Ben Bradlee: the legendary executive editor of the Washington Post who famously steered its coverage of Watergate. Photograph: AP Photo/Alex Brandon

Sir Anthony O’Reilly has paid tribute to his friend Ben Bradlee the legendary executive editor of the Washington Post who famously steered its covera(...)

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 (...)