Over 1,000 striking pressmen and supporters stage a march and rally on the one year anniversary of the Pressman's strike on October 2, 1976 that culminated with burning Katherine Graham in effigy in front of the Post headquarters. (Photo: Reading/Simpson, non-commercial use permitted)
The Fourth Estate

From Pentagon Papers to Pressman’s Strike: The Washington Post and American Journalism Lost Their Way

The Post’s redoubled emphasis on the bottom line exemplified a crucial change in American newspapering and reflected the transformation of the daily newspaper in the United States from a family enterprise to a corporation with an obligation to its stockholders to ‘maximize’ profits.