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Star Jones, Donny Deutsch and the Skinny on Wacoal's Sexy New Ad Campaign - Posted April 23, 2014
As Wednesdays at Michael's go, it was a relatively quiet scene at 55th and Fifth today, but the joint was still jam packed with the usual suspects doing their power lunch thing. You know who they are by now, but your intrepid Lunch columnist is here to serve: ... [GalleyCat]

Star Jones, Donny Deutsch and the Skinny on Wacoal's Sexy New Ad Campaign - Posted April 23, 2014
As Wednesdays at Michael's go, it was a relatively quiet scene at 55th and Fifth today, but the joint was still jam packed with the usual suspects doing their power lunch thing. You know who they are by now, but your intrepid Lunch columnist is here to serve: ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Star Jones, Donny Deutsch and the Skinny on Wacoal's Sexy New Ad Campaign - Posted April 23, 2014
As Wednesdays at Michael's go, it was a relatively quiet scene at 55th and Fifth today, but the joint was still jam packed with the usual suspects doing their power lunch thing. You know who they are by now, but your intrepid Lunch columnist is here to serve: ... [FishbowlNY]

Washington Monthly's Charlie Peters: This is Your Life - Posted October 18, 2013
Washington Monthly's founding editor, Charlie Peters, short and slightly hunched over with a shock of white, silken Washington hair, was a man of few words Thursday afternoon at the New America Foundation as he watched a documentary about his o... [PRNewser]

Jonathan Alter Accuses Daily Caller Scribe of 'Racial Animus' Toward Obama - Posted June 13, 2013
In Bloomberg View columnist Jonathan Alter's new book, he accuses The Daily Caller's Neil Munro of having "racial animus" toward ... [FishbowlDC]

Roger Ailes Responds To Claims Made In Jonathan Alter Book - Posted June 7, 2013
Fox News CEO Roger Ailes emailed with Politico's Jim VandeHei and Mike Allen, t... [TVNewser]

What's 'Not Looking Good' For NBC's Betsy Fischer Martin? - Posted May 31, 2013
Betsy Fischer Martin, Executive Producer for NBC's "Meet the Press," did Thursday morning what so many of us have done before: Tweeted something that was never meant to be tweeted. "Tell them we ar... [FishbowlDC]

Jonathan Alter: Hacked! - Posted May 28, 2013
On Monday MSNBC Analyst and Executive Producer of "Alpha House" Jonathan Alter still had explaining to do to as followers continued to pester him about the spam they received from him over the long weekend. It involved shedding 20 pounds ... [FishbowlDC]

Was Rivera Muzzled? A Tale of the Tape - Posted May 7, 2013
One man's cut is another man's dip is another man's "Sorry, I'm not hearing anything." On Monday NYT's Brian Stelter reported on a bit from an upcoming book by Bloomberg View's ... [FishbowlDC]

Street Fighting: Tucker Carlson V. Jonathan Alter - Posted November 6, 2012
So who's a better street fighter, The Daily Caller's Editor-in-Chief ... [FishbowlDC]

Daily Caller Brass Says Apocalypse is Near - Posted November 5, 2012
For the last several months The Daily Caller's Editor-in-Chief Tucker Carlson has gone around town referring to his White House Correspondent ... [FishbowlDC]

Coulter on Alter: 'Is he considered a journalist?' - Posted October 6, 2012
Conservative author Ann Coulter showed up to her book signing at the Americans for Tax Reform headquarters 30 minutes late. "I blame it all on Human Events," she announced when she arrived. Coulter was interviewed by Human Events... [PRNewser]

Coulter on Alter: 'Is he considered a journalist?' - Posted October 6, 2012
Conservative author Ann Coulter showed up to her book signing at the Americans for Tax Reform headquarters 30 minutes late. "I blame it all on Human Events," she announced when she arrived. Coulter was interviewed by Human Events... [MediaJobsDaily]

Coulter on Alter: 'Is he considered a journalist?' - Posted October 6, 2012
Conservative author Ann Coulter showed up to her book signing at the Americans for Tax Reform headquarters 30 minutes late. "I blame it all on Human Events," she announced when she arrived. Coulter was interviewed by Human Events... [FishbowlDC]

