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Tables Turned on Megyn Kelly, as She's Interviewed by Sheryl Sandberg - Posted October 8, 2014
Fox News anchor Megyn Kelly was interviewed by Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg yesterday at Fortune's Most Powerful Women Summit in Laguna Niguel, California. Sandberg says she "just cold called" Kelly last year after the Fox News anchor defended women regarding sexist comments made by ... [TVNewser]

Erick Erickson Called You a Shameless Whore (Especially You MSNBC Ladies!) - Posted February 12, 2014
Well, this isn't very nice. Erick Erickson went on a somewhat pornographic screed against the news media today in a post to You guys in the press who are readin... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Media Newsfeed: MSNBC Announces New Shows | Tarantino Sues Gawker | Van Susteren Blasts Pundit - Posted January 28, 2014
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly] Click here to receive Mediabistro's Morning Media Newsfeed via email. ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Morning Media Newsfeed: MSNBC Announces New Shows | Tarantino Sues Gawker | Van Susteren Blasts Pundit - Posted January 28, 2014
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly] Click here to receive Mediabistro's Morning Media Newsfeed via email. ... [FishbowlNY]

Erickson Ponders the Meaning of Kwanzaa - Posted December 26, 2013
RedState's Erick Erickson illustrates why the GOP might be having a hard time with minority voters:   "I want to extend my best wishes to all who are celebrating Kwanzaa," said Chairman Priebus -- Rick Klein (@rickklein) December 26, 2013   ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted October 7, 2013
Deep thoughts with Dana Loesch "Objectivity is a lie in modern media climes. They get away with not having any by insisting that it still exists." -- conservative radio host Dana Loesch. Frustrati... [FishbowlDC]

What's Elise Foley Tweeting? - Posted September 10, 2013
In this feature, we examine the tweeting habits of DC journalists. This week: HuffPost's Elise Foley. Reading through a week's worth of Foley's tweets was much more fun than drudging through the Twitter feed of RedState and FNC's Erick Erickson, who we featured last week. For starters, Foley only posted 184 t... [FishbowlDC]

What's Erick Erickson Tweeting? - Posted September 3, 2013
In this feature, we examine the tweeting habits of DC journalists. This week: Red State's Erick Erickson. When first looking at Erickson's Twitter feed, it's not immediately apparent that you're not looking at your own Twitter feed. Most of the 396 tweets were just retweets of other people. Overall, Erickson's feed can... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted August 21, 2013
Journos react to Hastings' autopsy "Hey kids. Drugs are wack. And they won't make you a better writer." -- TIME Washington Bureau Chief Michael Scherer in response to ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted July 16, 2013
And now... a very important bra question "Girls, what is a good bra company that is not Victoria's Secret, but still ... [FishbowlDC]

Megyn Kelly Takes on Dobbs, Erickson: 'Who Died and Made You Scientist-in-Chief?' - Posted May 31, 2013
Megyn Kelly took on Fox Business host Lou Dobbs and Fox News contributor Eri... [TVNewser]

Female Peers Try to De-Wad Erick Erickson's Twisted Panty Tirade - Posted May 31, 2013
Female peers of RedState and FNC's Erick Erickson took to the web Thursday to play mommy to a grown man, offering unsolicited advice over his declaration that women ought not be the family breadwinners. After Pew released the news... [FishbowlDC]

The Morning Ticker: Greta, Amanpour, BBC - Posted May 31, 2013
Greta Van Susteren is not happy with some of her colleagues. The FNC anchor and prolific blogger took to GretaWire to ask: "Have these men lost their minds?" speaking of FBN host ... [TVNewser]

Morning Chatter - Posted May 31, 2013
Quotes of the Day WHOSE SHOES? "Footwear of the fashion forward men of POLITICO Video." -- Politico's Christine Delargy. Hints: The guy in yellow has been know... [FishbowlDC]

