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Best Quotes from 7.13.14 Sunday Shows - Posted July 14, 2014
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on NBC's "Meet the Press,": "No, I will commit to everything and anything that would provide credible assurances for the international community that Iran is not seeking nuclear weapons, because we are not. We don't see any benefit i... [FishbowlDC]

Mediabistro Morning Roundup - 7.10.14 - Posted July 10, 2014
From TVNewser to FishbowlNY, here are your top stories from across Mediabistro. FishbowlNY Hardcore Pawn Stars On the Weirdest Things The... [FishbowlDC]

Behind the Scenes at the White House Correspondents' Dinner - Posted May 4, 2014
[gallery columns="4" ids="223900,223896,223897,223903,223898,223901,223902,223899"] For the White House Correspondents' Association, it's a night to celebrate the free press. For Joel McHale, it's a night where "a guy like me can stand before the president, the press and Patrick Duffy, and tell jokes without severe repercussion... [Fishbowl NY]

Behind the Scenes at the White House Correspondents' Dinner - Posted May 4, 2014
[gallery columns="4" ids="223900,223896,223897,223903,223898,223901,223902,223899"] For the White House Correspondents' Association, it's a night to celebrate the free press. For Joel McHale, it's a night where "a guy like me can stand before the president, the press and Patrick Duffy, and tell jokes without severe repercussion... [FishbowlNY]

Behind the Scenes at the White House Correspondents' Dinner - Posted May 4, 2014
[gallery columns="4" ids="223900,223896,223897,223903,223898,223901,223902,223899"] For the White House Correspondents' Association, it's a night to celebrate the free press. For Joel McHale, it's a night where "a guy like me can stand before the president, the press and Patrick Duffy, and tell jokes without severe repercussion... [TVNewser]

TV News Bookers Love Senator John McCain - Posted March 4, 2014
A former presidential candidate and senior U.S. Senator is often desired as a guest across TV news, but the news networks have taken an extra liking to Arizona Senator John McCain over the last week. In the last seven days, the senator has appeared 12 times ... [TVNewser]

Mel Brooks is a Big Fan of Al Jazeera America - Posted March 4, 2014
It's the kind of spontaneous testimonial that any new outlet dreams of. For The Stream, Al Jazeera America recently dialed up Mel Brooks via satellite from Los Angeles. At one point, the 87-year-old comedy legend took a moment ... [Fishbowl NY]

Mel Brooks is a Big Fan of Al Jazeera America - Posted March 4, 2014
It's the kind of spontaneous testimonial that any new outlet dreams of. For The Stream, Al Jazeera America recently dialed up Mel Brooks via satellite from Los Angeles. At one point, the 87-year-old comedy legend took a moment ... [FishbowlNY]

Bill Kristol and Ana Navarro Join ABC News - Posted February 3, 2014
Longtime Fox News contributor and editor and publisher of The Weekly Standard Bill Kristol has joined ABC News as a contributor, "This Week" host George Stephanopoulos announced on Sunday morning's show. ... [PRNewser]

Bill Kristol and Ana Navarro Join ABC News - Posted February 3, 2014
Longtime Fox News contributor and editor and publisher of The Weekly Standard Bill Kristol has joined ABC News as a contributor, "This Week" host George Stephanopoulos announced on Sunday morning's show. ... [FishbowlDC]

The Senators Who Show up in your Living Room on Sunday Mornings - Posted June 9, 2013
The New York Times has an assessment of the perennial Sunday show guest: a short list of U.S. senators, topped by Sen. ... [TVNewser]

Senator John McCain's Plan To Torpedo TV As We Know It - Posted May 9, 2013
This afternoon Senator John McCain (R-AZ) introduced legislation (The Television Consumer Freedom Act of 2013) that would completely upend the television business. There aren't many things that can unite News Corp., Turner Broadcasting, NBC, CBS and... [TVNewser]

Hollywood Pushes Back Against Zero Dark Thirty Critics - Posted January 22, 2013
We haven't seen Zero Dark Thirty yet, but we are intrigued by the PR back-and-forth between the film's makers/promoters and various members of the US government. A couple of questions are central to the controversy: Does the film glorify torture a... [AgencySpy]

Hollywood Pushes Back Against Zero Dark Thirty Critics - Posted January 22, 2013
We haven't seen Zero Dark Thirty yet, but we are intrigued by the PR back-and-forth between the film's makers/promoters and various members of the US government. A couple of questions are central to the controversy: Does the film glorify torture a... [PRNewser]

John Heilemann Makes Lindsey Graham Joke on 'Morning Joe;' Edited Out of 8am Reair - Posted November 28, 2012
Just after 6am, on "Morning Joe" this morning, Joe, Mika and guest John Heilemann were talking about yesterday's New York Times ... [TVNewser]

Presidential Losers Art Book Featured on Kickstarter - Posted November 14, 2012
Shannon McCormick hopes to raise $5,000 for his art book project, Presidential Losers: The Book. As Barack Obama stays in office, former Governor Mitt Romney joins an illustrious group that includes President John Adams, Vice President Al Gore... [GalleyCat]

Celebs Take To Facebook To Get Out The Vote - Posted November 5, 2012
Celebrities from Lady Gaga to Sarah Palin and Tyra Banks are taking to Facebook urging their fans to vote ahead of Election Day. That's just some of the Facebook fodder political ju... [AllFacebook]

From the Vault: Sarah Palin as John McCain's VP Pick - Posted August 11, 2012
What a difference four years makes. While Paul Ryan's name had been near the top of many VP pick lists, the confirmation came a good 9 hours before the official announcement. News networks confirmed the choice late last night with their sources, w... [TVNewser]

HBO's 'Game Change' Well-Represented at Primetime Emmys - Posted July 19, 2012
HBO's "Game Change," the movie that took a dramatic look at the 2008 Presidential campaign, secured 12 Primetime Emmy nominations from the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. The nominees were announced live during the network morning shows. Among the nominations: Outstandi... [TVNewser]

Ben Mulroney Joins 'Good Morning America' - Posted June 20, 2012
NBC News employs the daughters of two former presidents: Jenna Bush Hager and Chelsea Clinton. ABC has on staff, ... [TVNewser]

Invaluable Resource, Sleep Aid. How C-SPAN Stands the Test of Time - Posted March 26, 2012
If founder Brian Lamb had to do it over again, C-SPAN wouldn't be called C-SPAN. "It's not the greatest name around," says Lamb, 70, who steps down Sunday as CEO. "Three people know what it stands for. I don't even know what it stands for. One of our ... [TVNewser]

Meghan McCain: 'People Love Me or Hate Me and There's Nothing in Between' - Posted March 15, 2012
MSNBC political contributor Meghan McCain answers "20 Questions for Playboy, including: PLAYBOY: You're a blogger and political columnist, as well a... [TVNewser]

Ed Rollins Talks Presidential Politics; The 1 Percent Toasts the Good Life - Posted March 14, 2012
We've gotten so used to the celebrity circus that has dominated Michael's lately that we did a double take when we found the dining room populated mostly by suits, well-heeled ladies and dandies who prefer to let their bank accounts (not publicists) do the talking. Aside from the usual boldface names... [FishbowlLA]

'Game Change' Review: Cliche with Compassion - Posted March 8, 2012
"Game Change" is not a flawless docudrama. Neither is it, in the words of a conservative blogger, "a heinous piece of propaganda" for Obama. What "Game Change" is, at its essence, is a wildly-entertaining cautionary tale about presidential politics. Moral of the story: Be careful what you wish for. "Game Chang... [Fishbowl NY]

'Game Change' Review: Cliche with Compassion - Posted March 8, 2012
"Game Change" is not a flawless docudrama. Neither is it, in the words of a conservative blogger, "a heinous piece of propaganda" for Obama. What "Game Change" is, at its essence, is a wildly-entertaining cautionary tale about presidential politics. Moral of the story: Be careful what you wish for. "Game Chang... [FishbowlNY]

CNN Preps for Arizona GOP Debate - Posted February 22, 2012
John King, along with Arizona State University students playing the parts of Ron Paul, Ri... [TVNewser]

Sen. John McCain on His Daughter Joining MSNBC: 'She Went Over to the Dark Side' - Posted November 28, 2011
Senator John McCain called in to "Imus in the Morning" on FBN today, and among the topics that came up was McCain's daughter, Meghan, joining MSNBC. "She went over to the dark side, I guess," McCain joked. "I'm sure she'll do well. She's feisty, and I think being over there she's... [TVNewser]

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]

What does Sen. John McCain think of Glenn Beck dumping on his daughter? - Posted May 12, 2011
On his radio show yesterday, Glenn Beck pretended to vomit while watching a naked from-the-shoulders-up Meghan McCain who was part of a PSA for skin cancer. It didn't take long for Cindy McCain to react to Beck's antics, via Twitter. But during an ... [TVNewser]

Bin Laden Killed: A News Coverage Record - Posted May 10, 2011
The Pew Research Center's Project for Excellence in Journalism has been tracking mainstream media coverage with its ... [TVNewser]

Does Mark Zuckerberg Want to Be a Tunisian Hero? - Posted April 7, 2011
"No. 1 hero in Tunisia" is probably not a status update Mark Zuckerberg ever thought would appear on his Facebook wall. Yet that is exactly what Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz) has anointed the CEO and co-founder of Facebook after a visit to Tunisia this month. Is 'No. 1 hero'... [SocialTimes.com]

The Gum Election Returns for AT&T/Verizon Battle - Posted February 22, 2011
During the 2008 presidential election, one website asked voters to cast their ballots using their recently chewed gum. The Gum Election placed posters around the wor... [AgencySpy]

The LA Times' Tim Rutten Not a Fan of Simon & Schuster Right Now - Posted February 2, 2011
Tim Rutten of the LA Times ... [FishbowlLA]

New Media Index: McCain Op-Ed Praising Obama's Arizona Memorial Speech Was Top News Link Shared by Bloggers - Posted January 27, 2011
An op-ed piece in The Washington Post by Sen. ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Pres. Obama Delivers News at Tucson Memorial: 'Gabby opened her eyes' - Posted January 12, 2011
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Pres. Obama Delivers News at Tucson Memorial: 'Gabby opened her eyes' - Posted January 12, 2011
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Bill Hicks WAY Ahead of His Time on 'Don't Ask Don't Tell' - Posted November 18, 2010
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LAFCA President Simon Says: Inception Not On Top Ten - Posted October 18, 2010
On Sunday, October 24th, members of the Los Angeles Film Critics Association will gather to decide who is going to receive their 2010 Career Achievement award. As with all matters involving LAFCA, the man at the helm of the proceedings will be President Brent Simon, truly one of the nicest-guy film... [FishbowlLA]

LAFCA President Simon Says: Inception Not on my Top Ten - Posted October 18, 2010
On Sunday, October 24th, members of the Los Angeles Film Critics Association will gather to decide who is going to receive their 2010 Career Achievement award. As with all matters involving LAFCA, the man at the helm of the proceedings will be President Brent Simon, truly one of the nicest-guy film... [semanticweb.com]

Former John McCain Campaign Adviser Releases Political Novel - Posted October 11, 2010
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Lady Gaga Takes on Don't Ask, Don't Tell - Posted September 17, 2010
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Study: Republicans Have 65 Percent of the Most Followed Congressional Twitter Accounts - Posted September 9, 2010
Research conducted by Burson-Marsteller found that eight of ten most followed Congressional Twitter accounts are maintained by Republicans. Moreover, as the House of Representatives and 22 Senators face re-election, Republican Congress members are more likely than Democrats to have an election-focused account. Republicans also ... [PRNewser]

Senator McCain Takes to Twitter to Critique Amanpour Debut - Posted August 2, 2010
Well, we know at least one person who is in the Jake Tapper camp. Senator John McCain took to Twitter Monday afternoon to weigh in on ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Former Journo Turned Politician Promises to Hire Laid Off Journos if Elected - Posted July 13, 2010
We will file this story under politicians taking care of their own. John Dougherty former Phoenix Times staffer, an investigative journalist who most notably uncovered ... [FishbowlLA]

Edelman Hires Former McCain, Schwarzenegger Aide to Run U.S. Public Affairs - Posted June 2, 2010
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What You Didn't See on Saturday Night Live with Betty White - Posted May 10, 2010
Overnight ratings are in and Saturday Night Live with host Betty White was the most-watched SNL in 18 months. The show has a preliminary 8.8 household rating in the country's 56 largest markets. The best since the the Nov. 1, 2008 show, which feature Sen. John McCain a fe... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Flashback: Cable Nets Cover McCain/Palin Campaign Event - Posted March 26, 2010
CNN, MSNBC, and Fox News took live Sarah Palin's speech in Tuscon, Arizona today. She was appearing at a John McCain re-election event and for a few minutes we were pretty sure that either our lunch ... [TVNewser]

8.22 Million Watch USA-Canada Hockey on MSNBC - Posted February 22, 2010
MSNBC averaged 8.22 million Total Viewers last night as Team USA hockey defeated Canada. That's 2.3 million more than watched MSNBC on election night 2008. (You'll see in NBC's press release after the jump that the 8.22m number is just sh... [TVNewser]

Interview: Michael Kempner, CEO, MWW Group - Posted February 17, 2010
Michael Kempner has served as CEO of MWW Group since its founding in 1986. As an IPG (NYSE: IPG) owned shop, it is the 11th largest public relations agency in the U.S. PRNewser caught up with Kempner this week to get his take on the market for PR services in 2010 --... [PRNewser]

President Barack Obama to Write about Haiti - Posted January 15, 2010
Politico reported today that President Barack Obama will write a cover story for Newsweek about the e... [GalleyCat]

Google Gets a New Top Flack: Former McCain Comm. Chief Jill Hazelbaker - Posted January 12, 2010
Google's founders hate PR and marketing. But that hasn't stopped them from hiring lots of PR and marketing executives. Jill Hazelb... [PRNewser]

Plans for Obama's Afghanistan Address - Posted December 1, 2009
Tonight, all of the news networks -- broadcast and cable -- will be carrying President Obama's 8pmET address to the nation from West Point. Here are the coverage plans we have so far. Check out FishbowlDC's comprehensive list for more. ... [TVNewser]

Sarah Palin Criticizes AP Memoir Leak - Posted November 13, 2009
With an odd gunpowder metaphor on her Facebook page, former Alaskan governor Sarah Palin criticized the AP for "erroneously reporting" on her memoir when the news organization broke an embargo and reported on a leaked copy of her mem... [GalleyCat]

Conservative Female Former CEO Descends on 2010 CA Election...Another One - Posted November 4, 2009
Ousted HP exec, former John McCain adviser, Sarah Palin bus throw-her-underer - ... [FishbowlLA]

Tonight's "Ten @ Ten" Starring... - Posted October 19, 2009
First Lady Michelle Obama. "The Jay Leno Show" will be joined by the First Lady via satellite Friday for "10 @ 10," Leno's ten rapid fire questions. Other DC-ers to have participated in the "10 @ 10" include Rep. Barney Frank, Sen. ... [FishbowlDC]

