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How Would Journalists Report the Story of JFK's Assassination Today? - Posted November 22, 2013
The broadcast networks all produced special reports for the moment of silence marking the 50th anniversary of the assassination of Pres. John F. Kennedy this afternoon. [gallery columns="4" ids="204772,204773,204774,204775"] In the Washington Post today, ... [TVNewser]

MacNeil and Lehrer Share Their Story of Nov. 22, 1963 - Posted November 22, 2013
Robert MacNeil and Jim Lehrer returned to their former program last night to reflect on Nov. 22, 1963 -- the day President Kennedy was killed. Both men c... [TVNewser]

MacNeil Lehrer Reunited on MSNBC - Posted November 20, 2013
During coverage of the wreath-laying at the gravesite of Pres. John F. Kennedy today, MSNBC's Andrea Mitchell... [TVNewser]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Obama Talks Shutdown | New Editor at Deadline? | NewsRoom on The Market - Posted October 9, 2013
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly] Click here to receive Mediabistro's Morning Media Newsfeed via email. ... [Fishbowl NY]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Obama Talks Shutdown | New Editor at Deadline? | NewsRoom on The Market - Posted October 9, 2013
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly] Click here to receive Mediabistro's Morning Media Newsfeed via email. ... [FishbowlNY]

Andrea Mitchell to Receive National Press Club's Fourth Estate Award - Posted October 4, 2013
NBC News chief foreign affairs correspondent Andrea Mitchell will receive the 2013 Fourth Estate Award, the National Press Club's prize for a journalist "who has made significant contributions to the field through a lifetime of excellence,... [TVNewser]

Gwen Ifill, Judy Woodruff Named Co-Anchors of the 'PBS NewsHour' - Posted August 6, 2013
At the Television Critics Association Summer Press tour in Beverly Hills this afternoon, PBS named Gwen ifill and Judy Woodruff as the co-anchors and mana... [TVNewser]

PBS Adds 'NewsHour Weekend' To Fall Lineup - Posted June 17, 2013
PBS has made it official: there will be a new half-hour weekend edition of the "PBS NewsHour" coming later this year. "PBS NewsHour Weekend" will debut September 7, and will be anchored by ... [TVNewser]

'PBS NewsHour' Lays Off Staff In Reorganization - Posted June 11, 2013
The "PBS NewsHour" is laying off staff in a significant reorganization, TVNewser has learned. According to an internal memo obtained by TVNewser, MacNeil/Lehrer Productions--which produces the "NewsHour"--will be shutting down its offices in Denver and San Francisco, eliminating nearly all the positions there. The company will ... [TVNewser]

WNET Looks Back at 70s for Second Installment of Pioneers of Thirteen - Posted January 22, 2013
Don't put away your bell bottoms just yet! The calendar has turned to another year, but the 50th anniversary celebration continues hasn't ended at PBS' Channel 13. In the second installment of the Pioneers of Thirteen, the 1970s are recalled in detail. Three-time Oscar winner Meryl Streep narrates ... [Fishbowl NY]

WNET Looks Back at 70s for Second Installment of Pioneers of Thirteen - Posted January 22, 2013
Don't put away your bell bottoms just yet! The calendar has turned to another year, but the 50th anniversary celebration continues hasn't ended at PBS' Channel 13. In the second installment of the Pioneers of Thirteen, the 1970s are recalled in detail. Three-time Oscar winner Meryl Streep narrates ... [FishbowlNY]

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]

GQ Puts its Testicles On the Line - Posted November 27, 2012
In Washington, influence is everything. Then again, in some circles so is being retweeted, so maybe "everything" is a tad overrated. But today GQ takes some allegedly important people to task with a year-end list sure to make some want to hide under the covers. The magazine writers applaud themselves in... [FishbowlDC]

CBS' Bob Schieffer: Most Unmolested Mod? - Posted October 23, 2012
Of the four debate moderators this election year, CBS News's Bob Schieffer by far has been the least criticized. PBS's Jim Lehrer was thrown to the dogs by Democrats and their supporters for coming off as a pushover and seeming to let GOP Candidate Mitt Romney call the shots in ... [FishbowlDC]

Bob Schieffer's 'Light Hand' Lets Candidates 'Go At It As Much As Possible' - Posted October 22, 2012
Before tonight's presidential debate, on his Fox News show, Bill O'Reilly said "If [Bob] Schieffer doesn't ask about Libya, he has to retire tomorrow." Well, it was the first question ... [TVNewser]

Bob Schieffer's 'Light Hand' Lets Candidates 'Go At It As Much As Possible' - Posted October 22, 2012
Before tonight's presidential debate, on his Fox News show, Bill O'Reilly said "If [Bob] Schieffer doesn't ask about Libya, he has to retire tomorrow." Well, it was the first question ... [Fishbowl NY]

Bob Schieffer's 'Light Hand' Lets Candidates 'Go At It As Much As Possible' - Posted October 22, 2012
Before tonight's presidential debate, on his Fox News show, Bill O'Reilly said "If [Bob] Schieffer doesn't ask about Libya, he has to retire tomorrow." Well, it was the first question ... [FishbowlNY]

Bob Schieffer Previews Final Debate - Posted October 22, 2012
Tonight's final presidential debate will be moderated by CBS "Face the Nation" anchor Bob Schieffer. Schieffer gave an interview to TV Guide... [TVNewser]

Giants of Broadcasting Celebrates 10th Anniversary - Posted October 19, 2012
The Library of American Broadcasting is marking its 10th year of immortalizing industry greats. The 2012 edition of the Giants of Broadcasting include two career radio executives, pioneering television newsmen, a man who made a weekly commentary "must see TV," and a man who helped launched the 24-hour news cycle. That man... [Fishbowl NY]

Giants of Broadcasting Celebrates 10th Anniversary - Posted October 19, 2012
The Library of American Broadcasting is marking its 10th year of immortalizing industry greats. The 2012 edition of the Giants of Broadcasting include two career radio executives, pioneering television newsmen, a man who made a weekly commentary "must see TV," and a man who helped launched the 24-hour news cycle. That man... [FishbowlNY]

