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Party Photos: A Party For Kimberly Dozier

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On Wednesday evening, Gloria Dittus toasted CBS’ Kimberly Dozier in her Kalorama. Lots of VIPs stopped by to get their copy of “Breathing the Fire” signed by Dozier, and we’ve got their pics after the jump…

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Dozier At Pentagon

A tipster recently pointed out that CBS’ Kimberly Dozier was spotted at the Pentagon recently. A CBS spokesperson tells FishbowlDC that “Kimberly is working domestically for a bit while she continues her remarkable (and 100% full) physical recovery. One of the places she’ll occasionally be is the Pentagon — one of the key stateside datelines in covering Iraq.”

Morning Reading List, 05.24.07

morningsun.gifGood morning Washington.

  • Snoop wins.

  • An NBC release announced a new feature, “Today on the Trail.” “The series, which will air regularly leading up to the ’08 elections, will feature ‘Today’ anchors and correspondents backstage with the candidates and their staffs.” The feature will be part of “Today’s” comprehensive coverage of the 2008 Presidential race and will kick-off next Tuesday, May 29 with NBC News’ Meredith Vieira interviewing Sen. Barack Obama.

  • Lots of stuff this morning on Kimberly Dozier.

  • CNN.com’s Subscription Model Is Dead

  • And now, the correction:

  • From a reader (regarding this):

      Funny, that sounds like she’s been using a form letter she’s been using for years. (I remember getting something similar from her back in 2000-2001.) Newspaper recruiters and public relations officers might be on the opposite spectrum, but cut from the same cloth. In the case of recruiters, I think they get a passive-aggressive high from dashing the dreams of journalists with a one sentence slam … and Joe Grimm of the Detroit Free Press is the ringmaster. (Why former Knight-Ridder groupies worship him is beyond me …)

      Down with Midwesern metropolitan dailies and their recruiters! Can’t they all be centralized by Gannett?

  • An update from yesterday’s post…Here’s how the Washington Times chimed in:

  • One reader writes in wondering whether this Politico Breaking News alert deserved the “Breaking News” email:

      Republicans launch ad blitz aimed at vulnerable freshman Democrats, dipping into their own pockets because of campaign committee debt. NRCC aims to tie opponents to Speaker Nancy Pelosi, depicting her as an out-of-touch liberal. Campaign is modest in scope but ambitious in targeting Pelosi to try to knock out her supporters.

    Said the reader: “is this worthy of breaking news, let alone such an e-mail? Let me know if the House rebukes Murtha (maybe), or if the Senate passes immigration reform (out of nowhere), but not if the NRCC is doing business as usual.

  • Media Matters Eric Boehlert writes, “Murdoch’s bid has opened the door to a very public and bruising examination of the crass brand of journalism his properties often practice, and why he would be the wrong person — too irresponsible, too unprincipled — to own the venerable Wall Street Journal.”

  • FT.com reports, “The surge in traffic at Facebook comes amid continued interest in the site from numerous media companies. Facebook has been the subject of buy-out speculation since last year, when Yahoo was rumoured to be mulling a bid of more than $1bn for the company.”

  • His Extremeness writes, “If John McCain’s [expletive deleted] exchange with John Cornyn has taught us anything, it’s the Washington Post’s policy on [expletive deleted] and what not and shit.”

  • From the Providence Journal, “‘Prince of darkness’ sheds light on politics”

  • The AP reports, “Shares of newspaper publishers were mixed Tuesday after two of the largest chains in the country, Gannett Co. and McClatchy Co., said revenue dropped in April.”

  • TVWeek reports, “National Geographic inked a deal with YouTube to offer a series of short-form videos that it has produced for NationalGeographic.com to YouTube’s users.”

  • The Chicago Sun-Times reports, “Some 54 Chicago Tribune newsroom staffers want to take the newspaper’s buyout offer — far short of as many as 100 jobs that the newspaper publisher said it wants to eliminate companywide, sources said Monday. But workers from other departments were also eligible to put in for the buyouts, which could eliminate the need for layoffs.”

  • According to Biz Report, “If you thought that the younger generation only read digital print, think again. According to new research from McPheters & Company the younger generation not only reads digitally, they also read traditional print publications.”

