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British journalist backs out of top Washington Post job

Season 2024 Episode 174 | 5m 49s

There's more turbulence in the top rungs of one of the nation’s leading media outlets. The Washington Post is again looking for a top editor after Robert Winnett, the British journalist set to take the position, withdrew. It comes after a year marked by staff cuts, a high-profile resignation and mounting red ink. Lisa Desjardins discussed more with former Post columnist Margaret Sullivan.

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