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Should journalists be looking to billionaire tech entrepreneurs for salvation?

They have money and the very expertise that could help re-invent newspapers

By David Zurawik

The Baltimore Sun

12:28 AM EDT, October 28, 2013

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With Amazon founder Jeff Bezos buying the Washington Post and eBay founder Pierre Omidyar putting up $250 milllion for a project featuring journalist Glenn Greenwald, it is starting to feel as tech billionaires might be just the folks to save journalism.

But what kind of owners will they be?

That's one of the questions discussed on Howard Kurtz's "Media Buzz" show Sunday on Fox News.

Here's video (above) of Kurtz, me and Farhad Manjoo, tech columnist for the Wall Street Journal, talking about the roles tech money and expertise could play in the future of journalism.