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The Washington Post for Kindle (Ad-Free) [Kindle Edition]

by The Washington Post Company
3.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (268 customer reviews)

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Founded almost a century ago, the Washington Post is the oldest daily serving the D.C. area, and is considered one of America's pre-eminent newspapers. Focusing on news and information about the White House and the U.S. government in general, it is the 6th largest newspaper in the United States with a weekday circulation of 656,297 and a Sunday readership of close to 930,619. This publication covers topics ranging from politics, government, technology, business, health, sports, travel and style. The Washington Post launched a website in 1996 (, and is a 24-7 information site offering breaking news, analysis and opinion on national, world and local events. Coverage features in-depth reporting by Washington Post journalists, multimedia and interactive features like live online discussions and blogs.

The Kindle Edition of The Washington Post contains articles found in the print edition, but will not include some images and tables. Also, some features such as the crossword puzzle, box scores and classifieds are not currently available. For your convenience, issues are automatically delivered wirelessly to your Kindle starting at 5:00 AM Washington DC local time.

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  • Publisher: The Washington Post Company (November 11, 2013)
  • Sold by: Amazon Digital Services, Inc.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B000HC48T0
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #22,729 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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95 of 99 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars The Post is very nice on the Kindle February 27, 2008
After purchasing two single issues (just to get used to the layout of the newspaper and how to navigate the sections and articles), I ended up subscribing. I haven't subscribed to a newspaper in many years, so I wasn't sure how much I would read it, but the Post now seems to be my primary reason for even having a Kindle. I read it every chance I get throughout the day, and I love the clean organization of the sections and articles. It's very easy to glance at the beginning of each article and skip the ones that don't interest me. I don't live in DC, so I rarely look at the "Metro" or "Obituaries" sections. I mainly focus on the "A Section" and "Editorial" articles (plus maybe a few articles from "Business", "Sports", "Style", and "Food"), and so far, I haven't missed having pictures, and I certainly don't miss the ads and other junk that typically clutters up "real" newspapers.
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145 of 155 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars The Washington Post on my Kindle...Brilliant November 23, 2007
By iJeffry
I like the Post but was uncertain wha it'd be like on my Kindle. It's a dream. as it turns out, I may enjoy my Kindle as a newspaper/newsdelivery device/service as much or more than I do for reading books. I don't live in DC and I don't particularly like getting covered in newsprint. The Post is easy to scan, skim and navigate on the Kindle and icludes none of the mess or fuss of the local paper...and is cheaper!
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415 of 456 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Missing what makes the paper a paper July 15, 2008
I just got my Kindle over the weekend as a gift and was delighted that I could read the local paper -- the Washington Post-- on it. However, after a few days of trying, I'm pretty confident that I will not be subscribing to the Kindle version of the Post. Why?

1) It's not a real replacement for the paper. I miss the letters to the editor, the editorial cartoons, the comics pages, the crossword puzzle et al, and even the box scores so I can check on the hapless Cincinnati Reds.

2) While I'm generally delighted not to have any advertising, I do miss the classified ads. Also, sometimes, I do look at the ads if a sale is on.

3) No Sunday inserts, including coupons!

4) No pictures whatsoever. Sure, pictures are high-bandwidth, but they are an important part of how we communicate information.

5) Price. The paper is more expensive than a home delivery but is missing all the features I list above....
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40 of 43 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Coffee and the Post December 7, 2007
By Joseph
I am lucky enough to have a Kindle and receive the Post on a trial basis. Of course, the Kindle is a miracle and now I have a quality, easy to manage newspaper delivered to my Kindle in time for my early rising and that first cup of coffee. What a miracle of ease and function! The Post is easy to navigate on the Kindle and it will now be my paper of choice. The price is right for quality news reporting. I can barely remember life without my Kindle and I have only had it for a week!
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26 of 27 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Perfect for Ex-Washingtonians January 24, 2008

I subscribe, in print, to the Wall Street Journal and NY Times, at a combined $61ish per month (the lion's share of that being the Times), and on Kindle I can get the Journal, NY Times AND The Washington Post (yes, I love newspapers...)for a combined $34ish. Thats just over half the cost, with the BONUS of getting the Post.

I was afraid that the Post content would be limited, highlights only, or non full-text, but I have compared the Kindle editions to the full graphic display at and you are getting basically 100% of the printed content. Yes, no ads (Washingtonians miss their local ads), no or few photos, no classifieds (I do like to follow DC real estate prices) and no comics, but all the text is there. Monday mornings, I want to read about the Redskins anyway, not read the Comics.

