Summary:

http://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/style/jeffrey-bezos-washington-posts-next-owner-aims-for-a-new-golden-era-at-the-newspaper/2013/09/02/30c00b60-13f6-11e3-b182-1b3bb2eb474c_story.html The Washington Post interviews its new owner, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos. Bezos doesn’t get into many specifics about what he might change, but notes that websites can summarize paywalled stories “in about four minutes and readers can access that news for free….even behind a paywall, […]

http://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/style/jeffrey-bezos-washington-posts-next-owner-aims-for-a-new-golden-era-at-the-newspaper/2013/09/02/30c00b60-13f6-11e3-b182-1b3bb2eb474c_story.html

The Washington Post interviews its new owner, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos. Bezos doesn’t get into many specifics about what he might change, but notes that websites can summarize paywalled stories “in about four minutes and readers can access that news for free….even behind a paywall, websites can summarize your work and make it available for free. From a reader point of view, the reader has to ask, ‘Why should I pay you for all that journalistic effort when I can get it for free’ from another site?”

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