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In Profile: O'Donnell, Hamby, Tantaros - Posted November 2, 2014
[gallery ids="82319,194532,166817"] CBS News' Norah O'Donnell speaks with More Magazine about handling three small children, her career crossroads and her commitment to reporting the facts. My contract [at NBC] was up, and I was in discussions... [morningmedianewsfeed]

In Profile: O'Donnell, Hamby, Tantaros - Posted November 2, 2014
[gallery ids="82319,194532,166817"] CBS News' Norah O'Donnell speaks with More Magazine about handling three small children, her career crossroads and her commitment to reporting the facts. My contract [at NBC] was up, and I was in discussions... [FishbowlNY]

In Profile: O'Donnell, Hamby, Tantaros - Posted November 2, 2014
[gallery ids="82319,194532,166817"] CBS News' Norah O'Donnell speaks with More Magazine about handling three small children, her career crossroads and her commitment to reporting the facts. My contract [at NBC] was up, and I was in discussions... [TVNewser]

No End | Good Luck | Scary Sarah - Posted October 29, 2014
Lost Remote: Each season of The Walking Dead has been worse than the previous one, and yet, the show is more popular than ever. One could say it is impossible to kill. ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

No End | Good Luck | Scary Sarah - Posted October 29, 2014
Lost Remote: Each season of The Walking Dead has been worse than the previous one, and yet, the show is more popular than ever. One could say it is impossible to kill. ... [FishbowlNY]

Sarah Palin on CNN's Carol Costello: Mockery May Lead Her to Run for Office Again - Posted October 29, 2014
Watch the latest video at video.foxbusiness.com Fox Business anchor Stuart Varney had Sarah Palin as a guest yesterday, and he asked Palin a... [TVNewser]

Nicolle Wallace, Rosie Perez Join 'The View' - Posted September 3, 2014
Rosie Perez and Nicolle Wallace are the new co-hosts of "The View" joining moderator ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Nicolle Wallace, Rosie Perez Join 'The View' - Posted September 3, 2014
Rosie Perez and Nicolle Wallace are the new co-hosts of "The View" joining moderator ... [FishbowlNY]

Nicolle Wallace, Rosie Perez Join 'The View' - Posted September 3, 2014
Rosie Perez and Nicolle Wallace are the new co-hosts of "The View" joining moderator ... [TVNewser]

Live From New York Expanded with Addition of Political Interviews - Posted August 20, 2014
The 2002 oral history of Live From New York by James Andrew Miller and Tom Shales will see a new edition, slated for a September 1 publication. The Hollyw... [PRNewser]

The Morning Ticker: Just Move, Roberts Threat, 'The' Palin - Posted July 31, 2014
Sara Just has been named EP of PBS NewsHour and SVP of NewsHour Productions. Currently the Deputy Bureau Chief at ABC News in Washington, Just will oversee the daily operations of the signature PBS news program. She's been with ABC 25 years, most of that time at "Nightline." A New York man... [TVNewser]

Morning Media Newsfeed: NYT Amends Article | Two More Charged With Hacking - Posted July 31, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: NYT Amends Article | Two More Charged With Hacking - Posted July 31, 2014
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Stephen Colbert Buys TheSarahPalinChannel.com - Posted July 30, 2014
Tuesday night on Comedy Central's "The Colbert Report," host Stephen Colbert poked fun at Sarah Palin's news channel that she... [FishbowlDC]

Social Media Newsfeed: Facebook Messenger | Twitter Earnings - Posted July 29, 2014
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Sarah Palin Jokes Have Been Trending All Day, But What's Her Channel Really All About? - Posted July 28, 2014
I Love Lucy But Deport Ricky #PalinTVShows -- David Corn (@DavidCornDC) July 28, 2014   Sarah Palin launched her subscription channel ... [AgencySpy]

Sarah Palin Jokes Have Been Trending All Day, But What's Her Channel Really All About? - Posted July 28, 2014
I Love Lucy But Deport Ricky #PalinTVShows -- David Corn (@DavidCornDC) July 28, 2014   Sarah Palin launched her subscription channel ... [PRNewser]

FOX Sweeps DC Market Sunday Show Ratings for 7.27.14 - Posted July 28, 2014
According to Nielsen Media Research in the DC market on Sunday, July 27th, "FOX News Sunday" moderated by Chris Wallace was the most-watched Sunday show in the DC market in households, total viewers and the A25-54 demo. FOX posted its second high... [FishbowlDC]

#PalinTVShows Trending After Launch of 'The Sarah Palin Channel' - Posted July 28, 2014
She took the political world by storm during the election of 2008, and Sarah Palin is now looking to dominate the digital media landscape. The former VP candidate announced the "The Sarah Palin Channel" last night on Facebook. // ... [Lost Remote]

Sarah Palin Launches Channel to Explore 'Important issues facing the nation' - Posted July 28, 2014
Sarah Palin over the weekend announced a new project she's launching - "The Sarah Palin Channel" - to explore "important issues facing the nation," part of the TAPP network. "I want to talk directly to you on our channel, on my terms -- and no need to please the powers that be,"... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Media Newsfeed: BuzzFeed Editor Fired for Plagiarism | Palin Launches Channel - Posted July 28, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: BuzzFeed Editor Fired for Plagiarism | Palin Launches Channel - Posted July 28, 2014
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America Officially Hates Sarah Palin - Posted July 9, 2014
Surveys are fun because they offer insights into America's red, white, and blue soul. This is especially true when the surveys are about divisive things like politics, healthcare, or Donald Trump's fabled "Trump Toupee." Take Sarah Palin. See there? The name alone makes hairs stand up, stomachs turn and glasses go foggy... [PRNewser]

Sarah Palin Pens Support for Impeachment of President Obama - Posted July 8, 2014
Sarah Palin earlier today tweeted out a link to piece she wrote for Breitbart News supporting the impeachment of President Barack Obama for his position on the border crisis. "It's time to impeach; and on behalf of American workers and legal immigrants of all backgrounds, we should vehemently oppose any politician on... [FishbowlDC]

Mediabistro Morning Roundup - 7.8.14 - Posted July 8, 2014
From TVNewser to FishbowlNY, here are your top stories from across Mediabistro. FishbowlNY Jezebel Staffers Disappointed with New Editor ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Palin Eyes The View | Rolling Stone Appoints Publisher - Posted July 8, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Palin Eyes The View | Rolling Stone Appoints Publisher - Posted July 8, 2014
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Is Sarah Palin Pitching Herself to 'The View'? - Posted July 7, 2014
The rumor mill on who will replace ousted "The View" hosts Sherri Shepherd and Jenny McCarthy is in full force, and former Vice Presidential can... [TVNewser]

Sarah Palin Talks Hard Choices, Political Talk Show with The Hollywood Reporter - Posted July 7, 2014
The Hollywood Reporter's Marisa Guthrie this morning published a Q&A with Sarah Palin after the Sportsman Channel ordered a second season ... [FishbowlDC]

Facebook Weekly Highlights Brings You Cast Of 'Star Wars: Episode VII' - Posted May 6, 2014
Facebook Weekly Highlights features photos and videos posted to the social network by ce... [AllFacebook]

Jose Antonio Vargas: 'Journalism is Everything I've Ever Had' - Posted April 18, 2014
[caption id="attachment_210875" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Jose Antonio Vargas introducing his film, Documented, at the Museum of the Moving Image on Thursday.[/caption] Last night, Jose Antonio Vargas' film Documented premiered ... [GalleyCat]

Profiling: Gutfeld, Hasselbeck, Kohn - Posted April 16, 2014
Greg Gutfeld continues his Not Cool book tour, promoting his new book. The Pensacola News Journal caught... [TVNewser]

Ted Cruz's Scores $1.5M Book Advance - Posted April 3, 2014
Tea Party senator Ted Cruz has reportedly pulled a $1.5 million advance from HarperCollins for his memoir. This is more than the $1.2... [GalleyCat]

PETITION: Putin, Take Our Alaska, Please. - Posted March 31, 2014
Hey kids. U.S. History could get all jacked up! Have you ever been on an Alaskan cruise? The vistas alone are worth the price of admission. Add to that the weather, the memories, and the food, and you have a marvelous getaw... [PRNewser]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Palin Goes 'Rogue' | LA Times Scandal | Fox Cuts Brown Loose - Posted March 17, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Palin Goes 'Rogue' | LA Times Scandal | Fox Cuts Brown Loose - Posted March 17, 2014
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Coming Soon: Sarah Palin's 'Rogue TV' - Posted March 14, 2014
Fox News contributor Sarah Palin is launching a digital video channel on Tapp, the service founded by former CNN president Jon Klein and former NBC entertainment chairma... [TVNewser]

Former CNN Chief Jon Klein & Former NBC Exec Jeff Gaspin Launch TAPP - Posted March 11, 2014
Former CNN president Jon Klein and former NBC entertainment chairman Jeff Gaspin are launching TAPP, which stands for TV App. TAPP will be made up of dozens of chan... [TVNewser]

Joe McGinniss, Author of 'The Selling of the President,' Has Died - Posted March 11, 2014
Author Joe McGinniss has died. McGinniss wrote the New York Times bestseller, "The Selling of the President," an inside look at the 1968... [TVNewser]

The Morning Ticker: Palin, Happiness, Syria - Posted March 10, 2014
Former CNN president Jon Klein is one of the principals behind a new subscription-based streaming network. The NYPost reports the network is looking for big name talent, and has eyes on Sarah Palin. ... [TVNewser]

MSNBC Fires Author of 'Unacceptable' Tweet, Phil Griffin Apologizes to RNC Chair - Posted January 30, 2014
Responding to RNC Chair Reince Priebus' demand for an apology over an offensive twe... [TVNewser]

Social Media Newsfeed: Martin Luther King Day Social Media Fails | Twitter Demographics - Posted January 21, 2014
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly]  Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

Melissa Harris-Perry Apologizes for Poking Fun at Romney Family Photo - Posted December 31, 2013
MSNBC host Melissa Harris-Perry apologized this morning via Twitter for her show poking fun at a Romney family photo that included his recently adopted African-American grandchild. I am sorry. Without reservation or qualification. I apologize to the Romney family. #MHPapology -- Melissa Harri... [TVNewser]

Mainstream Media Lands on Hannity Biggest Losers List - Posted December 28, 2013
On his end-of-year awards audience panel show Thursday, Sean Hannity picked the mainstream media as one of his top five losers. Rolling an opening montage of the losers, "Hannity" aired the vile comments Martin Bashir made about ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Mainstream Media Lands on Hannity Biggest Losers List - Posted December 28, 2013
On his end-of-year awards audience panel show Thursday, Sean Hannity picked the mainstream media as one of his top five losers. Rolling an opening montage of the losers, "Hannity" aired the vile comments Martin Bashir made about ... [FishbowlNY]

Mainstream Media Lands on Hannity Biggest Losers List - Posted December 28, 2013
On his end-of-year awards audience panel show Thursday, Sean Hannity picked the mainstream media as one of his top five losers. Rolling an opening montage of the losers, "Hannity" aired the vile comments Martin Bashir made about ... [TVNewser]

The 10 Biggest TV News Stories of 2013 - Posted December 23, 2013
How to describe a year in which TV news had more turnovers than Pepperidge Farm? Business as usual. The dramatic departures and arrivals of A-List talent weren't the only big story of 2013, of course. Two new networks launched. Fox News made some major changes in its prime-time line... [TVNewser]

Alex Wagner Moving to 4pm on MSNBC - Posted December 20, 2013
First on TVNewser: Alex Wagner will be the new 4pmET host on MSNBC starting January 13, TVNewser has learned. Wagner takes over the hour from Martin Bashir... [TVNewser]

Marveling at a Sarah Palin Run-on Sentence - Posted December 10, 2013
We're talking 105 words. YouTube host David Pakman dubs Sarah Palin the "queen of the word salad, a sous-chef of sorts..." before taking a deep breath and 32 seconds to read one sentence from her recent speech and conversation event with Jerry Falwell Jr. at Liberty University. ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Marveling at a Sarah Palin Run-on Sentence - Posted December 10, 2013
We're talking 105 words. YouTube host David Pakman dubs Sarah Palin the "queen of the word salad, a sous-chef of sorts..." before taking a deep breath and 32 seconds to read one sentence from her recent speech and conversation event with Jerry Falwell Jr. at Liberty University. ... [FishbowlNY]

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

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

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

Your Final Pick for MSNBC's 4pm Host Is... - Posted December 6, 2013
MSNBC's 4pmET time slot opened earlier this week after Martin Bashir ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Your Final Pick for MSNBC's 4pm Host Is... - Posted December 6, 2013
MSNBC's 4pmET time slot opened earlier this week after Martin Bashir ... [FishbowlNY]

Your Final Pick for MSNBC's 4pm Host Is... - Posted December 6, 2013
MSNBC's 4pmET time slot opened earlier this week after Martin Bashir ... [TVNewser]

Sarah Palin on Martin Bashir Resignation: 'Accept His Apology' and 'Move on' - Posted December 5, 2013
In the wake of Martin Bashir's resignation, Sarah Pa... [TVNewser]

Your Vote For The New MSNBC 4pm Host Is... - Posted December 5, 2013
MSNBC's 4pmET time slot opened yesterday after Martin Bashir ... [TVNewser]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Bashir Resigns | Sambolin Out At CNN | Shakeup at HLN? - Posted December 5, 2013
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly] Click here to receive Mediabistro's Morning Media Newsfeed via email. ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Bashir Resigns | Sambolin Out At CNN | Shakeup at HLN? - Posted December 5, 2013
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly] Click here to receive Mediabistro's Morning Media Newsfeed via email. ... [FishbowlNY]

Martin Bashir Out at MSNBC - Posted December 4, 2013
Breaking: MSNBC host Martin Bashir is leaving the network. Bashir hasn't been on the air since Nov. 22. MSNBC said he was on a pre... [TVNewser]

Mark Halperin: 'By His Own Admission' Bashir Was Out Of Line - Posted November 27, 2013
"Double Down" authors and MSNBC analysts Mark Halperin and John Heilemann talked to ... [TVNewser]

Alec Baldwin on MSNBC Show Cancellation: 'Martin Bashir's On the Air!' - Posted November 26, 2013
Alec Baldwin is speaking out about the cancellation of his MSNBC show, while continuing to deny he used an anti-gay slur that got his show ... [TVNewser]

Sarah Palin Accepts Martin Bashir's Apology, Hits MSNBC 'Hypocrisy' - Posted November 25, 2013
Sarah Palin accepted MSNBC's Martin Bashir's apology during an appearance on "Fox News Sunday," suggesting everyone must be humble enough t... [TVNewser]

Sorry is Easy. In the Case of Martin Bashir, Suspension Seems to be the Hardest Word - Posted November 25, 2013
Judging strictly by precedent at MSNBC, if Martin Bashir had called Sarah Palin a 'cocksucking fag,' 'right wing slut,' 'dick,' 'pimp,' or 'nappy headed h... [TVNewser]

Sarah Palin on 'Fox News Sunday' to Discuss Martin Bashir - Posted November 23, 2013
Sarah Palin will be on "Fox News Sunday" to talk about -- among other things -- the vile comments leveled at her by MSNBC ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Sarah Palin on 'Fox News Sunday' to Discuss Martin Bashir - Posted November 23, 2013
Sarah Palin will be on "Fox News Sunday" to talk about -- among other things -- the vile comments leveled at her by MSNBC ... [FishbowlNY]

Sarah Palin on 'Fox News Sunday' to Discuss Martin Bashir - Posted November 23, 2013
Sarah Palin will be on "Fox News Sunday" to talk about -- among other things -- the vile comments leveled at her by MSNBC ... [TVNewser]

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

Bill O'Reilly: Sarah Palin 'Won't Come On,' Wants to Give 'A Speech' - Posted November 21, 2013
In a segment about embattled MSNBC anchor Martin Bashir last night, Bill O'Reilly had news for ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Bill O'Reilly: Sarah Palin 'Won't Come On,' Wants to Give 'A Speech' - Posted November 21, 2013
In a segment about embattled MSNBC anchor Martin Bashir last night, Bill O'Reilly had news for ... [FishbowlNY]

Bill O'Reilly: Sarah Palin 'Won't Come On,' Wants to Give 'A Speech' - Posted November 21, 2013
In a segment about embattled MSNBC anchor Martin Bashir last night, Bill O'Reilly had news for ... [TVNewser]

Sarah Palin Reportedly Cancels NBC Interview Over Martin Bashir Remarks - Posted November 20, 2013
Sarah Palin has canceled an interview with Matt Lauer "as a protest against NBC for not taking action against [Martin] Bashir," Fox News' ... [TVNewser]

Martin Bashir Apologizes to Sarah Palin for Vile Slur: My Words 'Brought Shame' - Posted November 19, 2013
Martin Bashir apologized to Sarah Palin and his MSNBC colleagues yesterday, responding to the firestorm following comments he made last week. "I wanted to take this opportun... [TVNewser]

Sarah Palin's Media Relations Strategy: Keep 'Em in the Back Room at Walmart - Posted November 15, 2013
Sarah Palin has made millions telling people how much she hates every media outlet that doesn't pay her, and this week she revealed that her ... [PRNewser]

Afternoon Reading List 09.24.13. - Posted September 24, 2013
MSNBC host misplaces Kenya: Yesterday afternoon, HuffPost didn't let a gaffe made by MSNBC's ... [FishbowlDC]

Here Are The Highest Paid News Anchors At Each Network - Posted August 23, 2013
TV Guide's Stephen Battaglio and Michael Schneider tally up the highest-paid talent in television for this week's magazine. The highest paid on-air individual in all of TV is syndicated judge "Judge Judy" Sheindlin, who rakes in an estimated $45 million a year for her eponymous ... [TVNewser]

Julianne Moore May Join 'The Hunger Games' Film Cast - Posted July 2, 2013
Deadline reports that filmmaker Francis Lawrence is hoping to cast Academy Award-nominated actress Julianne Moore for ... [GalleyCat]

Sean Hannity Talks to Playboy About His Gun Collection - Posted June 19, 2013
In the italicized intro to the July/August Playboy interview with Fox News and radio host Sean Hannity, contributing editor ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Sean Hannity Talks to Playboy About His Gun Collection - Posted June 19, 2013
In the italicized intro to the July/August Playboy interview with Fox News and radio host Sean Hannity, contributing editor ... [FishbowlNY]

CNN's 'New Day' Day One Ratings - Posted June 18, 2013
CNN's new morning show "New Day" debuted Monday to 247,000 total viewers and 95,000 adults 25-54 from 6-9 AM, according to Nielsen. That put it 3rd in cable news in total viewers, and 4th in the demo. For comparison, FNC's "Fox & Friends," which had special guest-host ... [TVNewser]

Sarah Palin To Make Return To Fox News Monday, Co-Hosting 'Fox & Friends' - Posted June 15, 2013
Former Alaska Governor and Republican VP nominee Sarah Palin surprised the media world with the announcement that she would be returning to Fox News as a political contributor. The company said she would make her return to the channel Monday. Well, according to "On the Record" host ... [TVNewser]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Murdoch to Divorce | Interns Sue Conde Nast | Palin Returns to Fox - Posted June 14, 2013
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Murdoch to Divorce | Interns Sue Conde Nast | Palin Returns to Fox - Posted June 14, 2013
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Murdoch to Divorce | Interns Sue Conde Nast | Palin Returns to Fox - Posted June 14, 2013
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Sarah Palin Is a Big Fan Of Jake Tapper - Posted May 22, 2013
Former GOP VP candidate and Fox News contributor Sarah Palin has some kind words for CNN anchor Jake Tapper. Palin tweeted: There's something different, certainly refreshing, about Jake Tapper. I call it integrity and professionalism.... ... [TVNewser]

The Ticker: Palin's Reality, Zeleny's Print, CNBC's Distruptors... - Posted May 14, 2013
Sarah Palin was offered a syndicated TV talk show from producer Mark Burnett, but turned it down, ... [TVNewser]

Who Wants to See Sarah Palin's Rack? - Posted April 23, 2013
The unbelievable cover from The American Spectator magazine says, "Sarah Palin's Rack." Now, if you're anything like me, your head went to a magical, but probably inappropriate place. What the hell could the headline possibly mean? Apparently, it's an examination of S... [FishbowlDC]

Melissa Harris-Perry Promo About Raising Children 'Collectively' Becomes News - Posted April 10, 2013
MSNBC released another of its Lean Forward promos, this time featuring Melissa Harris-Perry, who hosts a weekend show on the network. The promo features Harris-Perry talking about society raising children "collectively": ... [TVNewser]

Facebook Page Admins Claim Selective Enforcement, Yet Continue To Post Content That Violates Terms Of Service - Posted March 18, 2013
There are two sides to every story. Take, for example, the story of page administrators ... [AllFacebook]

Greta Van Susteren's Husband John Coale Battling Cancer - Posted February 28, 2013
Attorney, TV commentator and political adviser John Coale is battling cancer. His wife, Fox News Channel anchor ... [TVNewser]

Herman Cain Joins Fox News as Contributor - Posted February 15, 2013
Fox News Channel has hired former Republican presidential candidate and Godfather's Pizza CEO Herman Cain as a contributor. Cain will provide political and business analysis and commentary across FNC's daytime and primetime programming, as we... [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... [GalleyCat]

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]

No, Sarah Palin Isn't Joining Al Jazeera America - Posted February 12, 2013
A story from the Washington Post is making waves online today, as it says that former Fox News contributor ... [TVNewser]

ABC News Anchor Diane Sawyer Secures Amanda Knox Interview - Posted February 11, 2013
ABC News anchor Diane Sawyer has landed the first interview with Amanda Knox, the American girl who was convicted of murderin... [TVNewser]

Politico: Fox News Out To 'Purge' Controversy, 'Tone Down' Coverage - Posted February 7, 2013
In Politico today, Mike Allen and Jim VandeHai take aim at the Republican Party and Fox News. They argue that Fox News chairman ... [TVNewser]

Bad PR: Cancer Charity Cancels Speech by Anti-Vaccine Activist Jenny McCarthy - Posted February 6, 2013
We don't care what anyone says--for charities, all publicity is definitely not good publicity. We have no idea why a Canadian cancer charity organization called the Ottawa Regional Cancer Foun... [PRNewser]

Dick Morris Out At Fox News - Posted February 5, 2013
Fox News has severed ties with Dick Morris, declining to renew his contract when it came up for renewal, an FNC spokesperson confirms. Morris, who has been absent from FNC since the w... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Dick Morris Out At Fox News - Posted February 5, 2013
Fox News has severed ties with Dick Morris, declining to renew his contract when it came up for renewal, an FNC spokesperson confirms. Morris, who has been absent from FNC since the w... [FishbowlNY]

What's Next For Sarah Palin? - Posted January 28, 2013
Former Vice Presidential candidate Sarah Palin is a free agent. Now that her deal with Fox News Channel is done, the prominent conservative is free to seek ... [TVNewser]

Fox News, Sarah Palin Part Ways - Posted January 25, 2013
Former Alaska governor Sarah Palin and Fox News have gone their separate ways. The news was first reported by Real Clear Poli... [TVNewser]

'Game Change' Snags Three Golden Globes, Including Julianne Moore as Sarah Palin - Posted January 14, 2013
The HBO movie "Game Change" took home three Golden Globe awards last night, including a "best actress" award for Julianne Moore, who portrayed former VP candidate Sarah Palin in the film. Based on t... [TVNewser]

Mark Halperin & John Heilemann to Reunite for Game Change 2012 - Posted December 14, 2012
Journalists Mark Halperin and John Heilemann will once again be teaming up on a new nonfiction project. Following the success of their 2010 title, Game Change... [GalleyCat]

'The Newsroom,' 'Game Change' Lock Up Golden Globe Nominations - Posted December 13, 2012
The reviews for HBO's cable news drama "The Newsroom" may not have been glowing, but they apparently didn't matter. The progra... [TVNewser]

HBO Options 'Game Change' Sequel - Posted December 11, 2012
The authors of the book Game Change are working on a follow-up to their 2010 best-seller called Double Down: Game Change 2012. HBO, which aired a made-for-TV movie based on the first book, ... [TVNewser]

Nurse Who Handled Kate Middleton Prank Call Commits Suicide - Posted December 7, 2012
Today in Tragic PR Stunt News: radio prank calls are as old as radio itself. Sometimes they can be amusing--who can forget the time an excited Sarah Palin answered a call from Canadian ra... [PRNewser]

Celebs Take To Facebook To Get Out The Vote - Posted November 5, 2012
Celebrities from Lady Gaga to Sarah Palin and Tyra Banks are taking to Facebook urging their fans to vote ahead of Election Day. That's just some of the Facebook fodder political ju... [AllFacebook]

Ben Sherwood On 'Hard News' In The Mornings - Posted November 3, 2012
Forbes' Jeff Bercovici interviews ABC News president ... [TVNewser]

FNC and Fox's Election Night Plans - Posted November 2, 2012
Fox News Channel will have Megyn Kelly and Bret Baier anchoring on election night, while ... [TVNewser]

The Political History of 'Shuck and Jive' - Posted October 24, 2012
Author and former Alaskan governor Sarah Palin earned angry responses this week for using the Facebook headline: "Obama's Shuck and Jive Ends With Benghazi Lies." The phrase "shu... [GalleyCat]

VP Debate Ratings: 51.4 Million Watch - Posted October 12, 2012
The final Nielsen numbers are in. An estimated 51,419,000 people tuned in to watch Vice President Joe Biden and Rep. Paul Ryan debate last night across 12 TV n... [TVNewser]

VP Debate Ratings: Fox News Tops Networks, Beats Combined Viewership of MSNBC, CNN - Posted October 12, 2012
Preliminary ratings are in for the one and only Vice Presidential debate. At least 43 million tuned in to the three cable networks Fox News, MSNBC and CNN as well as CBS, ABC and NBC. That number will go up when final numbers are released and will include additional networks like... [TVNewser]

Sarah Palin Has Never Watched Her 2008 Debate; Also, Call Him "Mr. Ryan" - Posted October 11, 2012
Tonight's one and only vice presidential debate will look and feel a little different than last week's first presidential debate. The topics will be split between foreign and domestic issues, broken into nine 10-minute segments. Moderator Martha Raddatz will be referring to Rep. Ryan as "Mr. Ryan," a request from the Romney-Ryan... [TVNewser]

Sarah Palin Tells People: 'Our family is writing a book on fitness' - Posted October 11, 2012
Sarah Palin is reportedly working on a fitness book. The former governor and reality TV star told ... [GalleyCat]

Random House Contacts OR Books About Fifty Shades Cover Art - Posted October 3, 2012
Random House has asked OR Books to change the cover of Fifty Shades of Louisa May, a work that parodies the best seller 50 Shades of Grey--framed as an erotic diary... [GalleyCat]

The Ticker: Cavuto In Colorado, 'Flip' No Flop, Bill's New Book - Posted October 3, 2012
Fox Business Network will be covering tonight's Presidential debate in Colorado, with Neil Cavuto anchoring starting at 8pmET. Cavuto will be joined by correspondent Peter Barnes, and guests such as Sarah Palin and a slew of ... [TVNewser]

2012 Emmys: HBO's 'Game Change' Takes Home Four Awards - Posted September 24, 2012
Last night were the 2012 Primetime Emmy Awards, and the big winners were "Modern Family," "Homeland" and HBO's "Game Change." "Game Change" won for "Outstanding Miniseries or Movie", as well as the top writing and directing awards in the genre. Actress Julianne Moore also won for her portrayal of former VP nominee... [TVNewser]

Nicolle Wallace Joins ABC News - Posted September 18, 2012
GOP strategist Nicolle Wallace is joining ABC News as a political analyst and contributor. Wallace, former White House communications director for Pres. George W. Bush, was an analyst with CBS News during the 2006 electi... [TVNewser]

'GMA' Details Guest Host Plans, As Stephen Colbert Added To The Mix - Posted September 17, 2012
ABC's "Good Morning America" is detailing its plans for guest hosts while Robin Roberts undergoes treatment for MDS. We have ... [TVNewser]

Between the Morning and the Evening, Katie Couric Settles In to Her Comfort Zone - Posted September 10, 2012
If today's long-awaited debut of Katie Couric's syndicated talk show resembled an infomercial for Weight Watchers, that's because it was. The first three segments of Couric's Disney chatfest were devoted almost entirely to guest ... [TVNewser]

Was Sarah Palin Facebook Post a Negotiating Ploy? - Posted August 31, 2012
On Wednesday Fox news contributor Sarah Palin lamented in a Facebook post that all of her sche... [TVNewser]

RNC Ratings Night Two: Networks Lose 17 Million Viewers Compared To Night Two Of 2008 RNC - Posted August 30, 2012
On night two of the Republican National Convention, Fox News Channel was once again the network more people went to to get their political fix. That said, every network was down substantially ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

RNC Ratings Night Two: Networks Lose 17 Million Viewers Compared To Night Two Of 2008 RNC - Posted August 30, 2012
On night two of the Republican National Convention, Fox News Channel was once again the network more people went to to get their political fix. That said, every network was down substantially ... [FishbowlNY]

Sarah Palin: 'I'm Sorry Fox Cancelled All My Scheduled Interviews,' Fox: 'Our Plans Changed' - Posted August 29, 2012
Fox News contributor and former VP candidate Sarah Palin took to Facebook to complain that her slated interviews on FNC were canceled today. "I'm sorry Fox cancelled all my scheduled intervie... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Sarah Palin: 'I'm Sorry Fox Cancelled All My Scheduled Interviews,' Fox: 'Our Plans Changed' - Posted August 29, 2012
Fox News contributor and former VP candidate Sarah Palin took to Facebook to complain that her slated interviews on FNC were canceled today. "I'm sorry Fox cancelled all my scheduled intervie... [FishbowlNY]

Sarah Palin: 'I'm Sorry Fox Cancelled All My Scheduled Interviews,' Fox: 'Our Plans Changed' - Posted August 29, 2012
Fox News contributor and former VP candidate Sarah Palin took to Facebook to complain that her slated interviews on FNC were canceled today. "I'm sorry Fox cancelled all my scheduled intervie... [TVNewser]

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

From the Vault: Sarah Palin as John McCain's VP Pick - Posted August 11, 2012
What a difference four years makes. While Paul Ryan's name had been near the top of many VP pick lists, the confirmation came a good 9 hours before the official announcement. News networks confirmed the choice late last night with their sources, w... [TVNewser]

Did the Romney Campaign Just Reveal Its VP Pick? - Posted August 8, 2012
In politics -- even more than most industries -- PR reps strive to maintain control over the media narrative and save the most sensitive stories for release at the best possible times. On that note, the biggest news from ... [PRNewser]

