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Carrie Levine Joins Center for Public Integrity as Federal Politics Reporter

carrielevine_2The Center for Public Integrity today announced the hire of Carrie Levine as a federal politics reporter. At CPI, Levine will write for the “Consider the Source” vertical, focused on money in politics.

Levine most recently served as the research director at CREW, the Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington.

For more, click on over to CPI.

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CQ Roll Call’s John Reichard to Retire

CQ Roll CallCQ Roll Call HealthBeat editor John Reichard will retire at the end of November, the media company’s chief content officer David Rapp informed colleagues this afternoon. Reichard founded HealthBeat, which was bought by CQ 10 years ago.

Of his 33 year career as a DC journo, Rapp said, “Throughout his career he set the standard for authoritative, timely and objective reporting. He has also developed an avid and loyal following among top-tier policymakers in Washington, who’ve counted on John to keep them up to speed on all manner of policy developments. And he is, without doubt, one of the nicest colleagues in our newsroom.”

HealthBeat Managing Editor Adriel Bettelheim will oversee daily operations of the vertical going forward.

Highlights from the 10.19.14 Sunday Shows

SundayShows-w-candyDr. Anthony Fauci, director of NIH’s National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, on ABC’s “This Week

“I think this idea that every single hospital can take care of a seriously ill Ebola patient right now is just not true. So what we’re going to be doing with the CDC and the state health authorities and the hospitals themselves, we know we have four hospitals that are there now, including my own hospital, but we need to pre-train people so that if we need to surge up we can. But I think we don’t want to get people to think that any hospital, community hospital is totally equipped to care for the patient. They must be able to identify and isolate and then from there get them to a place where you have pre-trained people who know how to do it.”

Fauci on CBS’s “Face the Nation

“The guidelines that were on the CDC were WHO guidelines that worked well for many, many years in approaching patients who have Ebola in the African setting, which is in a much less well developed setting, not the tertiary care. Now when you have patients here we do things that are much more aggressive with patients — intubation, hemodialysis — so the explore level is a different, particularly because you are keeping patients alive, because you have the capability. So, those guidelines had some aspects about it that we are going to improve on. For example, the guidelines did have some exposure of skin in the sense you had a mask but there was some skin that was exposed and some hair that was exposed. That is the thing that now in our setting of tertiary care we want to make sure that that’s no longer the case, that you have essentially everything covered.” Read more

Playboy Exclusive: Former Dem Governor of Montana Brian Schweitzer on Obama, 2016

playboyIn the latest issue of Playboy, Jeff Greenfield sits down with former Democratic governor of Montana Brian Schweitzer to discuss the current political landscape, from U.S. involvement in the Middle East to a critical evaluation of President Barack Obama and a potential 2016 run for president.

On 2016 aspirations:

“Well, if I decide to run for president, my message has to be very crisp and clear—one, two, three. There’s no four, five and six; it’s one, two, three. And that message has to be what I say each time I’m asked a question. If the question is “Is the window dirty?” then I say, “Yup, and that’s why we have to create jobs for the next generation…But if I’m in a debate with four other people, well, you can’t possibly discuss all the things I’ve thought about and all the ways we can reform. But you can say, “Look, these are the three things we’re going to get done during the first year, and this is why.”

For the full story, click on over to Playboy.

Yahoo’s Chris Moody to CNN

cnndigitalCNN’s Rachel Smolkin started off Monday with some big news for the Washington bureau and network. In its effort to further grow CNN Politics Digital, it has swooped up Yahoo’s Chris Moody as well as The Hill’s Alexandra Jaffe and The Washington Post’s Jeff Simon.

Moody is slated to join just before the midterm elections on October 27 and Jaffe will just after. For Simon, he returns to CNN after joining The Washington Post from the network in 2013 as a video producer.

See Smolkin’s announcement after the jump. Read more

Mediabistro Morning Roundup – 10.20.14

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

PRNewser What Would Bill Do? Media Coach Bill McGowan Takes on the Week’s News

TVNewser ‘Today’ is No. 1 Morning Show on Social Media

TVSpy Nebraska Sports Anchor Fired for Saying Goodbye to Departing Co-Workers

Lost Remote How ‘The Walking Dead’ Fans Reacted on Twitter to the Season 5 Premiere

FishbowlDC Calling VOA Volunteers: Receive Ebola Vaccine And Report on Experience

FishbowlNY NY Times’ Sulzberger: Cuts are ‘Painful’

SocialTimes The Guardian Responds to Whisper’s Fervent Denials

AllFacebook How Facebook Deals with Stolen Passwords

AllTwitter Recommended Tweets From Profiles You Don’t Follow Will Now Appear in Everyone’s Timeline

10,000 Words BBC Launches WhatsApp ‘Ebola Lifeline’ Service in West Africa

Inside Mobile Apps Vivino Surpasses Six Million Users, Unveils ‘My Taste Profile’

InsideFacebook Adobe Q3 2014 report: Organic impressions down 50 percent YoY

GalleyCat Abrams Publishes a Cookbook Inspired by ‘Orange is the New Black’

AgencySpy We Hear: Cuts at Translation

MediaJobsDaily Three Glimpses at the Future of Work

UnBeige Superior Interiors: NYSID Showcases 90 Years of McMillen

Monday Morning Splash

What’s Happening

— WTOP Special Town Hall on Ebola at the Newseum, 10 a.m.

— Luncheon with U.S. Department of Labor Secretary Thomas Perez at the National Press Club, 12:30 p.m.

The Revolving Door

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Fishbowl Fun Fact

McDonald’s serves one percent of the world’s population every day.

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DC Jobs: The Pew Charitable Trusts, McMurry/TMG, Americans for the Arts

This week, The Pew Charitable Trusts is hiring an officer of state campaigns, while McMurry/TMG needs a project manager. Americans for the Arts is seeking a press and media relations manager, and Connections Media is on the hunt for a web developer. Get the scoop on these openings below, and find additional just-posted gigs on Mediabistro.

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Find more great DC jobs on the Mediabistro job board. Looking to hire? Tap into our network of talented media pros and post a risk-free job listing. For real-time openings and employment news, follow @MBJobPost.

Afternoon Lede Check – 10.17.14

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

Weekend Show Preview – 10.19.14

SundayShows-w-candyWho’s on the talk shows this weekend? Glad you asked.

Highlights include CDC director Peter Piot, the co-discoverer of the Ebola virus, on CNN’s “Fareed Zakaria GPS” and the director of NIH’s National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases director Dr. Anthony Fauci on NBC’s “Meet the Press,” ABC’s “This Week,” CBS’s “Face the Nation,” “FOX News Sunday” and CNN’s “State of the Union.”

Not all lineups have been announced. But click through for those that have and we’ll continue to update throughout the day.

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