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December 17, 2014: Matt Cooper has been named politics editor at Newsweek. He had been editor at National Journal Daily. (FishbowlNY)

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Newsweek Adds Seven - Posted 1 day, 9 hours ago
Newsweek has added seven staffers to its editorial team. Details, via a memo obtained by Poynter, are below. Matt Coope... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Newsweek Adds Seven - Posted 1 day, 9 hours ago
Newsweek has added seven staffers to its editorial team. Details, via a memo obtained by Poynter, are below. Matt Coope... [FishbowlNY]

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

Morning Chatter - Posted October 1, 2013
A lawmaker uses the word "sux?" "Member txts from inside mtg: 'this sux' I respond: 'why?' Member doesn't respond." -- NationalReviewOnline's Robert Costa. Just wondering... "... [FishbowlDC]

How Twitter Bridges Gap Between Inside & Outside the Beltway - Posted August 8, 2013
Twitter is the place where President Barack Obama announced his reelection bid and whereRepublican presidential candidate Mitt Romney named his running mate Paul Ryan. But it's also the place where Washington is engaging with the general public, according to an arti... [SocialTimes.com]

Morning Reading List 06.27.13. - Posted June 28, 2013
Reporters circle around Mandela like vultures -- Reporters, like strippers and politicians, don't have a good rap to begin with. But this week they sink a notch lower as reports surface of them "hovering" around former and ailing South Africa President Nelson Mandela... [FishbowlDC]

Last Call for National Journal's 'Last Call!' - Posted February 6, 2013
Drink up. The National Journal mainstay "Last Call!" will be no more. With the introduction of The Edge, a new evening dispatch that will feature the work of Matt Cooper, ... [FishbowlDC]

National Journal Finds its Edge - Posted February 5, 2013
National Journal isn't known for edgy prose. It's generally more wonky than that. But perhaps they're hoping to alter that perception by introducing readers to The Edge, a daily newsletter that will show up in your inboxes around 4 p.m. That's not a set time, but it hits dangerously close to... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted August 29, 2012
Quotes of the Day "The AIR CONDITIONED porta-potty at the CNN Grill #rnc2012" -- BuzzFeed's John Stanton. Really, double sinks? ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted July 2, 2012
Quotes of the Day You've been warned. "I swear if Pepco hits us with a rolling brown out I'm marching on Potomac and lighting every rich person I find on fire. Fair warning." -- Soon to be Buzzfeed Washington Editor ... [FishbowlDC]

NJ's Matt Cooper is Reigned Comedic King - Posted February 24, 2012
About 200 people gathered at Riot Act comedy club in Penn Quarter last night to watch Washington journos attempt to be funny. And some actually were, just don't ask DCist's Ben Freed about humor, we hear he's fresh out. ... [FishbowlDC]

NJ Hires Duran as Exec Editor - Posted August 24, 2011
In an unusual HR twist, FishbowlDC has confirmed that Nicole Duran will join National Journal as Executive Editor of NJ Daily. Matt Cooper... [FishbowlDC]

Fish Food - Posted March 17, 2011
(A Sprinkling of Things We Think You Ought to Know...) *But will they be funny? Commedia dell Media III tickets are officially on sale. The final lineup is 13 journo competitors. But only one will be named D.C.'s Funniest Journalist. The date: April 1. WaPo cartoonist ... [FishbowlDC]

Happy Birthday to the Most Interesting Man in the World! - Posted January 21, 2011
The dude in the Dos Equis ad campaign has nothing on this birthday boy... Can you guess his identity from the super studly prom picture below? ... [FishbowlDC]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted November 8, 2010
QUOTES of the DAY CNN Ed Henry's photo from India: "This sounds sick and wrong." Journos react to Olbermann suspension "Shortest suspension in the wooo... [FishbowlDC]

NJ Parties Like the Pink Panther - Posted October 29, 2010
It was Night 4 of NJ's flurry of launch parties at the rented space on E St. Thursday night was thought to be the mother of parties so far. The room was packed. So much so, that partygoers periodically slipped out into the cool air when they couldn't take the crowding.... [FishbowlDC]

Dal's Swinging Book Party - Posted October 22, 2010
Dal LaMagna having a swinging good time at Comet Ping Pong. Last night's book party for ... [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]

