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Amazon boss Jeff Bezos buys Washington Post for $250m

6 August 2013 Last updated at 00:08 BST

The boss of Amazon, Jeff Bezos, has agreed to purchase the Washington Post newspaper for $250m (£163m).

Mr Bezos is buying the paper and its other print properties in a personal capacity.

The Post has been owned by the Graham family for 80 years.

Michelle Fleury reports from New York.