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The Washington Post’s New Publisher Co-Founded Politico

Katharine Weymouth gets axed.

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Washington Pigskins Coach Mike Shanahan is reportedly on his way out after three years running a Jim Zorn-esque [...]

Dead-Tree Addition

A few years from now, we may find out some of the problems at the Washington Post can’t be cured by throwing money at them.
Circulation continues to decline, after all, and revenues with them. Digital ads don’t make anywhere near enough money to support the paper’s robust newsgathering operations on their own. As for print [...]

Washington Post Publisher Made $2.4 Million Last Year

Buyouts and benefits cuts aside, times were good for Washington Post Company execs and Graham family members employed by the company in 2012, according to a new Securities and Exchange Commission filing.
Take publisher and Graham family member Katharine Weymouth, for example. Weymouth's 2010 compensation of $2.07 million inspired grousing from Post reporters, and her 2011 [...]

Washington Post Could Leave D.C., Publisher Says

When the Washington Post announced in February that it was considering selling its 15th Street NW headquarters, new District office buildings in places like NoMa seemed like probable candidates for the paper's new home. But the Post could be headed to the suburbs instead, according to publisher Katharine Weymouth.
“If possible, we want to stay in [...]

Washington Post Considering Selling Its Headquarters

The Washington Post's 63-year-old downtown office building at 1150 15th St. NW is part of the paper's public image. But according to a staffwide memo from publisher Katharine Weymouth, the Washington Post Co. is considering selling the building and moving the paper somewhere else.
"It is hard to imagine moving after so many years," writes publisher [...]

Washington Post Execs Get $2.3 Million in Stock Bonuses

With the Washington Post's vice president for human resources predicting "an urgent need to reduce costs," it looks like 2013 will be a lean year for the paper's staff. But at least for now, the good times are still rolling in the Washington Post Co. executive suite. On Monday, six executives at the Post's parent [...]

Washington Post Staffers Print Pro-Brauchli Buttons

No Brauchli, no peace! So could go the rallying cry at the Washington Post, where recently ousted executive editor Marcus Brauchli is getting support in an unusual way: buttons.
I've seen a picture of one of the pro-Brauchli buttons, but I can't publish it here. (Note to Post staffers: If you're taking a photo of a [...]

Washington Post’s Richard Cohen: Sleep With Me, Ladies

As long as Washington Post Publisher Katharine Weymouth is looking for old guys to toss overboard, may I suggest columnist Richard Cohen? All she'll need to show cause is his latest column, a weird melange of universal yearning and general leering at young people. Gawker has already taken a look at the creepy vibe of [...]

New Post Editor Addresses the Newsroom for First Time, Talks Budget

Incoming Washington Post Executive Editor Marty Baron won't take over the newsroom until Jan 2., but his era seems to have started today, with Baron addressing the newsroom for the first time today.
Post Publisher Katharine Weymouth began the meeting by reading emails praising her for picking Baron, according to two people who attended the meeting. [...]

Marcus Brauchli’s Wife Deletes Facebook Message Criticizing Post

Washington Post Publisher Katharine Weymouth may say that executive editor Marcus Brauchli's announcement Tuesday that he's leaving his position was his choice, but Maggie Farley, Brauchli's wife, might not think so. In a Tuesday Facebook post, captured by Poynter, Farley slammed the Post. Emphasis added:
A toast to Marcus, who has the courage to stand up [...]

Post Editor Marcus Brauchli Out, Replaced With Boston Globe’s Marty Baron

Well, it's been rumored for a while, and it finally happened. Washington Post Executive Editor Marcus Brauchli is out, according to a Post announcement. His replacement is Boston Globe Editor Martin Baron.
“We are thrilled to have Marty Baron lead The Washington Post’s newsroom,” Post publisher Katharine Weymouth said in a statement. Brauchli is stepping down [...]

Post Guild Rips Publisher’s Potential Stock Windfall

The Post Guild—the union representing newsroom employees and some ad sales reps and other business-side workers at the Washington Post—has heard about Post publisher Katharine Weymouth's potential mega windfall if she hits her performance goals, and they aren't happy.
Guild co-chair Fredrick Kunkle slammed the incentive plan that could give Weymouth shares in 2018 that are worth around $15.4 [...]

Post‘s Weymouth Could Make Many Millions in Stock Awards

Washington Post publisher Katharine Weymouth was criticized last year by Post employees when it was revealed that she made over $2 million in 2010. Weymouth's salary decreased in 2011, as the paper prepared to offer buyouts to employees, but only by a little—she made $1.9 million.
For all the attention that has been given to Weymouth's salary, [...]

The Needle: Better Draw a District Edition

Gerrymandering for the People: Census figures out yesterday meant two things—one, the decennial shock that the city's demographics changed, and two, we now know what wards need to grow or shrink as the city redistricts its political boundaries. (Alas, we also know that despite gaining nearly 30,000 residents, we will continue to have a grand [...]