WASHINGTON, DC, December 8, 2006 — LAWFUEL – Law News, Law Jobs – The Washington Post Company and 1105 Media, Inc. announced today that they have reached an agreement under which 1105 Media will acquire The Post’s government publishing and events group, which is known as Post Newsweek Tech Media. Post Newsweek Tech Media includes Government Computer News, Washington Technology, Government Leader, Defense Systems, online products, and the FOSE trade show. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
The Washington Post Company is a diversified media and education company whose principal operations include newspaper and magazine publishing, television broadcasting, cable television systems, electronic information services, and educational and career services.
Covington partner Michael Cutler and associate Michael Riella worked with The Washington Post Company general counsel Diana Daniels on the transaction.