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(Forbes)   Jeff Bezos' purchase of Washington Post for $250 Million is less than 1% of his net worth. As opposed to most Americans who use 1% of their net worth to buy a copy of the Washington Post   ( divider line
    More: Followup, CEO Jeff Bezos, Post Co., New York Times Company, Berkshire Hathaway, Carlos Slim, Sam Zell, The Washington Post Company, Allen & Co.  
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2013-08-07 10:22:46 AM  
2 votes:
If it was going to be sold, I wish the Koch brothers had gotten it. Watching leftists lose their minds about it would have been much more entertaining than this tepid reaction.
2013-08-07 05:16:12 AM  
2 votes:
I liked the Onion headline:

Man Buys Newspaper.
2013-08-08 07:49:53 AM  
1 vote:
Maybe the paper was just a way to get the building and real estate.
(for future development )

// looks like little open graves for all the ex Columbia journalism students.
2013-08-07 08:12:19 AM  
1 vote:
We'll need several watch groups to insure the correct flow and coverage of information.
A newspaper or news service is too important to leave in the hands of the private sector or one family.

Bezos should first establish a council of diversity made up past employees of the EEOC and DOJ .

Also a star chamber of current members of the Southern Poverty Law Center and Rainbow Coalition should also have editorial oversight and input.
 Sharing in all editorial and advertising decisions with the help and input of LGBT.

"It's not a heavy hand of censorship that guides us, it is a gentle hand on the till that steers the ship."
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