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Sunday Show Preview

NBC’s Meet the Press: Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Adm. Mike Mullen, U.S. Ambassador to Afghanistan Karl Eikenberry, Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-UT) and Sen. Charles Schumer (D-NY) and a roundtable with PBS’ Tavis Smiley and MSNBC’s Joe Scarborough

CBS’ Face the Nation: Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-IA), Sen. Kent Conrad (D-ND) and former DNC Chairman Howard Dean

ABC’s This Week: Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) and a roundtable with 2008 Nobel Prize winning economist Paul Krugman, WaPo‘s Kathleen Parker, former Clinton Labor Secretary Robert Reich and ABC News’ George Will

Fox News Sunday: Former White House Faith-Based Initiative Director and St. Vincent College President Jim Towey, Sen. Arlen Specter (D-PA), Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI), Assistant Secretary of Veterans’ Affairs Tammy Duckworth and a panel with former senior advisor to Kerry and Gore campaigns Tad Devine, former senior advisor to McCain campaign Nicolle Wallace and Fox News contribtors Weekly Standard‘s Bill Kristol and NPR’s Juan Williams

CNN’s State of the Union: Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Adm. Mike Mullen, U.S. Ambassador to Afghanistan Karl Eikenberry, Sen. Richard Lugar (R-IN), Sen. Joseph Lieberman (I-CT), Sen. Ben Cardin (D-MD) and CNN contributors Republican strategist William Bennett and Democratic strategist Donna Brazile

CNN’s Reliable Sources with Howard Kurtz: NewMajority.com editor David Frum, WaPo‘s Anne Kornblut, Chicago Tribune‘s Clarence Page, CBS “60 Minutes” correspondent Steve Kroft and CBS “60 Minutes” executive producer Jeff Fager

CNN’s GPS with Fareed Zakaria: China Premier Wen Jiabao and “Outliers” author Malcolm Gladwell

NBC’s The Chris Matthews Show: WaPo‘s Bob Woodward, the Daily Beast’s Tina Brown, Time‘s Joe Klein and CNN’s Gloria Borger

Washington Week with Gwen Ifill and National Journal: WaPo‘s Ceci Connolly, NYT‘s Peter Baker, Politico‘s Jeanne Cummings and WSJ‘s Naftali Bendavid

Bloomberg’s Political Capital with Al Hunt: Education Secretary Arne Duncan and Bloomberg’s John McCormick, Margaret Carlson and Kate O’Beirne

Will update as we learn them.

Sunday Show Preview

NBC’s Meet the Press: Secretary of Health & Human Services Kathleen Sebelius, Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and a panel with WSJ‘s Paul Gigot, CNBC’s John Harwood, NPR’s Michele Norris and author Richard Wolffe

CBS’ Face the Nation: Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-UT), Rep. Charles Rangel (D-NY) and Republican National Committee Chairman Michael Steele

ABC’s This Week: Pre-empted for the British Open.

Fox News Sunday: White House Office of Management and Budget Director Peter Orszag, Sen. Judd Gregg (R-NH) and Apollo 11 astronaut Buzz Aldrin and a panel with Fox News contributors Weekly Standard‘s Bill Kristol, NPR’s Mara Liasson, syndicated columnist Charles Krauthammer and NPR’s Juan Williams

CNN’s State of the Union: White House Office of Management and Budget Director Peter Orszag, Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-VT), Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-AL) and Rev. Jesse Jackson

CNN’s Reliable Sources with Howard Kurtz: ABC’s Terry Moran, Slate’s Dahlia Lithwick, National Review‘s Jim Geraghty and CNN’s Soledad O’Brien

CNN’s GPS with Fareed Zakaria: President of Rwanda Paul Kagame, “The Accidental Guerilla” author David Kilcullen and “The Limits of Power” author Andrew Bacevich

NBC’s The Chris Matthews Show: NYT‘s David Brooks, NBC’s Kelly O’Donnell, Chicago Tribune‘s Clarence Page and WaPo‘s Kathleen Parker

Washington Week with Gwen Ifill and National Journal: USA Today‘s Joan Biskupic, Time‘s Karen Tumulty, NYT‘s Mark Mazzetti and Politico‘s Jeanne Cummings

Bloomberg’s Political Capital with Al Hunt: Senator Chuck Schumer (D-NY)

Will update as we learn them.

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Washingtonian Mag Names Its Top 50 DC Journos


Photo by Washingtonian. CBS’s Lara Logan, ABC’s Jan Crawford Greenburg, the Atlantic’s Joshua Green, Hotline’s Amy Walter, the WaPo’s Chris Cillizza, and the NYT’s Charlie Savage.

