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Mystery Visitor Surprises Rep. David B. McKinley’s Staff

6309112271_ae691e3d3f_oRoll Call’s “Heard on the Hill” blog caught wind of an unexpected and lost visitor in the Cannon building this afternoon. The tiny, red sweater wearing guest was located in the office of Rep. David B. McKinley (R-WV).

Who exactly was it? That’s yet to be determined. But this afternoon’s Drudge link might solicit eyes that can help identify.

Stay tuned, via Roll Call’s Warren Rojas, here.

WATCH LIVE at 1pm: White House Press Briefing with Josh Earnest

At 1pm Wednesday afternoon, White House press secretary Josh Earnest will deliver a press briefing before the White House press corps.

WATCH live, below.

Getting ‘In the Know’ with NBC News’ Chris Jansing

CJansing_027Chris Jansing, who in May was named senior White House correspondent for NBC News, was recently profiled by The Hill’s Judy Kurtz on her new life six months in.

Jansing, who moved from New York to DC for her new network beat, shared with Kurtz how she spends her time becoming familiar with Washington and how the 57-year-old ended up where she is today.

The Fairport Harbor, Ohio-native went to Otterbein College outside Columbus, Ohio and grew up the youngest of 12. Jansing recalled wanting to be “a grown-up” when she thought about her future as a child. “I’m the youngest of 12 children and I wanted to do everything they did, from driving a car to playing football.”

For more, click on over to the latest for The Hill’s “In the Know” column.

Bristol Palin Describes September Brawl

CNN obtained audio from the Anchorage Police Department Tuesday night relating to the September brawl involving members of Sarah Palin’s family, in which daughter Bristol Palin describes defending her 20 year old sister.


For more on the altercation, in which there’s apparently video footage, click on over to CNN.

Ben Bradlee, Remembered on Twitter

Tweets on the passing of Ben Bradlee, former executive editor of The Washington Post, who passed away Tuesday at the age of 93 of natural causes at his home in Washington.

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Mediabistro Morning Roundup – 10.22.14

From TVNewser to FishbowlNY, here are your top stories from across Mediabistro.

TVNewser Mediabistro Exclusive with Dan Rather

TVSpy WFLD Reporter, Fox Sued Over News Story

FishbowlNY Jill Abramson Joining Steve Brill on Startup

SocialTimes BuzzFeed’s Social Division Makes New Hires

UnBeige Banksy Riffs on Vermeer

AgencySpy MRY West Hires New ECD, Wins Del Monte

AllTwitter The 13 Most Popular Social Networks (By Age Group)

10,000 Words News Deeply Introduces Microsite Just for Ebola News

Inside Mobile Apps Store and Share Photos Securely with Hidely on iOS

InsideFacebook Facebook Tested Feature That Identified Valuable, Irrelevant Fans

GalleyCat Amazon Has Established a New Contract With Simon & Schuster

PRNewser Fashion and PR Celebrate the Life of Oscar de la Renta

Lost Remote Why Brands and Broadcasters Keep Turning to Tagboard’s Social TV Solutions

FishbowlDC Fusion to Host Massive Conference on Global Political Movements

AllFacebook STUDY: How Do Conservatives and Liberals Differ in Their Facebook Activity?

MediaJobsDaily Author Suggests Introverts Avoid Coffee Before Important Meetings

Wednesday Morning Splash

What’s Happening

— The Secret Life of Food at the National Press Club, 6 p.m.

— Digital Innovation in Native Advertising + Brand Content Strategy at The Washington Post, 6:30 p.m.

The Revolving Door

Know someone starting or leaving a job? Let us know.

Fishbowl Fun Fact

About 5,500 bombs from WWII are diffused in Germany every year.

Front Page of the Day


Former Washington Post Editor Ben Bradlee Dies at 93

woo1-004Former editor of The Washington Post Ben Bradlee died today of natural causes at the age of 93 at his home in Washington. Bradley served as executive editor of The Washington Post from 1968 – 91, a time that included the resignation of President Richard Nixon and the Watergate scandal.

His wife and Washington Post columnist Sally Quinn discussed her husband’s declining health due to Alzheimer’s and dementia last month during an interview with C-SPAN. Just prior, he began hospice treatment.

The White House Tuesday night issued a statement from President Barack Obama on Bradlee’s passing: Read more

The Hill Adds Cybersecurity Vertical

The Hill

The Hill today added a Cybersecurity vertical to its website coverage. The new dedicated topic area will explore cybersecurity within the technology, healthcare, and defense industries, from legislation and regulation to lobbying efforts and current legal cases.

Cybersecurity joins The Hill’s other policy verticals including environment, transportation, finance, defense, healthcare, and technology. At launch, there’s no dedicated editor for The Hill’s Cybersecurity vertical.

Afternoon Lede Check – 10.21.14

From WaPo to WJLA, here are the stories that are leading your homepages today, after the jump… Read more