Jeff Bezos says the Washington Post is "complex". The newspaper could also say about it.
The article flourished after M. Bezos's ownership. Since 2013, He bought a newspaper for $ 250 million. The article has more than 1.5 million digital subscribers, and the business has been profitable over the last three years
But the newsroom last week entered a complex editorial area when it became a factor in the obvious rape attempt against Bezos. in addition, there is a need to cover the events of the owner
There was a litany of classic tabloid elements that would challenge any news day. high class hotels and sexting ̵
It was also a great reminder that p. Bezosas is very public, with great prosperity and influence. He is the richest man in the world, following Amazon, a company that strives to continue to the lives of everyday people, whether it is an e-commerce business or entertainment, or many warehouses across the country with hundreds
Jo The personal project "Blue Origin" describes its mission as "creating a path to space so that our children can create the future."
With in his blog post detailing the rape of the past week, p. Bezosas has also become an important commentator for the first change. He said he was fighting against the alleged tactics that had no journalism, and Enquirer says he was just trying to hang the publication because his coverage was wrong for him.
The Post's editorial page is clearly related to its owner. On Friday, the next day after Mr Bezos published his blog post, the document released editorial praise for revealing a "treacherous model of intimidation and corruption as journalism".
The overall situation will "test Martha Baron and Jeff Bezos," wrote Kyle Pope, editor and editor of The Columbia Journalism Review. Mr Bezos has so far received 'good signs', Mr Pope said, but' it is true that the rules of journalism are not baked in his bones; it is something he will have to learn, very stressful and trying. “
p. Bezosas did not reply to the comment.
The Washington Post refused p. Baron's interview, but the document made a statement from him.
"Jeff never participated in our reports or our final stories," he said. "People think Jeff and Amazon must be hard to cover. But we went five and a half years with our property, and he intervened several times.
The collision between Mr Bezos and The Enquirer began last month, when a tabloid publication announced its extramarital relationship with the television personality Lauren Sanchez. Mr Bezos fought in his extremely revealing Medium, an online open platform. He blamed David J. Pecker, chairman of The Enquirer's parent company, American Media Inc., for threatening to publish Mr Bezos's graphic images as intermediaries if he did not publicly announce that Enquirer's report on his affairs was not  Post has traditionally focused on the country's capital, not so much resources for business coverage. It started to change. Previously, Post said it nearly doubled the number of journalists dedicated to Silicon Valley for up to 25 years, including the Seattle magazine, which will focus on Amazon.
He also aggressively followed the revelation of Bezos' private life
Post published a long article on February 5th. He quoted Gavin de Becker, his oldest chief of security, as saying that Enquirer, the leak of Beza's infidelity, was "politically motivated." Mr. Becker added that the effort could also include data from the President's Short Campaign
The American Media e-mails that Bezos added to his blog post and asked him and the newspaper to refrain from any statements or suggestions that the policy had played its part. role with her affairs with Mrs Sanchez.
Like other newspapers, including The New York Times, The Post on Friday and Saturday, featured articles about Bezos and American Media. . It was not the only articles about his interests. The article also published a report on Amazon's potential withdrawal from its headquarters building in New York, as well as a lawsuit filed by Amazon's director Woody Allen, who said his broadcast service had been wrongly removed from
"I think that they finally awakened to the fact that their owner is a huge story, ”said Mr., who criticized Amazon's previous coverage of anemia. As he struggled between J. Bezos and the American media, he said, "they moved to the right higher gear."
p. Baron said the document had not changed his attitude to Mr Bezos or his business interests. Baron said he is negotiating with two other leaders every two weeks. Bezosu about "strategy", but the discussion does not cover the scope of the document. Bezosui owns The Post separately from Amazon.
"Because I know he won't interfere, it's really not hard for him and Amazon to cover," said Baron. "In all my years of ownership, there was no report of his influence, either explicitly or implicitly, on our coverage."
The Post publisher and executive Frederick J. Ryan Jr. these statements in the statement and said p. Bezos was not involved in editing, praising his blog post
"Jeff has always made it clear that he hopes that the Washington Post will operate in full independence, both in news coverage and editorial content, and with him and his businesses in the same way as others , "Wrote Mr. McDonald. "We have never done this position."
Donald Graham, whose family had The Post for almost 80 years, was sold by Mr. Powell. Bezosui said the editors were "happy". "I agree with each of his words," he said. In a letter.
He added: "If they hadn't edited, The Times would make a piece of the absence of such a version and what does it mean?"
Bill Grueskin, a professor of journalism at Columbia University and former editor of The Wall Street Journal, said readers should have been made clearer that Bezos has nothing to do with the editorial.
"Readers deserve to know if Bezos knew about the editorial in advance, or contributed in any way to the discussions that led to it," he said.
In order to show that the newspaper remains independent of its owner, The Post has made another version since Early last year, this editorial report warned cities should "act with caution as their eyes must be as open as possible Money "when the proposal to become Amazon's second headquarters
Amazon recently announced it would build a headquarters in nearby Arlington, Va, ie it will be one of the largest employers in the region