Top Stories

Thursday, April 18

Our most popular stories this week, along with editors' picks:

Here are the highlights:

  1. WaPo's tagline is “Democracy Dies in Darkness." The paper published an op-ed that undermines that.
    A problematic education editorial in TheWashington Post.
  2. The most prestigious awards ceremony in photojournalism has disinvited a photographer 
    This is the first time in the organization’s six-decade-long history that it has done so.
  3. Pulitzer Prizes reflect a violent year for journalists 
    “I think what we just did made a huge statement."
  4. The pressures of active-shooter coverage on school journalists 
    "Do this job right, but don’t do it to the point that it’s going to get you hurt."
  5. Washington Post, NBC News, and others have reported a false story on fentanyl 
    A dangerous myth about the drug lives on.
  6. One of our writers had a bizarre interaction with Twitter
    Here's what we learned after tweets were deleted.
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