11 Facts About Washington Post

1. The Washington Post continued to lease space at 1150 L Street NW.

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2. In May 2014, The Washington Post leased the west tower of One Franklin Square, a high-rise building at 1301 K Street NW in Washington, DC The newspaper moved into its new offices on December 14, 2015.

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3. Nash Holdings, including the Washington Post, is operated separately from technology company Amazon, which Bezos founded and where he is, as of 2022, executive chairman and the largest single shareholder.

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4. In 2014, the Washington Post announced it was moving from 1150 15th Street to a leased space three blocks away at One Franklin Square on K Street.

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5. In recent years, the Washington Post launched an online personal finance section, as well as a blog and a podcast with a retro theme.

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6. On March 26, 2007, Chris Matthews said on his television program, "Well, The Washington Post is not the liberal newspaper it was, Congressman, let me tell you.

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7. In February 2017, the Washington Post adopted the slogan "Democracy Dies in Darkness" for its masthead.

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8. In September 1980, a Sunday feature story appeared on the front page of the Washington Post titled "Jimmy's World" in which reporter Janet Cooke wrote a profile of the life of an eight-year-old heroin addict.

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9. In June 2018, over 400 employees of The Washington Post signed an open letter to the owner Jeff Bezos demanding "fair wages; fair benefits for retirement, family leave and health care; and a fair amount of job security.

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10. In 2019, Covington Catholic High School student Nick Sandmann filed a defamation lawsuit against the Washington Post, alleging that it libeled him in seven articles regarding the January 2019 Lincoln Memorial confrontation between Covington students and the Indigenous Peoples March.

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11. In 2020, The Washington Post settled the lawsuit brought by Sandmann for an undisclosed amount.

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