Bill O'Reilly: "Ms. Dunn is Seeing the World through the Prism of the other Media, like NBC News and CNN" - Posted October 12, 2009
The Fox News coverage on Fox News continued this evening as Brit Hume appeared on his former show "Special Report" to deliver a commentary on the White House offensive against the network. Then it was Bill O'Reilly's turn. In his Talking Points Commentary O'Reilly credited his "hard news" colleagues including ... [TVNewser]

John McCain Ponders Sarah Palin Memoir - Posted October 6, 2009
Recently at the Washington Ideas Festival, former presidential Senator John McCain fielded some questions about his expectations and worries about Sarah Palin's ... [GalleyCat]

D.C. Lobbying Firms Merge to Form Burson-Marsteller Subsidiary - Posted October 6, 2009
BKSH & Associates Worldwide and Timmons & Co., two lobbying firms based in Washington, D.C. and owned by WPP Group (WPPGY), have merged to form Prime Policy Group. The new company will operate as a subsidiary of WPP owned Burson-Marsteller. The new ... [PRNewser]

Imus at FBN: Day One. 'Congratulations and Condolences' - Posted October 5, 2009
Don Imus' debut on Fox Business was appropriately subdued: "I thought we were on last week," Imus said at 6:05, after business and news headlines. "Trial run," said news sidekick ... [TVNewser]

Jezebel's Artistic Analysis of Palin's Book Cover - Posted October 2, 2009
Yes, that's Chinese communist leader Mao Zedong also looking off into the distance, perhaps to Russia. Sarah Palin's new book "Going Rogue," which sounds kind of like public urination, but sure whatever. The cover for her first book, er a book about her written by someone else, like ... [FishbowlLA]

How Did Katie Couric Book Glenn Beck on Her Web Show? Hint: They Have the Same Publicist - Posted September 22, 2009
For the debut guest on her new CBSNews.com show, @katiecouric, the CBS Evening News anchor interviewed Fox News host Glenn Beck. Certainly Beck has had his fair share of media attention of late and could provide some buzz to the new show. Beck delivered with the following quote: "I think John... [PRNewser]

Glenn Beck: "I Think John McCain Would Have Been Worse for the Country than Barack Obama" - Posted September 21, 2009
In her new CBSNews.com show @katiecouric, the CBS Evening News anchor sat down with Fox News host Glenn Beck. Beck, who has been one of Pres. Obama's fiercest and most vocal critics, says last year's GOP nominee, John McCain, "would have been worse." ... [TVNewser]

Book Trailer for an Imaginary Author - Posted August 28, 2009
One year after being exposed as an invented character sup... [GalleyCat]

Kennedy Coverage - Posted August 26, 2009
Network specials and coverage of Ted Kennedy's death are being announced. Here's a rundown: ABC News ABC News will broadcast an hour special on the passing of Senator Ted Kennedy, anchored by Charles Gibson from Hyannis Port, MA and Diane Sawyer in New York. The ABC News Special, "Remembering ... [FishbowlDC]

Sen. Edward Kennedy 1932-2009 - Posted August 26, 2009
Sen. Edward Kennedy died overnight after a 15-month battle with brain cancer. Sen. Kennedy died at his home in Hyannis Port, MA. ABC News was first to report the news at 1:18amET with Terry Moran anchoring and George Stephanopoulos repo... [TVNewser]

'Senator, Nuke it Now.' McCain Holds Healthcare Town Hall - Posted August 25, 2009
Sen. John McCain is delivering some straight talk -- really, he said it -- in Sun City, Arizona right now on the issue of healthcare reform. All the cable news networks are carrying his remarks. At one point a woman in the crowd tried to get a chant of "No Compromises"... [TVNewser]

More Statements On Cronkite's Passing From Around Town, Country - Posted July 20, 2009
Former President George W. Bush: "Walter Cronkite was an icon of American journalism who shaped his profession in countless ways during his decades on the air. Tonight, his family is in our thoughts and prayers." Former President George H.W. Bush: "Barbara and I join the nation in mourning the passing of Walter... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List 06.19.09 - Posted June 19, 2009
Good morning FishbowlDC! Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? Drop us a line. Tonight's the Radio & TV Correspondents Assoc... [FishbowlDC]

The Atlantic Names Top 30 Washington Insiders on Twitter - Posted June 17, 2009
Who are the top Washington insiders to follow on Twitter? The Atlantic released a list of their 30 picks today. Mike Allen Blogger, Politico Marc Ambinder Politics Editor, The Atlantic ... [FishbowlDC]

FishPoolDC: Our Insider's Notes from Today's Briefing - Posted June 17, 2009
Beyond the Tweets: Iran and same-sex benefits topped today's WH agenda, and Press Secretary Robert Gibbs was challenged to straddle the president's reluctance to "meddle" in Iranian affairs while speaking out for the "universal principle" of peaceful protest. Amid calls from some that the WH response has been weak (including ex-would-be-POTUS... [FishbowlDC]

Peter Doocy Joins Fox News - Posted June 9, 2009
First on TVNewser: Peter Doocy, son of Fox & Friends co-host Steve Doocy, has joined FNC as a general assignment reporter. He will be based in the New York bureau. Doocy, w... [TVNewser]

Jake Tapper on Pres. Obama's Recent Trip, Foreign Press - Posted June 9, 2009
ABC News senior White House correspondent Jake Tapper joined us on the six-month anniversary of the mediabistro.com Morning Media Menu podcast, a couple days after returning from covering Pres. Obama's trip overseas. "President Bush did say a lot of the same things when he we... [TVNewser]

Roberta McCain Weighs in on Rush, Olbermann - Posted May 14, 2009
Sen. John McCain's 97-year-old mother, Roberta McCain, appeared on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno last nigh... [TVNewser]

Meghan McCain Scores "High Six Figure Deal" - Posted April 9, 2009
24-year-old Meghan McCain, daughter of former Presidential candidate John McCain, has reportedly sold her book to Hyperion after an auction. According to the ... [GalleyCat]

Beck Talks Tim Russert: "If You Miss Him, You Should Become Him" - Posted March 23, 2009
Glenn Beck began his program tonight with a lengthy, wide-ranging "The One Thing" segment about his entire political philosophy, the media, recent criticism and more. He responded to MSNBC's Keith Olberm... [TVNewser]

Stephanopoulos on Twitter Friends: "It Beats High School" - Posted March 19, 2009
Gail Shister TVNewser Columnist Twitterview? That's what ABC has labeled George Stephanopoulos' first interview on Twitter, conducted Tuesday with Sen. John McCain... [TVNewser]

The Future of Interviewing? - Posted March 17, 2009
ABC's George Stephanopoulos conducted his first ever Twitterview today with Sen. John McCain. WebNewser has the tweetails, full twanscript and tweaction (alright, we're done):... [TVNewser]

Is This TV News's First Twitterview? - Posted March 17, 2009
With only 140 characters to ask and answer a question there is little a politician can do to filibuster during an interviewer's questions. Such was the case this afternoon as ABC's George Stephanopoulos conducted the network's first Twitterview. The Twitterviewee... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

FNC To Address Using Misleading Biden Clip - Posted March 17, 2009
This afternoon on The Live Desk at 1pmET, FNC will address using a misleading clip of Vice President Joe Biden on the program yesterday, reports Johnny Dollar. ThinkProgress and ... [TVNewser]

ABC News Host To Conduct First Twitterview - Posted March 13, 2009
Last week, ABC's George Stephanopoulos conducted a back-and-forth Twitter exchange with Missouri Sen. Claire McCaskill, who is one of the most prolific Twitterers in Congress. ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Stewart Unloads on CNBC After Santelli Cancellation - Posted March 5, 2009
What happens when you cancel on a comedy show? David Letterman displayed what he would do when Sen. John McCain canceled in September. And last night, after CNBC's ... [TVNewser]

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]

Iseman Drops Lawsuit Against NYT - Posted February 19, 2009
Finally! A piece of good news for the folks at The New York Times. Seems that lobbyist, and friend of John McCain, ... [Fishbowl NY]

Iseman Drops Lawsuit Against NYT - Posted February 19, 2009
Finally! A piece of good news for the folks at The New York Times. Seems that lobbyist, and friend of John McCain, ... [FishbowlNY]

Shuster Highlights "Progressive Blogosphere" - Posted February 17, 2009
David Shuster's "1600 Pennsylvania Avenue" is looking to the Web. The anchor is now active on Twitter, and yesterday he revealed he would spend a segment on the program each night looking at what's being ... [TVNewser]

Time Names Michael Scherer White House Correspondent - Posted January 27, 2009
Time has named Michael Scherer its new White House correspondent. Scherer, who joined Time in December of 2007, covered the Romney campaign during the primaries before moving ... [Fishbowl NY]

Time Names Michael Scherer White House Correspondent - Posted January 27, 2009
Time has named Michael Scherer its new White House correspondent. Scherer, who joined Time in December of 2007, covered the Romney campaign during the primaries before moving ... [FishbowlNY]

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

Garrett Named Senior WH Correspondent - Posted January 13, 2009
ABC, CBS, NBC and CNN have all named their White House correspondents for the new administration, and now Fox News has made their selection as well. Major Garrett has been named Senior White House Correspondent today, after following ... [TVNewser]

'Joe the Plumber' Who Wasn't Really A Plumber or Named Joe is Now Really A War Correspondent - Posted January 7, 2009
Seriously? The dude who agreed with a McCain supporter that Obama being president would mean the death of Israel is going to have a JOB reporting news from the Middle East? Seriously?! The AP story states the following: ... [FishbowlLA]

Cooper: "Get This Bitch Off The Stage" - Posted January 6, 2009
Anderson Cooper helped out The Daily Show last night, moderating the first ever "CNN Puppedential Debate." That's right, to pick the First Dog. What followed were an image of Tom Brokaw sniffing Sen. John McCain, a YouTube question about "who's a... [TVNewser]

Who Got the Most Airtime in '08? - Posted January 6, 2009
Andrew Tyndall... [TVNewser]

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]

Lobbyist Sues New York Times Over McCain Story - Posted December 31, 2008
This has not been the best year ever for The New York Times. They've had to (finally) slash dividends, mortgage their pretty new building, and are currently attempting to sell their stake in the Boston Red Sox. Now, to cap it all off they are being sue... [Fishbowl NY]

Lobbyist Sues New York Times Over McCain Story - Posted December 31, 2008
This has not been the best year ever for The New York Times. They've had to (finally) slash dividends, mortgage their pretty new building, and are currently attempting to sell their stake in the Boston Red Sox. Now, to cap it all off they are being sue... [FishbowlNY]

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

Newsers Don't "Waste" Their Question to Obama On Blago - Posted December 19, 2008
At a news conference called to announce the final members of his cabinet, Pres.-elect Barack Obama took only three questions. None was about Gov. Rod Blagojevich. The first question wa... [TVNewser]

Sunday Show Preview - Posted December 12, 2008
Meet The Press: IL Attorney General Lisa Madigan, MI Gov. Jennifer Granholm (D), former MA Gov. Mitt Romney (R), former Hewlett-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List, 12.03.08 - Posted December 3, 2008
Good morning Washington. Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? Drop us a line or let us know in the tips box below. We've got your morning mix of media Muesli after the... [FishbowlDC]

"Their Only Strategy Seems to be Picking out the Red M&Ms at the Green Room on Hardball" - Posted November 30, 2008
The two men who made up the fake John McCain adviser Martin Eisenstadt went on Reliable Sources this morning. Host ... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List, 11.26.08 - Posted November 26, 2008
Good morning, Washington. What DC restaurant is featured above? Think you know? Email us and give us your best guess. AND: Join us after the jump to find out if you guessed our last contest correctly. Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort... [FishbowlDC]

FBLA's Big Reveal - They Are Republican's Shoes - Posted November 25, 2008
By and overwhelming majority our readers guessed that the photo we posted of the USC Politico.com conference panelist's footwear HAD to be democrats. Of our readers that guessed 47% said that they were democrats. There was a tie at 26% as to whether they were republicans or journalism students. ... [FishbowlLA]

Morning Reading List, 11.24.08 - Posted November 24, 2008
Good morning, Washington. What DC restaurant uses these grape-adorned wine glasses? Think you know? Email us with your best guess. AND: Join us after the jump to find out if you guessed our last contest correctly. Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort... [FishbowlDC]

Couric Accuses Letterman of "Stealing Our Video" - Posted November 21, 2008
Following up on our follow-up about Katie Couric's appearance ... [TVNewser]

Fred Thompson Drops RNC Bid -- Back to Acting - Posted November 21, 2008
Fred Dalton Thompson, whom everyone knows as the cantankerous D.A. on "Law and Order," dropped out of sight to run for President. That didn't exactly pan out, so Thompson went to work campaigning for ... [FishbowlLA]

Katie Couric, Before the Late Show - Posted November 20, 2008
Earlier today we wrote about how last night on his show David Letterman steered clear of asking Katie Couric about his lifting of Couric's recent interview with John ... [TVNewser]

What Dave Didn't Ask Katie - Posted November 20, 2008
Last night on the Late Show, David Letterman chatted with Katie Couric about her role as both anchor and managing editor of the CBS Evening News, her "post-election hangover" and thos... [TVNewser]

Couric Sits Down With Lieberman (and Letterman) - Posted November 19, 2008
Katie Couric will interview Sen. Joe Lieberman today in Washington, D.C. to air tonight on the CBS Evening News. It's his first interview since ... [TVNewser]

The Obama and McCain Meeting Reenactment - Posted November 19, 2008
This is ... [FishbowlLA]

Now Sarah Palin Will Be Able to Name At Least One Book... - Posted November 17, 2008
RadarOnline reports: Sarah Palin has garnered more than fame from her failed Vice-Presidential bid. She is reportedly close to making a book deal for $7 million. "... [FishbowlLA]

Rick Davis Reflects on Palin Media Roll-out - Posted November 14, 2008
With the election over, Sen. John McCain's campaign manager Rick Davis is speaking out about the thinking behind Gov. Sar... [TVNewser]

"Martin Eisenstadt" Revealed: "If They Were Going To Be Cowards, Then We Figured We May As Well Step In" - Posted November 12, 2008
The New York Times' Richard Perez-Pena breaks the news of who Martin Eisenstadt... [TVNewser]

Carl Cameron Talks...And So Does "Martin Eisenstadt" - Posted November 12, 2008
Today FNC's Carl Cameron opened up about his reporting on Gov. Sarah Palin from "unnamed sources." The story first came to light the day after the election, and has itself made news ever... [TVNewser]

McCain Does Bob Dole's Material on Tonight Show - Posted November 12, 2008
After Senator Bob Dole ran for president against President Bill Cli... [FishbowlLA]

Chuck Todd Writing Obama Book - Posted November 11, 2008
NBC News political director Chuck Todd and NBC's elections director Sheldon Gawiser will co-write, "How Obama Won," ... [TVNewser]

Schwarzenegger Is Happy About One Thing -- Peace In The Bedroom - Posted November 10, 2008
California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger's party might have been clobbered by President-elect Barack Obama's Democrats, but the Terminator ... [FishbowlLA]

