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The Cricket's Daily 3: New owner at Washington Post

Published August 6, 2013 8:00 am
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Here's what's happening today in pop culture:

• The Washington Post got bought by Amazon.com founder Jeff Bezos, for $250 million. So somebody's making money in newspapers. [USA Today]

• Both CNN and NBC say they are pushing ahead with upcoming projects about Hillary Clinton (a documentary and a miniseries, respectively) — in spite of complaints from Republican National Committee chairman Reince Preibus, who threatened to deny the two networks the right to sponsor GOP presidential debates in 2016. [CNN Political Ticker]

• No sooner did another season of "The Bachelorette" end (with, yes, a marriage proposal) was the next "Bachelor" revealed: Former Venezuelan soccer player Juan Pablo Galavis, who would be the first non-white person picked to pass out the roses. [Entertainment Weekly]




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