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Sidney Harman: Who IS Newsweek's New 91-Year-Old Billionaire Owner?

First Posted: 10/03/10 06:12 AM ET Updated: 05/25/11 06:15 PM ET

Sidney Harman


That the Washington Post Co. has opted to sell Newsweek to Sidney Harman, an electronics tycoon with a history of philanthropy, may reassure some as to the future of the news magazine. That Harman is 91 years old may not.

But, if you had to look to a nonagenarian for direction, you could do much worse than Harman, a technology pioneer and lover of the arts whose life and pursuits have taken as many twists as a telenovela.

Read the whole story: Forbes


Filed by Danny Shea  |