About FishbowlDC

FishbowlDC is a gossip blog that focuses on D.C. media. It is written by Garrett Graff.

Garrett Graff is vice president of communications at EchoDitto, Inc., a Washington, D.C.-based technology consulting firm. A Vermont native, he served formerly as deputy national press secretary on Howard Dean’s presidential campaign and, beginning in 1997, was then-Governor Dean’s first webmaster. In college, he was a news writer and executive editor at the Harvard Crimson, Harvard University’s daily newspaper, where he wrote more news articles than any other writer in half-a-century and held internships at ABCNews’ Political Unit and at the Atlantic Monthly. He is also a frequent speaker on blogging and the intersection of politics and technology. He can be reached at garrett AT mediabistro DOT com.

Patrick W. Gavin is the associate editorial page editor at the Washington Examiner, a 260,000+ circ. daily newspaper covering Washington, Northern Virginia, and Maryland suburbs. Previously he served as a writer and media relations officer at the Brookings Institution, a non-partisan public policy think tank located in Washington. From 2000 to 2003, Gavin taught 7th and 8th grade History and English at Princeton Day School in New Jersey.

Gavin’s writing has appeared in such publications as the Financial Times, Washington Post, National Public Radio, ESPN’s Page 2, Miami Herald, The Hill, Christian Science Monitor, The American Prospect, TomPaine.com, Outlook India, Chicago Tribune, Baltimore Sun, Birmingham Times, Tages-Anzeiger (Switzerland), Newark Star-Ledger, McSweeneys, San Francisco Call, CounterPunch Magazine, Ironminds, History News Network, Washington Examiner, Hartford Advocate, Newhouse Wire Services and Lost Brain. He is currently working on a book about the events of September 10, 2001, tentatively titled, “The Day Before.”

Gavin graduated from Trinity College (CT) in 2000, where he majored in Political Science and minored in Writing. He attended The Hill School in Pottstown, PA for secondary school. He can be reached at patrick AT mediabistro DOT com.