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EXCLUSIVE: Garrett Graff Joins POLITICO Magazine - Posted July 21, 2014
A source tells us that Garrett Graff, who left Washingtonian in April where he served as editor-in-chief for five years, most recently joined POLITICO Magazine. Graff ... [FishbowlDC]

The Risks and Rewards of DC Gossip Reporting - Posted May 9, 2014
In a piece published today in The Washington Post's Opinion section, former FishbowlDC editor Patrick Gavin, who most recently left POLITICO after 5 years to work on ... [FishbowlDC]

White House Correspondents' Dinner Leftovers - Posted May 5, 2014
If you were busy watching "Dateline" or "48 Hours" Saturday night, and missed the 2014 White House Correspondents Association dinner, we've got a few highlights. Here's the video shown during the dinner of the VP and the Veep, Joe Biden and Julia Louis-Dreyfus, with acknowledgements of ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

White House Correspondents' Dinner Leftovers - Posted May 5, 2014
If you were busy watching "Dateline" or "48 Hours" Saturday night, and missed the 2014 White House Correspondents Association dinner, we've got a few highlights. Here's the video shown during the dinner of the VP and the Veep, Joe Biden and Julia Louis-Dreyfus, with acknowledgements of ... [FishbowlNY]

White House Correspondents' Dinner Leftovers - Posted May 5, 2014
If you were busy watching "Dateline" or "48 Hours" Saturday night, and missed the 2014 White House Correspondents Association dinner, we've got a few highlights. Here's the video shown during the dinner of the VP and the Veep, Joe Biden and Julia Louis-Dreyfus, with acknowledgements of ... [TVNewser]

'It's Not a Seminar, It's Not a College Course, It's Not a Press Conference ... It's Dinner' - Posted May 3, 2014
The annual "Nerd Prom" weekend -- when media executives, television personalities and Hollywood celebrities descend on Washington, D.C. for the annual White House Correspondents Dinner -- is upon us. Joel McHale will host the event at the Washington Hilton tonight. The dinner is the subject of a new two-hour documentary produced by... [TVNewser]

WHCA Dinner Focus of New Documentary by Patrick Gavin - Posted May 2, 2014
Former FishbowlDC-er Patrick Gavin's last day at POLITICO was yesterday and the reporter who's covered nearly 10 years of the White House Correspondents' Association dinner is working on a documentary exploring the annu... [FishbowlDC]

Ex-Fishbowler Garrett Graff Leaves Washingtonian - Posted April 23, 2014
Michael Calderone broke the news today that Washingtonian Editor-in-Chief -and more significantly, former FishbowlDC Editor ... [PRNewser]

Ex-Fishbowler Garrett Graff Leaves Washingtonian - Posted April 23, 2014
Michael Calderone broke the news today that Washingtonian Editor-in-Chief -and more significantly, former FishbowlDC Editor ... [FishbowlDC]

Birdy Chatter: Meredith Shiner and Patrick Gavin Make Moves - Posted April 1, 2014
FBDC alum and current Daily Caller gossip maven Betsy Rothstein has some interesting tidbits: Roll Call's ... [FishbowlDC]

Politico Steps Up Their Video Game - Posted February 19, 2014
Politico is doubling down on their video production efforts with the debut of a new, snazzy "Driving the Day" video series featuring Anna Palmer, ... [PRNewser]

Whose Shoes Revealed!! - Posted February 7, 2014
Lots of you thought you knew whose shoes we snapped a photo of Wednesday night. Guesses included Luke Russert and Patrick Gavin, neither of which were right. The... [FishbowlDC]

This Day in FishbowlDC History - Posted December 26, 2013
Come along dear readers, as we go for a ride in the FishbowlDC Time Machine! Today, we travel all the way back to the days of the Bush administration to see what important story graced the pages of this web publication. On December 26, 2006, a young Patrick... [FishbowlDC]

All We Want For Christmas Is...? - Posted December 23, 2013
Let's face it, most of you are getting coal for Christmas this year -we know we are. But we asked a bunch of local journos and politicos to pretend they weren't so naughty this year, and tell us what they're asking Santa for for Christmas. Here are the responses we have... [PRNewser]

All We Want For Christmas Is...? - Posted December 23, 2013
Let's face it, most of you are getting coal for Christmas this year -we know we are. But we asked a bunch of local journos and politicos to pretend they weren't so naughty this year, and tell us what they're asking Santa for for Christmas. Here are the responses we have... [FishbowlDC]

DC "Youth" Get Hammered, Body-painted at WL's YGL - Posted December 12, 2013
If you weren't one of the hundreds of what's-his-names and so-and-sos who rolled up to the Carnegie Library in an Uber black car last night, it could mean one of three things. 1) You are old. We're not talking John McLaughlin old...just over 40. 2) Your ambitious boozing and party hopping are... [FishbowlDC]

Heil Gets Served and Grilled - Posted November 19, 2013
More than twenty media types gathered last night at LOOK to eat a course (or three) and raise a glass (or twelve) to Emily Heil's gig as the new half of WaPo's "Reliable Source" column. Neither ... [FishbowlDC]

CNN Names Stelter Host of Reliable Sources - Posted November 12, 2013
It's official - CNN has named a new host for its DC-based, Sunday morning media criticism show Reliable Sources. The post, vacated by Howard Kurtz back in June, will be filled by New York Times boy wonder and mediabistro alum ... [FishbowlDC]

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

Afternoon Reading List 10.16.13 - Posted October 16, 2013
MSNBC makes it awkward: According to The Hill's Jonathan Easley, Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) got into a pretty charged-up conversation with MSNBC host ... [FishbowlDC]

Afternoon Reading List 10.09.13 - Posted October 9, 2013
Tough-ass reporter survives desert: In an AP story published in NYP, reporter Cathy Frye and her photographer husband Rick McFarland were stranded in the vast desert... [PRNewser]

Afternoon Reading List 10.09.13 - Posted October 9, 2013
Tough-ass reporter survives desert: In an AP story published in NYP, reporter Cathy Frye and her photographer husband Rick McFarland were stranded in the vast desert... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted September 19, 2013
Might want to dress in black for this one "Depressing milestone: I've been on Twitter for five years as of today." -- Politico's Patrick Gavin. ... [FishbowlDC]

Remaking 'Reliable Sources' - Posted September 11, 2013
Reuters media columnist Jack Shafer has some thougts about what CNN should do with its media criticism show, vacated earlier this Summer by ... [TVNewser]

Afternoon Reading List 08.19.13. - Posted August 19, 2013
What NYT's mayoral endorsement means -- The NYC mayoral race is nearing a much-awaited point. No, not the election. As TNR's Marc Tracy ... [FishbowlDC]

Joanne Lipman to host 'Reliable Sources' - Posted August 16, 2013
For the first time since introducing a rotating cast of hosts, CNN's "Reliable Sources" will be fronted by a woman. Joanne Lipman, former managing editor of the The Wall Street Journal and former editor-in-chief of Conde Nast ... [TVNewser]

CNN's Crowley Not So Sweet on Clinton Doc - Posted August 9, 2013
Politico's Patrick Gavin has a story out this afternoon with splintering views on what effect a Hillary Clinton documentary will have on the news divisions of CNN and NBC. CNN's ... [FishbowlDC]

The Morning Ticker: Deggans, Gavin, Greta - Posted August 2, 2013
Eric Deggans, the media critic at the Tampa Bay (formerly St. Petersburg) Times for nearly 18 years, is leaving the paper to become the first TV critic for NPR. He joins in October. "After years of serving as an NPR fan and occasional contributor, I'll ge... [TVNewser]

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]

Politico Game Changer Returns With Tennis Matchup - Posted July 19, 2013
Politico's Game Changer with Patrick Gavin is back! Finally. This time it's a tennis match between Gavin and ... [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]

Afternoon Reading List 06.25.13. - Posted June 25, 2013
New news outlet embraces "advocacy journalism" -- The term "advocacy journalism" is not one that most reporters want attached to their names. Politico's Patrick Gavin ... [FishbowlDC]

National Review Editor No Longer Dizzy - Posted June 14, 2013
National Review Editor Rich Lowry really opens up in a recent interview with Politico's Patrick Gavin for his famous "Answer This" interview this week. No,... [FishbowlDC]

How Many People Really Read Wonkette? - Posted June 11, 2013
Things are looking way up at Wonkette, this according to Wonkette. If you're familiar with the site, then you probably already know where this story is going. In a recent profile of Wonkette's publisher Rebecca Schoenkopf... [FishbowlDC]

Fish Food - Posted June 4, 2013
(A sprinkling of things we think you ought to know...) Wonkette is now just a 40-year-old woman's diary-- Politico's Patrick Gavin has a story that puts a happy, smiley ... [FishbowlDC]

Whose Shoes: The Big Reveal - Posted June 3, 2013
On Friday we asked you to figure out who these two male journalists are based on their shoes and a few hints. Here's the answer: It's Politico's media show duo Patrick Gavin and Dylan Byers. By the way, just in case you were confused (like we were), Dylan has donned the... [FishbowlDC]

Afternoon Reading List 05.29.13 - Posted May 29, 2013
Who is Michele Bachman, anyway? -- An "exponent of the anti-tax Tea Party movement"; a "conservative firebrand and a favorite of tea party Republicans"; "Tea Party Darling." These are just a few of the ways Rep. Michele Bachman (R-Minn.) has been described by the press... [FishbowlDC]

Afternoon Reading List 05.21.13 - Posted May 21, 2013
Another kind of 'House' wins vote -- Patrick Gavin of Politico writes... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List 04.10.13. - Posted April 10, 2013
Run Michele, Run! As Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) continues her crusade to bypass the media and any news of possible ethics violations, it continues to backfire on her. In stories this morning by the ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted March 25, 2013
Quotes of the Day PICTURE FROM PETRA: CBS Chief White House Correspondent Major Garrett, who is traveling with President Obama, snapped this photograph from Petra. He describes it as "6 ... [FishbowlDC]

Yellin and Mitchell Grace Elle - Posted March 22, 2013
Who are the most influential women in Washington? According to Elle, two of the 10 "luminaries" are journalists. In a feature, CNN's Jessica... [FishbowlDC]

CNN's Tapper Already 'Face of New CNN' - Posted March 19, 2013
Wait. How did that happen so fast? Mere hours had passed after the debut of CNN Jake Tapper's The Lead, and already, Jeff Zucker was ecstatic. At a party for Tapper last night at the Sixth Engine, as reported by Poli... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted March 18, 2013
Quotes of the Day SO FORGET ABOUT INTERVIEWING BOB WOODWARD? "I've never really understood the people who get a nasty phone call and get on TV and talk about it. It's part of the job. You do a story that they don't like, you're going to get yelled at, you listen to... [FishbowlDC]

