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Not All Media Critics Think Malaysia Airlines Coverage is Too Much - Posted March 18, 2014
Reuters media columnist Jack Shafer writes in defense of the nonstop Malaysia Airlines coverage, suggesting he can handle what... [TVNewser]

Inc. Media Welcomes New Editor, Publisher - Posted January 30, 2014
Inc. Media is into its fourth decade now. The company was founded in 1979 and acquired in 2005 by Mansueto Ventures, Inc. In addition to the monthly magazine, it currently counts an average of more than six million monthly unique visitors via Inc.com and The Build Network. ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Inc. Media Welcomes New Editor, Publisher - Posted January 30, 2014
Inc. Media is into its fourth decade now. The company was founded in 1979 and acquired in 2005 by Mansueto Ventures, Inc. In addition to the monthly magazine, it currently counts an average of more than six million monthly unique visitors via Inc.com and The Build Network. ... [FishbowlNY]

Afternoon Reading List 10.09.13 - Posted October 9, 2013
Tough-ass reporter survives desert: In an AP story published in NYP, reporter Cathy Frye and her photographer husband Rick McFarland were stranded in the vast desert... [PRNewser]

Afternoon Reading List 10.09.13 - Posted October 9, 2013
Tough-ass reporter survives desert: In an AP story published in NYP, reporter Cathy Frye and her photographer husband Rick McFarland were stranded in the vast desert... [FishbowlDC]

Jack Shafer Edits Wisely - Posted October 2, 2013
Jack Shafer is currently a columnist at Reuters, but years ago, he was the editor of Washington City Paper. Acco... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Jack Shafer Edits Wisely - Posted October 2, 2013
Jack Shafer is currently a columnist at Reuters, but years ago, he was the editor of Washington City Paper. Acco... [FishbowlNY]

Fox News' Howard Kurtz: As Capable as a Head of Lettuce - Posted September 12, 2013
Reuters media columnist Jack Shafer joins the bandwagon of writers k... [FishbowlDC]

Afternoon Reading List 08.16.13. - Posted August 16, 2013
The close ties of MSNBC and Politico -- It's a common practice for cable news networks to bring in reporters from other outlets for roundtables and panel discussions. But, as BuzzFeed's ... [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]

Separated at Birth: Reuters' Jack Shafer - Posted August 8, 2013
Our sincere apologies to Reuters' media writer Jack Shafer, who has the unfortunate luck of looking achingly similar to Peter Dowling, the Anthony Weiner of the Down Under. Dowling recently stepped down as Australia's Parliamentary Ethics Committee Chairman after dipping his schlong in a glass of red wine and sexting it... [FishbowlDC]

Separated at Birth: Reuters' Jack Shafer - Posted August 8, 2013
Our sincere apologies to Reuters' media writer Jack Shafer, who has the unfortunate luck of looking achingly similar to Peter Dowling, the Anthony Weiner of the Down Under. Dowling recently stepped down as Australia's Parliamentary Ethics Committee Chairman after dipping his schlong in a glass of red wine and sexting it... [PRNewser]

Morning Chatter - Posted July 19, 2013
  NO DIGGING FOR GOLD: "My friend Angela spotted me on the CNN feed in her newsroom in Rochester! Glad I wasn't picking my nose! :-)" -- ABC12's Ted Fioraliso. This T... [FishbowlDC]

Reason Mag Turns 45, Editors Have Managed Not to Kill Each Other - Posted June 21, 2013
Nick Gillespie and Matt Welch fucking hate each other. Put them in the same air space and you're likely to hear them discuss their persisting feelings of blind rage ... [PRNewser]

David Morrison: 'Journo, Junkie, Hero, Pal' - Posted June 21, 2013
National Security reporter David Morrison lost his job as a columnist for CQ in April. Then he died in his sleep in his Washington apartment on June 5. At 59. "My guess is was just plumb worn out," wrote Spytalk's ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted June 10, 2013
Quotes of the Day ASPIRING FASHIONISTO: "Spotted in the airport: Man Shawl. Nay, says I. But I'm wearing a tie." -- Logan Dobson, Washington's own Tim Gunn and a research analyst The Tarrance Group, a Republican polling firm. ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted May 22, 2013
Quotes of the Day "This headline writer should get a bonus." -- WaPo's Karen Tumulty of a headline this week in LAT. ... [FishbowlDC]

Reuters's Jack Shafer Lectures FNC's James Rosen on Reporting Technique - Posted May 21, 2013
While many journalists rallied around FNC's Washington Correspondent James Rosen after news broke that his emails and phone records had been subpoenaed by the Department of Justice, Reu... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted May 17, 2013
Quotes of the Day RAINING IN THE ROSE GARDEN: "Overheard: 'Melt the Press.' @MarkLandler of NYT pops out a Georgetown umbrella." -- NPR White House Correspondent Ari Shapiro with the accompanying photograph. ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted April 30, 2013
Quotes of the Day R-E-S-P-E-C-T: "On a certain street in Cambridge, MA. (And yes, I respected their wishes.)" -- CNN's Jake Tapper. Chelsea Handler says WHCD is a sure thing... [FishbowlDC]

Aasif Mandvi: 'Conan Had Best Joke of Night' - Posted April 28, 2013
The Daily Show's Aasif Mandvi gave fellow comedian Conan O'Brien a big thumbs up today, insisting he had the best joke of the night. "Yeah, I thought he was good," said Mandvi. "It's a tough gig talking to people while they're eating and following President Obama. I thou... [FishbowlDC]

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]

What's the Media Lesson In Sandy Hook Shooting? - Posted December 18, 2012
In the heat of the moment last Friday, the news media fudged many of the facts regarding the school shooting in Newtown, Conn. Most glaring was misidentifying the shooter as Ryan Lanza rather than Adam Lanza. Given the severity of the situation, it's only natural that some would be u... [FishbowlDC]

Are PR Reps All Liars? - Posted October 12, 2012
"To lie about an issue is to be a politician. To lie about a corporation is to be a public relation[s] executive." That's the money quote from Reuters journalist Jack Shafer's piece "Why We... [PRNewser]

Reuters Website on the Mend? - Posted August 28, 2012
Want to read something from the Opinion section of the Reuters website? Well, you may be in luck. But if you checked in just a few minutes ago or any time in the past week, you would have received the apology note below. Strangely enough, within the past half hour the Opinion... [PRNewser]

Reuters Website on the Mend? - Posted August 28, 2012
Want to read something from the Opinion section of the Reuters website? Well, you may be in luck. But if you checked in just a few minutes ago or any time in the past week, you would have received the apology note below. Strangely enough, within the past half hour the Opinion... [FishbowlDC]

