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Obama to Voters: I Hear You. Obama to Fox News: I've Missed You - Posted November 5, 2014
"To everyone that voted," Pres. Obama said at the start of his post-midterm election news conference today, "I want you to know that I heard you. To the two-thirds of voters that chose not to participate in the process yesterday, I hear you too... [TVNewser]

Election Analysis + Drinking = HuffPost Live at 6pm Tonight - Posted November 4, 2014
What trumps the typical Election Night coverage on broadcast and cable networks (a full rundown here via TVNewser) and live streams by online news outlets? Coverage complete with libations, that's what! At 6 pm, HuffPost Live will present a special live edition of its popular "... [PRNewser]

Election Analysis + Drinking = HuffPost Live at 6pm Tonight - Posted November 4, 2014
What trumps the typical Election Night coverage on broadcast and cable networks (a full rundown here via TVNewser) and live streams by online news outlets? Coverage complete with libations, that's what! At 6 pm, HuffPost Live will present a special live edition of its popular "... [FishbowlDC]

HuffPost Live to Stream Election Night Coverage - Posted October 30, 2014
HuffPost Live will cover the Tuesday, November 4 midterm elections via livestream, to be hosted by Marc Lamont Hill, Alyona ... [PRNewser]

HuffPost Live to Stream Election Night Coverage - Posted October 30, 2014
HuffPost Live will cover the Tuesday, November 4 midterm elections via livestream, to be hosted by Marc Lamont Hill, Alyona ... [FishbowlDC]

Arianna Celebrates Major HuffPost Milestone - Posted September 15, 2014
For Arianna Huffington, a comScore traffic report can sometimes be much more than a simple amalgamation of numbers. Per a memo circulated today to staff, it is also in some instances a flashpoint for a wave of prideful memories about how her company started and has grown. HuffPosters, ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Arianna Celebrates Major HuffPost Milestone - Posted September 15, 2014
For Arianna Huffington, a comScore traffic report can sometimes be much more than a simple amalgamation of numbers. Per a memo circulated today to staff, it is also in some instances a flashpoint for a wave of prideful memories about how her company started and has grown. HuffPosters, ... [FishbowlNY]

Mika Brzezinski's Reaction to NYPost's Palin-Brawl Article is a Must See - Posted September 12, 2014
Today on "Morning Joe," co-hosts Mika Brzezinski and ... [FishbowlDC]

Beer, Bourbon Take Center Stage at HuffPost Politics Roundtable on Washington Lobbying - Posted July 31, 2014
Part three of HuffPost Politics "Drinking and Talking" series hit the web this morning and this time it's on the topic of lobbying in Washington. At the table is John Feehery, president, Quinn Gillespie & Associates Public Affairs; Heather Podesta, founder, Heather Podesta & Partners; and QGA senior director ... [FishbowlDC]

Silicon Valley Tech-Like Amenities in HuffPost DC Newsroom - Posted June 30, 2014
Looking for a newsroom environment with a fully stocked kitchen, beers on tap, meditation room, nap room, AND yoga studio? Probably not gonna happen. Unless you work at the DC bureau of The Huffington Post! When I first heard about The Huffingt... [FishbowlDC]

Huff Post Launches New Video Series Fueled by Booze - Posted June 5, 2014
The new HuffPost Politics roundtable video series "Wait, Is This Thing On?" launched this afternoon and is set to explore current events, political news, and the latest issues on Capitol Hill. Quite possibly the best aspect of the program? Hosts and guests are encouraged to booze. "Reportin... [FishbowlDC]

Being Arianna | Timberlake's Tequila | Futuristic Makeup - Posted May 6, 2014
FishbowlDC: Right out of the goofy gate, Huffington Post political reporter Sam Stein (pictured) has ... [GalleyCat]

Being Arianna | Timberlake's Tequila | Futuristic Makeup - Posted May 6, 2014
FishbowlDC: Right out of the goofy gate, Huffington Post political reporter Sam Stein (pictured) has ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Being Arianna | Timberlake's Tequila | Futuristic Makeup - Posted May 6, 2014
FishbowlDC: Right out of the goofy gate, Huffington Post political reporter Sam Stein (pictured) has ... [FishbowlNY]

HuffPost Calls for Your Best Arianna Huffington Impressions - Posted May 6, 2014
Guests and viewers of the White House Correspondents' Association Dinner once again were "privied" to a joke about Arianna Huffington's accent when entertainer for the evening - ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted October 22, 2013
TAN MOM IMPERSONATOR?: "In DC at @hilaryr's dinner with the fabulous @diananyad." -- HuffPost's Arianna Huffingto... [FishbowlDC]

President Obama News Conference Amid Government Shutdown, Debt Limit Crises - Posted October 8, 2013
President Obama will make a statement and take questions from the news media at 2pmET, says the White House. The broadcast and cable news and business networks will carry the news conference. This is day 8 of the government shutdown, while another potential crisis, the debt ceiling, is fast approaching. NBC News... [TVNewser]