The First Post-Election Interview with John McCain Goes To... - Posted November 7, 2008
...Jay Leno. That's right. Leno will interview Sen. John McCain next Tuesday on The Tonight Show, in honor of Veterans Day. This will be McCain's first interview since his defeat last Tuesday. Since the show tapes earlier in the evening, expect to see clips on the cable networks before the airing... [TVNewser]

Jon Stewart: 'Let Me Guess After the Iraq War is Over You Got a Great Story for Us' - Posted November 7, 2008
So! Not surprisingly, now that the election is over, all the behind-the-scenes dirty laundry is being aired. And by dirty laundry we really mean, how Sarah Palin... [Fishbowl NY]

Jon Stewart: 'Let Me Guess After the Iraq War is Over You Got a Great Story for Us' - Posted November 7, 2008
So! Not surprisingly, now that the election is over, all the behind-the-scenes dirty laundry is being aired. And by dirty laundry we really mean, how Sarah Palin... [FishbowlNY]

Edward Norton Was Making an Obama Doc - Posted November 7, 2008
Edward Norton had been following now Presidential Elect Barack Obama around since 2006 gaining 'unprecedented access' to the candidate. Now it's been bought by HBO and according to ... [FishbowlLA]

CNN, MSNBC Web Site Traffic Soared on Tuesday - Posted November 6, 2008
We're still waiting for mobile traffic numbers, but Hitwise is reporting that CNN.com was the most-visited TV network Web site on Nov. 4, receiving .61% of all U.S Internet visits, according to MediaPost. The site received a 146 percent bump in v... [ThinkMobile - SocialTimes.com]

Obama Chooses Chief of Staff -- Kissin' Kin To Hollywood - Posted November 5, 2008
Within a day of his triumphant trouncing of Sen. John McCain, President-elect Barack Obama has already chosen a congressman as his chief of staff, a man who is very closely tied to Hollywood, Associated Press reported. Obama picked I... [FishbowlLA]

Lunch: The Special Post-Election Edition - Posted November 5, 2008
— DIANE CLEHANE The Michael's crowd was in full party mode today as television titans, media mavens and talking heads mingled gleefully with politicos who were celebrating Barack Obama's historic victory. "Fina... [Fishbowl NY]

Lunch: The Special Post-Election Edition - Posted November 5, 2008
— DIANE CLEHANE The Michael's crowd was in full party mode today as television titans, media mavens and talking heads mingled gleefully with politicos who were celebrating Barack Obama's historic victory. "Fina... [FishbowlNY]

Inside FBN's First Election Night - Posted November 5, 2008
Coming out of a commercial break at 6:33pmET, Neil Cavuto begins setting the scene for when races begin to be called. He describes the Senate races, and the possibility the Democrats could get 60 seats. "A magic number that all but effectively wipes out the opposit... [TVNewser]

Couric Eyes Hour-Long Evening News...Every Night - Posted November 5, 2008
Tonight, as last night, Katie Couric will anchor an hour-long Evening News. But Couric tells the New York Observer's Felix Gillette she'd like to anchor an hour every night. "I really would like more time" says Couric, "Because I think time is not our friend at the Evening News." ... [TVNewser]

Election Night '08: The Speeches - Posted November 5, 2008
On the very, very, very off chance that you were say, kidnapped by aliens last night and missed this here is Barack Obama's victory speech. John McCain's enormously graceful one follows after the jump. ... [Fishbowl NY]

Election Night '08: The Speeches - Posted November 5, 2008
On the very, very, very off chance that you were say, kidnapped by aliens last night and missed this here is Barack Obama's victory speech. John McCain's enormously graceful one follows after the jump. ... [FishbowlNY]

Newsweek Takes a Look Behind the Campaign '08 Curtain: Wasilla Hillbillies and Russian Hackers, Oh My! - Posted November 5, 2008
Inevitably the next few weeks will result in many-behind-the-scenes, this is was really happened accounts, or book deals. Particularly, one imagines, from the McCain camp where, despite John McCain's gracious speech last night the finger-pointing must have already begun (... [Fishbowl NY]

Newsweek Takes a Look Behind the Campaign '08 Curtain: Wasilla Hillbillies and Russian Hackers, Oh My! - Posted November 5, 2008
Inevitably the next few weeks will result in many-behind-the-scenes, this is was really happened accounts, or book deals. Particularly, one imagines, from the McCain camp where, despite John McCain's gracious speech last night the finger-pointing must have already begun (... [FishbowlNY]

TV News Snapshot: 11:21pmET - Posted November 4, 2008
John McCain: "I had the honor of calling Sen. Barack Obama to congratulate him...on being elected the next president of the country that we both love. I urge all Americans who supported me to join me in not just congratulating him but offering our next president our goodwill and earnest effort... [TVNewser]

Seminude Semi-News - Posted November 4, 2008
There are going to be some odd interviews taking place today, as networks are using all their resources to put correspondents around the country and the globe. Here are a couple from this morning (and send in tips and emails about anything else you see): CNN's Richard Roth interviewed The Naked Cowboy... [TVNewser]

TV News Snapshot: 11:17amET - Posted November 4, 2008
It was a bit chaotic outside Phoenix church where Sen. John McCain cast his vote this morning, as no cameras were allowed inside the facility. However his running mate, Gov. Sarah Palin, was joined by cameras earlier in the 11:00 hour from Wasilla, AK. Following McCain leaving the voting booth, Palin... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List, 11.04.08 - Posted November 4, 2008
Good morning Washington. Enjoy the day, win or lose. You deserve it. 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 ... [FishbowlDC]

John McCain on Saturday Night Live - Posted November 3, 2008
SNL has turned into must be seen on TV for the candidates, particularly in these last few weeks. John McCain appeared this last Saturday in what could alternately be viewed as a last ditch attempt to reach voters, or, a last ditch attempt to salvage what remains of his tattered... [Fishbowl NY]

John McCain on Saturday Night Live - Posted November 3, 2008
SNL has turned into must be seen on TV for the candidates, particularly in these last few weeks. John McCain appeared this last Saturday in what could alternately be viewed as a last ditch attempt to reach voters, or, a last ditch attempt to salvage what remains of his tattered... [FishbowlNY]

Affleck as Olbermann: "It is the Fear and the Tyranny Up With Which We Dare No Longer Put" - Posted November 2, 2008
So, the Keith Olbermann skit made it into the live edition of SNL last night. Ben Affleck, who's been a guest on Countdown, played Olbermann to the extreme, and that's not easy to do. We were particularly fond of ... [TVNewser]

"Keith Olbermann" on SNL - Posted November 1, 2008
Tonight MSNBC's Keith Olbermann gets his big shot on Saturday Night Live, unfortunately, he's being played by host Ben Affleck, in a skit one insider calls "savage." Politico's Michael Calderone also reports the real Olber... [TVNewser]

McCain Leads MTP to Ratings Win - Posted October 31, 2008
NBC's Meet the Press was the top-rated Sunday morning show last week, as Sen. John McCain returned to the program for the first time since January. Each program saw week-to-week declines in Total Viewers except FOX News Sunday. ABC's This Week finished second, t... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List, 10.31.08 - Posted October 31, 2008
Good morning Washington. Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? Drop us a line or let us know in the tips box below. We've got your morning mix of media Muesli after the... [FishbowlDC]

The Ticker: FNC, ABC, FBN... - Posted October 30, 2008
> Mike Huckabee interviews SNL EP Lorne Michaels and Bill Maher on his FNC program at 8pmET on Saturday. Also as guests — celebrities from opposite sides of the political spectrum, ... [TVNewser]

Olbermann Builds On Obama Half Hour - Posted October 30, 2008
Hundreds of thousands of viewers who watched the Barack Obama commercial on one of the broadcast networks switched to MSNBC at 8:30. Obama pulled in 3.5 million Total Viewers on MSNBC, the only cable news network to air the infomercial. An abbreviated Countdown with Keith Olbermann at 8:30pmET brought in... [TVNewser]

McCain Losing Traction With Hollywood Conservatives - Posted October 30, 2008
Republican nominee John McCain may be losing traction with the arch conservatives in Hollywood, all two of them, the L.A. Times says. Long a Democratic bastion, Hollywood still has its share of right... [FishbowlLA]

Morning Reading List, 10.30.08 - Posted October 30, 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]

Why Is The LAT Suppressing Information About McCain's Link To Khalidi? - Posted October 30, 2008
We kid, of course, about the suppression. But not about the link. According to HuffPo: In regards to Khalidi, however, the ... [FishbowlLA]

The Ticker: ABC, CNN, CBS... - Posted October 29, 2008
> Good Morning America is hitting the road for the rest of the week, with the anchors dispersed throughout swing states Florida, Ohio and Pennsylvania. Robin Roberts interviews Sen. John McCain tomorrow. Also Elizabeth Vargas interviewed G... [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]

Obama and the Media: ABC, NBC, MSNBC - Posted October 28, 2008
Just as Sen. John McCain (and his running mate) have been making the rounds on the networks and cablers recently, so will his opponent, Sen. Barack Obama. ... [TVNewser]

McCain and the Media: CNBC, CNN, FNC - Posted October 28, 2008
CNBC's Maria Bartiromo interviewed Sen. John McCain and his running mate, Gov. Sarah Palin, today as t... [TVNewser]

The Press is Officially Negative on John McCain and Sarah Palin - Posted October 28, 2008
It's not your imagination. John McCain and Sarah Palin are getting more negative press coverage than their Dem counterparts. A recent study for the Project for Excellence in Jour... [Fishbowl NY]

The Press is Officially Negative on John McCain and Sarah Palin - Posted October 28, 2008
It's not your imagination. John McCain and Sarah Palin are getting more negative press coverage than their Dem counterparts. A recent study for the Project for Excellence in Jour... [FishbowlNY]

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]

The Ticker: Bartiromo, Oscars, Mystery... - Posted October 27, 2008
> Maria Bartiromo, who interviewed Gov. Sarah Palin just days before she was announced as the GOP VP candidate, will interview Palin and Sen. John McCa... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List, 10.27.08 - Posted October 27, 2008
Good morning Washington. Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? Drop us a line or let us know in the tips box below. We've got your morning mix of media Muesli after t... [FishbowlDC]

Kristol: Palin "Should Do 'FOX News Sunday' And Every Show" - Posted October 26, 2008
On the heels of Ben Smith's report on Politico about rising tension in the McCain camp regarding the handling of Gov. ... [TVNewser]

Ken Layne on Ashley Todd-Gate - Posted October 24, 2008
We caught up with Wonkette's Ken Layne and asked him if he feels vindicated that Ashley Todd has now admitted ... [FishbowlLA]

Morning Reading List, 10.24.08 - Posted October 24, 2008
Good morning Washington. Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? Drop us a line or let us know in the tips box below. We've got your morning mix of media Muesli after the... [FishbowlDC]

The NYT Tightens Its Belt, Adds Bono to the Masthead - Posted October 23, 2008
Lots of New York Times news to discuss today! You may recall, way back in the early days of August before Sarah Palin was even a glimmer in ... [Fishbowl NY]

The NYT Tightens Its Belt, Adds Bono to the Masthead - Posted October 23, 2008
Lots of New York Times news to discuss today! You may recall, way back in the early days of August before Sarah Palin was even a glimmer in ... [FishbowlNY]

The Ticker: Hannity, Roberts, Todd... - Posted October 23, 2008
> Sean Hannity will interview Gov. Sarah Palin (again) tonight after her rally at Beaver High School in PA. He'll stay at the school and host Hannity & Colmes from a studio there. > ... [TVNewser]

McCain To Meet Brokaw on NBC - Posted October 23, 2008
A week after Colin Powell sat across from Tom Brokaw and ... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List, 10.23.08 - Posted October 23, 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]

Not-The-LAT in 90 - Posted October 23, 2008
Redesign Reinvigorates: Roy Rivenburg takes on the LAT redesign. Best graph: "The reaction was jaw-dropping. At a Starbucks in Glendale, one newspaper reader was mobbed by young people who put down their iPods and asked, 'W... [FishbowlLA]

...And Williams Makes Three - Posted October 22, 2008
Gov. Sarah Palin has finished making the rounds to all the national television media. This afternoon, NBC's Brian Williams caught up with Palin and S... [TVNewser]

Sumner Redstone: From Bad to Worse - Posted October 22, 2008
Sumner Redstone is arguably having a worse month than John McCain. First he was forced to sell off $233 million worth of CBS and Viacom shares earlier this month durin... [Fishbowl NY]

Sumner Redstone: From Bad to Worse - Posted October 22, 2008
Sumner Redstone is arguably having a worse month than John McCain. First he was forced to sell off $233 million worth of CBS and Viacom shares earlier this month durin... [FishbowlNY]

McCain to Blitzer: "You Still Ask The Best and Toughest Questions" - Posted October 22, 2008
Sen. John McCain gave Wolf Blitzer a shout-out at the end of their interview today. "It can be a tough race, but we're working hard. And I'm confident of victory," said McCain. "And by t... [TVNewser]

At Least No One Can Say Voter Suppression Isn't Being Talked About - Posted October 22, 2008
Above is the just released Brave New Film about ACORN. Rolling Stone has a piece ... [FishbowlLA]

Hollywood Elite Come to McCain's Rescue - Posted October 22, 2008
Yes, John Woo, ... [FishbowlLA]

Morning Reading List, 10.22.08 - Posted October 22, 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]

John McCain Plays Ten Little Indians With the Traveling Press - Posted October 21, 2008
We told you a few weeks ago how John McCain's press plane had quite suddenly found itself without room for ... [Fishbowl NY]

John McCain Plays Ten Little Indians With the Traveling Press - Posted October 21, 2008
We told you a few weeks ago how John McCain's press plane had quite suddenly found itself without room for ... [FishbowlNY]

King Wants McCain To Make Good on Palin Promise - Posted October 20, 2008
Larry King Live has not seen Sen. John McCain as a guest since July or Gov. Sarah Palin as a guest ever. And no... [TVNewser]

FiveThirtyEight: Things That Make You Go Hmm - Posted October 20, 2008
FiveThirtyEight is a numbers nerd's dream. And Nate Silver and Sean Quinn are genius without pretense. Unlike FBLA...who are just pretense. Anyway, we've become daily readers of the site. A report f... [FishbowlLA]

Colin Powell Chooses Meet the Press to Endorse Barack Obama - Posted October 19, 2008
On Friday, the NBC News press department let us know that Colin Powell would be Tom Brokaw's guest on Meet the Press. Generally, Sunday show bookings are not newsworthy in their own right. ... [TVNewser]

Joe The Plumber Tells Huckabee The Talk Show Host Media Worried About "Silly Things" - Posted October 19, 2008
On Mike Huckabee's new Fox News Channel show last night Samuel "Joe" Wurzelbacher, aka Joe the Plumber fired back at the reporters who've been looking in to his past. Including a S... [TVNewser]

Sunday Show Preview - Posted October 17, 2008
Meet The Press: Former Secretary of State Gen. Colin Powell (Ret.), NBC's political director Chuck Todd, David Brooks of the New York Times, Jon Meacham of Newsw... [FishbowlDC]

Will Powell Endorse on Meet? - Posted October 17, 2008
Gen. Colin Powell will be a guest on NBC's Meet the Press on Sunday, but what will he say? Politico's Mike Allen reports ... [TVNewser]

