The Washington Post Takes a New Approach to National Coverage With a “Democracy Desk”

From an interview on headlined “The Washington Post takes a new approach to national coverage with a ‘Democracy Desk'”:

MICHEL MARTIN: We’re going to turn now to a new media initiative taken by the editors of The Washington Post. You might be familiar with the post’s motto, Democracy Dies in Darkness. Well, the editors at The Washington Post have come up with a new way to shed light on the challenges facing American democracy. NPR media correspondent David Folkenflik is with us now to tell us more about it. So get us up to speed. What is The Post doing?