Separated At Birth: Reuters' Jack Shafer - Posted July 3, 2012
While looking over a recent interview Reuters media reporter Jack Shafer did with Talking Points Memo, we noticed Shafer looks an awful lot like... a certain mystery author. Over the weekend it hit us like a bag of bones. Today, we pair up Shafer and the terrifying bestselling author Stephen King... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted May 23, 2012
Quotes of the Day Breitbart.com's War on BuzzFeed "If BuzzFeed Politics would just come out against the right, it would be a much better site. Seriously." -- Breitbart.com's John Nolte... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted April 30, 2012
Quotes of the Day "I love your underwear!" -- Bloomberg's Stephanie Green to model Elle MacPherson in the hallway of the Washington Hilton prior to WHCD. Turns out MacPherson, who b... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted April 26, 2012
Quotes of the Day "I'm doing sanitizer shooters tonight." -- Reuters media writer Jack Shafer, referring to hand sanitizers, apparently the new way for teens to get high. ... [FishbowlDC]

2012 Mirror Awards Finalists Announced - Posted April 16, 2012
The S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications has unveiled the 2102 Mirror Awards finalists. Winners will be announced June 13, at an event hosted by ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

2012 Mirror Awards Finalists Announced - Posted April 16, 2012
The S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications has unveiled the 2102 Mirror Awards finalists. Winners will be announced June 13, at an event hosted by ... [FishbowlNY]

NBC's Chuck Todd Trashes 'Tidbit' Journalism - Posted March 22, 2012
On this morning's MSNBC "The Daily Rundown" host Chuck Todd went after what he and his panel dubbed "tidbit" journalism. Their repugnance was high after yesterday's Etch a Sketch remark from a top Mitt Romney campaign advisor t... [PRNewser]

NBC's Chuck Todd Trashes 'Tidbit' Journalism - Posted March 22, 2012
On this morning's MSNBC "The Daily Rundown" host Chuck Todd went after what he and his panel dubbed "tidbit" journalism. Their repugnance was high after yesterday's Etch a Sketch remark from a top Mitt Romney campaign advisor t... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted March 14, 2012
CLOONEY ARRIVES: Washington's favorite paparazzi journo Colin Drummond captures George Clooney arriving at Union Station last night. See more at ColinDaily.com. ... [FishbowlDC]

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]

Morning Chatter - Posted February 2, 2012
Quotes of the Day Reuters' Shafer confronts intern issue "Most interns shd pay to intern." -- Reuters' media writer Jack Shafer, who engaged in a battle with New York Observer... [FishbowlDC]

Why is Media Criticism Dominated by White Men? - Posted January 26, 2012
Yesterday, D.C.-based journalist Shani Hilton wondered in the Washington City Paper: "Where are the women and non-white media critics?" Her quick brainstorm of those who've achieved prominence included The Daily Beast's Ho... [10,000 Words]

Morning Chatter - Posted December 27, 2011
Quotes of the Day - Home for the Holidays Edition "Merry Christmas from Ft. Lauderdale" -- Syndicated columnist and Bullfight Strategies' Karl Frisch. ... [FishbowlDC]

The Best Reactions to The Latest News Corp. Scandal - Posted October 13, 2011
In case you missed the big news yesterday, The Guardian broke a News Corp. scandal. According to the paper, the European edition of The Wall Street Journal had been funneling money through companies to se... [morningmedianewsfeed]

The Best Reactions to The Latest News Corp. Scandal - Posted October 13, 2011
In case you missed the big news yesterday, The Guardian broke a News Corp. scandal. According to the paper, the European edition of The Wall Street Journal had been funneling money through companies to se... [FishbowlNY]

Reuters Has Opinions and Much More - Posted September 14, 2011
The Reuters you know is changing. There has been a slow but noticeable march away from a wire news service to a more complete website over the past year. In July, Reuters' website was ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Reuters Has Opinions and Much More - Posted September 14, 2011
The Reuters you know is changing. There has been a slow but noticeable march away from a wire news service to a more complete website over the past year. In July, Reuters' website was ... [FishbowlNY]

Jack Shafer: 'I'm Damn Happy' - Posted September 6, 2011
Thankfully that didn't take long. Longtime media scribe Jack Shafer, who was recently laid off from Slate, is going to work for Reuters where he will cover media and politics. His reaction? "I'm damn happy," he wrote on Twitter. Congratulations... [FishbowlDC]

Jack Shafer is Heading to Reuters - Posted September 6, 2011
Jack Shafer, everybody's favorite media critic, has a new gig. According to Daily Intel, Shafer is going to Reuters, where he'll cover media for the site's opinion section. There aren't many deta... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Jack Shafer is Heading to Reuters - Posted September 6, 2011
Jack Shafer, everybody's favorite media critic, has a new gig. According to Daily Intel, Shafer is going to Reuters, where he'll cover media for the site's opinion section. There aren't many deta... [FishbowlNY]

Shafer Knocks Kurtz Out in His Own Ring - Posted September 2, 2011
Longtime media writer Jack Shafer, who was recently laid off from Slate, appeared on CNN Howard Kurtz's we... [AgencySpy]

Revolving Door: Hurricane Irene Coverage, Slate, Romenesko, and More - Posted August 25, 2011
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Gawker Takes Stock of Media Critics, Proclaims LAT's Rainey 'Not Memorable' - Posted August 25, 2011
In the wake of Wednesday's news that Poynter's Jim Romenesko is semi-retiring and Slate's Jack Shafer has been laid off, Gawker has declared this the twilight of media critics. They've compiled a list of those critics of note still standing, and it's a short one... [FishbowlLA]

Slate's Jack Shafer Discusses Being Laid Off, Future Plans - Posted August 25, 2011
Last night two big stories broke. One was that Steve Jobs was stepping down as CEO of Apple. The other, and the one much more important to those of us in the media world, was that Jack Shafer was ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Slate's Jack Shafer Discusses Being Laid Off, Future Plans - Posted August 25, 2011
Last night two big stories broke. One was that Steve Jobs was stepping down as CEO of Apple. The other, and the one much more important to those of us in the media world, was that Jack Shafer was ... [FishbowlNY]

Top Five Quotes from Jack Shafer's Takedown of Rupert Murdoch over the Phone-Hacking Scandal - Posted July 6, 2011
If you haven't heard, News Corp. has been deeply mired in a phone-hacking scandal that came to a head earlier this week when Guardian's Nick Davies and ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Top Five Quotes from Jack Shafer's Takedown of Rupert Murdoch over the Phone-Hacking Scandal - Posted July 6, 2011
If you haven't heard, News Corp. has been deeply mired in a phone-hacking scandal that came to a head earlier this week when Guardian's Nick Davies and ... [FishbowlNY]

