The Washington Post (WP) is an American daily newspaper. It is the most widely circulated newspaper published in Washington, D.C. , and oldest extant in the area, founded in 1877.
Located in the capital city of the United States, the newspaper has a particular emphasis on national politics. Daily editions are printed for the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia. The newspaper has won 47 Pulitzer Prizes. This includes six separate Pulitzers awarded in 2008, second only to The New York Times‘ seven awards in 2002 for the highest number ever awarded to a single newspaper in one year
The newspaper is published as a broadsheet, with photographs printed both in color and in black and white. It is one of a few U.S. newspapers with foreign bureaus, located in Beirut, Berlin, Beijing, Bogotá, Cairo, Hong Kong, Islamabad, Jerusalem, Kabul, London, Mexico City, Moscow, Nairobi, New Delhi, Paris, and Tokyo.