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

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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

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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

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Former Washington Post editor Martin Baron is working on a book about Trump, Bezos and the future of journalism

“Collision of Power” will be part memoir and part investigation into what’s ahead for the free press. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Everyone's a Critic, and Everyone Is a Publisher: Brad Stone on MacKenzie Bezos on Brad Stone on Jeff Bezos

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This is definitive proof that Jeff Bezos is building an army of robot ants.

It’s a tale as old as time: a Brazilian writer sets her Kindle aside for a few weeks to work on her own novel, and when she goes back to get a little reading done, finds that the device has been infested with a horde of tiny white ants. “My virtual library had become a […] Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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While some publishers are slowing hiring plans, publishers like BuzzFeed and The Washington Post are not

As layoffs and hiring slowdowns sweep the industry, some companies like BuzzFeed, The Washington Post, Forbes, Bloomberg and Hearst are actively bringing new people aboard. The post While some publishers are slowing hiring plans, publishers like BuzzFeed and The Washington Post are not appeared... Continue reading at Digiday

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From Pediatric Cancer to Outer Space: PW Talks to Hayley Arceneaux

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Washington Post Wins Pulitzer Prize In Public Service Journalism For Jan. 6 Coverage

The Post’s extensive reporting found numerous failures in political systems and security before, during and after the Jan. 6, 2021, riot. Continue reading at The Huffington Post

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Washington Post wins public service Pulitzer for Capitol attack coverage

Paper beat out two other finalists, the New York Times and the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel The Washington Post has won the 2022 Pulitzer prize for public service journalism, for The Attack, its account of the deadly assault on the US Capitol by supporters of Donald Trump on 6 January 2021.The... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Little People, Big Dreams: Children’s non-fiction posts all-time record return

If you chart the shift in the BookScan era of the publishing into Children’s & Young Adult Non-Fiction (CYANF), you see it evolving from, broadly, a more schools-book focused sector to one in which the vast bulk of the revenue is derived from trade titles. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Heligo set to launch into business and smart thinking space with fresh approach

Bonnier Books UK’s new list Heligo Books is seeking to broaden the market for business and smart thinking books by reaching new audiences with strong branding, says its editorial director Rik Ubhi. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Jeff Kinney Scores with ‘Big Shot’

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An App Called Libby and the Surprisingly Big Business of Library E-Books

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