Betsy Rothstein


Hey Michael Douglas: Say Cheese!

We sent the intern, Drey Dailey, to the Michael Douglas event at the U.S. Peace Institute last night. Among the important things he got from the experience was this selfie. […]

Morning Joe Razzes Politico’s VandeHei

It’s a real cozy relationship between MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” and Politico. This morning, the show’s co-hosts Mika Brzezinksi and Joe Scarborough continued to needle Politico President and CEO Jim VandeHei […]

Morning Chatter

“I wonder if he lurks on Twitter, if he has a secret Twitter account. … Does he have the BuzzFeed app?” — BuzzFeed Editor-in-Chief Ben Smith, referencing President Obama at […]

Michelle Obama in a Half Shirt?

INTO THE DEEP END, TIPS FROM THE POOL On Sunday, Chris Johnson, chief political and White House reporter for The Blade, was the victim of his autocorrect when he wrote […]

The Mysteriously Misspelled Word: ‘Eidtor’

It’s one thing to ignore a gnat buzzing around in your ear. It might even be reasonable to smack yourself in the head to rid yourself of such an irritation. […]

BuzzFeed Brews Books Fast

If you’re dying to go to “BuzzFeed Brews” tonight, where Editor-in-Chief Ben Smith will interview ex-Obama aides Tommy Vietor and Jon Favreau, you may be SOL. The Favreau and Vietor […]

Politico’s VandeHei Memo: ‘Celebrate failure, Don’t Overlook Boneheaded Moves’

I’m starting to get a real kick out of these Politico internal memos. For three years I’ve been reading these things. The first 25 were revelatory. The next 25 made […]

Morning Chatter

JASPER GLAMOR SHOT: “Saturday, in the park. Except it is NYC not Chicago. And October not July. But still.” — Fox News’ “The Five” Dana Perino. The Vocabulary Police  “Odd […]

The Atlantic Promotes Hayley Romer

The Atlantic has promoted Hayley Romer to VP and Publisher. She will oversee the national sales and marketing teams, and lead advertising efforts. Romer joined the company in May of […]

National Journal Promotes From Within

National Journal Editor-in-Chief Tim Grieve is developing a real talent for offering compliments. And today he has promotions to announce. In a morning memo, he delivered the news that Kristin […]