Manhattan's A-List Turns Out for Harvey Weinstein's Giants Pep Rally - Posted February 1, 2012
I've been covering Wednesday's at Michael's for five years and have never seen anything like the head-spinning scene that unfolded there today. Harvey Weinstein and Stev... [FishbowlLA]

Raunchy Santorum Sex Jokes Abound - Posted January 4, 2012
There are some things that can't be unlearned. Like the word "santorum." Ever since GOP Presidential hopeful Rick Santorum clumped homosexuality together with bestiality and polygamy and declared them all deviant, syndicated sex columnist ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted December 15, 2011
Quotes of the Day "I'm probably going to drunk dial Wolf Blitzer. It's going to be a Situation Room." -- Comedian Kathy Griffin on ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live" last night, describing what she was going to do while hosting New Year's Eve on CNN with Anderson Cooper. Incidentall... [FishbowlDC]

Guess Who'll Be Writing for Bloomberg's Editorial Section? - Posted April 29, 2011
HuffPost's Michael Calderone is reporting that none other than famed WaPo columnist Ezra Klein (looking rather muscul... [FishbowlDC]

Jonathan Alter Heads to Bloomberg View - Posted April 15, 2011
What Bloomberg wants, Bloomberg gets. When Jonathan Alter left his position at Newsweek on Monday, he left us wonderin... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Jonathan Alter Heads to Bloomberg View - Posted April 15, 2011
What Bloomberg wants, Bloomberg gets. When Jonathan Alter left his position at Newsweek on Monday, he left us wonderin... [FishbowlNY]

Jonathan Alter Exits Newsweek - Posted April 11, 2011
Politico is reporting that Jonathan Alter has left Newsweek after 28 years. He apparently sent an email to contacts over the weekend explaining, "With changes afoot, my old News... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Jonathan Alter Exits Newsweek - Posted April 11, 2011
Politico is reporting that Jonathan Alter has left Newsweek after 28 years. He apparently sent an email to contacts over the weekend explaining, "With changes afoot, my old News... [FishbowlNY]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted January 24, 2011
Washington Reacts to Olbermann Exit "It's better to fire... [FishbowlDC]

The Onion News Network On CNN, FNC, MSNBC: 'We Will Never Misinform The Public As Much As They Do' - Posted January 13, 2011
Earlier today IFC held a lunch to celebrate the launch of its own cable news operation, The Onion News Network. Anchors "Brooke Alvarez" (played by former Fox News Channel anchor Suzanne Sena). "Tucker Hope" (played by ... [TVNewser]

Local Weatherman Issues Comb-Over Advisory - Who Should Watch Out? - Posted November 17, 2010
In a most thoughtful weathe... [FishbowlDC]

Desiree Rogers, Kathie Lee Gifford & The Millionaire Matchmaker Meltdown - Posted October 20, 2010
-- DIANE CLEHANE There were plenty of movers, shakers and deal makers at Michael's today to keep things interesting, but a little birdie told me the media A-list was also out in force yesterday. So, as a public service to Lunch's faithful readers, here's who was there on Tuesday: ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Desiree Rogers, Kathie Lee Gifford & The Millionaire Matchmaker Meltdown - Posted October 20, 2010
-- DIANE CLEHANE There were plenty of movers, shakers and deal makers at Michael's today to keep things interesting, but a little birdie told me the media A-list was also out in force yesterday. So, as a public service to Lunch's faithful readers, here's who was there on Tuesday: ... [FishbowlNY]

Jonathan Alter's LA Book Party - Posted June 21, 2010
On Friday the fanboy-worthy columnist/author Jonathan Alter had a party hosted by Arianna Huffington in Brentwood for his new book, "The Promise: President Obama, Year One." Spotted in the crowd of notable LA literates were ... [FishbowlLA]

Journos Turn Up to Game Change Soiree - Posted January 19, 2010
Savannah Guthrie, Michael Feldman and Game Change authors. On Monday night, Time and New York magazines hosted a party at the W Hotel's P.O.V. bar to celebrate Mark Halperin and John Heilemann's ... [FishbowlDC]

