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News Corp Executive Blasts BuzzFeed

The Huffington Post | Jackson Connor | Posted 12.10.2014 | Media

News Corp chief executive Robert Thomson has a bit of an issue with BuzzFeed, it seems, calling it a "strange" and "garish" place filled with "rubbish...

News Corp. Promises 'Relentless' Cuts At Newspapers

Reuters | Posted 07.28.2013 | Media

May 28 (Reuters) - Robert Thomson, chief executive of the new News Corp, said there will be "relentless" cost cuts in store for the newspaper busine...

PHOTO: News Corp. Unveils New Logo

Posted 07.28.2013 | Media

The "new" News Corp. debuted its logo on Tuesday, as its CEO told his employees that the recently spun-off company was well-placed for the future. ...

For Wall Street Journal, Leadership At A Crossroads | Posted 02.09.2013 | Media

Betting against Rupert Murdoch hasn't gone very well for many people, including me....

Murdoch Makes A Series Of Huge Moves

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 02.02.2013 | Media

News Corp. made a dizzying series of high-level personnel changes on Monday, naming a new editor at the Wall Street Journal and officially making curr...

Murdoch Set To Pick WSJ Editor As Head Of New Company

Reuters | Posted 01.31.2013 | Media

* Thomson appointment could come next week-sources * WSJ Deputy Editor Baker seen succeeding Thomson-sources * Other exe...

Michael Calderone

Who Will Run The Wall Street Journal? | Michael Calderone | Posted 10.23.2012 | Media

NEW YORK – The Wall Street Journal can be considered an accurate source for information about the top editor of the Wall Street Journal. So when ...

Michael Calderone

Wall Street Journal Staffers Push Back: We're Not 'Fox-ified' | Michael Calderone | Posted 09.18.2011 | Media

NEW YORK -- While Rupert Murdoch and his son, James Murdoch, faced tough questions from members of Parliament Tuesday over the phone hacking scandal, ...

WSJ Plotting Secret 'Special Project'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

The Wall Street Journal is plotting a secret, "Special Project" that editor Robert Thomson says is vital to the company's success. In a memo sent Tue...

Citizen Murdoch: What "War at the Wall Street Journal?"

Tom Alderman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Tom Alderman

We may be losing interest in newspapers but our fascination with the people who publish them has never been stronger. Our current dread-and-awe buccaneer is Rupert Murdoch, The Man Who Owns the News, according to a recent bio.

Did WSJ Editor Lie About Arthur Sulzberger's Girly-Man Picture?

DailyFinance | JEFF BERCOVICI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Thomson acknowledged, to the Observer if not directly to Sulzberger, that it was indeed Sulzberger's chin and cheeks in the photo mosaic. But what he ...

WSJ Editor: Cancel Your NYT Subscription NOW

The New York Observer | John Koblin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

"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 wh...

Zachery Kouwe RESIGNED: New York Times Plagiarist OUT

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Update: The New York Observer's John Koblin spoke to Kouwe, who resigned on Tuesday. "I was as surprised as anyone that this was occurring," Kouwe sa...

Rupert Murdoch's Wall Street Journal Two Years Later: General Interest, Tilted Rightward

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

The New York Times' David Carr used his weekly media column Monday to analyze the changes at the Wall Street Journal since Rupert Murdoch bought the p...

Bill Keller's Letter 'Casting Aspersions' On Wall Street Journal REVEALED

The New York Observer | John Koblin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

What letter could this be? We've found it! It was written by Mr. Keller on March 3, 2008, and addressed to the committee that hands out the George Pol...

Micropayments For Wall Street Journal Website Planned By News Corp.

Financial Times | Andrew Edgecliffe-Johnson and Kenneth Li | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

News Corp plans to introduce micro-payments for individual articles and premium subscriptions to the Wall Street Journal's website this year in a mile...

The Wall Street Journal Is Really, Really Mad at Us

Michael Wolff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Michael Wolff

Robert Thomson, Murdoch's editor of the Wall Street Journal, thinks Newser is a tapeworm.

Robert Thomson Memo Declares "Fundamental Shift In Orientation" In Wall Street Journal Newsroom

Portfolio | Jeff Bercovici | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

...[the] memo's tone and its potentially far-reaching implications ensured it much scrutiny from anxious Journal employees, many of whom thought they ...

Wall Street Journal Shake-Up: Paper Makes Major Changes To Editorial Team

Editor & Publisher | Joe Strupp | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Robert Thomson, editor in chief of The Wall Street Journal, announced a new editorial leadership structure on Thursday that he claims will "expedite d...

Robert Thomson, Longtime Murdoch Ally, Installed As "Head Of Content" At Wall Street Journal

New York Times | Tim Arango | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

In a long career, Robert Thomson has left a trail of happy reporters in his wake -- at The Financial Times and more recently at The Times of London, w...

Murdoch To Import Fellow Aussie From Financial Times For New WSJ Publisher

The Guardian | Stephen Brook | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Rupert Murdoch plans to install Times editor Robert Thomson as publisher of the Wall Street Journal next year, according to a senior US media executiv...