Come the summer of 2013, WaPo will have an online video channel devoted to politics. Will it crash your computer or smartphone? Who knows, but we’ll be there to test it out.

According to a release sent out today, the channel will broadcast several franchise shows that feature WaPo journalists and commentators, and “key newsmakers and viewers” from around the country. Programming will be produced in the newsroom with the help of the Politics reporting team. Viewers will be able to watch the video as individual clips or complete shows on desktop and mobile devices. Content will also be available on selected connected TV devices.

As with every other outlet in town and likely the world, they’re promising something “different” and “easy to use” (we’re crossing our fingers on this part)… Read more