Donald Graham

The front page of the Washington Post as seen in a newsstand on Aug. 6, 2013 in Washington, D.C, the day after it was announced that founder and CEO Jeff Bezos had agreed to purchase the newspaper for $250 million from the Graham family. (Photo credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Post Sale to Bezos Ends Era of Local Ownership

The sale of The Washington Post to founder Jeff Bezos rocked the world of journalism, but it was also a shock to the community where it’s published: The hometown newspaper of the nation’s capital city is no longer locally owned.


Graham: ‘I Hope The Post Makes a Tremendous Amount of Money for Jeff’s Sake’

Giving a behind-the-scenes breakdown of the events leading up to the Washington Post sale to Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, Post Co. chairman and chief executive Donald Graham explained how the new “technologist” is the paper’s best chance to thrive after 80 years of Graham family ownership.