Jeff Bezos http://wlrn.org en Will 'The New York Times' Be Next To Be Sold? http://wlrn.org/post/will-new-york-times-be-next-be-sold After <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2013/08/05/209263622/washington-post-to-be-sold-to-amazons-jeff-bezos" target="_blank">Monday's surprising news</a> that Amazon.com founder Jeff Bezos is buying <em>The Washington Post</em> for $250 million — a deal that came <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2013/08/03/208579489/the-new-york-times-co-agrees-to-sell-the-boston-globe" target="_blank">just days after the <em>Boston Globe</em> was sold</a> for $70 million to Boston Red Sox owner John Henry — a question naturally occurs:<p>Who's next?<p>On Tuesday, at least two long-tim Tue, 06 Aug 2013 14:53:51 +0000 Mark Memmott 18574 at http://wlrn.org Will 'The New York Times' Be Next To Be Sold? Jeff Bezos: A Rocket Launched From Miami’s Palmetto High http://wlrn.org/post/jeff-bezos-rocket-launched-miami-s-palmetto-high <p><span style="color: rgb(26, 39, 50); font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; line-height: 19px; text-align: left; ">When Jeffrey Preston </span>Bezos<span style="color: rgb(26, 39, 50); font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; line-height: 19px; text-align: left; "> graduated from Miami Palmetto Senior High in 1982, he had big plans to change the world.</span></p> Tue, 06 Aug 2013 14:50:45 +0000 Luisa Yanez 18577 at http://wlrn.org Jeff Bezos: A Rocket Launched From Miami’s Palmetto High 'Washington Post' To Be Sold To Amazon's Jeff Bezos http://wlrn.org/post/washington-post-be-sold-amazons-jeff-bezos 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, <a href="http://www.washpostco.com/phoenix.zhtml?c=62487&p=irol-pressArticle&ID=1844731&highlight=">the company announced in a press release</a>. The <em>Post</em> has been a family-owned business for four generations.<p>Amazon, the company said, will play no role in the purchase. Tue, 06 Aug 2013 11:50:55 +0000 18539 at http://wlrn.org 'Washington Post' To Be Sold To Amazon's Jeff Bezos