Washington Post profit falls 77 percent in 4th qtr (AP)

In this Oct. 31, 2008 file photo, the Washington Post building is seen in Washington. The Washington Post Co. said Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2009, its fourth-quarter profit plunged 77 percent, hurt by hefty one-time charges despite modest revenue growth led by the company's education and cable TV businesses. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert, File)AP – The Washington Post Co.’s reeling newspaper and magazine divisions stumbled again in the fourth quarter, extending an earnings slump that would have been even more disconcerting if not for the stability of the company’s education and cable TV businesses.

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