What Is The Washington Post Worth?

The newspaper was sold Monday to Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos for $250 million. Alex Rodriguez, Snapchat, and a Cézanne painting are all worth more.

1/4th of Tumblr.

Casey Newton

@CaseyNewton

The Washington Post, one of our country’s greatest newspapers, just sold for 1/4 the price of Tumblr. http://t.co/Y8RHG2lOL9

1/4th of Instagram.

Sam Biddle

@samfbiddle

washington post sold for 1/4 of an Instagram :(

1/3rd of Snapchat.

Abel Lin

@abel

Amazon’s Jeff Bezos just bought The Washington Post for $250 million, roughly 1/3 of Snapchat’s valuation. #why http://t.co/gXsoSG8ItS

3.5 Boston Globes.

Jesse Spector

@jessespector

That’s three and a half Boston Globes! RT @romenesko: The Washington Post has been sold to Jeff Bezos for $250 million.

$65 million less than the Huffington Post.

Justin Duke

@justinmduke

Perspective: Huffington Post sold in 2011 for $315m.
Washington Post sold in 2013 for $250m.

1/6th of the Washington Redskins.

Haha, the Washington Post is worth less than 1/6th of the Redskins. #Scoreboard

— Dan Snyder Cares (@DanSnyderCares)

Dan Snyder Cares

@DanSnyderCares

Haha, the Washington Post is worth less than 1/6th of the Redskins. #Scoreboard

More than Nationals player Jayson Werths.

So, turns out The Washington Post is worth two Jayson Werths.

— Adam Kilgore (@AdamKilgoreWP)

Adam Kilgore

@AdamKilgoreWP

So, turns out The Washington Post is worth two Jayson Werths.

Less than A-Rod.

Somehow, Alex Rodriguez is worth $275 million and the Washington Post is only worth $250 million.

— Jeff Roberts (@TheJRob)

Jeff Roberts

@TheJRob

Somehow, Alex Rodriguez is worth $275 million and the Washington Post is only worth $250 million.

More than several small countries.

In case you were wondering, @washingtonpost is worth more than the GDP of six countries.

— Phillip Swarts (@PFSwarts)

Phillip Swarts

@PFSwarts

In case you were wondering, @washingtonpost is worth more than the GDP of six countries.

Less than this painting.

C�e9zanne "The Card Players" sold for $259 million two years ago. A painting is worth more than the Washington Post.

— Eddy Elfenbein (@EddyElfenbein)

Eddy Elfenbein

@EddyElfenbein

C�e9zanne “The Card Players” sold for $259 million two years ago. A painting is worth more than the Washington Post.

One percent of Jeff Bezos’ net worth.

Fun fact, Jeff Bezos only spent about 1 percent of his net worth on the Washington Post.

— Nick Visser (@nvisser)

Nick Visser

@nvisser

Fun fact, Jeff Bezos only spent about 1 percent of his net worth on the Washington Post.

One-half of a mogul.

The Washington Post is worth half of Jay Z.

— Jesse Taylor (@jesseltaylor)

Jesse Taylor

@jesseltaylor

The Washington Post is worth half of Jay Z.

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