German media conglomerate Axel Springer will partner with Politico, the Washington political news publication, to create a European edition of the online publication. Photograph: Krisztian Bocsi/Bloomberg

Politico, the online Washington political news publication, is to partner with the German media conglomerate Axel Springer to create a European editio(...)

The Washington Post Company’s headquarters in Washington. The company is to be sold to Amazon founder Jeff Bezos for $250 million. Photograph: Bloomberg

In late 2012, Donald E Graham, the chairman and chief executive of The Washington Post Company, met the newspaper’s publisher, Katharine Weymouth, to (...)

The sale of The Washington Post to Amazon’s Jeff Bezos marks the end of an era for the Graham family. Legendary publisher Katharine Graham became involved in  the company after her father bought it in 1933 at a bankruptcy auction.

In late 2012, Donald Graham, the chief executive of the Washington Post, met with the paper’s publisher, Katharine Weymouth, to look at the paper’s(...)