Gene Weingarten

Gene Weingarten (born October 2, 1951 in New York) is a two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist known for both his serious and humorous work. Weingarten's column, Below the Beltway, is published weekly in the Washington Post Magazine and syndicated nationally by The Washington Post Writers Group, which also syndicates Barney & Clyde, a comic strip he co-authors.
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  • 6 Ways Writing for Online Is Different Than Print

    … differences you should take into account when pitching online. 1. Hooks Whenever someone checks out an article online, there are links to a dozen other pieces vying for attention just a click away. And as former Slate writer Farhad Manjoo explained in his popular 2013 article about reader habits, odds are most people won’t finish what they read…

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