Washingtonian (and former FishbowlDC’er) Garrett Graff is out with the magazine’s picks for the “50 Top Journalists 2009.”

The list has existed in Washington since 1973 and is always put together based on interviews with various DC journos, though this year’s is particularly unique because of the changing landscape of journalism. Another milestone– for the first time since 1973, neither David Broder or Bob Novak appear, as both retired from what the mag calls “day-to-day journalism” in 2009.

By our count, WaPo leads with ten journos, NYT not far behind with nine and relatively new, Politico has nabbed two well-deserved spots on the list (Mike Allen and Jeanne Cummings). On the TV side, NBC and ABC are tied with three each; CBS and CNN each have two.

Check out the list in its entirety here.

Sunday Show Preview

NBC’s Meet the Press: White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs, Jordan’s King Abdullah II, Newsweek’s Jon Meacham and presidential historian Doris Kearns Goodwin

CBS’ Face the Nation: Sen. John McCain (R-AZ), Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-VT), WaPo’s Bob Woodward and The Daily Beast’s Tina Brown

ABC’s This Week: Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and a roundtable with ABC’s Donna Brazile, Matthew Dowd and George Will, Financial Times Chrystia Freeland and NYT’s David Sanger

Fox News Sunday:

CNN’s State of the Union: Senior White House advisor Valerie Jarrett, Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA), Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC), Sen. Joe Lieberman (I-CT), CNN’s Mary Matalin and James Carville, former Clinton White House Chief of Staff John Podesta, former Reagan White House Chief of Staff Ken Duberstein, CNN’s David Gergen, and Chief Official White House photographer Pete Souza

CNN’s Reliable Sources with Howard Kurtz: CNN’s Dan Lothian, WaPo’s Chris Cillizza, Salon’s Joan Walsh, NewMajority.com’s David Frum and Perez Hilton

CNN’s GPS with Fareed Zakaria: WSJ’s Peggy Noonan, “The Wise Men” author Walter Isaacson, Newsweek’s Jon Meacham, “The Ascent of Money” author Niall Ferguson and “Outliers” author Malcolm Gladwell

NBC’s The Chris Matthews Show: NYT’s David Brooks, CNBC’s Trish Regan, Chicago Tribune’s Clarence Page and WaPo’s Anne Kornblut

Washington Week with Gwen Ifill and National Journal: NYT’s Mark Mazzetti, WaPo’s Dan Balz, USA Today’s Joan Biskupic, Politico’s Jeanne Cummings

Bloomberg’s Political Capital with Al Hunt: White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel

Roll Call TV with Robert Traynham: Comcast’s “Voice of Reason” host Larry Kane

Will update throughout the day as we learn them.

Sunday Show Preview

NBC’s Meet the Press: Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner and Sen. John McCain (R-AZ)

CBS’ Face the Nation: President Barack Obama

ABC’s This Week: Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner and a roundtable with ABC’s Matthew Dowd and Cokie Roberts, NYT’s Paul Krugman and columnist George Will

Fox News Sunday: Secretary Robert Gates

CNN’s State of the Union: Gen. David Petraeus, US Special Envoy to Afghanistan and Pakistan Richard Holbrooke, Sen. Kent Conrad (D-ND), Rep. John Spratt (D-SC) and Minority Leader Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY)

CNN’s Reliable Sources with Howard Kurtz: CBS’ Chip Reid, ABC Radio’s Ann Compton, Ebony Magazine’s Kevin Chappell, attorney and commentator Gloria Allerd, The Hollywood Reporter’s Ray Richmond

CNN’s GPS with Fareed Zakaria: President Lula da Silva of Brazil, The Wall Street’s Bret Stephens, NYT’s Nicholas Kristof, Columbia University’s Rashid Khalidi and French Institute for International Relations Dominique Moisi

NBC’s The Chris Matthews Show: WaPo’s David Ignatius, oThe Atlantic’s Andrew Sullivan, NBC’s Kelly O’Donnell and MSNBC’s Norah O’Donnell

Washington Week with Gwen Ifill and National Journal: NYT’s Peter Baker, Slate’s John Dickerson, Politico’s Jeanne Cummings and WaPo’s Spencer Hsu

Bloomberg’s Political Capital with Al Hunt: White House Office of Management and Budget Director Peter Orszag, Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI), Bloomberg’s Lizzie O’Leary, Margaret Carlson and Kate O’Beirne

Roll Call TV with Robert Traynham: former communications director for the Senate Environment Committee Marc Morano, Center for American Progress senior fellow Bracken Hendricks and Roll Call’s Emily Heil

Will update throughout the day.