Politico Avoids Bob Ney's Book - Posted March 6, 2013
Book? What book? This appears to be the attitude of Politico, who hasn't written word one on the new book out by former Rep. Bob Ney (R-Ohio), who served time in the big house for his criminal dealings with lobbyist Jack Abramoff. Just think of it as their own quite f--k you to... [PRNewser]

Fish Food - Posted March 4, 2013
                    (A Sprinkling of Things we Think you Ought to Know...) Weingarten Defends D.C. - WaPo "humorist" ... [FishbowlDC]

Girls, Girls and More Girls - Posted February 25, 2013
From Politico Playbook and reporter Patrick Gavin's Facebook page, "Bryn Aserna Gavin was born Saturday night at Sibley Hospital in Washington, DC, clocking in at 7.5 lbs." Congratulations to Gavin and Anne Bracken, wh... [FishbowlDC]

State of Union Walloped With Bad Press - Posted February 12, 2013
To look at Washington D.C. publications today, you'd think tonight's State of the Union was the Shit of the Union. You'd also think it was already Wednesday considering the way Debbie Downer news outlets are trashing it before it even happens. "Expect to Hear an Absolutely For... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted January 30, 2013
Quotes of the Day Howiella Kurtz (a.k.a. The Hill's Judy Kurtz): "Kevin Spacey joking with vertically challenged photog at "House of Cards" DC premiere. 'What is that, a nostril shot?'"... [FishbowlDC]

Glittarazzi Goes Black - Posted January 24, 2013
D.C. social scene and gossip blog Glittarazzi is no more. The website has gone black (or white, depending on your web browser). Greg Blakey, a D.C.-based photographer who worked for the site, told FishbowlDC it officially went d... [FishbowlDC]

ABC's Raddatz Skips 'ZeroDarkThirty' Red Carpet, Examiner's Schwab Walks It - Posted January 9, 2013
When we first showed up to last night's screening of ZeroDarkThirty at the Newsuem, Politico's Tim Mak was persuading a press handler to let him inside the event. He had a ticket in hand but wasn't on the list. "There a... [FishbowlDC]

'The Bachelor' Features D.C. Political Consultant - Posted January 8, 2013
ABC's "The Bachelor's" 2013 season premiered last night and there's a 25-year-old D.C. resident named "Lesley" among the female contestants. She's a D.C. political consultant who said the only men in Washington are "nerds and politicians" and she hates both. There were lots of shots of D.C. monuments as well as... [FishbowlDC]

Turkeys in the Limelight at the W - Posted November 21, 2012
Photo Credit: Dan Swartz of WDC. In Washington, even turkeys can be stars. Here we have journalists covering the turkeys on the rooftop of the W Tuesday as Turkey Federation Chairman Steve Willardsen addresses the crowd. The briefing was packed with media ranging fro... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted November 20, 2012
Quotes of the Day "600 sheep must have died to make that fleece." -- FNC "The Five's" Greg Gutfeld regarding New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's pullover. Gutfeld recently received a sexist award from the Women's Media Center for referring to Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted November 7, 2012
Quotes of the Day - Election Banter "Holy. Cow. The magic wall... Is ON THE FLOOR" -- The Atlantic Associate Editor Brian Fung. ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List 11.06.12. - Posted November 6, 2012
  1. A chat between Ponnuru and Carlson: National Review senior editor Ramesh Ponnuru and Bloomberg's ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List 10.16.12. - Posted October 16, 2012
1. Biased professors? -- The Hill's Managing Editor Bob Cusack has a story out this morning at 5 a.m. on professors who appear in political stories who have donated to President Obama's reelection effort. Cusack conduct... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List 10.12.12. - Posted October 12, 2012
1. Biden's thousand-watt smile -- Though a bit blurry, FreeBeacon brought us Joe Biden's 7 best smiles of the debate last night in the first 30 minutes of the debate. Pretend you've just visited the eye doctor and have been given ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List 10.04.12. - Posted October 4, 2012
1. Obama in a word - Politico's Patrick Gavin brings us a unique feature on the one word that kept coming up for President Obama repeatedly last night. That word? ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted October 4, 2012
Quotes of the Day - The Debate Edition "Is Jim Lehrer sleeping zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz?" --... [FishbowlDC]

Politico Goes on a Beaver Hunt - Posted September 14, 2012
As Politico's Patrick Gavin noted in a story this week, we learned Mitt Romney's VP pick, Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) is a noodler. Noodling, also known as handfishing, involves shoving your hand into an underwa... [FishbowlDC]

S.E. Cupp Has a Lot of Pet Peeves - Posted September 11, 2012
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S.E. Cupp Has a Lot of Pet Peeves - Posted September 11, 2012
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Morning Chatter - Posted September 10, 2012
Quotes of the Day "Nations Triathlon done in 3:08 (Olympic). Now, about that milkshake..." -- Politico's ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted August 28, 2012
Quotes of the Day CNN Producer for Piers Morgan Tonight Brad Parks: "Passing time between live shots at the CNN Grill photo booth." Mrs. Ralph Reed to Convention Security: Ligh... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted July 20, 2012
Quotes Of The Day ABC7 Stephen Tschida braves Germany and Austria this week: "In Vienna. Aunt Molly suggested today I take bike ride through the park. I'm thinking 'life insurance.'" Two days prior... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted July 11, 2012
Quote of the Day "Um, ABC?" -- WSJ's Jonathan Weisman on ABC report on male orgasms. Weisman was responding to this: "Karezza: Men Say Best Sex Comes Without Orgasm"... [FishbowlDC]

AnonymASS Tipster of the Week - Posted July 9, 2012
We've recently had a wave of lefty readers label FishbowlDC as a conservative site. The reason? We covered Politico's obviously left-leaning ex-White House Correspondent and domestic violence expert Joe Williams... [FishbowlDC]

Hazy Gets Weekend Ink! - Posted June 25, 2012
Hazy Thought Bubble: 'I Got Press Goddammit!' Warning: This post may draw the deep ire of journo "Upper" and Mediaite White House Correspondent Tommy Christopher. ... [FishbowlDC]

P90X Creator is an Exercise Whore - Posted June 13, 2012
At the National Press Club last week, Tony Horton, creator of the popular P90X exercise regimen, led a public hour-and-a-half workout. We joined and are admittedly still sore. But before the torture we were able to sit down with him for an interview. In addition to working out with a smatteri... [FishbowlDC]

Playbook From the Plane - Posted May 23, 2012
Politico's Playbook writer Mike Allen has been all over the map as of late. He's been fishing off the grid. Taking days off. Absent from "Morning Joe" with Patric... [FishbowlDC]

'Morning Joe' Crew Admires Politico Scribe's Teeth - Posted May 22, 2012
Politico's Patrick Gavin has been filling in for his colleague Mike Allen on MSNBC's "Morning Joe" Playbook segment of late and today the crew couldn't help but ogle at the ultraviolet rays Gavin calls his teeth. "You know what they say about Patrick; he's got the whitest teeth at Politico," show host... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted May 21, 2012
Quotes of the Day "That's one crazy cat." -- MSNBC's Joe Scarborough on Politico's Patrick Gavin, who appeared on the program this morning. He was referring to Gavin's abundance of cats. ... [FishbowlDC]

Bold Birthday Wishes for Tucker Carlson - Posted May 16, 2012
Today is The Daily Caller Editor-in-Chief Tucker Carlson's birthday. So we figured we'd take this opportunity to get others around town and beyond to help us wish him a happy birthday. At left is a ph... [PRNewser]

Bold Birthday Wishes for Tucker Carlson - Posted May 16, 2012
Today is The Daily Caller Editor-in-Chief Tucker Carlson's birthday. So we figured we'd take this opportunity to get others around town and beyond to help us wish him a happy birthday. At left is a ph... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List 5.14.12 - Posted May 14, 2012
Will the film ever get off the ground? Politico's Patrick Gavin brings us the story of Norman Kelley's plan to make a documentary about ... [FishbowlDC]

Senator Won't Skimp on White Sneaks, Poetic Words - Posted May 3, 2012
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Morning Chatter - Posted April 29, 2012
Quotes of the Day Supermodel Elle MacPherson and a bland and bald companion show up to the WHCD dinner. On their way into the ballroom, he grabbed her ass. Overheard: "Aren't you SOMEONE? Because you look l... [FishbowlDC]

Jimmy Kimmel in Private: Fishbowl5 With Politico's Patrick Gavin, So What Was he Like? - Posted April 27, 2012
Politico's Patrick Gavin recently went out to LA for a sit-down interview with late-night talk show host Jimmy Kimmel, who will be the entertainment for the White House Correspondents' Dinner this weekend. We wondered about details a video can't necessarily reveal. Like why does he look so thin? And what's he... [FishbowlDC]

Jimmy Kimmel on Working the White House Correspondents Room - Posted April 27, 2012
Politico.com's Patrick Gavin traveled to LA this week to talk to Jimmy Kimmel ahead of the talk show host's weekend assignment as MC of the 2012 White House Correspondents Dinner. Kimmel says he checked in with several of the ev... [FishbowlLA]

Kimmel's 'F--k Them' Moment in Politico - Posted April 26, 2012
With Jimmy Kimmel headlining the White House Correspondents' Dinner this weekend, Politico's Patrick Gavin recently sat down with the late night talk show host in Los Angeles. The pub released a snippet of the interview today in which Gavin asked Kimmel to weigh in on Louis C.K. dropping out of the... [PRNewser]

Kimmel's 'F--k Them' Moment in Politico - Posted April 26, 2012
With Jimmy Kimmel headlining the White House Correspondents' Dinner this weekend, Politico's Patrick Gavin recently sat down with the late night talk show host in Los Angeles. The pub released a snippet of the interview today in which Gavin asked Kimmel to weigh in on Louis C.K. dropping out of the... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted April 25, 2012
Quotes of the Day "Yogurt spilt on President Obama tonight." -- BuzzFeed's Andrew Kaczyinski with the accompanied picture above. The incident occur... [FishbowlDC]

CBS "Face the Nation" Partners With Google, Schieffer Plans on Summer Staycation - Posted April 3, 2012
From the Dept. of Bragiculture...When FBDC showed up Monday at the launch of a new partnership by CBS and Google Plus in Logan Circle, we were greeted with pure, unadulterated love. "I read FishbowlDC everyday," CBS intern Chad Sinclair said. ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted April 3, 2012
Quotes of the Day Cupp performs verbal abortion on Olbermann "Keith Olbermann is a huge dick." -- GBTV's ... [FishbowlDC]

No Bitching About the 'Liberal' Media Please - Posted March 19, 2012
Jason Grumet's Bipartisan Policy Center has managed to bring both parties together for one night in hosting "A Century of Service" to honor the public lives of former Republican Sen. Maj. Leaders and BPC Founders Howard Baker and Bob Dole. The event is Wednesday e... [FishbowlDC]