Former LA Times Editor Off to Bloomberg - Posted April 28, 2011
Michael Kinsley, who spent just more than a year as the LA Times' editorial-page editor back in 2004, has a new job--columnist at the soon-to-be-launched Bloomberg View. Kinsley was most r... [FishbowlLA]

Slate's Jack Shafer Dismantles The New York Times Public Editor - Posted April 25, 2011
Over the weekend Arthur S. Brisbane, the Public Editor of The New York Times, wrote a piece lamenting the way the Times has attacked other media companie... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Slate's Jack Shafer Dismantles The New York Times Public Editor - Posted April 25, 2011
Over the weekend Arthur S. Brisbane, the Public Editor of The New York Times, wrote a piece lamenting the way the Times has attacked other media companie... [FishbowlNY]

Arianna Huffington Responds to Lawsuit - Posted April 14, 2011
Arianna Huffington has issued a reply to ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Arianna Huffington Responds to Lawsuit - Posted April 14, 2011
Arianna Huffington has issued a reply to ... [FishbowlNY]

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]

Slate's Shafer Sours on Kurtz - Posted March 3, 2011
Slate's media writer Jack Shafer thinks the world of The Daily Beast Washington Bureau Chief/CNN "Reliable Sources host Howard Kurtz... [FishbowlDC]

Vanity Fair Probes Julian Assange - Posted January 6, 2011
Sarah Ellison, former reporter for the Wall Street Journal, has a sprawling, in-depth look at Julian Assange and his relationship with The Guardian... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Vanity Fair Probes Julian Assange - Posted January 6, 2011
Sarah Ellison, former reporter for the Wall Street Journal, has a sprawling, in-depth look at Julian Assange and his relationship with The Guardian... [FishbowlNY]

Morning Reading List 12.06.10 - Posted December 6, 2010
Three stories to put on your morning reading list: *Slate's Jack Shafer explo... [FishbowlDC]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted November 22, 2010
QUOTES of the DAY Reporter contemplates the unthinkable "Thinking of dosing myself with Viagra before my first TSA pat down." -- Slate media writer Jack Shafer in a Monday morning tw... [FishbowlDC]

Write Jack Shafer's Latest Bogus Trend Story For Him - Posted November 9, 2010
Opportunity for one astute writer to nab a byline or is Jack Shafer just taking the week off? Whatever the reason, this week if you spot a trend story that relies on dicey data or weak anecdotes, e-mail it and a 2-3 paragraph critique of its "bogosity" to Shafer and you... [MediaJobsDaily]

Jack Shafer Reviews the Wall Street Journal Book Review - Posted September 27, 2010
Journalism watchdog Jack Shafer reviewed the inaugural edition of The Wall Street Journal's new standalone book review section. Earlier this month, we linked to ... [GalleyCat]

The Office Romance Gets The Cold Shoulder - Posted September 21, 2010
The office is not such a great place to meet a mate anymore, reports Spencer Morgan at BusinessWeek. Writes Morgan: The time-honored institution known as the office romance has survived threats like corporate no-fraternization policies, philandering chief executives, and David Letterman....Now there's a new legal... [MediaJobsDaily]

Forbes Blasts Slate Critique of Harman Newsweek Purchase - Posted August 17, 2010
Two bisons on their way to locking horns. Here's the thing about online journalism. When you rip someone apart, the person can easily strike back, with more rancor, more nastiness. It's 'What Comes Around Goes Around,' but a more vicious version. Forbes's Jay Whitehead says Slate's media write... [FishbowlDC]

WiFi Disappearing From Coffee Shops? - Posted August 9, 2010
"Coffeehouses have always attracted bookish deadbeats who stayed too long and bought too little," writes Jessica Guynn of the LA Times. But with wifi and electrical outl... [MediaJobsDaily]

More Posner Plagiarism Uncovered and Suspected Wikipedia Scrubbing - Posted May 19, 2010
Excuse us while we cringe over our coffee. Ugh. This story is like eating a rotten peanut while watching a lemon and paper cut contest. Gerald Posner, journalist, "writer" of 11 books including one that was a Pulitzer finalist was busted for p... [FishbowlLA]

And There's Still More Gerald Posner Plagiarism Turning Up - Posted March 30, 2010
Gerald Posner was canned from his position of Chief Investigative Reporter for the Daily Beast last month for plagiarism. Now new reports of even more instances are coming in. New Times Miami reports: Back on March 16, Riptide broke the news that South Beach-based author Gerald Posner's latest boo... [FishbowlLA]

And the Envelope Please...Finalists for Michael Kelly Award - Posted March 30, 2010
Atlantic Media has announced four finalists for the 2010 Michael Kelly Award. The $25,000 award will be given at a ceremony at the company's Washington, D.C. headquarters on April 18. The award was created in honor of Michael Kelly, who was editor of two Atlantic Media publications, The Atlantic and NJ and... [FishbowlDC]

LAT's Ken Bensinger and Ralph Vartabedian Are Finalists for Michael Kelly Award for Toyota Scoop - Posted March 30, 2010
LAT's Ken Bensinger and Ralph Vartabedian were browbeaten by Toyota's PR machine (also equipped with faulty breaks) while investigating the large number of accidents in certain models. Eventually the sto... [FishbowlLA]

The FishbowlDC Interview With Slate's David Plotz - Posted March 12, 2010
Say hello to Slate's Online Magazine Editor David Plotz, a funny man who is clearly unafraid to use the word "f--k". This may be the most number of times I've written ... [FishbowlDC]

Zachery Kouwe Resigns From New York Times Over Plagiary Charges - Posted February 17, 2010
This has not been a good month for looking over your shoulder and copying your classmates work: Just last week, Gerald Posner from The Daily Beast ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Zachery Kouwe Resigns From New York Times Over Plagiary Charges - Posted February 17, 2010
This has not been a good month for looking over your shoulder and copying your classmates work: Just last week, Gerald Posner from The Daily Beast ... [FishbowlNY]

Gerald Posner Out at Daily Beast for Plagiarism - Posted February 10, 2010
It was Slate's Jack Shafer's story that brought attention to the chief investigative reporter for Daily Beast ... [FishbowlLA]

Gerald Posner Plagiarized Miami Herald - Posted February 9, 2010
Gerald Posner, an investigative journalist and contributor to Tina Brown's Th... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Gerald Posner Plagiarized Miami Herald - Posted February 9, 2010
Gerald Posner, an investigative journalist and contributor to Tina Brown's Th... [FishbowlNY]

