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Ezra Klein Heading to Vox Media; Major Changes at MSNBC

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Facebook's Mike Hudack On The State Of The Media: 'Someone Should Fix This Shit' - Posted May 22, 2014
Facebook has launched several initiatives aimed at boosting media companies' presence on the social network thus far in 2014 -- ... [AllFacebook]

Ezra Klein Talks Shop - Posted April 11, 2014
New York's Daily Intel has a great, wide-ranging interview with Ezra Klein that will no doubt be picked apart... [Fishbowl NY]

Ezra Klein Talks Shop - Posted April 11, 2014
New York's Daily Intel has a great, wide-ranging interview with Ezra Klein that will no doubt be picked apart... [FishbowlNY]

Vox.com and News Flash Cards: What Do You Think? - Posted April 8, 2014
Finally Ezra Klein's Vox.com has ... [TVSpy]

Vox.com and News Flash Cards: What Do You Think? - Posted April 8, 2014
Finally Ezra Klein's Vox.com has ... [10,000 Words]

Michael Wolff Hates Everything, Volume 7,459 - Posted April 8, 2014
As anyone who follows the media beat knows, Michael Wolff pretty much hates everything, and that's what makes him sort of fun. He'll pan anyone and everything having to do with media, no matter who they are or how successful a ... [Fishbowl NY]

Michael Wolff Hates Everything, Volume 7,459 - Posted April 8, 2014
As anyone who follows the media beat knows, Michael Wolff pretty much hates everything, and that's what makes him sort of fun. He'll pan anyone and everything having to do with media, no matter who they are or how successful a ... [FishbowlNY]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Walters' Retirement Set | Vox.com Goes Live | Megaupload Sued - Posted April 8, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Walters' Retirement Set | Vox.com Goes Live | Megaupload Sued - Posted April 8, 2014
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Vox Reveals Secret Platform at Penn Station, Ruins Train Travel For Everyone - Posted April 7, 2014
We have seen the face of explanatory journalism -and we don't like it. Dumb ole' Ezra Klein and friends have launched their dumb ole' website, Vox.com, and it's terrible. Why? Because they, in ... [FishbowlDC]

Vox.com, Led by Ezra Klein, Goes Live - Posted April 7, 2014
Vox Media's Vox.com, a general news site being led by Ezra Klein, is now live. It's an impressive looking site and certainly more advanced than what Klein was used to at The Wa... [Fishbowl NY]

Vox.com, Led by Ezra Klein, Goes Live - Posted April 7, 2014
Vox Media's Vox.com, a general news site being led by Ezra Klein, is now live. It's an impressive looking site and certainly more advanced than what Klein was used to at The Wa... [FishbowlNY]

Sarah Kliff's First Sunday Appearance as Vox Spox - Posted April 1, 2014
Sarah Kliff was, until recently, a Wonkblogger at WaPo. Then she joined fellow WaPo ex-pat Ezra Klein over at Vox Media, but that site hasn't quite gotten off the ground yet. Nonetheless, Kliff made her Sunday debut last week, re... [FishbowlDC]

There's a Lack of Diversity in New Media Orgs. How Do We Fix It? - Posted March 13, 2014
The Internet turned 25 this week and, like most twenty-somethings, still has much to work on, despite its ego. The Internet's id shows itself in recent conversations surrounding the "new (new) journalism," and various journalism start-ups. Emily Bell ... [10,000 Words]

Project X No More: Understanding the News with Vox - Posted March 10, 2014
It's a real thing now. Ezra Klein's much gabbed about Project X has a name, a launch video, and its first explainer. Under Vox Media, the venture is simply Vox.com. Here's their launch video: I'm excited to see what it looks like and what it does. I like the idea of a... [TVSpy]

Will You Be Pitching to Ezra Klein's Vox? - Posted March 10, 2014
It's a worthy question, because despite former Washington Post writer Ezra Klein's wonky history reporting on economics, his new venture Vox promises to cover "Politics, public policy, world affairs, pop culture, science, business, food, sports, and everything else that matters." This promo video also serves as a look into the current state... [PRNewser]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Flipboard Buys Zite | BBC3 to Go Online-Only | Egypt Tries AJ Staff - Posted March 6, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Flipboard Buys Zite | BBC3 to Go Online-Only | Egypt Tries AJ Staff - Posted March 6, 2014
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What's In A Name? For New Media Companies, It's Everything - Posted February 13, 2014
This week, First Look Media launched their inaugural "digital magazine" The Intercept. As Matthew Ingram points out ... [TVSpy]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Vox Media Staffs Up | NYT May Print Woody Reply | CNN Latino Shut Down - Posted February 6, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Vox Media Staffs Up | NYT May Print Woody Reply | CNN Latino Shut Down - Posted February 6, 2014
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Kliff Ditches WaPo For Vox - Posted February 5, 2014
This just in: Sarah Kliff announces via Twitter that she will be leaving WaPo to join up with Ezra Klein's new venture at Vox Media. So some news! I'm joining leaving the Washington Post to join Vox Media. -- Sarah Kliff (@sarahkliff) ... [PRNewser]

Kliff Ditches WaPo For Vox - Posted February 5, 2014
This just in: Sarah Kliff announces via Twitter that she will be leaving WaPo to join up with Ezra Klein's new venture at Vox Media. So some news! I'm joining leaving the Washington Post to join Vox Media. -- Sarah Kliff (@sarahkliff) ... [FishbowlDC]

WaPo Digital Revamp Continues: Taylor Swiped from BI; Rucker Promoted - Posted January 31, 2014
WaPo has promoted Philip Rucker from White House correspondent to national politics reporter and has hired Adam Taylor away fr... [FishbowlDC]

WaPo Planning 'Impressive Investments' for 2014 - Posted January 29, 2014
WaPo will hire five more politics reporters early this year, Executive Editor Marty Baron announced today. It's all part of a plan to beef up their digital presence for 2014 and prepare to take on a slew new digital competitors in the news realm -includi... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Ezra Klein Joins Vox | Gmail Goes Down | Vargas Comes Clean - Posted January 27, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Ezra Klein Joins Vox | Gmail Goes Down | Vargas Comes Clean - Posted January 27, 2014
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If Vox Media is the Next Cond Nast, Will Ezra Klein Build its New Yorker? - Posted January 27, 2014
Jim Bankoff sounded brazen in December 2012 discussing his plan for his little digital publisher Vox Media to someday rival the magazine titan housing The New Yorker, ... [Fishbowl NY]

If Vox Media is the Next Cond Nast, Will Ezra Klein Build its New Yorker? - Posted January 27, 2014
Jim Bankoff sounded brazen in December 2012 discussing his plan for his little digital publisher Vox Media to someday rival the magazine titan housing The New Yorker, ... [FishbowlNY]

Ezra Klein Vox on the Wild Side - Posted January 27, 2014
Ezra Klein has finally found a new home. He announced yesterday a plan to strike out into the wild frontier of digital media and establish a news outpost aimed at revolutionizi... [FishbowlDC]

Matt Yglesias Named Executive Editor of Ezra Klein's New Vox Media Venture - Posted January 27, 2014
Matt Yglesias will serve as executive editor of the new Vox Media venture founded by Ezra Klein, FishbowlNY h... [Fishbowl NY]

Matt Yglesias Named Executive Editor of Ezra Klein's New Vox Media Venture - Posted January 27, 2014
Matt Yglesias will serve as executive editor of the new Vox Media venture founded by Ezra Klein, FishbowlNY h... [FishbowlNY]

Matt Yglesias Named Executive Editor of Ezra Klein's New Vox Media Venture - Posted January 27, 2014
Matt Yglesias will serve as executive editor of the new Vox Media venture founded by Ezra Klein as executive edit... [AllTwitter]

No, Slate Hasn't Hired Jeb Lund - Posted January 24, 2014
Nearly a year ago, Gawker writer Jeb Lund outed his real identity, having long blogged under the nom-de-plume Mobutu Sese Seko, the infamous Congo... [Fishbowl NY]