Media Critic's Cancer is in Remission - Posted October 2, 2013
Journalists in Washington and elsewhere may want media critic Richard Grenell to go away -- in the polite sense -- just get the hell out of their faces sort of thing. But he's not going anywhere. In fact, Grenell's cancer is in remission. He t... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted October 1, 2013
A lawmaker uses the word "sux?" "Member txts from inside mtg: 'this sux' I respond: 'why?' Member doesn't respond." -- NationalReviewOnline's Robert Costa. Just wondering... "... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted September 27, 2013
Politico Playbook Publish Time: 7:56 a.m. Congressional Black Caucus Chatter Mother Jones Washington ... [FishbowlDC]

HuffPost's Sam Stein Wins $500 - Posted September 12, 2013
HuffPost Political Editor and White House Correspondent Sam Stein has won the September Sidney Award for exposing the "devastating" impact of sequestration. He has been ... [FishbowlDC]

Afternoon Reading List 08.15.13. - Posted August 15, 2013
HuffPost's contingency plans? -- NYT had some trouble with their website yesterday. In fact, the entire website was down for several hours. As The Daily Caller's ... [FishbowlDC]

Journos Get Trumped - Posted August 14, 2013
Maybe someone needs to introduce @realDonaldTrump to Twitter's reply button, because apparently he's been responding to reporters' tweets with handwritten notes. The latest came last night to Huffington Post's Sam Stein... [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]

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]

Steamy Novel Mentions D.C. Journos - Posted May 6, 2013
CNN Starting point calls it "The Fifty Shades of Grey of political novels," which is definitely a stretch as it lacks any graphic sex scenes whatsoever unless you count sizing up the candidate's package as graphic. Still, Domestic Affairs, by Bridget Siegel, a political consultant who has worked on l... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted April 30, 2013
Quotes of the Day R-E-S-P-E-C-T: "On a certain street in Cambridge, MA. (And yes, I respected their wishes.)" -- CNN's Jake Tapper. Chelsea Handler says WHCD is a sure thing... [FishbowlDC]

Tick Tock: WHCD 2013 - Posted April 29, 2013
By Betsy Rothstein, Peter Ogburn and Eddie Scarry The White House Correspondents' Dinner was a blur this year as stars, journalists, nerdy political types -- and Psy -- rubbed elbows. Well, not Psy, he was busy smoking. But the rest of 'em fawned and frolicked around the Washington Hilton... [PRNewser]

Tick Tock: WHCD 2013 - Posted April 29, 2013
By Betsy Rothstein, Peter Ogburn and Eddie Scarry The White House Correspondents' Dinner was a blur this year as stars, journalists, nerdy political types -- and Psy -- rubbed elbows. Well, not Psy, he was busy smoking. But the rest of 'em fawned and frolicked around the Washington Hilton... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted April 11, 2013
Quotes of the Day GREAT EXPECTATIONS: "It's just too easy for the NY Post headline writers." -- ... [FishbowlDC]

Want an Oyster Named for You and a Free Party? - Posted April 5, 2013
You're a journalist. Come on, you love to see your byline. So we have an unusually fishy idea: name an Oyster after yourself (or a coworker) and have the name immortalized forever. P.J. Clarke's is introducing its' own signature oyster on Tuesday, with its name to be chosen by secret... [PRNewser]

Want an Oyster Named for You and a Free Party? - Posted April 5, 2013
You're a journalist. Come on, you love to see your byline. So we have an unusually fishy idea: name an Oyster after yourself (or a coworker) and have the name immortalized forever. P.J. Clarke's is introducing its' own signature oyster on Tuesday, with its name to be chosen by secret... [FishbowlDC]

HuffPost's Sam Stein Not a Pothead 'Anymore' - Posted April 5, 2013
It was difficult to come away from Friday's "Morning Joe" on MSNBC and not think Sam Stein of HuffPost isn't high at least half of his waking hours. Though he tells FishbowlDC he isn't. Not "anymore." A new pew poll ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted March 4, 2013
QUOTES of the DAY Reporter learns chest hair is not suncreen "Lesson learned on vacation: chest hair does not substitute for sbf50 sunscreen" -- HuffPost's Sam Stein. Unsolicited advice... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted February 27, 2013
Quotes of the Day DOG IN SUITCASE: "Packing my things for a short vacation." -- HuffPost's Sam Stein with the accompanying photograph. ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted February 13, 2013
Quotes of the Day -- State of the Union-Fugitive Edition SOTU quotes that are fit for a Fishbowl: "I know the human being and fish can coexist peacefully." -- brought to our attention by HuffPost's Sam Stein's... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted February 6, 2013
Quotes of the Day "Photo of POTUS mtg w speechwriters Cody Keenan and Jon Favreau today." -- Pete Souza, Director of White House Photography, with accompanying photograph. ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted January 10, 2013
Quotes of the Day INSOMNIA AT A GLANCE: "Nights when I'm up against my will worrying about everything affecting everyone I love are dumb and pointless, but I get to see this. It's nice." -- ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted January 7, 2013
Quotes of the Day STEIN's NEW DAWG: "Meet the newest addition to my family." -- HuffPost's Sam Stein, following in the footsteps (we hope) of Fox News' ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted December 17, 2012
Quotes of the Day "No White House photos from family meetings. But the family of Emilie Parker, who was 6, released this on their own." -- Paul Brandus of West Wing Reports. TIPS FROM THE POOL, IN... [FishbowlDC]

