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  1. August 11, 2014

    You’ll never guess how much BuzzFeed raised from Horowitz

    1. OK, maybe you will If you guess $50m. BuzzFeed’s new investor is one of Silicon Valley’s best-known venture capital...

  2. August 7, 2014

    Rush to print is no cause for celebration

    You would not know it, judging by the angst that dominates any discussion of the news industry, but the number of public...

  1. July 25, 2014

    Why some prefer summer with their heads in the clouds

    It was from a bunch of religiously observant Arab women that I first learnt you could tell something important about people...

  2. April 14, 2014

    Pulitzer Prizes recognise NSA leak reporting

    The Pulitzer Prize Board delivered an indirect vindication of the disclosures by former National Security Agency contractor...

  3. March 31, 2014

    Rewriting the gloomy headlines

    Marty Baron has been the top editor of a top US newspaper for the past 14 years. In each one of those years at the Miami...

  4. March 18, 2014

    Washington Post widens access to its digital content

    The Washington Post is launching a programme that offers subscribers of partner newspapers and services free access to its...

  5. March 14, 2014

    Publicity is cheap but comedy could cost Obama dear

    Barack Obama’s appearance with the dyspeptic humorist Zach Galifianakis on the internet comedy show Between Two Ferns has...

  6. March 14, 2014

    The racial clouds that hang over DC

    There have long been two Washingtons: one the seat of the US government, rich with history, almighty and all powerful; the...

  7. March 12, 2014

    Berkshire Hathaway strikes deal to swap Graham stake

    It is the end of an era for an American billionaire and his four-decade ties to a US publishing dynasty. Warren Buffett’s...

  8. March 12, 2014

    Rite Aid buoyed by Goldman upgrade

    Shares in Rite Aid climbed after analysts at Goldman Sachs lifted their rating on the third-largest US drugstore to “buy” as...

  9. February 13, 2014

    Buffett looks to recast Graham ties

    Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway is in talks to swap a 28 per cent stake in Graham Holdings for control of a subsidiary...

  10. October 31, 2013

    US admits surveillance on foreign governments ‘reached too far’

    John Kerry, US secretary of state, said on Thursday that US surveillance of foreign countries and governments had “reached...

  11. October 25, 2013

    Edward Snowden’s spying claims hamper US’s foreign goals

    When the US’s spy community asked Congress for a $53bn budget for this year, the agencies made sure to note their skills...

  12. September 9, 2013

    Koch Industries to buy Molex for $7.2bn

    One of the world’s largest makers of electrical connectors, Molex, is to sell itself to the holding company of the...

  13. August 27, 2013

    New York Times website hit by ‘malicious’ attack

    Several media companies, including the New York Times and the Huffington Post, have suffered compromises to their websites...

  14. August 20, 2013

    Sometimes the best that a company can hope for is death

    The Financial Times has carried an unusual number of obituaries and stories of terminal illness this summer. There was the...

  15. August 16, 2013

    Smart enough to value both platforms

    From Mr Angus Neill. Sir, I don’t read books. I read newspapers. Both in print and online, subscribing to The Times and the...

  16. August 11, 2013

    Jeff Bezos is a disrupter, only not at home

    When I heard Jeff Bezos had bought The Washington Post my mind skipped – as it always does when I hear his name – to socks...

  17. August 9, 2013

    Newspapers: the real Moneyball

    Well done, tech or Wall Street mogul. You have made your fortune, so now you gaze towards another mountain to climb. For...

  18. August 7, 2013

    Success for Jeff Bezos will be measured by the scoop

    Deep in the rock beneath the Sierra Diablo mountains in Texas, Jeff Bezos is building a $42m clock. Standing 200ft tall, it...

  19. August 6, 2013

    Time  and space: quirky frontier for old media

    Of all the places the Washington Post could have ended up, a berth in an investment portfolio next to a spaceship company is...

  20. August 6, 2013

    Washington Post makes paper profit for Warren Buffett

    Shares in the Washington Post Company jumped to a five-year high, sending the value of Warren Buffett’s stake to over $1bn,...

  21. August 6, 2013

    Washington Post awaits the Amazon experience

    Jeff Bezos is renowned for his patient, long-term approach to investment and willingness to lose money and be...

  22. August 6, 2013

    Bezos on Page One

    As the billionaire founder of Amazon, Jeff Bezos struck terror into the hearts of traditional publishers. Now, as the new...

  23. August 6, 2013

    Washington Post: don’t stop now

    The sale of the Washington Post newspaper is a shock – unless you have noticed that other media empires (Tribune, Time...

  24. August 6, 2013

    Family principles led to hunt for new Washington Post steward

    Displayed at the entrance of the Washington Post’s headquarters are a set of principles Eugene Meyer articulated for the...

  25. August 6, 2013

    Materials sector leads US stocks lower

    The materials sector led a sell-off in US equities on Tuesday, as investors fled growth-focused stocks including Monsanto...

  26. August 6, 2013

    Washington Post sale caps round of media M&A

    The sale of the Washington Post to Jeff Bezos, the billionaire founder of Amazon, comes on the heels of near-unprecedented...

  27. August 6, 2013

    Q&A: Washington Post sale

    Jeff Bezos, the chief executive of Amazon, stunned the media world on Monday when he announced that he was buying the...

  28. August 6, 2013

    Sale best thing for Washington Post, says Don Graham

    The initiative to sell the Washington Post came from the family that has controlled it for 80 years, but Jeff Bezos’ $250m...

  29. August 6, 2013

    Washington Post sale shocks US capital

    Reporters at the Washington Post say they were “stunned” and “shocked” after being summoned to hear, just as the daily...

  30. August 5, 2013

    Washington Post sold to Amazon’s Jeff Bezos for $250m

    Jeff Bezos, Amazon’s founder, is to buy the Washington Post for $250m, ending an era of family control at a newspaper that...

  31. June 24, 2013

    Snowden’s future

    Whether Edward Snowden finds refuge in Ecuador, or elsewhere, the US government has no choice but to seek his extradition....

  32. June 10, 2013

    Calls for whistleblower to be extradited

    Senior US politicians called on Monday for the extradition of Edward Snowden, the man who leaked top secret information...

  33. June 10, 2013

    Hong Kong no haven for NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden

    Hong Kong is unlikely to prove a haven for Edward Snowden, the former Central Intelligence Agency employee who leaked...

  34. June 9, 2013

    Katharine Weymouth, publisher, Washington Post Media

    Scotch-taped to the door of Katharine Weymouth’s office in the executive suite of the Washington Post headquarters are...

  35. June 7, 2013

    America and China entwined in a web of warfare

    Peng Liyuan, China’s first lady, may want to get herself a new phone. The wife of Xi Jinping, the president, was snapped...

  36. May 28, 2013

    Press freedom: A heavy-handed approach

    Bob Woodward used to place a flowerpot on his windowsill as a signal to Deep Throat to meet during the Watergate...

  37. May 20, 2013

    Fox News reporter may face leak charges

    An FBI agent investigating a national security leak has suggested that a Fox News reporter could be charged with being a...

  38. April 26, 2013

    Benazir Bhutto’s ghost dominates Pakistan poll campaign

    The most popular politician in Pakistan’s largest party will not be staging any rallies or participating in debates as May’s...

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