The Erick Erickson Tweet That Blew a Gasket - Posted May 21, 2013
When the clock struck 6:39 p.m. last night, RedState Editor and Fox News Contributor Erick Erickson released a tweet that would draw mountains of hate from lefties his way. Before he did it, he released Bible verses. Some 171 retweets ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted May 16, 2013
Quotes of the Day LAPCHILD ALERT: "Mel Watt has a toddler on his lap, name of 'Nico.'" -- Politico's Glenn Thrush. "As I think Mark Twain said,... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted May 8, 2013
Quotes of the Day SANFORD MEDIA OBSESSION CONCLUDES: "Sanford campaign takes a bigger class picture." -- WaPo's Karen Tumulty. "Love him or hate h... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted April 25, 2013
Quotes of the Day Producer encounters weirdo at gym "Gotta love it when there are 30 open machines at the gym and Creepy Guy has to pick the one right smack next to you." -- Kara Rowland, Fox News Senate Producer. ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted April 4, 2013
Quotes of the Day "The reality is none of us is perfect." -- Congressional GOP Primary winner Mark Sanford on CNN's "The Lead" Wednesday. As we all well know by now, Sanford lied to voters, cheated on his wife and misused taxpayer's money. On a side note...This is becoming a thing: Jake... [FishbowlDC]

Ask Piranhamous Anything - Posted March 22, 2013
Here is this week's installment of "Ask Piranhamous Anything." If you have a question you'd like "snarked to death," send it to This isn't an advice column. Piranhamous doesn't know what the hell you should do with your life any more than you do -- and worse, he doesn't... [PRNewser]

Roland Martin Out At CNN - Posted March 19, 2013
CNN's new president Jeff Zucker continues to shake things up at the channel, particularly when it comes to the network's political contributors. The latest news is that longtime contributor Roland Martin will be leaving the channel when his contract expires in early April. .@... [TVNewser]

Morning Chatter - Posted March 18, 2013
Quotes of the Day SO FORGET ABOUT INTERVIEWING BOB WOODWARD? "I've never really understood the people who get a nasty phone call and get on TV and talk about it. It's part of the job. You do a story that they don't like, you're going to get yelled at, you listen to... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted March 14, 2013
Quotes of the Day Rome unveils a new Pope "CNBC seems unprepared for #pope coverage. They don't have anyone translating what he's saying." -- WSJ's ... [FishbowlDC]

Reporters Balance Contributor Status - Posted March 7, 2013
Neda Semnani is a full-time columnist for CQ Roll Call's "Heard on the Hill." Yet there she was last night with a piece about Craigslist sex ads published on BuzzFeed. Was she changing jobs? Nope. Just w... [PRNewser]

Reporters Balance Contributor Status - Posted March 7, 2013
Neda Semnani is a full-time columnist for CQ Roll Call's "Heard on the Hill." Yet there she was last night with a piece about Craigslist sex ads published on BuzzFeed. Was she changing jobs? Nope. Just w... [FishbowlDC]

Newt Gingrich 'Sad' About Human Events - Posted March 6, 2013
Eagle Publishing, parent company of Human Events, hosted its biennial Congressional Open House champagne celebration last night to welcome the 113th Congress (the Republican members at least). Unfortunately, the party comes just a week after massive layoffs and the closure of Human Events' print product. ... [FishbowlDC]

Did the White House Threaten Bob Woodward or is He Full of It? - Posted February 28, 2013
It's Fish Poll time. When WaPo's Bob Woodward, a guy who has figured out how to bring out the toddler in Democrats and Republicans, claimed on Wednesday that he was threatened by th... [FishbowlDC]

RedState's Erickson Bemoans Conservatives Who 'Have Forgotten the Basics of Reporting' - Posted February 27, 2013
Every now and again a conservative publication pops up to announce a new effort to push its own original reporting. RedState is the latest. "Conservatives are trying so hard to highlight controversies, no matter how trivial, we have forgotten the basics of reporting," RedState Editor ... [FishbowlDC]

Human Events Publisher's Wife to Groom Dogs - Posted February 7, 2013
The annual Fashion For Paws benefit is two months away and Joe Guerriero, publisher of Human Events, really wants people to attend. Not for him, but for his wife, who will be primping and prepping the dogs backstage. "I never do this... [FishbowlDC]

John King is Safe on CNN Survivor - Posted February 5, 2013
CNN's John King, long thought to be on the outs with the network after "John King USA" went belly up and personal issues marred internal relations, has had his contract renewed. In the game of CNN Survivor, under the new regime of Pr... [PRNewser]

