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Posts Tagged ‘David Cho’

WaPo’s Zach Goldfarb Joins Financial Desk as Policy Editor

dc309fe9a6b001125715fcc173f6960d_400x400The Washington Post today announced in a memo to staff that Zach Goldfarb, a staff writer who covers the White House, will join the Post’s financial desk as a policy editor for a six-month term with the option to extend. In this role, he’ll manage Wonkblog and advise Storyline.

“Zach is a consummate Washington reporter whose love for news is equaled only by his deep understanding of public policy,” wrote financial editor Greg Schneider and deputy financial editor David Cho in the announcement. ”He is already a leader on our staff, generously consulting with editors and fellow reporters to make our coverage stronger. As a member of the White House reporting team focusing on economic policy, Zach has had his finger on the pulse of issues before the administration. He will bring that knowledge to the already high-revving Wonkblog crew, and, working with other reporters covering economic policy, will ensure that we continue to have the best, fastest and most insightful policy coverage anywhere.”

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Brauchli Responds to Jaffe “No News” Claim

WaPo’s Marcus Brauchli responded quickly to Washingtonian’s Harry Jaffe‘s claim that today’s WaPo cover contained “no news.”

It’s not news when auditors for the company that once was America’s industrial giant express concern about whether it can survive? Or when the likelihood rises that the government might have to acquire what once was the country’s largest bank? Or that the world’s monetary authorities are scrambling to revive the global economy? The front page was thick with news. News isn’t defined by a subject-verb-object lead sentence. We tell our readers what’s happening, why it’s happening, how it might affect them and what’s likely to happen next. Kimberly Kindy, David Cho and Blaine Harden did something much more difficult than simply reporting what other said or did. Their enterprise work told you what you won’t learn from other sources, but what really matters. Your definition of news would favor news conferences and press releases.

Congrats David!

An internal WaPo staff announcement, from AME/financial Sandy Sugawara:

    Congratulations to David Cho, who won the Best of Knight-Bagehot Business Journalism Award, which rewards the best work produced by an alumni of the Knight-Bagehot Fellowship. David won for his fabulous coverage of the credit crisis.