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Weekend Show Preview - 8.17.14 - Posted August 15, 2014
On Tuesday we gave you the ratings for the August 10 Sunday Shows in the DC Market. Who's on the talk shows this weekend? Highlights include Missouri Governor Jay Nixon on "Face the Nation," Gov. Rick ... [PRNewser]

Weekend Show Preview - 7.20.14 - Posted July 18, 2014
On Tuesday we gave you the ratings for the July 13 Sunday Shows in the DC Market. Who's on the talk shows this weekend? Full lineups have yet to be announced across the board, but highlights thus far: Sen. Ted Cruz (R-... [PRNewser]

Top Tweets on SCOTUS Rulings - Posted June 30, 2014
On Monday, the Supreme Court issued two final rulings in its term, in the cases of Harris v. Quinn and Burwell v. Hobby Lobby. A 5 - 4 decision in favor of Hobby Lobby, the Court ruled that closely held for-profit corporation can't be required by the government to provide contraception coverage.... [FishbowlDC]

Weekend Show Preview: 5.23 - 25 - Posted May 23, 2014
Who's on the talk shows this weekend? Glad you asked! Sunday: CBS's "Face the Nation": Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.); Sen. John Thune (R-SD); Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-Ill.); David Finkel... [FishbowlDC]

Jay Carney Toasts Brendan Buck's Move from Boehner's Office to AHIP - Posted May 13, 2014
In celebration of his move as press secretary for Speaker Boehner to America's Health Insurance Plans, Brendan Buck joined with friends Monday evening to toast to his new gig. We hear White House press secretary ... [FishbowlDC]

TVNewsers Celebrate 10 Years of TVNewser - Posted April 29, 2014
In January 2004, a college student named Brian Stelter started CableNewser, a blog that covered the ins and outs of cable TV news. It quickly grabbed the attention of the people who work in all ranks of TV news: from top news executives, to gr... [TVNewser]

Weekend Show Preview, 4.18 - 4.20 - Posted April 18, 2014
Who's on the talk shows this weekend? Glad you asked: Sunday: CBS's "Face the Nation": Cardinal Timothy Dolan, Gov. Deval Patrick (D-MA), TIME's Michael Duffy,... [FishbowlDC]

Weekend Show Preview, 4.4 - 4.6 - Posted April 4, 2014
Who's on the talk shows this weekend? Glad you asked: Sunday: CBS's "Face the Nation": Rep. Michael McCaul (R-TX), Dan Pfeiffer, Thomas Friedman of Sh... [FishbowlDC]

Weekend Show Preview, 2.7 - 2.9 - Posted February 7, 2014
Who's on the public affairs shows this weekend? Glad you asked: PBS's "Washington Week" : Janet Hook of WSJ, Jim Tankersley of ... [PRNewser]

Weekend Show Preview, 2.7 - 2.9 - Posted February 7, 2014
Who's on the public affairs shows this weekend? Glad you asked: PBS's "Washington Week" : Janet Hook of WSJ, Jim Tankersley of ... [FishbowlDC]

State of the Union Coverage Plans: Broadcast Networks - Posted January 27, 2014
Here's what the broadcast networks have planned for President Obama's State of the Union address Tuesday. ABC: Diane Sawyer and ... [TVNewser]

Weekend Show Preview: 1.17 - 1.19 - Posted January 17, 2014
Who's on the weekend shows this week? Glad you asked: CBS's "Face the Nation": Rep. Mike Rogers (R-MI), Intelligence Committee Cha... [FishbowlDC]

Weekend Show Preview 1.3 - 1.5 - Posted January 3, 2014
Who's on the weekend shows this week? Glad you asked: --CBS's "Face the Nation": Sen. Harry Reid (D-NV), Rep. Peter King (R-NY), Rep. Matt Salmon (R-AZ), Peggy Noonan of WSJ, WaPo's ... [FishbowlDC]

Sunday Show Preview - Posted November 15, 2013
[caption id="attachment_119824" align="alignright" width="450"] Image courtesy of Salon.com.[/caption] Who's on the weekend shows this week? Glad you asked: --CBS's "Face the Nation": LBJ daughter Luci Baines Johnson Turpin; reporter ... [PRNewser]

Where Are They Now? New York Times Edition - Posted November 12, 2013
HuffPo's Michael Calderone wonders if the The New York Times has a retention problem. The answer: "Good Lord, Yes!" ... [FishbowlDC]

