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Nov. 30, 2010The Washington Post Company to Webcast Presentation at the UBS Global Media & Communications Conference
PDF version WASHINGTON, Nov 30, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- The Washington Post Company (NYSE:WPO) will audio webcast its presentation at the UBS Global Media & Communications Conference on Monday, December 6, 2010, at 3:00 pm (EST). The live audio webcast will be accessible via a link on the Company's website, www.washpostco.com. A transcript of the presentation will also be posted in the Investor Relations section of the website. SOURCE: The Washington Post Company The Washing... 
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Nov. 12, 2010Melinda French Gates Leaves the Board of The Washington Post Company
PDF version WASHINGTON, Nov 12, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- The Washington Post Company (NYSE:WPO) announced that Melinda French Gates has stepped down from the Company's Board of Directors. The Company's board now has 11 members. Donald E. Graham, chairman and chief executive officer of The Washington Post Company said: "With her knowledge of technology, education and media, Melinda Gates has been a uniquely wonderful board member, taking time out of one of the world's busiest and most... 
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Nov. 05, 2010The Washington Post Company Reports Third Quarter Earnings
PDF version WASHINGTON, Nov 05, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- The Washington Post Company (NYSE:WPO) today reported net income available for common shares of $60.9 million ($6.84 per share) for the third quarter ended October 3, 2010, compared to net income available for common shares of $17.1 million ($1.81 per share) for the third quarter of last year. Net income includes $20.3 million ($2.28 per share) and $8.9 million ($0.95 per share) in losses from discontinued operations for the thir... 
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Sep. 30, 2010Harman Newsweek LLC Purchases Newsweek from The Washington Post Company
PDF version WASHINGTON, Sep 30, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- The Washington Post Company (NYSE: WPO) today announced that Harman Newsweek LLC has purchased Newsweek magazine. The agreement with Dr. Sidney Harman was announced on August 2, 2010. SOURCE: The Washington Post Company The Washington Post Company Rima Calderon, (202) 334-6617 calderonr@washpost.com... 
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Sep. 23, 2010The Washington Post Company Declares Regular Quarterly Dividend; Announces Stock Repurchase Authorization
PDF version WASHINGTON, Sep 23, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- The Washington Post Company (NYSE: WPO) today declared a regular quarterly dividend of $2.25 per share, payable on November 5, 2010, to shareholders of record on October 25, 2010. The Company also said its Board of Directors today authorized the Company to acquire up to 750,000 shares of its Class B common stock. The Company did not announce a ceiling price or a time limit for the purchases. This authorization includes 16,... 
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Sep. 23, 2010Katharine Weymouth Elected a Director of The Washington Post Company
PDF version WASHINGTON, Sep 23, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- The Washington Post Company (NYSE: WPO) announced today that Katharine Weymouth has been elected to the Board of Directors. Her election increases the Company's board to 12 members. Weymouth is chief executive officer of Washington Post Media, a unit of The Washington Post Company that includes The Washington Post, Express and El Tiempo Latino, and publisher of The Washington Post. She was named to both positions in Febr... 
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Sep. 10, 2010Kaplan Files Comments in Response to U.S. Department of Education Notice of Rulemaking
PDF version WASHINGTON, Sep 10, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- The Washington Post Company (NYSE: WPO) announced that the Kaplan Higher Education division of Kaplan, Inc., yesterday filed comments in response to the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking by the U.S. Department of Education on its proposed "gainful employment" regulations affecting for-profit colleges. This document may be viewed on The Washington Post Company's website, www.washpostco.com. SOURCE: The Washington Post Company Th... 
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Aug. 16, 2010The Washington Post Company Files 8-K
PDF version WASHINGTON, Aug 16, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- The Washington Post Company (NYSE: WPO) today will file a form 8-K in response to data released by the U.S. Department of Education (ED). The information was released as part of a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM), which was recently published in the Federal Register. ED has proposed to set forth measures for establishing whether certain postsecondary educational programs lead to gainful employment in a recognized occupation a... 
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Aug. 06, 2010The Washington Post Company Reports Second Quarter Earnings
PDF version WASHINGTON, Aug 06, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- The Washington Post Company (NYSE: WPO) today reported net income available for common shares of $91.9 million ($10.00 per share) for the second quarter ended July 4, 2010, compared to net income available for common shares of $12.2 million ($1.30 per share) for the second quarter of last year. Net income includes $2.3 million ($0.25 per share) and $9.0 million ($0.95 per share) in losses from discontinued operations for the seco... 
