Tech pioneer buys Washington Post

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Tuesday, August 06, 2013

 

Reuters: Jeff Bezos, 49, who is buying the Washington Post as a personal investment for $250 million, has funded an eclectic array of ventures.

He has not previously expressed deep interest in newspapers or journalism, though Amazon's forays into electronic books, tablet computers and television programming have placed it squarely in the media business. By his own description, he is a voracious reader of newspapers.

 

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