Now that John Solomon is back in command at The Washington Times as head of the digital operation, things are going to be run a little bit differently. For instance, on today’s TWT homepage the lead story could also be a story found on Solomon’s investigative journalism site, The Washington Guardian.
Today TWT has posted a story headlined, “Pentagon Sponsors Parade Float, football games, while facing budget cuts.” The story says it’s by Phillip Swarts and then the clincher, where he works: Washington Guardian. Sure, we get what they’re saying about the Pentagon spending their money like drunken sailors. Kind of of like TWT hiring a bunch of bloated suits and simultaneously laying off 25 employees.
While TWT has published Washington Guardian stories before, including on Page 1, stories by Guardian reporters tend to make garden variety TWTers nervous… Read more