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A Century of The New Republic - Posted November 21, 2014
[caption id="attachment_134969" align="alignright" width="315"] Keynote speaker, President Bill Clinton[/caption] The New Republic celebrated 100 years of powerful, innovative and thought-provoking journalism on Wednesday night, with a guest list that can be describ... [FishbowlDC]

A Century of The New Republic - Posted November 21, 2014
[caption id="attachment_134969" align="alignright" width="315"] Keynote speaker, President Bill Clinton[/caption] The New Republic celebrated 100 years of powerful, innovative and thought-provoking journalism on Wednesday night, with a guest list that can be describ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

A Century of The New Republic - Posted November 21, 2014
[caption id="attachment_134969" align="alignright" width="315"] Keynote speaker, President Bill Clinton[/caption] The New Republic celebrated 100 years of powerful, innovative and thought-provoking journalism on Wednesday night, with a guest list that can be describ... [FishbowlNY]

Wolf Blitzer, Anderson Cooper to Anchor CNN's 'Election Night in America' - Posted October 29, 2014
Wolf Blitzer and Anderson Cooper will lead CNN's coverage of the Tuesday, November 4 midterm elections, being billed as "Electio... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Wolf Blitzer, Anderson Cooper to Anchor CNN's 'Election Night in America' - Posted October 29, 2014
Wolf Blitzer and Anderson Cooper will lead CNN's coverage of the Tuesday, November 4 midterm elections, being billed as "Electio... [FishbowlNY]

Weekend Show Preview - 10.12.14 - Posted October 10, 2014
Who's on the talk shows this weekend? Glad you asked. Highlights include CDC director Dr. Tom Frieden on CBS's "Face the Nation" and Univision's "Al Punto;" Barham Salih, former Deputy Prime Minister of Iraq on CNN's "... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Weekend Show Preview - 10.12.14 - Posted October 10, 2014
Who's on the talk shows this weekend? Glad you asked. Highlights include CDC director Dr. Tom Frieden on CBS's "Face the Nation" and Univision's "Al Punto;" Barham Salih, former Deputy Prime Minister of Iraq on CNN's "... [FishbowlNY]

Brennan Center's Michael Waldman Celebrates 'The Second Amendment: A Biography' - Posted June 25, 2014
[caption id="attachment_128535" align="alignleft" width="331"] Photo courtesy Hollywood on the Potomac.[/caption] Michael Waldman, president of the Brennan Center for Justice at NYU School of Law, was celebrated Tuesday night ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Brennan Center's Michael Waldman Celebrates 'The Second Amendment: A Biography' - Posted June 25, 2014
[caption id="attachment_128535" align="alignleft" width="331"] Photo courtesy Hollywood on the Potomac.[/caption] Michael Waldman, president of the Brennan Center for Justice at NYU School of Law, was celebrated Tuesday night ... [FishbowlNY]

Weekend Show Preview: 5.23 - 25 - Posted May 23, 2014
Who's on the talk shows this weekend? Glad you asked! Sunday: CBS's "Face the Nation": Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.); Sen. John Thune (R-SD); Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-Ill.); David Finkel... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Weekend Show Preview: 5.23 - 25 - Posted May 23, 2014
Who's on the talk shows this weekend? Glad you asked! Sunday: CBS's "Face the Nation": Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.); Sen. John Thune (R-SD); Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-Ill.); David Finkel... [FishbowlNY]

CNN "Crossfire" Party Packs a Punch - Posted September 11, 2013
"It was terr i fy ying," said CNN "Crossfire" host Van Jones, careful to enunciate every syllable when asked about his first night on the job. At least at the Cr... [FishbowlDC]

CNN "Crossfire" Party Packs a Punch - Posted September 11, 2013
"It was terr i fy ying," said CNN "Crossfire" host Van Jones, careful to enunciate every syllable when asked about his first night on the job. At least at the Cr... [morningmedianewsfeed]