Chief Investigative Reporter for Daily Beast Suspended for Plagiarism - Posted February 9, 2010
This got caught in a classic Friday news dump because we missed the first article by Jack Shafer at Slate.com interviewing chief investigative reporter for Daily Beast ... [FishbowlLA]

Will Tablets Save Print Publishing? Slate's Shafer Says Not Quite - Posted December 23, 2009
Magazine and newspaper publishers may have missed the boat when it comes to the Internet, but they are determined to be ahead of the curve when the tablet e-reader -- or something similar -- comes out. Esquire and ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Will Tablets Save Print Publishing? Slate's Shafer Says Not Quite - Posted December 23, 2009
Magazine and newspaper publishers may have missed the boat when it comes to the Internet, but they are determined to be ahead of the curve when the tablet e-reader -- or something similar -- comes out. Esquire and ... [FishbowlNY]

Reuters Hosts Panel On "Shaky" Audience-Media Relationships - Posted November 13, 2009
Last night at the Thomson Reuters building in Times Square, Jack Shafer of Slate.com moderated a panel for millennium journalism entitled "Audience and the Media: A Shaky Marriage." The speakers at the event each came from a mainstream ne... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Reuters Hosts Panel On "Shaky" Audience-Media Relationships - Posted November 13, 2009
Last night at the Thomson Reuters building in Times Square, Jack Shafer of Slate.com moderated a panel for millennium journalism entitled "Audience and the Media: A Shaky Marriage." The speakers at the event each came from a mainstream ne... [FishbowlNY]

Stimulus Tracker|Post Lays Off Black Reporter|Hearst Stockpiles $1B|Supreme Court Justice Censors High School Paper|Shafer Calls Murdoch's Bluff - Posted November 11, 2009
The Daily Show With Jon StewartMon - Thurs 11p / 10c<td style='padding:2px 1px 0px 5px;' colspa... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Stimulus Tracker|Post Lays Off Black Reporter|Hearst Stockpiles $1B|Supreme Court Justice Censors High School Paper|Shafer Calls Murdoch's Bluff - Posted November 11, 2009
The Daily Show With Jon StewartMon - Thurs 11p / 10c<td style='padding:2px 1px 0px 5px;' colspa... [FishbowlNY]

Morning Reading List 10.09.09 - Posted October 9, 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. The President woke up this morning a Nobel Peace Prize winner. Above is the photo that was brought to White House press secretary ... [FishbowlDC]

FishbowlDC's Brag Book: Meet Tara Taghizadeh - Posted September 29, 2009
Meet brag book's latest Tara Taghizadeh. This entertainment reporter was most recently employed at Gannett News Service as the entertainment reporter. She's also worked for National Geographic, US News Ventures, Post-Newsweek Tech Media and Ryan Publisher... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List 09.25.09 - Posted September 25, 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]

Morning Reading List 09.16.09 - Posted September 16, 2009
Good morning FishbowlDC! Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? Drop us a line. What know and what we're reading this Wednesday mo... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List 09.04.09 - Posted September 4, 2009
Good morning FishbowlDC! Got a blind item, interesting li... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List 08.27.09: A Kennedy Edition - Posted August 27, 2009
Good Morning FBDC! Check out front pages of the country's newspapers at newseum.org. NEWS NOTES | NEWSPAPERS | TV | RADIO | ... [FishbowlDC]

What Do You Think Of Slatest? - Posted August 24, 2009
The New York Times reported last night that -- starting this morning -- Slate.com is replacing its ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

What Do You Think Of Slatest? - Posted August 24, 2009
The New York Times reported last night that -- starting this morning -- Slate.com is replacing its ... [FishbowlNY]

Morning Reading List 08.07.09 - Posted August 7, 2009
Good morning FishbowlDC! Got a blind item, interesting li... [FishbowlDC]

Slate Critic Calls for Lower E-Book Prices - Posted July 16, 2009
Slate's media critic Jack Shafer challenged publishers in his new column, urging opponents of $9.99 digital books to change their minds before an illegal download site can steal their business. Shafer argued that Napster was created because customers ... [GalleyCat]

Morning Reading List 07.09.09 - Posted July 9, 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]

Morning Reading List 07.07.09 - Posted July 7, 2009
Good morning FishbowlDC! Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? Drop us a line. Happy Birthday to ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List 07.02.09 - Posted July 2, 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 NYT's ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List 06.18.09 - Posted June 18, 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. Roll Call celebrated a 54th birthday this week. Happy... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List 06.11.09 - Posted June 11, 2009
Good morning FishbowlDC! Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? Drop us a line. What we know and what we're reading this Thursday... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List 05.12.09 - Posted May 12, 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. It is day 113 covering the Obama administration a... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List 04.16.09 - Posted April 16, 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. Its day 87 covering the Obama administration and ... [FishbowlDC]

Slate.com's Jack Shafer Thinks There is No Yellow Journalism Anymore...Wants to Bring It Back...Serious, He Wrote That...On the Internet - Posted March 31, 2009
Jack Shafer writes in his column "Bring Back Yellow Journalism" in Slate: But every now and again, I wish the newspapers landing on my doorstep contained a little more blood, took a position without being partisan, yelled a... [FishbowlLA]

Morning Reading List 03.30.09 - Posted March 30, 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. Its day 70 covering the Obama administration and ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List 03.19.09 - Posted March 19, 2009
Good Morning FishbowlDC! Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? Drop us a line or let us know in the tips box below. ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List 02.27.09 - Posted February 27, 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]

Let's Talk More About Paid Content! - Posted February 19, 2009
The paid content conversation rages on. One suspects that at some point before the end of this year the financial situation of newspapers may be so dire that readers will be faced with the choice of paying for content or relying on TMZ.com for their news. Until that fateful... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Let's Talk More About Paid Content! - Posted February 19, 2009
The paid content conversation rages on. One suspects that at some point before the end of this year the financial situation of newspapers may be so dire that readers will be faced with the choice of paying for content or relying on TMZ.com for their news. Until that fateful... [FishbowlNY]

Morning Reading List 02.19.09 - Posted February 19, 2009
Good Morning FishbowlDC! Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? Drop us a line or let us know in the tips box below. ... [FishbowlDC]

NPR's Schiller Responds to Shafer Over Newspaper Endowment Plan - Posted February 11, 2009
During an interview we just did with NPR CEO Vivian Schiller today for an upcoming 'So What Do You Do?' feature, Schiller directed us to her response last week to ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

NPR's Schiller Responds to Shafer Over Newspaper Endowment Plan - Posted February 11, 2009
During an interview we just did with NPR CEO Vivian Schiller today for an upcoming 'So What Do You Do?' feature, Schiller directed us to her response last week to ... [FishbowlNY]

