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Revolving Door Newsletter: 08.06.13

Jeff Bezos Buys The Washington Post; PBS NewsHour Gets New Co-Anchors

August 6, 2013
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The Washington Post is dead. Long live WaPo. In a rather shocking fashion, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos swoops in and purchases the paper for a cool $250 million. (For those counting: That's $180 million more than the Boston Globe and less than a quarter of Tumblr's final coast.) The Graham family, which owned the publication for so long, seems to be hoping that the new man at the top invests more of his $25-billion fortune, which doesn't seem out of the question. Still, it's and less than a quarter of Tumblr's final coast.) The Graham family, which owned the publication for so long, seems to be hoping that the new man at the top invests more of his $25-billion fortune, which doesn't seem out of the question. Still, it's Sign Up Now!