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We love the Amazon jungle, for now

Robert Whitcomb | Posted 09.05.2015 | Business
Robert Whitcomb

Amazon is an impressive if rather creepy company, with its style set by its cold, "data-driven'' founder/CEO, Jeff Bezos. An Aug. 15 New York Times p...

What Does the Future Hold For Media?

Andrea Stroppa | Posted 05.19.2015 | Media
Andrea Stroppa

Obviously the overall role of journalism is rapidly changing: is it better stick to old news reporting or create click-baits? Should we aim at "former readers" or consumers?

We Must Be Our Own Kennedy

Rick Tumlinson | Posted 05.12.2015 | Technology
Rick Tumlinson

Sometimes you have to change course to get on course. And the first small step in doing so may be to realize you didn't really know where you were going in the first place - and why.

I Am Launching The Bacon Channel

Michael Rosenblum | Posted 12.12.2014 | Media
Michael Rosenblum

Who doesn't love bacon. So here's how it works. You get to watch me cook bacon.. and then eat it. Pretty good, huh? So stand by for The Bacon Channel. It's gonna be really big. Jeff Bezos, are you listening. I am nearly ready to sell.

Amazon Drones: Orwellian Mayhem?

Mark Weinstein | Posted 02.14.2014 | Technology
Mark Weinstein

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos unveiled his grand vision for drone attacks on our porches and personal spaces. From a warehouse to your front door, goods delivered in record time with minimal hassle. What could possibly go wrong with that? Pretty much everything and here's why.

Bravo Jeff Bezos -- the Future of Journalism Is Here!

Jay Weston | Posted 10.08.2013 | Los Angeles
Jay Weston

I am excited and curious and interested in seeing how Jeff Bezos will be applying his brilliant intellect to the newly-purchased paper. It will be a wild ride, you can be sure. And we all will be reading about it.

Bezos Buys the Post-newspaper World

John K. Herr | Posted 10.06.2013 | Media
John K. Herr

As the Post changed hands to a computer king, its ink-stained wretches, past and present, shed a virtual tear. Although I never worked in its newsroom, one of those ink-stained wretches was me.

An Open Letter on Diversity to Washington Post Buyer Jeff Bezos

Farai Chideya | Posted 10.06.2013 | Media
Farai Chideya

When you say "The values of the Post do not need changing," you may want to consider that some of them do. Valuing the monetary and journalistic value of diversity more greatly could be a great change in values.

What's The Big Idea: Aspen Ideas Fest, Day 1

Jeffrey Abelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Jeffrey Abelson

How can Aspen Ideas Fest be harnessed for the common good so that everyone in the country can be exposed to it, not just the few of us privileged to attend such events?

Kindle Price Cut: Amazon Launches International Version, Lowering Cost Of U.S. Version To $259

The Associated Press | RACHEL METZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

CUPERTINO, Calif. (AP) Inc. is cutting the price of its Kindle electronic-book reader yet again and launching an international version, in ...

Live from the Kindle DX Launch

Jack Hidary | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Jack Hidary

The DX makes it easy to read 8.5" by 11" docs with a larger screen and includes more memory -- enough for 3,500 books. Is this the paperless revolution that was supposed to come a decade ago?