What's Dana Tweeting? - Posted March 19, 2012
While we will still check in with our popular feature, "What's Roland Tweeting?", we are widening our scope to see what others might be tweeting. We've monitored several journos to see who might produce a Twitter feed that can even compare to the crazed magnitude of CNN's ... [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]

The 'C' in Politico CLICK Stands for Caitlin - Posted January 24, 2012
And then there was one. Politico's Karin Tanabe has left CLICK, rumored to take a job elsewhere. Her Facebook page is filled with wishes of "good luck" from colleagues. So that just leaves ... [FishbowlDC]

What Will Journos Miss Most About Huntsman? - Posted January 17, 2012
Other than Tim Pawlenty, Republican presidential candidate Jon Huntsman was the only one who never got the fleeting surge in poll numbers all of the other contenders received. He wasn't a particularly exciting candidate even though he did some exciting things. He was a Motocross rid... [FishbowlDC]

Anatomy of a Drudge Hit Gone Wrong - Posted January 10, 2012
Politico got a Drudge hit Monday morning. That's always a good thing. But there are three odd things surrounding the story about rapper Snoop Dogg encouraging President Obama to legalize marijuana in a D.C-based radio interview: The story was more than a month old. The story had been written on Politico ... [FishbowlDC]

Fish Food - Posted January 5, 2012
(A Sprinkling of Santorum we Think you Ought to Know...) Who Doesn't Love Santorum - While most of the media has moved on to New Hampshire, the sting of losing the Iowa caucuses to Mitt Romney by a mere 8 votes MUST hurt Rick Santorum.... [PRNewser]

Politico Can't Get Enough of Itself - Posted January 3, 2012
If you don't think that Mike Allen's Playbook is the holy grail by which all other political newsletters should be judged, you're wrong. At least, that's what Politico thinks. They take the daily blast SO seriously, t... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted January 3, 2012
Quotes of the Day -- The Mindmeld Edition: A melding of everything worthy, weird and otherwise from the past four days. Journo's cat sets her alarm clock "The cat stepped on my iPhone dock alarm clock last night and set it to go off at 7 a.m. Which it did. Which was... [FishbowlDC]

Politico's CLICK Pushed Further on Back Burner - Posted December 12, 2011
Politico's front page has gotten a minor face lift. Think of it more like a deep cleansing facial with a few extractions. They've gotten rid of the "hot topics" links. A red strip has been placed under the top verticals bar. Sub-headers ("Politico Opinion," "Politico Blogs," etc.) down the right column... [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]

The Daily Caller and Politico: War...and Peace - Posted November 16, 2011
On Monday The Daily Caller loaded up the cannon and blasted Politico for it's cozy ties to MSNBC. The charge: liberal bias. Politico reacted to the ugliness by going into a self-induced coma, staying mute on all of it. Even Fake Jim VandeHei responded on Twitter by askin... [FishbowlDC]

Reporter Resurrects Famed Argyle Pants - Posted November 10, 2011
We never thought we'd see them again after Tammy Haddad's sweaty, exclusive garden party in May. But late last night as we were watching Politico Patrick Gavin's latest Game-Changer feature, there they were: Loud, blu... [FishbowlDC]

Fishbowl5 With Eagle Pub's VP Joe Guerriero - Posted November 4, 2011
Human Events is playing a game of musical chairs in its editorial department. Jason Materra, who came on board in April 2010, is out and Cathy Taylor... [TVNewser]

Kardashian Splitsville React-Washington Style - Posted November 2, 2011
Even John Coale didn't see it coming. The sudden newsflash of Kim Kardashian splitting up with her husband after 72 days is rocking Hollywood and, of course, Washington as evidenced by the lame posts in WaPo and The Hill.... [FishbowlDC]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted October 28, 2011
Quotes of the Day Annie and Ezra's honeymoon breakdown "To welcome US tourists, hotel in Hanoi is serving pancakes with corn syrup and playing Jack Johnson." -- Slate's (soon to be NYT) ... [FishbowlDC]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted October 21, 2011
Quotes of the Day Funky headline from NPR News: "Crash Leaves 5,000 Chickens On Northern Calif. Highway" Overheard... at the Newseum's Cartoons & Cocktails event Thursday night as Politico's ... [FishbowlDC]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted October 18, 2011
Quotes of the Day CNN's Ed Hornick moves to Atlanta: "The view from my apartment. On Sunday funday a DJ sets up and spins ... ... [FishbowlDC]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted October 17, 2011
Quotes of the Day Quintessential fluffy cloud White House photograph by FNC's Ed Henry who was spotted milling about the Meridien Ball Friday night with his wife, Shirley Hung Henry... [FishbowlDC]

Whose Shoes: Revealed - Posted October 7, 2011
The guesses that came in yesterday for our "Whose Shoes" feature included RCP's Erin McPike and freelancer Stephanie Green. The right answer is videographer Elizabeth Glover, who freelances for outlets like TWT and Insigh... [FishbowlDC]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted October 4, 2011
Quotes of the Day Journo most in need of trench coat and big dark shades ... [FishbowlDC]

Pols, Press Toast Schieffer's 20 Years of "Face the Nation" - Posted September 22, 2011
Had you walked through the doors of the St. Regis Hotel at this time last night, there's a good chance you would have bumped into Nancy Pelosi (D... [PRNewser]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted September 16, 2011
Quotes of the Day On a personal note... "On a personal note, my mom played golf this week for the first time since being diagnosed and finishing her chemo. Said she couldn't putt." -- The Hill's White House Correspondent and avid golfer ... [FishbowlDC]

Lewis Black Says Fox News Gives Him Eczema - Posted September 14, 2011
Comedian Lewis Black likes to make a scene out of clearing his throat. He has been known to tell audiences to "Shut the f-ck up" and to heckle anyone who even looks at him funny during a performance. Last night at the grand opening of The Fillmore in Silver Spring, Md.,... [FishbowlDC]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted September 8, 2011
Quotes of the Day -- GOP Presidential Debate Edition "How is this c--t on MSNBC saying Obama created jobs!? I'm stunned at this sh-t ass f--k d--k 'news' channel." -- Anthony Cumia from the "Opie and Anthony" radio show in a startling tweet last ni... [FishbowlDC]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted August 25, 2011
#neverforget "It was 10 years ago today that Aaliyah died in a plane crash. I was at @NABJ convention in Orlando when the news." - Roland Martin Rise and shine "Mr. Landscape Man, I know I'm already awake, but must you make so much noise? It's not quite 8am yet.... [FishbowlDC]

Has Politico Summer School Already Begun? - Posted August 1, 2011
Over the weekend Politico's Mike Allen, who will be among the stars at POLITICO Summer School for interns around town, ran what looks to be an early seminar. In this one he discusses how to handle unnamed sources. ... [FishbowlDC]

The Power Inside a Power Party - Posted July 30, 2011
Washington is known for its "important" power lists. Most publications have them. There are lists for top lobbyists like Washingtonian's "Hired Guns: The City's 50 Top Lobbyists." Both The Hill and Roll Call also boast top lobbyist lists. There are lists for important people everywhere (TIME... [FishbowlDC]

Farewell to FishbowlLA's Tina Dupuy - Posted July 27, 2011
Here at FishbowlDC we don't often get to interact with our sister sites of FishbowlNY and FishbowlLA, but in the instances that we do it makes for a delightful engagement. Today we say goodbye to FishbowlLA Editor and syndicated columnist ... [FishbowlDC]

Ratigan Took Arianna's Women's Sleep Challenge - Posted July 7, 2011
Late last night, Politico published an "Answer This" interview with MSNBC's Dylan Ratigan by Patrick Gavin. There were surprising details. ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Apologalooza - Posted June 30, 2011
It's just after 9 a.m. and the morning is already dripping with apologies and regret. Shortly after 6 a.m., TIME's Mark Halperin called President Obama a d*ck on "Morning Joe." Politico's ... [FishbowlDC]

Fish Food - Posted June 14, 2011
(A Sprinkling of Things We Think You Ought to Know...) Narcissism, Weiner and More... In Monday's NYT op-ed section, Ross Douthat wrote a piece worth reading called "The Online Loo... [FishbowlDC]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted June 2, 2011
QUOTES of the DAY ... [FishbowlDC]

Politico's CLICK Gets an Extreme Makeover - Posted June 1, 2011
This morning Politico's Editor-in-Chief John Harris sent a note to editorial staff about the CLICK section which has been in a state of major reorganization as of late with ... [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]

Fish Food - Posted May 24, 2011
(A Sprinkling of Things We Think You Ought to Know...) Tucker's ... [FishbowlDC]

Happy Birthday Ezzy - Posted May 9, 2011
Oh if only we were Facebook friends with WaPo's Ezra Klein. But alas, we learned that it's his birthday today on Politico's Playbook by ... [FishbowlDC]

Haddad Brunch Debuts New Digs - Posted May 2, 2011
[caption id="attachment_38095" align="aligncenter" width="500" caption="Mary Kathryn Covert and Michael Steel "][/caption] On Saturday afternoon, hundreds of celebrities, journos and politicos packed the nine bedroom, 7,000 square foot mansion of businessman and Washington Kastles owner Mark Ein. The former residence of l... [FishbowlDC]

Questionable Aggregating Turns Heads - Posted May 2, 2011
On Saturday, Politico published a story by Patrick Gavin on Publicity Guru Tammy Haddad's famous brunch. Then on Sunday, The Daily Caller, which had no presence at the WHCD, saw f... [FishbowlDC]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted May 2, 2011
QUOTES of the DAY: THE WHITE HOUSE CORRESPONDENTS' DINNER EDITION The Daily Beast Columnist Meghan McCain poses on the red carpet. Sure she looks good here, but la... [FishbowlDC]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted April 30, 2011
Today we bring you a special edition of morning quotes as part of our weekend coverage of tonight's WHCD. Enjoy! QUOTES of the DAY CNN's Senior White House Correspondent Ed Henry poses with ... [FishbowlDC]

Politico's Celeb Breakfast Brings Out Funny Barbs - Posted April 29, 2011
Politico's Mike Allen and Patrick Gavin hosted their first celebrity edition of the Playbook Breakfast this morning with actors Tim Daly... [FishbowlDC]

D.C. Royal Fever: The Morning Edition - Posted April 29, 2011
A mild obsession has arisen amongst Washington journalists over the Royal Wedding this morning. This is a best in show of commentary. So wrong... "So 'QILF' is now a thing, huh?" -- Politico's ... [FishbowlDC]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers (The Donald Trump Edition) - Posted April 28, 2011
QUOTES of the DAY D.C. Journos react to POTUS and The Donald reality show "Hey, I read stuff that you people write." -Trump to reporters in NH. ("So, we do have readers after all.") -- Roll Call's ... [FishbowlDC]