Live From New York: The Candidates As Comedians - Posted October 17, 2008
While comedians were impersonating the presidential candidates at 30 Rock, a few blocks away the presidential candidates were taking a shot at impersonating comedians. Both Sen. Jo... [TVNewser]

Dueling Candidates: Obama and McCain Laugh it Up at the Al Smith Dinner - Posted October 17, 2008
Wow. Who knew? Turns out the old John McCain is actually alive and well and was seen hanging out at last night's Al Smith Din... [Fishbowl NY]

Dueling Candidates: Obama and McCain Laugh it Up at the Al Smith Dinner - Posted October 17, 2008
Wow. Who knew? Turns out the old John McCain is actually alive and well and was seen hanging out at last night's Al Smith Din... [FishbowlNY]

Morning Reading List, 10.17.08 - Posted October 17, 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]

Alfred E. Smith Dinner Roast - Posted October 17, 2008
Presidential candidates John McCain and ... [FishbowlLA]

Brian Williams To Interview Sarah Palin & John McCain - Posted October 16, 2008
Less than two weeks before Election Day, NBC's Brian Williams will sit down with Sen. John McCain and Gov. Sarah Palin. The interviews will air next Wednesday and Thursday on Nightly News. Williams is the last of the big three anchors to be grant... [TVNewser]

The Pitch for the Palin Reality Show - Posted October 16, 2008
Yes, we've heard a lot about Sarah Palin as a movie, Sarah Palin as a porno, Sarah Palin as a ... [FishbowlLA]

The Electorate: John McCain is 'Proud' of Them, Taibbi, Not So Much - Posted October 16, 2008
So, while the star of last night's debate was arguably 'Joe the Plumber' (look for his debut this Saturday on SNL!) the exchange that caught our attention was when ... [Fishbowl NY]

The Electorate: John McCain is 'Proud' of Them, Taibbi, Not So Much - Posted October 16, 2008
So, while the star of last night's debate was arguably 'Joe the Plumber' (look for his debut this Saturday on SNL!) the exchange that caught our attention was when ... [FishbowlNY]

Napa Valley Register Ticks Off Readers - Posted October 16, 2008
The Register reports: Led by the Democrats of Napa Valley, more than 100 demonstrators picketed the Register building in downtown Napa to show their opposition t... [FishbowlLA]

Joe the Plumber is the New Sarah the Governor - Posted October 16, 2008
... [FishbowlLA]

Obama References Fox News During Debate - Posted October 15, 2008
During a discussion in which Sen. Barack Obama listed several positions that do not make him very popular with some democratic constituencies, Obama made the point that even Fox News "disputes" one claim that Sen. ... [TVNewser]

FBLA Calls Tonight's Debate for Bob Schieffer - Posted October 15, 2008
It seems like the big ... [FishbowlLA]

Frum Targets Maddow For "Heavy Sarcasm" and "Sneering" - Posted October 14, 2008
Former George W. Bush speechwriter and National Review blogger David Frum appeared last night on The Rachel Maddow... [TVNewser]

FOX Sends Cease & Desist to McCain Web Operator - Posted October 11, 2008
TVNewser has obtained a cease & desist letter sent by lawyers from Fox News Channel to AirNet Group Corporation, the company that hosts John McCain's campaign Website. The copyright infringement notification stems from ... [TVNewser]

LAT In 90 Seconds -- Election Edition - Posted October 10, 2008
Rock the No-Vote: Joel Stein suggests people should stay home and not vote. FBLA suggests Joel Stein should stay home and not write. ... [FishbowlLA]

Morning Reading List, 10.10.08 - Posted October 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]

Cheers (Almost) Reunion for McCain/Palin - Posted October 10, 2008
We got this email alerting us to the fun hoedown today in Nevada. Nevada Victory Announces "Victory 2008" Bus Tour WASHINGTON - Nevada Victory announced today that the "Victory 2008" bus tour will be in Nevada on Friday, October 10 to rally support for John McCain, ... [FishbowlLA]

On Wisconsin! For Gibson and the Bus - Posted October 9, 2008
Yesterday, Charlie Gibson chatted up Barack Obama as the World News bus made its way to Indianapolis. Today, the bus ... [TVNewser]

Colbert to Scarborough: "Look How MSNBC Has Changed You" - Posted October 9, 2008
MSNBC's Joe Scarborough appeared on The Colbert Report last night, and was walking off the set just 20 seconds into the interview (Stephen Colbert made a ... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List, 10.09.08 - Posted October 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 t... [FishbowlDC]

Debate Reaction: Debating Brokaw - Posted October 8, 2008
In the first debate with a different format, allowing for questions from the audience and from the web, the role of moderator was slightly modified. How did Tom Brokaw do? Some reaction: • The Associated Press' ... [TVNewser]

If It's Wednesday, It Must Be Indiana - Posted October 8, 2008
This just in from the World News bus (seriously, ABC emailed us from the bus). Charlie Gibson, somewhere in Indiana right now, will be interviewing Sen. ... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List, 10.08.08 - Posted October 8, 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]

Hannity To Re-Up with FNC Through 2012; Gets McCain/Palin Tonight - Posted October 8, 2008
The Daily News reports Sean Hannity is about to sign "a new multiyear, multimillion-dollar contract" with Fox News Channel. The ... [TVNewser]

No One, Not Even the Next President of the United States, Gets In the Way of Brokaw's Script - Posted October 7, 2008
Funny thing with the town hall style debate — the candidates have a tendency of roaming all over the place, keeping camera operators alert, as the candidates lose track of time. That left moderator Tom Brokaw to ask, remind, plead with the nominees ... [TVNewser]

Secret Service Looking Into Threats to Obama at Palin Rallies - Posted October 7, 2008
Now before you go comparing John McCain/Sarah Palin rallies where there have been ... [FishbowlLA]

Photo Caption Contest - Posted October 7, 2008
For this week's caption contest, we have this photo of Sens. John McCain and Barack Obama. (Photo credit: AFP) Send your entries through the box below, or e-mail them to us at fishbowldc AT mediabistro DOT com. ... [FishbowlDC]

Lynn Sherr on Leaving ABC: "It's a Very Different Audience, with Very Different Demands" - Posted October 7, 2008
Gail Shister TVNewser Columnist Sarah Palin may say she's a feminist, but ABC veteran Lynn Sherr, a feminist since ... [TVNewser]

Who is Barack Obama? 'Terrorist!' - Posted October 7, 2008
Yesterday word went out the John McCain's campaign, which is already apparently running at 100% negative capacity, was going to go even more negative. How is ... [Fishbowl NY]

Who is Barack Obama? 'Terrorist!' - Posted October 7, 2008
Yesterday word went out the John McCain's campaign, which is already apparently running at 100% negative capacity, was going to go even more negative. How is ... [FishbowlNY]

Should There Be a Media Backlash on McCain/Palin? - Posted October 7, 2008
We don't recall ever seeing a party candidate incite violence against the media and the other candidates. That must be the change John McCain is talking about. WaPo's Dana Milbank reports: Worse, ... [FishbowlLA]

Morning Reading List, 10.07.08 - Posted October 7, 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]

In This Election Year, Who Should We Vote For? Obviously, Charlie Brown - Posted October 7, 2008
Forget Barack Obama and John McCain in this topsy-turvy election year, Warner Home Video is trying to make Hollywood sit up and vote properly with its release today of "You're Not Elected, Charlie Brown.... [FishbowlLA]

CNN, Steve Jobs, and the Price of Citizen Journalism: FBNY Talks to Jay Rosen - Posted October 6, 2008
Meanwhile, back in other news that would be big if it wasn't for the worldwide financial crisis and/or Sarah Fey Palin: You may recall how last Friday someone calling themselves "Johntw" posted a note on CNN... [Fishbowl NY]

CNN, Steve Jobs, and the Price of Citizen Journalism: FBNY Talks to Jay Rosen - Posted October 6, 2008
Meanwhile, back in other news that would be big if it wasn't for the worldwide financial crisis and/or Sarah Fey Palin: You may recall how last Friday someone calling themselves "Johntw" posted a note on CNN... [FishbowlNY]

World News Bus Takes Detour Around Michigan - Posted October 6, 2008
After the financial crisis kept him in New York last week, ABC's Charlie Gibson is back on the road today. But the World News bus... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List, 10.06.08 - Posted October 6, 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 ... [FishbowlDC]

Ifill: Palin "Blew Me Off" - Posted October 5, 2008
Gwen Ifill joined Tom Brokaw and others on Meet the Press this morning as part of a panel discussing the VP debate. She describes how she was put in a tough position as moderator because of both candidates' styles. "Joe Biden decided that he was going t... [TVNewser]

First Place Sunday For ABC and CBS, FNS Re-Air's Triple Digit Growth - Posted October 4, 2008
Following a week in which ABC beat Meet the Press in the A25-54 demo, the NBC program usually on top found itself in 2nd and 3rd place in Total Viewers and the demo last week. For the first time in 102 weeks, MTP finished 2nd in Total Viewers, behind CBS' Face the... [TVNewser]

If Nielsen Ratings Were Votes We'd be Looking at a Palin-Biden Presidency - Posted October 3, 2008
Sarah Palin may arguably be the most risky VP choice...ever. But she sure is popular! We won't know until Nov 4 whether it's, you know, prom queen popular or let's all look at the car crash popular , but still! People like to watch! Even more than... [Fishbowl NY]

If Nielsen Ratings Were Votes We'd be Looking at a Palin-Biden Presidency - Posted October 3, 2008
Sarah Palin may arguably be the most risky VP choice...ever. But she sure is popular! We won't know until Nov 4 whether it's, you know, prom queen popular or let's all look at the car crash popular , but still! People like to watch! Even more than... [FishbowlNY]

The Debate Round Up: Debating the Debate - Posted October 3, 2008
VP Debates are like NASCAR races. Everyone watches to see the car crashes. If there aren't any...well then it was just a night of seeing cars drive around in circles. LAT James Rainey thinks ... [FishbowlLA]

McCain/Palin Vs. The Magazines - Posted October 1, 2008
Tim Dickinson penned a damning piece about the history, record and temperament of John McCain in Rolling Stone this week titled, ... [FishbowlLA]

John McCain Straight-Talks Maureen Dowd Right Off the Press Plane - Posted October 1, 2008
It's not like we don't have our own numerous issues with Maureen Dowd, but kicking her off the press plane? That's just not okay. But, via Politico... [Fishbowl NY]

John McCain Straight-Talks Maureen Dowd Right Off the Press Plane - Posted October 1, 2008
It's not like we don't have our own numerous issues with Maureen Dowd, but kicking her off the press plane? That's just not okay. But, via Politico... [FishbowlNY]

McCain/Palin Vs. The Newspapers - Posted October 1, 2008
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Morning Reading List, 10.01.08 - Posted October 1, 2008
Good morning Washington. Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? Drop us a line or let us know in the tips box below. We've got your morning mix of media Muesli after the... [FishbowlDC]

Obama Campaign Ignoring NBC Cease-and-Desist - Posted September 30, 2008
Despite a cease-and-desist from NBC News, the VoteForChange.com ad on Sen. Barack Obama's YouTube channel featuring NBC and MSNBC remains available... [TVNewser]

Palin and McCain Doubleteam Couric: Gotcha Journalism, 'Is That a Pizza Place?' - Posted September 30, 2008
There is something ironically satisfying about the fact that Katie Couric's return to the spotlight is in large measure due to her current takedown of Sarah Palin. The latest Couric-Palin interview (sort of like the 2.0 Frost/Nixon interviews except no one expects to see them further acted out anywhere but... [Fishbowl NY]

Palin and McCain Doubleteam Couric: Gotcha Journalism, 'Is That a Pizza Place?' - Posted September 30, 2008
There is something ironically satisfying about the fact that Katie Couric's return to the spotlight is in large measure due to her current takedown of Sarah Palin. The latest Couric-Palin interview (sort of like the 2.0 Frost/Nixon interviews except no one expects to see them further acted out anywhere but... [FishbowlNY]

Who's Playing "Gotcha" Now? - Posted September 30, 2008
In the first joint interview with Sen. John McCain and Gov. Sarah Palin, CBS's Katie Couric asked the duo... [TVNewser]

Brokaw on Olbermann, MTP's Future and McCain - Posted September 30, 2008
In a wide-ranging profile of NBC News' Tom Brokaw, as well as an analysis of his Meet the Press moderation thus far, the New York Times' Jacques Steinberg delves ... [TVNewser]

FBLA Got an Interview With Sarah Palin and So Can You - Posted September 30, 2008
It used to be a problem that reporters and others in the liberal media elite were being refused access to Republican Veep Candidate Sarah Palin. They even gave Maureen Dowd ... [FishbowlLA]

Morning Reading List, 09.30.08 - Posted September 30, 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]

'Attack Journalism' is the New 'Asking Questions' - Posted September 30, 2008
This is a follow-up interview with Katie Couric and ... [FishbowlLA]

FNC & CNN Share Ratings Victories for First Presidential Debate - Posted September 29, 2008
8.211 million Total Viewers watched Sens. John McCain and Barack Obama debate on Fox News Channel, enough for first place on cable. [ABC drew more than 11 million viewers. More on that tomorrow.] But more younger viewers watched the debate on CNN. (Maybe it was that ... [TVNewser]

Debate Numbers Are In, 'Must See TV' Ratings Down - Posted September 29, 2008
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Debate Numbers Are In, 'Must See TV' Ratings Down - Posted September 29, 2008
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Morning Reading List, 09.29.08 - Posted September 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]

Brokaw, Olbermann Featured in Obama Ad - Posted September 28, 2008
Tom Brokaw anchors a mock election night broadcast and Keith Olbermann's voice can be heard announcing Sen. John Mc... [TVNewser]

CNN HD Brings New Technology - Posted September 26, 2008
CNN HD is premiering some new technology tonight, which includes an "analyst scorecard" in the side panels and an "audience reaction" bar in the lower third. While the "audience reaction" lines, which show real time reaction from a focus group regarding the debate, is displayed on the non-HD channel as well... [TVNewser]

Sunday Show Preview - Posted September 26, 2008
Meet the Press: Bill Clinton. Tom Brokaw will moderate a debate between Colorado Senate candidates Mark Udall (D) and Bob Schaffer (R). Face the Nation: ... [FishbowlDC]

Obama Campaign Wants You To Watch CNN Tonight - Posted September 26, 2008
You know that text message the Obama campaign sent out to announce their VP pick? Well, the campaign is still sending out texts to many of those who subscribed, including HuffPo's Danny Shea. Here's one they sent out this a... [TVNewser]

Insiders React to Letterman Lifting Couric Interview - Posted September 26, 2008
So, how do CBS News officials feel about their Katie Couric-John McCain exclusive interview being ... [TVNewser]

The Ticker (Programming Edition): FNC, CNN, ABC... - Posted September 26, 2008
> Tomorrow morning from 10am-NoonET, FNC's Neil Cavuto hosts the live business special "The Rescue Rumble." Cavuto will look at the bailout and discuss whether or not it's necessary for the country. > Tomorrow night on CNN, Roland Martin, alon... [TVNewser]

