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Friends and Colleagues Celebrate Ken Vogel's Big Money - Posted June 19, 2014
Last night at Glen's Garden Market, friends and colleagues came together to celebrate Ken Vogel's recent Big Money: 2.5 Billion Dollars, One Suspicious Vehicle, and a Pimp--on the Trail of the Ultra-Rich Hijacking American Politics. The evening was h... [FishbowlDC]

Weekend Show Preview, 2.14 - 2.16 - Posted February 14, 2014
Who's on the public affairs shows this weekend? Glad you asked: PBS's "Washington Week" : Molly Ball of The Atlantic, Alexis Simendinger of RealClearPolitics, ... [FishbowlDC]

Weekend Show Preview 1.10 - 1.12 - Posted January 10, 2014
Who's on the weekend shows this week? Glad you asked: --CBS's "Face the Nation": Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL), John Harris from Politico, Rana Foroo... [FishbowlDC]

Politico Defends Its Own Pay-to-Play Publicity Game as 'Transparent' - Posted January 2, 2014
In the year's most "Inside Baseball" story, Erik Wemple of The Washington Post claimed that the popular D.C. "Playbook" email newsletter published by Mike Allen of Politico ... [PRNewser]

Politico's VandeHei Memo: 'Celebrate failure, Don't Overlook Boneheaded Moves' - Posted October 28, 2013
I'm starting to get a real kick out of these Politico internal memos. For three years I've been reading these things. The first 25 were revelatory. The next 25 made me cry. And recently Politico Editor-in-Chief John Harris told sta... [FishbowlDC]

Politico's Harris Introduces Berke to Staff - Posted October 24, 2013
In an internal memo, Politico Editor-in-Chief John Harris introduces his new right hand man, Rick Berke, to staff. Shall we call them Rarris or Herke? We'll mull... [FishbowlDC]

Rick Berke Leaves NY Times for Politico [Updated] - Posted October 24, 2013
Rick Berke, who has been with The New York Times since 1986, is leaving the paper to join Politico as its executive editor. David Joachim, Washington Weekend edi... [Fishbowl NY]

Rick Berke Leaves NY Times for Politico [Updated] - Posted October 24, 2013
Rick Berke, who has been with The New York Times since 1986, is leaving the paper to join Politico as its executive editor. David Joachim, Washington Weekend edi... [FishbowlNY]

John Harris to Staff: 'Politico Leaves Entire City in Awe' - Posted October 17, 2013
In a memo late last night, Politico's Editor-in-Chief John Harris dropped a love bomb of compliments and extreme praise on the staff. Among many superb graphs in the memo was this: "POLITICO's congressional reporters and editors have left not ... [FishbowlDC]

Politico Loses National Ad Director to NYT - Posted October 7, 2013
Oh, the fight between Politico and the NYT just got a little bit nastier. As of late last week, Politico lost its National Advertising Director, Jacquelyn Humenik Cameron. She l... [FishbowlDC]

Meet Mark Leibovich's Monster - Posted October 3, 2013
As the clock struck 5:16 p.m. Wednesday, the email blast arrived. Or rather, Kurt Bardella, one of the star monsters in NYT's Mark Leibovich's summer blockbuster, This Town, had risen from the ashes or the lava (Holl... [FishbowlDC]

Bad Blood Between Politico and BuzzFeed? - Posted August 13, 2013
Is the galaxy really big enough for everyone? As BuzzFeed's Editor-in-Chief Ben Smith monopolized the set of MSNBC's "Morning Joe" today - Politico's favorite home away from home - BuzzFeed's publicist Ashley McCollum was firing off an inflamed tweet about Politico's ... [FishbowlDC]

NYT's Douthat Imagines the WaPo That Could've Been - Posted August 12, 2013
How was WaPo "lost" to Jeff Bezos? The NYT's Ross Douthat wrote in his column this weekend that it was because the paper missed its opportunit... [PRNewser]

NYT's Douthat Imagines the WaPo That Could've Been - Posted August 12, 2013
How was WaPo "lost" to Jeff Bezos? The NYT's Ross Douthat wrote in his column this weekend that it was because the paper missed its opportunit... [FishbowlDC]

Politico Says Uptick of Women in Top Roles Was Not a 'Concerted Effort' - Posted August 12, 2013
Earlier today we published a story highlighting the marked increase of women in leadership roles at Politico. The publication, clearly founded by two males, has been dogged since it began in 2006 over the heavy presence of males in t... [FishbowlDC]

Politico Hires New York Mag Contributing Editor and Puts Glenn Thrush in New Role - Posted August 12, 2013
Politico is slowly but surely putting together its magazine team. Run by Susan Glasser and Blake Hounshell, both of whom recently arrived from ... [FishbowlDC]

Women on the Rise at Politico? - Posted August 12, 2013
Are women on the rise at Politico? If you recall, in a recent interview with TNR, Executive Editor Jim VandeHei and Isaac Chotiner ... [FishbowlDC]

Politico's Romano To Take Over Events in New Role - Posted August 2, 2013
Politico's senior political reporter Lois Romano is stepping into a new role, editor of Politico Events. In this newly created position, she'll help conceive, promote and plan events in conjuncti... [FishbowlDC]

Afternoon Reading List 07.30.13. - Posted July 30, 2013
About that NYT article -- Jonathan Van Meter's piece on Anthony Weiner for the April 2013 issue of NY Times Magazine was well... [PRNewser]

Afternoon Reading List 07.30.13. - Posted July 30, 2013
About that NYT article -- Jonathan Van Meter's piece on Anthony Weiner for the April 2013 issue of NY Times Magazine was well... [FishbowlDC]

Politico as an Aphrodisiac? Please. - Posted July 25, 2013
We've heard of oysters, figs, chocolate and ginseng, but Politico? The world learned a whole lot about Anthony Weiner Tuesday, including some of the nasty ways he talked dirty to the young woman from his most recent sexting scandal, such as promising to get her a job at Pol... [FishbowlDC]

Politico Hires Todd Purdum, But He'll Remain at Vanity Fair - Posted July 24, 2013
Politico has hired Todd Purdum to be Senior Writer at Politico. He will, however, continue his affiliation with Vanity Fair as the mag's Contributing Editor. Politico Editor ... [FishbowlDC]

Mike Allen's Hoarding Problem: The Photo Evidence - Posted June 20, 2013
That's a picture someone sent Gawker of Politico reporter Mike Allen's office when he wor... [FishbowlDC]

Andrew Sullivan Takes Up For Nate Silver - Posted June 19, 2013
In an ... [FishbowlDC]

TNR Asks About Politico's Sexism, Gets VandeHei's Media Savvy Wrath - Posted June 18, 2013
Politico's Editor-in-Chief John Harris and Executive Editor Jim VandeHei recently sat down with The New Re... [PRNewser]

TNR Asks About Politico's Sexism, Gets VandeHei's Media Savvy Wrath - Posted June 18, 2013
Politico's Editor-in-Chief John Harris and Executive Editor Jim VandeHei recently sat down with The New Re... [FishbowlDC]

It's Official: Hounshell to Politico, Where He'll Be Glasser's Deputy - Posted June 13, 2013
It's a done deal. Blake Hounshell, who resigned from FP last week, is going to work for Politico as his former boss's deputy. That's right, Susan Glasser... [FishbowlDC]

