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Sen. Bernie Sanders at CNN & NJ's Politics on Tap: 'If I run, I will run to win' - Posted 1 day, 15 hours ago
Tuesday night at Sixth Engine, CNN and National Journal reconvened for its second installment of "Politics on Tap." Headlining the evening was Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT), who sat down with CNN's "The Lead" host Jake Tapper... [FishbowlDC]

CNN and National Journal's Politics on Tap with Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) - Posted September 10, 2014
CNN and National Journal are back with their second installment of its Politics on Tap series, with this time, a focus on the upcoming midterm elections and the top issues facing candidates. To start, CNN's Dana ... [FishbowlDC]

Weekend Show Preview - 9.7.14 - Posted September 5, 2014
Who's on the talk shows this weekend? Glad you asked. Sunday marks Chuck Todd's first as moderator of NBC's "Meet the Press," with an exclusive interview with President Barack Obama. Former Secret... [FishbowlDC]

Weekend Show Preview - 8.10.14 - Posted August 8, 2014
On Tuesday we gave you the ratings for the August 3 Sunday Shows in the DC Market. Who's on the talk shows this weekend? Highlights include Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein on "Face the Na... [FishbowlDC]

Weekend Show Preview - 8.3.14 - Posted August 1, 2014
On Monday we gave you the ratings for the July 27 Sunday Shows in the DC Market. Who's on the talk shows this weekend? Highlights include Hillary Clinton on "Al Punto," Valerie Jarrett o... [PRNewser]

Weekend Show Preview - 8.3.14 - Posted August 1, 2014
On Monday we gave you the ratings for the July 27 Sunday Shows in the DC Market. Who's on the talk shows this weekend? Highlights include Hillary Clinton on "Al Punto," Valerie Jarrett o... [TVNewser]

CNN and National Journal to Host 'Politics on Tap' with Sen. John McCain - Posted July 9, 2014
Look out BuzzFeed Brews. There's a new beer drinking news platform in town. CNN and National Journal are joining forces to explore the midterm elections the best way possible...with a cold one in hand. Dubbed "Politics on Tap," the program will feature an interview by C... [PRNewser]

CNN and National Journal to Host 'Politics on Tap' with Sen. John McCain - Posted July 9, 2014
Look out BuzzFeed Brews. There's a new beer drinking news platform in town. CNN and National Journal are joining forces to explore the midterm elections the best way possible...with a cold one in hand. Dubbed "Politics on Tap," the program will feature an interview by C... [FishbowlDC]

Crowds Gather on Capitol Hill to Celebrate NJ Redesign - Posted June 19, 2014
Yesterday we wrote about National Journal print magazine redesign, to be celebrated with free breakfast and issues on Capitol Hill this morning. Across from the Capital South Metro entrance, NJ served Capital Chicken and Waffles, and by the Union Station Metro, Mama's Donut Bites, along with coffee and copies of the... [FishbowlDC]

Weekend Show Preview, 3.28 - 3.30 - Posted March 28, 2014
Who's on the talk shows this weekend? Glad you asked: Sunday: CBS's "Face the Nation": NCAA Pres. Mark Emert, Frmr. NSA Director Gen. Michael Hayden, Frmr. CIA Michael Morell, Comdr. William Marks of US Navy, Harvard's ... [FishbowlDC]

Weekend Show Preview, 3.28 - 3.30 - Posted March 28, 2014
Who's on the talk shows this weekend? Glad you asked: Sunday: CBS's "Face the Nation": NCAA Pres. Mark Emert, Frmr. NSA Director Gen. Michael Hayden, Frmr. CIA Michael Morell, Comdr. William Marks of US Navy, Harvard's ... [PRNewser]

Weekend Show Preview, 3.7 - 3.9 - Posted March 7, 2014
Who's on the public affairs shows this weekend? Glad you asked: Sunday: CBS's "Face the Nation": Guest Host Charlie Rose, Frmr VP Dick Cheney, Rep. Paul... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted September 11, 2013
"THIS time????? Lordie Lord Lord." -- National Journal's Ron Fournier's dramatic response to New York mayoral hopeful Anthony Weiner saying in his concession speech, "Sadly we did not win this time." ... [FishbowlDC]

Afternoon Reading List 08.26.13. - Posted August 26, 2013
Morning has spoken -- MSNBC's Mika Brzezinski and CBS's Gayle King usually spend their mornings tal... [PRNewser]

Another Day, Another Epic Journalists Battle - Posted August 1, 2013
HuffPost's Jason Linkins, National Journal's Ron Fournier and WaPo's ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted July 30, 2013
HEALTHY AND DELICIOUS: "Some people call it dinner, I call it my nightly FEAST" -- WUSA9's Social Media Editor ... [FishbowlDC]

