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Weekend Show Preview - 7.13.14 - Posted July 11, 2014
On Monday we gave you the ratings for the July 6 Sunday Shows in the DC Market. Who's on the talk shows this weekend? "Fox News Sunday" has Amb. Dennis Ross. Rick Santorum is headed to NBC's "Meet the Press... [PRNewser]

Weekend Show Preview - 6.29.14 - Posted June 27, 2014
On Tuesday we gave you the ratings for the June 22 Sunday Shows in the DC Market. TVNewser has the national ratings. ... [PRNewser]

Weekend Show Preview - 6.29.14 - Posted June 27, 2014
On Tuesday we gave you the ratings for the June 22 Sunday Shows in the DC Market. TVNewser has the national ratings. ... [FishbowlDC]

MSNBC's Abby Huntsman Praises Fox News' Bill Hemmer for 'Interview Done Right' - Posted May 13, 2014
A compliment among competitors today, as MSNBC's "The Cycle" co-host Abby Huntsman complimented Fox News' Bill Hemmer for his interview this morning with Karl Rove. Kudos to ... [TVNewser]

Profiling: Gutfeld, Hasselbeck, Kohn - Posted April 16, 2014
Greg Gutfeld continues his Not Cool book tour, promoting his new book. The Pensacola News Journal caught... [TVNewser]

Howard Kurtz's 'MediaBuzz' Projects 'Authority, Energy and Pace' - Posted September 8, 2013
It's been a rough year for Howard Kurtz, but you wouldn't know it by today's launch of "MediaBuzz" on Fox News Channel. After his sudden departures from CNN's "Reliable Sources" and ... [Fishbowl NY]

Howard Kurtz's 'MediaBuzz' Projects 'Authority, Energy and Pace' - Posted September 8, 2013
It's been a rough year for Howard Kurtz, but you wouldn't know it by today's launch of "MediaBuzz" on Fox News Channel. After his sudden departures from CNN's "Reliable Sources" and ... [FishbowlNY]

Howard Kurtz's 'MediaBuzz' Projects 'Authority, Energy and Pace' - Posted September 8, 2013
It's been a rough year for Howard Kurtz, but you wouldn't know it by today's launch of "MediaBuzz" on Fox News Channel. After his sudden departures from CNN's "Reliable Sources" and ... [TVNewser]

Here Are The TV News Reporters Congress Follows on Twitter - Posted September 3, 2013
TV news reporters and anchors are terrific sources of news and analysis when it comes to Congress. So it isn't surprising that members of Congress aggressively follow certain members of the news media on Twitter. New York... [TVNewser]

Nobody Puts Donna in the Corner - Posted June 25, 2013
Democratic pundit Donna Brazile is always in the mood to dance. So she informed FishbowlDC recently when asked about the Points of Life Conference at which she danced with FNC's Karl... [FishbowlDC]

What's Dana Tweeting? - Posted June 7, 2013
We've documented the twitter habits of Dana Perino, part of the quirky quintet that hosts "The Five" on Fox News several times before. Her tweets almost always fall into the cat... [FishbowlDC]

Dick Morris Out At Fox News - Posted February 5, 2013
Fox News has severed ties with Dick Morris, declining to renew his contract when it came up for renewal, an FNC spokesperson confirms. Morris, who has been absent from FNC since the w... [Fishbowl NY]

Dick Morris Out At Fox News - Posted February 5, 2013
Fox News has severed ties with Dick Morris, declining to renew his contract when it came up for renewal, an FNC spokesperson confirms. Morris, who has been absent from FNC since the w... [FishbowlNY]

Karl Rove Re-Signs with Fox News Through 2016 Election - Posted January 17, 2013
Karl Rove has re-upped with Fox News Channel, Politico's Mike Allen reports. The multi-year deal will keep th... [TVNewser]

Inauguration 2013: Fox News Coverage Plans - Posted January 15, 2013
Fox News Channel's 2013 Presidential Inauguration coverage will begin Sunday morning and continue through Monday night, with Bret Baier and Megyn Kelly... [TVNewser]

Karl Rove Back on Fox News - Posted December 11, 2012
Karl Rove was back on Fox News last night appearing on "Special Report with Bret Baier." It was Rove's first appearance on the channel in 27 days. Last week, N... [TVNewser]

FNC Sizes Up Megyn Kelly's Future - Posted November 12, 2012
The Daily Beast's Howard Kurtz writes about Fox News anchor Megyn K... [TVNewser]

