WSJ editor backs agreement with Murdoch

Chris Roush

Chris Roush is the dean of the School of Communications at Quinnipiac University in Hamden, Connecticut. He was previously Walter E. Hussman Sr. Distinguished Professor in business journalism at UNC-Chapel Hill. He is a former business journalist for Bloomberg News, Businessweek, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, The Tampa Tribune and the Sarasota Herald-Tribune. He is the author of the leading business reporting textbook "Show me the Money: Writing Business and Economics Stories for Mass Communication" and "Thinking Things Over," a biography of former Wall Street Journal editor Vermont Royster.

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  1. Matthew Bowles says:

    I’ve been following the WSJ’s coverage of the News Corp.-Dow Jones & Co. negotiations. I think it has been pretty fair, considering the paper’s vested interest in the issue.

    But I knew where to turn to find the most in-depth coverage of the story. Keep up the good coverage.

  2. John R says:

    its not a great surprise at all that Mr. Marcus Brauchli has expressed his views in favor of NC.
    Actually, its not the job of editors to decide about ownership of their companies – but with the Job of editor becoming more powerful, they can certainly influence.
    I think this is the final straw in the deal for Mr. Murdoch’s favor.

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