Tuesday, August 6, 2013

New media make strange bedfellows

Reading the newspaper: Brookgreen Gardens in P...
Reading the newspaper: Brookgreen Gardens in Pawleys Island, South Carolina, United States. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
Amazon's founder is buying the Washington Post.
Does he, like Hearst as a young millionaire, want a newspaper as a personal toy?  Whatever... this means that Kaplan, the for-profit college that carried the newspaper financially for decades, will now be the flagship firm of the Washington Post Company, sans the Washington Post.  Go figure.

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