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Washington Journos Read From Their Favorite Children's Books - Posted March 28, 2014
Last night, 826DC, a nonprofit dedicated to supporting students ages 6-18 with their creative and expository writing skills, hosted "An Evening with Washington Journalists and Their Favorite Children's Books" at Bobby Van's Grill. Big names in DC media - CNN's ... [FishbowlDC]

Summer Superlatives 2013: Class Clown - Posted August 14, 2013
Who's the funniest journalist in Washington? I suppose first we must distinguish, are we laughing with them or at them? But for purely comedic purposes let's say these are journalists who are consistently found to be amusing among their peers. This year's lineup includes: Yahoo! News'... [FishbowlDC]

Presidential Broccoli Humor Falls Flat - Posted August 7, 2013
Contrary to popular belief, not all politicians are laugh-out-loud funny all of the time. Some are never funny. Sure, reporters tend to laugh at lawmak... [PRNewser]

Politico's Smashing Party - Posted April 29, 2013
A hush fell over the crowd at Politico's Sunday brunch at Robert and Elena Allbritton's home as a display of food came crashing to the ground outside under a tent. No one was standing near enough to be responsible, so it doesn't look like they'll be adding any guidelines abo... [FishbowlDC]

Ex-Politico's Karin Tanabe: 'I was Terrified' - Posted March 1, 2013
Ex-Politico staffer Karin Tanabe revealed last night that there will be a sequel to her fictional book The List. "There's got to be a sequel," she said at a party celebrating the publication of her first book. Though ... [FishbowlDC]

What Do You Want in the New Year? - Posted January 2, 2013
By Betsy Rothstein and Eddie Scarry We asked Washington journalists to tell us something they want or something they want to happen in 2013. There's a few New York-based political scribes sprinkled in here. Here's what they told us. CBS Chief White House Correspondent ... [PRNewser]

What Do You Want in the New Year? - Posted January 2, 2013
By Betsy Rothstein and Eddie Scarry We asked Washington journalists to tell us something they want or something they want to happen in 2013. There's a few New York-based political scribes sprinkled in here. Here's what they told us. CBS Chief White House Correspondent ... [FishbowlDC]

Julie Mason Finds Bob Woodward 'Grumpy' - Posted December 26, 2012
Just before the holidays, Borderstan, a Washington D.C. blog covering the neighborhoods of Dupont, Logan and U Street ... [FishbowlDC]

Separated at Birth: The Julie Mason Edition - Posted December 11, 2012
Now that SiriusXM's Julie Mason has made the jump to radio, we see her face a lot less often. As host of the Press Pool on SiriusXM 124, she spends less time at the White House and more time behind the mic talking to journos. Despite that, we couldn't help but... [FishbowlDC]

You've Been Warned: With Auto Correct Comes Funny, Frightening and Fretful Errors - Posted October 15, 2012
The auto-correct feature on smartphones is quickly becoming both a blessing and a curse to reporters. While speed-typing to tweet a quote or respond to an email, a typo can quickly be corrected without having to stop. But like a GPS, sometimes things go really wrong. While at the Democratic convention, Rol... [FishbowlDC]

ABC's Scandal Portrays Washington Media As Politicians Wish It Were: Obedient - Posted October 8, 2012
In Thursday's episode of ABC's Scandal, one scene portrays the government-media relationship in a way more detached from reality than a prediction made by Dick Morris. The first lady and widow of a ... [PRNewser]

From McDonald's to Gwen Stefani's Nursery: Top 13 Places Where WH Pool Reporters Go To Wait - Posted August 28, 2012
A large part of pooling with the White House involves patience and what can amount to hours and hours of waiting for very little news. The places journos must linger are routinely included in the reports, but more and more they're turning into elaborate explanations of where "your pooler" is, or... [FishbowlDC]

SiriusXM Unveils Convention Coverage - Posted August 21, 2012
SiriusXM has put together around-the-clock convention coverage featuring several "pop-up" radio shows from each host city. A new channel called "Convention Radio" will let both sides of the political aisle have a chance to maximize their time in the spotlight. At the RNC in Tampa, Convention Radio will feature ... [FishbowlDC]