Paparazzi Get Revved up for WHCD - Posted April 25, 2011
There may be a scant few of them compared to LA and New York, but Washington has paparazzi too. And they'll be wanting to be at the top of their game this weekend at the WHCD. WaPo magazine's ... [PRNewser]

Paparazzi Get Revved up for WHCD - Posted April 25, 2011
There may be a scant few of them compared to LA and New York, but Washington has paparazzi too. And they'll be wanting to be at the top of their game this weekend at the WHCD. WaPo magazine's ... [FishbowlDC]

Politico to Host Special Celebrity Playbook Breakfast - Posted April 22, 2011
Politico Playbook will host a special Celebrity Playbook Breakfast on Friday morning of White House Correspondents' Dinner weekend. Politico scribes Mike Allen and Patrick Gavin will host the event with Tim Daly and Rosario Dawson at the W Hotel for breakfast that day at 8 a.m.... [FishbowlDC]

It's a Girl for Gavin! - Posted April 11, 2011
Politico's Patrick Gavin and wife, Anne welcomed to the world this evening Scout Margaret Gavin. ... [PRNewser]

Pimping Affleck, McCain - Posted March 8, 2011
From the look of things, the only two journos to land interviews with odd couple Ben Affleck and Cindy McCain in Washington were ABC's Jake Tapper and Politico's Patrick Gavin. Affleck and McCain have forged an alliance to help the Congo. They appeared on ABC's GMA with Tapper's story thi... [FishbowlDC]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted March 4, 2011
QUOTES of the DAY Happy Belated Birthday to... It's a tiny bit late, but here's a a birthday shout-out to Politico CLICK writer and ex-FishbowlDC Editor extraordinaire ... [FishbowlDC]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted February 28, 2011
QUOTES of the DAY WaPo's Dan Zak in Cali: "Cheeky Hollywood hotel thermostat" Pre-Oscars "What're u wearin for Oscar night? I'm sporting Basic Edition by KMA... [FishbowlDC]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted February 24, 2011
QUOTES of the DAY Whose got the ugliest, most loathsome facial/neck/seeping into chest hair in America? Meet America's non-journalist Ian Murphy, the Buffalo Beast's prank caller who appeared on MSNBC's ... [FishbowlDC]

Politico Reporter Takes Plunge Into Freezing Potomac - Posted February 1, 2011
Last weekend, Politico's Patrick Gavin participated in what he dubbed the "dumbest Game Change we've ever done." Along with 200 others, including Rep. Donna Edwards (D-Md.) Gavin jumped into a literally freezing 32-degree Potomac River to raise awareness about climate change. Chesapeake Climate Action Network sponsored the event. Gavin documented the plunge... [FishbowlDC]

Are You On the Guest List? Find Out This Week. - Posted February 1, 2011
[caption id="attachment_30151" align="alignleft" width="252" caption="Coverboy Andrew Noyes of Facebook, former National Journal reporter."][/caption] It's that time of year when the city's youthful so-and-sos... [FishbowlDC]

2011: A Yawner in SOTU Watch Parties - Posted January 25, 2011
Watch parties for the President's State of the Union address are a tradition in Washington. Everyone is supposed to get together to watch POTUS (and drink) at a local watering hole. Or so we thought. This year, tradition is broken. No parties, just an avalanche of live-blogging. The Daily Beast's Howard Kurtz will... [FishbowlDC]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted January 25, 2011
QUOTES of the DAY C-SPAN as a sleep aid "No offense to C-SPAN, but if you have trouble falling asleep, it's awesome." -- Ed Rendell, NBC News Political Analyst on MSNBC's "Morning Joe" this morning. Politico allows 'fart' into fea... [FishbowlDC]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted January 24, 2011
Washington Reacts to Olbermann Exit "It's better to fire... [FishbowlDC]

FishbowlDC Turns Six Today - Posted January 19, 2011
Today is the sixth anniversary of FishbowlDC. So we give you answers to our most frequently asked questions. Do you guys have an office? No, we work out of cafes, our homes and/or an office for another job. Cafes can be less or more irritating depending on the day, time and who... [FishbowlDC]

FishbowlDC Turns Six Today - Posted January 19, 2011
Today is the sixth anniversary of FishbowlDC. So we give you answers to our most frequently asked questions. Do you guys have an office? No, we work out of cafes, our homes and/or an office for another job. Cafes can be less or more irritating depending on the day, time and who... [PRNewser]

Who are the 'Most Influential' People in Media? - Posted January 13, 2011
Business Insider releases its top 50 people and pubs in media this year. The list published today includes everyone from Wikileaks Founder Julian Assange (#1) to Apple CEO Steve Jobs (#2) FNC's Glenn Beck (#4) and Jon Stewart (#5). Those in Washington or with strong ties here include HuffPost Editor-in-Chief ... [PRNewser]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted January 10, 2011
QUOTES of the DAY Photograph by Politico's Meredith Shiner from University of Arizona Medical Center Editor pledges more civility "Had so many sen... [FishbowlDC]

Afternoon Reading List 01.04.11 - Posted January 4, 2011
* Today's advice column in The Daily Caller has it all. 1. Al Roker makes fun of Tucker Carlson for saying Michael Vick should be executed. He questions the oxyge... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List 12.08.10 - Posted December 8, 2010
*WCP's Moe Tkacik slices and dices WaPo's baby liberal blogger ... [FishbowlDC]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted December 7, 2010
QUOTES of the DAY Moment of regret "A Truly Sad Commentary: I managed to drink all the overpriced diet cokes available in the hotel room fridge #overcaffeinationfail" -- Talking Points Memo founder, Editor and Publis... [FishbowlDC]

Mika Asks Reporter to be her Cat's Godfather - Posted December 2, 2010
It's the ultimate (and strangest) honor of the day. Today on MSNBC's "Morning Joe" Host Mika Brzezinksi asked Politico's resident cat fiend P... [FishbowlDC]

Meow Mix: Mika, Joe and Willie Plan to Exploit Reporter - Posted November 17, 2010
Cat fever is heating up on MSNBC's "Morning Joe" as hosts Mika, Joe and Willie are stepping up their game of giving Politico reporter Patrick Gavin a hard time about his three cats. In recent weeks, the crew ... [FishbowlDC]

Forget Humans in D.C., Just Dogs (Part V) - Posted November 12, 2010
Dear FishbowlDC Readers, Yesterday we claimed that Thursday was the end of DogBowl 2010. But we lied. After the stampede of pictures that we received yesterday, today will be the final day. To answer Roll Call's Christina Bellantoni's tweet request to run a similar feline contest, the answer has to be simply:... [FishbowlDC]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted November 11, 2010
QUOTES of the DAY Thanks to CNN's senior White House correspondent ... [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]

Red Zone Marketing Founder Maribeth Kuzmeski Slings Mud, Spreads Viruses - but in a Good Way - Posted November 5, 2010
Social Media is great for getting the word out, but savvy startups make sure the word is worth hearing. Today... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Journos: Will They Sleep Tonight? - Posted November 2, 2010
We posed a question to a mass of journalists, many covering the midterms, and most everyone obliged. One reporter, who will remain genderless, wished to be anonymous because of fear of his or her PR department. We thank everyone for participating, especially Mr. Weigel fr... [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]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted October 28, 2010
QUOTES of the DAY ABC's Klein has touch of midterm madness "Midterm delusions. Could swear I just saw Alvin Greene on the metro. Thought I saw Lee Fisher this morning." -- ABC's ... [FishbowlDC]

Meghan McCain's D.C. Snub Gets Dirty, Sexy and Political - Posted October 26, 2010
Slate's Dave Weigel wouldn't attend a Meghan McCain book party. He says he's not on the D.C. cocktail circuit (although, funny, we've seen him there a few times. But we'l... [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]

Cap File Celebrates 5 Years - Posted October 21, 2010
The Corcoran Gallery played host to Capitol File's fifth anniversary fete last night. Guarded by a gestapo of magazine interns who seemed excited to turn away would-be crashers (and those who fell victim to a clerical error *see: me), the event f... [FishbowlDC]

She had me at 'Groinward' - Posted October 20, 2010
The D.C. media is manning up this week, or else finding its cojones. WaPo, Politico, Politics Daily and Slate all have offerings on the topic of "manning up" being employed on the campaign trail as th... [FishbowlDC]

Politico's Gavin Gets More Cat Crap - Posted October 20, 2010
Cat banter has become the norm for Politico's Patrick Gavin when he appears on MSNBC's "Morning Joe" where he averages one weekly appearance to discuss Politico's Playbook and whatever else they throw at him. ... [FishbowlDC]

How Dare You? - Posted October 12, 2010
Check out Politico's Patrick Gavin's latest installment of "The List." This one involves those who have uttered variations of the phrase, "How dare you?" The... [FishbowlDC]

Patrick Gavin Stalks Mickey Kaus in DC - Posted September 23, 2010
Can't a dude just ride the Metro in the nation's capital without someone tweeting about it? Apparently not. The moral of the story is: Don't sit near former FishbowlDC blogger turned Politico reporter Patrick Gavin. Poor ... [FishbowlLA]

Reporter Acts Like Teenager for Interview - Posted September 22, 2010
Politico's Patrick Gavin meets up with the young GOP political wonder Jonathan Krohn for a pretty entertaining afternoon of games such as hop scotch and Nintendo and drinking from juice boxes. Many political types in D.C. meet at The Palm. "With you I'd like to go somewhere less stuffy," Gavin tells... [FishbowlDC]

Will WaPo's Jonathan Capehart's Hot Shorts Land Him 100 Dates? - Posted September 16, 2010
[caption id="attachment_20607" align="aligncenter" width="587" caption="Jonathan Capehart (Photo Credit: FishbowlDC)"][/caption] There are shorts. And then there are short shorts. WaPo's Jonathan Capehart donned ... [FishbowlDC]

Five Reporters Obama Ought to Call On... - Posted September 10, 2010
Politico chooses five reporters President Obama should have called on at his presser today for a change of pace. Patrick Gavin writes, "There are always many other reporters whose questions go unanswered for a variety of reasons (lack of time, the "prestige" pecking order of publications, per... [FishbowlDC]

Which Pols Should Publicly Boogie? - Posted September 2, 2010
Politico's Patrick Gavin presents readers with a "dream team" of politicians who should be on "Dancing With the Stars." It's purely a hypothetical, since Season 11's cast has already been chosen with Bristol Palin and Jersey Shore's "The Situation" in the lineup - Bristol's the closest contestant to a po... [FishbowlDC]

Journo Pet Peeves in All Their Lobstery, Gobbledy Goodness - Posted August 19, 2010
Journalists, more than most, have words and expressions that irk them. Here are examples. Liberal blogger Matthew Yglesias: "When did people start writing 'healthful' instead of 'healthy' and how can I make them stop?" he tweeted. And Politico's ... [FishbowlDC]

