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How Howard Fineman Spells Rhinoceros: 'Rhinocerus' - Posted September 19, 2013
It was at times an intense standoff last night as nine Washington journalists squared off against nine members of Congress in a Spelling Bee at the National... [FishbowlDC]

NPC Spelling Bee Chooses Judges - Posted September 9, 2013
As we've previously reported, on Sept. 18, the National Press Club is hosting a spelling bee that pits members of Congress against Washington reporters. Ticket sales are going well, but the event, w... [FishbowlDC]

So You Think You Can Spell? - Posted August 25, 2013
Lawmakers and reporters often spar, but now the two sides will square off in a whole different forum. FNC's Ed Henry, CBS's Major Garrett, and MSNBC's ... [TVNewser]

Production Wraps on 'The Chris Matthews Show' - Posted July 5, 2013
The syndicated weekend public affairs program, "The Chris Matthews Show" is wrapping up production after 11 years. And the final three broadcasts, airing over the next three weekends, feature 17 of the show's most prominent guests. The sev... [TVNewser]

The Calendar Boys of BuffPost - Posted June 6, 2013
You've heard of The Beltway Boys -- how about the BuffPost Boys? Sam Stein and the guys over at HuffPost (dubbed "BuffPost" by MSNBC's Joe Scarbor... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted May 29, 2013
Quotes of the Day "I don't know where zoftig ends and Dunkin Donuts begins." -- HuffPost and MSNBC's Howard Fineman on New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie weight loss in reaction to an intro from ... [FishbowlDC]

Excuse Me, Howard Fineman: I'm Bored! - Posted May 16, 2013
It's just after 7 a.m. and no doubt HuffPost's Howard Fineman... [FishbowlDC]

Tick Tock: WHCD 2013 - Posted April 29, 2013
By Betsy Rothstein, Peter Ogburn and Eddie Scarry The White House Correspondents' Dinner was a blur this year as stars, journalists, nerdy political types -- and Psy -- rubbed elbows. Well, not Psy, he was busy smoking. But the rest of 'em fawned and frolicked around the Washington Hilton... [PRNewser]

Tick Tock: WHCD 2013 - Posted April 29, 2013
By Betsy Rothstein, Peter Ogburn and Eddie Scarry The White House Correspondents' Dinner was a blur this year as stars, journalists, nerdy political types -- and Psy -- rubbed elbows. Well, not Psy, he was busy smoking. But the rest of 'em fawned and frolicked around the Washington Hilton... [FishbowlDC]

Wemple, Albright Cut Lines WHCD Weekend - Posted April 28, 2013
It's one thing to stand in long lines to enter any number of the White House Correspondents' Dinner weekend parties. It's another when it comes to waiting at the bar for a drink or buffet for food once you're inside. WaPo's media reporter Er... [FishbowlDC]

Separated at Birth: Pete Williams - Posted April 22, 2013
Yes, yes, we get it. NBC's Pete Williams is a God of News. Throughout last week's manhunt for the bombers of the Boston Marathon, Williams seemed to be among the few trusted journalists in America. While many outlets got the story wrong, Williams remained steady. With Williams getting SO much airtime, we... [PRNewser]

Morning Chatter - Posted March 11, 2013
Quotes of the Day "So many newspaper reporters. So many interviews to turn down." -- President Obama at this weekend's Gridiron dinner. ... [FishbowlDC]

Um, Congrats? MSNBC's Chris Matthews Exalts BuzzFeed Scribe For Being On Show - Posted January 30, 2013
Wearing a cornflower blue vest that made us ask "Where's Abu?," BuzzFeed's Andrew Kaczynski appeared on MSNBC's "Hardball" yesterday. He was on to discuss the "secret donors" fighting against the confirmation of Chuck... [FishbowlDC]

Ashley Judd Mixes, Mingles With Journos - Posted January 21, 2013
Actress and pretend Senate hopeful Ashley Judd held court in Atlantic Publisher David Bradley's gorgeous kitchen last night at his pre-inaugural bash. The party, dubbed "Downton Bradley" for its hoity-toity... [PRNewser]

