WP editor defends running article reported by The Fiscal Times

New York Times
"We had complete editorial control," says Washington Post executive editor Marcus Brauchli. "Our editors conceived of the story. ... We edited the story." The Post admits, though, that it should have disclosed more about Fiscal Times backer Peter G. Peterson, the billionaire investment banker who advocates deficit reduction and restrictions on entitlement programs. || Earlier from Politico and CJR.

  • 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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