Morning Reading List 02.06.09 - Posted February 6, 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 ... [FishbowlDC]

Gazing Into the Kristol Ball: Thinking Outside the NYT Op-Ed Replacement Box - Posted February 5, 2009
Over at Slate Jack Shafer thinks the perfect person to replace ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Gazing Into the Kristol Ball: Thinking Outside the NYT Op-Ed Replacement Box - Posted February 5, 2009
Over at Slate Jack Shafer thinks the perfect person to replace ... [FishbowlNY]

Should the NYT Shutter the Style Section to Save Costs? - Posted January 30, 2009
LA Observed is reporting that the already beleaguered L.A. Times, amidst rumors of further layoffs, has decided... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Should the NYT Shutter the Style Section to Save Costs? - Posted January 30, 2009
LA Observed is reporting that the already beleaguered L.A. Times, amidst rumors of further layoffs, has decided... [FishbowlNY]

Morning Reading List, 01.20.09 - Posted January 20, 2009
Happy Inauguration Day 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 ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List, 01.14.09 - Posted January 14, 2009
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]

Morning Reading List, 01.07.08 - Posted January 7, 2009
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]

Morning Reading List, 12.17.08 - Posted December 17, 2008
Good morning, Washington. What DC cafeteria 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]

Slate...on David Gregory - Posted December 10, 2008
From Mickey Kaus: The secret of Gregory's success seems to be that he always spouts the CW that his mainstream producers want to hear (and think their viewers want to hear too). From ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List, 12.03.08 - Posted December 3, 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]

Morning Reading List, 11.19.08 - Posted November 19, 2008
Good morning Washington. What D.C. building is featured in the above picture? Think you know? Drop us an email and we'll give you the correct answer (and list the correct guessers) in tomorrow's Morning Reading List. Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List, 11.17.08 - Posted November 17, 2008
Good morning Washington. What D.C. coffee shop is featured in the above picture? Think you know? Drop us an email and we'll give you the correct answer (and list the correct guessers) in tomorrow's Morning Reading List. Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List, 11.12.08 - Posted November 12, 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]

Morning Reading List, 11.10.08 - Posted November 10, 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]

Obama v. The Press - Posted November 4, 2008
Slate's Jack Shafer thinks its not too early to begin thinking about tensions between the Fourth Estate and a Presidential Obama: To Deakin's list of relations-with-the-press critiques that a president inevitably faces we can add these either-ors that Obama will have to endure from the press: Is he moving too fast on... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List, 10.31.08 - Posted October 31, 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]

Morning Reading List, 10.29.08 - Posted October 29, 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]

The Media Can See the Future and It's Spelled 'President Obama' - Posted October 28, 2008
So now that the press has decided that Barack Obama has ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

The Media Can See the Future and It's Spelled 'President Obama' - Posted October 28, 2008
So now that the press has decided that Barack Obama has ... [FishbowlNY]

Morning Reading List, 09.25.08 - Posted September 25, 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, 09.18.08 - Posted September 18, 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]

WaPo Whoopsies - Posted September 12, 2008
Two interesting pieces from Slate: Tim Noah says, "The Washington Post published a huge hint about its Watergate source on the break-in's first anniversary. Nobody noticed." Jack Shafer: "The Kennedy Center Dishonors: The award program the... [FishbowlDC]

Sarah Palin Makes Her Debut: 'Strange and Illuminating' - Posted September 12, 2008
It was the television we've all been waiting for &#151 at least for the last seven days. Parts one and two of Sarah Palin's interview with ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Sarah Palin Makes Her Debut: 'Strange and Illuminating' - Posted September 12, 2008
It was the television we've all been waiting for &#151 at least for the last seven days. Parts one and two of Sarah Palin's interview with ... [FishbowlNY]

Morning Reading List, 09.11.08 - Posted September 11, 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]

Morning Reading List, 09.05.08 - Posted September 5, 2008
Good morning Washington. Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? Drop us a line or let us know in the tips box below. We've got your morning mix of media Muesli after the... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List, 08.27.08 - Posted August 27, 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]

Morning Reading List, 08.26.08 - Posted August 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 the... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List, 08.21.08 - Posted August 21, 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 Mu... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List, 08.15.08 - Posted August 15, 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 medi... [FishbowlDC]

Political Conventions: Would the Dog Stop Wagging if the Tail Was Cut Off? - Posted August 14, 2008
Ever wonder what would happen if politicians threw a convention and nobody covered it? Not that it matters since it's unlikely we'll ever find out in a 24 hour media age where even the most pathetic minutae is worthy of reportage... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Political Conventions: Would the Dog Stop Wagging if the Tail Was Cut Off? - Posted August 14, 2008
Ever wonder what would happen if politicians threw a convention and nobody covered it? Not that it matters since it's unlikely we'll ever find out in a 24 hour media age where even the most pathetic minutae is worthy of reportage... [FishbowlNY]

Morning Reading List, 08.14.08 - Posted August 14, 2008
Good morning Washington. Who won yesterday's Hottest of the Hotties contest? Join us after the jump... 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]

Edwards "Love Child" Story Still Not Mainstream News - Posted August 6, 2008
The game of chicken being played between the mainstream media and the National Enquirer et. al. (read: the North Carolina News&Observer and the blogosphere) over whether or not to the John Edwar... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Edwards "Love Child" Story Still Not Mainstream News - Posted August 6, 2008
The game of chicken being played between the mainstream media and the National Enquirer et. al. (read: the North Carolina News&Observer and the blogosphere) over whether or not to the John Edwar... [FishbowlNY]

Morning Reading List, 08.05.08 - Posted August 5, 2008
Good morning Washington. Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? Drop us a line or let us know in the tips box below. We've got your morning mix of media Muesli after the... [FishbowlDC]

Rupe Wears Complete Collapse of Newspaper Industry Well - Posted August 4, 2008
Everything is relative. Remember last year when news that Rupert Murdoch was in talks to buy Dow Jones was greeted with the same dire predictions usually reserved for the four horsemen of the apocalypse? Well, what a difference a year makes, as they say, more specifically ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Rupe Wears Complete Collapse of Newspaper Industry Well - Posted August 4, 2008
Everything is relative. Remember last year when news that Rupert Murdoch was in talks to buy Dow Jones was greeted with the same dire predictions usually reserved for the four horsemen of the apocalypse? Well, what a difference a year makes, as they say, more specifically ... [FishbowlNY]

Morning Reading List, 07.31.08 - Posted July 31, 2008
Good Morning Washington. Above, FishbowlDC's "Word Cloud," courtesy of World.net. 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]

