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With Washington Post paywall, links on Twitter don’t count against the meter

June 7, 2013

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The Washington Post this week announced details on their new paywall, a “metered subscription model,” according to a letter from Post publisher Katharine Weymouth, that will be phased in beginning June 12. Through this new system, anyone accessing The Post’s website “will initially be able to view 20 pieces of content per month before being […]

#hiremikeholden on washingtonpost.com

March 22, 2012

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The #hiremikeholden hashtag made it onto washingtonpost.com, thanks to my fantastic wife! The Post wished good luck on Twitter too, after I tweeted the image below.  Thanks to them and everyone else who has been spreading the word about my job search and solo PR and marketing work. I appreciate it!

It’s not like you threw a D-Cell, Steinberg, right?

May 30, 2011

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Washington Post writer Dan Steinberg says that seeing all the Phillies fans invade Nats park today made him “want to be a Nats fan.” He then notes he’s “supposed to be neutral and all that.” Sure, it’s generally the rule that a journalist should not show they are rooting for one team or another in […]

Will Jiffy Lube Live’s new tailgate policy make the roads safer or just shift the problems?

May 17, 2011

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Thinking out loud here…the comments are open if you want to weigh in… Northern Virginia concert venue Jiffy Lube Live (formerly Nissan Pavilion) has banned tailgating in their parking lot, in “an effort to stem drunken driving, which, in the past two years, has taken four lives after concerts,” according to an article by Chris […]

Looking beyond a playoff W-L record

May 12, 2011

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Mike Wise began his May 6 Washington Post column by referencing three legendary hockey coaches and their playoff winning percentages early in their careers, as he defended Washington Capitals coach Bruce Boudreau following the team’s second round exit from the playoffs. Wise wrote: “Bruce Boudreau’s below-average playoff record of 17-20 (.459) keeps being used as […]

Flexible work environments

May 9, 2011

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I was happy to see the subject of flexible work environments getting front page exposure in Sunday’s Washington Post. I’m glad to work at a company that is already on the cutting edge with this concept—all WAKA employees are virtual workers; there is no office.  I’d like to see even more of this in business […]

William Steinway was a 19th century blogger

December 17, 2010

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Check out the article in today’s Washington Post by Jacqueline Trescott on William Steinway, the son of the founder of Steinway pianos. It sounds as if he was a 19th century blogger. The article is about a new exhibit at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History that displays parts of Steinway’s diary. As Trescott […]

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