Posts Tagged ‘wonkblog’

Ezra Klein Snags Three More Post Journalists

When Ezra Klein left the Washington Post to start a new venture at Vox Media, it seems he brought enough former Wonkbloggers with him to keep most of his prolific policy blogging crew intact.
Sarah Kliff, "a must-read on all matters related to health care and the Affordable Care Act," and Brad Plumer, an environmental and energy [...]

Coming to the Post: More Blogs, More Magazine

The Washington Post may be down at least two wunderkinds, but Executive Editor Marty Baron announced today that the paper still has ambitious plans for the future.
In his memo to staff, which was obtained by Poynter, Baron said the Post plans to increase its political reporting staff by five early this year, hire writers to [...]

Why Ezra Klein Left the Washington Post, in One GIF

Ezra Klein is on his way out of the Washington Post, as Poynter's Andrew Beaujon reported this morning. The Post's editors referred to Klein twice as a "wunderkind" in announcing his departure. His colleague Dylan Matthews only merited one wunderkind reference in that memo, but the Post, which reportedly turned down Klein's pitch for a $10 million-plus site-within-a-site devoted to explanatory [...]

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, [...]

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