Dominick Dunne (1925-2009)
Legendary Vanity Fair correspondent Dominick Dunne succumbed to bladder cancer in his Manhattan home today. He was 83. An online tribute to Dunne has already been posted. Also included on […]
National Press Club Remembers Kennedy
National Press Club: “Senator Edward M. Kennedy was a frequent guest at The National Press Club, and over the course of four decades became the individual who spoke here most […]
Senator Kennedy’s Death Comes One Year After Historic DNC Speech
AgencySpy: Senator Ted Kennedy died exactly one year after he gave a rousing speech at the Democratic National Convention in support of then Senator Barack Obama.
1.5 Million Tweet March!
Whoa! Remember going back to school and realizing that a friend got all “grown up” over vacation?! Well, hats off to hometown bloggers Ana Marie Cox and John Dickerson for […]
Slate: “Today’s Papers” Now Yesterday’s News
Slate has retired their “Today’s Papers” feature, an early pioneer of news consolidation. Acknowledging that they “haven’t been doing the kind of aggregation most of our readers want”, they’ve introduced […]
<em>WaPo</em>‘s TV Week: Opt In Or You’re Out
If you get the Sunday WaPo and want to continue receiving TV Week, the handy magazine-style program schedule, you’d better call 202-334-9335 fast! The TV Week “Opt-In” is a cost-saving […]
The Magazine Group Re-Brands, Adopts New Name
Sometimes a nickname sticks. In this case, The Magazine Group has decided to adopt the informal “TMG” monicker after 28 years leading the custom publishing industry. “Our clients, employees, vendors […]
DC TV Vault – Watch. Listen. Learn.
Quick DC media lesson. WTOP call letters were once used by a TV station (1950-1978) and are still being used by local radio station (1943-present). The all-news format went into […]
Twitter Count Friday
Every Friday we bring you follower counts for a variety of Washington DC-based news organizations. Follow the Tweeter: National Geographic – 27,154 stats Politico – 17,983 stats CQ Politics – […]
Forecasting Future Freebie Failure?!
The news from Cool Britannia that Rupert Murdoch’s News International would be shutting down the free daily London Paper on September 18 has a lot of people wondering on this […]