Amazon Boss Calls Trumps Attacks On Media ‘Dangerous’ • Channels Television

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WASHINGTON, DC – SEPTEMBER 13: CEO and founder of Amazon Jeff Bezos participates in a discussion during a Milestone Celebration dinner September 13, 2018, Alex Wong/Getty Images/AFP ALEX WONG / GETTY IMAGES NORTH AMERICA / AFP

 

 

Jeff Bezos, the founder of Amazon and owner of the Washington Post newspaper, warned Thursday that President Donald Trump’s attacks on media are dangerous for the country.

Bezos, during a question-answer session at a dinner hosted by the Economic Club of Washington, said Trump’s attacks risk eroding protections and social norms important to democracy.

“It’s dangerous to demonize the media,” Bezos said.

“It’s dangerous to call the media lowlifes. It’s dangerous to say they are the enemy of the people.”

He added that “we live in a society where it’s not just the laws of the land that protect us… it’s also the social norms that protect us. It works because we believe the words on that piece of paper.”

Bezos said Trump and…



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