Huffington's Backyard Book Bash - Posted October 6, 2010
National Journal's Matt Cooper hides from the paparazzi behind one of Arianna's book-themed pillows. Arianna Huffington made a splash last night at the home of ... [FishbowlDC]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted October 6, 2010
QUOTES of the DAY Distracted cabbie scares journo "I am officially terrified: my cab driver has an iPad streaming video that he is intensely focused on." -- AP's Phil Elliott in a Tuesda... [FishbowlDC]

Journos Get Jacked - Posted September 30, 2010
ABC's Rick Klein, Daily Caller's Alex Pappas and Becca Glover, CBSNews.com's ... [FishbowlDC]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted September 15, 2010
Quotes of the Day Matt Cooper as Henry David Thoreau As Atlantic Media Group-owned NJ prepares to roll out its big website come October (launch date is still a secret), newly hired N... [FishbowlDC]

Funnyman Cooper Leaps Back into Journalism - Posted August 24, 2010
Had Matt Cooper ever really left? It was only a matter of time until Cooper, who left journalism in late 2009 for a brief foray into a senior advisory position for the Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission, would return. In December 2009 he had been working for The Atlanti... [FishbowlDC]

Washington Media Make Top Chef - Posted July 27, 2010
What do NBC's Luke Russert, NBC's Kelly O'Donnell, Matt Cooper, MSNBC "Morning Joe" hosts Mika Brzezinski and ... [FishbowlDC]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted June 25, 2010
Quote of the Day A remark on HuffPost's soiree "Lovely Huffington Post party tonight." --Former scribe Matt Cooper, now with financial crisis commission, who mingled on the gorgeous rooftop of HuffPost's Pennsylvania Avenue office Thursday night. Sean Penn blocked from Washington Examiner scribe "It would have been a better story had they gone to fisticuffs." -A PR... [FishbowlDC]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted June 21, 2010
Quote(s) of the Day Remnick opines on OTR "Used carefully, and used in the right instance I think it's very valuable and I think it's very necessary, I think it's very necessary to journalism of all kinds." --The New Yorker's Editor David Remnick in an interview with WaPo's ... [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]

Journos Flock to The Week's Opinion Awards - Posted April 21, 2010
The Week held their annual Opinion Awards last night at the W Hotel. This year's event recognized WaPo wunderkind Ezra Klein, TNR's Jonathan... [FishbowlDC]

The Two Funniest Journos in Washington Are... - Posted April 9, 2010
What passes for funny amongst journalists? Nipples. The word f--k. Ann Coulter's boobs. House Minority Leader John Boehner (R-Ohio) being the hue of burnt sienna. And the National Press Club turning the Edward R. Murrow room into an RNC bondage bar. Journalists performing stand-up in the National Press... [FishbowlDC]

Journos Prepare to be Funny - Posted April 1, 2010
Former Time scribe and funnyman Matt Cooper, who emcees "D.C.'s Funniest Journalist" contest next week at the National Press Club, promises the charity event will be at least as funny as C-SPAN 2. Read Politico's story by Anne Schroeder Mullins ... [FishbowlDC]

CBS' "Washington Unplugged" Turns 1! - Posted February 19, 2010
CBS News' weekly webcast, "Washington Unplugged" celebrated its one-year anniversary with a slew of media types at 14K restaurant on Wednesday evening. And though the TVs above the bar were set to CNN, the guests below were rubbing elbows with CBS-ers like Washington Bureau Chief Chris Isham, John Dickerson, ... [FishbowlDC]

Birthday Shouts! A Legend and a Lady Celebrate Today - Posted January 21, 2010
A very happy FishbowlDC birthday to Daily Caller's Becca Glover Watkins and journo living legend, Matt Cooper! These two may be getting older but still aren't wise enough to block me from their Facebook photo albums. ... [FishbowlDC]

Matt Cooper Takes a Break from Journalism - Posted December 30, 2009
Famed reporter Matt Cooper is making a major change for 2010. Most recently with TPM and The Atlantic, Cooper is taking a break from journalism to take a senior adviser position with the Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission. In his new role, he'll be "advising bipartisan panel investigating financial crisis, assisting... [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]

News Notes: Media Types and Pols at "First Draft of History" - Posted October 2, 2009
• Today's schedule at the Atlantic's "First Draft of History," Washington's Ideas Forum at the Newseum... CNBC's Maria Bartiromo interviews Larry Summers, Jacob Weisberg interviews Brian Schweitzer, Howard Fineman interviews ... [FishbowlDC]

"DC's Funniest Celeb": All Politics (and Jokes) Are Local - Posted October 1, 2009
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Morning Reading List 10.01.09 - Posted October 1, 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. mediabistro's ... [FishbowlDC]

