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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
By Dean Starkman Jun 13, 2007 at 11:41 AM
The WSJ did a story last week on the explosive growth of state-owned insurers of last resort. This is a... More
By Dean Starkman Jun 6, 2007 at 04:11 PM
One of The Audit's numerous sources in the business press passes along the following letter by Peter Dreier, a politics... More
By Dean Starkman Jun 4, 2007 at 10:32 AM
Business-press readers and family therapy buffs alike will get a kick out The Wall Street Journal's Saturday story on discussions... More
By Dean Starkman Jun 1, 2007 at 11:37 AM
The Audit can't resist the two-column, paper-leading story (badly underplayed on the Web) by Saskia Scholtes, who got hold of... More
How Forbes got to $475 million - That’s what a Hong Kong investor has agreed to pay for a firm that two years ago had trouble paying its rent
Journalists subpoenaed in ‘pink-slime’ suit - BPI wants emails from NYT’s Michael Moss, public-health lawyer Michele Simon, and others
Bloomberg struggles to break out of the box - Justin Smith’s ambitious digital transformation hits some bumps
The Grand Dame of Florida reporting has retired twice, but she’s still causing trouble - A conversation with the Tampa Bay Times’ Lucy Morgan
Embedded with the Koch brothers - Hometown reporters get rare access to the media-shy oilmen, with mixed results
Email blasts from CJR writers and editors
CAPITAL: I just noticed that the most-read story right now on your website is an aggregated piece about a Russian lizard sex station in space. BARON: [Laughs] Is that right?
The beginning of the end of burner phones?
“‘Richard?’ I say. ‘Richard?’ I shove his shoulder and nothing happens. He is dead. He is on my watch and he is dead. I hear gurgling. Breathing. He’s on my watch and he is not dead.”
“Here’s how not to suck at it: Don’t write like an entertainment reporter”
Greg Marx discusses democracy and news with Tom Rosenstiel of the American Press Institute
Who Owns What
A report from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism
Questions and exercises for journalism students.