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An Open Letter to Jeff Bezos

Nathan Runkle | Posted 07.22.2014 | Green
Nathan Runkle

Amazon has the power to lead important social change. And with power comes responsibility. These animals cannot speak for themselves, so it is up to people like you to speak for them. Won't you do that?

Bezos Rescued By Ecuadorian Navy

Reuters | MARK WEINRAUB AND ALEXANDRA VALENCIA | Posted 01.23.2014 | Technology

(Reuters) - Amazon.com (AMZN.O) founder Jeff Bezos was airlifted from a cruise ship by the Ecuadorean Navy after suffering a kidney stone attack in th...

Jeff Bezos' Insults Will Make You Feel Terrible About Yourself

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 10.10.2013 | Technology

You don't get to the top without hurting some feelings. An excerpt from Bloomberg Businessweek reporter Brad Stone's new book "The Everything Stor...

Sunday Roundup

Arianna Huffington | Posted 10.10.2013 | Politics
Arianna Huffington

This week brought the further merging of new and traditional media when Amazon's Jeff Bezos bought the Washington Post for $250 million. The prevailing sentiment from media observers was one of hope -- hope that someone as innovative and entrepreneurial as Bezos can save this valuable part of America's cultural infrastructure. With all the talk this week about preserving great journalism, it's also a valuable opportunity to ponder what's missing from our media landscape. If the purpose of journalism is to give people a better sense of what's happening in their world, reporting only on what's broken isn't enough. How about more on what is working? At a time when our government is deeply dysfunctional, showing how people are having a positive impact in their communities -- and how others can too -- is essential. Let's just hope Bezos succeeds in reviving his new purchase before his 10,000-year clock runs out.

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.

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: ...

Jeff Bezos Changed How We Buy Everything

AP | BARBARA ORTUTAY | Posted 08.05.2013 | Media

NEW YORK -- Over nearly two decades, Jeff Bezos built Amazon from a scrappy online bookseller into an e-commerce empire, shook up the print publishing...

Which Jeff Bezos Is Buying the Washington Post?

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 10.05.2013 | Politics
Richard (RJ) Eskow

Which Jeff Bezos will publish the Washington Post: the anti-tax libertarian or the iconoclastic business thinker? We don't know. But either way, the plot thickens.

Amazon's Founder Pledges $2.5 Million In Support Of Gay Marriage

AP | Posted 09.26.2012 | Gay Voices

SEATTLE — Amazon.com founder and CEO Jeff Bezos and his wife MacKenzie announced a gift Friday of $2.5 million to the campaign to defend Washing...

Jeff Bezos On New Kindle 3: Why Color, Touch-Screen, And ePub Aren't Part Of New Kindle's Features

USA Today | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Amazon.com(AMZN) revolutionized book reading in 2007 when it introduced its Kindle e-reader. But now consumers can choose among several digital readin...