Posts Tagged ‘City Desk’

Perry Stein Will Run City Desk

Good news, readers: This blog will soon become much more active.
Washington City Paper has hired Perry Stein, who's now a D.C.-based reporter at Talking Points Memo, to take charge of City Desk and write longer news and feature pieces, starting Aug. 12.
She's covered South Florida for her hometown Miami Herald, written for the Wall Street Journal, and [...]

Read City Paper‘s New Loose Lips Blog

Starting today, City Paper's political coverage has a new home on the Web—we've given Alan Suderman, our Loose Lips columnist, a blog of his very own. Fittingly enough, the first post on the new Loose Lips blog is today's edition of Loose Lips Daily. Go read it! And add it to your RSS readers, bookmarks, [...]

Farewell, LL

Did anyone hear all that noise on City Desk from about 8:40 this morning to about 2:48 in the afternoon? No? Well, that's the sound of Loose Lips columnist Mike DeBonis leaving the paper. We'll miss Mike. You can read his final column here, in which he surrenders the initials "LL."
Photo by Darrow Montgomery

Should City Desk Delete Nasty Comments?

Over its nearly four years in existence, City Desk has taken a laissez-faire approach to comments. Whatever you want to say, we pretty much let you. The result of this "policy" is that some pretty nasty and abusive stuff winds up unfurling just below our blog posts.
Witness the following comment in response to a recent [...]

AAN Awards Update: Washington City Paper Brings Home Three First-Place Wins

Washington City Paper, finalists in five of the highest-circulation categories for the 2009 Association for Alternative Newsweeklies Awards, has been named the first-place winner in three of them: arts criticism, media reporting/criticism, and innovation/format buster. In addition, this blog received second-place honors and staff photographer Darrow Montgomery, who received honorable mention in the 2008 awards, was named [...]

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