Howard Stringer Still Treasures the Memory of His Lunches with Johnny Carson - Posted October 19, 2012
What better place for Sir Howard Stringer to reminisce about the great Johnny Carson than the annual Giants of Broadcasting event? The chairman of Sony's board was feted at yesterday's 10th anniversary edition in New York City alongside ... [FishbowlLA]

Megyn Kelly on Debate Coverage: 'Let's not start criticizing the moderator before she's moderated' - Posted October 16, 2012
The Presidential debates have brought interest in the election to a fever pitch, and for Megyn Kelly and Bret Baier -- who are the face ... [TVNewser]

'The Daily Show' Tackles Martha Raddatz's Debate Moderating - Posted October 16, 2012
"The Daily Show with Jon Stewart" tackled Martha Raddatz and her performance during the Vice Presidential debate (and how she compared to Jim Lehrer the week before). Unlike pretty much every segment on TV news that Stewart does, he seemed to have n... [TVNewser]

Social Media Newsfeed: Twitter Glitch | Foursquare Search | Etsy Accusations - Posted October 16, 2012
 Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

Candy Crowley's Debate Dilemma: 'Trying to find that space between cutting off the conversation too early or letting it go too long' - Posted October 15, 2012
Don't look for President Obama and Mitt Romney to play "Eat the Moderator" in their rematch tomorrow night, says CNN's Candy Crowley. With the format a Town Hall Meeting at Hofstra, the candidates are less likely t... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List 10.09.12. - Posted October 11, 2012
1. Daily Caller attacks ABC flack -- In a story today by The Daily Caller brass, Tucker Carlson and Neil Patel, they go after ABC for the choice of Martha Raddatz moderating tonight's VP deb... [FishbowlDC]

Bette Midler, Blythe Danner and Chris Noth's Advice for President Obama - Posted October 10, 2012
If you felt the tremors in midtown around noon, it's because 55th and Fifth nearly buckled under the weight of all the star power at Michael's today. Between the Hollywood A-listers (Bette Midler, ... [FishbowlLA]

Fancy Footwork but No Knockout Blows as Jon Stewart and Bill O'Reilly Spar - Posted October 7, 2012
Was it a mock debate? A mockable debate? A debatable mock? Whatever it was, Jon Stewart's and Bill O'Reilly's 'Rumble in the Air-Condition... [TVNewser]

The SNL Chris Matthews: 'I feel bad for whoever had to move the podium afterwards because Obama took a giant dump behind it' - Posted October 7, 2012
Rachel Maddow, S.E. Cupp, Rev. Al Sharpton and ... [TVNewser]

The First Presidential Debate: Remixed - Posted October 6, 2012
Politics breeds creative parody, and the response to this week's Presidential debate is no exception. Some of the prime examples: The Gregory Brothers did their thing, and autotuned the debate: The debate gets the Taiwanese animation treatment: ... [TVNewser]

Jim Lehrer on the Debate: 'I understand why people were a little stunned by some of it' - Posted October 5, 2012
Jim Lehrer to critics: Bring it. PBS's Lehrer today insisted that he's unfazed by the avalanche of vitriolic responses to his moderator performance at Wednesday's presidential debate, seen ... [TVNewser]

Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan Head To Friendly Territory For First Post-Debate Interview - Posted October 5, 2012
GOP Presidential candidate Mitt Romney gave his first post-debate interview last night on Fox News Channel's 'Hannity.' Romney was joined by VP nominee Paul Ryan. "I am happy that Jim Lehrer was willing to ask us our positions on issues, and we could describe those so it was not a big 'gotcha'... [TVNewser]

Debate Ratings Update: Final Numbers Boost Broadcasters, As ABC Tops All Networks - Posted October 4, 2012
Fast National Numbers from Nielsen moved the needle upward from the preliminary numbers we reported earlier, much to the benefit of the broadcast news organizations. All told 63.5 million Americans watched the debate last night on ABC, NBC, CBS, Fox, Fox News, CNN, MSNBC, Univision and Telemundo. Update: Nielsen now says that... [TVNewser]

Facebook-CNN Election Talk Meter Breaks Down First Presidential Debate - Posted October 4, 2012
The dust has settled after the ... [AllFacebook]

Chattering Class Dumps On Jim Lehrer - Posted October 4, 2012
Heading into last night's presidential debate, former PBS anchor Jim Lehrer anticipated some criticism. "It's a rough, rough world -- I know that," he told the NYT. "I'm susceptible to the same smears as anyone else." But holy sh*t. For whatever "smears" Lehrer was ready for, it's hard to imagine he prepared himself... [FishbowlDC]

Chattering Class Dumps On Jim Lehrer - Posted October 4, 2012
Heading into last night's presidential debate, former PBS anchor Jim Lehrer anticipated some criticism. "It's a rough, rough world -- I know that," he told the NYT. "I'm susceptible to the same smears as anyone else." But holy sh*t. For whatever "smears" Lehrer was ready for, it's hard to imagine he prepared himself... [PRNewser]

PBS CEO: Romney Attack On Funding Inappropriate - Posted October 4, 2012
During last night's Presidential debate, GOP candidate Mitt Romney said that he would cut the subsidy for PBS, saying: "I'm going to the stop the subsidy to PBS. I'm going to stop other things. I like PBS. I love Big Bird. I actually like you, too. But I'm not going to keep... [TVNewser]

Calm Down, Everybody: Big Bird Will Be Fine - Posted October 4, 2012
We'll just go ahead and say it: Last night's debate was a big bore. Mitt Romney did quite well, Jim Lehrer did quite badly, and a few million people have been made aware of the current President's sleepwalking problem for the first time (it is... [PRNewser]

PBS CEO on Big Bird Mention: 'It Was a Stunning Moment' - Posted October 4, 2012
While Mitt Romney appears to be the winner of last night's first presidential debate, Big Bird and Jim Lehrer -- two of PBS's biggest stars -- seem to be the losers. On CNN this morning anchor ... [TVSpy]