CNN Apologizes for Playing 'Only the Good Die Young' After Segment on Wisconsin Shooting - Posted August 7, 2012
CNN has issued an apology for playing a clip of "Only the Good Die Young" after a segment on the Wisconsin temple shooting. A portion of the Billy Joel song, which was meant as an intro to a discussion on the election, aired on yesterday's "Starting Point" after a segment on the... [TVNewser]

CNN Apologizes For Playing Song Titled 'Stupid Girls' Ahead of Sarah Palin Segment - Posted July 30, 2012
CNN has apologized for what it says "was a poor choice" of music to accompany a news story. The story was about Fox News contributor and former GOP VP candidate Sarah Palin, who was visiting a local Chik-Fil-A fast food restaurant. The song... [TVNewser]

Sarah Palin Crashes NBC's Beverly Hills Shindig - Posted July 25, 2012
Fox News contributor and former GOP Vice Presidential nominee Sarah Palin was hanging out in enemy territory last night. Palin and her husband Todd Palin... [TVNewser]

Sarah Palin at the Beverly Hilton Alongside a Monkey? You Betcha! - Posted July 25, 2012
Canadian journo Bill Brioux is not alone. Although TV critics have taken in some odd sights over the years at the TCA Winter and Summer sessions, last night's poolside NBC party at the Beverly Hilton had them buzzing on Twitter about a possible new watershed. ... [FishbowlLA]

HBO's 'Game Change' Well-Represented at Primetime Emmys - Posted July 19, 2012
HBO's "Game Change," the movie that took a dramatic look at the 2008 Presidential campaign, secured 12 Primetime Emmy nominations from the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. The nominees were announced live during the network morning shows. Among the nominations: Outstandi... [TVNewser]

Will Fox News Contributor Sarah Palin Speak at the Republican National Convention? - Posted July 18, 2012
Four years ago Sarah Palin was the Republican party's Vice Presidential nominee. But at this point, Palin has not been invited to speak at this year's convention in Tampa. Newsweek's Peter Boyer ... [TVNewser]

Cable News Regular General Wesley Clark to Host NBC Game Show, Todd Palin a Contestant - Posted June 19, 2012
Former U.S. Army General, Democratic Presidential contender and TV news regular Wesley Clark is getting his own show on NBC... and it isn't what you think. Clark will be the co-host (along with "Entertainment Tonigh... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Cable News Regular General Wesley Clark to Host NBC Game Show, Todd Palin a Contestant - Posted June 19, 2012
Former U.S. Army General, Democratic Presidential contender and TV news regular Wesley Clark is getting his own show on NBC... and it isn't what you think. Clark will be the co-host (along with "Entertainment Tonigh... [FishbowlNY]

Cable News Regular General Wesley Clark to Host NBC Game Show, Todd Palin a Contestant - Posted June 19, 2012
Former U.S. Army General, Democratic Presidential contender and TV news regular Wesley Clark is getting his own show on NBC... and it isn't what you think. Clark will be the co-host (along with "Entertainment Tonigh... [TVNewser]

What Bryant Gumbel Watches in the Morning. (Hint: It's Not the Shows He Once Anchored) - Posted June 4, 2012
When "Good Morning America" recently snapped "Today's" 16-year winning streak, former "Today" star Bryant Gumbel was underwhelmed. "I didn't really have much of a reaction," says Gumbel, 63, "Today" co-anchor from 1982 to '97. "[The streak] is a... [TVNewser]

Katie Couric: Sarah Palin Has An 'Open Invitation' To Appear On My Talk Show - Posted May 24, 2012
Former CBS and NBC News anchor Katie Couric has extended an "open invitation" to Fox News contributor ad former Vice Presidential candidate Sarah Palin... [TVNewser]

Bristol Palin Trends On Twitter To The Delight of Wiseasses Everywhere - Posted May 10, 2012
Probably the silliest thing an unwed mom could do is express strong opinions about the sanctity of marriage and sit in judgement of those who do not share this world view. Even sillier? Insisting, when you're a single teen mom, that children raised in traditional "mom and dad" families a... [10,000 Words]

Bristol Palin Trends On Twitter To The Delight of Wiseasses Everywhere - Posted May 10, 2012
Probably the silliest thing an unwed mom could do is express strong opinions about the sanctity of marriage and sit in judgement of those who do not share this world view. Even sillier? Insisting, when you're a single teen mom, that children raised in traditional "mom and dad" families a... [AllTwitter]

Kathryn & Ross Petras On Assembling a 'Modern' Poetry Collection - Posted April 30, 2012
Happy National Poetry Month! All throughout April, we interviewed poets about working in the digital age. To end the month, we spoke with brother-sister writing team Kathryn & Ross Petras. Many have come to know the Petras siblings for the The St... [GalleyCat]

Greta Van Susteren Invites Lindsay Lohan As Guest to WHCA Dinner - Posted April 24, 2012
In 2010, it was Kim Kardashian. ... [TVNewser]

Media Loved Romney and Blasted Obama During Primaries - Posted April 23, 2012
According to a new Pew study, from January 2 to April 15, the media's coverage of Mitt Romney was more than twice as positive than that of President Barack Obama... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Media Loved Romney and Blasted Obama During Primaries - Posted April 23, 2012
According to a new Pew study, from January 2 to April 15, the media's coverage of Mitt Romney was more than twice as positive than that of President Barack Obama... [FishbowlNY]

'Veep' Julia Louis-Dreyfus on Sarah Palin - Posted April 20, 2012
Tonight on Piers Morgan's show, Julia Louis-Dreyfus is on to talk about her new HBO show "Veep" which bows Sunday. Morgan asks the actress if she had "more or less sympathy" for Fox News political analyst Sarah Palin as Louis-Dreyfus prepar... [morningmedianewsfeed]

'Veep' Julia Louis-Dreyfus on Sarah Palin - Posted April 20, 2012
Tonight on Piers Morgan's show, Julia Louis-Dreyfus is on to talk about her new HBO show "Veep" which bows Sunday. Morgan asks the actress if she had "more or less sympathy" for Fox News political analyst Sarah Palin as Louis-Dreyfus prepar... [FishbowlNY]

'Veep' Julia Louis-Dreyfus on Sarah Palin - Posted April 20, 2012
Tonight on Piers Morgan's show, Julia Louis-Dreyfus is on to talk about her new HBO show "Veep" which bows Sunday. Morgan asks the actress if she had "more or less sympathy" for Fox News political analyst Sarah Palin as Louis-Dreyfus prepar... [TVNewser]

Sarah Palin Responds to Roger Ailes Comments - Posted April 13, 2012
Fox News CEO Roger Ailes raisesd some eyebrows earlier this week with a comment he made regarding Fox... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Sarah Palin Responds to Roger Ailes Comments - Posted April 13, 2012
Fox News CEO Roger Ailes raisesd some eyebrows earlier this week with a comment he made regarding Fox... [FishbowlNY]

Sarah Palin Responds to Roger Ailes Comments - Posted April 13, 2012
Fox News CEO Roger Ailes raised some eyebrows earlier this week with a comment he made regarding Fox ... [TVNewser]

Morning Show Ratings: Week of April 2 - Posted April 12, 2012
As we told you on Monday, "Today" was the winner for the week of April 2. With Sa... [TVNewser]

'Today' Show Will Win Week That Saw Katie Couric on 'GMA,' as ABC Continues to Close the Gap - Posted April 9, 2012
On Friday, NBC's "Today" show held off ABC's "Good Morning America" to win the day, and the week that saw highly-publicized ratings stunts we haven't seen in a long time. According to Nielsen Fast National data, GMA got within +25,000 Total Viewers on Friday (it won in Total Viewers on Wednesday).... [TVNewser]

Who Needs a Studio When You Have a Living Room? - Posted April 9, 2012
We are truly living in a technological wonderland. For cable news pundits, new technology also makes their jobs much easier. Now they can do a quick hit on "Morning Joe" before taking the kids to school, and then pop onto an afternoon news show before picking them up... all from across... [TVNewser]

What's For Breakfast TV? Stunts & Celebrities and 'Journalism Suffers' - Posted April 9, 2012
The TV critics are assessing last week's morning show stunts. ... [TVNewser]

A Viewership Split for 'Today' and 'GMA' on Day 3 of Couric's Return - Posted April 5, 2012
Regis Philbin on Thursday's "Good Morning America." On day three of Katie Couric's return to mornings it was a split decision for the #1 and #2 morning shows. According to Nielsen Fast National ratings "Good Morning Amer... [TVNewser]

'Today' Wins with Sarah Palin - Posted April 4, 2012
NBC's "Today" show maintained its lead after day two of Katie Couric's return to morning TV. With Sarah Palin as a special co-host "Today" drew 5.497 million total viewers according to Nielsen Fast National data, that's +356,000 more than #2 "Good Morning America" which drew 5.141 million. Half way through the 2011-12... [TVNewser]

The Daily Show Has a Few Sarah Palin Today Thoughts - Posted April 4, 2012
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'Today' Wins Monday, During Katie Couric Week on 'GMA' - Posted April 3, 2012
Katie Couric's return to mornings subbing on "Good Morning America" did not result in a win for the #2 morning show. The "Today" show, where Couric spent 16 years, topped "Good Morning America" Monday accord... [TVNewser]

Sarah Palin Joins Lamestream Media, At Least For an Hour - Posted April 3, 2012
At 7am Sarah Palin sat patiently on the "Today" show couch -- with a stack of newspapers, a running gag going back to the 2008 Katie Couric interview when she... [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]

How Is Fox News Analyst Sarah Palin Allowed to Co-Host the 'Today' Show? - Posted April 2, 2012
Sarah Palin continues to make her way to New York for her co-hosting gig on tomorrow's "Today" show. Palin, who has been a Fox News contributor sinc... [TVNewser]

Matt Lauer to Sarah Palin: 'What Are You Doing to Prepare? Are You Reading Some Newspapers?' - Posted April 2, 2012
Sarah Palin phoned in to the "Today" show this morning as she makes her way across the country to New York where she will co-host tomorrow's show. Matt Lauer asked,... [TVNewser]

A 'Nervous' Katie Couric on 'Good Morning America' While 'Today' Teases 'Legend' - Posted April 2, 2012
"We're glad to have Katie Couric here," said George Stephanopoulos at the start of this morning's "Good Morning America" where Couric is sitting in all w... [TVNewser]

Olbermann Named CEO of Global Grind? CNN Adding a Supercomputer Anchor? Nah, It's Just April Fools - Posted April 1, 2012
Never forget. Anything you read on the Internet on April 1 is probably fake. Trust no one. A pair of TV news related pranks have been making the rounds online, and as funny as they are, we cannot sit idly by while they continue to propagate across the Internet. ... [TVNewser]

Sarah Palin to Co-Host 'Today' Show - Posted April 1, 2012
As we mentioned Saturday, Lester Holt announced on "Nightly News" that Sarah Palin would ... [TVNewser]

While Katie Couric Sits in on 'GMA,' A Legend Returns To 'Today' - Posted March 31, 2012
The "Today"show isn't letting Katie Cour... [morningmedianewsfeed]

While Katie Couric Sits in on 'GMA,' A Legend Returns To 'Today' - Posted March 31, 2012
The "Today"show isn't letting Katie Cour... [FishbowlNY]

While Katie Couric Sits in on 'GMA,' A Legend Returns To 'Today' - Posted March 31, 2012
The "Today"show isn't letting Katie Cour... [TVNewser]

Ratings: HBO's 'Game Change' Draws 2.1 Million Viewers - Posted March 13, 2012
The HBO movie "Game Change" drew 2.1 million viewers Saturday night at 9 PM, making it the most watched HBO original movie in eight years. That does not include replays, which boosted the viewership even higher. Over the course of the entire weekend "Game Change was viewed by 3.6 million... [TVNewser]

Game Change Premiere Hits NYC - Posted March 8, 2012
Julianne Moore and Tom Hanks (Credit: StarPix) ... [FishbowlLA]

Game Change Premiere Hits NYC - Posted March 8, 2012
Julianne Moore and Tom Hanks (Credit: StarPix) ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Game Change Premiere Hits NYC - Posted March 8, 2012
Julianne Moore and Tom Hanks (Credit: StarPix) ... [FishbowlNY]

'Game Change' Review: Cliche with Compassion - Posted March 8, 2012
"Game Change" is not a flawless docudrama. Neither is it, in the words of a conservative blogger, "a heinous piece of propaganda" for Obama. What "Game Change" is, at its essence, is a wildly-entertaining cautionary tale about presidential politics. Moral of the story: Be careful what you wish for. "Game Chang... [morningmedianewsfeed]

'Game Change' Review: Cliche with Compassion - Posted March 8, 2012
"Game Change" is not a flawless docudrama. Neither is it, in the words of a conservative blogger, "a heinous piece of propaganda" for Obama. What "Game Change" is, at its essence, is a wildly-entertaining cautionary tale about presidential politics. Moral of the story: Be careful what you wish for. "Game Chang... [FishbowlNY]

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]

Sarah Palin on 'The Five,' John Roberts anchoring 'Special Report' - Posted February 15, 2012
Sarah Palin made it The Six on Fox News's "The Five" tonight. "Just in the neighborhood, so I thought I'd stop by," said Palin who talked about her son Trig getting new glasses, referred to ... [TVNewser]

Who's the Real Game Changer in 'Game Change'? - Posted February 15, 2012
The Baltimore Sun's David Zurawik got a sneak peak at "Game Change" yesterday, which premieres on HBO next month. Based on the 2010 best-seller by John Heilemann and Mark Halperin, the HBO telling is get a lot of attention for its portrayal of ... [TVNewser]

Sarah Palin and Newsweek Are Perfect for Each Other - Posted February 6, 2012
Last month, Sarah Palin blasted Newsweek for publishing the article, "Why Are Obama's Critics So Dumb?" by And... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Sarah Palin and Newsweek Are Perfect for Each Other - Posted February 6, 2012
Last month, Sarah Palin blasted Newsweek for publishing the article, "Why Are Obama's Critics So Dumb?" by And... [FishbowlNY]

HBO Releases Full-Length 'Game Change' Trailer, And TV News Has a Starring Role - Posted February 1, 2012
HBO has released the full-length trailer for its upcoming movie "Game Change," and television news seems to be a major plot point. There is a lot of talk about "creating a dynamic moment," YouTube and the 24-hour news cycle, while an interview Sarah Palin gave to ABC's Charles Gibson is featured... [TVNewser]

Bella Santorum - Posted January 30, 2012
Reporting on a presidential campaign is exhausting work. Jumping from state to state; sometimes following the same candidate for weeks at a time. A certain bond often forms between the media and a candidate. Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) was famous for having a great relationship with t... [FishbowlDC]

Bella Santorum - Posted January 30, 2012
Reporting on a presidential campaign is exhausting work. Jumping from state to state; sometimes following the same candidate for weeks at a time. A certain bond often forms between the media and a candidate. Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) was famous for having a great relationship with t... [PRNewser]

Sarah Palin Dislikes Newsweek, Kooks - Posted January 18, 2012
Sarah Palin has joined the masses of people heaving attacks at Newsweek and its cover piece, "... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Sarah Palin Dislikes Newsweek, Kooks - Posted January 18, 2012
Sarah Palin has joined the masses of people heaving attacks at Newsweek and its cover piece, "... [FishbowlNY]

Rachel Maddow Likes the Fox News/Fox Business Christmas Cards: 'Cartoony. I Like That' - Posted December 22, 2011
MSNBC's "The Rachel Maddow Show" had their holiday party last night at the home of show EP Bill Wolff, who wore a tuxedo we hear, and his wife Alison Stewart. ... [TVNewser]

HBO Releases 'Game Change' Trailer - Posted December 21, 2011
As we have c... [morningmedianewsfeed]

HBO Releases 'Game Change' Trailer - Posted December 21, 2011
As we have c... [FishbowlNY]

On 'GMA,' South Korea has 'Soul' - Posted December 21, 2011
According to ABC's "Good Morning America," at 7:03 AM this morning, the capital of South Korea has some "Soul": The capital of South Korea is of course spelled "Seoul" in the traditional Latin alphabet. When there is a graphics error on TV news, it usually falls into one of two categories: politics or... [TVNewser]

Is Roger Ailes Penning an Autobiography? Fox News Responds - Posted December 12, 2011
New York's Gabriel Sherman writes today that Fox News CEO Roger Ailes is working ... [TVNewser]

NY Mag: Roger Ailes Nearly Iced Sarah Palin Due To Presidential Announcement - Posted November 22, 2011
According to the well-sourced Gabriel Sherman in New York magazine, Fox News CEO Roger Ailes ... [TVNewser]

Bret Baier Hosts 'Fight for Iowa' Special; Greta Gets interview with Mrs. Herman Cain - Posted November 11, 2011
Greta Van Susteren won't be on FNC tonight, but that doesn't mean she's not working. Politico reports Van Susteren will sit down for... [TVNewser]

PEJ Exmaines How The Media Has Covered The Candidates - Posted October 17, 2011
The Project for Excellence in Journalism has released a study examining the coverage of the Presidential candidates, including 10 Republican contenders, as well as President Obama. The study looked at the amount of positive, neutral and negative coverag... [TVNewser]

Sarah Palin Explains Her Decision Not to Run, And Katie Couric Reflects On Her Interview - Posted October 6, 2011
Former Vice Presidential nominee and Fox News contributor Sarah Palin appeared on "On the Record" last night to explain her decision not to run for the GOP nomination in 2012: Watch the latest video at video.foxnews.com In addition,... [TVNewser]

Fox News Contributor Sarah Palin Confirms That She Will Not Be Seeking GOP Presidential Nomination - Posted October 5, 2011
Former Alaska Governor, GOP Vice Presidential nominee and current Fox News Channel contributor Sarah Palin has released a statement con... [TVNewser]

Roger Ailes: If 'somebody offers me a job in June of '13, I may just take it' - Posted October 5, 2011
Fox News CEO Roger Ailes continues his media blitz in honor of FNC's 15th anniversary. Speaking to the AP's Frazier ... [TVNewser]

Levi Johnston Reads From his Sarah Palin Tell-All: Shower and All - Posted September 23, 2011
Lawrence O'Donnell had Levi Johnston on his MSNBC show last night. Johnston was promoting his new book "Deer in the Headlights: My Life in Sarah Palin's Crosshairs." But rather than quoting from the book, O'Donnell coaxed Johnston into reading a portion about a shower Johnston and his then-girlfriend B... [TVNewser]

So, How's Your UN Week Going? - Posted September 21, 2011
It's UN week here in New York, where diplomats tie up traffic and ring up tabs. Eric Shawn has been covering the goings-on at the UN for Fox News. CNN's man at the UN is Richard Roth, and NBC's chief foreign affairs cor... [morningmedianewsfeed]

So, How's Your UN Week Going? - Posted September 21, 2011
It's UN week here in New York, where diplomats tie up traffic and ring up tabs. Eric Shawn has been covering the goings-on at the UN for Fox News. CNN's man at the UN is Richard Roth, and NBC's chief foreign affairs cor... [FishbowlNY]

So, How's Your UN Week Going? - Posted September 21, 2011
It's UN week here in New York, where diplomats tie up traffic and ring up tabs. Eric Shawn has been covering the goings-on at the UN for Fox News. CNN's man at the UN is Richard Roth, and NBC's chief foreign affairs cor... [TVNewser]

Sarah Palin 'Very Pleased' with CNN Tea Party Debate - Posted September 14, 2011
Sarah Palin -- no fan of the lamestream media -- had some nice words for CNN Monday night, during an appearance on Fox News. Palin, went "On the Record with Greta Van Susteren and sai... [TVNewser]

National Enquirer: Sarah Palin Had Fling with Former Laker Glen Rice - Posted September 14, 2011
Hoo boy! The National Enquirer just got a hold of an incredibly juicy--although admittedly petty--tidbit from Joe McGinnis... [FishbowlLA]

Super Arianna: Huffington Gets Her Own Comic - Posted September 1, 2011
Bluewater Comics, a publishing company that has created comic books for Martha Stewart, Hillary Clinton... [FishbowlLA]

'Bored' Ad Students Invite Sarah Palin to Join German Government - Posted August 11, 2011
... [AgencySpy]

Fox News Channel's Beckel and Gutfeld: We Go Easy on Sarah Palin Because She Works for FNC - Posted August 4, 2011
Update: Gutfeld and Beckel tell the AP that they were just joking. "It was clearly a joke" that should be apparent to anyone who watches "Red Eye," Gutfeld said, though failing to note that it isn't exactly clear how many regular viewers of "Red Eye," which airs at 3 AM ET, are... [TVNewser]

Bristol Palin Talking to HLN's Dr. Drew Pinsky - Posted July 20, 2011
•Update: The term "exclusive" may not apply, as Palin was on FNC's "Hannity" three weeks ago. Original: Former Alaska first daughter Bristol Pal... [TVNewser]

New Media Index: Apple's iOS 5 Dominates Twitter - Posted June 17, 2011
Apple's new iOS 5 operating system for its iPhone and iPad tablet was the apple of Twitter users' eyes, accounting for 31 percent of Tweeted news links, while the most-watched news and politics video on YouTube was a local news program's clip of Sarah Palin's... [SocialTimes.com]

No Weiner? No Story! - Posted June 16, 2011
Former House Speaker and current Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi gave a press conference earlier, and all three cable news channels tuned in to see if she would comment on the big story of the day, the resignation of Anthony Weiner. Unfortunately, she wanted to talk about jobs, not her soon-to-be former... [TVNewser]

New Media Index: Twitter Users Focus on Small Businesses Using foursquare - Posted June 10, 2011
The use of location-based mobile app foursquare by small businesses was the topic of the most news links shared via Twitter during the week of May 30-June 3, according to the Pew Research Center's Project for Excellence in Journalism's ... [SocialTimes.com]

The Huffington Post Live-blogs Sarah Palin's Emails - Posted June 10, 2011
We certainly hope you have better/less creepy things to do today than scour through the emails Sarah Palin sent and received while governor of Alaska. FishbowlNY suggests finally figuring out the name of ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

The Huffington Post Live-blogs Sarah Palin's Emails - Posted June 10, 2011
We certainly hope you have better/less creepy things to do today than scour through the emails Sarah Palin sent and received while governor of Alaska. FishbowlNY suggests finally figuring out the name of ... [FishbowlNY]

As Alaska Releases Palin Emails, Cable News Channels Choose What to Cover - Posted June 10, 2011
... [TVNewser]

WaPo, NYT Ask Readers To Help Sift Through Sarah Palin's 24,000 Emails - Posted June 10, 2011
The State of Alaska will today release 24,199 of Sarah Palin's emails from her tenure as governor. The Washington Post and The New York Times are ... [10,000 Words]

Help the New York Times Read Through Sarah Palin's Emails - Posted June 9, 2011
In terms of juicy reading, you can't get any better than this: on Friday, the State of Alaska is releasing more than 24,000 of ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Help the New York Times Read Through Sarah Palin's Emails - Posted June 9, 2011
In terms of juicy reading, you can't get any better than this: on Friday, the State of Alaska is releasing more than 24,000 of ... [FishbowlNY]

LA Times Columnist Posits 'Hiker Hate' - Posted June 9, 2011
Echoing the majority of reader comments at press time to Meghan Daum's latest LA Times column,... [FishbowlLA]

Sarah Palin and Donald Trump Ate Pizza in Times Square - Posted June 1, 2011
Because we know you were up all night wondering, FishbowlNY is providing you with an update on the Sarah Palin and Donald Trump Dinner Extravaganza we ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Sarah Palin and Donald Trump Ate Pizza in Times Square - Posted June 1, 2011
Because we know you were up all night wondering, FishbowlNY is providing you with an update on the Sarah Palin and Donald Trump Dinner Extravaganza we ... [FishbowlNY]

Sarah Palin and Donald Trump Dining Together in New York Tonight - Posted May 31, 2011
CNN's Peter Hamby just tweeted that Sarah Palin and Donald Trump are going to be dining together in Manhattan tonight. Possible dinner c... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Sarah Palin and Donald Trump Dining Together in New York Tonight - Posted May 31, 2011
CNN's Peter Hamby just tweeted that Sarah Palin and Donald Trump are going to be dining together in Manhattan tonight. Possible dinner c... [FishbowlNY]

Sarah Palin and Donald Trump Dining Together in New York Tonight - Posted May 31, 2011
CNN's Peter Hamby just tweeted that Sarah Palin and Donald Trump are going to be dining together in Manhattan tonight. Possible dinner c... [FishbowlLA]

'One Nation' Tour May Be A Misstep for Palin - Posted May 31, 2011
[caption id="attachment_21773" align="alignleft" width="336" caption="Palin in Gettysburg. Photo: Damon Winter/The New York Times"][/caption] Sarah Palin is taking a really... [PRNewser]

'One Nation' Tour May Be A Misstep for Palin - Posted May 31, 2011
[caption id="attachment_21773" align="alignleft" width="336" caption="Palin in Gettysburg. Photo: Damon Winter/The New York Times"][/caption] Sarah Palin is taking a really... [AgencySpy]

Greta Van Susteren defends bus interview with Sarah Palin - Posted May 30, 2011
Greta Van Susteren stepped aboard the Sarah Palin bus this morning as it continued to tour sites in and around Washington, DC. Van Susteren is not ancho... [TVNewser]

Greta Van Susteren defends bus interview with Sarah Palin - Posted May 30, 2011
Greta Van Susteren stepped aboard the Sarah Palin bus this morning as it continued to tour sites in and around Washington, DC. Van Susteren is not ancho... [GalleyCat]

Jack Stuef, Author of Offensive Post on Trig Palin, Leaves Wonkette - Posted May 25, 2011
One month ago, Jack Stuef, an editor of Wonkette, became notorious for writing a post where he mocked ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Jack Stuef, Author of Offensive Post on Trig Palin, Leaves Wonkette - Posted May 25, 2011
One month ago, Jack Stuef, an editor of Wonkette, became notorious for writing a post where he mocked ... [FishbowlNY]

Sarah Palin Audiobook Narration 'Guides' Feature Length Film - Posted May 25, 2011
Conservative filmmaker Stephen K. Bannon will release a feature-length film about the political career of author and political celebrity Sarah Palin. Bannon purchased the audio rights to Palin's Going Rogue so her "voice guides the film through the various stages of her career in Alaska." According to ... [semanticweb.com]

Did Someone Pay for the Leaked Sarah Palin Twitter Story? - Posted May 24, 2011
A big story broke on the Daily Caller today with a series of leaked Twitter direct messages from top ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Did Someone Pay for the Leaked Sarah Palin Twitter Story? - Posted May 24, 2011
A big story broke on the Daily Caller today with a series of leaked Twitter direct messages from top ... [FishbowlNY]

About that Sarah Palin 'idiot' comment: 'When Roger figures out who that is, I guarantee you he or she will no longer be 'close to Ailes' - Posted May 23, 2011
FNC EVP Bill... [TVNewser]

Tim Pawlenty Part II: The Presidential Announcement - Posted May 23, 2011
Former Minnesota governor ... [PRNewser]

Roger Ailes responds to Chris Matthews' 'Pathetic' comment about Sarah Palin - Posted May 20, 2011
Fox News Chairman & CEO ... [TVNewser]

Bin Laden Killed: A News Coverage Record - Posted May 10, 2011
The Pew Research Center's Project for Excellence in Journalism has been tracking mainstream media coverage with its ... [TVNewser]

Bristol Palin To Star in Reality TV Series - Posted May 9, 2011
Author and reality television star Bristol Palin will have her own show on the Bio Channel this fall--documen... [semanticweb.com]

Tina Fey's Sarah Palin: 'I just hope the lamestream media won't twist my words by repeatin' em verbatim' - Posted May 8, 2011
A week after the real Sarah Palin was hanging out with the media, the fake Sarah Palin -- aka Tina Fey... [FishbowlLA]

Decision Not to Release Bin Laden Photos Sparking Debate - Posted May 4, 2011
[caption id="attachment_20427" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="WH Press Secretary Jay Carney"][/caption] During a briefing today, White House Press Secretary Jay Carney repeated and reiterated the ... [AgencySpy]

Sarah Palin Struggles to Name Influential Journalists at Correspondents' Dinner - Posted May 4, 2011
Sarah Palin, who rocketed to fame after being unable to form a single coherent answer during an interview with Katie Couric, had a ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Sarah Palin Struggles to Name Influential Journalists at Correspondents' Dinner - Posted May 4, 2011
Sarah Palin, who rocketed to fame after being unable to form a single coherent answer during an interview with Katie Couric, had a ... [FishbowlNY]

Palin and Cee Lo Create Spectacle at MSNBC After Party - Posted May 3, 2011
... [PRNewser]

Sarah Palin Parties with the Main (or is it Lame?) stream Media - Posted May 1, 2011
Seeming to put politics aside for a few hours -- not one but two GOP governors stopped in to the MSNBC After Party last night at the Italian Embassy in Washington DC: New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie -- often the target of MSNBC's opiniona... [GalleyCat]

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

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

Two Hour 'Special Report' will Pre-empt 'Glenn Beck' - Posted April 29, 2011
Fox News is airing another 2-hour "Special Report" today at 5pmET, pre-empting "The Glenn Beck Program." Much to talk about tonight: Pres. Obama touring storm-ravaged Alabama then heading to Florida for the Shuttle launch this afternoo... [TVNewser]

Sarah Palin Not Getting Enough Media Attention? - Posted April 20, 2011
Well, how times have changed. As Donald Trump finds himself squarely in the political news cycle, team Sarah Palin is complaining of a lack of coverage on the networks. Slate's Dave Weigel writes about a se... [TVNewser]

Trump May Announce His Presidential Run During The Season Finale of 'The Apprentice' - Posted April 15, 2011
We continue to find Donald Trump repellent, yet he manages to keep our attention with his nonsense. The latest from his absurd campaign to tell us whether he'll be campaigning for President: He may make an announcement during the season ... [PRNewser]

Trump May Announce His Presidential Run During The Season Finale of 'The Apprentice' - Posted April 15, 2011
We continue to find Donald Trump repellent, yet he manages to keep our attention with his nonsense. The latest from his absurd campaign to tell us whether he'll be campaigning for President: He may make an announcement during the season ... [AgencySpy]

ESPN's LZ Granderson To Write Weekly Column For CNN Opinion - Posted April 12, 2011
Starting today, ESPN columnist LZ Granderson will write a weekly column for CNN Opinion on how social and c... [SportsNewser]

Palin's Former Spokesperson Returns to Anchorage TV - Posted April 8, 2011
Bill McAllister, who worked as Sarah Palin's director of communications during her 2008 run for the White House, has returned to his past job as a TV report... [TVSpy]

Which TV News People Should make The 'Time 100'? - Posted April 4, 2011
Time magazine has opened the polling for its 2011 "Time 100," letting readers vote on who the 100 most influential people are this year. Right now there are 203 candidates on the list, and only ... [TVNewser]

