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QUOTES of the DAY


Boybander gets clogged up

“What does it mean when both ears feel like they’re full of water and you have trouble hearing?” — Slate‘s Dave Weigel in a Wednesday tweet. We hope you feel better soon. Call us!

Bernanke’s beard rates high with this journo

“Said it before, but Bernanke has the best beard in public service.” — TIME‘s White House Correspondent Michael Scherer in a Wednesday tweet.

Who else knew this?

“Security canines occasionally have false positives. They sniff something that triggers an alert but is not a threat. Often its anti-freeze. “– CBS White House Radio Reporter Mark Knoller in a Wednesday tweet.

D.C. Vs. NYC

“Re NYers complaining about DC. My take is NYC is a much, much, much better city. DC is a much better place to live.” — NationalReviewOnline‘s Jonah Goldberg in a Wednesday tweet.

TV journos gab about makeup

“Ladies: When you put your foundation/powder on, throw a little on your neck too. Seeing way too many gals with diff color face/neck! blend!” — ABC News Correspondent Yunji de Nies in a Wednesday tweet. To which ABC’s Rick Klein wrote, “Yunjid, only advice for ladies? Male correspondents make this mistake too.”

Unusual afternoon drinking rituals

“At a radio station where they are already drinking beer at 1:30 in the afternoon – a bit odd even for me.” — D.C. Freelancer Mike Elk in a Wednesday tweet.

Old soul Boybander recalls bygone writing rituals

“BREAKING: 18th century writers used a lot of semicolons and wrote very long sentences.” — Lefty blogger Matt Yglesias in a Wednesday tweet.

Why is K.K. giving advice?

“Do something out of the goodness of your heart, not because you want something in return.” — The illustrious Kim Kardashian in a Wednesday tweet. As some may recall, she was FNC’s Greta Van Susteren‘s “date” to last year’s WHCA Dinner.

Quick Convo Amongst Journos

Politico’s Jake Sherman: “house dem ldrs to wh tomorrow for mtg w obama”

Roll Call‘s Meredith Shiner: “idk my bff jill?”

TWT‘s Emily Miller: “Jake Sherman, are you tweeting from a bar? ‘house dem ldrs to wh tomorrow for mtg w Obama’”

 

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QUOTES of the DAY

NBC’s Chuck Todd on Wednesday: “Can’t beat this London backdrop for my @nbcnightlynews report tonight.”

Washington journos have final aha! moments

“Am heading to Tennessee in advance of severe weather…which means I am missing @Oprah’s last show. #sososoSad” — ABC News Correspondent Yunji de Nies in a Wednesday tweet.

“Hooray, I made it through life without ever watching a full episode of Oprah!” — Gawker Political Editor Jim Newell in a Wednesday tweet.

“Judging from the hate tweets, #Oprah viewers are big fans of having their cats in their avatar picture.” — The Atlantic‘s Joshua Green in a Wednesday tweet. He adds: “Remains to be seen how many followers I lose for my Oprah tweet, but one thing’s for sure: the debate over.” And this: “Anyone RTs Oprah at me I unfollow you.”

Ed Schultz: ‘Slut’ fallout

“7:02a and still no AM Joe mention of Schultz…” — Conservative commentator Laura Ingraham in a Thursday morning tweet. On Tuesday Schultz called her a “slut” and “talk slut”" on his radio program and last night he apologized to her repeatedly. Looks like forgiveness is not happening.

“I’m guessing Ed Schultz won’t be appearing on Morning Joe’s “Knowing Your Value” program this morning.” — NJ‘s media writer Amanda Munoz Temple in a Thursday morning tweet.

An Anonymous Tipster writes into FishbowlDC… “American women love Ed Shultz. Hello!? He is one of our real champions.”

Senator brushes off Roll Call reporter

“Sen. Vitter *still* won’t answer reporter questions in hall. Thinking of dubbing him, Franken, etc. Fraidy Cat Caucus.” — Roll Call‘s Steven Dennis in a Wednesday tweet.

Huh?

“I am about to go on GMA to explain what laundry-folding robots and shrimp on a treadmill have in common.” — ABC News’s Jonathan Karl in a Thursday morning tweet.

Scribe explains D.C. shallowness: Call me!

“Why do people care Clinton told Ryan ‘Give me a call?’ That’s something shallow DC people say. Chris Matthews said it to me. #MeansNothing.” — Washington Examiner Yeas & Nays intern Eddie Scarry in a Wednesday tweet.

Dedication…

“On the road to Indiana. Listening to @cspanwj on @cspanradio on my way out of the beltway!” — C-SPAN’s Jeremy Art in a Thursday morning tweet.

A Quick Convo Between Two Journalists

Reason Magazine’s Mike Riggs: “Sources want to know that they can do/say whatever and have anonymity assured. That trust is a form of currency.”

