WP's Klein kills Journolist, says he's 'heartbroken' over Weigel's resignation

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Ezra Klein (left), who created the off-the-record listserv in 2007, says: "I have no doubt that someone else will reform it, with many of the same members, and keep it going ... but insofar as the current version of Journolist has seen its archives become a weapon, and insofar as people's careers are now at stake, it has to die." Re ex-colleague Dave Weigel: "When this is done, there will be a different name on his paychecks, but he will still be an extraordinary reporter, and a dear friend." || Related from Alex Pareene and Michael Calderone.

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