Bezos Attends WaPo Editorial Meeting To Discuss Stories About Him

Washington Post owner Jeff Bezos speaks during the inauguration of the Washington Post Headquarters on January 28, 2016 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Mandel Ngan / AFP) (Photo by MANDEL NGAN/AFP via Getty Images)

At a glance

  • The New York Times reported that Jeff Bezos, the owner of The Washington Post and founder of Amazon, attended an editorial meeting at the Post Thursday where staff discussed stories about his other business ventures.
  • At the meeting, editorial staff planned a story about the closure of AmazonSmile — a charitable program Amazon discontinued Wednesday citing a lack of impact — and discussed the ongoing sale of the Washington Commanders NFL team, which Bezos last year expressed interest in owning, according to the Times, citing anonymous sources familiar with the matter.
  • The meeting was the first editorial meeting Bezos had attended at the company in over a year, and came just weeks after the company announced plans for layoffs amid flagging revenue put the typically profitable company on track to end 2022 at a loss.

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