Marc Fisher

Washington, D.C.

Senior editor reporting on a wide range of topics

Education: Princeton University, AB in history, 1980

Marc Fisher, a senior editor of The Washington Post, reports and writes on a wide range of topics. He has been the enterprise editor, local columnist and Berlin bureau chief, among other positions, over 30 years at the paper. Fisher wrote several Post articles that won the Pulitzer Prize for National Reporting in 2016 and the Pulitzer Prize for Public Service in 2014. Fisher previously wrote The Post’s local column and a blog, “Raw Fisher.” Earlier, he was the paper’s special reports editor, wrote about politics and culture for the Style section, served as Central Europe bureau chief on The P
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Raw videos of violent incidents in Texas rekindle debate about graphic images

News organizations have long held back from publishing explicit or violent images of death, which are now rapidly disseminated across social media platforms.

May 14, 2023

End of a love affair: AM radio is being removed from many cars

After a century-long romance, the car and AM radio are breaking up, leaving conservative talk shows, programs aimed at immigrants and religious stations wondering how they'll connect with listeners.

May 13, 2023

A new kind of leaker: Spilling state secrets to impress online buddies

In one decade, the risk to U.S. national security secrets has morphed from ideologically driven protesters to digital natives who live life online and think ‘secrecy is for losers’

April 15, 2023

From passion to pariah

Along the Commanders’ road from first to last in the league in attendance, the team’s place in the hearts of football followers morphed from prime position to cellar dweller.

April 15, 2023

Waiting for Trump to face justice, they’re cautiously not optimistic

A segment of Americans who’ve watched investigations of the former president come and go are wary of another “Lucy and the football” moment.

April 6, 2023

Trump indictment follows 50 years of investigation on many fronts

Donald Trump has been investigated over matters big and small: by federal and state agencies, bankers and casino regulators, and legions of prosecutors.

March 30, 2023

When the earth shook: Recounting the moments quakes hit Turkey, Syria

At 4:17 a.m. on Feb. 6, millions of people in Turkey and Syria were shaken out of their beds by an epochal earthquake. This is what it was like to live through it.

March 8, 2023

Inside the Monterey Park shooting: Dancing, then gunshots

For the older folks who came together to celebrate Lunar New Year, the Star Ballroom Dance Studio was the sweetest place. Then a 72-year-old man opened fire.

January 24, 2023

How the Colorado mass shooting unfolded — and ended — inside Club Q

Inside the shooting at a popular LGBTQ club in Colorado Springs, where at least 5 people were killed and dozens injured when a gunman opened fire.

November 21, 2022

Senate, House control is split. Can a divided government make progress?

Some voters said they cast ballots for Republicans because they wanted to end single-party Democratic control, but history shows that doesn’t always lead to progress.

November 17, 2022