You knew that Amazon.com founder Jeff Bezos bought The Washington Post last October, right? And he did it with $250 million of his own money? The New York Times now reports that Bezos is beginning to expand The Post’s editorial staff.
Not quite the same scenario as when audio electronics pioneer Sidney Harman bought Newsweek for $1 (plus liabilities) in August of 2010, is it?
Perhaps the transformation of powerhouse print brands into cross-platform media giants is a game worth playing.