No, Slate Hasn't Hired Jeb Lund - Posted January 24, 2014
Nearly a year ago, Gawker writer Jeb Lund outed his real identity, having long blogged under the nom-de-plume Mobutu Sese Seko, the infamous Congo... [FishbowlNY]

No, Slate Hasn't Hired Jeb Lund [Updated] - Posted January 24, 2014
Nearly a year ago, Gawker writer Jeb Lund outed his real identity, having long blogged under the nom-de-plume Mobutu Sese Seko, the infamous Congo... [GalleyCat]

WaPo To Launch Initiative Focused on Real World Impact of Public Policy - Posted January 24, 2014
The Washington Post today announced it plans to launch a new initiative focused on explaining the real-world impacts of public policy led by Jim Tankersley... [FishbowlDC]

Haters Will Hate: Why Shouldn't Ezra Klein Start His Own Media Company? - Posted January 24, 2014
If I were friends with Ezra Klein, I would tell him to keep his chin up this week. As you might have read, he's leaving the Post and Wonkblog, effective immediately, to start his own media venture, after the Post decided they wouldn't ... [10,000 Words]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Klein Out at WaPo | Dow Jones Chief Resigns | Newsweek Delays Print - Posted January 22, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Klein Out at WaPo | Dow Jones Chief Resigns | Newsweek Delays Print - Posted January 22, 2014
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Ezra Klein Leaving The Washington Post - Posted January 21, 2014
According to The Washington Post's Wonkblog ... [FishbowlDC]

Ezra Klein Leaves Washington Post to Launch New Venture - Posted January 21, 2014
We know this is DC news, but it's big enough for us to cover as well: Ezra Klein is officially leaving The Washington Post. According to a WaPo memo, Klein -- along with ... [Fishbowl NY]

Ezra Klein Leaves Washington Post to Launch New Venture - Posted January 21, 2014
We know this is DC news, but it's big enough for us to cover as well: Ezra Klein is officially leaving The Washington Post. According to a WaPo memo, Klein -- along with ... [FishbowlNY]

Morning Media Newsfeed: NYT Unveils Redesign | MSNBC to Rotate Noon Cast | Thompson In, Klein Out? - Posted January 9, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: NYT Unveils Redesign | MSNBC to Rotate Noon Cast | Thompson In, Klein Out? - Posted January 9, 2014
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Which DC Journos Did Forbes Overlook? - Posted January 7, 2014
We don't know if you've checked out the Forbes' 30 Under 30 list -but it seems to us that DC got the shaft. Indeed the whole thing was almost entirely New York and California-centric. But what do you expect... [FishbowlDC]

Ezra Klein Is About to Leave the Washington Post - Posted January 3, 2014
Flacks, notify Cision and Vocus. Interns, update the databases. This one is going to hurt a little. For those not in the know about reporters, writers and journos as a whole, Ezra Klein is a pretty big deal. (Due to respect to Ron Burgund... [PRNewser]

In Case You Missed It: Ezra Klein Would Like Some Money Please - Posted January 3, 2014
Good reads from across the web you might have missed: The Top Cable Shows of 2013 are all on Fox, as you might expect. by ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Klein Out at WaPo? | Roberts Up Way Too Early | NYT Redesign Soon - Posted January 3, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Klein Out at WaPo? | Roberts Up Way Too Early | NYT Redesign Soon - Posted January 3, 2014
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Neil Irwin Ditches WaPo for NYT - Posted December 26, 2013
Sometimes love just ain't enough, as they say. Neil Irwin, the economics wunderkind and Wonkblogger who essentially grew up among the florescent lit hallways of the WaPo newsroom, is now spreading his wings and leaving the nest. He will join ... [FishbowlDC]

Alex Wagner Moving to 4pm on MSNBC - Posted December 20, 2013
First on TVNewser: Alex Wagner will be the new 4pmET host on MSNBC starting January 13, TVNewser has learned. Wagner takes over the hour from Martin Bashir... [TVNewser]

Your Vote For The New MSNBC 4pm Host Is... - Posted December 5, 2013
MSNBC's 4pmET time slot opened yesterday after Martin Bashir ... [TVNewser]

President Obama Hosts Off-Record Meeting With MSNBC Hosts, Fox's Juan Williams - Posted November 22, 2013
President Obama held an off-the-record meeting yesterday with liberal commentators including MSNBC's Ed Schultz, Lawrence O'Donnell, ... [TVNewser]

In Case You Missed It, 11.20.13 - Posted November 20, 2013
Good reads from across the web that you might have missed: The way we report natural disasters is changing, mostly because natural disasters are getting really hard to ignore. by ... [PRNewser]

In Case You Missed It, 11.20.13 - Posted November 20, 2013
Good reads from across the web that you might have missed: The way we report natural disasters is changing, mostly because natural disasters are getting really hard to ignore. by ... [FishbowlDC]

Journalists Prefer Twitter to Facebook, and Here's Why - Posted November 12, 2013
Do you follow any of your favorite journalists on Facebook? The 'book made it pretty easy for journos to create a "communi... [PRNewser]

Author Readies Ezra Klein for Sainthood - Posted October 29, 2013
On Sunday, the NYT ran a dialogue among readers on "The Rise of Incivility." Online of course. People are jackasses online - didn't you know? And lately cyberbullying has been in the forefront of peoples' minds as some teens are tragically turning to suicide for relief. Enter the so-called expert in the... [FishbowlDC]

Afternoon Oopsy: Speed Tweeting With WaPo's Ezra Klein - Posted October 16, 2013
Greg Greene, who used to handle digital communications for the DNC, caught WaPo's Ezra Klein going a tad too fast just after midnight. Easy there, Erza. RT @ez... [FishbowlDC]

Ezra Klein Lampoons Drudge - Posted October 15, 2013
WaPo's Ezra Klein had some fun with Drudge on Mon... [FishbowlDC]

WaPo's Ezra Klein Ages Himself - Posted October 15, 2013
It's a strange phenomenon. But WaPo's wonky liberal policy blogger Ezra Klein i... [FishbowlDC]

Does WaPo's "Know More" Blog Represent the New Journalism? - Posted October 11, 2013
This week The Washington Post launched a blog that aims to wise you up and make it easier for you to share your new knowledge, too. "Know More" is a new Web sp... [10,000 Words]

Morning Chatter - Posted October 3, 2013
Journo nearly hits another's car "In other news, Walter Mossberg almost hit my car today. The 'TECH WSJ' plates tipped me off. Also the beard. Watch your lanes, Walt!" -- MetroWeekly's ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted October 1, 2013
A lawmaker uses the word "sux?" "Member txts from inside mtg: 'this sux' I respond: 'why?' Member doesn't respond." -- NationalReviewOnline's Robert Costa. Just wondering... "... [FishbowlDC]

WaPo's Ezra Klein Nixes the Facial Hair - Posted September 26, 2013
HUGE sigh of relief. WaPo's boy wonder Ezra Klein is back to his fresh-faced self. In late June he grew a goatee that aged him a ... [FishbowlDC]

Afternoon Reading List 09.26.13 - Posted September 26, 2013
Ezra Klein should quit: The Daily Caller's Matt Lewis doesn't think it's all that bad of an idea. According to a ... [FishbowlDC]

Afternoon Reading List 09.03.13. - Posted September 3, 2013
WaPo Wonkbook: Briefing on Syria: In case you were wondering, Syria is a pretty big issue right now. According to Washington Post reporters ... [FishbowlDC]

Townhall Deems Ezra Klein 'an Idiot' - Posted August 23, 2013
Townhall.com, the conservative news outlet, blasted WaPo's Ezra Klein this week in a headline tha... [FishbowlDC]

10 Original Reactions to NYT Shutdown - Posted August 14, 2013
The Washington and New York media worlds tipped over on their heads today as the NYT shutdown due to technical issues. So we mined Twitter for the best of and -- lets face it -- endless and some terrible reactionary comments to the temporary interruption. Even crazy bearded ... [PRNewser]

WaPo Lede: Well, Here's a Story We Didn't Expect to Be Writing Today. - Posted August 5, 2013
We know how you feel, Mr. Irwin. Neil Irwin shared the above lede just moments ago at the ... [Fishbowl NY]

