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Birdy Chatter: Meredith Shiner and Patrick Gavin Make Moves - Posted April 1, 2014
FBDC alum and current Daily Caller gossip maven Betsy Rothstein has some interesting tidbits: Roll Call's ... [FishbowlDC]

In Defense of Jake Tapper - Posted January 12, 2014
Embattled CNN anchor Jake Tapper took to Facebook last night to defend himself against the onslaught of criticism he has received over his Friday interview with former Navy SEAL Marcus Luttrell. "We need to have open, honest, and yes u... [PRNewser]

In Defense of Jake Tapper - Posted January 12, 2014
Embattled CNN anchor Jake Tapper took to Facebook last night to defend himself against the onslaught of criticism he has received over his Friday interview with former Navy SEAL Marcus Luttrell. "We need to have open, honest, and yes u... [FishbowlDC]

In Case You Missed It: 'HoC' is Viral Marketing for Cable News - Posted January 8, 2014
Good reads from across the web you might have missed: What's in a name? by Betsy Rothstein at The DC. ... [FishbowlDC]

#MHPapology Lights Up Twitter - Posted December 31, 2013
Outrage abounds over Melissa Harris-Perry's mocking of Mitt Romney's adopted black grandson. The Twitters are by and large denouncing the MSNBC host -though she does have some defenders. Here's what's being tweeted about the controversy...   LOL so apparently @MHarrisPerry has created her own hashtag, ... [AgencySpy]

All A-Twitter: #MHPApology - Posted December 31, 2013
Outrage abounds over Melissa Harris-Perry's mocking of Mitt Romney's adopted black grandson. The Twitter-verse has universally denounced the MSNBC host -though she does have some defenders. Here's what's being tweeted about the controversy.   LOL so apparently @MHarrisPerry has created her own hashtag, ... [FishbowlDC]

Afternoon Reading List 11.18.13 - Posted November 18, 2013
Craig James defends ESPN commentator: Yesterday, Breitbart posted former sports broadcaster and football player Craig James' response to remarks made by ESPN commentator ... [FishbowlDC]

Afternoon Roundup: Rothstein vs Beaujon -The Slog That Never Ends - Posted November 15, 2013
Good reads from across the web that you might have missed: Grab some popcorn folks -looks like this bout has a few more rounds to go! By ... [FishbowlDC]

In Case You Missed It 11.11.13 - Posted November 11, 2013
Good reads from across the web that you might have missed: The inventor of Crossfire and Eight is Enough is also a spy/modern art promoter. In Playboy by ... [PRNewser]

Best. Disclosure. Ever. - Posted November 8, 2013
Poynter's Andrew Beaujon profiles for TNR former FishbowlDC editor Betsy Rothstein, who recently announced her move to the Daily Caller. If you read nothing else, t... [FishbowlDC]

Rothstein to Turn 'The Mirror' on DC - Posted November 7, 2013
Betsy Rothstein, the longtime editor of FishbowlDC who mysteriously resigned from her post at this blog last week, has resurfaced at Tucker Carlson's The Daily Caller.... [PRNewser]

Rothstein to Turn 'The Mirror' on DC - Posted November 7, 2013
Betsy Rothstein, the longtime editor of FishbowlDC who mysteriously resigned from her post at this blog last week, has resurfaced at Tucker Carlson's The Daily Caller.... [FishbowlDC]

Carlos Dangerously-Named Journos - Posted July 24, 2013
Anthony Weiner admitted yesterday to using the online alias Carlos Danger to carry on a strange Internet affair with a 22-year-old woman. If you're anything like us, that got you wondering how Weiner came up with such a great alias. Already having graced the news media by havin... [FishbowlDC]

Afternoon Reading List 07.18.13 - Posted July 18, 2013
That's "Mr." to you -- Though the lede mentions the Trayvon Martin verdict, don't worry. It's not another opinion piece about the trial or verdict. Instead, Slate's Katy ... [PRNewser]

