Morning Reading List, 08.02.07

Good morning Washington.

  • The Washington Blogger Meetup has an event on August 15 at 7:00 p.m. at Regional Food and Drink. To RSVP “Yes”, click here.

  • According to TVNewser’s Program Ranker, “Of the top 15 shows on cable news in July, (M-F, 25-54 demo) 12 are on FNC.”

  • Milwaukee Journal Sentinel’s Tim Cuprisin writes, “FOX News rules the ratings, as always, but who’s in second is less certain”

  • Reuters reports, “Their public fight-for-the-right-to-marry has tended to overshadow the fact that XM Satellite Radio and Sirius Satellite Radio must keep their businesses running.”

  • A Novak-Dowd one night stand?!?

  • A tipster tells us that Anne Schroeder is Politico’s reporter of the month.

  • Hollywood Reporter reports, “With the 2008 presidential election heating up, the Internet is replacing TV as the ‘dominant media force in political campaigning,’ according to Jeffrey Cole, a USC professor behind a seven-year study on the impact of online technology.”

  • Fox News Dominates July News Ratings

  • reports, “The Federal Communications Commission approved rules for the upcoming auction of the 700MHz airwave spectrum that granted only half of what Google had requested.”

  • Deal Journal writes, “Has Newspaper Consolidation Run its Course?”

  • From The Hollywood Reporter: “America’s int’l news deficit may benefit BBC”

  • TV Week reports, “The Federal Communications Commission Tuesday unveiled 10 new studies on media consolidation issues, and it didn’t take long for consolidation critics to attack both them and the agency.”


  • International Women’s Media Foundation is looking for a Manager, Networking and Membership.

  • SNL Financial, LC is looking for a Project Manager.

  • Cato Institute is looking for a Marketing Coordinator.

  • The Atlantic Media Company is looking for a Web Producer.

    Hat Tips: DCRTV, TVNewser, IWantMedia, Romenesko, MediaBistro, JournalismJobs, JournalismNext