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WaPo Outlook Editor Carlos Lozada's New Role - Posted 5 days, 8 hours ago
The Washington Post Outlook editor Carlos Lozada has been named the outlet's new nonfiction book critic. In this role, he'll pen weekly reviews of nonfiction books and long-form w... [FishbowlDC]

NY Times Mag Adds Tamar Adler - Posted October 1, 2014
Despite massive newsroom cuts at the New York Times, the Times Magazine continues to grow as it gears up for a relaunch. ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

NY Times Mag Adds Tamar Adler - Posted October 1, 2014
Despite massive newsroom cuts at the New York Times, the Times Magazine continues to grow as it gears up for a relaunch. ... [FishbowlNY]

Round 3 Superlative Winners: Pamela Kirkland, Brad & Lauren Dayspring, Maggie Haberman - Posted August 18, 2014
Friday marked the end of the 2014 FishbowlDC Summer Superlatives after a long, grueling competition for more than 50 nominees in 10 categories. ... [FishbowlDC]

Round 3 Superlatives: Sexiest Radio Voice, Best Writing, Cutest Couple, Most #Basic - Posted August 12, 2014
It's time for Round 3 of the FishbowlDC Summer Superlatives, the final round of our journey back to high school to name our colleagues for how they should really be remembered. This time, we bring you the final four categories, Sexiest Radio Voice, Best Writing, Cutest Couple, and Most #Basic. Voting in... [FishbowlDC]

FishbowlDC Top 5 Stories of the Week - Posted June 20, 2014
This week's top 5 stories across the site. 1 - First Look: National Journal Redesign, to Serve Chicken and Waffles on Capitol Hill 2 - ... [FishbowlDC]

Mediabistro Morning Roundup - 6.20.14 - Posted June 20, 2014
From TVNewser to FishbowlNY, here are your top stories across Mediabistro. Lost Remote Chelsea Handler to Host Talk Show on Netflix AllFaceb... [FishbowlDC]

CBS News Toasts to 50 Years with Bill Plante - Posted June 19, 2014
As if there wasn't enough going on in DC last night (the Congressional Women's Softball Game, ... [FishbowlDC]

Jake Tapper and Mark Leibovich Interview Each Other on How to Make it in This Town - Posted June 19, 2014
[caption id="attachment_128223" align="alignright" width="368"] Jake Tapper. Photo credit: Janet Donovan[/caption] Wednesday night at Hogo, 826DC hosted an event on "How to Make it in This Town" with New York Times best selling authors ... [FishbowlDC]

Weekend Show Preview, 6.6 - 6.8 - Posted June 6, 2014
Who's on the talk shows this weekend? Glad you asked: Sunday: CBS's "Face the Nation": Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA), David Rohde of Reuters, ... [PRNewser]

POLITICO's Kenneth Vogel Goes All This Town on American Politics in Big Money - Posted June 3, 2014
In book stores like Kindle and Nook today, find POLITICO Chief Investigative Reporter Kenneth P. Vogel's latest BIG MONEY: 2.5 Billion Dollars, One Suspicious Vehicle, and a Pimp--on th... [FishbowlDC]

Weekend Show Preview, 5.30 - 6.1 - Posted May 30, 2014
Who's on the talk shows this weekend? Glad you asked: Sunday: CBS's "Face the Nation": Sen. John McCain (R-AZ), Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT), Robert E. Wallace of the VFW, Fmr. CIA Dir. Gen. Michael Hayden, ... [PRNewser]

In Case You Missed It: TV Shows = Politics - Posted December 19, 2013
Good reads from across the web that you might have missed: You certainly won't be able to miss this: scaffolding to go up on the Capitol dome. by ... [FishbowlDC]

Politico Media Panel Agrees Media 'Leans Left' - Posted December 19, 2013
A Politico Playbook panel with CNN's Jake Tapper, NBC's Kelly O'Donnell, the New York Times' ... [TVNewser]

Journos Convene Secret Year End Meeting To Plot Fate of Nation - Posted December 13, 2013
A secret cabal of journalists will gather next Wednesday at their lair in Washington, DC, -known as the Newseum -to plot the fate of our nation for the year to come, FishbowlDC has learned. Peter Baker, ... [FishbowlDC]

Capital New York's Sexiest 60-Second Interview Yet - Posted December 10, 2013
One of the features of Capital New York's brand new "Media Pro" morning newsletter is something called The 60-Second Interview. Participants so far have included Curbed CEO Lockhart Steele, Hollywood Reporter editorial director ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Capital New York's Sexiest 60-Second Interview Yet - Posted December 10, 2013
One of the features of Capital New York's brand new "Media Pro" morning newsletter is something called The 60-Second Interview. Participants so far have included Curbed CEO Lockhart Steele, Hollywood Reporter editorial director ... [FishbowlNY]

Best. Disclosure. Ever. - Posted November 8, 2013
Poynter's Andrew Beaujon profiles for TNR former FishbowlDC editor Betsy Rothstein, who recently announced her move to the Daily Caller. If you read nothing else, t... [FishbowlDC]

