CAMPAIGN INTERNATIONAL: MEDIA GIANTS (SPONSORED BY MOTHER TONGUE WRITERS)

THE WASHINGTON POST

THE WASHINGTON POST



Revenues for 1997 were dollars 1.95 billion, up by 6 per cent on the

previous year. Newspaper publishing accounted for dollars 813 million of

that 1997 revenue figure, magazines accounted for dollars 390 million;

and broadcasting, including cable network operations, took dollars 338

million. As well as media and online assets, the company owns

educational centres and newsprint paper mills.



NEWSPAPERS



The Washington Post (daily circulation of over 800,000), the Everett

Herald, Minneapolis-St Paul Star Tribune (23 per cent stake), Gazette

Newspapers (one newspaper and 21 community newsletters in Maryland),

International Herald Tribune (50 per cent stake).



MAGAZINES



Newsweek, Newsweek Business Plus, Newsweek Woman, Newsweek International

(global English-language editions plus the Japanese Nihon Ban and Korean

Hankuk Pan. TechNews division publishes various trade and technical

titles including Washington Technology, Technology Almanac, Reseller

Management and Newsbyte News Network.



TELEVISION



Post-Newsweek Stations owns network television stations in Houston, San

Antonio, Orlando, Detroit, Jacksonville and Miami.



Post-Newsweek Cable owns cable networks in 16 US states.



ONLINE SERVICES AND NEW MEDIA



Newsweek Interactive: specialises in online services and CD-Rom

publishing.



Digital Ink: an online service development division.