FBDC Interview: ABC7's Kris Van Cleave - Posted September 5, 2013
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Yahoo Gets Inspiration From Now This News - Posted July 24, 2013
On Wednesday morning, Yahoo published this piece on Rep. Keith Ellison (D-Minn.). The headline is "What is it like to be a... [FishbowlDC]

Brian Stelter to Guest Host 'Reliable Sources' - Posted July 23, 2013
New York Times media reporter Brian Stelter will host an upcoming edition of CNN's "Reliable Sources," The Washington Post's Erik Wemple ... [TVNewser]

The Ticker: Palin's Reality, Zeleny's Print, CNBC's Distruptors... - Posted May 14, 2013
Sarah Palin was offered a syndicated TV talk show from producer Mark Burnett, but turned it down, ... [TVNewser]

ABC News Ups Rick Klein To Political Director - Posted February 27, 2013
Another day, another change in ABC's political unit. ABC has promoted Rick Klein to the role of political director. Klein joined ABC in 2007 from the ... [TVNewser]

ABC News Adds Another New York Times Reporter to Ranks - Posted February 26, 2013
For the second time in as many days, ABC News has hired a reporter from the New York Times. This morning we got word that Susan Saulny will join ABC's Washington bureau as a correspondent. Saulny has spent the last 12 years at ... [TVNewser]

Jeff Zeleny Leaves New York Times for ABC - Posted February 25, 2013
Jeff Zeleny, the New York Times' national political correspondent will leave the Times for ABC News next month where he'll be senior political correspondent. Zeleny ... [Fishbowl NY]

Jeff Zeleny Leaves New York Times for ABC - Posted February 25, 2013
Jeff Zeleny, the New York Times' national political correspondent will leave the Times for ABC News next month where he'll be senior political correspondent. Zeleny ... [FishbowlNY]

Jeff Zeleny's Move From Print to TV: 'Reporting is Reporting, Storytelling is Storytelling' - Posted February 25, 2013
Jeff Zeleny, who will leave the New York Times for ABC News next month, says the decision to jump from print to TV was a no-brainer. "I haven't worked for a newspaper for quite a while," Zeleny, The Times' national political ... [TVNewser]

How to Make it All About Me - Posted January 28, 2013
Slogan for '90 Harkin campaign I was privileged to work on was Courage of His Convictions. Right then, right now. He was a mentor to many. -- David Plouffe (@davidplouffe) January 26, 2013 President Obama's outgoing strategist and advisor David Plouffe recently made his smashing debut on Twitter. So far, 10 tweets and... [FishbowlDC]

Bonjean Holiday Party Welcomes Erik Estrada and Partygoers Peeing on the Neighbors' Lawns - Posted December 10, 2012
By Betsy Rothstein, Eddie Scarry and Peter Ogburn We don't know how Communications Consultant Ron Bonjean... [PRNewser]

Bonjean Holiday Party Welcomes Erik Estrada and Partygoers Peeing on the Neighbors' Lawns - Posted December 10, 2012
By Betsy Rothstein, Eddie Scarry and Peter Ogburn We don't know how Communications Consultant Ron Bonjean... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted March 30, 2012
Quotes of the Day Blind email Among my personal favorite anonymous emails of the week: "Newt Gingrich spoke at Georgetown University today and got a little feisty with a student who questioned his suggestion that poor students work as janitors in thei... [FishbowlDC]

Mitt Romney Thinks Rick Santorum Would Make a Good Press Secretary - Posted March 28, 2012
On "The Tonight Show" last night, Jay Leno asked Mitt Romney for one-word thoughts on some potential VP picks. When Leno got to Rick Santorum, Romney must've been thinking about that CBS News video of ... [TVNewser]

Rick Santorum Wants to Fight The New York Times - Posted March 26, 2012
Rick Santorum is not going to win the Republican nomination. Rick Santorum knows this, and so Rick Santorum is getting a bit testy. According to The New York Times... [Fishbowl NY]

Rick Santorum Wants to Fight The New York Times - Posted March 26, 2012
Rick Santorum is not going to win the Republican nomination. Rick Santorum knows this, and so Rick Santorum is getting a bit testy. According to The New York Times... [FishbowlNY]

