The Wall Street Journal‘s longtime and well-liked First Amendment lawyer was fired by a Dow Jones senior executive, a recent hire by Rupert Murdoch.
The lawyer, Stuart Karle, had been with the newspaper since 1992. Yesterday afternoon Mr. Karle was called into the office of Dow Jones’ counsel, Mark Jackson, who was formerly the Read More
Yesterday at The Wall Street Journal, there were resignation announcements, multi-million dollar severance packages, and plans for trans-atlantic trips. And over the next few months, the shakeup is likely to continue.
Rupert Murdoch takes formal control of Dow Jones and The Journal on Dec. 13, but he moved yesterday to install two trusted lieutenants, and Read More
When it came to securing Dow Jones and The Wall Street Journal for Manhattan’s biggest real estate auction, real estate tycoon Stephen Ross evidently beat Ric Clark to the punch.
In an interview with the Observer‘s Eliot Brown, Brookfield C.E.O. Ric Clark suggests that he tried to retain Dow Jones–which rents space in Read More
It was reported earlier today that the Bancroft family received an extra windfall before approving the sale of Dow Jones.
From today's New York Post (with nice brief disclosure)
"Just prior to the Bancroft family's approval of selling Dow Jones to News Corp., the family doubled the dividend it takes from the company, Read More