Archives: October 2008
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This Sunday, November 2, is the final Sunday before Tuesday’s highly anticipated presidential election. Gov. Sarah Palin has thus far opted not to participate in what has become a campaign ritual: Interviews on the various Sunday talk show programs.
Well, all of the major Sunday talk shows — NBC’s “Meet the Press,” CNN’s “Late Edition with Wolf Blitzer,” Fox’s “Fox News Sunday,” ABC’s “This Week with George Stephanopoulos” and CBS’s “Face the Nation” — have now announced their weekend lineups and none were able to land an interview with the Alaska governor, just days before the election.
It should be noted: The last vice presidential candidate to avoid NBC’s “Meet the Press” — long a ratings and gravitas champ among its competitors — was…
A group of Newhouse News Service alums are going to gather at the National Press Club Nov. 13 for a wake for the soon-to-be departed bureau. Some of the current Newhousers will be there as well.
Howard Kurtz added 29 Facebook friends this week, bringing his total to 2,531.
He also had five status updates, which included:
- Howard is woozy from early-morning TV duty. If you can fake it half-asleep, you can do anything in journalism.
Howard is wondering if the Obama infomercial gets higher ratings than this washed-out Series.
Howard is finding the GOP’s circular firing squads fascinating to watch right now.
Howard is watching the World Series and close to dozing off.
Howard has never shopped at Nieman Marcus but suddenly feels the need to upgrade his wardrobe.
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FishbowlDC has obtained an internal staff memo from Washington Post Executive Editor Marcus Brauchli (BROW-klee) regarding the paper’s plans for enhanced coverage of the federal government.”
“With Washington about to face its first major government transition in eight years, we’re preparing to launch expanded, deeper and more sophisticated coverage of the central institution in this town, the federal government.”
Read the full memo after the jump…
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