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Washington Post Considers Changing Shop (Dinosaur Media Deathwatch)
WMAL.com ^ | February 1, 2013 | WMAL Radio

Posted on 02/01/2013 2:02:51 PM PST by Timber Rattler

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Washington Post is considering selling its 63-year-old downtown headquarters.

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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Constitution/Conservatism; Culture/Society; US: District of Columbia
KEYWORDS: media; msm; wapo; washingtonpost
WaPo can't afford to pay its DC property taxes on its $80 million property anymore.
1 posted on 02/01/2013 2:02:59 PM PST by Timber Rattler
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To: Timber Rattler

This is just a small thing, but the “Dinosaur Media Deathwatch” is a bit out of place.

The American public is so stupid, that the media has more power now than they ever did. Obama says it... the media spins, transcribes and passes the message on... the American public believes it.

I don’t usually laugh at someone who just kicked my butt.


2 posted on 02/01/2013 2:08:09 PM PST by brownsfan (Behold, the power of government cheese.)
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To: Timber Rattler

Trump will buy it for his campaign HQ...(s)


3 posted on 02/01/2013 2:11:27 PM PST by illiac (If we don't change directions soon, we'll get where we're going)
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To: brownsfan

As some character on The Simpsons observed about Mr. Burns:

“He’s Evil. But he’ll die soon, so it’s okay.”


4 posted on 02/01/2013 2:11:47 PM PST by Buckeye McFrog
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To: Timber Rattler

Al Jazeera.


5 posted on 02/01/2013 2:15:06 PM PST by Berlin_Freeper
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To: brownsfan
Washington Post loses $15.9 million in Q2
6 posted on 02/01/2013 2:33:56 PM PST by Timber Rattler (Just say NO! to RINOS and the GOP-E)
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To: Timber Rattler

That, or its the only thing of value Washington Post has.


7 posted on 02/01/2013 2:39:16 PM PST by PGR88
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To: brownsfan
"This is just a small thing, but the “Dinosaur Media Deathwatch” is a bit out of place."

Not at all. See below for why.

"The American public is so stupid, that the media has more power now than they ever did. Obama says it... the media spins, transcribes and passes the message on... the American public believes it."

A temporary situation.

"I don’t usually laugh at someone who just kicked my butt."

What you have to understand is that the more they EXERCISE that illegitimate power, the more people they p*** off, and the more their viewership and subscribers base shrinks. That is precisely the source of the "Death Watch" counter power/backlash.

I quit watching any and all major media election before last. I'm sure you've probably quit or cut back as well. There are hundreds of thousands if not millions (I suspect the latter more than the former) doing the same thing.

"Having power" is nice, but it doesn't keep you in business/making a profit.

8 posted on 02/01/2013 2:49:01 PM PST by Wonder Warthog
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To: brownsfan
The media can spin whatever they wish but it doesn't get passed on.

You just watched a political campaign based on the idea that you can use TV advertising in a few markets in a few critical states and win.

Alas, you still have to get out your voters ~ and they forgot to do that.

9 posted on 02/01/2013 2:52:49 PM PST by muawiyah
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To: Timber Rattler

The only thing keeping the Washington Post afloat are all the subscriptions sent out to the drones in the DC bureaucracies, paid for by taxpayer dollars. Does anyone really believe that the ordinary residents of DC subscribe to the Post?

Cut off the taxpayer dollars, and the Post dies immediately. The idiot Republicans in the House are too stupid to figure that out.


10 posted on 02/01/2013 3:05:31 PM PST by sergeantdave (The FBI has declared war on the Marine Corps)
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To: Timber Rattler

i hear real estate prices in sudan are reasonable


11 posted on 02/01/2013 3:23:23 PM PST by bravo whiskey (“People should not be afraid of their governments. Governments should be afraid of their people.”)
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To: Timber Rattler
Dumb Clucks! At least they should have gotten a tax break out of Obama to reduce their own taxes!
12 posted on 02/01/2013 3:55:22 PM PST by Average Al
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