Scripting News: If you were a tech billionaire…

Now that Jeff Bezos bought the Washington Post…

Would you feel you needed a newspaper of your own too?

If so, what is your name?

  • Pierre Omidyar
  • Michael Bloomberg
  • Mark Cuban
  • Larry Ellison
  • Bill Gates
  • Steve Case
  • Miles Gilburne
  • Evan Williams and/or Biz Stone
  • Steve Ballmer
  • Bill Gross
  • Sean Parker
  • Dustin Moskovitz
  • Ted Leonsis
  • Michael Dell
  • Mark Zuckerberg
  • Drew Houston
  • Peter Thiel
  • Paul Allen
  • John Doerr
  • Larry & Sergey
  • Eric Schmidt

One of those guys has to be getting itchy.

And what will they buy?

PS: The question reporters don’t want asked…

  • When a billionaire buys his or her own newspaper…
    • Is that like buying a PR firm?
      • Tom Foremski thinks so. ;-(
      • “cheesecake”

About Dave Winer

Dave Winer, 54, pioneered the development of weblogs, syndication (RSS), podcasting, outlining, and web content management software; former contributing editor at Wired Magazine, research fellow at Harvard Law School, entrepreneur, and investor in web media companies. A native New Yorker, he received a Master's in Computer Science from the University of Wisconsin, a Bachelor's in Mathematics from Tulane University and currently lives in Berkeley, California.
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