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Matt Schudel
Obituary writer at The Washington Post. Native Nebraskan, baseball fan and jazz buff. Always slightly overdressed.
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Former Braves great Dale Murphy weighs on the umpire-player divide () that seems to infect today's baseball:
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WP Obit: In becoming architecture's most important theorist in the late 20th century, Robert Venturi said ‘Less is a bore.’ Here's why he mattered.
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Harrison Smith 12h
“The world of design, he said, had too long been in the grip of the dogma that architects were godlike creators who could impose their vision on the landscape.”
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JohnKelly Sep 18
This obituary of a Dutch resistance fighter may be the most amazing/moving thing you read today.
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Matt Schudel Sep 16
WP Obit: The U.S. changed its immunization policy after David Salamone contracted polio from the vaccine designed to prevent it: "Nobody told you there were going to be sacrificial lambs.”
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Matt Schudel Sep 14
WP Obit: Ira Sabin, drummer who founded JazzTimes magazine: “I learned jazz playing in small combos, and by going to the neighborhood record store, buying Charlie Parker records."
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Matt Schudel Sep 13
Few people have done as much reporting on the effects of Hurricane Maria on Puerto Rico than The Post's Arelis Hernandez,
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Matt Schudel Sep 13
Interesting observations on trust in mainstream media from The Economist.
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Erica Martinson Sep 12
Yesterday I had a quintessential journalism experience: I was laid off. There is no longer a Washington Bureau for the Anchorage Daily News. It was me. Now it’s not.
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Harrison Smith Sep 12
“I wanted to record our lives so they wouldn’t be lost. I didn’t realize what a responsibility that was.” One of many reasons I’m glad ⁦⁩ is back on the obits desk:
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National Press Club Sep 11
. has named Executive Director as new Interim Executive Director effective immediately - McCarren will serve both roles concurrently until the Institute selects a more permanent replacement. Read the full story here:
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Paul Farhi Sep 11
Random stats I find amazing: The population of Ireland is about 4.8 million. The number of Americans of Irish heritage is around 33 million.
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The Fourth Estate Sep 10
National Press Club members, be sure to read the August 31st Wire for an upcoming exclusive member's only event at The Fourth Estate with His Excellency, , Switzerland's ambassador to the United States.
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CJ Nitkowski Sep 10
It’s never too early to learn. I tried to Hal McRae him on the last one.
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Matt Schudel Sep 11
A column by Carl Hiaasen that every journalist should read: ‘The pain never ebbs. The tears never dry. But they are proof that my brother, Rob, mattered’
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Matt Schudel Sep 8
Bill Daily, comic master of bumbling, neurotic sitcom characters on "I Dream of Jeannie" and "The Bob Newhart Show."
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