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

Morning Chatter - Posted December 19, 2011
Quotes of the Day "The impromptu Hitchens memorial outside his Kalorama apt. building." -- Photograph by Roll Call's Shira Toeplitz... [FishbowlDC]

NYT Nixes Credit for Politico on Cain Story - Posted November 2, 2011
The waters are getting muddied with the alleged sexual harassment story on Herman Cain. Since Monday, Politico has been getting loads of credit for breaking the news -- on TV, online, and in print. The publication's Jonathan ... [PRNewser]

Whoops! Cain Confused for McCain - Posted October 31, 2011
NYT's "The Caucus" blog screwed up GOP Presidential contender Herman Cain's name today in a way that isn't likely to bring ... [FishbowlDC]

LA Times Pulitzer Winner Set for Wisconsin Residency - Posted October 27, 2011
Senior LA Times reporter Jeff Gottlieb, who along with Ruben Vives won a Pulitzer Prize for the pair's 2010 series on endemic Bell city corruption, will be at the University of Wiconsin-Madison next week as the school's latest public affairs writer in res... [FishbowlLA]

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

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted October 5, 2011
Quotes of the Day -- the Chris Christie "No Means No" Edition ... [FishbowlDC]

Sunday Panels: Only Males Need Apply - Posted September 16, 2011
Do you have a penis? Do you know a little something about politics or can you at least fake it? Then the Sunday morning political talk show circuit is for you. This Sunday features a particular abundance of testosterone on Fox News Sunday and most of the other shows. Each week... [FishbowlDC]

Who Will Replace Ed Henry at CNN? - Posted June 21, 2011
Yesterday we learned the stunning news that CNN's Senior White House Correspondent Ed Henry is jumping ship for the network's competitor Fox News. The mood inside CNN is one of shock as colleagues never saw this coming. CNN says it will announce Henry's replacement soon. The network has a solid policy... [FishbowlDC]

"MTP" Fetes New Press Rep - Posted March 3, 2011
[caption id="attachment_32541" align="aligncenter" width="500" caption="MTP's Adam Verdugo, Betsy Fischer and Erika Masonhall c/o WHCInsider"][/caption] A group of Washington's journos gathe... [FishbowlDC]

Hey, Isn't That... - Posted February 27, 2011
Kathy Griffin? The kooky comic was spotted at L2 on Friday night. Griffin, who had just wrapped a performance at the Kennedy Ce... [TVNewser]

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]

Huffington's Backyard Book Bash - Posted October 6, 2010
National Journal's Matt Cooper hides from the paparazzi behind one of Arianna's book-themed pillows. Arianna Huffington made a splash last night at the home of ... [FishbowlDC]

Crawford & Zeleny Team Up for CBS's 'Washington Unplugged' - Posted August 10, 2010
CBS News' Jan Crawford and NYT's Jeff Zeleny have started co-hosting CBSNews.com's political webcast "Washington Unplugged" on Tuesdays. They should have instant rapp... [FishbowlDC]

The Week in Birthday Wishes - Posted June 11, 2010
FishbowlDC wishes you all a very happy birthday. Elizabeth Thorp: Momlogic.com's D.C. correspondent and PR executive (Monday) Eric Kuhn: CNN's Audience Interaction Producer (Tuesday) ... [FishbowlDC]

NYT's Leibovich Joins Twitterverse - Posted May 25, 2010
NYT's Jeff Zeleny tipped us off Monday that his colleague, Mark Leibovich, would be joining Twiiter. Just hours after that tip-off, it's true. Leibovich has given in. Here's his inaugural tweet: "Following pressure's on, they tell me....first foray into twitterverse ...tips not welcome (joke)" (about 19 hours ago) ... [FishbowlDC]

Courtovich Hosts Journos For Annual Gaucho - Posted May 24, 2010
Courtovich took this pic of Gaucho decorations. Jim Courtovich, managing partner of Kearsarge Global Advisers, hosted his annual Gaucho party Saturday night. And he delivered with a great m... [FishbowlDC]

Big Night for BBC - Posted March 18, 2010
Just after BBC News correspondent Lyse Doucet was awarded the prestigious David Bloom Award, Doucet, Katy Kay and the rest of the BBC team held court at the Hi... [FishbowlDC]

Suddenly Tweeting Zeleny - Posted February 16, 2010
The Daily Caller's senior political and White House reporter Jon Ward razzes the NYT's White House scribe Jeff Zeleny for his sudden affinity for tweeting. "Talk about creeping in - @jef... [FishbowlDC]