Morning Chatter - Posted February 4, 2013
Quotes of the Day BuzzFeed's Chris Geidner shows off his new hoodie. Important Reminder "Please everyone, don't forget to tweet pictures of yourselves with other people we recognize in the Green Room." -- NYT'... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted January 31, 2013
Quotes of the Day "You can suck my ass." -- E!'s Chelsea Handler to CNN's Piers Morgan last night after he suggested she wasn't a very good interviewer and saying, "I can help you." ... [FishbowlDC]

CNN: Which Shoe Will Drop Next? - Posted January 30, 2013
On Tuesday we broke the news that CNN Contributors James Carville, ... [FishbowlDC]

Erick Erickson 'Grew Up Wanting to be a Bernard Shaw or a Robert Novak' - Posted January 29, 2013
Less surprising than the departure of Mary Matalin and James Carville from CNN is the news that Erick Erickson is also mo... [TVNewser]

CNN Political Contributors Carville, Matalin and Erickson Leaving - Posted January 29, 2013
What a day at CNN. CNN confirms that political contributors James Carville and Mary Matalin are leaving the channel. TVNewser has als... [TVNewser]

CNN Parts Ways With Major Contributors - Posted January 29, 2013
Pundit power couple James Carville and Mary Matalin will not be continuing their contracts with CNN, according to FishbowlDC sources. In addition, Bill Bennett and Maria Cardona are also parting ways with the network, although CNN Espanol will keep Cardona on boa... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted January 21, 2013
Quotes of the Day -- the Inauguration Edition PRIORITIES: "Obsessed with Ashley Biden's shoes." -- BrandlinkDC's Barbara Martin, among the organizers at the "Artists and Athletes" soire at DC Coast Monday night. Young girl voices what she wants from POTU... [FishbowlDC]

Erick Erickson Confesses: I Am 'The Media' - Posted December 27, 2012
Politico's Glenn Thursh and Dylan Byers tag teamed RedState's ... [PRNewser]

Now Was This Really Necessary? - Posted December 26, 2012
It's not that hard to slap a stamp on an envelope or even pick up the telephone. But these days the laziest among us take to Twitter to bless and wish their professional loved ones a Merry Christmas. Such was the case with CNN Contributor and RedState's ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted December 26, 2012
Quotes of the Day -- Home for the Holidays Edition HOLIDAY JOKESTER: "My favorite 2012 picture of Steve Buttry." -- Mimi Buttry, wife of Steve Buttry. But... [FishbowlDC]

Religion, 'Evil' Slip Into Media Reports on Shootings - Posted December 17, 2012
It's not just FNC's Mike Huckabee who injected religion into the massacre at Sandy Hook elementary school. He was just more explicit about it. The dust had barely cleared before Huckabee blamed the incident, at least in part,... [FishbowlDC]

Fish Food - Posted November 30, 2012
A sprinkling of things we think you ought to know... Washingtonians are happy, even ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted November 28, 2012
Quotes of the Day A real HuffPost headline: "This kitten is unstoppable at ping pong" Looks like Wolf's nickname is sticking "Sen. Ayotte called Wolf Blitzer "Blitz" on @AC360 just now." -- Former Herman Cain spokeswoman Ellen ... [FishbowlDC]

Looking for Love? Political Dating Sites Want You, No Questions About Your STD's Asked - Posted November 26, 2012
As if Americans aren't divided by their politics enough, one company might be making the gap just a little wider by targeting people's dating lives. Political Matchmakers, founded by J.D. Beebe, Alex Fondrier and Francois Briard, is the parent company of th... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted November 26, 2012
Quotes of the Day -- The Holiday Edition. "Not sure what it says that a photo of me bloated with a pillow under my shirt is my most-liked Instagram photo ever." -- ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted November 9, 2012
Quotes of the Day -- the Sausage Fest Edition Question to Ponder: "If President actually creates a Secretary of Business post, will the acronym for it be: "SOB?" Bad jobs #'s? Blame that SOB!" -- YG Action Fund's Brad Dayspring, former flack to House Maj. Leader Eric C... [FishbowlDC]

Right-Wing Bloggers React to Obama's Reelection - Posted November 7, 2012
Republicans and the conservative movement took a setback in last night's reelection of President Obama. As with any political moment of lasting consequence, right wing writers fled to their blogs to console, vent and do some soul-searching. Wa... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted November 7, 2012
Quotes of the Day - Election Banter "Holy. Cow. The magic wall... Is ON THE FLOOR" -- The Atlantic Associate Editor Brian Fung. ... [FishbowlDC]

