The Washington Post began its — wait for it — twelve part series on Chandra Levy’s murder yesterday.
Is twelve parts a bit much? We think so (and so does Slate, and one blogger names “Twelve stories that deserve a twelve-part series in the Washington Post more than the brutal murder of Chandra Levy seven years ago”), but perhaps the Post is trying out a new type of series: More parts, smaller word counts.
Consider the word counts of the first two days of the Chandra Levy series:
…and the word counts of the first two days of the posts “Angler” series on Dick Cheney: