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Members Best Bad News Babes at 6th Annual Congressional Women's Softball Game - Posted June 19, 2014
Wednesday night near Eastern Market, women members of Congress and the press who cover them gathered for the sixth annual Congressional Women's Softball Game. Highlights of the evening: A 10-5 win for the Members over the Bad News Babes, if you were rooting for those elected. $175k raised for the Young Survival... [FishbowlDC]

Weekend Show Preview, 6.13 - 6.15 - Posted June 13, 2014
Who's on the talk shows this weekend? Glad you asked: Sunday: CBS's "Face the Nation": Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC), RNC Chairman Reince Priebus, Fmr. Natl. Security Advisor Tom Donilon, Ted Olson, David Boies, WaPo's ... [FishbowlDC]

Roll Call Blows Through Print Deadline to Publish Front Page 'Stunner' - Posted June 11, 2014
Last night's Virginia primary upset was met with great editorial pride inside the walls of Roll Call according to an email to staff from Editor in Chief Christina Bellantoni. While proofreading today's issue, politics editor ... [FishbowlDC]

Roll Call Book Club Hosts Jonathan Allen and Amie Parnes on HRC - Posted May 16, 2014
Last night at the Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital, Roll Call Book Club hosted Bloomberg's Jonathan Allen and The Hill's Amie Parnes in discussion of their new book HRC: State Secrets and the Rebirth of Hillary Clinton. Roll Call's Capitol Hill Editor ... [FishbowlDC]

Jonathan Allen and Amie Parnes Discuss HRC with Roll Call Book Club - Posted May 15, 2014
Uninvited from dinner tonight with Arianna Huffington following her book party at The Jefferson? Us too! So why not head over to Roll Call Book Club's discussion with Bloomberg's ... [FishbowlDC]

The DC's Alexis Levinson Jumps to Roll Call - Posted April 1, 2014
Alexis Levinson, formerly of The Daily Caller, will now cover Senate races for Roll Call, Editor-in-Chief Christina Bellantoni announced today. Levins... [FishbowlDC]

David Eldridge Leaves TWT for Roll Call - Posted March 21, 2014
In a letter to staff, Roll Call editor-in-chief Christina Bellantoni announced yesterday the hiring of David Eldridge away from The Washi... [FishbowlDC]

'MTP' Launches Midweek 'Express' Videos, Because Why Not? - Posted March 20, 2014
We were sitting around our office suite here at FBDC headquarters the other day, drinking mai-tais and watching archival footage of "Meet the Press," when we had a thought: "Why aren't there more places online to watch David Gregory talk about things... [FishbowlDC]

Meredith Shiner Out at Roll Call - Posted March 14, 2014
It seems that this might be the beginning of another hemorrhage at Roll Call. We reported two days ago on the explosive exit of Chief Product Officer Peter Anthony... [PRNewser]

Sara Bondioli Leaves Roll Call for HuffPo - Posted February 28, 2014
Roll Call Editor-in-Chief Christina Bellantoni announced today that Assistant Managing Editor Sara Bondioli is leaving to become Deputy Politics Editor at the H... [PRNewser]

Roll Call's Shira Center Begins Harvard Fellowship Today - Posted January 30, 2014
Roll Call politics editor Shira T. Center has been named one of the Harvard Institute of Politics' Resident Fellows. As such, she will be away for three months in Cambridge to teach study groups on Gender, Politics, a... [FishbowlDC]

Roll Call's Shira Center Begins Harvard Fellowship Today - Posted January 30, 2014
[caption id="attachment_33489" align="alignright" width="288"] shira_toeplitz_online[/caption] Roll Call politics editor Shira T. Center has been named one of the Harvard Institute of Politics' Resident Fellows. As such, she will be away for thre... [PRNewser]

How Do You SOTU? - Posted January 28, 2014
Sure, you can watch the big speech on plain old TV tonight if you want to, but that is by no means the only way to get your SOTU fix this year. Here's how the political media are covering their "Super Bowl" tonight: The Atlantic and National Journal will be hosting a... [FishbowlDC]

It's Related | New Call | Unfriendly - Posted December 2, 2013
TVNewser: CNN's Chris Cuomo sees nothing wrong with interviewing his brother, ... [Fishbowl NY]

It's Related | New Call | Unfriendly - Posted December 2, 2013
TVNewser: CNN's Chris Cuomo sees nothing wrong with interviewing his brother, ... [FishbowlNY]

