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President Obama Takes Questions From White House Briefing Room - Posted April 17, 2014
President Obama visited the White House press briefing room this afternoon to speak about the new enrollment numbers for the Affordable Care Act and take questions from the press. The broadcast and cable networks all had live coverage of the press conference, which began at 3:40pmET. On the broadcast networks, Brian Williams... [Fishbowl NY]

President Obama Takes Questions From White House Briefing Room - Posted April 17, 2014
President Obama visited the White House press briefing room this afternoon to speak about the new enrollment numbers for the Affordable Care Act and take questions from the press. The broadcast and cable networks all had live coverage of the press conference, which began at 3:40pmET. On the broadcast networks, Brian Williams... [FishbowlNY]

President Obama Takes Questions From White House Briefing Room - Posted April 17, 2014
President Obama visited the White House press briefing room this afternoon to speak about the new enrollment numbers for the Affordable Care Act and take questions from the press. The broadcast and cable networks all had live coverage of the press conference, which began at 3:40pmET. On the broadcast networks, Brian Williams... [TVNewser]

AMI Cuts Lifestyle Group Publisher Kristen Elliott - Posted October 9, 2013
AMI has cut Kristen Elliott, a veteran of the company since 2004. Elliott most recently served as VP, group publisher of AMI's lifestyle group, which includes Shape, Natural and Fit Pregnancy. According to ... [Fishbowl NY]

AMI Cuts Lifestyle Group Publisher Kristen Elliott - Posted October 9, 2013
AMI has cut Kristen Elliott, a veteran of the company since 2004. Elliott most recently served as VP, group publisher of AMI's lifestyle group, which includes Shape, Natural and Fit Pregnancy. According to ... [FishbowlNY]

Sam Youngman's Goodbye Soir e is 'The Other Side of This Town' - Posted October 2, 2013
A sizable gathering of journos packed into the dimly-lit Oyster Bar of Old Ebbitt Grill last night to bid farewell to Sam Youngman, who's headed to Lexington, Ky. to shake things up at the Kentucky-Herald Leader. "It's so easy to sh-t all ove... [PRNewser]

Sam Youngman's Goodbye Soir e is 'The Other Side of This Town' - Posted October 2, 2013
A sizable gathering of journos packed into the dimly-lit Oyster Bar of Old Ebbitt Grill last night to bid farewell to Sam Youngman, who's headed to Lexington, Ky. to shake things up at the Kentucky-Herald Leader. "It's so easy to sh-t all ove... [FishbowlDC]

With TWT's Executive Editor Out, Will John Solomon Finally Make The Masthead? - Posted July 8, 2013
Back in January, after 25 members of TWT newsroom got laid off, John Solomon was named to the elusive role of Chief Digital Officer with Ian Bishop as... [FishbowlDC]

Politico's Smashing Party - Posted April 29, 2013
A hush fell over the crowd at Politico's Sunday brunch at Robert and Elena Allbritton's home as a display of food came crashing to the ground outside under a tent. No one was standing near enough to be responsible, so it doesn't look like they'll be adding any guidelines abo... [FishbowlDC]

TWT in Discussion for More Layoffs - Posted March 18, 2013
TWT CEO Larry Beasley (a.k.a. "Evil Santa") and the gang of suits over off New York Avenue are contemplating another deep round of layoffs a... [PRNewser]

TWT in Discussion for More Layoffs - Posted March 18, 2013
TWT CEO Larry Beasley (a.k.a. "Evil Santa") and the gang of suits over off New York Avenue are contemplating another deep round of layoffs a... [FishbowlDC]

TWT Head Honchos Struggle to Catch Leakers - Posted January 8, 2013
Well, this is awkward. The Washington Times management is putting thumb screws to the staff to get them to rat out the leakers to FishbowlDC. On the table for consideration: calling each staffer in one by one to ask if they have any knowledge of the leaking. As we already know, Chairman... [FishbowlDC]

A Little Birdy Tells Us... - Posted January 4, 2013
Some staffers at The Washington Times are on pins and needles this morning as management has called a meeting today at 11 a.m. in the auditorium. The heightened nerves stem from a memo last month in which Executive Editor ... [FishbowlDC]