National Review Online‘s Jonah Goldberg: “Yeah I get that. But it’s not a question of ethics. It’s just a issue of journo-guild ‘best’-practices.”

 

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QUOTES of the DAY

Sen. John McCain‘s (R-Ariz.) daughter and Daily Beast Columnist Meghan McCain gets new spectacles. “I will now go home at night and turn into Lois Lane,” she tweeted Tuesday.

Birthday Notes: A special belated Happy Birthday to the Washington Examiner‘s Yeas & Nays writer Nikki Schwab, whose birthday was Monday. She celebrated late last week at The Mayflower. Other birthday’s today (h/t ABC Jake Tapper) are ABC News Radio’s Ann Compton and ABC News’s Jonathan Karl.

Snooki Vs. Joan Walsh: Who’s happier?

“I am confident that snooki has a better life than @joanwalsh.” — SCMcDonnell in a Tuesday tweet in reference to Jersey Shore’s Snooki and Salon‘s venomous political talk show pundit Joan Walsh.

A Politics Daily headline on ‘O’

‘O: A Presidential Novel’ — By Anonymous, Starring Obama and ‘Self-Obsessive’ D.C.

Daily rituals

“I make it a point that whenever @MichaelBarone comes into the office, that we fist bump,” Washington Examiner‘s J.P. Freire in a Tuesday tweet.

Something better said, not thought

“If u’r walking in a crosswalk, FUCKING MOVE!!! Don’t take your damn time! I don’t have all day for u to lollygag….JACKASSES!”

Reporter claims to be ‘out of loop’

“Consider me out of the loop: The Obamas were two blocks from my house today at the local middle school, unbeknownst to me until this evening.” — CQ‘s John Donnelly in a Monday Facebook update.

Journo gets emotional over Sawyer interview

“10 minutes into this Diane Sawyer interview with Mark Kelly and I’m already crying.” — ABC News Correspondent Yunji de Nies in a Tuesday night tweet during ABC’s Diane Sawyer interview with Rep. Gabrielle Gifford‘s husband, Mark Kelly on 20/20.

Hu, what, when, where how

After offending some overly sensitive followers with Hu banter on Twitter Tuesday referencing Chinese President Hu Jintao, ABC’s Jake Tapper declared, “A Hu pun ban is on.” To which Daily Caller‘s Chris Moody remarked, “Hu are you to make such declarations? Hu do you think you are, President Hu?” But Think Progress writer, Lee Fang, wasn’t laughing. He wrote to Tapper, “As a journalist, I hope you treat everyone you cover with respect regardless of ethnicity. No need for ethnic cracks.” Tapper replied, “Whoops. I think that’s a little strong. But I’m sorry if you were offended.”

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Quote(s) of the Day

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You scream, I scream, scribe screams for Politico’s ice cream

“I literally almost wept with envy when I realized the free ice cream the Politico people got today was from Graeters. Can’t find it here.” –TBD’s Social Media Producer Mandy Jenkins, who then added, “By the time we found out about it, it was all gone. Hence the weeping.”

TBD editor concludes Politico can’t be sweat shop

“I can’t believe @nytimes will stand by this week’s @politico slave driving story when it hears about today’s free ice cream in the newsroom.” –TBD’s Julie Westfall‘s conclusion on Politico offering its reporters free ice cream on Wednesday.

TV reporter takes heels in to the shop
“Just dropped off load of heels for repairs. Guy asked me if I’d worn them in combat.”
–ABC News Correspondent Yunji de Nies in a Wednesday tweet.

Spokesman says seersucker not a good look for pols

“Scary. many #gop members of the #congress are rocking seer sucker today. not a good look for wrinkly old men.”
–House Rules Committee Democratic Spokesman Vince Morris in a Wednesday tweet.

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Goatee Gamble: It’s Chuck vs. Jake

The baseball battle between NBC and ABC’s White House correspondents began over Twitter last night. The bet: if the Dodgers win the National League Championship Series, Jake Tapper grows a goatee and if the Phillies win, Chuck Todd shaves his (famous) goatee.

@JakeTapper tweets:

@karentravers Dodgers win, i grow a goatee, Phils win, he shaves it?

@chucktpolitical hey if youre not confident about the Dodgers’ chances, I understand.

And @chucktpolitical:

@karentravers @jaketapper so I’m supposed to be put the goatee in the hands of one-time Phillie castoff Vicente Padilla? Really?

Looks like the conditions of the bet were proposed by Tapper, and egged on by his producer Karen Travers. No word yet if Todd’s accepted, but we’ll be following this one very closely over Twitter… #GoateeGamble was even started by ABC’s Yunji de Nies.

Get to Know: WH Correspondents 40 & Under

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Erin McPike gets personal with the new regime of young correspondents on journalism’s most prestigious beat in Capitol File‘s latest issue that will be unveiled at their post-WHCD party on Saturday evening.