Politico's Gavin Talks 'Cat Poop' on 'Morning Joe' - Posted August 13, 2010
This morning, MNSBC's "Morning Joe" crew had a field day with Politico's Patrick Gavin's cats. Gavin horrified host Joe Scarborough by telling him he has has three of the furry, clawed animals. It's not the first time they've poked fun of Gavin's penchant for cats. In late April, 'Morning Joe' correspondent ... [FishbowlDC]

Among Weigel's Pet Peeves, Public Stretching - Posted August 10, 2010
This photograph did not accompany Politico's story. Today, Politico's Patrick Gavin braves the weird, wild world of Slate's Dave Weigel for an "Answer This" ... [FishbowlDC]

Did Journos Drop the Ball? FNC's Wallace Says Yes - Posted July 23, 2010
Politico has been running video previews of the Sunday morning political talk shows with Editor-in-Chief John Harris interviewing hosts. This week, however, Harris is out and Patrick Gavin is in as host of "Turn the Table." Topic of discussion? Race. "The White House should have taken the time to find out exactly... [FishbowlDC]

Tapper Nears End of Sunday Run - Posted July 23, 2010
Politico's Patrick Gavin checks in with ABC White House correspondent Jake Tapper on his final hosting of ABC's 'This Week' Sunday before ... [FishbowlDC]

Kathy Griffin Bleeps Through D.C.; Journos Get Cameos - Posted July 14, 2010
PR rep Hilary Rosen, Politico's Patrick Gavin and Kathy HuffPost's Arianna Huffington and Kathy (Kathy needs a translator.) CNN's John King and Dana Bash: Kathy's Political Advisers If anyone expected comedian Kath... [FishbowlDC]

Greta Talks Eye Bags - Posted July 13, 2010
Before and after... FNC's Greta Van Susteren can be sensitive when asked about her previous plastic surgery to remove undereye baggage. But in today's "Answer This" feature by Politico's Patrick Gavin, she brings it up - ... [FishbowlDC]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted July 9, 2010
Quote(s) of the Day Press room smells rank, journo charges "Press room at the WH smells like hella crazy wildly bad garbage. Blame it on the #heatwave also my face is, like, melting?" - Alex Wagner, Politics Daily's White House correspondent, in a tweet earlier this week. And now for t... [FishbowlDC]

Fishbowl DC Asks: Should CNN's Howie Kurtz Be Gonged? - Posted July 7, 2010
•CNN's "Reliable Sources" is hosted by Howard Kurtz, who also pulls double-duty as the media reporter for The Washington Post. Kurtz recently took on Patrick Gavin, a reporter for Politico, during a segment of his show. He said he was just "poking fun" at Gavin, but... [TVNewser]

WaPo and CNN's Howie Kurtz: Should he be Gonged? - Posted July 6, 2010
While WaPo media columnist and CNN host Howard Kurtz claimed to be "just poking fun" on his CNN show "Reliable Sources" on Sunday, a segment sent shock waves around town as several D.C. journalists were steamed watching him go after Politico's ... [FishbowlDC]

On the Podcast: Larry King steps down; Press release buzzwords, and Politco's Patrick Gavin - Posted June 30, 2010
... [PRNewser]

Journos Flock to Conde Nast Traveler Fete - Posted June 25, 2010
L: Glenn Ballard, Christine Delargy, Christina Sevilla and Jay Newton-Small R: Valerie Jarrett. Hoards of journalists came out to the Washington Hilton last night to celebrate DC with Conde Nast Traveler magazine. The fete ... [FishbowlDC]

Gavin on a Sugar High - Posted June 21, 2010
In what is a fantastically sweet interview, Politico's Patrick Gavin interviews the head of the Washington Confectioner's Association. Gavin begins loading up on candy at the onset of the interview never really stops. And soon, it's all over his face, a glaz... [FishbowlDC]

Media Matters' 'Toxic Talk' Party for Bill Press Turns Up Powerful Pols and Scribes - Posted June 16, 2010
Man of hour Bill Press and House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer Press hugs Lanny Davis with Rep. Clyburn nearby Despite POTUS's Office address, Media Matters partied down Tuesday night by hosting a book party at its downtown HQ for lefty radio host ... [FishbowlDC]

Bloomberg White House Correspondent Joining NRDC as Federal Communications Director - Posted June 14, 2010
Bloomberg White House correspondent and outgoing White House Correspondents' Association president Edwin Chen announced he is leaving Bloomberg News to join the National Resources Defense Counsel as federal communications director, where he will handle media strategy. In an... [PRNewser]

A Sunday Talk Show Unlike Any Other - Posted June 4, 2010
Which talking head show should you watch on Sunday mornings? There's another to fight for your already short attention span. It's "The White House Chronicle," hosted by Llewellyn King and ... [FishbowlDC]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted June 4, 2010
Quote(s) of the Day ABC journos attempt to determine fate of day "Sign it will be a good day: Miley Cyrus playing when I stop to get tea en route to work (OR...sign of my bad taste in music?)" --ABC White House reporter Karen Travers in a Friday morning tweet. "Would your week be complete... [FishbowlDC]

Massa Fever Begins Anew - Posted May 24, 2010
<img alt="massa.jpg" src="/fishbowlDC/files/original/massa.jpg" width="250" class="alignright" hspace="3" vspace="3"/ Esquire has a new must-read profile out on ex-Rep. Eric Massa (of tickle party fame) by Ryan D'Agostino. D'Agostino, who got to know Massa, a New York Democrat, over a four-year time span, accompanied Massa to his i... [FishbowlDC]

PBS's Glassman: If Not for Journalism, He Might be a Hand Model - Posted May 11, 2010
Jim Glassman, host of the new PBS public affairs program, "Ideas in Action," is really fond of his hands. As for dislikes, he doesn't enjoy hearing CNN anchors declare themselves "the best political team on television." Read the rest of Politico's "Answer Thi... [FishbowlDC]

Politico Begins Replacing Calderone - Posted May 10, 2010
Politico is not hiring one, but at least two reporters to replace Michael Calderone, the media blogger who left last month for Yahoo! News. One of those reporters, Keach Hagey, began at Politico on Friday. The other has yet to be hired, but FishbowlDC sources hear the person they want is... [FishbowlDC]

Campari on the Rocks - Posted May 6, 2010
It's a dog eat dog world out there. And no one knows that better than Karen Feld and her pooch, Campari. For those who aren't acquainted, Feld is an alum of Roll Call, the Washington Times and most recently, the ... [FishbowlDC]

WaPo's Shapira Questions Journos 'Sniffing Out' Other Journos - Posted May 6, 2010
WaPo's Ian Shapira is irate with Politico's Patrick Gavin, who has been filling in on the "On Media" page. Why? In a ... [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]

Journos in the Age of Social Media - Posted April 27, 2010
On May 6, PoliTwitch! brings you scribes discussing the journalism profession in the age of social media. The Panel Peter Cherukuri, DC Bureau Manager, HuffPost Patrick Gavin, Politico ... [FishbowlDC]

Politico's Allen Not Only Scribe With 'Fancy' Magazine Cover Story - Posted April 22, 2010
What did MSNBC's Willie Geist learn this morning on "Morning Joe?" In the segment that always closes the show, Geist revealed, "I learned that Mike Allen is not the only guy with a huge cover story. Patrick Gavin, Congratulations. 'I love cats.'" Geist was jokingly referring to Politico's Patrick Gavin who appeared... [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]

A Good Night to be on the Guest List - Posted April 16, 2010
The Hill's Jared Allen and Roll Call's Jackie Kucinich with Sarah Taylor. Last night, movers and shakers of all ages gathered at the Washington Club in Dupont Circle to toast Washington Life's annual "Young and the Guest List." From the swanky digs and the guests' stylish threads to the truly superb swag bags... [FishbowlDC]

Whose Shoes: Revealed - Posted April 6, 2010
In a short time span we've gotten a variety of guesses and then Ashley Prime Gula of Quinn Gillespie & Associates just rolled in with the right answer. Guesses were mostly female. They included Roll Call's Emily Heil (apologies, Emily, I know you'd never wear any sock-shoe combination like this), NJ's Erin... [FishbowlDC]

Oprah Gets Rielle - Posted April 5, 2010
The National Enquirer broke the story today of Oprah Winfrey's upcoming interview with Rielle Hunter, the mistress to former Sen. John Edwards (D-N.C.). In D.C., Politico and The Daily Caller (via Radaronline.com) snagged the story at about the same time. At 5:14 p.m. The Daily Caller linked to Radaronline's sto... [FishbowlDC]

Scribes Enjoy Night Out with Kathy Griffin - Posted March 17, 2010
An evening out with comedian Kathy Griffin can't be boring, even if she is on the so-called self-proclaimed D-List. She met up with scribes Thursday night for dinner at Restaurant Ris. She was joined by HuffPost's Arianna Huffington and National Editor Nico Pitney, Politico's ... [FishbowlDC]

Labash Blowout Book Party: Marion Barry Has Arrived! - Posted March 11, 2010
The Weekly Standard/Daily Caller Matt Labash's book, Fly Fishing With Darth Vader: And Other Adventures With Evangelical Wrestlers, Political Hitmen, And Jewish Cowboys came to life Thursday night as characters from his anthology filed in one by one to the beautifu... [FishbowlDC]

Russert Quasi Accepts Gavin's Challenge - Posted March 11, 2010
This tweet just in from NBC's Luke Russert regarding Politico's Patrick Gavin Game Changer challenge to Russert to go curling... [FishbowlDC]

Birthday Wishes - Posted March 2, 2010
Sending birthday wishes to some of our favorite fishes... Happy birthday to Kevin Madden and Politics Daily's Emily Miller who celebrated today and Politico's ... [FishbowlDC]

CPAC Candy Coverage Pretty Sweet - Posted February 22, 2010
Editors wanting to break into alternative video coverage around town need to take note of Politico's recent TMZ-style candy video from CPAC. This could be what Washington D.C. sorely needs - go to "serious-minded" events and ask the absurd (but ask it as seriously as possible). Think John Oliver from... [FishbowlDC]

Less Laughter in White House Press Room - Posted February 11, 2010
White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs cracked a joke about S... [PRNewser]

Washington Life's "YGL" Issue Hits Newsstands - Posted February 9, 2010
"Young & the Guest List," Washington Life's annual roundup of roughly 200 (more this year) of the metro area's top innovators under the age of 40 just hit newsstands. This year's list includes 152 men, 112 women, 2 diplomats 35 CEOs and 44 folks from the White House and Cap... [FishbowlDC]

Gavin Interrupts Honeymoon for Weird Obama Dolls - Posted February 3, 2010
He can't take being away from the gossip. Late last night Politico's Patrick Gavin, on his honeymoon in Hawaii, showed signs of Click withdrawal and has started photographing quirky Hawaiian Obama paraphernalia and quoting Hawaiian tour guides on health care. Someone please find him a luau and fast. Also: torture him by... [FishbowlDC]

