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How Don Graham's Gamble On For-Profit Education Lost The Washington Post

HuffingtonPost.com | Chris Kirkham | Posted 08.07.2013 | Business

Even as the Washington Post saw its circulation diminish and its advertising revenues evaporate in recent years, the paper's parent company could draw...

Washington Post Reports Profit

AP | Posted 01.03.2013 | Media

WASHINGTON — The Washington Post Co.'s stock jumped 5 percent Friday after the company reported a third-quarter profit, reversing a loss from th...

Washington Post Co. Second-Quarter Profit Rises

Posted 10.03.2012 | Media

The Washington Post Co. reported a 13.6 percent increase in second quarter profit. The company announced net income of $51.8 million, or $6.84 a sh...

Washington Post Gets Yet More Bad News

Reuters | Posted 07.04.2012 | Media

* New student sign-ups up 5 pct * Q1 rev down 7 pct to $972.5 mln * Kaplan rev down 11 pct to $553.4 mln...

Tales Of A Phone Monkey: My Tour Of Duty At Sallie Mae

Dan Lybarger | Posted 01.30.2012 | Education
Dan Lybarger

A little over 20 years ago, if you had your lunch or dinner interrupted by a caller wanting you to fork over on your student loans, I may have been th...

Washington Post Co. Has Yet Another Bleak Quarter

The Huffington Post | Katherine Fung | Posted 01.04.2012 | Media

The Washington Post had its fourth straight quarter of declining revenue, announcing a $6.2 million loss for the third quarter of 2011 on Friday. ...

Washington Post Profits Crater

Posted 10.05.2011 | Media

The Washington Post reported a 50% drop in second quarter earnings on Friday, brought on by declining revenue from the company's Kaplan Higher Educati...

Warren Buffett To Leave Washington Post Board

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

WASHINGTON — Billionaire investor Warren Buffett is leaving the board of the Washington Post Co. Buffett, whose company Berkshire Hathaway Inc. o...

Billionaire Buys Newsweek For $1

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

UPDATE, 5:20 PM: The Washington Post Co. has now officially announced the sale of Newsweek to Sidney Harman. In a press release, both Post Co. Chair...

Washington Post Co. Rejects Avenue Capital Group's Bid For Newsweek, Cites Ties To National Inquirer

Huffington Post | Lindsay Gellman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

The Washington Post Company declined to sell Newsweek magazine to Avenue Capital Group because of the hedge fund's ties to American Media, Inc., the f...

Washington Post Company Posts Profit, But Ad Revenue Keeps Falling

AP | ANDREW VANACORE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

NEW YORK — The Washington Post Co. returned to a profit in the first quarter as declines in print advertising slowed and the company's cable TV ...

Newsweek Sale: Washington Post Looking To Sell Newsweek

AP | ANDREW VANACORE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

NEW YORK — At a time when people don't want to wait a minute for information, let alone seven days, do newsweeklies have a future? If Newsweek d...

Conservative Newsmax REJECTED In Newsweek Bid

nytimes.com | JEREMY W. PETERS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

The Washington Post Company, which put the magazine up for sale in May after efforts to stem its financial losses failed, has rejected overtures from ...

Washington Post Stock Jumps After Barron's Calls It 'Dirt Cheap'

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

SEATTLE — Shares of magazine and newspaper publisher Washington Post Co. jumped Monday after an article in Barron's dubbed it "America's most un...

Newsweek: Should Jon Meacham Get the Blame?

Michael Hastings | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Michael Hastings

As I write this, we are 15 minutes away from seeing what bids have come in to buy Newsweek. So I did a bit of Googling to catch up on the press covera...

Newsweek BOOTED Out Of Fancy New Offices

MediaWeek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Newsweek staffers, having suffered through layoffs and the struggle for the title's future, have to endure yet another loss: their new offices....

Washington Post Profit QUADRUPLES

AP | ANDREW VANACORE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

NEW YORK — The Washington Post Co. said Wednesday that its fourth-quarter profit more than quadrupled, largely because of a big reduction in acc...

Washington Post Company Reports $12.2 Million Profit

AP | ANDREW VANACORE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

NEW YORK — The Washington Post Co. turned a profit in the second quarter, reversing a year-earlier loss as growth in its education and cable TV ...

Which Of These Properties Brings WaPo The Most Money?

Washingtonian | Harry Jaffe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

It's official: The Washington Post Company now gets more than half of its revenues from teaching people how to take tests, not from providing them wit...