WaPo Lede: Well, Here's a Story We Didn't Expect to Be Writing Today. - Posted August 5, 2013
We know how you feel, Mr. Irwin. Neil Irwin shared the above lede just moments ago at the ... [FishbowlNY]

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]

National Journal's Inevitable Powerful Women List - Posted July 12, 2013
Washington is so flooded with powerful, important people lists i... [FishbowlDC]

Separated at Birth: WaPo's Ezra Klein - Posted July 1, 2013
With Ezra Klein's new old man facial hair look comes a brand new doppelganger for the MSNBC Contributor who writes for WaPo and Bloomberg View. Here we pair him with outgoing Iranian Prez Mahmoud Ahmadinejad. Have a look. Focus on the bottom portions of their faces. Compare and contrast this to ... [FishbowlDC]

Ezra Klein: Better With or Without Facial Hair? - Posted June 20, 2013
WaPo's Ezra Klein has finally reached puberty! The evidence came last night as we caught a glimpse of him on MNSBC's "Last Word With Lawrence O'Donnell" program hosted by Alex Wagner. Is he going for a seasoned look? Is he trying to grow up too fast? We know our preferences where Ezra's facial hair... [FishbowlDC]

WaPo Editor Has Rough Day - Posted May 7, 2013
WaPo Book World Editor Ron Charles was having a pretty tough morning. Not only is it dark and dreary out there, but he couldn't get onto WaPo's website. That's right, before 8:28 a.m., he was locked out of his own pap... [FishbowlDC]

WaPo's Klein Writes on Wife's Running - Posted April 16, 2013
As journalists were scrambling to get their piece of the bombing story last night, WaPo's Ezra Klein, who usually goes wonky and chart-obsessed on most matters, kept his thoughts close to home. He wrote about his wife, NYT's ... [FishbowlDC]

Newseum: Where Diners Eat Like Pigs - Posted April 8, 2013
In the D.C. dining scene, Graffiato's Mike Isabella's porcine cuisine reigns supreme. Sunday night, DC diners had the opportunity to stuff their faces with pork at Cochon 555. The competition-style event gives 5 chefs 5 different breeds of heritage pigs and let them create a pork-centri... [FishbowlDC]

Want an Oyster Named for You and a Free Party? - Posted April 5, 2013
You're a journalist. Come on, you love to see your byline. So we have an unusually fishy idea: name an Oyster after yourself (or a coworker) and have the name immortalized forever. P.J. Clarke's is introducing its' own signature oyster on Tuesday, with its name to be chosen by secret... [PRNewser]

Want an Oyster Named for You and a Free Party? - Posted April 5, 2013
You're a journalist. Come on, you love to see your byline. So we have an unusually fishy idea: name an Oyster after yourself (or a coworker) and have the name immortalized forever. P.J. Clarke's is introducing its' own signature oyster on Tuesday, with its name to be chosen by secret... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted April 3, 2013
Quotes of the Day Blogger laments overusing F-bomb (well, sort of) "I really have an unhealthy usage of the F word. I should put a cap on it such as 48/day. Yep, that should do it." -- Javonni Brustow, editor of TheDCPundit... [FishbowlDC]

Afternoon Reading List 3.12.13. - Posted March 12, 2013
Esquire rips Ezra Klein a new a--hole: Charles. P. Pierce of Esquire's "The Politics Blog" is impressed with WaPo'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]

TNR Editor Claws at Washingtonian Writer - Posted March 4, 2013
TNR Senior Editor ... [FishbowlDC]

Love Child: the Fantasy Kids of D.C. Media - Posted February 14, 2013
Here in the fishbowl, we like to see what happens when the left and right come together for a little hanky panky. So here we have WaPo's nerd extraordinaire Ezra Klein and conservative commentator Ann Coulter. Think about it. It could happen. We've named their daughter "EzraAnn"and their son "Colt... [FishbowlDC]

TNR Slips Ezra Klein the Tongue - Posted February 11, 2013
Valentine's Day came early for WaPo uber blogger Ezra Klein as The New Republic released their profile of him last night as the clock struck midnight. The profile is gushing and full of unbridled passion for Klein. Maybe they'r... [FishbowlDC]

TNR Sparkles at Bibiana - Posted January 31, 2013
By Eddie Scarry and Betsy Rothstein The New Republic celebrated its relaunch last night at Bibiana Restaurant where politicos and journalists from print and TV mingled with bigwigs like Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-N.J.) and Americans for Tax Reform Prez ... [FishbowlDC]

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]

The (Mis)Education of WaPo's Ezra Klein - Posted January 18, 2013
I love a good fight, especially a good journalist fight. But no one likes to see Mike Tyson beat up a little kid. Well, except maybe ... [FishbowlDC]

Callie Schweitzer Named One of Forbes' 30 Under 30 Media Figures - Posted December 18, 2012
Former Neon Tommy editor-in-chief Callie Schweitzer has continued making a name for herself in New York and beyond. She was just named one of Forbes "... [GalleyCat]

Favorites From Forbes's '30 Under 30' List - Posted December 17, 2012
Forbes released it's annual "30 under 30" lists today. Featured on the media list are names you'd expect and those for which you'd need to sus... [FishbowlDC]

Ask Piranhamous Anything - Posted December 7, 2012
Today we have another installment of: "Ask Piranhamous Anything." And we do mean anything. Send your queries to FishbowlDC@mediabistro.com. This isn't an advice column -- Piranhamous doesn't know what the hell you should do with your life any more than you do --... [FishbowlDC]

The Many Hairstyles of Ezra Klein - Posted December 4, 2012
On MSNBC last night, WaPo's Ezra Klein sat in as a guest on Rev. Al Sharpton's Politics Nation. We have no idea what he was talking about because we couldn't stop looking at his freshly buzzed head. ... [FishbowlDC]

FishbowlDC Interview With Knight Kiplinger - Posted November 30, 2012
Say hello to Knight Kiplinger, Editor in Chief, Kiplinger publishing... [FishbowlDC]

Don Graham: Biggest Mistake Was Promoting Brand Instead Of People, Like 'Appallingly Young' Ezra Klein - Posted November 28, 2012
Washington Post CEO Don Graham says the big mistake he made when he was publisher was promoting the Po... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted November 21, 2012
Quotes of the Day -- The Gratitude Edition Happy Thanksgiving fishies. We've gathered some of our favorites this morning for your reading pleasure. We'll see you back here next week unless WaPo's Ezra Klein grows... [FishbowlDC]

Finally: The Ezzy Show? - Posted November 12, 2012
Our prayers may soon be answered. A story by NYT's Brian Stelter over the weekend hints that our Ezzy (a.k.a Rep. Ezra Klein (D-Washington P... [FishbowlDC]

Ed Schultz Being Replaced at 8pm? Not so Fast - Posted November 12, 2012
Buried around word 1,130 of Brian Stelter's 1,200-word New York Times piece on MSNBC's election night, its ratings gains, strategy and future plans, is this bit, which, of course, is getting t... [TVNewser]

Fishbowl Interview With the Fresh Prince of D.C. - Posted October 26, 2012
Say hello to Richard Prince, a veteran journalist who writes "Richard... [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]

Punchable Journos and Sexy Women - Posted October 22, 2012
The Daily Caller has been running some interesting slideshows as of late. On Sunday night, they prepared everyone for the looming work week by showing sexy women and Donald Trump licking ice cream cones. We don't know how Trump got lumped in with sexy women, but so be it. The slideshow... [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 Reading List 10.08.12. - Posted October 8, 2012
1. Tucker, bow-ties, page views and the NYT -- On Sunday NYT media writer Brian Stelter had ... [FishbowlDC]

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

Morning Reading List 09.18.12. - Posted September 18, 2012
1. Media bias at a glance: Is WaPo's Ezra Klein angling for a job at Breitbart.com? No, not so much. But late Monday afternoon, he published a post with a headline sure ... [FishbowlDC]

