If it isn't in POLITICO, it didn't happen in Washington D.C.

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  For instance, we know that all web media worth their salt, be it POLITICO or ABOVETHELAW [ATL], have to pick up on every development which may come to have significance.    And there are the metrics which give the thumbs up or the thumbs down that blogger or reporter X or Y should stay.    Think how former Wonkette on GAWKER Ana Marie Cox leveraged her time in the sweatshop to mainstream media jobs.