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Morning Chatter - Posted October 31, 2013
FishbowlDC Fan Club Board President: WaPo's Gene Weingarten. Vice President of Useless Affairs: Wonk... [FishbowlDC]

BuzzFeed Brews: A Social Experiment - Posted October 29, 2013
Probably the most socially interesting part of "BuzzFeed Brews" Monday night was the pre-gathering in the upstairs bar of Jack Rose saloon, where guests were ushered before the doors downstairs opened. In a word: awwkward. People don't really talk to one another anymore. They tweet, text, check their email and do anyt... [FishbowlDC]

Afternoon Reading List 10.15.13 - Posted October 15, 2013
BuzzFeed hires from Free Beacon: Dylan Byers reported Mond in Politico that the left leaning Buzzfeed would be hiring ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted August 28, 2013
Beware: idiot on cell phone "Coming from the gym tonight, I saw this guy on his smartphone almost walk into an oncoming car while focused on his screen. #deathbyphone" -- Attorney and TWT columnist Jene... [FishbowlDC]

Bad Blood Between Politico and BuzzFeed? - Posted August 13, 2013
Is the galaxy really big enough for everyone? As BuzzFeed's Editor-in-Chief Ben Smith monopolized the set of MSNBC's "Morning Joe" today - Politico's favorite home away from home - BuzzFeed's publicist Ashley McCollum was firing off an inflamed tweet about Politico's ... [FishbowlDC]

Tucker Carlson Dubs Politico the 'Rich Kids Camp in Meatballs' - Posted July 17, 2013
After Politico wrote a story highlighting a 16-year-old intern from The Daily Caller posing a question at a White House briefing to White House Spokesma... [PRNewser]

Where in the World is Tim Pawlenty? - Posted July 5, 2013
Remember Tim Pawlenty? Yeah, neither do I. Apparently, he ran for President or something. Luckily, for all of us who forgot about him, Buzzfeed's McKay Coppins is ... [FishbowlDC]

What's Matthew Boyle Tweeting? - Posted June 25, 2013
Windbag Investigative journalist Matthew Boyle from Breitbart hasn't had the best track record on reporting stories for the site since he jumped from The Daily Caller at the end of 2012. (Remember when he repor... [FishbowlDC]

BuzzFeed Party Heats Up - Posted April 30, 2013
For its White House Correspondents' Dinner party, BuzzFeed brought its entire politics team to D.C., but one of its members was noticeably absent from the party. Andrew Kaczynski, the prolific tweeter and Internet video resurfacer, skipped ... [FishbowlDC]

Gawker's John Cook Guts McKay Coppins' BuzzFeed Story on Marco Rubio - Posted April 16, 2013
McKay Coppins, BuzzFeed's political editor, is no stranger to haters among his New York media compatriots. In January, the bespectacled politics wonk ... [Fishbowl NY]

Gawker's John Cook Guts McKay Coppins' BuzzFeed Story on Marco Rubio - Posted April 16, 2013
McKay Coppins, BuzzFeed's political editor, is no stranger to haters among his New York media compatriots. In January, the bespectacled politics wonk ... [FishbowlNY]

Sen. Gillibrand Boozes at BuzzFeed Q&A - Posted March 6, 2013
The audio was kind of a wreck but the second installment of BuzzFeed Brews, this time a Q&A with Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.), otherwise went just fine. Gillibrand is apparently unafraid to drink with the big boys. Literally, big boys. She gave the towering D.C. Bureau Chief ... [FishbowlDC]

On BuzzFeed, Boogers and Ethics - Posted February 14, 2013
Writing a story about someone else's booger feature is no easy task. On some email requests I put a simple, bland, "request for comment." On others, I went for shock value: "BuzzFeed's booger post." It wasn't plotted. I imagined some might find it funnier than others. On Tuesday night, BuzzFeed's ... [PRNewser]

BuzzFeed Brews: 'It's Like a First Date' - Posted February 6, 2013
Asked to describe the idea behind "BuzzFeed Brews," John Stanton says, "It's like a first date. Get them a little drunk and relaxed so they can talk about things people don't normally hear them talk about." Stanton is the Washington... [FishbowlDC]

GOP Consultant Roger Stone Gives CNN's Roland Martin An Online Tongue Lashing - Posted January 11, 2013
GOP Consultant and funnyman Roger Stone has taken quite a disliking to CNN and "Washington Watch's" Roland Martin as of late. Maybe a beer and muffin summit could bring these two together? Then again, might be rough... [FishbowlDC]

What Do You Want in the New Year? - Posted January 2, 2013
By Betsy Rothstein and Eddie Scarry We asked Washington journalists to tell us something they want or something they want to happen in 2013. There's a few New York-based political scribes sprinkled in here. Here's what they told us. CBS Chief White House Correspondent ... [PRNewser]

What Do You Want in the New Year? - Posted January 2, 2013
By Betsy Rothstein and Eddie Scarry We asked Washington journalists to tell us something they want or something they want to happen in 2013. There's a few New York-based political scribes sprinkled in here. Here's what they told us. CBS Chief White House Correspondent ... [FishbowlDC]

Favorites From Forbes's '30 Under 30' List - Posted December 17, 2012
Forbes released it's annual "30 under 30" lists today. Featured on the media list are names you'd expect and those for which you'd need to sus... [FishbowlDC]

BuzzFeed Names Political Editor - Posted December 12, 2012
McKay Coppins has been promoted from political reporter to political editor of BuzzFeed. During the past presidential election, Coppins guided the site's coverage of Mitt Romney. ... [Fishbowl NY]

