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Archives: January 2008

Rove to Join Fox News

From Drudge:

    FLASH: Karl Rove will join FOXNEWS as contributor; likely used throughout Super Tuesday coverage…

We’re told that InsideCableNews broke the news.

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It’s Somebody’s Birthday Today…

I wonder who

Questionable Headline of the Day

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(From here)

Happy Hour

The Latest Washingtonian

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Today’s Most Popular Stories

“Meet” Wins Total Viewers, “This Week” Takes 25-54 Demo

Spin away!

What ABC is touting:

    “THIS WEEK” #1 IN KEY ADULTS 25-54 DEMO – BEATS “MEET THE PRESS”

    “THIS WEEK” POSTS HIGHEST TOTAL VIEWER AND A25-54 NUMBERS IN NEARLY 5 YEARS

    “THIS WEEK” BEATS “FACE THE NATION” IN TOTAL VIEWERS AND A25-54

    “THIS WEEK” INCREASES MOST OF SUNDAY DISCUSSION PROGRAMS COMPARED TO LAST YEAR — 42% IN A25-54 DEMO AND 19% AMONG TOTAL VIEWERS

And NBC:

    “MEET THE PRESS WITH TIM RUSSERT” IS THE #1 SUNDAY MORNING PUBLIC AFFAIRS PROGRAM WINNING THE WEEK ENDING SUNDAY, JANUARY 27, 2008

    TOPS THE COMPETITION BY 803,000 TOTAL VIEWERS

A tipster tells FishbowlDC that “This Week”‘s victory in the 25-54 demographic was by one-tenth of a point.

The Tale Of The Tape…Of Tale Of The Tape

We decided to tally up all of our new “Tale of the Email Tape” features in order to see which publications are on top of their game when it comes to being the first to alert us of breaking news.

For each breaking news event, the publication that was first to send its respective e-mail received three points, second place got two points, third place got one. The current tally is as follows:

MSNBC: 15
Politico: 15
Wall Street Journal: 9
CNN: 8
USA Today: 8
L.A. Times: 5
Washington Post: 3
ABC: 2
Roll Call: 1

Separated At Birth: Bill Sammon

For this week’s Separated at Birth, we have the Examiner’s Bill Sammon.

Does Bill…
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Look like…
Kelsey Gammer?
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Johnny Damon?
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John Grisham?
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Did you miss our earlier Separateds? Or just want to see them again? Check out Dana Priest, J. Freedom du Lac, Chris Wallace, Bob Woodward, Part II, Tim Russert, Part II, Anne Kornblut, Greta Wodele, Michael Calderone, Robert Traynham, Les Kingsolving, Pamela Brown, Bill Press, Kriston Capps, Howard Bryant, Michael Clements, Rajiv Chandrasekaran, Wes Pruden, Chris Cillizza, Dana Perino, Dan Steinberg, David Martin, David Bradley, Linda Greenhouse, Laura Sessions Stepp, William Arkin, Paul Singer, Ben Bradlee, John Yang, Armstrong Williams, Howard Kurtz, Tony Kornheiser, John Harris, Len Downie, David Corn, Bob Woodward, Jeff Zeleny, John McCaslin, John Hendren, Lesley Lopez, Elizabeth Shogren, Norah O’Donnell, Chris Matthews, Tim Russert, Brit Hume, Wolf Blitzer and David Gregory

REPOSTING: Poll of the Day

Although we love the 43 of you who voted despite the lack of answers, today’s earlier poll was all screwed up, so we’re reposting. Vote away:

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