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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 "... [FishbowlDC]

First Ebola Patient In U.S., Thomas Eric Duncan, Has Died - Posted October 8, 2014
This morning, Thomas Eric Duncan, the first confirmed person diagnosed with Ebola in America, died. Duncan had reportedly contracted the virus in Liberia weeks ago after helping a pregnant woman stricken with Ebola. He then traveled to the U.S. t... [TVNewser]

Weekend Show Preview - 6.29.14 - Posted June 27, 2014
On Tuesday we gave you the ratings for the June 22 Sunday Shows in the DC Market. TVNewser has the national ratings. ... [PRNewser]

Weekend Show Preview - 6.29.14 - Posted June 27, 2014
On Tuesday we gave you the ratings for the June 22 Sunday Shows in the DC Market. TVNewser has the national ratings. ... [FishbowlDC]

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... [FishbowlDC]

Glenn Greenwald Disappointed There Won't be a Sequel Interview With David Gregory - Posted May 16, 2014
Much to Glenn Greenwald's dismay, there won't be a sequel to last year's lively exchange between him and David Gregory on this Sunday's "Meet the Press." "That was really disappointing," Greenwald to... [TVNewser]

Weekend Show Preview, 5.9.14 - Posted May 9, 2014
Who's on the talk shows this weekend? Glad you asked: Sunday: CBS's "Face the Nation": Rep. Mike Rogers (R-MI), Fmr. Defense Sec. Robert Gates, Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), David ... [PRNewser]

Behind the Scenes at the White House Correspondents' Dinner - Posted May 4, 2014
[gallery columns="4" ids="223900,223896,223897,223903,223898,223901,223902,223899"] For the White House Correspondents' Association, it's a night to celebrate the free press. For Joel McHale, it's a night where "a guy like me can stand before the president, the press and Patrick Duffy, and tell jokes without severe repercussion... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Behind the Scenes at the White House Correspondents' Dinner - Posted May 4, 2014
[gallery columns="4" ids="223900,223896,223897,223903,223898,223901,223902,223899"] For the White House Correspondents' Association, it's a night to celebrate the free press. For Joel McHale, it's a night where "a guy like me can stand before the president, the press and Patrick Duffy, and tell jokes without severe repercussion... [FishbowlNY]

Behind the Scenes at the White House Correspondents' Dinner - Posted May 4, 2014
[gallery columns="4" ids="223900,223896,223897,223903,223898,223901,223902,223899"] For the White House Correspondents' Association, it's a night to celebrate the free press. For Joel McHale, it's a night where "a guy like me can stand before the president, the press and Patrick Duffy, and tell jokes without severe repercussion... [TVNewser]

Weekend Show Preview, 4.18 - 4.20 - Posted April 18, 2014
Who's on the talk shows this weekend? Glad you asked: Sunday: CBS's "Face the Nation": Cardinal Timothy Dolan, Gov. Deval Patrick (D-MA), TIME's Michael Duffy,... [FishbowlDC]

Weekend Show Preview, 4.4 - 4.6 - Posted April 4, 2014
Who's on the talk shows this weekend? Glad you asked: Sunday: CBS's "Face the Nation": Rep. Michael McCaul (R-TX), Dan Pfeiffer, Thomas Friedman of Sh... [FishbowlDC]

Weekend Show Preview, 2.28 - 3.2 - Posted February 28, 2014
Who's on the public affairs shows this weekend? Glad you asked: Sunday: CBS's "Face the Nation": Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand? (D-NY), Michael O'Hanlon of Brookings, Danielle Pletka of AEI, CBS' Margaret... [FishbowlDC]

5 Things to Know About The New NBCNews.com - Posted February 4, 2014
After a year of work, the new NBCNews.com debuts overnight tonight, just in time for premium traffic coming from the Sochi Olympics coverage. At an unveiling this morning at 30 Rock, NBC News President Deborah Turness says ... [TVNewser]

