Opinion | Advice for journalists about to read Marty Baron’s new book: Start at the back


A tip for journalists tackling Martin Baron’s terrific “Collision of Power” when the book becomes available on Oct. 3: Read the epilogue first. ...

... before diving into “Collision of Power’s” tale of how The Washington Post — then newly purchased by multi-billionaire Jeffrey Bezos, who was also Amazon’s owner — powerfully covered the many controversies involving Trump, it helps to have a sense for Baron’s view of “objective reality.” And that’s something he saves for Page 461, in his epilogue’s 17-page explanation of why news organizations may be in need of a different standard for ”fairness in journalism.”

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