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Journalism Groups to President Obama: 'Let Us Do Our Jobs!' - Posted July 10, 2014
Led by the Society of Professional Journalists, 38 of the most prominent journalism groups in the country made a legitimate and official gripe about the Obama Administration. Ironically, the gripe was abou... [PRNewser]

Greenwich Village Newspaper Publisher Defends N-Word Obama Headline - Posted July 6, 2014
The article by James Lincoln Collier in the latest edition of 20,000-circulation monthly WestView News is actually pro-Obama. But as New York Post writers Kevin Fasick and Laur... [AllTwitter]

Greenwich Village Newspaper Publisher Defends N-Word Obama Headline - Posted July 6, 2014
The article by James Lincoln Collier in the latest edition of 20,000-circulation monthly WestView News is actually pro-Obama. But as New York Post writers Kevin Fasick and Laur... [Fishbowl NY]

Greenwich Village Newspaper Publisher Defends N-Word Obama Headline - Posted July 6, 2014
The article by James Lincoln Collier in the latest edition of 20,000-circulation monthly WestView News is actually pro-Obama. But as New York Post writers Kevin Fasick and Laur... [FishbowlNY]

Joan Rivers Follows Gay Wedding with Transphobic Slur - Posted July 4, 2014
On Monday, during a book signing event at the Union Square Barnes & Noble, Joan Rivers married a male couple. For those who don't know, the performer is also an ordained minister. All good, right? Not so fast. On Tuesday, the 81-year-old comedienne spoke briefly on the street with ... [GalleyCat]

Joan Rivers Follows Gay Wedding with Transphobic Slur - Posted July 4, 2014
On Monday, during a book signing event at the Union Square Barnes & Noble, Joan Rivers married a male couple. For those who don't know, the performer is also an ordained minister. All good, right? Not so fast. On Tuesday, the 81-year-old comedienne spoke briefly on the street with ... [Fishbowl NY]

Joan Rivers Follows Gay Wedding with Transphobic Slur - Posted July 4, 2014
On Monday, during a book signing event at the Union Square Barnes & Noble, Joan Rivers married a male couple. For those who don't know, the performer is also an ordained minister. All good, right? Not so fast. On Tuesday, the 81-year-old comedienne spoke briefly on the street with ... [FishbowlNY]

Morning Media Newsfeed: USA-Portugal Hits Highs | Isikoff Joins Yahoo! News - Posted June 24, 2014
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly] Click here to receive Mediabistro's Morning Media Newsfeed via email. ... [Fishbowl NY]

Morning Media Newsfeed: USA-Portugal Hits Highs | Isikoff Joins Yahoo! News - Posted June 24, 2014
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly] Click here to receive Mediabistro's Morning Media Newsfeed via email. ... [FishbowlNY]

YouTube, 72andSunny Celebrate Equality for All Athletes - Posted June 4, 2014
72andSunny has a new campaign for longtime gay rights supporter YouTube, entitled "ProudToPlay." The star-studded campaign celebrating diversity in sports is set to run through the end of June, which is LGBT Pride Month, reports AdWeek. In addition to gay athlete... [AgencySpy]

Jay Carney Steps Down as WH Press Secretary, Josh Earnest In - Posted May 31, 2014
Jay Carney, the reporter who became White House press secretary for the Obama administration, has resigned from his post after three... [AgencySpy]

Full Video of the 2014 WHCA Dinner Speeches - Posted May 5, 2014
Saturday night at the Washington Hilton, President Obama and the night's entertainer, Joel McHale, headlined White House Cor... [FishbowlDC]

The White House Confronts Gender Wage Gap Issue on National Equal Pay Day - Posted April 8, 2014
President Obama has signed two executive orders today to narrow the wage gap between men and women. The first one prohibits federal workers from retaliating against other federal workers who discuss their paychecks. In addition, he directed the ... [MediaJobsDaily]

President Obama Stuck in the 80s, Causing Serious PR Issues for BlackBerry - Posted March 26, 2014
Coming to a White House near you. By now, if you have any inkling of interest in politics, you have discovered the one thing that sets President Obama apart from all other gentlemen of his ilk -- his serious embrace of the greatest decade in the histo... [PRNewser]

President Obama Visits World's First 3D Printed Canal House in Amsterdam - Posted March 25, 2014
(3Ders.org) President Barack Obama, along with Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte, Amsterdam Mayor Eberhard van der Laan and Rijksmuseum director Wim Pijbes, viewed a scale model and a 1:1 full size model of a 3D printed canal house in Amsterdam on Monday. This will be the world's first 3D printed house... [Inside 3D Printing News]

Friday Odds and Ends - Posted March 14, 2014
-Fresh off of his highly-viewed/widely-discussed appearance on Between Two Ferns, President Obama has now found a new, somewhat notable ally in his pitch for the Affordable Care Act: LeBron James... [MediaJobsDaily]

Friday Odds and Ends - Posted March 14, 2014
-Fresh off of his highly-viewed/widely-discussed appearance on Between Two Ferns, President Obama has now found a new, somewhat notable ally in his pitch for the Affordable Care Act: LeBron James... [TVNewser]

GAP Scores Presidential Visit Over Minimum Wage Bump - Posted March 11, 2014
Only time will tell whether GAP's February 20 decision to voluntarily raise its minimum wage was, in the end, a good move on the reputation and CSR fronts, a way to tell investors that the company is thinking five steps ahead, or a well-meaning but ultimately insignificant gesture. For what it's worth,... [PRNewser]

Why Obama's 'Between Two Ferns' Appearance Was a Good Idea - Posted March 11, 2014
You're probably aware that President Obama appeared on the latest episode of the Funny or Die series with the fat Greek guy from The Hangover. We will make a completely random guesstimate that 60% of our friends shared it on social this morning. As for the why: 850,000 views in a few... [PRNewser]

Obama Announces Two New Manufacturing Innovation Institutes - Posted March 3, 2014
(The White House) President Obama has announced new steps in partnership with the private sector to boost advanced manufacturing, strengthen the country's capabilities for defense and attract the types of high-quality jobs that a growing middle class requires. First, the President announced two new ... [Bitcoins Insider]

Obama Announces Two New Manufacturing Innovation Institutes - Posted March 3, 2014
(The White House) President Obama has announced new steps in partnership with the private sector to boost advanced manufacturing, strengthen the country's capabilities for defense and attract the types of high-quality jobs that a growing middle class requires. First, the President announced two new ... [Inside 3D Printing News]

President Obama & VP Biden Show Us Their Exercise Regimen For 'Let's Move' - Posted February 28, 2014
Remember last week when Michelle Obama told Jimmy Fallon that she wanted people to show her how "they're m... [PRNewser]

Bill O'Reilly Selling Notes on 'Historic' Interview - Posted February 11, 2014
Bill O'Reilly is allowing you to be part of journalistic history. According to Politico, O'Reilly is ... [Fishbowl NY]

Bill O'Reilly Selling Notes on 'Historic' Interview - Posted February 11, 2014
Bill O'Reilly is allowing you to be part of journalistic history. According to Politico, O'Reilly is ... [FishbowlNY]

GM Gets Bad Press over First Female CEO's '48%' Pay - Posted February 6, 2014
The fact that General Motors named Mary Barra as its first female CEO on January 15th was a big deal. President Obama even mentioned her in his State of the Union, calling her "the daughter of a factory worker [who] is CEO of America's largest automaker" and inspiring a rare moment... [PRNewser]

Former R/GA Strategist Jon Jones Heads to Robert Gibbs-Run Firm - Posted February 4, 2014
After spending the last four-and-a-half years at R/GA's New York hub, where he served as senior strategist, working with clients ranging from Nike to Unilever to Samsung in the process, Jon Jones has left the agency for the digital age to assume ... [AgencySpy]

Will Recent State of the Union Address Change Employment Prospects for Unemployed? - Posted February 3, 2014
This week a reader in The New York Post asked an interesting question relating to last week's State of the Union Address. Considering ... [MediaJobsDaily]

Obama Proposes Six More High-Tech Manufacturing Hubs - Posted January 31, 2014
(TheVarGuy) President Obama, in his State of the Union address, proposed the building of six new high-tech manufacturing centers in the United States this year. In last year's speech, Obama described 3D printing as having "the potential to revolutionize." This year, although 3D printing was not mentione... [Inside 3D Printing News]

CNN to host 'PoliCast' during tonight's State of the Union Address - Posted January 28, 2014
President Obama is set to make his fifth State of the Union Address tonight and news organizations will be competing for viewers before, during, and after the speech. While social activity may not be as pronounced as it was during President Obama's three debates with... [Lost Remote]

Even the President Outsources Social Media Event Promotion - Posted January 27, 2014
Looks like President Obama is experiencing what we like to call "American Idol Syndrome." Everyone's aware of his upcoming State of the Union speech; they may have watched it religiously in the past because it was part of every "water-cooler conversation" and most prefer to be in the know even if they... [PRNewser]