Pundits, Journos Get Pounded (Again) - Posted October 23, 2012
Journos and pundits felt the sting of strangers' words last night as they covered the debate. Such is the norm these days in online media. As Matthew Ortega (who's he? beats us, we'd never heard of his highness before), a hip hop aficionado and a digital director in Washington, proceeded to call... [PRNewser]

Morning Chatter - Posted October 22, 2012
Quotes of the Day IMMATURE, NUTS: "Bison bacon burger, two cheeses, salad of kale, olive, roasted peppers, Shiraz, walnut #ketchup. ...I didn't follow the recipe. Used walnut pieces mostly not unshelled immature nuts. Still great; cant wait for next year's crop." -- Editor of Cato Unbound's ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted October 11, 2012
Quotes of the Day: The Food Edition Convo Between Fmr. Flack and Reporter Politico's John Bresnahan: "Love Derek Jeter #TheBestEver" Quinn & Gillespie's Jim Manley, former Senate fla... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted October 8, 2012
Quotes of the Day GETTING CHUMMY: "Scandal" star Kerry Washington and HBO Host Bill Maher. Washington appeared on the"Real Time With Bill Maher" panel this weekend. Riehl-y Disgusting "So, I'm thinking Code Pink x Taliban = a Clitorrorist" -- ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted October 4, 2012
Quotes of the Day - The Debate Edition "Is Jim Lehrer sleeping zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz?" --... [FishbowlDC]

CNN Conservative Commentator Spots Black Panther in His Backyard -- The Real Kind - Posted September 19, 2012
FishbowlDC caught up with CNN contributor and editor Erick Erickson this afternoon after he spotted a black panther roaming... [TVNewser]

Erick Erickson Spots Black Panther in Backyard - Posted September 19, 2012
Of all the backyards in the world to run into, the alleged black panther had to walk into that of Editor and CNN Contributor Erick Erickson. The right-leaning Georgia-based journalist started his morning ... [PRNewser]

Scarborough Faces Fire From Conservatives - Posted September 17, 2012
No one can argue that MSNBC's Joe Scarborough has been among the sharpest critics on the shortcomings of Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney. But he isn't the only conservati... [FishbowlDC]

CNN's Peter Hamby Explains Why He Tweeted Link To Obama Campaign Donation Site - Posted September 17, 2012
There's been some outrage on political blogs about the following tweet sent out by CNN political reporter Peter Hamby: Wisconsin officially a battleground: President Barack Obama going to Milwaukee next weekend > [TVNewser]

Morning Chatter - Posted September 14, 2012
Quotes of the Day CRAPPY CAR SIGHTING: "Sen. Richard Burr's (R-N.C.) car is a sight to behold (it's called 'The Thing')" -- WaPo's Aaron Blake. The senator explained, "It'll take more than a fir... [FishbowlDC]

Blogs Point Fingers at Media on Romney's Libya Views - Posted September 13, 2012
Both President Obama and GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney have had their say on the Libya incident, in which a U.S. ambassador was killed Tuesday. Now several bloggers have loaded their guns and are pointing them at the news media. Romney was widely criticized for his c... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted August 31, 2012
Quotes of the Day "That was a weirdest thing I have ever seen at a convention in my entire life and it will be the weirdest thing I've ever seen if I live to be 100. That was bizarre." -- MSNBC's Rachel Maddow's i... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted July 18, 2012
Quotes of the Day "Can't believe this is all I'm packing for 30 days in Costa Rica. Life gets a lot lighter without cameras" -- D.C. based Editorial Photographer ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted June 8, 2012
Quotes of the Day Sam Stoned? @Merkinstein: "@samsteinhp is stoned right now on @Morning_Joe." -- Merkinstein, a self-described progressive operative. To which Stein pleaded for help: "Politifact?" Glass Half Full Juana "Unnecessary level of hi... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted June 7, 2012
Quotes of the Day Journo witnesses oatmeal disaster "Old man just spilled oatmeal all over his shirt. Thought he could lazily spoon his breakfast without consequence. Now heading to restroom." -- FBDC and The Blaze's ... [FishbowlDC]

