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On this day in 1851, the first edition of The New York Times was published. 38 years ago, Jimi Hendrix died. Four years ago, Britney Spears married Kevin Federline. Sen. Bob Bennett is 75 today. You are you following the news of this financial mess we’re in. Washington Social Diary takes a look inside the launch of Washington Post’s FW. Check out today’s White House Photo of the Day from Time. Today’s “Angry Journalist” rant of the day: “I’m angry because I’ve been working day and night on a killer story and then my editor passed it on to someone else and asked me to give them my information. There is no reason this should have happened.”
Today’s FishbowlDC comment of the day (with regards to Friday’s post on “McCain Accuses Mika Of Being In The Tank For Obama“: Reader a2b4u2 writes, “How about Obama calling McCain’s claim to take on the old boy’s network in Washington a McCain staff meeting?” Keep the FishbowlDC discussion going by dropping your comments here.
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MOVE OVER, OLBERMANN, RACHEL MADDOW TOPS MSNBC RATINGS!
[AND SHE BEATS LARRY KING, TOO]
CABLE RACE, TUES, SEPT 16
RACHEL MADDOW 1,801,000
SHEP SMITH 1,724,000
Presidential Election Media Pulse show that Sarah Palin continues to hold the lead in overall media coverage of the four nominees for president and vice president — clearly giving a boost to Republican running mate John McCain, whose recent coverage has matched or exceeded that of rival Barack Obama after trailing the Democratic candidate for most of the year.” For more info, click here.
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