But Will There Be A Curve?

From The New York Observer:

    Welcome to corporate America, journos! Reporters at The Washington Post will now be ranked with a multiple-choice job-performance assessment each year.

    Accompanying an annual written evaluation, each reporter will be described as: “frequently exceeds expectations,” “sometimes exceeds expectations,” “meets expectations,” “sometimes fails to meet expectations,” or “frequently does not meet expectations.”

Read more here.

>UPDATE: A reader writes in to let us know that USA Today has used a similar system for years.