Morning Reading List, 07.10.07

morningsun.gifGood morning Washington.

  • Most of you don’t think David Gregory will eventually become the anchor of NBC Nightly News.

  • Talking Points Memo has offered a preview to their Daily Digest readers. “The new site will improve our ability to deliver the day’s headlines, and all of our original TPM reporting and analysis.”

  • From a release: “The Magazine Group adds to its already-bursting awards cabinet a bevy of new honors from leading industry associations. In recent weeks, the custom publisher and its clients have received accolades from the Association of Educational Publishers, American Society of Healthcare Publication Editors, Society of National Association Publications, and Society of Publication Designers.”

  • Al-Jazeera English Seeks Feedback From Viewers Via YouTube

  • Six senators and representatives are calling on the inspector general of the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) to investigate whether liberal bias and censorship prevented a documentary about Islam from being aired by the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS).”

  • We learn of yet another Postie couple: Allison Klein and Eric Rich, who came here within a few months of each
    other in 2004. They met, fell in love and got married just a few months ago…

  • The adorable Charlie Rosencrantz recently celebrated his first birthday.

  • The Brody File is featured in today’s New York Times. Says Brody in an email blast: “First the Los Angeles Times, then the Washington Post, now the NY Times? What’s next? The Village Voice? I’m just trying to stay off page 6 of the New York Post.”

  • Scene: DC Bloggy Types Rock Out Together, Gawk at Matt Yglesias’ iPhone

  • Check out’s D.C. seminars.

  • More on the National Press Club – Venezuela showdown.

  • In excerpt of forthcoming book, Novak offers yet another account of his Armitage conversation

  • Mark Halperin Inks Undecided Book Deal

  • The final version of Robert Greenwald’s latest project can be found here. (earlier)

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  • Campus Progress reports, “Shock Jock Don Imus has sunk into the pleasant mire of obscurity, but it seems his fans are loath to see him go so gently. So they organized a day of activities last Friday to protest his departure from his daily slot on CBS radio and MSNBC.”

  • From a reader: “In Bob’s defense, all good mottoes are crafted in defiance of the management, too”

  • From Mediabistro: “Our expert helps you harness the power of your blog and land assignments from publications nationwide”

  • Deborah Howell responds to complaints “that The Post buried a story Monday following up on the attempted terrorist attacks in Britain.”

  • Also from Campus Progress, “A young journalist examines why so many of us are becoming bankers.”

  • editorializes, “Democratic presidential candidates get away with refusing to let Fox News sponsor a debate, while their Republican counterparts let MSNBC lead them like lambs to the slaughter courtesy of Matthews‘ loaded questions and sound bites and Olbermann’s crazed tirades. A ‘Fairness Doctrine’ manufacturing Olbermann and Matthews clones is the last thing America needs.”


  • Congressional Quarterly is looking for an Editor of Real-Time and Web News, a Committees Reporter and a Schedules Researcher.

  • The Baltimore Sun is looking for a News Producer.

  • Northern Virginia Magazine is looking for an Editorial Assistant.

  • The Pentagon Channel is looking for a TV News Writer/Producer.

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