Ed Driscoll

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In the “irony can be awfully ironic” department, the Washington Post decries anonymity on the Web–three decades after publishing The Holiest Of All Stories That Are Holy Within The Newspaper Industry, in which two Washington Post reporters became superstars by using an anonymous source to move the story along.

To build on something that one of Ed Morrissey’s commenters noted, this should also mean the end of all “unnamed source” and “some say” newspaper articles. Transparency for all, right WaPo?