Will Bloomberg Buy The 'NY Times' Next Year?

More of journalism's favorite end-of-the-year pastime: speculation about next year's events. This time Jon Friedman considers which large media companies are most likely to be bought in 2013, from Scripps Networks Interactive and Sirius XM Satellite Radio, to the Washington Post and, yes, the New York Times: "The Times is often mentioned in a Bloomberg-related scenario because it oozes with prestige and could offer a buyer such as Bloomberg the kind of instant and sweeping credibility that only a handful of media brand names can deliver," writes Friedman.

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