is the online subsidiary of the Washington Post Company
, headquartered in Arlington, Virginia
, United States
, the website of the Washington Post. It also currently operates the Web sites Newsweek.com
, Budget Travel Online
, The Root
was formed in November 1993 under the name Digital Ink
In 2006, the WPNI Congressional Votes Database
project won a $1000 Award of Distinction in the Knight-Batten Awards for Innovations in Journalism
In 2005, WPNI's Slate Magazine won two EPpys for "Best Internet News Service over 1 million monthly visitors" and for "Best Internet Entertainment Service over 1 million monthly visitors." Washingtonpost.com also won an EPpy for "Best Overall Design of an Internet Service over 1 million monthly visitors.
WPNI maintains a webpage that further details their awards.
The hiring of "converged-media visionary Rob Curley
brought a prominent innovator in the field of online journalism to the company. Curley's first major project at WPNI was onBeing
, "a presentation of observations, lessons and tales offered by everyday people from every walk of life." The project has several groundbreaking features, which are detailed in its press-release.