Erik Wemple
Opinion Blogger

Erik Wemple has been doing journalism for and about Washington for more than two decades. He started out covering export controls, with an emphasis on the Commerce Department’s long-since-renamed Bureau of Export Administration. But then he took a liking to local affairs, which turned into a position as the Loose Lips columnist for the Washington City Paper. Then came a stint covering Washington for a New York-based, media-obsessed product of the Internet bubble (Inside.com, defunct). After eight years as editor of the City Paper and another year as editor of TBD.com, he landed at The Washington Post, where he reports and opines on media organizations of all sorts.

Latest by Erik Wemple

CPAC attendees: Bill O’Reilly a victim of liberals

CPAC attendees: Bill O’Reilly a victim of liberals

Tough finding anyone in the conference halls who’ll say anything unpleasant about the longtime Fox News host

Fox News slashes Justice Department, Holder for exit interview stiff-arm

Outlet says that it’s not surprised by the decision.

The massive lefty conspiracy against Bill O’Reilly

The massive lefty conspiracy against Bill O’Reilly

Hey, what do Media Matters, Mother Jones, Mia Fabius & WFAA-TV have in common?

Gun rights-advocating local Fox reporter has told different versions of ‘home invasion’

Differences matter to anyone seeking to lobby for gun control, or gun rights.