Ashley Judd Mixes, Mingles With Journos - Posted January 21, 2013
Actress and pretend Senate hopeful Ashley Judd held court in Atlantic Publisher David Bradley's gorgeous kitchen last night at his pre-inaugural bash. The party, dubbed "Downton Bradley" for its hoity-toity... [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]

Morning Chatter - Posted January 3, 2013
QUOTES of the DAY Is this war? "The Breitbart crew's terrible reporting on Boehner makes a great case for the value of the traditional media that the site hates." -- Politico's Alexander Burns... [FishbowlDC]

What People Are Saying About Newsweek Ending Print Edition - Posted October 18, 2012
As you know, Newsweek has decided to end its print edition. We're sad about it, but not everyone is. Below is a sampling of what people are saying about an icon going dark. ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

What People Are Saying About Newsweek Ending Print Edition - Posted October 18, 2012
As you know, Newsweek has decided to end its print edition. We're sad about it, but not everyone is. Below is a sampling of what people are saying about an icon going dark. ... [FishbowlNY]

Morning Chatter - Posted October 17, 2012
Quotes of the Day -- The Debate Edition "Someone wrote me an email and said they thought the Secret Service was going to intervene." -- Politico's Mike Allen early this morning on MSNBC's "Morni... [FishbowlDC]

HuffPost Turns 5 - Posted September 24, 2012
Over the weekend HuffPost's Washington D.C. newsroom celebrated five years of existence with a with a roof party atop their offices on Pennsylvania Avenue. As you can see by the photograph, Sa... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted August 28, 2012
Quotes of the Day CNN Producer for Piers Morgan Tonight Brad Parks: "Passing time between live shots at the CNN Grill photo booth." Mrs. Ralph Reed to Convention Security: Ligh... [FishbowlDC]

How Can I Make it About Me? - Posted August 10, 2012
Look everybody, Rush Limbaugh mentioned me! This is the gist of a column by HuffPost-AOL Editorial Director Howard Fineman this week, as he recounte... [FishbowlDC]

How Can I Make It About Me? - Posted June 28, 2012
In a nauseous review of HBO's The Newsroom, Editorial Director of AOL HuffPost Media Group ... [FishbowlDC]

The Huffington Post Fetes iPad Magazine 'Huffington.' At New York Shindig - Posted June 14, 2012
[caption id="attachment_62235" align="alignright" width="300" caption="Credit: Dario Cantatore "][/caption] The Huffington Post held a garden party to celebrate the launch of its new iPad magazine, "Huffington," Last night. FishbowlNY was there at the Gramercy Park Hotel rooftop bar, along with a few hundred of ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

The Huffington Post Fetes iPad Magazine 'Huffington.' At New York Shindig - Posted June 14, 2012
[caption id="attachment_62235" align="alignright" width="300" caption="Credit: Dario Cantatore "][/caption] The Huffington Post held a garden party to celebrate the launch of its new iPad magazine, "Huffington," Last night. FishbowlNY was there at the Gramercy Park Hotel rooftop bar, along with a few hundred of ... [FishbowlNY]

Morning Chatter - Posted May 29, 2012
Quotes of the Day Are you there Gin? It's me, John "No, bottle of Hendricks, I will NOT come play with you again." -- Roll Call's John Stanton. It's 3:34 a.m. Do you know where you... [FishbowlDC]

Howard Fineman's Bragilicious Email - Posted April 24, 2012
From the Dept. of Bragiculture...HuffPost's Howard Fineman is a very important person. Didn't you know? This past weekend he emailed into Politico ... [FishbowlDC]

CNN's Hilary Rosen: 'I am a Sea of Calm' - Posted April 12, 2012
In case you thought you were having night terrors last night, CNN Democratic Commentator and SKDKnickerbocker Managing Director ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted February 23, 2012
Quotes of the Day Lizza offers pronunciation advice "Pro tip: The secret to pronouncing Ahmadinejad is to think 'I'm a dinner jacket.' #yourewelcome #cnndebate" -- The New Yorker's Ryan Lizza. ... [FishbowlDC]