Media Research Center Perks: Anti-Lib T-Shirts - Posted September 14, 2012
Would you wear one of these Ezra Klein? The Media Research Center is giving out these little ditties today at the Family Research Council's annual Value Voters Summit at the Omni hotel. No, it's not a pack of tissues-- it's a T-shirt w... [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]

Michelle Fields' New Title: Robotic Retweeter - Posted September 5, 2012
When reporters tweet links to news stories, they often include a specific line or write a snappy description of what they found interesting. Doing so alerts followers that the reporter actually read the story and gleaned something. For example, Business Insider's ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted September 5, 2012
Quotes of the Day "When did fact checking and journalism go their separate ways?" -- Comedy Central Daily Show Host Jon Stewart to NBC Newsman Tom Brokaw, who appeared on the show ... [FishbowlDC]

Twitchy and Ezzy Engaged in Battle of Wills - Posted August 30, 2012
In a brave new nasty world of online reporting, things can get twitchy. Today, Twitchy, the right-leaning site that highlights weird or entertaining happenings on Twitter, engaged in a battle of wits with WaPo's left-wing blogger Ezra Klein... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted August 29, 2012
Quotes of the Day "The AIR CONDITIONED porta-potty at the CNN Grill #rnc2012" -- BuzzFeed's John Stanton. Really, double sinks? ... [FishbowlDC]

Ezra Klein Tackles Pointed, Awkward Question - Posted August 15, 2012
WaPo left-wing writer Ezra Klein went on MSNBC's "Hardball" Tuesday and faced down an awkward moment from host Chris Matthews, who pointedly asked Kl... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted August 8, 2012
Quotes of the Day Reminder: Fishbowl Summer Superlatives 2012 At noon today we will begin compiling the nominees. So screw your deadlines for a few minutes and come help us decide which Washington journalists ought to be nominated for Worst Temper... [FishbowlDC]

Whiny Letter to the Editor - Posted August 2, 2012
DCist's Dweeb in Residence Ben Freed, who is dying to take over WaPo Ezra Klein's reign as FishbowlDC Fan Club President, wrote in Wednesday aftern... [FishbowlDC]

Feeling Dumb? Take the Super Ezzy Challenge - Posted July 26, 2012
The Reddit community is generally made up of people who marvel at their own smarts and kids whose entire wardrobe consists exclusively of graphic T-shirts. And for some reason, they also like creating little comics with illustrations like these: ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted July 12, 2012
Quotes of the Day Words to Live By: Ever Heard of Google? "I don't know about you guys, but every time b4 I report an 'exclusive' I'm all up in Google News making sure that it actually is one." -- Capital NY's Joe Pompeo. ... [FishbowlDC]

Confusion in the Age of Email Reporting: Labor Journo Mike Elk is Not Your Whore - Posted July 3, 2012
Labor journo Mike Elk, who writes for Inthesetimes.com, isn't exactly shy and retiring. He ... [FishbowlDC]

WaPo's Rubin Under Fire - Posted June 29, 2012
The Nation's Eric Alterman, author of What Liberal Media?, has taken a blowtorch to WaPo's conservative blogger Jennifer R... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted June 21, 2012
Quotes of the Day Rachel-Rachel: "Rachel Maddow was a guest on Rachel Maddow tonight. Err, I mean Rachel Maddow was a guest on Up with Chris Hayes tonight. Errr, wait, it's Wednesday. Chris Hayes was a guest on Maddow tonight. I think I got it righ... [FishbowlDC]

Who Should Take Dylan Ratigan's MSNBC Slot? - Posted June 19, 2012
News broke a little over a week ago that MSNBC's Dylan Ratigan would be leaving the network, opening up the 3 p.m. time slot for a new host. Politico's media reporter Dylan Byers reported that several personalities would be ... [FishbowlDC]

MSNBC To Rotate Hosts At 3 PM - Posted June 18, 2012
At the end of the month MSNBC will have a hole to fill at 3 PM, following the departure of Dylan Ratigan and Martin Bashir's move to 4 PM. In its place, at least at th... [TVNewser]

Morning Chatter - Posted June 12, 2012
Quotes of the Day Boybander Heaven: "Looks like a smug hipster had an accident on my TV screen." -- The Daily Caller's TV writer Jeff Poor with accompanying photograph.W... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted May 21, 2012
Quotes of the Day "That's one crazy cat." -- MSNBC's Joe Scarborough on Politico's Patrick Gavin, who appeared on the program this morning. He was referring to Gavin's abundance of cats. ... [FishbowlDC]

E.J. Dionne Pleads for The American Prospect - Posted May 7, 2012
WaPo Opinion Columnist E.J. Dionne took the scenic root in a recent column in which he urges rea... [PRNewser]

E.J. Dionne Pleads for The American Prospect - Posted May 7, 2012
WaPo Opinion Columnist E.J. Dionne took the scenic root in a recent column in which he urges rea... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted May 7, 2012
Quotes of the Day Journo has to pass a kidney stone "All of my tweets for the next few days will come via @hootsuite so I will not be responding. I have to pass this Kidney Stone. #BoomOnMe" -- Sophia Nelson... [FishbowlDC]

The American Prospect Will Fold Unless it Comes up With $500,000 - Posted April 30, 2012
The American Prospect, the liberal magazine that publishes 10 times a year, is in dire straits. The Huffington Post reports that, u... [Fishbowl NY]

The American Prospect Will Fold Unless it Comes up With $500,000 - Posted April 30, 2012
The American Prospect, the liberal magazine that publishes 10 times a year, is in dire straits. The Huffington Post reports that, u... [FishbowlNY]

Ezra Klein Ventures Into World Of Reddit - Posted April 24, 2012
Ok, kind of neat from a social media nerd perspective as well as a personal branding perspective. Washington Post columnist Ezra Klein participated in an AMA ("Ask Me Anything") on the internet forum Reddit.com earlier today to promote a tool he developed that may or may not predict the upcoming presidential... [MediaJobsDaily]

Bret Baier Has Big Ears - Posted March 23, 2012
Don't believe me, just ask him. Bret Baier of Fox News is known to mix it up with his followers. He answers personal questions all the time. He takes criticisms and responds to them out in the open. When one of his Twitte... [FishbowlDC]

Separated at Birth: WaPo's Jonathan Capehart - Posted March 22, 2012
It's probably safe to say Jonathan Capehart and Ezra Klein aren't biologically related. Their personalities are just way too different. But they're both writers at WaPo, they both cover politics and they're both regularly seen on MSNBC. And there's something to be said about their p... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted March 19, 2012
Quotes of the Day Yahoo! News's Olivier Knox: "Hasty iPhone shot of POTUS getting his 'VIP Guest' button today." President Obama drank beer at The Dubli... [FishbowlDC]

WaPo Blogger Tweaks Ezzy - Posted March 8, 2012
It's always strange when a publication allows the eating of one's own cubs. Isn't that a little, um, disgusting? But at WaPo it's allowed. Usually it happens between partisan journalists. But yesterday afternoon a blogger for The Plum ... [PRNewser]

Morning Chatter - Posted March 2, 2012
Quotes of the Day "I just said something nasty to someone on Twitter. I should not have done it and I apologize." -- Peter Roff, U.S. News & World Report Contributing Editor. What else could he say? "Condolences to Andrew Breitbart's friends and family today. He was a force of nature and... [FishbowlDC]

When a Twitter Alias Comes to Real Life: FNC Sean Hannity's Hair Sits Down for a Chat - Posted February 15, 2012
Somewhere between Washington and New York lives FNC's Sean Hannity's Twitter alias, who goes by the handle, SHannitysHair. Hair, the name I usually call him, showed up for CPAC last week and was, in so... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted February 7, 2012
Quotes of the Day Ezzy's Oops! FishbowlDC Fan Club Prez and WaPo liberal blogger Ezra Klein set off a firestorm Monday when he declared that Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wisc.) was sporting facial hair. Okay, ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted January 24, 2012
Quotes of the Day -- The Boybander Edition "Next question: 'If Venusians came to earth and promised us eternal youth in exchange for some sex slaves, would you be cool with that?' -- Slate's ... [FishbowlDC]

