Dan Froomkin is the former Washington Editor of The Intercept.
An outspoken proponent of accountability journalism, he wrote the popular “White House Watch” column at the Washington Post from 2004 to 2009. His career in journalism started in local news, and since then he has served as the senior Washington correspondent and bureau chief for the Huffington Post, as editor of WashingtonPost.com, and as deputy editor of NiemanWatchdog.org. He lives in Washington, D.C.
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