NBC News/Newsweek-The Daily Beast Partner on 2012 Election Coverage - Posted January 9, 2012
NBC News and Newsweek-The Daily Beast are partnering on 2012 election coverage. Under the content-sharing agreement, NWDB will get access to NBC's political reporters and content, and will be able to use MSNBC.com's video player for content. N... [TVNewser]

Down With Kermit - Posted December 2, 2011
We like the Muppets. We like watching the news. What we HATE is watching the Muppets become the news. This reached new levels of absurdity yesterday when Kermit the Frog invaded Washington, DC. First stop was CBS News where he joined Bob Schieffer to discuss politics. ... [FishbowlDC]

Washington Fetes Whitaker's Family Memoir - Posted October 28, 2011
[caption id="attachment_54600" align="alignleft" width="250" caption="Whitaker with wife Alexis Gelber "][/caption] Looking for a way to pass the time while you wait out this weekend's wintry weather? If so, you're in luck because Mark Whitaker... [FishbowlDC]

CNN's Whitaker to Celebrate "My Long Trip Home" - Posted October 5, 2011
Mark Whitaker, EVP and managing editor of CNN Worldwide, will return to Washington on Tuesday October 25th to celebrate the publication of his book "My Long Trip Home." Hosted by Democratic consultant Mandy Grunwald... [FishbowlDC]

AOL Huffington Post Media Group Relaunches OffTheBus for 2012 Election Season - Posted July 7, 2011
Citizen journalism is back on the bus for the 2012 presidential election with AOL Huffington Post Media Group's relaunch of OffTheBus. OffTheBus will combine the efforts of ... [SocialTimes.com]

HuffPost Launches OffTheBus Citizen Journalism Project - Posted July 7, 2011
It's hard to believe, but the 2012 elections are right around the corner. With that in mind, The Huffington Post announced today it is launching OffTheBus, an open-source, citizen-based re... [10,000 Words]

Washington Toasts Chris Licht - Posted May 27, 2011
[caption id="attachment_40429" align="alignnone" width="524" caption="Licht, Brzezinski, Mike Allen, Mark Leibovich, Louis Burgdorf"][/caption] If the idea of Mark Leibovich's impending ... [FishbowlDC]

Speaking Words of Wisdom - Posted May 1, 2011
'Tis the graduation season once again. And that means numerous commencement speeches from TV journos and analysts. Here now, then, is TVNewser's fourth annual list of who's-speaking-where-and-when (in alphabetical order): CNBC's Maria Bartirom... [TVNewser]

Fineman To Address Colgate Grads - Posted April 8, 2011
HuffPost Media Group's editorial director and famous head of hair Howard Fineman will give the commencement address at his alma mater, Colgate University, on May 15. Fineman, class of 1970, ... [FishbowlDC]

After Downsizing, Huffington Post Media Group Staffs Up - Posted March 14, 2011
Just two business days after it was out with the old at AOL and Huffington Post Media Group, it was in with the new, as the division created by the ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Andrew Breitbart, Among Others, Now Writing for Huffington Post - Posted March 14, 2011
Huffington Post announced a bunch of huge hires today. First off, former LA Times features editor John Montorio is now HuffPo's new editor o... [FishbowlLA]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted March 4, 2011
QUOTES of the DAY Happy Belated Birthday to... It's a tiny bit late, but here's a a birthday shout-out to Politico CLICK writer and ex-FishbowlDC Editor extraordinaire ... [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]

Fineman Q & A Set for Friday at the Ritz - Posted February 24, 2011
Carol Joynt's Q & A Cafe needs 10 more bodies at the Ritz to completely fill Friday's lunchtime interview with HuffPost and MSNBC's Howard Fin... [FishbowlDC]

How To Play Washington Media 'Like a Fiddle' - Posted February 7, 2011
John Harris and Jim VandeHei, Politico's head honchos, have a meaty piece up today about ... [FishbowlDC]

