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News Corp. Completes Harlequin Acquisition - Posted August 1, 2014
News Corp has completed its acquisition of Harlequin Enterprises from Torstar Corporation. The romance imprint is now a part of HarperCollins Publishers, but will keep its headquarters in Toronto. "We are pleased to formally welcome Harlequin and its employees to the new News," stated ... [AllTwitter]

News Corp Names Former Clinton White House Rep to Top Comms Role - Posted December 4, 2013
The streams have crossed, people. News Corp, the "multinational media company" formed as a spinoff of boss Rupert Murdoch's larger, identically named venture in 2013, ... [FishbowlDC]

In Case You Missed It: Piss Stains Out, Piss Puddles In - Posted November 22, 2013
Good reads from across the web that you might have missed: Relax, y'all -Stadium Club is gunna be just fine. Go make it rain this weekend, crazies. by ... [FishbowlDC]

In Case You Missed It: Stains Out, Puddles In - Posted November 22, 2013
Good reads from across the web that you might have missed: Relax, y'all -Stadium Club is gunna be just fine. Go make it rain this weekend, crazies. by ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

In Case You Missed It: Stains Out, Puddles In - Posted November 22, 2013
Good reads from across the web that you might have missed: Relax, y'all -Stadium Club is gunna be just fine. Go make it rain this weekend, crazies. by ... [FishbowlNY]

Alan Murray Leaves WSJ for Pew Research Center - Posted November 2, 2012
Alan Murray is leaving the Wall Street Journal, where he has been since 1983, to become president of the Pew Research Center. Murray came to the Journal as a reporter cov... [FishbowlLA]

'Wall Street Journal' Integrates Newsroom - Posted October 4, 2012
Okay, we're not going to report about layoffs. Really. That would be speculating and right now, courtesy of JimRomenesko, there is news that a major Dow Jones property is streamlining efforts. What we will mention, however, is an excerpt from an email from ... [MediaJobsDaily]

The Wall Street Journal Names New Page One Editor - Posted September 16, 2011
Rebecca Blumenstein is The Wall Street Journal's new Page One Editor. She will keep the title of Deputy Managing Editor at well. Robert Thomson said the following about the move: ... [FishbowlLA]

Bussey Out at WSJ D.C. Bureau; Seib in - Posted November 22, 2010
In a letter from WSJ's Managing Editor Robert Thomson to staff, he announced that D.C. Bureau Chief John Bussey is heading to NY to be promoted. Jerry Seib will be taking over. Check out the carefully worded explanation as to why this all... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Bussey Out at WSJ D.C. Bureau; Seib in - Posted November 22, 2010
In a letter from WSJ's Managing Editor Robert Thomson to staff, he announced that D.C. Bureau Chief John Bussey is heading to NY to be promoted. Jerry Seib will be taking over. Check out the carefully worded explanation as to why this all... [FishbowlNY]

The Wall Street Journal Professional Edition Set to Expand, Starting with CFOs - Posted November 9, 2010
Chief financial officers: The Wall Street Journal wants you. ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Wall Street Journal Managing Editor Robert Thomson's Secret Twitter Feed - Posted July 14, 2010
Is The Wall Street Journal's managing editor Robert Thomson on Twitter? That's what we asked Thomson at Dow Jones' summer social event last night in New York, hosted by the company's PR team. Thomson said that while he will occasionally sc... [FishbowlDC]

Does Observer Story Reflect A More Aggressive NY Times PR Strategy? - Posted April 14, 2010
How much more can be written about The New York Times versus The Wall Street Journal rivalry? A lot more, mostly because the Journal will launch its New York edition -- aimed dir... [FishbowlDC]

Changes At The WSJ: Kevin Delaney Named Managing Editor, Online - Posted December 16, 2009
The Wall Street Journal has named veteran reporter Kevin Delaney managing editor of The Journal Online. Delaney has been with the paper since 1992 and was most recently deputy managing editor at WSJ.com. The move is tied to a few other ... [FishbowlDC]

Dow Jones PR Issues Statement to Rebut NY Times' Claim It Is 'Tilting Rightward' - Posted December 14, 2009
Wall Street Journal editor in chief Robert Thomson is not happy with New York Time's reporter David Carr, who alleges ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List 12.02.09 - Posted December 2, 2009
Good morning FishbowlDC! A very happy anniversary to one of Fishbowl's fav. couples, Jack and ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Morning Reading List 12.02.09 - Posted December 2, 2009
Good morning FishbowlDC! A very happy anniversary to one of Fishbowl's fav. couples, Jack and ... [FishbowlNY]

