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Revolving Door Newsletter: 09.18.07

WSJ Staff Strikes Deal Before Hurricane Rupe Arrives

September 18, 2007
If it wasn't clear already, the staff of The Wall Street Journal is convinced that things can only get worse under the thumb of Rupert Murdoch. That's the obvious rationale for the hasty deal Dow Jones' union president put together over the weekend that includes annual pay hikes of 3 percent and a health care plan that may double some premiums. One of the paper's own reporters blasted the union president, according to a report in today's New York Post, which notes that "the negotiations took on new urgency this year because of the looming $5 billion takeover ...

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