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The Washington Post (WP) is an American daily newspaper. It is the maist widely circulatit newspaper published in Washington, D.C., an wis foondit in 1877, makin it the aurie's auldest extant newspaper.

The Washington Post
The logo o The Washington Post
Teep Daily newspaper
Format Broadsheet
Awner(s) Nash Holdings LLC [1][2]
Publisher Katharine Weymouth[2]
Editor Martin Baron[2]
Staff writers approximately 740 journalists[3]
Foondit 1877 (1877)
Leid Inglis
Circulation 474,767 Daily
838,014 Sunday[4]
ISSN 0190-8286


  1. Fahri, Paul (October 1, 2013). "The Washington Post Closes Sale to Amazon Founder Jeff Bezos". The Washington Post. Washington, D.C.: The Washington Post. ISSN 0190-8286. Retrieved October 1, 2013. Bezos’s $250 million purchase was completed as expected with the signing of sale documents. The signing transfers the newspaper and other assets from The Washington Post Co. to Nash Holdings, Bezos’s private investment company. 
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Clabaugh, Jeff (October 1, 2013). "Jeff Bezos Completes Washington Post Acquisition". Washington Business Journal. American City Business Journals. Retrieved October 1, 2013. Amazon founder Jeff Bezos is now officially the head of a newspaper, completing his $250 million acquisition of the Washington Post’s publishing business Tuesday afternoon. 
  3. "Contact The Washington Post reporters, columnists and bloggers". The Washington Post. 
  4. "Total Circ for US Newspapers". Alliance for Audited Media. March 31, 2013. Retrieved June 16, 2013.