Quote of the Day:
“Congrats on @AndyKroll moving to @nationaljournal – exciting to see mainstream media accept lefty media veterans like us.”
— Politico senior labor reporter Mike Elk. Kroll most recently worked at Mother Jones for six years.
Bad news for journalism
Pulitzer winner leaves journalism for PR because he can’t pay his bills. The reporter worked for The Daily Breeze in Torrance, Calif. See here.
What’s a little ass kissing between CNN colleagues?
Can we get a crowdsource?
“I’m looking for someone in Durham, North Carolina to help me pick up some documents at Duke University.” — GotNews‘ Charles Johnson.
“Sometimes i think of a good joke about transporting panda semen, but then I remember that a lot of people I work with follow me so.” — The Hill‘s Ashley Perks, who helps run The Hill’s 50 Most Beautiful People list.
Arianna’s chief of staff pops the question
“Many congratulations to my fmr chief of staff @dank who proposed to @amysennett…and got a yes at the finish line of the @BostonMarathon!” — HuffPost editor-in-Chief Arianna Huffington.
Getting your body ready for the White House Correspondents’ Dinner…
“With #WHCD weekend just days away, some of the city’s top trainers offer advice on prepping for an upcoming event.” — Capitol File. See here.
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Overheard in the newsroom…
“Question. In referring to slam dunks, and I’m making a pun on the word jam, do I say peanut butter or toast?” — Anonymous.
Business Insider‘s ‘Hunker Walker’ appears on MSNBC
“Hunter Walker was just introduced on MSNBC as “Hunker Walker.” OMG. OMG. OMG.” — Business Insider‘s Colin Campbell.