Is Politico's John Harris Comfortable Sitting Like a Pretzel? - Posted June 6, 2013
Who knew John Harris was an amateur contortionist? Every few days, some of the more high-profile reporters ("star reporters" as they refer to each other) at Politico produce a video of themselves sitting at a roundtable giving on-camera analys... [FishbowlDC]

KAMR Broadcasts From Station Bathroom During Tornado Alert - Posted May 29, 2013
... [TVSpy]

Afternoon Shocker: Politico's Jonathan Martin Leaves the Womb - Posted May 23, 2013
Politico is so funny when they lose someone they actually like. In this case, it's Jonathan Martin, their Senior Political Reporter and one of the publication's original hires, who's off to the New York Times. They issue a gynormou... [FishbowlDC]

Politico Caves to Sen. McConnell's Office - Posted May 17, 2013
If you're looking for the video on Politico's website featuring Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell's (R-Ky.) Chief of Staff Josh Holmes, then good luck. Roll Call's Meredith Sh... [FishbowlDC]

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

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

God's Politico Blog Ends - Posted April 1, 2013
After less than a year, Charlie Mahtesian's own blog at Politico has closed down shop and headed into that great Internet afterlife in the sky. As of Monday, both Mahtesian's blog and the "On Congress" ... [FishbowlDC]

New Video Reminds Everyone That Politico Is Still Politico And Always Will Be - Posted March 27, 2013
A new three-minute video produced by Politico touts the publication's "early success" and its plan for the future. Full of Politico bluster, it's part of a new "brand and advertising" site the publication launched this week, according to ... [FishbowlDC]

WAOW Names Brad Heinkel Station Manager - Posted March 27, 2013
Brad Heinkel has been named station manager at WAOW, Quincy's ABC affiliate in Wausau, Wisc. It is a return to WAOW for Heinkel, who worked on the station's sales management team from 1996-2004. Most rece... [TVSpy]

Politico's Accidental Headline - Posted March 11, 2013
The Daily Standard's Managing Editor Michael van der Galien is quick on his feet. This afternoon he screengrabbed a Politico headline just before they ... [FishbowlDC]

Politico Avoids Bob Ney's Book - Posted March 6, 2013
Book? What book? This appears to be the attitude of Politico, who hasn't written word one on the new book out by former Rep. Bob Ney (R-Ohio), who served time in the big house for his criminal dealings with lobbyist Jack Abramoff. Just think of it as their own quite f--k you to... [PRNewser]

Former Rep. Bob Ney Rips Politico's Bresnahan - Posted March 5, 2013
Former Rep. Bob Ney (R-Ohio), who served time in federal prison for his involvement in the Jack Abramoff lobbying sca... [PRNewser]

Former Rep. Bob Ney Rips Politico's Bresnahan - Posted March 5, 2013
Former Rep. Bob Ney (R-Ohio), who served time in federal prison for his involvement in the Jack Abramoff lobbying sca... [FishbowlDC]

Gawker and 'The Politico' - Posted February 21, 2013
Nicknames are often jabs. And it was a clear and condescending one when Tom Scocca, writing for Gawker, repeatedly referred to "The Politico" in a pos... [PRNewser]

Fishbowl5 With Politico's Ex-Karin Tanabe - Posted February 1, 2013
Karin Tanabe's novel The List, heavily based on her experience as a reporter at Politico, publishes Tuesda... [FishbowlDC]

Politico Meeting Spies Offer Details - Posted January 24, 2013
Politico's new SVP of Advertising and Business Development Peter Cherukuri, comes to the publication with a certain cachet. Steve Jobs he isn't. But in the Washington media bubble, he's considered a big deal. ... [FishbowlDC]

Politico Lois Romano's Sparse Bylines - Posted January 17, 2013
It's coming up on Lois Romano's one-year anniversary as a senior political writer at Politico. Curiously, she has a grand total of 45 bylines since her move there last February from The Daily Beast. Anyone... [PRNewser]

Politico Lois Romano's Sparse Bylines - Posted January 17, 2013
It's coming up on Lois Romano's one-year anniversary as a senior political writer at Politico. Curiously, she has a grand total of 45 bylines since her move there last February from The Daily Beast. Anyone... [FishbowlDC]

Politico Staff Meeting Delayed to Wednesday - Posted January 14, 2013
Politico's Editor-in-Chief John Harris is holding a staff meeting to sketch out the year ahead. The meeting, originally scheduled for today, has been moved to Wednesday due to a personal conflict with newsroom leaders. Harris didn't elaborat... [FishbowlDC]

Politico Reporters on Edge: Scenes From the Newsroom - Posted January 10, 2013
Wednesday morning was not a calm scene inside Politico's newsroom. While at least three members of the newsroom staff have lost their jobs as of late, due to, in some cases, merit and the natural course of restructuring post election, some rank and file reporters and even th... [PRNewser]

Layoffs at Politico? HuffPost, Please. - Posted January 9, 2013
When HuffPost's Michael Calderone left in Politico in March of 2010, no love was lost on either end. The whys of that are hard to decipher -- he broke news and worked at a feverish pace as most reporters there do -- but... [FishbowlDC]

Jon ErkenBrack Named General Manager at WAOW - Posted December 18, 2012
Jon ErkenBrack has been named general manager at WAOW, Quincy's ABC affiliate in Wausau, Wis. ErkenBrack has worked in television for nearly three decades, most recently as the director of sale... [TVSpy]

Politico's VandeHarris: 'Some Exciting Editor Moves...' - Posted December 17, 2012
What passes for "exciting" in Washington would be a real snoozer in most other cities. But let's proceed. Today Politico's VandeHarris (a human fusion of Editor-in-Chief John Harris and Executive Editor ... [PRNewser]

Separated at Birth: NYT's David Sanger - Posted December 7, 2012
This might be three white guys who have faces and pasty white skin, or else they're a blend of similarities. We hope it's the latter. Here we have NYT's David Sanger, North Dakota Democratic Rep. Earl Pomeroy and Politico Editor-in-Chief John Harris, who was just elected FishbowlDC Fan Club Presid... [FishbowlDC]

Spotted: Politico Head Honchos at Four Seasons - Posted December 6, 2012
This morning at approximately 9:30 we spotted Politico's Editor-in-Chief John Harris (a rather distant, unfriendly bloke in person), reporter Alexander Burns... [FishbowlDC]

Politico Announces Changes in Gargantuan Memo - Posted November 30, 2012
Politico's Editor-in-Chief John Harris sent a vast memo to staff this afternoon saluting them on their successes and detailing changes to come. The takeaways: Politico Pro Managing Editor ... [FishbowlDC]

Station Manager John Harris Leaving WAOW-WYOW - Posted November 28, 2012
John Harris is leaving WAOW-WYOW after two years as station manager for the Quincy Broadcasting duopoly in Wausau, Wis. Harris told TVSpy he and his wife are returning to his hometown in North Ca... [TVSpy]

Pauly Shore Works for Politico? - Posted October 24, 2012
It's unclear whether the latest addition to Politico will be among top-tier Politicos like Alexander Burns, Jonathan Martin and ... [FishbowlDC]

Allison Silver Named Executive Editor of Opinion at Thomson Reuters - Posted September 26, 2012
Allison Silver, the former opinion editor at Politico, has a new job. According to Romen... [TVNewser]

