Good morning FishbowlDC!
Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? Drop us a line.
Happy Birthday to Jon Ward! What we know and what we’re reading this Friday morning…
CNN SVP and Washington Bureau Chief David Bohrman joins the Morning Media Menu today. He’s responsible for bringing the “Magic Wall” and other pieces of technology to the CNN audience. He was also in NY earlier this week to accept the Peabody Award for the network’s election coverage. They discussed this morning what’s up next for CNN. You can listen in here.
It was back-to-back national security speeches yesterday by President Obama and former Vice President Dick Cheney. But where did Cheney’s audience at AEI watch the President’s speech prior to his? Not on TV, rather on CNN.com.
WebNewser reports BBC has launched a YouTube channel.
ABC’S White House correspondent Jake Tapper points out a new media operation by the Obama administration. “Obama White House officials decided to do their own media report on the visit, complete with cuts, interviews, and chyrons identifying who’s speaking,” writes Tapper, while the pool report from the day said: “Your Pool was not allowed to go over and shoot POTUS with the team shooting hoops. We protested loudly.”
Congrats to Rachel Sklar! Poynter reports Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications announced the People’s Choice winners in the third annual Mirror Awards competition honoring excellence in media industry reporting. And the former FishbowlNY editor picked up two.
University of Chicago economist John Cochrane joins Cato. From the release: Earlier this year the Cato Institute published Cochraneâ€™s authoritative study “Health-Status Insurance: How Markets Can Provide Health Security,” which explains how markets can make medicine better and health insurance more secure for patients with high-cost illnesses. “John Cochrane’s work on health-status insurance could hold the secret to fighting off the latest nationalized health care scheme,” said Cato founder and president Ed Crane.
JOBS after the jump…