Live Blogging: How to Pitch (and Not Pitch) a Political Blogger #PDFNetwork

By Henri Makembe on 04.30.09

I’m live blogging from the PDF Networ Biweekly call. The guest this week are Ana Marie Cox and Ben Smith. The quick bio about the guests from the PDF site:

Ben Smith is Senior Political Writer for Politico, the first true multiplatform news source for people interested in politics. He has previously covered New York’s City Hall for the New York Sun and politics for the New York Observer. In 2006, he was a political columnist for the New York Daily News and in 2005 and 2006 started three of New York City’s leading political blogs, The Politicker, The Daily Politics, and Room Eight, for which he still writes occasionally about the New York scene.

Ana Marie Cox is currently National Correspondent for Air America radio and contributor to The Daily Beast. In 2008 she covered the McCain campaign for TimeRadar, and, on her own blog. She was previously the founding editor of (though she reminds us that she has nothing to do with it now).