Katharine Weymouth

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Timeline of Katharine Weymouth and The Washington Post

The Graham family connection to The Washington Post began on June 1, 1933 when Eugene Meyer, the great-grandfather of Katharine Weymouth, bought the paper at a bankruptcy sale for $825,000. We have compiled this short timeline about Weymouth and The Post as a reminder of the most interesting chapters in the history of the Graham dynasty's relationship with its former … Read More
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Katharine Weymouth's resignation completes the close of the Graham era at the Washington Post

Katharine Weymouth (Photo by Marvin Joseph/The Washington Post)In a word, unsurprising. Katharine Weymouth's announced resignation today as Washington Post publisher simply completes the ownership change initiated a year and a month ago when Amazon's Jeff Bezos bought the paper. Neither Bezos nor Weymouth were commenting (even to the Post) about the circumstances and timing of the change, though … Read More