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WaPo's Chris Cillizza on Katharine Weymouth Departure: 'It's the end of an era' - Posted October 1, 2014
Today marks a significant day at The Washington Post: the first since 1933 that someone from the Graham or Meyer family is not a part of its leadership. Tuesday was Katharine Weymouth's final day as publisher and CEO of The Was... [FishbowlDC]

FishbowlDC Top 5 Stories of the Week - Posted September 5, 2014
Here are your top 5 stories of the week across the site. 5 - The Washington Post Owner Jeff Bezos to Replace Publisher Katharine Weymouth 4 - ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Journalist Sotloff Beheaded by ISIS | WaPo Publisher Out - Posted September 3, 2014
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly] Click here to receive Mediabistro's Morning Media Newsfeed via email. ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Journalist Sotloff Beheaded by ISIS | WaPo Publisher Out - Posted September 3, 2014
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly] Click here to receive Mediabistro's Morning Media Newsfeed via email. ... [FishbowlNY]

The Morning Ticker: Morgan, Rose, Weymouth - Posted September 2, 2014
Piers Morgan is no longer with CNN. The former primetime host says he turned down a 2-year contract to host 40 "big interview" specials. "Great company, great network," Morgan tweeted. "CBS This Morning" anchor Charlie Rose... [TVNewser]

The Washington Post Owner Jeff Bezos to Replace Publisher Katharine Weymouth - Posted September 2, 2014
[caption id="attachment_34415" align="alignright" width="193"] Katharine Weymouth[/caption] In a 9am email to staff this morning, The Washington Post publisher Katharine Weymouth announced her imminent departure as the paper's publisher after 7 years. Begi... [FishbowlDC]

Wash Post Publisher Katharine Weymouth Announces Newsroom Move to One Franklin Square - Posted May 23, 2014
Washington Post Publisher Katharine Weymouth announced in a memo to staff the paper's relocation to One Franklin Square. Slated for 2016, the new building is said to be "modern" and "light-filled." Weymouth's memo and accompanying releas... [FishbowlDC]

It's Official: Jeff Bezos Owns 'The Washington Post' - Posted October 2, 2013
Amazon founder Jeff Bezos is now officially the owner of The Washington Post. The deal closed on Tuesday. Bezos purchased the paper for $250 million from The Graham family, the paper's owners ... [Inside Mobile Apps]

It's Official: Jeff Bezos Owns 'The Washington Post' - Posted October 1, 2013
Amazon founder Jeff Bezos is now officially the owner of The Washington Post. The deal closed on Tuesday. Bezos purchased the paper for $250 million from The Graham family, the paper's owners ... [FishbowlDC]

Letter from Weymouth to Employees - Posted August 5, 2013
Here is the letter that was dispatched to WaPo employees today from Katharine Weymouth: This is a day that my family and I never expected to come. The Washington Post Company is selling the newspaper it has owned and nurtured for eight decades. In addition to The Washington Post, the company is selling... [FishbowlDC]

Letter from Weymouth to Employees - Posted August 5, 2013
Here is the letter that was dispatched to WaPo employees today from Katharine Weymouth: This is a day that my family and I never expected to come. The Washington Post Company is selling the newspaper it has owned and nurtured for eight decades. In addition to The Washington Post, the company is selling... [PRNewser]

Jeff Bezos to Buy Washington Post for $250 Million - Posted August 5, 2013
The Washington Post Company has signed a contract to sell The Washington Post and other papers to Jeff Bezos for $250 million. This is Bezo's buy alone, it has no ties to Amazon.com Inc., which Bezos founded and remains CEO. The deal i... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Jeff Bezos to Buy Washington Post for $250 Million - Posted August 5, 2013
The Washington Post Company has signed a contract to sell The Washington Post and other papers to Jeff Bezos for $250 million. This is Bezo's buy alone, it has no ties to Amazon.com Inc., which Bezos founded and remains CEO. The deal i... [FishbowlNY]

WaPo: SOLD for $250 million! - Posted August 5, 2013
WaPo announced today that it has signed a contract to be sold to Amazon CEO Jeffrey Bezos. "Everyone at the Post Company and everyone in our family has always been proud of The Washington Post -- of the newspaper we publish and of the people who write and produce it," said Donald... [FishbowlDC]

WaPo: Paywall Here We Come! - Posted June 5, 2013
WaPo is gearing up to debut its paywall. The publication announced today that its metered subscription model will be phased in over several weeks beginning on June 12. They plan to implement the meter to "random selections of readers" to achieve "the best possible experience." From the sounds of it, they're count... [FishbowlDC]

WaPo Ombudsman Insists the Paper's Head Honchos are Committed to Survival - Posted March 4, 2013
Over the weekend, WaPo's ombudsman Patrick Pexton signed off for the last t... [PRNewser]

