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Week one of the Manliest Workplace in D.C. competition has come to a close. Let’s recap the standings in the media bracket (first-round winners in bold):
Game 1: Washington Times, 52; Washingtonian, 17 Game 2: Congressional Quarterly, 40; Washington Post, 46 Game 3: El Pregonero, 48; USA TODAY, 50 Game 4: Washington City Paper, 36; Washington Blade, 45
In a non-stunning victory, first-seed media outlet the Washington Times proves it’s the manliest of D.C.’s news orgs. The daily will continue on to our elite eight contest to face off against the manliest of D.C.’s law firms, cultural institutions, and government workplaces.
For those filling out the bracket at home, here’s the complete media contest:
Next week, we see how D.C.’s cultural institutions measure up. WIll the Washington Redskins out-man the National Museum of Women in the Arts*? Will the Founding Church of Scientology muscle out the Smithsonian? Only our unscientific algorithm knows for sure.
* affirmative action notice: score adjusted for traditionally female institution