Marty Baron, Lionized and Lambasted at The Washington Post, Has a Story to Tell

October 03, 2023

I told Baron I’d detected a whiff of disappointment from within the Post—where a number of reporters and editors had read advanced copies—that he’d relitigated the imbroglios at length. “Trump said everything publicly that he said at that dinner,” Baron told me. “I don’t think there’s anything confidential about what his thoughts were. Secondly, I don’t think we should keep that dinner secret. I don’t think the answer is just to use the word lie more frequently.