At Last! A Soir e for D.C.'s Party Hostess - Posted October 23, 2013
Lobbyist Heather Podesta will host a party for lobbyist and well-known party host Juleanna Glover for a job move to Teneo. A note to NYT Mark Leibovich: There will be valet parking. And potential crashers... definitely not the kind of party one shows up to uninvited. See the invite...... [FishbowlDC]

NYT's Leibovich Gets Overflow Room - Posted October 17, 2013
Who says NYT's Mark Leibovich will never get invited anyplace in Washington after writing his summer blockbuster about the wealth of self-promoting douchebags in Washington? Well, just about everyone. But just about everyone al... [FishbowlDC]

NYT Correspondent: A Watergate Scandal Would Never Be Uncovered by Journalists Today - Posted October 11, 2013
In recent years, as Ken Auletta discussed not too long ago on PBS NewsHour alongside ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

NYT Correspondent: A Watergate Scandal Would Never Be Uncovered by Journalists Today - Posted October 11, 2013
In recent years, as Ken Auletta discussed not too long ago on PBS NewsHour alongside ... [FishbowlNY]

Benetton Recognizes D.C.'s High Fashion Set - Posted October 10, 2013
A few Washington journalists, a socialite, an author and a fashion curator are getting called out for their fashion prowess. They are Washingtonian's ... [FishbowlDC]

Bardella Hasn't Read This Town, Come Again? - Posted October 4, 2013
Kurt Bardella, the Capitol Hill aide who infamously worked for Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.), was fired for leaking journalists' emails to NYT writer Mark Leibovich and then rehired six months later,... [FishbowlDC]

Meet Mark Leibovich's Monster - Posted October 3, 2013
As the clock struck 5:16 p.m. Wednesday, the email blast arrived. Or rather, Kurt Bardella, one of the star monsters in NYT's Mark Leibovich's summer blockbuster, This Town, had risen from the ashes or the lava (Holl... [FishbowlDC]

Sam Youngman's Goodbye Soir e is 'The Other Side of This Town' - Posted October 2, 2013
A sizable gathering of journos packed into the dimly-lit Oyster Bar of Old Ebbitt Grill last night to bid farewell to Sam Youngman, who's headed to Lexington, Ky. to shake things up at the Kentucky-Herald Leader. "It's so easy to sh-t all ove... [PRNewser]

Sam Youngman's Goodbye Soir e is 'The Other Side of This Town' - Posted October 2, 2013
A sizable gathering of journos packed into the dimly-lit Oyster Bar of Old Ebbitt Grill last night to bid farewell to Sam Youngman, who's headed to Lexington, Ky. to shake things up at the Kentucky-Herald Leader. "It's so easy to sh-t all ove... [FishbowlDC]

HuffPost Writer Pulls Heartstrings, Bashes Leibo for Snarky This Town - Posted September 5, 2013
It's really tough to compete with death. Still, we think NYT's Mark Leibovich wins out over the views of HuffPost's Nancy Doyle Pal... [FishbowlDC]

'Me Walls' and Vanity License Plates Reflect Personal Brands - Posted August 22, 2013
Having a active presence on the latest social platforms is the main focus for many self-promoters. But 'me walls' and vanity license plates have been around far longer than Facebook posts and Twitter handles. They offer creative personal branding options for car owners and exec... [PRNewser]

Tammy Haddad: Pre-White Streak - Posted August 19, 2013
Ever tried to imagine what Washington socialite and publicist Tammy Haddad and star in Mark Leibovich's new book This Town would look like without that white stripe in her dark brown hair? Well, the wait is over. ... [FishbowlDC]

Afternoon Reading List 08.16.13. - Posted August 16, 2013
The close ties of MSNBC and Politico -- It's a common practice for cable news networks to bring in reporters from other outlets for roundtables and panel discussions. But, as BuzzFeed's ... [FishbowlDC]

Politics & Prose Owners to Bezos: Welcome to Washington You Ruthless Outsider - Posted August 8, 2013
If Politics & Prose owners Brad Graham and Lissa Muscatine are any indication, WaPo's new owner ... [FishbowlDC]

NJ's Fournier Goes on Book Leave, but First Bellyaches at a Party - Posted July 29, 2013
On Friday National Journal's Editorial Director and national correspondent Ron Fournier went on book leave. The book will center on the genuinely touching National Journal Magazine ... [FishbowlDC]

This Town Hits Politics & Prose: 'I HOPE THIS ENDS AT 8!' - Posted July 26, 2013
By 6:15 p.m. the folding chairs at Politics & Prose were nearly filled as the mostly elderly crowd got situated for the Leibo Show. Two seats contained "reserved" signs, so we were convinced they had to be for NYT's Mark Leibovich... [FishbowlDC]