Washington's 'Powerful' Club - Posted January 18, 2012
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Weingarten on Poopy Overload (Pun Intended) - Posted January 12, 2012
WaPo is more often used to catch fecal matter in bird cages than it is to dispense advice about it, but their website is a different matter altogether. The Post's humor writer (no, not Ezra Klein) ... [FishbowlDC]

Ezra Has Poor Journalism Manners - Posted January 10, 2012
In yet another example of WaPo left-wing blogger and Democratic adviser Ezra Klein muddying the journalism waters, he has been running gra... [FishbowlDC]

Why Washington D.C. Gossip Sucks - Posted January 3, 2012
Usually a publication's gossip page is the go-to page for readers. It's usually fun, lively. Occasionally daring. Just ask NYP's Page Six. But in Washington, not even ... [FishbowlDC]

The White House Ego Summit - Posted December 19, 2011
ABC's Senior White House Correspondent Jake Tapper tweeted the following teaser today:"A group of progressive media stars meeting with POTUS at the ... [PRNewser]

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]

Bachmann's 'Banana Republic' - Posted December 19, 2011
By Piranhamous What if President Obama ran the country like a "Banana Republic"? GOP Presidential hopeful Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) even managed to startle ho... [FishbowlDC]

Rush Calls Ezra 'Chickified' - Posted December 13, 2011
In a short piece from The Daily Caller's TV reporter Jeff Poor... [FishbowlDC]

Ezra Admits: Okay, so I do Read FishbowlDC - Posted November 29, 2011
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WaPo's Klein Denies Briefing Top-Level Hill Aides - Posted November 29, 2011
This is rich. While WaPo management remains defiantly mute on the subject of Ezra Klein briefing Senate Democratic Chiefs of Staff a week ago Friday, Klein kept things nice and vague as late as Monday. Fox News' Grapevine ... [FishbowlDC]

WaPo's Ezra Should Have De-Kleined - Posted November 23, 2011
From JournoList to activist, it appears that WaPo's liberal blogger Ezra Klein is once again blurring the lines between being a journalist and trying to sway politics. In what appears to be at a minimum a breach of journalism... [PRNewser]

VandeHei Voices Disdain for Habitual Tweeting - Posted October 18, 2011
Mark McKinnon, political communications strategist and columnist for The Daily Beast, chatted with Politico's Executive Editor ... [FishbowlDC]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted October 18, 2011
Quotes of the Day CNN's Ed Hornick moves to Atlanta: "The view from my apartment. On Sunday funday a DJ sets up and spins ... ... [FishbowlDC]

Still Time to Buy Ezra and Annie a Saucepan - Posted October 17, 2011
WaPo's Ezra Klein and Slate's (soon to be NYT) Annie Lowrey are scheduled to marry this Sat... [FishbowlDC]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted October 17, 2011
Quotes of the Day Quintessential fluffy cloud White House photograph by FNC's Ed Henry who was spotted milling about the Meridien Ball Friday night with his wife, Shirley Hung Henry... [FishbowlDC]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted October 6, 2011
Quotes of the Day NBC newsmanTom Brokaw on Day 1 of the Washington Ideas Forum... [FishbowlDC]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted September 22, 2011
Quotes of the Day Journo sees link between himself and company stock "But is my impending departure driving down Reuters' stock? Of such things, we can only speculate." -- Outgoing Reuters scribe Jim Pethokoukis, who is going to work for the American Enterprise Institute as their blog editor. He'll continue on as... [FishbowlDC]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted September 13, 2011
Quotes of the Day Shhh... "It is amazing how often anonymous quotes in Politico set the political agenda." -- WaPo Plumline Blogger Greg Sargent. Congresswom... [FishbowlDC]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted August 23, 2011
Quotes of the Day Editor has aha moment "I would rather be watching Curb & Entourage than writing an op-ed & editing incoming articles for the site. Thank God for DVR (and ONDEMAND)" -- The Daily Caller's ... [FishbowlDC]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted August 16, 2011
Quotes of the Day Introductions... ... [FishbowlDC]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted August 2, 2011
Quotes of the Day Shared Haircuts: Is WaPo's Ezra Klein, with his hip and fresh new buzz cut, trying to be MSNBC's Martin Bashir? The Daily Caller's TV writer ... [FishbowlDC]

WaPo's Dueling Bloggers - Posted August 1, 2011
On Sunday, WaPo's liberal blogger Ezra Klein... [FishbowlDC]

Hazy Gets a Weekend Show - Posted August 1, 2011
We're bursting with joy for boybander Chris Hayes, currently Washington Bureau Chief of The Nation and an MSNBC contributor. He's getting his own weekend show. As reported by NYT's ... [FishbowlDC]

Yves Smith Blogging for The eXiled - Posted July 26, 2011
Woke up this morning bleary-eyed from a horrible case of pink eye. But the old eyes worked well enough to catch the sight of Yves Smith's byline at The eXiled. The Naked Capitalism author has a piece on what s... [FishbowlLA]

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]

Ezra the Ageist? - Posted July 22, 2011
WaPo's Ezra Klein is an old man trapped in a young man's body. He's 27. But he's 67 in mindset. He's hailed as a child prodigy who refers to himself as "old" and sophisticated. But he's baby faced and he has... [FishbowlDC]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted July 22, 2011
QUOTES of the DAY Commenter (facetiously) wonders about TP in White House "Gee, monkeying around with the vending machines. Nice to see the WHCA on top of the big issues. What next, adding two-ply toil... [PRNewser]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted July 21, 2011
Quotes of the Day DOG ATTENDS LUAU: "Is this dog abuse? Duffy spent today at Pet Smart & attended a luau." -- Former TBD Community Engagement Director Steve Buttry... [FishbowlDC]

Fish Food - Posted July 18, 2011
(A Sprinkling of Things We Think You Ought to Know) The Quest Begins -... [FishbowlDC]

WaPo Adds Three Bloggers to Ezzy's Beat - Posted July 18, 2011
Come and knock on Ezzy's door! Ezra Klein, Fishbowl's favorite liberal blogger is getting some roomies in the form of three new WaPo Financial bloggers: Suzy K... [FishbowlDC]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted July 8, 2011
QUOTES of the DAY ... [PRNewser]

NYT David Brooks is Senate Darling - Posted July 7, 2011
WaPo's wonky liberal blogger Ezra Klein isn't the only Washington reporter whose words get quoted by lawmakers. NYT's conservative columnist David Brooks received two mentions from senators in one day. Senate Maj. Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) cited him on Wednesday morning on the Senate floor as did ... [FishbowlDC]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted July 5, 2011
QUOTES of the DAY -- Holiday Weekend Edition CNN Senior Political Editor Mark Preston: "Just watched 13 and counting fishing boats leave #Hatteras aboard ferry from #Ocracoke." Liquid wee... [FishbowlDC]

Ezra Loves Ice and Coco? - Posted June 21, 2011
Who says WaPo liberal blogger Ezra Klein is all about the debt ceiling, what the House got wrong on Medicaid, MSNBC TV hits, foodie chatter and setting up his wireless speakers? Ice-T may well love Nicole "Coco" Austin. But guess who loves them? In a weekend tweet he revealed his favorite new... [FishbowlDC]

TBD Picks Up the Pink Lady - Posted June 7, 2011
At 5:20 a.m. this morning, the powers that be over at TBD HQ decided it was time to publish pictures and an accompanying story on the ever important Pink Lady. As in, the apple, or as TBD put it, "that adorably rosy fruit." So this what the Titanic has come to?... [FishbowlDC]

The Nerdy Shore: Casting Call - Posted June 1, 2011
The debut cast of The Nerdy Shore: From L to R: Beutler, Weigel, Klein, and Yglesias. Slate's Dave Weigel kept his hands off Weinergate this weekend. Instead, ... [FishbowlDC]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted June 1, 2011
QUOTES of the DAY TOMMY CHRISTOPHER TRIED TO TORTURE ME: It's true. On Tuesday afternoon Mediaite's smoking White House reporter told me to show up at the Caribou Coffee on 17th Street for an interview. I arrived on time only to get a terse email from him f... [FishbowlDC]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted May 31, 2011
QUOTES of the LONG WEEKEND Part I Meet Gennette Nicole Cordova: The now infamous 21-year-old college student from Seattle who received the tight underwear shot from Rep. Anthony Weiner... [FishbowlDC]

