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

Fusion's Jorge Ramos Goes Inside the CIA - Posted June 3, 2014
Airing Tuesday night at 10 on Fusion (available in DC via RCN and Dish) will be a special edition of "AMERICA with Jorge Ramos" featuring interviews with CIA Director ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted October 14, 2013
Provocative Quote Taken Out of Context "Thanks @bpshow! For the memories, and for the drunken orgy reference." -- HuffPost's Jennifer Bendery. Politico Playbook Publish Time... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted September 26, 2013
What's a little trash talking from an ex-Washington reporter? "@DavidNakamura @jeneps @jeffmason1 Mason is basically the catcher in the rye. Maybe @GlennThrush, if he ever stooped to #poolduty." -- Bloomberg's Berlin-based Hans ... [FishbowlDC]

Afternoon Chatter - Posted July 18, 2013
"Just angered Obama's press secretary. Word." -- The Daily Caller's high school intern Gabe Finger. ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted June 27, 2013
"No, I told you I don't watch the news. ... I don't watch the news." -- Rachel Jeantel, star witness in the George Zimmerman trial during cross examination, discussing how she knew this was thought to be a "racially charged event." Defending Glenn Gr... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted May 20, 2013
Quotes of the Day "Hmm which to choose?" -- ABC's Martha Raddatz with accompanying photograph. ... [FishbowlDC]

Spencer Ackerman Joins Guardian US - Posted May 8, 2013
Spencer Ackerman is joining the Guardian US as its national security editor. Ackerman was most recently with Wired as a senior writer. During his time there he anchored the Danger Room... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Spencer Ackerman Joins Guardian US - Posted May 8, 2013
Spencer Ackerman is joining the Guardian US as its national security editor. Ackerman was most recently with Wired as a senior writer. During his time there he anchored the Danger Room... [FishbowlNY]

Morning Chatter - Posted December 26, 2012
Quotes of the Day -- Home for the Holidays Edition HOLIDAY JOKESTER: "My favorite 2012 picture of Steve Buttry." -- Mimi Buttry, wife of Steve Buttry. But... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted November 6, 2012
Quotes of the Day -- the Election Day version "This sign is on a window of a store that's inside the security zone of Obama's Des Moines rally." -- Yahoo! News' Chris Moody wi... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted October 3, 2012
Quotes of the Day "It's so hard to talk these days." -- FNC's Greta Van Susteren in reaction to V.P. Joe Biden's "gaffe" yesterday. "He's gotta recognize that he's gonna be double teamed. Jim Lehrer is part of the cultural left so Mitt is going to have to communicate past Lehrer ... [FishbowlDC]

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

FishbowlDC Interview With Mojo's Adam Weinstein - Posted June 29, 2012
Say hello to Mother Jones' National Security Correspondent ... [PRNewser]

FishbowlDC Interview With Mojo's Adam Weinstein - Posted June 29, 2012
Say hello to Mother Jones' National Security Correspondent ... [FishbowlDC]

Ana Maria Cox Unveils New Tattoo - Posted April 18, 2012
Just in time for her upcoming appearance in Washington, The Guardian's Ana Marie Cox has a new tattoo on her arm. She described it "brand new" and "not subtle" and something "that took a long time to do." Af... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted April 4, 2012
Quotes of the Day NBC TODAY show's Savannah Guthrie's feet brought to us by NBC Investigative Correspondent Jeff Rossen... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted March 19, 2012
Quotes of the Day Yahoo! News's Olivier Knox: "Hasty iPhone shot of POTUS getting his 'VIP Guest' button today." President Obama drank beer at The Dubli... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted February 13, 2012
Quotes of the Day Disturbing headline of the Day: "Fallen Tree Pins Fairfax Woman to Bed" -- Washington D.C. News. See story here on MyFoxDC.com. Best line: "Fire officials say this is a good time to do a quick site survey at your home to make sure your trees are stable." ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted January 24, 2012
Quotes of the Day -- The Boybander Edition "Next question: 'If Venusians came to earth and promised us eternal youth in exchange for some sex slaves, would you be cool with that?' -- Slate's ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted January 4, 2012
Quotes of the Day -- Behind the Curtain in Des Moines The Rachels: RealClearPolitics' Scott Conroy says on Twitter, "What they're watching at ... [FishbowlDC]

Slate Hires Liberal Boybander Blogger - Posted November 10, 2011
Think Progress' Matt Yglesias has accepted a job at Slate. Just moments ago he wrote on Twitter, "Non-ironically-breaking: I'm leaving @ThinkProgress for an exciting new job at @Slate." He wrote about his departure in a post on Think Progress calling it an "Important Programming Announcement." ... [FishbowlDC]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted October 17, 2011
Quotes of the Day Quintessential fluffy cloud White House photograph by FNC's Ed Henry who was spotted milling about the Meridien Ball Friday night with his wife, Shirley Hung Henry... [FishbowlDC]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted July 25, 2011
Quotes of the Day Weigelicious observation: "Huh. Some caption writer screwed up the name of 'You Know I'm No Good.'" -- Slate's Dave Weigel in a Monday... [FishbowlDC]

