“Some claim that he clicked on it by accident, others that, from now on, the Post will deliver the news in three to five business days, but I’d be careful about dismissing the purchase as a rich man’s whim or a piece of pure altruism

From Mark Thompson’s address at the Reuters Institute. Mark Thompson is the President and Chief Executive of the New York Times Company. If you have any interest in the economics of journalism, of news, make sure you read his address – Paying the Piper.