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Morning Reading List 07.27.09 - Posted July 27, 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. From yesterday's ... [FishbowlDC]

Awards, Panel & DC Journo A-Listers At The Week's Opinion Awards - Posted April 28, 2009
There were more than plenty DC journos on hand last night at the St. Regis Hotel to see David Axelrod introduce David Brooks as The Week's ... [FishbowlDC]

Downie: WaPo Series Aided Police In Levy Case - Posted February 26, 2009
We raised the question earlier this week of whether or not the WaPo series on Chandra Levy aided in leads to an arrest this weekend. Former WaPo executive editor Len Downie addressed that very question with Editor & Publisher this week. Here are excerpts from ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List 02.23.09 - Posted February 23, 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]

Morning Reading List 02.10.09 - Posted February 10, 2009
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Morning Reading List, 01.09.09 - Posted January 9, 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]

Sunday Show Preview - Posted January 2, 2009
Meet The Press: Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) and a roundtable with The Atlantic's Jeffrey Goldberg, BBC World News America's Katty Kay, Al-Arabiya's Hisham Mel... [FishbowlDC]

Who Knew Downie Was So Sexy?!? - Posted December 24, 2008
From Washingtonian magazine's "Post Watch" column: If sex sells, former Post executive editor Len Downie's novel about a female reporter uncovering a Washington scandal might have legs. By the middle of chapter two, a reporter has bedded his source: "Then she turned toward him, reached back and unhooked her bra, freeing... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List, 11.14.08 - Posted November 14, 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]

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... [Fishbowl NY]

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]

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]

Confirmed: Len Downie Registers To Vote - Posted September 10, 2008
Told ya. During his tenure as the Washington Post's Executive Editor, Len Downie -- as a matter of principle -- never voted, claiming that... I decided to stop voting when I became the ultimate gatekeeper for what is published in the newspa... [FishbowlDC]

Downie A Voter? - Posted September 8, 2008
From our anonymous tips box: It's official: Len Downie is a registered voter in the District of Columbia. ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List, 08.18.08 - Posted August 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... [FishbowlDC]

Downie Looking to "Build Connections Between The Daily and Feature Sections" - Posted August 7, 2008
An internal staff notice from WaPo's Len Downie and Phil Bennett, obtained by FishbowlDC: As part of our effort to build connections between the daily and feature sections and consolidate coverage, Frances Sellers, editor of the Health week... [FishbowlDC]

A Few Un-Observant Observer Details - Posted July 16, 2008
An eagle-eyed reader brings to our attention some missteps in the Observer's recent profile of Katharine Weymouth. Among them: Misspelling Katharine Graham ("Unlike her grandmother, Katherine Graham, ... ") ... [FishbowlDC]

Tales of the Tribune Co.: Hiller and Lipinski Out - Posted July 14, 2008
Rumors were flying this morning that Los Angeles Times publisher and CEO David Hiller was a... [Fishbowl NY]

Tales of the Tribune Co.: Hiller and Lipinski Out - Posted July 14, 2008
Rumors were flying this morning that Los Angeles Times publisher and CEO David Hiller was a... [FishbowlNY]

Brauchli to WaPo: Post-Game Chatter - Posted July 9, 2008
According to Ben Bradlee the reason that WaPo hired outsider Marcus Brauchli to replace departing executive editor ... [Fishbowl NY]

Brauchli to WaPo: Post-Game Chatter - Posted July 9, 2008
According to Ben Bradlee the reason that WaPo hired outsider Marcus Brauchli to replace departing executive editor ... [FishbowlNY]

WaPo Names Brauchli Top Editor - Posted July 7, 2008
Politico, FishbowlDC and Portfolio have been predicting it ... [Fishbowl NY]

WaPo Names Brauchli Top Editor - Posted July 7, 2008
Politico, FishbowlDC and Portfolio have been predicting it ... [FishbowlNY]

Live-Blogging: Downie Interview - Posted April 10, 2008
We're at Nathans Georgetown right now and live-blogging the "Q&A Cafe" interview of Washington Post Executive Editor Len Downie, Jr. by host Carol Joynt. (In chronological order) Sitting with Jim Kimsey, Victoria Michaels and Pam Sorensen (with... [FishbowlDC]

Pulitzers Announced...WaPo Cleans Up - Posted April 7, 2008
Where the WaPo took home the gold: Public Service: Awarded to The Washington Post for the work of Dana Priest, Anne Hull and photographer Michel du Cille in exposing mistreatment of wounded veterans at Walter Reed Hospital, evoking a national outcry and producing reforms by federal officials. Breaking News Reporting: Awarded to The Washington Post... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List, 03.17.08 - Posted March 17, 2008
Happy St. Patrick's Day Washington. Sunday was Ellen McCarthy's birthday. Today is Tim Burger's and Mark Paustenbach's and Saturday was Jenny 8 Lee's. Quickly navigate Morning Reading List: REVOLVING DOOR | NEWSPAPERS | TV | ... [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, 02.22.08 - Posted February 22, 2008
Good morning Washington. Quickly navigate Morning Reading List: REVOLVING DOOR | NEWSPAPERS | TV | ONLINE MEDIA | MAGAZINES | RADIO | JOBS Most of ... [FishbowlDC]

Why Aren't Women Reading The Post? - Posted January 15, 2008
...or at least women ages 18-34 with children under 18 in the household (not that they're micro-targeting or anything...). We hear that Len Downie has charged Sydney Trent to head a committee that will examine why these women do not become regular Post readers as they grow older. ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List, 12.12.07 - Posted December 12, 2007
Good morning Washington. Seven years ago today, Bush v. Gore was decided. And happy birthday Frank Sinatra. (Hat tip: MicCheckRadio) Quickly navigate Morning Reading List: NEWSPAPERS | TV | ONLINE MEDIA | MAGAZINES | ... [FishbowlDC]

Downie Has To Play Scrooge For A Day - Posted December 7, 2007
From a staff note sent from the Washington Post's Len Downie, obtained by FishbowlDC: To restate the obvious, the joy of the Christmas season should not be confused with the acceptance of gifts from newsmakers, news sources or others that would create a conflict of interest. Any perishables received -- flowers, fruit, cakes,... [FishbowlDC]

Photo Caption Contest - Posted May 3, 2007
Click here to watch Ben Bradlee, Len Downie and Chris Cillizza in the latest post.com Story Conference, but tell us what Bradlee is really saying in this scene... ... [FishbowlDC]

Downie Says Thanks - Posted April 17, 2007
A staff note from Len Downie: Thanks to everyone from everywhere on the staff, beginning with Metro, who contributed to today's extraordinary coverage of the Virginia Tech shooting. The depth and authority of the reporting, clarity and eloquence of the writing, precision of the editing, handling of photography and graphics and design... [FishbowlDC]

Post Editors Weigh In On Word Counts - Posted February 28, 2007
The Washington City Paper has a memo from Len Downie and Phil Bennett concerning story length, and Erik Wemple has some thoughts on the matter. >UPDATE: You can also read the entire memo when you click below... To: The Staff From: Len and Phil Our outstanding journalism comes in all sizes, including long piece... [FishbowlDC]

Hank Stuever: Downie Is My Homeboy - Posted January 2, 2007
From his online chat today: New York City: Hank, congratulations you on another fantastic year of The List. It's daring, as always, as well as dead-on. My question, a technical one: Does "In" mean more of "What's In, As Of Right Now" or "What The Public Will Be Into This Year"? That is,... [FishbowlDC]

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