NJ's Fournier Goes on Book Leave, but First Bellyaches at a Party - Posted July 29, 2013
On Friday National Journal's Editorial Director and national correspondent Ron Fournier went on book leave. The book will center on the genuinely touching National Journal Magazine ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted July 25, 2013
THIS TOWN: "This is the point of the party where I become everything I mock." -- NYT's ... [FishbowlDC]

Carlos Dangerously-Named Journos - Posted July 24, 2013
Anthony Weiner admitted yesterday to using the online alias Carlos Danger to carry on a strange Internet affair with a 22-year-old woman. If you're anything like us, that got you wondering how Weiner came up with such a great alias. Already having graced the news media by havin... [FishbowlDC]

Fournier Gets Parenting Book Deal - Posted July 15, 2013
National Journal's Ron Fournier wrote about his experiences as the parent of a son with Aspberger's last year in ... [FishbowlDC]

What's Fournier Tweeting? - Posted July 3, 2013
Road trip! Fournier-style! Last week, National Journal's Ron Fournier tweeted "This is my daughter's wedding day." Congratch, Ron. It's a big day. My children are too young to be married, so I'm basing that sentiment on the Steve Marti... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted June 24, 2013
Quotes of the Day Failure is... "Lots of enterprising reporters are racking up Aeroflot points but #Snowden apparently not on Havana-bound flight they staked out today." -- CBS News White House Correspondent Peter Maer. Succes... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted June 12, 2013
Quotes of the Day PEPPER PARTY? "I could eat grilled peppers all day #offeralsoappliestovarietiesthathavebeenroastedblisteredstuffedsauteedorpickled #andanythingwoodgrilled" -- Roll Call HOH writer Warren Rojas... [FishbowlDC]

10 Journos You Don't Want to Fight on Twitter - Posted June 11, 2013
We're not sure what we did for entertainment before we could watch what probably should be journalists' private feuds unfold in public on Twitter. For all the talk about teens who have no social-networking shame... [FishbowlDC]

Politico's Glenn Thrush Battles Team Obama - Posted June 10, 2013
President Obama spoke at length Friday morning to defend his administration from recent reports that the government is collecting data about U.S. citizens using online activity and phone records. But that wasn't enough for Politico's ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted June 6, 2013
Quotes of the Day "Breathing is difficult because of the fire at Frager's. The sun is still up but some part of Cap Hill look like nite." -- Andrew Mollenbeck, WTOP. ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted June 4, 2013
Quotes of the Day The Observer "You have to admit, a Senator Geraldo would NOT be dull." -- FNC's Greta Van Susteren on the prospects of her colleague G... [FishbowlDC]

The Fight Over Off The Record (and Ron Fournier's Blooming Twitter Addiction) - Posted May 31, 2013
The Department of Justice must really feel like they screwed up, because Eric Holder is making the apology tour and meeting with various media outlets. It's an effort to build bridges over the Obama administration hunting of leaks in the media, which m... [FishbowlDC]

Tucker Carlson Asks, 'Howard Dean is Still Alive?' - Posted May 30, 2013
Former Vermont Gov. and Presidential hopeful Howard Dean went on a nutty rampage against the media this morning on MSNBC's "Morning... [FishbowlDC]

Fmr. Mother Jones Editor Lets Loose - Posted May 15, 2013
Oh what a little time outside the Beltway will do for a person. On Tuesday afternoon, Adam Weinstein, a former engagement editor and national security reporter for Mother Jones and a former contestant on Survivor Baghdad,... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted May 8, 2013
Quotes of the Day SANFORD MEDIA OBSESSION CONCLUDES: "Sanford campaign takes a bigger class picture." -- WaPo's Karen Tumulty. "Love him or hate h... [FishbowlDC]

Another Fournier Puff Piece Makes Media Rounds - Posted April 23, 2013
National Journal national reporter and formerly the publication's Editor-in-Chief Ron Fournier has found the formula for making his articles go viral: Write about his experiences with past presidents in the most sticky sweet way possible and hi... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted April 22, 2013
Quotes of the Day Weekend understatement: "A Saturday free of news crises. #priceless" -- USA Today Washington Bureau Chief Susan Page. ... [FishbowlDC]

Fish Food - Posted April 18, 2013
(A sprinkling of things we think you ought to know...) Slate's Twitter guru offers rules for tweeting during catastrophe-- Jeremy Stahl, the guy who runs Slate's officia... [FishbowlDC]

The Hotline Editor's New Zealand Vacay Ends - Posted April 18, 2013
National Journal "The Hotline's" Editor-in-Chief Reid Wilson has taken quite possibly the longest vacation known to mankind. For the past three months, he's been traveling in New Zealand with this wife, Veronica Pecnik. To be... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted April 5, 2013
Quotes of the Day Short, sweet and to the point "I became a newspaperman because of Roger. It's a debt I can never repay. It's a clich I am sure he would never use, but now he has passed on to his everlasting seat in the balcony." -- Politico Columnist Roger Simon... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted April 3, 2013
Quotes of the Day Blogger laments overusing F-bomb (well, sort of) "I really have an unhealthy usage of the F word. I should put a cap on it such as 48/day. Yep, that should do it." -- Javonni Brustow, editor of TheDCPundit... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted March 19, 2013
Quotes of the Day "Huh, new pope was pretty hot in the sixties." -- Freelancer Moe Tkacik. WHO BROUGHT THE DONUTS? "Got a @DCDunk... [FishbowlDC]

