Posts Tagged ‘Michael Calderone’

Ezra Klein to Leave The Post?

Washington Post golden boy Ezra Klein is considering leaving the paper to start his own venture, Huffington Post's Michael Calderone reported this afternoon.
Klein runs the paper's highly branded Wonkblog, where he and five underbloggers write about political and policy issues, bringing in about 4 million page views per month.
Klein is still in talks with the paper about staying, [...]

Post Tries To Avoid Drama With Romney Story, Gets Drama Anyway

From the annals of bad decision making that will eventually come back and bite you in the ass: On Thursday, the Washington Post decided not to run its Mitt-Romney-the-bully story in the print edition of the paper because it was also running a story about President Barack Obama's "evolution" on gay marriage on A1, plus an [...]

Washington Times Cuts: “Haphazard”

Politico's Michael Calderone comes up with a nice little piece of reporting on the continuing shakeup at the Washington Times. He got departing national security editor Barbara Slavin to say this: "'None of us understand what the strategy is,' adding that the cuts have been done in a 'haphazard way.'"
Not so spectacular, you say? [...]

This Just In: Maureen Dowd Can Do Whatever the F*ck She Wants

In case you missed it, Maureen Dowd flat-out plagiarized either a) Talking Points Memo's Josh Marshall or b) One of her friends, who quoted Josh Marshall in a phone call with Dowd. Either way, Dowd stole some shit and admitted it. Michael Calderone reports that it doesn't really matter. From NYT spokesperson Diane McNulty: