The Washington Post, a newspaper and online media outlet owned by Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, is really skeptical of claims that working at Amazon could be so bad. “Is it really that hard to work at Amazon?” the paper asks.
After the New York Times’ withering story about terrible working conditions at Amazon was published this weekend, Amazon PR very quickly circulated a hastily assembled counterpoint from a manager at the company. Later, Jeff Bezos sent an email to employees claiming that the Amazon represented in the article wasn’t the Amazon he knew.
The actual WaPo story is more balanced than the headline implies, and features plenty of the horror stories. But that headline sure gives the weak denials plenty of oxygen. The headline kinda says it all, y’know?