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<em>Human Events</em> Snags Audrey Hudson

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Award-winning investigative journalist Audrey Hudson is joining Human Events as the paper’s congressional correspondent. Editor Jason Mattera said that Hudson’s “reporting will hold this radical administration accountable for its big [...]

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NPR Parties Hard on 40th Birthday

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If all you’ve ever wanted was an NPR button, today is your lucky day. They’re celebrating their 40th birthday by giving out buttons at Chinatown Coffee Co. Hurry up before [...]

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iWatch News Launches Today

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Today marks the launch of the Center for Public Integrity’s new project: a free investigative news website updated daily. iWatch News will feature stories on money and politics, health care, [...]

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Murdoch Pulls a Bristol Palin

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Bristol Palin wasn’t the only one to shirk the press this weekend. FishbowlDC ran into NewsCorp CEO Rupert Murdoch at the WSJ‘s WHCD pre-bash. We asked who he was most [...]

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Osama or Usama?

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A annoyed Anonymous Tipster writes in: Why is FOX now saying it is “Usama” when before has stated “Osama”? Which is it really? USAma gives him USA at the beginning [...]

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Osama bin Laden Dead: The Front Pages

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The AP is reporting that the Newseum’s website has crashed, as people frantically try to check out the museum’s collection of newspaper front pages from all over America and the [...]

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<em>Roll Call</em>‘s Pre-WHCD Party

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Before the pre-parties at the Washington Hilton billowed out into the hallways and while there was still some order, FishbowlDC caught up with Roll Call Senate reporter David Druckerat the [...]

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Celeb Asks, ‘Oh! Helen Thomas, Is She Still Alive?’

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ABC’s pre-WHCD party was one of the places to be Saturday night before the big dinner began. “Modern Family” stars Eric Stonestreet and Jesse Tyler Ferguson made an appearance just [...]

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Fox News’ Giant bin Laden Oopsy

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Fox News must have been in a rush to get the Osama bin Laden news up on their website. This banner was displayed across the site last night: Lucky for [...]

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Condi Gets Out of Town for ’30 Rock’

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While celebrities flocked to D.C. for the White House Correspondents’ Dinner this weekend, at least one famous-for-D.C. type made her way out of the city for a guest spot on [...]

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<em>Politico</em> Goes Glossy for WHCD

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Politico put out a glossy edition this weekend in celebration of the WHCD. In case you haven’t picked up your copy, here’s what you’re missing: An interview with Seth Meyers. [...]

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A Contrarian’s Point of View on WHCD

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In an editorial today, WaPo columnist Dana Milbank agrees with Ezra Klein: that the paper inviting Donald Trump was a mistake. Or, at the very least, awkward. On Thursday, the [...]

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<em>HuffPost</em> to Celebrate One Million Twitter Followers with Prizes

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In anticipation of HuffPost‘s millionth Twitter follower, the site’s social media editor, Rob Fishman, gives a brief history today of HuffPost‘s time on the network. But, oh boy, get ready [...]

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The Divas of WHCDs Past

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The WHCD has a reputation for being all glitter and glam. But a behind-the-scenes examination reveals not everything goes off as seamlessly as we think. NJ recently interviewed the White [...]

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Separated at Birth: The Royal Wedding Edition

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In this installment, we have English “socialite” and royal wedding guest Tara Palmer-Tomkinson in an absurd hat. She’s paired with an alien from the 1997 movie, “The Fifth Element.” The [...]