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Archives: September 2008

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Show Me The Money

In a brave example of questioning your Sugar Daddy, the Washington City Paper’s Angela Valdez looks into Creative Loafing’s (owner of the Washington City Paper) bankruptcy papers and finds some looming questions…

Burger: It Could Be Worse

Bloomberg’s Tim Burger was Hotline’s Friday Feature:

    Tim Burger covers the investigative beat for Bloomberg News. Burger moved to DC in ’88 and has worked for Commerce Clearinghouse, Roll Call, Legal Times (covering lobbying and the DoJ), New York Daily News (covering Congress/scandal and Hillary Clinton’s first campaign/two years in office) and Time (covering intelligence). But today he’s our Friday Feature:

    What was your first job?

    Other than mowing lawns as a kid, it was painting houses and doing maintence/light building work for a local foundation. That’s how I know that even in its worst moments, there is always much harder work than Washington journalism.

Separated at Birth

Access Hollywood’s politics site logo:


And the Politico’s logo:


Poll of the Day

Woodlee Joins Chase Communications

Former Washington Post reporter Yolanda Woodlee has joined Chase Communications’ D.C. office as director of media strategy.

Woodlee’s resume includes stops as the Washington Post, The Detroit News, The Miami Herald and The Sun-Sentinel.

Woodlee recently took the Washington Post’s buyout package.

Chenevey To Co-Anchor on FOX 5

Steve Chenevey has been named co-anchor of “FOX 5 Morning News,” FishbowlDC has learned. Duffy Dyer, vice president and general manager made the announcement today. Chenevy will join Allison Seymour for the 5-9 a.m. program.

Capitol File Magazine Moving To Eight Issues A Year

…we hear.

(Capitol File magazine)

Matthews & Daughter: An Update

After we reported yesterday that Chris Matthews interviewed his daughter, Caroline, last week without disclosing his connection to her, Matthews took to the airwaves last night to explain:

Politico’s Michael Calderone reached out to Matthews for a comment and Matthews did his own version of “Oops.”

Weisberg Chimes In on “Foreign Policy” Purchase

Earlier on FishbowlDC: “So That’s What Susan Glasser Will Do Next…”

Slate Group Editor-in-Chief Jacob Weisberg sent out an email to Washingtonpost.Newsweek Interactive staffers this morning, obtained by FishbowlDC, in which he elaborates on the purchase of Foreign Policy magazine.

Weisberg admits that “This might seem an odd fit because of our emphasis on web-only publication. But FP is an excellent match in terms of subject matter, audience, and overall sensibility.”

Weisberg also elaborates on Susan Glasser‘s job description.

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