David Carr: On Election Night Battle Between News And Partisanship, 'Fox chose news' - Posted November 12, 2012
The New York Times' David Carr uses his Monday column to praise the news team at Fox News Channel, for not taking ... [TVNewser]

Inside the Book Party for Melissa Francis' Diary of a Stage Mother's Daughter - Posted November 9, 2012
Melissa Francis jokes that she wants to be writer when she grows up. The Fox Business Network anchor is already on her second career. And with the publication of her memoir, "Diary of a Stage Mother's Daughter," she's on he... [TVNewser]

On Election Night, TV Networks Go Back to Basics - Posted November 8, 2012
If there was an overarching theme of 2012's election coverage, it was a simple one: back to basics. With the exception of NBC and ABC's somewhat dramatic and public coverage, most of the channels refrained from the public displays, and used technological gimmicks sparingly. CBS News coverag... [TVNewser]

Karl Rove is 'Gross Egg That Has a Head Cold' - Posted November 7, 2012
If you haven't watched Karl Rove attempt to throw a giant rotten peach at Fox News' election coverage Tuesday night, do yourself a favor and watch it... [FishbowlDC]

MSNBC's Chris Matthews: 'I'm so glad we had that storm last week...' - Posted November 7, 2012
While Karl Rove was looking silly on Fox News last night, Chris Matthews was making a bit of a fool of himself on MSNBC. Matthews, who is about as inside as political insiders get, said that he was "so glad" that H... [TVNewser]

The Moments People Talked About From Last Night's Coverage - Posted November 7, 2012
With s0 many networks covering the election, you are bound to miss some memorable moments. Here are a few of the things that happened last night during coverage that lit up social media. On Fox News, Karl Rove openly and aggressively disagreed with the network's call that President Obama would win Ohio,... [TVNewser]

FNC and Fox's Election Night Plans - Posted November 2, 2012
Fox News Channel will have Megyn Kelly and Bret Baier anchoring on election night, while ... [TVNewser]

The AM Ticker: Woodward, Drought, Fox Map App - Posted August 14, 2012
As he did for his last two books, journalist Bob Woodward is giving his first interview for his new book The Price of Politics to ABC'a ... [TVNewser]

CNN, FNC Fail in Early Reporting of Health Care Ruling - Posted June 28, 2012
The expediency of TV news is not meeting well with the depth involved in the ruling on the Affordable Care Act of 2010, more commonly known as Obamacare. "Be cautious with us, we're trying to do the best we can," said Bill Hemmer on Fox News,... [TVNewser]

NBC Defends David Gregory Speaking Before Group That Lobbies for GOP Causes - Posted May 15, 2012
"Meet the Press" moderator David Gregory is getting some flack for speaking to a gathering of the National Federation of Independent Business.... [TVNewser]

Sam Zell May Have Bankrupted Tribune Co, but He's Still Got Some Money Left for Karl Rove - Posted February 1, 2012
Interesting little tidbit from an LA Times piece on Karl Rove's "American Crossroads" super PAC--which has brought in $18.4 million from wealthy oligarchs in the past year. Guess who's name turned up on the 2011 donor roster? The end of the year tally ... [FishbowlLA]

Chuck Todd, Charles Krauthammer make GQ's '50 Most Powerful' List - Posted January 18, 2012
While two GOP politicians top the list, a couple tvnewsers are among GQ's "50 Most Powerful People in Washington." NBC's Chuck Todd and Fox News's Charles Krauthammer made the cut. 1) Eric Cantor 2) Mitch McConnell 3) ... [TVNewser]

Melissa Francis Front and Center for FBN Election Coverage - Posted January 10, 2012
In her second day on the job at Fox Business, former CNBC anchor Melissa Francis was part of FBN's New Hampshire primary coverage. Francis handled exit poll segments. "We got you here, and just running, sprinting from the start," said... [TVNewser]

Fox Newsers Greeted by CNN's New Guard - Posted September 28, 2011
A peculiar welcome wagon awaited Brit Hume and ... [PRNewser]

Paying Too Much for FOIA - Posted April 18, 2011
A new article from InfoVegan looks at the costs of the Freedom of Information Act and how those costs will only continue to rise if Data.gov and other open government sites go dark: "FOIA is one of those transparency things that sounds like a good idea, but in the end turns... [semanticweb.com]