BuzzFeed Names Political Editor - Posted December 12, 2012
McKay Coppins has been promoted from political reporter to political editor of BuzzFeed. During the past presidential election, Coppins guided the site's coverage of Mitt Romney. ... [FishbowlNY]

Daily Caller's Feud With Ben Smith Persists - Posted November 28, 2012
There is still plenty of bad blood between The Daily Caller and websites that employ Ben Smith. We've devoted plenty of time to the fights between The Daily Caller and Politico, but it seems that they are turning thei... [FishbowlDC]

Podhoretz Fake 'Bored' By BuzzFeed - Posted November 16, 2012
Commentary's John Podhoretz continued his harassment-flirting with BuzzFeed earlier in the week, telling one of their reporters he was late on a development in the Gen. David Petraeus sex scandal. "Wait, w... [FishbowlDC]

BuzzFeed Campaign Scribe McKay Coppins May Wear 'Strange, Exotic' Mormon Underpants - Posted November 14, 2012
Throughout the election it became common knowledge that BuzzFeed's McKay Coppins was the Mormon covering the Mitt Romney campaign. Coppins twe... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted November 6, 2012
Quotes of the Day -- the Election Day version "This sign is on a window of a store that's inside the security zone of Obama's Des Moines rally." -- Yahoo! News' Chris Moody wi... [FishbowlDC]

New Media Faces Wild Ride During Frankenstorm - Posted October 31, 2012
For people lucky enough to have power for their computers or juice in their smartphone, Twitter was an infinitely superior news source than TV during Fra... [FishbowlDC]

BuzzFeeder Draws Ire For Calling Ad 'Misleading' - Posted October 29, 2012
BuzzFeed's McKay Coppins is catching flack for characterizing claims in a Mitt Romney campaign ad as "misleading" rather than "a lie." "There's really no good explanation or excuse for it," C... [FishbowlDC]

Ask Piranhamous Anything - Posted October 26, 2012
Today we have another installment of: "Ask Piranhamous Anything." And we do mean anything. Send your queries to FishbowlDC@mediabistro.com. This isn't an advice column -- Piranhamous doesn't know what the hell you should do with your life any more than you do -- and worse, he doesn't care. Try to keep... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted October 26, 2012
Quotes of the Day "Gotta be 65 degrees on a terrific autumn night" -- FNC's Chief White House Correspondent Ed Henry. ... [FishbowlDC]

Howard Kurtz Calls BuzzFeed Story Clownish - Posted October 25, 2012
In a column for The Daily Beast, media reporter Howard Kurtz included a BuzzFeed report in ... [FishbowlDC]

Details Includes Odd Pick in Next Wave of Pundits - Posted October 25, 2012
Despite being fired, unemployed and absent from the FNC airwaves for the last two months, Michelle Fields is included in Details magazine's "Next Wave of Political Pundits." The list was published online yesterday. There's little reas... [FishbowlDC]

Shots Fired! Buzzfeed vs Breitbart - Posted October 23, 2012
In the hours leading up to Monday night's foreign policy debate, Buzzfeed's McKay Coppins dropped a bomb of a story about ... [FishbowlDC]

You've Been Warned: With Auto Correct Comes Funny, Frightening and Fretful Errors - Posted October 15, 2012
The auto-correct feature on smartphones is quickly becoming both a blessing and a curse to reporters. While speed-typing to tweet a quote or respond to an email, a typo can quickly be corrected without having to stop. But like a GPS, sometimes things go really wrong. While at the Democratic convention, Rol... [FishbowlDC]

When is a Scoop Not a Scoop? - Posted October 3, 2012
On Tuesday evening, shockwaves blasted through the Twitterverse as the Drudge Report website put up a siren and claimed to be dropping a bombshell that would rock this Presidential election. A story from The Daily ... [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]

11 Scenes From the Bowels of the Buzzfeed Party - Posted August 9, 2012
  By Betsy Rothstein and Eddie Scarry Buzzfeed's Washington Bureau officially popped its cork last night with a packed party at the U Street haunt Brixton, where a DJ spun vinyl records thanks to Bureau Chief John Stanton... [PRNewser]

11 Scenes From the Bowels of the Buzzfeed Party - Posted August 9, 2012
  By Betsy Rothstein and Eddie Scarry Buzzfeed's Washington Bureau officially popped its cork last night with a packed party at the U Street haunt Brixton, where a DJ spun vinyl records thanks to Bureau Chief John Stanton... [FishbowlDC]

The Buzz on Buzzfeed - Posted August 8, 2012
The media's buzziest new Washington outlet is in town tonight for a few LOL's and BRB's at their hipster party at U Street's Brixton. We hear the entire political Buzzfeed team will be making cameos, including the mad RTer himself Zeke Miller, w... [FishbowlDC]

Separated at Birth: BuzzFeed's Coppins - Posted March 30, 2012
In today's edition of Separated at Birth we compare BuzzFeed's McKay Coppins and the similarly spectacled author of In Cold Blood, Truman Capote. ... [FishbowlDC]

Retch-a-Sketch - Posted March 22, 2012
By now, we've all been inundated with emails and commentary on the meaningfulness of Mitt Romney's campaign saying that he will emulate an "Etch-a-Sketch" when he reaches the general election. Eric Fehrstrom, the top Romney advisor made the gaffe while on CNN yesterday.... [FishbowlDC]

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