CNN "Crossfire" Party Packs a Punch - Posted September 11, 2013
"It was terr i fy ying," said CNN "Crossfire" host Van Jones, careful to enunciate every syllable when asked about his first night on the job. At least at the Cr... [FishbowlNY]

Anonymous Sourcing: Haberman Style - Posted July 30, 2013
The more creative anonymous sourcing gets the harder it is to guess who may be doing the talking. And in Washington, it's rampant as many sensitive spokespeople hardly ever want to go on the record about anything no matter how important or absurdly innocuous the information may be. In Politico this morning... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Anonymous Sourcing: Haberman Style - Posted July 30, 2013
The more creative anonymous sourcing gets the harder it is to guess who may be doing the talking. And in Washington, it's rampant as many sensitive spokespeople hardly ever want to go on the record about anything no matter how important or absurdly innocuous the information may be. In Politico this morning... [FishbowlNY]

Why King Won't Touch Weiner - Posted July 25, 2013
Hmmm...there's something a little fishy happening over at CNN. John King, the chief national correspondent who usually does all the analysis on top news stories, has been mysteriously off the Anthony Weiner... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Why King Won't Touch Weiner - Posted July 25, 2013
Hmmm...there's something a little fishy happening over at CNN. John King, the chief national correspondent who usually does all the analysis on top news stories, has been mysteriously off the Anthony Weiner... [FishbowlNY]

Morning Chatter - Posted June 27, 2013
"No, I told you I don't watch the news. ... I don't watch the news." -- Rachel Jeantel, star witness in the George Zimmerman trial during cross examination, discussing how she knew this was thought to be a "racially charged event." Defending Glenn Gr... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Morning Chatter - Posted June 27, 2013
"No, I told you I don't watch the news. ... I don't watch the news." -- Rachel Jeantel, star witness in the George Zimmerman trial during cross examination, discussing how she knew this was thought to be a "racially charged event." Defending Glenn Gr... [FishbowlNY]

Nobody Puts Donna in the Corner - Posted June 25, 2013
Democratic pundit Donna Brazile is always in the mood to dance. So she informed FishbowlDC recently when asked about the Points of Life Conference at which she danced with FNC's Karl... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Nobody Puts Donna in the Corner - Posted June 25, 2013
Democratic pundit Donna Brazile is always in the mood to dance. So she informed FishbowlDC recently when asked about the Points of Life Conference at which she danced with FNC's Karl... [FishbowlNY]

Morning Chatter - Posted November 2, 2012
Quotes of the Day Bo Obama's future boyfriend: "I dedicate this 5,001th tweet to twitter star Japser, his new gop collar and his America pillow. Thanks Jasper!" -- FNC's Dana Perino. ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Morning Chatter - Posted November 2, 2012
Quotes of the Day Bo Obama's future boyfriend: "I dedicate this 5,001th tweet to twitter star Japser, his new gop collar and his America pillow. Thanks Jasper!" -- FNC's Dana Perino. ... [FishbowlNY]

Pundits, Journos Get Pounded (Again) - Posted October 23, 2012
Journos and pundits felt the sting of strangers' words last night as they covered the debate. Such is the norm these days in online media. As Matthew Ortega (who's he? beats us, we'd never heard of his highness before), a hip hop aficionado and a digital director in Washington, proceeded to call... [FishbowlDC]

Pundits, Journos Take a Beating - Posted October 17, 2012
Pundits and journos of opposing political persuasions took their share of punches last night as debate coverage rolled late into the night. CNN's Paul Begala: From a follower -- "Paul, grow some hair, and get a brain!!" ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Pundits, Journos Take a Beating - Posted October 17, 2012
Pundits and journos of opposing political persuasions took their share of punches last night as debate coverage rolled late into the night. CNN's Paul Begala: From a follower -- "Paul, grow some hair, and get a brain!!" ... [FishbowlNY]