Self-Promotion Washington Style Part II - Posted June 27, 2011
Here's another stab at self-promotion. Not quite as impressive as fellow Juiceboxer Matt Yglesias from earlier today, but Wired.com's Spencer Ackerman gets at least a D+ for effort for running a picture of himself eating soybea... [FishbowlDC]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted June 21, 2011
QUOTES of the DAY The BEST Person in the WOOORLD is BACK! Ex-MSNBCer Keith Olbermann debuted on Current TV last night. It's apparently the ex-MSNBCer club. When he can't make it in, ... [PRNewser]

The Nerdy Shore: Casting Call - Posted June 1, 2011
The debut cast of The Nerdy Shore: From L to R: Beutler, Weigel, Klein, and Yglesias. Slate's Dave Weigel kept his hands off Weinergate this weekend. Instead, ... [FishbowlDC]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted April 8, 2011
QUOTES of the DAY Metro Weekly's White House correspondent Chris Geidner claims Thursday was Purple Paisley Tie Day. He wins our non-existent Pretty Tie of the Day award, an honor never bestowed on... [FishbowlDC]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted March 9, 2011
QUOTES of the DAY "Hey Veggies, I'm giving up meat for #Lent. Went out for 40 days on this bad boy. Wish me luck." -- MSNBC's Luke Russert in a Tuesday night tweet with this accompanying serious piece of... [FishbowlDC]

Good Afternoon FishbowlDC Readers - Posted February 18, 2011
QUOTES of the DAY Palmeri breaks bread with Spitzer "My night has been so random -- first a dinner hosted by Eliot Spitzer, next Paris Hilton's bday party #pagesix." -- NYP and ex-Examiner scribe ... [FishbowlDC]

Good Morning FishbowlDC - Posted December 2, 2010
QUOTES of the DAY Boy Band Special "No, Jack Kingston, the last two minutes of the basketball is the boring hack-a-Shaq part where my wife says, 'WHEN IS THIS GAME GONNA END?'" -- HuffPost's ... [FishbowlDC]

The Washington Independent Shuts Its Doors - Posted November 17, 2010
On December 1, The Washington Independent will be no more. After almost three years, the site is closing, a victim of the "recession, just like everybody else," says editor ... [MediaJobsDaily]

The Washington Independent No More - Posted November 17, 2010
American University's The Eagle Web Editor Ethan Klapper alerts us to the fact that The Washington Independent is signing off. Read the farewell letter and explanation here. An excerpt from TWI's goodbye post: TWI was not just a journalistic experiment; it was als... [FishbowlDC]

Ackerman Has a Dirty-Talking Twitter Imitator - Posted July 26, 2010
Looks like Wired's Spencer Ackerman has an imitation Twitter handle who calls himself "Frackerman." This is an actual picture of Ackerman that the phony Ack uses. We dashed out his f-bombs; he writes the real thing. Unofficial name: S. Effen Ackerman. H... [FishbowlDC]

Salon's Joan Walsh: Don't You Know Who I Am? - Posted July 26, 2010
Dainty it wasn't. Salon's Editor-in-Chief Joan Walsh had one of those kind of moments on Sunday's CNN's "Reliable ... [FishbowlDC]

Daily Caller Advice Columnist Does Dream Interpretation - Posted July 26, 2010
Chances are high that Labash consulted this dream reference book before penning his response. If you are really fond of Wired's Spencer Ackerman (a.k.a. "Attackerman" or "Hackerman" as he's dubbed by Daily Caller advice columnist ... [FishbowlDC]

David Corn's Deep Dark Secret - Posted July 23, 2010
Mother Jones's D.C. Bureau Chief and Politics Daily columnist David Corn isn't buying the whole liberal journalism conspiracy theory about Journolist as portrayed in a series of stories in The Daily Caller this week. In his view, Journolist was a progressive place for a group of "progressive journalist... [FishbowlDC]

More JournoList Leaks: Members Plot to Bury Rev. Wright Story - Posted July 20, 2010
President Obama's former pastor - Jeremiah A. Wright Jr. of Chicago's Trinity United Church of Christ. It's now fairly obvious that the Daily Caller has in its possession the full archive of JournoList - Ezra Klein's defunct internet group for liberal members of the media. The list-serv that cost WaPo's... [FishbowlDC]

Washington Independent Scribe Moves Into the 'Danger Room' - Posted June 25, 2010
The Washington Independent's Spencer Ackerman is making the daring leap to Wired.com after two and a half years at the publication. He will write for a blog called the "Danger Room." Best wishes to Ackerman. Read his farewell note to co-workers after the jump... Hi everyone, Sorry for the impersonal email, but I wanted to... [FishbowlDC]

Washington Independent: An Update - Posted November 20, 2008
Yesterday, we reported that "We hear that the Center for Independent Media (including its flagship publication, the Washington Independent) is not renewing the contracts of many of its staff writers, as a cost cutting measure. Instead, writers can continue to write for the publications on a freelance basis." We heard from both... [FishbowlDC]