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Washington Post Co. CEO Donald Graham, pictured below with publisher Katharine Weymouth, announced the sale of the Washington Post newspaper to Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos for $250 million, ending 80 years of family ownership. Graham said the family weren’t the best owners for the paper anymore.

Katharine Weymouth, publisher and CEO of The Washington Post, left, and Donald Graham, CEO and chairman of The Washington Post Co. The Washington Post, Marvin Joseph / AP

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