"When you can read an entire column by the Washington Post’s Howard Kurtz and never once feel the urge to cut out your own heart with a dull knife, you know that you no longer have the sense of outrage that is essential to reporting from our nation’s capital," - Ken Silverstein, Harper's.

"Washington Post media correspondent Howard Kurtz is making a fresh splash with news he will be joining The Daily Beast as Washington Bureau Chief, a move announced by Beast editor Tina Brown the day before the online magazine’s two-year birthday. 'Howie knows that today the interaction of media and politics is the story,” Brown said in a blog post announcing the move. “He combines integrity and rigorous reporting. He’s a tough and lively television presence, as I can attest, as can plenty of others,'" - Politerati.

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