“Today it’s different, and one of the fascinating differences between what news is today and what it was when I started is that there is vastly more information, and the information is often quite good. It’s much deeper, and so it’s much harder to navigate through this information. You don’t have people who are writing surface stories anymore.”
The executive editor of the Washington Post, Marcus W. Brauchli began his career as a foreign correspondent, eventually becoming managing editor of the Wall Street Journal. At the Post, he has had to steer the publication through a time of profound change that demands the development of new models for journalism.