Jeff Bezos talks about future of printed newspaper


“Someday,” The Washington Post may not have a print edition, Jeff Bezos told NBC News’ Kate Snow. “It could be decades,” The Washington Post’s soon-to-be owner said. Then he unleashed a metaphor that will keep people on Twitter busy for several hours.

“I think printed newspapers on actual paper may be a luxury item,” Bezos said. “It’s sort of like, you know, people still have horses, but it’s not their primary way of commuting to the office.”

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  • NearlyNormal

    A text based transcript would be nice. We could scan much faster.

  • danbloom


  • danbloom

    Or we will use candles for light, romantic dinners, etc., birthday cakes, emergencies in storms, poweroutages, so candles are still in use. good analogy?