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Tue August 6, 2013
Views of the News: Bezos buys WaPost, Boston Globe & Newsweek sold, Time Warner's CBS blackout
Jeff Bezos buys Washington Post
Paul Fahri, Washington Post: "Washington Post to be sold to Jeff Bezos"
Jeff Bezos, Washington Post: "A letter from Jeff Bezos to Post Employees"
Butch Ward & Jill Geisler, Poynter: "How Bezos, in his first memo to Washington Post staff, achieved optimism"
Greg Satell, Forbes: "Okay, here's the real reason Jeff Bezos bought the Washington Post"
James Fallows, The Atlantic: "Why the sale of the Washington Post seems so significant"
David Cay Johnston, The National Memo: "Washington Post ushers in a new age of publishing"
Jay Yarow and Nicholas Carlson, Business Insider: "The life and awesomeness of Jeff Bezos"
Boston Globe, Newsweek sold
Peter Lauria, Buzzfeed: "Newsweek's new owners say they bought "a lot of cachet"
Ted Olson, Christianity Today: "The Second Coming of Christ Controversy: Company with ties to David Jang buys 'Newsweek'"
Beth Healy, Boston Globe: "Red Sox owner John Henry in deal to purchase The Boston Globe"
Time Warner, CBS standoff
VIDEO: CBS' to customers: "Time Warner Customers -- You're about to lose CBS!"
Todd Spangler, Variety: "CBS Stations, Showtime go dark for Time Warner Cable customers"
Roger Yu, USA Today: "Time Warner Cable drops CBS in New York, L.A., Dallas"
Al Tompkins, Poynter: "Time Warner offers to 'unbundle' CBS channels"
Scott Martin, USA Today: "CBS blackout puts start-up Aereo in the spotlight"
Ken Thomas, Associated Press: "Republicans want NBC, CNN, to cancel upcoming programs on Hillary Clinton"
Wake up with Al?
Matt Murray, Today: "'RIP Van Roker': Al oversleeps, misses a show for the first time in 39 years"