About Dan Froomkin

By Dan Froomkin
8:31 AM ET, 01/20/2009

I've been writing White House Watch (originally called White House Briefing) since January 2004. It's an annotated and opinionated daily anthology of what I consider the most interesting White House-related items from newspapers, magazines, blogs and broadcasts. You can read my thoughts about making the transition from Bush to Obama in a post I headlined Change. And you can read about the new blog format here.

I'm also deputy editor of NiemanWatchdog.org, a Web site devoted to encouraging watchdog and accountability journalism from the Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard University.

Before launching White House Watch, I spent seven years at washingtonpost.com, beginning as a senior producer for politics and ending as second-in-command of the newsroom. My journalism career began in 1986, and I have worked as a reporter at the Winston-Salem (N.C.) Journal, the Miami Herald and the Orange County Register. I was also a Michigan Journalism Fellow and editor of new media for Education Week. I grew up in Washington.

A collection of my columns from the Bush presidency can be found here.

Got a question or a comment? Join my White House Watchers discussion group. I'm also Live Online every other Wednesday. And you can always e-mail me at froomkin@washingtonpost.com.

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