Petrow's addition signals a true changing of the times: he's been commissioned by WaPo to pen “Civilities,” an advice column with a focus on LGBTQ concerns. Most recently the “Manners Hero of the Week” column for Parade, he's already started his new bi-weekly column published on Mondays: here's a taste from yesterday's.
Meanwhile, Bump joins The Fix as a politics reporter, which should be a good fit after his current gig covering that very beat for Atlantic's The Wire.
"Oh, so here's some news: I'm starting a new gig at the Washington Post next month," he announced on Twitter. "I'll be blogging about politics, as usual, from the cozy confines of New York City. I am, obviously, excited." He then added, "And I leave a great, great organization at The Atlantic, to which I am hugely indebted and grateful."
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