Joe Allbritton dies

The former Washington Star owner and banker to Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet died Wednesday. Here's how WJLA-TV, part of the Allbritton Communications company he founded, played his death:

And here's how The Washington Post presented it:

Politico, owned by Allbritton Communications, did it this way:

Disclosure: I worked for Allbritton Communications from 2010 to 2012.

  • Andrew Beaujon

    Andrew Beaujon reported on the media for Poynter from 2012 to 2015. He was previously arts editor at and managing editor of Washington City Paper. He's the author of the 2006 book "Body Piercing Saved My Life," about Christian rock and evangelical Christian culture.


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