Pop Quiz on Competitive Advantages
QUIZ: Discuss in a few words the mistakes made in these recent acquisitions in the newspaper business. If you wanted to develop an advantage in newspapers how would you do it. (Hint: What is the most profitable news magazine in the world–or close to it?)
How would you advise Bezos to enhance his purchase of the Washington Post?
For those struggling, I suggest reading, The Curse of the Mogul: What’s Wrong with the World’s Leading Media Companies by Jon Knee and Bruce Greenwald
I will weigh in at the end of the week.