Posts Tagged ‘fred hiatt’

Five Things To Expect From The Washington Post’s New Conservative Jennifer Rubin

Perhaps you have heard the news about Fred Hiatt's newest big editorial hire Jennifer Rubin. According to a Tweet posted by Dave Weigel, the Washington Post's last big foray into hiring a blogger who truly understood the "right", Rubin has long been an "undervalued asset" over at Commentary, which judging from his previous reportage on […]

How The Washington Post Cheers On As The Washington Post Company Destroys Education

It is widely known at least among hacks like me that the newsroom that coined the motto "follow the money" loses a crapload of money these days, hemorrhaging $164 million in 2009 alone. But our industry is so bereft of funds and attention spans these days very few have spent a whole lot of time […]

Charles Lane, The Washington Post’s Unsung Champion Of The Rich And Powerful

Yesterday the Wall Street Journal columnist Daniel Henninger hailed the Chilean miner rescue as a "smashing victory for free-market capitalism." In addition to Onion-grade self-parody, Henninger was also, he fully conceded, courting charges of "churlishness" to make such a claim "amid the boundless human joy of the minders' liberation" — but these, he insists, are […]

As If The Post Editorial Board Hadn’t Given Us Enough Ammo This Lifetime…

It's the Washington ConsensusTM: a landslide 83% of 8,628+ respondents to an online Post poll agree that the Wizards should definitely re-re-brand themselves the Bullets. Clearly, much of this sentiment is rooted in the region's same self-destructive nineties nostalgia responsible for our current economic policy etc. But I also wonder if there isn't an element […]