Thirty years later, the Warren Buffet-owned Omaha Sun became the first weekly ever to win a Pulitzer.
Today, what is the one American business Mr. Buffett says he will not buy "at any price"? Newspapers.
[Mr. Buffett's] view on the future of the newspaper industry is dismal. "For most newspapers in the United States, we would not buy them at any price," he said. "They have the possibility of going to just unending losses."
As long as newspapers were essential to readers, they were essential to advertisers, he said. But news is now available in many other venues, he said.
More Mr. Buffet at a Berkshire Hathaway shareholders meeting.
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