Allison Silver Named Executive Editor of Opinion at Thomson Reuters - Posted September 26, 2012
Allison Silver, the former opinion editor at Politico, has a new job. According to Romen... [MediaJobsDaily]

Politico Photog Strips Facebook of Wedding Woes - Posted September 25, 2012
Over the weekend Politico colleagues Jay Westcott, a staff photographer, and Madeline Marshall, a web producer, revealed their breakup ... [FishbowlDC]

Politico's Policy Lunches at Dem Convention - Posted September 4, 2012
Politico will feature newsmakers at the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte in the form of policy lunches. They will discuss the economy, energy and healthcare and hopefully this will be less boring than it sounds. Lunch begins at noon. They will be showcased the "Politico Hub" (222 S. Church Street) and... [FishbowlDC]

McClatchy Takes Stand Against Modified Quotes - Posted July 25, 2012
McClatchy's Washington Bureau Chief James Asher announced last night at the National Press Club Awards dinner that he's instituting a new policy to not allow government officials to modify quotes. Asher was accepting an awar... [FishbowlDC]

Politico Won't 'Weigh in' on Joe Williams - Posted July 5, 2012
Politico has gone silent over the new discovery that the publication's ex-White House Correspondent Joe William... [FishbowlDC]

Ex-Politico WH Correspondent Joe Williams Plead Guilty to Assaulting Ex-Wife - Posted July 4, 2012
It turns out there's another side to Joe Willia... [PRNewser]

Ex-Politico WH Correspondent Joe Williams Pleaded Guilty to Assaulting Ex-Wife - Posted July 4, 2012
It turns out there's another side to Joe Willia... [FishbowlDC]

WH Correspondent Joe Williams to Leave Politico - Posted June 30, 2012
Joseph Williams, the White House correspondent for Politico who was recently suspended for some questionable tweets and comments he made on television about Republican Presidential Candidate Mitt Romney, is leaving the publication. The following is a memo sent through Politico... [PRNewser]

WH Correspondent Joe Williams to Leave Politico - Posted June 30, 2012
Joseph Williams, the White House correspondent for Politico who was recently suspended for some questionable tweets and comments he made on television about Republican Presidential Candidate Mitt Romney, is leaving the publication. The following is a memo sent through Politico... [TVNewser]

Don't Wait Up Dear, Marco Rubio is Scintillating - Posted June 18, 2012
Over the weekend Jonathan Martin, senior political reporter of Politico, published a nearly 2,000-word review in WSJ of two books on Florida GOP Sen. Marco Rubio. Huh?... [FishbowlDC]

Politico Announces (Three Times) Plans to Expand Pro - Posted June 11, 2012
Several reporters from Bloomberg, Reuters and Dow Jones have been spotted in the Politico newsroom in recent weeks, FishbowlDC has learned. Here's why: The NYT broke the story last night that Politico plans on expanding its subscription service Politico Pro in the coming months. "... [FishbowlDC]

Scarborough's Politico Blog Loses Steam - Posted June 5, 2012
In the three and a half months since MSNBC "Morning Joe" host Joe Scarborough started his personal blog on Politico, it has been updated a total of 40 times. That's roughly one post each day for just over a month. ... [FishbowlDC]

Politico and NBC's "MTP" Say 'I Do' - Posted May 29, 2012
Top 5 Reasons Why Politico Senior Political Reporter Jonathan Martin and NBC's "MTP" Exec. Producer Betsy Fischer's Wedding Was Every... [FishbowlDC]

A Rested Mike Allen Returns From Mystery Vacation - Posted May 21, 2012
Politico's Mike Allen took a shell shocking five consecutive days off last week. As we've reported ad nauseam, it was his first time off since the summer of 2009. He apparently spent the time fishing (and we imagine his time off looked s... [FishbowlDC]

Separated at Birth: 'Scandal' Edition - Posted May 18, 2012
The finale for the first season of what may be ABC's most thrilling Washington-based political drama "Scandal" ended last night. In honor of the occasion, today we pair up Politico's John Harris and actor Jeff Perry, who plays White House Chief of Staff Cyrus Beene, who likes to prune flowers on... [FishbowlDC]

At Last, Politico Goes In-House to Find 'Celebrity' Playbooker - Posted May 18, 2012
Funny. When Politico goes outside the confines of its home, the Playbookers are called "guests." But when they go inside? He's a celebrity. Politico's Mike Allen has taken a whopping (at least for him) three days of vacati... [FishbowlDC]

Politico Gives God New Blog - Posted April 16, 2012
Charlie Mahtesian's new Politico "On the American Political Landscape" blog officially launched last night to fanfare typically reserved for a billion dollar lottery w... [FishbowlDC]

Politico Puts Politics Editor in Cockpit - Posted April 11, 2012
"In a rational world, it seems obvious..." This is the promising start to an early morning memo from Politico's Editor-in-Chief John Harris to staff. Makes you wonder where he's going with it. Our minds raced. 1. Mike Allen... [FishbowlDC]

WaPo's Wemple Goes Crazy on Politico's Harris - Posted March 15, 2012
Politico published a story two days ago (approx. half a decade in POLITICO time) questioning how well informed voters are. WaPo's Erik Wemple didn't find the analysis to be very sma... [FishbowlDC]

Exodus from Politico Continues - Posted February 9, 2012
Another Politico journalist is jumping ship. This time, it's Charles Hoskinson, who is setting sail to join The Navy Times as their Managing Editor. He has been writing the Morning Defense c... [FishbowlDC]

Politico Rescues Romano from The Beast - Posted February 6, 2012
The Daily Beast's Howie Kurtz may have convinced longtime WaPo reporter Lois Romano to join him at The Beast in April 2... [PRNewser]

Operation 'Butter Up FNC' in Full Force by Politico - Posted February 1, 2012
Politico has been working diligently to defrost its icy relationship with Fox News as of late. And it appears to be paying off, or at least moving in a cozier direction. FishbowlDC has learned that FNC's media relations department has been for... [FishbowlDC]

Mike Zapler: Politico's Nice Guy Finishes First - Posted January 24, 2012
Mike Zapler, deputy tech editor for Politico Pro, is moving across the newsroom to become the new deputy Congress editor. Editor-in-Chief John Harris... [FishbowlDC]

Big Brother Journalism or Innovative? - Posted January 12, 2012
Updating your Facebook status with your thoughts on the presidential election? Politico is paying close attention. Starting Thursday and lasting through Jan. 21, Politico and Facebook will be gathering and analyzing all posts on the social media site about the Republican presidenti... [FishbowlDC]

Big Brother Journalism or Innovative? - Posted January 12, 2012
Updating your Facebook status with your thoughts on the presidential election? Politico is paying close attention. Starting Thursday and lasting through Jan. 21, Politico and Facebook will be gathering and analyzing all posts on the social media site about the Republican presidenti... [PRNewser]

10 Moments That Hooked Us in 2011 - Posted December 31, 2011
The year 2011 was the year the 7-second TV delay failed miserably, that members of Congress behaved badly and Weiner headlines became something of an art form. Today we've pooled our wisdom into ano... [Fishbowl NY]

10 Moments That Hooked Us in 2011 - Posted December 31, 2011
The year 2011 was the year the 7-second TV delay failed miserably, that members of Congress behaved badly and Weiner headlines became something of an art form. Today we've pooled our wisdom into ano... [FishbowlNY]

