Washington City Paper presents “Fisticuffs at the Washington Post,” starring Andrew Beaujon as Marcus Brauchli, Jason Cherkis as Chris Richards, Erin Niedowski as Lynn Medford, Erik Wemple as Manuel Roig-Franzia, Amanda Hesse as Monica Hesse and Mike DeBonis as Henry Allen.
Happy belated birthday to Christie Findlay and Kevin McVicker! Good morning FishbowlDC! What we know and what we’re reading this Thursday morning…
WSJ launches a San Fran edition today.
Washingtonian: Having taken a beating for trying to set up evening salons where reporters could mingle with corporate types who’d pay big money for the privilege, The Washington Post now is attempting a more benign way to raise revenue: wine tastings — with reporters as guests.
Fox News’ Glenn Beck has appendicitis.
More reality shows… Bravo’s in DC to recruit contestants for “Top Chef.”
TVNewser’s Twitter list picks.
On Election night, Twitter seemed to beat cable for insight and analysis.
And Election night ratings via TVNewser.
WEST WING REPORTAGE
White House press secretary Robert Gibbs on year one.
ABC’s Jake Tapper on President Obama, Air Force One and Twitter on Politico‘s podcast.
Politico: John W. Mashek, a political reporter who covered every presidential election from 1960 to 1996, died of a heart attack Tuesday. “He was one of the great political reporters of the last quarter-century,” said Jerry Seib, executive Washington editor of The Wall Street Journal.
Funeral services will be held on Monday, Nov. 9, at 11 a.m. at the Church of the Epiphany, on Dumbarton Street between 27th and 28th Sts., N.W., in Georgetown.
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