In today’s edition of WaPo, reporter Paul Farhi gets Jeffrey Bezos‘ first exclusive interview since Bezos’ purchased the Washington Post in early August. In an unsurprising bland observation, Farhi reports that Bezos has high hopes for the future of WaPo in the coming years. Bezos’ new quest for a new “golden era” at the Post must’ve come as a great relief to Farhi, as the newspaper is taking a financial nosedive, a nosedive that caused the sale of the organization to Bezos after being owned and operated by the Graham family for the past 80 years.
After a search of WaPo‘s previous articles on Bezos since August 5th, it is apparent that his demanding management style used to guide Amazon’s success will be implemented at WaPo. Prior to August 5th, however, any WaPo articles about Bezos were less about the man, and more about his successes at Amazon. Farhi, not a total ass kisser, does hit some interesting points. Here are some highlights of what Bezos says: Read more