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Ombudsman Blog: May 31, 2009 - June 6, 2009

Where's the Line on Those Suggestive Ads?

It’s not uncommon for newspapers to carry advertisements of attractive, scantily clad women and men promoting everything from bathing suits to surgical tummy tucks. And The Post’s classified ad “Personals” are full of titillating descriptions (Today: “Stunning total package. ....

By Andy Alexander  | June 5, 2009; 11:28 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (4)
 
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Newspaper 'Sleeves' Are Safe From D.C. Plastic Tax

The D.C. Council’s unanimous vote yesterday to assess a 5-cent tax on plastic bags prompted a few Post readers to contact me with a logical question: What about those plastic delivery bags that cover their morning newspaper? The Post's Metro...

By Andy Alexander  | June 3, 2009; 2:27 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
 
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Riveting Whodunnit: "Murder on Swann Street"

For me, the best read in The Post this week isn’t in the newspaper. It’s staff writer Paul Duggan’s terrific “Murder on Swann Street,” a two-part narrative that ran online Monday and Tuesday. The package is a murder mystery about...

By Andy Alexander  | June 2, 2009; 5:52 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
 
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Does The Post Withhold Information About Itself?

My Sunday column looked at those rare instances when The Post has agreed to a request to withhold publication of information. That prompted a call this morning from a reader who asked a good question: Does The Post ever withhold...

By Andy Alexander  | June 1, 2009; 2:54 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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