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Amazon Prime Members Enjoy Digital Access to The Washington Post for Free

Prime members can now enjoy six months of free digital access to The Washington Post National Digital Edition

SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 16, 2015-- (NASDAQ:AMZN)—Amazon today announced that Prime members can now enjoy six months of free unlimited access to The Washington Post National Digital Edition, a subscription usually retailing for $9.99 per month. After the first six months of access to world-class national and international news, Prime members can continue to enjoy unlimited digital access with a discounted monthly subscription rate of only $3.99, a savings of 60% per month.

“Offering free access to new subscribers through Prime allows us to connect with millions of members nationwide who may not have tried The Post in the past,” said Steve Hills, President and General Manager, The Washington Post. “With this special offer, Prime members can see firsthand why more than 50 million people monthly choose The Washington Post as their source for news.”

“The Washington Post offers world-class journalism that can be conveniently accessed through a variety of devices,” said Greg Greeley, Vice President of Amazon Prime. “We’re always looking for ways to enhance Prime for our members and we’re excited to be able to offer them six months of free unlimited digital access to The Washington Post National Digital Edition and at a deeply discounted monthly rate thereafter.”

The Washington Post, an award-winning news organization with more than 60 Pulitzer Prizes, offers readers engaging national and international reporting, striking photography, and informative graphics. It combines journalism with the latest technology and tools so readers can engage with trustworthy news at any time.

Prime members can read news on the go at any time with The Washington Post’s new national app available on iOS, Android and Amazon Fire devices or access The Washington Post’s full website by visiting washingtonpost.com. For a limited time, members who are not currently subscribed to The Washington Post can start a free trial of The Washington Post National Edition by simply visiting www.washingtonpost.com/primeoffer and signing in with Amazon credentials.

More to Prime

Amazon Prime is an annual membership program for $99 a year that offers customers unlimited Free Two-Day Shipping on more than 20 million items across all categories, unlimited Free Same-Day Delivery on more than a million items in 14 metro areas, unlimited streaming of tens of thousands of movies and TV episodes, more than one million songs, more than one thousand playlists and hundreds of stations with Prime Music, early access to select Lightning Deals all year long, free secure, unlimited photo storage in Amazon Cloud Drive with Prime Photos and access to more than 800,000 books to borrow with the Kindle Owners’ Lending Library. In addition, Prime members in 11 cities receive one and two hour delivery on a selection of tens of thousands of everyday essentials with the dedicated Prime Now mobile app. Not a member? Start a free trial of Amazon Prime at amazon.com/prime.

About Amazon

Amazon.com opened on the World Wide Web in July 1995. The company is guided by four principles: customer obsession rather than competitor focus, passion for invention, commitment to operational excellence, and long-term thinking. Customer reviews, 1-Click shopping, personalized recommendations, Prime, Fulfillment by Amazon, AWS, Kindle Direct Publishing, Kindle, Fire tablets, Fire TV, Amazon Echo, and Alexa are some of the products and services pioneered by Amazon.

About The Washington Post

The Washington Post is an award-winning news leader whose mission is to connect, inform, and enlighten readers with trustworthy reporting, in-depth analysis and engaging opinions. It combines world-class journalism with the latest technology and tools so readers can interact with The Post anytime, anywhere.

Source: Amazon.com, Inc.

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