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Aug. 02, 2010Dr. Sidney Harman to Purchase Newsweek from The Washington Post Company
PDF version WASHINGTON, Aug 02, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- The Washington Post Company (NYSE: WPO) announced today that it has signed a contract to sell Newsweek to Dr. Sidney Harman. "In seeking a buyer for Newsweek, we wanted someone who feels as strongly as we do about the importance of quality journalism. We found that person in Sidney Harman," said Donald E. Graham, chairman and chief executive officer of The Washington Post Company. "He has pledged not only to continue to produ... 
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Jun. 10, 2010G. Richard ("Rick") Wagoner Elected a Director of The Washington Post Company
PDF version WASHINGTON, Jun 10, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --The Washington Post Company (NYSE: WPO) announced today that G. Richard ("Rick") Wagoner has been elected to the Board of Directors. His election increases the Company's board to 11 members. Wagoner retired from General Motors Corporation in August 2009 after a 32-year career. He served as GM chairman and chief executive officer from May 2003 through March 2009 and had been president and chief executive officer since June 20... 
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Jun. 10, 2010The Washington Post Company Declares Regular Quarterly Dividend
PDF version WASHINGTON, Jun 10, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --The Washington Post Company (NYSE: WPO) today declared a regular quarterly dividend of $2.25 per share, payable on August 6, 2010, to shareholders of record on July 26, 2010. SOURCE: The Washington Post Company The Washington Post Company Rima Calderon 202-334-6617 calderonr@washpost.com... 
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May. 07, 2010The Washington Post Company Reports First Quarter Earnings
PDF version WASHINGTON, May 07, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --The Washington Post Company (NYSE: WPO) today reported net income available for common stock of $45.4 million ($4.91 per share) for its first quarter ended April 4, 2010, compared to a net loss available for common stock of $19.2 million ($2.04 loss per share) in the first quarter of last year. Results for the first quarter of 2009 included $13.4 million in accelerated depreciation at The Washington Post (after-tax impact of $8.... 
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May. 05, 2010The Washington Post Company Offers Newsweek for Sale
PDF version WASHINGTON, May 05, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --The Washington Post Company (NYSE: WPO) announced today that it has retained Allen & Company to explore the possible sale of Newsweek magazine. The newsweekly was launched in 1933 and purchased by The Washington Post Company in 1961. Newsweek is an internationally known and respected publication, providing unique news, commentary and insight into political and social developments in the United States and around the world. "T... 
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Feb. 24, 2010The Washington Post Company Reports 2009 and Fourth Quarter Earnings
PDF version WASHINGTON, Feb 24, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- The Washington Post Company (NYSE: WPO) today reported net income of $91.2 million ($9.78 per share) for the fiscal year ended January 3, 2010, up from $65.8 million ($6.87 per share) for the fiscal year ended December 28, 2008. Net income for the fourth quarter of 2009 was $82.2 million ($8.71 per share), up from $18.8 million ($2.01 per share) for the fourth quarter of 2008. The Company's results for 2009 and 2008 include sever... 
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Feb. 23, 2010The Washington Post Company Declares Regular Quarterly Dividend
PDF version WASHINGTON, Feb 23, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- The Washington Post Company (NYSE:WPO) today declared a regular quarterly dividend of $2.25 per share, payable on May 7, 2010, to shareholders of record on April 26, 2010. SOURCE: The Washington Post Company The Washington Post Company Rima Calderon, 202-334-6617 calderonr@washpost.com... 
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Jan. 21, 2010The Washington Post Company Declares Increased Quarterly Dividend; Announces Stock Repurchase Authorization
PDF version WASHINGTON, Jan 21, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- The Washington Post Company (NYSE: WPO) said today that its Board of Directors has approved an increase in the annual dividend rate on the Company's common stock, from $8.60 to $9.00 per share. The dividend for the first quarter of 2010, $2.25 per share, is payable on February 5, 2010, to shareholders of record on January 27, 2010. The Company also said its Board of Directors has authorized the Company to acquire up to 750,00... 
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