Author Graham Moore's Presidential Perks - Posted December 2, 2010
[caption id="attachment_26255" align="aligncenter" width="502" caption="Novelist Graham Moore with VP Joe Biden "][/caption] Dealing with the spotlight from a famous mother or father can be drag. Just ask ... [FishbowlDC]

Willie Geist DC Party - Posted November 18, 2010
At the home of NBC's Norah O'Donnell and chef Geoff Tracy in Washington, DC last night, people celebrated MSNBC's Willie Geist... [TVNewser]

Scarborough Scoffs at Fineman's Story: 'That's a Joke' - Posted November 17, 2010
As Washington is abuzz with HuffPost's Howard Fineman's story linking New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg and MSNBC "Morning Joe" Host ... [FishbowlDC]

We Love You Howard Fineman But... - Posted November 2, 2010
No buts. HuffPost and MSNBC contributor Howard Fineman cleaned up his look since we saw him last and fixed his hairdo gone wild. .... [FishbowlDC]

Sunday Show Preview: 10.31.10 - Posted October 29, 2010
NBC's Meet the Press: Gov. Haley Barbour (R-MS) Chairman, Republican Governors Association; Fmr. Gov. Tim Kaine (D-VA), Chairman, Democratic National Committee; Tom Brokaw, NBC News; Charlie Cook, National Journal; ... [FishbowlDC]

Howard Fineman We Love You But... - Posted October 22, 2010
You must get a hair cut. Why? Because elections are coming, you have a boatload of upcoming TV appearances and it looks like a small hurricane just blew through the studio. HuffPost and MSNBC's Howard Fineman appeared on MSNBC's "Hardball" just moments ago alongside the always perfectly groomed NBC's "Meet the... [FishbowlDC]

Howard Fineman Admits 'Professional Incest' on First Day of Work at HuffPost - Posted October 14, 2010
Ten. That's the number of "I's" and "me's" and "my's" that turn up in HuffPost's newly hired Howard Fineman's debut column this week. We don't anticipate him being the King of Pimp (Hello there, ... [FishbowlDC]

Keith Kelly Is NOT Leaving The NYP - Posted October 7, 2010
In case you were wondering. The Guardian's Edward Helmore wrote about HuffPo vs. The Daily Beast today. And Business Insider ... [MediaJobsDaily]

Howard Kurtz Leaves Washington Post For The Daily Beast - Posted October 5, 2010
Our sister site TVNewser is reporting that Howard Kurtz is leaving the Washingto... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Howard Kurtz Leaves Washington Post For The Daily Beast - Posted October 5, 2010
Our sister site TVNewser is reporting that Howard Kurtz is leaving the Washingto... [FishbowlNY]

Fineman Gets His Long Title at Long Last - Posted September 28, 2010
MNBC has given newly hired HuffPost Senior Political Editor Howard Fineman his proper title. The following is from today's schedule as released by MSNBC: "HARDBALL WITH CHRIS MATTHEWS" (LIVE 5-6, RE-AIRS 7-8 P.M. ET) Guest Host: Chris Matthews, from Belfast, Ireland Topics/Guests: OBAMA AND BIDEN TELL DEMS TO STOP WHINING: Josh Marshall, Founder and... [FishbowlDC]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted September 28, 2010
QUOTES of the DAY No special treatment, please "To the chef who gilded my designer pizza w/ a heapin' helpin' of osetra caviar: I assume *everybody* gets that much? That's what I'm writing." - WaPo Restaurant Reviewer ... [FishbowlDC]

Fineman Wants HuffPost in his TV Title - Posted September 27, 2010
What does it take to get a "HuffPost" added to your title? Howard Fineman, the new senior political editor of HuffPost and former Newsweek scribe, still can't get MSNBC to switch his title ... [FishbowlDC]

Former HuffPo Blogger Wonders Why She Couldn't Get Paid - Posted September 27, 2010
Mayhill Fowler had one demand for the Huffington Post, if she was going to continue writing for the news platform. She wanted to get paid. Unfortunately, the editors at HuffPo didn't really want to do that. Despite multiple attempts, the editors continued to deny Fowler's requests for paying gigs. So Fowler told... [MediaJobsDaily]

