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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
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
Virginian-Pilot journalists: Corporate management pressure is stifling coverage - “Lovers of journalism in this newsroom are pissed. It’s bad.”
Paper files public records request—and city’s response is a lawsuit - Local officials argue Montana courts should strike balance between privacy and disclosure
BBC Pop-Up reports from small town America - A small team is traveling across the United States for six months in hopes of finding underreported local stories
What game design can do for journalism - Three newly selected fellows at American University talk about the medium’s future
Timeline, an app based on ‘the history of…’ - But chronology doesn’t reveal everything
Email blasts from CJR writers and editors
“It should be made clear, in law, that the tasks security reseachers do to make the net more secure and journalists do to understand and contextualize the truth for the public are not crimes”
People have become less trusting of major institutions, according to the annual Edelman Trust Barometer. And large majorities doubt that businesses want to make the world a better place.
Public editor Margaret Sullivan on why the paper should have published the images.
“I feel the need to offer my perspective as someone who is not a teenager but who has thought about these issues extensively for years.”
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.
Hey millionaire tech bros: Have patience with the editorial process – Chris Hughes probably wanted to enable great journalism at first. Then the dust settled and before you know it, he’s shaking everything up again