HuffPost GOP Attack Piece Gets Four Headlines - Posted December 7, 2012
HuffPost found its inner Lady Gaga last night as they changed a headline on what initially appeared to be a GOP attack story four times in two hours last night. From what we can tell, Gaga likes to occasionally switch up her look. The headline on the story by ... [FishbowlDC]

HuffPost GOP Attack Piece Gets Four Headlines - Posted December 7, 2012
HuffPost found its inner Lady Gaga last night as they changed a headline on what initially appeared to be a GOP attack story four times in two hours last night. From what we can tell, Gaga likes to occasionally switch up her look. The headline on the story by ... [PRNewser]

HuffPost GOP Attack Piece Gets Four Headlines - Posted December 7, 2012
HuffPost found its inner Lady Gaga last night as they changed a headline on what initially appeared to be a GOP attack story four times in two hours last night. From what we can tell, Gaga likes to occasionally switch up her look. The headline on the story by ... [TVNewser]

The Ticker: Rock Center, Claman, Stein - Posted November 30, 2012
NBC's primetime newsmagazine "Rock Center" is once again moving to a new timeslot. Starting January 31, 2013, "Rock Center" will vacate Thursdays at 10 PM to make room for drama "Do No Harm," and will move to Fridays at 10 PM February 8. Fox Business anchor Liz Claman is being honored as... [TVNewser]

'You're A Teenage Girl': Politico's Byers, HuffPost's Stein Squabble Over GOP Media Strategy - Posted November 29, 2012
A Twitter tiff between Politico's Dylan Byers and HuffPost's Sam Stein started with ... [FishbowlDC]

President Obama Invites Mitt Romney to the White House for Lunch: Who's Covering it Best? - Posted November 29, 2012
It's a big deal that POTUS invited Mitt Romney over for lunch at the White House this afternoon. The event is closed to press, so outlets tried to have some fun with the story. HuffPost's Sam Stein tweete... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted November 20, 2012
Quotes of the Day "600 sheep must have died to make that fleece." -- FNC "The Five's" Greg Gutfeld regarding New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's pullover. Gutfeld recently received a sexist award from the Women's Media Center for referring to Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted November 14, 2012
Quotes of the Day "I'm glad my four-star general got a four-star penis. That's what I like. ... I LOVE a good scandal. Ooooooh!!" -- Comedian Loni Love on E!'s "Chelsea Lately" show last night. Uh oh. Howard Kurtz: Shirtless? "Feeling out of the loop for no... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted November 7, 2012
Quotes of the Day - Election Banter "Holy. Cow. The magic wall... Is ON THE FLOOR" -- The Atlantic Associate Editor Brian Fung. ... [FishbowlDC]

Memo to CNN: Free Ali Velshi! - Posted October 30, 2012
Throughout the relentless storm last night, reporters in Washington and beyond expressed deep concern for CNN's breakout star, Ali Velshi, who spent much of the day and night knee and waist deep in water. On his birthday, no less. At one point s... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted October 30, 2012
Quotes of the Day: Hurricane-Cyclone Sandy Edition "DC, take it from Coco Pebbles Chanel: it never hurts to be prepared." -- The Hill's Howlma Kurtz, a.k.a. Judy Kurtz with accompanying picture. Mixed feelings: "TWIITTER, I HATE YOU.... OK, I LO... [FishbowlDC]

HuffPost's Ward Has Saditude - Posted October 15, 2012
Sports fans around the country watched in disbelief as the Washington Nationals blew a 6-0 lead on Friday night to end their season with a loss to the St. Louis Cardinals in the National League Division Series. It was a sickening collapse to watch if you were a fan of the... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted October 12, 2012
Quotes of the Day: The V.P. Debate Edition "Biden is better than Viagra for senior citizens #vpdebate" -- ABC's "The View" and Current TV's Joy Behar. ... [FishbowlDC]