The Huffington Post Strikes Again: The New York Times' Peter Goodman Named Business Editor - Posted September 22, 2010
Whatever The Huffington Post is doing to lure high-level journalists is clearly working: Just ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Mickey Kaus Moves to Newsweek - Posted September 20, 2010
On the same day we find out that Howard Fineman is leaving Newsweek after 30 years for Huffpo we find out that former Slate blogger turned failed Senate ... [FishbowlLA]

The Huffington Post Taps MSNBC News Analyst Howard Fineman as Senior Political Editor - Posted September 20, 2010
MSNBC news analyst Howard Fineman joined ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted September 20, 2010
Quotes of the Day Imminent hives "Sensing before 8 a.m. that today will give me hives at some point doesn't bode well." -- The Washington Examiner's Feature Editor Jacque Jo Bland in a Monday morn... [FishbowlDC]

Howard Fineman Goes to Huffpo - Posted September 20, 2010
After only 30 years at Newsweek, reporter Howard Fineman is going to Huffington Post. NYT reports: Mr. Fineman's move from a print medium to online news is a sign that The Hu... [FishbowlLA]

Fineman Leaves Newsweek for HuffPost - Posted September 19, 2010
NYT's Brian Stelter breaks the news that Newsweek's Howard Fineman is leaving the publication to be senior political editor for HufffPost. He will still be a contributor for MSNBC. Read the story ... [FishbowlDC]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted August 31, 2010
Quote(s) of the Day Business reporter endorses lobster truck "Endorsing @Lobstertruckdc -- more than worth the 25-minute wait and price ($15) for this delicious pile of lobster claw meat. #dcfood" - AP Business writer Daniel Wagner in a Monday tweet. Phonetic overboard In a town where the ... [FishbowlDC]

Inside the C-SPAN Digital Bus - Posted June 9, 2010
•FishbowlDC takes you inside the "The Magical Mystery C-SPAN Bus Tour" aboard the network's new million-dollar, technology-equipped vehicle. Special appearances by Howard Fineman, ... [TVNewser]

How Journos Handle Al, Tipper Split - Posted June 2, 2010
Journalists - TV, print and online - are having strong, sometimes extremely emotional reactions about the Al and Tipper Gore separation: "Leave them alone, just leave these people alone." --MSNBC "Morning Joe" Host Joe Scarborough on the separation up Al and Tipper Gore on W... [FishbowlDC]

Fineman Gets a Lobotomy - Posted May 24, 2010
Newsweek's Howard Fineman took the following as "funny" as opposed to "mean" and even had a written exchange with the watcher and obvious member of Fineman's fan club. To: Fineman, Howard Subject: My Condolences Until your recent appearance on MSNBC I had been unaware of your lobotomy. Please accept ... [FishbowlDC]

FNC Party Draws Animated Mix of Journos, Pols, Bigwigs And a String Quartet - Posted March 18, 2010
If you're a political star gazer, the FNC pre-party to the Radio & TV Correspondent's Dinner was the place to be Wednesday night as famous faces filled the room adorned in spring. As guests poured in and the party reached comfortable capacity, partygoers were greeted by a giant red Fox News... [FishbowlDC]

Andy Rooney On Turning 91 and 'The Single Luckiest Thing That Ever Happened To Me' - Posted January 14, 2010
Andy Rooney — who turns 91 today — is in demand these days. Rooney, a Colgate University alum, will be honored at a February 9 alumni "Tribute and Toast" in New York City. Expected attendees include fellow 'Gate grads such as 60 Minutes EP ... [TVNewser]

Tammy Haddad Hosts Toast to Dan Pfeiffer - Posted December 5, 2009
From today's Playbook by Mike Allen: "Tammy Haddad saluted Dan Pfeiffer, the new White House communications director, with a flash-mob buffet supper of salmon and bow-tie pasta with capers and olives. ... [FishbowlDC]