Milbank on his FishbookDC Upset to Crawford: "Travesty of a Mockery of a Sham of a Mockery of a Travesty of Two Mockeries of a Sham" - Posted September 4, 2009
From Dana Milbank's noon chat today at washingtonpost.com: Madisonville, Tenn.: Hi, Dana. Glad you're back and all that jazz. I have a question on a possibly touchy subject: that FishbookDC Klass Klown election thing. In the early going, you had a good lead on everybody but ... [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]

Klass Klown: Vote Now for FishbookDC's 2009 "Class Clown" - Posted September 2, 2009
FishbookDC's Class Klown of 2009 - Vote Away!(online surveys) ... [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]

Remembering Russert: DC And Beyond Reflect - Posted June 15, 2009
This past Saturday marked the one year anniversary of the death of Tim Russert. The journalism icon was remembered this weekend throughout DC and beyond- with tributes in his hometown newspaper, The Buffalo News, on NBC by his former colleagues, and also by his former competitors. "Meet the Press" anchor David Gregory... [FishbowlDC]

Matt Cooper Joins The Atlantic|Fox News' Father-Son Team|Jazz Times In Trouble|Glenn O'Brien Leaves Interview|Bonnier's Rapid Growth Surprising In Tough Times - Posted June 9, 2009
FishbowlDC: Former ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Matt Cooper Joins The Atlantic|Fox News' Father-Son Team|Jazz Times In Trouble|Glenn O'Brien Leaves Interview|Bonnier's Rapid Growth Surprising In Tough Times - Posted June 9, 2009
FishbowlDC: Former ... [FishbowlNY]

Cooper Pulling Double-Duty at TPM & The Atlantic - Posted June 9, 2009
Earlier today, Politico's Michael Calderone reported that TPM's Matt Cooper took a new gig at The Atlantic: ... [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]

Newspapers, Bloat Behind Portfolio's Demise? - Posted April 29, 2009
Rumors of problems at Portfolio began long before the Conde Nast business magazine folded Monday. Media watchers have been obsessively analyzing Portfolio's every move since the title launched in April 2007 and much of the cri... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Newspapers, Bloat Behind Portfolio's Demise? - Posted April 29, 2009
Rumors of problems at Portfolio began long before the Conde Nast business magazine folded Monday. Media watchers have been obsessively analyzing Portfolio's every move since the title launched in April 2007 and much of the cri... [FishbowlNY]

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]

Morning Reading List 04.28.09 - Posted April 28, 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. It is day 99 covering the Obama administration an... [FishbowlDC]

Breaking: Portfolio Folds - Posted April 27, 2009
Portfolio magazine, the two-year-old Conde Nast business monthly, has folded as of this morning. Thus far, there's been no official word on whether Web site Portfolio.com will live on in any capacity, but it's not looking likely, as there's no mention of future plans for the site in an ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Breaking: Portfolio Folds - Posted April 27, 2009
Portfolio magazine, the two-year-old Conde Nast business monthly, has folded as of this morning. Thus far, there's been no official word on whether Web site Portfolio.com will live on in any capacity, but it's not looking likely, as there's no mention of future plans for the site in an ... [FishbowlNY]

We Laughed With Some, Laughed At Others - Posted April 6, 2009
Mother Jones Washington Bureau Chief David Corn was the first brave soul to take the stage. Friday at the National Press Club, a dozen of brave DC journos took to the stage for Commedia Dell Media presented by ... [FishbowlDC]

Taking Out The Trash - Posted April 1, 2009
What we almost missed today... • Commedia dell Media, coming to a Press Club near you. Check out Conde Nast's Matt Cooper, radio personality Jamila Bey, Bloomberg's Scott Lanman, Mother Jones' ... [FishbowlDC]

Book Bash for Summer Rayne Oakes' "style, naturally" - Posted March 27, 2009
Last night, journos and fashionistas came together for the launch of Summer Rayne Oakes' first book, "style, naturally." Held at the home of Juleanna Glover, the posh party packed in quite a few media folk including Matt Cooper, Stephanie Green... [FishbowlDC]

Kurtz on Off-the-Record Discussions and Network Interviews with the President - Posted March 24, 2009
A few interesting items in Howie Kurtz's online WaPo chat yesterday, Critiquing the Press: Washington, D.C.: When Walter Pincus revealed off-record discussions between ... [FishbowlDC]

How Funny Is Matt Cooper? Almost Time to Find Out at Commedia dell Media - Posted March 12, 2009
Tickets are now on sale for Commedia dell Media Friday, April 3rd at the National Press Club. The line-up includes ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List, 01.22.09 - Posted January 22, 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]