Sunday Show Preview

NBC’s Meet the Press: Gov. Bobby Jindal (R-LA) and Gov. Charlie Crist (R-FL) and a roundtable with Bloomberg News’ Al Hunt, NPR’s Michele Norris and CNBC’s Becky Quick

ABC’s This Week: Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger (R-CA) and a roundtable with ABC’s George Will, NYT’s Paul Krugman, Business Week’s Suzy Welch and NYU economics professor Nouriel Roubini

CBS’ Face the Nation: Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Shaun Donovan, Gov. Jon Corzine (D-NJ), Gov. Mitch Daniels (R-IN) and Gov. Ted Strickland (D-OH)

CNN’s State of the Union: Gov. Haley Barbour (R-MS), Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY), Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger (R-CA) and Secretary Donovan

CNN’s Reliable Sources with Howard Kurtz: “A Slobbering Love Affair” author Bernard Goldberg and ABC’s Robin Roberts

Fox News Sunday: Gov. Ed Rendell (D-PA), Gov. Jennifer Granholm (D-MI), Gov. Mark Sanford (R-SC) and Gov. Tim Pawlenty (R-MN)
The Chris Matthews Show: MSNBC’s Norah O’Donnell, WaPo’s Eugene Robinson, CNN’s Gloria Borger and New York Magazine’s John Heilemann

Bloomberg’s Political Capital with Al Hunt: Sen. Chris Dodd (D-CT) and Bloomberg’s Hans Nichols, Rich Miller and Alison Fitzgerald

Washington Week with Gwen Ifill and National Journal: Politico’s Jeanne Cummings, AP’s Charles Babington, NPR’s Tom Gjelten and NYT’s David Sanger

Roll Call TV with Robert Traynham: former RNC communications director Danny Diaz, former DNC communications director Karen Finney and Roll Call’s Emily Heil

Morning Reading List, 01.14.09

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Sunday Show Preview

  • Meet The Press: Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) and a roundtable with The Atlantic’s Jeffrey Goldberg, BBC World News America’s Katty Kay, Al-Arabiya’s Hisham Melhem, NBC’s Andrea Mitchell and The New York Times’ David Sanger.

  • This Week: Senators Richard Durbin (D-IL) and Mitch McConnell (R-KY), U.S. Senate Appointee Roland Burris (D-IL) and a roundtable with The Nation’s Katrina vanden Heuvel and ABC News’ Jonathan Karl, Cokie Roberts, and George Will.

  • Fox News Sunday: Former President George H.W. Bush and a panel with Brit Hume, Washington Managing Editor of Fox News, Mara Liasson, National Public Radio & Fox News, Bill Kristol, Weekly Standard & Fox News and Juan Williams, National Public Radio & Fox News.

  • Late Edition with Wolf Blitzer: Saeb Erakat, chief Palestinian negotiator, Gov. Jon Corzine (D), Governor of New Jersey, Gov. Mark Sanford (R), Governor of South Carolina, Mitt Romney (R), former presidential candidate; former Governor of Massachusetts, Ed Rollins, Republican strategist; CNN political contributor, James Carville, Democratic strategist; CNN political contributor, Amy Walter, CNN political contributor; editor-in-chief, The Hotline, Gloria Borger, CNN senior political analyst and Ed Henry, CNN senior White House correspondent.

  • Chris Matthews Show: Erin Burnett of CNBC; David Brooks of the New York Times; Joe Klein of Time magazine; and Norah O’Donnell of MSNBC.

  • Reliable Sources: Jonathan Martin, Politico, Carol Marin, anchor, WMAQ Chicago, Michel Martin, host, “Tell Me More” NPR, Jim Warren, former managing editor, The Chicago Tribune, Phil Bronstein, executive editor, The San Francisco Chronicle, Len Downie, executive editor, The Washington Post and Jessi Klein, writer and comedian.

  • C-SPAN’s In Depth: Author and journalist Bill Gertz

  • Inside Washington: Newsweek’s Evan Thomas, The Washington Post’s Colbert King, Politico’s Jeanne Cummings, and syndicated columnist Charles Krauthammer.