Down to the Wire Deal Keeps Government Open and Cablers Reporting - Posted April 8, 2011
Around 10:30, the cable networks began reporting on a deal to keep the government running. The ... [Fishbowl NY]

Down to the Wire Deal Keeps Government Open and Cablers Reporting - Posted April 8, 2011
Around 10:30, the cable networks began reporting on a deal to keep the government running. The ... [FishbowlNY]

Karl Rove Disses Robert Gibbs - Posted December 21, 2010
Karl Rove appeared on Fox News (where he's a contributor) to talk about some of the potential changes at the White House. Specifically, he said that Press Secretary Robert Gibbs is eyeballing David Axelrod's job as senior adviser once he steps down. ... [PRNewser]

FNC Villified NPR Does a Flow Chart of GOP Cash - Posted October 27, 2010
NPR fired Juan Williams. FNC hired Williams and is now trying to "ACORN" NPR because they enjoy carnage. Yes, there's another scorched earth campaign at FNC. They've decided... [FishbowlLA]

Bob Schieffer on the 'Important Role' the Sunday Shows Play in Midterm Election Coverage - Posted October 22, 2010
Yesterday, we reported that the CBS Sunday public affairs show Face the Nation topped its competition in total viewers last week. TVNewser spoke to the program's moderator, ... [TVNewser]

MSNBC's Lawrence O'Donnell on the 'Absurdist,' World of News, and Advice from Keith Olbermann - Posted September 27, 2010
Tonight at 10 PM, MSNBC will premiere the newest addition to its primetime lineup, "The Last Word with Lawrence O'Donnell." Following "Countdown" at 8 PM and "The Rachel Madd... [TVNewser]

Cable News' 'Crossfire Culture' Gets Analyzed - Posted August 2, 2010
The Washington Post's Howard Kurtz writes about the "Crossfire Culture" of cable news, and journalism in general. While ostensibly it is about the... [TVNewser]

Best & Worst Book Trailers Finalists - Posted May 18, 2010
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Glenn Beck Unveils His Upcoming Novel - Posted March 30, 2010
Over the last few years, conservative host Glenn Beck has emerged as a publishing star. This summer, he'll test the waters with an adult novel published by Threshold Editions--the Simon & Schus... [GalleyCat]

'Turd Blossom' Gets Treated Like Crap in Beverly Hills - Posted March 30, 2010
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Four Publishers Struggle to Strike Amazon eBook Deal; Buy Buttons Threatened - Posted March 18, 2010
The publishing world will watch four major publishers very closely for the next few weeks. According to Publishers Marketplace, Simon & Schuster, HarperCollins, Penguin, and Hachette--a quartet dubbed "Agency Four"--could have their buy buttons removed by Amazon (AMZN) i... [GalleyCat]

Book Trailer Attack Ad Takes on Karl Rove Memoir - Posted March 16, 2010
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Rove, Gibbs Cross Paths in FNC Green Room - Posted March 15, 2010
Former top President Bush aide Karl Rove and President Obama's press secretary Robert Gibbs ran into each other Sunday in the green room of FNC's Washington bureau. Despite their opposing politics and clashing tie colors, "Everyone was v... [FishbowlDC]

Rove Looks Back at Fox News' Reporting in 2000 Election - Posted March 5, 2010
•From the LA Times today: Karl Rove, in his new book, discusses the role Fox News' reporting of George W. Bush's 1976 DUI played in the 2000 election. Andrew Malcolm writes, "Rove speculates that the Fox News story prompted enough changed vo... [TVNewser]

Karl Rove Memoir Reflects on Barack Obama and Colin Powell - Posted March 5, 2010
On Monday, the memoir of conservative political strategist Karl Rove will ship--a 608-page tome entitled Courage and Consequence: My Life as a Conservative in the Fight. Today ... [GalleyCat]

Greta Van Susteren and Glenn Beck Get the SNL Treatment Again - Posted February 7, 2010
Happy big dig Sunday to our friends in the Mid-Atlantic. Enjoy this clip from Saturday Night Live -- a send-up of "On the Record with Greta Van Susteren" and her guests, ... [TVNewser]

Karl Rove, Diane Sawyer, Matt Lauer Meet at the White House - Posted January 27, 2010
Earlier on this State of the Union day, Fox News political analyst Karl Rove Tweeted this picture with the caption, "Uniting, not dividing networks." Outside the White House, Rove greeted ABC's Diane Sawyer and NBC's ... [TVNewser]

