Taking Out The Trash, 01.26.07

  • No high hopes for the Scooter Libby trial.

  • C-SPAN has a packed weekend line-up with J.D. Crouch, Deputy National Security Advisor on “Newsmakers”; “Road to the White House” features Sen. Hillary Clinton’s first trip to Iowa since ’03 and Rudy Giuliani’s speech to the NH Republican Party’s annual meeting; “Q & A” features Rep. Stephanie Tubbs Jones, Chair of House Ethics Committee; Pres. Bill Clinton’s book party for Terry McAuliffe at the Four Seasons in NYC is on C-SPAN2’s Book TV; “After Words” on C-SPAN2’s Book TV, features pollster Frank Luntz interviewed by the Washington Times “Inside the Beltway” columnist John McCaslin and Pres. Jimmy Carter discussing “Palestine Peace, Not Apartheid” airs Saturday, January 27 at 3:30 pm.

  • Tipsters are just dying for you to check out Washington Times’ Fishwrap: “news. politics. stuff.” (We reported it earlier)

  • News Gems uncovered a “creative and interesting way” that MSNBC.com came up with to show the State of the Union, complete with “word clouds.”

  • In an homage to Ed Bradley, NBC 4’s Jim Vance got his left earlobe pierced.

  • Eat The Press reports, “Yesterday, Fox News host and global warming activist Neil Cavuto hosted a roundtable discussion for a group of feisty, opinionated… Hooters waitresses, in celebration of their 2007 calendar.” Oh don’t worry if you missed it. They have the video.

  • The German Marshall Fund is accepting entries for the eighth annual Peter R. Weitz Journalism Prize for outstanding and original coverage of transatlantic and European issues and events. Applications must be postmarked no later than February 28.

  • A reader asks, “How come the fonts in Politico blogs change from entry to entry sometimes? It’s annoying.” Anyone?

  • WaPo Beefs Up Online Political Section With New Blogs