President Obama Talks Privacy, Big Data and the Internet - Posted January 22, 2014
The rancor over Internet security and the NSA has had a wide ranging impact. Tech companies like Google have promised to shore up their protocols to protect user data, and users all over t... [SocialTimes.com]

MWW Campaign Plays Starring Role in New Christie Controversy - Posted January 14, 2014
A new week brings a new scandal for New Jersey governor Chris Christie just as his epic and (arguably) successful apology... [PRNewser]

Obama Hints He'll Take New Action on Additive Manufacturing - Posted January 13, 2014
(Reuters) President Barack Obama said he will talk this week about how he plans to create jobs in the U.S. manufacturing sector, one of several economic goals he set for his administration last year that is now receiving renewed attention from the White House. Obama's weekly address hinted that his Wednesday... [Inside 3D Printing News]

In Which Chris Christie Shows Us How to Make a Halfway Decent Apology - Posted January 9, 2014
Oh God, this story. The line we'll remember most from today's Chris Christie press marathon is "I am not a bully", due both to its similarity to Richard Nixon's "I am not a crook" and the fact that one of the keys to Christie's appeal up to this point has been that... [PRNewser]

Unemployment Benefits Expire for 1.3 Million Americans - Posted December 28, 2013
Today is certainly not a good day for the long-term unemployed. As of today, 1.3 million Americans are impacted as they're cut off from unemployment benefits. Fox News and the Associated Press report ... [TVNewser]

'Twas the Day Before Congress - Posted December 24, 2013
Oh, hey there. Sorry, it took me so long to blog here. I'm currently writing my wish list for Santa Claus -- pink slips and coal in the stockings for Congress. You see, according to ... [PRNewser]

Broadcast Networks to Carry Pres. Obama's End-of-Year News Conference - Posted December 20, 2013
ABC, CBS, and NBC will carry President Obama's end-of-year news conference this afternoon at 2pmET. ABC News will air a special report at approximately 2pm with ... [TVNewser]

We'll See You Your President Obama and Raise You One Steve Harvey - Posted December 18, 2013
So the big news is that Steve Harvey scored an interview with the President that will air on Friday. We didn't even realize he had a side gig and we are curious to see how he will address "selfie-gate", aka the stupidest political "story" of the year. Don't know abou... [PRNewser]

Brian Stelter Makes 'Reliable Sources' Debut - Posted December 8, 2013
Brian Stelter, who filled in a few times on "Reliable Sources" the last few months, made his debut as host of the CNN media criticism show this morning. Stelter covered this week's revolving media door, ... [Fishbowl NY]

Brian Stelter Makes 'Reliable Sources' Debut - Posted December 8, 2013
Brian Stelter, who filled in a few times on "Reliable Sources" the last few months, made his debut as host of the CNN media criticism show this morning. Stelter covered this week's revolving media door, ... [FishbowlNY]

Brian Stelter Makes 'Reliable Sources' Debut - Posted December 8, 2013
Brian Stelter, who filled in a few times on "Reliable Sources" the last few months, made his debut as host of the CNN media criticism show this morning. Stelter covered this week's revolving media door, ... [TVNewser]

President Obama: Media Contributes to America's 'Divide' and 'Splinter' - Posted December 6, 2013
President Obama sat down for a town-hall interview with MSNBC's Chris Matthews last night at American University, and had sharp criticism ... [TVNewser]

5 Novel Low-Tech Holiday Gifts to Serve High-Tech PR Needs - Posted December 2, 2013
Holiday gifting has become so complex that one needs a special calendar and glossary. Today's Cyber Monday is for online shopping and Giving Tuesday is for charity donations. Shopping via mobile, ... [PRNewser]

President Obama Hosts Off-Record Meeting With MSNBC Hosts, Fox's Juan Williams - Posted November 22, 2013
President Obama held an off-the-record meeting yesterday with liberal commentators including MSNBC's Ed Schultz, Lawrence O'Donnell, ... [TVNewser]

Obama Ricin Letter Suspect Linked to Bitcoin Drug Bazaar - Posted November 18, 2013
(Nextgov) A former seller on the now-shuttered Silk Road website, a black market eBay that only accepted Bitcoin, is one of the suspects accused of mailing President Obama poison-laced letters this year, according to Homeland Security Department officials. The revelation came i... [Bitcoins Insider]

White House Uses Climate Change Hashtag to Announce More Oil Drilling - Posted November 14, 2013
We haven't been able to review President Obama's "yes, we botched the product launch" press conference today, but here's an interesting case of the White House team spinning on social. RT the good news: For the 1st time in nearly two decades, we're importing less oil than we're produ... [PRNewser]

Barack Obama is a HuffPo Blogger - Posted November 4, 2013
President Barack Obama is evidently a fan of The Huffington Post. Obama has penned an 800-word piece for site, explaining why Congress needs to pass the Employment Non-Discriminat... [Fishbowl NY]

Barack Obama is a HuffPo Blogger - Posted November 4, 2013
President Barack Obama is evidently a fan of The Huffington Post. Obama has penned an 800-word piece for site, explaining why Congress needs to pass the Employment Non-Discriminat... [FishbowlNY]

Viral Video: Can The Apple Store Geniuses End The Government Shutdown? - Posted October 9, 2013
  We're not overly political here at SocialTimes. But. Sometimes a video comes along that just totally nails things, and we think we found just that with today's viral video. This one comes from our friends at College Humor and features President Barack Obama visiting the geniuses at a D.C. Apple store... [SocialTimes.com]

The White House Just PR Failed All Over Itself - Posted October 4, 2013
The competition for "most counterproductive comment made to the media" during this whole shutdown saga is over, and it's not even close: some super-genius "anonymous source" from the White House supposedly told The Wall Street Journal last night that: "'We are winning...It doesn't really matter to us' how long the shutdown lasts... [PRNewser]

Ketchum Placed Vladimir Putin's Controversial New York Times Op-Ed - Posted September 12, 2013
Vladimir Putin recently took a break from using 90's R&B to encourage Russians to reproduce in order to pen an op-ed for The New York Times. ... [PRNewser]

Twitter Measures Global Reaction to President's Speech on Syria - Posted September 11, 2013
Before a word was uttered, pundits, politicos and casual observers were taking to social media to weigh in on President Obama's proposed strike on Syria as he made his case with Congress and the American people. ... [SocialTimes.com]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Business Insider CTO Out | Obama Speech Panned | 9/11 Network Coverage - Posted September 11, 2013
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly] Click here to receive Mediabistro's Morning Media Newsfeed via email. ... [Fishbowl NY]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Business Insider CTO Out | Obama Speech Panned | 9/11 Network Coverage - Posted September 11, 2013
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly] Click here to receive Mediabistro's Morning Media Newsfeed via email. ... [FishbowlNY]

5 Ways Social Media Spread Word of Syrian Chemical Attack - Posted August 27, 2013
[caption id="attachment_134904" align="alignright" width="304"] Photo Courtesy Associated Press[/caption] As the Obama Administration weighs how and when to take action against a Syrian regime ... [SocialTimes.com]

Tech Companies Paid Millions by U.S. to Cover Surveillance Costs - Posted August 24, 2013
New documents from Edward Snowden's cache reveals that the U.S. government paid tech companies, such as Google, Yahoo!, Facebook and Microsoft, millions of doll... [AllFacebook]

Tech Companies Paid Millions by U.S. to Cover Surveillance Costs - Posted August 24, 2013
New documents from Edward Snowden's cache reveals that the U.S. government paid tech companies, such as Google, Yahoo!, Facebook and Microsoft, millions of doll... [Lost Remote]

Seven Lessons from Successful e-Advocacy Campaigns - Posted August 20, 2013
We know that the 2012 elections were considered the most "social" in history, for the unique ways political candidates used social media tools. So, what can organizations learn from th... [SocialTimes.com]

Reputation Management at Amazon: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly - Posted August 5, 2013
Last week, online retail behemoth Amazon received the kind of PR boost that any brand outside the Republican Party would kill for: President Obama visited its massive Chattanooga wareho... [PRNewser]

President Obama Calls Prop 8 Plaintiffs During Live MSNBC Interview - Posted June 26, 2013
Sometimes it pays to be in the right place at the right time. At 11:15 AM, MSNBC's Thomas Roberts was interviewing some of the plaintiffs in the Proposition 8 Supreme Court case, and in the middle of the interview, President Obama called them. The President was put on speakerphone, and his comments... [TVNewser]

Social Media Newsfeed: Facebook Android Update & Advertising | Audioboo and Twitter - Posted June 7, 2013
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly]  Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

GS&P Parlays Fake Audubon/Obama Twitter Feud into Musical Tweet Project - Posted June 3, 2013
Last week, those perennial rabble-rousers at The Onion took it upon themselves last week to offer up a blow-by-blow account of a Twitter tiff (albeit fake) between ... [AgencySpy]

