Several journos and political media figures make cameo appearances in Matt Damon‘s new movie, “The Adjustment Bureau” in which Damon plays a politician running for a New York Senate seat.
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HuffPost readers have spoken. And when HuffPost readers speak, the world listens. This time, they have chosen the “Ultimate Media Duo.” (Important to note: unlike most HuffPost lists, this has nothing to do with hotness.)
The title of most ultimate of all ultimate media duos goes to ABC “World News” anchor Diane Sawyer and her husband, director Mike Nichols. In second place, Bloomberg News‘ Washington executive editor Al Hunt and PBS’ “Newshour” anchor Judy Woodruff. And, in third, host of ABC’s “This Week” Christiane Amanpour and Bloomberg‘s Jamie Rubin.
Among the couples not chosen: WaPo‘s Ben Bradlee and Sally Quinn, CNN contributors James Carville and Mary Matalin, CNN’s John King and Dana Bash, and Daily Beast‘s Tina Brown and her husband, former Sunday Times (London) editor Sir Harry Evans.
From Fishbowl’s favorite sports junkie: While ex-Postie Tony Kornheiser was yakking about the weekend’s movies with WaPo film critic Ann Hornaday and hyping James Carville‘s upcoming “football picks” this morning, Post Sports columnist Mike Wise (the flyin’ Hawaiian) was breaking real news over on WJFK-FM…
Wise apparently confirmed that the Redskins’ Rex Grossman would get the start Sunday vs. the Cowboys, instead of Donovan McNabb, the six-time Pro Bowl quarterback. Ironically, ESPN floated the Grossman story a couple of days ago but Wise won the day with confirmation.
They are two political animals known for getting into tangles. On Aug. 21, conservative pundit Ann Coulter and Democratic pundit James Carville will go toe to toe at the Atlantic City Hilton for a special Speakers Series. They are being billed as the “Conservative Queen” and the “Rajin’ Cajun”.
And it’s not expected to be pretty.
The Carville/Coulter appearance at the Hilton is part of the hotel’s Speaker Series which has seen the likes of high-profile, political heavyweights including former President Bill Clinton, FNC’s Bill O’Reilly and Glenn Beck.
How to buy tickets after the jump…
The hosts of “Face the Nation” and “Meet the Press” were both guests of NBC’s Russert for Stephen Strasburg’s pitching debut at Tuesday’s Nationals game. CNN contributor James Carville, Fox News’ Chris Wallace and Bloomberg’s Al Hunt were also spotted in the sold-out crowd — Carville actually has seats in the row behind Russert’s.
• NBC’s Meet the Press:
• CNN’s State of the Union: Secretary of State Hillary Clinton
• CNN’s GPS with Fareed Zakaria: King Abdullah II of Jordan and John Yoo, author of “Crisis and Command”
• Washington Watch with Roland Martin: National Urban League President and CEO Marc Morial, Cincinnati Mayor Mark Mallory, National Urban League’s Patrick Gusman, Prime Movers Media founder Dorothy Gilliam, Frank Gilliam, dean of the UCLA School of Public Affairs and professor of public policy and political science. Roundtable with former WaPo reporter Dorothy Gilliam, CBS’ Michelle Miller, and Danny Bakewell, Sr., publisher of the Los Angeles Sentinel and chairman of the National Newspapers Publishers Association.
• CNN’s Amanpour: former U.S. National Security Advisory Zbigniew Brzezinski, FP’s David Rothkopf, former Chinese foreign ministry official Victor Gao, former Director for Asian Affairs at the National Security Council Victor Cha, former Mexican foreign minister Jorge Castaneda, Consul General of Mexico in New York Ruben Beltran
We’ll update as we get ‘em.
• CBS’ Face the Nation:
• ABC’s This Week: Barbara Walters in the anchor chair with guest Sen.-elect Scott Brown (R-MA).
• CNN’s State of the Union: White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs, Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY), Michigan Gov. Jennifer Granholm (D), AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka and CNN’s Mary Matalin and James Carville.
• Fox News’ Fox News Sunday: Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn), Sen. Evan Bayh (D-Ind), Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) and Rep. Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.). Round table: Bill Kristol, NPR’s Mara Liasson, columnist Charles Krauthammer and NPR’s Juan Williams
• CNN’s Reliable Sources with Howard Kurtz: Lauren Ashburn, managing editor and executive producer, USA Today Live; Lola Ogunnaike, pop culture commentator; Robin Liss, president and CEO, Reviewed.com; Steven Levy, author, “The Perfect Thing: How the iPod Shuffles Commerce, Culture, and Coolness.”
• CNN’s GPS with Fareed Zakaria: Director of National Economic Council Larry Summers and Iran Foreign Minister Manouchehr Mottaki.
• Washington Watch with Roland Martin: Secretary of the U.S. Department of Education Arne Duncan.
• CNN’s Amanpour: Haitian Prime Minister Jean-Max Bellerive; Michelle Montas, Haitian journalist and acting chief of the UN mission to Haiti; Amy Wilentz, author of ‘The Rainy Season: Haiti Since Duvalie’ and Leader of the UK Conservative Party, David Cameron.
We’ll update as we get ‘em.
Fox News President Roger Ailes received a most favorable profile in the NYT Saturday, a newspaper long accused of being too liberal for Republicans in Congress to even read.
Ailes reasons his credo, “God, country, family,” have led to the success of Fox News.
The story appeared online Saturday and will be in the Sunday print edition.
Though the story insinuates that Ailes can be a bully and a pariah in Rupert Murdoch family circles, it’s one positive graph after another about how powerfully successful Ailes is.
Even Democratic strategist James Carville thinks so.
“If he were a Democrat, I think there would be 67 Democratic senators right now. In terms of the news business, the cable television business, and the political business, there is him and then there is everybody else.”
Critics question whether GMA’s newest host, George Stephanopoulos can loosen up and stop being so tightly politically wound after years in politics and then host of ABC’s “This Week.”
This morning the show attempted to show another side to him and had Stephanopoulos’s family and friends check in about the “man behind the journalist.”
“I’d say if you could boil his IQ to Fahrenheit you could boil water,” joked Democratic strategist and longtime friend James Carville.
“The last name Stephanopoulous is the bain of my existence,” says wife, Ali Wentworth, who says she still has to think when spelling the name.
Some things you might not know about George S.:
1. He’s not a good driver.
2. He has “the cheesiest” taste in music.
3. You won’t find him at the Home Depot.
4. He sings Hannah Montana songs.
See video below.