Commentary / World Oct 26, 2014

Double-edged media sword

by Tom Plate

What was not widely known about the late Benjamin C. Bradlee, the Washington Post editor during the Watergate Scandal of the early 1970s, was that he was quite sensitive to the risk of the news media abusing its power when it came to presidential ...

Former Washington Post editor Ben Bradlee dies

World Oct 22, 2014

Former Washington Post editor Ben Bradlee dies

Ben Bradlee, the hard-charging editor who guided The Washington Post through its Pulitzer Prize-winning coverage of the Watergate scandal and invigorated its newsroom for more than two decades, died Tuesday. He was 93. Bradlee died at his home of natural causes, the Post reported. As managing ...