Holly Bailey Leaves Newsweek - Posted November 28, 2009
Newsweek's White House correspondent Holly Bailey is taking a buyout and leaving the mag, Politico reports. Via Calderone: "Holly has been a great asset to the bureau, and I'm sorry to see her go," said Washington bureau chief ... [FishbowlDC]

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

Morning Reading List 03.04.09 - Posted March 4, 2009
Good Morning FishbowlDC! Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? Drop us a line or let us know in the tips box below. ... [FishbowlDC]

American Lion: Jon Meacham's Book Party and a Whole Lot of Presidential Trivia - Posted November 13, 2008
Last night's book party celebrating the publication of Newsweek head Jon Meacham's new book about Andrew Jackson, American Lion: Andrew Jackson in the White House, certainly attra... [morningmedianewsfeed]

American Lion: Jon Meacham's Book Party and a Whole Lot of Presidential Trivia - Posted November 13, 2008
Last night's book party celebrating the publication of Newsweek head Jon Meacham's new book about Andrew Jackson, American Lion: Andrew Jackson in the White House, certainly attra... [FishbowlNY]

Election Day '08: Where to Watch Online - Posted November 4, 2008
The New York Observer has put together a comprehensive guide to watching the returns online including links. The Washington Post... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Election Day '08: Where to Watch Online - Posted November 4, 2008
The New York Observer has put together a comprehensive guide to watching the returns online including links. The Washington Post... [FishbowlNY]

The Ticker: FNC, BBC, Colbert... - Posted October 24, 2008
> The highly-rated two-hour FNC weekend specials, hosted by Neil Cavuto, continue tomorrow, from 10-NoonET. The special, "Fox News Special Business Report: Stock Shock," focuses on the economic turmoil this week. ... [TVNewser]

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]

Lunch: Politics As Usual - Posted April 23, 2008
— DIANE CLEHANE Timing is everything. Just ask Hillary Clinton. If we'd come a day earlier we would have dined with Karl Rove. (Well, okay, we'd have been in the same room.) Our spy says the sight of 'Bush's brain'-turned-Fox commentator at table five had the j... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Lunch: Politics As Usual - Posted April 23, 2008
— DIANE CLEHANE Timing is everything. Just ask Hillary Clinton. If we'd come a day earlier we would have dined with Karl Rove. (Well, okay, we'd have been in the same room.) Our spy says the sight of 'Bush's brain'-turned-Fox commentator at table five had the j... [FishbowlNY]

Big Cuts At Newsweek - Posted March 31, 2008
Radar magazine has the news. But fear not, Howard Fineman, Evan Thomas and Jonathan Alter aren't going anywhere (natch). Tipsters: Tell us how this affect's the DC bureau and who's leaving. ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List, 02.21.08 - Posted February 21, 2008
Good morning Washington. Jennifer Love Hewitt is 29! (But don't you dare say size 29...) Yesterday was David Corn's bday. He's also just 29. Quickly navigate Morning Reading List: REVOLVING DOOR | NEWSPAPERS | TV | ONLINE MEDIA | ... [FishbowlDC]

Alter Coming To Town - Posted February 19, 2008
Newsweek's Jonathan Alter is heading to Washington and will be interviewed at tomorrow's Q&A Cafe at Nathans Georgetown. ... [FishbowlDC]

Lunch at Michael's: Presidential Politics & Brian Grazer - Posted September 12, 2007
— DIANE CLEHANE The media mavens, captains of industry and money men were out in full force today where a heaping helping of presidential politics were on the menu. Mayor Joe Armstrong, fresh off his latest trip to Paul Newman's Hole in the Wall Gang Camp hosted ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Lunch at Michael's: Presidential Politics & Brian Grazer - Posted September 12, 2007
— DIANE CLEHANE The media mavens, captains of industry and money men were out in full force today where a heaping helping of presidential politics were on the menu. Mayor Joe Armstrong, fresh off his latest trip to Paul Newman's Hole in the Wall Gang Camp hosted ... [FishbowlNY]

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