Is Medium cool again? Bezos shows it as a blog platform of choice to reveal and respond (page 3)

American Media Inc. (AMI), the parent company of the National Enquirer, is launching a full investigation into extortion claims made by Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos in a widely shared Medium post last night. Bezos used his post, “No thank you, Mr. Pecker,” to allege that the National Enquirer is blackmailing him by threatening to publish nude photos of himself, along with sexually suggestive photos of Lauren Sanchez, the news anchor with whom he has been having an affair. Some of the photos include “full-length body selfie of Mr. Bezos wearing just a pair of tight black boxer-briefs or trunks” and a “naked selfie in a bathroom... wearing nothing but a white towel,” according to his Medium post. AMI issued a statement this morning noting that... Continue reading…

Is Medium cool again? Bezos shows it as a blog platform of choice to reveal and respond

Amazon CEO could have given interview to Washington Post, which he owns, or done TV, but instead chose a blogging platform that's not household name.        

Fri 8 Feb 19 from USA today

National Enquirer owner defends reporting on Amazon's Bezos

The owner of U.S. tabloid newspaper the National Enquirer pushed back on Friday against accusations of "extortion and blackmail" from Amazon.com Inc chief Jeff Bezos, saying its reporting on ...

Fri 8 Feb 19 from Reuters Technology

National Enquirer’s parent company is investigating Bezos blackmail claim

American Media Inc. (AMI), the parent company of the National Enquirer, is launching a full investigation into extortion claims made by Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos in a widely shared ...

Fri 8 Feb 19 from The Verge

American Media says its reporting on Amazon's Bezos was lawful

American Media Inc, the owner of the National Enquirer tabloid newspaper, said on Friday it acted lawfully in its reporting on Jeff Bezos, chief executive of Amazon.com Inc, and that it would ...

Fri 8 Feb 19 from Reuters Technology

Jeff Bezos: the man behind the Amazon phenomenon

Fri 8 Feb 19 from Guardian.co.uk

Jeff Bezos: Amazon boss accuses National Enquirer of blackmail

Jeff Bezos says National Enquirer attempted extortion by threatening to publish "intimate photos".

Fri 8 Feb 19 from BBC Technology

Jeff Bezos just confirmed what we all knew: Nudes are no big deal - CNET

Commentary: The Amazon CEO says he is being blackmailed over nudes. But do I want to see tech tycoon d*ck pics? No thank you, Mr. Pecker.

Fri 8 Feb 19 from CNET

Searches for 'apoplectic' and 'complexifier' are trending after Jeff Bezos fires back

"Apoplectic" and "complexifier" were trending Thursday after Amazon founder Jeff Bezos accused National Enquirer's parent of "extortion and blackmail."        

Thu 7 Feb 19 from USA today

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