Doug Feaver
Reader Representative

Doug Feaver is The Washington Post’s reader representative. Readers with questions or concerns about Post content or practices may contact him at Feaver held a number of reporting and editing positions at The Washington Post and from 1969 until he retired in March 2005 as executive editor of As a reporter he specialized in transportation issues and focused on the construction and completion of the Metro rail system in Washington and aviation safety matters.

Latest by Doug Feaver

Discussion: The implications of NSA cellphone surveillance

Readers discuss the implications of The Post’s latest report on government tracking of cellphones.

Disscussion: The Obamacare debate never slows

Disscussion: The Obamacare debate never slows

It’s clear that readers are both interested and concerned about how it will affect them personally, how it will affect the quality of health care generally and whether it is a good thing for the country.

Discussion: Mental illness gets increased attention

Death of Virginia state senator’s son prompts reflection on policies toward the mentally unstable.

Discussion: A pregnant debate over maternity care

Readers respond to the hue and cry over one element of the new health-care law.