The Washington Post: Sold

The Washington Post: Sold

Late Monday, The Washington Post Co. announced it will sell its flagship newspaper to Amazon founder and chief executive Jeffrey P. Bezos. We explore how the change will affect the local and national media environment.

Late Monday, The Washington Post Co. announced it will sell its flagship newspaper to Amazon founder and chief executive Jeffrey P. Bezos. The surprise sale ends ownership by the Graham family, which has run the paper for four generations. We explore how the change will affect the local and national media environment.

Guests

Mark Jurkowitz

Associate Director, Project for Excellence in Journalism; former ombudsman of The Boston Globe.

Andrew Beaujon

Senior Online Reporter, The Poynter Institute

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