Atlantic's Econ Summit Invites Scary Sperling - Posted March 11, 2013
On Wednesday, the always imposing National Economic Advisor to President Obama Gene Sperling will be among the panelists at The Atlantic's 2013 Economy Summit at the Capital Hilton on K Street. He is scheduled to personally threaten all journalists in attendance. Other guests include: Form... [FishbowlDC]

Last Call for National Journal's 'Last Call!' - Posted February 6, 2013
Drink up. The National Journal mainstay "Last Call!" will be no more. With the introduction of The Edge, a new evening dispatch that will feature the work of Matt Cooper, ... [FishbowlDC]

National Journal Finds its Edge - Posted February 5, 2013
National Journal isn't known for edgy prose. It's generally more wonky than that. But perhaps they're hoping to alter that perception by introducing readers to The Edge, a daily newsletter that will show up in your inboxes around 4 p.m. That's not a set time, but it hits dangerously close to... [FishbowlDC]

Ashley Judd Mixes, Mingles With Journos - Posted January 21, 2013
Actress and pretend Senate hopeful Ashley Judd held court in Atlantic Publisher David Bradley's gorgeous kitchen last night at his pre-inaugural bash. The party, dubbed "Downton Bradley" for its hoity-toity... [PRNewser]

Ashley Judd Mixes, Mingles With Journos - Posted January 21, 2013
Actress and pretend Senate hopeful Ashley Judd held court in Atlantic Publisher David Bradley's gorgeous kitchen last night at his pre-inaugural bash. The party, dubbed "Downton Bradley" for its hoity-toity... [FishbowlDC]

The Hill Names a New Features Editor - Posted January 18, 2013
If National Journal's Ron Fournier had the most effusive internal memos around Washington about this staff, The Hill's British-born Hugo Gurdon... [FishbowlDC]

12 Things We Never Tire of in the Fishbowl - Posted December 26, 2012
By Betsy Rothstein, Peter Ogburn and Eddie Scarry We know you have one more year-end list in you. Or maybe you don't. But wake up anyhow because here's ours -- the 12 things that never, ever make us want to take an afternoon snooze. 12. NBC ... [PRNewser]

12 Things We Never Tire of in the Fishbowl - Posted December 26, 2012
By Betsy Rothstein, Peter Ogburn and Eddie Scarry We know you have one more year-end list in you. Or maybe you don't. But wake up anyhow because here's ours -- the 12 things that never, ever make us want to take an afternoon snooze. 12. NBC ... [FishbowlDC]

Now Was This Really Necessary? - Posted December 26, 2012
It's not that hard to slap a stamp on an envelope or even pick up the telephone. But these days the laziest among us take to Twitter to bless and wish their professional loved ones a Merry Christmas. Such was the case with CNN Contributor and RedState's ... [FishbowlDC]

Politico's VandeHarris: 'Some Exciting Editor Moves...' - Posted December 17, 2012
What passes for "exciting" in Washington would be a real snoozer in most other cities. But let's proceed. Today Politico's VandeHarris (a human fusion of Editor-in-Chief John Harris and Executive Editor ... [PRNewser]

Morning Chatter - Posted December 10, 2012
Quotes of the Day Are cabbies devils in disguise? "Cab drivers in DC may be some of the most soulless human beings on the planet." -- The Hill's Alexandra Jaffe at 2:39 a.m. ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted December 4, 2012
Quotes of the Day Blow off work and GO SHOPPING "Streets of Georgetown closing. Go take advantage of the insane sale - we're hearing up to 80% off. #dresswell #thankmelater" -- Washingtonian Fashion Editor ... [FishbowlDC]

Twitter Reacts To Fournier's Parenting Piece - Posted November 30, 2012
I'll say this about this piece by National Journal's ... [FishbowlDC]

Fish Food - Posted November 30, 2012
A sprinkling of things we think you ought to know... Washingtonians are happy, even ... [FishbowlDC]

National Journal Announces Newsroom Revamp, 10 Layoffs - Posted November 29, 2012
National Journal's newsroom operation is making big shifts. The news outlet will be divided into "two distinct teams" -- one for members, another for digital. Outgoing Editor-in-Chief Ron Fournier will be the "star reporter" on the digital platfor... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted November 28, 2012
Quotes of the Day A real HuffPost headline: "This kitten is unstoppable at ping pong" Looks like Wolf's nickname is sticking "Sen. Ayotte called Wolf Blitzer "Blitz" on @AC360 just now." -- Former Herman Cain spokeswoman Ellen ... [FishbowlDC]

