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Family That Sold Wall Street Journal To Murdoch Regretting It In Wake Of Scandal

Posted 09.12.2011 | Media

ProPublica's Richard Tofel reports: This story was co-published with The Guardian.A number of key members of the family which controlled The Wall S...

Murdoch's Wall Street Journal Takeover Chronicled In 'War At The Wall Street Journal'

Bloomberg | Joe Mysak | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Based on her original reporting for the newspaper (and re- reported here), the book is as scrupulously documented as the Journal's "tick-tocks," which...

News Corp. Board Member: Not A Potted Plant, Likes Camping!

Silicon Alley Insider | Peter Kafka | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Last year, Rupert Murdoch thumbed his nose at erstwhile Dow Jones owners the Bancrofts by appointing a 27-year-old would-be opera singer, Natalie Banc...

It's Official: Dow Jones Shareholders Approve Murdoch Bid

AP | Seth Sutel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Shareholders of Dow Jones & Co. gave final approval Thursday to a $5 billion bid from Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. to acquire the financial publishing ...

Dow Jones CEO Zannino To Resign One Week Before Murdoch Takes Over

Newsweek | Johnnie L. Roberts | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Dow Jones CEO Richard Zannino is expected to announce his resignation Thursday afternoon, one week before Rupert Murdoch is set to assume official con...