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Fox News Parts Ways with Dr. Ben Carson - Posted November 7, 2014
As Dr. Ben Carson considers a run for the White House, Fox News has had an amicable partings of the ways with the conservative commentator, ... [TVNewser]

Larry King: 'CNN's Got Problems' - Posted January 29, 2014
Larry King said he occasionally misses CNN, but he's not ignoring his longtime network's ratings woes. "I miss it when there's big stories but on a day-to-day basis I don't," King said in an interview with HuffPost Live today. The former net... [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]

Mike Huckabee on 2016 Run: 'I'm Looking at It' - Posted December 16, 2013
In a Foxnews.com article, Howard Kurtz details what Fox host and former Arkansas Governor ... [TVNewser]

Howard Kurtz's 'MediaBuzz' Projects 'Authority, Energy and Pace' - Posted September 8, 2013
It's been a rough year for Howard Kurtz, but you wouldn't know it by today's launch of "MediaBuzz" on Fox News Channel. After his sudden departures from CNN's "Reliable Sources" and ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Howard Kurtz's 'MediaBuzz' Projects 'Authority, Energy and Pace' - Posted September 8, 2013
It's been a rough year for Howard Kurtz, but you wouldn't know it by today's launch of "MediaBuzz" on Fox News Channel. After his sudden departures from CNN's "Reliable Sources" and ... [FishbowlNY]

Howard Kurtz's 'MediaBuzz' Projects 'Authority, Energy and Pace' - Posted September 8, 2013
It's been a rough year for Howard Kurtz, but you wouldn't know it by today's launch of "MediaBuzz" on Fox News Channel. After his sudden departures from CNN's "Reliable Sources" and ... [TVNewser]

As She Makes Senate Run, Fox News Drops Liz Cheney As Contributor - Posted July 17, 2013
The daughter of former Vice President Dick Cheney, Liz Cheney, is running for a Senate seat in Wyoming, and will lose her gig with Fox News as a result. Cheney has been a Fox News political contributor ... [TVNewser]

Three Takeaways From Vanity Fair's Roger Ailes Excerpt - Posted March 6, 2013
Vanity Fair has an excerpt from the upcoming authorized biography of Roger Ailes by Zev Chafets... [TVNewser]

Parody News Site du Jour May or May Not Be Based in LA - Posted February 13, 2013
We don't usually write about behind-the-scenes FishbowlLA stuff, but this instance was too funny (and also, potentially, reflective of the central tricked-media dynamic) not to. Daniel Barkeley... [FishbowlLA]

Parody News Site du Jour May or May Not Be Based in LA* - Posted February 13, 2013
We don't usually write about behind-the-scenes FishbowlLA stuff, but this instance was too funny (and also, potentially, reflective of the central tricked-media dynamic) not to. Daniel Barkeley... [GalleyCat]

What the F*ck Is Urban Outfitters Thinking? - Posted December 12, 2012
For retail brand Urban Outfitters--which targets the edgy, insubordinate teen demographic with such classic subject lines as "We're having a FLASH SALE! And that seriously NEVER happens!"--pissi... [AgencySpy]

WTF? With Matt Lewis - Posted December 12, 2012
Matt Lewis of The Daily Caller and more recently of The Week keeps his readers guessing "WTF?" and that's why we like him. One day he's dissecting the history of angels and comparing them to journa... [FishbowlDC]

Facebook Releases 2012 Year In Review, Allows Users To Follow Suit - Posted December 12, 2012
With 2012 drawing to a close, Wednesday was year in review ti... [AllFacebook]

Republican VP Nominee Paul Ryan No Stranger To Facebook - Posted August 13, 2012
Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.), who was announced as Republican ... [AllFacebook]

Mitt Romney Gets Another Dispirited Endorsement - Posted May 15, 2012
Former President George W. Bush has endorsed Mitt Romney. He did so as he was entering an elevator after giving a speech about human rights in Washington D.C. Actually, he did so while the elevator doors were closing and with the words, "I'm for Mitt Romney." Well all righty then. Sources say... [PRNewser]

Gingrich Video Gives 'Insider, Advance Notice' That He's Ending Campaign - Posted May 1, 2012
Newt Gingrich is exiting the Presidential race the same way ... [PRNewser]

