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5:58 pm
Mon August 5, 2013

Jeff Bezos Brings Entrepreneurial Mindset To Washington Post Purchase

Jeff Bezos is illuminated by a display screen at the introduction of the new Amazon Kindle Fire HD and Kindle Paperwhite in Santa Monica, Calif., Sept. 6, 2012.
AP Photo/Reed Saxon

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos has purchased the Washington Post for $250 million, and that has a lot of people wondering what's next for the legacy media company.

Brad Stone, senior writer for Bloomberg Businessweek, has written a book about the mega-entrepreneur. It's called, "The Everything Store,” due out in October. He said the sale was a surprise for many, but in keeping with the way Bezos thinks.

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Washington State Newspapers
11:54 am
Tue March 5, 2013

Chances Are High That This Canadian Company Owns Your Local Paper

What's the future of the Seattle Weekly under its new ownership?
Flickr Photo/Jason Taellious

With the purchase of the Seattle Weekly and the Everett Herald, Sound Publishing now owns more newspapers in Washington than any other publisher. Ross Reynolds talks with Black Press Ltd. CEO Rick O'Connor about the future of newspapers in Washington state.