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SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, DC 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported) January 20, 2011
THE WASHINGTON POST COMPANY
Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
1150 15th Street, N.W.
|(Address of principal executive offices)||(Zip Code)|
(Registrants telephone number, including area code)
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)
Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:
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Section 5 Corporate Governance and Management
Item 5.02 Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers, Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers
On January 20, 2011, the Company announced that lead Director Warren E. Buffett will not stand for re-election at the Companys 2011 Annual Meeting of Shareholders. Mr. Buffett will continue to serve until the expiration of his current term on May 12, 2011.
Section 8 Other Events
Item 8.01 Other Events
On January 20, 2011, The Washington Post Company issued the press release attached as Exhibit 99.1.
Section 9 Financial Statements and Exhibits
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits
Item 9.01(d) Exhibits
|99.1||Press Release dated January 20, 2011|
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
The Washington Post Company
|Date January 20, 2011|
Senior Vice President, Secretary and