And the verdict is in!
Haters Gon Hate
Media Matters screen-grabbed what you’re seeing on the left from the Fox Nation website earlier today. Yes: it’s real. They didn’t provide context, but we will.
We always knew we liked Gregg Birnbaum, from his obsessive Hillary Clinton campaign blog, his glorious exit from the Post in December and his resemblance to Cabin Boy‘s Chris Elliott. Now, a tipster points us to the New Jersey Star-Ledger, which shows Mr. Birnbaum getting patriotic at Ground Zero on Sunday night after Osama Read More
FishbowlDC editor Betsy Rothstein called out the Washington Post on Monday with a blog post that accused the paper of taking two stories from other outlets without attribution — Politico’s story about Keith Olbermann’s campaign contributions and FishbowlDC’s scoop about the ouster of TBD.com editor Jim Brady.
WaPo reporter David Montgomery’s article Read More
The journalist who broke the story that got Keith Olbermann suspended from MSNBC is a recent college grad who’s been working in D.C. for less than six months..
Simmi Aujla was a member of Brown University’s class of 2009. She joined the staff at Politico in May. On Friday morning, she exposed MSNBC Read More
MSNBC host Keith Olbermann donated a total of $7,200 to three different Democrats prior to Tuesday’s election. NBC, like many other news organizations, has a policy against its employees making political contributions.
Olbermann gave $2,400 apiece, the maximum allowable by law, to Arizona Reps. Raul Grijalva and Gabrielle Giffords, and to Kentucky Senate candidate Read More
It being election night and all, Washington, D.C. witnessed its fair share of parties last night. Win or lose, there’s going to be catered food around when the returns start coming in.
And Politico threw a big party, too! The Capitol Hill-centric paper — free when taken from D.C. street bins but a cool Read More
Politico announced last night it will be launching Politico Pro, a subscription service that will provide reporting and analysis in the areas of health care, energy and technology to those who pony up the fee, The New York Times reports.
Since 2006, Politico has posted a wealth of content to its website and Read More
“When I came in my office this morning, there was somebody where my chair is passed out in a sleeping bag,” Erik Wemple, editor of the brand new Albritton-owned Washington local news site TBD, told the Media Mob this afternoon over the phone. “That is what I came into. Pretty much everyone else is Read More
Dow Jones Newsletters reporter Samuel Rubenfeld is displeased with Politico over an article about a recent deal in the Senate.
“Hey @politico,” he wrote on his Twitter account this afternoon, “do I have to say it again? FUCK YOU. How about posing this in a policy angle? Can’t do that, huh.” Read More