Holly Bailey Leaves Newsweek - Posted November 28, 2009
Newsweek's White House correspondent Holly Bailey is taking a buyout and leaving the mag, Politico reports. Via Calderone: "Holly has been a great asset to the bureau, and I'm sorry to see her go," said Washington bureau chief ... [FishbowlDC]

What Did You Do For Lunch? - Posted November 6, 2009
If you're certain White House reporters, the answer could be lunch with President Obama... Politico reports that CNN's David Gergen, WaPo's Chris Cillizza, Newsweek's Jon Meacham and ... [FishbowlDC]

Sunday Show Preview - Posted October 30, 2009
• NBC's Meet the Press: President Obama's 2008 presidential campaign manager David Plouffe, Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner, "Where Men Win Glory" author Jon Krakauer and NBC's Jim Miklaszewski and Andrea Mitchell • ... [FishbowlDC]

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

Sunday Show Preview - Posted October 2, 2009
• NBC's Meet the Press: Ambassador to the United Nations Susan Rice and a roundtable with NYT's David Brooks, WaPo's E.J. Dionne, MSNBC's Rachel Maddow and Republican political consultant ... [FishbowlDC]

News Notes: Media Types and Pols at "First Draft of History" - Posted October 2, 2009
• Today's schedule at the Atlantic's "First Draft of History," Washington's Ideas Forum at the Newseum... CNBC's Maria Bartiromo interviews Larry Summers, Jacob Weisberg interviews Brian Schweitzer, Howard Fineman interviews ... [FishbowlDC]

Sunday Show Preview - Posted September 11, 2009
NBC's Meet the Press: Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL), Sen. John Cornyn (R-TX), former DNC Chairman Howard Dean, and former House Speaker Newt Gingrich (R-GA) and a roundtable with CNBC's Erin Burnett, author Joshua Cooper Ramo and NBC's Chuck Todd... [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]

"First Draft of History" Event Announced - Posted August 31, 2009
Invitations for the "First Draft of History," a Newseum event sponsored by The Atlantic and the Aspen Institute are being extended today. The invite-only, all on-the-record event will include interviews and panel discussions with folks like Larry Summers, Janet Napolitano, ... [FishbowlDC]

Sunday Show Preview - Posted August 29, 2009
NBC's Meet the Press: Senator John Kerry (D-MA), Senator Chris Dodd (D-CT), Bob Shrum, Kathleen Kennedy Townsend, presidential historian Doris Kearns Goodwin and Maria Shriver CBS' Face the Nation: Senator John McCain (R-AZ), Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-CA), Senator Orrin Hatch (R-UT), Rep. Barney Frank (D-MA) and Georgetown University sociologist Michael Eric Dyson ABC's... [FishbowlDC]

Sunday Show Preview - Posted July 31, 2009
NBC's Meet the Press: National Economic Council Director Larry Summers, "The Battle for America 2008" authors Haynes Johnson and Dan Balz, former Rep. Harold Ford, Jr. (D-TN) and former Rep. J.C. Watts (R-OK) CBS' Face the Nation: National Economic Council Director Larry Summers and a roundtable with WaPo's... [FishbowlDC]

Sunday Show Preview - Posted July 24, 2009
NBC's Meet the Press: Secretary of State Hillary Clinton CBS' Face the Nation: White House senior advisor David Axelrod, Rep. Jim Cooper (D-TN), Gov. Bobby Jindal (R-LA) and historian Douglas Brinkley ABC's This Week: Sen. Kent Conrad (D-ND), Sen. Jim DeMint (R-SC) and a roundtable with NYT's David Brooks... [FishbowlDC]

Book Bash: "The Emperor's New Clothes" - Posted June 5, 2009
At Ellen and Gerry Sigal's book party for 9/11 Commissioner and Mayer Brown Partner Richard Ben-Veniste, talk veered from Obama's mission to the Middle East to Watergate (Ben-Veniste was chief prosecutor). His new book, The Emperor's New Clothes, covers five riveting cases with which Ben-Veniste was associated and the Sig... [FishbowlDC]

