The most remarkable thing about the Jeff Bezos era of the Washington Post is that we haven’t heard that much about Bezos himself. Unlike the recent meltdown at The New Republic, where a mass staff resignation launched 1,000 think pieces, the Amazon founder and CEO has largely remained out of the headlines in his role as media baron. That changed in September, when Bezos announced the Post would make changes to employee retirement plans. Posties hired before 2009 had been guaranteed a particular amount of pension money upon retirement, which left the Post on the hook to make up the difference if the stock market plunged. To avoid that, Bezos froze defined-benefit pensions and eliminated future retirement medical benefits. The change prompted staff protests outside the Post building. It also prompted some extra attention for former Book World editor William McPherson’s “Falling,” a well-circulated essay about his descent into poverty, as his pension is worth half of what it was when he took early retirement in 1987. Yes, the Post has brought on about 100 new staffers since Bezos bought the paper in October 2013. But the pension moves seemed more in line with employee treatment at Amazon, where undercover reporters from outlets like the Allentown Morning Call and Mother Jones have described “oppressive” conditions at shipping warehouses.