Bellantoni Snags Roll Call's Top Edit Job - Posted December 2, 2013
FishbowlDC has learned that Roll Call alum Christina Bellantoni will leave her post as Political Editor of PBS Newshour and ... [FishbowlDC]

Kurtz, Sesno Media Criticism at Dawn - Posted September 7, 2013
Well, it'll be dawn in Anchorage. When Howard Kurtz's "MediaBuzz" debuts on Fox News tomorrow at 11amET, he'll be going up against his old show, "Reliable Sources" on CNN which this week will be hosted by Frank Sesno, a former CNN DC bureau chief, now director of of the School of... [TVNewser]

On BuzzFeed, Boogers and Ethics - Posted February 14, 2013
Writing a story about someone else's booger feature is no easy task. On some email requests I put a simple, bland, "request for comment." On others, I went for shock value: "BuzzFeed's booger post." It wasn't plotted. I imagined some might find it funnier than others. On Tuesday night, BuzzFeed's ... [PRNewser]

State of the Union Coverage: PBS - Posted February 11, 2013
Judy Woodruff will anchor PBS' State of the Union coverage beginning at 9pmET Tuesday night. Woodruff will be joined after the speeches by New York Times columnist David Brooks and syndicated columnist Mark Shields for ... [TVNewser]

Morning Chatter - Posted January 28, 2013
Quotes of the Day "No one cares what's said on Sunday talk shows, Martha." -- NPR's Steve Inskeep on the ABC "This Week" roundtable, joking to host Martha Raddatz... [FishbowlDC]

PBS 'Newshour' Producer Upped to Dep. Editor - Posted January 9, 2013
Slow and steady wins the race? PBS Newshour's Politics Producer Terence Burlij has been promoted to Deputy Politics Editor. He has been with the Newshour for a decade, starting out as a desk assistant in 200... [FishbowlDC]

PBS' Election Night Plans - Posted November 3, 2012
Gwen Ifill and Judy Woodruff will anchor PBS' election coverage on Tuesday night from 8pm-midnight. The pair will be joined by "NewsHour" analysts Mark Shi... [TVNewser]

Where to Watch the Final Presidential Debate - Posted October 22, 2012
Tonight is the third and final Presidential debate of this election cycle. CBS' Bob Schieffer moderates at Lynn University in Boca Raton. Here's a round up of what the cable and broadcast networks have planned... ... [TVNewser]

Journos Turn Out for Karaoke - Posted October 19, 2012
NBC News' Ali Weinberg and Shawna Thomas were the biggest hits of the night last night at Karaoke in the Capital, an annual fundraising event at the Rock n' ... [PRNewser]

Where to Watch the Second Presidential Debate - Posted October 16, 2012
Tonight's Presidential debate, moderated by CNN's Candy Crowley, will be held at Hofstra University at 9pmET. Here's a round-up of what the broadcast and cable networks have planned. On ABC News, ... [TVNewser]

Ifill And Woodruff To Anchor 'PBS NewsHour' Debate Coverage - Posted October 3, 2012
Presidential debate coverage for "PBS NewsHour" will be led by Gwen Ifill and Judy Woodruff, and will be joined by analysts ... [TVNewser]

PBS Only Broadcaster To Offer 3+ Hours Of Convention Coverage In Primetime - Posted August 23, 2012
We already noted last week that the team of Gwen Ifill and Judy Woodruff will be the ... [TVNewser]

PBS NewsHour Hires Task Fiend - Posted June 22, 2012
Christina Bellantoni, Political Director for PBS's NewsHour, has announced her final hire for the upcoming election season. It's Alex Bruns, who has b... [FishbowlDC]

The Weekend Ticker: Sources, Mistakes, Debates - Posted June 9, 2012
CNN's Howard Kurtz will discuss declining cable news ratings Sunday on "Reliable Sources." His guests: Christina Bellantoni of PBS NewsHour, Terence Smith, former media correspondent with NewsHour and Paul Farhi of the Washington Post. ... [Fishbowl NY]

The Weekend Ticker: Sources, Mistakes, Debates - Posted June 9, 2012
CNN's Howard Kurtz will discuss declining cable news ratings Sunday on "Reliable Sources." His guests: Christina Bellantoni of PBS NewsHour, Terence Smith, former media correspondent with NewsHour and Paul Farhi of the Washington Post. ... [FishbowlNY]