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

On The Menu: Politico's Calderone Talks About Terrorism Coverage - Posted January 5, 2010
Today, Politico.com staff writer Michael Calderone joined hosts Jason Boog of ... [Fishbowl NY]

On The Menu: Politico's Calderone Talks About Terrorism Coverage - Posted January 5, 2010
Today, Politico.com staff writer Michael Calderone joined hosts Jason Boog of ... [FishbowlNY]

Sneak Peak at NJ's Insiders Poll - Posted December 10, 2009
National Journal revealed its Insiders Poll this afternoon on MSNBC's "Andrea Mitchell Reports." The announcement was followed by a s... [FishbowlDC]

eBook Delays at Simon & Schuster and Hachette - Posted December 9, 2009
Yesterday Simon & Schuster and Hachette made headlines as they revealed they will delay the eBook release of many frontlist titles. Simon & Schuster CEO Carolyn Reidy, t... [GalleyCat]

Karl Rove Memoir Coming in March 2010 - Posted November 18, 2009
Today Threshold Editions announced that they will publish Karl Rove's 592-page memoir, "Courage and Consequence" on March 9, 2010. The political strategist helped elect President ... [GalleyCat]

'Hannity:' 'Not White House Approved' - Posted October 20, 2009
Sean Hannity added a new tagline to his show tonight: "Not White House Approved." "It seems like the White House is developing an enemies list," says Hannity. Democratic strategist/FNC analyst Bob Beckel tells Hannity he understands why Obama might not want to appear on "about three hours worth of programming, including this... [TVNewser]

Sunday Show Notes - Posted October 19, 2009
• Conflicts between the White House and Fox News remained a topic of discussion on the Sunday shows this weekend. This is after White House communications director Anita Dunn appeared on CNN's "Reliable Sources" last week and said of Fox, "Let's not pretend they're a news network..." On "... [FishbowlDC]

White House Officials Discuss Dunn's FNC Comments - Posted October 18, 2009
Today on the Sunday shows, Senior Adviser David Axelrod and White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel discussed the remarks made by communications director Anita Dunn last week regarding White House positions on Fox News. On "This Week with George Stephanopoulos," Axelrod said of Fox News, "It's not really news. It's pushing... [TVNewser]

NJ Poll: Media Influencing the Insiders - Posted September 18, 2009
Which media figures influence the insiders? National Journal published the results of its most recent poll that asked a panel of Congressional and Political Insiders to rank, one-through-five, those columnists, bloggers, and television or radio commentators who most help to shape their own opinion or worldview. New York Times columnist Thomas Friedman received... [FishbowlDC]

Inside Mary Matalin's Conservative Imprint - Posted July 22, 2009
Politico recently profiled Mary Matalin, the Republican strategist, commentator, and and author who now serves as EIC at Simon & Schuster's 4-year-old conservative imprint... [GalleyCat]

Fox News Remembers Tony Snow - Posted July 10, 2009
Sunday marks the one year anniversary of Tony Snow's passing and to honor the former White House press secretary and Fox News contributor, the network will air packages in remembrance. They'll include words from friends and colleagues, including President George HW Bush, President George W Bush, Bill O'Reilly, ... [FishbowlDC]

Sarah Palin's Resignation Catches Media Off Guard - Posted July 6, 2009
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Sarah Palin's Resignation Catches Media Off Guard - Posted July 6, 2009
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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]

Morning Reading List 06.11.09 - Posted June 11, 2009
Good morning FishbowlDC! Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? Drop us a line. What we know and what we're reading this Thursday... [FishbowlDC]

Obama, Cheney, Limbaugh, Powell, Bush, 9/11, Clinton. Discuss. - Posted May 27, 2009
Last night at the Radio City Speakers series, Charlie Rose moderated a debate between Fox News analyst Karl Rove and CNN analyst James Carville. Here's a bit about the ... [TVNewser]

Kevin Spacey Visiting with Abramoff - Posted April 24, 2009
Deadline Hollywood Daily is reporting that 2-time Academy Award winner Kevin Spacey and film director George Hickenlooper are currently at the Cumberland Federal Prison visiting jailed DC lobbyist Jack Abramoff. Abramoff is the subject o... [FishbowlDC]

Kevin Spacey, Method Actor is Studying Abramoff Behind Bars - Posted April 24, 2009
This is a really fun bit from Nikki Finke. Awesome: EXCLUSIVE: My sources tell me that 2-time Academy Award winner ... [FishbowlLA]