Time Publishes Photo of Obama at Senior Prom Because It's Important - Posted May 23, 2013
In an EXCLUSIVE Time has obtained a photo of President Obama before his senior prom. Pictured are Kelli Allman (n e McCormack), Greg Orme, ... [Fishbowl NY]

Time Publishes Photo of Obama at Senior Prom Because It's Important - Posted May 23, 2013
In an EXCLUSIVE Time has obtained a photo of President Obama before his senior prom. Pictured are Kelli Allman (n e McCormack), Greg Orme, ... [FishbowlNY]

Obama Signs Open Data Executive Order - Posted May 14, 2013
Danny Palmer of Computing.co.uk reports, "US President Barack Obama has signed an executive order that requires government agencies to make publicly accessible data ... [semanticweb.com]

Obama Plays Up 3D Printing's Military Applications - Posted May 13, 2013
(PCWorld) President Barack Obama thinks 3D printing can play a role in strengthening the military and America's sagging manufacturing industry. Several different applications of the technology were identified by the president as part of a $200 million federally funded competition to create three manufacturing... [Inside 3D Printing News]

Obama's New Investment in Brain Mapping: Will It Be Open Access? - Posted April 15, 2013
Jonathan Gray of the OKF reports, "On Tuesday President Obama unveiled a new $100 million research initi... [semanticweb.com]

Three Lessons Learned From Roger Ebert's Career - Posted April 5, 2013
By now you've probably heard that Roger Ebert passed away yesterday in Chicago. Having dealt with cancer and health-related issues head on since 2002, there's no doubt he made a mark in journalism and fought 'til the very end. Her... [MediaJobsDaily]

Smelling Is Believing These April Fool's Day Pranks - Posted April 1, 2013
This year's crop of April Fool's Day pranks on social media will test your sense of humor and your sense of smell. 1. Google launched Google Nose. Now you can search Google's database of more than 15 million scentibytes for smells. For instance, here's "Wet Dog:" ... [SocialTimes.com]

5 Tips for Social Media Event Planning and Activation - Posted March 4, 2013
Today we bring you a guest post courtesy of Cara Kleinhaut, founder of award-winning event creative, production and design agency Caravents. In the last few weeks alone, Caravents has organized and promoted events r... [PRNewser]

Yes, The White House Is Full of Sci-Fi Nerds - Posted March 1, 2013
The press, which happens to consist of a bunch of nerds, gave President Obama a bit of flack today for supposedly confusing the Star Wars "Jedi Mind Trick" with the Star Trek "Vulcan Mind Meld", thereby creating the "Jedi Mind Meld" meme during a speech on some extremely important topic that... [AgencySpy]

The White House Put A #JediMindMeld On Twitter - Posted March 1, 2013
Who knows how to get the Twitterverse buzzing faster than the latest 4Chan meme? The White House. They're so good at it actually, that one is left wondering if this latest gaffe by President Obama (and the Twitteriffic response that followed) wasn't actually an intentional sl... [AllTwitter]

Woodward-Gate: Flack 'Threatens' Hack, Internet Explodes - Posted February 28, 2013
Have you been following the latest, dumbest political media scandal? We hope you answered "no", because this one is a real doozy. It's a classic case of "hack" vs. "flack" that will feel very familiar to anyone who has spent some time in PR o... [PRNewser]

Chuck Hagel and 'Friends of Hamas': Anatomy of a Smear Campaign - Posted February 20, 2013
Don't you just hate it when people (especially anonymous people) spread false claims about yourself or your clients? Everybody does! This week's journalistic hackery scandal isn't really our stock in trade, but it is certainly an interesting one for anyone concerned with promoting stories and earning media me... [PRNewser]

And Now, the Post-State of the Union Gospel from Jordan Zimmerman - Posted February 15, 2013
Yes, folks, the muscle-bound, self-proclaimed "Alpha Dog" and proprietor of Omnicom-owned, Fort Lauderdale-based agency Zimmerman continues his apparent quest to reach Fox News-level punditry by offering his own response to President Obama's state of the union address (and wit... [AgencySpy]

#SOTU Tweets Top Last Year's Volume Despite Dorner Distraction - Posted February 13, 2013
If you were on Twitter last night, you may have missed President Obama's State of the Union address as theDorner standoff proved a big distraction (particularly with all the ... [AllTwitter]

Tesla Fights Back Against Its Own PR Fail - Posted February 13, 2013
Paypal co-founder/insanely rich guy Elon Musk isn't afraid to defend his far-out ideas, be they successfully marketing an electric automobile or convincing rich people to move to ... [PRNewser]

When Will the NFL Fully Address Its Concussion Problem? - Posted January 29, 2013
Indisputable fact: Americans love football. Pretty much every member of every key demographic watches the Super Bowl, even if we're more concerned with the commercials. ... [PRNewser]

NRA Outreach Strategy Caters to Younger Audiences - Posted January 29, 2013
We recently wondered about some of the NRA's throw-everything-at-the-wall-and-see-what-sticks PR strategies, from the ad focusing on President Obama's daughters to the ... [PRNewser]

Who Won the Inauguration On Social Media? - Posted January 22, 2013
There's little doubt that inaugurations rank right up there with State of the Union addresses when it comes to PR and branding opportunities for newly elected presidents. In fact, we'd say inaugurations are the bigger of the two PR blowouts, because very few see the State of the Union as an... [PRNewser]

Whole Foods CEO Backtracks on Obama 'Fascism' Remark - Posted January 18, 2013
We know that a PR professional's job often includes telling powerful people what to say--and when to say it. Today we feel fairly safe offering this little nugget of wisdom to every client: Unless you're a left-wing Eastern European politician, never use the words "fascist" or ... [PRNewser]

What Twitter Users Really Think of President Obama's Gun Control Laws - Posted January 16, 2013
On January 16, 2013, President Barack Obama proposed 23 executive actions to reduce gun violence in the wake of the tragedy in Newtown, CT. This timeline shows the Twitter community's response to his speech. [... [SocialTimes.com]

New NRA Ad Focuses on Obama Daughters - Posted January 16, 2013
We don't want to wade too far into the politics of the contentious gun control debate, but from a PR perspective we have to say: we really don't get the NRA. First, the organization's spokesman blamed video games (many of which are directly supported by gun manufacturers) and movies for mass shootings... [PRNewser]

Coca-Cola To America: 'Yes, We're Making You Fat' - Posted January 14, 2013
The biggest story in the global branding game over the past few months was the innovative partnership between ... [PRNewser]

Cablers (And NBC) Break Into Coverage For Obama/Karzai Presser - Posted January 11, 2013
President Obama and Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai are holding a joint news conference in Washington, drawing live coverage from the cable news channels, as well as NBC, which broke into regular programming shortly after 1:30 to cover the event. ... [TVNewser]

Congress Rejects Privacy Amendments, Approves Continued Wiretapping - Posted December 28, 2012
[caption id="attachment_114786" align="alignleft" width="199"] Flegere / Shutterstock.com[/caption]The Senate today renewed the FISA Amendments Act of 2008, the bill widely seen as legalizing warrantless wiretapping, for five more years with a 73-23 vote. Th... [SocialTimes.com]

With ThingLink, Interactive Images in Tweets - Posted November 19, 2012
We've given ThingLink a lot of love here at 10,000 Words, but the easy-to-use interactive image-maker merits another post because of its new functionality: working on the Twitters. Users can now share an image on Twitter complete with any created ThingLink meta-data, and ... [TVSpy]

Bloomberg's Hans Nichols Pulls a Neil Munro - Posted November 14, 2012
President Obama went into today's press conference with a list of reporters who were permitted to question him. AP. NBC. CNN. Fox News. Telemundo. If your name wasn't on the list, forget it. You were SOL. So Bloomberg's ... [FishbowlDC]

Romney Losing 11 Facebook Likes Per Minute - Posted November 13, 2012
What happens to candidates' ... [AllFacebook]

Right-Wing Bloggers React to Obama's Reelection - Posted November 7, 2012
Republicans and the conservative movement took a setback in last night's reelection of President Obama. As with any political moment of lasting consequence, right wing writers fled to their blogs to console, vent and do some soul-searching. Wa... [FishbowlDC]

PHOTO: From Chaos Comes The News - Posted November 7, 2012
TVNewser's Alissa Krinsky gave us a behind the scenes look at Chicago's McCormick Place, the site of ... [TVSpy]

David Horsey Illustrates President Obama's Victory - Posted November 7, 2012
Los Angeles Times political cartoonist and commentator David Horsey illustrated the above cartoon following Tuesday's re-election of ... [FishbowlLA]

INFOGRAPHIC: Romney/Ryan Wins War Of Words On Facebook - Posted November 5, 2012
The debates are over. The rallies are coming to a close. The presidential candidates are getting hoarse. Now that the ... [AllFacebook]