Chris Rock on Larry King: 'John McCain Could Lose Half His Houses and Sleep Well' - Posted September 26, 2008
Apparently now that John McCain has solved the bailout crisis, meaning that it is in complete disarray, he's decided that this whole debate thing actually might be a good idea. Or at least, not letting Barack Obama have the national stage might be a ... [Fishbowl NY]

Chris Rock on Larry King: 'John McCain Could Lose Half His Houses and Sleep Well' - Posted September 26, 2008
Apparently now that John McCain has solved the bailout crisis, meaning that it is in complete disarray, he's decided that this whole debate thing actually might be a good idea. Or at least, not letting Barack Obama have the national stage might be a ... [FishbowlNY]

Debate On, Anchors in Place - Posted September 26, 2008
Katie, Brian, Shepard and hundreds of other TVNewsers are breathing a sigh of relief today. Their trips to Oxford, Mississippi will not be in vain. Around 11:26amET, word came that John McCain would participate in tonight's first of three presidential debates. Here's the timing of the confirmation and the reporting of the... [TVNewser]

While Some Anchors Go South, Harry Smith Heads North - Posted September 26, 2008
The Early Show's Harry Smith is on his way to Alaska where he will interview Chuck and Sally Heath, Gov. Sarah Palin's parents. The interview will happen tomorrow at their home in Wasilla, Al... [TVNewser]

The Sunday Outlook - Posted September 26, 2008
Now that McCain has unsuspended his campaign, looks like "This Week" will have John McCain from a townhall in Ohio on Sunday, as we reported earlier. CBS' "Face the Nation" has Barack Obama, "Fox News Sunday" has ... [FishbowlDC]

Oh Eight and Its Debates... - Posted September 26, 2008
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CBS Not Happy About McCain Video Letterman 'Jacked' From Couric - Posted September 26, 2008
One day we imagine people will look back on the last eight years and maybe think it strange how the country became dependent on its late-night comedian... [Fishbowl NY]

CBS Not Happy About McCain Video Letterman 'Jacked' From Couric - Posted September 26, 2008
One day we imagine people will look back on the last eight years and maybe think it strange how the country became dependent on its late-night comedian... [FishbowlNY]

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]

The Politics of Bailing Out - Posted September 26, 2008
This is a video of our Senator Barbra Boxer busting on ... [FishbowlLA]

Breaking: McCain Un-Cancels Tonight's Debate - Posted September 26, 2008
As of 8:35 this morning, John McCain now claims since he 'suspended' his campaign, to help the bailout talks that have now... [FishbowlLA]

Technical Difficulties for Nightly News - Posted September 25, 2008
All three broadcast networks had access to the two presidential nominees late this afternoon after Sens. McCain and Obama met at the White House. For one broadcast, the so called round-robin interviews may have happened too close to airtime. After airing its John McCain i... [TVNewser]

Nightline Beats Letterman Last Week and For Q3 - Posted September 25, 2008
Now we know why David Letterman really wanted John McCain on his show last night. ABC just announced that Nightline beat Letterman again last week and it also topped the Late Show in Total Viewer... [TVNewser]

Williams, Gibson, Couric to Interview McCain, Obama as Anchors Keep Oxford in the Travel Plans - Posted September 25, 2008
Fast moving developments in the bailout bill are keeping the anchors on the move. Insiders tell us NBC's Brian Williams, who anchored Nightly News from Houston last night, will anchor from Washington, DC tonight with Sens. Barack Obama and John McCain... [TVNewser]

With Deal Nearly Done, Is Debate Still On? - Posted September 25, 2008
Less than 24 hours ago, John McCain suspended his campaign and suggested the first of three presidential debates set for tomorrow night be delayed. Well, now that Congressional democrats and republicans have "reached a fundamental agreement on a set of principles," acco... [TVNewser]

San Francisco Examiner Endorses McCain...For President - Posted September 25, 2008
The endorsement is shaking things up in SF. From the paper, apparently not a McCain press release: America is at war overseas and in an economic crisis here at home. Many of her citizens believe the country is on the wrong track. It is for times such as these that men like ... [FishbowlLA]

Split Decision for Sunday Morning Shows - Posted September 25, 2008
This Week with George Stephanopoulos edged out NBC's Meet the Press in the A25-54 demo last Sunday. MTP still beat all its public affairs competitors in Total Viewers. The economic crisis was the big topic on all the shows. ABC had Treasury Secy. Hank Paulson, Sen. ... [TVNewser]

Letterman: 'You Know John McCain, He's the Running Mate of Sarah Palin' - Posted September 25, 2008
In case you missed it last night here's ... [Fishbowl NY]

Letterman: 'You Know John McCain, He's the Running Mate of Sarah Palin' - Posted September 25, 2008
In case you missed it last night here's ... [FishbowlNY]

FBLA Thinks Americans Should Be Afraid of Ghosts...Writers - Posted September 25, 2008
Salon.com has a story from Margriet Oostveen who worked on the John McCain campaign ghostwriting letters for... [FishbowlLA]

Politics as a Game - Posted September 25, 2008
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McCain Ditches Letterman, Gets Caught Next Door With Couric - Posted September 25, 2008
John McCain was supposed to be a guest on The Late Show with ... [FishbowlLA]

Olbermann OK With Anchor Change: "I Can Say What I Think" - Posted September 25, 2008
He filled in at the last minute after Sen. John McCain canceled, and still MSNBC's Keith Olbermann was nearly upstaged by the Republican nominee for president Wednesday night on the Late ... [TVNewser]

Katie Couric Gets John McCain For Evening News - Posted September 24, 2008
He may have canceled an appearance on one CBS show, but Sen. John McCain will appear for an exclusive interview on another. ... [TVNewser]

McCain Out, Olbermann In On Letterman - Posted September 24, 2008
One of the side stories to Sen. John McCain's announcement that he would suspend his campaign, go to Washington D.C. to help with the bailout talks and p... [TVNewser]

Breaking: Wherein John McCain Takes Avoidance of the Press to an Entirely New Level - Posted September 24, 2008
Per the AP this hour:Republican John McCain says he's directing his staff to work with ... [Fishbowl NY]

Breaking: Wherein John McCain Takes Avoidance of the Press to an Entirely New Level - Posted September 24, 2008
Per the AP this hour:Republican John McCain says he's directing his staff to work with ... [FishbowlNY]

McCain Calls For Debate Delay - Posted September 24, 2008
Will the broadcast networks and cable news channels need to find alternative programming Friday night at 9pmET? At 2:48pmET Fox News began reporting the news that Sen. John McCain was going to suspend his campaign to return to Washington where the debate on the bailout bill con... [TVNewser]

Luke Russert's Experience With "Perils of Live Television" - Posted September 24, 2008
This morning on MSNBC.com's First Read blog, Luke Russert wrote about the "dumb comment" he made this morning following a report on NBC's Today show. Russert (and the rest of t... [TVNewser]

Breaking: McCain Cancels Debate on Friday Night Says He's Busy - Posted September 24, 2008
John McCain has been saying that he wants Barack Obama to join him in town hall meetings. He's been talking about it all summer. So the first debate is hours away and McCain in theatrically calls to cancel the debate to deal with the economic crisis. Dude, how come these people are... [FishbowlLA]

Conan Jokes About "Extremist" MSNBC - Posted September 24, 2008
The Huffington Post has the video of a joke in Conan O'Brien's monologue last night on Late Night, in which he rips the network just a few floors away from his stud... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List, 09.24.08 - Posted September 24, 2008
Good morning Washington. Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? Drop us a line or let us know in the tips box below. We've got your morning mix of media Muesli after t... [FishbowlDC]

McCain and the Press: Be Careful What You Wish For - Posted September 23, 2008
It's no secret that John McCain has been demonizing the press of late: it's an old trick that often works in the candidates advantage, ... [Fishbowl NY]

McCain and the Press: Be Careful What You Wish For - Posted September 23, 2008
It's no secret that John McCain has been demonizing the press of late: it's an old trick that often works in the candidates advantage, ... [FishbowlNY]

"Has This Become The 'No Talk' Express?" - Posted September 23, 2008
Above is a video of a frustrated reporters following the John McCain... [FishbowlLA]

Steve Schmidt Rips The Grey Lady - Posted September 23, 2008
Steve Schmidt, chief McCain strategist denounced the New York Times as a 'pro-Obama advocacy organization'. Ever since the announcement of John McCain's VP, ... [FishbowlLA]

Morning Reading List, 09.23.08 - Posted September 23, 2008
Good morning Washington. Do you know what grocery store this is? (Hint: It's in Rep. Bilbray's district). Email us if you do. (And, after the jump, find out just who that young journo was that we posted yesterday...and who guessed it correctly). Got a blind item, interesting link... [FishbowlDC]

Journos Wonder If They're Still McCain's Base - Posted September 22, 2008
Jeff Bercovici over at Portfolio asks if Presidential Nominee John McCain... [FishbowlLA]

"Friendliest Interview I've Seen Since Keith Olbermann Sat Down With Obama" - Posted September 22, 2008
During Howard Kurtz' weekly online Q&A on Washingtonpost.com this morning, Kurtz was asked about last week's highly rated Sean Hannity interview with Gov. ... [TVNewser]

CNBC Spends Sunday on the Network - Posted September 21, 2008
After a very turbulent week on Wall Street, CNBC anchors and correspondents were seen throughout the broadcasts on NBC this morning. Erin Burnett, Steve Liesman and ... [TVNewser]

FNC Sends Cease and Desist Over McCain Ad - Posted September 19, 2008
Politico's Michael Calderone reports Fox News has sent a cease and desist letter to the Sen. ... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List, 09.19.08 - Posted September 19, 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, 09.18.08 - 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]

60 Minutes Goes HD With Nominees - Posted September 17, 2008
On the 40th anniversary broadcast of 60 Minutes this Sunday, the program is moving to HD, for all field and studio cameras, becoming the first newsmagazine to broadcast entirely in the format. And to mark the occasion, the program will be entirely devoted to interviews with the presidential candidates. Steve Kroft interviews Sen.... [TVNewser]

Tonight's "Presidential Questions" Announced - Posted September 17, 2008
The CBS Evening News' "Presidential Candidates" series begins tonight, in which Katie Couric asks the same questions to S... [TVNewser]

Does Gawker Have Screen Grabs of Sarah Palin's Personal Email Acct? - Posted September 17, 2008
It looks like John McCain's aversion to the Google may be a good thing after all, or at least something to be envied if you're Sarah... [Fishbowl NY]

Does Gawker Have Screen Grabs of Sarah Palin's Personal Email Acct? - Posted September 17, 2008
It looks like John McCain's aversion to the Google may be a good thing after all, or at least something to be envied if you're Sarah... [FishbowlNY]

Matthews Target of Women's Rights Group's Letter - Posted September 17, 2008
In January it was Media Matters. Now it is The New Agenda taking aim at MSNBC anchor Chris Matthews for "on-air degradation of girl... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List, 09.17.08 - Posted September 17, 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]

America Meet Your New Punchline: The BlackBerry - Posted September 16, 2008
John McCain claims he is responsible for the BlackBerry. From AP: At least that's the contention of a top McCain policy adviser, ... [FishbowlLA]

Maybe John McCain Should Draw Some Lessons From Julia Allison - Posted September 16, 2008
Poor John McCain now that the press appears to actually be doing their job, everyone is giving him a hard time about all the lies he's been telling — even ... [Fishbowl NY]

Maybe John McCain Should Draw Some Lessons From Julia Allison - Posted September 16, 2008
Poor John McCain now that the press appears to actually be doing their job, everyone is giving him a hard time about all the lies he's been telling — even ... [FishbowlNY]

McCain Calls Mika a "Supporter for Obama" - Posted September 16, 2008
FishbowlDC reports Sen. John McCain called Mika Brzez... [TVNewser]

Couric To Interview Palin Next Week - Posted September 16, 2008
Breaking: TVNewser has learned Katie Couric will interview Republican VP nominee Gov. Sarah Palin next week on the campaign trail, days before the first presidential debate. ... [TVNewser]

McCain Accuses Mika Of Being In The Tank For Obama - Posted September 16, 2008
On "Morning Joe" today, Sen. John McCain accused Mika Brzezinski of being "a supporter for Obama" and ribbed her for never visiting McCain's website to research the issues. "'Supporter of Sen. Obama?' I'm not sure I would characterize myself that way, but that's okay." Brzezinski later added: "I ... [FishbowlDC]

Kurtz: Media Should "Trust But Verify," Not Assume Every Politician Lies - Posted September 16, 2008
Earlier today, Howard Kurtz held his weekly chat where he covered such issues as media bias during the primaries, John McCain's appearance on The View, and cynicism in the media. Some excerpts: ... [FishbowlDC]

Bounds and Burton: Through The America's Newsroom Wringer - Posted September 16, 2008
America's Newsroom anchors Megyn Kelly and Bill Hemmer took a fact-check of some recent campaign ads from Sens. John McCain and Barack Obama directly to spokesmen fo... [TVNewser]

First Look at First Dude's First Interview - Posted September 15, 2008
TVNewser has obtained some of the transcript of Greta Van Susteren's interview with Todd Palin. The first part of the just-completed interview airs tonight on On the Record at 10pmET on FNC. Van Susteren asks Palin if he was surprised to find out his wife had been picked to be Sen.... [TVNewser]

Couric's Questions Back For Presidential Candidates - Posted September 15, 2008
Following on the heels of the well-received and sometimes-uncomfortable "Primary Questions," series on the CBS Evening News, ... [TVNewser]

Luke Russert on the Big "Get" and the New Job - Posted September 15, 2008
Just one correspondent interviewed both Sens. John McCain and Barack Obama last week — and he's a few months out of college. NBC News' ... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List, 09.15.08 - Posted September 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]

This Week To Broadcast McCain Town Hall - Posted September 15, 2008
Sen. John McCain has wanted to hold town halls with Sen. Barack Obama. It doesn't look like that's happening, but he will be joined by George Stephanopoulos for one. ABC's This Week will hold a live town hall meeting with McCain on Septe... [TVNewser]

Vice Presidential Poke From NBC News - Posted September 14, 2008
Fresh off a completed contest on MySpace, NBC News is shifting to Facebook. NBC Learn (the education arm of NBC News) has released "What's Your Vice Presidential iCue?" on the iLike.com Facebook application. It is the third in a series of 10 video trivia quizzes by NBC Learn on the Facebook application. ... [TVNewser]

Gibson Interview With Palin...Uhm...Wow... - Posted September 12, 2008
For two weeks since Sarah Palin was nominated as ... [FishbowlLA]

Two Interviews Down, One To Go For Charlie Gibson and Gov. Sarah Palin - Posted September 12, 2008
The reviews are in for the political 'get' of this long campaign. With two interviews already in the can, and one more set for today, TV writers are giving their thoughts on Charles Gibson's performance so far. • ... [TVNewser]

"The Most Offensive Interview We've Ever Done" - Posted September 11, 2008
TVNewser received several tips Monday about the Fox & Friends After the Show Show featuring comedian Brad Garrett. Here's an example: "Hi, just watched the after the show show on foxandfriends.com. Things got pretty heated between Brad Garrett and ... [TVNewser]