David Shuster vs. Karl Rove (Via Twitter) - Posted March 18, 2009
David Shuster has put Karl Rove in his "Hypocrisy Watch" segment on 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue frequently, and as of yet, Rove has not responded publicly. But through Twitter, the ... [TVNewser]

Will Stephanopoulos and Wife Share Guests? - Posted March 9, 2009
Washington Whispers' Paul Bedard recently talked with Alexandra Wentworth (aka Mrs. ... [TVNewser]

Morning Media Menu: February 24 - Posted February 24, 2009
Today on the Menu we welcome back Politico's Patrick Gavin to discuss the traits of a top ten DC Twitterer (you can follow Patrick here). "One of the reasons we inc... [Fishbowl NY]

Morning Media Menu: February 24 - Posted February 24, 2009
Today on the Menu we welcome back Politico's Patrick Gavin to discuss the traits of a top ten DC Twitterer (you can follow Patrick here). "One of the reasons we inc... [FishbowlNY]

FNC Selects Which Karl Rove Tweets Make Air - Posted January 19, 2009
This afternoon during the Fox News Channel show "Live Desk" a producer was showing some comments on the show's blog as well as some Tweets from viewers. One happened to be from FNC analyst Karl Rove...yes he Twitters (4,790 followers). The producer showed a Tweet which read: @livedesk: "Want to recognize efforts... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Morning Reading List, 01.13.09 - Posted January 13, 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]

FNC Announces Inauguration Plans - Posted January 12, 2009
FNC begins its inauguration coverage at 8:30amET and continues through the Inaugural Ball at 9pmET, anchored by Bret Baier (in the morning and evening) and Chris Wallace (in the afternoon). Some notes: • Shepard Smith anchors on FOX from 9... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List, 12.08.08 - Posted December 8, 2008
Good morning, Washington. These seats are from the bar of what DC restaurant? Email us with your best guess and we'll include correct guessers in tomorrow's Morning Reading List. Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? Drop us a... [FishbowlDC]

On Day One, Moderator Meets the Press That Will Cover Him - Posted December 7, 2008
Gail Shister TVNewser Columnist For a guy who has busted moves with Karl Rove and Mary J. Blige, Davi... [TVNewser]

FNC Looks Back At Last Democratic President - Posted November 15, 2008
Fox News Channel airs the fifth episode in the periodic series, "Television & the Presidency," tonight at 9pmET, looking at the years 1997-2000 and President Bill Clinton. The series began in 1984, and it has been eight years since the last original episode aired... [TVNewser]

FNC's Jay Wallace: "People Tuned in to Us for the First Time and They Liked What They Saw" - Posted November 7, 2008
Tuesday at 11pmET was the culmination of almost two years of Election 2008 coverage, and now the news networks move on to covering the advent of an Obama administration. In an interview with TVNewser, FNC VP of news editorial Jay Wallace reflects on election night: "I thought... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List, 11.07.08 - Posted November 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]

Wallace Delivers Cookie From Rove For Stewart - Posted November 6, 2008
While describing his appearance earlier in the show, The Daily Show host Jon Stewart described FOX News Sunday host Chris Wallace as the "news" part of "Fox News." And when Wallace join... [TVNewser]

Party Outside FNC - Posted November 4, 2008
Spectators and tourists watch Karl Rove and FNC on the big screen outside the News Corp. building: The Strategy Room draws a crowd outside FNC HQ: ... [TVNewser]

Sunday Show Preview - Posted October 31, 2008
Meet the Press: Fred Thompson and Sen. John Kerry (D-MA), and a roundtable with Washington Post's David Broder, NBC's David Gregory, NPR's ... [FishbowlDC]

Networks Prep New Technology For Election Night - Posted October 30, 2008
Broacasting & Cable's Glen Dickson previews the new technology being used by CNN for Election Night, including a system to "teleport" correspondents from around the country i... [TVNewser]

Fox News Announces Election Night Plans - Posted October 29, 2008
Fox News will debut a brand new High Definition studio on Election Night, as viewers can watch FOX broadcasting on the network or the Fox News cable outlet (or on Fox News Radio...or on The Strategy room on Foxnews.com). Brit Hume anchors, beginning at 6pmET, on FNC, an... [TVNewser]

