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“A New Low Bar for Tabloid Behavior”: Tabloid Vets Think the Enquirer’s Bezos Blackmail Blunder Was Inexplicably Stupid | Vanity Fair

No one expects the Enquirer to play by the rules—but threatening the richest man in the world is so obviously a bad idea that tabloid-journalism luminaries wonder why getting Bezos to back off was so important. In mid-January, when The National Enquirer published its epic exposé revealing Jeff Bezos’smonths-long extramarital dalliance, it was one …

The Other Side of Jeff Bezos’s Washington Post | The New Republic

A protracted contract dispute suggests that being owned by a tech billionaire may have serious drawbacks for workers. Since Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos purchased The Washington Post in 2013, the newspaper has been one of the great—and few—success stories in media, legacy or otherwise. The size of the paper’s staff has grown to …