Kurtz: Decision to leave WP for Daily Beast 'not made on a financial basis'

Howard Kurtz tells Erik Wemple the appeal of the move was to be able to shape the Daily Beast in a way that he could never hope to at the Washington Post. Kurtz declines to say if the Post fought to keep him.

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    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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