What I Learned About the Washington Post From Four Years Collecting Data on Police Violence

Earlier this month, the Washington Post was awarded the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for National Reporting for its project on police violence, “Fatal Force.” The Pulitzer Prize Board singled out the paper “For its revelatory initiative in creating and using a national database to illustrate how often and why the police shoot…


Washington Post Photographer's Award-Winning Wrestling Photo Disqualified For Being Terribly Photoshopped

Tracy Woodward, a staff photographer for the Washington Post recently won an Award of Excellence from the White House News Photographers Association for the above photo. Well, not exactly the above photo. Move that handy slider thing all the way to the right to see the original picture, as published in the newspaper


Washington Post Drags Victim's Mother To His Grave To Remind Us That Nobody Is Paying Attention To The Ray Lewis Murder Case [Update: The Buffalo News Too!]

"Here he is right here," Priscilla says with a smile.

She stands there for a long time, saying nothing. She uses the toe of her shoe to push snow from Richard's marker, adorned with a pair of clasped hands and a cross. Her shoe traces the marker's perimeter, again and again, and Priscilla chuckles at her discovery.…