It seems shakeups in green reporting are all the rage this year. First we heard that NYT is closing its environment desk: New York Times Dismantles Its Environment Desk
Then last Friday late in the day (5:10PM EST) we got an offhanded announcement that NYT is closing its Green Blog.
Now today we learn that WaPo is moving out their long time eco-reporter from the environment beat, reportedly over conflict of interest issues.
Victory: JunkScience forces Juliet Eilperin out of WaPo environment beat
JunkScience has been after her since 2009, with WaPo ombudsman support. No doubt she will deny… just like she did her conflict of interest, until it became too much even for the Post.
Even the outgoing WaPo ombudsman Patrick Pexton, in one of his last acts, agreed with JunkScience.