This Town Hits Politics & Prose: 'I HOPE THIS ENDS AT 8!' - Posted July 26, 2013
By 6:15 p.m. the folding chairs at Politics & Prose were nearly filled as the mostly elderly crowd got situated for the Leibo Show. Two seats contained "reserved" signs, so we were convinced they had to be for NYT's Mark Leibovich... [PRNewser]

Atlantic's Molly Ball Goes to This Town and Gets Ignored by WaPo's Sally Quinn - Posted July 25, 2013
When it came time to plan a party for the release of his new book, This Town, ... [PRNewser]

Atlantic's Molly Ball Goes to This Town and Gets Ignored by WaPo's Sally Quinn - Posted July 25, 2013
When it came time to plan a party for the release of his new book, This Town, ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted July 25, 2013
THIS TOWN: "This is the point of the party where I become everything I mock." -- NYT's ... [FishbowlDC]

Carlos Dangerously-Named Journos - Posted July 24, 2013
Anthony Weiner admitted yesterday to using the online alias Carlos Danger to carry on a strange Internet affair with a 22-year-old woman. If you're anything like us, that got you wondering how Weiner came up with such a great alias. Already having graced the news media by havin... [FishbowlDC]

Bipartisan Policy Center Solicits Birthday Wishes for Bob Dole (Yes, We're Serious) - Posted July 22, 2013
You'd think a mention in the number three slot of the famed birthday section of Politico Mike Allen's Playbook would be a sufficient birthday wish for former Sen. Bob... [FishbowlDC]

Afternoon Reading List 07.18.13 - Posted July 18, 2013
That's "Mr." to you -- Though the lede mentions the Trayvon Martin verdict, don't worry. It's not another opinion piece about the trial or verdict. Instead, Slate's Katy ... [PRNewser]

Morning Chatter - Posted July 17, 2013
"He just heard about @RedEyeFNC and how I'm filling in for @greggutfeld. He can't bear to look." -- ... [FishbowlDC]

The Atlantic's Questionable Imitation of CNN's 'Crossfire' - Posted July 16, 2013
If The Atlantic was really going to reinvent CNN's "Crossfire" at a quasi-debate event Thursday at their Watergate HQ, they would've been well-advised to invite someone like Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) to square off against Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel. Instead they ... [PRNewser]

The Atlantic's Questionable Imitation of CNN's 'Crossfire' - Posted July 16, 2013
If The Atlantic was really going to reinvent CNN's "Crossfire" at a quasi-debate event Thursday at their Watergate HQ, they would've been well-advised to invite someone like Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) to square off against Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel. Instead they ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted July 9, 2013
Anonymous Rant: "When will you note the obvious: that there is nothing remotely new or surprising in 'This Town?' Everything is exactly as it appears, ... [FishbowlDC]

Leibo's 'This Town' at Politics & Prose - Posted July 9, 2013
NYT Magazine's Mark Leibovich, author of the much buzzed about This Town: Two Parties and a Funeral-Plus, Penty of Valet Parking!-in American's Gilded Capital, will appear at Politics & Prose on July 23 at 7 p.... [FishbowlDC]

Journos React to 'This Town' in Good and Cozy Ways - Posted July 8, 2013
Mark Leibovich's new book, This Town: Two Parties and a Funeral-Plus, Plenty of Valet Parking!-in America's Gilded Capital, has caused quite a stir inside the beltway. As an inside look into Washington's cul... [PRNewser]

Journos React to 'This Town' in Good and Cozy Ways - Posted July 8, 2013
Mark Leibovich's new book, This Town: Two Parties and a Funeral-Plus, Plenty of Valet Parking!-in America's Gilded Capital, has caused quite a stir inside the beltway. As an inside look into Washington's cul... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted May 14, 2013
Quotes of the Day "Smoke was coming out of my phone yesterday." -- NBC "TODAY" Show's Savannah Guthrie on announcing her engagement to Michael Feldman Monday. ... [FishbowlDC]

'Top Journalist' Mike Allen Guesses His Role In Leibovich Book - Posted April 26, 2013
If nothing else, Politico, along with its Executive Editor Jim VandeHei and Chief White House Correspondent Mike Allen... [FishbowlDC]

Anonymous Sources for Valentine's Day - Posted February 13, 2013
In elementary school, it's a common tradition for awkward children to pass out little "Power Rangers" and "Bratz" cards on Valentine's Day to all of their classmates. The cards usually have messages like "You Rock! XOXO" and "Cool, Dude! XOXO" This year, FishbowlDC would like to serve as a forum for something... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted February 4, 2013
Quotes of the Day BuzzFeed's Chris Geidner shows off his new hoodie. Important Reminder "Please everyone, don't forget to tweet pictures of yourselves with other people we recognize in the Green Room." -- NYT'... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted January 29, 2013
Quotes of the Day "Sunrise on the Potomac at Key Bridge in Georgetown." -- NBC Washington cameraman Jim Long with the accompanying photograph. ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted January 8, 2013
Quotes of the Day Startling Monday headline "Woman killed by Orange Line train" -- story by the Washington Examiner's transportation reporter Kytja Weir. Read ... [FishbowlDC]