Friday Night Fights: em>HuffPost vs Buzzfeed - Posted October 1, 2012
On Friday afternoon, Fox News infamously aired a car chase that ended very badly. A man who had stolen a vehicle outran police until finally pulling into a field, pulling out a gun and shooting himself in the temple. We know this because FNC fell asleep at the switch and... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted September 25, 2012
Quotes of the Day Congratulations to...MSNBC's Willie Geist for being hired for the 9 a.m. hour of The TODAY Show. He will no longer do the Way Too Early program but will continue to have a presence on Morn... [FishbowlDC]

HuffPost Turns 5 - Posted September 24, 2012
Over the weekend HuffPost's Washington D.C. newsroom celebrated five years of existence with a with a roof party atop their offices on Pennsylvania Avenue. As you can see by the photograph, Sa... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted September 19, 2012
Quotes of the Day Sour grapes "Ugh, this was supposed to be *our* news cycle. Then along comes mother effing Mother Jones and their peeping toms and spoiled the party." -- Fake Jim VandeHei. Sam Stein points out Meghan McCain's astuteness "'I'm not sure where this... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted September 7, 2012
Quotes of the Day A RELAXED ROLAND: "Somebody's tuckered out." -- Video journo Liz Glover with accompanying photograph of CNN Contributor and TV ONE's ... [FishbowlDC]

BuzzFeed Turns Into Political Animals - Posted September 5, 2012
One of the most anticipated parties of the convention week was the Buzzfeed party that took place on Tuesday evening at Discovery Place in Charlotte. The party, called "Political Animals" promised to the wildest party in Charlotte. I knew it was a different kind of party when one of the first guest... [FishbowlDC]

Fishbowl Summer Superlatives - THE RESULTS Part Deux - Posted August 24, 2012
On Thursday, we began rolling out the results of our Summer Superlatives and today, you get to meet the rest of the winners. Thanks for voting. Today's results kicks off with the Best Dressed category. This cage match was between Politico's ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted August 13, 2012
Quotes of the Day "ENGAGED! My beautiful bride to be @augstums, and me, in Aspen." -- Todd Harris, media consultant and GOP political strategist. The Observer: Did Rich Lowry have a man... [FishbowlDC]

HuffPost Does a Body Good - Posted July 24, 2012
If you like your news served up with a side of botulism, HuffPost might be the news outlet for you. On Monday, HuffPost's Amanda Terkel tweeted out this terrifying thought. The milk in our office has a sell-by date of July 9. Coworkers insist it's fine. One person just drank it.cc @MilkMustache --... [FishbowlDC]

(UPDATED) Daily Caller 'Douche' Story Gets Messy - Posted July 3, 2012
Following a report by Politico on the status of Jonathan Krohn, once celebrated as an emerging young star in the conservative movement, The Daily Caller has its own ... [PRNewser]

(UPDATED) Daily Caller 'Douche' Story Gets Messy - Posted July 3, 2012
Following a report by Politico on the status of Jonathan Krohn, once celebrated as an emerging young star in the conservative movement, The Daily Caller has its own ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted June 14, 2012
Quotes of the Day Homoerotic or cute? You decide. "Bret Baier, Hope Chunky Monkey feels better soon -- and doesn't get everyone else in your house sick in the process!" -- FNC's ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted May 3, 2012
Quotes of the Day "I went once and I refused to ever go again." -- CNN's Anderson Cooper commenting on the White House Correspondents' Dinner this week. The crowds and chaotic nature of the event disturbed him most. ... [FishbowlDC]

Charlize Theron Breaks Loose - Posted April 28, 2012
Friday night's First Amendment Party, thrown by The Atlantic-- together with National Journal, Funny or Die and Impact Arts + Film Fund, promised to deliver on some big name stars. Your entire FishbowlDC team was on hand to attend. We'll have more on the party later, but for now, here's a... [PRNewser]

Charlize Theron Breaks Loose - Posted April 28, 2012
Friday night's First Amendment Party, thrown by The Atlantic-- together with National Journal, Funny or Die and Impact Arts + Film Fund, promised to deliver on some big name stars. Your entire FishbowlDC team was on hand to attend. We'll have more on the party later, but for now, here's a... [FishbowlDC]

CNN's Hilary Rosen: 'I am a Sea of Calm' - Posted April 12, 2012
In case you thought you were having night terrors last night, CNN Democratic Commentator and SKDKnickerbocker Managing Director ... [FishbowlDC]

Incest Desk: Daily Caller's Tucker Carlson Uncovers Media Matters in Bed With White House, MSNBC and Certain Scribes - Posted February 12, 2012
Late Sunday night, The Daily Caller published its first story in what will be an investigative series abo... [TVNewser]

Incest Desk: Daily Caller's Tucker Carlson Uncovers Media Matters in Bed With White House, MSNBC and Certain Scribes - Posted February 12, 2012
Late Sunday night, The Daily Caller published its first story in what will be an investigative series abo... [FishbowlDC]

