Washington Post — Now With Special Offers!

Washington Post -- Now With Special Offers!

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos is buying the Washington Post. Responses to the surprise deal are noted by Jim Romenesko (here and here) and Ed Kilgore; journo tweets Storified by Mallary Tenore.  Reactions by Hamilton NolanLydia DePillis, Neil Irwin, Andy Borowitz, Ezra KleinPost publisher Donald Graham and Jeff Bezos. Paul Farhi wrote the story for WaPo.

UPDATES:

For the morning-after headline, click here.

“Why Amazon’s Jeff Bezos bought The Washington Post,” Peter Weber, The Week

“Billionaire buys toy: The real Bezos-Washington Post story,” Alex Pareene, Salon

“Here’s Why I Think Jeff Bezos Bought The Washington Post,” Henry Blodget, Business Insider

“Jeff Bezos and the Washington Post: a marriage of old media and new money,” Emily Bell, The Guardian

“The Grahams Sell ‘The Washington Post,’ and Woodward Is Sad,” Lloyd Grove, The Daily Beast

“German, Spanish, Belgian and French Media React to Amazon Boss Purchase of Washington Post,” BabelCafe.com

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