With Ryan Comes Spark in Journalistic Tone - Posted August 13, 2012
Journalists were as invested as anyone in Mitt Romney's VP pick. After all, they're the ones stuck covering these two for the next th... [FishbowlDC]

Vagina Journalism - Posted June 20, 2012
There are a lot of loose lips on the subject of vaginas lately. Last week two female Michigan State congresswomen were barred from speaking on the House floor after angrily using the word "vagina" while debating an anti-abortion bill. Daily Show host and comedian Jon Stewart mocked the House'... [FishbowlDC]

FishbowlDC Interview With Examiner's Kytja Weir - Posted May 18, 2012
Say hello to Kytia Weir, a transportation reporter for th... [PRNewser]

FishbowlDC Interview With Examiner's Kytja Weir - Posted May 18, 2012
Say hello to Kytja Weir, a transportation reporter for th... [FishbowlDC]

Journos Reveal When They Let Mom Down - Posted May 13, 2012
In a twist on Mother's Day today, we asked Washington journalists to think about a time or moment in their lives when they disappointed her. Just the asking part was fascinating in that it sometimes evoked complicated feelings. While many readily replied to the question, more than one declined for any... [PRNewser]

Journos Reveal When They Let Mom Down - Posted May 13, 2012
In a twist on Mother's Day today, we asked Washington journalists to think about a time or moment in their lives when they disappointed her. Just the asking part was fascinating in that it sometimes evoked complicated feelings. While many readily replied to the question, more than one declined for any... [FishbowlDC]

Behind the Scenes With the Bawdy Julie Mason - Posted April 26, 2012
When we heard that Julie Mason was leaving her post as White House Reporter for Politico to begin a radio show on SiriusXM's P.O.T.U.S. channel, we were intrigued. While many reporters love to hear themselves talk, not everyone can... [FishbowlDC]

Bill O'Reilly Responds to Claim That He Damages The 'Fox News Brand' - Posted April 17, 2012
On his program, Fox News Channel's Bill O'Reilly responded to a claim made on CNN's "Reliable Sources" that he is "damaging" to the "Fox News brand." No, the claim wasn't made by his former staffer Joe Muto, but rather radio host Julie Mason. O'Reilly w... [TVNewser]

It's Helen's Party and She Can Go If She Wants To - Posted March 28, 2012
HuffPost's media writer Michael Calderone wrote a story Tuesday on White House veteran reporter ... [FishbowlDC]

What Will Journos Miss Most About Huntsman? - Posted January 17, 2012
Other than Tim Pawlenty, Republican presidential candidate Jon Huntsman was the only one who never got the fleeting surge in poll numbers all of the other contenders received. He wasn't a particularly exciting candidate even though he did some exciting things. He was a Motocross rid... [FishbowlDC]

What Will Journos Remember Most About Michele Bachmann's Presidential Campaign? - Posted January 6, 2012
Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) ended her presidential campaign Wednesday morning following a dismal finish in the Iowa Caucuses. Countless journalists will miss seeing her throughout the rest of the primary. She was fun, feisty and fabulous, if at times factually challenged -- she... [FishbowlDC]

SiriusXM P.O.T.U.S. From Iowa - Posted January 3, 2012
SiriusXM P.O.T.U.S., a non-partisan channel dedicated to the "Politics of the United States" hosts ... [FishbowlDC]

Politico Hires Globe Reporter to Pick Up the Slack - Posted November 29, 2011
Politico has hired Boston Globe's Donovan Slack to be a senior reporter on their 44 page, which chronicles President Obama. She replaces ... [FishbowlDC]

"Politics on the Rocks" Tonight: Mason, Milbank, Henry & More - Posted November 4, 2011
If you haven't had your fill of Julie Mason and Sirius XM Radio posts today, you're in luck. Because Mason will join an all-star lineup of journo guests on POTUS Channel's "Politics on the Rocks" tonight at 7 pm. Kicking off the one-ye... [FishbowlDC]

Politico's Mason Lands Sirius XM Show - Posted November 4, 2011
Longtime White House reporter Julie Mason is moving to a new medium. After working in print for 25 years, Mason's quick wit and winning personality will be properly showcased in the form of a daily radio show on Sirius XM's POTU... [FishbowlDC]