Fish Food - Posted December 13, 2012
(A Sprinkling of Things we Think you Ought to Know...) NYT's Mark Leibovich 'a fraud'-- A truly ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted November 27, 2012
Quotes of the Day "I tried to watch it. I obviously had to have a couple of glasses of champagne." -- E! late-night talk show host Chelsea Handler on Lifetime's Liz and Dick starring Lindsay Lohan. Both Chelsea and Lindsay have graced the White House Correspondents' Dinner. ... [FishbowlDC]

Biased My Ass! - Posted October 10, 2012
Thanks to Newsbusters, a new feature is born. It's called "Biased My Ass" and it concerns the avalanche of conservative media outlets coming down hard on so-called members of the "mainstream media" for being good liberally biased soldiers in the tank for President Obama and the rest of the Democrat... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted September 25, 2012
Quotes of the Day Congratulations to...MSNBC's Willie Geist for being hired for the 9 a.m. hour of The TODAY Show. He will no longer do the Way Too Early program but will continue to have a presence on Morn... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted September 4, 2012
QUOTES of the DAY BOSOM BUDDIES: If they do nothing else, conventions bond people together in unfathomable ways. The Daily Caller Editor-in-Chief Tucker Carlson poses with FishbowlDC's ... [FishbowlDC]

CNN Grill to Unveil Top 5 Political Journos - Posted August 30, 2012
This afternoon CNN has an important announcement to make. Will NYT's Mark Leibovich, a newfound Twitter fiend who was recognized this week for his skills on MSNBC's "Morning Joe" be among the winners? Funny, he didn't seem to take it we... [FishbowlDC]

Fishbowl Summer Superlatives - THE RESULTS Part Deux - Posted August 24, 2012
On Thursday, we began rolling out the results of our Summer Superlatives and today, you get to meet the rest of the winners. Thanks for voting. Today's results kicks off with the Best Dressed category. This cage match was between Politico's ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted August 15, 2012
Quotes of the Day Reporter gets scolded by stranger "A crazy lady at the bus stop started yelling I was torturing her by using my iPhone. It tortures me too lady!" -- Politico's Kat... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted August 10, 2012
Quotes of the Day Journo shares his squid: "This is the best crispy squid/calamari I've ever had." -- WaPo designer Tim Wong. Late-night *&^... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted July 24, 2012
Quotes of the Day Journo Love "@NorahODonnell Norah! You are a rock star LOVED working with YOU! Killer blue eyes,... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted July 18, 2012
Quotes of the Day "Can't believe this is all I'm packing for 30 days in Costa Rica. Life gets a lot lighter without cameras" -- D.C. based Editorial Photographer ... [FishbowlDC]

HBO's 'Newsroom' Gets Dim Reviews in D.C. - Posted June 26, 2012
By Eddie Scarry and Betsy Rothstein HBO's drama Newsroom debuted Sunday night. The series tells the story of an easily agitated cable news anchor played by Jeff Daniels who has a public meltdown at Northwe... [FishbowlDC]

Byers Goes BOOM! - Posted June 19, 2012
It's been quite a day for Politico's Dylan Byers. He broke the story of John Stanton taking the reigns of the Buzzfeed D.C. Bureau. He announced his scoop on Twitter. Boom:: BuzzFeed names D.C. bureau chief: John Stanton (@bigjohnrc) ... [FishbowlDC]

Mark Leibovich Joins New York Times Magazine - Posted June 19, 2012
Mark Leibovich is joining The New York Times Magazine as chief national correspondent. Leibovich has been a political reporter for the Times, most recently covering th... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Mark Leibovich Joins New York Times Magazine - Posted June 19, 2012
Mark Leibovich is joining The New York Times Magazine as chief national correspondent. Leibovich has been a political reporter for the Times, most recently covering th... [FishbowlNY]

Morning Chatter - Posted June 18, 2012
Quotes of the Day Father's Day Treats: "Cleaning the pot after making rice krispy treats." -- Mr. Norah O'Donnell (i.e. Chef Geoff, husband to CBS Chief White House... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted June 15, 2012
Quotes of the Day From the Dept. of Bragiculture... "Hmmm..not sure this is good news: Sen Feinstein: 'You learn more from the book than I did as chair of intel cmte.'" -- NYT Chief Washington Correspondent ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted June 7, 2012
Quotes of the Day Journo witnesses oatmeal disaster "Old man just spilled oatmeal all over his shirt. Thought he could lazily spoon his breakfast without consequence. Now heading to restroom." -- FBDC and The Blaze's ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted April 23, 2012
Quotes of the Day Hey Boybander: Go on vacation already goddamn you! "Well, @United 1736 into IAH is delayed. Someone better make sure @United 53 is held so I don't miss my honeymoon transfer." -- Slate economics reporter ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted April 18, 2012
Quotes of the Day "Senator, the pornographic material has been removed from your desk." -- the note that "Veep" actress Julia Louis-Dreyfus said she left in Sen. Al Franken's (D-Minn.) desk on the Senate floor. She broke the... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted April 18, 2012
Quotes of the Day "Senator, the pornographic material has been removed from your desk." -- the note that "Veep" actress Julia Louis-Dreyfus said she left in Sen. Al Franken's (D-Minn.) desk on the Senate floor. She broke the... [PRNewser]