Op-Ed: 'Klout Bomb' Defined - Posted April 25, 2012
Do you care about your Klout score? Well, if you're all hung on "your ability to drive action", here's a little ditty from Megan Wintersteen, strategic planner at Blacksburg, VA-based digital shop Modea, who discusses the art of "Klout b... [AgencySpy]

Newt Gingrich Unloads on Fox News in Private Meeting: 'CNN is Less Biased than FOX this year' - Posted April 12, 2012
RealClearPolitics had access to a meeting in Dover, De... [TVNewser]

Rick Santorum May Return to TV, But Don't Bet on Fox News - Posted April 11, 2012
Former Senator Rick Santorum ended his Presidential bid Tuesday, and today the speculation game kicks into high gear. The big question: will Santorum return to TV news as a commentator. Santorum was a paid contributor to Fox N... [TVNewser]

Will Katie Couric's Morning Return Give Rise to GMA? - Posted April 2, 2012
ABC went dancing with its star today, and she didn't miss a step. Katie Couric's guest-hosting stint on 'Good Morning America' came off with nary a hiccup. Despite a six-year absence from the a.m. game, she seamlessly picked up where she left... [TVNewser]

Mitt Romney Thinks Rick Santorum Would Make a Good Press Secretary - Posted March 28, 2012
On "The Tonight Show" last night, Jay Leno asked Mitt Romney for one-word thoughts on some potential VP picks. When Leno got to Rick Santorum, Romney must've been thinking about that CBS News video of ... [TVNewser]

The Ticker (CNN Edition): Gupta, Blitzer, Phillips - Posted March 26, 2012
Dr. Sanjay Gupta will begin recording daily features about medical issues through Cumulus Media Networks. Starting in May, Cumulus will offer four daily features exploring topics relating to health and wellness. Two features are designed for news/talk stations with two features geared to a younger audience on music and entertainment stations. Three... [TVNewser]

Rick Santorum Calls BS on New York Times; Times Reporter Says Santorum Using 'The Media as a Foil' - Posted March 26, 2012
A rope-line confrontation Sunday between presidential candidate Rick Santorum and New York Times reporter Jeff Zeleny is making news today. At one point during the nearly two-minute exchange Santorum called Zeleny's question "bullshit." A CBS News camera caught the moment which was played out on "CBS This Morning." Charlie Ro... [TVNewser]

Rick Santorum Wants to Fight The New York Times - Posted March 26, 2012
Rick Santorum is not going to win the Republican nomination. Rick Santorum knows this, and so Rick Santorum is getting a bit testy. According to The New York Times... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Rick Santorum Wants to Fight The New York Times - Posted March 26, 2012
Rick Santorum is not going to win the Republican nomination. Rick Santorum knows this, and so Rick Santorum is getting a bit testy. According to The New York Times... [FishbowlNY]

The Etch A Sketch Aftermath: Winners and Losers - Posted March 23, 2012
Etch A Sketch rode a political gaffe to a bonafide PR win. Sensing an opportunity, they released this creative statement after Mitt Romney advisor Eric Gehrnstrom used the antique toy as ... [PRNewser]

Greta Van Susteren Confronts Rick Santorum About 'Shilling' Comment - Posted March 14, 2012
GOP Presiential candidate Rick Santorum was on "On the Record" last night, and anchor Greta Van Susteren confronted him about comments he made yesterday about Fox News "shilling" for ... [TVNewser]

Rick Santorum: Fox News 'Shilling' For Mitt Romney - Posted March 13, 2012
GOP Presidential candidate Rick Santorum--who was on the payroll of Fox News until he decided to run for President, says that the channel is "shilling" for one of his competitors, Mitt Romney. Santorum made his comments on the radio show of FNC host Brian Kil... [TVNewser]

Post-Super Tuesday Message to Newt: Get Out! - Posted March 7, 2012
Super Tuesday is behind us and with the results showing that the race is increasingly between Mitt Romney and Rick Santorum, the two are calling for Newt Gingrich to scram. According to ... [AgencySpy]

