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Washington Post Papers Lose $53.6 Million, Post Daily Circulation Down 8.6 Percent

Circulation and print advertising declines continued at the Washington Post in the last quarter of 2012, according to the Washington Post Co.'s latest Securities and Exchange Commission filing.
While political ads buoyed the company's television division, the picture was not so rosy for print. Daily circulation at the Post dropped by 8.6 percent from 2011, to [...]

Post Downgraded, But Investors Get Payday

If you saw the healthy $2.45 per share dividend the Washington Post Co. issued to investors earlier this month, you'd be forgiven for thinking the company's financial problems weren't so dire. How could they be, if the Post Co. was frittering away cash on a dividend?
Apparently, Standard & Poor's wasn't fooled. The ratings agency downgraded [...]

Washington Post Newspaper Division Slows Losses

Thanks to its cable and education businesses, the third-quarter profit of the Washington Post Co. jumped 69 percent.
The good news would have been better if not for the fortunes of the newspaper division, which includes the flagship Washington Post plus some lesser-known papers.