Joe Alexander & Friends Throw Support Behind Obama in Animated Clip - Posted November 2, 2012
There's no children's choir singing hymns of impending doom a la Jeff Goodby's controversial pro-Obama submission (which has... [AgencySpy]

Axelrod and Scarborough Make a Hairy Wager - Posted October 31, 2012
On Wednesday morning's "Morning Joe" program, Obama campaign adviser David Axelrod made an on-air bet that he would shave off the mustache he has worn for 40 years if President Obama lost Minnesota, Michigan or Pennsylvania. ... [FishbowlDC]

'Optimal': Weigel a Casualty of Twitter's Short Fuse - Posted October 19, 2012
Slate's Dave Weigel committed the cardinal sin of modern politics. He asked Twitter to calm down. During President Obama's taped appearance on the Daily Show Thursday, two White House pool ... [FishbowlDC]

Obama May Have Celebrity Backers, But Romney Has...A Squirrel? - Posted October 19, 2012
With the presidential election looming ever closer, campaign ads, debate analysis, poll numbers, and speculation as to who's really on top continue to cascade into our living rooms, offices, and social gatherings via every media outlet imaginable. How does anyone really know which candidate ha... [PRNewser]

Facebook-CNN Election Talk Meter Breaks Down First Presidential Debate - Posted October 4, 2012
The dust has settled after the ... [AllFacebook]

Thursday Odds and Ends - Posted October 4, 2012
-Hamburg-based skin care brand Beiersdorf, the owner of Nivea among other products, has had a busy day. First off, its lead global creative agency Draftfcb appointed Constantin Kaloff as global ECD on the brand and second, Beiersdorf has ... [AgencySpy]

Thursday Odds and Ends - Posted October 4, 2012
-Hamburg-based skin care brand Beiersdorf, the owner of Nivea among other products, has had a busy day. First off, its lead global creative agency Draftfcb appointed Constantin Kaloff as global ECD on the brand and second, Beiersdorf has ... [MediaJobsDaily]

President Crashes Wedding but Leaves Lovely Gift - Posted September 20, 2012
While planning a wedding, professionals often tell the bride and groom to expect the unexpected and prepare for any number of things: bad weather, hungover grooms, limos with engine problems--the list goes on. The Gibbs of Iowa had heard all of this while preparing for their nuptials, but they never expected... [PRNewser]

The Importance of Staying on Message - Posted September 19, 2012
Here's a crucial lesson to be learned by all those new to PR and politics: If you see an opening, exploit it--and if your message resonates, don't be afraid to stick with it. President Obama has clearly taken this advice to heart; he hit "Late Night with David Letterman" last night... [PRNewser]

Monday Odds and Ends - Posted September 17, 2012
-As we first noted last week, Ian Sohn has indeed returned to Ogilvy Chicago, now officially joining up as EVP, director of emerging platforms & partnerships. -Following a revi... [AgencySpy]

Thursday Odds and Ends - Posted September 6, 2012
-If its stock tumble wasn't enough, Nokia has now had to apologize for a "faked" Lumia 920 ad. link -Loyola Marymount University and thinkLA have teamed up to launch the mSchool: Institute for Marketing at LMU. -L.A.-based Stun Creative imagines a scene where ... [MediaJobsDaily]

Are Political Twitter Buys Working? (Spoiler: Yes.) - Posted September 4, 2012
Have you signed on to Twitter recently, checked out the top of your feed and found yourself scrolling through messages that weren't posted by accounts that you follow or re-tweeted by an... [PRNewser]

Clint Eastwood and 24-7 Internet PR Political Machine - Posted August 31, 2012
This week the Republican National Convention highlighted the brutal nature of public relations. Clint Eastwood, a nation... [AgencySpy]

Clint Eastwood and the 24-7 Internet PR Machine - Posted August 31, 2012
This week the Republican National Convention highlighted the brutal nature of public relations. Clint Eastwood, a nation... [PRNewser]

Clint Eastwood Steals The Show On Facebook At Final Night Of RNC - Posted August 31, 2012
The Republican National Convention audience wasn't shy about turning to Facebook to share their views during Gov. Mitt Rom... [AllFacebook]

Thursday Morning Stir - Posted August 30, 2012
-Coca-Cola tops one list of "most liked advertisers on Facebook." link -Well, this is old, but pertaining to topics of the week. ... [AgencySpy]

Social Media Newsfeed: Instagram Deal | Obama on Reddit | Twitter Certified - Posted August 30, 2012
 Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

Redditors Are Ready to Crack Open a Beer with President 'Brobama' - Posted August 29, 2012
At 4:30 p.m. on August 29, anonymous Reddit users crowded around the "front page of the Internet" to ask our nation's President about the economy, space exploration, the Internet, and the White House recipe for beer. Throughout ... [SocialTimes.com]

Redditors Are Ready to Crack Open a Beer with President 'Brobama' - Posted August 29, 2012
At 4:30 p.m. on August 29, anonymous Reddit users crowded around the "front page of the Internet" to ask our nation's President about the economy, space exploration, the Internet, and the White House recipe for beer. Throughout ... [AllFacebook]

President Hits Reddit for Q&A - Posted August 29, 2012
In case you hadn't heard, President Obama is currently participating in an "Ask Me Anything" session on ... [PRNewser]

President Obama to Address Reddit Community Tonight at 4:30 PM ET - Posted August 29, 2012
Right now President Obama is bracing himself for a half-hour live chat with the Reddit community. Minutes before showtime, users have already submitted 650 comments. The President announced the AMA (Ask Me Anything) ... [SocialTimes.com]

UPDATED: Romney, Ryan Dominate Facebook-CNN Election Insights - Posted August 29, 2012
Not surprisingly, a visit to the Facebook-CNN Election Insights tool today reveals that Gov. ... [AllFacebook]

LA Creatives Pit Romney Against Obama in Twitter Smackdown - Posted August 28, 2012
With the Republican National Convention now underway in Tampa, we figured it's rather timely and appropriate to shine a light on Twitter-centric effort dubbed "Smack a Candidate." We've been told this hashtag-driven battle between Mitt Rom... [AgencySpy]

Facebook, Romney's Campaign Strategist Sound Off On Panel At GOP Convention - Posted August 27, 2012
It's all about ... [AllFacebook]

Univision, Facebook Partner For Hispanic Forums Featuring President Obama, Mitt Romney - Posted August 24, 2012
In an effort to reach out to U.S. Hispanic voters, Facebook recently announced ... [AllFacebook]

Social Media Newsfeed: Facebook iOS App | Reddit Bus Tour | Twitter Developers - Posted August 24, 2012
 Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

Media Training Tips and Cautionary Tales - Posted August 23, 2012
In the high-risk, high-reward world of media training, major stumbles during television interviews are seared indefinitely in the public's memory. Nailing an interview is not so easy, even for well-known public figures and corporate executives. Media relies on basic principles and varied techniques... [PRNewser]

Campaign Story Lets Facebook Gamers Play Political Hardball - Posted August 23, 2012
Play clean or play dirty? That's the choice game players wil... [AllFacebook]

Jack Link's Beef Jerky Campaign Is Kinda Cool - Posted August 22, 2012
Today in Strange Ad Ideas That Turn Out to Be Surprisingly Cool: Beef jerky makers Jack Link's have capitalized on the nation's political fervor with a new pun-filled campaign starring "Barack Obameat" and "Meat Romney," two candidates represented by mosaics made entirely of beef jerky bits. You may think that these two... [PRNewser]

Obama Buys Up Tampa TV Time During Republican National Convention - Posted August 9, 2012
President Obama's team plans to blanket the Tampa airwaves with ads during the last week of August while the Republican party holds their national convention in the area. Obama for America has bought up more than $181,000 in ad t... [TVSpy]

Sarah Silverman Offers to 'Scissor' Romney's Biggest Financial Supporter - Posted July 16, 2012
With another election year upon us, comedienne Sarah Silverman has returned with a follow-up, we suppose, to her 2008 multi-award-winning, politically-themed collaboration w... [MediaJobsDaily]

Sarah Silverman Offers to 'Scissor' Romney's Biggest Financial Supporter - Posted July 16, 2012
With another election year upon us, comedienne Sarah Silverman has returned with a follow-up, we suppose, to her 2008 multi-award-winning, politically-themed collaboration w... [AgencySpy]

Pinterest Users More Likely to Vote for Mitt Romney [Infographic] - Posted July 12, 2012
If you find yourself on Pinterest more often than Etsy, you might be a Romney supporter, according to this infographic. See where you fall on the political spectrum based on the social media sites you use -- the results may surprise you. In what is easily the most shocking analysis of social... [SocialTimes.com]

