Barack Obama won't complete his 100th day in office until next Wednesday, but already the reviews and commemorations are pouring in. Obama's has already been the most closely watched and dissected presidency of the media age, but the 100-day mark has been commemorated with similarly intense media Read More
Barack Obama won’t complete his 100th day in office until next Wednesday, but already the reviews and commemorations are pouring in. Obama’s has already been the most closely-watched and dissected presidency of the media age, but the 100-day mark has been commemorated with similarly intense media analysis for every recent president.
To look back Read More
Just over four years ago, after George W. Bush was reelected by the smallest margin for an incumbent since Woodrow Wilson held off Charles Evans Hughes in 1916, a palpable sense somehow took hold in much of the media that Karl Rove's concept of a "permanent Republican majority" had been realized.
In this climate, it Read More
We promised you we’d report back to you in short order, and now we will: The Eliot Spitzer resurrection project of 2009 continues, and his next stop will be NBC’s Today Show.
Mr. Spitzer will be sitting down with Matt Lauer on Monday, April 6. Presumably, he’ll be talking about the financial crisis, Read More
Jane Ciabattari broke the news on the National Book Critics Circle book blog (and The New York Times followed shortly thereafter): As of February 15th, The Washington Post‘s ‘Book World‘ will cease to be a standalone section, and all Sunday book content will be spread around into other parts Read More
The National Book Critics Circle awarded this weekend the Nona Balakian Citation for Excellence in Reviewing to Ron Charles, a senior editor at The Washington Post’s imperiled book review section Book World. The honor was presented Saturday, just over a week after it was reported that higher-ups Read More
On Tuesday, Jan. 20, the Web site of The Washington Post will produce live video coverage of Barack Obama’s Presidential Inauguration, anchored by Post reporters, Chris Cillizza, David Maraniss, and Dana Priest.
The Post‘s coverage began as an experiment back in February of 2008 on Super Tuesday and has steadily gained momentum Read More
A few weeks ago, I wrote about some of the finest and strangest iterations of that esoteric form of journalism known as the "protective pool report."
These are the dispatches from reporters covering Barack Obama’s every move. They tell other reporters the clothes he wears, the food he eats, the basketball he plays and Read More
The Washington Post’s publisher Katharine Weymouth sent out an email to her staff this morning declaring that the business model for the paper would have to undergo a "fundamental change."
First, they’re going hyper-local! Washingtonpost.com is going to be recast itself as a local news and information site for people who live in Read More