How Did Jim Lehrer Do? - Posted October 4, 2012
Last night former PBS anchor Jim Lehrer came out of retirement to moderate the first presidential debate of the 2012 race. His experience moderating 11 previous presidential debates should have primed the 78-year-old veteran journo for such an esteemed role. So come on, be honest, how did he do? ... [FishbowlDC]

Critics Take Aim At Jim Lehrer For Debate Handling - Posted October 4, 2012
Apparently criticizing Jim Lehrer is a bipartisan affair. The "PBS NewsHour" anchor was roundly criticized by Republicans and Democrats alike for various perceived infractions. NowThis News put together a supercut: The Washington Post's ... [TVNewser]

Chris Matthews Thinks Obama Missed the Debate, So He Debates For Him: 'Where was Obama Tonight?!' - Posted October 3, 2012
Here are a couple media takeaways from tonight's first presidential debate: Moderator Jim Lehrer got pummeled on social media for not being a moderator and Big Bird might get fired. Following the debate, however, things got interesting on MS... [Fishbowl NY]

Chris Matthews Thinks Obama Missed the Debate, So He Debates For Him: 'Where was Obama Tonight?!' - Posted October 3, 2012
Here are a couple media takeaways from tonight's first presidential debate: Moderator Jim Lehrer got pummeled on social media for not being a moderator and Big Bird might get fired. Following the debate, however, things got interesting on MS... [FishbowlNY]

Where Are You Watching the Debate? - Posted October 3, 2012
President Obama and GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney are having a spirited debate -- their first of three -- that has focused on the economy. At one point in discussing his economic plan, Romney said he'd make cuts if a program required borrowing from China. Looking toward moderator Jim Lehrer, Romney... [TVNewser]

Ifill And Woodruff To Anchor 'PBS NewsHour' Debate Coverage - Posted October 3, 2012
Presidential debate coverage for "PBS NewsHour" will be led by Gwen Ifill and Judy Woodruff, and will be joined by analysts ... [TVNewser]

Morning Chatter - Posted October 3, 2012
Quotes of the Day "It's so hard to talk these days." -- FNC's Greta Van Susteren in reaction to V.P. Joe Biden's "gaffe" yesterday. "He's gotta recognize that he's gonna be double teamed. Jim Lehrer is part of the cultural left so Mitt is going to have to communicate past Lehrer ... [FishbowlDC]

Advocacy Groups Call For Presidential Debate Contracts To Be Released - Posted September 27, 2012
Well in advance of the Presidential debates, the two campaigns sign a secret contract that outlines every single detail of what will transpire. The dates, locations, moderators, podiums, even the pens and paper the candidates use is fair game. The agreements also put limitations on what the moderators may and may... [TVNewser]

It's Hard Out Here For A Debate Moderator - Posted September 24, 2012
B&C's Andrea Morabito has a lengthy look at the upcoming Presidential debates (subscription required), as well as interviews with the moderators. One of the overarching themes: while th... [TVNewser]

Jim Lehrer: 'I have no regrets about saying what I did, or about changing my mind' - Posted August 27, 2012
Read my lips. No more debates. Jim Lehrer didn't use those words, but he might as well have. Lehrer's November pronouncement that he would never host another presidential debate, like George H. W. Bush's 1988 prom... [TVNewser]

The Politics Behind The Debate Moderator Choices - Posted August 19, 2012
The New York Times' Brian Stelter has a great item examining the politics behind the selection of Presidential debate moderators. We already wrote about Univision's complaint,... [Fishbowl NY]

The Politics Behind The Debate Moderator Choices - Posted August 19, 2012
The New York Times' Brian Stelter has a great item examining the politics behind the selection of Presidential debate moderators. We already wrote about Univision's complaint,... [FishbowlNY]

The Politics Behind The Debate Moderator Choices - Posted August 19, 2012
The New York Times' Brian Stelter has a great item examining the politics behind the selection of Presidential debate moderators. We already wrote about Univision's complaint,... [TVNewser]

Mitt Romney Says He Would Eliminate PBS Subsidy If Elected President - Posted August 16, 2012
In an interview with Fortune, presumptive GOP Presidential nominee Mitt Romney says he would cut the PBS subsidy if elected President. The Corporation for Public Broadcasting and its member stations ... [TVNewser]

What Makes Bob Schieffer Shake? - Posted August 13, 2012
While Candy Crowley and Martha Raddatz are the newbies moderating this year's sanctioned major candidate debates, Jim Lehrer and ... [TVNewser]

Presidential Debate Moderators Chosen - Posted August 13, 2012
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TVNewser's 2012 Guide To Graduation Speakers - Posted May 4, 2012
'Tis commencement season, and so without further ado, we present TVNewser's fifth annual list of who's-speaking-where-and-when at America's colleges and universities (in alphabetical order): ABC/CNN's Christiane Amanpour: ... [TVNewser]

Judy Woodruff Elected Into American Academy of Arts and Sciences - Posted April 17, 2012
PBS' Judy Woodruff has been elected into the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Woodruff, a senior correspondent for "NewsHour," joins the program's anchor Gwen... [TVNewser]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted October 31, 2011
Quotes of the Day Adios WaPo! PBS's New Prez and CEO Bo Jones mingles with Robert Mac... [FishbowlDC]

Bo Jones Stops in at the 'PBS Newshour' - Posted October 28, 2011
A day after being announced as the new president of MacNeil/Lehrer Productions, Bo Jones (center) met with Robert MacNeil (left) and ... [Fishbowl NY]

Bo Jones Stops in at the 'PBS Newshour' - Posted October 28, 2011
A day after being announced as the new president of MacNeil/Lehrer Productions, Bo Jones (center) met with Robert MacNeil (left) and ... [FishbowlNY]

