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Rupe Street Journal: It’s (F*cking Finally) On

The $5 billion foreplay is giving way to some Rupe-on-Journal action. Finally.

Relevant linkage:

  • NYT: Victory.

  • WSJ Publisher’s Note: Readers should expect what they have always expected from the Journal, writes Gordon Crovitz. In an era when reliable, accurate and knowledgeable business news and information is more valuable than ever, the highest standards are good journalism and good business.
  • NYO: Murdoch’s triumphal night.
  • NYO: It’s not easy to get an interview with Rupert Murdoch. But if you do, it’s easy to get a great one.
  • E&P: Union at Dow Jones slams Murdoch victory.
  • NYT/David Carr: Murdoch wanted it more.
  • E&P: Response from around the media to Murdoch’s victory.
  • MSNBC: Murdoch will tarnish a journalistic jewel.
  • AJR: The Bancroft Family Soap Opera.
  • NYP: Dow Jones’ union is watching the clock.
  • LAT: Dow deal is a sign of dynasties’ decline.
  • NYT: Guessing Murdoch’s strategy for the Journal.
  • Guardian: Is Times of London editor Robert Thomson headed to the Journal?
  • Marketwatch/Jon Friedman: Murdoch has a chance to prove critics wrong.
  • NY Sun Editorial: Certainly his success is something that all Americans, even his competitors, will hope for.
  • Slate/Jack Shafer: Having bagged his trophy, how long will it take Rupert to bugger it?
  • HuffPo: Murdoch’s win is bad for journalism and bad for democracy.
  • BusinessWeek/Jon Fine: Rupert’s a 20th century newspaper guy — but this is the 21st century.
  • USA Today: Media companies are noticing the sexiness of business news.
  • Times of London: News Corp. and Dow Jones have agreed on who will sit on a special committee to guard “journalistic and editorial integrity.”
  • Radar: ‘Annotated Murdoch’ portrait takes pulse of staff on deal.
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