Raunchy Santorum Sex Jokes Abound - Posted January 4, 2012
There are some things that can't be unlearned. Like the word "santorum." Ever since GOP Presidential hopeful Rick Santorum clumped homosexuality together with bestiality and polygamy and declared them all deviant, syndicated sex columnist ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted December 27, 2011
Quotes of the Day - Home for the Holidays Edition "Merry Christmas from Ft. Lauderdale" -- Syndicated columnist and Bullfight Strategies' Karl Frisch. ... [FishbowlDC]

Forbes Magazine Deems HuffPost's Sam Stein as Smart and Young-ish - Posted December 19, 2011
Sam Stein, White House Correspondent for HuffPost, was selected for Forbes' first ever "... [FishbowlDC]

Tick Tock: Jack Abramoff Book Party - Posted November 16, 2011
Today FishbowlMatt and I take you inside last night's book party at the Northwest Washington home of Daily Caller Editor-in-Chief Tucker Carlson and his wife, Susie, for ... [PRNewser]

Tick Tock: Jack Abramoff Book Party - Posted November 16, 2011
Today FishbowlMatt and I take you inside last night's book party at the Northwest Washington home of Daily Caller Editor-in-Chief Tucker Carlson and his wife, Susie, for ... [FishbowlDC]

HuffPost Fires Back at O'Keefe - Posted November 1, 2011
For a few weeks now HuffPost's Sam Stein has been getting used to his new elevated status as a booze hound who supposedly juices up his sources to get them to sing. But now it's time to retaliate. This afternoon the site has the profess... [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]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted October 25, 2011
Quotes of the Day Racy thoughts from WaPo's ME "Rock stars get room keys. I get business cards." -- WaPo Managing Editor Raju Narisetti. HuffPost... [FishbowlDC]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted October 21, 2011
Quotes of the Day Funky headline from NPR News: "Crash Leaves 5,000 Chickens On Northern Calif. Highway" Overheard... at the Newseum's Cartoons & Cocktails event Thursday night as Politico's ... [FishbowlDC]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted October 5, 2011
Quotes of the Day -- the Chris Christie "No Means No" Edition ... [FishbowlDC]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted September 23, 2011
Quotes of the Day -- the Google/Fox News GOP Debate Version Journo experiences random act of kindness "Mom with crying baby on plane just passed out earplugs to all sitting near them. Nice." -- Yahoo! News' Chris Moody en route to Orlando. ... [FishbowlDC]

Menacing Sam Stein Picture Emerges - Posted September 14, 2011
Each morning on MSNBC's "Morning Joe," the program concludes with each contributor and host saying what he or she learned. Today NY Magazine's John Heilemann brought up HuffPost's ... [FishbowlDC]

HuffPost's Sam Stein's Freudian Media Slip - Posted August 12, 2011
HuffPost's Sam Stein appeared extensively on MSNBC's "Morning Joe" this morning. During one of the many segments on last night's GOP debate, hosts asked Stein to reflect on where the news cycle goes next. To provide... [FishbowlDC]

Did Rep. Frank Toot On Air? - Posted August 9, 2011
The Daily Caller's media writer Jeff Poor today writes on Rep. Barney Frank's (D-Mass.) appearance on MSNBC's Rachel Maddow pr... [FishbowlDC]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted August 9, 2011
Quotes of the Day A Convo Between Two Journos Today's conversation is between The Guardian's Richard Adams and NYT's ... [FishbowlDC]

AOL/HuffPost Hosts ONA Happy Hour - Posted July 20, 2011
[caption id="attachment_45393" align="aligncenter" width="499" caption="Ryan Reilly, Sam Stein and Chris Potter"][/caption] Remember when a rooftop party was more pleasure than pain? Late last week, before the jaws of hell blew its fiery breath upon our fair city, the Online News Association (ONA) gathered on the roof of AOL/Huffing... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Disturbance: Fake Jim VandeHei is Down - Posted July 8, 2011
Say it isn't so! HuffPost's Sam Stein delivered the downright awful news last night that Fake Jim VandeHei, the fake Twitter account that parodies the real Politico Executive Editor ... [FishbowlDC]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted July 8, 2011
QUOTES of the DAY ... [PRNewser]

Radio Reporter's Middle Finger is Fully Recovered - Posted May 23, 2011
This weekend, "The Takeaway's" congressional radio reporter Todd Zwillich got a clean bill of health from his physician father, making him once again free to use a certain finger. "He was impressed," Zwillich told FBDC. "Gave me cleara... [FishbowlDC]

Radio Reporter's Middle Finger is Fully Recovered - Posted May 23, 2011
This weekend, "The Takeaway's" congressional radio reporter Todd Zwillich got a clean bill of health from his physician father, making him once again free to use a certain finger. "He was impressed," Zwillich told FBDC. "Gave me cleara... [PRNewser]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted April 13, 2011
QUOTES of the DAY ALEXANDER HAMILTON WEIGEL? "Happy Civil War Day! Here's the statue of the CSA's vice president in the Capitol." -- Slate's Dave Weigel in a Tuesday tweet a... [FishbowlDC]