Gavin Sends Aloha Greetings From Hawaii - Posted January 26, 2010
Politico's Patrick Gavin wed Anne Bracken over the weekend and sent us this message in what he called a "rare email check." "Just landed in Hawaii," he wrote. "I'm [here] for honeymoon and will give my Twitter readers -- and myself -- a much deserved break from the en... [FishbowlDC]

Journos Turn Up to Game Change Soiree - Posted January 19, 2010
Savannah Guthrie, Michael Feldman and Game Change authors. On Monday night, Time and New York magazines hosted a party at the W Hotel's P.O.V. bar to celebrate Mark Halperin and John Heilemann's ... [FishbowlDC]

Daily Caller Party Bursting with People -- and Coats - Posted January 13, 2010
The Daily Caller launch party was the place to be last night for Washington D.C.'s political party crowd. In attendance: Former Time scribe Matt Cooper and Scooter Libby, former Chief of Staff to former V.P. Dick Cheney (in the same room) From the Daily Caller: ... [FishbowlDC]

Fishbowl5 with Game Show Host Chris Cillizza - Posted January 13, 2010
Today we chat with WaPo's Chris Cillizza, author of "The Fix" blog. Cillizza hosts the over-the-top nerdy "Politics and Pints" trivia night at the Capitol Lounge in the heart of Capitol Hill's block of bars. We wanted ... [FishbowlDC]

George S. Razzed About Potential Interview With Snuffleupagus - Posted January 7, 2010
ABC's GMA Host George Stephanopoulos has a tough last name. D.C. journalists have long struggled with the spelling of it -- many still do, checking and rechecking it. "Took me years to master it," remarked Politico's ... [FishbowlDC]

Parade of D.C. Socialites Explain Their Game - Posted January 7, 2010
In this must-see Politico Click video, 10 D.C. women explain to Kiki Ryan and Patrick Gavin why they have to go to so many parties, how they have to look good (always) and how catty the whole thing can get. Andrea Rodgers (a.k.a. Ask Miss A) wears a necklace that could easily... [FishbowlDC]

CNN's Soledad O'Brien: Ambition is Her Middle Name - Posted January 4, 2010
Politico's Patrick Gavin unearths the grittier details on CNN's Soledad O'Brien. For instance, she cusses. Additionally, a boss once told her sh... [FishbowlDC]

Politico Releases Year in Review Video Part II - Posted December 29, 2009
As promised, Politico released Part II of their video Year in Review series this morning. The same reporters are involved -- Jeanne Cummings, Mike Allen, Kenneth Vogel, ... [FishbowlDC]

Miller Gets Alleged Scoop on Baucus from Foley - Posted December 28, 2009
Politics Daily's Emily Miller uses her longstanding connections to get a quote from former Rep. Mark Foley (R-Fla.), who left Congress in 2006 immersed in a sexual scandal regarding underage male pages. "I know Foley from when he was a deputy whip when I was communications director for then-Majority Whip Tom DeLay,"... [FishbowlDC]

Politico Releases Year In Review Video - Posted December 28, 2009
Politico reporters came together to create their "2009: Year in Review" video. Included are cameos from Jeanne Cummings, Mike Allen, Jonathan Martin and Patrick ... [FishbowlDC]

Radio and TV Reporters Party at White House - Posted December 16, 2009
Politico's Patrick Gavin reports on last night's White House Party for TV and Radio reporters. See the roster, everyone from NBC's ... [FishbowlDC]

AM Viewing: O'Donnell Embarrasses Gavin - Posted December 14, 2009
In Politico's most recent "Game Changer" feature, Patrick Gavin takes on MSNBC's Norah O'Donnell at the Sports Club LA. O'Donnell makes Gavin look like the little girl scout he is as she woops his butt in nearly every physical challenge. Enjoy! ... [FishbowlDC]

The FishbowlDC Interview: Payback for Patrick Gavin - Posted December 11, 2009
It's payback time. Finally, I get to be on the other side of the camera and notebook from Mr. Fishbowl himself: Politico's Patrick Gavin. Once a reporter I avoided like the plague at parties as he lurked around ballrooms with his camera and note pad, he is now someone I'm seeking... [FishbowlDC]

Quinn, Gillespie & Associates Ring in the Holiday Season in Style - Posted December 9, 2009
VandeHei, Stoddard, Allen, Quinn and kiddies. Last night was a big night for holiday parties - the Brunswick Group held court at L2, Scene Bisnow celebrated at Public Bar but the evening's big ticket event was hosted by Quinn, Gillespie & Associates on the... [FishbowlDC]

Schieffer Shares Fave Kennedy Center Stories - Posted December 5, 2009
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Politico's All Over Tonight's State Dinner - Posted November 24, 2009
Allen, McBride and Stock. Photo courtesy of Politico. Want to live vicariously through President Obama's first State Dinner? Politico will have live video coverage of the State Dinner streaming on its... [FishbowlDC]

North Cap Evacuated for Fire Alarm, Now All Clear - Posted November 11, 2009
400 North Capitol- which houses Fox News, C-SPAN and NBC Newschannel- was evacuated for a little less than an hour today for a fire alarm. All is now clear, back to work. Patrick Gavin's apparently on the scene- he's tweeted a few pics. ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Viewing: Gavin Gets Pummeled by Rep. Peter King - Posted November 6, 2009
Politico's Patrick Gavin hits the boxing ring for a friendly match with Rep. Peter King (R-N.Y.) who says that he is beating down "because Patrick is a symbol of the arrogant, left-wing media." Good times. ... [FishbowlDC]

Congressman Punches Patrick Gavin - Posted November 6, 2009
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Pics of Power: Photos from GQ's Fete - Posted October 14, 2009
Fashion icons and power players, the very GQ Seth Pietras of Qorvis, Politico's Patrick Gavin and CNN's Ed Henry. ... [FishbowlDC]

GQ's "50 Most": The Powerful Party - Posted October 14, 2009
They came, we saw, we tallied... Yesterday we filled you in on exactly who made GQ's "50 Most Powerful People in DC" (and who was snubbed). Then ... [FishbowlDC]

GQ's "50 Most Powerful" Party Predictions: Who Will Show, Who Will No-Show? - Posted October 13, 2009
It's a pretty A-list guest list. So who on GQ's "50 Most Powerful People in DC" list will show and who will no-show at tonight's party at 701? For insight and predictions, we turned to some of DC's most tried and trusted nightlife and social scene reporters- TWT's "Green and Glover, Under... [FishbowlDC]

"DC's Funniest Celeb": All Politics (and Jokes) Are Local - Posted October 1, 2009
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Tonight: "Celebs" Compete for DC's Funniest Crown, Moran & UCP - Posted September 30, 2009
• Who's DC's funniest celeb? FBDC will be on-hand tonight at the DC Improv to find out. "Celebs" include: Joe "the Plumber" Wurzelbacher, US News and World Report's Anna Mulrine, Americans for Tax Reform's Grover Norquist... [FishbowlDC]

Media Types Dish for Charity - Posted September 24, 2009
Last night at Teatro Goldoni media types like Bill Press and Andrea Roane... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List 09.23.09 - Posted September 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. Happy Birthday to ... [FishbowlDC]

BTDubs, Keeks Bday Party Was Obvi Totes Brills - Posted September 22, 2009
Janet Donovan hosted a birthday party for Kiki Ryan last night at Teatro Goldoni, after her first day w... [FishbowlDC]

Gavin, Ryan and Dornic Do This Just In! - Posted September 18, 2009
Tune in to This Just In! over the weekend to hear "Team Gavin" (Patrick, his Yeas and Nays replacement Kiki Ryan and me, his FishbowlDC follow-on) as we discuss the evolution of journalism and the impact of social media on the news industry. From our friends at This Just In!: On this week's... [FishbowlDC]

House of Haddad Celebrates WuDunn & Kristof - Posted September 14, 2009
Last Thursday evening, guests at the home of Tammy Haddad were given the chance to chat up of Pulitzer Prize winners and co-authors of "Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide," Nicholas Kristof & Sheryl WuDunn. The two were being honored by "Mothers Day Every Day," a campaign founded... [FishbowlDC]

Hitched! Jeff Dufour and Jayne Sandman - Posted September 9, 2009
While one half of the Examiner's "Yeas and Nays" column was sealing the deal with Politico, the other was sealing the deal with a different but also powerful force in the DC media scene...Jayne Sandman. After being abandoned -- first by ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List 09.09.09 - Posted September 9, 2009
Special thanks to Cooper "Smalls" Dornic for modeling. Good morning FishbowlDC! Congrats to Kiki Ryan for landing a new gig at Politico! We ask ourselves...is Politico that desirable or is Jeff Dufour that undesirable??? Kid... [FishbowlDC]

An Open Letter to Politico re: "Click" & Kiki - Posted September 8, 2009
Dear Politico, Please add FishbowlDC to your press list. Remember us? The site that writes about you and your industry all day, every day? Doesn't ring a bell? Ask Patrick Gavin. 1) When you launch new sites (see Politico Click), we'd like to know. Since I covered USA Today's Wine... [FishbowlDC]

Famously Endorsed... - Posted September 2, 2009
If you followed Patrick Gavin's "Hottest Media Types" in the past, you know that our good pals at FamousDC have been known to officially endorse candidates of FishbowlDC's contests... this year is no different. FamousDC endorses: Most Ambitious: ABC's ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List 08.25.09 - Posted August 25, 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. In honor of DC's Restaurant Week, we're bringing... [FishbowlDC]

Taking Out The Trash - Posted August 24, 2009
What we almost missed today... ... [FishbowlDC]

Media Matters on Meeting the Press - Posted August 17, 2009
We found ourselves in a conversation at Netroots Nation with the press person at Media Matters. FBLA: Does everyone in DC dress like they're in the Junior League? PP: No, we had someone from Politico come to our office in a t-shirt asking if David Brock wanted to be in a video si... [FishbowlLA]

Taking Out The Trash: Birthday Edition - Posted August 4, 2009
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Ow, Ow... Chuck Todd's Spicy! - Posted August 3, 2009
Savannah Guthrie may have been stealing her NBC colleague, chief White House correspondent Chuck Todd's flavor earlier today, but the last time we checked Todd was still "spicy." ... [FishbowlDC]

Is Robert Gibbs Stealing Chuck Todd's Flavor? - Posted July 6, 2009
Pic from Gavin's Twitter page. Patrick Gavin points out via Twitter (when he's not tweeting dudeido's) that ... [FishbowlDC]

Name That DC Journo: Shakespearean Edition - Posted July 2, 2009
Can you name the DC journos or Washingtonians channeling their inner Shakespeare out in Aspen at the 2009 Ideas Festival? We couldn't get out there ourselves so we've relied on Politico's ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List 07.02.09 - Posted July 2, 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. Happy Birthday to NYT's ... [FishbowlDC]

