Rupert Murdoch Moves Cartoon Off WSJ Editorial Page

05/13/2008 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011
  • Cate Doty New York Times

Amidst a sea of changes at Rupert Murdoch's Wall Street Journal, here's a shift that might catch the eye of only a devoted editorial reader: "Pepper ... and Salt," the slice-of-life cartoon that has appeared at the bottom right corner of The Journal's editorial page on and off for the last 58 years, has decamped to a new home on the Leisure & Arts page.

"Pepper ... and Salt" moves to Leisure & Arts, said a box on April 22, wedged in the corner where the cartoon used to be. And there it was -- smaller than before, featuring a woman welcoming her husband home with the news that she had figured out how to make her cat's purr serve as her cellphone ring tone.

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