Barack Obama is Rubber, Everyone Else is Glue, Etc. - Posted July 30, 2008
Barack Obama is turning us all into arm-chair analysts. What is it about him anyway? How is it possible for a man to run for president (and run and run) and never have anything anyone ever throws at him stick. Surely there is a explanation for Obam... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Barack Obama is Rubber, Everyone Else is Glue, Etc. - Posted July 30, 2008
Barack Obama is turning us all into arm-chair analysts. What is it about him anyway? How is it possible for a man to run for president (and run and run) and never have anything anyone ever throws at him stick. Surely there is a explanation for Obam... [FishbowlNY]

Rupert Murdoch: Merely Valuing the Valuable - Posted July 28, 2008
Is a little Rupe optimism going too long a way? Over the last few months the chorus of commentary where Rupert Murdoch and the WSJ is concerned has frequently been a concession that things are not nearly as bad as people had assumed they... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Rupert Murdoch: Merely Valuing the Valuable - Posted July 28, 2008
Is a little Rupe optimism going too long a way? Over the last few months the chorus of commentary where Rupert Murdoch and the WSJ is concerned has frequently been a concession that things are not nearly as bad as people had assumed they... [FishbowlNY]

The John Edwards Love-Child Non-Story - Posted July 24, 2008
Heard the one about John Edwards and his love child? Well if you haven't maybe it's because you are a victim of the mainstream media's evil liberal bias. Over at Slate Jack Shafer is ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

The John Edwards Love-Child Non-Story - Posted July 24, 2008
Heard the one about John Edwards and his love child? Well if you haven't maybe it's because you are a victim of the mainstream media's evil liberal bias. Over at Slate Jack Shafer is ... [FishbowlNY]

Morning Reading List, 07.24.08 - Posted July 24, 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]

The New York Times: What's Not to Love? - Posted July 17, 2008
Maybe it's because The New York Times declares itself to be the "paper of record" (and then hires Bill Kristol) that we are all so quick to point out its shortcomings. Or ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

The New York Times: What's Not to Love? - Posted July 17, 2008
Maybe it's because The New York Times declares itself to be the "paper of record" (and then hires Bill Kristol) that we are all so quick to point out its shortcomings. Or ... [FishbowlNY]

Morning Reading List, 07.17.08 - Posted July 17, 2008
Good morning Washington. Where can you find the above bathroom in Washington, D.C.? Email us your guesses. 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]

Who Are You?: Adventures in Anonymous Sourcing - Posted July 16, 2008
You may remember the kerfuffle that took place last month (also know as ancient history in this election cycle) when Vanity Fair published Todd Purdum's long and not-so-flattering articl... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Who Are You?: Adventures in Anonymous Sourcing - Posted July 16, 2008
You may remember the kerfuffle that took place last month (also know as ancient history in this election cycle) when Vanity Fair published Todd Purdum's long and not-so-flattering articl... [FishbowlNY]

What is Funny?: Fallout from the New Yorker Obama Cover - Posted July 15, 2008
It's been 24 hours since The New Yorker's Barack Obama "Politics of Fear" ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

What is Funny?: Fallout from the New Yorker Obama Cover - Posted July 15, 2008
It's been 24 hours since The New Yorker's Barack Obama "Politics of Fear" ... [FishbowlNY]

Brauchli to WaPo: Post-Game Chatter - Posted July 9, 2008
According to Ben Bradlee the reason that WaPo hired outsider Marcus Brauchli to replace departing executive editor ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Brauchli to WaPo: Post-Game Chatter - Posted July 9, 2008
According to Ben Bradlee the reason that WaPo hired outsider Marcus Brauchli to replace departing executive editor ... [FishbowlNY]

Morning Reading List, 04.17.08 - Posted April 17, 2008
Good morning Washington. Quickly navigate Morning Reading List: NEWSPAPERS | TV | ONLINE MEDIA | MAGAZINES | RADIO | NEWS NOTES | JOBS Most of ... [FishbowlDC]

Another Pulitzer Winner...Gone?!? - Posted April 8, 2008
A tipster tells us that Tamara Jones, a features writer in Style, was telling people at yesterday's Pulitzer party that she is taking the buyout. She is part of the team that won the breaking news award for Va Tech. Slate's Jack Shafer says "Two Cheers for Newsroom Buyouts." >UPDATE: Confirmed. Jones tell... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List, 04.04.08 - Posted April 4, 2008
Good morning Washington. It's Kitty Kelley's birthday and the 40th anniversary of Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.'s assassination. Quickly navigate Morning Reading List: REVOLVING DOOR | NEWSPAPERS | TV | ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List, 04.03.08 - Posted April 3, 2008
Good morning Washington. Perez Hilton is a WHCA guest! And Donatella Versace, too! And it's the birthday of Politico's Jonathan Martin and Mike Allen's Mom. Speaking of Jonathan Martin's b-day, Mike Al... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List, 04.02.08 - Posted April 2, 2008
Good morning Washington. It's Carl Kasell's birthday! Charlie Rose is coming to town! Here's everything you've ever wanted to know about George Stephanopoulos. It's the birthday... [FishbowlDC]

Editing How The A Section Gets Edited - Posted March 17, 2008
Slate's Jack Shafer has details on "a memo Executive Editor Leonard Downie Jr. and Bennett e-mailed to the Post newsroom today about a pilot program to capitalize on the power of the network and shake up the editing process at the Post's A section. The Post brass plans to bring these... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List, 03.07.08 - Posted March 7, 2008
Good morning Washington. Quickly navigate Morning Reading List: NEWSPAPERS | TV | JOBS You think Hillary can still score the Democratic nomination. NEWSPAPERS ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List, 03.05.08 - Posted March 4, 2008
Good morning Washington. Quickly navigate Morning Reading List: REVOLVING DOOR | NEWSPAPERS | TV | ONLINE MEDIA | MAGAZINES | BOOKS | WEST WING REPORTAGE | JOBS Visiting the N... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List, 02.28.08 - Posted February 28, 2008
Good morning Washington. On this day in 1991, the first Gulf War ended. Quickly navigate Morning Reading List: NEWSPAPERS | TV | ONLINE MEDIA | MAGAZINES | RADIO | BOOKS | JOBS You ... [FishbowlDC]

