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GeekWire reports that the Jeff Bezos-owned Washington Post is launching "a new collaboration" with Jeff Bezos-founded Amazon.

According to the story, "Users of the Amazon Echo smart speaker can now access election news and content 'written exclusively for Alexa,' the company’s virtual assistant, by Washington Post political blogger Chris Cillizza ... Echo users can enable the content by going to “Settings” in the Alexa App, choosing 'Flash Briefing,' and turning on the Washington Post. Then they can ask, 'Alexa, what’s my Flash Briefing?'"

The story notes that "this is just part of an array of news content available to Echo users via Alexa, but the notion of a blogger writing exclusive content for a virtual assistant is an interesting development that underscores how experimental The Washington Post has become under Bezos’ leadership."
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