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New ways to contact Post staff members

We've made a change to our articles that makes it easy for you to contact Washington Post reporters. Now, each new story written by a Washington Post reporter features a link to contact that reporter. Just click on the reporter's name in the byline to access the writer's contact form. Here's an example....

By Adrian Holovaty | February 8, 2006; 03:32 PM ET | Email a Comment

Problems With Comment Publishing

Some of the comments posted to this blog's entries aren't appearing on the site. We're working with our blog software vendor to resolve the issue as quickly as possible. The problem may be related to the large number of comments (more than 700 so far) received over the weekend concerning Deborah Howell's Sunday, Jan. 15 column on The Post's coverage of the Jack Abramoff story. We may also have unintentionally caused or made the problem worse by trying to remove a few comments -- about a dozen -- that failed to make a substantive point and were simply personal attacks on Howell and others. We apologize for the problem and will post updates here. Hal Straus Opinions Editor...

By | January 17, 2006; 07:12 AM ET | Comments (56)

Contacting Us

As we mentioned, one of the purposes of this blog is to bring you behind the scenes of an online news operation. So if you have any questions or comments about the site, feel free to send them to We won't be able to answer all the e-mails we receive, but we will respond to some. It should also be noted that the and The Washington Post are separate subsidiaries of The Washington Post Company, so we're not in a position to speak for the newspaper. But if learning more about the newspaper is of interest to you, be sure the check out the Ask The Post discussion series that occurs every Wednesday at noon....

By Jim Brady | December 4, 2005; 07:30 PM ET | Comments (32)


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