Summer Superlatives Class of 2011 Winners - Posted August 15, 2011
With the help of our friends from the Florida Election Board, we've tallied up the votes for FishbowlDC's Summer Superlatives competition and are now ready to announce the Class of 2011 winners. To earn their titles and Fishbowl fame, each of these honorees won more votes in their respective... [FishbowlDC]

SS Exit Polls Show Three Close Races - Posted August 9, 2011
Early exit polls from day one of our Summer Superlatives contest indicate only one thing: these races are too close to call tonight. With three sets of rock-solid competitors and a slew of die-hard supporters, FishbowlDC glory is still anyone's for the taking. To spice up the competition,... [PRNewser]

Summer Superlatives: Best Sense of Humor - Posted August 9, 2011
Voting is now open for the first category of FishbowlDC's Summer Superlatives 2011: Best Sense of Humor. With the help of a secret panel of past winners and avid FishbowlDC readers, we na... [FishbowlDC]

So What's in Your Satan Sandwich? - Posted August 2, 2011
After Rep. Emanuel Cleaver (D-Mo.) described the debt bill as a "Satan Sandwich" we wondered what Washington journos (and the husband of one) would put in their own satanic sandwiches. No, it's not a pick-up line but say it enough times and it starts to sound like one. Some reporters claimed... [FishbowlDC]

Steamed Greta Comes to Ed Henry's Rescue - Posted July 28, 2011
Mama bird Greta Van Susteren is protective of Fox News hatchlings, especially when they are just starting to flutter their wings. Van Susteren swooped in Wednesday night to defend the obviously already fair and balanced ... [FishbowlDC]

A Fishbowl Fourth of July - Posted June 30, 2011
For some of us, a Washington Fourth of July is about as desirable as a hot sparkler in the eye. It's not that I'm unpatriotic but bridge and tunnel crowds depress me and fireworks don't impress me (note: the rhyming was unintentional). Still, in honor of Independence Day FBDC... [PRNewser]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted June 30, 2011
QUOTES of the DAY Slate's Dave Weigel in Aspen: "IT'S SO INTENSE" What journalists can expect to hear from the W: 'No comment' "A long, long day of not commenting lies ahead." -- Publicist Barbara Martin, who handles PR for the ... [FishbowlDC]

Examiner Opinion Columnist Breaks Late-Night News of Bin Laden's Death - Posted May 2, 2011
What happens when you don't replace your White House correspondent with experienced reporters? Well, it's late at night, news of Osama Bin Laden's death breaks and the Washington Examiner has to have one of its opinion columnists, Philip Klein, write the story. Klein first joined the Commentary section in March. When... [FishbowlDC]

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

Meet the White House Correspondents - Posted April 30, 2011
Today we're going to peak into the thoughts of some of the White House correspondents for whom this week is supposed to honor. We begin with WHCD board member Julie Mason of Politico ... [FishbowlDC]

The First Toast - Posted April 27, 2011
From L to R: Budding Fashion Reporters Jocelyn Luddy and Reilly Folsom. ... [Fishbowl NY]

The First Toast - Posted April 27, 2011
From L to R: Budding Fashion Reporters Jocelyn Luddy and Reilly Folsom. ... [FishbowlNY]

The First Toast - Posted April 27, 2011
From L to R: Budding Fashion Reporters Jocelyn Luddy and Reilly Folsom. ... [FishbowlDC]

Washington Examiner Cozies Up To Drudge - Posted March 9, 2011
A news organization buying ads on Drudge? That seems to walk a delicate journalism line. Ads can run $29,000 a week. A curious business decision considering recent reports about the Examiner diminishing their White House beat formerly occupied by Julie Mason, an experienced journalist who now covers th... [FishbowlDC]

Examiner Loses 'Ace' to Politico - Posted February 2, 2011
The Washington Examiner is losing White House correspondent Julie Mason to Politico. She'll be a full-time White House blogger for Politico. ... [FishbowlDC]

Separated at Birth... - Posted December 22, 2010
Digital media entrepreneur Jeff Giesea appeared on WETA's "White House Chronicle" with host Llewellyn King last Sunday along with Washington Examiner's White House Correspondent Julie Mason. We see a strong resemblance between Giesea and Mad Magazine's Alfred E. Newman... [FishbowlDC]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted December 3, 2010
QUOTES of the DAY Reporter loves confused C-SPAN callers "Oh, CSPAN callers mixing up censure and censorship, I love you. -- Bloomberg TV's Lizzie O'Leary in a Thursda... [FishbowlDC]

