November 15, 2013


Forbes Media has drawn interest from potential buyers and is up for sale, Bloomberg reports.

The $400 million reportedly sought for Forbes magazine and would exceed the $250 million purchase price of the Washington Post and the $70 million price of the Boston Globe combined.

Lewis Dvorkin, Forbes’ chief product officer, has called a “social media operating system” that goes beyond a simple news website. Forbes magazine was founded in 1917.

Naturally, Business Insider CEO Henry Blodget has already weighed in:

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Sam Kirkland is Poynter's digital media fellow, focusing on mobile and social media trends. Previously, he worked at the Chicago Sun-Times as a digital editor,…
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