Bo Jones Named president of MacNeil/Lehrer Productions - Posted October 27, 2011
Former Washington Post publisher Bo Jones has been named president and CEO of MacNeil/Lehrer Productions the producer of PBS's "Newshour" "It is a happy day for us in public broadcasting," said ... [TVNewser]

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

Washington Turns Out to Honor Bob Schieffer - Posted September 22, 2011
Quite a turnout last night at the St. Regis Hotel in Washington, DC, as Bob Schieffer was honored on his 20th anniversary anchoring CBS's "Face the Nation." More than 500 people turned out to honor Schieffer, including the man... [TVNewser]

NJ and CBS Reveal Joint Political Teammates - Posted August 9, 2011
NJ and CBS News have announced the members of their new joint political team that intends to provide multi-platform coverage of the 2012 presidential election. And it's nearly all female. The team, led by Caroline Horn of CBS... [FishbowlDC]

CPB Honors Jim Lehrer with Lifetime Achievement Award - Posted June 22, 2011
Former "PBS NewsHour" anchor Jim Lehrer--who helmed the PBS newscast for 36 years before stepping down in May--has... [TVNewser]

Star Anchors Search for Profits On Their Own - Posted June 8, 2011
The New York Times' Brian Stelter has a front page story today about the massive amount of talent changes going on at the networks recently. Meredith Viera ... [TVNewser]

Press and Politicos Gather for Opinion Awards - Posted May 13, 2011
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Jim Lehrer On Leaving 'PBS NewsHour': 'I may not be here physically, but I will always be here' - Posted May 12, 2011
Earlier today Jim Lehrer announced his retirement from the anchor chair at "PBS NewsHour." Lehrer has been a journalist ... [TVNewser]

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]

Lehrer Wins 2011 Fourth Estate Award - Posted April 5, 2011
[caption id="attachment_35321" align="alignleft" width="150" caption="Photo by Robert Severi"][/caption] PBS Newshour's Jim Lehrer has been named the winner of this year's Fourth Estate Award for career achievement by the National Press C... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Surprise: Gridiron Welcomes Bon Jovi - Posted March 8, 2011
Jon Bon Jovi and his wife, Dorothea will attend this Saturday's Gridiron dinner as the guests of Vanity Fair's Todd Purdum. The Gridiron Show includes a parody of "Livin' on a Prayer," which prompted in... [FishbowlDC]

Julianne Moore, Jim Lehrer & Mindy Kaling to Host Book Expo America Breakfasts - Posted February 10, 2011
Oscar-nominated actress Julianne Moore, Emmy-nominated comedian Mindy Kaling, and journalist Jim Lehrer will host breakfast events at this year's Book Expo America. Moore, author of picture book Freckleface Strawb... [GalleyCat]

PBS NewsHour to Join Sirius XM's P.O.T.U.S. Channel - Posted February 7, 2011
Sirius XM Radio will broadcast PBS NewsHour, the nightly one-hour news show hosted by veteran journalist Jim Lehrer, weeknights at 6 p.m. ET beginning February 7 on P.O.T.U.S. P.O.T.U.S bills itself as the "non-partisan" 24/7 news channel de... [FishbowlDC]

PBS Sets 'NewsHour' Election Plans - Posted October 22, 2010
PBS "NewsHour" has announced its coverage plans for the 2010 midterm elections. Jim Lehrer will anchor a special election night broadcast from 11 PM to midnight, with ... [TVNewser]

App Store Stocks Updated PBS NewsHour iPhone App - Posted September 28, 2010
The updated PBS NewsHour iPhone App is now available free-of-charge via the App Store, and it offers HD-quality video, multimedia conte... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Obama to Deliver Iraq Oval Office Speech - Posted August 25, 2010
President Obama will deliver a primetime Oval Office address on Tuesday, August 31st. The White House formally requested airtime from the netw... [TVNewser]

PBS NewsHour Producer Named President of MacNeil Lehrer Productions - Posted July 21, 2010
Simon Marks, associate executive producer of the PBS NewsHour, has been named president of MacNeil Lehrer Productions effective September 1, 2010. Marks will take the position of current MLP President Lester Crystal, who recently announced his retirement. MacNeil Lehrer Productions, a partnership of ... [FishbowlDC]

Gwen Ifill Accepts First Amendment Award - Posted June 15, 2010
PBS "Washington Week" moderator and "NewsHour" correspondent Gwen Ifill was honored Monday by Quinnipiac University with the 17th Fred Friendly First Amendment Award at a luncheon in New York. Former recipients of the award include ... [TVNewser]

Newseum Doubleheader Weekend: Jim Lehrer & "Finding Chandra" - Posted May 20, 2010
<img alt="LEHR100504_md.jpg" src="/fishbowlDC/files/original/LEHR100504_md.jpg" width="134" height="200" / Rain killing your weekend plans? Why not check out the Newseum's "Inside Media" doubleheader... On Saturday, May 22, 2:30 p.m., the Newseum program will feature PBS Newshour's ... [FishbowlDC]

Jim Lehrer: 'I Am Very Bullish on the Future of Journalism' - Posted April 27, 2010
Alissa Krinsky TVNewser Contributor 2010 is quite a year for Jim Lehrer. There are two personal milestones: his fiftieth wedding anniversary, and the fortieth anniversary of his first TV news job (a 1970 gig with Dallas' KERA-TV). And this fall, The PBS NewsHour... [TVNewser]

Kafanov Eyed as Producer for Russia Today - Posted March 1, 2010
Lucy Kafanov (a FishbowlDC hottie) spotted as an on-air analyst and producer for Russia Today. Before January she was at PBS's "Newshour" with Jim Lehrer. Here we see the host tries to out Kafanov as a Democrat. But she says she's an "equal cynic". ... [FishbowlDC]

Obama Delivers 2010 State of the Union Address - Posted January 27, 2010
Tonight, the State of the Union address by President Obama on Congress is being broadcast on ABC, CBS, FOX, NBC, PBS, Bloomberg, CNBC, CNN, CSPAN, Fox News Channel, Fox Business Network, and MSNBC as well as the Spanish language networks. Network coverage plans: broadcast, ... [TVNewser]