How the Sandra Fluke Story Unfolded - Posted March 5, 2012
Before last week, the name Sandra Fluke had only entered the discussion in a column by TIME humorist ... [TVNewser]

Huckabee Hosts Another GOP Forum - Posted February 29, 2012
The debates may be behind us, but Fox News Channel host Mike Huckabee -- who, four years ago at this time, was running for president himself -- will host the GOP candidates for ... [TVNewser]

Jeremy Lin Spawns New Literary Genre - Posted February 24, 2012
Yahoo News interviewed this GalleyCat editor about a crop of rushed books about basketball star Jeremy Lin. We singled out "... [GalleyCat]

The Contraception Question - Posted February 22, 2012
At tonight's GOP debate, John King asked a question submitted to CNNPolitics.com: "Since birth control is the latest hot topic, which candidate believes in birth control and if not, why?" The crowd didn't like it. They boo'd. The candidates did... [morningmedianewsfeed]

The Contraception Question - Posted February 22, 2012
At tonight's GOP debate, John King asked a question submitted to CNNPolitics.com: "Since birth control is the latest hot topic, which candidate believes in birth control and if not, why?" The crowd didn't like it. They boo'd. The candidates did... [FishbowlNY]

The Contraception Question - Posted February 22, 2012
At tonight's GOP debate, John King asked a question submitted to CNNPolitics.com: "Since birth control is the latest hot topic, which candidate believes in birth control and if not, why?" The crowd didn't like it. They boo'd. The candidates did... [TVNewser]

Bill O'Reilly on Whitney Houston, Ellen DeGeneres and 'What's Up With That?' - Posted February 22, 2012
Bill O'Reilly is on the West Coast, and after taping his show in LA yesterday, he dropped by "The Tonight Show." O'Reilly and Jay Leno talked politics, including what might come up at tonight's CNN debate: "CNN is definitely going to bear-bait him into this contraception thing, there's no doubt," said... [TVNewser]

CNN Preps for Arizona GOP Debate - Posted February 22, 2012
John King, along with Arizona State University students playing the parts of Ron Paul, Ri... [TVNewser]

Who's Winning The Twitter Republican Primary Race In Each State? - Posted February 21, 2012
The top four Republican presidential candidates are battling it out on televised debates, attack ads and, yes, on Twitter. So who's winning the race in 140-characters or less? The folks at Tweepsmap took a look a... [AllTwitter]

'Foster Friess' Trending on Twitter After Strange Contraception Comment - Posted February 16, 2012
A big financial backer for Rick Santorum's presidential campaign, Foster Frie... [PRNewser]

Sunday Show Group Think - Posted February 13, 2012
Jay Rosen, the NYU journalism professor and keeper of the Press Think blog, noticed some group think going on on the Sunday shows. First. Pres. Obama's Chief of Staff Jack Lew was on all the shows yesterday, while ... [TVNewser]

Romney Rethinking His Messaging After Santorum Wins - Posted February 10, 2012
Rick Santorum has gotten a tremendous jolt after his wins in Colorado, Missouri, and Minnesota earlier this week. His presidential campaign raised $1 million twice this week. And supporter... [PRNewser]

As South Carolina Polls Close, FNC, NBC Declare Newt Gingrich Winner; CNN Waits - Posted January 21, 2012
At 7pmET as the polls in South Carolina closed, Fox News and MSNBC returned from a commercial break and made the call that Newt Gingrich had won the primary there. On CNN, no call was made despite exit polls showing Gingrich in the lead. "We want ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

As South Carolina Polls Close, FNC, NBC Declare Newt Gingrich Winner; CNN Waits - Posted January 21, 2012
At 7pmET as the polls in South Carolina closed, Fox News and MSNBC returned from a commercial break and made the call that Newt Gingrich had won the primary there. On CNN, no call was made despite exit polls showing Gingrich in the lead. "We want ... [FishbowlNY]

Gingrich Blasts CNN, ABC Over Ex-Wife's Tale: 'I am astounded that CNN would take trash like that and use it to open a presidential debate' - Posted January 19, 2012
At the start of tonight's GOP debate at the North Charleston Coliseum, moderator ... [TVNewser]

