How Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos reinvented the Washington Post, the 140-year old newspaper he bought for $250 million

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A lot of people were surprised when Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos bought the Washington Post for $250 million in 2013.

At the time, the Post was a legacy media facing years of decline, while Bezos had no prior experience in the newspaper business.Advertisement

Here's a look back at how Bezos revitalized the Washington Post since taking over less than three years ago:

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Disclosure: Jeff Bezos is an investor in Business Insider through hispersonal investment company Bezos Expeditions.