Three staffers from Washington City Paper will set up a pop-up Miami bureau at the Art Basel festival from Wednesday through Sunday. This is an interesting addition to the mission of the D.C. alt-weekly (where I was once managing editor), because staffers there tend to view subway-accessible suburbs as exotic locales.
Arts editor Christina Cauterucci and reporters Perry Stein and Aaron Wiener will represent the paper in Miami. They paid for their own tickets, Stein tells Poynter in an email, and they’ll stay at Stein’s grandmother’s house on Miami Beach.
But what on earth will they cover? “I can see no earthly reason for the staff of a D.C. alt-weekly to go to Miami together,” City Paper assistant managing editor Jenny Rogers wrote in an email, adding, “I wish I were going so badly.”
Cauterucci got some press passes to Art Basel shows, Stein said, and “she and I will be finding D.C. Read more
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