News From the Political World Supports the Study We Wrote About This Morning - Posted June 15, 2012
In an effort to prove the Weber Shandwick study we wrote about this morning, there have been rude happenings today in the political world. First, let's go to Michigan, where the word "vagina" caused a firestorm. Because ... [PRNewser]

News From the Political World Supports the Study We Wrote About This Morning - Posted June 15, 2012
In an effort to prove the Weber Shandwick study we wrote about this morning, there have been rude happenings today in the political world. First, let's go to Michigan, where the word "vagina" caused a firestorm. Because ... [AgencySpy]

Man Assaults Reporter Over Racist Obama Sign - Posted June 15, 2012
A man accused of displaying a racist sign targeting President Obama was arrested this week and charged with assault for an incident involving WGME reporter ... [TVSpy]

Dueling Videos: Mitt Romney and President Obama Talk About Jobs - Posted May 15, 2012
Turning away from same-sex marriage for a minute, both ... [PRNewser]

Mitt Romney Rephrases Stance on Gay Adoption in WBTV Interview - Posted May 14, 2012
Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney used a recent one-on-one interview with WBTV as an opportunity to clarify his position on gay adoption. Follo... [TVSpy]

As Obama Endorses Gay Marriage, Romney Affirms Opposition with Denver Stations - Posted May 9, 2012
While President Obama was preparing to sit for an... [SocialTimes.com]

As Obama Endorses Gay Marriage, Romney Affirms Opposition with Denver Stations - Posted May 9, 2012
While President Obama was preparing to sit for an... [TVSpy]

Frank Rich on the 'Great Theater' of Politics and Pop Culture - Posted May 9, 2012
In the final installment of this week's Media Beat interview, Frank Rich, New York magazine columnist and executive producer of HBO's Veep, disc... [FishbowlDC]

Monday Odds and Ends - Posted April 30, 2012
-Campbell Mithun, which was just named digital AOR for Popeye's, has unveiled a "Mood Wing" app for the fast-food chain. FYI, CM did compete for Popeyes, which had no previous digital agency. ... [MediaJobsDaily]

Monday Odds and Ends - Posted April 30, 2012
-Campbell Mithun, which was just named digital AOR for Popeye's, has unveiled a "Mood Wing" app for the fast-food chain. FYI, CM did compete for Popeyes, which had no previous digital agency. ... [AgencySpy]

Friday Odds and Ends - Posted April 27, 2012
... [AgencySpy]

Google's Project Glass Unveiled | Reality Tech TV | Introducing Aviary - Posted April 5, 2012
Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

President Obama: 'Weather Forecasts Would Be Less Accurate' Under GOP - Posted April 3, 2012
Speaking to reporters and editors from the Associated Press today, President Obama criticized the budget proposed by House Republicans, saying that it would lead to greater social inequality and less accurate weather forecasts. Wait, what? "Over time, our weather forecasts would become less accurate... [TVSpy]

Newt Gingrich Is Also on Pinterest - Posted March 28, 2012
President Obama is not the only social-savvy candidate in the 2012 presidential elections. In his race to the primaries, Republican candidate Newt Gingrich has also stopped by Pinterest to delight his supporters with campaign tour photos, artsy Instagram shots, and co... [SocialTimes.com]

Ed Rollins Talks Presidential Politics; The 1 Percent Toasts the Good Life - Posted March 14, 2012
We've gotten so used to the celebrity circus that has dominated Michael's lately that we did a double take when we found the dining room populated mostly by suits, well-heeled ladies and dandies who prefer to let their bank accounts (not publicists) do the talking. Aside from the usual boldface names... [FishbowlLA]

Thursday Odds and Ends - Posted March 8, 2012
-AKQA announced its 2012 Future Lions call for entries (above). link -Following ... [AgencySpy]

Breitbart Assassination Theories Running Rampant - Posted March 2, 2012
Here's a theory: President Obama had Andrew Breitbart assassinated because Breitbart was about to release incriminating videos of the president from his college days. Sound crazy? Welcome to the Internet. Buzzfeed tracked down 25 twe... [FishbowlLA]

Wednesday Odds and Ends - Posted February 29, 2012
-Anomaly NYC introduces a Facebook brand Timeline for Captain Morgan USA. link -Carmichael Lynch wants to create the world's longest digital snake (*shiver*) via Twitter as part of a project for the Denver Museum of Nature & Science (image ... [TVNewser]

President Spends Valentine's Day with Local Stations - Posted February 15, 2012
President Obama spent his afternoon Tuesday sitting down for interviews with a handful of local stations--an activity that has become ... [TVSpy]

Roll Call: Obama Campaign, Horn Group, Edelman, and More - Posted February 1, 2012
Former press secretary Robert Gibbs is once again working with President Obama, having just signed a contract to officially serve as a consultant on Obam... [PRNewser]

Watch Obama's Complete Google+ Hangout with America [Video] - Posted January 31, 2012
President Obama completed his first live Google Hangout on Monday, and the results were pretty good. Google has put up the video, and you can see that whether you agree with the answers or not, the overall effect of having Americans from all over the country asking live questions to... [SocialTimes.com]

How Twitter Responded To The State Of The Union [INFOGRAPHIC] - Posted January 25, 2012
Did you watch the State of the Union address on TV yesterday? Did you tweet about it, update your Facebook or vlog about it? If you were on Twitter while the President was addressing the nation, you probably noticed the topic taking over the Trending Topics list, and your timeline... [AllTwitter]

'Hangout' With President Obama Next Monday - Posted January 23, 2012
The President is on the Internets again. This time, he's doing a Google+ Hang... [PRNewser]

'Hangout' With President Obama Next Monday - Posted January 23, 2012
The President is on the Internets again. This time, he's doing a Google+ Hang... [AgencySpy]

Another Newsweek Cover Controversy? - Posted January 17, 2012
Newsweek's January 23 cover features President Obama with the accompanying headline: "Why Are Obama's Critics So Dumb?" The piece, written by Andrew Sullivan, examines the middle-of-the-road politics of the Pr... [Fishbowl NY]

Another Newsweek Cover Controversy? - Posted January 17, 2012
Newsweek's January 23 cover features President Obama with the accompanying headline: "Why Are Obama's Critics So Dumb?" The piece, written by Andrew Sullivan, examines the middle-of-the-road politics of the Pr... [FishbowlNY]

Wednesday Morning Stir - Posted January 4, 2012
-London-based company Unruly Media racked up $25 million in Series A funding, which we've been told is the largest ever for a private company in the social video sector. link -President Obama... [AgencySpy]

Media Ruins Sasha and Malia's Christmas Surprise, Gives Best Buy, PetSmart Best Gift Ever - Posted December 22, 2011
Naturally, President Obama's every move is followed and scrutinized. So it's no surprise that the media was on his tail yesterday as he did his Christmas shopping. However, they should've included a spoiler alert for Sasha and Ma... [PRNewser]

Thousands Telling Washington What 40 Dollars Means to Them - Posted December 21, 2011
The #40dollars hashtag is popping up all over Twitter thanks to a White House outreach effort asking ordinary citizens to tell Washington (the Republicans really) what $40 means to them. The effort was launched in light of Congressional push back against the Senate- ... [PRNewser]

The White House's Kosher Kitchen - Posted December 20, 2011
Besides well wishes from the President and First Lady for the ... [PRNewser]

Christmas Tree Lobby Gets Obama in Trouble - Posted November 13, 2011
Last week, the Obama administration nearly caused the destruction of all that is sacred in America when a 15-cent fee was levied on fresh Christmas trees. Lump of coal for the government. The tax was levied (and was quickly tossed) after the effective lobbying of the National Christmas Tree Association, which wanted... [PRNewser]

'NYT' Looks at the 'Bundlers' Who Are Fundraising for President Obama - Posted November 1, 2011
[caption id="attachment_29556" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="Photo: AP"][/caption] The New York Times called out President Obama for taking money from donors "who are active in the lobbying industry" in a recent ... [PRNewser]

Friday Morning Stir - Posted October 21, 2011
-Four of the big holding companies have been invited to GM's new global review for Chevrolet. Jeff Goodby doesn't seem worried. ... [AgencySpy]

5 Things You Need to Know This Week: Road Tripping with Obama and Watching McDonald's McSitcoms - Posted October 18, 2011
In this week's episode of "5 Things You Need to Know This Week," we go on the road with President Obama, call di... [Fishbowl NY]

5 Things You Need to Know This Week: Road Tripping with Obama and Watching McDonald's McSitcoms - Posted October 18, 2011
In this week's episode of "5 Things You Need to Know This Week," we go on the road with President Obama, call di... [FishbowlNY]

5 Things You Need to Know This Week: Road Tripping with Obama and Watching McDonald's McSitcoms - Posted October 18, 2011
In this week's episode of "5 Things You Need to Know This Week," we go on the road with President Obama, call di... [TVNewser]