People: For All Your Pressing Political Questions - Posted September 11, 2008
Has People gone all political? Last week the magazine featured Sarah Palin on its cover, ... [Fishbowl NY]

People: For All Your Pressing Political Questions - Posted September 11, 2008
Has People gone all political? Last week the magazine featured Sarah Palin on its cover, ... [FishbowlNY]

9/11, Seven Years Later: How the Cablers Covered - Posted September 11, 2008
... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List, 09.11.08 - Posted September 11, 2008
Good morning Washington. Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? Drop us a line or let us know in the tips box below. We've got your morning mix of media Muesli after the... [FishbowlDC]

Cable Nets to Carry Presidential Forum - Posted September 10, 2008
CNN, Fox News, MSNBC and Fox Business Network will all telecast the ServiceNation Presidential Candidates Forum tomorrow night with Sen. John McCain and Sen. Barack Obama. As in the Saddleback Forum las... [TVNewser]

McCain Ad Featuring Katie Couric Removed From YouTube - Posted September 10, 2008
A new ad from Sen. John McCain relates to Sen. Barack Obama's recent "lipstick on a pig," comment. The video also features a comment from CBS' Katie Couric... [TVNewser]

Riding the Straight Talk Express Back to the Daily Show in 2000 - Posted September 10, 2008
Over at Eat the Press Rachel Sklar has dug up a fun little nugget from the Daily Show archives. Behold Steve Carrell riding the Straight Talk Express back Sarah Pa... [Fishbowl NY]

Riding the Straight Talk Express Back to the Daily Show in 2000 - Posted September 10, 2008
Over at Eat the Press Rachel Sklar has dug up a fun little nugget from the Daily Show archives. Behold Steve Carrell riding the Straight Talk Express back Sarah Pa... [FishbowlNY]

The Ticker: Couric, Koppel, Sciutto... - Posted September 10, 2008
> B&C's Marisa Guthrie caught up with CBS CEO Les Moonves who is once again throwing his support behind Katie Couric... [TVNewser]

Official Details on Palin Interview - Posted September 9, 2008
ABC News put out their official release regarding Charlie Gibson's upcoming interview with Gov. Sarah Palin. We hear the World News team flies out to Alaska tomorrow: In her first interview since being tapped as John McCain's running ... [TVNewser]

"Little By Little, The Slippery Slope Lost its Ground" - Posted September 8, 2008
A lot of the talk inside NBC and MSNBC today is not about the campaigns, or Hurricane Ike or the markets; it's about today's news that ... [TVNewser]

LAT In 90 Seconds - Posted September 8, 2008
New Beginnings: Another school year starts, and so, inevitably, does another O.J. Simpson trial. ... [FishbowlLA]

Morning Reading List, 09.08.08 - Posted September 8, 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]

MSNBC Removes Olbermann & Matthews From Election Anchor Duties - Posted September 7, 2008
With less than 60 days until the election, MSNBC is replacing Keith Olbermann and Chris Matthews as co-anchors of prime time political coverage and replacing them with NBC White House correspondent David Gregory. For months the network has... [TVNewser]

FNC Ties Palin's Speech Ratings As Top in Cable History - Posted September 5, 2008
It's official — more people watched Sen. John McCain accept the Republican nomination than watched Sen. ... [TVNewser]

Presidential Bookings - Posted September 5, 2008
The presidential candidates have been busy this week, and their media appearances hit full stride this weekend. • Sen. Barack Obama, fresh off an interview with FNC's Bill O'Reilly, sits down with ... [TVNewser]

Sunday Show Preview - Posted September 5, 2008
Meet The Press: Sen. Joe Biden and New York Times' Tom Friedman. Face The Nation: Sen. John McCain. This Week: Sen. Barack Obama and a roundtable with T... [FishbowlDC]

Andrea Mitchell and the "Balloon Wielding Thugs" - Posted September 5, 2008
Following the conclusion of Sen. John McCain's speech on MSNBC, anchor Keith Olbermann threw it to various reporters around the Convention. But when he went to ... [TVNewser]

FNC Embeds in Seventeen - Posted September 5, 2008
Seventeen magazine profiles two of Fox News Channel's young political reporters. Embed producers Bonney Kapp (with the Sen. ... [TVNewser]

Tina Daunt Likens Sarah Palin to a Monkey - Posted September 5, 2008
OK, not really. Not even a little bit, but she does have a very sharp-minded observation in the lede of her story today: MINNEAPOLIS -- It would have taken quite a star to outshine ... [FishbowlLA]

FNC Scoops Woodward's Paper on Woodward's Book - Posted September 4, 2008
The Huffington Post's Greg Mitchell writes about Foxnews.com's scoop this afternoon of ... [TVNewser]

The Ticker (p.m. edition): FNC, MSNBC, CNN... - Posted September 4, 2008
> Greta Van Susteren talked to Jezebel about sexism in the media, Katie Couric and other issues. "Whether you like Katie Couric or not, she's got 30 years of experience and she earned it and she just got hammer... [TVNewser]

FNC Wins With Top Rated Convention Broadcast in Cable History - Posted September 4, 2008
Fox News Channel's 10pmET hour last night became the top-rated convention broadcast ever on Fox News, and in cable news history. Featuring Gov. Sarah Palin as the keynote, all networks ... [TVNewser]

Back In Bounds? McCain Team at CNN Grill - Posted September 4, 2008
The CNN Grill has been quite the place for the last couple weeks. You could find big name celebs, grab a free meal from ... [TVNewser]

LAT In 90 Seconds - Posted September 4, 2008
Yes, Yes and Yes: We love Robin Abcarian so much that we'd put out without her having to wine and dine us. Yet time and again, she generously gives us gems. This morning's ... [FishbowlLA]

RNC Loves America - Hates Media, Attempts Killing Messengers - Posted September 4, 2008
Both LAT and NYT ran stories about Republican Veep Nominee Sarah Palin's 'rapport' with the press. NYT's wonders why John McCain is turning ... [FishbowlLA]

Morning Reading List, 09.04.08 - Posted September 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]

John McCain's Little Golden Book - Posted September 4, 2008
Eat the Press correspondent Rachel Sklar didn't just go to Meghan McCain's book party Monday night, she took pictures of just about every page of My Dad, John McCain, the twentysomething blogger's new children's book. "What I find interesting about this... [GalleyCat]

Not That Big a Night For McCain - Posted September 4, 2008
Several people sent in tips about CNN's lower third at 12:04amET, just as Sen. John McCain clinched the nomination. Which nomination?: ... [TVNewser]

The Ticker: CBS, ABC, CNN... - Posted September 2, 2008
> Longtime CBS News correspondent Ike Pappas died on Sunday in Virginia. Pappas served as CBS News correspondent from 1964-1987, reporting on the Pentagon, Labor Department, Congress and other areas. He was 75. > Since ... [TVNewser]

Palin News Brings Big Win For FNC - Posted September 2, 2008
CNN's historic victory on Thursday night was eclipsed as quickly as Sen. Barack Obama's acceptance speech left the news cycle. By Friday mo... [TVNewser]

McCain Campaign's Problem With Brokaw? - Posted September 2, 2008
Sen. John McCain's "love affair" with the media is over, but has the rift hit a new height? Bloomberg's Heidi Przybyla writes about the recent uproar over ... [TVNewser]

Brown v. Bounds on Election Center - Posted September 2, 2008
Things got heated on Campbell Brown: Election Center last night, as Brown continually pressed Sen. John McCain spokesperson ... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List, 09.02.08 - Posted September 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]

Go Campbell Brown - Get All Journalistic On His Ass - Posted September 2, 2008
The line from the John McCain camp and the RNC has set up is that ... [FishbowlLA]

LAT In 90 Seconds - Posted September 2, 2008
McCain Uses Same "Investigative Techniques" That We Do: Peter Wallsten reveals that John McCain may have picked up a few ... [FishbowlLA]

Hurricane Gustav Touches Down - Posted September 1, 2008
This fishie's people are from Louisiana. Cajun. Whole pig roasting, gator killing, gumbo gulping, cracklin eating Cajuns. If we start talking about Katrina, we start foaming at the mouth talking about people standing on their roof tops while corpses floated by. "Heck of a job!" "Heck of a job!" John McCain was... [FishbowlLA]

Morning Reading List, 09.01.08 - Posted September 1, 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]

McCain: RNC Will "Suspend Most of our Activities Tomorrow" - Posted August 31, 2008
Shortly before 4pmET, the cablers moved to a Sen. John McCain briefing on RNC plans (FNC joined a few minutes later). McCain announced the RNC would, "suspend most of our activities tomorrow except for those absolutely necessary." It looks like cablers will not have to make the choice about convention or Gustav... [TVNewser]

Sunday Show Preview - Posted August 29, 2008
And now, St. Paul. • On Fox News Sunday, Chris Wallace speaks with Sen. John McCain. It will be McCain's first sit down interview since announcing Gov. Sarah Palin as his running mate. • On CBS, ... [TVNewser]

John McCain Picks Gov. Sarah Palin for VP. Fox News First With The News - Posted August 29, 2008
In an incredibly well-kept secret only confirmed by the U.S. media less than 90 minutes before the official announcement, John McCain has chosen Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin as ... [TVNewser]

Starring Nicole Kidman as Sarah Palin - Posted August 29, 2008
Beauty queen (Miss Congeniality actually), TV sports reporter, two year governor of Alaska Sarah Palin, has been chosen by ... [FishbowlLA]

Sarah Who? - Posted August 29, 2008
We've been reading the punditry about Sarah Palin this morning, and our favorite bit comes in the L.A. Times Top of the Ticket blog.... [FishbowlLA]

From Mile High to Times Square - Posted August 28, 2008
CNN hosted an event in New York's Times Square tonight — an event which culminated with a live viewing of the Obama speech. More than 500 people packed inside the gates but hundreds more surrounded the perimeter. One onlooker tells TVNewser it was "downright eerie, totally silent," with the only... [TVNewser]

McCain's Veep: The Wait Will Soon Be Over - Posted August 28, 2008
How excited are you to find out who will be McCain's veep? ( polls) The rumor is, ahem, Drudge is reporting that John McCain's veep choice may be leaked... [FishbowlLA]

Laughing it Up With 23/6 - Posted August 27, 2008
23/6 the Huffington Post off-shoot that of late has been giving the Onion a run for its money, hosted a comedy hour upstairs at the Big Tent following Hillary Clinton's keynote address last night. Featured performers included Portfolio's ... [Fishbowl NY]

Laughing it Up With 23/6 - Posted August 27, 2008
23/6 the Huffington Post off-shoot that of late has been giving the Onion a run for its money, hosted a comedy hour upstairs at the Big Tent following Hillary Clinton's keynote address last night. Featured performers included Portfolio's ... [FishbowlNY]

MSNBC Brings Out the Crowd - Posted August 25, 2008
MSNBC's spot outside Union Station at the 2008 Democratic Conventions turned "The Place For Politics" into "The Place For People Without Convention Credentials." Although it sounds like the place has gotten a bit more ro... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List, 08.25.08 - Posted August 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... [FishbowlDC]

Where McCain is Concerned the National Enquirer Comes Up Smelling Like Roses - Posted August 22, 2008
This is interesting. Turns out the National Enquirer was also following the John McCain story back... [Fishbowl NY]

Where McCain is Concerned the National Enquirer Comes Up Smelling Like Roses - Posted August 22, 2008
This is interesting. Turns out the National Enquirer was also following the John McCain story back... [FishbowlNY]

CNN's Ratings "Revealed" - Posted August 22, 2008
CNN Presents: McCain Revealed and CNN Presents: Obama Revealed aired back-to-back on Wednesday, and performed well for the network. The Sen. Barack Obama documentary, however performed significantly better. The program average 566,000 viewers in the A25-54 demo and 1,7... [TVNewser]

Dobbs Finds Cafferty Question "Amusing" - Posted August 21, 2008
Yesterday's Cafferty Files during The Situation Room found Jack Cafferty asking, "In light of the tightening polls, does Barack Obama now have to go negative against ... [TVNewser]

Presidential Candidate Docs Do Boffo Biz on Ugh!, Fox News - Posted August 21, 2008
The two-hour Presidential candidate documentaries , according to the Hollywood Reporter, were through the roof and then some earlier this week. On Monday, the Barack Obama ... [FishbowlLA]

Time Adds New Political Faces: Mike Murphy to Join as Columnist - Posted August 21, 2008
Time is loading up its masthead just in time for round 10(?) of this year's election season. The magazine has just announced that Mike Murphy, the GOP strategist, long-time friend... [Fishbowl NY]

Time Adds New Political Faces: Mike Murphy to Join as Columnist - Posted August 21, 2008
Time is loading up its masthead just in time for round 10(?) of this year's election season. The magazine has just announced that Mike Murphy, the GOP strategist, long-time friend... [FishbowlNY]

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]

Political Polling by the Numbers: Is McCain Really Leading? - Posted August 20, 2008
So today Drudge linked to a Zogby poll that shows John McCain leading Barack Obama by five... [Fishbowl NY]

Political Polling by the Numbers: Is McCain Really Leading? - Posted August 20, 2008
So today Drudge linked to a Zogby poll that shows John McCain leading Barack Obama by five... [FishbowlNY]

Morning Reading List, 08.20.08 - Posted August 20, 2008
Good morning Washington. A little college tear drops in memory of Leroi Moore. Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? Drop us a line or let us know in the tips box below. ... [FishbowlDC]

Conservative AOL Has McCain Leading -- By A Lot...Hollywood Can't Be Too Happy About This - Posted August 20, 2008
While the nation and Hollywood seem tilted toward Barack Obama and the left, America Online has surfaced as not only a Republican stronghold, but as a repository of major league attitude, presidential or otherwise. In a ... [FishbowlLA]

FNC's Obama Special Scores Big - Posted August 19, 2008
Last night's "Character & Conduct" documentary special about Sen. Barack Obama was the top-rated documentary of the year for Fox News in both Total Viewers and the A25-54 demo. Airing in the 8pmET hour, the ... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List, 08.19.08 - Posted August 19, 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 m... [FishbowlDC]

Apparently the Gray Lady is a Twitterer, John McCain Not So Much - Posted August 18, 2008
As some of you may know, FBNY has an intermittently active twitter feed. And every time some nice soul (usually named "John Smith" or the like) decides to sign up as one of our followers we get an email announcing the new member. Today however, there was a whole... [Fishbowl NY]

Apparently the Gray Lady is a Twitterer, John McCain Not So Much - Posted August 18, 2008
As some of you may know, FBNY has an intermittently active twitter feed. And every time some nice soul (usually named "John Smith" or the like) decides to sign up as one of our followers we get an email announcing the new member. Today however, there was a whole... [FishbowlNY]

McCain Campaign Requests Meeting with NBC's Capus - Posted August 18, 2008
Politico's Mike Allen reports that John McCain's campaign manager Rick Davis has fired off ... [TVNewser]

The Straight Talk Express Doesn't Come Cheap - Posted August 16, 2008
Over at Swampland Ana Marie Cox has posted a letter the ... [Fishbowl NY]