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

The Huffington Post Shuffles D.C. Bureau - Posted December 3, 2010
The Huffington Post did some major shuffling at its bureau in Washington, D.C., as reported by Betsy Rothstein... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

HuffPost Makes Key Changes In D.C. Bureau - Posted December 2, 2010
HuffPost is making changes within its Washington Bureau. Nico Pitney is now Executive Editor out of Manhattan and Ryan Grim is Washington Bureau Chief. ... [FishbowlDC]

Author Graham Moore's Presidential Perks - Posted December 2, 2010
[caption id="attachment_26255" align="aligncenter" width="502" caption="Novelist Graham Moore with VP Joe Biden "][/caption] Dealing with the spotlight from a famous mother or father can be drag. Just ask ... [FishbowlDC]

Twitter Snags C-SPAN's Sharp - Posted November 4, 2010
HuffPost's Sam Stein reports that Twitter made its first Washington D.C. hire today. The micro-blogging giant snagged C-SPAN EP Adam Sharp to help champion the company's use on Capitol Hill and in the Washington media. Prior to joining C-SPAN, Sharp worked for Sen. Mary Landrieu (D-La.). Read more... [FishbowlDC]

Journos: Will They Sleep Tonight? - Posted November 2, 2010
We posed a question to a mass of journalists, many covering the midterms, and most everyone obliged. One reporter, who will remain genderless, wished to be anonymous because of fear of his or her PR department. We thank everyone for participating, especially Mr. Weigel fr... [FishbowlDC]

The FishbowlDC Interview With HuffPost Hill's Eliot Nelson - Posted October 15, 2010
Say hello to HuffPost Hill's writer Eliot Nelson. He's the humorous voice behind H... [FishbowlDC]

Huffington's Backyard Book Bash - Posted October 6, 2010
National Journal's Matt Cooper hides from the paparazzi behind one of Arianna's book-themed pillows. Arianna Huffington made a splash last night at the home of ... [FishbowlDC]

Washington Ideas Forum Comes to Close - Posted October 1, 2010
That's a wrap! The second and final day of the Washington Ideas Forum came to a close this afternoon following a lively panel discussion featuring ... [FishbowlDC]

Google-Politico Event Elicits Serious and Jocular Moments and Two Really Helpful Press People - Posted September 28, 2010
Readers: Note hole in right thigh of blue jeans. The Politico-Google event at the Newseum Monday afternoon was a classy, serene, cerebral event minus the rocker chic dress code of at least one reporter (ahem, GQ's Ana... [FishbowlDC]

Former HuffPo Blogger Wonders Why She Couldn't Get Paid - Posted September 27, 2010
Mayhill Fowler had one demand for the Huffington Post, if she was going to continue writing for the news platform. She wanted to get paid. Unfortunately, the editors at HuffPo didn't really want to do that. Despite multiple attempts, the editors continued to deny Fowler's requests for paying gigs. So Fowler told... [MediaJobsDaily]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted September 22, 2010
QUOTES of the DAY Hookers along the way "What I saw during my run along Seattle's waterfront: a bait and tackle shop called the Happy Hooker." -- NBC's "Meet the Press" host David Gregory. Journo fe... [FishbowlDC]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted September 15, 2010
Quotes of the Day Bristol talks abstinence, hip shaking with Greta Asked about what are the good parts about being in the spotlight, Bristol Palin told FNC's Greta Van Susteren Tuesday night on her progam, "I have a huge platform to talk about... [FishbowlDC]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted September 8, 2010
Quotes of the Day Meghan McCain - refreshing or a runaway train? Admission: "I almost OD'd on Xanax a few days before the election." How she looks: "I was sent to an image consultant. Apparently I have stripper hair and they wanted me to [change] my hair." The Secret Service: "Yeah, they hated me. ...They're supposed to be... [FishbowlDC]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted August 23, 2010
Quote(s) of the Day Weekly Standard Cruise - a modern day Love Boat? "About to leave Boston on @weeklystandard cruise. Have no idea if my new phone will work up north. If tweeting sparse, blame Canada." - The Weekly Standard's Mary Katharine Ham in a Saturday tweet regarding a cruise. We hope c... [FishbowlDC]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted August 11, 2010
Quote(s) of the Day A slide, what fun! "Is there a giant inflatable slide on the House floor I'm unaware of?" - Bloomberg TV's Lizzie O'Leary on Twitter Tuesday on the suspenseful events of the House floor Tuesday, namely Rep. Charlie Rangel's (D-N.Y.) unanticipated floor speech. Not tweeting whil... [FishbowlDC]