Hours Before CNN Debate, Rick Perry Drops out of GOP Race - Posted January 19, 2012
The TV networks are reporting Rick Perry will hold an 11amET news conference at which he will announce he's dropping out of the race for the GOP nomination for president. The week started with six candidates and by tonight's CNN debate in South Caro... [TVNewser]

Bret Baier Grabs Rick Santorum After Sky Live Shot - Posted January 10, 2012
This will make Rupert Murdoch proud. Outside St. Anselm College in Manchester this morning Bret Baier was doing a live shot for Fox Business. Standing next to him was Rick Santorum -- the former FNC contributor now running for president -- doin... [TVNewser]

GOP Candidates Make Final Pitch on WMUR - Posted January 10, 2012
Counting down the hours before the New Hampshire primary, WMUR invited Republican presidential hopefuls into its studios on Monday evening to deliver their final pitches to voters in the state. ... [TVSpy]

Rick Santorum Walks Out on WBZ Reporter - Posted January 6, 2012
Coming off a near-win in the Iowa caucus, Republican presidential hopeful Rick Santorum is having his share of problems as he campaigns in New Hampshire. After being booed during a speech at a local college over h... [TVSpy]

Staff Changes at MSNBC - Posted January 6, 2012
Some internal moves at MSNBC this week, and one new face added to the contributor mix. TVNewser has learned Robert Traynam, a former Comcast Network host, will join as a political analyst, while continuing as a columnist for Phi... [TVNewser]

On Caucus Morning, Former FNC Analyst Rick Santorum Watched CNN & Got Advice from Rupert Murdoch - Posted January 5, 2012
On "John King, USA," last night Iowa Caucus runner-up Rick Santorum said he and his wife were watching CNN's Election coverage after his speech - ea... [TVNewser]

Analyzing the Media's Impact On the Iowa Caucus - Posted January 4, 2012
[caption id="attachment_32144" align="alignleft" width="303" caption="Mitt Romney after his Iowa caucus win last night. Photo: AP"][/caption] With the big GOP's Iowa caucus behind us (results here in case you're just climbing out from under that rock), New Hampshire directly ahead, and lots of... [PRNewser]

Cablers Stay Up Late, Start Early Covering Closest GOP Presidential Contest Ever - Posted January 4, 2012
The only thing closer than last night's vote, ending at 2:33pmET, is no finish at all (2000 anyone?) With just 8 votes, Mitt Romney took first place in the Iowa Caucuses over Rick ... [TVNewser]

Iowa Caucuses: Free Book Samples from the Republian Candidates - Posted January 3, 2012
Tonight the whole country will keep an eye on Iowa caucuses as Republican candidates battle to win their party's presidential nomination at 99 conventions around Iowa. This year, the five major contenders in Iowa all happen to be writers. Follow the links below to read free book samples by the candidates competing... [GalleyCat]

Tuesday Odds and Ends - Posted January 3, 2012
-NYC-based shop Campfire built a new HTML5-intensive site for Snapple (above). link -The gap seems to be narrowing between online and TV ad spending. ... [AgencySpy]

Iowa Caucus Shows that Negative is the Way to Go - Posted January 3, 2012
[caption id="attachment_32088" align="alignleft" width="303" caption="Image: Reuters"][/caption] Just when you thought 2012 couldn't get any better, it's Iowa caucus day. As MSNBC's First Read blog notes, turnout is everything in these p... [PRNewser]

Santorum Communicates Via Thought Bubble - Posted December 27, 2011
According to ... [PRNewser]

Is Wolf Blitzer Ready for 'Bullies like Gingrich?' - Posted November 22, 2011
It might look like the three other debates held on CNN this primary season, but the photo above is the stage for tonight's GOP debate -- the 11th of the primary season. CNN is teaming up with The Heritage Foundation and the American Enterprise Institute for the debate at the DAR... [TVNewser]

Dan Savage's Milky, Frothy Threat to Rick Santorum - Posted July 29, 2011
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Mitt Romney Wins the (Facebook Likes) Debate - Posted June 14, 2011
Other than the extreme cases of one-on-one landslides, like John F. Kennedy Jr. vs. Richard Nixon, there is really no scientific method of determining the victor of a ... [SocialTimes.com]