    Jobs

  • NPR is looking for a Supervising Senior Editor, National
    Desk and an Associate Producer, OnAir Fundraising & Promotion.

  • Military Officers Association of America is looking for an Assistant Editor.

  • The Gazette is looking for a Copy/layout editor.

  • New America Foundation is looking for a Media Relations Associate.

    Hat Tips: DCRTV, TVNewser, IWantMedia, Romenesko, MediaBistro, JournalismJobs, JournalismNext

  • Morning Reading List, 05.03.07

    morningsun.gifGood morning Washington.

  • If you could pick one free perk for the rest of your life, most of you would opt for the maid.

  • Latinos’ Battle With Burns Taken to ‘War’ Sponsors

  • Toobin Gets Copy Of Imus Contract Clause

  • In a release, the ACLU “applauded Congressman Rick Boucher (D-VA) for introducing the Free Flow of Information Act of2007. The proposed bill helps ensure the government is open to public scrutiny by protecting journalists’ access to confidential sources.”

  • NPR does a piece on the whole NYT/WHCA dinner story.

  • E&P reports, “With less than a week left until the departure of Public Editor Byron Calame, The New York Times has yet to announce his replacement. But Calame, who will run his final column on Sunday before his two-year contract ends May 8, said the paper has chosen a new person for the post, with an announcement possible within days.”

  • DCRTV reports, “The worst moment of the year on Washington radio occurred this morning — and it had absolutely nothing to do with Tony Kornheiser. Over on ‘all-news’ WTOP — a story on a personal karaoke iPod-like device with several WTOPers demonstrating their lack of singing skills. The horror, the horror…..”

  • Don Imus “has hired a top First Amendment lawyer, and an unusual clause in his contract could give him a $40 million payday,” writes Fortune’s Tim Arango.

  • Celebrating its 25th Anniversary, USAToday is offering 25 lists over the next 25 weeks. This week’s list –- the top 25 things that changed the internet.

  • In response to the Book Editor becoming extinct, “the
    National Book Critics Circle, an organization that claims more than 600 members, has launched a Campaign to Save Book Reviews,” reports
    Poynteronline.

  • The Orlando Sentinel reports, “CBS will present a special on correspondent Kimberly Dozier and her crew on May 29, one year to the day that a car bombing in Baghdad devastated them.”

  • Check out the latest local radio ratings.

  • “According to custom analysis by Nielsen//NetRatings for the Newspaper Association of America, more than 59 million people (37.6 percent of all active Internet users) visited newspaper Web sites during the first quarter of 2007, a record number that represents a 5.3 percent increase over the same period a year ago,” MediaPost reports.

  • A tipster writes, “funny, i don’t recall media matters expressing outrage over the countless references to mitt romney’s haircut. in terms of poll positioning, he’s the equivalent of edwards on the gop side: top of the second tier.”

  • Yesterday, MTV launched RealWorldCasting.com, “a new Web site where wannabe Real World housemates can submit videos with the hope of getting a chance to ‘stop being polite and start getting real’ on season 20 of the long-running reality hit.” On the same day, VH1 unveiled ILoveNewYork2.com, “a new site where potential suitors for New York, former Flavor of Love castoff, can submit themselves for consideration on the show. Like the Real World companion sites, fans will be able to vote on who will make it on the show,” MediaWeek reports.

  • WebProNews reports, “In the last year, social media sites and local news have been pulling visitors away from traditional online news and media sources, according to Hitwise. Regardless of where online media consumers end up though, they begin with a search engine.”

    Jobs

  • Al Jazeera English is looking for an Editor of the Day.

  • Old-House Journal is looking for a Managing Editor.

  • The Magazine Group is looking for a Web Director.

  • The Associated Press is looking for a production coordinator for its Broadcast News Center.

  • Dow Jones & Company is looking for a Reporting Assistant.

  • The American Society for Training & Development (ASTD) is looking for a Copy Chief.

  • Danville Register & Bee is looking for creative designers and “storytellers.”

  • Channel One is looking for a Reporter.

    Hat Tips: DCRTV, TVNewser, IWantMedia, Romenesko, MediaBistro, JournalismJobs, JournalismNext

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