Morning Chatter - Posted April 13, 2012
Morning Quotes MSNBC's Schultz goes fishing FOn Thursday night's program, host Ed Schultz discussed jobs, tax breaks, and Rosengate and then concluded his interview with V.P. Bi... [FishbowlDC]

Washington's Glitzy Debut of 'Game Change' - Posted March 9, 2012
HBO's Game Change came to Washington last night, perhaps in more ways than one. Politicians, their aides and reporters came together last night at the Newseum for a star-studded evening to celebrate the now famed book by NY Mag's ... [PRNewser]

Washington's Glitzy Debut of 'Game Change' - Posted March 9, 2012
HBO's Game Change came to Washington last night, perhaps in more ways than one. Politicians, their aides and reporters came together last night at the Newseum for a star-studded evening to celebrate the now famed book by NY Mag's ... [AgencySpy]

An Evening Swim in the Fishbowl - Posted February 18, 2012
On Thursday night we welcomed upwards of 160 guests to Lost Society on U Street for a party so full of waves that some may never forget it. Journos climbed two super steep flights of stairs to reach the rooftop, which was filled with candles and drenched in rose petals. Notable... [TVNewser]

Morning Chatter - Posted January 11, 2012
Quotes of the Day Big Ball of WHAT? FNC's Greta Van Susteren remarked: "We spotted one of our colleagues crossing the street in Manchester but what really caught our attenti... [FishbowlDC]

Whose Shoes: Revealed - Posted November 17, 2011
Yesterday we presented you with these mystery loafers worn by a certain Washington, D.C. journalist. Guesses included: Janet Donovan (kidding), WaPo's Dana Milbank, Khloe Kardashian, Yahoo! News' David Chalian, Washington D.C.'s professional partygoer and "futurist" Brendan Kownacki, and Fox & Friends ... [FishbowlDC]

Tick Tock: Jack Abramoff Book Party - Posted November 16, 2011
Today FishbowlMatt and I take you inside last night's book party at the Northwest Washington home of Daily Caller Editor-in-Chief Tucker Carlson and his wife, Susie, for ... [PRNewser]

Tick Tock: Jack Abramoff Book Party - Posted November 16, 2011
Today FishbowlMatt and I take you inside last night's book party at the Northwest Washington home of Daily Caller Editor-in-Chief Tucker Carlson and his wife, Susie, for ... [FishbowlDC]

Washington Fetes Whitaker's Family Memoir - Posted October 28, 2011
[caption id="attachment_54600" align="alignleft" width="250" caption="Whitaker with wife Alexis Gelber "][/caption] Looking for a way to pass the time while you wait out this weekend's wintry weather? If so, you're in luck because Mark Whitaker... [FishbowlDC]

VandeHei Voices Disdain for Habitual Tweeting - Posted October 18, 2011
Mark McKinnon, political communications strategist and columnist for The Daily Beast, chatted with Politico's Executive Editor ... [FishbowlDC]

Tammy Haddad...Garden Party...Social Maven...Blah Blah Blah - Posted September 7, 2011
To read the latest Washington social scene story in Women's Wear Daily would make a person think Washington is much more down to earth than it is. The gist is a refrain heard often around town: Those connected to any real power dislike attending the parties and most claim to be... [FishbowlDC]

BREAKING: Fired Aide Returns to Rep. Issa's Office - Posted August 24, 2011
We hear that Kurt Bardella is leaving his job as publicist of The Daily Caller and returning to the office of Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.), the lawmaker who fired him in early March. ... [GalleyCat]

Top 10 Reasons to Read the Kurt Bardella Profile in Washingtonian - Posted June 30, 2011
Even before Luke Mullins finished conducting interviews for his profile on Kurt Bardella for the July edition of Washingtonian, there was a general fatigue amongst reporters and political aides who felt the sto... [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]

Happy Birthday Mike Allen! - Posted June 21, 2011
Today is the birthday of "the man the White House wakes up to." That's Politico's Playbook Author Mike Allen, who was born in 1964 in Orange County, Calif. You won't see this news in his own birthday section -- he'... [FishbowlDC]

Washington Toasts Chris Licht - Posted May 27, 2011
[caption id="attachment_40429" align="alignnone" width="524" caption="Licht, Brzezinski, Mike Allen, Mark Leibovich, Louis Burgdorf"][/caption] If the idea of Mark Leibovich's impending ... [FishbowlDC]

