Inside the Drama At the Washington Post

From The Poynter Report with Tom Jones:

It didn’t start with a retweet.

The controversy currently swirling around The Washington Post doesn’t go back days. It goes back years.

If you want to truly understand how one of the most respected news organizations in the world is smack dab in the middle of a hot mess, you can’t start with a high-profile reporter retweeting a sexist and homophobic tweet. You have to look at the history of the reporter who objected to that retweet and her relationship with the paper she works for, as well as the inconsistent social media policy of that paper.