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Born and raised in Akron, Ohio, Betsy has been covering and torturing Washington media for the past three years. Early on she studied journalism in England, interviewing punk rockers in Piccadilly Square who stole her notebook and ripped it up. After graduating from Union College with a B.A. in Spanish, she began her journalism career in Cambridge, Mass., working for a Cuban newspaper where she conducted man-on-the-street interviews. She asked Latinos about their love lives. “Do Latinos make better lovers or what?” She soon moved out west to Denver, where she worked for two rival Hispanic weeklies for one year each. Next stop: J-school at Northwestern’s Medill School of Journalism, where she earned a master’s degree. In the years following grad school she worked at the Boca Raton News as a business reporter followed by a brief stint as a press secretary for former Rep. Robert Wexler (D-Fla.). She spent the next decade on Capitol Hill covering hard news, features and gossip for The Hill Newspaper. In 2009 she quit and moved to Portland, Ore. and wrote about the many long-haired men there who distinctly resemble Jesus. They weren’t all kind (one was fat and confrontational) but she got her story. Prior to joining TheDC, Betsy was the editor of FishbowlDC, a Washington media gossip blog.
Everyone knows the usual suspects in our nation's media who have shamelessly sucked up to President-elect Donald Trump. Try Breitbart News editor Matthew Boyle, who also helped tuck Sen. Ted Cruz's children into bed. MSNBC's Mika Brzezinski. Her TV boyfriend Joe Scarborough. Or their adult adopted son Mark Halperin.
No doubt Don Lemon will miss him, but Bob Beckel's brief jaunt at CNN is over.
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Sources have informed The Mirror that ex-FNCer Greta Van Susteren is ending her three-month vacation from cable news and moving into the 6 p.m. time slot over at MSNBC.
After all that hullaballoo over at FNC, Greta Van Susteren is making a quick and sudden return to cable news. According to Mirror sources, she's getting a 6 p.m. time slot on MSNBC.
It's Tuesday. So MSNBC's Mika Brzezinski is calculating how many brownie points she can add to her Kiss Donald Trump's Ass ledger.
Washed up talk show host Montel Williams may have a slim physique. But these days he has all the grace of a hippo-POT-amus. The infamous pot-smoking Twitter fiend and veterans rights activist went on a social media tear Monday and told a female journalist how to kill herself.
A notice to journalist haters everywhere: If you're going to mock the Fourth Estate, please learn how to spell.
In honor of how divisive the nation is these days, how annoying CNN's media reporter Brian Stelter is, and all the other shit we put up with in our daily lives, The Mirror is celebrating the day by asking journalists and other political types what they are LEAST thankful for this Thanksgiving.
President-elect Donald Trump must have an angel on his shoulder today because he now has incredibly positive things to say about the New York Times -- a paper he has been ridiculing through much of his campaign.
Daily Mail columnist Piers Morgan really wants to be Donald Trump's White House Press Secretary. He bragged about it at a summer party in the UK.
RedState senior contributing editor Ben Howe was feeling pretty horrible.
There are election breakout stars like Corey Lewandowski, Scottie Nell Hughes and Katy Tur.
The Guardian's Ben Jacobs is already awaiting President-elect Donald Trump's arrival in Bedminster, N.J. for the weekend. Unlike the Washington pool reporters who typically camp out in a food court while President Obama golfs, Trump's "supplemental" pooler is hanging out in a drainage ditch and resting his coffee cup on a guard rail.
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In Kim Kardashian's plastic world, this would be akin to getting slapped across the face. But the unthinkable has happened: VP-elect Mike Pence had the gall to cut Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) out of a selfie.