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Publisher's Note

This is the first in a series of periodic conversations I'll be starting with our readers. Perhaps regularly. More likely, I'll write when I have something interesting to say. (Or at least when I think I have something interesting to say.) It is somewhat unusual to hear from the publisher of an editorial Web site. But so much about the Web, and Web news in particular -- and even Web advertising -- is different and unusual that I thought it was time to give you a greater sense of how we approach some of that "newness" and hear your opinions on the subject, as well. What sparked this note is the fact that washingtonpost.com, in recent months, been the recipient of a number of exciting awards. In January, we won 31 of the 90 video awards given to television and multimedia journalists by the White House News Photographers Association. Just...

By Washingtonpost.com Editors | March 22, 2006; 02:32 PM ET | Comments (338)

City Guide Adds Send-to-Phone Feature

Last week, the City Guide added a new feature to its location profile pages. Users are now able to send City Guide location information to their cell phones. If you're heading out to dinner, for example, you can click Send to Phone from a restaurant review page and send yourself a text message with details about the restaurant: its name, address, phone and the nearest Metro if available. This way, if you know you are going to a particular neighborhood, you can send information about the area's restaurants, stores, galleries and bars to your phone to access later. Like the City Guide to Go tool, our downloadable listings of top bars and restaurants, it's another way to have City Guide information at hand when you're going out. Anne Kenderdine City Guide Editor, washingtonpost.com...

By Washingtonpost.com Editors | March 21, 2006; 11:19 AM ET | Comments (13)

New Blog: Maryland Moment

This week we are excited to announce the launch of Maryland Moment, a new blog that will chronicle Maryland politics and policies. It coincides with this week's opening of the Maryland legislature, and will combine both news from the State House as well as news from state campaigns, including this year's hotly anticipated gubernatorial and U.S. Senate races. Four Washington Post reporters will contribute to Maryland Moment: Look for filings from the State House team in Annapolis--staff writers Ann Marimow, Matthew Mosk and John Wagner--as well as Tim Craig writing from Montgomery County on Doug Duncan's bid for governor. And they're happy to receive feedback as well as news tips. Ann Marchand Editor, Metro, Health & Education...

By Washingtonpost.com Editors | January 10, 2006; 12:11 PM ET | Comments (750)

 

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