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But Patrick Soon-Shiong’s outside business dealings show the importance of disclosure — especially in an era when more important news organizations are owned by billionaires with business interests in the topics journalists cover.
“If the Post is like Amazon, happy to sell individual slices of its vertically integrated whole, the Times is perhaps more like Apple, bringing its ethos and voice to a more diverse array of products.”
As single-minded, profit-driven management drives down the local news business, where is its moral center — the one that long rested, if sometimes uncomfortably, alongside the demands of running a successful business?
The news was mostly bad for publishers and news organizations last year.
The news business hopes it won’t end up one sandwich short of a picnic as the new year’s big trends unfold.
Sheldon Adelson’s purchase of the Las Vegas Review-Journal suggests we’re moving into a new, political phase of newspaper acquisition.
Haaretz experimented with its English-language edition, but now it’s ready to take what it’s learned and apply it to the main product.