Editor: Redskins owner's efforts to put City Paper in its place are worth caring about

Washington City Paper

"When wealthy individuals can use the threat of lawsuit to sway coverage of their questionable actions - or to jeopardize the employment of a journalist who had the temerity to report on those actions - it’s dangerous for all of us," writes Washington City Paper editor Michael Schaffer. "That’s true whether the wealthy individual in question is a CEO, a politician, or just the owner of a regionally prominent NFL franchise." || A decade ago, Dan Snyder was a free speech champion.

  • Jim Romenesko

    From 1999 to 2011, Jim Romenesko maintained the Romenesko page for the Poynter Institute, a Florida-based non-profit school for journalists. Poynter hired him in August of 1999, after seeing his MediaGossip.com, a hobby site he started in May of 1999.

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