Amazon Making Movie on Muckraker Tarbell

Amazon is planning a movie based on the life of Ida Tarbell, the pioneering muckraker who took on the abusive practices of the Rockefellers and the oil industry a century ago. The film will focus on Tarbell’s groundbreaking 19-part series, The History of the Standard Oil Company.

Source: Guardian

Posted on: August 17, 2016

New Washington Post Owner’s Big CIA Money

How will national security reporting fare at the Washington Post under new owner Jeff Bezos? Turns out that Amazon, of which Bezos is the majority owner, has a recent $600 million contract with the CIA. Says Amazon: “We look forward to a successful relationship with the CIA.”

Source: Common Dreams

Posted on: December 24, 2013