The GOP Debate: Many Questions, Some Answers, Lots of Grunting - Posted June 14, 2011
[caption id="attachment_22613" align="alignleft" width="324" caption="Photo: David S. Holloway / CNN Saint Anselm College Manchester, New Hampshire"][/caption] According to Mashable, Mitt Romney came out on top of the GOP debate last night in Fa... [PRNewser]

CNN Incorporates Social Media Into GOP Debate Coverage - Posted June 13, 2011
CNN will host its first New Hampshire Republican Presidential debate Monday at 8 p.m., and social media will be woven throughout its coverage of the event. The debate will take place at Saint Anselm College in Manchester, N.H., moderated by CNN anchor and chief national correspondent ... [SocialTimes.com]

Former Fox News Contributor Rick Santorum to make 2012 Announcement on 'Good Morning America' - Posted June 2, 2011
•Can you feel the anticlimax in the air? Former Pennsylvania Senator and Fox News Channel contributor Rick Santorum has announced that he will make an announcement about his intentions for 2012 Monday, and ABC "Good Morning America" co-anchor George Stephanopoulos... [TVNewser]

Fox News Terminates Contracts of Gingrich, Santorum - Posted May 5, 2011
Fox News Channel has terminated the contracts of political analysts Newt Gingrich and Rick Santorum, ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Fox News Terminates Contracts of Gingrich, Santorum - Posted May 5, 2011
Fox News Channel has terminated the contracts of political analysts Newt Gingrich and Rick Santorum, ... [FishbowlNY]

Place Your Bets: Which Cable Network Will Michael Steele End Up Working For - Posted March 25, 2011
In January we reported that (now former) RNC chairman Michael Steele was eying a possible gig with a ... [TVNewser]

Evan Bayh joins Fox News - Posted March 14, 2011
Fox News Channel has signed former Indiana Governor and Senator Evan Bayh, a democrat, to its list of contributors. Fox affiliate WXIN-TV in Indianapolis ... [TVNewser]

After Being Suspended by Fox News, Rick Santorum Set to Appear on CNN This Evening - Posted March 2, 2011
Former Pennsylvania Senator Rick Santorum will appear on CNN's "John King, USA" tonight, just a few hours after Fox News Channel ... [TVNewser]

Fox News announces temporary suspension of Newt Gingrich and Rick Santorum as Contributors - Posted March 2, 2011
Fox News' Bret Baier just announced that the network has put a 60-day suspension on the paid contributor deals with both Newt Gingrich and ... [TVNewser]

4 Serious Republican Presidential Candidates & Authors on Fox News Payroll - Posted October 7, 2010
A Politico article recently pointed out that Fox News has four serious Republican contenders for the 2012 Presidential election on its payroll: ... [GalleyCat]

For Fox News, Having Candidates on the Payroll is a Double-Edged Sword - Posted September 27, 2010
In a lengthy, well-reported piece for Politico today, Jonathan Martin and Keach Hagey write about four possible Republican candidates for President... who also happen to be on the Fox News payroll as contributors. Former Alask... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List 08.24.09 - Posted August 24, 2009
Good morning FishbowlDC! Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? Drop us a line. Happy Birthday to ... [FishbowlDC]

Santorum: Obama's Position on Cable News "Unprofessional" - Posted August 22, 2009
Last night on "On the Record," former-Senator Rick Santorum appeared with Greta Van Susteren to talk about the president's discussion of cable news within the health care debate and, in particular, his allusions to Fox News. In addition to calling the president "thin-skinned," Santorum said, "This reminds me of what... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List, 10.26.07 - Posted October 26, 2007
Good morning Washington. You guys are old school. You have a landline at home. An NBC release announced, "According to Nielsen Media Research data, 'Meet the Press with Tim Russert' was the No. 1 Sunday morning public affairs program, winning the week ending... [FishbowlDC]

Rick Santorum Joins Fox News - Posted March 1, 2007
FishbowlDC has learned that former U.S. Senator Rick Santorum (R-Penn.) has signed on to be a contributor to Fox News Channel. ... [FishbowlDC]

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