NYT's Mark Leibovich Wins Ellie for Delving Into Netherworld of Politico's Mike Allen - Posted May 11, 2011
NYT's Mark Leibovich was among several Washington journalists who came away from the National Magazine Awards (nicknamed the "Ellies" for their elephant-shapped trophies) this week with accolades. Leibovich won the ma... [FishbowlDC]

Politico Snubs NYT's Leibo From Brunch - Posted April 29, 2011
That Allbritton brunch on Sunday is as clubby as it gets. So much so, that longtime friend NYT's Mark Leibovich, who wrote the lengthy magazine cover story in April of last year that blew up ... [FishbowlDC]

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

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]

Incest Desk - Posted April 25, 2011
NYT's Mark Leibovich likely has enough examples of cozy Washington scenarios for his upcoming book on Washington's incestuous culture. But we're starting this new feature anyhow to highlight a subject that's begging fo... [FishbowlDC]

Daily Caller Hires Bardella as Comm. Director - Posted April 15, 2011
When one door closes another opens. Kurt Bardella has been hired to be the communications director for The Daily Caller. This comes on the heels of the former House Republican aide getting fired by Hou... [FishbowlDC]

Look Who Keeps Getting Cozy With Politico - Posted April 11, 2011
The fling is intensifying. Politico's "The Arena" flung its doors open wide this weekend and once again let Kurt Bardella offer his opinions. This time the subject matter was the potential government shutdown that never happened. Politico paved the way for B... [FishbowlDC]

Politico Not Fretting Over NYT Leibovich's Book - Posted March 18, 2011
Politico top brass is not worried about NYT Mark Leibovich's upcoming book about the incestuous culture of Washington. This helps explain why the publication's "The Arena" section last night ... [FishbowlDC]

Odd Bedfellows: Politico Publishes Opinion Piece by Fired Issa Aide - Posted March 17, 2011
In a bizarre twist, Kurt Bardella, the aide fired by House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Darrell Issaa (R-Calif.), has an opinion piece in Politico. Here comes t... [PRNewser]

Odd Bedfellows: Politico Publishes Opinion Piece by Fired Issa Aide - Posted March 17, 2011
In a bizarre twist, Kurt Bardella, the aide fired by House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Darrell Issaa (R-Calif.), has an opinion piece in Politico. Here comes t... [FishbowlDC]

Bardella Weighs Future Job Options - Posted March 7, 2011
That was fast. Kurt Bardella, the press aide fired by House Oversight and Government Reform Chairman Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) last week, is contemplating various offers from major publicity shops that he has received around town. Politico broke the story of Bardella leaking emails to NYT's Mark Leibovich, pr... [FishbowlDC]

Howard Kurtz Now Calls Bardella an 'Impostor' - Posted March 7, 2011
So now Kurt Bardella is an "impostor." First, the recently fired spokesman to Oversight and Government Chairman Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) is a flack who leaked journo emails. But as of Sunday, he's much worse. At least according to The Daily Beast... [FishbowlDC]

Issa Hires New Spokesperson After Firing Previous Spokesperson - Posted March 4, 2011
Rep. Darrell Issa (R-CA) has hired Becca Glover Watkins to be the deputy press secretary for the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, th... [PRNewser]

CNN's 'Reliable Sources' to Address A Few Frenzies - Posted March 4, 2011
CNN's "Reliable Sources" has released its weekend sche... [FishbowlDC]

More on Bardella's Replacement... - Posted March 4, 2011
Late last night we reported the news from Becca Glover's memo that she accepted the post for California GOP Rep. Darrell Issa and the House Ov... [FishbowlDC]

Glover Accepted Press Post Back in January - Posted March 3, 2011
As many know by now, The Daily Caller's Spokeswoman Becca Glover has accepted a deputy press position at the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee. What some may not know, however, is that she accepted her job back in January, well before Chair... [PRNewser]

Glover Accepted Press Post Back in January - Posted March 3, 2011
As many know by now, The Daily Caller's Spokeswoman Becca Glover has accepted a deputy press position at the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee. What some may not know, however, is that she accepted her job back in January, well before Chair... [FishbowlDC]

NYT Vs. Politico: Mouse Wars - Posted March 3, 2011
In the heat of the new war mentality between NYT and Politico, everything is fair game - Kurt Bardella, fired spokesman to California GOP Rep. Darrell Issa, blind copied emails, NYT's Mark Leibovich, and yes, even mice. NYT Social Media Editor Liz Heron is mak... [FishbowlDC]

Full Disclosure: Washington's Incestuous Media Ties - Posted March 2, 2011
In the aftermath of Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) firing his spokesman for leaking emails from reporters to another reporter is the news flash that Washington media is an incestuous bunch. Everyone is "friends" with everyone. And increasingly, members of D.C.'s media are making ... [FishbowlDC]

