WaPo Selects Politico Co-Founder as New Publisher

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From CitybizlistWashington Post owner Jeff Bezos is replacing Publisher Katharine Weymouth with Frederick J. Ryan, Jr., a former Reagan administration official who was part of the founding leadership team of Politico, a primarily digital news organization that competes with The Post on political coverage, The Washington Post reported citing a company announcement Tuesday.

The departure of Weymouth, 48, ends eight decades of Graham family leadership of The Post, which her great-grandfather bought in 1933, the report said.

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