Roger Ailes Unhappy with Sarah Palin - Posted March 14, 2011
According to Gabriel Sherman, Roger Ailes advised Sarah Palin not to comment on the tradgedy involving Gabrielle Giffords, and when she did anyway, e... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Roger Ailes Unhappy with Sarah Palin - Posted March 14, 2011
According to Gabriel Sherman, Roger Ailes advised Sarah Palin not to comment on the tradgedy involving Gabrielle Giffords, and when she did anyway, e... [FishbowlNY]

Report: Sarah Palin Sought Advice from Fox News CEO Roger Ailes Following Tucson Shooting - Posted March 14, 2011
According to New York magazine's Gabriel Sherman, former Alaska governor and Republican Vice presidential candidate and current Fox News Channel contributor Sarah Palin ... [TVNewser]

Luckily | Alaskan Game Face | Overthrown - Posted March 9, 2011
Mediabistro: An interview with Brandon Holley of Lucky magazine. Hope she didn't mind us ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Luckily | Alaskan Game Face | Overthrown - Posted March 9, 2011
Mediabistro: An interview with Brandon Holley of Lucky magazine. Hope she didn't mind us ... [FishbowlNY]

Julianne Moore To Play FNC Contributor Sarah Palin in HBO Movie 'Game Change' - Posted March 9, 2011
Actress Julianne Moore has been tapped to play Former Republican Vice Pres... [TVNewser]

Tucker Carlson: 'I personally think most nightly news programs are terrible.' - Posted March 9, 2011
Who does Tucker Carlson think will be the GOP nominee in 2012? Here's a hint: he isn't on Fox News's payroll. In part III of our MediaBeat interview Carlson gives his take on the GOP field as well as on where Americans get their news during election season. "I personally... [TVNewser]

Sarah Palin doesn't take kindly to Bill O'Reilly Interuptions - Posted March 5, 2011
Sarah Palin appeared on "The O'Reilly Factor" last night from Alaska. Sitting across from O'Reilly can be challenging enough to get your point across, but when the guest is 4,300 miles away, it's even tougher. Palin: I really apologize tha... [TVNewser]

Vanity Fair On Glenn Beck: 'Incoherence isn't a bug in Beck's software program, it's the primary directive' - Posted March 4, 2011
In the same item that trashes CNN's ... [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]

Bristol Palin Book Deal - Posted March 1, 2011
GalleyCat reports Bristol Palin has landed a book deal with News Corp.'s HarperCollins for a memoir. The single mother and daughter of Fox News political analyst ... [TVNewser]

New Media Index: Egypt News Dominates Bloggers' Shared Links - Posted February 10, 2011
The political turmoil in Egypt accounted for 57 percent of news links shared by bloggers during the week of Jan. 31-Feb. 4, while ... [Inside Mobile Apps]

Phrase Frequency Counter for Writers - Posted February 9, 2011
In a sprawling manuscript, it's easy to forget how often you repeat your favorite phrases. Using the Phrase Frequency Counter online, you can actually track what ph... [GalleyCat]

Rachel Maddow Falls for Fake Story - Posted February 1, 2011
Business Insider 's Glynnis MacNicol saw something odd on "The Rachel Maddow Show" last nigh... [TVNewser]

New Media Index: McCain Op-Ed Praising Obama's Arizona Memorial Speech Was Top News Link Shared by Bloggers - Posted January 27, 2011
An op-ed piece in The Washington Post by Sen. ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Which Cabler Mentioned Sarah Palin the Most in 2010? It's Not Who You Think - Posted January 26, 2011
The Hollywood Reporter took it upon themselves to count how many times each cabler spoke about Sarah Palin last year. The network that ran Palin segments a whopping 512 times in 20... [TVNewser]

Politico: Ed Rendell Nearing MSNBC Deal - Posted January 24, 2011
On the eve of the State of the Union address, the cable news channels are already beginning to ramp up their 2012 election coverage. Former Pennsylvania Governor Ed Rendell is nearing a deal to become a pundit for MSNBC's 2012 coverage, according to Politico. "Would I... [TVNewser]

Joan Rivers Bumped; Mika Brzezinski Fatigued - Posted January 19, 2011
In your Sarah Palin update for the day: TMZ.com reports Joan Rivers has been bumped from tomorrow's Fox & Friends for criticizing the Fox News analyst. Over the weekend, Rivers s... [TVNewser]

Sarah Palin Loves Mr. Smith, Introducing Sample Chapter Of The Week - Posted January 19, 2011
Sample chapters are an excellent way to discover new authors and books without having to commit to the cover price. It's like leafing through a book in a bookstore, but doing so without having to worry about messing up the pages or loitering too long. For publishers and authors... [Inside Mobile Apps]

Preliminary Ratings: 'Piers Morgan Tonight' Debut Snags 2.1 Million Viewers - Posted January 18, 2011
The debut episode of "Piers Morgan Tonight" drew 2.099 million total viewers, according to preliminary ratings from Nielsen. ... [TVNewser]

Sarah Palin: 'I will continue to speak out. They're not going to shut me up.' - Posted January 17, 2011
Sean Hannity got the first interview with Sarah Palin tonight, nine days after the massacre in Arizona. In the first part, below, Hannity asked Palin at what point she felt she'd been connected to the tragedy. "Right away," was her response. They also talked about the use of target graphics on... [FishbowlLA]

Sean Hannity on what he's going to ask Sarah Palin - Posted January 17, 2011
Sean Hannity went on Fox & Friends this morning to talk about his interview tonight with Sarah Palin. Gretchen Carlson asked Hannity if it was a mistake for Palin to ... [TVNewser]

Sarah Palin Stirs Controversy with Blood Libel Reference - Posted January 12, 2011
In a video message (embedded above), author and politician Sarah Palin compared negative media attention to "blood libel." The phrase refers to historical myths that Jews kidnap and murder Christian children. Here's the ... [GalleyCat]

Matt Taibbi Surprisingly Instrospective Over Gabrielle Giffords Shooting - Posted January 11, 2011
On his Rolling Stone blog, infamous rhetorical bomb-thrower Matt Taibbi ... [FishbowlLA]

Howard Kurtz: 'There are crazy people out there, but we can't all be responsible for what they do' - Posted January 10, 2011
Shortly after the horrific shooting in Tuson, Ariz. on Saturday, the fingers started pointing at who was to blame for the shooting, and "The Daily Beast"'s ... [TVNewser]

Shooting Victim Gabrielle Giffords' Prophetic Words on the Dangers of Sarah Palin's Rhetoric - Posted January 8, 2011
U.S. Representative Gabrielle Giffords spoke with MSNBC last March after her office was vandalized shortly after her vote for health care reform. Gifford's office was one of several Democratic offices that were targeted with harassment, death threats, and vandalism in the period following the vote to pass heal... [FishbowlLA]

Who were the Most Influential TV News Tweeters of 2010? - Posted January 3, 2011
The year 2010 saw great opportunity for tvnewsers to take advantage of Twitter. Klout.com ranked the most influential tweeters in categories such as politicians, tech companies, and music -- obviously Justin Bieber ... [TVNewser]

Twitter Spelling Report Card: Grading Obama, Palin and Kanye - Posted December 20, 2010
What grade do you think Barack Obama would get for his Twitter spelling? How about Sarah Palin? You'd probably guess pretty close to those two, but how about the other seven celebrities on this Twitter spelling report card? While we know that 140-characters can sometimes restri... [10,000 Words]

Barack Obama & Sarah Palin Star in Archie Comics - Posted December 20, 2010
Issue #616 and #617 of Archie Comics will feature two very special guests: President Barack Obama and former governor Sarah Palin. When Archie Andrews and Reggie Mantle are opponents... [GalleyCat]

Robin Roberts Snags Rare Non-FNC Sarah Palin Interview - Posted December 14, 2010
Because she is a paid contributor to Fox News, former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin rarely gives interviews outisde of the channel. An exception was made last week, when ABC's Barbara W... [TVNewser]

This Is Happening: The Next 'Sarah Palin's Alaska' Features Crossover with 'Kate Plus Eight' - Posted December 11, 2010
This was inevitable, right? The newest show on TLC, "Sarah Palin's Alaska," will be tapping the talents of some other TLC talent on Sunday, when Kate Gosselin ("Jon & Kate Plus Eight," "Kate Plus Eight")and her eight adorable children go north, and join the Palin family for a special crossover episode. What... [TVNewser]

Barbara Walters Enters the 'No Spin Zone,' Talks 'Most Fascinating People' - Posted December 10, 2010
ABC News' Barbara Walters made a trip to Fox News Channel's "The O'Reilly Factor" yesterday to talk about her "10 Most Fascinating People" special on ABC last night. It was a fun interview, with host Bill O'Reilly asking her about asking Oprah if she was gay, and whether she had Fox News... [TVNewser]

The Young Turks Talk Journalism - Posted December 10, 2010
... [FishbowlLA]

Aaron Sorkin Misses The Mark On Animal Rights - Posted December 10, 2010
So Sarah Palin shot a caribou on her lousy reality show. Killed it, butchered it, and stuck it in her freezer. This is one of the least offensive things Palin has done d... [FishbowlLA]

New Media Index: WikiLeaks Finishes Second to Leslie Nielsen's Death on Blogs, New Life Form on Twitter - Posted December 9, 2010
The WikiLeaks controversy only managed second-place finishes on the Pew Research Center's Project for Excellence in Journalism's ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Assange Op-Ed: WikiLeaks is 'Scientific Journalism' - Posted December 8, 2010
The Australian who Sarah Palin keeps on unironically calling "un-American," WikiLeaks editor Julian Assange penned an op-ed describing what his passion for disclosure and truth. ... [FishbowlLA]

The Smoking Gun Has Palin Related FCC Complaints - Posted December 8, 2010
Bristol Palin, the formerly pregnant daughter of the former governor of Alaska, turned - wait for it - a... [FishbowlLA]

Sarah Palin Dodges CNN's Questions - Posted December 4, 2010
"American Morning"'s Jim Acosta went to a Sarah Palin book signing at a Walmart in Iowa Thursday. The CNN correspondent asked her if she was going to run for president in 2012. Palin shot back with her own question: "Am I doing interviews? I thought I was just going to talk... [TVNewser]

New Media Index: Bloggers Tell TSA Not to Touch Their Junk; Twitter Mostly Mashable - Posted December 2, 2010
The new security measures implemented by the ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

'If you ever see me sign up for a gig on Fox News, it'll be a clear indication that I've decided to run for president' - Posted December 2, 2010
One-time Presidential candidate Mitt Romney sat down with Jay Leno last night to talk about the potential of another run, in 2012. "If you ever see me sign up for a gig on Fox News, it'll be a clear indication that I've decided to run for president," joked Romney. In the clip... [TVNewser]

Margaret Cho Claims Bristol Did DWTS To Please Mother Palin - Posted December 1, 2010
When Bristol Palin signed on for Dancing With the Stars, there was ple... [FishbowlLA]

Sarah Palin Compares WikiLeaks Exposure to HarperCollins Memoir Leak - Posted November 30, 2010
On Twitter yesterday, author and reality television star Sarah Palin compared... [GalleyCat]

Barbara Walters 'Most Fascinating People' 2010: Snooki, Justin Bieber, Sarah Palin and More... - Posted November 29, 2010
ABC's Barbara Walters has ann... [TVNewser]

Of Course She Meant South Korea - Posted November 26, 2010
Sarah Palin didn't take a break for Thanksgiving like the rest of us pie eaters. She was on Facebook ... [PRNewser]

HarperCollins Resolves Lawsuit with Gawker - Posted November 24, 2010
In a statement, HarperCollins revealed they have resolved their lawsuit against Gawker over a post containing photographed excerpts from Sarah Palin's ... [GalleyCat]

'Sarah Palin's Alaska' Drops 40% in Week Two - Posted November 23, 2010
Perhaps we spoke too soon. After a very strong premiere (for TLC, anyway) "Sarah Palin's Alaska" dropped 40% in ... [TVNewser]

Would Sarah Palin Sit Down for Another Interview with Katie Couric? 'Why Waste My Time? No' - Posted November 22, 2010
There has been much talk about former Alaska governor and Fox News contributor Sarah Palin considering a presidential run in 2012. Tonight, Palin sits down with Sean Hannity to talk about it, among other topics. During the discussion, Hannity asks Palin if she would grant "CBS Evening News" anchor ... [TVNewser]

The Weekly Standard Kicks Dissing Sarah P. Up a Notch - Posted November 22, 2010
The Weekly Standard, often credited with launching the stardom of Sarah Palin's, did something unthinkable in right wing world over the weekend: They took a whack at the former V.P. hopeful, Alaskan Gov. and now TLC reality TV star in their pages. Not that we have... [FishbowlDC]

Gawker Barred From Posting Leaked Sarah Palin Book Excepts - Posted November 22, 2010
When Gawker posted nearly 12 pages of excerpts from Sarah Palin's new book, whose title we shall not dignify by naming, the Mama Grizzly-in-chief was not pleased--airing her legal analysis of the leak on Twitter. ... [FishbowlLA]

Federal Judge Orders Gawker to Remove Sarah Palin Excerpts - Posted November 22, 2010
Last week, Gawker posted photographs of Sarah Palin's embargoed memoir--prompting HarperCollins to sue the popular website. U.S. District Jud... [GalleyCat]

The Palin Daughters' Dirty Facebook Posts - Posted November 17, 2010
While one daughter of Sarah Palin was dancing with the (actual) stars, the other was reportedly ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Could Sarah Palin Beat Barack Obama in 2012?: 'I Believe So,' says Palin - Posted November 17, 2010
Fox News analyst, TLC star, "Dancing with the Stars" mom, former Alaska governor and VP nominee Sarah Palin tells Barbara Walters that if she decides to run for president, she could beat Pres. Obama. ... [TVNewser]

Sarah Palin Sequel Comic Coming - Posted November 17, 2010
After the company's first Sarah Palin biographical comic sold out, Blue Water Productions will release a sequel entitled Female Force: Sarah Palin, Act 2. The comic will follow Palin's life after the 2008 election and "the threat that ... [GalleyCat]

Sarah Palin's Twitter Gaffe Makes The Oxford American Dictionary Word of the Year - Posted November 16, 2010
Mama grizzly Sarah Palin has made the news again, and this time she's getting some positive accolades as a wordsmith, of sorts. A mis-typed word on her Twitter account this past summer has made its way into the Oxford American Dictionary as the Word of the Year.... [AllTwitter]

Palin a Positive for Alaska Tourism - Posted November 15, 2010
[caption id="attachment_9110" align="alignleft" width="338" caption="Sarah and Todd Palin sea kayaking"][/caption] Sarah Palin's Alaska debuted with 4.96 million viewers, making it the m... [PRNewser]

'Sarah Palin's Alaska' Premiere Draws 5 Million, Breaks TLC Ratings Record - Posted November 15, 2010
The ratings are in, and it looks like "Sarah Palin's Alaska" is a hit. TLC says nearly 5 million total viewers tuned in to the premiere of the series. In case you haven't seen our previous coverage, "Sarah Palin's Alaska" is a documentary series from producer Mark Burnett... [TVNewser]

George Bush tells Matt Lauer what happened when he asked a family friend: 'What is sex like after 50?' - Posted November 5, 2010
NBC News is releasing more excerpts from Monday night's Matt Lauer special with Pres. George W. Bush ahead of the... [TVNewser]

Republicans, Tea Party Respond to Election Outcome - Posted November 4, 2010
... [PRNewser]

Lede du Jour: Sarah's Salmony Slanket - Posted November 3, 2010
The lede of the day goes to WaPo's Hank Stuever for his use of the term "slanket" in describing ... [FishbowlDC]

Tuesday Morning Stir - Posted November 2, 2010
... [AgencySpy]

Sarah Palin Attacks!!! - Posted November 1, 2010
The Mother Jones cover for the November/December issue is scaring the hell out of us. Sarah Palin as the 50-foot woman, crushing houses and cars and neighborhoods, all while forcing upon her victims the world's largest upskirt view. *Shudder* The... [FishbowlLA]

CBS News Responds to Allegations of Story Fabrication in Alaska Senate Race - Posted November 1, 2010
The CBS affiliate in Anchorage, Alaska is defending itself against allegations from the campaign of GOP Senate nominee Joe Miller. The campaign claims the station was conspiring to make up stories to make Miller look bad. A recorded conversation from a KTVA planning meeting made the rounds on the web, former... [TVNewser]

New Media Index: Bloggers Sip from Tea Party Cup; Twitter Sends iPhone, HD Video Camera Into Space - Posted October 28, 2010
Bloggers attended a Tea Party during the week of Oct. 18-22, while Tweeters took to the sky with an iPhone and HD video camera, and the most-watched news and politics video on YouTube featured unidentified flying objects over midtown Manhattan, according to t... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Shepard Smith Talks Juan Williams, Sarah Palin on 'The View' - Posted October 26, 2010
In addition to announcing his new deal, Fox News anchor Shepard Smith talked about a number of other subjects during his appearance on "The View" this morning, including his FNC colleagues Juan Williams... [TVNewser]

Who else is talking about Juan Williams? - Posted October 22, 2010
"Let me just say, Juan Williams is a man of great integrity and his book Enough in fact, expressed a lot of these values and I'm very sorry for what happened to him. He's a great journalist and I'm glad he's going to continue to speak out." -- Fmr Secy. of... [TVNewser]

Desiree Rogers, Kathie Lee Gifford & The Millionaire Matchmaker Meltdown - Posted October 20, 2010
-- DIANE CLEHANE There were plenty of movers, shakers and deal makers at Michael's today to keep things interesting, but a little birdie told me the media A-list was also out in force yesterday. So, as a public service to Lunch's faithful readers, here's who was there on Tuesday: ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Desiree Rogers, Kathie Lee Gifford & The Millionaire Matchmaker Meltdown - Posted October 20, 2010
-- DIANE CLEHANE There were plenty of movers, shakers and deal makers at Michael's today to keep things interesting, but a little birdie told me the media A-list was also out in force yesterday. So, as a public service to Lunch's faithful readers, here's who was there on Tuesday: ... [FishbowlNY]

Sarah Palin's Alaska: The First Clip - Posted October 19, 2010
TLC has released the first full clip from the upcoming documentary series "Sarah Palin's Alaska," which has the Fox News Channel contributor and her family taking viewers on a tour of her state. What happens? You guessed it, they run into a real mama grizzly. ... [TVNewser]

Mothers-in-Law Don't Fare So Well in iVillage Poll - Posted October 18, 2010
NBC Universal's online destination for women is taking aim at mothers-in-law, as iVillage will mark ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

'Sarah Palin's Alaska': The Trailer - Posted October 17, 2010
As we have covered, Fox News Channel contributor Sarah Palin has another television project in the works: "Sarah Palin's Alaska," which will air on Discovery-owned TLC. After the broadcast networks passed, Discovery and A&E Networks entered into a bidding war for the program, which is from ... [TVNewser]

Sarah Palin: Better Boss Than Zuckerberg | How Many Print Reporters Are Left In Honolulu? | More Stuff That Happened Yesterday - Posted October 13, 2010
A surprising poll finds that people would rather have Sarah Palin as their boss than Mark Zuckerberg. Actually, Zuck came in near last, beating just Simon Cowell, Joe Torre... [MediaJobsDaily]

Former John McCain Campaign Adviser Releases Political Novel - Posted October 11, 2010
... [GalleyCat]

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]

Forbes World's 100 Most Powerful Women List Loaded With Media Figures - Posted October 7, 2010
Last evening, Forbes released their annual ranking of the World's 100 Most Powerful Women on their official website, Forbes.com. The list included 18 media and publishing personalities and made it clear that the women controlling the industr... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Forbes World's 100 Most Powerful Women List Loaded With Media Figures - Posted October 7, 2010
Last evening, Forbes released their annual ranking of the World's 100 Most Powerful Women on their official website, Forbes.com. The list included 18 media and publishing personalities and made it clear that the women controlling the industr... [FishbowlNY]

Sarah Palin Spoofed in Jean Carper Book Trailer - Posted October 5, 2010
... [GalleyCat]

Tea Party Coloring Book for Children - Posted September 29, 2010
Really Big Coloring Books has published the most political children's book of the year--The Tea Party Coloring Book for Kids!. Sample photos are included above. The 32-page book retails for $3.59, introducing children to the growing political movement championed by bestselling authors like ... [GalleyCat]

Tea Party Coloring Book for Children - Posted September 29, 2010
Really Big Coloring Books has published the most political children's book of the year--The Tea Party Coloring Book for Kids!. Sample photos are included above. The 32-page book retails for $3.59, introducing children to the growing political movement championed by bestselling authors like ... [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]

Christine O'Donnell to Sean Hannity: No More National Media for Me - Posted September 22, 2010
As we reported, Republican U.S. senate candidate Christine O'Donnell made her first national TV appearance last night since canceling on the Sunday shows last weekend. O'Donnell was a guest on Fox News Channel's "Hannity," where she told host ... [TVNewser]

Marc Maron is a Profoundly Funny Man - Posted September 19, 2010
Marc Maron's podcast has blown up recently and it's given the comedian new notoriety in the last year. And it's well deserved - he's brilliant. Case in point: Sunday on a regular flight from New York to LA flying business class Maron finds himself sitting next to ... [FishbowlLA]

Sarah Palin takes aim at the media during Iowa speech - Posted September 17, 2010
During a speech in Iowa tonight, Sarah Palin took aim at the media imploring the crowd at the Reagan Dinner in Des Moines, "to hold the press accountable when you know that they're making things up and telling untruths." Palin explained why she is "hot on this lame stream m... [TVNewser]

Schwarzenegger Mocks Palin on Twitter - Posted September 10, 2010
We're proud Arnold Schwarzenegger has finally come up with some better digs than calling people "girlie men." At the LA Press Club Awards ceremony he busted on ... [FishbowlLA]

Sarah Palin Versus Joe McGinniss in Vanity Fair - Posted September 1, 2010
... [GalleyCat]

Cable News Ratings: Saturday Glenn Beck Rally Coverage - Posted August 31, 2010
Though none of the cable news networks -- save C-SPAN -- provided full coverage of Glenn Beck's "Restoring Honor" rally in Washington on Saturday, CNN, Fox News, and MSNBC did provide some coverage to varying degrees. Here's a look at the data we have: During the 10am-1pmET block, Fox, which was... [TVNewser]

Funny or Die: Jewel and Sarah Palin - Posted August 31, 2010
... [FishbowlLA]

Rebecca Traister on Writing Political Books in the 21st Century - Posted August 30, 2010
More than any other generation of writers, 21st Century political reporters know exactly what their readership is thinking--bombarded daily with comments, blog posts, and emails. Today's guest on the Morning Media Menu was Rebecca Traister, Salon.com columnist and author of the upcomi... [GalleyCat]

CNN's Glenn Beck Rally Chyron Fail - Posted August 30, 2010
There are three big mistakes in this CNN chyron, which was spotted by Spud over at Inside Cable News. Can you spot all three of them? First, that is definitely not Sarah Palin speakin... [TVNewser]

'MSNBC would love if Keith Olbermann could turn out 300,000 people at the Lincoln Memorial.' - Posted August 29, 2010
On CNN's "Reliable Sources," Saturday's Lincoln Memorial rally was a hot topic of conversation with liberal pundits Jane Hall and Bill Press and conservative blogger ... [TVNewser]

Glenn Beck's 'Restoring Honor' Rally Underway - Posted August 28, 2010
At 10amET Glenn Beck's 8/28 "Restoring Honor" rally got underway. Here's how it looked on the cable news channels. • The rally is being carried live on C-SPAN. • On MSNBC, reporter/producer ... [TVNewser]

C-SPAN to Broadcast Glenn Beck's 'Restoring Honor' Rally - Posted August 26, 2010
C-SPAN will be covering Glenn Beck's "Restoring Honor" rally at the Lincoln Memorial this Saturday, with Sarah Palin among those expected to attend. Coverage begins 10amET. Beck was on the ... [TVNewser]

"On the Record" Drills Into Drilling in Alaska - Posted August 17, 2010
Fox News Channel's "On the Record with Greta Van Susteren" is in Alaska this week, airing a special report on drilling that began yesterday and will continue over the next two nights. Former Alaska Governor and current Fox News contributor ... [TVNewser]

Cablers Cover Alaska Plane Crash - Posted August 10, 2010
Around 10:30amET, the cable news networks began continuing coverage of a small plane crash in Alaska which occurred Monday night. Former Alaska Sen. Ted Stevens and former N... [TVNewser]

'Sarah Palin's Alaska' Gets Premiere Date - Posted August 6, 2010
Fox News Channel contributor Sarah Palin's other television project finally has an air date. Sarah Palin's Alaska will premiere on TLC in a prime slot: Sunday, November 14 at 9 p.m, ... [TVNewser]

Cable News' 'Crossfire Culture' Gets Analyzed - Posted August 2, 2010
The Washington Post's Howard Kurtz writes about the "Crossfire Culture" of cable news, and journalism in general. While ostensibly it is about the... [TVNewser]

Elisabeth Hasselbeck Talks Obama 'View' Appearance on 'Hannity' - Posted July 30, 2010
Elizabeth Hasselbeck, co-host of "The View," appeared on Sean Hannity's Fox News show last night to discuss President Obama's much-discussed appearance on her daytime talk show, which had aired earlier in the day. Hasselbeck told Hannity of the president's appearance, "It works for our audience, it works for the... [TVNewser]

Angela McGlowan Returns to Fox News - Posted July 28, 2010
Fox News has brought conservative political commentator Angela McGlowan back to the network. She made the announcement on her Facebook page last night, and appe... [TVNewser]

Sarah Palin Post Removed & Restored by Facebook - Posted July 23, 2010
Author Sarah Palin made headlines this week for opposing (via a Facebook post) the construction of a mosque near Ground Zero. The post drew thousands of responses, and was temporarily removed by Facebook on Thursday. The post was quickly restored, and Facebook publicly apologized to the memor... [GalleyCat]

Sarah Palin Biography Delayed at Zondervan - Posted July 19, 2010
Zondervan has delayed a children's biography of author and political pundit Sarah Palin for children. Entitled Speaking Up: the Sarah Palin Story, the book was written by ... [GalleyCat]

Will News Organizations Revisit or Correct Levi Johnston, 'Climategate' Reports? - Posted July 7, 2010
New information about Levi Johnston and the "Climategate" scandal have thrust both news items back into the spotlight. Johnston, the ex-fiancee of Sarah Palin's daug... [TVNewser]

Gloria Steinem on Sarah Palin - Posted June 23, 2010
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Mike Huckabee On His Show, Running for President, Sarah Palin and Pot - Posted June 21, 2010
Former Arkansas governor and current Fox News Channel host Mike Huckabee gets profiled in a lengthy story in The New Yorker. Much of the article is about his po... [TVNewser]

Who Should be Eliot Spitzer's CNN 'Work Wife?' - Posted June 20, 2010
•A couple of weeks ago, Daily Finance columnist Jeff Bercovici suggested that Eliot Spitzer, were he to sign a deal to join CNN's still-to-be-decided 8 p.m. program, would need a "work wife" to keep him honest. ... [TVNewser]

Fred Thompson is Doing Maher and Colbert Jokes on His Twitter Account - Posted June 17, 2010
Fred Thompson, the William Hung of the 2008 election season, is an actor who was a senator. He already has the looks of ... [FishbowlLA]

Jeff Bercovici: Retire 'Pajama Jokes' - Posted June 17, 2010
Jeff Bercovici columnist at Daily Finance lays out a case for nixing the pajama dig: Jokes about bloggers in pajamas were already a cliche by 2005, when a group of ... [FishbowlLA]

Levi Johnston's Sister Dishes on Sarah Palin & Fishes for Book Deal - Posted June 17, 2010
Bestselling author Sarah Palin may have a new writer to worry about--her daughter's old boyfriend. According to Gawker, Levi Johnston's sister ... [GalleyCat]

Patt Morrison on Palin Chasing Thatcher Photo Op - Posted June 15, 2010
We thought it was nice revenge to unleash Sarah Palin on the Brits who have mucked up our coasts with their incompetence. Tit for tat. A shill for a spill. But Patt Morrison in her column today points out how disingenuous and ghoulish Palin wanting to have a picture of her with... [FishbowlLA]

Why Jake Tapper Chose Twitter over Facebook to Lure Sarah Palin to 'This Week' - Posted June 4, 2010
The Facebook campaign to land 88-year-old Betty White a hosting gig on "Saturday Night Live" was a success, but the jury's still out on Twitter, Jake Tapper and Sarah Palin... [TVNewser]

Sarah Palin Attacks NBC News - Posted June 2, 2010
Former Alaska governor and current Fox News contributor Sarah Palin took to Facebook yesterday to criticize NBC News. NBC's "Today" conducted an interview with journalist Joe McGinniss, ... [TVNewser]

Edelman Hires Former McCain, Schwarzenegger Aide to Run U.S. Public Affairs - Posted June 2, 2010
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Glenn Beck Taking Heat For Malia Obama Comments - Posted May 28, 2010
Update: Beck calls the comments "a stupid mistake." Original post: Fox News' Glenn Beck is facing some heavy (and justified) criticism following comments he made about Malia Obama. HuffPost's Jason Linkins ... [TVNewser]

Sarah Palin: Glenn Beck 'An Inspiring Patriot' - Posted April 29, 2010
TIME Magazine has named Glenn Beck among its TIME 100 this year and commissioned former-Governor and current Fox News contributor Sarah Palin to pen ... [TVNewser]

Backstory on Sarah Palin's $1 Million a Year FNC Contract - Posted April 26, 2010
NY Mag has new details about high-profile Fox News contributor Sarah Palin and the three-year deal she signed with the network in January, which is reportedly worth $1 million a year.... [TVNewser]

Sarah Palin and Other Freelance Authors Ponder Tax Day - Posted April 15, 2010
Yesterday freelance author Sarah Palin told a crowd of passionate tea party members: "We'll keep clinging to our constitution and our guns and religion and you can keep the change. Because the voters are coming" Since most read... [GalleyCat]

59% of Tea Partiers Like Glenn Beck - Posted April 15, 2010
Happy tax day. CBS News and The New York Times took a poll on the Tea Party. Some of the highlights: • 18% of Americans are Tea Party supporters. One percent of Tea Partiers are black, 89% are white. • 63% say they get the majority of their political and current events news on... [TVNewser]

The Sarah Palin Network - Posted April 12, 2010
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The Sarah Palin Network - Posted April 11, 2010
Tina Fey reprised her role as Sarah Palin last night as Fey hosted SNL. Taking a page from Oprah Winfrey, Palin launches her own network, with a full slate of shows including, "That's So Palin," and "Hey Journalist, I Gotcha!" Using the 2008 ... [TVNewser]