NJ's Fournier Returns to Writer Role - Posted November 27, 2012
Politico broke the news this afternoon that National Journal's Editor-in-Chief Ron Fournier... [PRNewser]

8 Minor but Grating Thanksgiving Annoyances - Posted November 26, 2012
This past week as members of Washington's media were off stuffing themselves with turkey, stuffing, pumpkin pie and bourbon, some managed to be acutely irritating in a whole smorgasboard of ways. See as we dissect them below. 8. From the Dept. of Bragiculture...Sen. Rob Portman... [PRNewser]

8 Minor but Grating Thanksgiving Annoyances - Posted November 26, 2012
This past week as members of Washington's media were off stuffing themselves with turkey, stuffing, pumpkin pie and bourbon, some managed to be acutely irritating in a whole smorgasboard of ways. See as we dissect them below. 8. From the Dept. of Bragiculture...Sen. Rob Portman... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted November 19, 2012
Quotes of the Day "Sunset over BloomingdaleDC" by Tracy Wahl, Supervising Producer at National Public Radio's Morning Edition. BuzzFeed bureau chief gives D.C. tavern a big thumbs down... [FishbowlDC]

Major Garrett Heads to CBS - Posted November 18, 2012
Major Garrett will be returning to TV and the White House. Effective November 26, Garrett will take over as White House Correspondent for CBS News. CBS is a television partner of National Journal, where Garrett currently serves as ... [FishbowlDC]

Major Garrett Heads to CBS - Posted November 18, 2012
Major Garrett will be returning to TV and the White House. Effective November 26, Garrett will take over as White House Correspondent for CBS News. CBS is a television partner of National Journal, where Garrett currently serves as ... [TVNewser]

Male Journos Insist All Men Don't Cheat - Posted November 12, 2012
Do all men cheat? Well, not according to some male Washington journalists, who felt the need to spell out their thoughts on the matter this weekend in the wake of the revelation that General David Petraeus resigned over an affair with his biographer, alleged mistress Paula Broadwell. "... [FishbowlDC]

National Journal's Fournier Finds Halloween Love - Posted November 1, 2012
On Halloween, fast food chain White Castle tweeted out the question, "What are you dressed as?" First of all, maybe we should make a new rule, if you're old enough to have a Twitter account, you're too old to dress up for Halloween. In any event, one person who responded was National... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted October 22, 2012
Quotes of the Day IMMATURE, NUTS: "Bison bacon burger, two cheeses, salad of kale, olive, roasted peppers, Shiraz, walnut #ketchup. ...I didn't follow the recipe. Used walnut pieces mostly not unshelled immature nuts. Still great; cant wait for next year's crop." -- Editor of Cato Unbound's ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted October 9, 2012
Quotes of the Day "I like it, it's not true, but it's all fun." -- MSNBC's Chris Matthews, who couldn't stop playing SNL's impersonator of himself on his program Monday. The impersonator accentuated Matthews' propensity to interrupt his guests, a behavior which he somehow has no clue that he does. ... [PRNewser]

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

Love Lures NJ's Taylor West Westward - Posted September 5, 2012
National Journal Spokeswoman Taylor West has decided to roll the dice and head west for love. "I know - it's kind of nuts," she said when we wrote late Wednesday after learning the news in a post entitled "Westward bound." "But if you're going to do something crazy, might as well... [FishbowlDC]

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

HuffPost Steals Away NJ's Klapper - Posted March 13, 2012
NJ's Ethan Klapper, a fresh-faced recent college grad, has been snapped up by HuffPost to be their new Social Media Editor. And if you've ever seen Ethan in his newsroom or out and about you'll understand why... [FishbowlDC]

Marc Ambinder Departs Atlantic Media - Posted December 15, 2011
Marc Ambinder, a White House Correspondent for the National Journal and Contributing Editor for The Atlantic, is taking "a pause from daily journalism" and departing Atlantic Media to work on other projects. Ambinder ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Marc Ambinder Departs Atlantic Media - Posted December 15, 2011
Marc Ambinder, a White House Correspondent for the National Journal and Contributing Editor for The Atlantic, is taking "a pause from daily journalism" and departing Atlantic Media to work on other projects. Ambinder ... [FishbowlNY]

NJ's Fournier Bids Farewell to Two Journalists - Posted November 9, 2011
In an internal memo this afternoon, NJ's Editor-in-Chief Ron Fournier, expresses his sadness for the departure of two journalists -- Susan Davis... [FishbowlDC]

Washington: The Punching Bag - Posted November 9, 2011
Yesterday we brought you NJ Editor-in-Chief Ron Fournier cracking on Washington for its treasure trove of political sex scandals. Today we have... [FishbowlDC]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted November 9, 2011
Quotes of the Day - Herman Cain Edition Part Deux Holy sh&$ they missed it? "I'm on a train and haven't seen the Cain press conf yet. Was it really that terrible as my Twitter stream seems to indicate?" -- Human Events' infamous amb... [FishbowlDC]

