Fred Ryan: ‘The Washington Post Will Finish This Year as a Profitable and Growing Company’

The Post experienced gains in digital subscription and ad revenue this year.

A New York magazine piece in June detailing Washington Post’s Jeff Bezos/Martin Baron-era innovations came with an acknowledgement that Bezos’ post-purchase financial investment would not be forever. “Other publications are trying similar things, but the Post has a bigger budget than most to play with,” wrote Gabriel Sherman. There was a but, however: