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Washington Post Invites Readers To Subscribe To Staff On Facebook

Editor & Publisher – 2012-01-20

Today, Mark S. Luckie — the founder of 10,000 Words, and now full-time social media guy at WaPo – invited readers to subscribe to its staff on Facebook. He wrote: Looking to connect with...

MSNBC, Washington Post face criticism over Romney/KKK claim, apology

Poynter. – 2011-12-20

Brian Stelter put it best in the lead of this New York Times blog post: Don’t just repeat it. Report it. The background: last week blogger John Aravosis published a post claiming Mitt Romney is...

Washington Post mulling publication of cookbooks, travel guides

Poynter. – 2011-11-17

MediaWire tip A Washington Post reader received a survey Wednesday morning saying that the company is considering publishing books “on a variety of topics.” The survey inquired about interest in...

Washington Post Swings to Loss

The Wall Street Journal – 2011-11-04

Washington Post Co. posted a quarterly loss on heavy charges, and education and publishing revenue remained weak.

Weymouth explains Washington Post bureau closures: We want reporters on the streets

Poynter. – 2011-09-09

Last week The Washington Post announced that it would close all of its regional bureaus other than those in the state capitals of Annapolis, Md., and Richmond, Va. At the Knight-Batten Awards...

Washington Post's profits dive by 50%

Guardian – 2011-08-05

Education division's operating income plunges 82% in second quarter, as print and online businesses also sufferThe Washington Post has reported a 50% plunge in profits for the second quarter of 2011,...

New York Times got Vargas’ illegal immigrant story after Washington Post passed on it

Poynter. – 2011-06-23

The Huffington Post / The New York Times Chris Suellentrop describes how The New York Times came to publish journalist Jose Antonio Vargas’ story revealing that he is an illegal immigrant. Vargas...

Washington Post journalists turn into 'masterclass tutors'

Guardian – 2011-05-19

Newspapers have been extending their "brands" into all sorts of activities in recent years, aided by their presence on the net. There are loads of examples from The Times's bake club to The...

Washington Post Co.’s First-Quarter Earnings Take Hit as Kaplan Enrollment Slides

Editor & Publisher – 2011-05-10

The Post Co. reported overall corporate profits of $15.2 million, or $1.87 a share, down from $45.4 million, or $4.91 a share, in the first quarter of 2010.

Washington Post names its new ombudsman

Editors Weblog – 2011-02-23

The Washington Post announced that Patrick Pexton will become the news organization's next ombudsman. Pexton's two-year term with The Post begins March 1. He replaces former ombud Andrew Alexander....

Borders bankruptcy spells problems for Washington area businesses

The Washington Post – 2011-02-21

Local retail landlords are set to take a bruising from the closure of several Borders bookstores, which will deny them millions of dollars in rent and put tens of thousands of square feet on the...

Washington Post Starts New Website

The Wall Street Journal – 2011-02-11

The Washington Post is preparing to launch a free news-aggregation website, part of a growing push among publishers to personalize the news-reading experience.

Buffett leaves Washington Post board

Reuters – 2011-01-21

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Legendary investor Warren Buffett will leave the board of publisher Washington Post Co , the company said on Thursday, ending a formal association that dates back nearly 40...

Buffett Steps Down From Washington Post Board of Directors

BusinessWeek – 2011-01-20

Billionaire Warren Buffett is retiring from the board of Washington Post Co., the publishing company in which his Berkshire Hathaway Inc. is the largest shareholder.

Jezebel Alum Moe Tkacik Leaving Washington City Paper

The New York Observer – 2010-12-24

Das Krapital author Moe Tkacik is leaving Washington City Paper, reports FishbowlDC.

Media Decoder: Robin Givhan Leaving The Washington Post

The New York Times – 2010-12-14

Robin Givhan, the Pulitzer Prize winning writer who became one of The Washington Post's biggest stars of the last generation, is leaving the paper.

Washington Post sells Newsweek

CNN – 2010-08-02

The Washington Post Co. said it has sold struggling Newsweek magazine, which it has published for half a century, to audio industry pioneer Sidney Harman. Newsweek reported that editor-in-chief Jon...

The Washington Post Aims High on Monday

New York Times – 2010-07-20

The Washington Post's ambitious package "Top Secret America" ran in Monday's paper, signaling a shift from the large readership for the weekend paper to the larger readership for the Web on...

Washington Post Co. Stock Soars on Report It Could Double to $900 a Share

Editor And Publisher – 2010-04-05

Just before noon Monday, shares of The Washington Post Co. were trading up 8.9% after Barron's this weekend said the stock was way undervalued and could double to $900.

'Washington Post' to Implement Tiered Comment System

Editor And Publisher – 2010-04-05

In order to deal with unruly commenters, The Washington Post is developing a tiered system in the hopes of better policing the function.

Karen Tumulty To Washington Post: Time Veteran Leaving Magazine

The Huffington Post – 2010-03-30

Time magazine's Karen Tumulty will soon be joining the Washington Post as the paper's national political correspondent, according to a memo obtained by POLITICO.

Washington Post CEO's 2009 pay plunges 49 percent as newspaper publisher copes with ad slump

Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune – 2010-03-25

WASHINGTON - The Washington Post Co. cut its CEO's pay by 49 percent last year as the newspaper publisher trimmed its staff and reined in other costs amid a severe advertising slump.

'Underpaid' Washington Post Co. CEO Refuses Raise

Editor And Publisher – 2010-03-25

For the third consecutive year, Washington Post Co. Donald Graham kept his base salary at $400,000 in 2009, refusing a raise and bonus offered by the board of directors, the company said in a...

L.A.'s Arundel Books Moves to Washington State

Publishers Wekly – 2010-03-23

Although L.A.'s Arundel Books ended its 25-year run in Los Angeles this past Saturday, the store...

'Washington Post' Readies Launch of New Pub 'Capital Business'

Editor And Publisher – 2010-03-16

The Washington Post has announced a new weekly product titled Capital Business, a subscription publication that promises comprehensive coverage of the people, trends and ideas shaping the D.C....

'Washington Post' Sees Some Canceled Subs Over Page One Photo

Editor And Publisher – 2010-03-10

The Washington Post says more than two dozen people have canceled their subscriptions over a photo of two men kissing that ran on the front page.

Washington lawyer Bob Barnett is the force behind many political book deals

Washington Post – 2010-03-07

In "I, Alex Cross," the new bestseller set in Washington by James Patterson, fictional detective Alex Cross scans the ego wall in the office of a senator he's investigating:

State Approves 'Washington Post' Plant Sale to Univ. of Maryland

Editor And Publisher – 2010-02-25

The Maryland Board of Public Works yesterday approved the University of Maryland's $12 million purchase of The Washington Post printing plant in College Park. The Post closed its 300,000-square-foot...

Washington Post Co. Q4 Profit Soars on Education Business and Improving Newspaper Results

Editor And Publisher – 2010-02-24

The Washington Post Co. Wednesday reported a fourth-quarter profit of $82.2 million, or $8.71 a share, a big jump from its year-ago net income of $18.8 million, or $2.01 a share. The Post Co.'s...

Washington Post Declares Higher Dividend

Editor And Publisher – 2010-02-23

Breaking with its publicly traded newspaper peers, The Washington Post Co. on Tuesday not only declared a full regular dividend -- it is paying out an increased amount.

'Washington Post' Sells Shuttered Plant to Univ. of Maryland

Editor And Publisher – 2010-01-27

The University of Maryland announced today that it reached agreement to buy The Washington Post's production plant in College Park for about $12 million, allowing the university to transfer some...

Former 'Washington Post' M.E. Bennett Joins Duke University

Editor And Publisher – 2009-03-31

Bennett will join the DeWitt Wallace Center for Media and Democracy (DWC), which is "focusing its scholarship and teaching on exploring new models for news organizations in the Internet age. DWC is...

'Washington Post' Readers Get to Vote on New Fitness Columnist

Editor And Publisher – 2009-03-31

It's not exactly letting readers choose a Pentagon correspondent or the next managing editor of the paper. But The Washington Post is taking reader choice to another level with an online competition...

New York Times, Washington Post to cut costs more

International Herald Tribune – 2009-03-26

The New York Times Co. and the Washington Post Co. on Thursday became the latest newspaper publishers to signal the industry's deepening distress, separately announcing new rounds of cost cuts.

'Washington Post' Offers Buyouts, Again

Editor And Publisher – 2009-03-26

In her memo, Publisher Katharine Weymouth stated that if the Post doesn't "achieve meaningful staff reductions," there could be layoffs in the future.

'Washington Post' Publisher: Buyouts Could Deplete Talent

Editor And Publisher – 2009-03-26

"Of course we are worried about talent and institutional memory leaving the building," Post publisher Katharine Weymouth told E&P. "But we have to get our structure in place." She also said don't...

'Washington Post' Head Count Blog Details Obama Appointees

Editor And Publisher – 2009-03-18

Yet another blog focused on the Obama Administration has been launched by The Washington Post. This one detailing every aspect of his ongoing appointments.

Media General to shut Washington bureau March 27

AP via Yahoo! News – 2009-03-13

The newspaper and television company Media General Inc. will shutter its Washington bureau at the end of the month, trimming an additional six reporters from the dwindling pool of journalists in the...

'Washington Post' Cites "Miscommunication" in Pulling 'Doonesbury' Buyout Strips

Editor And Publisher – 2009-03-02

The Post, which re-ran a September series of strips last week that had referred to the Post¿s 2008 job cutbacks, withheld the Wednesday and Thursday strips, citing a ¿newsroom...

Washington Post Corrects a Goof on Doonesbury

New York Times – 2009-03-02

A Doonesbury comic strip on newsroom buyouts appeared, disappeared, and came back again all in the same week.

Sharp Decline in Profit at Washington Post Co.

New York Times – 2009-02-26

Fourth-quarter profit declined 77 percent despite modest revenue growth led by the publisher’s education and cable TV businesses.

Washington Post shares decline after profit falls

Reuters – 2009-02-25

Reuters - Washington Post Co reported a smaller quarterly profit on Wednesday, underscoring the chronic weakness in newspaper advertising that is hampering the entire industry.

Martha Stewart, Washington Post Co. Report Year-End Profit Declines

Folio Mag – 2009-02-25

Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia and the Washington Post Company today reported year-end profit declines for 2008.

'Washington Post' Comics Blogger to 'N.Y. Post' Cartoonist: Do the Right Thing

Editor And Publisher – 2009-02-24

Michael Cavna, cartoonist and editor in The Washington Post's Style section and the man behind the Post's "Comic Riffs" blog, today calls for New York Post cartoonist Sean Delonas to "do the right...

Washington Post Co. Keeps Dividend Unchanged

Editor And Publisher – 2009-02-24

Even as its newspaper peers cut or eliminate their quarterly dividend to pay down debt or preserve liquidity, The Washington Post Co. Tuesday declared a dividend in the same amount it has paid for...

Earnings Preview: Washington Post

AP via Yahoo! News – 2009-02-23

Newspaper and magazine publisher Washington Post Co. is scheduled to report its fourth-quarter results before the stock market opens Wednesday. The following is a summary of key developments and...

Washington Post Co. Earnings Preview

Editor And Publisher – 2009-02-23

Newspaper and magazine publisher Washington Post Co. is scheduled to report its fourth-quarter results before the stock market opens Wednesday. The following is a summary of key developments and...

Roger Black Helping 'Washington Post' Put on a New face

Editor And Publisher – 2009-02-19

Renowned designer Roger Black, who has created and recreated the looks of numerous Web sites and publications (including E&P) is working with The Washington Post, according to Washington City Paper.

PEJ Report: Washington Press Corps' Watchdog Status Diminishing

Editor And Publisher – 2009-02-11

In a new report, the Project For Excellence in Journalism documents a Washington press corps that is markedly different from what it was just a few years ago. It details a collection of journalists...

'Washington Post' Report: Clemens' DNA Linked to Blood in Syringes

Editor And Publisher – 2009-02-03

Tests have linked Roger Clemens' DNA to blood in syringes that his former personal trainer says he used to inject the pitcher with performance-enhancing drugs, according to a report.

New 'Washington Post' Interactive Editorial Board Project Launched

Editor And Publisher – 2009-02-02

The Washington Post today launched a new interactive feature that it claims will allow readers ¿to engage with its editorial board through an online discussion group and a new letters to the...

Observer-Reporter of Washington County announces buyouts

BizJournals – 2009-02-02

The Observer Publishing Co., which puts out the newspaper of record in Washington County, reported in its own pages over the weekend that it has pared its staff of 13 employees.

Washington Post's Book World Goes Out of Print as a Separate Section

New York Times – 2009-01-29

The Washington Post has decided to shutter the print version of its Sunday stand-alone book review section and shift reviews to space inside two other sections of the paper.

Washington Post Names Two Managing Editors, One of Them a Rare Outsider

New York Times – 2009-01-14

The new editors are Elizabeth Spayd, who has held top posts in the paper’s digital and print newsrooms, and Raju Narisetti, who spent years at The Wall Street Journal.

A Top Editor Leaving Washington Post

New York Times – 2009-01-06

Passed over for the top job, Philip Bennett decides it is time to leave.

Washington Post and Baltimore Sun to Share Content

FOX 5 Washington D.C. – 2008-12-24

The Washington Post and The (Baltimore) Sun, facing cost pressures as advertising revenue continues to sink, said Tuesday that they will share some stories, photos and news content starting next...

Washington Post, Baltimore Sun to share content

San Francisco Chronicle – 2008-12-23

The Washington Post and The (Baltimore) Sun, facing cost pressures as advertising revenue continues to sink, said Tuesday that they will share some stories, photos and news content starting next...

Big News in Washington, but Far Fewer Cover It

New York Times – 2008-12-18

As newspapers cut costs, reporting in the capital suffers.

Washington Post's Don Graham joins Facebook board

Reuters – 2008-12-12

LONDON (Reuters) - Donald Graham, chairman and chief executive of the Washington Post Co, has agreed to join the board of directors of Facebook, the world's most popular social networking site.

AP Names Feldman To Lead Washington Bureau Convergence

Editor And Publisher – 2008-11-24

Carole Feldman, Assistant Chief of Bureau for The Associated Press in Washington, has been appointed to lead the convergence of text, broadcast and online formats in the news cooperative's largest...

AP Restructures Washington-Based Regional Reporting

Editor And Publisher – 2008-11-17

The Associated Press plans to restructure its regional reporting team in Washington to "provide every state with regional representation in the nation¿s capital by the start of the new...

Washington CEO magazine folds

Seattle Post-Intelligencer – 2008-11-13

Washington CEO magazine will stop publishing after its December issue, said executives connected with the publication.

Washington CEO sold to new publisher

Everett Herald – 2008-11-13

The publisher of Seattle Business, Seattle Magazine, Northwest Meetings and Events, Seattle Bride and Urban Pages has purchased the assets of Washington CEO and will merge the monthly business...

Washington Students Sue Over Newspaper's Sex Story

Editor And Publisher – 2008-11-13

Four current and former high school students have sued the Puyallup School District, claiming they were harassed after their names were used in a story in their school's student newspaper about...

Washington CEO magazine folds, acquired by rival

BizJournals – 2008-11-12

Washington CEO magazine will no longer publish.

Washington Post Co. Earnings Plummet in Third Quarter

Washington Post – 2008-10-31

The Washington Post Co. today reported an 86 percent decline in third-quarter earnings compared with the same period last year, as a significant loss at the flagship newspaper offset gains at the...

Washington Post Company Acquires Foreign Policy Magazine

Folio Mag – 2008-09-29

Newsweek publisher the Washington Post Company today acquired Foreign Policy magazine and its accompanying Web site from Washington, D.C.-based Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. Terms of...

The Washington Post Company To Acquire Foreign Policy Magazine

Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance – 2008-09-29

WASHINGTON----The Washington Post Company announced today that it has agreed to acquire Foreign Policy magazine, a two-time winner of the prestigious National Magazine Award for General Excellence.

Baltimore 'Sun' to Print 'Washington Times'

Editor & Publisher – 2008-08-06

NEW YORK The Washington Times has contracted out its printing to The Sun of Baltimore, a move expected to take place on Sept. 8.

Washington Post makes $2.7m loss in first quarter of 2008

Guardian – 2008-08-04

The Washington Post Company reported operating loss of $2.7 million for the second quarter of 2008. By Oliver Luft

Washington Post Appoints Ex-Journal Editor to Lead Newsroom

Bloomberg.com – 2008-07-08

July 8 (Bloomberg) -- Washington Post Co. reached outside its own ranks for its next newsroom leader, naming former Wall Street Journal managing editor Marcus Brauchli to succeed Leonard Downie Jr.

Washington Post Signals Shift With a New Editor

New York Times – 2007-08-08

The choice of Marcus W. Brauchli as the new top editor of The Washington Post represents a generational change.

Washington Post launches iPad politics magazine to cover 2012 election

Yahoo! News – 2012-02-28

Republican candidates continue to debate and blast each other as primaries wage all over the country in the run up to the 2012 U.S. Presidential Election. And that’s only half the story of what’s...

Washington Post digital revenue officer Ken Babby to leave

Poynter. – 2012-03-03

Ken Babby, the company’s chief revenue officer, general manager for digital “has decided to leave The Post in order to pursue other digital ventures,” announced Washington Post...

Washington City Paper, Sister Papers Cut Pay, Staffing

Editor & Publisher – 2012-03-15

Washington City Paper publisher Amy Austin announced yesterday changes to staff operations at Creative Loafing, the company that owns the Chicago Reader, City Paper, and Creative Loafing...

The Washington Post names John Temple, former Rocky Mountain News editor, as a managing editor

The Washington Post – 2012-03-30

The Washington Post on Thursday named John Temple, former editor and publisher of the Rocky Mountain News, as a managing editor. Temple, 58, will oversee parts of the newsroom mainly serving the...

Washington Jewish Week buys publisher of Baltimore Jewish Times for $1.26 million

Poynter. – 2012-04-04

Washington Jewish Week buys publisher of Baltimore Jewish Times for $1.26 million

Media Decoder Blog: New Republic Cancels Lottery to Attend Washington Dinner

The New York Times – 2012-04-14

The contest, which would have sent a magazine subscriber to White House Correspondents' Association dinner, was found to violate the association's rules.

Washington Post, WSJ opted against Pulitzer-winning image

Poynter. – 2012-04-18

Massoud Hossaini’s photos of the carnage following a suicide bombing at a mosque in Kabul were so powerful that The New York Times, The Washington Post and The Wall Street Journal all published...

What books Washington area bigwigs plan to read this summer

The Washington Post – 2012-06-06

Benjamin L. Cardin (D-Md.), U.S. senator: Calico Joe, by John Grisham (Doubleday). Joe Castle is a rookie phenom until one fast pitch changes several lives forever. Cathy L. Lanier, D.C. chief of...

Why the Washington Post will never have a paywall

GigaOM – 2012-07-18

The Washington Post is one of the few major newspapers left without some kind of digital paywall or subscription model, but despite the financial pressures on the company, publisher Donald Graham...

Washington Publisher Hopes to Restart Shuttered Newspapers

Editor & Publisher – 2012-09-04

TOPPENISH, Wash. -- The previous publisher of a group of small Lower Valley newspapers that ended operations Friday said he plans to restart them. The Toppenish-based newspaper group —...

Washington Post signs up with NewsCred in push for dollars, exposure

GigaOM – 2012-12-17

The Washington Post is the latest to join NewsCred, a middle-man service that is licensing a growing stable of elite titles to brands and international publishers. For the Post, the deal represents...

Washington Post apologizes for plagiarism

Poynter. – 2013-01-17

The Washington Post | Patrick Pexton Washington Post ombud Patrick Pexton says correspondent William Booth will face “severe and appropriate” action after plagiairizing parts of a...

Washington Post Co sheds some newspapers in Washington state

Reuters – 2013-02-07

Feb 6 (Reuters) - The Washington Post Co has agreed to sell The Herald, a daily newspaper in Everett, Washington, to Black Press and its subsidiary Sound Publishing.

The Washington Examiner to Drop Daily Print Newspaper

Editor & Publisher – 2013-03-19

The Washington Examiner will no longer publish its daily print newspaper, beginning in June.

Washington Post Defends Not Running Article On Iraq Media Failure

Editor & Publisher – 2013-03-25

NEW YORK -- Greg Mitchell, author of a recently updated book on media mistakes during the run-up to the Iraq War, So Wrong For So Long, revealed Saturday night on his blog that the Washington...

Washington Post Publisher Made $2.4 Million Last Year

Editor & Publisher – 2013-03-28

Buyouts and benefits cuts aside, times were good for Washington Post Company execs and Graham family members employed by the company in 2012, according to a new Securities and Exchange Commission...

Obama advisor David Axelrod to publish Washington memoir

Los Angeles Times – 2013-04-10

David Axelrod, former senior advisor to President Obama, is joining the list of one-time Obama administration officials who will be penning memoirs next year, Penguin Press has announced. David...

World Book Night US: Washington, Michigan, and New York attract the most volunteers

The Christian Science Monitor – 2013-04-17

As World Book Night approaches again, a list of rankings shows where volunteers – who give away free books on April 23 – are most heavily clustered in the US.

Century buys Washington DC-set crime novel

The Bookseller – 2013-05-17

Century has acquired a crime novel set in 1990s Washington DC by US author Neely Tucker. Jack...

Washington Post paywall up from next week

Guardian – 2013-06-05

The Washington Post's paywall is to be "phased in" over several weeks from next Wednesday (12 June). It will use the metered model that will, initially, offer readers 20 pieces of content free every...

Washington Post to Make Employees Pay for Access to Website They Work For

The Atlantic Wire – 2013-06-06

In a memo to staffers obtained by The Atlantic Wire, publisher Katharine Weymouth announced that the new pay "meter" applies to them, too. In the Post's offices, employees will have full...

Washington Examiner says goodbye to daily edition

Poynter. – 2013-06-14

The Washington Examiner The Washington Examiner published its last local daily edition today. It will become “a digital platform and weekly print magazine focused on political thought...

Washington Post releases four new slides from NSA's Prism presentation

Guardian – 2013-06-30

Newly published top-secret documents detail how NSA interfaces with tech giants such as Google, Apple and MicrosoftThe Washington Post has released four previously unpublished slides from the NSA's...

Can Kerry Washington Fix the Magazine Industry's Problem with Black Women?

The Atlantic Wire – 2013-07-03

The Scandal actress is finally getting the covers many have long said she deserves. First Elle, then a Hollywood Reporter group photo, and now the August issue of Vanity Fair....

Edward Snowden's leaks cause editorial split at the Washington Post

Guardian – 2013-07-05

Edward Snowden's whistle-blowing activities have not only split America's journalistic community, it appears to have split the Washington Post's staff too. In a surprising editorial, "Plugging the...

Why the Washington Post doesn't know its left from right

Guardian – 2013-07-07

US newspaper digs deep into Edward Snowden affair while urging US government crackdown on intelligence leaksAmerican papers still think that having a separate, quasi-independent editor of its leader...

Washington Post Diversifies Further with Religious Site

Editor & Publisher – 2013-07-10

Washington Post Co. (WPO) said it will invest in FaithStreet.com, a website that lets users find nearby churches, providing an outlet for its On Faith site. FaithStreet will publish the...

Read with The Washington Post on Goodreads

The Washington Post – 2013-07-11

Summer brain drain isn't just for children. Join the Washington Post's virtual summer book club and make sure you'll always have an enthralling new read, and energetic company to chat about it with...

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