5 Things You Need to Know This Week: Road Tripping with Obama and Watching McDonald's McSitcoms - Posted October 18, 2011
In this week's episode of "5 Things You Need to Know This Week," we go on the road with President Obama, call di... [AgencySpy]

5 Things You Need to Know This Week: Road Tripping with Obama and Watching McDonald's McSitcoms - Posted October 18, 2011
In this week's episode of "5 Things You Need to Know This Week," we go on the road with President Obama, call di... [AgencySpy]

5 Things You Need to Know This Week: Road Tripping with Obama and Watching McDonald's McSitcoms - Posted October 18, 2011
In this week's episode of "5 Things You Need to Know This Week," we go on the road with President Obama, call di... [FishbowlDC]

5 Things You Need to Know This Week: Road Tripping with Obama and Watching McDonald's McSitcoms - Posted October 18, 2011
In this week's episode of "5 Things You Need to Know This Week," we go on the road with President Obama, call di... [FishbowlDC]

5 Things You Need to Know This Week: Road Tripping with Obama and Watching McDonald's McSitcoms - Posted October 18, 2011
In this week's episode of "5 Things You Need to Know This Week," we go on the road with President Obama, call di... [TVSpy]

5 Things You Need to Know This Week: Road Tripping with Obama and Watching McDonald's McSitcoms - Posted October 18, 2011
In this week's episode of "5 Things You Need to Know This Week," we go on the road with President Obama, call di... [TVSpy]

5 Things You Need to Know This Week: Road Tripping with Obama and Watching McDonald's McSitcoms - Posted October 18, 2011
In this week's episode of "5 Things You Need to Know This Week," we go on the road with President Obama, call di... [UnBeige]

5 Things You Need to Know This Week: Road Tripping with Obama and Watching McDonald's McSitcoms - Posted October 18, 2011
In this week's episode of "5 Things You Need to Know This Week," we go on the road with President Obama, call di... [TVNewser]

5 Things You Need to Know This Week: Road Tripping with Obama and Watching McDonald's McSitcoms - Posted October 18, 2011
In this week's episode of "5 Things You Need to Know This Week," we go on the road with President Obama, call di... [GalleyCat]

5 Things You Need to Know This Week: Road Tripping with Obama and Watching McDonald's McSitcoms - Posted October 18, 2011
In this week's episode of 5 Things You Need to Know This Week, we go on the road with President Obama, ... [FishbowlLA]

Bill Daley Talks to CNBC About Ed Henry Exchange - Posted October 15, 2011
CNBC's John Harwood sat down with White House chief of staff Bill Daley yesterday for an exclusive interview in Washington, DC. Among the topics of the interview: Occupy Wall Street, the economic recovery and President Obama's ... [Fishbowl NY]

Bill Daley Talks to CNBC About Ed Henry Exchange - Posted October 15, 2011
CNBC's John Harwood sat down with White House chief of staff Bill Daley yesterday for an exclusive interview in Washington, DC. Among the topics of the interview: Occupy Wall Street, the economic recovery and President Obama's ... [FishbowlNY]

Gain Mobile Access to Latest Labor Data and News - Posted October 10, 2011
The most up-to-date employment data and economic news releases from the U.S. Department of Labor's Bureau of Labor Statistics and its Employment and Training Administration now can be viewed using a new mobile application. If you want the relatively bad news of employmen... [SocialTimes.com]

Hank Williams Jr.: I Wrote This Crappy Statement - Posted October 5, 2011
Hank Williams Jr. got into some hot water on Monday after he went on Fox & Friends and compared the golf game between House Speaker John Boehner and President Obama to "Hitler playing golf with Netanyahu." The old "Obama as Hitler" stuff again. It'll get you every time. ESPN was having none... [PRNewser]

Obama Invites WTVF, WXII, WESH to White House - Posted September 29, 2011
President Obama invited contingents from three local stations to the White House today for interviews focusing on his new jobs bill. This morning the President sat down with ... [TVSpy]

LinkedIn Will Host Obama's Next Town Hall - Posted September 22, 2011
It appears that President Barack Obama is testing all the social networking platforms available to help his campaign. The next platform is the ever so business-oriented LinkedIn. The social media platform is for selective and informative professionals, an ideal host for the president's next town hall on Monday, September 26th... [SocialTimes.com]

Are Bachmann's Words Her Undoing? - Posted September 19, 2011
[caption id="attachment_27476" align="alignleft" width="302" caption="Photo: Paul Drinkwater, Nbc/nbcu "][/caption] Without missing a beat, Michele Bachmann attacked President Obama's latest proposal, which includes $1.5 trillion in tax revenues generated by increases on the wealthy, saying the plan would ... [PRNewser]

The White House Joins Foursquare - Posted August 16, 2011
The White House is now on Foursquare, keeping followers up-to-date on where President Obama has gone and what he did while he was there. Followers ca... [PRNewser]

President Obama Hits the Road - Posted August 15, 2011
[caption id="attachment_25807" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="Photo: AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster"][/caption] President Obama is making stops in Minnesota, Illinois, ... [PRNewser]

Everyone in the World Reacts to the U.S.'s S&P Downgrade - Posted August 8, 2011
[caption id="attachment_25475" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="President Obama speaking about the S&P downgrade today. Photo: Chip Somodevilla, Getty Images"][/caption] The Dow has closed down 617 points. And the devil is making ... [PRNewser]

President Obama Comes Out Strong Following Debt-Ceiling Negotiations - Posted August 1, 2011
[caption id="attachment_25099" align="alignright" width="333" caption="President Obama and Congressional leaders at the White House last month. Photo: Alex Wong/Getty Images"][/caption] Finally -- finally -- it looks like the government is coming to some sort of resolution to the debt-ceiling standoff. The wrangling... [PRNewser]

Jeff Jarvis Launches a Hashtag, Tapping Into Anger and Dropping Major F Bombs - Posted July 26, 2011
Looks like I wasn't the only one angry while watching the dueling addresses last night from President Obama and Speaker of the House ... [PRNewser]

Obama Addressing the Nation Tonight; @PressSec Tweeting This Afternoon - Posted July 25, 2011
President Obama will address the nation about the ongoing and very frustrating debt ceiling talks between Democrats and Republicans tonight at 9 p.m. The two sides have presented two different budgets with no compromise in sight despite a fast-approaching August 2 deadline. ... [AgencySpy]

Warren Doesn't Get One Job, But Has Support for Another - Posted July 18, 2011
[caption id="attachment_24451" align="alignright" width="170" caption="Richard Cordray Photo: Reuters/handout"][/caption] After a weekend mishap where @Breakin... [PRNewser]

Are There Better Ways to Talk to A President? - Posted July 7, 2011
Pre... [PRNewser]

Revolving Door: Mark Halperin Steps in It, and More Media Changes - Posted June 30, 2011
... [AgencySpy]

Thursday Odds and Ends - Posted June 30, 2011
... [AgencySpy]

Politicians Are All Over Twitter This Election Season - Posted June 30, 2011
If you follow the presidential hopefuls on your Twitter account, then your feed will be blowing up until we hit the polls next year. President Obama announced today that he'll be hosting a Twitter town hall meeting (... [PRNewser]

Obama Plans to Post Personal Tweets - Posted June 20, 2011
It is official, according to Obama's campaign posting on its website late last week, Obama will tweet regularly from the well-known social media platform. How will you know it is from our president? He will sign his personal with "BO," which has many meanings in the American language. We will... [SocialTimes.com]

President Obama, Campaign Staff Taking Over His Social Media Accounts - Posted June 19, 2011
President Obama's 2012 presidential campaign staff, Obama for America, is taking over the tweeting from @BarackObama, which has 8.6 million followers and had mostly been handled pre... [PRNewser]

WH Launches 'Campaign to Cut Waste' - Posted June 17, 2011
[caption id="attachment_22906" align="alignleft" width="249" caption="The Fiddlin' Foresters website has already been shut down in an effort to reduce waste."][/caption] The major political parties continue to battle it out over ways to cut spending and grow the economy. The White House is taking what it admits is... [PRNewser]

Thursday Odds and Ends - Posted June 16, 2011
  -Heavy metal vet/horror director ... [AgencySpy]

President Obama's Autopen Tweets About Life As The AOTUS - Posted May 31, 2011
If you' followed the political brouhaha in the US last week, you'll know that President Obama "signed" a four-year renewal of the PATRIOT act using a machine while he was out of the country. And now this machine, known as an autopen, has jumped on Twitter to enlighten us about... [AllTwitter]

Brands Benefit When The Obamas Travel Abroad - Posted May 24, 2011
[caption id="attachment_21470" align="alignleft" width="276" caption="Photo: Toby Melville, AFP/Getty Images"][/caption] The Obamas' trip to the U.K. has been one great photo op after another. First, there were pints ... [AgencySpy]