Outed Journolister Leaves Country for Family Emergency - Posted July 29, 2010
You never wish for something bad to happen. But when the spotlight is shining so bright, getting out of the glare can be a relief. The Hill's Gautham Nagesh, who was outed as a Journolister last week by WaPo's baby blogger powerhouse ... [FishbowlDC]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted July 28, 2010
Quote of the Day Want answers? Good luck "There was no word on who attended the event or what was said or even served. All that is known is that the two aides who were at the dinner with POTUS -- Reggie Love and Marvin Nicholson -- both had content smiles on their... [FishbowlDC]

The Journolist Bloodbath Continues; HuffPost Strikes Out at Daily Caller - Posted July 21, 2010
Dirt is flying over The Daily Caller's revealing stories on the contents of the Journolist listserv. HuffPost, which has ex-Journolisters in its midst and has employees who have been staunch defenders of the list's privacy (the harshest defenders have included Jason Linkins and ... [FishbowlDC]

HuffPost's Scorching Weatherman Intern - Posted July 8, 2010
Jeremy Binckes, a faintly mustachioed 23-year-old, didn't come to Washington in January all hot on being HuffPost's resident weatherman. He came to cover politics. But soon enough, the fog cleared and it was more than his editors could bear as they realized they were s... [FishbowlDC]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted June 24, 2010
Quote(s) of the Day Writing, wilting in the garden "95 degrees outside in rose garden. we were wilting." --CNN's Suzanne Malveaux in a Wednesday tweet. Hydrating Patraeus "As @samsteinhp points out, our new national security priority is to keep General Petraeus hydrated." --... [FishbowlDC]

The Atlantic Unveils its 14 3/4 Ideas Issue - Posted June 8, 2010
The Atlantic's July/August Ideas issue goes live this morning. In it, the publication releases 14 3/4 innovative ideas of the year, including stories such as Accepting Marijuana (by Joshua Green), American Declinism (by James Fall... [FishbowlDC]

Helen Fire and Brimstone: Who Will Forgive Her? - Posted June 7, 2010
News of Hearst White House reporter Helen Thomas's views on Gaza surfaced in cyberspace Friday in video interview originally posted on rabbilive.com. In it, the 89-year-old Thomas said Jews should "get the hell out of Palestine." She has since apologized. Over the weekend, reaction languished and the... [FishbowlDC]

Rand Paul Regrets Appearing on Maddow; Maddow Responds - Posted May 20, 2010
Rand Paul, a GOP Kentucky candidate for Senate, will not be appearing on MSNBC's Rachel Maddow show again anytime soon, despite the fact that the pair have had a good relationship in the past. A year ago he announced his candidacy on her show. Last night, he appeared on the show... [FishbowlDC]

The FishbowlDC Interview With HuffPost's Sam Stein - Posted May 6, 2010
Sunday is the fifth anniversary of The Huffington Post. So we've plucked HuffPost Politics Reporter Sam Stein out of the field of Washington, D.C. reporters to do the honors. ... [FishbowlDC]

Dylan Ratigan on Complex 'Truth to Power' Mission - Posted May 3, 2010
MSNBC host Dylan Ratigan is funny and animated and has a lot of complex thoughts - one simple one being that he has zero plans to ever insult any fellow MSNBC host, especially not Keith Olbermann on air (he'... [FishbowlDC]

Say Hello to Evening With 'HuffPost Hill' - Posted April 19, 2010
The Huffington Post introduces a brand new feature today. It's "HuffPost Hill", a daily newsletter which aims to whisk readers into evening with a free, modern, e-mail version of an evening newspaper. It harkens back to an era that publication editors believe still ought to exist. In the works for about... [FishbowlDC]

HuffPost Gets Scarlett, Maher and Rogers (as in Desiree) - Posted April 14, 2010
HuffPost has officially released it's complete guest list. The Huffington Post table at WHCA dinner: Arianna Huffington, Sam Stein, former WH Social Secretary Desiree Rogers... [FishbowlDC]

WaPo Reports First; HuffPost Has the Flier - Posted March 22, 2010
HuffPost posts the "somewhat juvenile" flier (below) placed on several chairs of all Dems in the House Chamber Sunday night in an accompanying story by Sam Stein. WaPo's Dana Milbank reported news of the flier's existenc... [FishbowlDC]

Stein's Pool Report Correction (and a Basking Bo to Boot) - Posted March 1, 2010
This reached the desks of FishbowlDC today. Subject: correction to pool report 1 (written by HuffPost's Sam Stein) The first pool report quoted the president as saying it was "not the ... [FishbowlDC]

A Well-Hung Senator? - Posted February 17, 2010
Just in case you don't have enough crazy in your day, here's another lump of it from HuffPost's Sam Stein: A Tea Partyer wants a senator hung. An excerpt: "How many of you have watched the movie Lonesome Dove?," asked an unidentified female speaker from the podium. "What happened to Jake when he... [FishbowlDC]

