"We have moved on," said Mr. Christie, the Times spokesman. "And we are focused on the high-quality journalism that we produce every day and that's why we won three Pulitzers on Monday. The readers and employees of The Wall Street Journal deserve much better than this type of juvenile behavior from its editor in chief."
And it's likely to get more intense as The Journal approaches the launch of its New York section. In his first extensive interview on the subject, Mr. Thompson sought to dig further under Mr. Sulzberger's skin. "My advice to New York Times readers is cancel your subscription, read it on the Web for free and buy The Journal," Mr. Thomson said.