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The Washington Post Co.|
Founded 1947 (though the Post itself dates to 1877), public in 1971. Corporate owner of newspapers, magazines, television stations, and various properties, including:
- Kaplan (standardized test preparation, acquired 1984, now the Post's most profitable division), which operates Kaplan University
- Handful of online publications, including Slate (acquired from Microsoft 2004)
- Television stations in Detroit (WDIV, channel 4), Houston (KPRC, ch. 2), Jacksonville, FL (WJXT, ch. 4), Miami (WPLG, ch. 10), Orlando (WKMG, ch. 6), and San Antonio (WSAT, ch. 12)
- Owned The Washington Post from 1947 until 2013, when the newspaper was sold to Jeff Bezos, founder of Amazon.
- Owned The International Herald Tribune from 1966 until 2003, jointly with The New York Times Company
- Owned Newsweek from 1961 until 2010, when the magazine was sold to Sidney Harman
CURRENT BOARD MEMBERS OR DIRECTORS
PAST BOARD MEMBERS OR DIRECTORS
||Billionaire in Omaha
|Peter A. Derow
||Institutional Investor, Inc.
|Ralph E. Gomory
||Alfred P. Sloan Foundation
||Washington Post publisher, 1966-79
|Donald R. Keough
||Chairman of Allen & Company
||President of Washington Post Co., 1991-2000
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