David Von Drehle is a former Washington Post editor and staff writer—one of the paper's towering figures. He left the paper in 2006 for Time magazine but is always worth consulting about things that go down at the Post. I asked him for his take on the Allen-Roig-Franzia fracas and got quite a few thoughts. [...]
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In December came the execution of Sunday Source. Now Book World. At the same time, top editors are taking aim at duplication, yielding a fun little brouhaha over "Appreciations."
None of it surprises. Ever since classified sales essentially absented themselves from the Washington Post, this type of haircut/retrenchment/gutting was inevitable. I really liked Book World, [...]