Anchors Attend White House Lunch Ahead of SOTU - Posted January 27, 2010
Today, news anchors join President Obama at the White House for the usual off-the-record lunch before the State of the Union address. TVNewser has confirmed that ABC's Diane Sawyer, CBS' ... [TVNewser]

State of the Union Coverage Plans: Broadcast Networks - Posted January 26, 2010
Tomorrow evening, President Obama will deliver his State of the Union address to Congress just after 9pmET. Gov. Bob McDonnell will provide the GOP response. Here are the special coverage plans we're hearing for the broadcast networks. ABC News' ... [TVNewser]

Update: NBC News Files Complaint with White House Over ABC's Access - Posted January 21, 2010
> Update: An NBC News spokesperson tells us, "NBC News did not file a formal or informal complaint about this interview." > Earlier: TVNewser has learned that NBC News has filed a formal complaint with expressed concern to the White House press office over the distribution of presidential inter... [TVNewser]

Public Broadcasting Day at WH: PBS & NPR Snag Separate Interviews - Posted December 23, 2009
On Thursday, the First Family will escape to Hawaii for the holidays...but not before a few more interviews. This afternoon at 1.45pm, POTUS will interview with NPR's Julie Rovner followed 30 minutes later by PBS Jim Lehrer at 2.15pm. ... [FishbowlDC]

CBS, PBS, BBC America Take Home Business Emmys - Posted December 7, 2009
CBS, PBS, and BBC America programs were among the winners today at the 7th Business and Financial Reporting Emmy Awards. "BBC World News America" won an award for Carrie Gracie's reporting on how a Chinese farming village has been affected by urbanization. PBS' "NewsHour with ... [TVNewser]

Jim Lehrer on What's "Never Going To Change" at The NewsHour - Posted December 6, 2009
When The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer re-launches tomorrow as the PBS NewsHour, anchor Jim Lehrer wants viewers to know that the program's core... [TVNewser]

'PBS NewsHour' to Launch with New 'Patchwork' Series - Posted December 4, 2009
When the "PBS NewsHour" relaunches Monday without Jim Lehrer's name in the title, the program will also debut a new series called "Patchwork N... [TVNewser]

PBS Announces More Changes To Its News Lineup - Posted December 1, 2009
Yesterday's news that Jim Lehrer's name will no longer be in the title for PBS' "NewsHour" wasn't the only change in the... [Fishbowl NY]

PBS Announces More Changes To Its News Lineup - Posted December 1, 2009
Yesterday's news that Jim Lehrer's name will no longer be in the title for PBS' "NewsHour" wasn't the only change in the... [FishbowlNY]

NewsHour Partners With GlobalPost, Takes Lehrer Off Title - Posted November 30, 2009
PBS is making some big changes to its powerhouse "NewsHour" program. Starting December 7, the show will no longer be "The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer", but "PBS NewsHour", though longtime host Jim Lehrer... [Fishbowl NY]

NewsHour Partners With GlobalPost, Takes Lehrer Off Title - Posted November 30, 2009
PBS is making some big changes to its powerhouse "NewsHour" program. Starting December 7, the show will no longer be "The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer", but "PBS NewsHour", though longtime host Jim Lehrer... [FishbowlNY]

Tiger Woods Scandal Captivates The Media, And The Menu, Too - Posted November 30, 2009
The Tiger Woods car crash and scandal was the biggest news on today's mediabistro.com Morning Media Menu podcast. Hosts Jason Boog of G... [Fishbowl NY]

Tiger Woods Scandal Captivates The Media, And The Menu, Too - Posted November 30, 2009
The Tiger Woods car crash and scandal was the biggest news on today's mediabistro.com Morning Media Menu podcast. Hosts Jason Boog of G... [FishbowlNY]

New 'PBS NewsHour' Debuts Next Week - Posted November 30, 2009
The NY Times' Elizabeth Jensen and WaPo's Howie Kurtz both write about the major changes for... [TVNewser]

"NewsHour" Gets a Make-Over - Posted November 30, 2009
"PBS Newshour" will debut next Monday with a name change, a rotating co-anchor and a new reporter- ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List 10.15.09 - Posted October 15, 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 rainy Thu... [FishbowlDC]

Robert MacNeil: Too Much 'Hyperventilating' Over Tabloid Stories In TV News - Posted October 7, 2009
Where Are They Now? A TVNewser Series As we continue TVNewser's ongoing series "Where Are They Now?", we talk with former PBS anchor Robert MacNeil. Next week: former NBC News correspondent No... [TVNewser]

NPR Launches Online Local Journalism Project With $3M In Grants - Posted October 2, 2009
NPR announced today that it is planning to launch a new local online journalism venture with $3 million in funding from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting and the John S. and James L. ... [Fishbowl NY]

NPR Launches Online Local Journalism Project With $3M In Grants - Posted October 2, 2009
NPR announced today that it is planning to launch a new local online journalism venture with $3 million in funding from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting and the John S. and James L. ... [FishbowlNY]

NPR Announced New Investigative Project - Legitimizes Bloggers in the Process - Posted October 2, 2009
We posted the whole release which is interesting and there for your perusal. What struck us is the use of the phrase "well-qualified pool of journalist bloggers." That's right "journalist bloggers." If NPR uses it - even just in their press release - it's lexicon admitted! NPR LAUNCHES NEW ONLINE LOCAL JOURNALISM VENTURE... [FishbowlLA]

"First Draft of History" Today and Tomorrow at Newseum - Posted October 1, 2009
Today and tomorrow you'll see the likes of David Petraeus, Steve Schmidt and David Axelrod, as well as journos like Charlie Gibson, Brian Williams and Chris Wallace, milling around the Newseum for the Atlantic's first-ever "First Dr... [FishbowlDC]

