executive editor Marty Baron fired back at Sen. (I-Vt.) for suggesting the newspaper’s owner, CEO , influences its coverage of the Democratic presidential hopeful.
Sanders implied during a campaign stop in New Hampshire on Monday that the Post publishes negative stories about him because he has criticized Amazon’s labor practices and tax history.
“Anybody here know how much Amazon paid in taxes last year?” he asked the crowd at his town hall in Wolfeboro. “See, I talk about that all of the time. And then I wonder why The Washington Post … doesn’t write particularly good articles about me. I don’t know why. But I guess maybe there’s a connection.”
He repeated the claim, again citing no evidence,