Posts Tagged ‘Jonetta Rose Barras’

District Line Daily: Breaking Grad

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Georgetown law student Marc Gersen thought he could outwit authorities and sell meth on the side. [...]

Washington Examiner Can’t Keep Its Chavouses Straight

Former Ward 7 Councilmember Kevin P. Chavous (above, left) and son Kevin B. Chavous (above, right) have never achieved the dynastic success of Washington's Harry Thomases or Marshall and Kwame Brown. If that weren't embarrassing enough, though, as of today's Washington Examiner, they've become indistinguishable from one another.
The Examiner's Jonetta Rose Barras wrote her column [...]

District Line Daily: Buried Treasurer

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At last, it's Friday! If you make it through today's heat, you've got the whole [...]

A Bookseller’s Dream

Last week, a capacity crowd gathered to hear Tom Sherwood and Harry S. Jaffe discuss Dream City: Race, Power, and the Decline of Washington, D.C. The size of the audience at the Waltha T. Daniel/Shaw public library was a testament to the landmark status of the 1994 chronicle of Marion Barry’s rise and (apparent) fall. [...]

More Staff Turmoil at WPFW

WPFW, the D.C. outpost of the peaceful-sounding Pacifica Radio network, is famous for office politics that are anything but peaceful.
The latest carnage at the progressive jazz-and-politics station: Station Manager Grigsby Hubbard and Program Director Bob Daughtry were both given the axe yesterday during the D.C. visit of Pacifica Foundation Executive Director Arlene Engelhardt.
"We needed a [...]

Loose Lips Daily: Barras Rounds It Up

As much local politics as humanly possible. Send your tips, releases, stories, events, etc. to lips@washingtoncitypaper.com. And get LL Daily sent straight to your inbox every morning!
IN CASE YOU MISSED IT—Famous Channel 4 sportscaster George Michael dies at 70. Also, more on the snowball fight, as City Desk reports on an effort by D.C. police [...]

Jonetta Rose Barras Returns to the Radio

Watch out, Plotkin. Watch out, Kojo.
Your days of local-politics hegemony on the radio airwaves is over: Jonetta Rose Barras is returning next week with a new hourlong politics show. "D.C. Politics With Jonetta" will air Tuesdays at noon 11 a.m. on WPFW-FM, 89.3 on your radio dial.
The new show comes almost a year after WAMU-FM [...]

Sherwood Is Permanent Politics Hour Analyst

No huge surprise here, but it's finally official: Tom Sherwood is now the resident analyst on the weekly Politics Hour with Kojo Nnamdi.
Since Jonetta Rose Barras left the Friday noon talk show on WAMU-FM last May over a pay dispute, the show has been rotating in guest analysts (including, now and again, yours truly). But [...]

Fuego/Frio: B’nai B’nai Love!

In which Erik praises Metro Weekly, says "mazeltov" to B'nai Mitzvah, and expresses doubt that The Downtowner is actually in its sixth volume.
Meanwhile, we're really digging the food fight over at New York Times Magazine.
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