Is Alibaba's Jack Ma replicating Amazon's Jeff Bezos'
successful Washington Post buyout in Asia? Or is it merely a
Nasdaq-listed Alibaba took an unprecedented step late last
year, announcing its $266m acquisition of the 112-year-old
South China Morning Post (SCMP). It's an ambitious move, and it
sent ripples across Hong Kong's media industry.
The news came as the SCMP, a subsidiary of its listed parent
group, was struggling to...