To paraphrase Judge Potter Stewart’s enduring assessment of hard-core pornography: when it comes to knowing when a seasoned journalist is past her prime, we know it when we see it.
After reading Ruth Marcus’s latest column in the Washington Post, we are compelled to render such a verdict, effective immediately.
The Post created the following chart showing how well various celebrities have performed on the pitching mound. It’s not pretty:
The Washington Post on Monday compiled a series of figures showing that Koch Industries is not the largest holder of mineral leases in Canada’s “oil sands,” contradicting prior reporting by the paper.
A pair of congressional Democrats are hyping debunked reporting on Koch Industries in an effort to tie them to the Keystone XL pipeline, leading a prominent conservative blogger to suggest coordination between the Washington Post and Democratic lawmakers.
The Washington Post responded to heated criticism of a story on Koch Industries and the Keystone Pipeline on Friday, noting that it pointed out how frivolous the allegations of Koch critics were in a piece extensively detailing those allegations.