June 25, 2003

Los Angeles Times (reg. req.)
ABC News political director Mark Halperin says The Note, an online political report, “allows us to be on the phone with all kinds of sources…. It builds relationships and proves to people that we’re not unsophisticated when it comes to following politics.” Meanwhile, NBC News is about to debut its “concise and crisp” First Read dispatch. Elizabeth Jensen writes: “In a swipe at how lengthy ABC’s missive has become, some NBC insiders are jokingly calling their shorter version the Half Note.”

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