12/02/2014 02:12 pm ET Updated Dec 02, 2014

Jeff Bezos Optimistic About Future Of The Washington Post

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Amazon chairman and C.E.O. Jeff Bezos is optimistic about the future of The Washington Post, which he bought last year, because the Beltway news institution is growing its digital audience while repositioning itself as a national and global brand.

"The Post was always, even though it had a national and global reputation, the product was local and that was by design," Bezos said Tuesday during an interview with Henry Blodget at Business Insider's 2014 Ignition conference.

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