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Ezra Klein likely to quit Washington Post over lack of support for new website

Ezra Klein likely to quit Washington Post over lack of support for new websiteNew York, Jan 3 : Ezra Klein, the man behind The Washington Post's Wonkblog, is reportedly said to be making plans to leave the newspaper owing to lack of support for his proposal of developing a new website within the company.

Political blogger, analyst, and television commentator, Klein is said to be seeking investors for his proposed website dedicated to explanatory journalism.

Hackers hit Washington Post for third time over past three years

Hackers hit Washington Post for third time over past three yearsThe Washington Post has confirmed that it recently suffered a hacking attack in which hackers gained access to the paper's Relevant Products/Services as well as employee user names & passwords.

The Washington Post said that it had urged all of its employees to change their user names and passwords, though the extent of the data stolen by hackers wasn't immediately clear.

The paper also revealed that Mandiant, the cyber security contractor that monitors the paper's networks, notified the company about the hack.

Washington Post earnings fell 85%

Washington Post earnings fell 85%The Washington Post has said that it has recorded an 85 per cent fall in earnings as it faced decline in newspaper and education divisions even as it recorded a strong operating profits for its television broadcasting and cable divisions during the first quarter of the year. The company's profits from continuing operations were $6.1 million compared to $13.5 million.

Newsweek is on sale after 49 years

Newsweek is on sale after 49 yearsWashington Post Company has decided to sell off one of its key current affairs products Newsweek after it failed to cut the magazine's huge losses despite consistent efforts to slim it down.

The company confirmed on Wednesday that it has hired investment bank Allen & Company to look for an appropriate buyer for the magazine. It owned Newsweek for 49 years since 1961.




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