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WaPo Staffers Pissed by Publisher’s Paycheck

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 and a bonus of $483,750, plus an additional $1,053,441 based on a pre-established long-term pay plan. She’s also getting a 16.5% raise in her 2011 salary. Not too shabby. Except that now, staffers at WaPo are…displeased.

Ylan Q. Mui tweeted a link to Footnoted, which has the whole story on the SEC filings, adding: “@washingtonpost publisher Katharine Weymouth gets $2 mil and a raise while newsroom enjoys cost-cutting.” J. Freedom Du Lac tweeted the same link after saying: “Trending topic at WaPo: ‘Katharine Weymouth gets $2M and raise while newsroom enjoys cost-cutting.’”

After seeing that their tweets at made it onto NYP‘s Page Six, du Lac tweeted again: “Are we fired yet?” Let’s hope not. But just think of how much more money Weymouth could pay herself if you are…

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