A Little Birdy Tells Us... - Posted December 23, 2011
That Politico's Editor-in-Chief John Harris was spotted dining in Georgetown on Monday with CNN "Reliable Sources" host and Daily Beast/Newsweek Washington Bureau Chief ... [FishbowlDC]

John Harris Tries to Waterboard Us Again - Posted December 12, 2011
John Harris, co-founder of Politico went on CNN's Reliable Sources with Howard Kurtz this weekend to talk about the coming election season. Although it was a roun... [FishbowlDC]

Tick Tock: The Bonjean Christmas Party - Posted December 12, 2011
The annual Christmas party held at the home of private GOP strategist Ron Bonjean and his wife, Sara, can never be described as a somber affair. There are things you can bank on: a washed up actor, laughter, an ice luge, a smelly elf who makes balloon toys, more laug... [PRNewser]

Tick Tock: The Bonjean Christmas Party - Posted December 12, 2011
The annual Christmas party held at the home of private GOP strategist Ron Bonjean and his wife, Sara, can never be described as a somber affair. There are things you can bank on: a washed up actor, laughter, an ice luge, a smelly elf who makes balloon toys, more laug... [TVNewser]

Politico's CLICK Pushed Further on Back Burner - Posted December 12, 2011
Politico's front page has gotten a minor face lift. Think of it more like a deep cleansing facial with a few extractions. They've gotten rid of the "hot topics" links. A red strip has been placed under the top verticals bar. Sub-headers ("Politico Opinion," "Politico Blogs," etc.) down the right column... [FishbowlDC]

Politico Continues eBook Assault on Readers - Posted December 8, 2011
If you've been reading Playbook lately, the newsletter from Politico's Mike Allen, you'd swear he's fighting the ghost of Billy Mays to become America's most obnoxious pitchman. He has bee... [FishbowlDC]

Unraveling Amie's Job Switch - Posted November 28, 2011
While most were prepping the bird on Thanksgiving morning, we discovered a true holiday miracle. A new piece from Politico's Amie Parnes! Okay, so.. It's KIND of a ... [FishbowlDC]

DC's Top Political Talent Heads to The Big Easy - Posted November 15, 2011
The Bipartisan Policy Center, led by Capitol Files' Most Powerful People in Washington List recipient Jason Grumet is bringing some of the top names in campaign strategy and political media coverage to New Orleans with just under a year to the 2012 presidential election. ... [FishbowlDC]

The Daily Caller and Politico: It's War. - Posted November 14, 2011
The Cold War between Politico and The Daily Caller is over. Now it's just war. This morning, The Daily Caller leads its site with a potentially explosive story by TV writer Jeff Poor on Politico's tight relationshi... [FishbowlDC]

Penn State 'Consumes' Washington Media - Posted November 13, 2011
Washington media weren't about to let one of the week's biggest non-Washington stories steal their spotlight this past week. Instead, they got busy conjuring... [PRNewser]

Politico Reporter Fired for Plagiarism - Posted October 14, 2011
According to our sister site FishbowlDC, Kendra Marr, a transportation reporter for Politico, has been fired for plagiarism. Marr was let go by Politico after a New Yo... [Fishbowl NY]

Politico Reporter Fired for Plagiarism - Posted October 14, 2011
According to our sister site FishbowlDC, Kendra Marr, a transportation reporter for Politico, has been fired for plagiarism. Marr was let go by Politico after a New Yo... [FishbowlNY]

Former OC Register Staffer Caught in Plagiarism Scandal - Posted October 14, 2011
Politico staffer Kendra Marr was forced to resign after seven instances of plagiarism were discovered in her recent work. Mar... [FishbowlLA]

Former OC Register Writer Caught in Plagiarism Scandal* - Posted October 14, 2011
Politico staffer Kendra Marr was forced to resign after seven instances of plagiarism were discovered in her recent work. Mar... [GalleyCat]

Politico Reporter Dismissed for Plagiarism - Posted October 13, 2011
A NYT reporter has brought information to Politico's Editor-in-Chief John Harris and Executive Editor Jim VandeHei that has l... [FishbowlDC]

Fox News/Google Debate: The Review Roundup - Posted September 23, 2011
Last night Fox News hosted its latest Republican debate, this time with Google as a co-sponsor. What did the media reporters and observers think of the format and questions? The Washington Post's Erik Wemple ... [TVNewser]

Shhh...A Private Party at Carville's Abode - Posted September 16, 2011
On Wednesday night we hear that James Carville (D) and Mary Matalin (R) held court at their Old Town residence for a private discussion in preparation for their participation in the Bipartisan Policy Center's Third Annual Political Summit, November 16th in New Orleans. ... [FishbowlDC]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted September 8, 2011
Quotes of the Day -- GOP Presidential Debate Edition "How is this c--t on MSNBC saying Obama created jobs!? I'm stunned at this sh-t ass f--k d--k 'news' channel." -- Anthony Cumia from the "Opie and Anthony" radio show in a startling tweet last ni... [FishbowlDC]

Politico Rips Off The Cable - Posted August 30, 2011
Somehow Politico's Tim Mak missed the Drudge hit awarded to Foreign Policy Magazine's The Cable blog last night for this ... [FishbowlDC]

Politico Behaves Unprofessionally - Posted August 19, 2011
Politico prides itself on winning the morning, right? And the afternoon, the evening and sometimes the twilight. Well, this time they stole the morning when Politico CLICK Editor Caitlin McDevitt wrote up an item on FNC... [PRNewser]

Mystery of Politico Scribe's Resignation Solved - Posted July 21, 2011
Late yesterday afternoon, The Daily Caller's Alex Pappas broke the news that Politico reporter Andy Barr has left the pu... [FishbowlDC]

Rise and Shine with Live Politico Performance - Posted July 12, 2011
Politico's Turn the Table, the feature in which an editor or reporter interviews the hosts of the Sunday morning shows, is hosting a live performance this Friday morning at the Newseum. The hour is early -- 8 a.m. But you know what time Politicos rise on a daily basis, so, in... [FishbowlDC]

Happy Birthday Mike Allen! - Posted June 21, 2011
Today is the birthday of "the man the White House wakes up to." That's Politico's Playbook Author Mike Allen, who was born in 1964 in Orange County, Calif. You won't see this news in his own birthday section -- he'... [FishbowlDC]

The Ethics of Reporting on Rep. Weiner's Wife's Pregnancy - Posted June 10, 2011
For those of you have been following every sordid detail about the Anthony Weiner scandal, one major piece might have caught you o... [Fishbowl NY]

The Ethics of Reporting on Rep. Weiner's Wife's Pregnancy - Posted June 10, 2011
For those of you have been following every sordid detail about the Anthony Weiner scandal, one major piece might have caught you o... [FishbowlNY]

The FishbowlDC Interview With Fake Jim VandeHei - Posted June 10, 2011
It's not easy getting Fake Jim VandeHei to meet deadlines. But we think it was worth the wait to get the fictitious Twitter ch... [FishbowlDC]

Politico's CLICK Gets an Extreme Makeover - Posted June 1, 2011
This morning Politico's Editor-in-Chief John Harris sent a note to editorial staff about the CLICK section which has been in a state of major reorganization as of late with ... [FishbowlDC]

