Must-Read: I gotta agree with Paul Krugman here: Ylan Q. Mui is smart and hard-working. But she is not doing the job that a WonkBlog reporter should be doing. She is, instead, doing the standard Len Downie-culture Washington Post job of pleasing her sources and confusing her readers--nearly the exact opposite of what I took to be the task that Ezra Klein originally set the reporters of WonkBlog.
As I have said and will say again: The (surprisingly few) good journalists working for the Washington Post would land on their feet if it stopped publishing tomorrow. The rest shouldn't be in the industry. And the quality of the information stream would be improved:
Bubblewashing: "Almost 15 years have passed since I warned about media ‘balance’...: