Why Obama Gave First Interview To Al Arabiya

From CNN’s “The Situation Room” today: WOLF BLITZER. CNN ANCHOR: And joining us now, the man who conducted that interview with the president of the United States, Hisham Melhem. He’s […]

Evans-Novak Folds, Carney To Examiner

From the Washington Examiner: The Washington Examiner announced today that Timothy P. Carney, who has been writing a weekly op-ed column for the paper, was joining the staff full time […]

Downie Pushes “Rules”

“In D.C., there are rules about everything… and everyone breaks at least one rule. The question is, how far can you go?” -A question posed by Len Downie, the former […]

Ifill Overwhelmed By Response To Book

(h/t Richard Prince)

Brawner’s Expecting

From the Washington Times: Greta Brawner, morning host of C-SPAN’s “Washington Journal” and one of Esquire magazine’s “Women We Love” in 2007, has confirmed to the Washington Times that she […]

Sally Quinn Trims Her Inbox

Based on this internal Washington Post email chain sent to FishbowlDC, looks like Sally Quinn would rather not know about which Washington Post folks are doing TV … and whether […]

No Green For VF Green Issue?

A FishbowlDC tipster hears that Vanity Fair may have to spike its “Green” issue (due to hit newsstands in May), because of “issues with advertising”…

Benicio del Toro Walks Out of WaTimes Interview

From the Washington Times: A controversial new biopic about Cuban revolutionary Ernesto “Che” Guevara is awakening old passions and provoking vigorous defenses and denunciations of the iconic revolutionary and – […]

Sikka Named EP of “Morning Edition”

Madhulika Sikka has been named Executive Producer of NPR’s Morning Edition. Ms. Sikka joined NPR in 2006 as supervising senior producer of Morning Edition, and was promoted to deputy executive […]

Morning Reading List, 01.27.09

Good morning Washington. Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? Drop us a line or let us […]