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The Washington Post Company, together with its subsidiaries, operates as a diversified education and media company in the United States and internationally. The company provides a range of educational services, including higher education, professional training, test preparation, and K12 learning services for individuals, schools, and businesses. Its higher education services include provision of various certificate, diploma, and degree programs through its campus, as well as online. The company operates 63 schools in 17 states that provide classroom-based instruction to approximately 38,500 students. Its test preparation and tutoring services comprise preparation of students for various college and graduate school admissions exams; publication of various general trade and educational books in subject areas, such as test preparation, business, law, medicine, and nursing; and preparing professionals for various licensing and advanced designation exams. The company provides leaning solutions for K12 learners and educators, which include children from kindergarten to 12th grade. It also offers cable services consisting of basic video, digital video, high-speed data, and telephone services in 19 midwestern, western, and southern states of the United States. In addition, the company publishes and distributes The Washington Post, a morning daily and Sunday newspaper; and weekly publications and tabloids, as well as engages in commercial printing activities. Further, it produces washingtonpost.com, which features news and information products; and other Web sites and online magazines. Additionally, the company owns six VHF television stations serving Houston, Detroit, Miami, Orlando, San Antonio, and Jacksonville television markets. The Washington Post Company was founded in 1877 and is based in Washington, the District of Columbia.

18,000 Employees
Last Reported Date: 02/29/12
Founded in 1877
Last $333.30 USD
Change Today +1.32 / 0.40%
Volume 424.0
As of 9:35 AM 10/26/12 All times are local (Market data is delayed by at least 15 minutes).

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The Washington Post Company launched an API portal for developers to build apps using data from the newspaper. Developers will be able to create their own unique applications using data vetted or published by The Post, such as presidential speeches, White House visits, campaign finance data and more. Launching an API portal allows developers outside The Post to create new, interesting ways to understand and present the data collected, including creating mash-ups with all the other interesting data that exists on the Web.

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Gannett- One Week Furlough For All 80 Papers sage2123 2012-10-16 12:18:05
What is a Mother?? mandan14shooter 2012-10-16 12:18:01
All loves Spreebird flankenking 2012-10-16 12:17:57
Online Ad Revenue Down sage2123 2012-10-16 12:17:53
Story the post forget to print diligence2 2012-10-16 12:17:49
Washington Post corruption revealed courdeleon02 2012-10-16 12:17:46
WPO Downgraded sage2123 2012-10-16 12:17:42
Outlook For WPO sage2123 2012-10-16 12:17:38
Buffett On Buying More Papers sage2123 2012-10-16 12:17:34
The Skinny On Kaplan sage2123 2012-10-16 12:17:30
self destruction of Washington Post bobnissum 2012-10-16 12:17:26
A Zabateri print of the Last Supper for 65 bucks?? mandan14shooter 2012-10-16 12:17:22
More Layoffs At Kaplan sage2123 2012-10-16 12:17:19
Evil begets evil.... mandan14shooter 2012-10-16 12:17:15
For Profit Education Sector In Freefall sage2123 2012-10-16 12:17:12
Buying BPI Today This one is SUPER OVERSOLD ta_k1ng_expert_pro 2012-10-16 12:17:08
WPO-The Long Slow Bleed sage2123 2012-10-16 12:17:04
Kaplan now a drag on revenues/earnings sage2123 2012-10-16 12:17:01
The Washington Post Company Reports Second Quarter Earnings bluecheese4u 2012-10-16 12:16:57
When will this POS be sold for $1.00? barobav3 2012-10-16 12:16:53
On the way up zchnrsym 2012-10-16 12:16:50
WPO downgraded with negative outlook bobnissum 2012-10-16 12:16:46
Kaplan Is Going Down The Tubes sage2123 2012-10-16 12:16:42
Washington Post Business Section not_a_short 2012-10-16 12:16:38
Washington Post Company attracts interest from GCC funds - sources deepthuk 2012-10-16 12:16:34
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