Tuesday, October 30, 2012

On the Media: Kaplan and the Washington Post

Kaplan and the Washington Post
On the Media

Kaplan Higher Education runs for-profit colleges that are under intense scrutiny for misleading students about their future success in order to rake in federal student loans - loans that students often default on. Kaplan Higher Education is also the highly profitable subsidiary of the Washington Post Company which is ever-more reliant on those profits to support its struggling newspaper. Tamar Lewin of the New York Times explains how Kaplan’s business interests are compromising the Post’s journalistic integrity.

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