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5 Questions With... Jacob Soboroff, Who Just Had His Show Canceled - Posted December 12, 2014
We had an interview scheduled with Pivot's "TakePart Live" co-anchor Jacob Soboroff this week, but his show was unexpectedly and abruptly canceled before we could actua... [TVNewser]

'TakePart Live' Gets Axed by Pivot - Posted December 9, 2014
Pivot's millennial-driven newscast "TakePart Live" has been canceled. The show was anchored by Meghan McCain, Jacob Soboroff and ... [TVNewser]

5 Questions with... Baratunde Thurston, Taking a Sledgehammer to the Traditional Newscast - Posted November 17, 2014
Baratunde Thurston is a modern-day Renaissance man. The Co-host of "TakePart Live," a nightly news program on Pi... [TVNewser]

The Evening Ticker: Ward, Leno, Thurston - Posted October 8, 2014
CBS's Clarissa Ward continues her reporting from inside Syria tonight on the "CBS Evening News." Last night Ward spoke with a Dutch man turned Syrian rebel. Tonight, she'll speak with a Somali-American who recently joined Al-Nusra. Jay Leno is close to a deal that would not only land him... [TVNewser]

Baratunde Thurston Wants To Know: What's the Coolest Crowdfunded Project? - Posted May 6, 2013
Baratunde Thurston and the rest of the crew at Cultivated Wit are teaming up with AOL Studios to produce a show called FUNDED. It'll feature crowdfunded projects from around ... [TVSpy]

Baratunde Thurston Wants To Know: What's the Coolest Crowdfunded Project? - Posted May 6, 2013
Baratunde Thurston and the rest of the crew at Cultivated Wit are teaming up with AOL Studios to produce a show called FUNDED. It'll feature crowdfunded projects from around ... [10,000 Words]

AJ Jacobs, Charlaine Harris & Stephen Savage Get Booked - Posted January 7, 2013
Here are some literary events to jump-start your week. To get your event posted on our calendar, visit our Facebook Your Literary Event page. Please post your event at least one week prior to its date. Jani... [GalleyCat]

The FishbowlDC Interview With WaPo's Petri - Posted December 7, 2012
Say hello to Alexandra Petri. She writes WaPo's humor C... [FishbowlDC]

Goodreads Choice Awards Open For Voting - Posted October 30, 2012
Goodreads has opened up voting for the 2012 Goodreads Choice Awards, a contest in which readers can decide on the best books of the year. Books up for nomination include titles from Junot D az... [GalleyCat]

Goodreads Choice Awards Open For Voting - Posted October 30, 2012
Goodreads has opened up voting for the 2012 Goodreads Choice Awards, a contest in which readers can decide on the best books of the year. Books up for nomination include titles from Junot D az... [semanticweb.com]

SXSWi Keynote Recap: Baratunde Thurston - Posted March 11, 2012
In a full exhibition room with thousands in attendance, humorist and author Baratunde Thurston took the stage for SXSWi's most highly publicized keynote speech. Thurston, best known for this work as the web editor of satiric newspaper... [AgencySpy]

The Root to Show Off Influential People - Posted October 31, 2011
Coming up...The Root, The Washington Post Company's African American news and commentary site, will host their signature "The Root 100" event on Nov. 5 at The Andrew W. Mellon Auditorium in Washington. The publication recently unveiled its list of most influential young African-Amer... [FishbowlDC]

Wait, That's Not Baratunde Thurston... - Posted June 27, 2011
The "Zenga" typo's got nothing on this. First spotted by SapientNitro PR manager Katy Zack... [AgencySpy]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted June 27, 2011
QUOTES of the DAY The Daily Caller's Mary Katharine Ham: "4th of July nails. My toes are red." Thanksing the Press "He will thanks ... [FishbowlDC]

Outraged Responses to Obama Birth Certificate Reveal - Posted April 28, 2011
[caption id="attachment_20022" align="alignleft" width="360" caption="The President and First Lady sat down with Oprah after yesterday morning's announcement. Photo: AP, Charles Dharapak"][/caption] Following yesterday's release of President Barack Obama's ... [PRNewser]

