Jeff Bezos Defends Decision to Buy Washington Post

Jeff Bezos built Amazon into an e-commerce and computing powerhouse. Now his ambitions are more sprawling as he takes on ever larger civic and business challenges.

Those diverse interests were on display on Tuesday when Mr. Bezos, Amazon’s chief executive, spoke onstage at the Code technology conference here, where he commented on an array of topics, including workplace culture, privacy and his decision to buy The Washington Post in 2013.

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One thought on “Jeff Bezos Defends Decision to Buy Washington Post

  • June 1, 2016 at 9:03 am
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    Newspapers continue to get the snot beat out of them. Falling circulation and advertising revenue continue to fall. Buying a newspaper falls well short of a sound business investment. There is only one reason why anyone would purchase a newspaper publishing company and can be translated into one word. “Ego.”

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