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Frederick J. Ryan Jr. named as new publisher for Washington Post

Frederick J. Ryan Jr. named as new publisher for Washington Post

WASHINGTON, Sept. 2 (UPI) --The Washington Post announced Tuesday they will be replacing Katharine Weymouth and naming Frederick J. Ryan Jr. as the new publisher for the paper.
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NEW YORK, May 3 (UPI) -- U.S. investment icon Warren Buffett introduced himself in his first posting on social media Web site Twitter by saying he had arrived.

Business, media figure Joe Allbritton dies

HOUSTON, Dec. 13 (UPI) -- Joe L. Allbritton, one of the most influential media and financial personalities of his generation, has died in Houston at the age of 87, his family said.

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Late Post publisher Graham is movie focus

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 15 (UPI) -- HBO Films says it may make a movie documenting the life of Katharine Graham, the late U.S. publisher who led The Washington Post during the Watergate years.

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Weymouth to head Washington Post Media

WASHINGTON, Feb. 7 (UPI) -- Washington Post Media Thursday named Katharine Weymouth as its next chief executive.

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Today is Friday, June 16, the 167th day of 2006 with 198 to follow.
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Today is Monday, June 16, the 167th day of 2003 with 198 to follow.
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Today is Sunday, June 16, the 167th day of 2002 with 198 to follow.
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Katharine Graham
WAX2001071901 - 19 JULY 2001 - WASHINGTON, DC, USA: Katharine Graham, pictured with her maiden name, Katharine Meyer, as a senior in the 1934 yearbook of The Madeira School in McLean, Va. The former chairman and chief executive officer of The Washington Post Company and former publisher of The Washington Post died July 17, 2001, at St. Alphonsus Regional Medical Center in Boise, Idaho, after being injured in a fall July 14. rlw/From: Kathleen Galvin Johnson '53, Archives of The Madeira School UPI
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Katharine Meyer Graham (June 16, 1917 – July 17, 2001) was an American publisher. She led her family's newspaper, The Washington Post, for more than two decades, overseeing its most famous period, the Watergate coverage that eventually led to the resignation of President Richard Nixon. Her memoir, Personal History, won the Pulitzer Prize in 1998.

Graham's father, Eugene Meyer, was a financier and, later, a public official. He bought The Washington Post in 1933 at a bankruptcy auction. Her mother, Agnes Elizabeth Ernst, was a bohemian intellectual, art lover and political activist in the Republican Party, who shared friendships with people as diverse as Auguste Rodin, Marie Curie, Albert Einstein and Eleanor Roosevelt, and worked as a newspaper reporter at a time when journalism was an uncommon profession among women.

Graham lived a privileged childhood. Her parents owned several homes across the country, but primarily lived between a veritable 'castle' in Mount Kisco, New York and a smaller home in Washington, D.C. Graham often did not see much of her parents during her childhood, as both traveled and socialized extensively, and was raised in part by nannies, governesses and tutors. As a young adult, Graham felt she had been sheltered by such privilege.

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