'Washington Post' To Be Sold To Amazon's Jeff Bezos

NPR | Aug. 6, 2013 7:03 a.m.

Contributed By:

Eyder Peralta

The Washington Post Co. will sell its flagship newspaper and one of the most respected news organizations in the country to Amazon.com founder Jeffrey P. Bezos, the company announced in a press release.

Bezos will pay $250 million in cash “for The Post and affiliated publications to the Washington Post Co., which owns the newspaper and other businesses,” The Washington Post reports.

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