Jeff Bezos, founder and CEO of and soon-to-be owner of The Washington Post, last month in Sun Valley, Idaho. Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images hide caption

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Jeff Bezos, a tech titan and Amazon founder, purchased a venerable newspaper, The Washington Post. Richard Brain/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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