha Baron Cohen's "Borat") Barack Obama, Osama, Tyra Banks, Brian Grazer and Tony Dungee and Yankees pitchers Chien-ming Wang (seriously... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Time's 100 Most Influential Includes Borat, Bin Laden, Obama, Tyra, Not You - Posted May 3, 2007
Time magazine's annual list of its 100 most influential people is out. Borat's Sacha Baron Cohen (not Sacha Baron Cohen's "Borat") Barack Obama, Osama, Tyra Banks, Brian Grazer and Tony Dungee and Yankees pitchers Chien-ming Wang (seriously... [FishbowlNY]

Morning Reading List, 05.02.07 - Posted May 2, 2007
Good morning Washington. Dana Perino on life at the top. An ABC release announced that "World News with Charles Gibson" was "the #1 evening newscast among Total Viewers, Households and Adults 25-54 for the week of April 23." Averaging 8.20 million Total Viewers, "Wor... [FishbowlDC]

Jossip Founder Launches 'Black-Interest' Blog - Posted April 23, 2007
After "many months" of development, Jossip founder David Haislaib has launched his fourth blog (Jossip, Queerty, Mollygood) in a seemingly tricky media vertical, that is, what he calls the "black-interest" ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Jossip Founder Launches 'Black-Interest' Blog - Posted April 23, 2007
After "many months" of development, Jossip founder David Haislaib has launched his fourth blog (Jossip, Queerty, Mollygood) in a seemingly tricky media vertical, that is, what he calls the "black-interest" ... [FishbowlNY]

Morning Reading List, 04.12.07 - Posted April 12, 2007
Good morning Washington. Roll Call's Emily Pierce has been named a Senior Staff Writer. CJR reports, "the present wave of cost- cutting, job-eliminating, and bureau-closing is just one reason journalism is widely believed to be an industry in crisis. But a pair of university studies concerni... [FishbowlDC]

Obama: Fire Imus - Posted April 11, 2007
Heat on Imus Dealing with Al Sharpton is one thing. But, when it comes to the court of public opinion, though, African-American presidential hopeful and media darling Barack Obama could be a death blow. "I understand MSNBC has suspended Mr. Im... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Obama: Fire Imus - Posted April 11, 2007
Heat on Imus Dealing with Al Sharpton is one thing. But, when it comes to the court of public opinion, though, African-American presidential hopeful and media darling Barack Obama could be a death blow. "I understand MSNBC has suspended Mr. Im... [FishbowlNY]

Don Imus Gone from MSNBC. - Posted April 11, 2007
TV Newser's got the scoop! Don Imus is gone from MSNBC. Barack Obama told ABC News Imus should be fired, and American Express, Procter & Gamble and General Motors all pulled ads from the show. Gee, what will ... [FishbowlLA]

Morning Reading List, 04.11.07 - Posted April 11, 2007
Good morning Washington. You think journalists like Tim Russert, Jeff Greenfield, etc. should not continue to appear on Don Imus' radio program. An ABC release announced that "World News with Charles Gibson" "was the #1 ... [FishbowlDC]

Spanish-Language Edition of THE AUDACITY OF HOPE - Posted March 29, 2007
Vintage announced in a press release this morning that Barack Obama's bestseller THE AUDACITY OF HOPE (published by Crown) will be translated into Spanish and published by Vintage Espanol on June 19. On matters relating to Latinos, he recalls how the black and Latino communities were intertwined in his early political... [GalleyCat]

Morning Reading List, 03.28.07 - Posted March 28, 2007
Good morning Washington. Permanent reporter's notebook? Hmm... no. Most of you go for whatever's around and available. An ABC release announced that "World News with Charles Gibson" was "the #1 evening newscast among Total Viewers" for the week of March 19-23. Averaging ... [FishbowlDC]

Taking Out The Trash, 03.12.07 - Posted March 12, 2007
We hear: Still lots of back and forth on the Post's internal critique board, wondering why no one is paying attention to the story length guidelines advocating by Len Downie and Phil Bennett recently... Hillary Profita has left CBS' Public Eye to join a New York City-based aviation consulting firm called... [FishbowlDC]

ABC News SVP Slams Times' Stanley: A 'Gratuitous and Unfounded Swipe' - Posted March 8, 2007
Alessandra Stanley sneaks in a few zingers on Charles Gibson at the end her Times piece today on Brian Williams' Iraq tour: Mr. Gibson hasn't exactly ov... [morningmedianewsfeed]

ABC News SVP Slams Times' Stanley: A 'Gratuitous and Unfounded Swipe' - Posted March 8, 2007
Alessandra Stanley sneaks in a few zingers on Charles Gibson at the end her Times piece today on Brian Williams' Iraq tour: Mr. Gibson hasn't exactly ov... [FishbowlNY]

