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Weekend Show Preview — 5.31.15

10 hours agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlDC

Who’s on the talk shows this weekend? Glad you asked. Highlights will include Jeb Bush on “Face the Nation” and Martin O’Malley on “This Week.” Sunday:  CBS’s \"Face the Nation\": former Florida Governor Jeb Bush; CIA director John Brennan;...Show More Summary

CNN’s Jake Tapper Withdraws As Moderator of Clinton Initiative Panel

11 hours agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlDC

CNN anchor Jake Tapper is pulling out of his scheduled role as moderator of a Clinton Global Initiative panel discussion on workforce investment, this according to The Washington Post‘s Erik Wemple. Instead, CNN’s business reporter Poppy...Show More Summary

Is Rand Paul Hosting a Monster Truck Rally?

16 hours agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlDC

If you saw the latest video from America’s Liberty PAC, a pro-Rand Paul super PAC, you wouldn’t be crazy to think the Republican presidential candidate was hosting a monster truck rally or WWE Smackdown at Capitol Hill. But the sensory...Show More Summary

DC Jobs: Washington Examiner

16 hours agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlDC

This week, the Washington Examiner is hiring an energy and environment reporter, as well as a data visualization specialist. Meanwhile, American Alliance of Museums is seeking a director of communications, and the Washington Free Beacon is on the hunt for a director of audience development. Show More Summary

Jon Stewart Jokes About Staying After Another Wave of Candidates Joins 2016 Race

17 hours agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlDC

Jon Stewart seems to be getting cold feet about leaving “The Daily Show,” as another wave of candidates threw their hats in the 2016 race this week. Although he remains unmoved by the campaign announcements of George Pataki, LindseyShow More Summary

The Spelling Bee Trolls Are Back, But Quieter

It’s nail-biter time. The Scripps National Spelling Bee final is tonight. Taking place at the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center in National Harbor, the annual spell-off is once again being carried on ESPN. And once again, the chance that a South Asian-American will be the winner, is very good. Show More Summary

Al Sharpton on Texas Floods: ‘Climate Control or God’s Rebuke?’

For Reverend Al Sharpton, the floods in Texas are the result of one of two things: “climate control or God’s rebuke.” Yes, you read that correctly. In a tweet from the MSNBC anchor on Wednesday, Sharpton asked his now infamous question...Show More Summary

WaPo’s Executive Editor on Being Part of the Jason Rezaian Story

The jailing of a journalist anywhere as a pretext to quash the freedom of the press affects every journalist. When that journalist is one of your own, the matter is both more dire and more complex. For the ongoing, 10-month long imprisonment...Show More Summary

Bloomberg Has Turned Political Journalism into a Sports Show

Ever wonder what would happen if John Madden ever decided to take his talents to political journalism? No? Neither did we, but that didn’t stop Bloomberg from having a go at it. In “ScrumZone,” “a parody sports-style game show,” Bloomberg’s Matt...Show More Summary

Thursday Morning Splash

What’s Happening — Book Rap: Steve Inskeep – “Jacksonland: President Andrew Jackson, Cherokee Chief John Ross, and a Great American Land Grab” at the National Press Club, 6:30 p.m. — This is How we Fought in Gaza at the New America Foundation,...Show More Summary

Carly Fiorina Gets Corrected On-Air By MSNBC’s Andrea Mitchell

If Carly Fiorina is gonna continue to troll Hillary Clinton, it seems advisable to start pay attention to the things the Democratic candidate actually says. In a sit down interview with MSNBC’s Andrea Mitchell, the former Hewlett-Packard...Show More Summary

SKDKnickerbocker Adds Three VPs

SKDKnickerbocker announced the hirings of three new vice presidents on Tuesday evening, according to a press release. Among the additions will be Kate Nocera, an award-winning congressional reporter, who will be joining their Washington...Show More Summary

Rand Paul Lashes Out at Bill Kristol

On Wednesday’s edition of “Morning Joe,” Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) responded to criticism from The Weekly Standard‘s Bill Kristol with some scathing remarks about whether the neo-conservative political analyst is out of touch with the...Show More Summary

FBI Releases Ben Bradlee’s File

The FBI released its 52-page file on storied Washington Post editor Benjamin Bradlee, who passed away on Oct. 21 at the age of 93. The file was made public thanks to a Freedom of Information Act request, according to Politico‘s Nick Gass. The FBI’s notes begin in 1951, when Bradlee was applying to work for the Voice of America. Show More Summary

Travis Waldron Joins HuffPost’s DC Bureau as Sports Reporter

Travis Waldron, a sports reporter for ThinkProgress, has been hired by Huffington Post, according to a memo Wednesday morning from senior political reporter and politics managing editor, Amanda Terkel. Waldron covered the intersection...Show More Summary

Wednesday Morning Splash

What’s Happening — Statemen’s Forum: Jens Stoltenberg, NATO Secretary General at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, 11 a.m. — AFF 20th Anniversary Gala & Conference at the Ronald Reagan Building, noon Must-Read of the...Show More Summary

Jason Rezaian Trial Begins in Tehran Behind Closed Doors

The trial for Washington Post reporter, Jason Rezaian, opens on Tuesday in Iran, as the Tehran bureau chief faces several serious charges, including “espionage” and \"collaborating with hostile governments.\" According to a statement...Show More Summary

Tuesday Morning Splash

What’s Happening — Excelling With Data at the National Press Club, 9 a.m. — Tax it like it is: Discussing the Luxembourg and Swiss Leaks at the Newseum, 2 p.m. Must-Read of the Day Politico Magazine‘s Jack Shafer writes about what liberals don’t understand about Fox News. Fishbowl Fun Fact Half of the US population lives in nine states. Front Page of the Day

DC Jobs: Federal Reserve Board, Law360, Devex

This week, the Federal Reserve Board is hiring a senior communications specialist, while Law360 needs a reporter. Devex is seeking a freelance graphic designer, and the Association of Corporate Counsel is on the hunt for a marketing manager. Show More Summary

FOX and CNN GOP Primary Debate Rules Create a Contest Within a Contest

2016 debate season begins when Fox News hosts the first Republican primary with partner Facebook on August 6. That will signal the start of the next round of horse-race coverage, to which news orgs can add their ‘which candidates are looking ever more presidential’ stories and debate-gaffe tweet roundups to the cycle. Show More Summary

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