Politico & other news orgs set 1K as max words standard for articles ::exceptions apply::

“Some daily stories have been running longer than they need to be, so we’re asking everyone to pay closer attention to story lengths to respect our readers,” read a memo from Politico Executive Editor Paul Volpe. “Most daily stories should not run longer than 1,000-1,100 words.”

Read the full piece at Poynter
From newsplexer.com