View From The Balcony

washingtonpoststyle:

All The President’s Men (1976); dir. Alan J. Pakula

All these neat little houses and all these nice little streets. It’s hard to believe that something’s wrong with some of those little houses. 

This is exactly what it looks and feels like when we go to work every day.

thedailywhat:

Letter To The Editor of the Day: Tweeted by the Washington Post’s Ron Charles: “Our favorite correction letter ever, from 5th graders @ Burning Tree E.S. in Bethesda MD.”
[brooklynmutt]

thedailywhat:

Letter To The Editor of the Day: Tweeted by the Washington Post’s Ron Charles: “Our favorite correction letter ever, from 5th graders @ Burning Tree E.S. in Bethesda MD.”

[brooklynmutt]

YES!

Well that was fast. DNC puts out etch-a-sketch ad. “Mitt Romney: Some Things You Can’t Shake Off” via Washington Post’s Ezra Klein @ezraklein

soupsoup: New York Times Middle East Correspondent Anthony Shadid dies while on assignment in Syria
RIP.

soupsoup: New York Times Middle East Correspondent Anthony Shadid dies while on assignment in Syria

RIP.

washingtonpoststyle: The GOP field, beyond the glare and noise.

Jon Huntsman: A study in understatement.

Mitt Romney: A Dudley Do-Right in a Kim Kardashian world.

Rick Perry: Confidence man.

Michele Bachmann: A life of striking certitude.

Newt Gingrich: The smartest in the room.

Ron Paul: The alternative, a force to be reckoned with.

Rick Santorum: The longshot.

Photos by Melina Mara (The Washington Post)

fascinating. 3 front pages. 3 photos. 1 story.

washingtonpoststyle:

Today, in three front pages.

Here’s how and why the photo editors at three different papers chose three different photos to illustrate the same event.

washingtonpoststyle:

Today’s special section. Nine lives, 10 years later. Illustration by Anthony Freda.
A family incomplete. The luckiest flight attendant. The wounded man. The well-intentioned daughter. The skeptical survivor. The twin who lived. A guardian of the night. The replacement wife. A healing heart.