Brands Benefit When The Obamas Travel Abroad - Posted May 24, 2011
[caption id="attachment_21470" align="alignleft" width="276" caption="Photo: Toby Melville, AFP/Getty Images"][/caption] The Obamas' trip to the U.K. has been one great photo op after another. First, there were pints ... [PRNewser]

Awkward: Obama's Car Gets Stuck At US Embassy In Ireland [Video] - Posted May 23, 2011
The only thing that can be said about a new Presidential video that's spreading like wildfire is, "Oops!" While visiting the US Embassy in Ireland, President Obama's Cadillac got stuck on a curb. The video's description says it all--"It might be bullet proof, it might be missile proof -... [SocialTimes.com]

Obama's White House Correspondent Dinner Speech Hits 7 Million Views - Posted May 9, 2011
President Obama's speech at the White House correspondents' dinner last Saturday is currently the most-viewed Obama public speech on YouTube, according to C-SPAN. The video surpassed C-SPAN's YouTube Channel video of Obama's 2008 speech on race in Philadelphia. The Philadelphia video has over 6, 763,000 views... [SocialTimes.com]

The Osama Bin Laden Death Story's Flawed Spin Job - Posted May 6, 2011
Is the media to blame here, or the White House? There has been a great deal of back-pedaling and rewriting and general muddling of the story of Osama bin Laden's death since it was first announced by ... [Fishbowl NY]

The Osama Bin Laden Death Story's Flawed Spin Job - Posted May 6, 2011
Is the media to blame here, or the White House? There has been a great deal of back-pedaling and rewriting and general muddling of the story of Osama bin Laden's death since it was first announced by ... [FishbowlNY]

How Photos from Obama's Speech on Bin Laden's Death Were Staged - Posted May 4, 2011
There is a fascinating piece at Poynter that describes how since the Reagan... [Fishbowl NY]

How Photos from Obama's Speech on Bin Laden's Death Were Staged - Posted May 4, 2011
There is a fascinating piece at Poynter that describes how since the Reagan... [FishbowlNY]

Los Angeles Dodgers Offering Free Tickets To Military Members During The Month Of May - Posted May 2, 2011
Looking for some positive publicity, Hall of Famer Tommy Lasorda announced Monday that the Los Angeles Dodgers were offering free tickets to al... [SportsNewser]

Renewable Energy Presents PR Opportunities - Posted May 2, 2011
[caption id="attachment_20246" align="alignleft" width="320" caption="Solar panels being installed on a single-family home. Photo: David McNew/Getty Images"][/caption] Energy issues are ... [PRNewser]

Monday Odds and Ends - Posted May 2, 2011
-Justin Reardon, co-creator/art director of Bud's "Wassup" spot among others, is making his feature film directing deb... [TVNewser]

Mixed Opinions About Impact of bin Laden News on Obama's Public Perception - Posted May 2, 2011
[caption id="attachment_20230" align="alignleft" width="345" caption="A spontaneous crowd celebrates the news about Osama bin Laden's demise in downtown Manhattan. Photo: EPA"][/caption] Journalists are taking a look at the Osama bin Laden news and trying to determine the benefits to ... [PRNewser]

A President and His Memes - Posted May 2, 2011
Since President Obama announced the killing of Osama bin Laden, the internet has been dominated by the news -- and the resulting jubilation. A few of our favorite memes:   ... [FishbowlLA]

Groupon: We're Totally Not Friends With Him. Really. - Posted April 29, 2011
Groupon has snarkily announced it did not drop its advertisements from NBC's The Apprentice ... [PRNewser]

White House Interview Round-Up: WSB, WXYZ, WTKR, WKYC Sit Down with Obama - Posted April 27, 2011
... [TVSpy]

New York Times Magazine Apologizes for Amusing Typo About Obama's Mother - Posted April 27, 2011
Everyone makes mistakes. Here at FishbowlNY, it's not our intention to pick on the tiny little errors that are only natural for journalists, particularly bloggers, who are often their own editors, copywriters, and photo-shoppers. But the New York Times has a few more resources... [Fishbowl NY]

New York Times Magazine Apologizes for Amusing Typo About Obama's Mother - Posted April 27, 2011
Everyone makes mistakes. Here at FishbowlNY, it's not our intention to pick on the tiny little errors that are only natural for journalists, particularly bloggers, who are often their own editors, copywriters, and photo-shoppers. But the New York Times has a few more resources... [FishbowlNY]

WH Trying to Squash Birth Certificate 'Issue' By Facing It - Posted April 27, 2011
[caption id="attachment_19876" align="alignleft" width="363" caption="Photo: AP"][/caption] Evidence already shows that some people will continue with what President Obama calls ... [PRNewser]

Following 'Outburst Heard 'Round the World,' WFAA Posts Raw Footage of Obama Interview - Posted April 20, 2011
... [TVSpy]

President Obama Hosting a Facebook Townhall Meeting - Posted April 5, 2011
Be there or be square. President Obama is holding a "Facebook Live" townhall meeting April 20 at 4:45 EST, hosted by Mark Zuckerberg and Fac... [AgencySpy]

Tuesday Odds and Ends - Posted April 5, 2011
... [AgencySpy]

Monday Morning Stir - Posted April 4, 2011
... [AgencySpy]

With 2012 Election Looming, President Again Welcomes Local Reporters to White House - Posted March 24, 2011
In what appears to be an ongoing strategy to reach local viewers as the 2012 election looms on the horizon, President Obama sat down with reporters from three local stations last Frid... [TVSpy]

Roll Call: Carmichael Lynch Spong, UVA, StyleCaster, Groupon and More - Posted March 23, 2011
Lori Robinson will join Carmichael Lynch Spong effective April 4 as senior principal and director of the New York office. Robinson will be responsible for client oversight, marketing, operations, staffing, and business development. She'll report to firm MD ... [PRNewser]

President Obama Has Kansas Over Ohio State In NCAA Tournament - Posted March 16, 2011
We hinted yesterday that President Obama was leaning ... [SportsNewser]

President Obama Leaning Towards Pitt In His Bracket - Posted March 15, 2011
If you're looking for some help filling out your brackets, President Obama is leaning towa... [SportsNewser]

Social Media* Response to Japan Earthquake - Posted March 11, 2011
[caption id="attachment_17093" align="alignnone" width="540" caption="A tsunami crashes into Natori, Miyagi in Japan. Photo: Kyodo News, via Associated Press"][/caption] As we've seen with other world ... [AgencySpy]

The Gum Election Returns for AT&T/Verizon Battle - Posted February 22, 2011
During the 2008 presidential election, one website asked voters to cast their ballots using their recently chewed gum. The Gum Election placed posters around the wor... [AgencySpy]

Tidbits: Oscar Value, Palin E-Mails, Obama on YouTube, and More - Posted January 28, 2011
IBISWorld, a research firm, used numbers to analyze the brand impact of an Oscar nomination. "The average Best Picture Oscar winners over the last four years saw a bump of 22.2% (or $20.3 million) in box office revenue after they were named a nominee, and an additional 15.3% (or $14.0 million)... [PRNewser]

The President Will Now Take Your Questions - Posted January 27, 2011
... [AgencySpy]

Cheap Anti-Obama Ad Latest to Get Super Bowl Rejection - Posted January 20, 2011
... [AgencySpy]

High Praise for Obama Speech - Posted January 13, 2011
[caption id="attachment_12848" align="alignleft" width="346" caption="Photo: David Becker, Getty Images"][/caption] President Obama's speech last night at the memorial servic... [PRNewser]

SBA Credits Small Business Jobs Act of 2010 for 4th Quarter Increase in Loans - Posted January 3, 2011
Today ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

MWW's Kempner Named to White House Council - Posted December 15, 2010
President Obama has announced the list of intended members of the newly-established White House Council for Community Solutions. Alo... [PRNewser]

The White House's One-Hour PR Campaign - Posted December 10, 2010
CNN took a close look at the actions taken by the White House communications team over the course of an hour yesterday afternoon after the Democrats voted against bringing President Obama's tax bill to the floor. ... [PRNewser]

Mountains of Media Reaction to Obama Presser - Posted December 8, 2010
President Obama's press conference yesterday has gotten as much ink for the subject matter (tax cuts and an extension of unemployment benefits) as for the President's delivery. ... [PRNewser]

Robert Gibbs Hits All Three Cable Morning Shows - Posted December 1, 2010
As our sibling blog TVNewser notes, White House Press Secretary ... [PRNewser]

Obama Will Risk Overexposure to Reach the People - Posted November 8, 2010
Over the weekend, we gave you a sneak preview of President Obama's visit to ... [PRNewser]

Slurpee Truck Tour Heading to D.C. - Posted November 8, 2010
During Wednesday's press conference, President Obama invited Republicans to the White House to enjoy Slurpees, a beverage he called "a delicious drink." This was an opportunity that 7-Eleven... [PRNewser]

