‘Washington Times Communities’ In Crisis

By: Patrick Tutwiler | Media Bistro

The Washington Times is dumping its “Communities” page, causing “Communities” editor Jacquie Kubin to start a mad dash to move all the content located there to a new site. In emails to “Communities” contributors obtained by FishbowlDC, a frantic Kubin details her fraught relationship with TWT and her efforts to wrest control of the “Communities” content away from the paper.

“The Chines [sic] symbols for crisis are ‘danger” and “opportunity,’” Kubin says in one email. “Working with TWT has always been a challenge.  They are a client, but have always felt they were a parent.  Things are changing: What we have in front of us is opportunity. And I like opportunity.”


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