A Royal Pain in the Ass - Posted November 24, 2010
We're hearing that the White House Correspondents' Association has gotten numerous requests to change the Correspondents' Dinner because it's set for the day after the royal wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton. Stay tuned... Update #1: From Washington Examiner's... [FishbowlDC]

DogBowl 2010: The Winners (of sorts) - Posted November 19, 2010
Dear Readers, Last week, a post that was intended to be one post and one dog surprisingly blew up into DogBowl 2010 with five posts, five days and 46 pretty adorable dogs including a ferret (we know, he was a questionable entrant into the contest). Today we award superlatives to some of... [FishbowlDC]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted November 19, 2010
QUOTES of the DAY Coffee free reporter "Day #4 of no coffee and I'm still alive? Who would have guessed?!" -- Gannett Content Manager Laura Cochran in a tweet earlier this week. Keep your eyes... [FishbowlDC]

Want a Friend in Washington? Get a... - Posted November 8, 2010
Dexter von Frisch, Twitter handle: @DexterVonFrisch As the famous saying goes, if you want a friend in Washington, get a dog. Not this dog, mind you. Status: Already taken. Which journo has the cutest dog in Washington? Find out who after the jump... P.S. If y... [FishbowlDC]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted November 4, 2010
QUOTES of the DAY Compassion "I always feel bad for the loser believe it or not." -- FNC "On the Record" host Greta Van Susteren... [FishbowlDC]

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

Sunday Show Preview: 10.31.10 - Posted October 29, 2010
NBC's Meet the Press: Gov. Haley Barbour (R-MS) Chairman, Republican Governors Association; Fmr. Gov. Tim Kaine (D-VA), Chairman, Democratic National Committee; Tom Brokaw, NBC News; Charlie Cook, National Journal; ... [FishbowlDC]

Brave Journos Get Competitive Over Karaoke - Posted October 7, 2010
NBC's Luke Russert and CNN's Brianna Keilar won "Best Duet" for Livin' on a Prayer (All photos taken by FishbowlDC's Matt Dornic.) Milling about in a darkened upstairs barroom last night at the Rock & Roll Hotel, the mood amongst journalists was a low buzz of excitement. Some of Washington D.C. 's nerviest... [FishbowlDC]

WH Press Aide Gives UN Expert Cold Shoulder - Posted September 24, 2010
White House Deputy Press Secretary Josh Earnest, known for being thin-skinned and writing contentious e-mails to reporters around town, had a one-word response to a critical HuffPost review of President Obama's UN speec... [FishbowlDC]

WH Pool Irked by Lack of Access - Posted September 20, 2010
THE DEEP END...TIPS FROM THE POOL In a Pool Report today by Washington Examiner's White House correspondent Julie Mason, annoyance ruled the day due to lack of access this morning at the CNBC's "exclusive" Town Hall with POTUS a... [FishbowlDC]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted August 16, 2010
Quote(s) of the Day Was Snooki Invited? "Nothing like my dad making me and 3 of my girlfriends hike in the river today... :-)" -- The Daily Beast columnist Meghan McCain, daughter to Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.), in a weekend tweet. Chuck Todd has unpleasant fan "@dpleasan... [FishbowlDC]

Group Raises Holy Hell Against Fox News Getting Helen's Seat - They Prefer NPR to Fox News - Posted July 30, 2010
A progressive group called CREDO Action is trying to persuade the White House Correspondents' Association that Fox News is not a legitimate news organization and should not get former White House scribe Helen Thomas's front row seat. The board meets Sunday to decide. Becky Bond, the group's political director, wrote a scathing... [FishbowlDC]

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

CNN's Ed Henry to Vote for Fox News to get Front Row Briefing Room Seat - Posted June 9, 2010
TVNewser has learned CNN White House correspondent and White House Correspondents Association officer Ed Henry will vote for Fox News to take over the front row White House briefing room seat vacated earlier this week with the ... [TVNewser]