Politico Reporters/Editors: The Chosen Ones - Posted May 2, 2011
We've learned specifics on which Politico reporters received the exclusive invite to the boss's house on Sunday. As many know by now, Politico's Robert Allbritton and wife, Elena, held a post WHCD brunch at their Georgetown home, but only a small select group of ... [FishbowlDC]

Politico's Celeb Breakfast Brings Out Funny Barbs - Posted April 29, 2011
Politico's Mike Allen and Patrick Gavin hosted their first celebrity edition of the Playbook Breakfast this morning with actors Tim Daly... [FishbowlDC]

Look Who Keeps Getting Cozy With Politico - Posted April 11, 2011
The fling is intensifying. Politico's "The Arena" flung its doors open wide this weekend and once again let Kurt Bardella offer his opinions. This time the subject matter was the potential government shutdown that never happened. Politico paved the way for B... [FishbowlDC]

Politico Mouse Mourned After Senseless Murder - Posted March 28, 2011
The rodent called @PoliticoMouse died last week of unnatural causes after Editor-in-Chief John Harris insisted that all fake Twitter accounts within Politico cease. Authorities suspect foul play. Tragically, both his gmail and Twitter ac... [FishbowlDC]

Fish Food - Posted March 28, 2011
(A Sprinkling of Things we Think you Ought to Know...) *Get Ready to Rumble: Former RNC Communications Director Doug Heye will appear on HBO's "Real Time With Bill Maher" this Friday night alongside Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.). It's uncertain who the third... [FishbowlDC]

Is May 2 GOP debate still on? - Posted March 24, 2011
As ABC News announces a GOP debate set for later this year, there is a new report that the first face-off of the 2012 election cycle, may not happen as planned. The first debate has been set for May 2 at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and is co-sponsored by Politico... [TVNewser]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted March 24, 2011
QUOTES of the DAY Fake Politico accounts respond We reported yesterday on Politico editor-in-chief John Harris' memo to staff asking the anonymous geniuses behind @politicomouse and @Fak... [FishbowlDC]

Harris Bitch Slaps @FakeJimVandeHei, Squashes @PoliticoMouse - Posted March 23, 2011
According t... [FishbowlDC]

Odd Bedfellows: Politico Publishes Opinion Piece by Fired Issa Aide - Posted March 17, 2011
In a bizarre twist, Kurt Bardella, the aide fired by House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Darrell Issaa (R-Calif.), has an opinion piece in Politico. Here comes t... [PRNewser]

Odd Bedfellows: Politico Publishes Opinion Piece by Fired Issa Aide - Posted March 17, 2011
In a bizarre twist, Kurt Bardella, the aide fired by House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Darrell Issaa (R-Calif.), has an opinion piece in Politico. Here comes t... [FishbowlDC]

Bardella Weighs Future Job Options - Posted March 7, 2011
That was fast. Kurt Bardella, the press aide fired by House Oversight and Government Reform Chairman Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) last week, is contemplating various offers from major publicity shops that he has received around town. Politico broke the story of Bardella leaking emails to NYT's Mark Leibovich, pr... [FishbowlDC]

Howard Kurtz Now Calls Bardella an 'Impostor' - Posted March 7, 2011
So now Kurt Bardella is an "impostor." First, the recently fired spokesman to Oversight and Government Chairman Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) is a flack who leaked journo emails. But as of Sunday, he's much worse. At least according to The Daily Beast... [FishbowlDC]

CNN's 'Reliable Sources' to Address A Few Frenzies - Posted March 4, 2011
CNN's "Reliable Sources" has released its weekend sche... [FishbowlDC]

Full Disclosure: Washington's Incestuous Media Ties - Posted March 2, 2011
In the aftermath of Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) firing his spokesman for leaking emails from reporters to another reporter is the news flash that Washington media is an incestuous bunch. Everyone is "friends" with everyone. And increasingly, members of D.C.'s media are making ... [FishbowlDC]

Politico: 'Bardella Had a Cocky Streak' - Posted March 1, 2011
Politico's Jake Sherman and John Breshnahan break the news this afternoon that Rep.... [FishbowlDC]

Laura Rozen's Telling Farewell to Politico - Posted March 1, 2011
If you want to see "On Foreign Policy's" goodbye note from Laura Rozen, it could be found on Politico's website on Monday. That's it. Today, she and the blog are gone as she makes her way over to Yahoo! News. She especially t... [FishbowlDC]

Bardella Blunder: Issa Launches Inquiry Into Press Sec's Actions - Posted February 28, 2011
Kurt Bardella, spokesman for Rep. Darrell Issa (R-CA) who's recently made enemies in the Washington press corps, may have found himself again in hot water. ... [PRNewser]

Bardella Blunder: Issa Launches Inquiry Into Press Sec's Actions - Posted February 28, 2011
Kurt Bardella, spokesman for Rep. Darrell Issa (R-CA) who's recently made enemies in the Washington press corps, may have found himself again in hot water. ... [FishbowlDC]

Politico's Rozen Bolts to Yahoo News! - Posted February 24, 2011
Laura Rozen, Politico's chief foreign policy reporter, is leaving the publication for Yahoo News! Yahoo News!'s Michael Calderone... [FishbowlDC]

Internal Memo Bloated With Lactose Intolerance - Posted February 18, 2011
Lactose intolerance jokes are a crowd pleaser, unless you have it, right? (Then you're in a gaseous state with flatulence and abdominal pain, as we read on WebMD.) At Politico they are part of a series of inside jokes between Editor-in-Chief John Harris... [FishbowlDC]

Afternoon Reading List 02.10.11 - Posted February 10, 2011
*Faux Twitter Fever: The NYT's Ashley Parker gives us a healthy dose of Fake Twitter today. And she's right on target. Talk of accounts such as @DCJourno and @FakeJim... [PRNewser]

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

Who are the 'Most Influential' People in Media? - Posted January 13, 2011
Business Insider releases its top 50 people and pubs in media this year. The list published today includes everyone from Wikileaks Founder Julian Assange (#1) to Apple CEO Steve Jobs (#2) FNC's Glenn Beck (#4) and Jon Stewart (#5). Those in Washington or with strong ties here include HuffPost Editor-in-Chief ... [PRNewser]

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

MSNBC's Joe Scarborough: 'Scolded' by Security & 'Teased' by Chris Matthews - Posted January 6, 2011
MSNBC's Joe Scarborough was seen being "scolded" by House security shortly after noon yesterday for using his phone... [TVNewser]

Gregg Birnbaum Joins Politico - Posted December 22, 2010
After a report on Gawker fueled speculation that he left the New York Po... [Fishbowl NY]

Gregg Birnbaum Joins Politico - Posted December 22, 2010
After a report on Gawker fueled speculation that he left the New York Po... [FishbowlNY]

Politico Party at the Corcoran: Bear Phobia, Frosty Martini Drinker and Holiday Cheer - Posted December 16, 2010
Politico Publisher Robert Allbritton, wife, Elena, and COO Kim Kingsley The boogeying bear that freaked out the partygoer for no apparent reason.... [PRNewser]

What's Wrong with Mike Allen's Face? - Posted November 23, 2010
Politico Playbook author Mike Allen showed up to MSNBC's "Morning Joe" this morning with a white bandage positioned awkwardly along the bridge of his nose. Hosts ... [FishbowlDC]