Pundit Faces Nasty Insult Head On - Posted September 10, 2012
As many Washington journos and pundits know too well, appearing on TV means opening themselves up to an infinite cast of critics who assess their looks. CNN Democratic Political Contributor Paul Begala took exception to a recent insult. ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Pundit Faces Nasty Insult Head On - Posted September 10, 2012
As many Washington journos and pundits know too well, appearing on TV means opening themselves up to an infinite cast of critics who assess their looks. CNN Democratic Political Contributor Paul Begala took exception to a recent insult. ... [FishbowlNY]

Morning Chatter - Posted May 30, 2012
Quotes of the Day "The Oval Office at night" -- by West Wing Reports. (@WestWingReport) ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Morning Chatter - Posted May 30, 2012
Quotes of the Day "The Oval Office at night" -- by West Wing Reports. (@WestWingReport) ... [FishbowlNY]

Morning Chatter - Posted March 27, 2012
Quotes of the Day Would You Eat This Crap? "Just had a plate full of CRAZY food for dinner here in Seoul... actually a couple of plates full. It was a buffet. :)" -- NBC Washington cameraman ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Morning Chatter - Posted March 27, 2012
Quotes of the Day Would You Eat This Crap? "Just had a plate full of CRAZY food for dinner here in Seoul... actually a couple of plates full. It was a buffet. :)" -- NBC Washington cameraman ... [FishbowlNY]

Morning Chatter - Posted January 19, 2012
Quotes of the Day Weingarten appalled. "I'm appalled at the number of people who interpreted my innocent, joyful left-hand tweet from this a.m. as something masturbatory." -- WaPo's ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Morning Chatter - Posted January 19, 2012
Quotes of the Day Weingarten appalled. "I'm appalled at the number of people who interpreted my innocent, joyful left-hand tweet from this a.m. as something masturbatory." -- WaPo's ... [FishbowlNY]

CNN Adds Frum and Cardona to 2012 Election Team - Posted October 5, 2011
CNN continued to beef up its roster of 2012 political contributors with the addition Democratic strategist Maria Cardona and conservative columnist David Frum today. Cardona currently heads the public affairs practice at Dewey Square Group, where she founded the Latinovations practice that focuses on Latino strategic outreach on... [morningmedianewsfeed]

CNN Adds Frum and Cardona to 2012 Election Team - Posted October 5, 2011
CNN continued to beef up its roster of 2012 political contributors with the addition Democratic strategist Maria Cardona and conservative columnist David Frum today. Cardona currently heads the public affairs practice at Dewey Square Group, where she founded the Latinovations practice that focuses on Latino strategic outreach on... [FishbowlNY]

Morgan Freeman in DC for "Invictus" Screening - Posted December 1, 2009
Mediocre blackberry pic of Matthews and Freeman by yours truly. Renowned actor Morgan Freeman graced DC last evening for a screening of "Invictus," which hits theaters December 11th. Directed by... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Morgan Freeman in DC for "Invictus" Screening - Posted December 1, 2009
Mediocre blackberry pic of Matthews and Freeman by yours truly. Renowned actor Morgan Freeman graced DC last evening for a screening of "Invictus," which hits theaters December 11th. Directed by... [FishbowlNY]

Uncle Sam Turns to Helen Thomas for Advice - Posted September 1, 2009
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Uncle Sam Turns to Helen Thomas for Advice - Posted September 1, 2009
... [FishbowlNY]

Morning Reading List 08.27.09: A Kennedy Edition - Posted August 27, 2009
Good Morning FBDC! Check out front pages of the country's newspapers at newseum.org. NEWS NOTES | NEWSPAPERS | TV | RADIO | ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Morning Reading List 08.27.09: A Kennedy Edition - Posted August 27, 2009
Good Morning FBDC! Check out front pages of the country's newspapers at newseum.org. NEWS NOTES | NEWSPAPERS | TV | RADIO | ... [FishbowlNY]