WaPo Ombudsman Insists the Paper's Head Honchos are Committed to Survival - Posted March 4, 2013
Over the weekend, WaPo's ombudsman Patrick Pexton signed off for the last t... [FishbowlDC]

WaPo Staffers Pissed by Publisher's Paycheck - Posted March 25, 2011
WaPo's 2010 SEC filings were released this week. In a year when the newspaper saw tough cuts in staff, publisher Katharine Weymouth (granddaughter of famed Post publisher Katharine Graham) earned $537,000... [FishbowlDC]

WaPoCo Additions And Departures: Lally Weymouth, Ceci Connoly, James Ledbetter - Posted September 9, 2010
The Washington Post Company has had an eventful day. To wit: Reuters has hired former The Big Money editor in chief James Ledbetter to edit Reuters' website and supervise 2,800 journalists across the globe. (paidContent) The Big Money was, til it folded two months ago, part of the Slate group, which is,... [MediaJobsDaily]

TNR Declares WaPocalypse - Posted January 18, 2010
"Inside the messy collapse of a great newspaper." That's the sub-headline of TNR's fiery article about the Post "apocalypse" that FishbowlDC previewed this evening. From Susan Glasser's rise and fall as editor of the the national desk, the birth of ... [FishbowlDC]

The New Look of WaPo - Posted October 19, 2009
Via Newseum.org. Notice anything different about your paper this morning? WaPo unveiled a new look today, complete with an eight-page "... [FishbowlDC]

News Notes: Yeas & Nays Photo Shoot, Washingtonian's Most Powerful and Stylish - Posted September 30, 2009
• Last time we checked, "Yeas & Nays" had yet to update its Twitter page photo, but now the Examiner makes it official. ... [FishbowlDC]

WaPo and .com: Making It Official in 2010 - Posted September 17, 2009
The final merge of WaPo and .com is just around the corner. According to WBJ, WaPo and washingtonpost.com are making it official as a combined entity next year. The print and online operations of the newspaper will merge as of Jan. 1, 2010. Katharine Weymouth sent a memo to employees this morning... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List 09.16.09 - Posted September 16, 2009
Good morning FishbowlDC! Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? Drop us a line. What know and what we're reading this Wednesday mo... [FishbowlDC]

Washingtonian's Cathy Merrill Williams Defends WaPo's Weymouth - Posted July 13, 2009
On her Facebook profile, Washingtonian President and Publisher Cathy Merrill Williams has posted a letter applauding WaPo's Weymouth for her attempt to find new revenue streams and for trying something new re: the "salon" scandals. Her post below or visit it on Facebook here. New Washington... [FishbowlDC]

WaPo Ombudsman On "Salons": "An Ethical Lapse Of Monumental Proportions" - Posted July 13, 2009
WaPo ombudsman Andrew Alexander tackled the "salon" scandal in this Sunday's paper. Alexander cites Charles Pelton, general manager of a new Washington Post Conferences & Events business, as a "key player in the controversy" and said that when the flier was disclosed, Marcus Brauchli and ... [FishbowlDC]

Weymouth At Aspen Ideas Festival: "Big Newsrooms That Put Out Quality Journalism Are Very Expensive To Maintain" - Posted July 6, 2009
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Before The Scandal, WaPo Publisher Weymouth Talked New Revenue Streams At Aspen Ideas Fest - Posted July 6, 2009
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Before The Scandal, WaPo Publisher Weymouth Talked New Revenue Streams At Aspen Ideas Fest - Posted July 6, 2009
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Weymouth Sets New Standards for WaPo Events v. Editorial Access - Posted July 6, 2009
Internal memo from WaPo Publisher Katharine Weymouth in response to last week's pay-for-play fiasco: I hope you had a chance to read my letter in Sunday's ... [FishbowlDC]

Weymouth Offers Explanation to WaPo Staff - Posted July 2, 2009
First on FishbowlDC: Internal memo from WaPo Publisher and CEO Katharine Weymouth below: From: Katharine Weymouth Sent: 07/02/2009 02:45 PM EDT Subject: Message from the Publisher All: You will have seen this morning a story in Politico and now widely picked up that we were planning a s... [FishbowlDC]

WaPo 'Salon' Follow-Up: Weymouth Reacts, Ombudsman Weighs In, Gibbs Asked - Posted July 2, 2009
• WaPo publisher Katharine Weymouth responded to Politico's earlier 'salon' report in an interview with colleague Howard Kurtz. "Absolutely, I'm disappointed," she said. "This should never have happened... [FishbowlDC]

