Huffington Post :: The Washington Post newsroom has changed dramatically in recent years, with hundreds of staffers leaving in a series of buyouts and numerous star reporters and editors decamping to established competitors, such as the New York Times, or starting their own, like Politico. Just this past week, four Post staffers left the paper's National desk for other news organizations, including Reuters, NPR and NBC News.
But there are still a few drops of institutional memory in the Post reservoir, into which executive editor Marcus Brauchli recently tried to tap, in order to squeeze out ideas for using the paper's past to improve its future. On Dec. 4, Brauchli, who arrived at the Post only three years ago, invited a half-dozen Post loyalists for lunch at his home to discuss the current state of the paper and how they might contribute more in 2012, according to sources with knowledge of the meeting.
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