Why some investors or rich people see newspaper investment as a good investments?

Question by jsotan: Why some investors or rich people see newspaper investment as a good investments?
Why some millionaires see media or newspapers as a good long term investment? Is it because news will never stop? Or because is part of making sure they are in power and retain a good media/public image?

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Answer by L. E. Gant
Up till now, media and newspapers have been a good investment. The reason: advertising. Not the news, not the gossip, but advertising.

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How many people think that the media is pushing agendas rather than reporting the news?

Question by cparkmi331: How many people think that the media is pushing agendas rather than reporting the news?
I believe so. The only news channel I watch is FNC because they seem pretty good at reporting the news.

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Answer by janice h
Oh yeah and the media drags the democrat party along behind it.

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Media Mayhem – Corporate Media and New Celebrity Journalism with EW and People Editor Richard Sanderson

EPISODE SYNOPSIS: Entertainment journalism has shifted wildly in the last decade under the influence of big corporations and instant internet coverage. To provide us context for the wild west of new celebrity journalism, we speak with EW and People editor Richard Sanders. From the Sandusky trial and sensational cover stories, to substance abuse coverage and Time Warner’s corporate interests, we get to the key points that direct coverage. Richard pulls few punches and is an insightful reference. GUEST BIO: Richard Sanders worked as an Executive Editor at Entertainment Weekly for 11 years and (in two separate stints) at People magazine and people.com for 12 years. He often speaks to young journalists and offers himself up as an example for inspiration—as a guy who spent time in jail, rehab and a psych ward, and somehow went on to become a successful editor at Time Inc., and managed to stay sane and alive. He’s tried to reflect his experiences his eight thrillers, the latest of which is Dead Time Story. He’s been married for 42 years to his wife, Laurie—without whose help, he says, he wouldn’t be alive. They live in Garden City, NY ADD’L LINKS: www.ew.com www.timeinc.com www.amazon.com EPISODE BREAKDOWN: 00:01 Media Mayhem introduction. 00:40 Welcoming Richard Sanders. 02:25 Story of the Week: the Sandusky Trial. 06:43 The reasons the Sandusky trial will continue to be a sensation. 09:00 The tendency to settle sex abuse allegations with payouts. 10:47 Sexual abuse coverage
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If you want to kill people why not…!?
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This man was holding up this sign in Martin Place, Sydney, trying to get the sign seen on the Seven Network’s program ‘Sunrise’. The rest of the sign said ‘Sunrise 4th of July’ and a website which I will not advertise here. The stars of the show David Koch, Melissa Doyle, Natalie Barr and Mark Baretta were out with fans taking photos and signing autographs as the police attempted to stop the man showing his sign.

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Image credit, Danyel Fisher, Microsoft Research Community Technologies Group, courtesy of Marc Smith, Netscan project, Microsoft Research. One of three graphs of Usenet usage that reveals Answer people: these are people who answer people who dont answer people, or what Malcom Gladwell would call Mavens.

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two answer people
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Image by Ross Mayfield
Image credit, Danyel Fisher, Microsoft Research Community Technologies Group, courtesy of Marc Smith, Netscan project, Microsoft Research. One of three graphs of Usenet usage that reveals Answer people: these are people who answer people who dont answer people, or what Malcom Gladwell would call Mavens.