NJ's Fournier Hates on Washington - Posted November 8, 2011
It's never goes out of style to hate on Washington. Even NJ's mild-mannered Editor-in-Chief Ron Fournier is doing it. In an evening post called "Another Reason to Hate Washington," he writes about the He... [FishbowlDC]

Lede Du Jour: Up in Smoke - Posted November 1, 2011
NJ Editor-in-Chief Ron Fournier is hustling as hard as his reporters this morning. A little while ago he published this story on GO... [FishbowlDC]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted October 31, 2011
Quotes of the Day Adios WaPo! PBS's New Prez and CEO Bo Jones mingles with Robert Mac... [FishbowlDC]

Atlantic Media Brings on 'Extreme Talent' - Posted October 17, 2011
Atlantic Media Chairman David Bradley announced today that Andy Sareyan is joining the company as... [FishbowlDC]

D.C. Media Events Can be Nasty Biz - Posted October 7, 2011
Media event planning can be a dirty business in Washington. In many instances it's tough to tell who is playing copy cat, but some things are clear: publications are vying to host pointedly similar events and competing for guests and warm bodies to fill their audiences. Getting the events underwritten is... [FishbowlDC]

NJ Steals Roberts from Reuters - Posted October 3, 2011
NJ Group announces today that Reuters Washington News Editor and Deputy Bureau Chief Kristin Roberts is joining the organization as NJ's new Managing Editor for Budget and the ... [FishbowlDC]

NJ Hires 'Business of War' Reporter - Posted September 22, 2011
NJ has hired Kevin Baron, a military reporter for Stars and Stripes to cover the Business of War beat. He has a wealth of experience and his overseas assignments have led him to Africa, Australia, Europe, the Middle East, Southern Asia and the South Pacific. Read the detailed memo from Editor-in-Chief... [FishbowlDC]

NJ Hires Golden LAT Reporter - Posted September 21, 2011
NJ is excited to announce another outside the Beltway hire. It's LAT's lead state budget reporter Shane Goldmacher, who they discovered in last summer's nationwide talent search (a little like American Idol, but slightly... [FishbowlDC]

NJ Hires New Healthcare Scribe from Yale Alumni Mag - Posted August 4, 2011
NJ Editor-in-Chief Ron Fournier announced this morning that Margot Sanger-Katz will be signing on as Health Care Correspondent. Margot is currently the senior staff editor at the Yale Alumni Magazine. She was previously a health care reporter at the Concord Monitor in New Hampshire and an associate editor... [FishbowlDC]

NJ Fournier's Daughter was Todd's Babysitter - Posted August 1, 2011
MSNBC's "The Daily Rundown" has a new feature called "Shameless Plugs" that has guests revealing personal details. At the end of the segment, host Chuck Todd gives his panel, often filled with journalists, pols and ex-pols, a moment to say virt... [FishbowlDC]

Debate Banter - Posted June 14, 2011
Debate chatter turned downright adorable last night. Take this pivotal moment when TPM's Brian Beutler (D-Boybander) tweeted a faux question mocking CNN moderator John King's either-or queries during last night's GOP debate. "Liberty or diapers?" Beutler asked. But NJ's Editor-in-Chief ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Steal: NJ Swipes a Politico Original - Posted June 13, 2011
Politico's Chris Frates is heading to National Journal to be their lobbying correspondent. Frates started at Politico in 2007, making him one of their "originals." His latest beat, one of several he ... [FishbowlDC]

Matt Cooper Named Editor of NJ Daily - Posted June 7, 2011
National Journal Group announced today that Matthew Cooper has been named Editor of National Journal Daily. Cooper will oversee a "ramping up" of Daily resources. This means more reporters and editors... [PRNewser]

Matt Cooper Named Editor of NJ Daily - Posted June 7, 2011
National Journal Group announced today that Matthew Cooper has been named Editor of National Journal Daily. Cooper will oversee a "ramping up" of Daily resources. This means more reporters and editors... [FishbowlDC]

The Mystery Behind Major Garrett's Friday Afternoons - Posted April 20, 2011
What weird thing does NJ Congressional Correspondent Major Garrett do on Friday afternoons? His boss, Editor-in-Chief ... [FishbowlDC]

NJ Taps NPR for New Hire, Promotes Editor - Posted March 29, 2011
Jamie Tarabay is joining National Journal Group as Managing Editor for National Security. Tarabay (pictured here) most recently worked at NPR, where she has served as both a foreign and domestic correspondent since 2005. She's fluent in Arabic and French ... [FishbowlDC]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted February 23, 2011
QUOTES of the DAY ... [FishbowlDC]

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

NJ Editor-in-Chief Enjoys Brief Anonymous Bliss - Posted December 21, 2010
NJ Editor-in-Chief Ron Fournier has escaped the bubble for a few days in northern Michigan. No one cares what he does. He's minus all the whirling details of life as a Washington journalist. He wrote on Twitter, "Two days in No. Michigan and not one person has asked me what I... [FishbowlDC]

