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Leonard Downie Jr

Are We Entering a "Fact-Free" Period in Politics and Media?

Rory O'Connor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Rory O'Connor

Americans are now spending more time "with the news" than they did a decade ago. If the "news" they "consume" is "fact-free," this can become destructive to our most cherished principles and institutions.

Len Downie Resigns: Washington Post Executive Editor To Step Down In September

Washington Post | Howard Kurtz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Leonard Downie Jr. said today he is stepping down as The Washington Post's executive editor, ending a 17-year tenure in which the paper became a major...

WaPo Editor: Reporter's Death Won't Affect Iraq Coverage

Editor & Publisher | Joe Strupp | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

The death Sunday of journalist Salih Saif Aldin, the first Washington Post reporter killed in Iraq, will not spark a shift in the paper's Iraq coverag...