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Morning Reading List 05.28.09

Good morning FishbowlDC! Happy Birthday to WaPo Publisher Katharine Weymouth

Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? Drop us a line. Here’s what we’re reading this Thursday morning…

TV | MAGAZINES | WEB | EVENTS | KICKS

TV

Is NBC working on a Live at 5 format killer?

Politico speculates about the cast of DC’s Real Housewives: Tammy Haddad, Norah O’Donnell, Ana Marie Cox, Sally Quinn, Michelle Fenty?
FishbowlDC expects Kat Kennedy to be married by week’s end…

MAGAZINES

Like a magical unicorn, Bill Clinton remains one of the most fascinating creatures of all times. New York Times White House correspondent Peter Baker writes this weekend’s magazine cover story on Slick Willy.

WEB

The Dems are controlling more than just the White House and Congress. They’re also collectively winning the battle for traffic among political sites.

Time Warner made official plans to separate its AOL division sometime around the end of this year, a widely expected move that sheds one of the media company’s weakest divisions.

EVENTS

Today at 11.30 AM, IFC is bringing together George Stephanopoulos, Greta Van Susteren, John King, Tucker Carlson, Norman Ornstein, Marcus Brauchli – to delve into the media’s coverage of the Obama administration. This event is held in conjunction with “The IFC Media Project,” airing Sundays at 11PM ET/PT on IFC . FishbowlDC will be on site at the Newseum.

KICKS

The Blagojeviches’ two-bedroom condo in Dupont Circle is “on the market” for $570K, and is “advertised as having hardwood floors, a fireplace, a balcony and ‘great flow’”

Before abandoning broadcast journalism all together, I interviewed for a gig in this market. No lie. An oldie but a goody…

HAT TIP: Wake Up Call, paidcontent.org, Politico

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