Middle of the Night Banter - Posted November 3, 2010
What are journalists like in the wee hours of Election Night? Some attended parties, others did TV hits and still others were holed up in bed with a dangerous combination of champagne and computers (thank you FamousDC for that excellent imagery). To give you a sense, we've rounded up the best... [FishbowlDC]

NJ Parties Like the Pink Panther - Posted October 29, 2010
It was Night 4 of NJ's flurry of launch parties at the rented space on E St. Thursday night was thought to be the mother of parties so far. The room was packed. So much so, that partygoers periodically slipped out into the cool air when they couldn't take the crowding.... [FishbowlDC]

NJ's Ron Fournier Wants you 'Equipped for the Dinner Party' - Posted October 25, 2010
Who is National Journal's biggest competitor? "Myself," replied Editor-in-Chief Ron Fournier this afternoon to a question posed within a s... [FishbowlDC]

Office View... - Posted October 25, 2010
NJ's suite of offices in the Watergate on the whole is drenched in whites and beiges. A number of employees, situated not far from an elegant spiral staircase, have this beautiful, meditative view of the Potomac. One such view belongs to Atlantic Media Company's V.P., head of Corporate and Strategic Communications... [FishbowlDC]

NJ's Unveiling - Posted October 19, 2010
The new NJ is ready for its close-up, a press release informs. Following a summer of new hires, National Journal Group will unveil its new website, redesigned publications, and invigorated mission on Monday, October 25th, with a special issue of the ma... [FishbowlDC]

Edmund Andrews Joins National Journal Group - Posted October 4, 2010
National Journal Group has hired Edmund Andrews as managing editor for economics, taxes, and budget. Andrews had a distinguished career at The New York Times, serving from 1992 to 2009 as an economic correspondent. He is currently senior Washington correspondent for the Fiscal Times. "Ed Andrews has distinguished himself with a unique... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Edmund Andrews Joins National Journal Group - Posted October 4, 2010
National Journal Group has hired Edmund Andrews as managing editor for economics, taxes, and budget. Andrews had a distinguished career at The New York Times, serving from 1992 to 2009 as an economic correspondent. He is currently senior Washington correspondent for the Fiscal Times. "Ed Andrews has distinguished himself with a unique... [FishbowlNY]

Kushner to Perform Heart Surgery at NJ Group - Posted September 30, 2010
Adam Kushner is joining NJ Group as the new Deputy Magazine Editor. He comes to NJ from Newsweek, where he is a senior editor. In one of his more memorable complimentary quotes, NJ Editor-in-Chief Ron Fournier remarked that Kushner will essentially be performing heart surgery. "Adam will in... [FishbowlDC]

The Daily News Parties While Hearst Thinks Like a Tech Company, Plus Other News of the Day - Posted September 23, 2010
- The New York Daily News fired features editor Orla Healy today, and her coworkers and underlings have piled it on, in what has been reported as a "quiet (but palpable) celebration." One unnamed source told The Village Voice that Hearly was "one of the most evil editors to ever work... [MediaJobsDaily]

Patricia Wilson Joins National Journal Group - Posted September 23, 2010
Washington-based National Journal Group announced today that veteran news professional Patricia Wilson is joining the organization as deputy editor-in-chief. She will run the day-to-day operations of the newsroom, with all managing editors reporting to her. Wilson is currently editor in charge of foreign policy and national security for Thomson... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Patricia Wilson Joins National Journal Group - Posted September 23, 2010
Washington-based National Journal Group announced today that veteran news professional Patricia Wilson is joining the organization as deputy editor-in-chief. She will run the day-to-day operations of the newsroom, with all managing editors reporting to her. Wilson is currently editor in charge of foreign policy and national security for Thomson... [FishbowlNY]

NJ Nabs 'Smart, Savvy' Kiely from USA TODAY - Posted September 20, 2010
NJ Group has announced today that political journalist Kathy Kiely is coming on board as Managing Editor for Politics. Kiely currently covers Congress and national politics for USA TODAY. "I couldn't have asked for a stronger leader for our political team than Kathy Kiely," said NJ Editor-in-Chief Ron Fournier... [FishbowlDC]

Politico's Dueling Columnists and Brewing Battle With NJ - Posted September 9, 2010
Here it is - NYT's Jeremy Peters scoop on Politico's hiring of The Atlantic's Michael Kin... [FishbowlDC]

Miami Herald Memo Sheds Insight on New NJ Hire - Posted September 3, 2010
On Thursday we brought you the news that Beth Reinhard, a veteran of the Miami Herald, will be taking a job for NJ as chief political correspondent. Now we have the internal memo from her Miami Herald editors, which gives you further insight into who she is, where she's been and why... [FishbowlDC]