FNC's Growing Group of Left-Leaning Pundits - Posted October 20, 2008
Former Clinton campaign staffer Howard Wolfson joined Fox News as a contributor in July, and has appeared on a variety of programs since he ... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List, 10.15.08 - Posted October 15, 2008
Good morning Washington. Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? Drop us a line or let us know in the tips box below. We've got your morning mix of media Muesli after the... [FishbowlDC]

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]

Sunday Show Preview - Posted October 3, 2008
Meet the Press: Democratic strategist Paul Begala and Republican strategist Mike Murphy, and a roundtable with NBC's David Gregory, PBS' Gwen Ifill, Wall Street ... [FishbowlDC]

Cable News Snapshot: Pre-Debate Edition - Posted September 26, 2008
The lead in to tonight's debate on the cablers appears to be similar to the usual schedule, but with slight variations. First on CNN, Campbell Brown: Election Center is being called, "Debate Night in America," and is co-anchored by Wolf Blitzer. Jeffrey T... [TVNewser]

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]

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]

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]

FNC "The Place to Be" for Night One of DNC - Posted August 26, 2008
TV Guy Hal Boedeker thinks "Fox News Channel was the place to be" at the DNC last night. About the coverage coming out of the keynote speech, Boedeker writes, "Even Brit Hume sounded impressed by Michelle Obama... [TVNewser]

Jon Stewart: FNC's Fair & Balanced Claim an Insult "To People With Brains" - Posted August 26, 2008
WaPo's Howard Kurtz attended a breakfast at the University of Denver during which Daily Show host Jon Stewart called FNC's "fair and balanced" slogan... [TVNewser]

The Verdict is Out But Abrams is Still In, For Now - Posted August 21, 2008
The final edition of Verdict aired tonight on MSNBC. But it also may have been the beginning of the end of Dan Abrams' 11-year run with NBC News and MSNBC. He's been a correspondent, anchor and general manager of the third place cable news network and when ... [TVNewser]

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]

Fournier Named Chief of AP's Washington Bureau - Posted August 1, 2008
The AP has just announced that Ron Fournier has been named chief of the AP's Washington bureau. Fournier, who has been serving as acting bureau chief since May, was a former White House correspondent, a nati... [Fishbowl NY]

Fournier Named Chief of AP's Washington Bureau - Posted August 1, 2008
The AP has just announced that Ron Fournier has been named chief of the AP's Washington bureau. Fournier, who has been serving as acting bureau chief since May, was a former White House correspondent, a nati... [FishbowlNY]

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]

Hannity Talks Hannity on Hannity & Colmes - Posted July 18, 2008
Sean Hannity began his show last night talking about, Sean Hannity. The segment was about Barack Obama's ... [TVNewser]

President Bush, Thousands Others, Attend Snow Funeral - Posted July 17, 2008
President George W. Bush, Vice President Dick Cheney and thousands others attended the funeral for former White House press secretary and Fox News anchor ... [TVNewser]

Rove on TCA: "Like Satan Dropping in at the Southern Baptist Convention" - Posted July 17, 2008
After a lively panel earlier this week in Beverly Hills, Karl Rove appeared last night on The O'Reilly Factor to ... [TVNewser]

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]

Rove, Abrams and Varsity Journalism - Posted July 16, 2008
One more storyline from the FNC TCA panel centers around one journalist in particular: Roger Catlin of the Hartford Cour... [TVNewser]

FNC Panel Post-Mortem - Posted July 16, 2008
Monday's Fox News TCA panel featured some already-noted fireworks, but what else? • The Sun-Sentinel's Tom Jicha sees a difference in the tone of certain panels: "Comp... [TVNewser]

Ron Fournier Has Had Better Days - Posted July 15, 2008
The Associated Press' D.C. Bureau Chief is getting killed by the blogosphere (and was the top item on the Huffington Post last night) for an email he sent to ... [FishbowlDC]

Chris Wallace On Keith Olbermann, and An Admission from John Moody - Posted July 14, 2008
It was Fox News' turn in front of the TV critics this afternoon, and the network known for playing a tough offense, found itself on the defense over one of its analysts and some recent on air ... [TVNewser]

Cat Call From Fox News PR - Posted July 14, 2008
Insiders at the Television Critics Association press tour in Los Angeles sent us this image. It's a button with kittens and hearts and the phrase "Hugs and kittens from Fox News Media Relations." We're told the buttons have been spread around the ballroom where Fox News Channel is holding its Q&A in... [TVNewser]

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... [Fishbowl NY]

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]

