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Burkle’s bid: $2.2 billion (!)

LA-based Ron Burkle’s bid for the twelve Knight Ridder newspapers for sale is reported to range as high as $2.2 billion, handily beating the valuations of many Wall Street analysts, and equaling about ten times the papers’ cumulative yearly cash flow. Decent money for a supposedly dead medium.

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