Washington Post

The logo for the Washington Post is displayed outside of its offices in Washington, DC. (Credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Sign of the Times: Paying for Online Content?

The Washington Post will institute a Paywall on June 12, essentially charging daily web readers for the content they’d already been receiving free of charge. Read up and weigh-in on the conversation, and let us if you’re now willing to pay $10+/month for the same service.


The logo for the Washington Post is displayed outside of its offices in Washington, DC. (Credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Will WaPo’s Paywall Help or Hinder the Struggling Paper?

But since 1996, content on WashingtonPost.com has been free for anyone with an internet connection. The latest news has been just a click of the refresh icon away for 17 years. On Wednesday, however, The Post announced that it will begin phasing in a paywall June 12.


File photo of N.J. Sen. Robert Menendez. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Report: Grand Jury Investigating Menendez

Sen. Robert Menendez is being investigated by a Miami federal grand jury for his role in advocating for the business interests of a wealthy donor and friend, The Washington Post reported Thursday.


File photo of Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III walking off the field after beating the Cowboys to clinch the NFC East. (credit: Getty Images)

Baby To Be Named After RGIII After Cowboys Fan Loses Bet To Boyfriend

Robert Griffin III and the Washington Redskins earned another win over the Dallas Cowboys – and this one will last a lifetime.


File photo of Mother Jones' Washington bureau chief David Corn. (credit: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

Mother Jones Reporter Wins Polk Award For Romney ’47 Percent’ Story

The reporter for Mother Jones magazine who broke the story of Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney’s remarks that 47 percent of Americans “believe they are victims” is among the winners of the 64th annual George Polk Awards in Journalism.


File photo of the Twitter logo. (credit: LIONEL BONAVENTURE/AFP/Getty Images)

Twitter, Washington Post Targeted By Hackers

Social media giant Twitter is among the latest U.S. companies to report that it is among a growing list of victims of Internet security attacks, saying that hackers may have gained access to information on 250,000 of its more than 200 million active users. And now, The Washington Post is joining the chorus, revealing the discovery of a sophisticated cyberattack in 2011.


A recent Pew Research poll shows that Americans are more willing to blame congressional Republicans. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Study: Vast Majority Of Dems Blame GOP For ‘Fiscal Cliff’ Failures

Americans are pessimistic that lawmakers will reach a “fiscal cliff” deal – and far more are prepared to blame congressional Republicans.


File photo of the Rev. Al Sharpton. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Trade Association: Sharpton’s Group Owes $28,000 In Late Rent

When it comes to renting D.C. office space, even the Rev. Al Sharpton can’t pay the rent on time – going on seven months.


DeAngelo Hall

DeAngelo Hall Says He Did Not Physically Threaten a Reporter

During his weekly appearance with Lavar and Dukes, DeAngelo Hall took a moment to address a contentious fracas that broke out between him and a reporter during a media session at Redskins Park, resulting in reports that a physical threat was made.


Text message and cell phone donations began in late August and account for 10 percent of the presidential candidate's funds. (Photo credit should read PAUL J.RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

Study: 10 Percent Of Campaign Donations Sent Via Text, Favors Dems

A new study finds that text donations are already becoming a prominent factor in political fundraising, with 10 percent of presidential campaign donors sending over money via cell phone.