Margaret Sullivan: My Final Column—2024 and the Dangers Ahead

From a Washington Post column by Margaret Sullivan headlined “My final column: 2024 and the dangers ahead”:

After a recent announcement that I’ve decided to retire this column and leave The Post, a Vanity Fair reporter asked me by email about the media’s performance in covering threats to democracy. That certainly was a fair question, since it’s been one of my most frequent subjects here.

I’m “encouraged one day, despairing the next,” I told her, adding that the next election cycle is going to be a real test for the reality-based press.