The Weekend Ticker: Sources, Mistakes, Debates - Posted June 9, 2012
CNN's Howard Kurtz will discuss declining cable news ratings Sunday on "Reliable Sources." His guests: Christina Bellantoni of PBS NewsHour, Terence Smith, former media correspondent with NewsHour and Paul Farhi of the Washington Post. ... [TVNewser]

Morning Chatter - Posted May 31, 2012
Quotes of the Day Newt gives Chris Matthews a compliment (of sorts) On MSNBC's Morning J... [FishbowlDC]

How to Make it About Me? - Posted May 21, 2012
Here's a new one. Use your birthday to get new readers. "Thanks for the nice birthday messages! You can get me a present - please subscribe to the Morning Line," wrote PBS NewsHour Political Director Christina Bellantoni over the we... [FishbowlDC]

Congressional Tattoo Story Gets Lots of Ink - Posted May 10, 2012
One of the most entertaining stories we've read lately was published this week by Roll Call's John Stanton about tattoos in the U.S. Congress. Stanton... [FishbowlDC]

Drucker Upped to Associate Politics Editor at CQ Roll Call - Posted April 24, 2012
Roll Call has been quietly grooming Senate reporter David Drucker for a new position: Associate Politics Editor for CQ Roll Call. It's a role that hadn't been filled ever since Roll Call's ... [FishbowlDC]

Has PBS Bitten Off More Than it Can Chew? - Posted April 3, 2012
Here's something to chew on. PBS NewsHour Political Editor Christina Bellantoni announces the hire of a new reporter-producer for the network's politics team. She's ... [FishbowlDC]

Cassie Chew Joins PBS NewsHour - Posted April 3, 2012
Here's something to chew on. PBS NewsHour Political Editor Christina Bellantoni announces the hire of a new reporter-producer for the network's politics team. She's Cassie Chew, who comes to PBS from AIS Health. She formerly worked for Bloomberg and BNA to name a few. Congratulations to Chew! See the internal... [PRNewser]

PBS NewsHour Hires New Reporter-Producer - Posted March 20, 2012
PBS NewsHour has hired Katelyn Polantz to be a brand new reporter-producer. She starts on April 9. Polantz comes to the program from the Roanoke Times where she was purportedly known for her "scoops." Among other things, she interne... [FishbowlDC]

Yahoo! News' Bombshell Hire: AFP's Olivier Knox - Posted February 1, 2012
Yahoo! News has swooped in and hired Olivier Knox, formerly a congressional correspondent for Agence France-Presse. He is their first White House Correspondent. Knox had been with AFP for more than a decade. Knox tol... [FishbowlDC]

CQ Roll Call Shows Reporter the Door - Posted January 24, 2012
In some newsrooms it's the new law of the land. If you're going to work for a competitor, you're told to pack your things and get out on the very day you resign. Such was the case with Keith Perine, an employee for CQ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted January 19, 2012
Quotes of the Day Weingarten appalled. "I'm appalled at the number of people who interpreted my innocent, joyful left-hand tweet from this a.m. as something masturbatory." -- WaPo's ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted January 17, 2012
Quotes of the Day CNN and Former FishbowlDC's Matt Dornic: "New show: Silver Fox Sundays w @bobcusack?" Cusack is Managing Editor of The Hill. ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted January 11, 2012
Quotes of the Day Big Ball of WHAT? FNC's Greta Van Susteren remarked: "We spotted one of our colleagues crossing the street in Manchester but what really caught our attenti... [FishbowlDC]

PBS Nabs Roll Call's Bellantoni for Politics Editor - Posted December 20, 2011
Christina Bellantoni, a Harvard fellow and Roll Call's Associate Politics Editor, is leaving the publication for PBS to be the new Politics Editor for NewsHour. She will continue writing an occ... [FishbowlDC]

Prankster Trips up Roll Call Scribe - Posted December 7, 2011
Late last night the SEIU announced that they were withdrawing their endorsement of President Obama. But the release was fake. TPM ... [FishbowlDC]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted November 9, 2011
Quotes of the Day - Herman Cain Edition Part Deux Holy sh&$ they missed it? "I'm on a train and haven't seen the Cain press conf yet. Was it really that terrible as my Twitter stream seems to indicate?" -- Human Events' infamous amb... [FishbowlDC]

The FishbowlDC Interview With TPM's Evan McMorris-Santoro - Posted November 4, 2011
Working with TPM's Evan McMorris-Santoro this week has... [FishbowlDC]

