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Lisa Kennedy Montgomery Named Primetime Host on Fox Business Network - Posted December 3, 2013
Lisa Kennedy Montgomery will debut as host of the new Fox Business Network primetime show "The Independents" at 9pmET on Monday, December 9. The show will air Monday through Wednesday and Friday at 9pmE... [TVNewser]

Morning Chatter - Posted October 24, 2013
Something heartening... "Awaiting my oldest friend -- we were 3 when we met -- as he makes DC stop on his 1st family trip... [FishbowlDC]

Reason Mag Turns 45, Editors Have Managed Not to Kill Each Other - Posted June 21, 2013
Nick Gillespie and Matt Welch fucking hate each other. Put them in the same air space and you're likely to hear them discuss their persisting feelings of blind rage ... [PRNewser]

Morning Reading List 06.12.13. - Posted June 12, 2013
Whoa. Benjamin Hart hates Twitter cliches -- Twitter has become full of overused and cliched phrases, and Benjamin Hart is sick of it. The HuffPost front page editor wrote a ... [FishbowlDC]

Could the Koch Brothers Be Good For the Tribune Co. Newspapers? - Posted April 26, 2013
Four days ago, The New York Times reported the billionaire Koch brothers are interested in buying the Tribune Company's stable of newspapers, including The Los Angeles Times and the Chicago Tribune, igniting fears from some in the media that the duo would use the paper's to thump for their libertarian causes. On... [Fishbowl NY]

Could the Koch Brothers Be Good For the Tribune Co. Newspapers? - Posted April 26, 2013
Four days ago, The New York Times reported the billionaire Koch brothers are interested in buying the Tribune Company's stable of newspapers, including The Los Angeles Times and the Chicago Tribune, igniting fears from some in the media that the duo would use the paper's to thump for their libertarian causes. On... [FishbowlNY]

How Zocalo Public Square Got Its Start at 'Snooty' LA Gathering - Posted April 9, 2013
Last week, we highlighted Ken Layne's great remembrance piece for The Awl about humbly launching in 2001 and almost carrying over his pioneering news-blog efforts into print. Now, on the occasion of website Z calo Public Square's 10th anniversary, founder ... [FishbowlLA]

Ken Layne Recalls the Enterprise Known as - Posted April 3, 2013
Despite the Church of Scientology across the street, the pit bulls next door and a car that didn't really work, Ken Layne insists his original home office set-up for LA's defunct was "very pleasant." That description also applies to his overall reminiscences for The Awl. ... [FishbowlLA]

Morning Chatter - Posted March 27, 2013
Quotes of the Day The Hill's Editor-at-Large on the mend "Docs told I have switch to shuffleboard and quit trying to be another Roger Federer. Sending me home today with strict instructions to quit chasing cat downstairs and wife upstairs." -- The Hill's Editor-at-Large ... [FishbowlDC]

CP+B, Arby's Now Bust Subway's Chops in Long-Form - Posted October 30, 2012
We guess things have come full circle in a sense with CP+B's "Slicing Up Freshness" campaign for Arby's, which kicked off with two spots at the beginning of October and now closes out the month with a long-form version of t... [AgencySpy]

Morning Reading List 10.08.12. - Posted October 8, 2012
1. Tucker, bow-ties, page views and the NYT -- On Sunday NYT media writer Brian Stelter had ... [FishbowlDC]

Sharon Waxman Updates Matt Welch vs. Joe Flint - Posted April 3, 2012
Here's a good example of how to proactively cover a Twitter fracas. Rather than simply recap the tweets, TheWrap CEO and editor-in-chief Sharon Waxman picked up the phone today. The result is a deeper look at the issues Reason magazine editor ... [FishbowlLA]

Journos Pay Tribute to the Late, Great Cathy Seipp - Posted March 21, 2012
It was five years ago today that beloved LA reporter Cathy Seipp lost her battle with cancer. On Twitter, those who knew her best are sharing old links and heartfelt memories using the hashtag #MissSeipp. Two of Seipp's closest friends, Reason magazine editor-in-chief Matt Welch and his freelance jou... [FishbowlLA]

Daughter Curates Legacy of Journo Cathy Seipp - Posted December 30, 2010
Maia Lazar (pictured), the 21-year-old daughter of dearly departed LA freelance journalist Cathy Seipp (... [FishbowlLA]