'GMA' in Russia; Stephanopoulos Defends Palin Question - Posted April 9, 2010
ABC's George Stephanopoulos anchored "Good Morning America" from St. Petersburg, Russia earlier today. The broadcast was part of an ... [TVNewser]

Rupert Murdoch: 'Greta Van Susteren is certainly close to the Democratic Party' - Posted April 7, 2010
News Corp. chairman & CEO Rupert Murdoch dropped in to the National Press Club last night for a talk with former NBC and CBS Newsman Marvin Kalb, who hosts the monthly Kalb Report at the NPC. The iPad, paywalls and Google were all topics of discussion -- as was Murdoch's Fox News... [TVNewser]

Ratings for Sarah Palin Debut on Fox News - Posted April 2, 2010
While coming in first in its time period -- beating the Total Viewer average of the 10pm programs on MSNBC, CNN and HLN combined -- FNC's "Real American Stories with Sarah Palin" was down substantially versus the performance of "On the Record with Greta ... [TVNewser]

Early Reviews for Sarah Palin's 'Real American Stories' - Posted April 2, 2010
Some reviews of Sarah Palin's Thursday special, "Real American Stories," on Fox News: NY Daily News' Richard Huff: Sarah Palin will have a career in TV, that's for sure, but "Real American Stories" isn't the show to make her a superstar. That's not her fault. It's the production. ... [TVNewser]

Fox News to Cut Old LL Cool J Interview from New Sarah Palin Show - Posted March 31, 2010
Actor, rapper LL Cool J was listed as one of the guests on the premiere of Sarah Palin's Fox News series "Real American Stories." But late last night, LL,... [TVNewser]

Joy Behar Doesn't Give a F--k about Beck and Resents Sen. McCain - Posted March 31, 2010
That Joy Behar doesn't hold anything back. "Glenn Beck I don't hate you I don't give a flying f--k about you," the talk show maven said on NBC's Tonight Show with Jay Leno Tuesday night about the FNC host, explaining she has been on Beck's worst person's list. Behar has her... [FishbowlDC]

Sarah Palin Series Debuts on Fox News Thursday - Posted March 30, 2010
The first installment of Fox News Channel's "Real American Stories" hosted by Sarah Palin airs this Thursday night at 10pmET, preempting "On the Record with Greta Van Susteren." The debut episode will include guests ran... [TVNewser]

Jimmy Kimmel Gets a Preview of Palin Reality Show - Posted March 30, 2010
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Mark Penn: 'Obama Has His Mojo Back' - Posted March 29, 2010
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Flashback: Cable Nets Cover McCain/Palin Campaign Event - Posted March 26, 2010
CNN, MSNBC, and Fox News took live Sarah Palin's speech in Tuscon, Arizona today. She was appearing at a John McCain re-election event and for a few minutes we were pretty sure that either our lunch ... [TVNewser]

Penguin Press Reportedly Paid $5 Million for "Game Change" Sequel - Posted March 26, 2010
TIME magazine's Mark Halperin (pictured, via) and New York's John Heilemann's b... [GalleyCat]

Sarah Palin Alaska Documentary Goes to TLC - Posted March 25, 2010
Fox News analyst Sarah Palin's life on TV just got a lot busier. Discovery Communications announced this morning they have acquired the rights to "Sarah Palin's Alaska," an 8-part series helmed by "Survivor" and "Apprentice" creator ... [TVNewser]

Lunch: Tim Gunn Talks 'Age Appropriate Fashion' with Grace Mirabella - Posted March 24, 2010
— DIANE CLEHANE If we'd come by on Monday, we would have run into Tyra Banks at breakfast and Harold Ford, Jr. at lunch. Oh, well. Michael's was still br... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Lunch: Tim Gunn Talks 'Age Appropriate Fashion' with Grace Mirabella - Posted March 24, 2010
— DIANE CLEHANE If we'd come by on Monday, we would have run into Tyra Banks at breakfast and Harold Ford, Jr. at lunch. Oh, well. Michael's was still br... [FishbowlNY]

Memoirist Sarah Palin Shopping Nature Show - Posted March 24, 2010
Bestselling memoirist and former Alaskan governor Sarah Palin reportedly has been shopping a reality television nature show--a prospect that has touched off speculation around t... [GalleyCat]

Sarah Palin Close to Signing with Discovery - Posted March 23, 2010
THR's James Hibberd says Fox News analyst and former AK Gov. Sarah Palin is close to signing a deal with Discovery communications for a nature/travelogue series cal... [TVNewser]

Book Trailer Attack Ad Takes on Karl Rove Memoir - Posted March 16, 2010
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Meg Whitman is Having Press Problems Already - Posted March 10, 2010
Former eBay CEO current billionaire Meg Whitman is campaigning for the Republican nomination for governor of California. Her ads proclaiming the problem with California is a "crisis of confidenc... [FishbowlLA]

Craig Crawford On Leaving MSNBC: 'I Was Boring Myself, and Surely the Viewers' - Posted March 5, 2010
In a Friday surprise, MSNBC political analyst Craig Crawford announced on his CQ Politics blog Trail Mix today that he is leaving the network. "Three months short of my current co... [TVNewser]

W.H. Comm. Director On Internet News Cycle: 'There Is Basically A Constant Swirl Going On' - Posted March 5, 2010
TIME's Michael Scherer takes a look into how the White House is managing a news cycle that seems to move exponentially faster with each passing day. From the story: ... [PRNewser]

Was Sarah Palin's Tonight Show Set 'Sweetened?' - Posted March 5, 2010
Sarah Palin was on the Tonight Show on Tuesday doing a standup routine for the first time. Jay Leno, not known for launching actual standup comics, actually noted for the exact opposite, had the also-ran veep candidate current ... [FishbowlLA]

'Daily Show' Criticizes Megyn Kelly, 'America Live' - Posted March 4, 2010
She's only been hosting "America Live" on Fox News for a month, but Jon Stewart and "The Daily Show" have already taken aim at Megyn Kelly and her new show. Most of the entire opening segment last night was devoted to Kelly and her program's recent coverage of health care... [TVNewser]

Palin Posse Loots Oscar Gift Suite for 'Charity' - Posted March 4, 2010
"Charity" is our new code word for Sarah Palin's pocketbook. She was going to give her $100K speaking fee to a "grassroots" movement "back to the cause." Her RNC quar... [FishbowlLA]

Sarah Palin On The Media: 'What I'd Like Is Perhaps More Opportunity To Follow Up' - Posted March 3, 2010
During her appearance on 'The Tonight Show' with Jay Leno... [PRNewser]

Bill O'Reilly, Dave Ramsey Appear on ABC - Posted February 25, 2010
Fox News host Bill O'Reilly appeared on ABC's "Good Morning America" earlier today, sitting down with George Stephanopoulos to talk about the health care summit and the 2012 election. Stephanopoulos suggested O'Reilly was "reaching out for this angry middle that's alienated by both sides" in their conversation and asked... [TVNewser]

Sarah Palin Spokesperson Resigns; No Immediate Plans To Hire Replacement - Posted February 24, 2010
Sarah Palin spokesperson Meg Stapleton has resigned, Politico reports. CNN's ... [PRNewser]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted February 23, 2010
Quote of the Day "I know people at CNN do because we sure do cover her a lot." -- Democratic Strategist and CNN contributor James Carville on whether he finds FNC contributor and possible presidential hopeful Sarah Palin fascinating. Carville appeared on CNN's "Larry King" Monday night. ... [FishbowlDC]

Leno's Back at Late Night Line-Up: American Heroes and Zeros - Posted February 22, 2010
NBC's revival of their prime time line-up, er Jay Leno moving back to late night, starts next week. His guests include athletes who won gold at the Olympics like Apolo Ohno, ... [FishbowlLA]

WaPo Has Power in Alaska - Posted February 16, 2010
WaPo is so powerful that apparently there is more than one Washington Post, at least according to The AlaskaStandard.com. In a story released this morning, "The Washington Posts" and ABC have released a poll that doesn't bode well for FNC contributor Sarah Palin. The The Alaska Standard story bears this painfully bold... [FishbowlDC]

Cable News as a Breeding Ground, and Stopover, For Once and Future Politicians - Posted February 15, 2010
MSNBC calls itself The Place for Politics, but the NBC news channel as well as Fox News, CNN, and CNBC are under the microscope for paying politicians to be analysts, who are out of office now, but may not be for long. Sarah Palin, Mike Huckabee, Chris Mat... [TVNewser]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted February 13, 2010
"Let's talk about the fact that you have Sarah Palin's weekend wardrobe." -- Clinton Kelly on TLC's "What Not To Wear" harshly tells "Lynn", a woman he and Stacy London are about to make over that her wardrobe needs help. Lynn takes the critique well. Her most frequently used expression is "freakin'... [FishbowlDC]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted February 12, 2010
"She is the first female in politics that is good looking. It's an amazing phenomenon." -- guest CNBC's Donny Deutsch on MSNBC's "Morning Joe" talking about FNC Contributor Sarah Palin. Birthday Shout-Out: Happy Birthday to Politico's Executive Editor ... [FishbowlDC]

Chris Wallace: 'Joe Scarborough Lives Out Where the Trolleys Don't Run At Night' - Posted February 11, 2010
This is a good one. Chris Wallace was doing his regular Thursday rounds promoting his Sunday show on Fox News this afternoon when the topic of "Morning Joe" came up -- specifically the criticism Joe Scarborough leveled at Wallace and his guest last Sunday, ... [TVNewser]

Fishbowl5 With Treacher: Knee to Know - Posted February 11, 2010
Sean Medlock (AKA "Jim Treacher"), blogger for the Daily Caller is typically a well-humored guy and says it is what's helping him cope since being struck by an SUV driven by a State Department security agent. That male employee was not cited, nor provided his inform... [FishbowlDC]

Less Laughter in White House Press Room - Posted February 11, 2010
White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs cracked a joke about S... [PRNewser]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted February 10, 2010
Quote(s) of the Day "As long as she's writing reminders on her hand may I suggest one more: buy condoms." -- Bill Maher, host of HBO's "Real Time with Maher", tweeted on Fox News Contributor Sarah Palin. "Gibbs I gotta tell you something, you're no Sarah Palin." -- FNC's Sean Hannity, in defense of Palin... [FishbowlDC]

Wallace to Moderate Florida Republican Debate? - Posted February 9, 2010
Florida Republicans Gov. Charlie Crist and State House Speaker Marco Rubio are locked in a heated primary for Sen. Mel Martinez's U.S. Senate seat, and "Fox News Sunday" might soon have Chris Wallace moderate a deb... [TVNewser]

The Writing's On The Hand | Leno Exits Early Night | Phoenix Poachers | Google's Buzz - Posted February 9, 2010
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The Writing's On The Hand | Leno Exits Early Night | Phoenix Poachers | Google's Buzz - Posted February 9, 2010
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Palin Hand Writing Jokes Continue - Posted February 9, 2010
After Sarah Palin delivered the keynote at the Tea Party Convention Saturday evening, ... [TVNewser]

Gibbs Mocks Sarah Palin; Writes Down 'Talking Points' On Hand - Posted February 9, 2010
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Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted February 9, 2010
Quote of the Day "VandeHei and O'Reilly go at it. Lots of yelling. VandeHei wins (he IS my boss you know)." -- Martin Kady, Politico's Congressional Bureau Chief, on Twitter last night after his boss, Executive Editor Jim VandeHei, engaged in a fiery exchange on FNC's "The O'Reilly Factor" with host ... [FishbowlDC]

Stephen Colbert Shows Us What Satire Is - Posted February 9, 2010
The Colbert ReportMon - Thurs 11:30pm / 10:30c<td style='padding:2px 1px 0px 5px;' colspan=�... [FishbowlLA]

Palin Teabags | AP Gets New News Editor | Let Them Read 'Papes | McCain V Palin - Posted February 8, 2010
• Here's your ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Palin Teabags | AP Gets New News Editor | Let Them Read 'Papes | McCain V Palin - Posted February 8, 2010
• Here's your ... [FishbowlNY]

Wallace's Palin Interview is His Best Ever - Posted February 8, 2010
Former V.P. hopeful and FNC contributor Sarah Palin told "Fox News Sunday" host Chris Wallace that if she didn't run... [FishbowlDC]

Levi Johnston Bones Brings Playgirl Back to Print - Posted February 8, 2010
Some may say print may be dead...but it can be revived. Case in point: Playgirl, which became web-only just one year ago, is suddenly back in print edition, thanks ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Levi Johnston Bones Brings Playgirl Back to Print - Posted February 8, 2010
Some may say print may be dead...but it can be revived. Case in point: Playgirl, which became web-only just one year ago, is suddenly back in print edition, thanks ... [FishbowlNY]

Sarah Palin Reads Talking Points Written On Her Hand - Posted February 8, 2010
[Image via Huffington Post] Regardless of where one may stand on the political spectrum, we imagine PR pros would rather have their client read talking points off a teleprompter, or even better, memorize them in advance, as opposed to reading them off their hand. Such was the case with former Alaska... [PRNewser]

Sarah Palin: 'God Bless You Tea Partiers' - Posted February 6, 2010
Fox News contributor Sarah Palin headlined tonight's National Tea Party Convention in Nashville with most of her 40-minute speech taking direct aim at democrats in congress and in particular at Pres. Obama. "We need a commander-in-chief not a professor of law standing at a lectern," said Palin... [TVNewser]

Will Palin Sit on Wallace's Lap? Imus Asks - Posted February 4, 2010
From ThinkProgress.org: Amanda Terkel gives us this gem from this morning's Imus interview with "Fox News Sunday" host Chris Wallace. This Sunday FNC contributor ... [FishbowlDC]

FNC, MSNBC to Take Palin Tea Party Convention Keynote Live - Posted February 3, 2010
On Saturday evening, both Fox News and MSNBC are set to air Sarah Palin's keynote address to the National Tea Party Convention live, ... [TVNewser]

Sarah Palin PAC Paid $47,777 for Memoir Copies - Posted February 1, 2010
As news of price wars obsessed the publishing world today, one political celebrity disclosed some hefty book purchases. According to filings from the Sarah Palin PAC, the former Alaskan governor bought $47,777 worth of copies of her memoir from H... [GalleyCat]

Palin to Give First Sunday Show Interview - Posted February 1, 2010
•Sarah Palin is scheduled to appear on the next edition of "Fox News Sunday," continuing her rounds as FNC's newest contributor. She'll be appearing from Nashville where she's the keynote at the National Tea Party Convention. It's her ... [TVNewser]

Altered States at Daily Caller SOTU Party - Posted January 28, 2010
FishbowlDC's Betsy Rothstein was at last night's Daily Caller party in Georgetown. The site's founder, former CNN and MSNBC anchor now FNC contributor Tucker Carlson showed up just as Pres. Obama was taking to the podium. H... [TVNewser]

Partygoer to Obama: 'Show us Your Tits!' - Posted January 28, 2010
It was a Mardi Gras-themed party to be sure. Partygoers at The Daily Caller's second big soiree got a bit raucous last night during the new publication's SOTU watch party held at George in Georgetown. Most of the publication's journos were on hand wearing beads around their necks. Big star Editor-in-Chief Tucker... [FishbowlDC]

State of the Union Coverage Plans: Cable Networks - Posted January 26, 2010
Tomorrow evening, President Obama will deliver his State of the Union address to Congress just after 9pmET. Gov. Bob McDonnell will provide the GOP response. Here are the special coverage plans we're hearing for the cable news networks. ... [TVNewser]

Palin: Just the Facts Ma'am - Posted January 25, 2010
FNC's newest contributor Sarah Palin has thoughts on journalism and she voiced them on Oprah's "Friday Live" show. Palin believes in a bare bones style of journalism. She emphasized the "who, what, when, where a... [FishbowlDC]

The President's Media Diet - Posted January 25, 2010
One of the questions PRNewser sometimes asks in interviews is, "What do you read?" We're always interested in hearing from executives about what publications compose their media diet. Thankfully, none have given an answer akin to Sarah Palin's "all ... [PRNewser]

Couric Accepts duPont Award for Palin Interviews: 'I Did the Job That I Was Supposed to Do' - Posted January 22, 2010
Last night, TVNewser attended the Alfred I. duPont Columbia University awards in Broadcast News, where CBS News and Katie Couric book-ended the evening among the year's winners. CBS News and Sports president ... [TVNewser]

Oprah to Chat Live With Sarah and Bristol Palin - Posted January 21, 2010
"Sarah and I are going to chat," says Oprah, promo-ing her upcoming "Fridays Live" show in which she interviews former V.P. hopeful and FNC contributor Sarah Palin. The show airs tomorrow, Jan. 22. Oprah will also interview Bristol Palin for a chat a... [FishbowlDC]

Joe Scarborough Moderates 'Game Change' Discussion in New York - Posted January 21, 2010
MSNBC's Joe Scarborough was the moderator for a sit-down with the authors of "Game Change" the new book about the 2008 election from Mark Halperin, former ABC News political director, now with TIME and ... [TVNewser]

Game Change Authors Talk Reporting, Reaction To Their Book - Posted January 21, 2010
John Heilemann, Joe Scarborough and Mark Halperin last night (Photo by Joseph Moran) Last night, we went to the Time & Life Building to see best selling authors Mark Halperin of Time magazine and ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Game Change Authors Talk Reporting, Reaction To Their Book - Posted January 21, 2010
John Heilemann, Joe Scarborough and Mark Halperin last night (Photo by Joseph Moran) Last night, we went to the Time & Life Building to see best selling authors Mark Halperin of Time magazine and ... [FishbowlNY]

'Game Change' PR Surge Continues - Posted January 20, 2010
"Game Change" doesn't just sizzle, it's sizzle-mean. Subtitled "Obama and the Clintons, McCain and Palin, and the race of a lifetime" the book by TIME's Mark Halperin and New York's ... [PRNewser]

'Why God Created Roger Ailes,' by Howard Fineman - Posted January 16, 2010
Newsweek's Howard Fineman thinks he knows who the de facto head of the GOP is: it's Roger Ailes. Fineman, an MSNBC political anaylst, knows Ailes. Ailes "counseled" him before he signed up with M... [TVNewser]

Bill Shine on Sarah Palin So Far - Posted January 15, 2010
When we talked with FNC SVP of programming Bill Shine this morning, we asked for his thoughts on how his newest contributor, former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin performed in her first few appear... [TVNewser]

James Rainey to FNC: 'Heck of a Job Brownie' on the Haiti Coverage - Posted January 15, 2010
Miles from a cataclysm, a post-doomsday story of massive human suffering, a disaster that launched a thousand ships to help ease the cruelty and indifference of nature, Fox News Channel decided to run bubblegum interviews with new contributor also-ran/quitter Sarah Palin. LAT media columnist James Rainey called them on it. He... [FishbowlLA]

Game Change Authors Halperin and Heileman on Palin's "Uncertain Future" in Time - Posted January 14, 2010
Time magazine's Mark Halperin and John Heileman , co-authors of Game Change, give us a story today on former V.P. hopeful ... [FishbowlDC]

CBS News Snags Two duPont Awards For Broadcast Journalism - Posted January 14, 2010
CBS News and six local television stations will be among the recipients of the Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University Awards honoring outstanding work in broadcast journalism at a ceremony later this month. Columbia's Graduate School of Journalism today announced the winners of the ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

CBS News Snags Two duPont Awards For Broadcast Journalism - Posted January 14, 2010
CBS News and six local television stations will be among the recipients of the Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University Awards honoring outstanding work in broadcast journalism at a ceremony later this month. Columbia's Graduate School of Journalism today announced the winners of the ... [FishbowlNY]

Katie Couric Wins duPont Award for Sarah Palin Interviews - Posted January 14, 2010
CBS Evening News anchor and managing editor Katie Couric has won the Alfred I. duPont Award for political reporting for her 2008 interviews with GOP VP nominee ... [TVNewser]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted January 14, 2010
Quote of the Day "Jeri, I'll tell you what. You put Sarah Palin up against Barack Obama in 2012 and I'll see you in the dust." -- NPR's Juan Williams on Fox News's "Han... [FishbowlDC]

Glenn Beck Gets Sarah Palin for the Hour from a Pricey Perch - Posted January 13, 2010
Glenn Beck interviewed new Fox News contributor Sarah Palin for the full hour on his show this afternoon. The program was taped earlier today, no... [TVNewser]

FNC's Beck's Definition of "Live" is Questionable - Posted January 13, 2010
What is up with Fox News's Glenn Beck? On this afternoon's show, in which he interviewed former V.P. hopeful and former Alaskan Gov. Sarah Palin, he continuously declared the show as... [FishbowlDC]

Palin FNC Ratings Sky High - Posted January 13, 2010
The Nielsen ratings are in and former V.P. hopeful Sarah Palin hit the nearly 4 million viewer jackpot last night for her debut appearance on Fox News's "The O'Reilly Factor" as a Fox News contributor. The count: 3,954,000 people tuned in to watch Palin last night. That number is up 42 perce... [FishbowlDC]

Early Reviews: Sarah Palin at Fox News - Posted January 13, 2010
A sampling of early reviews for Sarah Palin's debut as a contributor on Fox News. (h/t ... [TVNewser]

Sarah Palin At Ease With Bill O'Reilly - Posted January 13, 2010
Former V.P. hopeful and former Alaskan Gov. Sarah Palin was so comfortable with "The O'Reilly Factor" Host Bill O'Reilly last night that you could see her pores relax. She ... [FishbowlDC]

Sarah Palin Makes Fox News Debut on 'O'Reilly Factor' - Posted January 12, 2010
Tonight on Fox News' "O'Reilly Factor," Governor Sarah Palin made her debut as a contributor for the network. Palin responded to the recent "60 Minutes" ... [TVNewser]

Sarah Palin Jokes Officially Stale, Now She Goes Off to FNC - Posted January 12, 2010
In the grand tradition of liars and ethically challenged self-proclaimed patriots (see: hiding character flaws in a flag) of G. Gordan Liddy and Oliver North, Sarah Palin is now going to be on the morally better-than Fox News Channel. ... [FishbowlLA]

Palin to Fox News. 'I am Thrilled to be Joining the Great Talent and Management Team at Fox News' - Posted January 11, 2010
First On...: TVNewser has the press release announcing Sarah Palin's multi-year deal with Fox News. "I am thrilled to be joining the great talent and management team at Fox News. It's wonderful to be part of a place that so values fair and balanced news," says the former VP nominee and Alaska... [TVNewser]

Author Sarah Palin Joins Fox News as Contributor - Posted January 11, 2010
Today news broke that memoirist and former Alaskan governor Sarah Palin will appear on Fox News "on a regular basis" after striking a "multi-year deal" with the conservative news channel. Her... [GalleyCat]

Sarah Palin to Join Fox News as a Contributor - Posted January 11, 2010
Breaking: The NY Times reports that former-vice presidential candidate Gov. Sarah Palin has signed on as a contributor... [TVNewser]

Sarah Palin Book Dropped - Posted January 8, 2010
Despite Sarah Palin's blockbuster success in 2009 with her memoir, "Going Rogue: An American Life," NBC reporter Matthew Berger... [GalleyCat]

FishbowlDC's "Overexposed in '09" - Posted December 30, 2009
Yep, 'tis the season for annual year in review "lists." And though we too find them annoying, we couldn't help but to create one of our own. So, we give you "Overexposed in '09" - 9 news topics that we'd rather see benched for 2010. 9. Michelle's Magic Gar... [FishbowlDC]

Analyst Sees "Impressive" Book Sales in 2009 - Posted December 30, 2009
Examining the year-end figures from Nielsen BookScan, Crain's NY cautiously concluded that the bookselling business might not be as bad as the gloomy critics say. The article began by noting the year's declines. Compared to last year, "overall unit sales" fell by three percent and adult non-fiction p... [GalleyCat]

Brand X Gets Palinized - Posted December 24, 2009
Yes, the woman who reads everything and is a science whiz stating,"Earth saw clmate chnge4 ions(sic)," on her Twitter account. "Ions" being a science term "average" Americans use to mean a long time. Anyway, just the mention of her name, ahem ... [FishbowlLA]

2009 TVNewser Poll Results: Sarah Palin Tops - Posted December 23, 2009
For the next 8 days, we'll bring you the results of our 2009 TVNewser Polls. On Dec. 31, 2008, we asked you for your predictions about what might happen in the world of TV news in 2009. First, we asked: Which Political Figure From the '08 Election Will be the Next Big... [TVNewser]

Newsweek Celebrates The Year With Interview Issue - Posted December 21, 2009
The last big story to come out of Newsweek was the Sarah Palin cover controversy, ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Newsweek Celebrates The Year With Interview Issue - Posted December 21, 2009
The last big story to come out of Newsweek was the Sarah Palin cover controversy, ... [FishbowlNY]

Meg Whitman and Craig Newmark to Testify in Ebay vs. Craigslist Showdown Suit - Posted December 7, 2009
There's a proprietary online commerce aspect to this story; mammoth Ebay suing ubiquitous Craigslist. We look at it and all we see is the California gubernatorial race. Lefty Craig Newmark vs. righty ... [FishbowlLA]

Palin and Rep. Frank Entertain at Gridiron's First Tweet-able Dinner - Posted December 6, 2009
Times are a-changin' for the Gridiron Club. For the first time in its 124-year history, the Gridiron lifted its "off the record" rule at a dinner and allowed tweeting, CNN reported first (and tweeted). USA Today's Susan Page, CNN's ... [FishbowlDC]

Garry Trudeau Bashes Twitter Lit in Comic Strip - Posted November 30, 2009
In his Sunday Doonesbury comic, cartoonist Garry Trudeau (pictured) satirized the Twitter book deals (and referenced his own Twitter satire ... [GalleyCat]

An Unlikely Pair Headline Gridiron's Winter Dinner - Posted November 30, 2009
The Gridiron Club's winter dinner is this Saturday and while the President isn't expected to attend, some big name guests will be there. For speakers, Sarah Palin, who's in Fairfax for a book signing Saturday, will represent the Republican party and Barney Frank will rep the Democrats. The Gridiron's main event is... [FishbowlDC]

Author Braves Thanksgiving Madness for Airport Book Signing - Posted November 25, 2009
Today Democracy Now! host and author Amy Goodman took her book tour straight to the holiday traveler crowd--signing books at Borders Bookstore in the Main Terminal of the Seattle-Tacoma Airport. ... [GalleyCat]

Michael Wolff: "Literate people should boycott books" - Posted November 25, 2009
Rupert Murdoch biographer Michael Wolff (pictured, via) chastised the publishing industry in a ... [GalleyCat]

Jonah Goldberg's Million Dollar Book Deal - Posted November 25, 2009
Following blockbuster books by Sarah Palin and Glenn Beck, publishers are chasing conservative scribes. Conservative columnist Jonah... [GalleyCat]

Literary Luminaries Sign Sarah Palin Book for Charity - Posted November 24, 2009
At the 2009 National Book Awards, Gawker cornered some of the literary world's brightest writers, having them sign a copy of Sarah Palin's memoir, "Going Rogue." Now they are auctionin... [GalleyCat]

Sarah Palin Goes 'On the Record' as Fox Interviews Continue - Posted November 24, 2009
Sarah Palin started the week with two primetime interviews on Fox News last night. At 8pmET, Bill O'Reilly aired part III of his interview with the former VP nominee, drawing 3.74M Total Viewers. For comparison, episodes containing parts one and two drew 4.12M and 3.48M Total Viewers last Thursday and Friday. Then at... [TVNewser]

New York Magazine's Political Fictions Contest - Posted November 24, 2009
Sick of political memoirs yet? Get revenge at New York magazine with the Political Fictions Contest. Between now and Dec. 7, the magazine is accepting short stories, movie treatments, or mini one-act plays about real life political figures--Washington DC f... [GalleyCat]

Celebrity Book Toolkit - Posted November 24, 2009
Celebrity book deals have multiplied this year, as everybody from Sarah Palin to Tina Fey inked contracts. If you can't beat 'em, join 'em. To ease your frustration, GalleyCat has compiled a Celebrity Boo... [GalleyCat]

Oprah to Interview Vicki Kennedy - Posted November 23, 2009
Just after a big week- an interview with Sarah Palin that drew big ratings and an announcement that she'd end her talk show in 2011- Oprah has some more news today. In her first interview since Senator Ted Kennedy's death, his widow Vicki Kennedy will ... [FishbowlDC]

New York's Call For Political Fiction - Posted November 23, 2009
If you just so happen to have a funny story of political fiction knocking around your hard drive, we have just the contest for you. Following their political fiction package in this week's issue -- published to coincide with Sarah Palin's questionably factual memoir -- ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

New York's Call For Political Fiction - Posted November 23, 2009
If you just so happen to have a funny story of political fiction knocking around your hard drive, we have just the contest for you. Following their political fiction package in this week's issue -- published to coincide with Sarah Palin's questionably factual memoir -- ... [FishbowlNY]

Sarah Palin Freezing out Katie Couric & CBS? - Posted November 23, 2009
To no one's surprise, it appears Sarah Palin won't be speaking to Katie Couric during h... [TVNewser]

Sarah Palin Continues to be a Ratings Draw for Networks - Posted November 21, 2009
A week of Sarah Palin interviews began Monday on Oprah and culminated last night on "20/20," and in between national TV interviews with Sean Hannity and Bill O'Reilly with each drawing huge ratings. • ... [TVNewser]

GalleyCatnip: Edwidge Danticat Will Miss the Oprah Winfrey Show - Posted November 20, 2009
For your weekend reading pleasure, here some publishing news briefs... Oprah Winfrey announced today that she will end her popular show in 2011, closing the televised side of the most influential book club in America. Autho... [GalleyCat]

Sarah, Sean and Bill: And The Winner Is... - Posted November 20, 2009
In the Fox News Sarah Palin ratings race, the win goes to Sean Hannity. Hannity's interview with Palin Wednesday night, a cable news first as she makes the rounds promoting Going Rogue, drew 4.20M Total Viewers and 1.15M in the A25-54 demo. Last night, ... [TVNewser]

Vladimir Nabokov's Unfinished Novel in Playboy - Posted November 20, 2009
With the world buzzing about Sarah Palin's new memoir and Stephenie Meyer's new adaptation, its easy to forget the other major literary event this week--the release of ... [GalleyCat]

WABC: Oprah Winfrey to End Talk Show - Posted November 19, 2009
Breaking: WABC.com reports Oprah Winfrey will end her talk show. The announcement will come on her show tomorrow with the final airing expected to be Sept. 9, 2011. The Oprah Winfrey Show airs on WABC-TV in the afternoons but originates from Chicago on ABC station WLS where it airs at 9amCT. Winfr... [TVNewser]

