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Posts on ‘May 14th, 2007’

Dow Jones and Bill Gates

UPDATED About a decade ago, Bill Gates was telling people that Dow Jones, publisher of the Wall Street Journal and other media properties, was a mismanaged brand. He was right then, and Rupert Murdoch is making that point now with his bid for the company. Murdoch is a modern media baron in the style of […]

Editorial Integrity Gets Boost

This article, “10 Things We Hate About Apple,” caused a mini-revolution inside of PC World, a magazine that is part of the IDG empire. Harry McCracken, the editor in chief, quit in protest when the story was killed but returned when it was reinstated and the publisher reassigned to other IDG duties. It was a […]