Glen Greenwaldweighs in on Politico.com’s snafu: “What is happening at The Politico seems clear. That newspaper is filled with super-insider Beltway types who have all sorts of friends in various Washington crevices. They are constantly chatting with one another, exchanging all sorts of speculation and gossip, and always engaged in a perpetual competition to demonstrate who is the most keyed-in to the super-inside Beltway developments.”
The Pew weekly News Interest Index finds that the “controversy over the firing of eight U.S. attorneys is not attracting strong public interest in spite of intense media coverage of the story.”
National Journal is hiring an Editorial Operations Manager.
Washingtonian’s Todd Kliman in his own food fight (and Stephen Hunter gets cut from his own movie…)
The Yomiuri Shimbun is hiring a reporter/research assistant in their Washington Bureau.
National Geographic Society is hiring an account coordinator for online services.
The American Cancer Society is hiring a Senior Manager of Media Advocacy.
Congressional Quarterly is looking for a Budget/Appropriations Reporter.
A Fox release announced, “At 7:14 PM ET, FNC’s Chief Political Correspondent Carl Cameron confirmed live from independent sources that Philip de Vellis created the anti-Clinton video,” making FNC the first to report the news.
A reader says, “Wow — washingtonpost.com’s multimedia department is at it again — did you see this on Antarctica this morning?”
E&P reports that a survey by a Butler University professor found that most newspaper city editors “indicate at least some satisfaction with their ever-demanding jobs, and believe that they do a good job of encouraging reporters and advising on stories.”
A NPR release announces that NPR and NPR member stations “nationally applaud FCC approval of digital HD Radio mutlicasting.”