PRNewser's Joe Ciarallo Talks Today's Media Headlines On The Menu - Posted November 19, 2009
Today on the mediabistro.com Morning Media Menu podcast, hosts Jason Boog of GalleyCat and AgencySpy's ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

PRNewser's Joe Ciarallo Talks Today's Media Headlines On The Menu - Posted November 19, 2009
Today on the mediabistro.com Morning Media Menu podcast, hosts Jason Boog of GalleyCat and AgencySpy's ... [FishbowlNY]

Fox News Accidentally Promos 'Going Rouge' - Posted November 19, 2009
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Newsweek Cover Photographer At Center Of Rights Controversy - Posted November 18, 2009
Yesterday we reported on the controversy brought up by what some are calling a "sexist" cover of Sarah Palin on the current issue of ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Newsweek Cover Photographer At Center Of Rights Controversy - Posted November 18, 2009
Yesterday we reported on the controversy brought up by what some are calling a "sexist" cover of Sarah Palin on the current issue of ... [FishbowlNY]

GalleyCatnip: Susan Orlean's Bookshelf - Posted November 18, 2009
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Nicolle Wallace Calls Sarah Palin's Description of Couric Interview 'Fiction' - Posted November 18, 2009
As we reported last week, in her new memoir "Going Rogue" Sarah Palin writes about the campaign interviews she gave to ... [TVNewser]

Hey LAT, Is There Nothing Else to Have an Opinion About? - Posted November 18, 2009
The above screen grab is from today's front page of latimes.com. We understand Sarah Palin put her name on a book someone else wrote and was on Oprah this week. But does that warrant thre... [FishbowlLA]

GalleyCatnip: Sarah Palin Strikes Back - Posted November 17, 2009
Stumbling away from our desks after a long Tuesday, here are some morsels of publishing news for your enjoyment... As her memoir hits bookshelves today, Sarah Palin lashes out at Newsweek's cover story... [GalleyCat]

Sarah Palin Enters the No Spin Zone - Posted November 17, 2009
Sarah Palin's first Fox News interview may be with Sean Hannity tomorrow night, but the former VP nominee and new author also sat down with Bill O'Reilly. O'Reilly's team has put together this short promotional... [TVNewser]

Newsweek Editor Defends Palin Cover - Posted November 17, 2009
Newsweek's cover story on Sarah Palin -- and the accompanying cover photo -- raised a lot of eyebrows this week, including that of the former Alask... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Newsweek Editor Defends Palin Cover - Posted November 17, 2009
Newsweek's cover story on Sarah Palin -- and the accompanying cover photo -- raised a lot of eyebrows this week, including that of the former Alask... [FishbowlNY]

Newsweek's Meacham Responds to Palin Cover - Posted November 17, 2009
"We chose the most interesting image available to us to illustrate the theme of the cover, which is what we always try to do," Newsweek's Jon Meacham told the Huffington Post in response to attacks on the mag's "sexist" cover featuring ... [FishbowlDC]

FIshbowlNY Editor Has Nothing But Good News For The Menu - Posted November 17, 2009
It seems like there's only bad news in the media world these days. But this morning on the mediabistro.com Morning Media Menu, FishbowlNY editor Amanda Ernst and hosts Jason Boog of... [morningmedianewsfeed]

FIshbowlNY Editor Has Nothing But Good News For The Menu - Posted November 17, 2009
It seems like there's only bad news in the media world these days. But this morning on the mediabistro.com Morning Media Menu, FishbowlNY editor Amanda Ernst and hosts Jason Boog of... [FishbowlNY]

Sean Hannity to Interview Sarah Palin - Posted November 17, 2009
•Sean Hannity gets the first cable interview with former Republican Vice Presidential candidate Sarah Palin since the release of her memoir "Going Rogue." The interview airs tomorrow night at 9pmET on "Hannity." ... [TVNewser]

Sarah Who? Palin, Huh? Oprah? - Posted November 17, 2009
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News Notes: "Going Rogue" Edition - Posted November 13, 2009
• AP has an advance copy of Sarah Palin's "Going Rogue," out Tuesday. AP's fact-check. • Drudge's excerpts. • And WaPo's Howard Kurtz... [FishbowlDC]

Ratigan Uses Photoshopped Photos of Sarah Palin - Posted November 13, 2009
On today's "Morning Meeting," Dylan Ratigan and company had a segment asking why Americans are so wild about Sarah Palin. During the segment, Ratigan showed photos of Palin that, as Newsbusters... [TVNewser]

Sarah Palin on Katie Couric: 'I Almost Started to Feel Sorry for Her' - Posted November 13, 2009
The Drudge Report has a leaked excerpt from Chapter Four of Sarah Palin's new book, Going Rogue: An American Life. In it, Palin describes being stifled by the McCain campaign's "media blackout" and the ... [TVNewser]

Sarah Palin Criticizes AP Memoir Leak - Posted November 13, 2009
With an odd gunpowder metaphor on her Facebook page, former Alaskan governor Sarah Palin criticized the AP for "erroneously reporting" on her memoir when the news organization broke an embargo and reported on a leaked copy of her mem... [GalleyCat]

Morning Reading List 11.13.09 - Posted November 13, 2009
Good morning FishbowlDC! MSNBC threw Jeff Corwin a party at Occidental last night to celebrate "100 Heartbeats," a book and documentary on endangered species and climate change. What we... [FishbowlDC]

GalleyCatnip: Sarah Palin vs. Levi Johnston - Posted November 12, 2009
As the afternoon sun sets, much too soon, here are a few publishing links to play with... Daily Finance analyzes a a $20 million breach-of-contract lawsuit filed against Houghton Mifflin Harcourt by Cengage over textbook sales. ... [GalleyCat]

Sarah Palin on Katie Couric Interview: 'I Knew it was a Bad Interview' - Posted November 12, 2009
FishbowlDC has a partial transcript from Oprah Winfrey's interview yesterday with ... [TVNewser]

Palin Preview: Oprah Dishes on Interview - Posted November 12, 2009
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Sarah Palin To Begin Book Tour; Oprah Scheduled As First Stop - Posted November 11, 2009
Sarah Palin's book tour for "Going Rogue" begins next Monday with an interview on "The ... [PRNewser]

Morning Reading List 11.11.09 - Posted November 11, 2009
Good morning FishbowlDC! Today is Veterans Day. More "Se... [FishbowlDC]

First Big Sweeps Get: Diane Sawyer's Rihanna Interview - Posted November 5, 2009
Yes, it's November sweeps where national and local news outlets air their best stories and big interviews. Later this month, you'll hear from Sarah Palin and Janet Jackson. Just last night, NBC amortized its deal with Jenna Bush as she appeared on ... [TVNewser]

Barbara Walters Sits Down with Sarah Palin for 5-Part Interview - Posted November 4, 2009
ABC's Barbara Walters will sit down with former Vice Presidential candidate and Alaska Governor ... [TVNewser]

Spinning Election Night Results - Posted November 4, 2009
Communications teams are still spinning results from last night's elections, in which Republicans won governor's races in New Jersey and Virgina. Republican Michael Bloomberg ... [PRNewser]

Conservative Female Former CEO Descends on 2010 CA Election...Another One - Posted November 4, 2009
Ousted HP exec, former John McCain adviser, Sarah Palin bus throw-her-underer - ... [FishbowlLA]

On The Menu: Can Politico's New Local Model Kill WaPo? - Posted October 28, 2009
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On The Menu: Can Politico's New Local Model Kill WaPo? - Posted October 28, 2009
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Sarah Palin Earned At Least a $1.25 Million Memoir Advance - Posted October 28, 2009
In an earnings statement, Sarah Palin revealed she has already earned $1.25 million for her upcoming memoir, "Going Rogue: An American Life." According to the ... [GalleyCat]

Levi on Sarah: 'If She's Going to Go out There and Say Things...About Me, I'm Going to Leak Some Things on Her' - Posted October 27, 2009
Ahead of his Playgirl photoshoot, Levi Johnston is putting it all out for CBS' Maggie Rodriguez in an interview that airs to... [TVNewser]

You Betcha! Palin to Appear on Oprah - Posted October 20, 2009
In what Harpo Productions is promoting as a "world exclusive," Oprah will interview Sarah Palin November 16th, the day before the former Alaska Governor and Republican Vice Presidential candidate's book "Going Rogue: An American Life" is released. Winfrey and Palin will meet for the very first time on the episode. You'd remember... [FishbowlDC]

Sarah Palin to Appear on Oprah Next Month...Allegedly - Posted October 20, 2009
Former GOP veep candidate/Alaska governor Sarah Palin is scheduled to appear on Oprah Winfrey's day-time talk show on November 16th, ... [FishbowlLA]

4 Questions For Media Panel Moderator Extraordinaire Sara Benincasa - Posted October 19, 2009
At mediabistro.com's Dessert and Discourse event for women's magazine editors earlier this month, moderator Sara Benincasa guided the convers... [morningmedianewsfeed]

4 Questions For Media Panel Moderator Extraordinaire Sara Benincasa - Posted October 19, 2009
At mediabistro.com's Dessert and Discourse event for women's magazine editors earlier this month, moderator Sara Benincasa guided the convers... [FishbowlNY]

Live From New York, It's The Barneys Holiday Window Display - Posted October 13, 2009
Now here's a holiday window display we can get behind. After reliving the 1960's last year with his "Peace & Love: Have a Hippie Holiday" theme, Barneys New York's creative director Simon Doonan has cooked up a plan to commemorate timeless New York City-based sketch comedy show "Saturday Night Live" and its... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Live From New York, It's The Barneys Holiday Window Display - Posted October 13, 2009
Now here's a holiday window display we can get behind. After reliving the 1960's last year with his "Peace & Love: Have a Hippie Holiday" theme, Barneys New York's creative director Simon Doonan has cooked up a plan to commemorate timeless New York City-based sketch comedy show "Saturday Night Live" and its... [FishbowlNY]

On The Menu: Netflix For Books? - Posted October 13, 2009
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On The Menu: Netflix For Books? - Posted October 13, 2009
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Building a Netflix for Books - Posted October 13, 2009
Will people pay to rent books? Since 2007, one company has tried to build that new model. Today's guest on the Morning Media Menu was Chip O'Brien, director of customer service for Bookswim--a... [GalleyCat]

Playgirl and Playboy Make Matching 'Celebrity' PR Moves - Posted October 9, 2009
Both Playgirl and Playboy are getting aggressive with "celebrity" PR maneuvers this week. Marge Simpson ... [PRNewser]

Dog Poo On Air Force One|More Mulling Over Gourmet|Classical And Spanish Radio Stations Get Ready To Swap|Time's Joel Stein Writes A Memoir - Posted October 8, 2009
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Dog Poo On Air Force One|More Mulling Over Gourmet|Classical And Spanish Radio Stations Get Ready To Swap|Time's Joel Stein Writes A Memoir - Posted October 8, 2009
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John McCain Ponders Sarah Palin Memoir - Posted October 6, 2009
Recently at the Washington Ideas Festival, former presidential Senator John McCain fielded some questions about his expectations and worries about Sarah Palin's ... [GalleyCat]

Granta Tops Dan Brown in Chicago - Posted October 2, 2009
The Chicago-themed issue of Granta has made a big splash in the city, reportedly selling more copies than Dan Brown's "The Lost Symbol" at one local bookstore. The issue sold so well that Granta had to reprint more issues a week aft... [GalleyCat]

On The Menu: Letterman Scandal, Dick Cheney, Apple's Tablet - Posted October 2, 2009
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On The Menu: Letterman Scandal, Dick Cheney, Apple's Tablet - Posted October 2, 2009
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Former Newsweek Correspondent Turned PR Exec Richard Wolffe Returns to Countdown With Keith Olbermann - Posted October 2, 2009
Visit msnbc.com for Breaking News, World News, and News about the Economy Richard Wolffe, the former N... [PRNewser]

Jezebel's Artistic Analysis of Palin's Book Cover - Posted October 2, 2009
Yes, that's Chinese communist leader Mao Zedong also looking off into the distance, perhaps to Russia. Sarah Palin's new book "Going Rogue," which sounds kind of like public urination, but sure whatever. The cover for her first book, er a book about her written by someone else, like ... [FishbowlLA]

Letterman Blackmailed: Morning Reaction - Posted October 2, 2009
• Drew Barrymore on CBS' The Early Show: "I hope I didn't start anything by jumping on his desk, I've always had fun there, it's an unfortunate situation. I am no one to comment on it. I wish them the best." • ... [TVNewser]

Sarah Palin Tops Dan Brown - Posted October 1, 2009
As a long Thursday winds down, here's a sampling of publishing-related dispatches from around the Interwebs... Mediaite points out Sarah Palin memoir pre-orders have given Dan Brown a ... [GalleyCat]

Women's Mag Editors Meet To Discuss Launching Online Publications - Posted October 1, 2009
On Monday, mediabistro.com is holding its annual event for senior level women's magazine and online editors. Every year the invite-only event brings together women working in the industry to swap stories and compare experiences. Its panels have previously featured editors in chief like ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Women's Mag Editors Meet To Discuss Launching Online Publications - Posted October 1, 2009
On Monday, mediabistro.com is holding its annual event for senior level women's magazine and online editors. Every year the invite-only event brings together women working in the industry to swap stories and compare experiences. Its panels have previously featured editors in chief like ... [FishbowlNY]

Talking Digital Publishing On The Menu - Posted September 30, 2009
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Talking Digital Publishing On The Menu - Posted September 30, 2009
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More eBook Summit Guests Revealed - Posted September 30, 2009
From Sarah Palin's delayed digital book to Disney's online book push, eBooks have dominat... [GalleyCat]

Speedy Publishing On The Menu - Posted September 29, 2009
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Speedy Publishing On The Menu - Posted September 29, 2009
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Morning Reading List 09.29.09 - Posted September 29, 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]

Tucker Max: America's Douche - Posted September 24, 2009
Tucker Max's much anticipated (cough) movie is coming out this week. First off, as we have suggested in the past - Tucker Max was your former FBLA editor, ... [FishbowlLA]

Morning Reading List 09.16.09 - Posted September 16, 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. What know and what we're reading this Wednesday mo... [FishbowlDC]

Naming Congressman Joe Wilson's Memoir on Twitter - Posted September 10, 2009
Last night, South Carolina Republican Congressman Joe Wilson became instantly famous (and infamous) after yelling "You lie!" during President Barack Obama's health care speech in front of Congress. ... [GalleyCat]

Where in the World Is Sarah Palin? - Posted September 1, 2009
Where in the world is Sarah Palin? The short answer is easy: Writing her memoir. Long answer: Emailing her family members with sports trivia questions from an undisclosed location for the last month while working on her memoir. ... [GalleyCat]

Book Trailer for an Imaginary Author - Posted August 28, 2009
One year after being exposed as an invented character sup... [GalleyCat]

FishPoolDC: Our Insider's Notes from Today's Briefing - Posted August 12, 2009
Grandma's Safe: Health care and yesterday's N.H. town hall -- surprise, surprise -- stole the spotlight at today's briefing. Press Secretary Robert Gibbs was asked whether POTUS's having to explain that the government wouldn't kill Grandma was a sign that it was important to move a bill by the original August... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List 08.11.09 - Posted August 11, 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. Check out Washington Examiner Yeas & ... [FishbowlDC]

Olbermann's Special Comment on Town Hall Scare Tactics - Posted August 10, 2009
Meanwhile, over on MSNBC at 8pm, Keith Olbermann delivered a special comment on the healthcare debate, specifically the "orgy of fantasized violence and imagined revolution whose fires have been stoked for weeks, for months, for years by conservatives." Part one was saved exclusively for Sarah Palin. Part two, below, included... [TVNewser]

Lunch: The Usual Suspects Today -- But Sarah Palin Was Here Last Night! - Posted August 5, 2009
— DIANE CLEHANE Michael's was packed with plenty of familiar faces this afternoon. Seems the gang was out in force before disappearing for the true dog days of August. The real side show in the dining room took place last night, when none other than ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Lunch: The Usual Suspects Today -- But Sarah Palin Was Here Last Night! - Posted August 5, 2009
— DIANE CLEHANE Michael's was packed with plenty of familiar faces this afternoon. Seems the gang was out in force before disappearing for the true dog days of August. The real side show in the dining room took place last night, when none other than ... [FishbowlNY]

Hearst Tries New Ads On Newspaper Sites|Clear Channel Turns Down Palin Radio Show|Olbermann-O'Reilly Fued Squashed By Execs|WaPo Posts Profit - Posted August 1, 2009
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Hearst Tries New Ads On Newspaper Sites|Clear Channel Turns Down Palin Radio Show|Olbermann-O'Reilly Fued Squashed By Execs|WaPo Posts Profit - Posted August 1, 2009
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Advice From "The Hills" Kristin Cavallari - Posted July 31, 2009
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Advice From "The Hills" Kristin Cavallari - Posted July 31, 2009
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Clear Channel Passed on Palin Radio Show - Posted July 30, 2009
Paige Albiniak at B&C writes: My own sources say much what they said when asked about a TV show f... [FishbowlLA]

Reality, Referenced:Palin is to Dowd as Obama is to Nussle - Posted July 29, 2009
Maybe it's related to the Real Housewives of DC or because a group of perfect strangers is being forced to live together in a house only blocks from my office...Whatever the cause, I'm beginning to feel a little like Jim Carey in the Truman Show. Even political journos are referencing reality TV.... [FishbowlDC]

Cartoonist Bob Eckstein Joins The Menu To Talk Freelancing, Microsoft/Yahoo & Palin - Posted July 29, 2009
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Cartoonist Bob Eckstein Joins The Menu To Talk Freelancing, Microsoft/Yahoo & Palin - Posted July 29, 2009
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Taking Out The Trash - Posted July 28, 2009
What we almost missed today... • Above, William Shatner does ... [FishbowlDC]

Sarah Palin as Read by William Shatner - Posted July 28, 2009
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Palin to Media: "Quit Making Things Up" - Posted July 27, 2009
Sarah Palin turned over the governorship reigns in Alaska yesterday, but not before taking a few final jabs at the mainstream media: "So, how about, in honor of the American soldier, you quit making things up" and later, "Our new governor has a very nice family, too, so leave his kids... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List 07.27.09 - Posted July 27, 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. From yesterday's ... [FishbowlDC]

Don Lemon Tries To Be Positive About Palin - Posted July 27, 2009
After ... [FishbowlLA]

Editors Take on Sarah Palin's Speech - Posted July 21, 2009
Vanity Fair has a web exclusive of three editors taking inked swipes at Sarah Palin's resignation speech she gave July 3. Read the entire thing here. Previously on FBLA: ... [FishbowlLA]

Carrie Prejean (Of Course) is Writing a Book - Posted July 20, 2009
Former Miss California, Carrie Prejean, who was such a pain to the Miss Universe franchise (an organization that should be completely immune to diva) got canned for not showing up to her contractual obligatio... [FishbowlLA]

Morning Reading List 07.16.09 - Posted July 15, 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. What we know and what we're reading this Thursday... [FishbowlDC]

News & Documentary Emmy Nominations Announced - Posted July 14, 2009
Nominations for the 30th Annual News and Documentary Emmy Awards were announced today. PBS picked up the most nominations with 41. CBS News followed with 23; ABC News has 13; NBC 10; CNN 8; BBC America with 3; and MSNBC has 2. "60 Minutes" leads all shows wi... [TVNewser]

Palin's WaPo Op-Ed - Posted July 14, 2009
Did you notice Sarah Palin's byline in today's WaPo? She pens an op-ed "The 'Cap And Tax' Dead End," saying that President Obama's cap-and-trade energy plan is an enormous threat to the economy. Check it out here. ... [FishbowlDC]

Palin-Palooza: Media Spoofs, Speculations and Spectacles - Posted July 10, 2009
NY Times: Maureen Dowd walks a mile in Sarah Palin's parka with a spoofed diary entry... [FishbowlDC]

We Still Love Simon Dumenco - Posted July 10, 2009
Media columnist for Advertising Age Simon Dumenco, who once won our affections by calling Huffington Post a "media plantation" penned a farcical satire of Sarah Palin and her ... [FishbowlLA]

LA's Spamalot Takes on Sarah Palin - Posted July 9, 2009
LAObserved reports: Wednesday night's opening performance of "Monty Python's Spamalot" at the Ahmanson ended with creator Eric Idle taking the stage (to a standing ovation, though his name was never used) and describing ... [FishbowlLA]

FBLA Editor Self-Pimps Huffpo Piece - Posted July 8, 2009
Yes, your humble editor penned a hilarious piece about Sarah Palin and put it up on Huffington Post. The piece, titled "Attention Media: Sarah Palin Hates You, You Betcha!" reads: See, Nixon was bitter because he was just as smart and capable as elites -- he just wasn't one. He got accepted to... [FishbowlLA]

TV Reporters Go Fishing - Posted July 7, 2009
Visit msnbc.com for Breaking News, World News, and News about the Econ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

TV Reporters Go Fishing - Posted July 7, 2009
Visit msnbc.com for Breaking News, World News, and News about the Econ... [FishbowlNY]

Morning Reading List 07.07.09 - Posted July 7, 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]

Sarah Palin Takes Correspondents Fishing - Posted July 7, 2009
In addition to the interview given to FNC's Dan Springer earlier yesterday, Gov. Sarah Palin also explained ... [TVNewser]

FNC Gets Interview with Sarah Palin - Posted July 6, 2009
Fox News Seattle-based correspondent Dan Springer got an interview with Gov. Sarah Palin today in Alaska. The interview will air first tomorrow morning on America's Newsroom at 9amET. This is Palin's ... [TVNewser]

Publisher: Palin's Book's Gonna Be Huge|MJ Funeral Coverage All Set|Palin's Resignation Speech More Coherent When Edited To 1 Min|NYT Restricts Texting On Company Phones - Posted July 6, 2009
GalleyCat: The debate continues over whether Sarah Palin's resignation was... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Publisher: Palin's Book's Gonna Be Huge|MJ Funeral Coverage All Set|Palin's Resignation Speech More Coherent When Edited To 1 Min|NYT Restricts Texting On Company Phones - Posted July 6, 2009
GalleyCat: The debate continues over whether Sarah Palin's resignation was... [FishbowlNY]

The Ticker (NBC Edition): Schiavocampo, Jones, Mitchell.. - Posted July 6, 2009
> NBC's Mara Schiavocampo is in Ghana ahead of Pres. Obama's trip there later this week. On the DailyNightly blog she writes, "there will be tons of video which we'll be filing for Nightly News and the Nightly News Web site. We'll be blogging regularly right here and posting original text... [TVNewser]

Sarah Palin's Memoir Move - Posted July 6, 2009
Today on the Morning Media Menu, Politico reporter Michael Calderone pondered the future of ... [GalleyCat]

Politico's Michael Calderone Is On The Menu Talking About WaPo Salons And Palin - Posted July 6, 2009
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Politico's Michael Calderone Is On The Menu Talking About WaPo Salons And Palin - Posted July 6, 2009
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Sarah Palin's Resignation Catches Media Off Guard - Posted July 6, 2009
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Sarah Palin's Resignation Catches Media Off Guard - Posted July 6, 2009
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Morning Reading List 07.06.09 - Posted July 6, 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 NBC's ... [FishbowlDC]

Sarah Palin Hates the Media - Posted July 6, 2009
Sarah Palin hates the media and all those smarty people in it. All the people who have been keeping track of her track record and annoying her message with facts and actualities, she hates them. She hates them all so much her revenge was announcing on the Friday of a ... [FishbowlLA]

Beltway Boys: VF On Politico - Posted July 1, 2009
Politico channels "Reservior Dogs," as pointed out by Patrick Gavin via Twitter. Photo from VF. Todd... [FishbowlDC]

ABC News' Rick Klein Checks In To The Menu - Posted July 1, 2009
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ABC News' Rick Klein Checks In To The Menu - Posted July 1, 2009
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Morning Media Menu: ABC's Rick Klein - Posted July 1, 2009
ABC News' senior political reporter Rick Klein joined the Morning Media Menu today to discuss some of the week's big political headlines, including Al Franken's new Senate seat and Sarah Palin's rough profile in Vanity Fair. "In my estimatio... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List 07.01.09 - Posted July 1, 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. What we know and what we're reading this Wednesda... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List 06.30.09 - Posted June 30, 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]

"Everyone Is Waiting For The Next Great Katie Moment" - Posted June 26, 2009
After her now-famous interview of Gov. Sarah Palin, MarketWatch's Jon Friedman writes ... [TVNewser]

Perez Hilton and the First Amendment - Posted June 24, 2009
Will.i.am's manager punched gossip toady Perez Hilton after Hilton called him names that made GLAAD ... [FishbowlLA]

Lunch: Hoda Kotb & Bravo's Housewives Hold Court - Posted June 17, 2009
— DIANE CLEHANE It was SRO at Michael's today, and although the place was filled to the brim with movers and shakers of every stripe, all eyes were on table one: Today's Hoda Kotb presided over a raucous l... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Lunch: Hoda Kotb & Bravo's Housewives Hold Court - Posted June 17, 2009
— DIANE CLEHANE It was SRO at Michael's today, and although the place was filled to the brim with movers and shakers of every stripe, all eyes were on table one: Today's Hoda Kotb presided over a raucous l... [FishbowlNY]

Joy Behar: "I Don't Want To Do Just a Liberal Show" - Posted June 12, 2009
Soon-to-be HLN host Joy Behar gave some insight into what she envisions for her show, in ... [TVNewser]

Weekend Show Preview: June 13-14, 2009 - Posted June 12, 2009
The Situation Room w/ Wolf Blitzer: Gov. Sarah Palin (R-AK) will discuss gas pipeline, Letterman feud, Obama and 2012. Dir. OMB Peter Orszag, Sen. Judd Gregg ... [FishbowlDC]

Gov. Sarah Palin on Today, Then CNN - Posted June 12, 2009
Gov. Sarah Palin appeared on NBC's Today show, in a lengthy interview with Matt Lauer. For more than five minutes, the topic of ... [TVNewser]

Governor Palin Is Not Amused - Posted June 12, 2009
Sarah Palin appeared on the Today Show with Matt Lauer this morning and spoke about the controversial jokes made about her and her daughter by ... [FishbowlLA]

Matt Lauer Gets Exclusive Live Interview With Gov. Sarah Palin - Posted June 11, 2009
Where will Gov. Sarah Palin make her first televised response to David Letterman? NBC's Today show. Matt Laue... [TVNewser]

Letterman Responds To Palin Drama - Posted June 11, 2009
David Letterman has been getting some grief the last few days for jokes he made about Governor Sarah Palin and her 18-year old daughter, teen pregnancy spokesmodel Bristol Palin. Last night he responded- ... [FishbowlLA]

Contessa Brewer's John Ziegler Interview Ends in "Cut The Mic, Please" - Posted June 10, 2009
MSNBC had "Media Malpractice" filmmaker John Ziegler on last hour, and it went pretty much ... [TVNewser]

Gov. Palin Visits Wolf & Crew At CNN Today - Posted June 9, 2009
Jon Voight might have been at TWT today, but it's Sarah Palin who's making some news with a vi... [FishbowlDC]

Gov. Palin Visits the Situation Room - Posted June 9, 2009
A CNN producer snapped this image, then Twitpic'd it, of Gov. Sarah Palin dropping in to CNN's Washington bureau today and stopping by The Situation Room with ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Filmmaker John Ziegler Critical Of Obama Press Coverage On The Menu - Posted June 4, 2009
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Filmmaker John Ziegler Critical Of Obama Press Coverage On The Menu - Posted June 4, 2009
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What Does the Future Hold For Greta Van Susteren? - Posted May 25, 2009
In today's NYTimes, Brian Stelter wraps up much of the chatter that's been out there about Fox News host Greta Van Susteren - about her husband ... [TVNewser]

Greta's Husband Tried to Bring Sarah Palin and Hillary Clinton Together - Posted May 19, 2009
It's hard to imagine it would ever happen — that Gov. Sarah Palin would help pay down some of the campaign debt of Hillary Clinton. But Politico ... [TVNewser]

Today on the Menu: Navigating the Media Job Market - Posted May 13, 2009
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Today on the Menu: Navigating the Media Job Market - Posted May 13, 2009
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Menu: Tips on Navigating the Media Job Market - Posted May 13, 2009
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Morning Reading List 05.13.09 - Posted May 13, 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. It is day 114 covering the Obama administration a... [FishbowlDC]

Greta Van Susteren: Todd Palin's "Handler"? - Posted May 10, 2009
Many TV networks had celebrity guests at their White House Correspondents Association Dinner tables, but FNC's Greta Van Susteren seems to have taken the task of making Fox guest Todd Palin... [TVNewser]

Where In The World Is Sarah Palin? - Posted May 6, 2009
Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin certainly is popular these days! The Daily News points out Gov. Palin is expected to be at the WHCD on Saturday as a guest of Fox News but also has outstanding invitations to an event in New York and to join a Republican "listening tour" across the country. Will... [FishbowlDC]

Celebrating The "Superior Species" - Posted April 27, 2009
Meredith Vieira is a BFOM: a "Big Fan of Matrix." The Today show anchor not only emceed this year's Matrix Awards, honoring extraordinary achievements by women in the communications industry, she is also a past winner. "This is a room full of such accomplished women, it's a little mind-boggling," Vieira told TVNewser... [TVNewser]

The Ticker (Programming Edition): King, Ramsey, Roberts... - Posted April 21, 2009
> Gov. Sarah Palin's grandson's father (got that?) is not done talking. CNN's Larry King Live gets the prime time exclusive with Levi Johnston along with his full-throated mother Sherry and sister Mercedes. The three will be on set in Los Angeles on the show tomorrow night.... [TVNewser]

"Tweet Outrage" Directed at Katie Couric - Posted April 17, 2009
A netroots campaign is being organized on Twitter related to Katie Couric's appearance at USC earlier this week. On Wednesday, Couric accepted a Walter Cronkite award for her campaign reporting, especially her interviews with GOP VP nominee Sarah Palin. Outside the hall, filmmaker ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Todd Palin Gets the Celebrity Treatment - Posted March 31, 2009
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Couric Talks Palin, Sexism, Future at CBS - Posted March 24, 2009
CBS Evening News anchor Katie Couric is featured in a lengthy, wide-ranging profile in Elle Magazine this month by ... [TVNewser]

Greta Responds to Reports Her Husband is Advising Palin - Posted March 19, 2009
After a report in the Washington Post said Greta Van Susteren's husband, John Coale... [TVNewser]

Katie Couric Wins Award Named for her Evening News Predecessor - Posted March 10, 2009
CBS Evening News anchor Katie Couric has won a Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Television Political Journalism from ... [TVNewser]

Couric: "It's A Little Retro To Strictly Talk About Ratings" - Posted February 20, 2009
In a wide-ranging interview on The Daily Beast, Lloyd Grove talks to Katie Couric about Gov. ... [TVNewser]

