Jeff Bezos’s thoughts on Big Business, outer space and The Washington Post

An anthology of writings provides a glimpse into the mind of the Amazon founder. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2020-11-20 13:00:00 UTC ]
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Why The Washington Post's Jeff Bezos Is Adweek's Media Visionary of 2016

Few tech entrepreneurs have had the ability to imagine a future just beyond our reach, and to profoundly change how we live our lives. Steve Jobs and Mark Zuckerberg are two such stars, and Jeff Bezos, our Media Visionary for 2016, joins this constellation. From ecommerce and streaming video to... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2016-11-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Jeff Bezos Isn't Convinced That the Washington Post Can Survive on Payment Services

Jeff Bezos, Amazon chief and owner of the Washington Post, isn't sure that services like paywalls and tiered subscriptions can work for publishers. During a wide-ranging panel at Vanity Fair's New Establishment Summit, Bezos talked about how he works with the Washington Post staff, as well as... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2016-10-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Jeff Bezos buys Washington Post

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos has bought American newspaper the Washington Post for $250m (£... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2013-08-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Veteran Time Inc. Exec Jed Hartman Heading to Bezos's Washington Post

Time Inc., the nation's the largest magazine publisher, is losing one of its top business-side execs to The Washington Post. The executive, Jed Hartman, who is group publisher of news and business at Time Inc., is joining the Post as its chief revenue officer.The departure costs Time Inc. an... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2014-12-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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With Washington Post, Jeffrey Bezos has chance to overhaul newspapers

Jeffrey Bezos buys the Washington Post for $250 million. The Amazon founder is known as a patient leader who is willing to absorb losses as he builds businesses.Amazon.com founder Jeffrey Bezos, who revolutionized the book business, is now aiming to do the same with one of the nation's most... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2013-08-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Big Publishers Post Big Third- Quarter Gains

The easing of lockdowns and strong increases in digital sales led to double-digit sales gains for four trade publishers that reported financial results for the quarter ended September 30 over the same period in 2019. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-11-13 05:00:00 UTC ]
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The long-suffering news business keeps getting big promises from Big Tech

With Google under pressure to clamp down on YouTube conspiracies and low-quality clickbait, the search giant is launching a major new effort aimed at strengthening its relationship with news publishers–and perhaps keeping them from going under. At an event in New York today, the company... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2018-03-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Everyone's a Critic, and Everyone Is a Publisher: Brad Stone on MacKenzie Bezos on Brad Stone on Jeff Bezos

I’m grateful to MacKenzie and to every other thoughtful reviewer who shares their perspectives on my book and on this remarkable story. – Bloomberg Businessweek reporter and Jeff Bezos biographer Brad Stone, responding to a one-star review of his new book from MacKenzie Bezos, Jeff Bezos’s wife.... Continue reading at AllThingsD

[ AllThingsD | 2013-11-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New Report Offers Post-Pandemic Outlook for Book Business

In a free 50-page report released this week, three veteran publishing and digital media consultants offer a postmortem on 2020 and a glimpse at what the future holds for publishers, booksellers, libraries and readers. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-01-07 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Presidential Memoirs Are Big Business. Will Anyone Buy Trump's?

Insiders say a book by President Donald Trump could be a tempting proposition for major publishers—but it may not be worth the cost. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-11-13 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Inside the Washington Post newsroom: History-making moments and good gossip

Former editor Leonard Downie Jr. offers a behind-the-scenes account of his 44 years at the newspaper. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Medill Selects Jeremy Gilbert of Washington Post as Knight Chair in Digital Media Strategy

Northwestern University Medill School of Journalism, Media, Integrated Marketing Communications has selected Jeremy Gilbert (BSJ00, MSJ00), director of strategic initiatives Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2020-07-07 17:10:58 UTC ]
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Bryan honoured by Washington Post

The Laurence Stern Fellowship, a long-standing programme of the Washington Post, giving young British journalists experience of working in its newsroom each summer, is being renamed in honour of agent Felicity Bryan as the Stern-Bryan Fellowship. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-15 02:32:04 UTC ]
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Time Out Is All “In” on Rebuilding Its Business Post-Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has been devastating to several industries, and publishing has been no exception. Among those hardest hit have been titles serving local markets. With public spaces temporarily shutting down, regional titles have little leverage to sell advertising, and readers have little... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2020-05-28 16:08:28 UTC ]
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Personal Space: Stephanie Danler Never Thought She Would Write This Memoir

On this episode of Personal Space: The Memoir Show, Sari Botton interviews Stephanie Danler, author of the 2016 bestselling novel Sweetbitter, and now the memoir Stray, just published by Knopf. In the book, Danler poignantly tackles a variety of issues, including: the destructive nature of... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-05-21 17:00:57 UTC ]
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Personal Space: Maggie Downs Thought No One Wanted to Read About Grief

On this episode of Personal Space: The Memoir Show, Sari Botton interviews Maggie Downs, author of the memoir and travelogue, Braver Than You Think: Around the World On the Trip of My (Mother’s) Lifetime about the year she spent traveling around the world, fulfilling many of her mother’s unmet... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-05-11 18:38:48 UTC ]
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Washington Post paperback bestsellers

A collection of Greta Thunberg’s speeches and the Pulitzer winner for fiction are among the top picks. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2019-12-04 13:19:59 UTC ]
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Washington Post spills contents of anti-Trump tell-all

The Washington Post has revealed the anonymous author behind forthcoming tell-all A Warning has claimed the US president is so unfit for office that a number of fellow administration officials contemplated resigning together in "a midnight self-massacre" but ultimately decided against it. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-08 09:05:26 UTC ]
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Carlos Lozada of The Washington Post and David Remnick of The New Yorker Join Pulitzer Board

Carlos Lozada, an associate editor and book critic for The Washington Post, and David Remnick, editor of The New Yorker, Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2019-11-07 22:53:39 UTC ]
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