  • Fareed Zakaria — GPS: Sam Palmisano, CEO, IBM and Gilles Kepel, author, “Beyond Terror and Martyrdom”

  • Morning Reading List, 12.06.07

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    Good morning Washington. On this day in 1877, the Washington Post rolled out its first paper (via MicCheck). And it’s the birthday of The Hill’s Hugo Gurdon.

    But first, our occasional “Sentence Only The Style Section Could Write”: “How come snow never is what it is? It’s always something else: magic, hassle, politics.”

    Quickly navigate Morning Reading List:

    NEWSPAPERS | TV | ONLINE MEDIA | MAGAZINES | RADIO | WEST WING REPORTAGE | REVOLVING DOOR | JOBS

  • When you are 50, you want to be anywhere but here.

    NEWSPAPERS

  • Tribune Takes FCC Waiver Decision to Court

  • L.A. Times To Partner With Mixx Of McLean

  • Wonkette reports, “Old man Politico sure is concerned about those Hill staffers not getting their holiday parties, what with damnable new ethics laws poisoning the egg nog. Le sigh. But hey, who are those sexy looking ‘staffers’ in the accompanying photo? Whaddayaknow, it’s Nick Lachey and Vanessa Minnillo at last year’s MTV New Years Party!”

  • The AP reports, “Shares of New York Times Co. rose Tuesday after an analyst said he expects management’s turnaround initiatives to start to bear fruit next year.”

  • The Guardian reports, “The Times board, which approves the appointment of a new editor, is set to meet next week – fuelling speculation that James Harding is about to replace Robert Thomson in the top editorial job at the paper.”

  • Today, Politico’s John Harris moderates an Early State Countdown Panel with Des Moines Register’s David Yepsen, New Hampshire Union Leader’s Andrew Cline, Las Vegas Sun’s J. Patrick Coolican, The (Columbia) State’s Lee Bandy, and Politico’s Roger Simon and Jeanne Cummings. For more info, click here.

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    TV

  • An NBC release announced, “According to Nielsen Media Research data, ‘NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams’ won the November 2007 sweep in total viewers and in the key demographic adults 25-54.” For the sweep, “Nightly News” averaged a 1% advantage over ABC’s “World News with Charles Gibson” and a tremendous 37% lead over CBS “Evening News with Katie Couric”. “NBC has now placed first for 32 of the last 35 sweep periods, and the last six consecutive November sweeps.”

  • A reader notes, “That kathleen matthews’ smiling face still graces the main entrance billboard to 1100 Wilson Blvd.
    I thought I read in fishbowl she was leaving!” Funny, we asked about this a year ago.

  • Tonight, CNN will air the first ever live award show broadcast, “CNN Heroes: An All-Star Tribute” at 9:00 p.m. Hosted by Anderson Cooper and Christiane Amanpour, the show will include performances from Mary J. Blige and Sheryl Crow and a duet by Grammy Award winner Norah Jones and acclaimed performer-producer Wyclef Jean.

  • Multichannel News reports, “The Discovery Channel is cable subscribers’ favorite channel, but the channel with the highest perceived value by consumers is ESPN2, according to a Beta Research study released Dec. 4.”

  • AJR reports, “Today’s network newscasts aren’t as retro as the conventional wisdom would suggest.”

  • The New York Observer reports, “When New York Times executive editor Bill Keller sent out a Nov. 28 memo announcing the layoffs of a dozen Times employees, one detail attracted little attention outside the newsroom: The paper would be eliminating a legendary Times institution, the Recording Room.”

  • The AP reports, “New York Times Co. said Wednesday it expects revenue in November to rise 1 percent to 2 percent.”

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    ONLINE MEDIA

  • The Washington Post reports, “Revolution Health Network has invested in two new Web sites, expanding its Internet audience to 12 million unique visitors a month as it seeks to challenge WebMD. Revolution said it acquired HealthTalk, a site devoted to patients with chronic conditions, and invested in SparkPeople, which offers diet ideas, exercise plans and advice. Financial terms were not disclosed.”

  • Wall Street Journal reports, “For years, media and technology companies have been ensnarled in a battle over the rights to video posted online. Now ratings giant Nielsen wants to be the policeman. Nielsen is rolling out a new service that aims to ensure that video is distributed and viewed on the Web only in ways sanctioned by its owners.”

  • Slate points out, “The sincerest form of flattery … From the WP on Nov. 29: ‘If an irony falls in the primary and there’s no late-night comic to tell a joke about it, did it really exist?’ From today’s NYT: ‘If Rudolph W. Giuliani’s campaign falls in a forest of bizarre mayoral accounting practices, but nobody hears about it on late-night television, does it make a sound bite?’”

