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Should the Wash Post Expand Local or Give Up the Ghost?

Noah Davis

Should the Wash Post Expand Local or Give Up the Ghost?

Washington Post ombudsman Patrick Pexton is worried that his paper isn’t doing enough local coverage — and believes that a simple resource reallocation might fix the mix. But some think that fixing what ails the Washington Post’s local coverage is not that simple. In fact, says media blogger Alan Mutter, local coverage of this sort might not even make sense, considering the paper’s mission…