Randy Essex

Randy Essex

Randy Essex is a native Nebraskan, University of Nebraska-Lincoln graduate and former Omaha World-Herald editor.


Buffett stopped loving his hometown paper — but still makes pocket change from papers he sold

By: - March 8, 2023

Sometimes, if you love something, you have to let it go. You certainly don’t keep it on life support to collect disability checks. I consider that analogous to what Warren Buffett has done with his supposedly once-beloved newspapers, to the detriment of their communities, including Buffett’s hometown. I speak as a Nebraskan, a veteran journalist […]