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Wall Street Journal Cuts Down On Longform Journalism Post-Murdoch

10/11/2011 04:53 pm ET | Updated Dec 11, 2011

The Wall Street Journal’s page one has long been the standard-bearer for business writing and reporting, at least for newspapers. It took news and turned it into narrative nonfiction, everyday, twice a day, for decades. But Rupert Murdoch made it no secret that he disdained the Journal’s page-one tradition of long-form journalism, and it’s been de-emphasized under his ownership.

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