Fournier Looks Outside Beltway for Two New Hires - Posted September 1, 2010
In an early morning memo today, NJ Editor in Chief Ron Fournier announced the hires of two new reporters - they're both Statehouse reporters. They are Jim O'Sullivan of Boston, Mass., and ... [FishbowlDC]

NJ Lands Newsweek's Hirsh - Posted August 30, 2010
The latest in National Journal's hiring spree is award-winning journo and author Michael Hirsh. It was announced today that Hirsh will join NJ as Chief Correspondent, covering the intersection of economic policy, foreign policy, and politics for the newsgroup. Hirsh joins NJ from Newsweek, where he is a senior editor, National... [FishbowlDC]

AnonymASS Tipster of the Week - Posted August 30, 2010
This tipster isn't so much quintessential AnonymASS as he or she is portraying an ability for creative nastiness. In this post, the tipster suggests that famous photographer Annie Liebowitz is taking a job with National Journal. Of course, it isn't so, as we've checked it out with NJ... [FishbowlDC]

NJ Lands 'Major' Hire - Posted August 25, 2010
Fox News White House correspondent Major Garrett is jumping ship and moving to NJ. National Journal Group announced today that the award-winning political journalist is joining National Journal as a Congressional Correspondent, "reporting and providing analysis across all of National Journal Group's publications." "Major Garrett is the embodiment of the new team we're... [FishbowlDC]

Funnyman Cooper Leaps Back into Journalism - Posted August 24, 2010
Had Matt Cooper ever really left? It was only a matter of time until Cooper, who left journalism in late 2009 for a brief foray into a senior advisory position for the Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission, would return. In December 2009 he had been working for The Atlanti... [FishbowlDC]

Dowd Joins NJ as Columnist & Advisor - Posted August 18, 2010
Political analyst Matthew Dowd has joined National Journal as a columnist and strategic adviser to the newsgroup. Dowd's biweekly column will appear in National Journal magazine and on the new National Journal website launching in October. According t... [FishbowlDC]

NJ Announces New WH 'A-Team' - Posted August 16, 2010
Two journos will join forces to be NJ's new "formidable" White House team. They are The Atlantic's Marc Ambinder and USA Today's Aamer Madhani. The New 'A'-Team - Ambinder and Aamer - is going to ... [FishbowlDC]

NJ Hires the 'Wicked Smart' Susan Davis and Fawn Johnson - Posted August 13, 2010
<img alt="davis.jpg" src="/fishbowlDC/files/original/davis.jpg" width="200" class="alignleft" hspace="3" vspace="3"/ WSJ political blog writer Susan Davis and Dow Jones Newswire and WSJ's Fawn Johnson are joining the National Journal Group. ... [FishbowlDC]

AP Advertises for New Bureau Chief - Posted August 5, 2010
Step right up! You could be the next bureau chief of the Associated Press... The AP is advertising on JournalismJobs.com to fill the role of Washington bureau chief - a slot left vacant when Ron Fournier was recruited away by National Journal. Now I'm not judging and desperate times certainly... [FishbowlDC]

NJ Hires New Health Care Correspondent - Posted August 5, 2010
Ron Fournier announced this morning that Matthew Dobias has been hired by National Journal as the group's lead health care correspondent. Dobias joins NJ from Modern Health Care, where he served as Washington Bureau Chief. In his memo announcing the hire, Fournier said: "He [Dobias] joins ... [FishbowlDC]

Brownstein Gets Otherworldly Compliment of the Century - Posted July 26, 2010
Finally - a press release that doesn't put us to sleep. "Ron Brownstein is smarter than the human species was meant to be," said David Bradley, owner and chairman of the Atlantic Media Company. "The power of his mind - an extraordinary analytic skill - is simply in a class by... [FishbowlDC]

NJ Takes Politico's Kraushaar, Promotes Wilson - Posted July 15, 2010
National Journal's new EIC Ron Fournier announced today changes at the Hotline including the promotion of Reid Wilson and the hire of Politico's Josh Kraushaar. Reid will fill the spot left by ... [FishbowlDC]

AP's Fournier Accepts NJ EIC Gig - Posted June 23, 2010
FishbowlDC reported earlier this week that Ron Fournier, Washington bureau chief for the Associated Press was offered the role of EIC for National Journal. Sources now confirm that Fournier has accepted the job. AP's statement about Fournier's departure: "... [FishbowlDC]

National Journal Courting AP's Fournier for EIC Gig - Posted June 21, 2010
Sources tell FishbowlDC that National Journal is courting Associated Press Washington Bureau Chief Ron Fournier to take over the reinvented publication's editorial team. According to those familiar with the situation, Fournier originally declined a deal to become ... [FishbowlDC]

CBS' Dozier to AP - Posted March 26, 2010
Sean McManus announced in an email this morning that Kimberly Dozier, the CBS reporter who survived an Iraqi bombing will be joining the Associated Press. Memo from McManus below: It is my bittersweet task to inform you that Kimberly Dozier will be moving on to a new and exciting opportunity with... [FishbowlDC]

