Does it matter that Bezos won’t move to D.C.?

  I won’t be leading The Washington Post day-to-day. I am happily living in “the other Washington” where I have a day job that I love. It is, admittedly, an odd connection to draw. But when Jeff Bezos, founder of the online retail colossus Amazon, said he wouldn’t leave Seattle to take up residency in […]

Two cheers for the news ombudsman

Word that The Washington Post was doing away with the job of ombudsman after 43 years was greeted, by and large, with a shrug and a yawn by news habitués. As Reuters’ redoubtable press critic Jack Shafer observed: “If there has been any protest — organized or piecemeal — against The Post for retiring the […]