The Straight Talk Express Doesn't Come Cheap - Posted August 16, 2008
Over at Swampland Ana Marie Cox has posted a letter the ... [FishbowlNY]

Obama Household Favors HGTV - Posted August 15, 2008
In mere months, the U.S. will elect a new president (our prediction: Michael Phelps, by nine-tenths of a second), and so it's time to focus on the important things, like what TV shows, music, and movies the candidates like. Never afraid to ask the tough questions (e.g., "If you could be... [UnBeige]

Morning Reading List, 08.15.08 - Posted August 15, 2008
Good morning Washington. Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? Drop us a line or let us know in the tips box below. We've got your morning mix of medi... [FishbowlDC]

Three Cable News Nets To Air Saturday's Presidential Forum - Posted August 14, 2008
MSNBC has announced it too, will air Saturday's Saddleback Forum with Sen. Barack Obama and Sen. John McCain. The event, which brings both candidates together for the first time since securing their parties' nominations, will be moderated by Pastor Rick Warren... [TVNewser]

Docs From Fox -- Egad!!!!! - Posted August 14, 2008
Two hard-hitting???? documentaries about Presidential contenders Barack Obama and John McCai... [FishbowlLA]

We Have Fallen in Love With Ernest Borgnine All Over Again - Posted August 14, 2008
We'd like to thank God, the internet and Jossip for this ... [FishbowlLA]

Morning Reading List, 08.14.08 - Posted August 14, 2008
Good morning Washington. Who won yesterday's Hottest of the Hotties contest? Join us after the jump... Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? Drop us a line or let us know in the tips box below. ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List, 08.13.08 - Posted August 13, 2008
Good morning Washington. Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? D... [FishbowlDC]

On The Air With One Former and Two Current Candidates - Posted August 12, 2008
This Saturday CNN and Fox News Channel will air the Saddleback Presidential Forum hosted by Pastor Rick Warren. The two hour forum (8-10pmET) will be attended by Sens. John McCain and Barack Obama. The candidates will speak separately with the best... [TVNewser]

NYT: When They're Wrong for 12 Years, They Say They're Wrong - Posted August 12, 2008
Via Gawker, who also splits the "fighting" hairs for us.Correction: August 12, 2008 An article on Sunday about Senator John McCain's campaign management s... [Fishbowl NY]

NYT: When They're Wrong for 12 Years, They Say They're Wrong - Posted August 12, 2008
Via Gawker, who also splits the "fighting" hairs for us.Correction: August 12, 2008 An article on Sunday about Senator John McCain's campaign management s... [FishbowlNY]

Shock Poll: Which Cable Viewing Audience Favors Which Candidate? - Posted August 7, 2008
Rasmussen has released the results of their newest poll focused on the likely voting habits of cable TV viewers. Strangely, Fox News viewers support Sen. Barack Obama and MSNBC viewers are behind Sen. ... [TVNewser]

McCain's Showcase Showdown: Leave a Comment Without Going Over and Win! - Posted August 7, 2008
John McCain really wants you to use "The Google" so much so that he is offering prizes to supporters who "... [Fishbowl NY]

McCain's Showcase Showdown: Leave a Comment Without Going Over and Win! - Posted August 7, 2008
John McCain really wants you to use "The Google" so much so that he is offering prizes to supporters who "... [FishbowlNY]

Morning Reading List, 08.07.08 - Posted August 7, 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]

Cablers to Paris Hilton: "That's Hot" - Posted August 6, 2008
The summer was steadily moving along, without any major Paris Hilton storylines, when suddenly, at 6pmET yesterday, it all changed. In the past 24 hours, the, uh, celebrity has become a top story on the cablers, as her mock campaign ad has generated nearly four million ... [TVNewser]

The Ticker: Dina, Michelle, Paris... - Posted August 6, 2008
> After Anderson Cooper called out Dina Lohan and her E! show yesterday on "Live with Regis and Kelly," OK! Magazine got an exclusive! response... [TVNewser]

Would McCain Delay Speech if NFL Game Goes Long? - Posted August 6, 2008
The final night of the RNC convention also happens to be the opening of the 2008 NFL season. NBC will be televising the Washington Redskins vs. the New York Giants game on Thursday, Sept. 4, the same night Sen. John McCain accepts the nomination of his party. The game, sche... [TVNewser]

'I'll See You at the Debates Bitches!' - Posted August 6, 2008
See ... [Fishbowl NY]

'I'll See You at the Debates Bitches!' - Posted August 6, 2008
See ... [FishbowlNY]

The Daily Show's Deck of "Cards" - Posted August 5, 2008
The Daily Show took on the recent media uproar over Sen. John McCain's ad featuring ... [TVNewser]

Did McCain Oust a Reporter From Event Because He Was Black? - Posted August 5, 2008
There has been much talk this week regarding John McCain's apparent turnaround with regards to the press; many people are remarking that the much ballyhooed "Straight Talk Express" has changed lanes. The most recent, and perhaps extreme, ... [Fishbowl NY]

Did McCain Oust a Reporter From Event Because He Was Black? - Posted August 5, 2008
There has been much talk this week regarding John McCain's apparent turnaround with regards to the press; many people are remarking that the much ballyhooed "Straight Talk Express" has changed lanes. The most recent, and perhaps extreme, ... [FishbowlNY]

Kathy Hilton to McCain: Quit Wasting My Money on My Daughter! - Posted August 4, 2008
Maybe John McCain should have checked his donor list before deciding to cast Paris Hilton in his ... [Fishbowl NY]

Kathy Hilton to McCain: Quit Wasting My Money on My Daughter! - Posted August 4, 2008
Maybe John McCain should have checked his donor list before deciding to cast Paris Hilton in his ... [FishbowlNY]

McCain Camp's Gratuitous Use of B-Word - Posted August 4, 2008
We saw this on The New York Observer blog. John McCain spokesperson Michael Goldf... [FishbowlLA]

Why Is John King Getting Airtime Beyond CNN? - Posted August 1, 2008
CNN's John King is turning up on other networks, and we're sure it's not just because his contract is up in five months. King got the political interview of the day yesterday when he asked Sen. John McC... [TVNewser]

New Ad Blasts Media's McCain Favoritism - Posted August 1, 2008
Media Matters, the site that monitors, analyzes, and corrects "conservative misinformation in the U.S. media" has bought local ad time on cable networks. We saw it on Fox News on Time Warner Cable just before 10am today. The ad uses clips of broadcast and cable news anchors including ... [TVNewser]

Is John McCain's New Attack Ad Racist? - Posted July 31, 2008
Apparently John McCain missed the Barack Obama teflon memo. The latest, and now controversial, ad out of the McCain camp includes images of ... [Fishbowl NY]

Is John McCain's New Attack Ad Racist? - Posted July 31, 2008
Apparently John McCain missed the Barack Obama teflon memo. The latest, and now controversial, ad out of the McCain camp includes images of ... [FishbowlNY]

Morning Reading List, 07.31.08 - Posted July 31, 2008
Good Morning Washington. Above, FishbowlDC's "Word Cloud," courtesy of World.net. Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? Drop us a line or let us know in the tips box below. ... [FishbowlDC]

"I Can be Fair and Balanced on Every Topic in the World, I Think, Except the Redskins" - Posted July 30, 2008
The Washington Post's D.C. Sports Bog profiles FNC correspondent and Washington Redskins fanatic Molly Henneberg. Henneberg, who is, "something o... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List, 07.30.08 - Posted July 30, 2008
... [FishbowlDC]

The GOP 2.0: Just as Ridiculous as the GOP 1.0 but Less Effective - Posted July 29, 2008
Maybe the GOP strategy is if you can't beat'em at least make yourself look as foolish as possible while trying. Actually, we have no idea what the GOP intentions are when it comes to their online attempts at humor(?). Nor are we entirely convinced John McCain is going to... [Fishbowl NY]

The GOP 2.0: Just as Ridiculous as the GOP 1.0 but Less Effective - Posted July 29, 2008
Maybe the GOP strategy is if you can't beat'em at least make yourself look as foolish as possible while trying. Actually, we have no idea what the GOP intentions are when it comes to their online attempts at humor(?). Nor are we entirely convinced John McCain is going to... [FishbowlNY]

Morning Reading List, 07.29.08 - Posted July 29, 2008
Good Morning Washington. Above, one of the magazines in Frank Luntz's collection. Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? Drop us a line or let us know in the tips box below. ... [FishbowlDC]

LAT In 90 Seconds - Posted July 28, 2008
Funny Pages: A Kansas legislative hopeful (and political novice) raised $95,162.76 by launching an online comic strip -- at www.seantevis.com/3000. Liberal Bias? ... [FishbowlLA]

Morning Reading List, 07.28.08 - Posted July 28, 2008
Good morning Washington. At what D.C. restaurant/lounge was the above photo taken? Let us know. Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? Drop us a line or let us know in the tips box below. ... [FishbowlDC]

Sunday Show Preview - Posted July 25, 2008
Meet the Press: Sen. Barack Obama (D-IL) Face the Nation: Sens. Chuck Hagel (R-NE) and Jack Reed (D-RI). This Week: John McCain and a roundtable with for... [FishbowlDC]

Like Sands Through the Hour Glass: Obama and the Press - Posted July 25, 2008
Obama and the press: it's not easy to keep up. In lieu of a flow chart, a brief recap. Over the winter the Press had such a crush on Obama that SNL's parody was considered an act of intervention, and Tina Fey... [Fishbowl NY]

Like Sands Through the Hour Glass: Obama and the Press - Posted July 25, 2008
Obama and the press: it's not easy to keep up. In lieu of a flow chart, a brief recap. Over the winter the Press had such a crush on Obama that SNL's parody was considered an act of intervention, and Tina Fey... [FishbowlNY]

Morning Reading List, 07.25.08 - Posted July 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 aft... [FishbowlDC]

In Case You're Wondering Where All the News Went - Posted July 24, 2008
We were going to title this post "Wonder What John McCain is Doing Right Now" except, probably no one is wondering that. As we write this Barack Obama is in Berlin doing his ... [Fishbowl NY]

In Case You're Wondering Where All the News Went - Posted July 24, 2008
We were going to title this post "Wonder What John McCain is Doing Right Now" except, probably no one is wondering that. As we write this Barack Obama is in Berlin doing his ... [FishbowlNY]

CNN Promotes McCain/Obama Weekend Appearance - Posted July 24, 2008
CNN sent out a press release about 45 minutes ago headlined: "Presidential Nominees McCain, Obama to Appear on CNN on Sunday, July 27." Here's how it breaks down: An interview Wolf Blitzer is doing with Sen. John McCain will air in the 11amET hour of Late Edition. At NoonET, CNN will broadcast... [TVNewser]

Was Scarborough Actually Aiming at Anderson? - Posted July 24, 2008
When MSNBC's Joe Scarborough talked about how "a couple of hosts" ran with the story of Sen. ... [TVNewser]

Understanding the Standards - Posted July 23, 2008
Continuing the fallout from the Katie Couric CBS Evening News interview with Sen. ... [TVNewser]

McCain, Obama Comics Going Mobile - Posted July 23, 2008
Editor & Publisher reports that IDW Publishing's upcoming comic books about presidential candidates Barack Obama a... [ThinkMobile - SocialTimes.com]

Olbermann Questions CBS Over Unaired McCain "Gaffe" - Posted July 23, 2008
Katie Couric's CBS Evening News interview with Sen. John McCain is getting some attention, not for what was said, but for what was not said, or at least what was not used. Du... [TVNewser]

Whom Do Journalists Love More? - Posted July 23, 2008
We posted a video earlier from the ... [FishbowlLA]

Morning Reading List, 07.23.08 - Posted July 23, 2008
Good Morning Washington. Who is the congressman stripping down in the above photo? Let us know. (Photo Credit: New York Social Diary) Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? Drop u... [FishbowlDC]

LAT In 90 Seconds - Posted July 23, 2008
John McCain Feels Jilted: Taking a page from the Daily Show (literally in some cases), ... [FishbowlLA]

Couric's Interviews, As Subject and Reporter - Posted July 22, 2008
It appears some members of the press in the Middle East could learn a thing or two from the 50 or so U.S. journalists in the region. A reporter from the Israeli newspaper Haaretz interviewed ... [TVNewser]

Matthews: "I'm A Frickin' American, I Do Have A Reaction To Things" - Posted July 22, 2008
The Huffington Post highlights Chris Matthews' appearance on The Tonight Show last night, where he responded to his now-famous ... [TVNewser]

NYT/MSNBC Campaign Edition Discusses McCain Op-Ed (or Lack Thereof) - Posted July 22, 2008
Today's New York Times Campaign Edition on MSNBC (Tuesday's at 2pmET) tackled the simmering controversy of The New York Times deciding not to run an op-ed from John McCain. About five minutes into the show, anchor ... [TVNewser]

Valentines Day at the McCain House Must be Something Special - Posted July 22, 2008
See what happens when you discover "The Google." While Barack Obama is on his headline grabbing super-star tour of the planet, ... [Fishbowl NY]

Valentines Day at the McCain House Must be Something Special - Posted July 22, 2008
See what happens when you discover "The Google." While Barack Obama is on his headline grabbing super-star tour of the planet, ... [FishbowlNY]

Obama Isn't Couric's Only Candidate Interview Tonight - Posted July 22, 2008
In addition to an interview with Barack Obama conducted in Jordan, CBS Evening News anchor Katie Couric has also interviewed John McCain as he campaigns in New Hampshire. "The two presumptive nominees will go head-to-head on the issues of the day... [TVNewser]

McCain Spreads The Love - Posted July 22, 2008
As the mainstream media globetrots with Sen. Barack Obama (except for that ... [TVNewser]

One Reporter Greets McCain Plane in NH - Posted July 22, 2008
The Manchester Union Leader's Scott Brooks writes about the "stark contrast" between the coverage of John McCain, campaigning in New Hampshire today, and ... [TVNewser]

Football Day In America - Posted July 22, 2008
NBC Sports' TCA panel took place yesterday, with Football Night in America hosts Keith Olbermann and Dan Patrick, among others. Broadcasting & Cable's ... [TVNewser]

Cablers Cover Rejected McCain Op-Ed - Posted July 21, 2008
One of the big topics of the day on the cable news channels is Drudge Report's story about the New York Times rejecting Sen. John McCain's proposed Op-Ed about Iraq. Fox News has Carl Cameron reporting the story, MSNBC's ... [TVNewser]

John McCain Does Not Want to be Barack Obama's Mirror - Posted July 21, 2008
File this under another headline that prior to this election we might have attributed to The Onion. Drudge is reporting that the ... [Fishbowl NY]

John McCain Does Not Want to be Barack Obama's Mirror - Posted July 21, 2008
File this under another headline that prior to this election we might have attributed to The Onion. Drudge is reporting that the ... [FishbowlNY]

Is Obama Playing Media Favorites? - Posted July 21, 2008
A line slipped in near the end of Mike Allen's Politico article about the media coverage of Barack Obama's overseas trip, is making... [Fishbowl NY]

Is Obama Playing Media Favorites? - Posted July 21, 2008
A line slipped in near the end of Mike Allen's Politico article about the media coverage of Barack Obama's overseas trip, is making... [FishbowlNY]