Breaking: 65 Journalists to Get Paid 'Small Amount' by True/Slant - Posted April 15, 2009
True/Slant has made a 'soft launch' as an 'original content news network'. Or the best way we've come up with to further stalk Matt Taibbi. Or former LAT editor Matt Welch. We love how True... [FishbowlLA]

Oh Eight and Its Debates... - Posted September 26, 2008
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Where They Are Now... - Posted September 9, 2008
We stumbled upon this video. It's Matt Welch - former LAT editor cu... [FishbowlLA]

Any Fool Can Buy a Book, And Many Do - Posted August 18, 2008
As you may have heard, I stopped reading your anonymous tips, but every once in a while Andy will forward one for my opinion, or I'll go looking in my trash box for another message I accidentally deleted and something'll catch my eye... Anyway, somebody felt a pressing need for a... [GalleyCat]

Morning Reading List, 03.26.08 - Posted March 26, 2008
Good morning Washington. It's Nancy Pelosi's birthday! Quickly navigate Morning Reading List: REVOLVING DOOR | NEWSPAPERS | TV | ONLINE MEDIA | MAGAZINES | RADIO | JOBS This election cycle ... [FishbowlDC]

Journalists' Wardrobe Big Topic in DC? - Posted December 26, 2007
People like to say that Washington, DC is like Hollywood for not so pretty people. Must be so, as the Washington Post is reduced to writ... [FishbowlLA]

Tony Pierce Hired as LA Times Blogmaster - Posted December 2, 2007
The LA Times snatches up LAist Tony Pierce to run their 25 blogs. Pierce, with uncharacteristic tact, suggests he might change things: Andy: So is this a new position for the Times? Tony: From what I understand it is a new position. Currently Bettie Rinehart has been in charge of the blogs which... [FishbowlLA]

Changes At Reason - Posted November 27, 2007
FishbowlDC has learned that Nick Gillespie is taking over and Matt Welch is the new editor of Reason magazine. Gillespie has spent seven years as editor-in-chief of Reason. debuted in October. Welch is a former Reason editor and currently serves as assistant editorial page editor at the Los Angeles... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List, 11.19.07 - Posted November 19, 2007
Good morning Washington. National Journal reports, "Average time spent consuming news on a typical workday," broken down by type of Washingtonian. The Pew Talk Show Index for November 4-9 ... [FishbowlDC]

Did Joel Stein Steal Feeble Column Idea from Semi-Obscure Blog? - Posted November 5, 2007
Did Joel Stein copy Media Bloodhound's not-all-that-brilliant idea? Stein wrote a column introducing Ann Coulter Mad Libs (thus dating himself by about 20 years) a full two weeks after the blog post heralding ... [FishbowlLA]

LAT In 90 Seconds - Posted September 18, 2007
Chemerinsky Coverage: Columnist Dana Parsons chides UCI chancellor Michael V. Drake for being such a bonehead. As does Op/Ed assi... [FishbowlLA]

FBLA Goes to the Party: Slate V - Posted September 6, 2007
Slate V, the video branch of the online mag, threw a party at the cavernous Avalon last night, complete with open bar, roving waiters, and a big buffet. Infiniti provided the decoration, in the form of a car. No raffle, and the back seat wasn't big enough for any Tommy... [FishbowlLA]

LA Times: Now in Smellivision! - Posted September 5, 2007
The LA Times will run a scratch and sniff ad for a 20th Century Fox film, Mr. Magorium's Wonder Emporium, on September 9th. According to the press release, the use of scented, soy-based ink is a first: The Times becomes the first major newspaper in the country to successfully present and implement... [FishbowlLA]

Wiener & Pals Recall the Good Old Days at the LA Weekly---It's All Jill Stewart's Fault - Posted June 29, 2007
In The Nation, Jon Wiener, the UCI prof and John Lennon expert, bewails the new era or rather the passing of the old era at the LA Weekly. He... [FishbowlLA]

FBLA Goes to the Party: John Stossel and Stoli Hotel - Posted May 3, 2007
Never let it be said that FBLA is a party pooper. First, we cheered for ABC's John Stossel at the LA Press Club's cocktail reception poolside at Blue Velvet. Usual gang was in attendence--Matt Welch (LAT), Mickey Kaus (Slate), Jill Stewart (LA Weekly), Amy Alkon, Luke Ford, Ed Rampell (Hustler), and... [FishbowlLA]