Who Will Get Called On Tonight? A Look Back At Obama's Pressers - Posted July 22, 2009
Tonight is President Obama's fourth prime-time press conference, fifth overall. Each presser has lasted about an hour and averages 13 reporters' questions. Fox did not air Obama's 100th day press conference, the third, on the network and will not tonight either. In his first prime-time press conference Feb. 9th, the President called... [FishbowlDC]

Washingtonian Names 50 Top Journos - Posted May 26, 2009
In the June issue of Washingtonian, the mag's executive editor Garrett Graff takes his old Fishbowl fins out for a spin to write the quadrennial review of Washington's "50 Top Journalists." The piece evaluates the city's rising stars, anchor... [FishbowlDC]

Obama's 100th Day Media Preview - Posted April 29, 2009
UPDATED: As you know, TODAY marks the President's first 100 days in office. FBDC has compiled a list of coverage, events and/or special reports for the event. We'll continue updating throughout the day so send us your organization's info and plans to be added to the mix. Last Night On ABC's "Nightline"... [FishbowlDC]

Williams on Nightly's Bounce: "We Haven't Seen These Numbers In a Long Time" - Posted February 13, 2009
Gail Shister TVNewser Columnist The prince of the Peacock feels your financial pain. "I've had no desire to walk into any store but a grocery store for months," says NBC's Brian Williams, who makes an estimated $10 million a year. "It's just not c... [TVNewser]

Obama Presser: 'Sam Stein, Huffington Post -- Where's Sam?' - Posted February 10, 2009
Those of you watching President Barack Obama's first national press conference last night — and due to the blanket press coverage it was hard... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Obama Presser: 'Sam Stein, Huffington Post -- Where's Sam?' - Posted February 10, 2009
Those of you watching President Barack Obama's first national press conference last night — and due to the blanket press coverage it was hard... [FishbowlNY]

Notes from The East Room: "Another Shift in the Ever-Evolving News Media Landscape" - Posted February 10, 2009
- The New York Times, Jeff Zeleny: President Obama on Monday evening became the 10th American president to call on Helen Thomas at a White House news conference. And he was the first to cal... [TVNewser]

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]

Morning Reading List, 10.23.08 - Posted October 23, 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]

Morning Reading List, 09.25.08 - Posted September 25, 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]

The Ticker: Couric, Lehrer, Logan... - Posted September 22, 2008
> The New York Times' Steven McElroy reports Katie Couric will be participating in the upcoming roast of Matt Lauer. Other ro... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List, 09.04.08 - Posted September 4, 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 the... [FishbowlDC]

Online Media Reaches the MSM Inner Circle - Posted August 24, 2008
There are varying degrees on mainstream media recognition, and we've noted a number of times over the course of the last few months how the blogosphere has been infiltrating traditional media. In fact, today's Times features a Style section ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Online Media Reaches the MSM Inner Circle - Posted August 24, 2008
There are varying degrees on mainstream media recognition, and we've noted a number of times over the course of the last few months how the blogosphere has been infiltrating traditional media. In fact, today's Times features a Style section ... [FishbowlNY]

HuffPo Profiles Kathleen Sebelius - Posted June 10, 2008
Sam Stein wants you to know more about possible Barack Obama running mate Kathleen Sebelius, so do him... [FishbowlLA]

Morning Reading List, 02.22.08 - Posted February 22, 2008
Good morning Washington. Quickly navigate Morning Reading List: REVOLVING DOOR | NEWSPAPERS | TV | ONLINE MEDIA | MAGAZINES | RADIO | JOBS Most of ... [FishbowlDC]

The Story With "The Story" - Posted February 21, 2008
(alternate headline: "Bill Keller's day is gonna suck") Yeah, so have you heard about this New York Times McCain story? Initial assessments and punditry do not support the New York Times' decision to run the piece. McCain says it's not true. Bob Bennett says... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List, 02.06.08 - Posted February 6, 2008
Good morning Washington. Ten years ago, Washington National Airport was renamed Ronald Reagan Airport. Quickly navigate Morning Reading List: REVOLVING DOOR | NEWSPAPERS | TV | ONLINE MEDIA | MAGAZINES | RADIO | ... [FishbowlDC]

Edwards' Videographer Reille Hunter, aka Lisa Druck, Dated Jay McInerney - Posted October 11, 2007
FBLA got cranky emails when we posted about Rielle Hunter, the filmmaker for the John Edwards campaign. We knew there was a story there, and Mickey Kaus agrees. The National Enquirer has ... [FishbowlLA]

Rielle Hunter Shows the Real John Edwards - Posted September 28, 2007
Out of a couple of thousand (conservative estimate) unemployed film grads loitering around, the only one the John Edwards campaign could find is Rielle Hunter? They met in a bar, which sounds weird, but who knows? She sold him o... [FishbowlLA]

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