WaPo to combine Storyline with Wonkblog
Beaujon writes, “‘When we looked at the best way to maximize readership of our public policy reporting, we recognized that having one central hub made the most sense,’ the Post’s national economy and business editor, Gregory Schneider, tells Washingtonian.
“The Post conceived Storyline as a complement to Wonkblog after Wonkblog founder Ezra Klein left the publication to cofound Vox.com. Before Storyline even had a name, Schneider and fellow business editor David Cho said it would ‘tell stories through the voices of ordinary Americans, we will tell stories with numbers, and we will tell stories with our users’ help.’
“Jim Tankersley, who joined the Post in late 2012, was named Storyline’s editor, and the initiative launched with a fair amount of trumpeting, including some good press and a snazzy video. He’ll remain Storyline’s editor, Schneider says.”
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