How Can I Make It About Me? - Posted June 4, 2012
We'd like to take this opportunity to wish CNN Contributor and Editor Erick Erickson a very happy birthday. The big day was Sunday. He celebrated with a lot of food he says New York Mayor Mike Bloomberg... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted June 1, 2012
Quotes of the Day If you want a friend in Washington...Meet Kendall, CNN and RedState's Erick Erickson's ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted April 5, 2012
Quotes of the Day An email to remember "Just got an email 'From the desk of Marcus Bachmann' subject: 'Shhh...Don't tell Michele.'" -- Kathleen Hennesse... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted April 3, 2012
Quotes of the Day Cupp performs verbal abortion on Olbermann "Keith Olbermann is a huge dick." -- GBTV's ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted March 21, 2012
Quotes of the Day Our blind item from Valentine's Day: Read here. Two TV journos part ways...... [FishbowlDC]

Ask Piranhamous Anything - Posted March 9, 2012
Here is this week's installment of "Ask Piranhamous Anything." If you have a question you'd like "snarked to death," send it to This isn't an advice column. Piranhamous doesn't know what the hell you should do with your life any more than you do -- and worse,... [FishbowlDC]

BuzzFeed Fixes Whorish Headline-Photo Pairing - Posted February 16, 2012
A story at BuzzFeed from yesterday has been adjusted after FBDC pointed out its awkward headline and photo choice. The ... [FishbowlDC]

Politico's Byers Balances After Criticism - Posted February 6, 2012
Maybe it's a coincidence? Nah. Last Thursday Dan Riehl of Big Journalism called out Politico's media reporter ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted January 9, 2012
Quotes of the Day Journo love "Alex Burns. Maggie Haberman. We love you both." -- MSNBC's Alex Witt on Sunday afternoon to guests of the program Politico's Burns and Haberman. ... [FishbowlDC]

Mmmm. Journos Eat Up in Iowa - Posted January 4, 2012
Iowa isn't known for its salads. It's reputation when it comes to food is somewhere between "fried butter on a stick" and "beef sundaes" (which Michele Bachmann served at the Iowa State Fair last August). During his speech last night Rick Santorum said, "This has been an... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted January 3, 2012
Quotes of the Day -- The Mindmeld Edition: A melding of everything worthy, weird and otherwise from the past four days. Journo's cat sets her alarm clock "The cat stepped on my iPhone dock alarm clock last night and set it to go off at 7 a.m. Which it did. Which was... [FishbowlDC]

The Hill Attracts Raunchy Commenters - Posted December 30, 2011
On Wednesday The Hill ran a ... [FishbowlDC]

The Twitterazzi and Kim Jong Il - Posted December 19, 2011
By Piranhamous North Korean dictator, the Dear Leader himself, Kim Jong Il died last night and, like most things these days, the news broke on Twitter. Here is a round up of some of the reactions from the Twitterazzi: ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted December 8, 2011
Quotes of the Day Newsroom tension "You know you've written a good editorial if it makes your boss uncomfortable. @BrettMDecker" -- TWT's Anneke Green. Is WaPo's Gen... [FishbowlDC]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted November 23, 2011
Quotes of the Day The Keen Observer "Did Ari Fleischer come directly from a crack house? I've got Samsonites smaller than those bags under his eyes." -- Reason Magazin... [FishbowlDC]

CNN Adds Frum and Cardona to 2012 Election Team - Posted October 5, 2011
CNN continued to beef up its roster of 2012 political contributors with the addition Democratic strategist Maria Cardona and conservative columnist David Frum today. Cardona currently heads the public affairs practice at Dewey Square Group, where she founded the Latinovations practice that focuses on Latino strategic outreach on... [FishbowlDC]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted July 25, 2011
Quotes of the Day Weigelicious observation: "Huh. Some caption writer screwed up the name of 'You Know I'm No Good.'" -- Slate's Dave Weigel in a Monday... [FishbowlDC]

A CNN Prince is Born - Posted June 29, 2011
It's a bouncing baby boy for John King and Dana Bash! While newly-named White House correspondent Jessica Yellin manned "John King, USA" Tuesday evening, CNN's politicouple welcomed to the world Jonah Frank King. In response to new... [PRNewser]