Weekend Show Preview: 1.24 - 1.26 - Posted January 24, 2014
Who's on the weekend shows this week? Glad you asked: CBS's "Face the Nation": Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX); Sen. Charles Schumer (D-NY); Rep. ... [FishbowlDC]

Ken Strickland's Year-End Note to the NBC News Washington Bureau - Posted December 31, 2013
In his year-end note to the NBC News Washington bureau, bureau chief Ken Strickland touted the D.C. staffers as a group that has "integrity, excellence, passion, and occasionally some fun." He singled out ... [TVNewser]

Best Quotes From the Weekend Shows 12.20 - 12.23 - Posted December 23, 2013
ABC's "This Week" - "George, he has contacted a foreign country and said, I will sell you classified information for something of value. That's what we call a traitor in this country." - Rep. Mike Rogers (R-MI) on Edward Snowden's letter to Brazil. CBS's "Face the Nation" - "A whistle... [FishbowlDC]

Weekend Show Preview 12.20 - 12.22 - Posted December 20, 2013
Who's on the weekend shows this week? Glad you asked: --CBS's "Face the Nation": Former CIA Acting Director Michael Morell; authors Terry McMillan, Michael Connelly, George Saunders, and Rick Atkinson; Major Garrett, ... [FishbowlDC]

JFK Death Cult Takes Over the Airwaves - Posted November 22, 2013
[caption id="attachment_120177" align="alignright" width="300"] This guy died once.[/caption] John F. Kennedy died today -well not today, rather IT WAS 50 YEARS AGO. Nonetheless the news media are expending all their resources to bring you breathless reporting from That Place In Dallas Where Things Happened Once. Interviews abo... [FishbowlDC]

Woman Tries to Ram White House Gate, Takes Police on Chase Through Capitol Hill - Posted October 3, 2013
[gallery columns="4" ids="199062,199063,199064,199071" orderby="rand"] The U.S. Capitol building is on lockdown after multiple gunshots were reported in the area at 2:20pmET. MSNBC was the first cable news network to report the news at 2:26:08 p.m. Fox News was seconds later at 2:26:26 p.m., followed by CNN at 2:28:28. All three networks went immediately... [TVNewser]

BuzzFeed's Malinowski Defends Himself Against NYT Magazine - Posted July 30, 2013
Talk about not getting it. Yesterday we highlighted a NYT Mag ... [FishbowlDC]

'Today' Interviews SCOTUSblog Intern That Starred In Viral Supreme Court Video - Posted June 27, 2013
On "Today" this morning, Matt Lauer, Savannah Guthrie and Natalie Morales interviewed Dan Stein. Who is Dan Stein, you may ask? He is an intern for SCOTUSblog, and the star of a... [TVNewser]

Here's the Vine of Pete Williams Being Handed a Supreme Court Decision - Posted June 26, 2013
Interns. What would we do without them? Here's an intern running to deliver a Supreme Court decision this week to a very calm and collected NBC justice correspondent Pete Williams: That's ... [TVNewser]

Networks Cautious But Quick With Supreme Court Same Sex Marriage Decisions - Posted June 26, 2013
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TV Networks Take Their Time Reporting Supreme Court Voting Rights Act Ruling - Posted June 25, 2013
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As Supreme Court Rules On Affirmative Action, TV Networks Play It Safe - Posted June 24, 2013
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NSA/Verizon Story Spurs New Round Of Privacy Coverage on TV - Posted June 6, 2013
A report from The Guardian's Glenn Greenwald, which reveals that the NSA has been securing mobile phone data from millions of its customers, has spurred a new round of privacy coverage on cable news. NBC's... [TVNewser]

NBC News Partnering With SCOTUSblog Publisher For Supreme Court Coverage - Posted June 3, 2013
NBC News is partnering with the publisher of SCOTUSblog to cover the upcoming Supreme Court decisions. As part of the deal, SCOTUSblog publisher Tom Goldstein will become a contributor to NBC News, appearing on-air and writing for ... [TVNewser]

