When news broke of Jeff Bezos acquiring the Washington Post for $250 million it set off a chain reaction across the industry. Bezos is the prototype for CEO’s in this century and won’t enter into anything lightly or without the plan to disrupt. I firmly believe this will usher in a new era for newspapers brought on by a mind that understands digital, commerce and mobile – a very potent cocktail of awesome when combined with distribution.
I voice my thoughts on CFRA about this and much more around the future that mobile brings the print industry
and also contributed an article to the PostMedia Network here in Canada (PostMedia is a national newspaper company with 13 daily’s across Canada). The article was published in my hometown Ottawa Citizen.