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What’s New

Version 3.27.1

- Minor bug fixes.

Ratings and Reviews

4.8 out of 5
143.6K Ratings

143.6K Ratings


I love the Post

I love the Washington Post. As a retired School library Media Specialist, The Validity of a source is the most important thing to me when putting information into my mind. The Washington Post provides me with a rich source of information that is up-to-date and easy to understand. I say that because understanding Washington is not always the easiest thing to do. It also provides a wide variety of insights of the happenings around the nation and reasonably unbiased information which is difficult to come by in this day of staffing cuts in the thousands Of journals across the country. It’s obvious the Post has chosen to keep a Strong staff in the Information Age.

When teaching, I always required my students to have multiple sources from highly reliable institutions and when I saw my students had chosen the Washington Post for a source to back up their position I always felt confident they would have success in their presentation. Investigative, insightful, and intelligent reliable information forms the basis of this often exciting and hard hitting newspaper. The post is the one newspaper I have chosen to pay for and on a teacher’s retirement pension that say’s a lot. Well worth my time and your’s if you are smart enough to read it and the price is right for those on a budget.

Mr. Ross, Minneapolis, MN

Doc1007 ,

Wake up America!

I am 72, I have watched and felt this country “define” the “truth” about matters that affect us all. When young I worked for McCarthy and McGovern, I experieced corruption and neutrality of Chicago in the ‘50’s and ‘60’s. I rememember Presidents back to Truman. Big business and rampant corruption , are they different?, affect and essentially run this country. This is not a new phenomenon, it is part and parcel of how. Our country operates. I have little to do with big business, and could say much more; our people in Washington , the politicians, have been and are a culture of corruption for many, many years. See Jimmy Carter, he wouldn’t play the accepted belt way game of corruptionfor for that was stabbed by both parties. But we have compounded all of this by electing an openlymeglomanic, narcissistic man. How this could happen only emphasizes the result of our long held corruption and attitude we, as a country, define what is right and wrong. The common man now accepts our heinous distortion of history as truth and accepts inept, no, dangerous men like Trump. The seeds of nationwide psychosis are imbedded, and most can’t even perceive it any longer. Dr. Michael J. Haines

TimothyJohn1085 ,

A Forgetful App

I subscribe to both The NY Times and the Washington Post. It’s interesting to compare how the two papers use mobile apps to present their content. Each has its advantages, but I find that the Washington Post Classic app has a couple of significant deficiencies. On the plus side, the Washington Post is a more visually appealing and less cluttered presentation compared to the NY Times. But there are two behaviors that I find limit the usefulness of the Washington Post Classic app. First is the fact that it does not give any indication of stories that have already been read. The NY Times app, for example, dims to a fainter gray the headline text of stories that have been opened. Second, and most infuriating, is that the Washington Post Classic app seems incapable of remembering the reader’s position within the app. Leave the app to read a text message? When you return to the Washington Post app you’ll be returned to the story you were reading, but once leaving that you’re back at the top of the story list and forced to scroll and scroll to re-find where you were. This often happens even when you haven’t left the app at all and simply close a story. (Note that I’m using a current generation iPad Pro.)


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