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

The FishbowlDC Interview With Washington Examiner's Devilish Julie Mason - Posted May 14, 2010
Say hello to Julie Mason. She is the White House correspondent for the Washington Examiner. She joined the Examiner in October, 2008 after 20 years at the Houston C... [FishbowlDC]

Hello From the Dais - Posted May 2, 2010
C-SPAN's Steve Scully (a past prez of WHCA), Washington Examiner's Julie Mason and White House veteran reporter Helen Thomas wave to FishbowlDC from the dais of the White House Correspondents' Dinner just before President Obama an... [FishbowlDC]

Examiner's Mason Has An Admirer - Posted February 23, 2010
From Craigslist "Miscellaneous" Section: Julie Mason at the Examiner - m4w - 28 (NWDC) "I just saw you on CNN...And I thought wow... she's pretty and smart.. and buxom. And then I thought... Hey, I wonder if she would like to have BLANK BLANK with me... I am 100 percent serious about this...... [FishbowlDC]

Sunday Show Preview - Posted November 21, 2009
• NBC's Meet the Press: Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA), Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchinson (R-TX), Sen. Joe Lieberman (I-CT), Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL), Susan G. Komen for the Cure founder Amb. Nancy Brinker, NBC's Chief Medical Editor Dr. Nancy Snyderman • CBS' Face the Nation: Sen. Jon Kyl (R-AZ), Sen. Charles Schumer (D-NY)... [FishbowlDC]

Trick or Treat: DC Journos Talk Halloween Costumes - Posted October 28, 2009
When it comes to Halloween, I like to do it right or not at all (see Bjork of 2006). But this year, I'm stumped. With the haunted holiday only days away, I reached out to some Washington journos for ideas and inspiration. So, what are your fav. journos wearing... [FishbowlDC]

"DC's Funniest Celeb": All Politics (and Jokes) Are Local - Posted October 1, 2009
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Tonight: "Celebs" Compete for DC's Funniest Crown, Moran & UCP - Posted September 30, 2009
• Who's DC's funniest celeb? FBDC will be on-hand tonight at the DC Improv to find out. "Celebs" include: Joe "the Plumber" Wurzelbacher, US News and World Report's Anna Mulrine, Americans for Tax Reform's Grover Norquist... [FishbowlDC]

FishbookDC Class of 2009: Early Projections - Posted September 2, 2009
Most Likely to be a Headline After all these years, Cox still rocks your socks. Air America's Ana Marie Cox is devastating the competition with almost 60% of the vote. Most Ambitious Early projections show that this one is going to come down to ABC golden boy, Jake Tapper and boy wonder ... [FishbowlDC]

Vote Now: FishbookDC 2009's "Biggest Rebel" - Posted September 2, 2009
Who is FishbookDC Class of 2009's "Biggest Rebel?" If you like your rebellion cooked snarky, vote Mason. Snarky with a side of stone cold silver fox? Vote Curl. Just stoned? Huff-huff-po with Ryan Grim. For a more traditional "scare the sh*t out you" version, you can't go... [FishbowlDC]

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

Taking Out The Trash - Posted August 24, 2009
What we almost missed today... ... [FishbowlDC]

Bloomberg's Karen Leigh Packs DC Bags for Cambodia - Posted August 19, 2009
Bloomberg's Karen Leigh is "trading in golf pool and helo landings for the splendors of Phnom Penh." She'll s... [FishbowlDC]

Taking Out The Trash: Birthday Edition - Posted August 4, 2009
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Mason On WHCA Board Win - Posted July 17, 2009
FBDC caught up with Julie Mason post-WHCA victory this afternoon, who is very excited. "Now I know just how Ahmadinejad felt when he won. Last nigh... [FishbowlDC]

WHCA Election Results: Examiner's Mason, Newsweek's Bailey, NPR's Gonyea and Reuter's Bohan Win Seats - Posted July 17, 2009
And the winner is... The White House Correspondents Association election board results are in. Congratulations to 2011-2012 President Caren Bohan of Reuters. The at-large seat goes to the Examiner's Julie Mason, the radio seat to NPR's Don Gonyea... [FishbowlDC]