Beltway Boys: VF On Politico - Posted July 1, 2009
Politico channels "Reservior Dogs," as pointed out by Patrick Gavin via Twitter. Photo from VF. Todd... [FishbowlDC]

RTCA: The Pre & After Parties - Posted June 21, 2009
... [FishbowlDC]

WaPo Unexpectedly Lets Froomkin Go, Blogosphere Reacts - Posted June 18, 2009
We're not gonna lie... we were a little skeptical of this story on Politico earlier today. WaPo liberal columnist and blogger Dan Froomkin got an unexpected boot today, Patrick Gavin reports. Wa... [FishbowlDC]

Mike Allen's "Surprise" Birthday Party, Brought To You By Starbucks - Posted June 18, 2009
Most of DC wakes up to him, even more of DC wonders if and when he ever sleeps, Politico's Mike Allen never seems to stop. So last ... [FishbowlDC]

The Atlantic Names Top 30 Washington Insiders on Twitter - Posted June 17, 2009
Who are the top Washington insiders to follow on Twitter? The Atlantic released a list of their 30 picks today. Mike Allen Blogger, Politico Marc Ambinder Politics Editor, The Atlantic ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List 06.015.09 - Posted June 15, 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. Happy Birthday to ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List 06.09.09 - Posted June 9, 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. What we know and what we're reading this Tuesday ... [FishbowlDC]

Is Robert Gibbs America's Funniest Press Secretary? - Posted May 27, 2009
[image cred] Maybe. But we do know he has elicited a lot more laughter in the White House press briefing room than his predecessors. As Politico's Patrick Gav... [PRNewser]

Haddad Hosts Annual WHCD Brunch - Posted May 10, 2009
This was the scene at Tammy Haddad's annual pre-WHCD garden brunch. Who wasn't there? To name a few we saw... ... [FishbowlDC]

Enchanted, Surprised, Troubled and Humbled at Time & People - Posted May 9, 2009
Larry Hackett and Sandra Sobieraj Westfall of People Magazine and Time Magazine's Richard Stengel and Michael Duffy kicked off the WHCA Dinner we... [FishbowlDC]

Taking Out The Trash - Posted May 5, 2009
What we almost missed today... • In light of CNN's Sasha Johnson's move to the Department of Transportation, WaPo's Ed O'Keefe takes a look at those journos who have gone before her, including ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List: 05.05.09 - Posted May 5, 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 106 covering the Obama administration a... [FishbowlDC]

Logan: "I Don't Love Being in the Civilized World" - Posted April 21, 2009
Politico's Patrick Gavin talks to CBS News' chief foreign affairs correspondent Lara Logan about motherhood, living in D.C. and more. Logan discusses the need to balance the "overwhelming instinct" to be with her son and the "uncontrollable urge to... [TVNewser]

Young and the Press List - Posted April 17, 2009
Some on the "press list" and some on the "guest list," journos came out in swarms to last night's Young and the Guest List party hosted by Washington Life Magazine. The super-chic soiree was held at last year's site for ARTOMATIC - a soon-to-be occupied office building on 1st St.... [FishbowlDC]

Gavin Finally Wrangled - Posted April 17, 2009
Sorry ladies (and gentlemen)...Politico's Patrick Gavin is officially off the market! Though Gavin's original plan was to pop the question in August, the FBDC alum received parental blessings this weekend and proposed to the lovely Anne Bracken last night after Washington Life's "Young and the Guest List" soiree. Gavin... [FishbowlDC]

PigPenDC? - Posted April 14, 2009
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Photo Exhibit "Character Project" Opens In DC In Style - Posted April 3, 2009
From photo exhib... [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]

RTNDF Awards in D.C. Brings Out Journalists and More - Posted March 13, 2009
The 19th annual First Amendment Awards Dinner, hosted by RTNDF, took place last night in Washington, D.C., and FishbowlDC's Christine Delargy ... [TVNewser]

Hmm So That's Why Patrick Gavin Left FBDC! - Posted March 11, 2009
Being added to Moody's List hasn't stopped Albritton Comm. from treating their sugar babies well... While the rest of the industry crumbles around it, we hear from insiders that Politico's parent company, ACC, just announced at a staff meeting today that it will give any employee $2,000 to buy a new car... [FishbowlDC]

It's Here. Washington Life's 2009 The Young & The Guest List - Posted March 9, 2009
And now the moment we've all been waiting with bated breath for... Washington Life Magazine's 2009 The Young & the Guest List is here. The annual collection of 250 of the "mo... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List 03.03.09 - Posted March 3, 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]

Who Really Are DC's Top Twitterers? - Posted February 25, 2009
The other day, FishbowlDC blogger-turned-Politico reporter, Patrick Gavin came up with a list of the Top 10 most influential DC Twitterers. His list was subjective and not based on actual followers. Gavin's Top 10: 1. Karl Rove 2. Sen. Claire McCaskill 3. David Greg... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Jeff Dufour: The FishbowlDC Interview - Posted February 24, 2009
Say hello to the Washington Examiner's Yeas & Nays columnist Jeff Dufour. His o... [FishbowlDC]

D.C.'s Top Twitterers, Rupert's Apology on the Menu - Posted February 24, 2009
... [TVNewser]

Morning Media Menu: February 24 - Posted February 24, 2009
Today on the Menu we welcome back Politico's Patrick Gavin to discuss the traits of a top ten DC Twitterer (you can follow Patrick here). "One of the reasons we inc... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Morning Media Menu: February 24 - Posted February 24, 2009
Today on the Menu we welcome back Politico's Patrick Gavin to discuss the traits of a top ten DC Twitterer (you can follow Patrick here). "One of the reasons we inc... [FishbowlNY]

Gavin Visits the Old Stomping Grounds on the Morning Media Menu - Posted February 24, 2009
FBDC alum turned Politico reporter Patrick Gavin joins today's Morning Media Menu to discuss DC's 10 most influential Twitters, Rupert Murdoch's Post cartoon apology, Oscars ratings and more. ... [FishbowlDC]

DC Still A-Twitter - Posted February 23, 2009
The Telegraph had a little piece just over a week ago, "Twitter taking off among Washington journalists." Bit of an understatement now, don't ya think? Seems like Twitter is all anybody's talking- and tweeting- about. Howard Kurtz takes a look at the Twittering habits of ... [FishbowlDC]

Bash & King Join Politico for Coffee Talk - Posted February 19, 2009
Against a backdrop of Politico and Starbucks' logos, Mike Allen moderated the first in Politico's Coffeehouse Conversations, a panel of CNN's Senior Congressional Correspondent ... [FishbowlDC]

Patrick Gavin Bids Farewell, FBDC Hires Two New Bloggers - Posted January 30, 2009
Today is Patrick Gavin's last day at FishbowlDC before he departs for parts unknown (... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Patrick Gavin Bids Farewell, FBDC Hires Two New Bloggers - Posted January 30, 2009
Today is Patrick Gavin's last day at FishbowlDC before he departs for parts unknown (... [FishbowlNY]

Around the Fishbowls: Stephanopoulos, Amanpour, Coleman... - Posted January 30, 2009
• FishbowlDC's Patrick Gavin asks "Is Rahm Emanuel Stepanopoulos' #1 Source?" Gavin brings up a phone call George Stephanopoulos received during a Q&A Cafe session. • FishbowlNY's ... [TVNewser]

The Atlantic Celebrates Gwen Ifill's The Breakthrough - Posted January 20, 2009
Last night at his home Atlantic publisher David Bradley hosted a well-attended party to celebrate the publication of Gwen Ifill's new book The Breakthrough: Politics and Race in the ag... [morningmedianewsfeed]

The Atlantic Celebrates Gwen Ifill's The Breakthrough - Posted January 20, 2009
Last night at his home Atlantic publisher David Bradley hosted a well-attended party to celebrate the publication of Gwen Ifill's new book The Breakthrough: Politics and Race in the ag... [FishbowlNY]

Morning Media Menu: January 20 - Posted January 20, 2009
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Morning Media Menu: January 20 - Posted January 20, 2009
Today on Morning Media Menu — our audio podcast based around the mediabistro.com Morning Newsfeed and mediabistro.com blog network — mediabistro.com has the Inauguration covered! If you can hear us, that is. FBDC's ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Morning Media Menu: January 20 - Posted January 20, 2009
Today on Morning Media Menu — our audio podcast based around the mediabistro.com Morning Newsfeed and mediabistro.com blog network — mediabistro.com has the Inauguration covered! If you can hear us, that is. FBDC's ... [FishbowlNY]

The Ticker: BBC, FBN, NBC... - Posted January 19, 2009
> BBC World News America will air a rare 1964 interview of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. tonight, in which he predicts an African American President "in less than 40 years." The video can be seen on the BBC America site, and runs tonight at 7pmET.... [TVNewser]

Tucker Carlson on Pre-Inauguration "Menu": "Let's Not Pretend This is the Second Coming of Jesus" - Posted January 19, 2009
Former MSNBC and CNN anchor Tucker Carlson, who is already "worn out" from the Inauguration festivities, joined us this morning on the mediabistro.com Morning Media Menu. Carlson and host Glynnis... [TVNewser]

Mediabistro.com Covers Barack Obama's Inauguration - Posted January 16, 2009
Despite the fact everyone has been telling us DC might be a place best avoided over the next few days, we are going! FishbowlNY has found what appears to be the last bus ticket out of NYC and will be in the nation's capitol for all the goings-on ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Mediabistro.com Covers Barack Obama's Inauguration - Posted January 16, 2009
Despite the fact everyone has been telling us DC might be a place best avoided over the next few days, we are going! FishbowlNY has found what appears to be the last bus ticket out of NYC and will be in the nation's capitol for all the goings-on ... [FishbowlNY]

Barack Obama Drinking Coffee With Everyone but The New York Times - Posted January 16, 2009
Does Barack Obama have something against the New York Times? We talked about this a bit on the ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Barack Obama Drinking Coffee With Everyone but The New York Times - Posted January 16, 2009
Does Barack Obama have something against the New York Times? We talked about this a bit on the ... [FishbowlNY]

As The Fishbowl Turns... - Posted January 9, 2009
If you haven't already heard, FishbowlDC editor Patrick Gavin is leaving his post after more than three years to take a job at Politico. We're sad to see him go a... [TVNewser]

Morning Media Menu: January 8 - Posted January 8, 2009
... [TVNewser]

Morning Media Menu: January 8 - Posted January 8, 2009
Today on Morning Media Menu — our newly-launched audio podcast based around the mediabistro.com Morning Newsfeed and mediabistro.com blog networ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Morning Media Menu: January 8 - Posted January 8, 2009
Today on Morning Media Menu — our newly-launched audio podcast based around the mediabistro.com Morning Newsfeed and mediabistro.com blog networ... [FishbowlNY]

