The Data-Driven Future Of Journalism

By: Owen Thomas | ReadWrite

Everyone seems to assume that Jeff Bezos, the founder of, spent $250 million on the Washington Post as some kind of hobby or charitable move. And some question whether he even has a plan on how he'll run the newspaper.

Tech investor Keith Rabois, whom I recently hosted at our ReadWriteMix event in August, has me rethinking those assumptions. When I pinned Rabois down on where value was going to be created in the future, he answered, "Data science."


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