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August 6, 2013

Bezos’ Purchase of the Post Leaves Graham With Kaplan For-Profit College

Posted: 08/06/2013 2:06 pm Among the many questions raised by Jeff Bezos’s purchase of the Washington Post newspaper is: What will become of the rest of the old Washington Post Company, publicly traded and run by the Graham family? The fact is that the Post Company was already dominated, in several respects, by its lucrative …

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Setting Limits for Outsourcing Online – Accreditor shuts down Ivy Bridge College

August 5, 2013 By Paul Fain The shuttering of Ivy Bridge College could dump cold water on the online aspirations of some colleges, particularly ones that prefer to play it safe with their regional accreditor. A growing number of colleges are teaming up with outside firms to ramp up their online offerings. Those unaccredited partners …

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Amazon’s Jeff Bezos buys The Washington Post for $250 million

By Greg Sandoval on August 5, 2013 04:34 pm Jeff Bezos, the founder of Amazon and the world’s 19th-richest man, has acquired The Washington Post, long one of the country’s most influential and prestigious daily newspapers, for $250 million in cash, the company announced today. “The purchaser is an entity that belongs to Mr. Bezos …

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