Wall Street Journal Closes Boston Bureau, Lays Off Nine - Posted October 29, 2009
At 11:26 AM this morning, Wall Street Journal Editor Robert Thomson sent an email notifying staff that the Boston bureau will close, and nine reporters will lose their jobs. Two minutes later it was blasted to an undisclosed list of media reporters. Coverage mutual fund companies headquartered... [FishbowlDC]

Breaking: WSJ To Close Boston Bureau - Posted October 29, 2009
The Wall Street Journal is closing its Boston bureau, announced today, with all nine reporters invited to "apply for openings elsewhere on the paper," we've learned. The "unthinkable" closure is a response to the "profound economic downturn," according to a memo sent by editor in chief Robert Thomson. Thomson also wrote that "there... [MediaJobsDaily]

The State Of Paid Content - Posted May 12, 2009
Jusben and MorgueFileYesterday two big nuggets of info came down through the blogosphere: first, the news that the Wall Street Journal is launching a micropayment system this fall. And Rob Grim... [MediaJobsDaily]

Noon Reading List: 05.11.09 - Posted May 11, 2009
Good morning FishbowlDC! Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? Drop us a line. It is day 112 covering the Obama administration a... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Noon Reading List: 05.11.09 - Posted May 11, 2009
Good morning FishbowlDC! Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? Drop us a line. It is day 112 covering the Obama administration a... [FishbowlNY]

WSJ.com To Set up Micro-Payments - Posted May 11, 2009
As newspapers examine how to get customers to pay for their content, today it was announced that WSJ.com will become the first big newspaper to implement a pricing model many other publications are studying. The Financial Times reports News Corp. will introduce micro-payments for individual articles and premium subscriptions to the Wall... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Morning Reading List 04.07.09 - Posted April 7, 2009
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Morning Reading List 04.07.09 - Posted April 7, 2009
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The WSJ Thrives When Other Papers Die - Posted April 6, 2009
It's never pleasurable when we report on the decline of the newspaper industry. We always heave a heavy sigh, pick up the pen...urgh laptop, and start writing. According to The Australian Business, ... [MediaJobsDaily]

Morning Reading List 03.20.09 - Posted March 20, 2009
Good Morning FishbowlDC! Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? Drop us a line. Its day 60 covering the Obama administration and ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Morning Reading List 03.20.09 - Posted March 20, 2009
Good Morning FishbowlDC! Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? Drop us a line. Its day 60 covering the Obama administration and ... [FishbowlNY]

WSJ Creates Urgent And Goes Head To Head With The AP - Posted March 19, 2009
In the digital age, the speed of information is essential to the health and wealth of a media outlet. Recognizing this, the Wall Street Journal has decided to remake their old newswire to adapt to this society's new need for faster information. In a memo, ... [MediaJobsDaily]

Morning Reading List 02.13.09 - Posted February 13, 2009
Good Morning FishbowlDC! Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? Drop us a line or let us know in the tips box below. ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Morning Reading List 02.13.09 - Posted February 13, 2009
Good Morning FishbowlDC! Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? Drop us a line or let us know in the tips box below. ... [FishbowlNY]

It's Official: Newspaper People Don't Have Any New/Viable Ideas - Posted February 12, 2009
This is Charlie Rose's show about the future of newspapers. Joining me now is ... [FishbowlLA]

Morning Reading List, 01.14.09 - Posted January 14, 2009
Good morning Washington. Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? Drop us a line or let us know in the tips box below. We've got your morning mix of media Muesli after the... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Morning Reading List, 01.14.09 - Posted January 14, 2009
Good morning Washington. Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? Drop us a line or let us know in the tips box below. We've got your morning mix of media Muesli after the... [FishbowlNY]

Morning Reading List, 07.18.08 - Posted July 18, 2008
Good morning Washington. Above, Luke Russert and James Carville spearhead XM radio's coverage of the MLB All-Star Game. Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Morning Reading List, 07.18.08 - Posted July 18, 2008
Good morning Washington. Above, Luke Russert and James Carville spearhead XM radio's coverage of the MLB All-Star Game. Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary... [FishbowlNY]

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