WHCA Victory For Mason? - Posted July 16, 2009
Early word on the White House Correspondents Association election results is that Julie Mason "creamed" the competition. With a platform that included an "afternoon cocktail cart, South Lawn ice luge, climate controlled standup positions, barbecue grill and gazebo at Pebble Beach, press access to the swing set and soothing massage..." the Examiner... [FishbowlDC]

Vote Now for Mason Campaign Slogans - Posted June 9, 2009
Yesterday, FishbowlDC called on your creative genius to help Julie Mason's campaign with a slogan for her WHCA Board race. You read, you submitted, we laughed. Now it's time to vote for the best slogan. We've pulled together some of our favorites for your consideration and the c... [FishbowlDC]

The Correspondents Coalition for Cocktail Carts Needs You - Posted June 8, 2009
Last week we told you about the coup forming on Facebook to support the Examiner's Julie Mason in her run for WHCA Board. Mason has already rallied a strong group of supporte... [FishbowlDC]

Julie Mason For WHCA Board Campaign Begins... On Facebook - Posted June 4, 2009
The campaign for the Examiner's Julie Mason for WHCA board has just begun... on ... [FishbowlDC]

Adler & Haddad Launch WHCInsider.com - Posted April 30, 2009
Haddad with NBC WH Correspondent Chuck Todd Tammy Haddad and BizBash Media CEO David Adler announced the launch of their new project, WHCInsider.com this morning. The two have teamed up with former ABC News producer ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List, 12.18.08 - Posted December 18, 2008
Good morning, Washington. What DC street is featured above? 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 for Morning... [FishbowlDC]

Sunday Show Preview - Posted November 14, 2008
Meet the Press: Sen. Carl Levin (D-MI), Sen. Richard Shelby (R-AL), BP Capital Management founder/chair T. Boone Pickens and a roundtable with New York Times' Tom Fried... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List, 10.28.08 - Posted October 28, 2008
Good morning Washington. Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? Drop us a line or let us know in the tips box below. We've got your morning mix of media Muesli after the... [FishbowlDC]

Houston Chronicle Lays Off Mason, Roth - Posted October 9, 2008
Regular readers of Julie Mason's Beltway Confidential Blog may have noticed her October 3 post, in which she cryptically declared: "The blog fades to black, Beltway Confidential is no more -- this rodeo is up." So what's the deal? Turns out Mason, the Chronicle's White House correspondent, and ... [FishbowlDC]

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]

Sunday Show Preview - Posted September 12, 2008
Meet the Press: Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY), Rudy Giuliani, Bob Woodward and NBC's Chuck Todd. Face the Nation: Arizona Gov. ... [FishbowlDC]

Photos: The Pope and the Press - Posted April 16, 2008
It has to be said: No one -- and I mean, no one -- chews gum with as wide of a mouth as CBS's Jim Axelrod. Other things we noticed while at the White House today: Were you one of the reporters who refused to wait in line to gain access to... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List, 02.20.08 - Posted February 20, 2008
Good morning Washington. Quickly navigate Morning Reading List: NEWSPAPERS | TV | ONLINE MEDIA | RADIO | JOBS Most of you did not have to work on Monday. ... [FishbowlDC]

This Week In Pool Reports - Posted December 26, 2007
FLOTUS confirms that 2008 is more than just a year filled with a presidential race. It will also be the year of a presidential wedding. Adorable. "Bush proceeded to private meetings with a total of 14 wounded Iraq veterans, in the process awarding four Purple Hearts, according to White House aide Stuart... [FishbowlDC]

This Week In Pool Reports - Posted October 26, 2007
You can't tell us a drunk, unnamed screech owl does not provide amusing imagery. "After the travel pool left the Inn at Perry Cabin we waited a short time to join the presidential motorcade leaving the Cheneys residence. White House aides informed us that Maryland Crab Cakes were served at lunch, an important... [FishbowlDC]

Journos at the White House! - Posted October 11, 2007
Julie Mason has the pics (and a new hair color!). ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List, 09.27.07 - Posted September 27, 2007
Good morning Washington. Vitamin Water wins out over Gatorade. We looked into this, "missing? washington post's technorati supplied 'who's blogging'" and discovered the Washington Post did no... [FishbowlDC]