TWT Editor Lays Out a 'Vision' - Posted January 2, 2013
Last month TWT's new Executive Editor David Jackson announced to his newsroom that the publication would be taking things in a new, brighter direction that would involve reorganization and layoffs. Today he releases another letter, thi... [FishbowlDC]

TWT Beefs Up Security, E-mail, Phone Surveillance Amid Impending Layoffs - Posted December 11, 2012
The Washington Times has bulked up security at the building and hired new guards. Security in the main lobby last week shifted from one guard to three, with another patrolling the parking lot. The reasoning? Sources tell FishbowlDC it's the impending layoffs. The company consistently beefs up security before layoffs,... [FishbowlDC]

TWT Newsroom Dubs CEO 'Evil Santa' in Face of Layoffs - Posted November 28, 2012
The Washington Times newsroom is hitting a rough patch. And right around the holidays, it doesn't matter who has been naughty or nice. As WaPo's Erik Wemple has been reporting this afternoon... [PRNewser]

TWT Newsroom Dubs CEO 'Evil Santa' in Face of Layoffs - Posted November 28, 2012
The Washington Times newsroom is hitting a rough patch. And right around the holidays, it doesn't matter who has been naughty or nice. As WaPo's Erik Wemple has been reporting this afternoon... [FishbowlDC]

TWT Hires David Jackson As New Exec. Editor - Posted November 7, 2012
From: Larry Beasley Subject: Our new executive editor Date: November 7, 2012 4:11:34 PM EST Folks: We have completed the search for a new executive editor and I am glad to announce that David Jackson will be taking over the re... [FishbowlDC]

No TV Reporters Called on During Obama News Conference - Posted June 8, 2012
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NJ's Madhani Back to USA Today - Posted August 19, 2011
FishbowlDC has confirmed that National Journal's Aamer Madhani is headed to USA Today. A homecoming of sorts, Madhani served as the paper's Baghdad Bureau Chief from 2008-2010. Prior to that, he spent eight years with the Chicago Tribune as a national correspondent, Baghdad correspondent and metro repo... [FishbowlDC]

Party Tonight for a Bunch of Washington Bigwigs, Some Bigger than Others - Posted July 13, 2011
Tonight the Bipartisan Policy Center hosts a cocktail reception for their new class of senior fellows at the center on Eye Street. The BPC was recently hailed by NJ as "one of Washington's most attractive destinations for former lawmakers, Cabinet officials and others." Now we know why...honored tonight will be Sens.... [FishbowlDC]

Bad Blood Brewing at White House Between Press Corps and Flacks Over Presidential Address - Posted June 22, 2011
Wherever there are reporters and flacks lies the certainty of tension. While the flacks are busy barring the hen house windows and doors, reporters are busy clawing -- sometimes unsuccessfully -- their way inside. Tonight the White House press office limited access to President O... [PRNewser]

The FishbowlDC Interview with WHCD Prez David Jackson - Posted April 29, 2011
Say hello to USA Today's David Jackson... [FishbowlDC]

The First Toast - Posted April 27, 2011
From L to R: Budding Fashion Reporters Jocelyn Luddy and Reilly Folsom. ... [Fishbowl NY]

The First Toast - Posted April 27, 2011
From L to R: Budding Fashion Reporters Jocelyn Luddy and Reilly Folsom. ... [FishbowlNY]

The First Toast - Posted April 27, 2011
From L to R: Budding Fashion Reporters Jocelyn Luddy and Reilly Folsom. ... [FishbowlDC]

Gridiron Dinner Kerfuffle Results in Unexpected Policy Change - Posted April 15, 2011
USA Today Bureau Chief Susan Page and president of this year's Gridiron's Dinner has sent a letter to WHCA President and colleague David Jackson this morni... [FishbowlDC]

Burrrrr...Spring Time in D.C. - Posted December 15, 2010
TIPS FROM THE POOL...INTO THE DEEP END This morning, USA TODAY's White House Correspondent David Jackson did some weather reporting mid-Pool Report. They call this a "walk-over" Pool Report. He wrote: In 25 degree tem... [FishbowlDC]

