Yes, Jeff Bezos should shut down the Washington Post’s printing presses, and here’s why


Gigaom

Like many other observers and analysts, I responded to Amazon (s amzn) CEO Jeff Bezos’ acquisition of the Washington Post by jumping in with some free advice on a turnaround strategy — a list of five things I thought he should do to try and reimagine what a newspaper needs to be in a digital age. One of those suggestions in particular has triggered a barrage of criticism: namely, the idea that the Post should shut down its printing presses. But that is the step I think may actually be the most crucial — and at the same time, the hardest to take.

The reason why it would be hard is partly financial. As Ryan Chittum has pointed out at the Columbia Journalism Review — and as others have pointed out to me on Twitter — there is a very real cost to shutting down the print version of a…

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Article: Kindle Singles & The Washington Post


The link below is to an article that considers a possible relationship between Kindle Singles and The Washington Post.

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http://www.mediabistro.com/appnewser/could-kindle-singles-flourish-at-jeff-bezos-washington-post_b39393

Article: Jeff Bezos Has Bought The Washington Post For $250 Million


The link below is to what is probably to be regarded as old news now and that is that Jeff Bezos (the Founder of Amazon) has bought The Washington Post for $250 million dollars.

For more visit:
http://www.mediabistro.com/appnewser/jeff-bezos-buys-the-washington-post-for-250-million_b39317