NJ's Scully Joins CQ Roll Call - Posted September 22, 2011
NJ's Megan Scully, a longtime defense reporter, is joining CQ Roll Call. Apparently her new colleagues are excited. "She rocks!" gushed ... [FishbowlDC]

Roll Call's Bellantoni Lands Harvard Fellowship - Posted July 28, 2011
Christina Bellantoni's smarty-pants stock is on the rise. The associate politics editor for CQ Roll Call is headed to Cambridge this fall for a fellowship with Harvard University's Institute of Politics. Bellanto... [FishbowlDC]

Despite Power Outage, CQ Roll Call Powers On - Posted June 2, 2011
Let there be light! And so there was at CNN's Washington bureau as of one hour ago...but the blackout at CQ Roll Call rages on. Thanks to Pepco, both newsgroups were without power since Tuesday afternoon. So you might be wondering, how exactly does a newsroom function when their... [FishbowlDC]

CQ Roll Call's School House Rawk-ward Video - Posted May 20, 2011
Watch out, BGov! You may have big budgets and a flashy corporate kitchen filled with all-you-can-eat snacks, but CQ Roll Call has...well, this, eh, er, uh interesting adaptation of the famous School House Rocks jam, "I'm Just A Bill." And it's on the YouTubes. So take that, Bloom-nerds! Yes,... [TVNewser]

Roll Call's National Account Manager Walks Out - Posted April 12, 2011
On Friday, Kelly Lindner, their National Account Manager, walked out after 17 years. The scene was tense and she did not leave amicably. She is the 11th woman to leave in recent weeks. The publication maintains that the departures have not... [PRNewser]

Roll Call's National Account Manager Walks Out - Posted April 12, 2011
On Friday, Kelly Lindner, their National Account Manager, walked out after 17 years. The scene was tense and she did not leave amicably. She is the 11th woman to leave in recent weeks. The publication maintains that the departures have not... [FishbowlDC]

Kurtz on Magical Self-Pimp Tour of 'Reliable Sources' - Posted February 22, 2011
Howard Kurtz, the Daily Beast's Washington bureau chief and host of CNN's "Reliable Sources" may be the worst offender in D.C. when it comes to promoting his own show and the flattering comments he gets on Twitter.... [FishbowlDC]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted February 17, 2011
QUOTES of the DAY As seen in The Atlantic's In Focus feature in celebration of the Chinese Lunar New Year. Shot taken by Reuters' Jason Lee. WaPo... [FishbowlDC]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted February 7, 2011
QUOTES of the DAY Syndicated columnist Karl Frisch posted photographs from foggy Snowshoe Mountain, a ski resort in West Virginia, this weekend. He's a former senior fellow at Media Matters and now a... [FishbowlDC]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted January 10, 2011
QUOTES of the DAY Photograph by Politico's Meredith Shiner from University of Arizona Medical Center Editor pledges more civility "Had so many sen... [FishbowlDC]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted December 8, 2010
QUOTES of the DAY Elizabeth Edwards talks with Tim Russert ... [FishbowlDC]

Forget Humans in D.C., Just Dogs (Part V) - Posted November 12, 2010
Dear FishbowlDC Readers, Yesterday we claimed that Thursday was the end of DogBowl 2010. But we lied. After the stampede of pictures that we received yesterday, today will be the final day. To answer Roll Call's Christina Bellantoni's tweet request to run a similar feline contest, the answer has to be simply:... [FishbowlDC]

Journos: Will They Sleep Tonight? - Posted November 2, 2010
We posed a question to a mass of journalists, many covering the midterms, and most everyone obliged. One reporter, who will remain genderless, wished to be anonymous because of fear of his or her PR department. We thank everyone for participating, especially Mr. Weigel fr... [FishbowlDC]

Brave Journos Get Competitive Over Karaoke - Posted October 7, 2010
NBC's Luke Russert and CNN's Brianna Keilar won "Best Duet" for Livin' on a Prayer (All photos taken by FishbowlDC's Matt Dornic.) Milling about in a darkened upstairs barroom last night at the Rock & Roll Hotel, the mood amongst journalists was a low buzz of excitement. Some of Washington D.C. 's nerviest... [FishbowlDC]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted October 7, 2010
QUOTES of the DAY CNN's Ed Henry with children, Patrick and Mila - photo credit: Matt Dornic Stiff competition: sex and cute kids "@cbellantoni brought the ... [FishbowlDC]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted October 6, 2010
QUOTES of the DAY Distracted cabbie scares journo "I am officially terrified: my cab driver has an iPad streaming video that he is intensely focused on." -- AP's Phil Elliott in a Tuesda... [FishbowlDC]