Bill O'Reilly Doesn't Think the AP Phone Taps Will 'Amount to Much' - Posted May 14, 2013
When a media outlet becomes the news, it's interesting to watch how other media outlets cover the story. At issue today, the Justice Department admitting it secretly recorded phone conversations of five AP reporters and an editor. It was a big story on all the morning shows. (We ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Bill O'Reilly Doesn't Think the AP Phone Taps Will 'Amount to Much' - Posted May 14, 2013
When a media outlet becomes the news, it's interesting to watch how other media outlets cover the story. At issue today, the Justice Department admitting it secretly recorded phone conversations of five AP reporters and an editor. It was a big story on all the morning shows. (We ... [FishbowlNY]

Bill O'Reilly Doesn't Think the AP Phone Taps Will 'Amount to Much' - Posted May 14, 2013
When a media outlet becomes the news, it's interesting to watch how other media outlets cover the story. At issue today, the Justice Department admitting it secretly recorded phone conversations of five AP reporters and an editor. It was a big story on all the morning shows. (We ... [TVNewser]

How CBS' John Miller Stood Out During Boston Bombing Coverage - Posted April 29, 2013
While much has been made of the mistakes that were reported during the aftermath of the Boston bombings, the general consensus among media watchers has been that two journalists stood out for their accuracy and informative reports: NBC's Pete Willi... [TVNewser]

Separated at Birth: Pete Williams - Posted April 22, 2013
Yes, yes, we get it. NBC's Pete Williams is a God of News. Throughout last week's manhunt for the bombers of the Boston Marathon, Williams seemed to be among the few trusted journalists in America. While many outlets got the story wrong, Williams remained steady. With Williams getting SO much airtime, we... [PRNewser]

Easily Done | Left Behind | Harrowing Tale - Posted April 19, 2013
SocialTimes: More proof that Harrison Ford is awesome. TVNewser: ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Easily Done | Left Behind | Harrowing Tale - Posted April 19, 2013
SocialTimes: More proof that Harrison Ford is awesome. TVNewser: ... [FishbowlNY]

Pete Williams Doesn't Need No Stinkin' Twitter - Posted April 19, 2013
The spotlight is on NBC's humble justice correspondent Pete Williams whose reporting throughout the week and into this morning on the Boston Marathon blasts has been spot on. And he doesn't need Twitter to do it. Williams ... [TVNewser]

Social Media Newsfeed: Boston Explosions Confusion | Twitter Keyword Ads - Posted April 18, 2013
Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email.   An Arrest in ... [SocialTimes.com]

An Arrest in Boston Blasts? Depends Which Network You're Watching - Posted April 17, 2013
Around 1:30 this afternoon, CNN's John King went on the air reporting from one of his sources that a suspect in the Boston blasts has been identified. Fox News's Catheri... [TVNewser]

Expanded Evening Newscasts After Deadly Explosions Rock Boston Marathon - Posted April 15, 2013
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Explosions at Finish Line of the Boston Marathon - Posted April 15, 2013
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After Proposition 8 Oral Arguments, Cautious Analysis From Correspondents - Posted March 26, 2013
Today the Supreme Court held oral arguments regarding the future of California's Proposition 8, which made gay marriage illegal in the state. Tomorrow the court will hear another case related to gay marriage, as it responds to questions of the constitutionality of the Defense of Marriage Act. Cable news coverage of the... [TVNewser]

Pete Williams On IDing The Wrong Lanza: 'I don't like to report things that are not accurate' - Posted December 17, 2012
NBC's Pete Williams talks to the Washington Post's Erik Wemple... [TVNewser]

NBC News Election Night Plans - Posted November 2, 2012
"NBC Nightly News" anchor and managing editor Brian Williams heads up NBC's coverage from Rockefeller Plaza -- dubbed Democr... [morningmedianewsfeed]