At Table 46, Arianna and Rep. Issa Discuss Relaxing - Posted March 2, 2011
HuffPost Editor-in-Chief Arianna Huffington got the hot table at last night's National Press Foundation Award's Dinner at the Hilton - at least in terms of Washington's most pressing media story this week. Sitting at her table was House Oversight Chairman Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.), who this week fired... [FishbowlDC]

Politico: 'Bardella Had a Cocky Streak' - Posted March 1, 2011
Politico's Jake Sherman and John Breshnahan break the news this afternoon that Rep.... [FishbowlDC]

Bardella Blunder: Issa Launches Inquiry Into Press Sec's Actions - Posted February 28, 2011
Kurt Bardella, spokesman for Rep. Darrell Issa (R-CA) who's recently made enemies in the Washington press corps, may have found himself again in hot water. ... [PRNewser]

Bardella Blunder: Issa Launches Inquiry Into Press Sec's Actions - Posted February 28, 2011
Kurt Bardella, spokesman for Rep. Darrell Issa (R-CA) who's recently made enemies in the Washington press corps, may have found himself again in hot water. ... [FishbowlDC]

Hey, Isn't That... - Posted February 27, 2011
Kathy Griffin? The kooky comic was spotted at L2 on Friday night. Griffin, who had just wrapped a performance at the Kennedy Ce... [TVNewser]

The FishbowlDC Interview With @DCjourno - Posted February 15, 2011
In the just over three weeks he's been tweeting, Washington has wondered about the identity of @DCjourno, who describes himself only as "an important political reporter in Washington." The stinging parody account takes aim at Was... [FishbowlDC]

Gordon Brown's Washington Book Fete - Posted December 12, 2010
Saturday evening, former British Prime Minister Gordon Brown kicked off his five-day book tour in the United States at an event in Washington D.C.. Hosted by Tammy Haddad and Ted Greenberg, Connie Milstein and J.C. de La Haye St. Hilaire, the fete took place at the Jefferson... [FishbowlDC]

Good Morning FishbowlDC - Posted September 30, 2010
QUOTES of the DAY Rain and fave movies "With all the rain I ask this question: what's your favorite movie to watch on a rainy day? Mine? Casablanca. (@ C-SPAN 6th floor)" - C-SPAN Digital and Media Specialist Jeremy Art in a Thurs... [FishbowlDC]

Daily Rundown Tackles On Record, On Background, Off Record and Hazy Netherworld of Phrases in Between - Posted September 8, 2010
MSNBC's "The Daily Rundown" ran a segment this morning that many journalists and their sources find perpetually confusing - the rules on sourcing information. "In my view, the term 'On the record' everyone can understand," said NYT reporter Mark Leibovich who appeared in the segment. "Beyond that, a... [FishbowlDC]

Capitol Hill Reporters Take Note: Rep. Issa Has a 'Mini-Me' Flack - Posted July 7, 2010
A profile in today's NYT by Mark Leibovich reveals that Rep. Darrell Issa has a "Mini-Me" and it's his press secretary, Kurt Bardella. The relevant excerpt: The boom in cable and online media has created a bottomless need for the gusher of news releases issued by Mr. Issa's irrepressible spokes... [FishbowlDC]

Journos Buzzing About Another NYT Story on Politico - Posted June 25, 2010
We're hearing that NYT's Jeremy Peters, newly on the beat, is working on a story about Politico that is set to run Monday. Peters has been calling former Politico reporters and talking to current employees about whether reporters are expected to work too hard. The piece would follow ... [FishbowlDC]

NYT's Leibovich Signs with Simon & Schuster - Posted May 28, 2010
As reported by Politico's Playbook: "The NYT magazine's Mark Leibovich, [who wrote that long tome on Politico's Mike Allen], has signed a deal with Simon & Schuster for a book about how modern Washington has perfected the culture of self-love and celebrity while the rest of the country is feeling ... [FishbowlDC]

NYT's Leibovich Joins Twitterverse - Posted May 25, 2010
NYT's Jeff Zeleny tipped us off Monday that his colleague, Mark Leibovich, would be joining Twiiter. Just hours after that tip-off, it's true. Leibovich has given in. Here's his inaugural tweet: "Following pressure's on, they tell me....first foray into twitterverse ...tips not welcome (joke)" (about 19 hours ago) ... [FishbowlDC]

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]

Politico's Tightly Controlled Allbritton Brunch Message - Posted May 3, 2010
Dominating the world takes skill, thought, finesse, lots of meetings -- and not letting hardly anyone in to cover your brunch except for your own reporters. And even then, you don't let many of your own reporters attend. Politico's publisher Robert Allbritton held a brunch for the White House Correspondents' Dinner this... [FishbowlDC]

Awkward Seating Chart at WHCA Dinner 101 - Posted April 30, 2010
On May 1 political Washington will convene for the biggest, flashiest event of the year: the White House Correspondents' Dinner. Arranging seating charts can't be an easy task. So we've put together some of the most awkward, hazardous seating options so everyone can be on the lookout. Granted, not everyone we've... [FishbowlDC]