Journos to Sing Badly for a Good Cause - Posted September 27, 2010
It takes courage to get up and sing - period. Some D.C. journalists may be ruing the day they ever agreed to sing Karaoke for the upcoming event: 2010 Karaoke in the Capitol. Singers include politicians, political insiders and media. Proceeds will benefit Mr. Holland's Opus Foundation, a non-profit that provides musical... [FishbowlDC]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted May 24, 2010
Quote(s) of the Day Journo comes across old clips "Sort of a riot to uncover old clips and the like while packing. I saved EVERYTHING." -- a Sunday tweet by Christina Bellantoni, a senior reporter for Talking Points Memo. (Later she twe... [FishbowlDC]

WHCA to Give Thousands in Awards on Prom Weekend - Posted April 19, 2010
The White House Correspondents's Association is scheduled to give $132,500 in award scholarship funding to 18 journalists from five "prestigious" universities. The association will honor the students on Friday April 30 at the Atlantic Media Offices in Washington, D.C. with a lunch and panel discussion. White House Press Secretary ... [FishbowlDC]

Journos Join AU for Year One Review of Obama Administration - Posted January 19, 2010
On Thursday January 21, 2010, American University will host "The First Year of the Obama Administration: Its Successes and Failures, Legislatively and Politically." The three hour event will feature two panels of notable media types followed by Q&A. Hosted by Time's Jay Newton Small, the event will be held from 9.30... [FishbowlDC]

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

TWT's Mosk to ABC News - Posted December 17, 2009
The Washington Times will now has even less of a presence at the White House as Matthew Mosk packs his bags and heads for a new gig as an investigative reporter for ABC News. Mosk's goodbye: Hi all. By now you may have heard that I am leaving the Times for ABC News. It's... [FishbowlDC]

TWT's Congressional Reporter Pinch Hits at the White House - Posted December 2, 2009
Members of the White House press corps or those tuning into the daily press briefings may have noticed TWT's Kara Rowland pinch hitting at the White House. This is amidst newly announced massive cuts at TWT and the recent departures of ... [FishbowlDC]

DC's Bravest Media Types Take Stage for "Karaoke in the Capital" - Posted October 22, 2009
How do you get cardigans and pearls to the Rock and Roll Hotel? "Karaoke in the Capital"... DC's bravest media types took center stage last night for charity. Donning a cowboy hat, a "Fort Worth Star Telegram" belt buckle, a leather belt that read "Schieffer" and a new beard, CBS' Bob Schieffer... [FishbowlDC]

Last Night: Book Parties & Screenings - Posted October 20, 2009
• DC's media types also turned out last night for a screening of HBO's documentary "By the People: The Election of Barack Obama" at MPAA with filmmakers Amy Rice and Alicia Sams. NYT's Jeff Zeleny, the New Yorker's ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List 10.19.09 - Posted October 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. What we know and what we're reading this Monday mo... [FishbowlDC]

"Top Line" Covers "Goatee Gamble" - Posted October 15, 2009
Earlier ABC's webcast "Top Line" tackled the most important story of the day-- "Goatee Gamble," obviously. We're not the only ones... [FishbowlDC]

Media Types Come Out for GQ's "Most Powerful" Party - Posted October 14, 2009
They may not have made the list, but they made the guest list. GQ editor Jim Nelson welcomed some of DC's official "Most Powerful" and some of DC's most powerful media types to 701 last night for good food, flowing wine and Orszag sightings. In attendance: the White House's Bill Burton, ... [FishbowlDC]

Trash Talkin' Now, Bad Singin' Next Week - Posted October 13, 2009
DC media types will take center stage at the Rock and Roll Hotel next Wednesday for "Karaoke in the Capital" and the trash talkin' has alr... [FishbowlDC]

Today's Reading List 10.12.09 - Posted October 12, 2009
Embedded video from CNN Video Hope you're enjoying a three-day Columbus Day weekend. Happy Birthday to Chris Wallace (h/t Playbook). And now, hopefully, everything you need to know in DC media today in one post... NEWSPAPERS | TV | ONLINE | NEWS NOTES | AW... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List 10.07.09 - Posted October 7, 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. Yesterday's featured desk was ... [FishbowlDC]