FNC's Obama Special: "In His Own Words" - Posted January 22, 2010
Will FNC's special on President Obama this weekend escalate the already contentious relationship between the White House and FNC? Michael Clemente, senior V.P. of news for FNC in New York, hints that like everything "lightening rod... [FishbowlDC]

Sunday Show Preview - Posted December 11, 2009
• NBC's Meet the Press: President's Council of Economic Advisers Chair Dr. Christina Romer, former Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan, Gov. Jennifer Granholm (D-MI), former Gov. Mitt Romney (R-MA) and CNBC's Jim Cramer • CBS' Face the Nation: Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY), Sen. Jay Rockefeller (D-WV), Sen. Ben Nelson (D-NE) and Sen.... [FishbowlDC]

Tee Time: Obama & Tiger on Cover of Golf Digest - Posted December 1, 2009
What timing! President Obama and Tiger Woods are on the cover of January's Golf Digest... [FishbowlDC]

Ronnie Cho Bares (Almost) All at HBO Screening of "By the People" - Posted November 4, 2009
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FishPoolDC: Our Insider's Notes from Today's Press Briefing - Posted October 30, 2009
Notes from a briefing room press insider... Yep. What She Said: In an abbreviated briefing today (running against the seventh of the big Sit Room Af-Pak strategy meetings), Press Secretary Robert Gibbs backed Secy Hillary Clinton's sharp comments yesterday that she finds it "hard to believe" that Pakistan couldn't find al Qaeda... [FishbowlDC]

Plouffe to "Meet the Press" Sunday - Posted October 28, 2009
President Obama's 2008 presidential campaign manager David Plouffe will do his first interview since writing his new book "The Audacity to Win" this Sunday on NBC's "Meet the Press" with David Gregory. "The Audacity to Win: The Inside Story and Lessons of Barack Obama's Historic Victory" is scheduled to hit stands next... [FishbowlDC]

Last Night: Book Parties & Screenings - Posted October 20, 2009
• DC's media types also turned out last night for a screening of HBO's documentary "By the People: The Election of Barack Obama" at MPAA with filmmakers Amy Rice and Alicia Sams. NYT's Jeff Zeleny, the New Yorker's ... [FishbowlDC]

FishbookDC: Remaining Candidates Revealed - Posted September 1, 2009
Cutest Couple CNN's Dana Bash & John King Examiner's Kiki Ryan & Bloomberg's Tim Burger Bloomberg's ... [FishbowlDC]

Meanwhile on Martha's Vineyard... - Posted August 26, 2009
Before news of Senator Ted Kennedy's death broke, Plum TV's Alex Friedman captured a few slow moments on Martha's Vineyard earlier this week. Oh, and NYT's Jeff Zeleny's red pants... ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List 08.17.09 - Posted August 17, 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. Catching up on the Morning Reading List after a we... [FishbowlDC]

Sunday Show Preview - Posted August 14, 2009
CBS' Face the Nation: WH Press Sec. Robert Gibbs. Roundtable with former Sen. Charles Hagel and Former Rep. Lee Hamilton. ABC's This Week w/ Jake Tapper... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List 08.05.09 - Posted August 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. Happy Birthday to ... [FishbowlDC]

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

FishPoolDC: Our Insider's Notes from Today's Press Briefing - Posted July 2, 2009
A truly brief pre-holiday weekend briefing started with Press Secretary/WH School Marm Robert Gibbs' scolding of NBC's Chuck Todd for another late entrance (though no one heard a two-minute warning). "Three times -- you've got to go to detention hall," RG announced. (Chucky T was allowed to stay.) But... Free Ice Cream?!:... [FishbowlDC]

Sunday Show Preview - Posted June 19, 2009
NBC's Meet the Press: Prime Minister of Israel Benjamin Netanyahu, Fmr. Sen. Sam Nunn (D-GA) and Nuclear Threat Initiative Co-Chairman and CEO, Fmr. Sen. Fred Thompson (R-TN) and Fmr. Chair, State Dept.'s International Security Advisory Board, Fortune's Nina Easton and NBC's Chuck Todd CBS' Face the Nation: Sen. John... [FishbowlDC]