Politico's 'Turn the Table' Goes Live - Posted November 9, 2010
Politico's Friday 'Turn the Table' feature, in which Editor-in-Chief John Harris interviews Sunday morning political show hosts, goes live at the Newseum this Friday at 8 a.m. Harris plans to break down the 2010 midterm results and look ahead to the 2012 presidential race with NBC's David Gregory, ABC's ... [FishbowlDC]

Journos: Will They Sleep Tonight? - Posted November 2, 2010
We posed a question to a mass of journalists, many covering the midterms, and most everyone obliged. One reporter, who will remain genderless, wished to be anonymous because of fear of his or her PR department. We thank everyone for participating, especially Mr. Weigel fr... [FishbowlDC]

NJ's Ron Fournier Wants you 'Equipped for the Dinner Party' - Posted October 25, 2010
Who is National Journal's biggest competitor? "Myself," replied Editor-in-Chief Ron Fournier this afternoon to a question posed within a s... [FishbowlDC]

In Case You Didn't Know Who's Sponsoring... - Posted October 20, 2010
Can anyone possibly count the whopping number of Politico logos at the publication's midterm conversation event this morning at the Newseum? We counted an approximate 68 Politico logos. Featured at the "Covering the Midterms 2010" event were Editor-in-Chief John Harris, Senior Political Reporter Maggie Haberman... [FishbowlDC]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted October 19, 2010
QUOTES of the DAY Reporter praises boss "A @duke friend emails to let me know @politico's John Harris... [FishbowlDC]

Politico Proud as Peacocks Over 76-Pager - Posted September 14, 2010
Politico reached its largest issue yet today in three years with a 76-page "Welcome Back to Congress" issue. The previous high was 64 pages. Today's publication had a total of 43 and one-third ad pages. The excitement within the paper began last night with a tweet from Congressional Bureau Chief ... [FishbowlDC]

VandeHarris: 'Mike You Ignorant Slut' - Posted September 9, 2010
This morning, we brought you the news that former Atlantic writer Michael Kinsley and MSNBC's Joe Scarborough will write dueling columns for Politico. Now we have the internal memo. In it, VandeHarris explain what they ... [FishbowlDC]

New Faces on ABC 'This Week' Roundtable - Posted August 6, 2010
Gillian Tett, Financial Times This Sunday we will see some new faces on the roundtable. They are as follows: ROUNDTABLE George Packer The New Yorker Gillian Tett Financial Times ... [FishbowlDC]

Did Journos Drop the Ball? FNC's Wallace Says Yes - Posted July 23, 2010
Politico has been running video previews of the Sunday morning political talk shows with Editor-in-Chief John Harris interviewing hosts. This week, however, Harris is out and Patrick Gavin is in as host of "Turn the Table." Topic of discussion? Race. "The White House should have taken the time to find out exactly... [FishbowlDC]

Politico's Ben Smith Interviews VandeHarris - Posted July 21, 2010
Here's a twist: Interview your own editors for a story. Politico's Ben Smith did just that today in a story regarding Journolist - of which he was once a member. The reporter seeking his own editors' comment was fitting as it directly involved Politico... [FishbowlDC]

NYT Reports on Politico Burnout - Posted July 19, 2010
In an article by Jeremy Peters today the New York Times looks into the burnout rate of reporters for online news outlets - most specifically, Politico. Peters talks to Jim VandeHei and ... [FishbowlDC]

WHCA Candidates Accused of 'Garbage Campaigning' - Posted July 9, 2010
The July 15 race for the at-large seat of the White House Correspondents' Association is reaching a fevered pitch. The race has gotten so competitive that all three candidates -- Politico's Carol Lee, Bloomberg's Hans Nichols a... [FishbowlDC]

VandeHarris Say Schroeder Mullins is 'Natural Connector' - Posted May 25, 2010
Politico's Mike Allen has the word on what the publication's top brass has to say about the departure of Anne Schroeder Mullins, who, as we've reported, is leaving to start her own firm. John Harris and ... [FishbowlDC]

Politico & MTP Have Kissed and Made Up - Posted April 23, 2010
The ice is melting. Politico's Editor-in-Chief John Harris taped the budding "Turn the Table" feature with NBC MTP host David Gregory this morning. The fu... [FishbowlDC]

Politico's Answer to Sunday Morning Talk - Posted April 16, 2010
> Latest Update: We hear NBC's MTP and David Gregory took a pass on participating in the first video, but it looks like they may be tempted to change their minds after seeing all of the other Sunday show hosts take part. Sunday morning political TV is seeing a number of changes... [FishbowlDC]

Politico's VandeHei to Bloomberg - Posted April 1, 2010
Politico's Executive Editor and Co-founder Jim VandeHei moves to Bloomberg. The switch has been coming for months amidst rumors that VandeHei and Editor-in-Chief John Harris ... [FishbowlDC]

Kurtz Talks 'Junkie Journalism' With VandeHarris - Posted March 29, 2010
WaPo's and CNN's "Reliable Sources" host Howard Kurtz sat down with Politico co-founders John Harris and Jim VandeHei ... [FishbowlDC]

What's Politico.com's Business Model? - Posted March 26, 2010
•Politico.com co-founder and executive editor Jim VandeHei and EIC John Harris (affectionately known as VandeHarris, and both Washington Post alum) will join Howard Kurtz (still with WaPo) on CNN's "Reliable Sources" to talk about the business model behind the t... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Breitbart in Bed and Bath - Posted March 25, 2010
Photo credit: Bryce Duffy Time magazine is a vision this week. The magazine presents new conservative media mogul Andrew Breitbart lounging in bed in pajamas at his Los Angeles home. He's also in a bubble bath, chest exposed, working on his laptop. In the piece by ... [FishbowlDC]

Politico Behind the Scenes - Posted March 22, 2010
Howard Kurtz got a rare behind-the-scenes look at how Politico operates for Sunday's "Reliable Sources" on CNN. Cameras were allowed into the conference room as Politico planned its health care coverage. Those at the filmed meeting included: ... [FishbowlDC]

Inside a Politico Editorial Meeting - Posted March 1, 2010
Ever wondered what the inside of a Politico editorial meeting looks like? Watch this satire video created by xtranormal. It goes like this: Executive Editor Jim VandeHei grills M... [FishbowlDC]

Sunday Show Preview 02.21.10 - Posted February 19, 2010
• NBC's Meet the Press: General David Petraeus, Gov. Tim Pawlenty (R-MN), WaPo's E.J. Dionne, WSJ's Peggy Noonan, Rep. Mike Pence (R-IN), Rep. Chris Van Hollen (D-MD). • CBS' Face the Nation: Exclusive interview with for... [FishbowlDC]

Politico's Wuerker Wins Herblock Prize - Posted February 16, 2010
Politico's Matt Wuerker, a 2009 finalist for the Pulitzer Prize, has won the Herblock Prize for editorial cartooning. Editor-in-Chief John Harris nominated him for the prize. Read the internal memo from Deputy Managing Editor Erika Pontarelli Compart after the jump... Hi, all. It is our pleasure to announce... [FishbowlDC]

Politico's New Button Demystified - Posted February 1, 2010
Politico has a new button on its home page navigation bar leading to the 2010 page. The point: to ramp up coverage of this year's midterm elections. Today they have a big red banner up so it's easy to spot. The explanation is a little hairy for non-techy types: "The page is like... [FishbowlDC]

