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The Washington Post
Democracy Dies in Darkness
The Logo of The Washington Post Newspaper.svg
TypeDaily newspaper
Owner(s)Nash Holdings
Founder(s)Stilson Hutchins
PublisherFred Ryan[1]
EditorMartin Baron[2]
Managing editorsEmilio Garcia-Ruiz
Cameron Barr
Tracy Grant[3]
Staff writersApprox. 800 journalists[4]
FoundedDecember 6, 1877; 143 years ago (1877-12-06)
CountryUnited States
Circulation356,768 (Daily, 2015)
838,014 (Sunday, 2013)
1,000,000 (Digital, 2018)
OCLC number2269358

The Washington Post is an American daily newspaper. It is Washington, D.C.'s largest newspaper. It is also its oldest and was founded in 1877. It focuses on national politics. D.C., Maryland, and Virginia editions are printed to be sold daily. Amazon's creator Jeff Bezos bought the newspaper company in 2013.