Sunday Show Preview - Posted July 24, 2009
NBC's Meet the Press: Secretary of State Hillary Clinton CBS' Face the Nation: White House senior advisor David Axelrod, Rep. Jim Cooper (D-TN), Gov. Bobby Jindal (R-LA) and historian Douglas Brinkley ABC's This Week: Sen. Kent Conrad (D-ND), Sen. Jim DeMint (R-SC) and a roundtable with NYT's David Brooks... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Sunday Show Preview - Posted July 24, 2009
NBC's Meet the Press: Secretary of State Hillary Clinton CBS' Face the Nation: White House senior advisor David Axelrod, Rep. Jim Cooper (D-TN), Gov. Bobby Jindal (R-LA) and historian Douglas Brinkley ABC's This Week: Sen. Kent Conrad (D-ND), Sen. Jim DeMint (R-SC) and a roundtable with NYT's David Brooks... [FishbowlNY]

Rahm Emanuel: A Master of Media Relations in the White House - Posted June 23, 2009
[image cred] One typically associates the role of White House media relations with the Press Secretary, and for this administration that man is Robert Gibbs. However, while Gibbs is sought after during his daily briefings and for on the record remark... [FishbowlDC]

"The War Room" Reunites At Reel Journalism Screening - Posted May 20, 2009
George Stephanopoulos, Dee Dee Myers and Paul Begala were at the Newseum Monday for a special screening of "The War Room," as part of Nick Clooney's Reel... [morningmedianewsfeed]

"The War Room" Reunites At Reel Journalism Screening - Posted May 20, 2009
George Stephanopoulos, Dee Dee Myers and Paul Begala were at the Newseum Monday for a special screening of "The War Room," as part of Nick Clooney's Reel... [FishbowlNY]

A Can't-Miss "Reel Journalism" Event: The War Room - Posted May 13, 2009
The Newseum and American University will host another Reel Journalism event on Monday, May 18th at the 7PM. Screening: "The War Room," a documentary released in 1993, takes a behind-the-scenes look into the Bill Clinton's 1992 presidential campaign. Who: Host Nick Clooney will lead a discussion about the love-hate relationship between candidates and the press... [morningmedianewsfeed]

A Can't-Miss "Reel Journalism" Event: The War Room - Posted May 13, 2009
The Newseum and American University will host another Reel Journalism event on Monday, May 18th at the 7PM. Screening: "The War Room," a documentary released in 1993, takes a behind-the-scenes look into the Bill Clinton's 1992 presidential campaign. Who: Host Nick Clooney will lead a discussion about the love-hate relationship between candidates and the press... [FishbowlNY]

What's On Paul Begala's IPod? - Posted March 4, 2009
Paul Begala is willing to do a lot in the name of Willie Nelson. His music pick on the Daily Beast: If there's a better CD this year than Willie and the Wheel, I'll two-step over to your house, kiss your ass, say it smells like roses- and give you an hour... [morningmedianewsfeed]

What's On Paul Begala's IPod? - Posted March 4, 2009
Paul Begala is willing to do a lot in the name of Willie Nelson. His music pick on the Daily Beast: If there's a better CD this year than Willie and the Wheel, I'll two-step over to your house, kiss your ass, say it smells like roses- and give you an hour... [FishbowlNY]

FBLA Meets Al Franken...and Other Politicos - Posted January 17, 2009
We got to take a picture (a crappy one from an iPhone) with soon-to-be Senator-Elect Al Franken at the Media Matters party. And yeah, we are ... [FishbowlLA]

Sunday Show Preview - Posted October 31, 2008
Meet the Press: Fred Thompson and Sen. John Kerry (D-MA), and a roundtable with Washington Post's David Broder, NBC's David Gregory, NPR's ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Sunday Show Preview - Posted October 31, 2008
Meet the Press: Fred Thompson and Sen. John Kerry (D-MA), and a roundtable with Washington Post's David Broder, NBC's David Gregory, NPR's ... [FishbowlNY]