The View From The Podium - Posted July 16, 2007
The AP snapped a picture of the podium during President Bush's recent press conference. And Julie Mason wonders: Mark Silva of the Chicago Tribune got a question today. You can see his box circled on the chart, fourth row center, surrounded by a bunch of Xs. To ponder... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List, 07.13.07 - Posted July 13, 2007
Good morning Washington. An NBC release announced that "Meet the Press" had "abnormal start times throughout the country last Sunday, July 8th due to Wimbledon tennis coverage on NBC. According to Nielsen Media Research data, the program was labeled a special, and therefore this edition of 'Meet the Press' will not be... [FishbowlDC]

This Week In Pool Reports - Posted June 22, 2007
Don't age Pres. Bush. He does not appreciate it. He did however dis Tony Snow's band and dodge a question about a GOP dissenter. Oh, and Ed Buckley is a Debbie Downer. "Also, as POTUS was shaking hands in the room after the speech, someone from the back of the room yelled... [FishbowlDC]

"Shhhh -- Ed Henry is thinking!" - Posted May 31, 2007
...so says Julie Mason at Beltway Confidential. Check out other pictures from Bush's recent press conference here. ... [FishbowlDC]

This Week In Pool Reports - Posted May 18, 2007
In this week's pool reports, POTUS is handing out hugs free of charge and we learn that one of his special talents is something called a blanket stitch. We don't know what it is either. "President Bush told the several thousand attendees at the 26th Annual Peace Officers' Memorial Service on the... [FishbowlDC]

Journo Photos - Posted May 18, 2007
Julie Mason, natch, has got 'em all from the recent Bush/Blair presser. ... [FishbowlDC]

Separated At Birth: Julie Mason - Posted May 11, 2007
A reader thinks that the Houston Chronicle's White House Julie Mason... (Photo Credit) ...looks like Chloe from "24" (a.k.a Mary Lynn Rajskub) (... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List, 05.11.07 - Posted May 11, 2007
Good morning Washington. An ABC release announced that "This Week with George Stephanopoulos" " outperformed CBS' 'Face the Nation' in both Total Viewers and Among Adults 25-54 for May 6. "This is the 13th time this season "This Week" beat "Face the Nation" in the key Adults 25-54 demographic. It also marks... [FishbowlDC]

Houston Chronicle Relaunches White House Blog - Posted May 3, 2007
From Julie Mason: Longer than the distance between Jackson Place and the White House, but shorter than the Crawford filing center to the Bush ranch -- the blog has moved. You don't want to miss one more dancing president or vaguely inappropriate world leader... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List, 04.24.07 - Posted April 24, 2007
Good morning Washington. What do Tony Kornheiser and Scooter Libby have in common? Admittedly not much, but they did both make The Phoenix's List of 100 Unsexiest Men, 2007. Reuters ... [FishbowlDC]

This Week In Pool Reports - Posted April 13, 2007
Another slow week for the pool. President Bush has a quiet Easter Sunday, gives Shadegg a shout out and consults Bloomberg's Ed Chen on his speech. "Before leaving Yuma, the president met with the family of a fallen Marine. No other details provided. At the base before takeoff, Bush worked a fenceline... [FishbowlDC]

Afternoon Roundup - Posted March 15, 2007
Tourney pools are cool. The Post's Elizabeth Williamson goes there. Find out more about that PR Newswire "Pitching National Media" event here. ... [FishbowlDC]

Taking Out The Trash, 02.22.07 - Posted February 22, 2007
This is a close one. Dunkin' Donuts and Starbucks are in a tight race. Starbucks has the lead so far. An NBC release announced that "NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams" "was back on top as the most-watched network evening newscast during the week of February 12-16, 2007, attracting 10.168 million total viewers,"... [FishbowlDC]

Taking Out The Trash, 01.23.07 - Posted January 23, 2007
Bolo tie wins. Just goes to show there is a difference between should wear and will wear. Jack Shafer on words journalists should not use. "Cheney, media to take stand in Libby perjury case" An ABC release announc... [FishbowlDC]

This Week In Pool Reports - Posted December 29, 2006
Funny is on vacation this week, along with most of Washington, but Julie Mason still makes us beg for it. What's up with that? And, yes, farm animals are always funny. "The president delivered his remarks in the hangar, with Marine One parked outside. He spoke before a backdrop of blue curtains,... [FishbowlDC]

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