Nixon & the Washington Post



News that Jeff Bedzos, founder of Amazon (far above), purchased The Washington Post led to retrospectives on the newspaper’s past.

Carl Bernstein, of Watergate/Washington Post fame (above), weighed in on the possibilities of the sale.

“Jeff Bezos seems to me exactly the kind of inventive and innovative choice needed to bring about a recommitment to great journalism,” Carl Bernstein wrote in an email.

“Bezos is going to understand that dynamic push to find a way to make the connection between the business model, technological model and the enduring reportorial notions of what is the best obtainable version truth.”


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