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The Washington Post Company announced on Monday that it was selling its flagship newspaper and other publications to Amazon founder Jeff Bezos for $250 million. The deal marks the end of four generations of family ownership for the iconic paper, and comes in the wake of The New York Time’s sale of the struggling Boston Globe, announced on Friday. We discuss the future of newspapers.

Guests:
Ken Doctor, news industry analyst for Outsell, a global research and advisory firm; and author of "Newsonomics: Twelve New Trends That Will Shape the News You Get"
Tom Rosenstiel, executive director of the American Press Institute

  • Lawrence

    I get my news from RT, which employs American dissidents to tell what’s really going on.

  • Chris OConnell

    I feel like they deserve each other.

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