Washington Post Co: We are (usually) an education company

August 6, 2010

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For the past couple of years, The Washington Post Co has been trying to hammer home to Wall Street that it’s an education and media company, brushing aside its namesake newspaper or anything related to print. That includes Newsweek, the magazine it owned for almost 50 years. The Washington Post  earlier this week offloaded the newsweekly  to 91-year-old stereo magnate Sidney Harman founder of Harman International Industries.

When newsweeklies reigned

June 4, 2010

This week marked the deadline for non-binding bids for  Newsweek, the challenged publication The Washington Post Co.  put on the block on May 5.  So far at least four parties have come forward and expressed interest.

Is MySpace dreaming of a music device?

November 7, 2008
    Step right up and take your best shot. Think you’ve got a digital music player that can compete with Apple’s iPod? Bring it. Go ahead. Others have. Look what happened to them.

Think Microsoft’s Zune or Sandisk’s Sansa.

Real estate ‘synergies’ begin at Thomson Reuters

May 6, 2008

One of the ways that Thomson Reuters hopes to save money after the merger closed is through real estate sales. In that spirit, it looks like change begins at home, in the city where Thomson Reuters’s world headquarters is located.