Ezra Klein has announced that he will leave The Washington Post, joining a variety of high-profile journalists that have left mainstream media to launch their own ventures.
Klein confirmed his move in a tweet Tuesday morning. Doubt was cast on his future at the Post starting with a report in December from Michael Calderone of The Huffington Post, which stated that Klein was speaking with investors about leaving the newspaper to start a separate media outlet.
The move appeared all the more likely after the New York Times reported that Klein's proposal for a new venture at the Post included an eight-figure budget, and was consequently rejected by the paper's publisher and its owner, Amazon founder Jeff Bezos. Read more...
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