A Little Preview on NYT's Piece on Politico's Allen: 'The Insider's Insider' - Posted April 20, 2010
FishbowlDC has obtained a "ledesheet" on NYT's Mark Leibovich's hotly hyped magazine piece (out tomorrow online, in Sunday's print edition) on Politico's Mike Allen. New York Times Magazine ledesheet f... [FishbowlDC]

On Pins and Needles: NYT's Allen Piece to Hit Soon... - Posted April 19, 2010
Will it be a hit piece, a fluff piece or somewhere in between? The wait will soon be over. On Wednesday NYT's Mark Leibovich's much anticipated profile on Politico's Mike Al... [FishbowlDC]

"Vook" Heralds An Era Of Stupid e-Reader Terms - Posted December 23, 2009
The New York Times released its list of buzzwords for 2009 last week, including terms people actually used this year, like "birthers" and "I'mma let you finish" (more of a... [morningmedianewsfeed]

"Vook" Heralds An Era Of Stupid e-Reader Terms - Posted December 23, 2009
The New York Times released its list of buzzwords for 2009 last week, including terms people actually used this year, like "birthers" and "I'mma let you finish" (more of a... [FishbowlNY]

Media Types Come Out for GQ's "Most Powerful" Party - Posted October 14, 2009
They may not have made the list, but they made the guest list. GQ editor Jim Nelson welcomed some of DC's official "Most Powerful" and some of DC's most powerful media types to 701 last night for good food, flowing wine and Orszag sightings. In attendance: the White House's Bill Burton, ... [FishbowlDC]

The More Things Change, Etc.: Obama Emulated Bush Press Tactics - Posted December 17, 2008
Over at Politico Michael Calderone go... [morningmedianewsfeed]

The More Things Change, Etc.: Obama Emulated Bush Press Tactics - Posted December 17, 2008
Over at Politico Michael Calderone go... [FishbowlNY]

Forthcoming? NYT Mag Piece on Matthews - Posted March 31, 2008
We hear that Mark Leibovich is working on a piece for the NYT magazine (very likely) on Chris Matthews (Leibo recently followed Matthews to Cleveland's for the MSNBC debate and was also following him around the DC bureau). Does he have some good deets that justify a NYT mag piece? "Hardball"'s ratings... [FishbowlDC]

Pappu Resigns - Posted February 2, 2008
Harry Jaffe breaks the news: Washington Post Style political reporter Sridhar Pappu has resigned, continuing the paper's ongoing struggle to fill a coveted spot that has previously featured such talents as David VonDrehle, Mark Leibovich and Dana Milbank. ... [FishbowlDC]

Leibovich LUVs SUVs - Posted June 22, 2007
We earlier wrote about the dispute between New York Times reporter Mark Leibovich (he of the hungry eyes) and the Mitt Romney campaign after Leibovich trailed one of the campaign's SUV. In ... [FishbowlDC]

Romney v. Leibovich - Posted June 21, 2007
From the Boston Globe: Presidential hopeful Mitt Romney's campaign is denying a report that aides pulled over a New York Times reporter trailing the former governor's caravan in New Hampshire, checked his license plates and told him to leave. In a story profiling Romney in Saturday editions, the reporter, Mark Leibovich, wrote that... [FishbowlDC]

Congrats Mark! - Posted March 12, 2007
The New York Times Mark Leibovich and his wife Meri welcomed Frances Leibovich (8 lbs, 7oz) into the world. Says Mark: "Big sisters Nell and Eliza are ecstatic..." ... [FishbowlDC]

Taking Out The Trash, 03.09.07 - Posted March 9, 2007
An ABC release announced that "This Week with George Stephanopoulos" outperformed CBS' "Face the Nation" with 3.04 million Total Viewers on Sunday, March 4. "This is the ninth time this season 'This Week' outperformed 'Face the Nation' in Total Viewers." Pew Weekly's News Interest Index is up. From Wake-Up Call: Continuing his recent obsession... [FishbowlDC]

A Postie's Thoughts On Powell's Departure - Posted January 30, 2007
A Postie writes in to say that the newsroom is perplexed by management's inability to keep Michael Powell on staff. He wanted to stay in New York. The eds wouldn't make any promises beyond the presidential campaign. So he found himself a way to stay in NYC for good and we're... [FishbowlDC]

Powell to New York Times - Posted January 30, 2007
We told you about the rumors on Sunday and the Village Voice confirms it: the Washington Post's (one time New York Bureau Chief) Michael Powell is heading to the New York Times. Michael Powell has been hired by the New York Times Metro desk to, as he put it, "wri... [FishbowlDC]

Washington Post Moves - Posted January 4, 2007
We hear that The Washington Post's New York bureau chief, Michael Powell, is going to report on the presidential campaign for the Style section. He'll be part of a team that will include a TBA replacement for Mark Leibovich and David von Drehle. Powell will be based in New York. Word... [FishbowlDC]

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