Happy Birthday Ezzy - Posted May 9, 2011
Oh if only we were Facebook friends with WaPo's Ezra Klein. But alas, we learned that it's his birthday today on Politico's Playbook by ... [FishbowlDC]

Palin and Cee Lo Create Spectacle at MSNBC After Party - Posted May 3, 2011
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A Contrarian's Point of View on WHCD - Posted April 29, 2011
In an editorial today, WaPo columnist Dana Milbank agrees with ... [PRNewser]

Guess Who'll Be Writing for Bloomberg's Editorial Section? - Posted April 29, 2011
HuffPost's Michael Calderone is reporting that none other than famed WaPo columnist Ezra Klein (looking rather muscul... [FishbowlDC]

Ezra's Avalanche of 'I's' - Posted April 25, 2011
Last week WaPo's liberal blogger and extreme FishbowlDC fan Ezra Klein took the time to thank a few journalists for winning Pulitzers. How many times can he work in the personal pronoun "I" into a two-graph po... [FishbowlDC]

Rep. Jackson Jr. Cites 'Ezra Klein Argument' - Posted April 15, 2011
Ezzy's ears must have been burning up this afternoon as Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. (D-Ill.) in a speech on the House floor cited the "clever" argument posed by WaPo's Ezra Klein. Impressive, no doubt. Of course, this also begs the question why Klein's stories are on the news pages as opposed... [FishbowlDC]

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]

BJ Writer Accuses Klein of Wanting to 'Kill Black Babies' - Posted April 11, 2011
BigJournalism writer Lori Ziganto wrote an ... [FishbowlDC]

Ezra Discovers a "New" Meaning to Wonk - Posted March 31, 2011
Ezra Klein's je ne sais quoi never ceases to amaze us here in the Fishbowl. Approximately one hour ago, the lead Boy Bander and liberal WaPo blogg... [TVSpy]

Washington Journos React With Disgust to NYT Style Piece - Posted March 28, 2011
NYT's Style section has dipped to a new low in Washington. This is the deafening refrain that we've been hearing all day long today after Sunday's story on the "Juicebox M... [FishbowlDC]

An Ezra Affair to Remember - Posted March 28, 2011
URGENT NEWS: We've secured @ezraaffair and will hand it over to the FishbowlDC reader who submits the best three @ezraaffair tweets. The context... In the NYT Style section story on WaPo's liberal blogger Ezra Klein and his liberal Boy Bandmates over the weekend, the always humble Klein remarks, "I... [FishbowlDC]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted March 28, 2011
QUOTES of the DAY And the Worst-Sounding Breakfast Award goes to... "Easy Sunday breakfast: Cook and drain some frozen peas. Thickly slice and cook bacon. Toss together with lots of salt and pepper. Done." -- Chef ... [FishbowlDC]

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]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted March 22, 2011
QUOTES of the DAY Random guy owns unfortunate Twitter handle "Also, Tom Pawson is the lucky owner of @tpaw. VERY lucky." - ... [FishbowlDC]

Dr. Ezzy Makes a Mean Kung Pao? - Posted March 14, 2011
WaPo's Ezra Klein is many things to many people. To the American Medical Student Association, he is a "provocateur" who writes about the "hottest policy" ideas out there. Do "hot" and "pol... [FishbowlDC]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted March 8, 2011
QUOTES of the DAY From the frozen food isle: Pizza and Cookies. Two of WaPo's Ezra Klein's favorite foods all in one box. ... [FishbowlDC]

Ezra on Maher: Stiff and Serious Until He Talks 'Skins' - Posted March 8, 2011
This review was written by Betsy Rothstein and Alec Jacobs Come on, Ezzy, loosen up! That's what we kept screaming at WaPo's liberal Boy Band lead singer Ezra Klein Friday night during HBO's "Real Time With Bill Maher." The positives: The earth tones, a mushroom green blazer and olive tie, worked well. His hair... [FishbowlDC]

Ezzy Klein Goes to Hollywood - Posted March 4, 2011
As we speak, WaPo's Ezra Klein, an avid FishbowlDC reader and a big fan of what we do here, is strapping on his TV boots, glossing up those lips of his, and dressing up in his Sunday be... [FishbowlDC]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted March 1, 2011
QUOTES of the DAY Dear Readers: We're still digging our way out from the weekend and the Oscars, so bear with us. Happy Birthday to Human Events Senior Editor Emily Miller, whos... [FishbowlDC]

WaPo's Jennifer Rubin Schools Professor Klein - Posted February 23, 2011
Usually, Ezra Klein is the one at WaPo sounding professorial. But Monday morning, his conservative counterpart Jennifer Rubin, who pens "Right Turn" for the paper, was the one doing the schooling... [FishbowlDC]

Fishbowl5 With the Other Ezra - Posted February 23, 2011
We only just discovered TNR's web intern Ezra Deutsch-Feldman Tuesday when confusion arose as to whether he was trying to steal the identity of WaPo's liberal blogger Ezra Klein, who tweeted, "therecanbeonlyone." But as we're learning, and it might take some patience and acceptance on Klein's part, there ... [FishbowlDC]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted February 23, 2011
QUOTES of the DAY ... [FishbowlDC]

BREAKING: The Unthinkable. Two Ezra's? - Posted February 22, 2011
WaPo's liberal blogger Ezra Klein expressed concern just moments ago that there may be confusion about the existence of another Ezra. "I had no idea you had children. I thought you were like 26," a Twitter follower named Spinsterell... [FishbowlDC]

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]

Morning Treat: Nothing Better Than Ezra - Posted February 2, 2011
WaPo's great FishbowlDC fan club president Ezra Klein got an unbelievable shout-out in his own newspaper in last weekend's Sunday's Business section. If you missed the paragraph on the bottom of G2, here's what it said: "W... [FishbowlDC]

Are You On the Guest List? Find Out This Week. - Posted February 1, 2011
[caption id="attachment_30151" align="alignleft" width="252" caption="Coverboy Andrew Noyes of Facebook, former National Journal reporter."][/caption] It's that time of year when the city's youthful so-and-sos... [FishbowlDC]

Journolist Still Alive, Says Anonymous Blogger - Posted January 31, 2011
Some blogger, presumably in some basement somewhere, still isn't over Journolist, the exclusive e-mail listserv founded by WaPo columnist and FishbowlDC enthusiast Ezra Klein, whi... [FishbowlDC]

2011: A Yawner in SOTU Watch Parties - Posted January 25, 2011
Watch parties for the President's State of the Union address are a tradition in Washington. Everyone is supposed to get together to watch POTUS (and drink) at a local watering hole. Or so we thought. This year, tradition is broken. No parties, just an avalanche of live-blogging. The Daily Beast's Howard Kurtz will... [FishbowlDC]

Boy Banders Oddly Silent on Olbermann - Posted January 24, 2011
Boy Banders have been uncharacteristically silent on the fall of MSNBC Host Keith Olbermann. Nothing from WaPo's Ezra Klein, Slate's ... [PRNewser]

Boy Banders Oddly Silent on Olbermann - Posted January 24, 2011
Boy Banders have been uncharacteristically silent on the fall of MSNBC Host Keith Olbermann. Nothing from WaPo's Ezra Klein, Slate's ... [FishbowlDC]

Blogger Gets Wisdom Teeth Pulled - Posted January 24, 2011
Soup and mush. This is what Center for American Progress fellow Matthew Yglesias is eating these days as the result of getting his wisdom teeth yanked. Big FishbowlDC fan WaPo's ... [FishbowlDC]

Professor Ezra Klein... - Posted January 19, 2011
We're shining up a delicious red apple and getting it gleaming. Apparently WaPo's liberal blogger Ezra Klein fancies himself a teacher of men. We're calling it Ezra-gance (-noun def. a condition in which ... [FishbowlDC]

