On Oct. 25, Gawker received a graphic crime scene photo from a tipster in the East Village. Gawker ran the photo, which showed the dead body of Christopher Jusko, a 21-year-old who was stabbed to death that same morning. After complaints from Jusko’s friends and family, the picture was removed.
TBD’s Ryan Kearney, Read More
“When I came in my office this morning, there was somebody where my chair is passed out in a sleeping bag,” Erik Wemple, editor of the brand new Albritton-owned Washington local news site TBD, told the Media Mob this afternoon over the phone. “That is what I came into. Pretty much everyone else is Read More
Former Washington Post web editor Jim Brady and former Washington City Paper editor Erik Wemple spoke to reporters today about their Albritton-owned (like Politico) local news start-up “TBD.” The site is going live next week with about 50 staffers, according to Newsonomics (Paid Content’s David Kaplan said the site will have a Read More
Flooding the Zone
The Washington Post has relaunched and renamed its D.C. local news page as PostLocal.com.
As of now, two of the top three stories on Post Local are about shootings. The third is about a hit-and-run.
The move to secure its coverage of local news in Washingon precedes the launch of Read More