McCain/NYT: The Day After - Posted February 22, 2008
Once more into the breach... Jay Rosen: "For the New York Times, as Well, Self-Confidence on Ethics Poses Risks" Adam Reilly: "NYT McCain story nixed by Globe--corrected!" Ari Melber: "... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List, 02.04.08 - Posted February 4, 2008
Good morning Washington. Quickly navigate Morning Reading List: NEWSPAPERS | TV | ONLINE MEDIA | MAGAZINES | RADIO | BOOKS | JOBS Most of you ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List, 01.25.08 - Posted January 25, 2008
Good morning Washington (unless you're Jewish, in which case you're bummed that the WHCA dinner falls on Passover). And, on this day in 1961, JFK held the first televised conference. (Hat tip: MicCheckRadio) Quickly navigate Morning Reading List: ... [FishbowlDC]

Moderation, CNN, Moderation - Posted January 14, 2008
Slate's Jack Shafer points out something that most every viewer of CNN notices: They say "the best political team in television" far too often. ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List, 01.07.08 - Posted January 7, 2008
Good morning Washington. Quickly navigate Morning Reading List: REVOLVING DOOR | NEWSPAPERS | TV | ONLINE MEDIA | RADIO | JOBS REVOLVING DOOR Tom Carter is leaving T... [FishbowlDC]

Daly/Bacon: Day Two - Posted December 12, 2007
It's amazing the amount of buzz and commentary Chris Daly's post on Perry Bacon has sparked (earlier). Some updates: Chris Daly provides an update and "clarifies" many of his original points (read: re-states them in a much more polite tone that he should have employed in ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List, 12.10.07 - Posted December 10, 2007
Good morning Washington. For those of you wondering why we're not including the Politico, Roll Call and The Hill in our "Pictures of Morning Papers" feature -- which we'd love to do -- it's because a.) Politico and Roll Call are usually a day behind in posting theres and b.) The Hill... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List, 12.06.07 - Posted December 6, 2007
Good morning Washington. On this day in 1877, the Washington Post rolled out its first paper (via MicCheck). And it's the birthday of The Hill's Hugo Gurdon. But first, our occasional "Sentence Only The Style Section Could Write": "How come snow nev... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List, 11.27.07 - Posted November 27, 2007
Good morning Washington. You are not encouraging your kids to follow in your journalism footsteps. Television An ABC release announced, "According to Nielsen Media Research for the week of November 12, 2007, ABC News' 'Nightline' outperformed CBS' 'Late Show with David Letterman' among total viewers... [FishbowlDC]

WGA 07 Strike Week 2 : Authorship - Posted November 14, 2007
Get Back in That Room lists those who've lost their jobs due to the strike. Slate's Jack Shafer thinks the press is all soft on the writers. And there's too many stories, too, which must mean that the LA Time... [FishbowlLA]

Morning Reading List, 10.29.07 - Posted October 29, 2007
Good morning Washington. B&C reports, "Republican presidential candidate Sen. John McCain (Ariz.) and Fox News Channel are at loggerheads over a campaign ad that uses a 19-second clip from McCain's widely cited 'tied up' comment during a Fox News-sp... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List, 10.08.07 - Posted October 8, 2007
Good morning Washington. This is a close one, but you would rather marry a hot poor person over an ugly millionaire. "Lynn Cheney Profiled by CBS Reporter Whose Husband... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List, 10.03.07 - Posted October 3, 2007
Good morning Washington. An ABC release announced, "For the twenty-first time in twenty-three weeks, 'ABC's World News with Charles Gibson' was the most watched evening newscast among Adults 25-54. The ABC broadcast averaged a 1.9/8 and 2.39 million among key demo viewers, 220,000 more than NBC's 'Nightly News.' This marks ABC's greatest... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List, 09.28.07 - Posted September 28, 2007
Good morning Washington. 2 Amy's wins the pizza poll! "2 Clintons, 2 Stories -- But Just 1 To See Print" "... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List, 09.24.07 - Posted September 24, 2007
Good morning Washington. You think Dan Rather has totally lost it. An NBC release announced, "According to national Nielsen Media Research data, 'Meet the Press with Tim Russert' was the top-rated Sunday morning public affairs program,... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List, 08.29.07 - Posted August 29, 2007
Good morning Washington. If Imus returns, you are not interested. An NBC release announced, "MSNBC's ratings growth continued this summer, as the network delivered the strongest growth of any cable news net in August in total day (M-S... [FishbowlDC]

Jack Shafer Vs. Keith J. Kelly - Posted August 20, 2007
It's a battle royale of the media reporter stars. In Slate, Jack Shafer accuses Post media reporter Keith J. Kelly of pulling punches on coverage of labor issues at the Wall Street Journal ever since News Corp. launched their takeover bid: In the old days, the Po... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Jack Shafer Vs. Keith J. Kelly - Posted August 20, 2007
It's a battle royale of the media reporter stars. In Slate, Jack Shafer accuses Post media reporter Keith J. Kelly of pulling punches on coverage of labor issues at the Wall Street Journal ever since News Corp. launched their takeover bid: In the old days, the Po... [FishbowlNY]

Morning Reading List, 08.17.07 - Posted August 17, 2007
Good morning Washington. It's another really close poll, but Imus wins over Morning Joe by just a hair. An ABC release announced, "According to Nielsen Media Research for Sunday, August 12, 2007, ABC News 'This Week with George Stephanopoulos' is the ... [FishbowlDC]

Novak's Got A Spelling Problem - Posted August 14, 2007
From Jack Shafer (referring to Katharine Graham): Columnist Robert D. Novak, who should really know better, joins the Katharine misspellers in his new memoir, The Prince of Darkness: 50 Years Reporting in Washington. He renders her name "Katherine" at least seven times in the book, including the index, and I don't think... [FishbowlDC]

A Linda Greenhouse Update - Posted August 13, 2007
(earlier on FishbowlDC) Says Jack Shafer: Far from being C-SPAN averse, Greenhouse has appeared on the channel so many times you could launch C-SPAN 4 tomorrow and fill it with Greenhouse reruns. According to C-SPAN Vice President Terence Murphy, Greenhouse has appeared at 51 different events covered by the channe... [FishbowlDC]

Simpsons Creator: We Love Attacking Fox - Posted July 20, 2007
Simpsons creator Matt Groening told Jon Stewart earlier this week that Fox forbid the Simpsons of doing a fake newscrawl be... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Simpsons Creator: We Love Attacking Fox - Posted July 20, 2007
Simpsons creator Matt Groening told Jon Stewart earlier this week that Fox forbid the Simpsons of doing a fake newscrawl be... [FishbowlNY]

Morning Reading List, 07.17.07 - Posted July 17, 2007
Good morning Washington. Most of you think LateNightShots.com is disgusting. Slate's Jack Shafer writes, "Homer Simpson Has What the Bancrofts Want -- Editorial independe... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List, 07.09.07 - Posted July 9, 2007
Good morning Washington. An NBC release announced that "Meet the Press with Tim Russert" "posted an impressive ratings win, outperforming the Sunday morning public affairs competition in all categories during the second quarter of 2007." Nick Kulish will be reading from his new novel, "Last One In," tonight at Olsson's Courthouse ... [FishbowlDC]

