Posts Tagged ‘emilio garcia-ruiz’

Emilio Garcia-Ruiz Named Post Managing Editor

The Washington Post has a new managing editor, replacing John Temple, who left the paper in March. Emilio Garcia-Ruiz will lead the Post's "digital initiatives and operations, video, the presentation departments of photo, graphics, and design, and the multiplatform editing desk," according to a memo from Post Executive Editor Martin Baron obtained by Romenesko. Garcia-Ruiz joins [...]

Washington Post Editorial Board Livid Over Turque Blog Post

The Washington Post editorial board is pissed beyond words about Bill Turque's Wednesday blog post regarding the board's relationship with D.C. public schools Chancellor Michelle Rhee. In the post, which the paper temporarily deleted from its site last night, Metro education reporter Turque blasted editorial writer Jo-Ann Armao for furnishing Rhee a "print version of [...]

Washington Post Blog Post Critical of Washington Post Disappears from Web Site

The Washington Post on Wednesday evening deleted from its Web site a sizzling and brilliantly constructed blog post that criticized the paper's editorial board. Metro education reporter Bill Turque, in a Wednesday afternoon item on, explained to readers why they might have noticed an anomaly in the paper's coverage of a high-profile hubbub centering [...]

District Limerick: On Linking

With web staffers merging and shrinking
The WaPo has done some rethinking
As one who confines
Herself to five lines
I know a fair bit about linking...
The one type of link most essential
Is that which is self-reverential
Ideally each click
Yields more of your schtick
To maximize online potential
Let's say that your story is terse
(Or maybe, you're writing in verse)
It's context you [...]

Washington Post Tries to Get Serious About Linking

The Washington Post is quite possibly the worst-linking newspaper in the country. The reporters at our region's dominant daily just don't believe in linking. It's as if their honor would take a hit every time they linked to another story, and God forbid it's a competing news outlet!
That assessment stems not only from my [...]

WaPo Names Dvorak New Metro Columnist

No, not the great Romantic-era composer Antonin!
Petula Dvorak, the longtime Metro reporter.
After jump, see memo from local honcho Emilio Garcia-Ruiz on how Dvorak will reinvent journalism!

Is Fisher Bagging His Column?

As discussed in an amazing earlier post, the Washington Post blew up its newsroom today. Via the most masterfully written, almost inspiring, re-org memo, Post Executive Editor Marcus Brauchli changed forever the way that Posties take stories, blog items, and Tweets, and channel them to the paper's various platforms. The memo is not only [...]