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Posts on Regator:8842
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Archived Since:May 9, 2011

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Watch Live: Presidential Turkey Pardon

5 hours agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlDC

The annual pre-Thanksgiving tradition is finally upon us. In the tradition’s 25th year, President Barack Obama will pardon two lucky turkeys, named Mac and Cheese, in the Rose Garden this afternoon. Happy Thanksgiving from FishbowlDC! Watch live at 2:15 PM/ET via PBS NewsHour. Broadcast live streaming video on Ustream New Career Opportunities Daily: The best jobs in media.

FOX and CNN’s Ratings Surge Covering Ferguson

5 hours agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlDC

Fox News and CNN are certainly benefiting from their coverage of events in Ferguson, MO this week. On Monday, the two news networks enjoyed the highest ratings among cable television coverage, with FNC having the edge in primetime (8-11pmET)...Show More Summary

PR News Names This Year’s Top Women in the Biz

7 hours agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlDC

PR News Online just released the first-ever list of women named to its new Top Women in PR Awards program–and most of the names won’t surprise you. Women who made the cut for this inaugural awards program span across all areas of the...Show More Summary

CNN’s Moody On The Border With King and Bachmann

7 hours agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlDC

In some non-Ferguson related news… CNN’s Chris Moody spent time with Congresswoman Michele Bachmann and Congressman Steve King last week at the US-Mexico border. Chris discussed President Obama’s new executive order on immigration with...Show More Summary

Public Memorial Service Planned for DC’s Mayor-For-Life, Marion Barry, Jr.

8 hours agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlDC

Mourners of the late Marion Barry, Jr., DC’s four-term mayor who passed away on Sunday, can pay their respects next Saturday, Dec. 6, during a public memorial service at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center. According to The Washington...Show More Summary

Hey, Isn’t that…

9 hours agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlDC

CNN’s John King was spotted at the Washington Wizards-Atlanta Hawks game last night. King, a fellow Wiz fan, is one of many recognizable faces from the DC press that are regulars to the Verizon Center, including FOX News’ Brett Baier...Show More Summary

Wednesday Morning Splash

10 hours agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlDC

What’s Happening — Thanksgiving, Thursday — “Yes, Virginia” Family Day at the Newseum, Saturday at 9 a.m. The Revolving Door Know someone starting or leaving a job? Let us know. Fishbowl Fun Fact Only male turkeys gobble. Female turkeys, called hens, cackle. Front Page of the Day New Career Opportunities Daily: The best jobs in media.

ABC’s Stephanopoulos Gets First Interview With Darren Wilson

ABC’s George Stephanopoulos has apparently landed the first interview with officer Darren Wilson following news that he will not be indicted. The chief anchor and political correspondent for ABC was among many news hosts vying for the...Show More Summary

MSNBC’s Karen Finney To Join Media Matters

According to Dylan Byers of POLITICO, Karen Finney, former DNC spokesperson and MSNBC commentator, will join Media Matters For America as a senior fellow and consultant. The liberal watchdog group told POLITICO that Finney, “will write...Show More Summary

NYT Scoops Up Former NPR Exec Kinsey Wilson

NPR’s former vice president and and chief content officer, Kinsey Wilson, who was ousted in October, will be the first ever editor for innovation and strategy at The New York Times. Wilson, who has served in top roles at other majorShow More Summary

Brian Weiss Leaves WaPo to Join The Justice Network

The Washington Post’s Brian Weiss is leaving D.C. to join a new Atlanta-based television network startup dedicated to criminal justice and true crime investigations. The Justice Network bills itself as the “first-of-its-kind-public-service-iniative”...Show More Summary

Reps Gabbard, Schock Introduce Resolution For #GivingTuesday

On Thursday, a bipartisan resolution was introduced by Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI) and Congressman Aaron Schock (R-IL) that would recognize a national day of giving and volunteerism. #GivingTuesday, now in its third year, takes...Show More Summary

Twitter Reacts to Ferguson Decision

Last night, over 3.5 million tweets reacted to the #Ferguson decision by midnight, peaking at 52,114 tweets per minute at 9:29 p.m. ET. (AP bulletin was at 9:25 p.m.)  Geotagged tweets mentioning “Ferguson” or #Ferguson increased over...Show More Summary

Tuesday Morning Splash

What’s Happening — Sen. Charles Schumer to Diagnose What Went Wrong for Democrats in 2014, What Lies Ahead for 2016 at the National Press Club, 10 a.m. — Second Life of Political Leaders: A Case Study of Adolf Hitler’s Image in American...Show More Summary

POLITICO Hires Katy Theranger As Talent Recruiter

POLITICO has snagged Katy Theranger as a new talent recruiter. Katy has worked in three other recruitment positions before joining POLITICO in October. On her LinkedIn profile, she writes, “POLITICO was created with a simple promise: to prove there’s a robust and profitable future for tough, fair and fun coverage of politics and government. Show More Summary

Watch: President Obama Presents Medal of Freedom to Tom Brokaw, Stevie Wonder, Meryl Streep, and 16 Others (LIVE)

President Barack Obama will present the nation’s highest civilian honor to 19 journalists, artists, public servants and activists this afternoon. Recipients of the Presidential Medal of Freedom will include legendary NBC anchor, Tom Brokaw, Ethel Kennedy, widow of the late Sen. Show More Summary

Meet the Press Salutes Marion Barry

On Sunday’s Meet the Press, Chuck Todd remembered former DC mayor, Marion Barry, who passed away over the weekend. “Marion Barry died overnight after a brief stay in a Washington D.C. hospital,” said Todd, “Barry rose to national prominence...Show More Summary

ICYMI: SNL Pokes Fun at Obama’s executive order with ‘Schoolhouse Rock’ Parody (Video)

Saturday Night Live opened their show this week with a skit mocking President Obama’s controversial executive order. Parodying the classic ‘Schoolhouse Rock’ program, Kenan Thompson begins singing, ”I’m just a bill, yes I’m only a bill, and I’m sitting here on Capitol Hill. Show More Summary

Monday Morning Splash

What’s Happening — Holiday Spending at the National Press Club, 10 a.m. — Vanished Berlin Wall and Calling Out Names: Artist’s Talk with Eunsook Lee at the Goethe Institute, 6:30 p.m. The Revolving Door Know someone starting or leaving...Show More Summary

DC Jobs: Smithsonian Magazine, United States Institute of Peace, Industry Dive

This week, Smithsonian Magazine is hiring a staff reporter, while United States Institute of Peace needs a senior writer/editor. Industry Drive is seeking a senior editor, and AARP is on the hunt for a brand copywriter. Get the scoop...Show More Summary

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