NBC News Election Night Plans - Posted November 2, 2012
"NBC Nightly News" anchor and managing editor Brian Williams heads up NBC's coverage from Rockefeller Plaza -- dubbed Democr... [FishbowlNY]

NBC News Election Night Plans - Posted November 2, 2012
"NBC Nightly News" anchor and managing editor Brian Williams heads up NBC's coverage from Rockefeller Plaza -- dubbed Democr... [TVNewser]

Colorado Shooting: 14 Killed, 50 Injured in Massacre at 'Dark Knight Rises' Screening - Posted July 20, 2012
The network morning shows have devoted much of the first hour of their broadcasts to the massacre at an Aurora, CO movie theater. During a midnight screening of the new Batman film "The Dark Knight Rises," a 24-year-old gunman opened fire. Initial reports put the death toll at 14 with 50... [TVNewser]

CNN, FNC Fail in Early Reporting of Health Care Ruling - Posted June 28, 2012
The expediency of TV news is not meeting well with the depth involved in the ruling on the Affordable Care Act of 2010, more commonly known as Obamacare. "Be cautious with us, we're trying to do the best we can," said Bill Hemmer on Fox News,... [TVNewser]

TVNewser's 2012 Guide To Graduation Speakers - Posted May 4, 2012
'Tis commencement season, and so without further ado, we present TVNewser's fifth annual list of who's-speaking-where-and-when at America's colleges and universities (in alphabetical order): ABC/CNN's Christiane Amanpour: ... [TVNewser]

Covering The Supreme Court, Camera-Free - Posted March 29, 2012
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Morning Chatter - Posted March 28, 2012
Quotes of the Day Reporter's bus driver drops f-bomb "Was that my bus driver? 'This is a one-way street! F--- you, b----!'" -- Washington Examiner's David Freddoso. ... [FishbowlDC]

What brought Sarah Palin and Matthew Morrison to the same event? - Posted April 30, 2011
[caption id="attachment_64045" align="alignnone" width="550" caption="Sarah and Todd Palin along with Greta Van Susteren and Bill Press."][/caption] Last year at the annu... [morningmedianewsfeed]

What brought Sarah Palin and Matthew Morrison to the same event? - Posted April 30, 2011
[caption id="attachment_64045" align="alignnone" width="550" caption="Sarah and Todd Palin along with Greta Van Susteren and Bill Press."][/caption] Last year at the annu... [FishbowlNY]

Morning Blooper: 'Hi Samantha!' - Posted April 18, 2011
This morning MSNBC's "The Daily Rundown" reported on a Supreme Court challenge to President Obama's health care law. Co-Host ... [FishbowlDC]

What is Off the Record? - Posted September 8, 2010
When we polled PRNewser readers this past April and asked if they go off the record with the media, 50% said, "Yes. It's a great way to build relationships and help reporters," while 25% said, "No way. It's too risky for me, my clients, or my company." In a story in ... [PRNewser]

Daily Rundown Tackles On Record, On Background, Off Record and Hazy Netherworld of Phrases in Between - Posted September 8, 2010
MSNBC's "The Daily Rundown" ran a segment this morning that many journalists and their sources find perpetually confusing - the rules on sourcing information. "In my view, the term 'On the record' everyone can understand," said NYT reporter Mark Leibovich who appeared in the segment. "Beyond that, a... [FishbowlDC]

Hostage Situation at Discovery Communications HQ - Posted September 1, 2010
The big three cable news channels as well as CNBC and FBN are all covering an apparent hostage situation at the Silver Spring, Maryland headquarters of Discovery Communications. ... [TVNewser]

Michael Isikoff Leaves Newsweek for NBC News - Posted June 7, 2010
NBC News president Steve Capus just announced that Michael Isikoff is joining the network as National Investigative Correspondent. Isikoff, who spent 16 years with Newsweek, will rejoin ... [TVNewser]