Happy 30th Anniversary to Diane Rehm! - Posted September 25, 2009
DC's radio legend Diane Rehm celebrated a 30th anniversary in style last evening at the Andrew M. Mellon Auditorium. Former CBS newsman Roger Mudd served as the master of ceremonies and friends and colleagues gave speeches to commemorate this milestone. NPR's Sco... [FishbowlDC]

Taking Out the Trash - Posted September 18, 2009
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ABC, CBS, NBC to Carry Obama & GOP Response; FOX Unlikely - Posted September 4, 2009
It's official. Pres. Obama's address to a joint session of Congress on Wednesday is set for 8pmET, with a Republican response to follow. The cable news channels will give extensive coverage to both. As for the broadcast nets: ABC - will carry the joint session and the GOP response with Charlie Gibson... [TVNewser]

The Ticker: Newseum, Weddings, Fox Biz Tennis - Posted August 31, 2009
> WaPo reports that the Newseum will host an event entitled "First Draft of History" in October, bringing together media and administration officials on the record. Newsers set to appear include: "Charlie Gibson and Brian ... [TVNewser]

"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]

Kennedy Coverage on TV Tonight and Tomorrow - Posted August 28, 2009
Tonight a "Celebration of Life Memorial Service" will be held for Senator Ted Kennedy at the JFK Library in Boston. Saturday, the Senator's funeral services will be held in Boston and in Arlington National Cemetery. Here's how it will be covered (via TVNewser): CNN: Beginning at 7pmET, Campbell Brown and Wolf Blitzer... [FishbowlDC]

Kennedy Memorial: Friday Night Special - Posted August 28, 2009
Here's a quick rundown of the special programming this evening for Sen. Edward Kennedy's "Celebration of Life Memorial Service": Beginning at 7pmET, Campbell Brown... [TVNewser]

NewsHour & TIME Team Up for Omar al-Bashir Interview - Posted August 13, 2009
TIME and NewsHour recently teamed up for an interview with Omar al-Bashir, President of Sudan to discuss the decades of violence in his country and his arrest for war crimes. During the discussion, al-Bashir criticizes the international court as a "tool of neo-colonialism" and claims only 10,000 people have died in Darfur,... [FishbowlDC]

Make-A-Wish With PBS' Jim Lehrer - Posted July 23, 2009
Our friends at WaPo's Reliable Source caught up with 17-year-old ... [FishbowlDC]

Jim Lehrer Makes Wishes Come True - Posted July 20, 2009
On Tuesday, 17-year-old Colette Jaycox will fulfill a wish to meet PBS The NewsHour anchor ... [FishbowlDC]

Make A Wish: California Teen To Meet Jim Lehrer - Posted July 19, 2009
For seventeen-year-old Colette Jaycox, it's a wish come true. The Fremont, California teen, who's battling leukemia, was asked by the Greater Bay Area Make-A-Wish Foundation whom she'd most like to meet. Her answer: Jim... [TVNewser]

Lehrer To Interview President Monday - Posted July 17, 2009
We just learned PBS' Jim Lehrer will interview the President at the White House Monday on health care reform, the economy and the war in Afghanistan. The interview will air on Monday's Newshour. ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List 07.13.09 - Posted July 13, 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]

Fed Chair on NewsHour - Posted July 12, 2009
Two weeks from today, PBS "NewsHour" anchor Jim Lehrer will sit down with Ben Bernanke, Chairman of the Federal Reserve, for an hour-long forum at the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City. The forum, which Lehrer will moderate with questions from an online and live audie... [TVNewser]

PBS' "Generation Next" Series Returns With Focus On Economy - Posted June 8, 2009
Judy Woodruff's series "Generation Next" returns to PBS tonight, focusing on 18-25 year olds' experiences in this economic crisis. She'll profile young adults in various parts of the country- NYC, Durham, Richmond, Detroit and Oklahoma City- who, according to the release, are "adapting to economic change, making sacrifices, and trying to... [FishbowlDC]

"Newshour" Gets An Overhaul|ABC News Buys Out More D.C. Staff|Geffen Makes A Play For The Times|Jon Stewart Makes A History Channel Doc|Mags Find Subs Online - Posted May 12, 2009
TVNewser: PBS's "The Newshour with ... [Fishbowl NY]

"Newshour" Gets An Overhaul|ABC News Buys Out More D.C. Staff|Geffen Makes A Play For The Times|Jon Stewart Makes A History Channel Doc|Mags Find Subs Online - Posted May 12, 2009
TVNewser: PBS's "The Newshour with ... [FishbowlNY]

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]

NewsHour Revamps, Opening At Least One Position - Posted May 12, 2009
"This is not a succession plan in disguise," says Linda Winslow, the executive producer of "NewsHour," of the team's decision to return to a two-anchor format and strike Jim Lehrer's name from the title. "What we were trying to accomplish was a more engaging program." NewsHour hasn't yet had to lay off... [MediaJobsDaily]

PBS' Newshour Looks to be "More Engaging" With Format Makeover - Posted May 12, 2009
The NYTimes' Elizabeth Jensen writes about the changes coming to PBS' long-running nightly newscast, "The Newshour with Jim Lehrer." Mr. Lehrer, who will turn 75 next Tuesday, isn't stepping down. But in September th... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List 05.08.09 - Posted May 8, 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 109 covering the Obama administration a... [FishbowlDC]

The Ticker: Burnett, Lehrer, Wallace... - Posted May 8, 2009
> Meet the Press EP Betsy Fischer and CNBC's Erin Burnett were two of the award recipients at this week's Women To Watch Awards. Politico has video of the duo telling very different student government stories.... [TVNewser]

Where Are Your Fave DC Journos Delivering Commencement Addresses? - Posted May 4, 2009
Alissa Krinsky at TVNewser has compiled this thorough list of where and when your favorite journos will deliver commencement addresses this year. In alphabetical order... • MSNBC's Jonathan Alter: Western Connecticut State University (CT), May 24 • CNN's ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List 05.04.09 - Posted May 4, 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 105 covering the Obama administration a... [FishbowlDC]

