Morning Reading List, 03.24.08

Good morning Washington. The Post says goodbye to Ivan Scott, it’s the birthday of the lovely Alyson Hannigan and “might WP’s Milbank be the child of a Kinsley-Dowd union?

Quickly navigate Morning Reading List:


  • You think Chris Wallace would win in a street fight against Brian Kilmeade.

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  • Deb Howell says “When The Post Was Late to Church

  • The Washington Blade reports, “The National Lesbian & Gay Journalists Association announced its support of the Washington Blade this week, after Democratic National Committee Chair Howard Dean criticized the publication’s coverage of the party.” Learn more from Eric Hegedus here.

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  • God’s Warriors Wins Award for ‘Television With a Conscience’

  • D.C. Sports Blog reports, “on July 21, 2008, the Bowie Baysox are having Lindsay Czarniak Bobblehead Night.”

  • The War, The Media, and Ahmed Chalabi

  • Watch WUSA’s Kim Martucci accept an on-air marriage proposal at the end of Friday’s broadcast. She said yes.

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  • The AP reports, “Losing the battle for a prized piece of the airwaves isn’t necessarily a setback for Google Inc. If anything, Thursday’s news that Verizon Wireless had won the government-run auction for a pivotal swath of spectrum may even have been the ideal outcome for Google.”

  • New York Times reports, “Mark Cuban, the owner of the Dallas Mavericks, has a full plate. Besides his basketball team, the busy billionaire also owns part of a media company, and serves as chairman of the TV channel HDNet. He recently competed for five weeks on ‘Dancing With the Stars’ on ABC. How on earth does he find time to blog? Yet his site,, is one of the top 1,000 Weblogs, according to the search engine Technorati. Thousands read Mr. Cuban’s posts every single day. If he can do it, why can’t you?”

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  • This Wednesday, March 26, Atlantic Media Company will be hosting a panel discussion titled Race and Gender in Today’s Election: Headlining News or Clever Distraction? Linda Douglass will moderate the panel comprised of D.C. journalists. For more information, click here.

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  • Name That Tune-In: Who Will Emerge as The Future of Radio?

  • Radio Ink reports, “With the clock running out on his previously stated target of issuing a decision by the end of the first quarter, FCC Chairman Kevin Martin said Thursday that while his agency likely won’t meet that deadline, the proposed merger between satellite radio rivals XM and Sirius is on the commission’s front burner.”

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  • Bloomberg reports, “Yellow Pages phone-directory publishers R.H. Donnelley Corp. and Idearc Inc. may lead a surge in media-company defaults as the U.S. economy heads into a recession.”

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  • The Center for Independent Media is looking for an Online News Fellow.

  • Arcom Publishing, Inc. is looking for a Staff Reporter.

  • The Atlanta Journal-Constitution is looking for a Washington Reporter.

  • U.S. News & World Report is looking for an Online News Editor.

  • Hanley Wood LLC is looking for an Associate Web Editor.

  • National Geographic Society is looking for a Manager, Contract.

  • National Geographic Society is looking for a Photo Researcher.

  • DecisionHealth is looking for an entrepreneurial content specialist.

  • Law Resources, Inc. is looking for a Business Development Coordinator.

  • SmartBrief, Inc. is looking for an Editor.

  • Fairfax County Times is looking for a News Editor.

  • Media Research Center is looking for Associate Producers For Online Video Site.

  • The Associated Press is looking for an Energy/Environment Writer.

  • The McGraw-Hill Companies is looking for an Architectural Specialist.

  • Sixth & I Historic Synagogue is looking for a Public Relations & Marketing Professional.

  • National Journal Group is looking for a Staff Writer/Online Producer —

  • National Journal Group is looking for a Junior Account Executive.

  • Solutions at Home is looking for an Advertising Account Executive.

  • Business Software Alliance is looking for a Web Coordinator.

  • U.S. News & World Report is looking for a Public Relations Assistant.

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