Yahoo! News’s Michael Calderone reports late this afternoon that ex-WaPo blogger Dave Weigel, despite strong rumors that he’d flock to HuffPost, has secured a job at Slate, which is owned by the Washington Post Company. Weigel resigned from WaPo after e-mails he wrote skewering conservatives surfaced from the liberal listerv Journolist. He will continue to contribute to MSNBC.
The piece calls the conservative movement Weigel’s “area of expertise.” Calderone reports that Weigel will cover politics (but not just conservatives) and will write “long form” pieces as well.
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