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4:28 pm
Mon August 5, 2013

'Washington Post' To Be Sold To Amazon's Jeff Bezos

View of the front page of the October 30, 2009 edition of The Washington Post.
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Originally published on Tue August 6, 2013 9:03 am

The Washington Post Co. will sell its flagship newspaper and one of the most respected news organizations in the country to Amazon.com founder Jeffrey P. Bezos, the company announced in a press release. The Post has been a family-owned business for four generations.

Amazon, the company said, will play no role in the purchase. Bezos is making the purchase personally.

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Media talk from the Missouri School of Journalism
4:46 pm
Tue July 16, 2013

Views of the News: Zimmerman verdict, few female sources, royal baby watch, Asiana pilot hoax

The Zimmerman Verdict: Media Lessons

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Media talk from the Missouri School of Journalism
3:00 pm
Tue July 9, 2013

Views of the News TV Edition: Zimmerman Trial, SFO Crash, Egypt Coup, Local Station Mergers

Zimmerman Trial Dominates Cable News

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Media talk from the Missouri School of Journalism
3:07 pm
Tue June 25, 2013

Views of the News: SCOTUS' Big Rulings, Snowden's Helpers, Hastings Death, Rock Center Gone

Credit Alexander Zemlianichenko / AP

Supremes' Big Rulings

The Washington Post: "The Supreme Court's gay marriage decision: Live updates"

Jess Bravis, The Wall Street Journal: "Justices Take Pass on Texas Affirmative-Action Case"

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Media talk from the Missouri School of Journalism
4:13 pm
Tue June 11, 2013

Views of the News: Outing US digital snooping , debating "breaking news," muzzling WI reporters

Digital Snooping: The Original Stories

Glenn Greenwald, Ewen MacAskill and Spencer Ackerman, The Guardian: "NSA collecting phone records of millions of Verizon customers daily"

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Media talk from the Missouri School of Journalism
2:27 pm
Tue June 4, 2013

Views of the News: Photogs Fired, Storm Chasers Die, Goodbye Lee & Charles

Credit Chicago Newspaper Guild

Sun-TImes Fires Photographers

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Media talk from the Missouri School of Journalism
9:49 am
Wed May 29, 2013

Views of the News: Holder's Remorse, Conners & the IRS, Bite-size News, FB Hate, Wolf & the Atheist

DOJ Leak Probes: The Fallout

Mike Allen's Playbook, Politico: "Holder to Meet with Bureau Chiefs"

Dylan Byers, Politico: "Eric Holder's 'remorse'"

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Media talk from the Missouri School of Journalism
10:08 am
Wed April 24, 2013

Views of the News: The Boston Bombing

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Hillary Sargent, ChartGirl.com: "Covering the Coverage"

Slightly Less Gruesome


Joe Pompeo, Capital New York: "'Daily News' doctored front-page photo from Boston bombing"

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Media talk from the Missouri School of Journalism
8:37 am
Wed March 20, 2013

Views of the News: Less Reporting, More Opining; CNN & HS Rape; UK Press Regs; Abandoning Manning?

Credit New York Post

The Pew Study: Less Reporting, More Opining

The Pew Research Center's Project for Excellence in Journalism: "The State of the News Media 2013"

Brian Stelter, The New York Times: "Local TV News is Following Print's Path, Study Says"

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Media talk from the Missouri School of Journalism
10:52 am
Wed February 27, 2013

Views of the News: Ten Years of True/False, Oscar Docs, O'Brien, CNN & Diversity

Ten Years of True/False: Previewing the Fest

True/False Film Fest official site

Pter Gerard & Paul Sturtz and David Wilson, Indiewire: "Why the Hell is One of the Most Well-Respected Doc Fests in Columbia, Missouri?"

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Media talk from the Missouri School of Journalism
9:19 am
Wed February 20, 2013

Views of the News: Tesla v. NYT, CNN Goes Overboard, "Obama, the Puppet Master," Chinese Hacking

Tesla v. NYT

John M. Broder, The New York Times: "Stalled Out on Tesla's Electric Highway"

Elon Musk, Tesla Motors: "A Most Peculiar Test Drive"

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Politics
10:28 am
Wed February 6, 2013

Views of the News: Super Bowl, Scientology, Chinese Hackers, Skeetgate

Super Bowl Blackout, Ads, Tweets

Steve Coll, The New Yorker: "The Super Bowl's Journalism Malfunction"

Will Leitch, Sports On Earth: "Power Failure"

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Media talk from the Missouri School of Journalism
9:53 am
Wed January 30, 2013

Views of the News: 60 Minutes "Fluff," CNET Censored Again, News Tech, Super Bowl Ads

60 Minutes "Fluff" With Obama and Clinton

60 Minutes, CBS News: "The President and the Secretary of State" (watch the video)

David Bauder, AP: "Steve Kroft On '60 Minutes' Obama-Clinton Interview: The Request Came As A Surprise"

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Media talk from the Missouri School of Journalism
9:08 am
Wed January 16, 2013

Views of the News: Business Decisions Edition

Media talk from the Missouri School of Journalism
9:41 am
Wed January 9, 2013

Views of the News: Science Journalism, First-Person Journalism, "Snow Fall"

Credit Red Bull

Who's Fat? The Challenges of Science Journalism

Gretchen Reynolds, The New York Times: "Good and Bad, the Little Things Add Up in Fitness"

Pam Belluck, The New York Times: "Study Suggests Lower Mortality Risk for People Deemed to be Overweight"

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