Every Network Picks Up Greta's Bristol Palin Interview - Posted February 17, 2009
How do you get every network morning show and your cable competition to play interview clips and break out the "Fox News" courtesies? Well, getting Gov. Sarah Palin's daughter, Bristol Palin, On the Record saying abstinence "is not realistic at all" helps. ... [TVNewser]

Octo-Mom Parody Hits YouTube - Posted February 17, 2009
We ... [FishbowlLA]

NBC.com Milks Fey as Palin with Valentine's ECard - Posted February 13, 2009
NBC.com has added this Valentine's Day e-card featuring Tina Fey as Sarah Palin. Interesting, if a bit old. But I suppose the ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Feeling Passionate About WD-40 - Posted February 10, 2009
InternetNews.com's David Needle on assignment for WebNewser at the UGCX. While Facebook, MySpace and a handful of others are readily identified as social networks, social sites on the Web abound whether or not they're recognized as such. "I think we need to redefine social networks," ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Octuplets Story Promises to Get Even Creepier - Posted February 6, 2009
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Zucker on Olbermann's O'Reilly Feud: "He Knows That I Wish It Weren't So Personal" - Posted February 5, 2009
Newsweek's Johnnie L. Roberts talks to NBCU CEO Jeff Zucker in a web exclusive Q&A about MSNBC, ... [TVNewser]

Rodriguez Talks Blago, Sully on Today's "Menu" - Posted February 4, 2009
CBS' The Early Show anchor Maggie Rodriguez joined us this morning on the mediabistro.com Morning Media Menu podcast. Last week Rodriguez interviewed Gov. Rod Blagojevich in on... [TVNewser]

Geist Talks Blago as TV Star on Today's "Menu": "I Think He's Too Crazy" - Posted February 2, 2009
Morning Joe's Willie Geist joined us this morning on the mediabistro.com Morning Media Menu podcast, minutes after leaving the MSNBC set. In fact, he was still wearing his studio make-up ("Even when I'm not on TV, I like to wear make-up for interviews," he said). Doe... [TVNewser]

She's Back...and She's on the Web - Posted January 27, 2009
Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin has launched her political action committee and the accompanying Website. SarahPac is "dedicated to building America's future, supporting fresh ideas and candidates who share our vision for reform and innovation." The site includes an email sign up, a link for donations and ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Morning Reading List, 01.22.09 - Posted January 22, 2009
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]

Beck Begins With Total Viewer Win - Posted January 21, 2009
Glenn Beck's new Fox News program premiered Monday, and the 5pmET show debuted with 2,388,000 Total Viewers and 467,000 in the A25-54 demo. It placed first in ... [TVNewser]

Glenn Beck's First Guest: Sarah Palin - Posted January 15, 2009
Glenn Beck's 5pmET Fox News program premieres on Monday, and Politico's Michael Cald... [TVNewser]

Jon Stewart Takes on Sarah Palin Part Two - Posted January 14, 2009
.cc_box a:hover .cc_home{background:url('http://www.comedycentral.com/comedycentral/video/assets/syndicated-logo-over.png') !important;}.cc_links a{color:#b9b9b9;text-decoration:none;}.cc_show a{color:#707070;text-decoration:none;}.cc_title a{color:#868686;text-decoration:none;}.cc_links a:hover{color:#67bee2;text-decoration:underline;}... [FishbowlLA]

Huckabee: "Katie Couric Was Extraordinarily Gentle" on Palin - Posted January 13, 2009
FNC host Mike Huckabee is profiled in this month's Esquire magazine by A.J. Jacobs, who follows the forme... [TVNewser]

Golden Globes Actually Interesting This Year...Kind Of...Thanks to Tina Fey - Posted January 12, 2009
Okay, we're going to admit that when the Golden Globes was canceled... [FishbowlLA]

TVNewser Challenge '09 Poll Results - Posted January 10, 2009
With more votes cast this year than last year, the TVNewser Challenge '09 has come to an end. Let's take a look at the results: In two repeat votes from last year, 68% thought the Today show would "maintain its dominance" in the year ahead and 59% picked the NBC Nightly News... [TVNewser]

Shuster vs. Palin Interviewer on MSNBC - Posted January 9, 2009
When "Media Malpractice" filmmaker John Ziegler appeared on MSNBC to discuss the YouTube clips released yesterday of his interview... [TVNewser]

Morning Media Menu: January 9 - Posted January 9, 2009
Today on Morning Media Menu — our newly-launched audio podcast based around the mediabistro.com Morning Newsfeed and mediabistro.com blog networ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Morning Media Menu: January 9 - Posted January 9, 2009
Today on Morning Media Menu — our newly-launched audio podcast based around the mediabistro.com Morning Newsfeed and mediabistro.com blog networ... [FishbowlNY]

Palin: "Katie, You're Not The Center of Everybody's Universe" - Posted January 8, 2009
In a YouTube clip from an upcoming documentary, Gov. Sarah Palin blasts the media, and specifically ... [TVNewser]

Still Time To Vote... - Posted January 7, 2009
The 2009 TVNewser Challenge started on December 31, and more than 25,000 votes streamed in over the long weekend. But there's still time! Voting closes tomorrow night. Some notes so far: • Unlike last year's razor-thin margin, NBC Nightly News is currently predicted by 59% to take 1st place this year. Think it... [TVNewser]

Sklar: "If 2009 Isn't the Year of the Black Media Star, Then we are All Doing Something Wrong" - Posted January 3, 2009
Rachel Sklar, formerly of The Huffington Post and now of Abrams Research, takes a look back at '08 (and a look forward) in a column on The Daily Beast. One area is the African American media landscape. "Considering what a watershed year it was racially, surprisingly few new African-American sta... [TVNewser]

2008: The Stranger Than Fiction News Year - Posted December 31, 2008
Wow. This was quite a year, no? Twelve months ago the media world w... [morningmedianewsfeed]

2008: The Stranger Than Fiction News Year - Posted December 31, 2008
Wow. This was quite a year, no? Twelve months ago the media world w... [FishbowlNY]

Morning Media Menu: December 31 - Posted December 31, 2008
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Morning Reading List, 12.29.08 - Posted December 29, 2008
Good morning, Washington. What DC museum is featured above? Think you know? Email us with your best guess. AND: Join us after the jump to find out if you guessed our last contest correctly. Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning... [FishbowlDC]

In "Foot-in-Mouth" Category, Matthews Doesn't Nominate Himself - Posted December 28, 2008
On his syndicated weekend show, Chris Matthews and his panel spent the half hour looking back at 2008, giving awards in several categories. One category was "Foot-in-Mouth" award. The nominees included Joe Biden and his "Obama will be tested" comment; Barack O... [TVNewser]

Top 2008 News Stories that Don't Begin With 'O' - Posted December 23, 2008
Barack Obama is not the only top story of 2008! Over at The Morning Delivery Bill Lucey... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Top 2008 News Stories that Don't Begin With 'O' - Posted December 23, 2008
Barack Obama is not the only top story of 2008! Over at The Morning Delivery Bill Lucey... [FishbowlNY]

Morning Reading List, 12.22.08 - Posted December 22, 2008
Good morning, Washington. Which Washingtonians feature the above framed message in their bathroom?' Think you know? Email us with your best guess. AND: Join us after the jump to find out if you guessed our last contest correctly. Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of... [FishbowlDC]

CBS and FNC Embeds To Write Palin Book - Posted December 19, 2008
Galleycat's Jason Boog writes about a just-signed book deal for Scott F. Conroy of CBS News and Shushannah Walshe of Fo... [TVNewser]

Merry Christmas From the Family - Posted December 19, 2008
We post this 1994 classic by ... [FishbowlLA]

Vogue Highlights Three TVNewsers "Shaping the News" - Posted December 16, 2008
In next month's Vogue Magazine, three female tvnewsers are highlighted: "As we enter a new political era, we salute three woman standouts: veteran Katie Couric and rising stars... [TVNewser]

Photo Caption Contest - Posted December 12, 2008
For this week's caption contest, we have this picture of Alaska Governor and former Vice Presidential candidate Sarah Palin: Send your entries through the box below, or e-mail them to us at fishbowldc AT mediabistro DOT com. ... [FishbowlDC]

Arianna Huffington is Media Person of the Year - Posted December 9, 2008
I Want Media has named Arianna Huffington their Person of the Year, presumably based ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Arianna Huffington is Media Person of the Year - Posted December 9, 2008
I Want Media has named Arianna Huffington their Person of the Year, presumably based ... [FishbowlNY]

WGA Awards Want 'Simpsons,' 'Breaking Bad' And Tina's '30 Rock' - Posted December 8, 2008
Tina Fey is likely to be lauded for more than just impersonating Sarah Palin with the Writers Guild of America awa... [FishbowlLA]

Morning Reading List, 12.05.08 - Posted December 5, 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]

Morning Reading List, 12.02.08 - Posted December 2, 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]

"Their Only Strategy Seems to be Picking out the Red M&Ms at the Green Room on Hardball" - Posted November 30, 2008
The two men who made up the fake John McCain adviser Martin Eisenstadt went on Reliable Sources this morning. Host ... [TVNewser]

CNBC Paid for Sarah Palin's Outerwear - Posted November 26, 2008
The WaPo's Reliable Source reports CNBC paid for $300 for clothing worn by Gov. Sarah Palin for an interview ... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List, 11.25.08 - Posted November 25, 2008
Good Morning Washington. What DC restaurant is featured above? Think you know? Email us with your best guess. AND: Join us after the jump to find out if you guessed our last contest correctly." Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning... [FishbowlDC]

Greta Says She, Not Palin, Spelled Name Wrong - Posted November 24, 2008
Greta Van Susteren called out The Washington Post's "The Reliable Source" column today ... [TVNewser]

What Dave Didn't Ask Katie - Posted November 20, 2008
Last night on the Late Show, David Letterman chatted with Katie Couric about her role as both anchor and managing editor of the CBS Evening News, her "post-election hangover" and thos... [TVNewser]

Letterman Talks to Katie Couric About the Palin Interviews: 'The Newspaper Question Was an Easy Question' - Posted November 20, 2008
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Letterman Talks to Katie Couric About the Palin Interviews: 'The Newspaper Question Was an Easy Question' - Posted November 20, 2008
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Couric and Letterman Heart Palin - Posted November 20, 2008
This is ... [FishbowlLA]

Morning Reading List, 11.19.08 - Posted November 19, 2008
Good morning Washington. What D.C. building is featured in the above picture? Think you know? Drop us an email and we'll give you the correct answer (and list the correct guessers) in tomorrow's Morning Reading List. Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort... [FishbowlDC]

Greta Response to Kurtz Stays Unpublished - Posted November 17, 2008
Following Howard Kurtz' story last Thursday that included David Zurawik's critique of Greta Van Susteren's interview with Go... [TVNewser]

Now Sarah Palin Will Be Able to Name At Least One Book... - Posted November 17, 2008
RadarOnline reports: Sarah Palin has garnered more than fame from her failed Vice-Presidential bid. She is reportedly close to making a book deal for $7 million. "... [FishbowlLA]

Rick Davis Reflects on Palin Media Roll-out - Posted November 14, 2008
With the election over, Sen. John McCain's campaign manager Rick Davis is speaking out about the thinking behind Gov. Sar... [TVNewser]

Palin and the Press - Posted November 13, 2008
FNC's Greta Van Susteren and NBC's Matt Lauer have joined her in her kitchen; CNN's Larry King and ... [TVNewser]

Real New York Times Exposes Fake McCain Adviser - Posted November 13, 2008
People are certainly taking the fake news trend to an extreme these days. Yesterday was all about the fake New York Times and today comes word that Martin Eisenst... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Real New York Times Exposes Fake McCain Adviser - Posted November 13, 2008
People are certainly taking the fake news trend to an extreme these days. Yesterday was all about the fake New York Times and today comes word that Martin Eisenst... [FishbowlNY]

Morning Reading List, 11.13.08 - Posted November 13, 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]

"Martin Eisenstadt" Revealed: "If They Were Going To Be Cowards, Then We Figured We May As Well Step In" - Posted November 12, 2008
The New York Times' Richard Perez-Pena breaks the news of who Martin Eisenstadt... [TVNewser]

Carl Cameron Talks...And So Does "Martin Eisenstadt" - Posted November 12, 2008
Today FNC's Carl Cameron opened up about his reporting on Gov. Sarah Palin from "unnamed sources." The story first came to light the day after the election, and has itself made news ever... [TVNewser]

Sarah Palin Doesn't Need Any Advice from Katie Couric - Posted November 12, 2008
Here we go again. A day after Matt Lauer asked Gov. Sarah Palin about ... [TVNewser]

Will a Suicide Change American Idol? - Posted November 12, 2008
American Idol has been a television juggernaut for Fox. It sweeps in the ratings - it's been a cultural mainstay for eight seasons. Nine? American Idol has been idolized - replicated... [FishbowlLA]

Barone Apologizes For Palin Abortion Comment - Posted November 12, 2008
Politico's Mike Allen and Andy Barr write about an off-color comment made by Fox News political contributor ... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List, 11.12.08 - Posted November 12, 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]

Who Is Martin Eisenstadt? - Posted November 11, 2008
All day, TVNewser has been making calls on the story of Martin Eisenstadt, trying to find out if the person who claims to be one of the sources of Carl Cameron's reporting about ... [TVNewser]

Matt Asks Sarah About Katie - Posted November 11, 2008
During his interview with Gov. Sarah Palin, Matt Lauer asks about his former Today show colleague, ... [TVNewser]

The Loser of the 2008 Election - Posted November 11, 2008
Remember when we all laughed at the quip that Joe the Plumber had done more interviews than VP presidential candidate Sarah Palin? Remember back in October how funny we all thought that was? Oh those were the days...there were just a couple of clips of Sarah Palin that t... [FishbowlLA]

Palin on Fox: I Know Africa is a Continent - Posted November 11, 2008
Hmm, not even Barack Obama's election and the new "civility" at the White House can knock Sarah Palin out of the headlines. She did her first post-election interview with Fox's Greta Van Susteren last night and appeared again with ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Palin on Fox: I Know Africa is a Continent - Posted November 11, 2008
Hmm, not even Barack Obama's election and the new "civility" at the White House can knock Sarah Palin out of the headlines. She did her first post-election interview with Fox's Greta Van Susteren last night and appeared again with ... [FishbowlNY]

Martin Eisenstadt: I Was Carl Cameron's Source - Posted November 10, 2008
>UPDATE: Aw, yes...Thanks tipsters: We knew that name rang a bell? Remember the name Martin Eisenstadt. As in that Martin Eisenstadft? Looks like the prankster is up to hoax-ing again, and it's doubtful that he was, in fact, Cameron's real source. Remember ... [FishbowlDC]

The Ticker: NYC, Miami, Mt. Kilimanjaro... - Posted November 10, 2008
> FBN's Eric Bolling is joining the network's 5pmET show "Happy Hour" as co-host. Bolling joins Cody Willard and Rebecca (formerly Gomez) Diamond for the show which originates from the Bull & Bear pub in The Waldo... [TVNewser]

Greta and Bill Disagree Over Reporting of Palin Gossip Rumor News - Posted November 10, 2008
Johnny Dollar was listening to The Radio Factor today as FNC's Greta Van Susteren called in. The O'Reilly-Van Susteren chat occurred about 20 minutes before Greta's interview with Gov. Sarah Palin. At issue: ... [TVNewser]

Olbermann Signs Contract Extension with MSNBC - Posted November 10, 2008
MSNBC's Keith Olbermann joined the ladies of The View today. But one piece of news he didn't get to report was about himself. TVNewser has learned Olbermann has signed a contract extension with MSNBC/NBC that takes him through the 2012 election. Olberman... [TVNewser]

2008 Over, But Who's Next For Republicans? - Posted November 9, 2008
The election is only five days gone, but the Republicans (if you can ever believe anything that AOL posts) are already huddling to find a candidate to challenge Barack in 2012. A few names near the top of their list include ... [FishbowlLA]

The Ticker (Weekend Edition): Daily Cafe, Pulling Over, News as Art... - Posted November 8, 2008
> MSNBC's Alex Witt and former congressman (and former Gopher) Fred Grandy will host the series Daily Cafe on Retirement Living TV. The show is in its third season, but this will be this is the first season NBC News will be involved. The sho... [TVNewser]

Sarah Palin Goin' Rogue With Interviews - Posted November 8, 2008
After unnamed McCain staffers took to the press spreading stories about Gov. Sarah Palin, she has been responding this week. But she's doing it in ... [TVNewser]

The First Post-Election Interview with John McCain Goes To... - Posted November 7, 2008
...Jay Leno. That's right. Leno will interview Sen. John McCain next Tuesday on The Tonight Show, in honor of Veterans Day. This will be McCain's first interview since his defeat last Tuesday. Since the show tapes earlier in the evening, expect to see clips on the cable networks before the airing... [TVNewser]

Jon Stewart: 'Let Me Guess After the Iraq War is Over You Got a Great Story for Us' - Posted November 7, 2008
So! Not surprisingly, now that the election is over, all the behind-the-scenes dirty laundry is being aired. And by dirty laundry we really mean, how Sarah Palin... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Jon Stewart: 'Let Me Guess After the Iraq War is Over You Got a Great Story for Us' - Posted November 7, 2008
So! Not surprisingly, now that the election is over, all the behind-the-scenes dirty laundry is being aired. And by dirty laundry we really mean, how Sarah Palin... [FishbowlNY]

Palin's First Post-Election Sit-Down Goes to Greta - Posted November 7, 2008
Drudge is reporting Gov. Sarah Palin will sit down with FNC's Greta Van Susteren for her first post-election interview, to air... [TVNewser]

LAT In 90 Seconds - Posted November 7, 2008
Not Running: The guy who developed The Grove, Rick Caruso, has put an end to months of Internet whispering and said "he would not challenge incumbent Los Angeles Mayor ... [FishbowlLA]

Newsweek Takes a Look Behind the Campaign '08 Curtain: Wasilla Hillbillies and Russian Hackers, Oh My! - Posted November 5, 2008
Inevitably the next few weeks will result in many-behind-the-scenes, this is was really happened accounts, or book deals. Particularly, one imagines, from the McCain camp where, despite John McCain's gracious speech last night the finger-pointing must have already begun (... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Newsweek Takes a Look Behind the Campaign '08 Curtain: Wasilla Hillbillies and Russian Hackers, Oh My! - Posted November 5, 2008
Inevitably the next few weeks will result in many-behind-the-scenes, this is was really happened accounts, or book deals. Particularly, one imagines, from the McCain camp where, despite John McCain's gracious speech last night the finger-pointing must have already begun (... [FishbowlNY]

Election Day 2008: The Palin Media Doctrine and Other While-You-Wait Links - Posted November 4, 2008
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Election Day 2008: The Palin Media Doctrine and Other While-You-Wait Links - Posted November 4, 2008
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TV News Snapshot: 11:17amET - Posted November 4, 2008
It was a bit chaotic outside Phoenix church where Sen. John McCain cast his vote this morning, as no cameras were allowed inside the facility. However his running mate, Gov. Sarah Palin, was joined by cameras earlier in the 11:00 hour from Wasilla, AK. Following McCain leaving the voting booth, Palin... [TVNewser]

The Ticker: Willard, Russert, Embeds... - Posted November 3, 2008
> FBN's Cody Willard made another appearance on ABC's 20/20 Friday night. And, if nothing else, he's bullish: "We're still up more than 1,000% in just the time since I was in elementary school. Relative to where we were 25 years ago, this is still an amazing time and place to... [TVNewser]

Campbell Brown "Breaking Through the Clutter" - Posted November 3, 2008
Marketwatch.com's Jon Friedman thinks Campbell Brown, "has found her footing" at CNN. Brown has established herself as a voice of reason who doesn't shout, preen, make wild predictions, delight in buttonholing people with "gotcha" questions or exploit the gaffes of the hard-working candidates (yes, including Sarah Palin). What's especially striking about Brown's... [TVNewser]

Keith Olbermann Responds to Ben Affleck's SNL Skit - Posted November 3, 2008
Over at Swampland Ana Marie Cox ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Keith Olbermann Responds to Ben Affleck's SNL Skit - Posted November 3, 2008
Over at Swampland Ana Marie Cox ... [FishbowlNY]

John McCain on Saturday Night Live - Posted November 3, 2008
SNL has turned into must be seen on TV for the candidates, particularly in these last few weeks. John McCain appeared this last Saturday in what could alternately be viewed as a last ditch attempt to reach voters, or, a last ditch attempt to salvage what remains of his tattered... [morningmedianewsfeed]

John McCain on Saturday Night Live - Posted November 3, 2008
SNL has turned into must be seen on TV for the candidates, particularly in these last few weeks. John McCain appeared this last Saturday in what could alternately be viewed as a last ditch attempt to reach voters, or, a last ditch attempt to salvage what remains of his tattered... [FishbowlNY]

Shuster v. Porritt - Posted November 3, 2008
MSNBC's David Shuster goes at it with McCain flak Ben Porritt over Gov. Sarah Palin's recent comments re: the First Amendment. ... [FishbowlDC]

Affleck as Olbermann: "It is the Fear and the Tyranny Up With Which We Dare No Longer Put" - Posted November 2, 2008
So, the Keith Olbermann skit made it into the live edition of SNL last night. Ben Affleck, who's been a guest on Countdown, played Olbermann to the extreme, and that's not easy to do. We were particularly fond of ... [TVNewser]

"Keith Olbermann" on SNL - Posted November 1, 2008
Tonight MSNBC's Keith Olbermann gets his big shot on Saturday Night Live, unfortunately, he's being played by host Ben Affleck, in a skit one insider calls "savage." Politico's Michael Calderone also reports the real Olber... [TVNewser]

It's Official: Palin Ignores Sunday Talk Shows - Posted October 31, 2008
This Sunday, November 2, is the final Sunday before Tuesday's highly anticipated presidential election. Gov. Sarah Palin has thus far opted not to participate in what has become a campaign ritual: Interviews on the various Sunday talk show programs. Well, all of the major Sunday talk shows -- NBC's "Meet the Press,"... [FishbowlDC]

Contemporary World Issues, with Mr. Dobbs - Posted October 31, 2008
Students in seven high schools across the country were joined by CNN's Lou Dobbs yesterday in a live teleconference during their Contemporary World Issues classes. The Huntsville Times (AL) ... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List, 10.31.08 - Posted October 31, 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]

"Studio Beeyatch," Goin' Rogue and an "O.J.-Free White Van" - Posted October 30, 2008
The Daily Show with Jon Stewart spent a segment discussing recent TV news storylines, starting with yesterday's heart-pumping car chase. "For o... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List, 10.30.08 - Posted October 30, 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]

The Ticker: ABC, CNN, CBS... - Posted October 29, 2008
> Good Morning America is hitting the road for the rest of the week, with the anchors dispersed throughout swing states Florida, Ohio and Pennsylvania. Robin Roberts interviews Sen. John McCain tomorrow. Also Elizabeth Vargas interviewed G... [TVNewser]

LAT Staffers Respond to Palin's Jab - Posted October 29, 2008
In case you missed it - Sarah Palin reads all newspapers and has gone after the LA Times by name today on the stump: If there's a Pulitzer prize category, for ... [FishbowlLA]

Hey LAT, Nice News Alert - Posted October 29, 2008
What is this a slow news day? World series. The election. The economy...That's not enough to keep a Sarah Palin dummy in WeHo story from making the LAT breaking news alert cut? Especially when the regular Sarah Palin dummy is d... [FishbowlLA]

Vote for Time's Person of the Year - Posted October 29, 2008
The show must go on! They may be laying off and restructuring but apparently Time still has the ability to nominate the Person of the Year...with your help. Time managing editor Rick Stengel has posted this video on YouTube ask... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Vote for Time's Person of the Year - Posted October 29, 2008
The show must go on! They may be laying off and restructuring but apparently Time still has the ability to nominate the Person of the Year...with your help. Time managing editor Rick Stengel has posted this video on YouTube ask... [FishbowlNY]

Tina Fey on Conan: Portraying Sarah Palin is the 'Craziest Thing That's Ever Happened to Me' - Posted October 29, 2008
Also, during her visit to SNL Sarah Palin offered to have Bristol babysit Tina Fey's toddler. Who needs fiction anymore when we have this election! ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Tina Fey on Conan: Portraying Sarah Palin is the 'Craziest Thing That's Ever Happened to Me' - Posted October 29, 2008
Also, during her visit to SNL Sarah Palin offered to have Bristol babysit Tina Fey's toddler. Who needs fiction anymore when we have this election! ... [FishbowlNY]

McCain and the Media: CNBC, CNN, FNC - Posted October 28, 2008
CNBC's Maria Bartiromo interviewed Sen. John McCain and his running mate, Gov. Sarah Palin, today as t... [TVNewser]

O'Reilly Talks Palin, Biden on Letterman - Posted October 28, 2008
It was a subdued interview between FNC anchor Bill O'Reilly and David Letterman last night on CBS' Late Show (compared to O'Reil... [TVNewser]

The Press is Officially Negative on John McCain and Sarah Palin - Posted October 28, 2008
It's not your imagination. John McCain and Sarah Palin are getting more negative press coverage than their Dem counterparts. A recent study for the Project for Excellence in Jour... [morningmedianewsfeed]

The Press is Officially Negative on John McCain and Sarah Palin - Posted October 28, 2008
It's not your imagination. John McCain and Sarah Palin are getting more negative press coverage than their Dem counterparts. A recent study for the Project for Excellence in Jour... [FishbowlNY]

Evening News Ratings: Week of Oct. 20 - Posted October 28, 2008
Brian Williams' interviews with Sarah Palin may have been enough to make his the #1 evening newscast last week. NBC Nightly News came in first in Total Viewers and the A25-54 demo. It was Nightly's best week in two months and the best in six weeks for ABC's World News with... [TVNewser]

Trish Sie: 'People Didn't Dislike My Video For The Reasons I Thought They Would' - Posted October 28, 2008
Last week, we ... [FishbowlLA]

Morning Reading List, 10.28.08 - Posted October 28, 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]

Will Next Week's Election Spell Doom for Television? - Posted October 27, 2008
Remember how back in the late nineties no one could really imagine what life would be like after 2000? (And really, who among us could have envisioned YouTube?) And then everyone freaked out about Y2K and welded all the manhole covers shut in Manhattan. Well, with only eight... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Will Next Week's Election Spell Doom for Television? - Posted October 27, 2008
Remember how back in the late nineties no one could really imagine what life would be like after 2000? (And really, who among us could have envisioned YouTube?) And then everyone freaked out about Y2K and welded all the manhole covers shut in Manhattan. Well, with only eight... [FishbowlNY]

"Polar Opposities" and "Different Realities" - Posted October 27, 2008
Two of the most high-profile media writers were thinking the same thing over the weekend. The AP's David Bauder and Washington Post's Howard Kurtz each write today about the vast d... [TVNewser]

The Ticker: Bartiromo, Oscars, Mystery... - Posted October 27, 2008
> Maria Bartiromo, who interviewed Gov. Sarah Palin just days before she was announced as the GOP VP candidate, will interview Palin and Sen. John McCa... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List, 10.27.08 - Posted October 27, 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]

Kristol: Palin "Should Do 'FOX News Sunday' And Every Show" - Posted October 26, 2008
On the heels of Ben Smith's report on Politico about rising tension in the McCain camp regarding the handling of Gov. ... [TVNewser]

Lauer Roasted At Friar's Club - Posted October 25, 2008
Today show anchor Matt Lauer was the butt of many jokes during his roast at the Friar's Club, as were many others in attendance. From the TV news crowd, joining Lauer were Katie Couric... [TVNewser]

LAT In 90 Seconds - Posted October 24, 2008
Crossing The Dateline: In this Charles Piller report about how, as governor, Sarah Palin... [FishbowlLA]

Morning Reading List, 10.24.08 - Posted October 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 the... [FishbowlDC]

Hollywood Wonders if Sarah Palin is a One-Hit Wonder - Posted October 24, 2008
The Hollywood Reporter is wondering (presuming she will lose the election) what Sarah Palin will do afterward. How can Hollywood cash in on the shop-a-holic pitbull with lipstick? Is she with us to stay? Or are we only paying attention because her being in over her head and publicly drowni... [FishbowlLA]

SNL's George W. Bush Endorsement: 'The Hot Lady and the Tiger Woods Guy' - Posted October 24, 2008
Will Ferrell's George W. Bush meets Tina Fey's Sarah Palin. ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

SNL's George W. Bush Endorsement: 'The Hot Lady and the Tiger Woods Guy' - Posted October 24, 2008
Will Ferrell's George W. Bush meets Tina Fey's Sarah Palin. ... [FishbowlNY]

Griffin: "In No Way Did I Intend To Misquote The National Review" - Posted October 23, 2008
As we heard earlier today, Drew Griffin appeared on CNN Newsroom just after 2pmET today to address the fallout from his interview... [TVNewser]

The NYT Tightens Its Belt, Adds Bono to the Masthead - Posted October 23, 2008
Lots of New York Times news to discuss today! You may recall, way back in the early days of August before Sarah Palin was even a glimmer in ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

The NYT Tightens Its Belt, Adds Bono to the Masthead - Posted October 23, 2008
Lots of New York Times news to discuss today! You may recall, way back in the early days of August before Sarah Palin was even a glimmer in ... [FishbowlNY]

The Ticker: Hannity, Roberts, Todd... - Posted October 23, 2008
> Sean Hannity will interview Gov. Sarah Palin (again) tonight after her rally at Beaver High School in PA. He'll stay at the school and host Hannity & Colmes from a studio there. > ... [TVNewser]

Say it Ain't So, Joe (the Senator)! - Posted October 23, 2008
Hmm. Looks like Sarah Palin isn't the only one avoiding the press these days (actually truth be told, Obama isn't so press friendly either — notwithstanding ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Say it Ain't So, Joe (the Senator)! - Posted October 23, 2008
Hmm. Looks like Sarah Palin isn't the only one avoiding the press these days (actually truth be told, Obama isn't so press friendly either — notwithstanding ... [FishbowlNY]

O'Reilly: "CNN Owes It To Their Audience...To Correct The Record" - Posted October 23, 2008
Bill O'Reilly spent his Talking Points memo last night to go after CNN and correspondent Drew Griffin after ... [TVNewser]

Lady In Red: Much Ado About Sarah Palin's Clothing - Posted October 23, 2008
Robin Abcarian and Kate Linthicum's take on ... [FishbowlLA]

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]

...And Williams Makes Three - Posted October 22, 2008
Gov. Sarah Palin has finished making the rounds to all the national television media. This afternoon, NBC's Brian Williams caught up with Palin and S... [TVNewser]

