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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  • Andrew Beaujon

    Andrew Beaujon reported on the media for Poynter from 2012 to 2015. He was previously arts editor at and managing editor of Washington City Paper. He's the author of the 2006 book "Body Piercing Saved My Life," about Christian rock and evangelical Christian culture.


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