Marty Baron took charge of The Washington Post newsroom in 2013. Just seven months into his new job, Baron received explosive news: Jeff Bezos, the founder of Amazon, would buy The Post, marking a sudden end to control by the venerated family that had presided over the paper for 80 years. Just over two years later, Donald Trump won the presidency. Now, the capital’s newspaper, owned by one of the world’s richest men, was tasked with reporting on a president who had campaigned against the press as the “lowest form of humanity.” A monumental work of nonfiction that gives a first-row seat to the epic power struggle between politics, money, media, and tech.
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