Posts Tagged ‘jo-ann armao’

Post‘s Bill Turque Trading DCPS for Presidential Campaign

In a sign of how much sleepier the D.C. school beat has been in the post-Michelle Rhee era—or how strapped the Washington Post is for resources—ace Post education reporter Bill Turque is leaving Local to cover the presidential campaign.
"My view is that while the post-Rhee days may lack the drama 2007-10, there remains no [...]

WaPo-Ombo Ignores Turque-Armao Blog Shenanigans

Washington Post ombudsman Andy Alexander is a careful, thorough reporter. When something goes wrong at the paper, you can be sure he's talking with all relevant parties, compiling a sound account of what went on (especially in his killer investigation of the "salons" episode).

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 [...]

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Cheap Seats Daily: Gilbert Arenas Reminds Us of the Greatness of ‘Lawyers, Guns and Money’?

I've been saying the Six Flags/Dick Clark Productions deal stank for a long time. Now, some big folks are looking into it.
In 2008, Dan Snyder bought Dick Clark Productions for $175 million for Red Zone, a private equity fund he controlled. Snyder then immediately sold 40 percent of Dick Clark Productions to Six Flags, a [...]