Sunday Show Preview - Posted May 15, 2009
NBC's Meet the Press: DNC's Tim Kaine and RNC's Michael Steele and a roundtable with CFR president Richard Haas, Newsweek's Jon Meacham, WSJ's Peggy Noonan and NJ's Ron Brownstein CBS' Face the Nation: R... [FishbowlDC]

Sunday Show Preview - Posted May 1, 2009
NBC's Meet the Press: Sen. Arlen Specter (D-PA), Health and Human Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, Department of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano and Center for Disease Control Acting Director Dr. Richard Besser and a roundtable with MSNBC's Joe Scarborough and former counselor to President Bush Ed Gillespie CBS' Face the Nation: Sen. Arlen Specter... [FishbowlDC]

Atlantic/NJ Poll of Prominent Journos Says Journalism Hurt By Internet; Obama Coverage "Right" - Posted April 10, 2009
The Atlantic and National Journal turned to the big dogs to get a read on the state of traditional journalism. They polled 43 prominent journalists on whether journalism has been helped or hurt by the Internet- 65 percent said it has been hurt more, while 34 percent said it has been helped... [FishbowlDC]

Sunday Show Preview - Posted March 13, 2009
NBC's Meet the Press: President's Council on Economic Advisors Chair Christina Romer and Rep. Eric Cantor (R-VA) and a roundtable with The Week's David Frum, BBC's Katty Kay, CNBC's Steve Liesman and PBS' ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List 03.05.09 - Posted March 5, 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 or let us know in the tips box below. ... [FishbowlDC]

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

Sunday Show Preview - Posted January 23, 2009
Meet the Press: National Economic Council Director Lawrence Summers, House Minority Leader John Boehner and a roundtable with New York Times' Thomas Friedman, NPR's ... [FishbowlDC]

Shots From Today's Daily Beast Inaugural Brunch - Posted January 18, 2009
The Daily Beast and Morning Joe crews jointly hosted a well-attended (though tricky to-get-to courtesy of a myriad of road blocks) brunch this morning at the Council on Foreign Relations building. While plenty of bold-fac... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Shots From Today's Daily Beast Inaugural Brunch - Posted January 18, 2009
The Daily Beast and Morning Joe crews jointly hosted a well-attended (though tricky to-get-to courtesy of a myriad of road blocks) brunch this morning at the Council on Foreign Relations building. While plenty of bold-fac... [FishbowlNY]

In "Foot-in-Mouth" Category, Matthews Doesn't Nominate Himself - Posted December 28, 2008
On his syndicated weekend show, Chris Matthews and his panel spent the half hour looking back at 2008, giving awards in several categories. One category was "Foot-in-Mouth" award. The nominees included Joe Biden and his "Obama will be tested" comment; Barack O... [TVNewser]

Sunday Show Preview - Posted December 26, 2008
Meet the Press: David Axelrod. Richard Wolffe of Newsweek, Todd Purdum of Vanity Fair and Michelle Singletary of the Washington Post. This Week: Sen. Bob... [FishbowlDC]

Fineman: I'd Support Matthews For Senator - Posted December 17, 2008
MSNBC/Newsweek's Howard Fineman appeared at the "Q&A Cafe" today (the last taping of the show until things get resolved with the show's location -- Nathans restaurant) and, when asked by host Carol Joynt if he thinks Chris Matthews will ru... [FishbowlDC]

Sunday Show Preview - Posted November 14, 2008
Meet the Press: Sen. Carl Levin (D-MI), Sen. Richard Shelby (R-AL), BP Capital Management founder/chair T. Boone Pickens and a roundtable with New York Times' Tom Fried... [FishbowlDC]

Sunday Show Preview - Posted October 10, 2008
Meet the Press: NJ Gov. Jon Corzine (D), former Rep. Rob Portman (R-OH), Wall Street Journal's Paul Gigot and Discovery Channel's Ted Koppel. Face the Nation: ... [FishbowlDC]

Sunday Show Preview - Posted August 29, 2008
Meet the Press: Gov. Tim Pawlenty (R) and a roundtable with presidential historian Doris Kearns Goodwin, NBC's David Gregory, NBC's Andrea Mitchell... [FishbowlDC]