Sarah Palin Meets the Real East Coast, Liberal, (Jewish), Media Elite - Posted October 22, 2008
There is a good chance that we only have two weeks left to enjoy Sarah Palin, because after Nov. 4 she will either disappear into the Alaskan woodwork for four years, or(!), she will move into the White House and strike such fear in our hearts that we will maybe be... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Sarah Palin Meets the Real East Coast, Liberal, (Jewish), Media Elite - Posted October 22, 2008
There is a good chance that we only have two weeks left to enjoy Sarah Palin, because after Nov. 4 she will either disappear into the Alaskan woodwork for four years, or(!), she will move into the White House and strike such fear in our hearts that we will maybe be... [FishbowlNY]

Todd and Sarah Palin Revisit People - Posted October 22, 2008
Sarah Palin is making a second appearance in ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Todd and Sarah Palin Revisit People - Posted October 22, 2008
Sarah Palin is making a second appearance in ... [FishbowlNY]

Griffin Misquotes National Review Column During Palin Interview - Posted October 22, 2008
After nearly two months since she was announced as the GOP Veep candidate, Gov. Sarah Palin sat down for a... [TVNewser]

FBLA's Wardrobe-Gate Wrap Up - Posted October 22, 2008
Here's a shocker: Sarah Palin doesn't pay for her own clothes or haircuts. The RNC shelled out $150K for Palin and kin to not look like rednecks...so they would appeal to rednecks. So because one of her Teddy Ruxpin-esque ... [FishbowlLA]

The NYT Magazine Makes and Remakes John McCain - Posted October 21, 2008
At the New Yorker Festival a few weeks back NYT executive editor Bill Keller said something to the effect of "My ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

The NYT Magazine Makes and Remakes John McCain - Posted October 21, 2008
At the New Yorker Festival a few weeks back NYT executive editor Bill Keller said something to the effect of "My ... [FishbowlNY]

Did McCain Campaign Pull CNN Guest Due To Palin Story? - Posted October 21, 2008
Sources tell TVNewser CNN anchor Rick Sanchez got in some hot water last week after a segment on his midday show looked into the Alaskan Independence Party. The segment discussed Todd Palin... [TVNewser]

Sarah Palin to Take Actual Questions From MSM - Posted October 21, 2008
We have to admit that we kind of no longer care that she says dumb, usually contradictory stuff and then smiles and winks. We'll watch it anyway, because we have to see how the season ends. It's how we got sucked into watching the entire season of Rock of Love. From CNN.com... [FishbowlLA]

John McCain Plays Ten Little Indians With the Traveling Press - Posted October 21, 2008
We told you a few weeks ago how John McCain's press plane had quite suddenly found itself without room for ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

John McCain Plays Ten Little Indians With the Traveling Press - Posted October 21, 2008
We told you a few weeks ago how John McCain's press plane had quite suddenly found itself without room for ... [FishbowlNY]

Palin Meets More Press - Posted October 21, 2008
With a CNN interview today and interviews with Brian Williams tomorrow, Gov. Sarah Palin has now made the rounds to the national networks. But on CBS News' From the Road blog, Scott Conroy writes that Palin is be... [TVNewser]

Bohrman On Palin Snub: "They May Not Like Us...But I Think They Want to Talk to Our Viewers" - Posted October 20, 2008
Broadcasting & Cable's Marisa Guthrie caught up with CNN DC Bureau chief David Bohrman this afternoon. She asked him about the continued pass VP nominee Sarah Palin continues to take on CNN. On some fundamental level, th... [TVNewser]

Sarah Palin on SNL: The Fallout - Posted October 20, 2008
... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Sarah Palin on SNL: The Fallout - Posted October 20, 2008
... [FishbowlNY]

King Wants McCain To Make Good on Palin Promise - Posted October 20, 2008
Larry King Live has not seen Sen. John McCain as a guest since July or Gov. Sarah Palin as a guest ever. And no... [TVNewser]

FBLA EXCLUSIVE: Red, White and MILF Director Calls Spoof Video: '60% Moral Imperative' - Posted October 20, 2008
Grammy-winning director ... [FishbowlLA]

Morning Reading List, 10.20.08 - Posted October 20, 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]

Sarah Palin on SNL - Posted October 20, 2008
Just in case you missed it. This is the first of two sketches Vice Presidential candidate Sarah Palin was in at SNL. ... [FishbowlLA]

Why Palin Won't Do More Interviews: "Sometimes it just doesn't do any good." - Posted October 20, 2008
Christian Broadcasting Network's David Brody recently sat down with Gov. Sarah Palin and asked her: "Why you don't go on some of the 24/7 cable networks?" Palin:... [FishbowlDC]

Sarah Palin on Saturday Night Live: 'All the Mavericks in the House Put Your Hands Up!' - Posted October 19, 2008
We actually only saw the cold open of SNL last night, and were a bit disappointed by Sarah Palin's appearance — the Tina Fey walk-by just didn't live up to...any hype actually. However! Turns out we missed the best part. The Sarah Palin Rap! ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Sarah Palin on Saturday Night Live: 'All the Mavericks in the House Put Your Hands Up!' - Posted October 19, 2008
We actually only saw the cold open of SNL last night, and were a bit disappointed by Sarah Palin's appearance — the Tina Fey walk-by just didn't live up to...any hype actually. However! Turns out we missed the best part. The Sarah Palin Rap! ... [FishbowlNY]

Sarah Palin's News Conference, Starring Tina Fey - Posted October 18, 2008
Well, she did it. Gov. Sarah Palin appeared during the opening sketch of tonight's Saturday Night Live. Without going in to too much detail Tina Fey, playing Palin, holds her first news conference, tellin... [TVNewser]

Sarah Palin's $15 Million Emails - Posted October 17, 2008
If you're Tina Fey you can get a $6 million dollars book deal based on a handshake and a verbal pitch. However! If you're Sarah Palin you can apparently ask the press for up to $15 million dollars for... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Sarah Palin's $15 Million Emails - Posted October 17, 2008
If you're Tina Fey you can get a $6 million dollars book deal based on a handshake and a verbal pitch. However! If you're Sarah Palin you can apparently ask the press for up to $15 million dollars for... [FishbowlNY]

Politico Confirms What FBLA Has Been Saying - Palin To Do SNL Tomorrow - Posted October 17, 2008
As we have previously reported, Sarah Palin will be on Saturday Night Live this weekend. Rumor is she'll spoof ... [FishbowlLA]

Brian Williams To Interview Sarah Palin & John McCain - Posted October 16, 2008
Less than two weeks before Election Day, NBC's Brian Williams will sit down with Sen. John McCain and Gov. Sarah Palin. The interviews will air next Wednesday and Thursday on Nightly News. Williams is the last of the big three anchors to be grant... [TVNewser]

The Pitch for the Palin Reality Show - Posted October 16, 2008
Yes, we've heard a lot about Sarah Palin as a movie, Sarah Palin as a porno, Sarah Palin as a ... [FishbowlLA]

The Electorate: John McCain is 'Proud' of Them, Taibbi, Not So Much - Posted October 16, 2008
So, while the star of last night's debate was arguably 'Joe the Plumber' (look for his debut this Saturday on SNL!) the exchange that caught our attention was when ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

The Electorate: John McCain is 'Proud' of Them, Taibbi, Not So Much - Posted October 16, 2008
So, while the star of last night's debate was arguably 'Joe the Plumber' (look for his debut this Saturday on SNL!) the exchange that caught our attention was when ... [FishbowlNY]

Morning Reading List, 10.16.08 - Posted October 16, 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]

Joe the Plumber is the New Sarah the Governor - Posted October 16, 2008
... [FishbowlLA]

Time Warner Politics Summit Women and the Election Panel: Let's Talk About Sarah Palin - Posted October 15, 2008
Here's some highlights from our twitter feed from yesterday's Time Warner Politics Summit panel 'Women and the 2008 Election: Playing Politics with Gender - Media, Candidates and the Majority Vote' featuring Karen Tumulty, ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Time Warner Politics Summit Women and the Election Panel: Let's Talk About Sarah Palin - Posted October 15, 2008
Here's some highlights from our twitter feed from yesterday's Time Warner Politics Summit panel 'Women and the 2008 Election: Playing Politics with Gender - Media, Candidates and the Majority Vote' featuring Karen Tumulty, ... [FishbowlNY]

NBC's Savannah Guthrie Gets Sarah Palin One-on-One - Posted October 14, 2008
In an update to one of our stories from earlier today, about Gov. Sarah Palin not doing interviews with some of the news media, including NBC... [TVNewser]

The New Yorker Covers the 'Red Death' on Wall St. - Posted October 14, 2008
We're a bit late to this, but then again, there was no mail yesterday. Anyway, if someone were to make a time capsule of this stranger-than-fiction election year they would do well to include the New Yorker's covers along with SNL's Tina Fey, ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

The New Yorker Covers the 'Red Death' on Wall St. - Posted October 14, 2008
We're a bit late to this, but then again, there was no mail yesterday. Anyway, if someone were to make a time capsule of this stranger-than-fiction election year they would do well to include the New Yorker's covers along with SNL's Tina Fey, ... [FishbowlNY]

CNN/Time Politics '08: Who's the "Notorious Offender?" - Posted October 14, 2008
Howard Kurtz moderates a media bias/elitist panel with Bill Adair of the St. Pete Times, ... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List, 10.14.08 - Posted October 14, 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]

Does Frank Rich Read His Own Comments Section? - Posted October 14, 2008
Yesterday at the Time Politics Summit 2008 we chatted with Frank Rich about the fact the ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Does Frank Rich Read His Own Comments Section? - Posted October 14, 2008
Yesterday at the Time Politics Summit 2008 we chatted with Frank Rich about the fact the ... [FishbowlNY]

Morning Reading List, 10.13.08 - Posted October 13, 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]

Maddow Talks Politics, "Sarah Palin Glasses," With Leno - Posted October 10, 2008
MSNBC's Rachel Maddow appeared on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno last night, her first late night talk show since taking over the 9pmET hour and, as Leno said, "doubling the ratings." Leno asks Maddow about her role as "commentator" which allows her to add "a little b... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List, 10.10.08 - Posted October 10, 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]

Cheers (Almost) Reunion for McCain/Palin - Posted October 10, 2008
We got this email alerting us to the fun hoedown today in Nevada. Nevada Victory Announces "Victory 2008" Bus Tour WASHINGTON - Nevada Victory announced today that the "Victory 2008" bus tour will be in Nevada on Friday, October 10 to rally support for John McCain, ... [FishbowlLA]

The Public Thinks the Press is Too Tough on Palin, Matt Taibbi Thinks the Public Gets What it Deserves - Posted October 9, 2008
A new Pew Research survey finds that 38% of the public think that the press has been too tough on ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

The Public Thinks the Press is Too Tough on Palin, Matt Taibbi Thinks the Public Gets What it Deserves - Posted October 9, 2008
A new Pew Research survey finds that 38% of the public think that the press has been too tough on ... [FishbowlNY]

Morning Reading List, 10.09.08 - Posted October 9, 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]

Lunch: Joy Behar, Star Jones & Another Sarah Palin Doppelganger - Posted October 8, 2008
— DIANE CLEHANE What recession? The joint was jumping at Michael's today. Media mavens, television types and fashionistas were still trying to digest the week's head spinning events but, in true New York style, weren't letting a worldwide tanking economy get in the way of a good time. There was... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Lunch: Joy Behar, Star Jones & Another Sarah Palin Doppelganger - Posted October 8, 2008
— DIANE CLEHANE What recession? The joint was jumping at Michael's today. Media mavens, television types and fashionistas were still trying to digest the week's head spinning events but, in true New York style, weren't letting a worldwide tanking economy get in the way of a good time. There was... [FishbowlNY]

Harry Smith: Country Music Star - Posted October 8, 2008
It isn't just the Grand Ole Opry-playing Bob Schieffer who has the country music chops at CBS News. The Early Show anchor ... [TVNewser]

Newsweek is Finally an 'Elitist Liberal Magazine' - Posted October 8, 2008
Right-wingers are upset that Newsweek didn't airbrush Sarah Palin's picture on their cover. We offer that airbrushing Palin and making below average look like a good choice isn't Newsweek's job - that's the McCain campaign's agenda. After the jump there is a video o... [FishbowlLA]

Morning Reading List, 10.08.08 - Posted October 8, 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]

Sarah Palin to Spoof Tina Fey Amex Commercial on SNL - Posted October 8, 2008
Republican Vice Presidential nominee Sarah Palin is going to be on... [FishbowlLA]

Hannity To Re-Up with FNC Through 2012; Gets McCain/Palin Tonight - Posted October 8, 2008
The Daily News reports Sean Hannity is about to sign "a new multiyear, multimillion-dollar contract" with Fox News Channel. The ... [TVNewser]

Secret Service Looking Into Threats to Obama at Palin Rallies - Posted October 7, 2008
Now before you go comparing John McCain/Sarah Palin rallies where there have been ... [FishbowlLA]

Fox Employee Comes Out Against Fox News - Posted October 7, 2008
LA journo Bill Swadley tries to set the record straight. He works at Fox...but in no way endorses Fox News, Ann Coulter or Sarah Palin. His piece on... [FishbowlLA]

In Hannity's America, Obama is a Radical — and Three Million People Are Watching - Posted October 7, 2008
Sunday night, Hannity's America aired a special episode titled "Obama & Friends: The History of Radicalism." It turned out to be the program's highest rated ever. More than three million Total Viewers tuned in, and 645,000 in the A25-54 demo. But what did they see? From the very beginning, ominous music played... [TVNewser]

No Bias, No Bull: Brown Chats with TVNewser - Posted October 7, 2008
CNN's Campbell Brown was profiled in the New York Times last weekend, saying, unlike her competition at 8pmET, "You're not going to see me ... [TVNewser]

Lynn Sherr on Leaving ABC: "It's a Very Different Audience, with Very Different Demands" - Posted October 7, 2008
Gail Shister TVNewser Columnist Sarah Palin may say she's a feminist, but ABC veteran Lynn Sherr, a feminist since ... [TVNewser]

Should There Be a Media Backlash on McCain/Palin? - Posted October 7, 2008
We don't recall ever seeing a party candidate incite violence against the media and the other candidates. That must be the change John McCain is talking about. WaPo's Dana Milbank reports: Worse, ... [FishbowlLA]

If You Can't Beat'em Join'em: Sarah Palin Does Tina Fey? - Posted October 6, 2008
Via Daily Intel comes word that, yes indeed, there is still time for ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

If You Can't Beat'em Join'em: Sarah Palin Does Tina Fey? - Posted October 6, 2008
Via Daily Intel comes word that, yes indeed, there is still time for ... [FishbowlNY]

CNN, Steve Jobs, and the Price of Citizen Journalism: FBNY Talks to Jay Rosen - Posted October 6, 2008
Meanwhile, back in other news that would be big if it wasn't for the worldwide financial crisis and/or Sarah Fey Palin: You may recall how last Friday someone calling themselves "Johntw" posted a note on CNN... [morningmedianewsfeed]

CNN, Steve Jobs, and the Price of Citizen Journalism: FBNY Talks to Jay Rosen - Posted October 6, 2008
Meanwhile, back in other news that would be big if it wasn't for the worldwide financial crisis and/or Sarah Fey Palin: You may recall how last Friday someone calling themselves "Johntw" posted a note on CNN... [FishbowlNY]

The Dow Jones: Monday Morning Coming Down - Posted October 6, 2008
That was a fun weekend. Lots of Sarah Palin and Tina Fey. Also bailout packages ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

The Dow Jones: Monday Morning Coming Down - Posted October 6, 2008
That was a fun weekend. Lots of Sarah Palin and Tina Fey. Also bailout packages ... [FishbowlNY]

Morning Reading List, 10.06.08 - Posted October 6, 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 ... [FishbowlDC]

Campbell Brown: "You're Not Going to See Me Ever Be Partisan" - Posted October 5, 2008
The NYTimes' Jacques Steinberg sat down with CNN's Campbell Brown last week as Brown tries to gain a toehold on the competitive 8pmET cable news hour. And she's doing it by way of setting herself apart from the FNC and MSNBC alternatives. "They're partisans," she says of ... [TVNewser]

"Katie's Airing Part 17 Tonight" - Posted October 5, 2008
Gov. Sarah Palin was the topic of discussion when NBC Nightly News anchor Brian Williams guested on the Late Show with David Letterman on Friday. Williams and Letterman talk the VP debate, Couric and Gibson's interviews of Palin and if he thi... [TVNewser]

Palin on Couric: "I Did Feel That There Were A Lot Of Things That She Was Missing" - Posted October 4, 2008
As we reported yesterday, FNC correspondent Carl Cameron interviewed Gov. ... [TVNewser]

Create Your Own Bailout! Visit Our Job Boards! - Posted October 3, 2008
Fortunately, last night Sarah Palin cleared up exactly where Main St. USA is...it runs straight through Wasilla, Alaska, dogonit! That said, we suspect that after the last two weeks (and particularly today in certain media circles) people in big cities as well as small towns may be looking ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Create Your Own Bailout! Visit Our Job Boards! - Posted October 3, 2008
Fortunately, last night Sarah Palin cleared up exactly where Main St. USA is...it runs straight through Wasilla, Alaska, dogonit! That said, we suspect that after the last two weeks (and particularly today in certain media circles) people in big cities as well as small towns may be looking ... [FishbowlNY]

Debate Reaction: Debating Ifill - Posted October 3, 2008
After a busy week, including a broken ankle and something the cablers may h... [TVNewser]

If Nielsen Ratings Were Votes We'd be Looking at a Palin-Biden Presidency - Posted October 3, 2008
Sarah Palin may arguably be the most risky VP choice...ever. But she sure is popular! We won't know until Nov 4 whether it's, you know, prom queen popular or let's all look at the car crash popular , but still! People like to watch! Even more than... [morningmedianewsfeed]

If Nielsen Ratings Were Votes We'd be Looking at a Palin-Biden Presidency - Posted October 3, 2008
Sarah Palin may arguably be the most risky VP choice...ever. But she sure is popular! We won't know until Nov 4 whether it's, you know, prom queen popular or let's all look at the car crash popular , but still! People like to watch! Even more than... [FishbowlNY]

Larry Flynt To Make A Sarah Palin-Based Porno - Posted October 3, 2008
We love this world. We love this job. And we love Peter Larsen for finding stuff like this: "... [FishbowlLA]

Debating the Debate: The Pundits - Posted October 3, 2008
So who won the debate last night — Sen. Joe Biden or Gov. Sarah Palin? That depends on who you ask (or who you poll). But one thing appeared clear: the prediction on the cablers of a fireworks-filled gaffe-fest was greatly overblown. As Chris Wallace... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List, 10.03.08 - Posted October 3, 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]

The Debate Round Up: Debating the Debate - Posted October 3, 2008
VP Debates are like NASCAR races. Everyone watches to see the car crashes. If there aren't any...well then it was just a night of seeing cars drive around in circles. LAT James Rainey thinks ... [FishbowlLA]

LAT In 90 Seconds - Posted October 3, 2008
You Betcha: Mary McNamara notes that the real losers of last night's VP debate were the pundits who were handicapping it: "If the bar had been placed any lower for t... [FishbowlLA]

Palination: A Morning After Round-Up - Posted October 3, 2008
We took a stroll around the Internets this morning to see what Joe Klein, Peggy Noonan, ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Palination: A Morning After Round-Up - Posted October 3, 2008
We took a stroll around the Internets this morning to see what Joe Klein, Peggy Noonan, ... [FishbowlNY]

One Last Bit of Pre-Debate Palin Before the Live-Blogging Begins - Posted October 2, 2008
Tonight's Palin-Biden VP debate may be the most-watched VP debate ever, actually, we hazard a guess there is a chance it could be the most watched debate period -- who could have imagined twelve months ago that thi... [morningmedianewsfeed]

One Last Bit of Pre-Debate Palin Before the Live-Blogging Begins - Posted October 2, 2008
Tonight's Palin-Biden VP debate may be the most-watched VP debate ever, actually, we hazard a guess there is a chance it could be the most watched debate period -- who could have imagined twelve months ago that thi... [FishbowlNY]

Morning Reading List, 10.02.08 - Posted October 2, 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]

Help Defend Palin from Russia, Biden from Gaffes - Posted October 2, 2008
We're only ten or so hours away from tonight's must-see Palin TV! (Also known as the liveblog.) Wondering how you'll pass the time before the big showdown? The folks over at Politi... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Help Defend Palin from Russia, Biden from Gaffes - Posted October 2, 2008
We're only ten or so hours away from tonight's must-see Palin TV! (Also known as the liveblog.) Wondering how you'll pass the time before the big showdown? The folks over at Politi... [FishbowlNY]

Kristen Schaal Takes on Sarah Palin - Posted October 2, 2008
The is the newest cast member of the Daily Show with Jon Stewart, Kristen Sch... [FishbowlLA]

Cablers Talk Couric/Palin - Posted October 1, 2008
After a back-and-forth on the web about what would be said, tonight it was revealed. CBS' Katie Couric asked Gov. ... [TVNewser]

The Couric Roe Vs. Wade Question - Posted October 1, 2008
... [FishbowlLA]

Fox News Debuts New YouTube Channel - Posted October 1, 2008
Fox News Channel launched a new YouTube channel today focused on the election. FoxNewsElectionHQ already has 40 videos, including Bill O'Reilly's recent interview with Sen. ... [TVNewser]

VP Question About Supreme Court Coming Tonight - Posted October 1, 2008
Well, we now know the question, but still don't know the answer. As we wrote yesterday, rumors of a "gaffe" by Gov. Sarah Palin in response to a question from Katie Couric about court cases ... [TVNewser]

Sarah Palin Talks to Katie Couric About Her Newspaper Reading Habits - Posted October 1, 2008
We think it's pretty safe to say that, financial crisis or otherwise, the next 48 hours belong to Sarah Palin. Courtesy of... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Sarah Palin Talks to Katie Couric About Her Newspaper Reading Habits - Posted October 1, 2008
We think it's pretty safe to say that, financial crisis or otherwise, the next 48 hours belong to Sarah Palin. Courtesy of... [FishbowlNY]

McCain/Palin Vs. The Newspapers - Posted October 1, 2008
... [FishbowlLA]

Attention Media: Sarah Palin Has a Great Appreciation For You - Posted October 1, 2008
"I've read most of them again with a great appreciation for the press... [FishbowlLA]

Couric's Questions Get Veep Treatment — But What Did Palin Say? - Posted September 30, 2008
Tonight, for the fourth time in five shows, the CBS Evening News will feature a Katie Couric interview with Gov. Sarah Palin. But TVNewser has learned Palin will be featured tomorrow and Th... [TVNewser]

Broken Bones Will Not Keep Gwen Ifill From Thursday's VP Debate - Posted September 30, 2008
TVNewser is reporting that despite breaking her ankle in a fall down the stairs in her home last night PBS host, and VP debate moderator ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Broken Bones Will Not Keep Gwen Ifill From Thursday's VP Debate - Posted September 30, 2008
TVNewser is reporting that despite breaking her ankle in a fall down the stairs in her home last night PBS host, and VP debate moderator ... [FishbowlNY]

Palin and McCain Doubleteam Couric: Gotcha Journalism, 'Is That a Pizza Place?' - Posted September 30, 2008
There is something ironically satisfying about the fact that Katie Couric's return to the spotlight is in large measure due to her current takedown of Sarah Palin. The latest Couric-Palin interview (sort of like the 2.0 Frost/Nixon interviews except no one expects to see them further acted out anywhere but... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Palin and McCain Doubleteam Couric: Gotcha Journalism, 'Is That a Pizza Place?' - Posted September 30, 2008
There is something ironically satisfying about the fact that Katie Couric's return to the spotlight is in large measure due to her current takedown of Sarah Palin. The latest Couric-Palin interview (sort of like the 2.0 Frost/Nixon interviews except no one expects to see them further acted out anywhere but... [FishbowlNY]

Who's Playing "Gotcha" Now? - Posted September 30, 2008
In the first joint interview with Sen. John McCain and Gov. Sarah Palin, CBS's Katie Couric asked the duo... [TVNewser]

Evening News Ratings: Week of Sept. 22 - Posted September 30, 2008
ABC's World News comes in first beating NBC Nightly News by just 90,000 Total Viewers. The broadcasts tied in the A25-54 demo. All three shows were up during the busy news week which saw the bailout bill debate, the on-again off-again presidential debate and Katie Couric's interview with Gov. Sarah Palin.... [TVNewser]

Brokaw on Olbermann, MTP's Future and McCain - Posted September 30, 2008
In a wide-ranging profile of NBC News' Tom Brokaw, as well as an analysis of his Meet the Press moderation thus far, the New York Times' Jacques Steinberg delves ... [TVNewser]

FBLA Got an Interview With Sarah Palin and So Can You - Posted September 30, 2008
It used to be a problem that reporters and others in the liberal media elite were being refused access to Republican Veep Candidate Sarah Palin. They even gave Maureen Dowd ... [FishbowlLA]

Morning Reading List, 09.30.08 - Posted September 30, 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]

'Attack Journalism' is the New 'Asking Questions' - Posted September 30, 2008
This is a follow-up interview with Katie Couric and ... [FishbowlLA]

Couric Asks Palin About "Our Last Interview" - Posted September 29, 2008
CBS News sent us a transcript of a portion of Katie Couric's interview with Gov. Sarah Palin airing tonight on the Evening News. Couric: Gov. Palin, since our last interview, you've gotten a lot of flak. Some Republicans have said you're not prepared; you're not ready for prime-time. People have questioned your... [TVNewser]

Sarah Palin and The New Yorker: 'I Can See Russia From My House' - Posted September 29, 2008
It remains to be seen whether Sarah Palin is beyond satire, though one could make a very good argument, particularly post the Katie Couric interiviews, that the Alaskan Governor actually needs no assistance to cast herself (or is it rear her head) in the worst possible light. For the time... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Sarah Palin and The New Yorker: 'I Can See Russia From My House' - Posted September 29, 2008
It remains to be seen whether Sarah Palin is beyond satire, though one could make a very good argument, particularly post the Katie Couric interiviews, that the Alaskan Governor actually needs no assistance to cast herself (or is it rear her head) in the worst possible light. For the time... [FishbowlNY]

TVNews Snapshot: 7:33:50amET Today - Posted September 29, 2008
When President Bush spoke from the Rose Garden this morning about the bailout bill, the big three networks carried the statement as a special report during their morning shows. In the eastern time zone, CBS' The Early Show was able to finish a taped portion of Harry Smith's interview with Sarah... [TVNewser]

O'Reilly: "I'm mad as hell, and I'm not acting." - Posted September 29, 2008
Bill O'Reilly went on Marvin Kalb's "The Kalb Report" Saturday afternoon to discuss journalism, commentary and the role of "The O'Reilly Factor" in influencing public opinion. Read more about the National Press Club event a... [FishbowlDC]

SNL Portrays Various TVNewsers - Posted September 28, 2008
It was a busy political week, and two of the major TV news events were parodied on Saturday Night Live last night. Friday's presidential debate was the focus of a lengthy sketch, featuring a return appearance by Chris Parnell as PBS' ... [TVNewser]

What About the Veeps? - Posted September 26, 2008
So after the first presidential debate, where did the vice presidential candidates end up? On the Republican side, Gov. Sarah Palin was not on any network. But Sen. Joe Biden made the rounds. He began with NBC before 11pmET and the end of the network broadcasts. His next stop — an... [TVNewser]

While Some Anchors Go South, Harry Smith Heads North - Posted September 26, 2008
The Early Show's Harry Smith is on his way to Alaska where he will interview Chuck and Sally Heath, Gov. Sarah Palin's parents. The interview will happen tomorrow at their home in Wasilla, Al... [TVNewser]

FBLA Walked With Dinosaurs - Posted September 26, 2008
We went to the Staples Center last night to see Walking With Dinosaurs. We are almost (almost) embarrassed to admit how much we loved this show. It was so cool. The puppetry was astonishing. The storyline was engaging. The T-Rex - EEP - OH MY GOSH - so cool! Plus the part... [FishbowlLA]

Couric, Palin, and Bush: Everybody's Talking About the Economy - Posted September 26, 2008
So there may or may not be a debate tonight. Or Barack Obama may debate himself (calling Fred Armisen!). Or do a townhall. Or do a Q&A with Jim Leher. At this point we've given up predicting what the world might look like by noon today let... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Couric, Palin, and Bush: Everybody's Talking About the Economy - Posted September 26, 2008
So there may or may not be a debate tonight. Or Barack Obama may debate himself (calling Fred Armisen!). Or do a townhall. Or do a Q&A with Jim Leher. At this point we've given up predicting what the world might look like by noon today let... [FishbowlNY]

Morning Reading List, 09.26.08 - Posted September 26, 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 Politics of Bailing Out - Posted September 26, 2008
This is a video of our Senator Barbra Boxer busting on ... [FishbowlLA]

LAT In 90 Seconds - Posted September 26, 2008
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Technical Difficulties for Nightly News - Posted September 25, 2008
All three broadcast networks had access to the two presidential nominees late this afternoon after Sens. McCain and Obama met at the White House. For one broadcast, the so called round-robin interviews may have happened too close to airtime. After airing its John McCain i... [TVNewser]

Williams, Gibson, Couric to Interview McCain, Obama as Anchors Keep Oxford in the Travel Plans - Posted September 25, 2008
Fast moving developments in the bailout bill are keeping the anchors on the move. Insiders tell us NBC's Brian Williams, who anchored Nightly News from Houston last night, will anchor from Washington, DC tonight with Sens. Barack Obama and John McCain... [TVNewser]

Covering Barack: EW Does New Yorker Parody - Posted September 25, 2008
We stopped wondering a while ago if this election could get any stranger — it can (though we've stopped guessing how), and if the last six weeks are any indication at all, it will, and probably before the end of the day. So it seems fitting that that New ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Covering Barack: EW Does New Yorker Parody - Posted September 25, 2008
We stopped wondering a while ago if this election could get any stranger — it can (though we've stopped guessing how), and if the last six weeks are any indication at all, it will, and probably before the end of the day. So it seems fitting that that New ... [FishbowlNY]

San Francisco Examiner Endorses McCain...For President - Posted September 25, 2008
The endorsement is shaking things up in SF. From the paper, apparently not a McCain press release: America is at war overseas and in an economic crisis here at home. Many of her citizens believe the country is on the wrong track. It is for times such as these that men like ... [FishbowlLA]

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]

Katie Couric Gets John McCain For Evening News - Posted September 24, 2008
He may have canceled an appearance on one CBS show, but Sen. John McCain will appear for an exclusive interview on another. ... [TVNewser]

