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By Dean Starkman Sep 4, 2007 at 11:56 AM
The New York Post's well-sourced Keith J. Kelly published a good item last week saying that a book idea floated... More
By Dean Starkman Aug 21, 2007 at 04:58 PM
The business press can always be counted on to explain in authoritative detail why we just lost a trillion dollars.... More
The WSJ editorial page launches baseless attacks on its competitors’ motives—it will fit right in at News Corp.
By Dean Starkman Aug 13, 2007 at 10:45 AM
And so Dow Jones & Co., once the proud lion of financial news, goes down instead like a jackrabbit shot... More
By Dean Starkman Jul 19, 2007 at 11:38 AM
It's on the Bancrofts now. That hard-bargaining Dow Jones & Co. board has agreed to sell the Bancroft's patrimony for... More
By Dean Starkman Jul 13, 2007 at 10:30 AM
Kudos and a smart salute to Sarah Rubenstein and the WSJ for a tough and intelligent story on Big Pharma... More
The Times lets unnamed “senior editors” and a “person close to Dow Jones management” nudge the Murdoch sale along
By Dean Starkman Jul 10, 2007 at 11:23 AM
This New York Times piece from Monday says an unnamed person connected to Dow Jones management and unnamed senior editors... More
Former long time Dow Jones director and executive James Ottaway, whose family owns 6.2% of the company’s super-voting shares, opposes News Corp.’s bid for the company and urges the controlling family to do likewise.
By Dean Starkman Jul 9, 2007 at 10:45 AM
If Dow Jones & Co.'s board agrees to a sale to Rupert Murdoch's News Corp., as seems likely, the transaction... More
By Dean Starkman Jun 29, 2007 at 12:40 PM
The business press, I have to say, has done a terrific job vetting News Corp. and Rupert Murdoch as potential... More
The Times on Murdoch; The New Yorker on Murdoch; The WSJ on Murdoch and the Bear Stearns bailout;Lawrence Summers’s Op-Ed in the FT.
By Dean Starkman Jun 25, 2007 at 11:01 AM
Business-press readers get even more reasons to oppose a Dow Jones sale to News Corp. from The New Yorker's rundown... More
By Dean Starkman Jun 21, 2007 at 04:03 PM
You can't tell the players without a scorecard, and today The Audit will spell out where the economic interests of... More
‘See you on the other side’ - Meet Jessica Lum, a terminally ill 25-year-old who chose to spend what little time she had practicing journalism
#Realtalk: This is the best moment to be in journalism - The old stuff isn’t coming back, but that’s okay
Streams of consciousness - Millennials expect a steady diet of quick-hit, social-media-mediated bits and bytes. What does that mean for journalism?
Sticking with the truth - How ‘balanced’ coverage helped sustain the bogus claim that childhood vaccines can cause autism
An ink-stained stretch - Can Aaron Kushner save the Orange County Register—and the newspaper industry?
“It is only you versus many people, you are going to lose”
7 questions for President Obama
“There are some lists that have helped Jews in the past, including, most notably, Schindler’s, but…”
We are all correct
David Foster Wallace’s 2005 Kenyon commencement speech as a short film
Who Owns What
A report from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism
Questions and exercises for journalism students.