WaPo Responds to Weymouth Salon Debacle - Posted July 2, 2009
This morning, Politico's Mike Allen reported that a flier distributed by The Washington Post is offering lobbyists and association executives off-the-record access to the Obama administration, members of Congress, and the paper's own reporters and editors. The cost? A mere $25,000 - $250,000 will grant a few deep-pocketed sponso... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List 07.02.09 - Posted July 2, 2009
Good morning FishbowlDC! Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? Drop us a line. Happy Birthday to NYT's ... [FishbowlDC]

Why The Traditional Newsgathering Model "Is No Longer a Successful One" - Posted July 1, 2009
Politico's Patrick Gavin is covering the Ideas Festival at the Aspen Institute this week. During a panel last night, a group of old media types discussed — what else — the future of journalism. The panel included the Institute's president/former CNN president Walter Isaacson, ABC News president ... [TVNewser]

DC Heads To Aspen For Ideas Festival 2009 - Posted June 29, 2009
Andrea Mitchell, Bob Schieffer and Katharine Weymouth are among just some of the Washingtonians flocking to Colorado this week for the 2009 Aspen Ideas Festival. Hosted by the Aspen Institute and The Atlantic, the festival run... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List 06.24.09 - Posted June 24, 2009
Good morning FishbowlDC! Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? Drop us a line. What we know and what we're reading this Wednesda... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List 05.28.09 - Posted May 28, 2009
Good morning FishbowlDC! Happy Birthday to WaPo Publisher Katharine Weymouth Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? Drop us a line. Here's what we're reading this Thursday morning... TV | MAGAZINES | WEB | ... [FishbowlDC]

Journos Represent On Wash Life's A List - Posted April 13, 2009
Journos making Washington Life's 2009 A List cut: Ben Bradlee, Sally Quinn, David Brooks, David Gregory... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List 03.27.09 - Posted March 27, 2009
Good Morning FishbowlDC! Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? Drop us a line. Its day 67 covering the Obama administration and ... [FishbowlDC]

WaPo VRIP Memos - Posted March 26, 2009
After the jump check out the memos from Katharine Weymouth and Marcus Brauchli offering VRIP to certain employees. Today we are announcing our plan to offer a Voluntary Retirement Incentive Program (VRIP) that will allow us to further reduce costs and gain efficiency as we continue to restructure for the fu... [FishbowlDC]

WaPo Tries Offering Buy-Outs Again - Posted March 26, 2009
Sources tell FBDC this morning that WaPo is again offering Voluntary Retirement Incentive Programs (VRIP) for certain company positions, including newsroom folks. We hear this does not yet include WaPo digital employees. Word came from publisher Katharine Weymouth and executive editor Marcus Brauchli via internal memo. ... [FishbowlDC]

Washingtonian Takes On the "New Brain Trust" - Posted March 3, 2009
Harry Jaffe over at Washingtonian magazine ranks what he calls WaPo's "new brain trust." On a scale of one to ten, he had reporters and editors rank their new leaders. The ladies, Katharine Weymouth and ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List, 12.15.08 - Posted December 15, 2008
Good morning Washington. What DC street is featured above? Then email us with your guess and we'll publish the correct guessers in tomorrow's Morning Reading List. Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? Drop us a line or let... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List, 12.12.08 - Posted December 12, 2008
Good morning Washington. Where in DC can you find the above mural? Think you know? Then email us with your guess and we'll publish the correct guessers in tomorrow's Morning Reading List. Good morning Washington. Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning... [FishbowlDC]

Howell's Out, Alexander's In As WaPo Ombudsman - Posted December 3, 2008
Boy, what a long, ... [FishbowlDC]

Video: Weymouth's Aspen Institute Appearance - Posted December 1, 2008
We told you last week about Washington Post Publisher Katharine Weymouth's comments at the Aspen Institute. Now, some vi... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List, 11.26.08 - Posted November 26, 2008
Good morning, Washington. What DC restaurant is featured above? Think you know? Email us and give us your best guess. AND: Join us after the jump to find out if you guessed our last contest correctly. Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort... [FishbowlDC]

Weymouth Opens Up - Posted November 24, 2008
Washington Post Publisher Katharine Weymouth participated in an Aspen Institute roundtable discussion today along with Ben Bradlee, Sally Quinn, Harry Jaffe,... [FishbowlDC]

WaPo Launches "FW" - Posted September 16, 2008
Last night at the Georgetown home of Ben Bradlee and Sally Quinn, the Washington Post introduced its new fashion magazine (really, just a newspaper insert...), "FW." A release states that it is "aimed at sophisticated shoppers in the... [FishbowlDC]

Foyer-gate, Part III - Posted September 8, 2008
Earlier on FishbowlDC: "WaPo's Foyer Controversy: Explained" and "Posties: Snap A Pic!" Who woulda thunk this would have turned into a big story today? Alas, "Lobby-gate" over at the WaPo has occupied Posties all day, so much so that now ... [FishbowlDC]