TV's Most Powerful - Posted April 14, 2008
Some interesting local tidbits in the annual "TV News' 10 Most Powerful": On Fox..."However, FNC has been oddly low-profile and sotto voce in the most portentous political year in memory despite the presence of Karl Rove in Fox News' pundit pack." On ABC's David Westin: "Westin has become an adroit player/booker and the... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List, 04.11.08 - Posted April 11, 2008
Good morning Washington. RIP Bob Greene. And PostTalk turns one. Quickly navigate Morning Reading List: REVOLVING DOOR | NEWSPAPERS | TV | ONLINE MEDIA | ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List, 04.10.08 - Posted April 9, 2008
Good morning Washington. Is it bye-bye Katie?!? It's the birthday of Joseph Pulitzer (1847) and on this day in 1970, Paul McCartney announced that the Beatles were breaking up. Quickly navigate Morning Reading List: REVOLVING DOOR | NEW... [FishbowlDC]

Party Photos: The Week's Opinion Awards - Posted April 9, 2008
You gotta admit: Given how Washington's party/dinner/gala scene can oftentimes feel like like "Groundhog Day," last night's "The Week" Opinion Awards dinner was a breath of fresh air. The crowd was small, impressive and intimate and it lended itself to moments like when Bloomberg D.C. Bureau Chief Al Hunt approached one tabl... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List, 04.04.08 - Posted April 4, 2008
Good morning Washington. It's Kitty Kelley's birthday and the 40th anniversary of Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.'s assassination. Quickly navigate Morning Reading List: REVOLVING DOOR | NEWSPAPERS | TV | ... [FishbowlDC]

About Last Night... - Posted March 5, 2008
Tom Brokaw said "ass," Wonkette doesn't like MSNBC's panel, Tim Russert picks his nose, Fox was ... [FishbowlDC]

Media Events 2.22.08 - Posted February 22, 2008
FRIDAY 2.22.08 WHAT: Signing of No End In Sight: Iraq's Descent Into Chaos WHO: Charles Ferguson WHEN: 7 p.m. WHERE: Book Soup WHY: Dreary, yes, but this work takes you inside the White House, Pe... [FishbowlLA]

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]

Morning Reading List, 01.25.08 - Posted January 25, 2008
Good morning Washington (unless you're Jewish, in which case you're bummed that the WHCA dinner falls on Passover). And, on this day in 1961, JFK held the first televised conference. (Hat tip: MicCheckRadio) Quickly navigate Morning Reading List: ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List, 12.10.07 - Posted December 10, 2007
Good morning Washington. For those of you wondering why we're not including the Politico, Roll Call and The Hill in our "Pictures of Morning Papers" feature -- which we'd love to do -- it's because a.) Politico and Roll Call are usually a day behind in posting theres and b.) The Hill... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List, 11.12.07 - Posted November 12, 2007
Good morning Washington. Hooray for hair conditioner. An ABC release announced, "According to Nielsen Media Research for the week of October 29, 2007, ABC News' 'Nightline' increased among total viewers and Adults 25-54 compared to last year while both CBS' ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List, 11.06.07 - Posted November 6, 2007
Good morning Washington. Eventually, you want to have kids. News University is hosting, The Electronic Election: Covering the 2008 Vote: A NewsU/Poynter Webinar on November 14. Register ... [FishbowlDC]

Whittington: Reporters Are "Insufferable Jerks" - Posted September 27, 2007
Harry Whittington, who was shot by Vice President Dick Cheney in a hunting accident last year, considers the reporters who covered the mishap a bunch of "insufferable jerks." At least that's what former White House political strategist Karl Rove told the Washington Examiner's Bill Sammon in his new book, "The Evangelical President." According... [FishbowlDC]

Karl Rove and His Merry Gang of Architects - Posted August 29, 2007
It's a hot, sticky hump day out here in LA which has got us in one heck of a sour mood. So what could possibly lift our sweaty, humidified spirits? Why Christopher Hawthorne, of course! In today's installment, Hawthorne gets political with his tome "... [UnBeige]

Morning Reading List, 08.17.07 - Posted August 17, 2007
Good morning Washington. It's another really close poll, but Imus wins over Morning Joe by just a hair. An ABC release announced, "According to Nielsen Media Research for Sunday, August 12, 2007, ABC News 'This Week with George Stephanopoulos' is the ... [FishbowlDC]