Media Responds to "Unprecedented" Restrictions on Palin Access - Posted September 24, 2008
In the wake of Gov. Sarah Palin and the McCain campaign's press access restrictions yesterday at the UN, the cablers discussed the issue last night and this morning. On Fox News, Bill O'Reill... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List, 09.24.08 - Posted September 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]

Palin and McCain at the UN Redefining First Amendment Absolutism - Posted September 23, 2008
So, Sarah Palin is at the UN today shoring up (or is it creating) her record of meeting with world leaders. Except no one was allowed to watch! ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Palin and McCain at the UN Redefining First Amendment Absolutism - Posted September 23, 2008
So, Sarah Palin is at the UN today shoring up (or is it creating) her record of meeting with world leaders. Except no one was allowed to watch! ... [FishbowlNY]

Couric Interviews Palin Tomorrow - Posted September 23, 2008
In addition to her interview with Gov. Sarah Palin on the campaign trail Sunday and Monday, Couric will conduct an exclusive interview with the VP nominee tomorrow as well. Palin is continuing her meetings with world leaders at the UN tomorrow, and the interview will focus primarily on internation... [TVNewser]

Katie Couric Wants To Know: "What Would You Ask Sarah Palin?" - Posted September 23, 2008
CBS Evening News anchor Katie Couric is getting ready for her interview next week with Gov. Sarah Palin. And Couric is asking for your input on what to ask. So many people are ... [TVNewser]

McCain Campaign About-Face On Editorial Presence for Palin's U.N. Visit - Posted September 23, 2008
Developing: TVNewser has learned all the networks were prepared to ban the use of pictures and video from Gov. Sarah Palin's meetings at the UN today. The ban was in protest of the McCain campaign's restriction on editorial presence. We hear the networks had... [TVNewser]

Evening News Ratings: Week of Sept. 15 - Posted September 23, 2008
A split decision for the evening newscasts last week. Charlie Gibson's broadcast had the most total viewers, while Brian Williams won in the A25-54 demo. It was the second week in a row on top in Total Viewers for World News. All three broadcasts were down from the prior week which saw... [TVNewser]

LAT In 90 Seconds - Posted September 23, 2008
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"Has This Become The 'No Talk' Express?" - Posted September 23, 2008
Above is a video of a frustrated reporters following the John McCain... [FishbowlLA]

Steve Schmidt Rips The Grey Lady - Posted September 23, 2008
Steve Schmidt, chief McCain strategist denounced the New York Times as a 'pro-Obama advocacy organization'. Ever since the announcement of John McCain's VP, ... [FishbowlLA]

'Anonymous' Palin Hacker Anonymous No More? - Posted September 22, 2008
Rest easy Bill O'Reilly, ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

'Anonymous' Palin Hacker Anonymous No More? - Posted September 22, 2008
Rest easy Bill O'Reilly, ... [FishbowlNY]

Denton Ready For "Fun" Feud With O'Reilly - Posted September 22, 2008
Authorities have zeroed in on who they believe hacked Gov. Sarah Palin's email account, and the 20-year-old (yes, 20-year-old) may soon... [TVNewser]

Journos Wonder If They're Still McCain's Base - Posted September 22, 2008
Jeff Bercovici over at Portfolio asks if Presidential Nominee John McCain... [FishbowlLA]

"Friendliest Interview I've Seen Since Keith Olbermann Sat Down With Obama" - Posted September 22, 2008
During Howard Kurtz' weekly online Q&A on Washingtonpost.com this morning, Kurtz was asked about last week's highly rated Sean Hannity interview with Gov. ... [TVNewser]

Westin Responds to New Yorker's "Inaccurate Reporting" - Posted September 22, 2008
ABC News president David Westin wrote a strongly worded letter, published in today's New Yorker, responding to the charges raised in columnist ... [TVNewser]

O'Reilly Thinks Nick Denton Should Go to Jail, and Other Stories of New York Media Doing the MSM's Job For Them - Posted September 22, 2008
No one is safe! ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

O'Reilly Thinks Nick Denton Should Go to Jail, and Other Stories of New York Media Doing the MSM's Job For Them - Posted September 22, 2008
No one is safe! ... [FishbowlNY]

The Financial Week That Was - Posted September 22, 2008
As the markets continue to dip and the economy remains the topic du jour following the turmoil last week, TVNewsers reflected on the story. CNN senior business correspondent Ali Velsh... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List, 09.22.08 - Posted September 22, 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 Mues... [FishbowlDC]

O'Reilly Blasts Hackers, Hackers Hack Him Back - Posted September 21, 2008
Wired is reporting FNC anchor Bill O'Reilly's personal Web site, BillOReilly.com, has been hacked in a response to his a... [TVNewser]

The Weekly Standard Is Taking The McCain/Palin Ticket All The Way To The Bank - Posted September 19, 2008
...as witnessed by the posters now being sold on the Weekly Standard's website (and is that Sen. Barack Obama that Sarah Palin's charging after with her gun?!?): ... [FishbowlDC]

Greta Calls Columnist a "Pig," Explains - Posted September 19, 2008
CBC columnist Heather Mallick, who has been drawing heat for calling Gov. Sarah Palin "white trash... [TVNewser]

'The Palin Hack Didn't Require Any Real Skill' - Posted September 19, 2008
Secret Service take note! The Wired blog Threat Level has ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

'The Palin Hack Didn't Require Any Real Skill' - Posted September 19, 2008
Secret Service take note! The Wired blog Threat Level has ... [FishbowlNY]

Heather Mallick is Un-American - Posted September 19, 2008
Journalist and author Heather Mallick doesn't have American va... [FishbowlLA]

Morning Reading List, 09.19.08 - Posted September 19, 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]

Stewart Takes on Hannity - Posted September 19, 2008
This is from the Daily Show with Jon Stewart last night. He assessed Sean Hannity... [FishbowlLA]

2nd Best H&C All Year - Posted September 18, 2008
Hannity & Colmes (well, mostly Hannity) welcomed Gov. Sarah Palin last night, and was helped to its second highest ratings in Total Viewers during 2008. In the A25-54 demo, it was the 3rd highest of the year. Palin was involved in the top-rated H&C as well &mdash... [TVNewser]

"Seven Dirty Word" Drops on F&F - Posted September 18, 2008
Politico's Ben Smith catches an early morning, unbleeped word on Fox & Friends this morning, said by guest ... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List, 09.18.08 - Posted September 18, 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]

Greta/Todd Done, Sean/Sarah Up Next - Posted September 17, 2008
Greta Van Susteren's two part interview with Todd Palin, the first since his wife was named the VP nominee, garnered big ratings for FNC. The 10pmET program had a two-day average of 665... [TVNewser]

Does Gawker Have Screen Grabs of Sarah Palin's Personal Email Acct? - Posted September 17, 2008
It looks like John McCain's aversion to the Google may be a good thing after all, or at least something to be envied if you're Sarah... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Does Gawker Have Screen Grabs of Sarah Palin's Personal Email Acct? - Posted September 17, 2008
It looks like John McCain's aversion to the Google may be a good thing after all, or at least something to be envied if you're Sarah... [FishbowlNY]

The Ticker (.com edition): CNN, MSNBC, ABC... - Posted September 17, 2008
> CNN.com has won the Online News Associations' general excellence award. One of the reasons cited was it, "takes user content seriously and integrates it into the whole, opening a new era of networked content." > MSNBC.com launched The Hansen Files, dedicated to Dateline NBC's ... [TVNewser]

Live-Blogging: Chuck Todd At Q&A Cafe - Posted September 17, 2008
NBC Political Director Chuck Todd is being interviewed by Carol Joynt at the Q&A Cafe, held at Nathans restaurant. "A Georgetown salon will tell us how... [FishbowlDC]

LAT In 90 Seconds - Posted September 17, 2008
... [FishbowlLA]

David Talbot Takes on Sarah Palin - Posted September 17, 2008
Salon.com's founder David Talbot has done a series of pieces about Sarah Palin's record in Alaska. Fascinating. Informative. Frightening. "... [FishbowlLA]

Morning Reading List, 09.17.08 - Posted September 17, 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]

Letters Sent From Westin to Remnick - Posted September 16, 2008
ABC insiders tell TVNewser that ABC News president David Westin and others at the network have sent letters to New Yorker publisher David Remnick, in the wake of Steve Coll's article attacking ABC News for its handling of the Gov. ... [TVNewser]

CNN Docs Perform Strong in Prime Time - Posted September 16, 2008
The top-rated program during prime time last weekend was the CNN Presents documentary, "Joe Biden Revealed," while CNN's documentary, "Sarah Palin Revealed," the hour before was 2nd. The ... [TVNewser]

Evening News Ratings: Week of Sept. 8 - Posted September 16, 2008
Helped by strong ratings on Thursday and Friday thanks to Charles Gibson's interview with Gov. Sarah Palin, ABC's World News was the top-rated evening news broadcast in both Total Viewers and the A25-54 demo. ... [TVNewser]

HuffPo: Robert F. Kennedy Jr. Questions Sarah Palin's, Um, Reading Tastes - Posted September 16, 2008
It's short and sweet and so devastating as to be beyond paraphrasing, so we'll just reprint the entirety of RFK Jr.'s mini column here: Fascist writer Westbrook Pegler... [FishbowlLA]

Couric To Interview Palin Next Week - Posted September 16, 2008
Breaking: TVNewser has learned Katie Couric will interview Republican VP nominee Gov. Sarah Palin next week on the campaign trail, days before the first presidential debate. ... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List, 09.16.08 - Posted September 16, 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]

McCain Accuses Mika Of Being In The Tank For Obama - Posted September 16, 2008
On "Morning Joe" today, Sen. John McCain accused Mika Brzezinski of being "a supporter for Obama" and ribbed her for never visiting McCain's website to research the issues. "'Supporter of Sen. Obama?' I'm not sure I would characterize myself that way, but that's okay." Brzezinski later added: "I ... [FishbowlDC]

Hannity's Palin Interview Moved - Posted September 15, 2008
Sean Hannity was scheduled to interview Gov. Sarah Palin tomorrow ... [TVNewser]

Who Watched What on a Newsy Friday - Posted September 15, 2008
With Hurricane Ike causing serious damage, Gov. Sarah Palin's final interview portion airing and a deadly train crash in L.A., Friday turned out to be one of the busy end to a newsy week. MSNBC's coverage during Hardball at 5pmET switched from politics to Ike, and the 6pmET Race and 7pmET Hardball... [TVNewser]

New Yorker Column Short on Facts, Long on Attacks of ABC News - Posted September 15, 2008
The New Yorker's Steve Coll spends a column today blasting ABC News over a variety of issues relating to ... [TVNewser]

The Ticker: O'Reilly, Alaska, Surface... - Posted September 15, 2008
> The New York Post's Cindy Adams describes, in general terms, Bill O'Reilly's upcoming book, "... [TVNewser]

Tina Fey Takes on Sarah Palin - Posted September 15, 2008
NBC has successfully (at least for now) taken all the clips of this off YouTube. It's available at NBC.com but there's not code to embed it. So we improvised. Link is here. This is ... [FishbowlLA]

Morning Reading List, 09.15.08 - Posted September 15, 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]

20/20 Palin Special Top on Friday - Posted September 13, 2008
ABC News' 20/20 special, "The Interview: Sarah Palin with Charles Gibson" was the most watched TV program yesterday. The program aired at 10pm featured more of Gibson's interview with the... [TVNewser]

Election '08: Cable vs. Networks - Posted September 12, 2008
Who are the big winners during the 2008 election season — the cablers or the networks? Matea Gold writes about the debate for the Los Angeles Times. The arguments are shaped by two quoted throughout the piece, CNN/U.S. president ... [TVNewser]

World News, Nightline Strong With Palin - Posted September 12, 2008
The first part of Charlie Gibson's interview with Gov. ... [TVNewser]

Gibson Interview With Palin...Uhm...Wow... - Posted September 12, 2008
For two weeks since Sarah Palin was nominated as ... [FishbowlLA]

Hannity On Deck For Palin Interview - Posted September 12, 2008
Sean Hannity took issue with Charlie Gibson's interview with Gov. Sarah Palin yesterday, calling his q... [TVNewser]

Greta Gets First Interview with 'First Dude' - Posted September 12, 2008
First on TVNewser: While ABC's Charlie Gibson is busy with Gov. ... [TVNewser]

Palin This Sunday? - Posted September 12, 2008
Don't hold your breath: One TV insider tells us that a Sarah Palin appearance on this Sunday's talk shows is unlikely. ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List, 09.12.08 - Posted September 12, 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]

Sarah Palin Makes Her Debut: 'Strange and Illuminating' - Posted September 12, 2008
It was the television we've all been waiting for &#151 at least for the last seven days. Parts one and two of Sarah Palin's interview with ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Sarah Palin Makes Her Debut: 'Strange and Illuminating' - Posted September 12, 2008
It was the television we've all been waiting for &#151 at least for the last seven days. Parts one and two of Sarah Palin's interview with ... [FishbowlNY]

LAT In 90 Seconds - Posted September 12, 2008
Gibson on Palin, Finnegan on Gibson: Charlie Gibson was tough on Sarah Palin in the first of their two ABC interviews, but we think ... [FishbowlLA]

Charlie Gibson's "Tough Road" in Alaska - Posted September 11, 2008
The NYTimes' Alessandra Stanley calls part I of Charles Gibson's three-part interview with Gov. Sa... [TVNewser]

Sarah Palin: "War Has Got To Be A Last Option." "We Must Not Blink, Charlie." - Posted September 11, 2008
First on TVNewser: Insiders tell us the first Charlie Gibson/Sarah Palin interview is complete. The first sit-down lasted 30 minutes and included questions about ... [TVNewser]

People: For All Your Pressing Political Questions - Posted September 11, 2008
Has People gone all political? Last week the magazine featured Sarah Palin on its cover, ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

People: For All Your Pressing Political Questions - Posted September 11, 2008
Has People gone all political? Last week the magazine featured Sarah Palin on its cover, ... [FishbowlNY]

Separated At Birth: Stephanie Kotuby - Posted September 11, 2008
For this week's Separated at Birth, we have a reader submission. Does CNN's Stephanie Kotuby look like... Republican Vice Presidential Nominee Sarah Palin? ... [FishbowlDC]

Fun With LexisNexis - Posted September 11, 2008
Number of times "lipstick" and "pig" have appeared in LexisNexis' "News, All" category in the past week: 508. Number of times "lipstick" and "pig" have appeared in LexisNexis' "News, All" category in the six months leading up to Gov. Sarah Palin's speech at the RNC: 549. ... [FishbowlDC]

Esquire's 75th Anniversary Gala, Or, Bill Clinton Does Evita - Posted September 11, 2008
FBNY has been covering the release of Esquire's 75th anniversary issue (the one with the special electronic cover) all week, and last night we attended a big party to mark the occasion and celebrate the 75 people E... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Esquire's 75th Anniversary Gala, Or, Bill Clinton Does Evita - Posted September 11, 2008
FBNY has been covering the release of Esquire's 75th anniversary issue (the one with the special electronic cover) all week, and last night we attended a big party to mark the occasion and celebrate the 75 people E... [FishbowlNY]

Sarah Palin Tried to Ban Library Books According to ABC Report - Posted September 11, 2008
This is a Brian Ross report on ... [FishbowlLA]

Gershon Takes on Palin - Posted September 11, 2008
... [FishbowlLA]

Charles Gibson's Palin Interview: The Timing - Posted September 11, 2008
As the news nets cover the memorial services for the seventh anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, ABC's Charlie Gibson is across the country getting ready for the first of three separate sit-down interviews with GOP VP nominee ... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List, 09.11.08 - Posted September 11, 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]

The Ticker: 20/20, Evening News, ABC Cuts... - Posted September 10, 2008
> ABC News is making the most of Charlie Gibson's interviews tomorrow and Friday with Gov. Sarah Palin. ABC announced today it is producing a special 20/20. "The Interview: Sarah Palin with Charles Gibson" airs Friday at 10pmET/PT. > CBS Even... [TVNewser]

ABC News Begins College Today - Posted September 10, 2008
ABC News launched their new ABC News On Campus initiative today. As TVNewser first reported in May, the program includes partnerships with college journalism programs and a ... [TVNewser]

Riding the Straight Talk Express Back to the Daily Show in 2000 - Posted September 10, 2008
Over at Eat the Press Rachel Sklar has dug up a fun little nugget from the Daily Show archives. Behold Steve Carrell riding the Straight Talk Express back Sarah Pa... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Riding the Straight Talk Express Back to the Daily Show in 2000 - Posted September 10, 2008
Over at Eat the Press Rachel Sklar has dug up a fun little nugget from the Daily Show archives. Behold Steve Carrell riding the Straight Talk Express back Sarah Pa... [FishbowlNY]

Sarah Palin 2006 Debate in Alaska - Posted September 10, 2008
This is Sarah Palin in a gubernatorial debate in 2006. We watched ... [FishbowlLA]

The Ticker: Couric, Koppel, Sciutto... - Posted September 10, 2008
> B&C's Marisa Guthrie caught up with CBS CEO Les Moonves who is once again throwing his support behind Katie Couric... [TVNewser]

Cold State, Hot Story For Alaska Transplant Felling - Posted September 10, 2008
Gail Shister TVNewser Columnist Somebody lands a job in the 150th market, you send a condolence card. To rookie Matthew Felling, you send congratulations and a tasteful floral arrangement. With formerly unknown Alaska Gov. ... [TVNewser]

Dobbs' Convention Continues Off Air - Posted September 9, 2008
Lou Dobbs doesn't just play Lou Dobbs on TV. TVNewser attended Dobbs' first Independent Convention broadcast last night, as the CNN anchor is focusing this week on independent voters in the wake of the DNC and RNC. When the broadcast ended just after 8pmET, Dobbs got ready to l... [TVNewser]

Palin Documentary FNC's Best Ever - Posted September 9, 2008
The Gov. Sarah Palin "carryover effect" described by FNC VP of news editorial Jay Wallace to ... [TVNewser]

Julia Reed: Was Sarah Palin the 'Right' Target? - Posted September 9, 2008
Julia Reed, Vogue political go-to scribe is currently over at wowOwow w... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Julia Reed: Was Sarah Palin the 'Right' Target? - Posted September 9, 2008
Julia Reed, Vogue political go-to scribe is currently over at wowOwow w... [FishbowlNY]

Official Details on Palin Interview - Posted September 9, 2008
ABC News put out their official release regarding Charlie Gibson's upcoming interview with Gov. Sarah Palin. We hear the World News team flies out to Alaska tomorrow: In her first interview since being tapped as John McCain's running ... [TVNewser]

Has The Media Been Unfair to Sarah Palin? - Posted September 9, 2008
Days before Gov. Sarah Palin sits down for her first big interview with ABC's Charlie Gibson, we put the issue of press fairness to a poll. But first, some notes. • According to ... [TVNewser]

WSJ Runs With a Pre-McCain Sarah Palin - Posted September 9, 2008
It all comes down to timing and more often than not, where magazines and their long lead time are concerned, the timing is bad. But in the case of this weekend's debut WSJ magazine, the timing couldn't have been better. We are speaking of the magazine's ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

WSJ Runs With a Pre-McCain Sarah Palin - Posted September 9, 2008
It all comes down to timing and more often than not, where magazines and their long lead time are concerned, the timing is bad. But in the case of this weekend's debut WSJ magazine, the timing couldn't have been better. We are speaking of the magazine's ... [FishbowlNY]

LAT In 90 Seconds - Posted September 9, 2008
Morning Cup of Schadenfreude: Brought to you today by E. Scott Reckard who writes: Suggesting that ... [FishbowlLA]

Are You Noticing A Shift In Coverage? - Posted September 9, 2008
For quite some time, Sen. Barack Obama has dominated media coverage. So much so that even the Washington Post's ombudsman had to call out her own paper for skewed coverage. Now, via the Project for Excellence in Journalism, we learn that a shift has occured, thanks to Sen. John McCain's running mate,... [FishbowlDC]

James Rainey Has Questions For Sarah Palin - Posted September 9, 2008
Jame Rainey tackles the call for 'deference' in interviewing Sarah Palin. 'Deference' that you would use while interviewing a monarch or a child star... [FishbowlLA]

Morning Reading List, 09.09.08 - Posted September 9, 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]

Kurtz: Palin Criticisms "Something Out Of The Distant Past" - Posted September 9, 2008
Earlier today, Howard Kurtz held his weekly chat where he covered such issues as Keith Olbermann and Chris Matthews being dropped from elec... [FishbowlDC]

All Aboard the GMA Train - Posted September 8, 2008
An unlikely press conference location kicked off an even more unlikely occurrence. From aboard an antique train car (Little Juniata Rapids built in 1953 to be specific) at Grand Central Terminal in New York, ABC News' new "50 States in 50 Days" journey began. The partnership between ABC News and USA Today... [TVNewser]

Gibson's Palin Interview: When, Where, How - Posted September 8, 2008
Expect to hear Gov. Sarah Palin answer her first mainstream media questions shortly after 6:30pmET on Thursday this week. Confirmed last night, ABC News'... [TVNewser]

Sarah Palin Meets the Press Whether She Wants to or Not - Posted September 8, 2008
So much Palin! We're going to do a round-up: She will meet the press! Looks like ABC's Charlie Gibson has landed the first interview with the ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Sarah Palin Meets the Press Whether She Wants to or Not - Posted September 8, 2008
So much Palin! We're going to do a round-up: She will meet the press! Looks like ABC's Charlie Gibson has landed the first interview with the ... [FishbowlNY]

Thinking Ahead: The Atlantic Teams Up With Charlie Rose - Posted September 8, 2008
The Atlantic, home to some of our favorite political bloggers, is teaming up with Charlie Rose for a "Think Ahead" session that will highligh... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Thinking Ahead: The Atlantic Teams Up With Charlie Rose - Posted September 8, 2008
The Atlantic, home to some of our favorite political bloggers, is teaming up with Charlie Rose for a "Think Ahead" session that will highligh... [FishbowlNY]

Tina Dupuy: Queen of All Media - Posted September 8, 2008
We're not a political site, so we can't write political things. But HuffPo can... and we, apparently, can on HuffPo. Tina's take on Sarah Palin is so good, we Dugg it. Ou... [FishbowlLA]

All Good Things Must Come to an Objective End, Also Olbermann - Posted September 8, 2008
After weeks of rumored behind-the-scenes tension MSNBC has announced that it is removing Chris Matthews and ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

All Good Things Must Come to an Objective End, Also Olbermann - Posted September 8, 2008
After weeks of rumored behind-the-scenes tension MSNBC has announced that it is removing Chris Matthews and ... [FishbowlNY]

Morning Reading List, 09.08.08 - Posted September 8, 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]

ABC News Gets First Palin Interview - Posted September 7, 2008
Alright media, you'll get your wish — a chance to vet interview Gov. Sarah Palin. The Associated Press reports Palin offered her first interview to ... [TVNewser]

FNC Ties Palin's Speech Ratings As Top in Cable History - Posted September 5, 2008
It's official — more people watched Sen. John McCain accept the Republican nomination than watched Sen. ... [TVNewser]

Presidential Bookings - Posted September 5, 2008
The presidential candidates have been busy this week, and their media appearances hit full stride this weekend. • Sen. Barack Obama, fresh off an interview with FNC's Bill O'Reilly, sits down with ... [TVNewser]

The Ticker: Scarborough, Martin, Van Susteren... - Posted September 5, 2008
> So what does this mean? Yesterday morning Joe Scarborough joked with TVNewser that he and Keith Olbermann and ... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List, 09.05.08 - Posted September 5, 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]

Tina Daunt Likens Sarah Palin to a Monkey - Posted September 5, 2008
OK, not really. Not even a little bit, but she does have a very sharp-minded observation in the lede of her story today: MINNEAPOLIS -- It would have taken quite a star to outshine ... [FishbowlLA]

FNC Wins With Top Rated Convention Broadcast in Cable History - Posted September 4, 2008
Fox News Channel's 10pmET hour last night became the top-rated convention broadcast ever on Fox News, and in cable news history. Featuring Gov. Sarah Palin as the keynote, all networks ... [TVNewser]

Campbell Brown on Sexism and Sarah Palin - Posted September 4, 2008
As the mother of an 8-month-old, CNN anchor Campbell Brown can relate to Gov. Sarah Palin. "I love the idea of a mother in the campaign and bringing some of those issues to the forefront," Bro... [TVNewser]

For Brian Williams, 38,486 Miles and Counting - Posted September 4, 2008
Gail Shister TVNewser Columnist Pregnant, shmegnant. Candidates' kids are not fair game, says NBC's Brian Williams. "Show me the germaneness to their ability to lead the nation,"... [TVNewser]

Worse 'Feeding Frenzies' Than Sarah Palin - Posted September 4, 2008
As we mentioned yesterday, McCain Camp's Steve Schmidt told the WaPo that the feeding frenzy on Veep Nominee ... [FishbowlLA]

RNC Loves America - Hates Media, Attempts Killing Messengers - Posted September 4, 2008
Both LAT and NYT ran stories about Republican Veep Nominee Sarah Palin's 'rapport' with the press. NYT's wonders why John McCain is turning ... [FishbowlLA]

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]

Maggie Rodriguez and the Evening Anchors - Posted September 3, 2008
Gov. Sarah Palin was a hot topic in the anchor to anchor interviews, with Katie Couric telling Robin Roberts, "I'm on guard for sexist coverage." And as she wrapped up her interview ... [TVNewser]

Early Read on Media Mention in Gov. Palin's Speech - Posted September 3, 2008
TVNewser has obtained a copy of Gov. Sarah Palin's acceptance speech. In it, in just a matter of minutes, she will say this about the media: And I've learned quickly, these past few days, that if you're not a member in good standing of the Washington elite, then some in the media... [TVNewser]

Leaked Footage Shows GOP Analysts Bashing Palin - Posted September 3, 2008
Leaked footage from a commercial break during the NoonET hour of MSNBC showed up on YouTube this afternoon. After Chuck Todd tossed to a break with guests Mike Murphy and Peggy Noonan on set, all three can be heard expressing surprise over the Gov. ... [TVNewser]

Mike Murphy and Peggy Noonan's Open Mike - Posted September 3, 2008
Opps. Conservative pundits Mike Murphy and ... [FishbowlLA]

LAT In 90 Seconds - Posted September 3, 2008
Easy On The Top, Easy On The Sides And, Well, Just Easy: Steve Lopez increases his carbon footprint just to drive to Orange County and make fun of Republicans. People living up to their stere... [FishbowlLA]

Palin News Brings Big Win For FNC - Posted September 2, 2008
CNN's historic victory on Thursday night was eclipsed as quickly as Sen. Barack Obama's acceptance speech left the news cycle. By Friday mo... [TVNewser]

Brown v. Bounds on Election Center - Posted September 2, 2008
Things got heated on Campbell Brown: Election Center last night, as Brown continually pressed Sen. John McCain spokesperson ... [TVNewser]

The Veep Stakes Sweep: A Round Up - Posted September 2, 2008
Well, the Fall television schedule has yet to debut. The Olympics are over. The hurricane was a dud. The DNC is over. And well, now it's Republican week. And, Republicans are pretty boring unless their secret gay affairs become public. So, that's why the press is all aflutter with all things... [FishbowlLA]

Bennett: "That Bit of Advocacy Has No Place on CNN" - Posted September 2, 2008
As the cablers discuss the impact of Bristol Palin's pregnancy, and then discuss whether it should be a topic of discussion, CNN commentator Bill Bennett may be the first to attack his o... [TVNewser]

Go Campbell Brown - Get All Journalistic On His Ass - Posted September 2, 2008
The line from the John McCain camp and the RNC has set up is that ... [FishbowlLA]

Sara Benincasa Does Sarah Palin - Posted September 2, 2008
This is New York comedian Sara B... [FishbowlLA]

Cindy McCain Knows Her Geography - Posted September 1, 2008
We keep reading ... [FishbowlLA]

Obama on Palin's Baby's Momma Drama 'Back Off' - Posted September 1, 2008
From Ben Smith at Politico: Politico's Carrie Budoff Brown reports: At a press... [FishbowlLA]

Sarah Palin's Daughter: The Juno of Juneau - Posted September 1, 2008
Yesterday there was a rumor that republican VP nominee Sarah Palin's 5th child was actually her 17 year old daughter Bristol Palin's ... [FishbowlLA]

Morning Reading List, 09.01.08 - Posted September 1, 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]

The VP Nominee, Like You've Never Seen Her Before...Unless You Lived In Alaska in the Late '80s - Posted August 30, 2008
An Alaska TVNewser tipster (that would be our first) tells us the local CBS affiliate has dug up video of Gov. Sarah Palin, anchoring a sports segment at the station in 1989. The big sports stories this day: Pete Rose's... [TVNewser]

Recent Palin Interviews, Queued Up For Cable - Posted August 29, 2008
CNBC put its Gov. Sarah Palin interview, conducted Monday by M... [TVNewser]

Sunday Show Preview - Posted August 29, 2008
And now, St. Paul. • On Fox News Sunday, Chris Wallace speaks with Sen. John McCain. It will be McCain's first sit down interview since announcing Gov. Sarah Palin as his running mate. • On CBS, ... [TVNewser]

Is Sarah Palin One Of Us? - Posted August 29, 2008
TVNewser commenter NotsoAnonymous reminds us that GOP VP candidate Gov. Sarah Palin is a former TV reporter. After receiving a journalism degree from the University of Idaho, Palin worked briefly as a sports reporter for TV stations in Anchorage. And, ... [TVNewser]

Maria Bartiromo Gets Palin, Pre-Pick - Posted August 29, 2008
After her vacation last week, CNBC's Maria Bartiromo traveled to Alaska to interview Gov. Sarah Palin. The interview, which took place on Monday, was focused on issues of the econom... [TVNewser]

John McCain Picks Gov. Sarah Palin for VP. Fox News First With The News - Posted August 29, 2008
In an incredibly well-kept secret only confirmed by the U.S. media less than 90 minutes before the official announcement, John McCain has chosen Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin as ... [TVNewser]

Starring Nicole Kidman as Sarah Palin - Posted August 29, 2008
Beauty queen (Miss Congeniality actually), TV sports reporter, two year governor of Alaska Sarah Palin, has been chosen by ... [FishbowlLA]

Cablers on the McCain Veep Chase - Posted August 29, 2008
With less than two and a half hours until his official announcement, TV journalists are scrambling to confirm that Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin is his pick for Vice President. Fox News and NBC News are confirming that Govs. ... [TVNewser]

Sarah Who? - Posted August 29, 2008
We've been reading the punditry about Sarah Palin this morning, and our favorite bit comes in the L.A. Times Top of the Ticket blog.... [FishbowlLA]

Morning Reading List, 03.26.07 - Posted March 26, 2007
Good morning Washington. Two-thirds of you think the Politico/Edwards gaffe got the appropriate levels of attention. "... [FishbowlDC]

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