Morning Reading List 11.03.09

Good morning FishbowlDC! “By the People,” the documentary chronicling Obama’s presidential campaign, premieres this Election Day on HBO tonight.

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The Chicago Tribune and other Tribune papers plan to use as little as possible from AP next week.

WaPo ombudsman Andrew Alexander in Sunday’s paper on two reporters’ “conflict on the beat.”


CNN officially launches its broadcast center in Abu Dhabi today.

Rollins in debt: The GOP strategist and CNN contributor Ed Rollins apparently owes more than $1.33 million in state and federal taxes.

John Harwood in Sunday’s NYT: If Fox Is Partisan, It Is Not Alone. Harwood is the chief Washington correspondent for CNBC and hosts “The New York Times Special Edition” on MSNBC (as noted in his piece).


Folio: is expected to report 103 percent growth in digital revenue in 2009. Even while most publishers are ramping up online, The Atlantic’s Web site has added channels including business, politics and food; launched the Atlantic Wire, an opinion news aggregator; and has plans for a business site.

John Dickerson, Ana Marie Cox, David Gregory and George Stephanopoulos are just some of the DC journos on Mediaite’s Top 25 Most-Read Media Twitters.


The debate over health care reform, the conflict in Afghanistan and the ongoing financial crisis filled about 40% of the newshole last week, according to Pew’s Project for Excellence in Journalism. It is the fourth consecutive week these three topics combined generated that level of attention.


On the Hill on Wednesday? Look out for Champions for Children’s Health Stroller Brigade.

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