Jim Lehrer to be Presented the Charles Osgood Award - Posted May 2, 2009
Wednesday night, PBS newsman Jim Lehrer will receive the WFUV Charles Osgood Lifetime Achievement Award in Journalism. The award will be presented at WFUV's Spring Gala. Osgood, the CBS Sunday Morning host, will present the award named for him to Lehrer. Osgood started his career at WFUV, one of New York's public... [TVNewser]

Anchor Chairs: The White House Seating Chart - Posted April 23, 2009
As part of a TIME photo essay — "Obama's First 100 Days: Behind-the-Scenes Photos" — Time.com features a pic of the seating chart used for February's White House press luncheon. The guest list included ABC's ... [TVNewser]

Dickerson Chats With Quinn Bradlee About New Book On "Washington Unplugged" - Posted April 17, 2009
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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]

American Journalist Charged With Espionage - Posted April 8, 2009
Developing: The American journalist who was detained in Iran earlier this year is being charged today with espionage. 31-year-old Roxana Saberi... [TVNewser]

Intel Inside PBS' NewsHour - Posted April 2, 2009
The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer announced that Intel has joined Chevron as a major sponsor for the program. The new funds will provide general programming support and used to create a series of mini-documentaries to air throughout 2009. ... [FishbowlDC]

Mediabistro Blog-Family Roundup - Posted March 24, 2009
NPR sees considerable rise in listener numbers- FishbowlNY Katie Couric talks to Elle magazine about Palin, sexism, and her future at CBS- ... [FishbowlLA]

Nineteen Books and Counting For "TV Guy" Jim Lehrer - Posted March 24, 2009
PBS Newshour anchor Jim Lehrer is on his 19th book and tells USA Today that he doesn't have a clue what writer's block is... clearly! Oh, Joh... [FishbowlDC]

Jim Lehrer's 19th Book Out Today, But He's "Still The TV Guy" - Posted March 24, 2009
"I'm still trying to be a novelist," PBS's Jim Lehrer tells USA Today's Craig Wilson. L... [TVNewser]

American Reporter Detained in Iran - Posted March 2, 2009
From TVNewser: A former Miss North Dakota, who's been working in Iran as a freelance reporter, is being detained in ... [FishbowlDC]

American Reporter Detained in Iran - Posted March 1, 2009
A former Miss North Dakota, who's been working in Iran as a freelance reporter, is being detained in undisclosed location there. 31-year-old Roxana Saberi has reported for NPR, "The NewsHour with Jim Lehr... [TVNewser]

Taking Out the Trash - Posted February 25, 2009
What we almost missed today... PBS' Jim Lehrer sits down with Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner for tonight's Newshour. ABC's Jonathan Karl travels to Houston to interview former First Lady Laura Bush. Her first television interview since leaving the White House will air on World News tomorrow evening. ... [FishbowlDC]

Plans For Obama Address - Posted February 24, 2009
Every network will cover President Barack Obama's Address to Congress tonight at 9pmET (right after our TVNewser Summit party tonight in NYC — it's not too late to RSVP). Following Obama's speech is Gov. Bobby Jindal's Republican respon... [TVNewser]

Coverage Plans For Obama Address - Posted February 24, 2009
From TVNewser... Every network will cover President Barack Obama's Address to Congress tonight at 9pmET. Following Obama's speech is Gov. Bobby Jindal's Republican response. Each network's coverage plans after the jump. ABC: Charles Gibson and ... [FishbowlDC]

Schedule Shake-Ups As Cablers Cover Obama Newser - Posted February 9, 2009
Every major network will cover President Barack Obama's news conference tonight at 8pmET, which is expected to last the full hour, as will the cablers (and business news networks). How will they shake up their schedule? In very different ways: • CNN — ... [TVNewser]

The Ticker: PBS, FNC, MTV... - Posted February 5, 2009
> Rahm Emanuel joins Jim Lehrer on PBS The NewsHour for a live interview on Friday. According to the release, topics will include "the economy, the stimulus package and trouble with Cabinet appointments" (how about his ... [TVNewser]

The Atlantic Celebrates Gwen Ifill's The Breakthrough - Posted January 20, 2009
Last night at his home Atlantic publisher David Bradley hosted a well-attended party to celebrate the publication of Gwen Ifill's new book The Breakthrough: Politics and Race in the ag... [Fishbowl NY]

The Atlantic Celebrates Gwen Ifill's The Breakthrough - Posted January 20, 2009
Last night at his home Atlantic publisher David Bradley hosted a well-attended party to celebrate the publication of Gwen Ifill's new book The Breakthrough: Politics and Race in the ag... [FishbowlNY]

Morning Reading List, 01.16.09 - Posted January 16, 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]

Bush Address: How Networks Will Cover - Posted January 15, 2009
President George W. Bush delivers his farewell address tonight, live at 8pmET (actually, we're told it's officially at 8:01:30). Here's how the networks will cover: • ABC — Charlie Gibson anchors. ... [TVNewser]

Inauguration Notes: ABC, Bloomberg, PBS... - Posted January 15, 2009
• WebNewser writes about ABC News Now and ABCNews.com's plans for the Inauguration. Hint: Sam Donaldson and Rick Klein will be very busy. • ... [TVNewser]

The Ticker: PBS, CNN, FNC... - Posted January 13, 2009
> Vice President Dick Cheney talks with The NewsHour's Jim Lehrer for an interview airing tomorrow night. The "extended" interview will be recorded earlier in the day. > CNN's ... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List, 01.08.09 - Posted January 8, 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, 01.05.09 - Posted January 5, 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, 12.04.08 - Posted December 4, 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]

Woodruff Likes Al Hunt (and Wedding Crashers) - Posted October 29, 2008
PBS' Judy Woodruff gets the "FishbowlDC Interview" treatment today. Some highlights: • What single person played the biggest role / had the biggest influence on your journalism career? Three people: The late ... [TVNewser]

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]

Morning Reading List, 10.28.08 - Posted October 28, 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]