Bellantoni Says Goodbye to TWT, Hello to TPM - Posted October 1, 2009
Christina Bellantoni finished her last day at TWT yesterday, before starting at TPM on Monday. TWT's David Jones send out this note to the staff on her behalf... Dear Washington Times colleagues, As you know by now, yesterday was my last day at The Washington Times. Monday is my fi... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List 10.01.09 - Posted October 1, 2009
Good morning FishbowlDC! Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? Drop us a line. mediabistro's ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List 09.30.09 - Posted September 30, 2009
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Morning Reading List 09.23.09 - Posted September 23, 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 ... [FishbowlDC]

TPM Expands With New Hires, Opens DC Bureau - Posted September 21, 2009
As previously announced, Talking Points Memo is expanding in DC, with a new bureau and a couple of big new hires. TPM has snatched TWT's White House reporter Christina Bellantoni, as well as The Hotline's Evan McMorris-Santoro. Bellantoni joins as a senior reporter-blogger, st... [FishbowlDC]

Taking Out The Trash - Posted August 24, 2009
What we almost missed today... ... [FishbowlDC]

Pool Report: Karen Leigh's Going Away to Cambodia Party - Posted August 21, 2009
In case you haven't already heard, Bloomberg's Karen Leigh is ditching DC and the White House for Phnom Penh. Press corps friends gathered at Stetson's last night to send her off to Cambodia... Bonney Kapp... [FishbowlDC]

Bloomberg's Karen Leigh Packs DC Bags for Cambodia - Posted August 19, 2009
Bloomberg's Karen Leigh is "trading in golf pool and helo landings for the splendors of Phnom Penh." She'll s... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List 07.23.09 - Posted July 23, 2009
Fox News' Wendell Goler, CBS' Chip Reid, ABC's ... [FishbowlDC]

And The Cubicle Belongs To... - Posted July 10, 2009
Joe Curl, Ken Hanner and ... [FishbowlDC]

White House Briefing Room Theater Starring Ana Marie Cox, Christina Bellantoni & Rick Klein - Posted July 7, 2009
The journos who aren't traveling with President Obama this trip are certainly keeping themselves entertained... Ana Marie Cox's Air America show "The Inside Story" took to the stage this evening with a web exclusive "White House Briefing Room Theater!" ABC's ... [FishbowlDC]

What Is It Like Following President Obama Around The World? - Posted June 15, 2009
TWT's ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List 05.20.09 - Posted May 20, 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 ... [FishbowlDC]

Fun & Games at Hotline's Trivia Night - Posted May 8, 2009
It was all fun and games at last night's National Journal/The Hotline Trivia event. Using questions devised by Hotline staffers, journos and politicos were put to the test in a Political-Pursuit Jeopardy-style trivia game. Question categories ranged from TV ads to scandals and family to politics. A few of our favorite questions... [FishbowlDC]

Sasha's Send Off From Print To Glossy - Posted April 29, 2009
Last night at Poste, friends of Sasha Issenberg gathered to celebrate his move from The Boston Globe to the magazine Monocle. He starts today as a Washington correspondent. We, unfortunately, weren't able to make it, but hear these folks did: Peter Canellos, ... [FishbowlDC]

Press Corps Gets Up Close and Personal With Bo Obama - Posted April 15, 2009
WashTimes' ... [FishbowlDC]

Happy Birthday Gibbs! - Posted March 30, 2009
How did Mike Allen miss this?! WashTimes' Christina Bellantoni points out "White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs... [FishbowlDC]

Presidential Pressers By Bellantoni's Count... - Posted March 25, 2009
By WashTimes' reporter Christina Bellantoni's count... President Obama has taken 88 questions during news conferences since Election Day, 62 of which were during the transition (in 15 pre-Inauguration Day news conferences). Here's the breakdown by organization (15 transition news conferences,... [FishbowlDC]

Sunday Show Preview - Posted February 13, 2009
NBC's Meet the Press: Obama senior advisor David Axelrod and a political roundtable of National Journal's Ron Brownstein, WaPo's Eugene Robinson, Politico's Roger Simon and WSJ's ... [FishbowlDC]

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]

Sunday Show Preview - Posted November 21, 2008
Meet The Press: Former Secretary of State James Baker, former Commerce Secretary William Daley, Sen. Joe Lieberman (I-CT), and a roundtable with CNBC's Erin Burnett... [FishbowlDC]

