All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Wall Street Journal’

FTC: Controversial Wall Street Journal Google Article ‘Misleading’

On Wednesday, The Wall Street Journal published an inflammatory report under the title “Google Makes Most of Close Ties to White House,” which attempts to make the case that Google was able to sway the outcome of the FTC’s antitrust investigation into the company in 2012. The publication recently published a leaked document from the investigation, which appeared to suggest …

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Taylor Swift: Music Industry Needs ‘Heart and Soul’… and Instagram

Taylor Swift seems to think she has a clear vision on the future of the music industry. In a Wall Street Journal op-ed piece penned by the 24-year-old singer/songwriter, Swift spins a positive view of of the industry in a time when most people predict “the downfall of music sales and the irrelevancy of the album as an economic entity.” …

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Liz Cheney Rips Obama With Help From Dick

Liz Cheney and Dick Cheney have taken to the op-ed platform of the Wall Street Journal to make some seriously specific accusations against the president and his policies. Dick Cheney has been a harsh critic of Obama’s since the very beginning of his days in office. Just last month he called Obama a “very weak president”. At the forefront of …

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Chen Guangbiao Now Trying to Buy Wall Street Journal

Chen Guangbiao, a Chinese businessman and philanthropist completely unknown in the United States before this month, first made news in the United States through his proposal to purchase the New York Times. On January 5, Chen published an opinion piece in the state-owned, Chinese-based paper, the Global Times. In that letter, Chen stated his serious intentions about acquiring the New …

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Suzanne Somers Displays “Expertise” on Obamacare

The Wall Street Journal, the largest paper in circulation in the United States today at 2.4 million copies, has created a new section of its paper entitled, “The Experts.” This section of the paper contains editorials from people who are an “exclusive group of industry, academic and cultural thought leaders who weigh in on the latest debates in The Journal …

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Dow Jones, Wall Street Journal Part Ways With AllThingsD

Dow Jones and The Wall Street Journal are parting ways with tech blog AllThingsD, which is led by tech journalist heavyweights Walt Mossberg and Kara Swisher. Gerard Baker, Editor in Chief of Dow Jones and Managing Editor of The Wall Street Journal put out the following statement on the matter: For years, Dow Jones/The Wall Street Journal has enjoyed working …

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Hurricane Sandy Prompts Paywall Takedowns at The New York Times, Wall Street Journal

As “Frankenstorm” Hurricane Sandy bears down on the east coast, a few online news sources have decided to make their content freely available to everyone with an internet connection. That means tearing down those paywalls The New York Times is making all of its content free for the duration of the storm. A spokesperson had this to say to Poynter: …

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News Corp. Splits Publishing and Entertainment Businesses

Just two days ago, we reported News Corp., and chairman Rupert Murdoch were contemplating the idea of splitting their news and film assets from their print publication and newspaper divisions. News Corp owns 20th Century Fox film studio, Fox broadcast network and Fox News channel, in the way of television and film. As far as newspaper and print media goes, …

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Google: WSJ Readers Don’t Think We’re A Monopoly

The Wall Street Journal recently ran an editorial from Nextag CEO Jeffrey Katz, slamming Google’s business practices, and calling Google a monopoly. Google followed up the article with its own official response. We weighed in on the topic here. The Journal has put out a follow up in the Letters section, called: Google Isn’t a Monopoly, Given Other Customer Choices,” …

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