Amazon boss Bezos buys Washington Post
6 August 2013 Last updated at 10:23 BST
Amazon chief executive 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.
In a statement, Mr. Bezos said that he understood the Post's "critical role'' in Washington and said its values would not change.
The BBC's Michelle Fleury reports.