Bradlee: I offered to resign

After the resignation last month of top editors at USA Today with the disclosure of the fabrication of stories by a top reporter, some asked why Ben Bradless, a legend at The Washington Post, did not resign?

Bradlee, quoted in an article in Editor and Publisher says he offered to resign after the fabrications of Janet Cooke were revealed, but his resignation was rejected. Tip: Romenesko.

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