Accuracy in Media

Washington Post Executive Editor: Newspapers Will Not Last

Washington Post executive editor Marty Baron said what many in the newspaper industry have known for years but have refused to admit publicly—newspapers will not last, no matter how hard the industry tries to save them. Baron made his remarks while delivering the the 2015 Hays Press-Enterprise lecture at the University of California, Riverside on […]

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WaPo’s Ombudsman Calls Paper’s Move to Cut Position “Shortsighted”

Current Washington Post ombudsman Patrick Pexton called the newspaper’s potential elimination of his position “shortsighted.” Pexton, whose contract expires at the end of the month, used his column on Sunday to address the possible end to a 43-year old tradition at the Post: It is possible that I’ll be The Washington Post’s last independent ombudsman and […]

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April 2015

4/10/2015 - Washington Post Executive Editor: Newspapers Will Not Last

February 2013

2/19/2013 - WaPo’s Ombudsman Calls Paper’s Move to Cut Position “Shortsighted”

November 2012

11/14/2012 - Washington Post Reboots, Names New Executive Editor