NBC Breaks Kagan News When Toobin Could Have Called - Posted May 10, 2010
CNN legal analyst Jeffrey Toobin missed the boat on getting the scoop on Solicitor General Elena Kagan being chosen as President Obama's Supreme Court nominee. "I guess that makes me less than a journalist," Toobin said on CNN late Sunday night after NBC broke the ... [FishbowlDC]

Obama Supreme Court Nominee Revealed - Posted May 9, 2010
News broke on the cablers Sunday evening that Solicitor General Elena Kagan will be the president's nominee for the Supreme Court. (AP Story) ... [TVNewser]

Arrest in Times Square Bomb Attempt - Posted May 4, 2010
Here's how the cable news networks reported the overnight arrest of a suspect in the Times Square bomb plot. MSNBC reported the arrest at 12:06amET with NBC's Pete Williams breaking the news, along with WNBC anchor ... [TVNewser]

Sunday Show Preview 02.07.10 - Posted February 5, 2010
• NBC's Meet the Press: • CBS' Face the Nation: NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, NFL Today Analyst Shannon Sharpe, NFL on CBS Announcer Jim Nantz, NFL on CBS analyst ... [FishbowlDC]

The FishbowlDC Interview With Savannah Guthrie - Posted January 15, 2010
Say hello to Savannah Guthrie. She is one of NBC's two White House correspondents and co-host of MSNBC's "The Daily Rundown" each morning at 9 a.m. alongside the network's other White Ho... [FishbowlDC]

Washington TV Newsers Dominate Airtime - Posted January 6, 2010
News consultant Andrew Tyndall added up the airtime of the nation's top network news correspondents (anchors excluded) over the last decade. NBC's Andrea Mitchell topped... [FishbowlDC]

Cablers Cover Shooting at Fort Hood - Posted November 5, 2009
In the 3pmET hour, the cable networks all covered breaking news of a shooting at Fort Hood in Texas near a soldier readiness processing center. (AP story) Early reports had casualties at 7 dead and 20 injured. One suspect was in custody and two others were at large. > Update: As of an Army... [TVNewser]

Sunday Show Preview - Posted August 29, 2009
NBC's Meet the Press: Senator John Kerry (D-MA), Senator Chris Dodd (D-CT), Bob Shrum, Kathleen Kennedy Townsend, presidential historian Doris Kearns Goodwin and Maria Shriver CBS' Face the Nation: Senator John McCain (R-AZ), Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-CA), Senator Orrin Hatch (R-UT), Rep. Barney Frank (D-MA) and Georgetown University sociologist Michael Eric Dyson ABC's... [FishbowlDC]

Sonia Sotomayor Sworn In - Posted August 8, 2009
Sonia Sotomayor is now an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court. The cable news networks and ABC News broadcast the swearing-in which occurred just after 11amET at the Supreme Court -- the first swearing-in at the high court in more than 70 years. More recently the associate justices have been... [TVNewser]

Taking Out The Trash - Posted July 17, 2009
What we almost missed today... • PBS' Gwen Ifill was scheduled to speak at UDC this upcoming Monday, but was forced to cancel to host NewsHour that night. • And just because I'm a big fan of NBC producer Andy Gross, check out First Read's Week Ahead, guest starring Justice correspondent ... [FishbowlDC]

Does Sotomayor Have A Chance In This Poll? Who Wore It Best... - Posted July 14, 2009
Our lady journos are taking a fashion nod from Supreme Court nominee Judge Sonia Sotomayor so far this week. Check out Fox News anchor Megyn Kelly in blue yesterday and CNN's Dana Bash in red today. We're going to go all Us Weekly on you and ask, so who wore it... [FishbowlDC]

Sonia Sotomayor Hearings Underway - Posted July 13, 2009
The Sonia Sotomayor confirmation hearings are underway on Capitol Hill. The three cable news channels are covering them live, as is PBS. HLN is keeping a small box in the lower right corner reminding anyone watching in an airport that the hearings are on. And PBS is doing it old-school --... [TVNewser]

