WaPo Offers Correction To Fiscal Times Story; Ombudsman Investigating Relationship

By: Wednesday January 6, 2010 8:06 am

The New York Times has picked up the continuing story over the Washington Post/Fiscal Times content sharing agreement, and the subsequent controversy: Facing criticism for publishing the work of a start-up news organization, The Washington Post said Tuesday that it should have disclosed more about the group’s financier and his connections, and the paper’s ombudsman [...]

Policy Experts Seek Meeting With Washington Post Over “Fiscal Times” Deal

By: Tuesday January 5, 2010 7:56 am

Roger Hickey reports on another letter of protest to the Washington Post from policy experts, demanding to meet with the Chairman of the Washington Post Company, Don Graham, about their content-sharing agreement with the “Fiscal Times,” a Pete Peterson-funded organization that is seemingly pressing his deficit-reduction, entitlement-slashing agenda and passing off that opinion as news. [...]

Calls Begin For Washington Post To End Content-Sharing Agreement With Pete Peterson-Funded “Fiscal Times”

By: Saturday January 2, 2010 10:28 am

On the last day of 2009, the Washington Post ran an article titled “Support grows for tackling nation’s debt.” Its premise was that Congress was poised to impanel a budget deficit commission to examine the nation’s long-term debt and provide recommendations, citing analysis from the Concord Coalition and the Peterson-Pew Commission on Budget Reform. The [...]

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