Posts Tagged ‘raju narisetti’

Washington Post Hires First African-American Managing Editor

Washington Post National editor Kevin Merida is ascending to the managing editor spot vacated last month by Liz Spayd, according to an announcement by the paper. With Merida's promotion, the Post is getting its first African-American managing editor—and a reshuffle of portfolios for Merida and the paper's other managing editor, John Temple.
"[Merida] is a [...]

Post Reporter Shops Drafts Back to Sources, Possibly Violating Post Policy

Post education reporter Daniel de Vise is in hot water today after a Texas Observer story revealed that he shared unpublished drafts of a story with officials at the University of Texas. Coming after the Post's refusal to say if it allows presidential campaign operatives to edit quotes in the paper, the Texas story only generates [...]

Washington Post: How Many Blogs Are Too Many?

One of my favorite spots on is the blog directory. There you'll find the cob webs of the paper's site—all kinds of niche blogs, stale blogs, and this blog: "Friday Follies: Totally random polls."
Well, the Post is now thinking that its 90-odd blogs are just too much for one newspaper Web site.
Good thinkin'!
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Why Did the Washington Post Magazine Run Another Wanda Fleming Column?

A seasoned consumer of news had every reason to furrow a brow at the XX Files column in last week's Washington Post Magazine. The first-person essay touts the author's one-woman campaign against kiddie thieves in a local pharmacy.
Here's a sampling: "As the child scurries past me with his pilfered beverage, I reach out for the [...]

WaPo Working with Roger Black

The Washington Post is undergoing a remarkable shrinking act, with some sections folding and others taking on more complicated identities. Making it all happen will require some tweaks to the paper's design. The paper's Web site,, has long had layout problems of its own—a crowded homepage that poses something of a gantlet for users [...]

WaPo Names Two New Managing Editors

More re-org at the upper reaches of the Washington Post: Executive Editor Marcus Brauchli today puts in his own layer of top lieutenants, announcing that longtime newsie Liz Spayd and Raju Narisetti, formerly of India's Mint newspaper and the Wall Street Journal, would serve as a dual managing editors.
Details from the Post memo:
WASHINGTON, D.C.—January 13, [...]