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.Jeff Bezos

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.

Published by David Lusterman

David A. Lusterman is the president of Stringletter, which he founded in 1986. He also directs the Marin Community Music School in San Anselmo, California, which he founded in 2009. He might found something else someday.

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