Stephen B. Shepard

WashPost Sold!!

Wash Post: I was Almost Right

August 12, 2013

Tags: Washington Post, Future of Journalism. "Deadlines and Disruption"

Good call, but no cigar. In my book, Deadlines and Disruption, published in September 2012, I speculated that tech companies such as Facebook, Twitter, and Amazon might buy a traditional media company -- “perhaps,” I wrote, “ Facebook snapping up the Washington Post.”

I had the trend right, but not the buyer. I thought Facebook was (more…)

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