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What will the future hold for The Washington Post and the Boston Globe in billionaire hands?

Jeff Bezos, the founder and CEO of e-commerce company Amazon.com, is not the first billionaire to enter the newspaper business following his $250 million purchase of The Washington Post on Monday, August 5.

In fact, he wasn’t even the first one this month – sports mogul John W. Henry beat him to that distinction with his purchase of the Boston Globe for $70 million announced on Saturday, August 3. Read more »


Daily News Digest: Why did UNESCO host World Press Freedom Day celebrations in Costa Rica?

  • Why did UNESCO host World Press Freedom Day celebrations in Costa Rica? A look at the state of press freedom for the host of World Press Freedom Day celebrations. [IFEX]

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