This Week In Pool Reports - Posted July 25, 2008
Hey tourists! Were you on a Tourmobile staring at the Jefferson last week? Look to your left next time -- that was the President. More after the jump... "Unlike Tucson, where curious crowds gathered, there is little acknowledgement of the presidential motorcade as it speeds through the sprawl from Ellington Field toward downtown."... [FishbowlDC]

Big Cuts At Newsweek - Posted March 31, 2008
Radar magazine has the news. But fear not, Howard Fineman, Evan Thomas and Jonathan Alter aren't going anywhere (natch). Tipsters: Tell us how this affect's the DC bureau and who's leaving. ... [FishbowlDC]

Sunday Show Preview - Posted December 28, 2007
Meet the Press: Mike Huckabee and Barack Obama. Face the Nation: John Edwards, CBS's Lara Logan and Politico's John Harris. Fox News Sunday: Fred Thompson and David Yepsen with a panel of Fred Barnes, Mara Liasson, Bill Kristol and Juan Williams. This Week: Sens. John McCain and Hillary Clinton... [FishbowlDC]

Shuster, Ifill, Taylor Weigh In On "Imus" ... Sort Of - Posted November 30, 2007
We've been keeping a tally of which 2007 Imus guests will go back on Don Imus' program when it returns. Out of the previous D.C.-based guests on Imus' program in 2007, we've heard back from Howard Fineman, Craig Crawford, Chris Wallace, Chris Matthews, Ana Marie Cox... [FishbowlDC]

The Verdict On Imus? Matthews, Wallace, Crawford Say "I'll Be Back" - Posted November 28, 2007
We told you yesterday that we're going to ask some previous D.C.-based Imus guests whether they would re-appear on his show when it resurfaces. So we reached out to any D.C. types listed on this MediaMatters roundup of 2007 guests on Don Imus' show. Howard Fineman: "The company policy is to stick with... [FishbowlDC]

Sunday Show Preview - Posted April 20, 2007
Meet the Press: Michael Leavitt, Margaret Spellings, Col. Gerald Massengill, Tom Ridge, Doris Kearns Goodwin, David Gregory, Jon Meacham, Pete Williams. Face the Nation: Sen. Patrick Leahy , Jim and Sarah Brady, and criminal profiler Gregg McCrary. This Week: Newt Gingrich, Sen. Chris Dodd and Jackie Dodd. Fox News Sunday: Virginia Lieutenan... [FishbowlDC]

Imus Fallout: Journos Explain Why They Did The Show - Posted April 16, 2007
David Brooks on "Meet the Press": Well, you know, I did the show about a half a dozen times, and Gwen and I have talked about this. But I, I, I have the lamest excuse for why I did it, which is I didn't know what he said. And when... [FishbowlDC]

Jews, Mexicans, Blind Black Musicians: Imus' History Of Hate Talk - Posted April 9, 2007
The Imus-'Nappy 'Hos' incident on April 4 may have shocked people like Al Sharpton, but it shouldn't have shocked WFAN, MSNBC or the show's listeners whatsoever. A rece... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Jews, Mexicans, Blind Black Musicians: Imus' History Of Hate Talk - Posted April 9, 2007
The Imus-'Nappy 'Hos' incident on April 4 may have shocked people like Al Sharpton, but it shouldn't have shocked WFAN, MSNBC or the show's listeners whatsoever. A rece... [FishbowlNY]

Fineman: Even Cooler Than You Thought - Posted January 30, 2007
After we reported how incredibly hip Howard Fineman is, we learned this: He's even cooler! Turns out Fineman was at the Red Hot Chili Peppers concert on Thursday night. What did he think of the California rock band? "Ant or whatever his name is doesn't do it for me as a lead singer,... [FishbowlDC]

Arianna In Our In Box - Posted January 22, 2007
It's a rare thing for the HuffPo to pimp one of their columns to us. Rarer, still, for it to be one of Arianna's own. But this one takes the media to task. And what better place to do that than on mediabistro.com? Her column, with its post-modern headline, ... [FishbowlLA]

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