Ezra's Lip Service - Posted January 11, 2011
WaPo's Ezra Klein's lips took center stage last night during his interview with Charlie Rose. Perhaps the black background set off those pillows of flesh that look like house made glistening veal medallions. Or maybe Kl... [FishbowlDC]

Poynter Gives Politico the Nod - Posted January 10, 2011
The Poynter Institute has written an entire story about Politico's coverage of the Arizona shootings. In turn, Politico is reporting on itself this morning. News of the story showed up in a number of Politico messages by reporters on Twitter last night. For instance, Politico's Jake Sherman wrote, "... [FishbowlDC]

Ezra Klein to Chris Hayes: 'Good Evening Keith' - Posted January 5, 2011
Last night was a dream come true. Guest hosting for MSNBC's ... [FishbowlDC]

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]

65 Precious Minutes of Absolute Torture - Posted December 29, 2010
Oh Ben Smith -- how could you? The "Bloggingheads, 2010" conversation between Politico's ... [FishbowlDC]

Hacker, Fallows, Klein on NAF Economic Insecurity Panel - Posted December 13, 2010
Jacob Hacker, James Fallows and Ezra Klein will all be taking part in a discussion on economic insecurity at the New America Foundation on Tuesday. The Atlantic's Fallows will be the moderator. Yale Political Science Prof Hacker and WaPo's Klein will be among the panelists. Time... [FishbowlDC]

Fonzie Loves WaPo's Ezra Klein to Pieces, But His Favorite? It's MSNBC's Rachel Maddow - Posted December 9, 2010
"May I call you Fonzie?" I inquired this morning when Arthur Fonzarelli phoned me at 8 a.m. A polite Henry Winkler replied, "No, because that is a fictional character that I could never live up to. It was extraordinarily fun to play, but I couldn't live up to that." Fon... [FishbowlDC]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted December 9, 2010
QUOTES of the DAY New hairdo alert "Look at @joanWalsh's fancy new hairdo!" -- ABC News White House Reporter Jake Tapper in a Wednesday tweet referencing Salon's former Ed... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List 12.08.10 - Posted December 8, 2010
*WCP's Moe Tkacik slices and dices WaPo's baby liberal blogger ... [FishbowlDC]

Good Morning FishbowlDC - Posted December 2, 2010
QUOTES of the DAY Boy Band Special "No, Jack Kingston, the last two minutes of the basketball is the boring hack-a-Shaq part where my wife says, 'WHEN IS THIS GAME GONNA END?'" -- HuffPost's ... [FishbowlDC]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted November 10, 2010
QUOTES of the DAY Irritated reporter "Dear Bartender, I am happy your buddies are here. But I've trying to pay for my dinner for 20 minutes while you're chatting up your bros." -- AP's White House reporter ... [FishbowlDC]

So You Think You Can Be a Pundit - Posted October 20, 2010
WaPo's hunt for America's next great pundit is moving along. The contestant pool has been narrowed down to 10. And the Post isn't making it a cake walk. The powers that be are putting them through rigorous blogging to determine if they have what it takes. Meet the contestants and read... [FishbowlDC]

Good Morning FishbowlDC - Posted October 18, 2010
QUOTES of the DAY Grandma to blogger: You should've snagged Pres. Obama "I mean, I CAN both fry catfish and bake a mean peach cobbler. My family thinks that's worth at least a Senator or a bi... [FishbowlDC]

Which Journo Decided to go Hairy? - Posted October 4, 2010
Last week a certain journalist decided to try adding facial hair. Who is this? (Hopefully it's not too painfully obvious.) Send guesses to FishbowlDC@mediabistro.com or tweet us at @FishbowlDC. We'll keep your guesses anonymous. We'll show the whole face later. Hint: He's male, not female. > Update: Se... [FishbowlDC]

Will WaPo's Jonathan Capehart's Hot Shorts Land Him 100 Dates? - Posted September 16, 2010
[caption id="attachment_20607" align="aligncenter" width="587" caption="Jonathan Capehart (Photo Credit: FishbowlDC)"][/caption] There are shorts. And then there are short shorts. WaPo's Jonathan Capehart donned ... [FishbowlDC]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted September 7, 2010
Journo laments end of madras shorts "Madras pants for the last time this year. Sigh #endofsummer The seersucker shorts got their last." - AP White House reporter Phil Elliott in a weekend tweet. McIntyre relates to Brewer's Cindy Brady moment "But I can sympath... [FishbowlDC]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted September 2, 2010
Quote(s) of the Day Most pointless must-read quote you will read today "I'm officially adding fresh figs to my list of favorite foods." - WaPo's liberal Baby Blogger Ezra Klein in a Wednesday tweet. The day is young, but we're confident this is the most astounding detail about a journo that you will learn... [FishbowlDC]

It was a Dark and Stormy Morning... - Posted August 12, 2010
Washington awoke to a dark morning today with an unusual amount of lightening. "I feel like sort of ghosts of Congress past are weighing in on this conversation this morning," said C-SPAN host and President Susan Swain, who sat before a black backdrop - otherwise known as the storm. MSNBC's Joe Scarborough also... [FishbowlDC]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted August 5, 2010
Quote(s) of the Day Dear God: It's me, Jacque Jo "Dear God: If you ever decide I should reproduce, just know I will likely tranq them before I bring them to an airport. Love, Me." - Washington Examiner Editor Jacque Jo Bland on Twitter Wednesday. Ezra - that's Southern right? ... [FishbowlDC]

Outed Journolister Leaves Country for Family Emergency - Posted July 29, 2010
You never wish for something bad to happen. But when the spotlight is shining so bright, getting out of the glare can be a relief. The Hill's Gautham Nagesh, who was outed as a Journolister last week by WaPo's baby blogger powerhouse ... [FishbowlDC]

The "Heroes" of Journolist - Posted July 27, 2010
Today the bloodbath of Journolist pauses for The Daily Caller's superhero edition of Journolist. In this story by Jonathan Strong, certain Journolisters are praised for "integrity" and "civility." The "heroes" include: Journolist founder, WaPo's ... [FishbowlDC]

Ackerman Has a Dirty-Talking Twitter Imitator - Posted July 26, 2010
Looks like Wired's Spencer Ackerman has an imitation Twitter handle who calls himself "Frackerman." This is an actual picture of Ackerman that the phony Ack uses. We dashed out his f-bombs; he writes the real thing. Unofficial name: S. Effen Ackerman. H... [FishbowlDC]

WaPo's Parker Puckers Up to Ezra, Post and Other Journolisters - Posted July 26, 2010
WaPo conservative columnist and soon-to-be right-wing CNN talk show host Kathleen Parker took time over the weekend to kiss up to WaPo liberal blogger Ezra Klein ... [FishbowlDC]

Tucker & Ezra: The End? - Posted July 23, 2010
Just three weeks ago, we reported that WaPo blogger and Journolist founder Ezra Klein was spotted dining with The Daily Caller's Editor-in-Chief ... [FishbowlDC]

The Journolist Bloodbath Continues; HuffPost Strikes Out at Daily Caller - Posted July 21, 2010
Dirt is flying over The Daily Caller's revealing stories on the contents of the Journolist listserv. HuffPost, which has ex-Journolisters in its midst and has employees who have been staunch defenders of the list's privacy (the harshest defenders have included Jason Linkins and ... [FishbowlDC]

More JournoList Leaks: Members Plot to Bury Rev. Wright Story - Posted July 20, 2010
President Obama's former pastor - Jeremiah A. Wright Jr. of Chicago's Trinity United Church of Christ. It's now fairly obvious that the Daily Caller has in its possession the full archive of JournoList - Ezra Klein's defunct internet group for liberal members of the media. The list-serv that cost WaPo's... [FishbowlDC]

Ezra's Admirer - Posted July 14, 2010
WaPo's Ezra Klein gets some unusual online praise, but not for his work, exactly. On Tuesday he tweeted a sample... "From the inbox: 'Dear Ezra, I have one simple message for you: Breed.'" Klein didn't immediately respond to a FishbowlDC request for comment on this matter. ... [FishbowlDC]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted July 13, 2010
Quote of the Day Oprah: the movie? Zowie!!! OPRAH: A BIOGRAPHY as a movie (Read here.) --Author ... [FishbowlDC]

