The month of July 2014 marked the highest trafficked month ever for WashingtonPost.com, surpassing October 2013 when the Post reported on the government shutdown as the previous high.
An announcement from executive editor Martin Baron, managing editor Kevin Merida and managing editor Emilio Garcia-Ruiz sang praises “in every corner of the newsroom and with our partners in engineering.”
“We delivered deep, insightful coverage of the shootdown of MA 17 and the war in Gaza,” Baron, Merida, and Garcia-Ruiz said in the announcement. “We delighted readers with accounts from the middle stages of the World Cup and covered every angle of the Silver Line opening and the McDonnell run-up and trial. We offered readers authoritative ledealls when those stories warranted them, fast-paced live blogs and a stream of videos, graphics, photos, and standalone posts for each. We broke news on everything from the NSA to a local teen sexting case.”
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