Media Moves

A critique of the Saturday WSJ

September 23, 2005

William Powers, a columnist at the National Journal, wrote a scathing critique of the new Saturday edition of the Wall Street Journal. His chief complaint was that the writing was lifeless and that the paper wasn’t like the Journal during the week.

You can read his critique here.

Again, I wondered earlier about the reaction of the reporting staff being asked to produce any extra day’s worth of copy. Maybe their apathy is reflected in the writing.

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