Newspaper Resurrection: Billionaires Bringing New Blood To Industry founder Jeff Bezos, the new owner of the Washington Post, plans to bring the same model he used to turn Amazon into a global, multi-billion dollar company to his new enterprise. The conflict of interest is clear and obvious. He cannot be true to both the paper and to a $600 Million Dollar "cloud" software business. Washington Post reporters don't tell the truth anymore because their jobs literally depend on it now.