TVNewser FishbowlDC AgencySpy TVSpy LostRemote PRNewser SocialTimes AllFacebook 10,000 Words GalleyCat UnBeige MediaJobsDaily

Rupe Makes Huge, Crazy, Wack Bid To Buy Dow Jones

murdoch_foreign_policy.jpg

Here’s the e-mail we got earlier from a trusted tipster with the subject “crazy breaking story”:

CNBC has reported that News Corp. has made an offer for Dow jones at $60 a share. As a result, DJ stock went up *nearly 60%* in a matter of a half hour before trading was halted on it. Look up the chart somewhere, it’s totally nuts.

Indeed:

dow_chart.jpg

UPDATE: The reports are now rolling in …

  • Bloomberg: Dow Jones Shares Surge After CNBC Reports News Corp. Makes Bid
  • Reuters: News Corp makes unsolicited bid for Dow Jones
  • Mediabistro Course

    Content Marketing 101

    Content Marketing 101Starting September 8, get hands-on content marketing training in Content Marketing 101! Through a series of webcasts, content and marketing experts will teach you the best practices for creating, distributing and measuring the results of your brand's content, including how to develop a content marketing plan, become a content marketing and more. Register now!