Betsy Rothstein


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Separated at Birth: <em>TheBlaze’</em> Eddie Scarry

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Today we have a special match. It’s TheBlaze‘s illustrious Eddie Scarry and the boy that once vied to be a BuzzFeed intern. We also think he has a pinch of [...]

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BREAKING: Journo Discovers Sunny is a Menace to Michelle Obama’s Garden

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The Hill‘s Features Editor Emily Goodin went to White House Wednesday to hang out in Michelle Obama‘s garden. She wrote, “Gorgeous day in the WH garden. Lots of Halloween decorations [...]

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<em>NJ’s</em> Oliphant Moves into Writing Role

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Seriously, folks, this is not a veiled demotion. Jim Oliphant, who has been the National Journal deputy magazine editor for almost two years, is moving into a strictly writing newsroom [...]

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Cusack’s Plays Get Noticed

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Watch out Hollywood. The Hill‘s Managing Editor Bob Cusack is on the move and has received honors for two plays he wrote. “The Promise” won second place in the World [...]

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A Little Birdy Tells Us…

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FishbowlDC has learned hat the British invasion of DC is in full swing: The Daily Mail and its world-beating web traffic are looking to hire a new deputy U.S. political [...]

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Morning Chatter

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FishbowlDC Fan Club Board President: WaPo‘s Gene Weingarten. Vice President of Useless Affairs: Wonkette‘s Rebecca “Facts Never Get in the Way of My Stories” Scheinkopf Resident know-it-all: Commentary’s John Podhoretz [...]

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Author Readies Ezra Klein for Sainthood

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On Sunday, the NYT ran a dialogue among readers on “The Rise of Incivility.” Online of course. People are jackasses online – didn’t you know? And lately cyberbullying has been [...]

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BuzzFeed Brews: A Social Experiment

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Probably the most socially interesting part of “BuzzFeed Brews” Monday night was the pre-gathering in the upstairs bar of Jack Rose saloon, where guests were ushered before the doors downstairs [...]

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Michael Douglas Loves D.C. Media Interns

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Actor Michael Douglas was apparently a big hit with Washington media interns last night at the U.S. Peace Institute. Not only did he show himself not to be a diva [...]

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Fishbowl5 With <em>Daily Caller’s</em> Pappas

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Late last week, The Daily Caller‘s Alex Pappas broke the story on reporter Audrey Hudson, whose home was raided by federal agents from the Department of Homeland Security. During the [...]

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Hey Michael Douglas: Say Cheese!

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We sent the intern, Drey Dailey, to the Michael Douglas event at the U.S. Peace Institute last night. Among the important things he got from the experience was this selfie. [...]

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Morning Joe Razzes <em>Politico’s</em> VandeHei

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It’s a real cozy relationship between MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” and Politico. This morning, the show’s co-hosts Mika Brzezinksi and Joe Scarborough continued to needle Politico President and CEO Jim VandeHei [...]

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Morning Chatter

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“I wonder if he lurks on Twitter, if he has a secret Twitter account. … Does he have the BuzzFeed app?” — BuzzFeed Editor-in-Chief Ben Smith, referencing President Obama at [...]

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Michelle Obama in a Half Shirt?

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INTO THE DEEP END, TIPS FROM THE POOL On Sunday, Chris Johnson, chief political and White House reporter for The Blade, was the victim of his autocorrect when he wrote [...]

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The Mysteriously Misspelled Word: ‘Eidtor’

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It’s one thing to ignore a gnat buzzing around in your ear. It might even be reasonable to smack yourself in the head to rid yourself of such an irritation. [...]