Mark Knoller tweets sad photo of White House vending machine as shutdown looms

It’s been a long day in Washington, D.C. with the looming shutdown and all, so much so that the White House press corps is almost completely out of snacks. Via CBS News’ Mark Knoller: Nothing so clearly says long day and late night at WH press room: — Mark Knoller January 20, 2018...

‘Running out of stupid pet tricks’: Mark Knoller lists top 10 reasons David Letterman is retiring

Now that David Letterman is retiring, there’s going to be no end to the “Top 10 reasons David Letterman is retiring” jokes. Credit CBS News’ Mark Knoller for being one of the very first. Let’s have a look. 10. Running out of stupid pet tricks. 9. Chris Christie will be thin by then. 8. Wants...

When is Kate Upton’s Zero-G bikini shoot ‘old news’? CBS News’ Mark Knoller has the answer [pics]

Model Kate Upton took one for the team when she “braved the loss of gravity” for a Sports Illustrated bikini shoot. CBS’ Mark Knoller appears … grateful. But did CNN pick up the story too late? @markknoller @CNN Part of CNNs problem is this story had been out there for days. by the time a...

Zing! Mark Knoller recalls Twitter's Obama-like promise

There was a lot of talk on Twitter today about yet another format change. CBS News’ Mark Knoller seems to recall Twitter’s Obama-like guarantee: Didn't @twitter promise that if we liked the Twitter format we had we could keep it? — Mark Knoller February 3, 2014 Ha! The Obama administration parallels kept coming: @markknoller...

‘Brilliant, sir!’ Mark Knoller suggests drinking game to accompany reports of extreme cold

@markknoller brilliant sir! — Brodacious January 6, 2014 An excellent suggestion from CBS News’ Mark Knoller. Viewers might as well get some kind of warmth during all the news segments featuring reporters pointing out how cold it is in much of the country. According to the rules of Knoller’s Polar Vortex game, here’s a...

Rob Lowe, Mark Knoller suffering ‘Anchorman 2’ promo fatigue

Good one! The makers of “Anchorman 2” have made sure that Will Farrell’s character, Ron Burgundy, has been seen everywhere possible, to the extent that Farrell co-anchored a real newscast at a North Dakota station to promote the film. Lowe is not alone in feeling the media saturation. CBS News’ Mark Knoller is suffering promotional fatigue...

Journo Mark Knoller’s hysterical travel tweets ding Obama, hoodies and TSA; Libs flip

Same here, buddy! So, what is CBS’ Mark Knoller up to today? I'm wearing a hoodie right now, I should go wait for Mark Knoller at the airport. — Iannywise November 27, 2013 Wait, what? Let’s start at the beginning: Mr. Knoller took to Twitter, as he is wont to do, to live-tweet his...

‘Amazing!’ Major Garrett shows off the Mark Knoller pumpkin [pic]

When a member of the White House press corps gets his own pumpkin carving, he’s definitely arrived. CBS News’ Major Garrett tweeted this terrific Jack-o-Lantern with a likeness of his CBS colleague Mark Knoller: For fans of @markknoller (and I am among the most avid) there is no better Jack-o-Lantern. Period. — Major Garrett...

State of the media: Mark Knoller is only WH press corps journo to confront Obama with hard question

As Twitchy reported, President Obama was only too glad to answer questions this afternoon at a press conference — provided the questions were from reporters on Jay Carney’s pre-approved list. As the presser dragged on, viewers were left wondering whether anyone would dare force the president to explain his actions. Fortunately for us, one pre-approved...

‘Ballooning’ crisis! Mark Knoller reports on devastating effect of shutdown

How will we all muddle through this catastrophic effect? How will we gauge the stewardship stuff? Lighter-than-air: Pres Obama has signed "Helium Stewardship Act of 2013," authorizing sales from Federal Helium Reserve. Balloons for all. — Mark Knoller October 3, 2013 Priorities! Twitter users weigh in with punny results: @markknoller No more chipmunk voices?...