Election Night: PBS & BBC - Posted October 21, 2008
The big four broadcasters and cable news networks will keep us waiting a bit longer before they reveal what's in store on election night. As one insider told TVNewser last week, "you think we want to give our play book to the other guys?" "No," was our answer. Anyway, we do have... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List, 10.21.08 - Posted October 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, 10.15.08 - Posted October 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 media Muesli after the... [FishbowlDC]

Parnell as Brokaw, and Three-Second Follow-Ups - Posted October 10, 2008
The first episode of "Saturday Night Live Weekend Update Thursday" premiered last night on NBC, with a lengthy debate cold open kicking things off and two segments of Weekend Update. Tom Brokaw was played by SNL alum ... [TVNewser]

Will Bob Schieffer Succeed At Reining in the Candidates? - Posted October 9, 2008
The Boston Herald's Jessica Heslam writes about Wednesday's final presidential debate moderated by CBS's Bob Schieffer. Heslam talked with former ABC News correspondent Bob Zelnick, ... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List, 10.02.08 - Posted October 2, 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, 09.29.08 - Posted September 29, 2008
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SNL Portrays Various TVNewsers - Posted September 28, 2008
It was a busy political week, and two of the major TV news events were parodied on Saturday Night Live last night. Friday's presidential debate was the focus of a lengthy sketch, featuring a return appearance by Chris Parnell as PBS' ... [TVNewser]

Debate Reaction: Debating Lehrer - Posted September 27, 2008
The first presidential debate, and which candidate won, has been discussed on TV, in print, ... [TVNewser]

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]

The Ticker: FNC, CNBC, PBS... - Posted September 24, 2008
> Hannity & Colmes were named "winners" this week by The Washington Post's Lisa de Moraes, for being mentioned during the Emmys — and for their strong ratings last week. > The Financial Times ... [TVNewser]

The Ticker: Couric, Lehrer, Logan... - Posted September 22, 2008
> The New York Times' Steven McElroy reports Katie Couric will be participating in the upcoming roast of Matt Lauer. Other ro... [TVNewser]

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]

Morning Reading List, 09.10.08 - Posted September 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]

Morning Reading List, 08.29.08 - Posted August 29, 2008
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Morning Reading List, 08.27.08 - Posted August 27, 2008
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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]

Gwen Ifill Looks Toward Debate...and Beyond - Posted August 20, 2008
Gail Shister TVNewser Columnist Many TV folk feel NBC's hiring 22-year-old Luke Russert as a convention correspondent is a case of nepotism gone wild. Gwen Ifill isn't one of them. Luke, son of late "Meet the Press" star ... [TVNewser]

Presidential Debate Moderators Set - Posted August 5, 2008
Breaking: Drudge reports that the 2008 presidential debate moderators have been named. According the the site, the moderators will be Jim Lehrer of PBS, Tom Brokaw of NBC, Gwen Ifill... [TVNewser]

Journos Honor Mudd - Posted March 31, 2008
What you missed on Thursday...a book party held for Roger Mudd's "The Place To Be: The Place to Be: Washington, CBS, and the Glory Days of Television News." It was hosted by Bob Schieffer, Chris Isham and Jim Lehrer at the Lehrer home. Among the guests: Ben Bradlee & Sally Quinn, Alan... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List, 03.14.08 - Posted March 14, 2008
Good morning Washington. It's Einstein's birthday! Quickly navigate Morning Reading List: REVOLVING DOOR | NEWSPAPERS | TV | ONLINE MEDIA | RADIO | JOBS If you were Spitzer's wife, ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List, 03.03.08 - Posted March 3, 2008
Good morning Washington. One year ago we said goodbye to Arthur Schlesinger, Jr. and AP said hello (again) to Ron Fournier. It's the birthday of Al... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List, 02.22.08 - Posted February 22, 2008
Good morning Washington. Quickly navigate Morning Reading List: REVOLVING DOOR | NEWSPAPERS | TV | ONLINE MEDIA | MAGAZINES | RADIO | JOBS Most of ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List, 02.05.08 - Posted February 5, 2008
Happy Super Tuesday Washington! Better yet, it's Bobby Brown's birthday! Quickly navigate Morning Reading List: REVOLVING DOOR | NEWSPAPERS | TV | ONLINE MEDIA | RADIO | JOBS Most of ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List, 11.08.07 - Posted November 8, 2007
Good morning Washington. You say "no way in hell" to group houses. Stephen Manfredi, a Senior Account Executive with Shirley & Banister Public Affairs, has accepted a position at the White House as Associate Director of the Office of Str... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List, 10.15.07 - Posted October 15, 2007
Good morning Washington. Thank you notes on paper are a sweet gesture. "FBN: The Schedule" Drudge reports that Imus is bac... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List, 06.05.07 - Posted June 5, 2007
Good morning Washington. Christian Science Monitor's John Edward Ames writes, "Reporters used to strive for accuracy, brevity, and clarity. Now it's suspense, setting, and back story." C-SPAN continues coverage of Campaign 2008 with plans to air live coverage of the... [FishbowlDC]

Will Other Washingtonians Say "No" To "Imus"? - Posted April 11, 2007
MediaMatters has the comprehensive list of Imus guests for 2007, including such Washingtonians as Howard Fineman, Tim Russert, Andrea Mitchell, David Brooks, Mary Matalin, Bob Schieffer, Chris Matthews, Judy Woodruff, Jim Lehrer, Evan Thomas, Pat Buchanan, Chris Wallace, Paul Begala, Howard Kurtz, David Shuster, Thomas Friedman, George Stephanopoulos, Kelly O'Donnell, Jim... [FishbowlDC]

Judy Woodruff Joins PBS' "Newshour" As Senior Correspondent - Posted January 22, 2007
From the release: Broadcast journalist Judy Woodruff will join The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer as a senior correspondent effective February 5, it was announced today by Linda Winslow, executive producer of The NewsHour. Woodruff will lead in-studio discussions, report from the field and conduct interviews for The NewsHour, as well as... [FishbowlDC]

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