The Washington Post has a new owner, Jeff Bezos

The Washington Post has a new owner, Jeff Bezos

WASHINGTON, Oct. 1 (UPI) -- Jeffrey Bezos, the founder of Amazon.com, became the official owner of The Washington Post on Tuesday, the newspaper reported.
Jeff Bezos buys The Washington Post for $250 million

Jeff Bezos buys The Washington Post for $250 million

WASHINGTON, Aug. 5 (UPI) -- The Washington Post Co. said Monday it is selling its influential flagship newspaper to Amazon.com founder Jeff Bezos for $250 million in cash.

Anti-Keystone XL ad barred from Facebook

WASHINGTON, May 1 (UPI) -- Social media company Facebook said it wouldn't put an ad on its website critical of the Keystone XL pipeline because it included CEO Mark Zuckerberg's image.

Washington Post contemplates 'paywall'

WASHINGTON, Dec. 7 (UPI) -- The Washington Post is preparing to put in a paywall for its online readers, limiting non-subscribers' access to online content, a rival newspaper reported.

Sentence expanded in Florida fraud case

MIAMI, July 7 (UPI) -- A federal judge in Florida handed a 17 1/2 year prison term to an attorney who defrauded investors, including close friends, out of $4 million.
Warren Buffett to leave Post board

Warren Buffett to leave Post board

WASHINGTON, Jan. 20 (UPI) -- U.S. business guru Warren Buffett, chairman of Berkshire Hathaway, said Thursday he was stepping down from the board of directors for The Washington Post Co.
Newsweek put up for sale

Newsweek put up for sale

WASHINGTON, May 5 (UPI) -- The Washington Post Co. said Wednesday it was putting Newsweek magazine, a U.S. publication since 1933, up for sale.
Mistrial sought in Castroneves case

Mistrial sought in Castroneves case

MIAMI, April 15 (UPI) -- Attorneys for Indy 500 driver Helio Castroneves have moved for a mistrial in the $5.5 million tax evasion case against the Miami resident.

Post top editor Downie to retire

WASHINGTON, June 24 (UPI) -- Leonard Downie Jr., executive editor of The Washington Post, is retiring after 17 years at the job, the newspaper announced Tuesday.

Weymouth to head Washington Post Media

WASHINGTON, Feb. 7 (UPI) -- Washington Post Media Thursday named Katharine Weymouth as its next chief executive.

Cops caught in FBI sting get prison

MIAMI, July 21 (UPI) -- Three Hollywood, Fla., police officers caught in a sting by FBI agents posing as mobsters have been sentenced to prison.

U.S. dailies testing fee v. free content

WASHINGTON, May 26 (UPI) -- Flagging newspaper circulation and soaring Internet use has editors at top U.S. dailies testing various blends of free and subscription Web services.

Former Haitian official admits bribery

MIAMI, April 21 (UPI) -- The former commander of investigations for the Haitian National Police has pleaded guilty in Miami of accepting protection money from drug traffickers.

Cuban wrestler pleads guilty

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Oct. 19 (UPI) -- A former Olympic wrestler for Cuba has pleaded guilty to charges he intentionally rammed his vehicle into an airport terminal in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.

Corporate US debates post-Enron priorities

WASHINGTON, March 25 (UPI) -- U.S. Treasury Secretary Paul O'Neill repeated Monday that chief executive officers must be ultimately responsible for what goes on in the companies they head, adding that they must be particularly wary of the broader financial issues of their firms.
SHIHOKO GOTO, UPI Senior Business Correspondent
Donald Graham

Donald Graham Burt is a film production designer. He has worked on multiple films including The Joy Luck Club, Dangerous Minds, and Donnie Brasco, as well as with David Fincher on Zodiac in 2007. In 2008 he designed the sets for The Curious Case of Benjamin Button which won an Academy Award for Best Achievement in Art Direction in 2009, an Art Directors Guild Award for Best Achievement in Art Direction, and a BAFTA Film Award for Best Production Design, along with a nomination for a Satellite Award for Best Art Direction & Production Design.

Burt is a 1976 graduate of Independence (Kansas) High School and studied art at the University of Arizona.

2001: Catherine Martin (art); Brigitte Broch (set)  • 2002: John Myhre (art); Gordon Sim (set)  • 2003: Grant Major (art); Dan Hennah and Alan Lee (set)  • 2004: Dante Ferretti (art); Francesca Lo Schiavo (set)  • 2005: John Myhre (art); Gretchen Rau (set; posthumous award)  • 2006: Eugenio Caballero (art); Pilar Revuelta (set)  • 2007: Dante Ferretti (art); Francesca Lo Schiavo (set)  • 2008: Donald Graham Burt (art) and Victor J. Zolfo (set)  • 2009: Rick Carter and Robert Stromberg (art), Kim Sinclair (set)  • 2010: Robert Stromberg (art) and Karen O'Hara (set)

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