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Jeff Bezos Makes Big Cuts To Washington Post Benefits

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 09.24.2014 | Media

Washington Post owner Jeff Bezos will make significant cuts to its retirement plans for both union and nonunion employees, the newspaper said in a let...

Michael Calderone

Fred Ryan, Next Washington Post Publisher, Signals More Growth In Bezos Era

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Calderone | Posted 09.02.2014 | Media

NEW YORK -- Fred Ryan, the incoming publisher and chief executive of The Washington Post, said Tuesday that the news organization plans to continue ex...

Jeff Bezos's Ridiculous Handling Of Huge Washington Post Story

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 09.02.2014 | Media

Jeff Bezos may own the Washington Post, one of America's leading news organizations, but that doesn't mean he has to actually talk to the journalists ...

Does Chen Guangbiao See All of What Jeff Bezos Sees?

Jim Treacy | Posted 03.24.2014 | Media
Jim Treacy

Chen Guangbiao said that if succeeded in his quest to purchase The New York Times, "he would like every Chinese household to subscribe to the paper." In my humble opinion, the statements by Chen are precisely why Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos plucked down $250 million of his $27 billion personal fortune to purchase The Washington Post.

Under Amazon's CIA Cloud: The Washington Post

Norman Solomon | Posted 02.17.2014 | Politics
Norman Solomon

News media should illuminate conflicts of interest, not embody them. But the owner of the Washington Post is now doing big business with the Central Intelligence Agency, while readers of the newspaper's CIA coverage are left in the dark.

It's Time to Democratize Patronage for Journalism. Here's Why.

Israel Mirsky | Posted 02.01.2014 | Media
Israel Mirsky

With fewer journalists and a punishing real-time news cycle, news is increasingly composed of information that is easy, fast and inexpensive to get -- like coverage of crime and trials, opinion, celebrity, and syndicated stories.

Jeff Bezos Makes First TV Comments About Washington Post

Posted 11.25.2013 | Media

Jeff Bezos spoke out about buying the Washington Post on television for the first time on Wednesday's "New Day." Speaking to CNN correspondent Dan...

Jeff Bezos Discusses Plans For Washington Post

The Huffington Post | Katherine Fung | Posted 09.04.2013 | Media

Jeff Bezos continued his two-day tour of the Washington Post, meeting staffers and answering questions in an all-staff town hall session on Wednesday....

New Washington Post Owner Visits Staff

Michael Calderone | Posted 11.04.2013 | Media
Michael Calderone

Jeff Bezos meeting with a lot Post staffers over two-day visit.

Jeff Bezos Gives First Interview To Paper He Bought

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 11.02.2013 | Media

In an interview with the paper he purchased, Amazon founder Jeff Bezos told the Washington Post that he wants to lead it into a new "golden era," and ...

Does It Matter That Bezos Won't Move to D.C.?

Edward Wasserman | Posted 10.19.2013 | Media
Edward Wasserman

As somebody who grew up in Washington and who broke into the news business in the Post's shadow during Watergate, the very idea that the paper's proprietor wouldn't be thrilled to take the throne that comes with the title is more telling and more poignant than any other element of the story.

Jason Linkins

Former WaPo Ombudsman To Jeff Bezos: Fire Jennifer Rubin

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 08.15.2013 | Media

Patrick Pexton, who served as the ombudsman of the Washington Post from March 2011 to March 2013 (at which point the Post decided it wasn't going to h...

Bezos, Heraclitus and the Hybrid Future of Journalism

Arianna Huffington | Posted 10.14.2013 | Media
Arianna Huffington

The future will definitely be a hybrid one, combining the best practices of traditional journalism with the best tools available to the digital world. Jeff Bezos has already changed the definition of what retail is; our definition of what constitutes news could use the same level of rethinking.

'I Heard the News Today, Oh Boy': A Few Words on the Washington Post

Mary Buffett | Posted 10.12.2013 | Business
Mary Buffett

The Post remained profitable into the 21st century but a number of tidal changes gnawed at their durable competitive advantage.

WATCH: Arianna Discusses WaPo Sale On ABC's 'This Week'

Huff TV | Posted 10.11.2013 | Media
Huff TV

Arianna appeared on ABC's "This Week" to discuss the sale of the Washington Post and the changing media landscape. "It's interesting how everything h...

Citizen Bezos

Brent Budowsky | Posted 10.09.2013 | Politics
Brent Budowsky

It is an irony that The Washington Post, which decimated its book section presumably for purposes of cost-cutting, has now been bought by Jeffrey Bezos, the pioneer entrepreneur who might have sold more books than any person in history through the company he founded.

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.

The Washington Post Buy: Why We Need Jeff Bezos to Save Journalism

Viviana Hurtado | Posted 10.08.2013 | Media
Viviana Hurtado

Mr. Bezos' embrace of invention, his almost neurotic attention to detail, his patience and investment in the long view, give the Washington Post and the industry the best shot at relevancy and survival.

What Will Jeff Bezos Do To The Washington Post?

Reuters | Posted 10.08.2013 | Media

By Bill Rigby SEATTLE, Aug 7 (Reuters) - Technology and media circles are abuzz at how e-commerce wunderkind Jeff Bezo...

Jeff Bezos and the Washington Post

William Dietrich | Posted 10.07.2013 | Media
William Dietrich

Information, after all, is an infinite as book titles. If Bezos can make its navigation easy, people will come. But can he afford the labor to tap it from meager newspaper revenues? We'll see.

How the Internet Can Save Journalism

Bruce Ackerman | Posted 10.07.2013 | Media
Bruce Ackerman

Although the Internet may have destroyed the newspaper's old business model, we can use it to create a new decentralized system that may generate an even more vibrant marketplace of ideas for the twenty-first century.

The Darker Reason Bezos May Have Bought The Post

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 08.07.2013 | Media

Amazon chief Jeff Bezos's purchase of the Washington Post has been met with a large amount of optimism within the paper. In recent days, though, a num...

What Jeff Bezos Could Get Out Of The Washington Post

www.newrepublic.com | Posted 10.06.2013 | Media

Businessweek senior writer Brad Stone has written a book about Amazon--titled The Everything Store: Jeff Bezos and the Age of Amazon--that will be rel...

What Bezos Will Bring To The Washington Post

The Huffington Post | Bianca Bosker | Posted 08.07.2013 | Technology

In 2000, the Washington Post described Jeff Bezos as determined to grow Amazon by applying the same formula he'd embraced in his own career: “Take w...

Wall Street Loves The Washington Post Sale

AP | Posted 10.06.2013 | Media

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Tuesday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market: ...