Sunday Show Preview - Posted October 10, 2008
Meet the Press: NJ Gov. Jon Corzine (D), former Rep. Rob Portman (R-OH), Wall Street Journal's Paul Gigot and Discovery Channel's Ted Koppel. Face the Nation: ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Sunday Show Preview - Posted October 10, 2008
Meet the Press: NJ Gov. Jon Corzine (D), former Rep. Rob Portman (R-OH), Wall Street Journal's Paul Gigot and Discovery Channel's Ted Koppel. Face the Nation: ... [FishbowlNY]

Sunday Show Preview - Posted October 3, 2008
Meet the Press: Democratic strategist Paul Begala and Republican strategist Mike Murphy, and a roundtable with NBC's David Gregory, PBS' Gwen Ifill, Wall Street ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Sunday Show Preview - Posted October 3, 2008
Meet the Press: Democratic strategist Paul Begala and Republican strategist Mike Murphy, and a roundtable with NBC's David Gregory, PBS' Gwen Ifill, Wall Street ... [FishbowlNY]

Networks Wanna Begala - Posted September 26, 2008
A lot of you have been asking why Paul Begala (contracted with CNN) has been making appears on "those other networks"...like MSNBC today. It's not because he's parted ways with CNN. Rather, he's got a book out so CNN is encouraging him to promote it...even on other networks. ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Networks Wanna Begala - Posted September 26, 2008
A lot of you have been asking why Paul Begala (contracted with CNN) has been making appears on "those other networks"...like MSNBC today. It's not because he's parted ways with CNN. Rather, he's got a book out so CNN is encouraging him to promote it...even on other networks. ... [FishbowlNY]

Sunday Show Preview - Posted September 12, 2008
Meet the Press: Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY), Rudy Giuliani, Bob Woodward and NBC's Chuck Todd. Face the Nation: Arizona Gov. ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Sunday Show Preview - Posted September 12, 2008
Meet the Press: Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY), Rudy Giuliani, Bob Woodward and NBC's Chuck Todd. Face the Nation: Arizona Gov. ... [FishbowlNY]

About Last Night... - Posted March 5, 2008
Tom Brokaw said "ass," Wonkette doesn't like MSNBC's panel, Tim Russert picks his nose, Fox was ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

About Last Night... - Posted March 5, 2008
Tom Brokaw said "ass," Wonkette doesn't like MSNBC's panel, Tim Russert picks his nose, Fox was ... [FishbowlNY]

Morning Reading List, 05.01.07 - Posted May 1, 2007
Good morning Washington. Most of you think The New York Times' decision to pull out of WHCA weekend was smart. "The Great Newspaper Fuzz-Out" Washingto... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Morning Reading List, 05.01.07 - Posted May 1, 2007
Good morning Washington. Most of you think The New York Times' decision to pull out of WHCA weekend was smart. "The Great Newspaper Fuzz-Out" Washingto... [FishbowlNY]

Will Other Washingtonians Say "No" To "Imus"? - Posted April 11, 2007
MediaMatters has the comprehensive list of Imus guests for 2007, including such Washingtonians as Howard Fineman, Tim Russert, Andrea Mitchell, David Brooks, Mary Matalin, Bob Schieffer, Chris Matthews, Judy Woodruff, Jim Lehrer, Evan Thomas, Pat Buchanan, Chris Wallace, Paul Begala, Howard Kurtz, David Shuster, Thomas Friedman, George Stephanopoulos, Kelly O'Donnell, Jim... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Will Other Washingtonians Say "No" To "Imus"? - Posted April 11, 2007
MediaMatters has the comprehensive list of Imus guests for 2007, including such Washingtonians as Howard Fineman, Tim Russert, Andrea Mitchell, David Brooks, Mary Matalin, Bob Schieffer, Chris Matthews, Judy Woodruff, Jim Lehrer, Evan Thomas, Pat Buchanan, Chris Wallace, Paul Begala, Howard Kurtz, David Shuster, Thomas Friedman, George Stephanopoulos, Kelly O'Donnell, Jim... [FishbowlNY]

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