Did Robert Gibbs "Play It Safe" on Meet the Press? - Posted October 18, 2010
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WHCA Meets: Fewer Tables, Price Now $250 - Posted September 17, 2010
Notes from a meeting of the White House Correspondents' Association... *Fewer tables will be available per news organization at next year's dinner. (Watch out. This year's numbers were contentious enough, just ask former WHCA President Ed Chen, who was threatened with a lawsuit that was... [FishbowlDC]

Group Raises Holy Hell Against Fox News Getting Helen's Seat - They Prefer NPR to Fox News - Posted July 30, 2010
A progressive group called CREDO Action is trying to persuade the White House Correspondents' Association that Fox News is not a legitimate news organization and should not get former White House scribe Helen Thomas's front row seat. The board meets Sunday to decide. Becky Bond, the group's political director, wrote a scathing... [FishbowlDC]

Helen Thomas Seat TBD by August 2nd - Posted July 19, 2010
In a memo to the White House Correspondents Association this afternoon, David Jackson advised that the association's board plans to make final decisions by August 2nd about the White House briefing room seat left vacant by Helen Thomas. You'll remember that both Fox News and Bloomberg are lobbying for the... [FishbowlDC]

CNN's Ed Henry to Vote for Fox News to get Front Row Briefing Room Seat - Posted June 9, 2010
TVNewser has learned CNN White House correspondent and White House Correspondents Association officer Ed Henry will vote for Fox News to take over the front row White House briefing room seat vacated earlier this week with the ... [TVNewser]

FD, Quinn-Gillespie Party For White House Correspondents - Posted April 28, 2010
FishbowlDC recaps the pre-White House Correspondent's Dinner party held by D.C. power PR firms FD and Quinn-Gillespie last night: Like a party game, at periodic intervals, someone would turn and ask, "Who's the most important person in this room?" ... [PRNewser]

Who Will Get Called On Tonight? A Look Back At Obama's Pressers - Posted July 22, 2009
Tonight is President Obama's fourth prime-time press conference, fifth overall. Each presser has lasted about an hour and averages 13 reporters' questions. Fox did not air Obama's 100th day press conference, the third, on the network and will not tonight either. In his first prime-time press conference Feb. 9th, the President called... [FishbowlDC]

"Tapper Did What Few White House Reporters Do" - Posted June 24, 2009
ABC's Jake Tapper is being called a "mensch" — a Yiddish term loosely meaning a "good guy" — by Mother Jones's ... [TVNewser]

Curl Calls It: WH Press Corps Gets Played - Posted June 24, 2009
In an article today, TWT's Joe Curl calls "foul" after the WH press corps got played during yesterday's news conference. On the presidential presser, Curl says: Many in the hard-pressed press corps played along throughout the hourlong show, turning the ball over again and again - "accidentally," of course. Curl says that... [FishbowlDC]

President Obama's Press Conference: HuffPost Called On Second With Iran Question - Posted June 23, 2009
In today's press conference in the briefing room, President Obama spoke for about 10 minutes, covering the topics of Iran, clean energy and healthcare at the top. He then took questions, ending the press conference at about 1:25pm, about 55 mins. AP's Jennifer Loven got the first question, which is not at... [FishbowlDC]

FishPoolDC: Our Insider's Notes from Today's Press Briefing - Posted March 25, 2009
Welcome Back, Bill: Sitting and standing room were packed today (disgruntled reporters who didn't get a question at last night's presser?), and a few front-row seats were filled by substitutes for the regularly scheduled correspondents (who might still be recovering). CBS veteran Bill Plante was among those making a return to... [FishbowlDC]

This Week In Pool Reports - Posted March 16, 2007
Another week on the road for the poolers, and it seems the highlight was Bruce Willis circa 1998. "POTUS departed the hacienda at 10:07 p.m. local time for an uneventful motorcade back to his hotel, arriving at 10:24 p.m. Before leaving, the pool got a head start celebrating the popular and oh-so-wise-for-his-age... [FishbowlDC]

This Week In Pool Reports - Posted January 26, 2007
In this week's episode, President Bush plays doctor and scientist before frolicking in corn stalks. Oh yeah, and there was a speech this week too. "At his first stop in the emergency room, Bush looked at a computer screen reflecting the x-ray of what looked like a damaged elbow. Then he examined... [FishbowlDC]

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]

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