Washington Post Inadvertently Releases Names of Journalists Who Received Stock-Option Bonuses
Posted: 10/3/2013 | By: Jim Romenesko | JimRomenesko
About three weeks ago, the Washington Post Co. sent an email to 63 newsroom employees who have received stock-option bonuses. “The options were apparently awarded over the past three years as a reward for work that top editors liked and/or as a way to keep people from leaving the paper,” my source writes. “They were granted in lieu of raising salaries (the paper didn’t want to spend actual cash, so it gave options instead).