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Amazon.com CEO buys The Washington Post for 250 million dollars

Monday, August 5th 2013 - 18:32 UTC
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Amazon.com Chief Executive Officer Jeff Bezos agreed to buy The Washington Post for 250 million dollars, vaulting the e-commerce magnate into the struggling newspaper industry. Bezos is making the deal as an individual and not as part of Amazon, the world’s biggest online retailer, according to a statement on Monday. Read full article

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  • Mr Ed

    The best way to make a small fortune in newspapers these days is to start with a large one, but who knows what magic Mr Bezos might weave? He can't bring back the dying readership as old age takes its toll, but perhaps he has some other plans.

    Aug 06th, 2013 - 06:44 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Captain Poppy

    Internet killed the newspaper. Reading the news on the internet sucks, it's like reading a book on a tablet or kindle, a book bets a tablet anyday.

    Aug 06th, 2013 - 08:37 am - Link - Report abuse 0

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