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CNN and National Journal to Host ‘Politics on Tap’ with Sen. John McCain

Screen Shot 2014-07-09 at 15.41.52Look out BuzzFeed Brews. There’s a new beer drinking news platform in town.

CNN and National Journal are joining forces to explore the midterm elections the best way possible…with a cold one in hand.

Dubbed “Politics on Tap,” the program will feature an interview by CNN’s Chief Washington Correspondent Jake Tapper and NJ’s Ron Fournier of Sen. John McCain followed by a panel discussion with CNN’s Peter Hamby NJ’s Michelle Cottle, and CNN’s Brianna Keilar on the growing divide in the Republican Party and how the changing face of the GOP and Congressional leadership may impact this November’s midterm elections.

Slated for next Thursday at Sixth Engine, the invite (which hasn’t gone out yet) is a steal in that a-the topic is definitely interesting and b-who doesn’t want to drink with this crowd. Only thing that could make it better is if Rep. Aaron Schock were involved.

We’ll be there, and hope to see you there, too!

See the invite – sans RSVP dets (sorry) – after the jump. Cheers! Read more

‘CBS Evening News’ Offers Inside Look of the Washington National Cathedral’s Restoration

Screen Shot 2014-07-09 at 13.50.09Last night on the “CBS Evening News with Scott Pelley,” CBS News correspondent Chip Reid offered viewers an inside look at the work being done to restore the Washington National Cathedral since an August 2011 earthquake shook the building and caused massive damage.

In case you missed it, click through for CBS’s rare look at the artwork inside and work being done to restore America’s second biggest cathedral. Read more

National Journal Hires Bob Moser and Ben Pershing

National Journal‘s Editor-in-Chief Tim Grieve this afternoon announced internally the hiring of two editors, Bob Moser from the American Prospect as senior editor of the magazine and Ben Pershing as Washington editor to oversee NJ’s coverage of Congress and the White House.

See Grieve’s email to staff, after the jump.

UPDATE: An internal email sent minutes after our post also announced that Daniel Newhauser will also join National Journal as a Congress reporter.

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Glenn Greenwald and Murtaza Hussain to Join HuffPost Live at Noon

huffpost-liveThe Intercept’s Glenn Greenwald and Murtaza Hussain will appear on HuffPost Live today at noon to talk with Alyona Minkovski about their new piece about the NSA and FBI spying on five prominent Muslim-American leaders.

Questions and comments are being collected in advance (here).

Don’t miss what should be an interesting conversation.

Edward Klein’s Latest Blood Feud the Topic of Much Scandalous Conversation

51GMqv8vJYLIn June, Regency published former New York Times Magazine editor-in-chief Edward Klein‘s latest Blood Feud: The Clintons vs. The Obamas, on the “rocky” relationship between the Obamas and the Clintons.

The New York Times bestseller list on Monday positioned it above Hillary Clinton’s Hard Choices in the category for combined print and e-book nonfiction for July 13, 2014.

Business Insider has been in touch with someone close to Clinton, who said that, “there is no bigger liar in the entire world,” to describe Klein, who in 2005 authored The Truth About Hillary: What She Knew, When She Knew It, and How Far She’ll Go to Become President.

In June 2005, FishbowlDC reported that Jay L. Clendenin, a photographer who’s work was included in the 2005 book, said that Klein misrepresented former President Bill Clinton in a photo he took that was cropped. Read more

POLITICO’s Women Rule Series Announces 2014 ‘Women Who Rule’ Awards

WomenRuleLogoLowResPOLITICO, Google, and the Tory Burch Foundation’s “Women Rule” series on Tuesday announced its 2014 “Women Who Rule” awards to recognize women who are leading change in policy, politics, and their communities in unique and innovative ways.

The awards will honor three women who have led quantifiable change in media, technology, and business as well an under 30 female leader recipient.

“We designed the awards to acknowledge and celebrate women leveraging their power to create change across the country,” said Kim Kingsley, chief operating officer for POLITICO. She went on to say that the awards offer an opportunity to engage more women who are making a difference.

Award recipients will be acknowledged in DC later this year and nominations will be accepted through October 17, 2014.

Mediabistro Morning Roundup – 7.9.14

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

TVNewser Rosie O’Donnell May Return to The View

TVSpy Mark Joyella Joins TVSpy

FishbowlNY Cosmo Revamps Website

Inside Facebook How ‘Sticky’ is Facebook?

SocialTimes Yahoo Takes Gamble with Community

Lost Remote Reddit Co-Found at ‘BuzzFeed Brews’: ISP’s are ‘Trying to Break the Internet’

FishbowlDC Shawna Thomas Joins NBC’s Meet the Press as Senior Editor

AllFacebook FB Explains Removal of Cheerleader Kendall Jones’ Hunting Photos

AllTwitter Twitter Appoints New Global Media Chief

10,000 Words Seattle Times Columnist Writes Everything By Hand for Two Days

Inside Mobile Apps New TSA Policy Could Mean a Missed Flight if Your Phone is Dead

GalleyCat Harry Potter Reconnects with Old Pals in New J.K. Rowling Piece

PRNewser 5 Tips for Breaking into the Public Relations Industry

AgencySpy Red Lobster Names Publicis Lead Creative Agency

MediaJobsDaily Three Ways to Botch the Interview Process

UnBeige NYHS Fetes Ludwig Bemelmans and Madeline on her 75th Anniversary

Morning Splash

What’s Happening

— Politico Presents Outside In: Big Data and the Policy Behind Big Ideas at the W Hotel, noon

— All Things Research 2014 Media Round Table at the National Press Club, 12:30 p.m.

 

The Revolving Door

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

 

Fishbowl Fun Fact

Saddam Hussein was given the key to the city of Detroit.

 

Front Page of the Day

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DC Food Writer Walter Nicholls to be Remembered at Friday Memorial Service

WNicholls_03bLongtime Washington Post staff writer Walter Nicholls, who most recently was the contributing food editor to The Georgetowner, will be remembered this Friday, July 11, at a memorial service at 10:15 a.m. at the Friends Meeting House of Washington.

Nicholls died of cancer June 1 at the age of 64.

Friday’s service will be informal, with a reception following.

Afternoon Lede Check – 7.8.14

Smallpox vials found in NIH storage closet. Obama wants $3.7B for border. And DC police getting new, modern rifles in response to Navy Yard shooting.

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

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