Benson offers to buy Times-Picayune
NEW ORLEANS – In a letter to Times-Picayune owner Steven Newhouse, Saints and Hornets owner Tom Benson has made his strongest statement yet that he is interested in purchasing the newspaper, Eyewitness News has learned.
In a letter dated July 25, a copy of which was obtained by WWL-TV, Benson writes that he and others are interested in purchasing the newspaper.
“I would welcome the opportunity to speak to you about my interest in purchasing the Times-Picayune, with others. If this is something that is an option, we can initiate this at your earliest convenience,” Benson wrote.