If It Bleeds, It Leads: McClatchy Reporters Tell All

By Leah Traxel

To most, the building on 17th street is unremarkable, but to any student of journalism, the McClatchy Co. Washington Bureau is an icon.  The third largest print news organization houses its foreign correspondents and political writers in this building, with reporters at the Pentagon, White House, and Capitol, as well as all over the world.

On the inside, the building looks like any other office, but while most companies are setting daily goals, McClatchy is deciding what you’ll read in tomorrow’s newspaper.

The Islamophobia team went to McClatchy on the recommendation of Karen Peterson at The News Tribune on Thursday. Through the inquiries of the editor at the Washington Bureau, Jim Asher, we connected with four correspondents who had first-hand experience in the Middle East and in political new media.

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