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Opinion | Sally Buzbee Can Do What Her Male Predecessors Never Figured Out

1 month ago   |   By Politico

Thanks to Jeff Bezos' bottomless pockets and former Executive Editor Marty Baron's atavistic editorial powers, taking the top editor job at the Washington Post in the summer of 2021 is somewhat akin to stepping in as the manager of the 1928 New York Yankees. You have inherited a franchise spinning with so much positive momentum and cred that you needn't do much in the short term but activate the cruise control, tap the brakes to negotiate corners and avoid scraping the guardrails to be considered a success.
So, take care, but not so much care that people start calling you the caretaker...
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AP's Sally Buzbee named exec editor of The Washington Post

AP's Sally Buzbee named exec editor of The Washington Post

1 month ago   |   By Star Tribune

Sally Buzbee, senior vice president and executive editor of The Associated Press, was named Tuesday as executive editor of The Washington Post, succeeding the recently retired Marty Baron.
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Former federal prosecutor close to winning Manhattan DA primary

Former federal prosecutor close to winning Manhattan DA primary

NEW YORK - Former federal prosecutor Alvin Bragg opened up a lead in the Democratic primary for Manhattan district attorney, besting a field of seven other candidates vying to... Read more ...

Polls Close And Waiting Begins In NYC Mayoral Primary

Polls Close And Waiting Begins In NYC Mayoral Primary

As the first NYC-wide election to use ranked choice voting, results may not be fully counted until July. Read more ...

Andrew Yang concedes mayoral primary: 'I am not going to be the next Mayor...

Andrew Yang concedes mayoral primary: 'I am not going to be the next Mayor of New York City'

Summary List Placement Andrew Yang appeared in front of his supporters Tuesday night to deliver a concession speech. Although there won't be an official winner in the New York... Read more ...

Nancy Pelosi To Decide Soon On House Select Committee To Probe Capitol Riot

Nancy Pelosi To Decide Soon On House Select Committee To Probe Capitol Riot

Republicans in the Senate blocked a bipartisan bill last month that would have created an independent commission to investigate the Jan. 6 insurrection. Read more ...

Operatives who killed Saudi dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi received...

Operatives who killed Saudi dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi received training in the US, New York Times reports

Summary List Placement Four Saudis who were involved in the death of the Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi in 2018 received paramilitary training in the US the year... Read more ...

Austin backs change in military sex assault prosecution

Austin backs change in military sex assault prosecution

WASHINGTON - Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin, for the first time, said Tuesday he will support long-debated changes to the military justice system that would remove decisions on... Read more ...

U.S. seizes Iranian news sites under unclear circumstances

U.S. seizes Iranian news sites under unclear circumstances

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - American authorities took down a range of Iran's state-linked news websites under unclear circumstances on Tuesday, the U.S. and Iran said, a move... Read more ...

Progressive Democrats call on Biden and the CDC to extend eviction...

Progressive Democrats call on Biden and the CDC to extend eviction moratorium which expires next week

Summary List Placement Several progressive Democrats on Tuesday called on President Joe Biden and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to extend a federal eviction... Read more ...

Bill de Blasio criticizes the field of NYC mayoral candidates: 'Is this...

Bill de Blasio criticizes the field of NYC mayoral candidates: 'Is this really as good as it gets?'

Summary List Placement As New York voters head to the polls to select the city's next mayor, its current inhabitant, Bill de Blasio, recently revealed a striking lack of... Read more ...

Nearly 900 Secret Service agents got COVID-19, according to newly released...

Nearly 900 Secret Service agents got COVID-19, according to newly released government records

Summary List Placement During the first year of the COVID-19 pandemic, 881 active Secret Service employees were diagnosed with the virus, according to government records... Read more ...