Washington Post Publisher: $537,000 Salary and $483,750 Bonus Despite Layoffs

Sonya Hubbard reports on The Washington Post publisher:



Last spring, the co-chairs of The Washington-Baltimore Newspaper Guild wrote an open letter to The Washington Post Company’s (WPO) publisher, Katharine Weymouth, expressing their disappointment that Weymouth – a granddaughter of the Post’s legendary Katharine Graham – had accepted a bonus of nearly $500,000 and a 10 percent raise “…at a time when the sacrifices made by so many people who work here — or used to work here — are still fresh.” They were referring, of course, to the countless layoffs and buyouts that have occurred at The Post during the past few years.

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