Who Gets Rove? - Posted August 16, 2007
Which Sunday talk show will get Karl Rove this weekend? And -- assuming that it's more than one -- which show will claim it "exclusive"? Or "first"? ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List, 08.15.07 - Posted August 15, 2007
Good morning Washington. It's close, but you think Sarah Silverman is in fact funny. An ABC release reports, "ABC's 'World News with Charles Gibson' was the #1 evening newscast among Total Viewers, Households and Adults 25-54 for the ... [FishbowlDC]

OJ Publisher Announcement Delayed till Tomorrow...For Now - Posted August 14, 2007
Looks like the folks at Gawker, who are running a prediction game just as we are, are going to have to wait a bit longer till the publisher for IF I DID IT is revealed. Goldman family spokesperson Michael Wright told us this morning that the announcement has ... [GalleyCat]

Bill Plante's Having None of This Garden Party - Posted August 13, 2007
As Karl Rove embraced President Bush today following an emotional farewell announcement on the South Lawn, the solemnity of the moment was shattered by Bill Plante of CBS, who bellowed to Bush: "If he's so smart, how come you lost Congress?" ... [FishbowlDC]

This Week In Pool Reports - Posted August 3, 2007
This week, POTUS party hops and keeps an eye on Nick Robinson. Meanwhile, Mike Allen knows the difference between a 360 and a doughnut. Do you? "POTUS walked to a farewell reception for Rob Portman at Blair House. 'Just out for a stroll,' he told the pool when he arrived at 4:32.... [FishbowlDC]

This Week In Pool Reports - Posted July 13, 2007
The new briefing room gets christened by Helen Thomas; POTUS and FLOTUS do a party drop-in for Dan Bartlett; it's July in D.C. -- yes, it is hot; and POTUS is not exactly a good luck charm for the Nats. "POTUS was in fine fettle this morning as he, FLOTUS, and WHCA... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List, 07.03.07 - Posted July 3, 2007
Good morning Washington. You think the iPhone is a waste of money, well, at least until the second generation comes out. An NPR release announced that "foreign correspondent Philip Reeves, based in New Delhi, has been recognized with ... [FishbowlDC]

Rove: Friend of Journos - Posted May 11, 2007
From Mark Silva's pool report: Karl Rove came over, grabbed my laptop - not a party laptop, mind you - and offered to file my story. I was tempted. ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List, 04.25.07 - Posted April 25, 2007
Good morning Washington. Not everyone is a fan of Sanjaya, or at least you're not bummed that you didn't get a picture with him to show your mom. David Bass and David Corn ... [FishbowlDC]

A Year After Colbert: Little Bombs White House Dinner - Posted April 23, 2007
A year watching Steven Colbert fillet the Bush administration at the White House Correspondents Dinner in Washington, we knew Colbert's replacement, Rich Little, would be about as... [Fishbowl NY]

A Year After Colbert: Little Bombs White House Dinner - Posted April 23, 2007
A year watching Steven Colbert fillet the Bush administration at the White House Correspondents Dinner in Washington, we knew Colbert's replacement, Rich Little, would be about as... [FishbowlNY]

CNN Nabs Perino - Posted April 20, 2007
FishbowlDC has learned that Deputy Press Secretary Dana Perino (so hot right ... [FishbowlDC]

LAT in 90 Seconds - Posted April 5, 2007
Cube=Square: We knew hip-hop was dead when we saw Karl Rove rap. But for those of you who held out hope, we offer you this. ... [FishbowlLA]

The Little Design Firm That Caused a Big Political Scandal - Posted April 4, 2007
Although we don't really understand what happens in those big white buildings (refer to our sister blog for that), one political story has popped onto our radar this week. For the Washington-clueless, it's recently been... [UnBeige]

Morning Reading List, 03.30.07 - Posted March 30, 2007
Good morning Washington. You laughed at Karl Rove. Not with him. An NBC release announced that "Meet The Press with Tim Russert" won the week ending March 25 in all categories, both nationally and in Washington, D.C. "Meet" attracted 44% more vi... [FishbowlDC]

Radio / TV Correspondents' Dinner: The Photos - Posted March 29, 2007
Swinging times were had at last night's 63rd Annual Radio & Television Correspondents' Association Dinner at the Washington Hilton. The 2,000+ audience dined on New Orleans Cajun Salad, Texas Rubbed Tenderloin of Beef and Mississippi Mud Pile, while washing it down with Stone Cellars Chardonnay and Stone Cellars Cabernet Sauvignon. The evening's... [FishbowlDC]

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