Times' 'Bogus Trend Story' - Posted June 19, 2007
Actually, online sales are doing just fine, thanks If you're the New York Times and you lead off your Sunday edition with a Page One piece entitled "Some Buyers Grow Web-Weary, and Online Sales Lose Steam," the assumption is that the article would be true. Except... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Times' 'Bogus Trend Story' - Posted June 19, 2007
Actually, online sales are doing just fine, thanks If you're the New York Times and you lead off your Sunday edition with a Page One piece entitled "Some Buyers Grow Web-Weary, and Online Sales Lose Steam," the assumption is that the article would be true. Except... [FishbowlNY]

Slate To Launch Online Video Site - Posted June 15, 2007
Quickly: Slate is launching a new online video site, Slate V. It's set for a late June launch with original daily content. Parent company Washingtonpost.Newsweek Interactive has an extensive in-house video staff and Slate is ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Slate To Launch Online Video Site - Posted June 15, 2007
Quickly: Slate is launching a new online video site, Slate V. It's set for a late June launch with original daily content. Parent company Washingtonpost.Newsweek Interactive has an extensive in-house video staff and Slate is ... [FishbowlNY]

Morning Reading List, 06.07.07 - Posted June 7, 2007
Good morning Washington. The AP reports, "Another week, another set of negative ratings records for broadcast television." "The 'Economist' fails the final test" Wonkett... [FishbowlDC]

Where's The Disgust, Jack? - Posted April 18, 2007
Slate's Jack Shafer promised yesterday that the world would be tsk-tsking journalists today for stooping to new lows in covering the heartache surrounding the Virginia Tech massacre. "Everybody is too busy right now consuming the Virginia Tech slaughter cover... [FishbowlLA]

Do News Organizations Pick Presidents? - Posted April 17, 2007
Jack Shafer ponders that in his latest column: Editorial resources being scarce, news organizations can't cover every declared candidate full time, so whenever a senior editor at a newspaper or network assigns a reporter to a campaign, he votes the institution's conviction that the candidate has a shot at the nomination. Whenever... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List, 04.09.07 - Posted April 9, 2007
Good morning Washington. The Onion is no threat to The City Paper. The PEJ Talk Show Index for March 25-30 shows, "There was a disagreement between the nation s radio and cable talk hosts over the juiciest talk topic last w... [FishbowlDC]

Jack Shafer Rips Ted Koppel: 'Is There A More Pompous Egomaniac Purring On The Airwaves Today?' - Posted April 6, 2007
Slate's media man Jack Shafer listened to Ted Koppel's NPR piece on the British sailor hostage thing. Then ye Wrath of Shafer was unleashed: Is... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Jack Shafer Rips Ted Koppel: 'Is There A More Pompous Egomaniac Purring On The Airwaves Today?' - Posted April 6, 2007
Slate's media man Jack Shafer listened to Ted Koppel's NPR piece on the British sailor hostage thing. Then ye Wrath of Shafer was unleashed: Is... [FishbowlNY]

Will The NYT Pick A Local Ombudsman? - Posted March 29, 2007
Jack Shafer has some suggestions and they include local boy Joshua Green. ... [FishbowlDC]

FBLA Suggestions for NY Times Public Editor - Posted March 29, 2007
Jack Shafer presents his short list for the NY Times Public Editor as does Gawker, and FBLA is a little dismayed. Some of the choices are predictable, like ... [FishbowlLA]

Taking Out The Trash, 03.15.07 - Posted March 15, 2007
Imus is not a big hit among media folk. Politico's Ben Smith reports that it isn't just the Nevada Democrats who are on the anti-Fox bandwagon. The CBC Political Education and Leadership Institute is has jumped on too. In the wake of the Libby trial, Jack S... [FishbowlDC]

Taking Out The Trash, 03.05.07 - Posted March 5, 2007
Has Anna Nicole Smith finally lost her intrigue? "ABC News nipping at NBC's heels" Amy Gahran asks a good question. "Why is it that I've never ... [FishbowlDC]

More On The Post's "Story Length Memo" - Posted March 1, 2007
(earlier) From Harry Jaffe and Jack Shafer. ... [FishbowlDC]

Taking Out The Trash - 02.26.07 - Posted February 26, 2007
An NBC release announced that "Meet The Press with Tim Russert" "continues to dominate the Sunday morning public affairs competition, winning the week ending Sunday, February 18 in all categories both nationally and in Washington, D.C." Last Sunday, "Meet" attracted 4.035 million total viewers, a 40% lead over CBS's "Face the... [FishbowlDC]

Taking Out The Trash, 02.14.07 - Posted February 14, 2007
From the few shows we offered you, "Grey's Anatomy" seems to be your favorite, with "24" a close second. Tipsters wrote in upset that we hadn't included "Ugly Betty," "Dirt" and "The Office." An ABC release announced that "World News with Charles Gibson" is "the #1 evening newscast among Total Viewers, Adults... [FishbowlDC]

Slate Finally Puts End To Monkey(fishing) Business, Issues Yet Another Apology - Posted February 7, 2007
Remember the controversy over that fabricated Slate article on monkeyfishing? No? Probably because it grabbed attention for a few short weeks in June 2001 before fading into the haze of media scandals past. Well, Slate ran an article penned by James For... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Slate Finally Puts End To Monkey(fishing) Business, Issues Yet Another Apology - Posted February 7, 2007
Remember the controversy over that fabricated Slate article on monkeyfishing? No? Probably because it grabbed attention for a few short weeks in June 2001 before fading into the haze of media scandals past. Well, Slate ran an article penned by James For... [FishbowlNY]

Jack Shafer in Slate names LA Times All-Stars - Posted January 8, 2007
Writing in Slate, Jack Shafer picks out those LA Times writers he considers to be "the most talented journalists" who might jump ship, if the Tribune keeps hacking away at the paper's mandate and budget. And there's a big list, including Pulitzer winners Dan Neil, Carolyn Cole, Charles Ornstein, and ... [FishbowlLA]

Sundown on Sunset - Posted January 5, 2007
Some stuff we covered (maybe too much) and some stuff just got blown off our desks on these windswept days. Here's a roundup of newsy detritus. Reading is dangerous: LA Observed ... [FishbowlLA]

FBLA EXCLUSIVE: Behind the Halloween Hate Crime Story - Posted January 4, 2007
The LA Weekly has a story on Long Beach Halloween hate crime case that ... [FishbowlLA]

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