The Onion Launches iPad App - Posted April 4, 2011
One of FishbowlNY's favorites - The Onion - has launched its first iPad app. Available for free, the app includes content from the website, as well as video from its shows. As Baratunde Thurston... [morningmedianewsfeed]

The Onion Launches iPad App - Posted April 4, 2011
One of FishbowlNY's favorites - The Onion - has launched its first iPad app. Available for free, the app includes content from the website, as well as video from its shows. As Baratunde Thurston... [FishbowlNY]

Join the Love & Heartbreak Story Slam - Posted February 2, 2011
On February 14th, Smith Magazine will sponsor a Six-Word Memoir Story Love & Heartbreak Sl... [semanticweb.com]

The Onion's Baratunde Thurston on the Key to Writing a Catchy Headline - Posted April 12, 2010
Baratunde Thurston has been with The Onion for about two and half years and is currently the "fake news" publication's Web and politics editor. In this episode of Media Beat, we asked him about the key to writing a catchy headline. "I thought I understood how it works," said Thurston of... [morningmedianewsfeed]

The Onion's Baratunde Thurston on the Key to Writing a Catchy Headline - Posted April 12, 2010
Baratunde Thurston has been with The Onion for about two and half years and is currently the "fake news" publication's Web and politics editor. In this episode of Media Beat, we asked him about the key to writing a catchy headline. "I thought I understood how it works," said Thurston of... [FishbowlNY]

"DC's Funniest Celeb": All Politics (and Jokes) Are Local - Posted October 1, 2009
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Air America Media Celebrates New Web Site In Style - Posted September 25, 2009
It's not often that we find ourselves at media events eating Chinese take out in someone's living room. But that's exactly what we experienced Wednesday night as Air America Media celebrated the upcoming launch of its new ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Air America Media Celebrates New Web Site In Style - Posted September 25, 2009
It's not often that we find ourselves at media events eating Chinese take out in someone's living room. But that's exactly what we experienced Wednesday night as Air America Media celebrated the upcoming launch of its new ... [FishbowlNY]

Baratunde Thurston Takes on Huffpo - Posted August 18, 2009
Baratunde Thurston, comedian and web editor at The Onion interviewed White House Senior Advisor Valerie Jarrett at Netroots Nation. Huffington Post was there to cover it. And Thurston objected to their tone. He called them out on Twitter: ... [FishbowlLA]

FBLA Crashes Media Matters Inauguration Kick Off Party - Posted January 17, 2009
Don't ask how we ended up with these people. Let's just say security isn't that tight. First in the photo above is Al Franken. Yes, the soon-to-be Senator-Elect Al Franken. Also spotted was Arianna Huffington, ... [FishbowlLA]

Election Night '08: Party Lines - Posted November 5, 2008
You don't need us to tell you that last night was a night for celebration! Parties abounded across the city. While FBNY was twittering the night away at th... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Election Night '08: Party Lines - Posted November 5, 2008
You don't need us to tell you that last night was a night for celebration! Parties abounded across the city. While FBNY was twittering the night away at th... [FishbowlNY]

America's Funniest Writers Talk Politics - Posted October 22, 2008
Does Dan Abrams have a future in comedy? Based on his very fun moderating skills during a panel of comedy writers at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theater on Monday night it's certainly not out of the question. 23/6.com (one of our favo... [morningmedianewsfeed]

America's Funniest Writers Talk Politics - Posted October 22, 2008
Does Dan Abrams have a future in comedy? Based on his very fun moderating skills during a panel of comedy writers at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theater on Monday night it's certainly not out of the question. 23/6.com (one of our favo... [FishbowlNY]

"Dork" Abrams Hosts "Cool Kids" Comedy Writers - Posted October 21, 2008
Leaving the home of Saturday Night Live, MSNBC's Dan Abrams hosted a lively panel of comedy writers at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theater last night. "Pencils Down: America's Funniest Writers Talk Politics," which was a 23/6 event, took place in front of a standing-room... [TVNewser]

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