The Washington Post Co. reported third quarter earnings of $60.9 million on Friday, up from $17.1 million last year for a whopping 256 percent earnings increase, but there’s trouble on the horizon at the company’s cash cow, Kaplan Inc.
Much of WaPo’s revenue comes from Kaplan’s online college and tutoring business, which had revenues of $743.3 Read More
TechCrunch scribe Erick Schonfeld has a pretty incredible breakdown of how the new paywall at Ruper Murdoch’s UK Times website is faring.
Since the paywall went into effect in June, the site has lost two-thirds of its visitors, or about 4 million readers per month.
At first, that seems like confirmtion that the paywall Read More
An excellent article by Charles Duhigg in the NY Times on November 23, 2009, detailed the degree to which cities around the United States have violated water pollution control standards by dumping raw sewage into our waterways. Unlike the situation he described in a similar piece a few months ago, the violators are Read More