A Spoof on JournoList - Posted July 6, 2010
Here's a satire of conversations from JournoList. Before anyone flies off the handle, this means that it's a fictional, fake, made-up, invented take on conversations that the author, David Burge of Iowahawke, imagines could have transpired on JournoList. WaPo's ... [FishbowlDC]

Tucker and Ezra Break Bread - Posted July 2, 2010
Spotted Thursday night dining at Potenza were The Daily Caller's Editor-in-Chief Tucker Carlson and WaPo's Ezra Klein. No doubt they had much to discuss - the Journolist perhaps? Klein founded the lis... [FishbowlDC]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted June 29, 2010
Quote(s) of the Day Journo apparently preferred the slaw "Hank's Oyster Bar really knows how to make cole slaw. #thatisall" --WaPo's Ezra Klein in a Monday tweet on coleslaw. Weigel spins up a storm "Folks of every ideology are "contributors." Pat Buchanan and Ezra ... [FishbowlDC]

Weigel Says He Treated 'The List' Like a Dive Bar - Posted June 28, 2010
Former WaPo blogger Dave Weigel offers explanations for his behavior on Andrew Breitbart's Big Journalism site today in a first-person story bearing the headline, "Hubris and Humility: David Weigel Comes Clean on Washi... [FishbowlDC]

Journolist to Shut Down: 'It's Done' Says Founder Ezra Klein - Posted June 25, 2010
Journolist, the clubby listserv for liberal journos created by WaPo's Ezra Klein , is shuttering its cyberspace doors. The news was first alerted to us by Yahoo! News's Michael Calderone, who said over Twitter, "I hear that @ezraklein is shutting down Journolist." Just moments ago, Klein ... [FishbowlDC]

Obama's Oval Office Address: Did it Help? - Posted June 16, 2010
[Image: Kevin Lamarque/Reuters] President Obama gave the first Oval Office address of his presidency last night, to speak about the Gulf Coast oil spill and the administration's plan moving forward. In the address, Obama said the government will fight the spill, "with everything we've got for as long it takes. We will make... [PRNewser]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted April 28, 2010
Quote(s) of the Day A sh-tstorm of the word shi--y "Sad to say I did not win Chris Dodd Bingo. But I did extract a promise that on his last day @senchrisdodd will say 'shitty' for me. -- Bloomberg TV's Lizzie O'Leary in a tweet this morning, referring to the abundant use of... [FishbowlDC]

Journos Flock to The Week's Opinion Awards - Posted April 21, 2010
The Week held their annual Opinion Awards last night at the W Hotel. This year's event recognized WaPo wunderkind Ezra Klein, TNR's Jonathan... [FishbowlDC]

Rachel Maddow Show Gets New Sponsor... and Technology - Posted March 26, 2010
If you were watching MSNBC's "The Rachel Maddow Show" last night you may have seen an interesting use of technology during the Ezra Klein segment. Klein's lower third read, "Live via Cisco TelePresence." BeetTV's ... [TVNewser]

Vote Now: FishbookDC 2009's "Most Ambitious" Journo - Posted September 1, 2009
Who is FishbookDC's most ambitious journo of 2009? Like your ambition Doogie Howser-style? Vote Garrett Graff or Tommy McFly. Straight up? From City Paper reporter to ABC's White House correspondent, "ambition" is Jake Tapper's middle... [FishbowlDC]

FishbookDC's Summer Superlative Candidates: The "Mosts" - Posted August 31, 2009
The long-awaited moment is finally here. We reviewed your nominations and narrowed them down to those that were well-supported or well-deserved. Below are your 2009 candidates for the "most" categories. Voting will begin (for real this time) tomorrow. Until then, start planning your votes. Most Likely to be... [FishbowlDC]

WaPo's Ezra Klein Unplugged on Health Care Blogging and Being a Foodie - Posted August 28, 2009
The last time significant health care legislation was introduced, WaPo's Ezra Klein was in grade school. Today, the 25-year-old is blogging 3,000 words a day on this topic for the Post. Not to mention his new food column. That makes Klein the subject of this week's "Unplugged, Under 40" on CBS' daily... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List 08.24.09 - Posted August 24, 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]

Ezra Klein Makes Debut As A WaPo Foodie - Posted July 1, 2009
WaPo launched "Gut Check" today, a new column by Ezra Klein, not in the A section, not on politics, but in the Food Section. According to the editor's note, it's a biweekly column of the "politics of food." We're intrigued, and hungry. Check out Klein's debut as a foodie ... [FishbowlDC]

Taking Out The Trash - Posted June 2, 2009
What we almost missed today... • Richard Wolffe celebrated his new book "Renegade: The Making of a President" last night at Cafe Atlantico with friends and colleagues, including Valerie Jarrett, Gwen Ifill, ... [FishbowlDC]

Ezra Klein Pens New Blog for WaPo - Posted May 18, 2009
WaPo announced this morning that Ezra Klein will write their newest blog covering "legislative issues at the top of the Obama administration's agenda, including economic recovery, reviving the banking system, cap and trade, and health-care reform." Klein joined WaPo from The American Prospect. Check out the blog here. ... [FishbowlDC]

Prospect's Ezra Klein To WaPo - Posted April 23, 2009
Politico's reporting today that The American Prospect's Ezra Klein is joining WaPo. He has been hired as a blogger and will begin in the next month. ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List 03.25.09 - Posted March 25, 2009
h/t Shenan... [FishbowlDC]

It's Here. Washington Life's 2009 The Young & The Guest List - Posted March 9, 2009
And now the moment we've all been waiting with bated breath for... Washington Life Magazine's 2009 The Young & the Guest List is here. The annual collection of 250 of the "mo... [FishbowlDC]

Forbes.com Ranks the Liberal Media Elite - Posted January 23, 2009
Forbes.com has compiled a list of the 25 Most Influential Liberals in US Media, which depending on who you are includes most of the East Coast, or begins and ends with ... [Fishbowl NY]

Forbes.com Ranks the Liberal Media Elite - Posted January 23, 2009
Forbes.com has compiled a list of the 25 Most Influential Liberals in US Media, which depending on who you are includes most of the East Coast, or begins and ends with ... [FishbowlNY]

Morning Reading List, 12.29.08 - Posted December 29, 2008
Good morning, Washington. What DC museum 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]

Morning Reading List, 09.26.08 - Posted September 26, 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 t... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List, 09.17.08 - Posted September 17, 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]

Matthews Says "Sorry" - Posted January 18, 2008
His remarks: "Was it fair to say that Hillary Clinton, like any great politician took advantage of a crisis to prove herself? Was her conduct in 1998 a key to starting her independent electoral career the following year? Yes. Was it fair to imply that Hillary's whole career depended on being a... [FishbowlDC]

Is Ezra Klein In Trouble At MSNBC? - Posted January 16, 2008
"Hardball" has American Prospect writer Ezra Klein on once a week. But then Wonkette discovered that Klein had some not so nice things to say about NBC big wig Tim Russert on his Twitter page (to wit: "fuck him with a spiky acid-tipped dick"). Klein ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List, 01.14.08 - Posted January 14, 2008
Good morning Washington. On this day in 1952, the "Today" show premiered, in 1973 the Dolphins became the only one of only two NFL teams to go undefeated during the regular season, and in 2004, President Bush announced we're going to Mars. (Hat tip: MicCheckRadio). Quickly navigate Morning Reading List: ... [FishbowlDC]

Hottest Media Comments - Posted July 25, 2007
On various blogs, people are chiming in on FishbowlDC's Hottest Media Contest. See the Word Battles after the jump... On Garance Franke-Ruta's blog: "I think your patrician accent will put you over the top. "I'm leaning towards... [FishbowlDC]

This Week In Blog Wars! - Posted May 21, 2007
Matthew Yglesias v. Marty Peretz! Mickey Kaus v. Ezra Klein! (Zzz....again....) ... [FishbowlDC]

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