Who's Front Row at Obama Presser? - Posted November 7, 2008
(There's actually three "front rows"...left, front, center) ...and Nedra Pickler will get the first question, we hear... A FishbowlDC spy sends in a rough roster: Ken Bazinet (NY Daily News), Christina Bellantoni (WaTimes), CBS, NBC, ... [FishbowlDC]

What's Next For The Washington Times - Posted November 7, 2008
FishbowlDC has obtained this internal staff memo from Washington Times Executive Editor John Solomon, in which he says, "In the shadows of this historic election, we now must ready ourselves to shine again with our coverage of the new administration and the new Congress." Solomon details some key changes, including new gigs... [FishbowlDC]

The Obama Plane: The Victims - Posted October 31, 2008
So which reporters were denied a seat on the Obama plane (the story is all the rage today)? From the Washington Times, it was Christina Bellantoni. From the New York Post, it was Geoff Earle (random side n... [FishbowlDC]

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]

Rough Day For Obama's Press Corps - Posted March 4, 2008
From the Washington Times Christina Bellantoni: ... [FishbowlDC]

Show Us Your Cubicles: Post.com - Posted January 16, 2008
Here's a pic of the Washington Post and washingtonpost.com's workspace in Iowa. Due to a hotel glitch, they ended up on the 31st floor with a large suite and a great view. (Previously: Helen Thomas,... [FishbowlDC]

Show Us Your Cubicles (or Hotel Rooms): Christina Bellantoni - Posted January 11, 2008
Inspired by Adam Nagourney's Iowa hotel room, the Washington Times' Christina Bellantoni sends us her own hotel shots from both Iowa... ...and N.H.: (Pr... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List, 11.01.07 - Posted November 1, 2007
Good morning Washington. This is the longest Morning Reading List in FishbowlDC history. You think Tim Russert should be The Joker. ABC announced, "During a week dominated by news of the fires in Southern California, 'World News with ... [FishbowlDC]

Congrats Carrie and Alan! - Posted September 10, 2007
Bloomberg's Alan Bjerga and The Washington Times' Carrie Sheffield won their respective divisions in Saturday's annual National Press Club 5K race. The 5K Run/Walk & Auction benefits the Ellen Persina Scholarship Fund for Diversity in Journalism. Other journos there: Politico's Richard Greene, Washington Times' Eric Pfeiffer and Christina Bellantoni, Washington Post' Juliet Elperin. ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List, 06.14.07 - Posted June 14, 2007
Good morning Washington. You have lofty hopes for your summer reading list. Eric Boehlert points out "a whopping error" by the Washington Post's Andrew Ferguson in his col... [FishbowlDC]

Shane Harris: The FishbowlDC Interview - Posted March 13, 2007
Say hello to the National Journal's Shane Harris. How many suits do you own?</B Three suits, one tuxedo, and a white dinner jacket. What word do you routinely misspell? Dessert. Did you see Brokeback Mountain? Natch. Did you see The Da Vinci Code? Affirmative. What's the name of your cell phone ring? Tone 1, 2nd m... [FishbowlDC]

Christina Bellantoni: The FishbowlDC Interview - Posted March 9, 2007
Say hello to the Washington Times' Christina Bellantoni. How many suits do you own? Not enough. What word do you routinely misspell? It used to be Schwarzenegger, but fortunately I learned how to spell it when I covered California's 2003 recall election. Did you see Brokeback Mountain? Yes. Did you see The Da Vinci Code?... [FishbowlDC]

Taking Out The Trash, 02.28.07 - Posted February 28, 2007
Hmm... There seems to be a split verdict on Scooter Libby's guilt. The innocents have it by a hair. "Bush Administration FOIA Report Card Hits New Low" John Kelly lov... [FishbowlDC]

Congratulations, Kara - Posted February 12, 2007
With almost 60,000 votes out of over 180,000 cast, the Washington Times Kara Rowland has won FishbowlDC's first Rising Star competition. The top ten: 1. Kara Rowland, Washington Times 2. Jeanette Dove, Two Mundos 3. Rachel Barth... [FishbowlDC]

Rising Star Finalists - Posted February 6, 2007
After the jump, you'll find the finalists for FishbowlDC's Rising Star competition. Congrats to everyone for being nominated and making it into the 2nd round in our first "Rising Star" competition. The winners will accompany mediabistro.com and Fis... [FishbowlDC]

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