At lunch yesterday, for instance, I had the pleasure, here in SC, of reading The Washington Post, reviewed David Broder's take on our pending SC Primary, read two articles on the Capitals-turnaround and got the latest on our new Nationals Stadium. I was off line, the unit was booksize, so no computer, and when done, no paper to take to a landfill or recycle.

All in all, a more than acceptable trade off, and its delivered wirelessly before I get up--no computer involved.

I was born and raised in DC----in 7 or 8 more years, we will move back, but in the meantime, thank you, Kindle!!
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19 of 19 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Now actually reading the paper July 4, 2008
I subscribed to the paper edition of the Washington Post for many, many years. But several years ago I finally decided to stop delivery. I just found that the paper generally found its way to the recycle pile without having had much more than a glance at the headlines on the front page and a maybe few of the sections.

When I got my Kindle earlier this year I took advantage of the 14 day free trial and have been a happy subscriber ever since. It is very convenient to read in many situations where reading the print edition would be awkward or inappropriate. I find scanning the articles much easier to do on the Kindle than the paper edition.

My new morning routine involves quickly scanning the article list for each section and if it looks interesting I open the article and then bookmark it. Then throughout the day when opportunities arrive, I can go back and read the bookmarked articles. The only drawback with that is that all the bookmarks are named "next article".

I didn't realize how attached I had gotten to my Washington Post e-delivery until I was in an area without Whispernet access and missed a few days.

A few additional things that I would like to see: a few photos would be nice, the weather section (I enjoy looking at the worldwide highs/lows and forecasts), the Sunday Book section best seller lists (I think most Kindle owners are into books), and what can I say, the one section I used to read most frequently, the comics.
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
1.0 out of 5 stars For the single most important story this year on the ...
For the single most important story this year on the terror attacks in Paris, my Kindle Washington Post had only the filler text "To be or not to be". Shameful. Read more
Published 14 days ago by D. W. Sharp
1.0 out of 5 stars One Star
Pretty thin for a daily IMHO.
Published 26 days ago by Social Exodus
1.0 out of 5 stars Not the best for Kindle viewing
Doesnt look good on Kindle. Use iPad or other.
Published 1 month ago by Mark
5.0 out of 5 stars It is the very best paper I've ever read in my life
It is the very best paper I've ever read in my life. I enjoy it very much, and deeply appreciate the authors.
Published 1 month ago by Grace ToSaunt
4.0 out of 5 stars Four Stars
Love being able to read the Washington post on my kindle
Published 1 month ago by connie
2.0 out of 5 stars Lacks Content
Can get the same for free on line. Just about all of the "news" reads like a short blog. If you get into human interest stories then you might like this paper. Read more
Published 2 months ago by Kerry Conway
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
Great way to stay up to date on current issues.
Published 2 months ago by Amazon Customer
4.0 out of 5 stars Convenient Washington Post - No Comics!
I'm a long term lover of the Washington Post. I went on vacation,, and wanted to read it on my Kindle. All editorial content is here, minus ads. Read more
Published 2 months ago by Linda Sears
2.0 out of 5 stars NO prime free trial / discount for kindle edition. Press release and...
Formatting, presentation is average for a kindle newpaper. But it's extremely frustrating that, as a kindle owner and prime subscriber, I cannot take advantage of the new... Read more
Published 2 months ago by A. Pettit
5.0 out of 5 stars Great way to read a great newspaper!
Great way to read one of the world's great newspapers...very efficient.
Published 2 months ago by Kevin1064
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kindle edition for print subscribers
ok, is there any update to this? I subscribe to the Print edition of the Washington Post and i want to link it to my Kindle Fire. Is this possible?
Oct 21, 2013 by Lovestoread |  See all 5 posts
Color Screen
I can not say if the advertisements are included, but I can assure you that if they are, they are not in color as the Kindle does not have a color display.
Mar 20, 2008 by Amazon Customer |  See all 3 posts
Cost of a Kindle WaPo subscription is outrageous!
I went on the Post's web page and digital subscriptions plus the Sunday print edition is $34/year. I'm not sure if I'm mis-reading this or not, but you may want look there.
Jan 14, 2015 by Matthew Harris |  See all 2 posts
No Washington Post for 2 December 2010?
I'm having the same problem today. There was a day in the past where they sent a message that "The Kindle Edition Is Late Today." Today: No message and no issue. What's up?
Dec 2, 2010 by Deanna J. Sala |  See all 3 posts
What I want to see to keep my Post subscription...
I gather the Kindle edition of the Post doesn't include comics. No comics = No Deal!
Jun 16, 2009 by Argyle |  See all 9 posts
Existing Washington Post subscriber cannot get the 6 mo free and $3.99... Be the first to reply
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