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Editor’s Notebook: ‘Democracy dies in darkness …’

... and, apparently, celebrities do, too. Let me explain. Monday afternoon, while depositing my own recyclables, I found several stacks of otherwise untouched Washington Post print editions from Sunday and Monday in a recycling dumpster operated by one of our local...

Editor’s Notebook: Leave 2023 until 2023, por favor

Fairfax County Democrats will be gunning to take out Supervisor Patrick Herrity (R-Springfield) next year, aiming to achieve absolute 10-for-10 Democratic control of the Board of Supervisors and thus eliminate any pesky questions or dissenting votes on the dais. Will...

Editor’s Notebook: Reality hits the Va. real-estate market

One go-to source for news, albeit anecdotal, of the state of Virginia’s housing market is the monthly “flash survey” of members of Virginia Realtors, which is conducted at the end of a month and reported at the start of...

Editor’s Notebook: Cracking the code in Post-land

Yours truly Johnny Dollar (that’s a reference for you old-timey-radio fans) was at a local 7-Eleven this morning to get caffeinated when, as it my wont, I perused the front page of The Washington Post . And after all these...

Editor’s Notebook: An odd coupling, indeed

As has been the case in recent months, the Dec. 1 Arlington County Democratic Committee meeting was held in person, but also broadcast online via YouTube for those unable to attend. Technological gremlins – the bane of modern existence –...

Editor’s Notebook: Circling back on Clement v. The Post

This past weekend, having some time and brain cells to kill, I scrolled through the more than 200 responses online to The Washington Post’s earlier skewering of Arlington County Board candidate Audrey Clement, who along with fellow independents Mike...

Editor’s Notebook: Stop taking it all soooooo seriously, Posties

Under the subject line "One of the better belly laughs I’ve had in a long time" came a missive Monday night from a fellow local-media potentate, pointing me to a just-released Washington Post article that, with all the breathlessness...

Editor’s Notebook: Can you go home again?

You have to have lived in the, cough, “DMV” long enough – well, long enough to not be caught dead calling it “the DMV” – to remember when the “Morning Zoo” (later moved to afternoons) team of Don Geronimo...

Editor’s Notebook: Always fun to draw some blood!

’Tis said that the greatest power that the media has is to ignore. And indeed that is a big power, despite the increasing toothlessness of an rotting industry that ranks even below politicians – politicians, I tell you! –...
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