Morning Reading List, 01.20.09 - Posted January 20, 2009
Happy Inauguration Day 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 ... [FishbowlDC]

TPM Launches New Blog, Hires Matt Cooper - Posted January 19, 2009
TPM has announced it is launching a new political blog, TPMDC.com, which they describe as "successor to TPM Election Central." Matt Cooper, formerly of ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

TPM Launches New Blog, Hires Matt Cooper - Posted January 19, 2009
TPM has announced it is launching a new political blog, TPMDC.com, which they describe as "successor to TPM Election Central." Matt Cooper, formerly of ... [FishbowlNY]

Conde Nast Portfolio's Breakfast Panel - Posted November 20, 2008
This morning, Conde Nast Portfolio magazine hosted a swank Panel/Breakfast at the 21 Club. The topic: The Market's Future: What's Next for the Economy. Speakers: John Cassidy, Contributing Editor, Matt Cooper, Washington Editor, ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Conde Nast Portfolio's Breakfast Panel - Posted November 20, 2008
This morning, Conde Nast Portfolio magazine hosted a swank Panel/Breakfast at the 21 Club. The topic: The Market's Future: What's Next for the Economy. Speakers: John Cassidy, Contributing Editor, Matt Cooper, Washington Editor, ... [FishbowlNY]

Morning Reading List, 11.10.08 - Posted November 10, 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]

Portfolio Changes Skip DC - Posted October 31, 2008
Lots of coverage today about Portfolio magazine's recent woes, but a spokesperson tells FishbowlDC that any internal changes won't affect anything in Washington, where Matt Cooper resides and writes for the magazine. ... [FishbowlDC]

Laughing it Up With 23/6 - Posted August 27, 2008
23/6 the Huffington Post off-shoot that of late has been giving the Onion a run for its money, hosted a comedy hour upstairs at the Big Tent following Hillary Clinton's keynote address last night. Featured performers included Portfolio's ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Laughing it Up With 23/6 - Posted August 27, 2008
23/6 the Huffington Post off-shoot that of late has been giving the Onion a run for its money, hosted a comedy hour upstairs at the Big Tent following Hillary Clinton's keynote address last night. Featured performers included Portfolio's ... [FishbowlNY]

Morning Reading List, 08.20.08 - Posted August 20, 2008
Good morning Washington. A little college tear drops in memory of Leroi Moore. 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]

Time's Tentacles Still Torment... - Posted October 18, 2007
Page 23 in today's Politico labels Matt Cooper as being from Time not Portfolio... ... [FishbowlDC]

Separated At Birth: Matt Cooper - Posted May 2, 2007
This Week's Separated At Birth is the D.C. face of Portfolio, Matt Cooper. According to MyHeritage.com's nifty face recognition database: Cooper... (Photo Credit) ...looks like Danny DeVito? ..... [FishbowlDC]

Party Photos: Portfolio Magazine Launch - Posted May 1, 2007
DC's Party Set travelled to The Palm last night to toast the launch of Portfolio magazine (and their D.C. face: Matt Cooper). ... [FishbowlDC]

"Valerie, Scooter, and Me" - Posted April 17, 2007
Matt Cooper discusses his involvement in the Valerie Plame leak case in the inaugural issue of Portfolio. ... [FishbowlDC]

Should Portfolio Allow Matthew Cooper to Write About Hillary? - Posted March 19, 2007
We're still a tantalizing 37 days away from the launch of Conde Nast's multimillion-dollar business magazine Portfolio, yet there may already be a controversy brewing. Matt Cooper, the former Time magazine writer who, along with Valerie Plame, was a central figure in the CIA leak case and Scoot... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Should Portfolio Allow Matthew Cooper to Write About Hillary? - Posted March 19, 2007
We're still a tantalizing 37 days away from the launch of Conde Nast's multimillion-dollar business magazine Portfolio, yet there may already be a controversy brewing. Matt Cooper, the former Time magazine writer who, along with Valerie Plame, was a central figure in the CIA leak case and Scoot... [FishbowlNY]

Taking Out The Trash, 02.02.07 - Posted February 2, 2007
This is the one time of year commercials get some love. C-SPAN reports that New York Times Baghdad correspondent John Burns confirms that he'll remain in Iraq until mid-summer before moving to London to become bureau chief. Burns confirmed it during a taping of Q & A on Friday. In his online chat... [FishbowlDC]

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