Barack Obama Inspires Book Crashing Behavior - Posted March 1, 2007
The Wall Street Journal's Jeff Trachtenberg reports on Black Dog & Leventhal's attempt to cash in on Barack Obama's presidential bid in record time - so much so, Trachtenberg explains, that less than a month a... [GalleyCat]

Stand Aside, Loathsome Plebeians. Lord Geffen Passeth! - Posted February 24, 2007
Roman Genn went to the Barack Obama fundraising shindig, but couldn't get past the velvet rope. But, thanks to his magic pen, Pajamas Media readers got to live vicariously. ... [FishbowlLA]

Taking Out The Trash, 02.22.07 - Posted February 22, 2007
This is a close one. Dunkin' Donuts and Starbucks are in a tight race. Starbucks has the lead so far. An NBC release announced that "NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams" "was back on top as the most-watched network evening newscast during the week of February 12-16, 2007, attracting 10.168 million total viewers,"... [FishbowlDC]

Run For President....And Write a Book - Posted February 22, 2007
It's not worth the time to make anything of how Julie Bosman's New York Times piece is pretty well covering the same territory that USA TODAY did a while back, but she did get some fun quotes relating to ... [GalleyCat]

Los Angeles Rains Money For Obamania - Posted February 21, 2007
Barack Obama blew into town yesterday, smiled at DreamWorks execs, kissed a few babies and whipped up a cool million. (Actually, it was about $1.3 million.) But while the press (and Jennifer Aniston) ... [FishbowlLA]

Soft in the Head, Soft Tissues, Soft Money: Gossip Goodies - Posted February 21, 2007
Britney Spears checks into rehab and has a great story for the baldie thing--head lice. (But they're everywhere--she really can't escape.) Anna Nicole Smith'... [FishbowlLA]

This Week In Pool Reports - Posted February 16, 2007
In this week's episode, the First Dogs frolicked in the snow, Obama wins the little discussed playgroud primary and President Bush loves teasing the poolers. "The pool enjoyed a brief respite from the icy weather when we walked through the White House to the motorcade past a small fragment of spring: dozens... [FishbowlDC]

Media Events: 02.12.07 - Posted February 12, 2007
Parties, panels and other notable media gatherings MONDAY 02.12.07 WHAT: "The State of American Democracy" WHO: Newark Mayor Cory Booker WHEN: 6:00PM WHERE: The New School, Tishm... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Media Events: 02.12.07 - Posted February 12, 2007
Parties, panels and other notable media gatherings MONDAY 02.12.07 WHAT: "The State of American Democracy" WHO: Newark Mayor Cory Booker WHEN: 6:00PM WHERE: The New School, Tishm... [FishbowlNY]

When Politics and Publishing Collide - Posted January 30, 2007
USA Today's Carol Memmott looks at the astounding success of Barack Obama's THE AUDACITY OF HOPE and whether book sales really do have an impact on campaign plans. Booksellers and political observers have been buzzing for months about the rock-star atmosphere at Obama's appearances to promote the book. "Reaction to the... [GalleyCat]

Fox On Anderson Cooper: 'The Paris Hilton Of Television News' - Posted January 29, 2007
In its burgeoning war of words with Anderson Cooper, Fox News is pulling out the verbal equivalent of a nuclear warhead: Paris Hilton. After Anderson Cooper slammed Fox News f... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Fox On Anderson Cooper: 'The Paris Hilton Of Television News' - Posted January 29, 2007
In its burgeoning war of words with Anderson Cooper, Fox News is pulling out the verbal equivalent of a nuclear warhead: Paris Hilton. After Anderson Cooper slammed Fox News f... [FishbowlNY]

Cooper Lashes Out At Fox News Over Obama: 'They Didn't Check The Facts — We Did' - Posted January 23, 2007
Fresh off his signing his multi-million, multi-year contract with CNN, Anderson Cooper took a thinly-veiled shot at Fox News over their reporting ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Cooper Lashes Out At Fox News Over Obama: 'They Didn't Check The Facts — We Did' - Posted January 23, 2007
Fresh off his signing his multi-million, multi-year contract with CNN, Anderson Cooper took a thinly-veiled shot at Fox News over their reporting ... [FishbowlNY]

Taking Out The Trash, 01.23.07 - Posted January 23, 2007
Bolo tie wins. Just goes to show there is a difference between should wear and will wear. Jack Shafer on words journalists should not use. "Cheney, media to take stand in Libby perjury case" An ABC release announc... [FishbowlDC]

Hidden Gems Among the Remaindered - Posted January 21, 2007
Before Chicago Sun-Times Books editor Cheryl Reed went away to India, she attended the 16th annual Chicago International Remainder & Overstock Book Exposition, known to one and all in the publishing world as CIROBE. And as Reed discovers after a bookseller has located a copy of her latest book, no author... [GalleyCat]

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