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CHRIS CILLIZZA, 33 Washington Post

JONATHAN MARTIN, 32 Politico

KATIE CONNOLLY, 31 Newsweek

PHIL ELLIOTT, 27 AP

JULIANNA GOLDMAN, 28 Bloomberg

SAVANNAH GUTHRIE, 37 NBC News

NIA-MALIKA HENDERSON, 34 Politico

ANNE KORNBLUT, 36 Washington Post

JAKE TAPPER, 40 ABC News

YUNJI DE NIES, 30 ABC News

Chuck Todd, 37 NBC News

The article is previewing on Cap File’s site now. Check it out here.

Obama’s 100th Day Media Preview

UPDATED:

As you know, TODAY marks the President’s first 100 days in office. FBDC has compiled a list of coverage, events and/or special reports for the event. We’ll continue updating throughout the day so send us your organization’s info and plans to be added to the mix.

Last Night

On ABC’s “Nightline” at 11.35PM, White House correspondent Yunji de Nies looked at Michelle Obama’s first 100 days.

Today

PRINT

Diageo and National Journal Group’s The Hotline will mark President Obama’s 100th day in office with a new Diageo/Hotline poll, conducted by FD. The results will be unveiled at an 8.30 AM breakfast for reporters, editors, columnists and bloggers at The Watergate.

The Washington Post is running a special print section to include a piece by veteran political journalist Dan Balz. Balz will discuss what can really be understood from a president’s first 100 days and what kind of president Obama is becoming. WaPo’s White House team will present key moments of the administration and decisions made so far. In addition, the section will offer a historical comparison of past U.S. president’ accomplishments in their first 100 days.

TELEVISION

Embedded video from CNN Video

CNN National Report Card – First 100 Days: Wolf Blitzer, Anderson Cooper, John King and Soledad O’Brien will head up coverage and open up interactive voting on questions throughout the night. Anderson Cooper 360 Special – CNN National Report Card begins at 11pm.

ABC News will broadcast live coverage of the press conference. Charles Gibson will be joined by George Stephanopoulos and Jake Tapper.

PBS and The NewsHour will provide live coverage of the presser. Ray Suarez will anchor.

CNBC’s Dennis Kneale will anchor coverage live from CNBC global headquarters in Engelwood Cliffs, NJ.

C-SPAN 2 will broadcast live from the prez’s presser

Bloomberg will cover the conference live and feature commentary from Former McCain Advisor Douglas Holtz-Eakin and Laura Tyson, former Clinton White House Adviser.

MSNBC will follow the conference and the GOP response with special live editions of “Countdown with Keith Olbermann” at 9PM, “The Rachel Maddow Show” at 10 PM, and “Hardball with Chris Matthews” at 11 PM.

Katie Couric will anchor for CBS News’ Special Report.

NBC News’ Brian Williams will anchor coverage on NBC. Williams will be joined by David Gregory and Chuck Todd.

ONLINE

Check out Politico’s video gallery: Obama’s First 100 Days

HuffPo’s 10 in 100: With a little help from some well-known political figures, HuffPo’s Sam Stein compiled a list of the top ten most under-appreciated stories from the President’s first 100 days in office. Find out what made the cut in the categories of health care, communications, education, transportation, cities, Muslim relations, Pakistan, cars, forests and tone by checking out HuffPo here.

ABC News Digital will feature text stories, video highlights and slideshows devoted to President Obama’s first 100 days in office and ABC News NOW; co-anchored by Rick Klein and Yunji de Nies will stream live from the press conference.

CNN.com will host an interactive event for television viewers and online users to grade the President’s first 100 days. Users will instantly be able to give their own letter grades during a brief window of time. Those real-time report cards will appear on-air and online.

CBS News will feature coverage from 9 -10 PM on their political Webcast Washington Unplugged followed by Katie Couric‘s Webcast at 10PM.

WaPo.com’s special package will feature a roundtable discussion on Barack and Michelle Obama’s first 100 days in the White House with Dan Balz, Michael Shear and DeNeen Brown. Robin Ghivan will offer commentary on a narrated photo gallery focused on Michelle Obama. The package will also offer an index quantifying how Obama spent his first 100 days in office and what was happening in the world around him.

TIME photographer Callie Shell documents the President’s historic start on the job with a Photo Gallery: Behind the Scenes with Obama.

Tomorrow

SIRIUS XM Radio will broadcast “The Power Breakfast,” a special edition of The Joe Madison Show on The Power, XM channel 169 on Thursday, April 30 starting at 6 am ET. XM listeners will hear live panel discussions with Rep. James Clyburn, Rep. John Conyers, Rep. Barney Frank, Rep. Charles Rangel, Rep. Bennie Thompson and Rep. Donald Payne.