Scenes From Today's HuffPo Luncheon - Posted August 26, 2008
Arianna Huffington and panel host Charlie Rose. WaPo's ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Scenes From Today's HuffPo Luncheon - Posted August 26, 2008
Arianna Huffington and panel host Charlie Rose. WaPo's ... [FishbowlNY]

At the HuffPo Luncheon With Charlie Rose, Et Al. - Posted August 26, 2008
The HuffPo brunch at the Brown Palace (real name) in downtown Denver is about to begin, that is, if they can solve the mic problems. Also, there is no stage making it hard to see the participants: someone just told George Stephanopoulos to stand up, "it won't help that much,"... [morningmedianewsfeed]

At the HuffPo Luncheon With Charlie Rose, Et Al. - Posted August 26, 2008
The HuffPo brunch at the Brown Palace (real name) in downtown Denver is about to begin, that is, if they can solve the mic problems. Also, there is no stage making it hard to see the participants: someone just told George Stephanopoulos to stand up, "it won't help that much,"... [FishbowlNY]

Weymouth: No More Profiles For Me! - Posted August 26, 2008
We caught up with Washington Post Publisher Katharine Weymouth at today's Huffington Post lunch in Denver. "This is my first convention as an adult," said Weymouth, who said she'll be unable to attend the Republican Convention because she has a family commitment. So how have you handled all the press and profiles, Katharine?... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List, 07.24.08 - Posted July 24, 2008
Good morning Washington. Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? Drop us a line or let us know in the tips box below. We've got your morning mix of media Muesli after t... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List, 07.23.08 - Posted July 23, 2008
Good Morning Washington. Who is the congressman stripping down in the above photo? Let us know. (Photo Credit: New York Social Diary) Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? Drop u... [FishbowlDC]

The Future of Newspapers: Gazing into the Crystal Kindle Ball - Posted July 22, 2008
Well it looks like at least one person is keeping a positive outlook on the future of newspapers. She even seems to have some "... [morningmedianewsfeed]

The Future of Newspapers: Gazing into the Crystal Kindle Ball - Posted July 22, 2008
Well it looks like at least one person is keeping a positive outlook on the future of newspapers. She even seems to have some "... [FishbowlNY]

UPDATE: Tweaking The Observer's Weymouth Piece - Posted July 17, 2008
Yesterday, we brought to your attention some slips in the Observer's profile of Katharine Weymouth. A tipster brings our attention to another one (referencing this line in the Observer ... [FishbowlDC]

A Few Un-Observant Observer Details - Posted July 16, 2008
An eagle-eyed reader brings to our attention some missteps in the Observer's recent profile of Katharine Weymouth. Among them: Misspelling Katharine Graham ("Unlike her grandmother, Katherine Graham, ... ") ... [FishbowlDC]

Dead: ReadExpress. Born: Express Night Out - Posted July 16, 2008
The Express newspaper's attempt to be like DCist city blog -- FreeRide -- has been suffering a slow demise following head blogger Michael Grass' ... [FishbowlDC]

We Read Lloyd Grove's 4,251 Word Profile of Katharine Weymouth So You Don't Have To... - Posted July 15, 2008
Above: Katharine Weymouth, continuing her "Who Says Publishers Can't Be Sexy?" campaign The highlights of Lloyd Grove's ... [FishbowlDC]

WaPo Names Brauchli Top Editor - Posted July 7, 2008
Politico, FishbowlDC and Portfolio have been predicting it ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

WaPo Names Brauchli Top Editor - Posted July 7, 2008
Politico, FishbowlDC and Portfolio have been predicting it ... [FishbowlNY]

Live-Blogging: Downie Interview - Posted April 10, 2008
We're at Nathans Georgetown right now and live-blogging the "Q&A Cafe" interview of Washington Post Executive Editor Len Downie, Jr. by host Carol Joynt. (In chronological order) Sitting with Jim Kimsey, Victoria Michaels and Pam Sorensen (with... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List, 04.07.08 - Posted April 7, 2008
Good morning Washington. Playbook tells us that Bloomberg's Billy McQuillen, "who provides 'adult' supervision to Catholic University's newspaper, is a birthday boy today.'" Quickly navigate Morning Reading List: REVOLVING DOOR | NEWSPAPERS | ... [FishbowlDC]

Po$t Publi$her Get$ $alary Boo$t - Posted March 25, 2008
Not that it's either rare or hard to do, but we'll just note that Washington Post Publisher Katharine Weymouth makes more than the president of the United States. ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List, 03.19.08 - Posted March 19, 2008
Good morning Washington. Quickly navigate Morning Reading List: REVOLVING DOOR | NEWSPAPERS | TV | ONLINE MEDIA | RADIO | MAGAZINES | JOBS Most of you ... [FishbowlDC]

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