Thursday, September 26, 2013

The Future of Newspaper Economics: Newsprint as a Luxury Good

That's it!
Time for artisanal paper newspapers!
The key to newspaper finances will be small-batch newsprint.
Combined with inks infused with essential oils!
That's the ticket.

From Breitbart:
Bezos: Print newspapers could become 'luxury'
 Amazon chief executive and new Washington Post owner Jeff Bezos said Wednesday that print newspapers could one day become a luxury item.

"Some day, I don't know how many years in the future -- it could be decades -- but I think printed newspapers on actual paper may be a luxury item," Bezos told NBC in an interview.

"People still have horses but it's not their primary way of commuting to the office," Bezos added.

Bezos was questioned on whether he envisions a day when the Washington Post, which he bought in August, is no longer printed....MORE