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Hey Isn’t That…Jake Tapper on Bonappetit.com?

Jake Tapper, host of CNN’s “The Lead,” recently chatted with Bon Appétit for its “Morning Routine” column, a look into people’s first hours awake.

Tapper’s day begins at 7am, with his attention first directed to his email for recent news on current events, then to Twitter, and then to Facebook, all before getting out of bed.

The CNN anchor describes his coffee intake as “an IV drip situation that begins when I wake up and doesn’t end until the last possible moment.”

For the full story, click on over to Bon Appétit.

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Social Media 201

Social Media 201Starting October 13Social Media 201 picks up where Social Media 101 leaves off, to provide you with hands-on instruction for gaining likes, followers, retweets, favorites, pins, and engagement. Social media experts will teach you how to make social media marketing work for your bottom line and achieving your business goals. Register now!

Michelle Fields Joins FOX News as a Paid Contributor

Big news in the land of Michelle Fields. She’s officially joined FOX News as a paid contributor.

As far as Field’s public aspirations to host a show go, a well placed insider called that notion “highly far fetched.”

Fields is currently a contributor to PJ Media, and prior to that, was with The Daily Caller. BuzzFeed’s Dorsey Shaw was the first with the news.

Mediabistro Morning Roundup – 9.16.14

From TVNewser to FishbowlNY, here are your top stories from across Mediabistro.

TVNewser Sheinelle Jones Named News Anchor of Weekend Today

InsideFacebook Facebook Revamps App Settings Page

FishbowlNY Arianna Celebrates Major HuffPost Milestone

Lost Remote Mixed Social Reactions to The View Premiere

TVSpy WFLD’s Alexa Helms Reportedly Pulled Off Anchor Desk After Three Months

FishbowlDC WaPo’s Nia-Malika Henderson To Join ‘The Fix’ Vertical

SocialTimes Three Ways Every Brand Can Use Social Influence to Drive Business

AllFacebook Facebook’s Advertising Week 2014 Schedule

AllTwitter The Seven Elements of An Optimized Twitter Profile

10,000 Words Uncertain Future for NY Times Reporter Protecting Confidential Source

Inside Mobile Apps NativeX Launches Lightning Play Video to Help Monetize Mobile Games

GalleyCat Authors United Calls on Amazon Board Members to Take a Stand

PRNewser NFL Sponsor CoverGirl Caught Up in a Bad Press Tsunami

AgencySpy Samsung Aims Straight At Apple with In-House Campaign

MediaJobsDaily The Scoop Behind Reference Checks and Employee Rights

UnBeige Mark Your Calendars: Open House New York

Tuesday Morning Splash

What’s Happening

— The Atlantic: Women of Washington, 8:30 a.m.

— A Debate on War and the Constitution: John Yoo vs. Bruce Fein at the National Press Club, 6:30 p.m.

The Revolving Door

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Fishbowl Fun Fact

Almonds are members of the peach family.

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W Washington DC Unveils its Redesigned POV

POV crowd 2The W Washington DC Friday night revealed its redesigned POV rooftop bar, featuring new art and decor including wall-sized brass murals of former US presidents.

In true W fashion, guests checked in downstairs and were escorted to the top where behind a wall designed to look like red tape, hundreds of Washingtonians celebrated including the Washington Wizards’ John Wall, The Daily Show’s Jason Jones; Washingtonian fashion editor Kate BennettUS News’ Nikki Schwab; Washington Business Journal’s Jennifer Nycz-Conner and Rebecca Cooper; NBC Washington’s Dianna Russini and Eun Yang; FOX 5′s Steve Chenevey; WJLA’s Scott Thuman; the Washington Redskins’ LaRhonda Burley; Todd Flournoy; Sophie Pyle, Kate Michael, Victoria Michael, Neil Grace, Nick Owens, Katy Adams, and Cori Sue Morris.

Not part of the redesign: it’s iconic view of the White House.

National Journal’s Marin Cogan Named Contributing Editor of New York Magazine

National Journal writer-at-large Marin Cogan is headed to New York magazine as a contributing editor, as first reported by POLITICO’s Hadas Gold. There she’ll report on politics, policy, and political culture, both in print and online.

Prior to NJ, Cogan wrote for GQ and POLITICO. She starts October 6.

She hilariously tweeted thanks after POLITICO reported her move.

 

Afternoon Lede Check – 9.15.14

From WaPo to WJLA, here are the stories that are leading your homepages today, after the jump…

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POLITICO Names 2 Promotions to Executive Leadership Team, Hints at More Expansion

POLITICO revised logoPOLITICO chief operating officer Kim Kingsley today announced two staff promotions to its executive leadership team in an email from her, John Harris, and Jim VandeHeiDanielle Jones has been named EVP of expansion and Miki King, EVP of operations.

Kingsley also hints at the Rosslyn-based politics hub’s continued plan for world domination, beyond just its European venture, in the announcement for Jones.

“Danielle, who has been with us since year one and understands POLITICO better than anyone,​ will help manage our expansion efforts into Europe and elsewhere…She will also begin preparations for expansion into states beyond New York. We will have more to say on that later this year.”

See the full note to staff after the jump. Read more

CNN’s Jake Tapper Recipient of ‘Tex’ McCrary Award for Excellence in Journalism

photo-2This past weekend at the Medal of Honor convention’s Patriot Award Gala in Knoxville, Tenn., CNN anchor Jake Tapper, author of The Outpost: An Untold Story of American Valor, received the ”Tex” McCrary Award for Excellence in Journalism. He accepted the award from Gary Wetzel, a 1968 Medal of Honor recipient.

Gary Sinise, who portrayed Lt. Dan in “Forest Gump,” served as master of ceremony. US Supreme Court Associate Justice Samuel Alito Jr., an Army veteran, was also in attendance and received the Patriot Award.

HuffPost Names Attendees of Off-the-Record Meeting with President Obama

The Huffington Post’s Michael Calderone named a group of reporters and columnists President Barack Obama met with – off-the-record – prior to his Wednesday night statement on ISIS.

“The group, which met in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in an off-the-record session, included New York Times columnists David Brooks, Tom Friedman and Frank Bruni and editorial writer Carol Giacomo; The Washington Post’s David Ignatius, Eugene Robinson and Ruth Marcus; The New Yorker’s Dexter Filkins and George Packer; The Atlantic’s Jeffrey Goldberg and Peter Beinart; The New Republic’s Julia Ioffe; Columbia Journalism School Dean Steve Coll; The Wall Street Journal’s Jerry Seib; and The Daily Beast’s Michael Tomasky, a source familiar with the meeting told The Huffington Post.”

The New York Times chief White House correspondent Peter Baker first reported on Saturday the meeting’s happening, not naming those in attendance, and clarifying that “people unaffiliated with The Times” contributed to his report.

For more, click on over to The Huffington Post.

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