Marquardt Joins ABC, Jets Off To Moscow - Posted June 4, 2009
Alexander Marquardt joins ABC from CNN today as a digital reporter based in Moscow. He'll be reporting on all ABC News platforms, including "World News," "Nightline," and "Good Morning America." At CNN, Marquardt was an embed reporter covering the Obama, Clinton and Biden campaigns, and before that, he was an anchor... [FishbowlDC]

Words of Wisdom: Washington Journos Dish Out Advice for New Grads - Posted May 22, 2009
"Life is a constant struggle between your head and your heart. Our head tells us to play it safe. It tells us to settle. Do what pays the bills and makes others happy. But there almost always is something deep within us that beckons us to another calling. ... [FishbowlDC]

FishPoolDC: Our Insider's Notes from Today's Press Briefing - Posted May 11, 2009
Back to business after WHCD weekend... That's Cheney You Can Believe In: In response to a newsworthy "Face the Nation" appearance by the former vice president, Press Secretary Robert Gibbs said of the former #1 and #2 that he was "struck" by the "markedly different views to their lives," as the Obama... [FishbowlDC]

Haddad Hosts Annual WHCD Brunch - Posted May 10, 2009
This was the scene at Tammy Haddad's annual pre-WHCD garden brunch. Who wasn't there? To name a few we saw... ... [FishbowlDC]

Enchanted, Surprised, Troubled and Humbled at Time & People - Posted May 9, 2009
Larry Hackett and Sandra Sobieraj Westfall of People Magazine and Time Magazine's Richard Stengel and Michael Duffy kicked off the WHCA Dinner we... [FishbowlDC]

Zeleny On Question: "Why Not Let Him Stretch A Little Bit" - Posted May 1, 2009
NYT's ... [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]

Brilliant or BS? Zeleny Q at Last Night's Presser - Posted April 30, 2009
If you woke up feeling uncomfortable and maybe even a tad violated, then you might have witnessed Jeff Zeleny's four-part question for President Obama during last night's press conference. Surprisingly, the NYT's reporter asked Obama a set of questions more fit for a FishbowlDC interview than a nationally-televised presser. Zeleny's "surprised,... [FishbowlDC]

Who Was Called On? - Posted April 29, 2009
President Obama's news conference this evening lasted pretty exactly an hour as promised to the networks, and he took questions from 13 reporters (lucky 13- President Obama took 13 questions at a previous primetime press conference). In this order: AP's Jennifer Loven (three for ... [FishbowlDC]

FishPoolDC: Our Insider's Notes from Today's Press Briefing - Posted April 9, 2009
Back in the press briefing room... Arrghh: This week's Somali pirate attack has again put high-seas safety on the front page and in the forefront of State and White House briefings. While questions of "pirate negotiations" elicited snickers over at Foggy Bottom this morning, White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs was dead-serious... [FishbowlDC]

Folo: Obama's First Primetime Press Conference - Posted February 10, 2009
WaPo's Howard Kurtz Media Notes: "At His First Prime-Time News Conference, Obama Is Serious and Expansive" Obama controlled the tone of the East Room proceedings, speaking with utmost seriousness, gesturing with his hands and displaying a command of the facts. His lengthy, multi-part answ... [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]

Boys (and Girls) on the (Stockholm) Bus: Election Coverage '08 - Posted October 29, 2008
Well, here's a description of the inside of the Obama plane you don't come across everyday:It felt like the Lord of the Flies in there...The people who have been there for a long time have all of their little decorations and knickknacks all over the back of the plane. Everyone's a... [Fishbowl NY]

Boys (and Girls) on the (Stockholm) Bus: Election Coverage '08 - Posted October 29, 2008
Well, here's a description of the inside of the Obama plane you don't come across everyday:It felt like the Lord of the Flies in there...The people who have been there for a long time have all of their little decorations and knickknacks all over the back of the plane. Everyone's a... [FishbowlNY]

Gwen Ifill Has A New Nickname For Jeff Zeleny - Posted July 21, 2008
After the jump, see what nickname PBS' Gwen Ifill gave New York Times reporter Jeff Zeleny over the weekend on "Washington Week"... ... [FishbowlDC]

Did You Make Obama's Cut? - Posted July 21, 2008
There are so many journalists eager to join Sen. Barack Obama on his European trip that the campaign simply can't accommodate all of them on the plane. Lynn Sweet blogged a few days back: ... [FishbowlDC]

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