Love Child: the Fantasy Kids of D.C. Media - Posted February 14, 2013
Today's Valentine's Day festivities wouldn't be complete without showing the result of the blossoming love between WaPo's Gene Weingarten and FBDC's very own Betsy Rothstein. Just look online and you'll see that the once bitter feelings between the two of them have sweetened over the last couple of days. I... [FishbowlDC]

How Susan Page got the Ann Curry Exit Interview - Posted June 28, 2012
FishbowlDC's Betsy Rothstein talked with "USA Today" reporter ... [TVNewser]

Howie Kurtz and Matt Lewis Make Up - Posted June 20, 2012
FishbowlDC's Betsy Rothstein caught up with Daily Beast's Howard Kurtz and Daily Caller's ... [TVNewser]

What's Roland Tweeting? - Posted March 2, 2012
It's time for yet another edition of "What's Roland Tweeting." As we've said before, as long as CNN's Roland Martin is on indefinite suspension from CNN for remarks he made on Twitter, we will fill you in on what's going on in his... [FishbowlDC]

Fishbowl5 with Tommy Christopher - Posted January 23, 2012
The chatter has turned increasingly loud among Washington reporters that Mediaite's White House correspondent Tommy Christopher desperately wants to be invited on one of those fun-loving, free-wheeling panel-like shows on... [FishbowlDC]

Former OC Register Staffer Caught in Plagiarism Scandal - Posted October 14, 2011
Politico staffer Kendra Marr was forced to resign after seven instances of plagiarism were discovered in her recent work. Mar... [FishbowlLA]

Former OC Register Writer Caught in Plagiarism Scandal* - Posted October 14, 2011
Politico staffer Kendra Marr was forced to resign after seven instances of plagiarism were discovered in her recent work. Mar... [GalleyCat]

Summer Superlatives: Sexiest Male - Posted August 12, 2011
It's the fourth and final day of FishbowlDC's 2011 Summer Superlatives. Though the results are under lock and key, the winners from our first nine categories ar... [FishbowlDC]

A Fishbowl Fourth of July - Posted June 30, 2011
For some of us, a Washington Fourth of July is about as desirable as a hot sparkler in the eye. It's not that I'm unpatriotic but bridge and tunnel crowds depress me and fireworks don't impress me (note: the rhyming was unintentional). Still, in honor of Independence Day FBDC... [PRNewser]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted March 25, 2011
QUOTES of the DAY U.S. Senator just wants to tweet in peace "Quit complaining abt my Twitter shorthand I know how to spell But Twitter limit is 120 characters" - Iowa Sen. Chuck Grassley. (It's actually 140 characters, senator, but we'll let you off the hook.) ... [FishbowlDC]

Rosen Apologizes for Logan Remarks: 'A man should never joke about women being abused or harassed' - Posted February 16, 2011
FishbowlDC's Betsy Rothstein interviewed journalist Nir Rosen about the offensive Tweets he sent yest... [TVNewser]

The FishbowlDC Interview With @DCjourno - Posted February 15, 2011
In the just over three weeks he's been tweeting, Washington has wondered about the identity of @DCjourno, who describes himself only as "an important political reporter in Washington." The stinging parody account takes aim at Was... [FishbowlDC]

Former Cable News Anchor Laurie Dhue: 'Now that the genie is out of the bottle, I just want to help people' - Posted February 9, 2011
Meredith Vieira sat down with Laurie Dhue this morning to talk about her now public struggle with alcoholism. Dhue ... [TVNewser]

'Fox News Sunday' with Mike Wallace? No, It's Chris Wallace - Posted February 7, 2011
When Fox News' Chris Wallace was interviewing NFL commissioner Roger Goodell this Super Bowl Sunday, Goodell kept on calling him "Mike." FishbowlDC's Betsy Rothstein ... [TVNewser]

TBD Hates on FBDC for Hating on Haters - Posted December 29, 2010
[caption id="attachment_27927" align="alignleft" width="120" caption="Andrew Beaujon "][/caption] Perhaps it's the slow news week or maybe a cry for attention... Whatever the cause (though I assume it's the latter), TBD.com Arts and Enter... [PRNewser]

