As The Washington Post continues to grow its national presence through strategic investment in news and technology, The Post has been named the leading digital news source for opinion leaders across the country, according to the 2018 Erdos & Morgan Opinion Leaders study. The new study also found that opinion leaders across every branch of government and private associations turn to The Post as their primary source for news and information. The Post, which announced a significant expansion of its technology coverage, is also the top news source for technology opinion leaders nationally.

Inside the beltway, The Post continues to be the dominant news source for opinion leaders.

The study results include:

  • The Post is the #1 online source for all opinion  leaders nationally.
  • The Post is the #1 print and online source for opinion  leaders inside the beltway.
  • The Post is the #1 print and online source for federal  government opinion leaders nationally.
  • The Post is the #1 print and online source for  Executive Branch opinion leaders nationally.
  • The Post is the #1 print and online source for private  association opinion leaders nationally.
  • The Post is the #1 online source for technology opinion  leaders nationally.
  • The Washington Post app is the #1 app used by opinion  leaders inside the beltway.
  • The Post is the #1 print and online source for business  & industry opinion leaders inside the beltway.
  • The Post is the #1 weekly online source for legislative  branch opinion leaders.