Daniel Lippman: the "Editor" Who Won't Make You Feel Stupid - Posted January 4, 2010
One of FishbowlDC's favorite media whisperers, Daniel Lippman, was interviewed on NPR on New Year's Day. It's only fitting that Lippman started out his new year on air. For years, he has been an unofficial editor-at-large for Washington media despite being a 19-year-old George Washington University student. FishbowlDC has previously reported on... [FishbowlDC]

WHCA Board Considers Taking Pool Reports from WH - Posted October 30, 2009
FishbowlDC Exclusive:The White House Correspondents Association (WHCA) board late last month discussed a proposal to post pool reports written by reporters on its own website, seizing control from the White House, which has long distributed the reports. The issue has been a dicey one over the years. During the George W. Bush... [FishbowlDC]

Atlantic/NJ Poll of Prominent Journos Says Journalism Hurt By Internet; Obama Coverage "Right" - Posted April 10, 2009
The Atlantic and National Journal turned to the big dogs to get a read on the state of traditional journalism. They polled 43 prominent journalists on whether journalism has been helped or hurt by the Internet- 65 percent said it has been hurt more, while 34 percent said it has been helped... [FishbowlDC]

Who Knew They Were So Cool? - Posted April 1, 2009
Spotted by a FBDC tipster: ABC's George Stephanopoulos, Politico's Jim VandeHei, John Harris and Mike Allen, AP's ... [FishbowlDC]

AP Outlines Regional Beat Restructuring - Posted December 4, 2008
Yesterday we brought you the Associated Press' new DC bureau reporting team. Today, we've obtained an internal memo from AP's Ron Fournier concerning the wire service's regional beat structure. Join us after the jump... From: Fournier, Ron Sent: Thursday, December 04, 2008 12:04 PM Colleagues, For tho... [FishbowlDC]

Feldman Assumes New Role in AP's DC Bureau - Posted November 24, 2008
AP's assistant DC bureau chief Carole Feldman has been charged with converging the DC bureau's text, broadcast and online formats. She will report to Washington Bureau Chief Ron Fournier and Acting Head of Domestic Broadcast News Kevin Roach. "F... [FishbowlDC]

AP Changes - Posted October 27, 2008
A staff notice from AP DC Bureau Chief Ron Fournier (via Mike Allen's Playbook)... Terry Hunt, the AP's award-winning White House Correspondent, will lead our coverage going forward. He will work with news leaders in Washington, New York and overseas to bring cohesion to AP's cov... [FishbowlDC]

AP Addresses The Thorny "Fournier Issue" - Posted September 1, 2008
Lots of lefty blogs have been going after AP's Ron Fournier lately, claiming that he's showing favoritism towards the Republican Party. Now, FishbowlDC has learned that Ellen Hale, VP for Corporate Communicat... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List, 07.24.08 - Posted July 24, 2008
Good morning Washington. Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? Drop us a line or let us know in the tips box below. We've got your morning mix of media Muesli after t... [FishbowlDC]

Johnson To Fournier: Don't Destroy AP - Posted July 14, 2008
Remember when we reported that Sandy Johnson was out as AP D.C. Bureau chief? Looks like there are some sour grapes: ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List, 03.03.08 - Posted March 3, 2008
Good morning Washington. One year ago we said goodbye to Arthur Schlesinger, Jr. and AP said hello (again) to Ron Fournier. It's the birthday of Al... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List, 09.24.07 - Posted September 24, 2007
Good morning Washington. You think Dan Rather has totally lost it. An NBC release announced, "According to national Nielsen Media Research data, 'Meet the Press with Tim Russert' was the top-rated Sunday morning public affairs program,... [FishbowlDC]

Fournier Chimes In - Posted June 14, 2007
The AP's Ron Fournier weighs in on "Accountability Journalism: Liberating reporters and the truth." Matthew Felling gives it a thumbs up. Paul McLeary gives it a thumbs down. ... [FishbowlDC]

HotSoup's Back Up - Posted March 5, 2007
Including a farewell note from Ron Fournier. ... [FishbowlDC]

Fournier Back To AP: The Announcement - Posted March 2, 2007
AP Executive Editor Kathleen Carroll has announced the return of veteran political reporter Ron Fournier to The Associated Press. Below is her announcement. Ladies and Gentlemen I'm delighted to tell you that veteran political journalist Ron Fournier is returning to The Associated Press in the newly created role of Online Political Editor. His primary... [FishbowlDC]

Fournier Returns To AP - Posted March 1, 2007
FishbowlDC has learned that HotSoup.com's Ron Fournier is returning to the Associated Press. He will assume an "at-large role befitting his deep knowledge of politics and government, combined with the internet experience he earned at hotsoup.com," according to an email sent by AP DC Bureau Chief Sandy Johnson. "Ron's return and the... [FishbowlDC]

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