One year in: 10 ways The Washington Post has changed under Jeff Bezos

by Lucia Moses
A year ago, Jeff Bezos stunned the media world with the news that he was buying The Washington Post for $250 million. With his jumble of businesses, the founder of Amazon seemed an unlikely buyer for a newspaper that was losing money. But given moves he has made to try to reinvent the media business (Amazon, the Kindle — and Kindle Singles e-books and Amazon Studios, units that ...Read the full article

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