  • Mark your calendars. The December Washington Blogger Meetup will be Wednesday, December 19 at 7:00PM at Regional Food and Drink.

  • A CQ release announced, “Eric Pfeiffer will write a regular blog for CQ Politics. He joins other heavy-hitting political bloggers and columnists, including David Corn, John Cranford, Craig Crawford, Jeff Stein and Richard Whalen. … Pfeiffer’s CQ Politics blog, called “Ground Game“, explores emerging stories and ideological debates taking place in the blogosphere and the larger world of online politics.”

  • Slate’s Jack Shafer calls Ben Wallace-Wells’ 15,000-word article in the new (Dec. 13) issue of Rolling Stone the “Smartest Drug Story of the Year”

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    MAGAZINES

  • TNR’s The Plank reports, “National Review Declares Love For War, Commas”

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    RADIO

  • Tune in Saturday to NPR’s On the Media. U.S. News’ Ken Walsh will be on air chatting it up with host Bob Garfield at 4 p.m., WAMU 88.5

  • MarketWatch reports, “Sirius Satellite Radio remains hopeful that it can close its acquisition of XM Satellite Radio by the end of the year, as the Department of Justice has ‘little left to do’ to complete its review of the proposed transaction, Sirius Chief Financial Officer David Frear told investors on Tuesday.”

    WEST WING REPORTAGE

  • The Pew Weekly News Index shows, “Even as the 2008 presidential campaign draws increasing news coverage, the public shows limited awareness of the personal backgrounds of some of the top GOP candidates.”

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    REVOLVING DOOR

  • A release announced, “Eagle Publishing, Inc., announced today that Ron T. Lippock has joined the company as Vice President and Group Publisher. Lippock is responsible for Eagle’s rapidly growing direct-to-consumer geopolitical publications and for the Conservative Book Club.”

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    JOBS

  • The Associated Press is looking for a Financial Impact Editor

  • MacNeil/Lehrer Productions is looking for a Communications Assistant.

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  • Sunday Show Preview

  • CBS’ “Face the Nation”: Senator Charles Schumer, D-New York, Judiciary Committee; Senator Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, Judiciary Committee; David Yepsen, The Des Moines Register; Vaughn Ververs, Senior Political Editor, CBSNews.com; Jeanne Cummings, Politico.com

  • CNN’s “Late Edition with Wolf Blitzer”: Mowaffak al-Rubaie, Iraqi national security adviser; Sen. Arlen Specter (R-PA), Senate Judiciary Committee; Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-VT), chairman, Senate Judiciary Committee; Sen. Richard Lugar (R-IN), Foreign Relations Committee; Ed Henry, CNN White House correspondent; Suzanne Malveaux; Joe Johns, CNN correspondent; Maj. Gen. Rick Lynch, U.S Army Commander, Multi-National Division Center

  • This Week: Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee John Conyers, Jr., Rep. Ron Paul and former Sen. Mike Gravel. The roundtable includes Newsweek’s Fareed Zakaria, The Nation’s Katrina vanden Heuvel, and National Review’s Rich Lowry. Plus, New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof.

  • C-SPAN’s Newsmakers: Rep. John Dingell, Energy & Commerce Committee Chairman.

  • Meet The Press: Sen. Chuck Hagel, New York Time’s David Brooks, Washington Post’s Anne Kornblut, Vanity Fair National Editor Todd Purdum and Washington Post columnist Eugene Robinson. (Due to Wimbledon, “Meet” will air at 8:00 a.m. on Sunday.)

  • NBC’s “The Chris Matthews Show”: David Ignatius, Washington Post; Richard Stengel, TIME; Elisabeth Bumiller, New York Times; Kathleen Parker, Washington Post Writers Group. (Due to NBC’s coverage of the Wimbledon finals on Sunday morning, “The Chris Matthews Show” may be seen at an alternate time in your area.)

  • FOX News Sunday: Rep. Chris Van Hollen; Rep. Chris Cannon; Rep. Pete Hoekstra

  • Bloomberg Television’s “Political Capital with Al Hunt,” has Sen. John Edwards as its lead guest this weekend. Al discusses the President’s commutation of Lewis “Scooter” Libby’s sentence
    with Robert Novak and The New Republic’s Michelle Cottle. In addition to Edwards, Al discusses campaign fundraising with Bloomberg’s
    Lindsey Arent and Julianna Goldman. He discusses the Bush-Putin meeting with Ellen Pinchuk in Bloomberg’s Moscow.

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