The Huffington Post Shuffles D.C. Bureau - Posted December 3, 2010
The Huffington Post did some major shuffling at its bureau in Washington, D.C., as reported by Betsy Rothstein... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

FishbowlDC Meets FishbowlLA - Posted October 11, 2010
Yes, every journo who's anywhere near "The Beltway" or really any beltway - immediately assumes we are our DC counterpart Betsy Rothstein. When we say we work for Mediabistro... [FishbowlLA]

Slate Editor David Plotz on Motivation, Politics, Ideology, and a 50-Foot-Tall Michelle Obama - Posted September 29, 2010
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Mediabistro Blogger Ties for Worst Person in the World - Posted June 28, 2010
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Swag Bags Like Whoa @Time & People Magazine Party - Posted May 1, 2010
More on the party to come but we couldn't help but gush over Time and People magazines celeb-caliber swag bags that guests walked with after last night's swanky party at the St. Regis Hotel. Media-types like CNN's Edie Emery, ... [FishbowlDC]

2010 New Year's Resolution Roundup - Posted December 29, 2009
With only three days left in 2009 (good riddance), time to make your New Year's resolution is quickly running out. Whether you embrace or reject the annual tradition, it's tough not to form some sort of secret pact for self-improvement when a new year is just around the corner. Work harder,... [FishbowlDC]

Media Companies Feast on Holiday News Dump - Posted November 25, 2009
It's not easy working in media PR these days. Chances are, if you work in PR at a major media company, you've had to deal with layoffs. One editor writes in: can you please do a post on all these media company announcements coming right before the holiday break? The editor... [PRNewser]

Rothstein Joins FishbowlDC|Newspaper Publishers To Charge Sunday Prices For Thanksgiving Papers|Disney Names Lightcap Prez|Ruth Reichl|Reporters Among Slain In Phillipine Massacre - Posted November 24, 2009
FishbowlDC: Meet the new ... [Fishbowl NY]

Rothstein Joins FishbowlDC|Newspaper Publishers To Charge Sunday Prices For Thanksgiving Papers|Disney Names Lightcap Prez|Ruth Reichl|Reporters Among Slain In Phillipine Massacre - Posted November 24, 2009
FishbowlDC: Meet the new ... [FishbowlNY]

Who's Moving Around This Week - Posted November 24, 2009
Steve Colvin, former CEO of the U.S. arm of Dennis Publishing (overseeing Blender, Maxim, and Stuff), is moving to The Daily Beast to serve as its president. SAI ... [MediaJobsDaily]

Rothstein Returns as New FishbowlDC Editor - Posted November 24, 2009
As many of you know, Christine Delargy, my Fishbowl wife of 10 months is leaving me for a promotion at CBS, her full-time gig. And though no one will truly fill ... [FishbowlDC]

The Hill's Betsy Rothstein Heads Out West - Posted April 6, 2009
Seeking a more balanced chakra, Betsy Rothstein is leaving The Hill and Washington DC, for that matter. Hugo Gurdon sent the below memo today: After 10 years with The Hill, Betsy is moving on. Actually, she's moving over - to the Left Coast. Her interest in mind-body-soul stuff leads her... [FishbowlDC]

UTD and ITK Merge IOC - Posted December 5, 2007
...(IOC standing for "into one column"). You may have noticed recently that The Hill has combined it's two gossip columns -- "In the Know" and "Under the Dome" -- into one feature. An editor's note said, "In The Know and Under the Dome will merge into a single gossip column under the... [FishbowlDC]

Say Hello To Charlie Hurt - Posted February 8, 2007
The Hill's Betsy Rothstein profiles the Washington Times' Charlie Hurt today. Hurt, 35, was named Capitol Hill bureau chief earlier this year. He downplays the promotion and compares it to being a "traffic cop." He has covered Capitol Hill for the Times since 2003. With wild, curly rich brown hair that makes... [FishbowlDC]

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