FishbowlDC's Patrick Gavin Departs for Politico - Posted January 7, 2009
Politico is taking over the world! Okay, maybe not officially, though lately they certainly seem to be taking over large swaths of it that are connected to Washingt... [morningmedianewsfeed]

FishbowlDC's Patrick Gavin Departs for Politico - Posted January 7, 2009
Politico is taking over the world! Okay, maybe not officially, though lately they certainly seem to be taking over large swaths of it that are connected to Washingt... [FishbowlNY]

Politico Pillages Mediabistro For Staff - Posted January 7, 2009
FishbowlDC's Patrick Gavin will be leaving Mediabistro. This 'secret' memo is posted on Politico: Gang, We have finally found a way to stop all those leaks to Patrick... [FishbowlLA]

FBDC's Gavin Talks Inauguration Crowds, D.C. Nerds on "Morning Joe" - Posted January 6, 2009
FishbowlDC's Patrick Gavin appeared today on "Morning Joe" to talk inauguration and the impending masses coming to D.C. He'll be avoiding the crowd and watching the event from his couch. Check out the clip below (oh and by the way, Willie, Patrick doesn't only work for the Examiner — ... [TVNewser]

A Holiday Sunday Schedule - Posted December 26, 2008
FishbowlDC's Patrick Gavin has the entire Sunday show schedule for this weekend. Some highlights include David Axelrod on NBC and CBS, Robert Gibb... [TVNewser]

Brit Hume's Final "Special Report" - Posted December 22, 2008
FishbowlDC's Patrick Gavin obtained an internal memo from DC bureau chief Bryan Boughto... [TVNewser]

White House Takes on The New York Times...Again - Posted December 22, 2008
Is this the equivalent of the New York Times throwing a great big shoe at President Bush on his way out of office? You may have noticed the 5000 word articl... [morningmedianewsfeed]

White House Takes on The New York Times...Again - Posted December 22, 2008
Is this the equivalent of the New York Times throwing a great big shoe at President Bush on his way out of office? You may have noticed the 5000 word articl... [FishbowlNY]

Morning Media Menu: December 22 - Posted December 22, 2008
Today on Morning Media Menu — our newly-launched audio podcast based around the mediabistro.com Morning Newsfeed and mediabistro.com blog networ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Morning Media Menu: December 22 - Posted December 22, 2008
Today on Morning Media Menu — our newly-launched audio podcast based around the mediabistro.com Morning Newsfeed and mediabistro.com blog networ... [FishbowlNY]

More on Sunday's NYT Magazine Piece on Obama and the Press - Posted December 18, 2008
The full article from Sunday's NYT Magazine profile of Barack Obama's incoming press secretary ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

More on Sunday's NYT Magazine Piece on Obama and the Press - Posted December 18, 2008
The full article from Sunday's NYT Magazine profile of Barack Obama's incoming press secretary ... [FishbowlNY]

Around the Fishbowls: Obama, O'Reilly, Cruise... - Posted December 17, 2008
• FishbowlNY's Glynnis MacNicol reports today's shocking news — President-elect Barack Obama was selected as Time magazine's Person of the Year. Noticeably absent from the "... [TVNewser]

The Ticker: Oz, Ifill, Ailes... - Posted December 15, 2008
> Dr. Mehmet Oz was surprised this morning on Good Morning America by a man he helped after a traffic crash in Virginia Beach last week. "I just want to thank you from the bottom of my heart," said Stanley Tatum to Oz by phone. "You don't just talk... [TVNewser]

Morning Media Menu: December 15 - Posted December 15, 2008
Today on Morning Media Menu — our newly-launched audio podcast based around the mediabistro.com Morning Newsfeed and mediabistro.com blog network — FishbowlDC's ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Morning Media Menu: December 15 - Posted December 15, 2008
Today on Morning Media Menu — our newly-launched audio podcast based around the mediabistro.com Morning Newsfeed and mediabistro.com blog network — FishbowlDC's ... [FishbowlNY]

Around the MB Blogs - Posted December 11, 2008
• AgencySpy's Matt Van Hoven reports on a juicy Page Six story re: CNBC's Donny Deutsch and a married woman. • FishbowlDC's ... [TVNewser]

More Out At NBC's DC Bureau - Posted December 11, 2008
Since the news of NBC's layoffs at the DC bureau last Friday, more big names exiting the bureau are emerging this week. NBC News reporter and senior investigative producer ... [TVNewser]

Morning Media Menu: December 11 - Posted December 11, 2008
On today's Morning Media Menu (our newly-launched audio podcast based around the mediabistro.com Morning Newsfeed and mediabistro.com blog network) we have a guest! FishbowlDC's ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Morning Media Menu: December 11 - Posted December 11, 2008
On today's Morning Media Menu (our newly-launched audio podcast based around the mediabistro.com Morning Newsfeed and mediabistro.com blog network) we have a guest! FishbowlDC's ... [FishbowlNY]

Morning Media Menu: December 11 - Posted December 11, 2008
mediabistro.com has launched a new audio podcast based around the mediabistro.com Morning Newsfeed and mediabistro.com blog network, including TVNewser. You can listen live every morning at 9amET on BlogTalkRadio.com/mediabistro. Today on the podcast: Cuts yesterday at NPR, future cuts at Newsweek and i... [TVNewser]

Greta Says She, Not Palin, Spelled Name Wrong - Posted November 24, 2008
Greta Van Susteren called out The Washington Post's "The Reliable Source" column today ... [TVNewser]

FBLA Gets Branded by Politico - Posted November 21, 2008
We just got asked by a Politico (ahem) reporter, "So you're the Patrick Gavin of LA?" Yes. Yes. We are. ... [FishbowlLA]

Around the Fishbowls - Posted November 17, 2008
• FishbowlDC's Patrick Gavin writes about a roast of fake-newser Stephen Colber... [TVNewser]

A Look Into The Fishbowls - Posted November 12, 2008
• FishbowlDC's Patrick Gavin has the video of Helen Thomas' return to the White House. • FishbowlNY's Glynnis MacNicol ta... [TVNewser]

Woodruff Likes Al Hunt (and Wedding Crashers) - Posted October 29, 2008
PBS' Judy Woodruff gets the "FishbowlDC Interview" treatment today. Some highlights: • What single person played the biggest role / had the biggest influence on your journalism career? Three people: The late ... [TVNewser]

The Ticker: Wallace, Cramer, Sawyer... - Posted October 14, 2008
> FishbowlDC's Patrick Gavin has a name for the joint David Axelrod and Rick Davis appearance on last weekend's Chris Wallace-hosted FOX News Sunday: "... [TVNewser]

When the Twitter Goes Too Far - Posted September 12, 2008
We are big fans of the Twitter. According to Patrick Gavin, our FishbowlDC comrade in blogging, the Twitte... [morningmedianewsfeed]

When the Twitter Goes Too Far - Posted September 12, 2008
We are big fans of the Twitter. According to Patrick Gavin, our FishbowlDC comrade in blogging, the Twitte... [FishbowlNY]

Conventions '08: Fishbowlers on the Road - Posted August 29, 2008
Patrick Gavin, somewhere in Wyoming, is unwilling to part with his DNC press pass, perhaps in the hopes it will have some sway with state troopers, or shirtless Subway customers. @FishbowlNY Elk Canyon D... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Conventions '08: Fishbowlers on the Road - Posted August 29, 2008
Patrick Gavin, somewhere in Wyoming, is unwilling to part with his DNC press pass, perhaps in the hopes it will have some sway with state troopers, or shirtless Subway customers. @FishbowlNY Elk Canyon D... [FishbowlNY]

Air Twitter - Posted August 29, 2008
As we settle back into the office after a red eye from Denver, we noticed a few Twitters from brother blog FishbowlDC and Twitter-superstar Patrick Gavin from his flight: • Schieffer and rather on north... [TVNewser]

DNC '08: Twitter's Coming-Out Party? - Posted August 27, 2008
FishbowlDC is twittering up a storm. He's not the only one, a number of media folk here at the convention have told us they are covering it via twitter. Want to get a sense of what to world of twitter journalism might look like?... [morningmedianewsfeed]

DNC '08: Twitter's Coming-Out Party? - Posted August 27, 2008
FishbowlDC is twittering up a storm. He's not the only one, a number of media folk here at the convention have told us they are covering it via twitter. Want to get a sense of what to world of twitter journalism might look like?... [FishbowlNY]

Denver '08: We Drink CNN's Milkshake! - Posted August 27, 2008
CNN may equal politics, but the CNN Grill equals heaven. FBNY is currently inside the Grill drinking a chocolate milkshake with no plans to move, maybe ever. CNN has done a very good job of branding the convention space and the Grill (in our opinion) is the crowning glory.... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Denver '08: We Drink CNN's Milkshake! - Posted August 27, 2008
CNN may equal politics, but the CNN Grill equals heaven. FBNY is currently inside the Grill drinking a chocolate milkshake with no plans to move, maybe ever. CNN has done a very good job of branding the convention space and the Grill (in our opinion) is the crowning glory.... [FishbowlNY]

will.i.am Set For Political Panel - Posted August 26, 2008
In a few minutes, a Huffington Post panel, featuring a diverse group ranging from ABC's George Stephanopoulos to will.i.am is set to begin. ... [TVNewser]

CNN, FNC Report Ohio Congresswoman Had Died, When She Hasn't - Posted August 20, 2008
Just after 2pmET CNN and Fox News reported the death of Ohio Rep. Stephanie Tubbs Jones. But less than a half hour later, the networks carried a news conference which reported Tubbs Jones was still alive. CNN was the first of the cable networks to report th... [TVNewser]

Helen Thomas: What Liberal Bias? - Posted July 22, 2008
Maybe John McCain should have a little chat with Helen Thomas. Fellow fishbowler Patrick Gavin... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Helen Thomas: What Liberal Bias? - Posted July 22, 2008
Maybe John McCain should have a little chat with Helen Thomas. Fellow fishbowler Patrick Gavin... [FishbowlNY]

A Dinner For Judith - Posted July 11, 2007
Bloomberg's P.R. Expert (and White House Correspondents' Association dinner After Party hostess) Judith Czelusniak literally and barely blew into town on the tail of yesterday's nasty thunderstorm for meetings with the producers of Bloomberg TV's Money and Politics (which had Barney Frank and the Rob Portman on last night and has... [FishbowlDC]

LAT in 90 Seconds - Posted May 1, 2007
Behind Closed Doors: Clive Cussler is raising eyebrows for having his trial in front of only a handful of people -- but it's still more people than have read his books. ... [FishbowlLA]

Win An NPF Dinner Seat - Posted February 13, 2007
Even if you didn't get, oh I don't know, 60,000 votes in our Rising Star competition, you can still earn a seat at the National Press Foundation dinner ... [FishbowlDC]

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