Don Graham announced to staff that the Washington Post had been sold to Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, closing the book on the storied paper’s history as a family dynasty after seven straight years of declining revenue.
The Washington Post will be sold to Amazon.com founder and CEO Jeffrey Bezos.
A journalist says the American intelligence contractor who disclosed U.S. government surveillance programs fled to Hong Kong because he believed he wouldn’t get a fair trial in his home country.
The Washington Post will institute a Paywall on June 12, essentially charging daily web readers for the content they’d already been receiving free of charge. Read up and weigh-in on the conversation, and let us if you’re now willing to pay $10+/month for the same service.
But since 1996, content on WashingtonPost.com has been free for anyone with an internet connection. The latest news has been just a click of the refresh icon away for 17 years. On Wednesday, however, The Post announced that it will begin phasing in a paywall June 12.
Sen. Robert Menendez is being investigated by a Miami federal grand jury for his role in advocating for the business interests of a wealthy donor and friend, The Washington Post reported Thursday.
Robert Griffin III and the Washington Redskins earned another win over the Dallas Cowboys – and this one will last a lifetime.
The reporter for Mother Jones magazine who broke the story of Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney’s remarks that 47 percent of Americans “believe they are victims” is among the winners of the 64th annual George Polk Awards in Journalism.
Social media giant Twitter is among the latest U.S. companies to report that it is among a growing list of victims of Internet security attacks, saying that hackers may have gained access to information on 250,000 of its more than 200 million active users. And now, The Washington Post is joining the chorus, revealing the discovery of a sophisticated cyberattack in 2011.
Americans are pessimistic that lawmakers will reach a “fiscal cliff” deal – and far more are prepared to blame congressional Republicans.