The Washington Post Writers Group

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The Washington Post Writers Group
Syndication
Industry Media
Founded 1973; 45 years ago (1973)
Headquarters Washington, D. C., United States
Area served
United States
Services opinion journalists, editorial cartoonists, comic strips, and columnists
Owner The Washington Post
Parent The Washington Post News Service & Syndicate
Divisions The Washington Post News Service with Bloomberg News
Website washingtonpost.com/syndication

The Washington Post Writers Group (WPWG), a division of The Washington Post News Service & Syndicate, is a press syndication service composed of opinion journalists, editorial cartoonists, comic strips and columnists. The service is operated by The Washington Post.

The Writers Group provides syndicated columns, editorial cartoons, features, and comic strips to newspapers, magazines, and other subscribers globally. The Writers Group also offers The Washington Post News Service with Bloomberg News, which provides up to 150 national and international stories plus photos and graphics.[1]

History[edit]

The Washington Post Writers Group formed in 1973.[1]

Writers[edit]

Writers syndicated by the group include Eugene Robinson, Charles Krauthammer, Kathleen Parker, E. J. Dionne, George Will, and Ruth Marcus.

Comic strips[edit]

The syndicate began distributing comic strips in 1980[citation needed] with Berkeley Breathed's Bloom County. Long-running strips distributed by the service include Brian Crane's Pickles (1990–present), Dave Blazek's Loose Parts (1991–present), and Darrin Bell's Rudy Park (2001–present) & Candorville (2003-present). As of 2018, the service syndicates eight comic strips to newspapers nationwide and abroad.[citation needed]

Current comic strips[edit]

Former comic strips[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "About Us". Washington Post – Washington Post Writers Group. Retrieved May 18, 2013. 
  2. ^ "A Comic Life: Donna Lewis '86," UMBC Magazine (Jan. 31, 2011).
  3. ^ Holtz, Allan. "Mystery Strips of E&P Special Edition," Stripper's Guide (Jan. 7, 2014).
  4. ^ Holtz, Allan. "Obscurity of the Day: Middle Ages," Stripper's Guide (Feb. 25, 2014).

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