Kurtz: Media "Covering Obama As If He Were Already President" - Posted July 21, 2008
Howard Kurtz and a Reliable Sources panel took on whether the media's coverage of Sen. Barack Obama's ... [TVNewser]

McCain's Op/Ed Rejected by NYT - Posted July 21, 2008
The Drudge Report writes: 'It would be terrific to have an article from Senator John McCain that mirrors Senator Barack Obama's pi... [FishbowlLA]

Morning Reading List, 07.21.08 - Posted July 21, 2008
Good morning Washington. What PR flak didn't have much luck with the above chair last week? Let us know. Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? Drop us a line or let us know in the tips box below. ... [FishbowlDC]

Time Gives Neglected Candidates a Regular Column - Posted July 18, 2008
Time magazine has announced that it is launching a new weekly feature called "In Their Words" in which Presidential candidates ... [Fishbowl NY]

Time Gives Neglected Candidates a Regular Column - Posted July 18, 2008
Time magazine has announced that it is launching a new weekly feature called "In Their Words" in which Presidential candidates ... [FishbowlNY]

Morning Reading List, 07.18.08 - Posted July 18, 2008
Good morning Washington. Above, Luke Russert and James Carville spearhead XM radio's coverage of the MLB All-Star Game. Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List, 07.17.08 - Posted July 17, 2008
Good morning Washington. Where can you find the above bathroom in Washington, D.C.? Email us your guesses. Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? Drop us a line or let us know in the tips box below. ... [FishbowlDC]

Brian, Charlie, Katie To Report on Obama Overseas - Posted July 17, 2008
The New York Times' Jim Rutenberg reports that when Barack Obama heads for Iraq and other locations overseas this summer, NBC's ... [TVNewser]

Newsweek to Hit Frontline of Campaign '08 - Posted July 16, 2008
The latest television/magazine partnership has stellar PBS show Frontline teaming up with Newsweek to give viewers the "inside story" on the 2008 presidential campaign.Frontl... [Fishbowl NY]

Newsweek to Hit Frontline of Campaign '08 - Posted July 16, 2008
The latest television/magazine partnership has stellar PBS show Frontline teaming up with Newsweek to give viewers the "inside story" on the 2008 presidential campaign.Frontl... [FishbowlNY]

How Greta Got Brett Favre to Go On the Record - Posted July 15, 2008
FNC anchor Greta Van Susteren has had a busy past few days. Van Susteren flew to Wisconsin Friday to interview Sen. John McCain, returning to Washington Saturday to host a special ... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List, 07.15.08 - Posted July 15, 2008
Good morning Washington. What area restaurant serves the above dessert tray? Let us know. Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? Drop us a line or let us know in the tips box below. ... [FishbowlDC]

Dueling Docs Look at Presidential Candidates - Posted July 13, 2008
CNN announced it would be airing a pair of hour-long documentaries about Sens. John McCain and Barack Obama. The documentaries debut August 20 at 8pmET (McCain) and 9pmET (Obama). Correspondent John King fronts the McCain documentary, and ... [TVNewser]

CBS To Broadcast Candidiate Town Hall on Military Issues - Posted July 13, 2008
CBS is setting aside two hours of prime time next month for a presidential candidates' town hall meeting. One problem: so far, only one of the candidates has agreed to the event. The NYTimes' Kate Zernike reports that Sen. ... [TVNewser]

Wolfson Debuts on FNC, Murphy This Sunday - Posted July 11, 2008
New FNC contributor Howard Wolfson made his debut last night on Hannity & Colmes. ... [TVNewser]

The Inside Story of Jesse Jackson's Obama Comments - Posted July 10, 2008
We now know why it took more than three days for the Rev. Jesse Jackson comments to make it on to Fox News Channel. Jackson made the crude comments about Barack Obama Sunday morning whi... [TVNewser]

CNBC's Open Invitation to the Candidates - Posted July 10, 2008
Following their first (of five) "Your Money, Your Vote" debates among the economic advisers to Sens. John McCain and Barack Obama, CNBC laid down the gauntlet. According to a press ... [TVNewser]

McCain Adviser Joining MSNBC? - Posted July 9, 2008
In a New York Times story today about what John McCain adviser Mike Murphy is not going to be doing (officially joining the McCain staff), ... [TVNewser]

McCain for President...of the Internets - Posted July 7, 2008
"I hate the bloggers..." Says John McCain. "I hat... [FishbowlLA]

CNBC Debates (What Else?) The Economy - Posted July 7, 2008
The top economic advisers to Sens. John McCain and Barack Obama will take part in a series of debates focusing on the economy and airing on CNBC. The half-hour "Your Money, Your Vote Debates," will be broadcast on Squawk Box and be moderated by anchors Joe Kern... [TVNewser]

Lunch: Football, Fashionistas & Laila Ali - Posted June 11, 2008
— DIANE CLEHANE It was a tasty tossed summer salad of movers, shakers — and football players at Michael's today. Now that the power set has to cram in five days of plotting into a truncated work week — Why miss out on a Friday afternoon in the Hamptons if you don't... [Fishbowl NY]

Lunch: Football, Fashionistas & Laila Ali - Posted June 11, 2008
— DIANE CLEHANE It was a tasty tossed summer salad of movers, shakers — and football players at Michael's today. Now that the power set has to cram in five days of plotting into a truncated work week — Why miss out on a Friday afternoon in the Hamptons if you don't... [FishbowlNY]

Jim Rainey Upbraids Political Reporters, Invents A Word - Posted June 3, 2008
LAT reporter James Rainey coins the term "discordulum," an invented region of the brain of any presidential campaign reporter which is devoted to recognizing conflict. "From this hyper-developed brain center come stories about the certain demise of some politician... [FishbowlLA]

LAT in 90 Seconds - Posted May 30, 2008
One Nation, Under YouTube: ... [FishbowlLA]

Lunch: Hillary—Obama Smackdown! - Posted May 28, 2008
— DIANE CLEHANE Bill Clinton isn't the only one who is getting a little testy about the endlessly long and increasingly tabloid-y battle for the democratic nomination. At today's lunch, politics were on the menu... [Fishbowl NY]

Lunch: Hillary—Obama Smackdown! - Posted May 28, 2008
— DIANE CLEHANE Bill Clinton isn't the only one who is getting a little testy about the endlessly long and increasingly tabloid-y battle for the democratic nomination. At today's lunch, politics were on the menu... [FishbowlNY]

LAT In 90 Seconds - Posted May 23, 2008
Credit Where Credit Is Due: The LAT reports that John McCain repudiated John Hagee's endorsement after the pastor's outrageous comments about Adolph Hitler "turned up recently on th... [FishbowlLA]

Morning Reading List, 04.16.08 - Posted April 16, 2008
Good morning Washington. Doug Heye celebrates a birthday today. Yesterday, the new Yahoo! election page went live in conjunction with Politico. And the first lady will soon co-host the "Today" show. Quickly naviga... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List, 04.14.08 - Posted April 14, 2008
Good morning Washington. Quickly navigate Morning Reading List: REVOLVING DOOR | NEWSPAPERS | TV | ONLINE MEDIA | MAGAZINES | RADIO | JOBS You ... [FishbowlDC]

Sunday Show Preview - Posted April 4, 2008
Meet the Press: Obama supporter Sen. Bob Casey (D-PA), Clinton supporter Gov. Ed Rendell (D-PA) and Tom Brokaw, Michael Eric Dyson and Amb. Andrew Young. Face the Nation: Howard Dean, The Washington Post National Editor Rajiv Chandrasekaran, McClatchy Newspapers Chief Pentagon Correspondent Nancy Youssef and CBS News Chief Foreign Correspondent Lara Logan... [FishbowlDC]

Vote for Time's Most Influential, and Please Let Nikki Finke Beat Perez Hilton - Posted April 4, 2008
Time has a poll--the 100 Most Influential People in the World. Go on, vote for Nikki Finke. We did. She's ahead of John McCain, Nicholas Sarkozy, and Vladimir Putin. Perez Hilton is at # 5, which is a sign of the end times. On the bright side, Nick Denton, at #204, beats Eliot Spitze... [FishbowlLA]

Morning Reading List, 03.20.08 - Posted March 20, 2008
Good morning Washington. Did you go to The Express' happy hour last night at The Greene Turtle? Or perhaps you were at Al Neuharth Free Spirit Conference's evening gala, which recognized "Free Spirit of the Year" Cathie Black. Or yet another birthday party for that reporter with the curliest chest hair... [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, 02.25.08 - Posted February 25, 2008
Good morning Washington. Quickly navigate Morning Reading List: REVOLVING DOOR | NEWSPAPERS | TV | ONLINE MEDIA | MAGAZINES | JOBS Most of ... [FishbowlDC]

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

Morning Reading List, 01.30.08 - Posted January 30, 2008
Good morning Washington. It's Dick Cheney's birthday! Quickly navigate Morning Reading List: REVOLVING DOOR | NEWSPAPERS | TV | ONLINE MEDIA | MAGAZINES | RADIO | WEST WING REPORTAGE | ... [FishbowlDC]

New Hampshire, The Candidates and the Press - Posted January 8, 2008
Some interesting pieces out today about press coverage in New Hampshire: Slate calls C-SPAN "the best campaign coverage on TV." Some thoughts on the media's love for John McCain (via ... [FishbowlDC]

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

Morning Reading List, 12.20.07 - Posted December 20, 2007
Good morning Washington. On this day in 2002, Sen. Trent Lott resigned as Senate Majority Leader. Quickly navigate Morning Reading List: NEWSPAPERS | TV | ONLINE MEDIA | MAGAZINES | RADIO | REVOLVING DOOR | ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List, 11.29.07 - Posted November 29, 2007
Good morning Washington. Fine, fine ... we're sucking it up and joining Facebook. Your folks are Democrats, well, mostly. NEWSPAPERS "Four years into the war, Iraq correspondents would give their reporting mixed, b... [FishbowlDC]

What the Candidates Watch - Posted November 26, 2007
TV Guide surveys the Presidential hopefuls and finds out that they watch TV. Hillary Clinton is a fan of HGTV makeover shows, Grey's Anatomy, American Idol, and Dancing with the Stars, but her all-time TV favorite is The Ed Sullivan Show. And she lies like a rug. Barack Ob... [FishbowlLA]

Morning Reading List, 11.16.07 - Posted November 16, 2007
Good morning Washington. An ABC release, "According to Nielsen Media Research for Sunday November 11, ABC News 'This Week with George Stephanopoulos' outperformed CBS' 'Face the Nation.' This is the third week in a row that 'This Week' beat 'Face the Nation' among the key Adults 25-54 demo. Among Total Viewers, it... [FishbowlDC]

Barry Diller On The Writers' Strike - Posted November 13, 2007
If it's all the same to you guys, we're just going to cut and paste this press release from Fox Business Network, so that we don't have to read Barry Diller's remarks. It's early. We're tired. (And by the way, that's not our typo. Fox apparently thinks there's just one writer... [FishbowlLA]

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

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

Morning Reading List, 07.30.07 - Posted July 30, 2007
Good morning Washington. Washington Post reports, "Four days after the Democratic debate in Charleston, S.C., more than 400 questions directed to the GOP presidential field have been uploaded on YouTube, as Republicans are scheduled to take their turn ... [FishbowlDC]

Bad Sweater Guy Takes Issue With John McCain - Posted July 13, 2007
Radar reported earlier this week that John McCain is attributing his unraveling presidential campaign, in part, to the "gay sweaters" that his staffers made him wear. According to one insider, the knit-picking was the crescendo... [FishbowlLA]

Morning Reading List, 06.08.07 - Posted June 8, 2007
Good morning Washington. An NBC release announced that "According to Nielsen Media Research data, 'Meet the Press with Tim Russert' topped the Sunday morning public affairs competition, winning the week ending Sunday, June 3, 2007 in total viewers, homes and in the key demographic adults 25-54." On Sunday, "Meet the Press"... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List, 06.01.07 - Posted June 1, 2007
Good morning Washington. You think tanning is not so much sexy, but cancer causing. The Association of Health Care Journalists launched a new website. Check out Norah O'Donnell ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List, 05.01.07 - Posted May 1, 2007
Good morning Washington. Most of you think The New York Times' decision to pull out of WHCA weekend was smart. "The Great Newspaper Fuzz-Out" Washingto... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List, 04.27.07 - Posted April 27, 2007
Good morning Washington. An NBC release announced that "Meet the Press with Tim Russert" "topped the Sunday morning competition across the country and in Washington, D.C. on Sunday, April 22." Nationally, "Meet the Press" attracted 3.127 million total viewers, 11% more than CBS "Face the Nation," a 21% lead over ABC "This... [FishbowlDC]

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

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

LAT in 90 Seconds - Posted March 29, 2007
Grindhouse Hits The Screen: Be sure to stick around for the commercials. Slow News Day: A ... [FishbowlLA]

Did Fortune Writer Fail To Disclose Ties To McCain? - Posted March 26, 2007
In a piece published last week in the L.A. Times, Fortune magazine's Washington bureau chief and Fox News analyst Nina Easton said she "would not write stories ce... [Fishbowl NY]

Did Fortune Writer Fail To Disclose Ties To McCain? - Posted March 26, 2007
In a piece published last week in the L.A. Times, Fortune magazine's Washington bureau chief and Fox News analyst Nina Easton said she "would not write stories ce... [FishbowlNY]

Should Portfolio Allow Matthew Cooper to Write About Hillary? - Posted March 19, 2007
We're still a tantalizing 37 days away from the launch of Conde Nast's multimillion-dollar business magazine Portfolio, yet there may already be a controversy brewing. Matt Cooper, the former Time magazine writer who, along with Valerie Plame, was a central figure in the CIA leak case and Scoot... [Fishbowl NY]

Should Portfolio Allow Matthew Cooper to Write About Hillary? - Posted March 19, 2007
We're still a tantalizing 37 days away from the launch of Conde Nast's multimillion-dollar business magazine Portfolio, yet there may already be a controversy brewing. Matt Cooper, the former Time magazine writer who, along with Valerie Plame, was a central figure in the CIA leak case and Scoot... [FishbowlNY]

ABC News SVP Slams Times' Stanley: A 'Gratuitous and Unfounded Swipe' - Posted March 8, 2007
Alessandra Stanley sneaks in a few zingers on Charles Gibson at the end her Times piece today on Brian Williams' Iraq tour: Mr. Gibson hasn't exactly ov... [Fishbowl NY]

ABC News SVP Slams Times' Stanley: A 'Gratuitous and Unfounded Swipe' - Posted March 8, 2007
Alessandra Stanley sneaks in a few zingers on Charles Gibson at the end her Times piece today on Brian Williams' Iraq tour: Mr. Gibson hasn't exactly ov... [FishbowlNY]

Taking Out The Trash, 02.13.07 - Posted February 13, 2007
Seems the snow will have no effect on D.C. journos. Thank goodness! An ABC release announced that "Nightline" "continues to build its audience through expanding their presence on the web. For 2006, 'Nightline' online grew an impressive 140% compared to 2005 and over 12 million page views were downloaded "a phenomenal... [FishbowlDC]

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