How did the Washington Post go from sinking to winning?

On the third and final day of the GEN Summit 2018, Emilio Garcia-Ruiz and Greg Barber from the Washington Post energetically took to the stage to tell us more about the Post’s twenty year long digital transformation. The session was moderated by Catarina Carvalho, editor-in-chief of Diário de Notícias.

Freia Nahser
Jun 1, 2018 · 5 min read
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1. Does your technology stink?

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The Washington Post’s way of telling stories
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Your brain on art
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The statue you can rotate around on the Washington Post
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Greg Barber © Rainer Mirau for GEN
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What Barber called their ‘Advertising slide’

2. What game are you playing?

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Emilio Garcia-Ruiz© Rainer Mirau for GEN

3. What are you counting?

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4. Is your newsroom culture right?

‘It’s 2018. If you still have employees who don’t want to work in digital, it’s too late for them in my opinion’, — Garcia-Ruiz

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Emilio’s road: The steps to your transformation. Which step are you on?

Global Editors Network

The Global Editors Network (GEN) was the worldwide…

Freia Nahser

Written by

News & innovation reporter @GENinnovate

Global Editors Network

The Global Editors Network (GEN) was the worldwide association of editors-in-chief founded in 2011. It ceased its activities in November 2019 due to lack of sustainable finances.

Freia Nahser

Written by

News & innovation reporter @GENinnovate

Global Editors Network

The Global Editors Network (GEN) was the worldwide association of editors-in-chief founded in 2011. It ceased its activities in November 2019 due to lack of sustainable finances.

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