Did Someone Pay for the Leaked Sarah Palin Twitter Story? - Posted May 24, 2011
A big story broke on the Daily Caller today with a series of leaked Twitter direct messages from top ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Did Someone Pay for the Leaked Sarah Palin Twitter Story? - Posted May 24, 2011
A big story broke on the Daily Caller today with a series of leaked Twitter direct messages from top ... [FishbowlNY]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted April 14, 2011
QUOTES of the DAY The price of attending a Washington gala: You must pet weird animals and pose for pictures. Robert Redford and Gloria Reuben pet a wallaby held by National Wildlife Federation Naturalist Dave Mizejewski, wh... [FishbowlDC]

Separated at Birth: Big Journalism's Dana Loesch and... - Posted April 11, 2011
This morning we match Editor-in-Chief and CNN political analyst ... [FishbowlDC]

A Media Reporter's Guide to CPAC - Posted February 9, 2011
The agenda for CPAC, the Conservative Political Action Conference happening in D.C. this weekend, has been posted, and journalists and media types are invading. Tucker Carlson, editor-in-chief of The Daily Caller will speak at an event sponsored by Accuracy in Media on Thursday and, later that night, will serve as Master of... [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]

Networks and Cable Channels Roll Out Key Talent For 2011 State Of The Union Coverage - Posted January 24, 2011
All four major broadcast networks, along with the cable news channels, are bringing out the big name talent for coverage of the 2011 State of The Union address Tuesday evening. On the broadcast networks, NBC has Brian Williams... [TVNewser]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted January 24, 2011
Washington Reacts to Olbermann Exit "It's better to fire... [FishbowlDC]

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

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]

Election 2010: Technology Front and Center for CNN's Midterm Election Coverage - Posted October 26, 2010
CNN has announced its coverage plans for the 2010 midterm elections. As in previous elections, new technology will be a major part of the coverage, with returning favorites like the "magic wall" and "data wall' being joined by the "CNN Election Matrix," which will break down data in a visual way. The... [TVNewser]

Erick Erickson Forced to Change Phone Number - Posted October 4, 2010
The strangers calling Erick Erickson's cell phone these days are pure joy compared to the neo-Nazis who called during the '08 elections and said he was "married to the whore of Babylon" and called his wife "a Jewish c-word." ... [FishbowlDC]

Thomas Friedman's Trash is Erick Erickson's Treasure - Posted October 1, 2010
Late Thursday night,'s and CNN Contributor Erick Erickson published a first-person essay in which he revealed m... [FishbowlDC]

GOP Congressman Criticizes Fox News Segment on House Floor - Posted May 26, 2010
Congressman Steven LaTourette (R-OH) is not too happy with Fox News about a graphic that aired on the network yesterday afternoon. During Megyn Kelly's "America Live," ... [TVNewser]

CNN's Erickson A 'Pragmatic' 'Honest Broker' - Posted May 12, 2010
CNN contributor Erick Erickson gets The New York Times profile treatment. Shaila Dewan says that the RedS... [TVNewser]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted April 29, 2010
Quote of the Day Handler's Potential Hookup at WHCD "Maybe I will hook up with a Republican. I've never done that before." -- E!'s nightly talk show host Chelsea Handler on the Tonight Show with Jay Leno Wednesday night, saying what she might do Saturday night when she's in town for the White House... [FishbowlDC] Editor Erick Erickson Lands Book Deal - Posted April 5, 2010 editor Erick Erickson scored a book deal with Regnery Publishing, poised to publish Red State Uprising in fall of 2010. Read more about Erickson's biography here. The conservati... [GalleyCat]

Jon Stewart: CNN Should Get Themselves a 'Glenn Olberbeck or Sean Hannidow' - Posted April 2, 2010
Jon Stewart went off on one of his favorite topics last night -- CNN and it's identity crisis. "CNN is like the guy at the strip club who says 'I'm gonna hang out, but I'm not getting a lap dance. I'm here for the buffet.'" ... [TVNewser]

RedState editor Erickson Becomes CNN Political Contributor - Posted March 16, 2010
CNN has announced that Erick Erickson, conservative commentator and editor-in-chief of, is signing on as one of the network's political contributors and will appear on "John King, USA," CNN's new 7pmET show which launches Monday. ... [TVNewser]

CPAC Showin' Bloggers The Love - Posted February 2, 2010
It's the most wonderful time of the year! No, not Christmas but an event similarly filled with joy and wonderment! The Conservative Political Action Conference!!! CPAC returns to Washington Februaury 18-20th. This year, RedState is sponsoring the Blogger's Lounge which will be in the main ballroom for the first time.... [FishbowlDC]

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]