Sunday Show Preview - Posted July 10, 2009
NBC's Meet the Press: Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) and Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and a roundtable with former adviser to Pres. George W. Bush, Karen Hughes, NBC's Andrea Mitchell, Democratic Strategist Bob Shrum and Politico's ... [FishbowlDC]

News Websites Cover Holocaust Museum Shooting - Posted June 10, 2009
The Websites of the nation's news broadcasters are covering this afternoon's deadly shooting at the Holocaust Museum in Washington, DC. At 1:57pmET CBSNews.com was first to report that the shooter was a man in his late 80's. By 2:16pmET, CBS News had id'd him as Jam... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Cablers Cover Shooting Inside Holocaust Museum - Posted June 10, 2009
At 1:15pmET, Fox News and CNN reported a shooting inside the Holocaust Museum in DC, with MSNBC reporting the news out of a commercial break a few minutes later. By 1:23, all three were in wall-to-wall coverage of the shooting. Early reports say the shooter is arrested, three people have been... [TVNewser]

Souter: Who Broke It? - Posted May 1, 2009
NPR's Nina Totenberg was first with the news at 9:36pm yesterday, according to TVNewser. NBC's Justice correspondent Pete Williams was first with it on TV, on MSNBC's Rachel Maddow Show at 9:57pm. ... [FishbowlDC]

Update: NBC's Pete Williams NOT First with Souter News - Posted May 1, 2009
Update: Actually, NPR was first with the news at 9:36pm. Nina Totenberg reported that Souter is expected to remain on the bench until a successor has been chosen and confirmed. Earlier: Last night on MSNBC's Rachel Maddow Show, NBC's justice corresponden... [TVNewser]

Sunday Show Preview - Posted April 4, 2009
NBC's Meet the Press: General Motors President & CEO Fritz Henderson and a roundtable with former President Bush speechwriter Michael Gerson, CNBC's John Harwood, BBC's Katty Kay, author Joshua Cooper Ramo and former Chief Economist at the US Department of Labor Dr. Bill Rodgers CBS' Face the Nation: Treasury Sec... [FishbowlDC]

Sunday Show Preview - Posted January 23, 2009
Meet the Press: National Economic Council Director Lawrence Summers, House Minority Leader John Boehner and a roundtable with New York Times' Thomas Friedman, NPR's ... [FishbowlDC]

At Security Checkpoint, a Security Stand-up - Posted August 25, 2008
As dozens of convention hopefuls were being turned away, literally while in camera shot, NBC News' justice correspondent Pete Williams taped a stand-up for a report on tight security at the Democratic Convention. The location of the stand-up was the only possible spot for conve... [TVNewser]

Sunday Show Preview - Posted April 20, 2007
Meet the Press: Michael Leavitt, Margaret Spellings, Col. Gerald Massengill, Tom Ridge, Doris Kearns Goodwin, David Gregory, Jon Meacham, Pete Williams. Face the Nation: Sen. Patrick Leahy , Jim and Sarah Brady, and criminal profiler Gregg McCrary. This Week: Newt Gingrich, Sen. Chris Dodd and Jackie Dodd. Fox News Sunday: Virginia Lieutenan... [FishbowlDC]

NBC Explains Decision To Air VT Killer Video - Posted April 19, 2007
STATEMENT FROM NBC NEWS The pain suffered by the Virginia Tech community and indeed the entire country is immeasurable. Upon receiving the materials from Cho Seung-Hui, NBC News took careful consideration in determining how the information should be distributed. We did not rush the material onto air, but instead consulted... [morningmedianewsfeed]

NBC Explains Decision To Air VT Killer Video - Posted April 19, 2007
STATEMENT FROM NBC NEWS The pain suffered by the Virginia Tech community and indeed the entire country is immeasurable. Upon receiving the materials from Cho Seung-Hui, NBC News took careful consideration in determining how the information should be distributed. We did not rush the material onto air, but instead consulted... [FishbowlNY]

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