Sunday Show Preview: 01.31.10 - Posted January 29, 2010
• NBC's Meet the Press: David Axelrod,Rep. John Boehner (R-Ohio), NYT's David Brooks, CNBC's David Faber, WaPo's Eugene Robinson, ... [FishbowlDC]

From VandeHei to Harris With Love - Posted January 25, 2010
If Politico co-founders Jim VandeHei and John Harris weren't close enough before, a love letter VandeHei sent to Harris this weekend should seal the deal. VandeHei ... [FishbowlDC]

Politico Contributor John Ward Anderson Joins Podesta Group - Posted December 21, 2009
Former foreign correspondent for The Washington Post turned Politico contributing editor John Ward Anderson has joined The Podesta Group. The DC-based government relations and public affairs firm is led by ... [PRNewser]

Politico's John Ward Anderson Takes Job With Podesta Group - Posted December 18, 2009
In an e-mail to Politco staff entitled "Oh, no-bad news," Poliitico Editor John Harris announces the news that Contributing Editor John Ward Anderson, a friend of 25 years, has taken a... [FishbowlDC]

John Harris, the Jokester - Posted December 15, 2009
In an internal memo to Politico staff, Editor John Harris announces, with some degree of gravity, two new hires. At the top of the memo, he jokes that the announcement, a welcome e-mail regarding two new Politico editors, is "more serious than it sounds" ... [FishbowlDC]

White House Staffers' Emails Poke Fun at Politico - Posted December 1, 2009
Apparently emails have been circulating amongst White House staffers in response to Politico's John Harris' piece Monday "7 stories Barack Obama doesn't want told." The Atlantic's Marc Ambinder has ... [FishbowlDC]

UPDATED Sunday Show Preview - Posted November 8, 2009
• NBC's Meet the Press: Army Chief of Staff Gen. George Casey, Gov. Haley Barbour (R-MS), Gov. Ed Rendell (D-PA), NYT's David Brooks, WaPo's E.J. Dionne, MSNBC's Rachel Maddow, Republican strategist Ed Gillespie and NB... [FishbowlDC]

Politico Will Launch Local D.C. Web Site; Former Post.com Editor To Lead - Posted October 28, 2009
Politico owner Robert Allbritton will be launching a local website focused on D.C. news, The New Republic reports. At the helm: Jim Brady, former editor of Washingtonpost.com. It's "his most direct... [MediaJobsDaily]

Early Sunday Show Listings - Posted October 15, 2009
• NBC's "Meet the Press" with David Gregory has Valerie Jarrett and John Podesta. Maria Shriver will also make a special appearance to premiere "A Woman's Nation," a week of reporting on the state of women in American life. • CNN's "State of the... [FishbowlDC]

GQ's "50 Most": The Powerful Party - Posted October 14, 2009
They came, we saw, we tallied... Yesterday we filled you in on exactly who made GQ's "50 Most Powerful People in DC" (and who was snubbed). Then ... [FishbowlDC]

GQ's "50 Most Powerful in DC" List: One Degree of Obama - Posted October 13, 2009
Photo from GQ.com. Forget Kevin Bacon. President Barack Obama and VP ... [FishbowlDC]

VandeHarris Urge Politicos to Rock On - Posted October 6, 2009
Thought the FlipCam interviews would subside a little now that Click's a few weeks old? Well, think again. Politicos received this email from Jim VandeHei and John Harris this week, encouring them to "rock on." We had our best month of the year traffic-wise in September, with 9.7 million unique visitors and... [FishbowlDC]

Sunday Show Preview - Posted September 25, 2009
• NBC's Meet the Press: Former President Bill Clinton, NY Governor David Paterson (D), Sen. Jon Kyl (R-AZ) and Sen. Jim Webb (D-VA) • CBS' Face the Nation: Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) • ABC's This Week: Secretary of Defense Robert Gates, Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) and a... [FishbowlDC]

Men Overboard: Nather Leaves CQ, Stein to Follow? - Posted September 18, 2009
David Nather is leaving CQ after almost a decade to co-write a book on health care reform with Tom Daschle. Nather's exit follows that of ace defense reporter ... [FishbowlDC]

Fishbook's Final Category: "Cutest Couple" of 2009 - Posted September 2, 2009
Alright folks... the final category. Which couple is so cute that you can't stand it? Start voting on DC Media's "Cutest Couple" of 2009. *The photo collage is now complete. Take special note of Kilroy and Armstrong - our last picture to be added! ... [FishbowlDC]

Allbritton and VandeHarris Make VF's "New Establishment 2009" List - Posted September 2, 2009
Politico's Robert Allbritton, John Harris, and Jim VandeHei join the ranks of Steve Jobs, ... [FishbowlDC]

More: Politico Hires Foreign Policy Mag's Rozen - Posted August 24, 2009
We told you earlier today that Politico would be beefing up its foreign policy coverage with the hire of Laura Rozen, and shared with you a memo from Politico's Bill Nichols,... [FishbowlDC]

Politico Expands Foreign Policy Coverage with Rozen Hire - Posted August 24, 2009
The Politico brass announced a new hire today- Laura Rozen, who was most recently with Foreign Policy magazine. In an internal email, managing editor Bill Nichols, John Harris and ... [FishbowlDC]

Is Politico the Pot to WaPo Kettle? - Posted July 15, 2009
In a post for Harper's Mag, Ken Silverstein takes a swing at Politico in response to the fire Mike Allen lit under WaPo for offering deep-pocketed lobbyists a chance to mingle with policy-makers and Post journos at a series of "salon" events. Sil... [FishbowlDC]

Beltway Boys: VF On Politico - Posted July 1, 2009
Politico channels "Reservior Dogs," as pointed out by Patrick Gavin via Twitter. Photo from VF. Todd... [FishbowlDC]

Mike Allen's "Surprise" Birthday Party, Brought To You By Starbucks - Posted June 18, 2009
Most of DC wakes up to him, even more of DC wonders if and when he ever sleeps, Politico's Mike Allen never seems to stop. So last ... [FishbowlDC]

Harris: Politico Profitable In Third Year, "Vast" Traffic For Online Videos - Posted June 15, 2009
The headline of BeetTV's interview with with Politico's John Harris was definitely that co-founder and editor believes the three-year-o... [FishbowlDC]

Weekend Show Preview: June 13-14, 2009 - Posted June 12, 2009
The Situation Room w/ Wolf Blitzer: Gov. Sarah Palin (R-AK) will discuss gas pipeline, Letterman feud, Obama and 2012. Dir. OMB Peter Orszag, Sen. Judd Gregg ... [FishbowlDC]

It's Official: WaPo's Hamilton to Politico - Posted June 8, 2009
Bill Hamilton, a 29-year WaPo veteran, has taken the paper's 2009 buyout and is heading to Politico. Jim VandeHei and John Harris announced the move in an email to staff this afternoon: We'll work out many of the d... [FishbowlDC]

Former WaPo Dot Com Editor Now Consulting At Politico - Posted May 21, 2009
FBDC learned today former WashingtonPost.com editor Jim Brady will be doing some consulting work at Politico, for a month. In an email to staff, Jim VandeHei and John Harris (both former Posties) said, "We think that you will really enjoy him and th... [FishbowlDC]

