The Washington Post

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The Washington Post
Democracy Dies in Darkness
TypeDaily newspaper
Owner(s)Nash Holdings
Founder(s)Stilson Hutchins
PublisherFrederick J. Ryan Jr.[1]
EditorMartin Baron[2]
Managing editorsEmilio Garcia-Ruiz
Cameron Barr
Tracy Grant[3]
Staff writersApprox. 800 journalists[4]
FoundedDecember 6, 1877; 146 years ago (1877-12-06)
CountryUnited States
Circulation356,768 (Daily, 2015)
838,014 (Sunday, 2013)
1,000,000 (Digital, 2018)
OCLC number2269358

The Washington Post is an American daily newspaper. It is Washington, D.C.'s largest newspaper. It is also its oldest and was founded in 1877. It focuses on national politics. D.C., Maryland, and Virginia editions are printed to be sold daily. Amazon's creator Jeff Bezos bought the newspaper company in 2013.

References[change | change source]

  1. Post, Washington. "Washington Post Leadership". The Washington Post. Retrieved December 6, 2021.
  2. Clabaugh, Jeff (October 1, 2013). "Jeff Bezos Completes Washington Post Acquisition". Washington Business Journal. American City Business Journals. Retrieved October 1, 2013.
  3. Washington Post Staff (January 1, 2016). "Leadership of The Washington Post". Washington Post. Retrieved February 12, 2018.
  4. Ember, Sydney (April 2, 2018). "To Trump, It's the 'Amazon Washington Post.' To Its Editor, That's Baloney". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331.
  5. Achenbach, Joel (December 10, 2015). "Hello, new Washington Post, home to tiny offices but big new ambitions". The Washington Post. Retrieved December 14, 2015.