Midterm Election Lessons for the PR Industry, from the Industry - Posted November 5, 2010
Following the results of the midterm election on Tuesday, politicians on both sides came away with their ideas (good and/or bad) about what's important to voters and how they should govern moving forward. One of the lessons highlighted during ... [PRNewser]

Republicans, Tea Party Respond to Election Outcome - Posted November 4, 2010
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President Obama's Post-'Shellacking' Press Conference - Posted November 3, 2010
[caption id="attachment_8173" align="alignleft" width="336" caption="Photo: Mark Wilson, Getty Images"][/caption] President Obama gave his first ... [PRNewser]

B-M's Penn: Obama Lost Constituencies He Won in '08 - Posted November 3, 2010
Burson-Marsteller CEO Mark Penn has a post-election day write-up on the ... [PRNewser]

White House Comment on Midterms Will Come at 1p.m. ET - Posted November 3, 2010
After losing the House of Representatives but holding on to the Senate in the midterm elections yesterday, White House officials are carefully c... [PRNewser]

Friday Morning Stir - Posted October 22, 2010
-Dell's retained Y&R and Wunderman, will spend "hundreds of millions" on an ad makeover to shed low-price image. link -Swedish creative team ... [AgencySpy]

Number of Secret Sources of Political Donations Grows - Posted October 7, 2010
With the Supreme Court ruling stating that companies and interest groups can make political contributions, The Washington Post reports on the growing amount of money that has been donated by unknown sources, most of them... [PRNewser]

Nancy Pelosi: 'I Fully Expect to Be Speaker After Midterm Elections' - Posted September 28, 2010
When Nancy Pelosi sat down for her keynote address at Women@NBCU's annual Power of the Purse Breakfa... [FishbowlDC]

Cablers Cover Ahmadinejad's Speech to the UN - Posted September 23, 2010
The three big cable news channels all covered Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's speech to the United Nations this afternoon. Earlier in the day the channels covered President Obama's speech to the general assembly. ... [TVNewser]

"HuffPo" Prefers More Formal "HuffPost" - Posted December 23, 2009
HuffPo prefers that people now use the moniker "HuffPost" to "HuffPo". Just hearing it, the suggestion sounds snooty. It's like trying to move from Howie back to Howard (as in WaPo's Kurtz) or from Barack to Barry and back to Barack (as in President Obama). Othe... [FishbowlDC]

David Carr Gives Us Reasons To Be Thankful - Posted December 21, 2009
With a blizzard keeping us from joining our families this weekend, and this year's almost-total dissolution of media jobs and funds, is there anything we can sit down and be grateful for once we finally gather around the hearth this holiday? ... [Fishbowl NY]

David Carr Gives Us Reasons To Be Thankful - Posted December 21, 2009
With a blizzard keeping us from joining our families this weekend, and this year's almost-total dissolution of media jobs and funds, is there anything we can sit down and be grateful for once we finally gather around the hearth this holiday? ... [FishbowlNY]

Obama on the Therapist's Couch - Posted December 21, 2009
One imagines if President Obama was ever really on a therapist's couch he'd loll the shrink to sleep with the hypnotic, slow pacing of his words. But here, in this Politics Daily's ... [FishbowlDC]

HOH's "Recess" Finds Way to Bring Us Tiger - Posted December 14, 2009
We love it when a Capitol Hill publication sounds more like Us Weekly than some of the dry reporting that can come out of politics. Today Roll Call's HOH gives us a One-Minute Recess that finds a way to connect the Tiger Woods sex scandal to prayers for ... [FishbowlDC]

Chuck Todd's Exclusive With First Lady - Posted December 10, 2009
NBC cameraman Jim Long tweets this photograph of Chief White House Correspondent Chuck Todd's exclusive with a faux First Lady Michelle Obama ove... [FishbowlDC]

President Obama to Make "Late Show" Appearance Next Week - Posted September 15, 2009
Well, Jay Leno didn't get a prime time interview with the President last night, but David Letterman will get a late night one next week. Broadcasting & Cable reports and the White House confirms to the press corps that President Obama will... [FishbowlDC]

Gathering for the Walter Cronkite Memorial Service - Posted September 9, 2009
Outside at Lincoln Center, prior to the Walter Cronkite memorial service.At this hour, a veritable who's who of journalists, political figures, and other newsmakers are either on their way to Avery Fisher Hall at Lincoln Center in New York — or have arrived there by now — for the public memorial... [TVNewser]

Obama on Kennedy: "One of the Greatest Senators of Our Time" - Posted August 26, 2009
President Obama's remarks on the death and life of Senator Ted Kennedy: "I wanted to say a few words this morning about the passing of an extraordinary leader, Senator Edward Kennedy. Over the past several years, I've had the ho... [FishbowlDC]

Obama on Death of Senator Ted Kennedy - Posted August 26, 2009
Statement from President Obama: "Michelle and I were heartbroken to learn this morning of the death of our dear friend, Senator Ted Kennedy. For five decades, virtually every major piece of legislation to advance the civil rights, health and economic well being of the American people bore his name and resulted fr... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List 08.18.09 - Posted August 18, 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. That's ... [FishbowlDC]

In Memoriam: Eunice Kennedy Shriver - Posted August 11, 2009
We woke up to news this morning that Eunice Kennedy Shriver passed away at the age of 88 at Cape Cod Hospital in Hyannis, MA. Shriver was the founder and honorary chairperson of the Special Olympics, sister to President John F. Kennedy, Robert and Ted Kennedy and mother to California first... [FishbowlDC]

President Obama Makes Surprise Appearance At White House Daily Briefing - Posted July 24, 2009
Fishbowl DC has video of President Obama's unscheduled appearance in the White House briefing room this afternoon. The President appeared at the start of today's daily briefing &md... [TVNewser]

WH Posts More Video Of Congressional Luau Dunkings - Posted June 29, 2009
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A Very Presidential Father's Day - Posted June 18, 2009
President Obama appears in this Sunday's Parade magazine with a special Father's Day message. He writes, "I observe this... [FishbowlDC]

More RTCA Dets: CBS Pre-Parties, Maddow Guest Bartends At MSNBC After-Party, Gibbs To Play MC Rove - Posted June 18, 2009
Ok, we're kidding about Robert Gibbs playing this year's MC Rove, but we have learned of a few more legitimate details to share with you about tomorrow evening's RTCA dinner... • CBS News is hosting a pre-party on the second floor of the convention center. There will be a live band and... [FishbowlDC]

ABC's Rick Klein: "It's Almost Like Obama Chose Himself For The Supreme Court" - Posted May 27, 2009
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ABC's Rick Klein: "It's Almost Like Obama Chose Himself For The Supreme Court" - Posted May 27, 2009
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Newsweek Editor Profiled In Advance Of Relaunch - Posted May 13, 2009
Next Monday, Newsweek will reveal a new, reformatted, slicker version of itself. If you want a little hint as to what the new Newsweek will be like, you can check out the New York Observer... [Fishbowl NY]

Newsweek Editor Profiled In Advance Of Relaunch - Posted May 13, 2009
Next Monday, Newsweek will reveal a new, reformatted, slicker version of itself. If you want a little hint as to what the new Newsweek will be like, you can check out the New York Observer... [FishbowlNY]

Pres. Obama Meets the Local Press - Posted February 12, 2009
President Obama met with reporters from 16 local papers for about an hour yesterday to discuss the stimulus bill. Check out their coverage below... Anchorage Daily News: "Obama calls Alaska gas pipeline promising" Columbus Dispatch: "Stimulus not perfect but will help Ohio,... [FishbowlDC]

Terry Moran Twitters on Air Force One - Posted February 10, 2009
Nightline co-anchor Terry Moran interviewed President Obama today in Fort Myers, Florida. The interview doesn't air until this evening, but lucky for us, we get a sneak preview from his Twitters... Just finished interview. I asked, "Wall Street really doesn't like your plan for banks." "Wall Street wants ... [FishbowlDC]

Cable By The Numbers - Posted February 10, 2009
According to reports released by ThinkProgress... 2 to 1: Appearances by Republican congressmen on the cablers two weeks ago to discuss the House stimulus package as compared to their Democratic counterparts (51 Republican appearances, 26 Democrat) 75: Appearances by Democrats in week two of t... [FishbowlDC]

Obama Calls On Helen & HuffPost In First Primetime Press Conference - Posted February 9, 2009
President Obama's first primetime press conference ran about an hour long and he took 13 questions from reporters. Who got questions? In order: AP's Jennifer Loven, Reuters' Caren Bohan, CBS' ... [FishbowlDC]

Kurtz: Media Should Be "Agressive And Skeptical" Toward President Obama - Posted January 26, 2009
Earlier today, Howard Kurtz held his weekly chat where he covered such topics as Caroline Kennedy's awkward exit from consideration for New York's vacant Senate seat; the tone of the media in covering ... [FishbowlDC]

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