The Washington Post and Yahoo! News, the No. 1 news website, today
launched ?The Fast Fix,? a daily original video series featuring
political news and analysis in about 60 seconds, featuring Chris
Cillizza, managing editor of PostPolitics.com and author of ?The Fix.?
The series is available at both washingtonpost.com
The co-produced, co-branded video series features nonpartisan political
commentary by The Washington Post's leading political reporter, who will
cover the ?so what?? and the ?now what?? through fast, visually active
analysis of both over-reported issues and important but under-reported
political topics. ?The Fast Fix? brings together reader submissions,
social media, and Cillizza's own intellectual curiosity to inform the
audience. Erik Rydholm?Emmy-winning creator of ?Around the Horn? and
?Pardon the Interruption?on ESPN?will serve as executive producer of
?The Fast Fix,? bringing a fresh creative perspective and pace to the
world of political commentary.
?Since Chris Cillizza joined The Washington Post, his unique way of
offering news and analysis has captured political aficionados and
novices alike. We're always looking for smart, new ways to engage our
readers, and we're excited to work with Yahoo! to offer a series of
original, compelling videos. ?The Fast Fix? is a vibrant extension of
Cillizza's reporting that provides the most critical political news of
the day for our online readers who might want more of ?The Fix? or are
crunched for time,? said Raju Narisetti, managing editor, The Washington
?Chris and The Washington Post will complement the distinct editorial
voice of Yahoo! News's original video programs and blogs,? said Mark
Walker, head of Yahoo! News. ?We expect ?The Fast Fix? to become the
daily fix for The Washington Post readers and Yahoo! News's
90-million-strong monthly audience.?
Consumers can find ?The Fast Fix? daily at PostPolitics.com,
The Washington Post's homepage for politics, and on news.yahoo.com.
The video will also be available on The Washington Post's mobile site.
To watch the inaugural segment of ?The Fast Fix,? go to www.PostPolitics.com
Yahoo! attracts hundreds of millions of users every month through its
innovative technology and engaging content and services, making it one
of the most visited Internet destinations and a world-class online media
company. Yahoo!'s vision is to be the center of people's online lives by
delivering personally relevant, meaningful Internet experiences. Yahoo!
is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California. For more information, visit pressroom.yahoo.com
or the company's blog, Yodel Anecdotal (yodel.yahoo.com).
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