The After-Parties: Vanity Fair & Bloomberg - Posted May 10, 2009
So just who made the cut at the highly exclusive Vanity Fair/Bloomberg after-party at the gorgeous residence of French Ambassador Pierre Vimont? It was impossible to get in if you weren't on the list- Gossip Girl's Chace Crawford got turned away at first, but we saw him inside shortly after. No pics... [FishbowlDC]

"Web Site Addicted to Mini-Scoops" or "Is Politico Pandering?" - Posted April 13, 2009
Those are two of the headline options Howard Kurtz came up with for his Washington Post Media Notes column today. Instead Kurtz went with, "Politico Tries To Mix Steak And Sizzle." Kurtz pulls back the curtain on how the 2-year-old, already profitable Website pulls out all the stops for the almighty page... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Who Knew They Were So Cool? - Posted April 1, 2009
Spotted by a FBDC tipster: ABC's George Stephanopoulos, Politico's Jim VandeHei, John Harris and Mike Allen, AP's ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List 04.01.09 - Posted March 31, 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 72 covering the Obama administration and ... [FishbowlDC]

Who Made Wash City Paper's 2009 "Best Of DC" List? - Posted March 30, 2009
What do Wonkette's Jim Newell, WaPo's Marc Fisher, Politico's John Harris, WAMU's Kojo Nnamdi and The Big Hunt all have in common? They all made the Washington City P... [FishbowlDC]

Politico vs. NYTimes: John Harris and Bill Keller Duke it Out - Posted February 19, 2009
It all started with a Gabe Sherman piece in the New Republic this week about the spectacular rise of Politico at the time when print journalism was seeminly suffering everywhere else. It was there that NYTimes' Bill Keller had this to say, "If you hadn't reminded me, I couldn't have told you... [FishbowlDC]

"The Audacity of David Plouffe," Starring Dana Milbank - Posted February 13, 2009
We told you yesterday about WaPo's Dana Milbank's shenanigans at the National Press Club after former Obama campaign manager David Plouffe unexpectedly declared his speech off-the-record. Milbank writes ... [FishbowlDC]

FishbowlLA Gets A Taste of DC - Posted November 24, 2008
Blog sister Tina Dupuy -- or, as John Harris called her, "the Patrick Gavin of LA" -- attended a Politico conference in California on Friday. Check out her coverage: "... [FishbowlDC]

Chuck Todd's Alarming Interview - Posted November 4, 2008
Chuck Todd interviewed Politico's Roger Simon and Time Magazine's Jay Carney during the NoonET hour of MSNBC this afternoon. But Simon had some added distraction on his end — a fire alarm going off for the duration of the interview. "Looks like ... [TVNewser]

Anderson Cooper, Lewis Black and More at Time Warner - Posted October 13, 2008
TVNewser will be attending, "Politics 2008 — The Media Conference for the Election of the President," co-hosted by Time Magazine and CNN at the Time Warner Center, today and tomorrow (... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List, 09.26.08 - Posted September 26, 2008
Good morning Washington. Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? Drop us a line or let us know in the tips box below. We've got your morning mix of media Muesli after t... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List, 09.09.08 - Posted September 9, 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]

Where's Waldo? - Posted August 22, 2008
...off to Politicker, that's where. Politico associate publisher Waldo Tibbetts is leaving the Capitol Hill newspaper to become the executive vice president and associate publisher of the Politicker publications. The paper is conducting a national search for a general sales manager who will oversee its operation, including a new national brand sales... [FishbowlDC]

Howie Kurtz Didn't Stay At A Holiday Inn Express Last Night - Posted March 30, 2008
A notably testy Howie Kurtz pressed Politico's John Harris, Washington Post's Anne Kornblut and National Journal's Linda Douglass on today's "Reliable Sources": Kurtz to Harris: "Why would journalists, who love predicting how these... [FishbowlDC]

Sunday Show Preview - Posted March 29, 2008
Meet the Press: CIA director Michael Hayden and a roundtable with New York Times' David Brooks and New Republic's Peter Beinart. Face the Nation: New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson, Philadelphia Mayor Mike Nutter, Democratic strategist Joe Trippi and Slate's John Dickerson. This Week: Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell, and Sens. John Kerry... [FishbowlDC]

Hillary Slams MSNBC...Praises Fox?!? - Posted February 11, 2008
The Hillary campaign recently took MSNBC reporter David Shuster (and MSNBC generally) to task for asking a guest on February 7th's "Tucker" program, "[D]oesn't it seem like Chelsea's sort of being pimped out in some weird sort of way?" MSNBC... [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]

More on the Post's Obama Story - Posted December 5, 2007
You can't help but read this Politico story -- "Wash. Post Obama story under fire" -- and think that former Posties Jim VandeHei and John Harris were tickled pink to run it. Discussing last week's controversial Obama article in the Post, Michael Calderone talks to the Post's Bill Hamilton, who gives a... [FishbowlDC]

Kunitz Leaves The Politico - Posted September 7, 2007
In an email sent to Politico employees from John Harris and Jim VandeHei, obtained by FishbowlDC, they annoucned that Associate Publisher and Managing Editor of Politico.com Dan Kunitz is leaving the paper. They praised Dan's "indispensable--indeed, in our book, downright heroic--efforts in the early days around our launch" and his "great... [FishbowlDC]

Politico On C-SPAN - Posted July 30, 2007
If you're watching C-SPAN, you're watching "Washington Journal" filming from the Politico newsroom. Expect your Politico employees to be a bit groggy today: We hear that Editor in Chief John Harris encouraged all employees to arrive a bit early so that the newsroom would look busy when C-SPAN started filming... ... [FishbowlDC]

Inquiring Minds Want To Know... - Posted May 7, 2007
We've had a few people ask us "what was up" with the Politico's John Harris and his long walks across the stage during Thursday's MSNBC debate. We can't quite dig up the video, but Harris would walk across the stage in order to get closer to a candidate he planned on... [FishbowlDC]

Greenwald v. Harris - Posted April 2, 2007
Check out the interesting discussion between Salon's Glenn Greenwald and Politico's John Harris here. ... [FishbowlDC]

To Do Tonight - Posted March 7, 2007
Do you like Jim Vandehei and John Harris but think that they're just too old? (despite the rad sports coat Vandehei sported on Hardball yesterday...we want one...) Was this party not right for you? Or this one? Do you think that it's the y... [FishbowlDC]

Taking Out The Trash, 03.06.07 - Posted March 6, 2007
Working in jammies is oh so very appealing. "More reporters embrace an advocacy role" An NBC release announced that Alexandra Wallace has been named executive producer of "NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams," making Wallace the first woman to lead a weeknight network eveni... [FishbowlDC]

Your Neighbor Next Door: John Harris - Posted March 5, 2007
The Alexandria Times takes a look at their local boy, John Harris (of the Politico). ... [FishbowlDC]

Kurtz On Grim - Posted February 12, 2007
Howie Kurtz also writes up last week's story re: Ryan Grim and the Politico's disclosure. Says Tom Riley, from the White House drug policy office: "The idea of someone who had been an activist on this now being a staff writer purporting to write about it o... [FishbowlDC]

Separated At Birth: Tony Kornheiser - Posted December 28, 2006
Washington Post's Tony Kornheiser is this week's Separated at Birth. According to MyHeritage.com's nifty face recognition database: Kornheiser... ...looks like Patrick Stewart? Neil Armstrong? ... [FishbowlDC]

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