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Topic: The Washington Post

U.S. Newspapers Make $40 Billion Less From Ads Today Than in 2000

'The economic devastation would be difficult to exaggerate'

Here's a sobering statistic: From 2000 to 2013, annual U.S. newspaper ad revenue dropped from $63.5 billion to $23 billion.  That 64 percent plummet, noted by The Atlantic, was just one…

Ben Bradlee, America's Most Iconic Newspaper Editor, Dies at 93

Oversaw The Washington Post's Watergate coverage

He became the face, voice and spirit of tough-talking, detail-obsessed newspaper editors when his team's coverage took down a president, and Ben Bradlee's legacy is sure to live on among…

Julian Assange: Refugee Reporters Are Winning the Information War

WikiLeaks founder speaks remotely to large SXSW audience

Julian Assange has a message for the countries he believes have tried to systematically squash the kind of national security reporting he has become known for: Your plan has backfired. The…

The Washington Post's Native Ads Get Editorial Treatment

Borrowing from newsroom

Even as native ads naysayers argue for clear labeling and design cues so readers don’t confuse them with actual journalism, publishers and advertisers have pushed to make the units look…

Washington Post Outlines Hiring, Expansion Plans

After losing Ezra Klein, paper puts a focus on blogs

The Washington Post has made headlines lately for the high-profile departure of Wonkblogger Ezra Klein. The Post hasn't been sitting still, though; it's made some hires of its own in…

The Washington Post's Ezra Klein Joins Vox Media

Looks to marry editorial talent with cutting-edge newsroom technology

The Washington Post wunkerkind Ezra Klein ended days of speculation Sunday, announcing that he is joining Vox Media. The founder of the Post's policy site Wonkblog detailed his plans to start…

How Native Advertising Will Change in 2014

Predictions from the front lines

Native advertising was all the rage this past year, as online publishers and marketers grappled for new (or repackaged) ways to get the attention of ad-weary consumers. Brands and publishers…

Family Photos: The Advertising and Media Edition

Some of the industry's boldface names along with their progeny

Considering the changes in advertising and media in the last three-and-a-half decades, it is comforting to know that some familiar names will be with us for generations to come. Here,…

Will Social Media Force the NFL’s Third-Most Valuable Franchise to Change Its Name?

An issue that won't die

In an always-on, media-saturated world, Dan Snyder won’t be able to run out the clock for much longer. Less than a decade ago, teams like the NFL’s Washington Redskins, which Snyder…

The Washington Post Unveils Visual News Product

A fast way to get caught up on the top stories

Ever wish it was easier to get up to speed on the biggest stories of the day when you're on the go? The Washington Post has that need in mind…

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