Mon August 5, 2013
The Two-Way

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

Originally published on Tue August 6, 2013 8:03 am

View of the front page of the October 30, 2009 edition of The Washington Post.
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The Washington Post Co. will sell its flagship newspaper and one of the most respected news organizations in the country to founder Jeffrey P. Bezos, the company announced in a press release. The Post has been a family-owned business for four generations.

Amazon, the company said, will play no role in the purchase. Bezos is making the purchase personally.

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Sat August 3, 2013
The Two-Way

The New York Times Co. Agrees To Sell The Boston Globe

Originally published on Sat August 3, 2013 1:11 pm

A man walks out of The Boston Globe headquarters on Feb. 20, the day The New York Times Co. said it planned to sell the paper.
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The New York Times Co. has announced the sale of The Boston Globe to the principle owner of the Boston Red Sox for $70 million, a sum that represents a fraction of the $1.1 billion paid for the flagship newspaper two decades ago.

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Mon July 29, 2013
The Two-Way

Book News: Outrage After Fox News Interview With 'Zealot' Author

Originally published on Mon July 29, 2013 1:34 pm


Mon July 22, 2013
NPR Story

Royal Baby News Or No? Guardian Lets Web Visitors Decide

Originally published on Mon July 22, 2013 7:02 pm



When it comes to interest in the birth of the royal baby, the world seems to be divided into two camps. Recognizing that, one news organization has divided its coverage in like manner.

JANINE GIBSON: has introduced a special feature for the royal labor.


That's Janine Gibson of The Guardian. She's the U.S. editor in chief, and she's talking about a small purple button at the top right of The Guardian's home page.

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Sat July 20, 2013

Veteran Journalist Helen Thomas Leaves An Outspoken Legacy

Originally published on Tue July 23, 2013 1:09 pm

Veteran White House correspondent Helen Thomas broke barriers and became a White House fixture, but her famous bluntness caused her downfall in the end.
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