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AT&T in Talks to Acquire DirecTV $50 billion deal could close within weeks

DirecTV and AT&T are in talks to merge, with AT&T taking a stake in the smaller company in a deal composed of both cash and shares, according to multiple reports. Stock…

May 12, 2014, 7:38 PM EDT

Wall Street Journal to Advertisers: We're More Innovative Than You Think Unveils video magazine and digital series

The Wall Street Journal, the 124-year-old broadsheet, wants advertisers to know that it "gets" video as well as digital in general. While the Journal's relatively affluent viewer demographics are envied…

May 2, 2014, 2:09 PM EDT

Tech Columnist Farhad Manjoo Jumps From WSJ to NYT Will take over David Pogue's old column

The New York Times has found a replacement for one of the high-profile names it lost over the past year: The Wall Street Journal tech columnist Farhad Manjoo is taking…

January 17, 2014, 10:17 AM EST

Nate Silver Staffs Up at New FiveThirtyEight Blog Site to relaunch with ESPN as partner in 2014

Since taking his talents—and FiveThirtyEight blog—from The New York Times to ESPN over the summer, Nate Silver has been busy putting together “[his] own Moneyball team” of editorial staffers in…

November 19, 2013, 6:09 PM EST

LinkedIn Unveils Sponsored Updates for Desktop and Mobile Professional social net keeps building ad business

LinkedIn today debuted a sponsored updates offering that it started testing in January, continuing a steady monetization march of its 225-million-users-strong business professionals social net. Companies and other organizations with LinkedIn…

July 23, 2013, 11:56 AM EDT

Fox News and WSJ Look to Turn Video Ads Into Mobile Coupons Media giants join mDialog initiative

Fox News, The Wall Street Journal and Shaw Media want to help advertisers convert their TV commercials into hyper-local mobile commerce opportunities. Today, the companies announced that they are working…

April 11, 2013, 1:58 PM EDT

Newspapers Lower Paywalls for Election NYT and WSJ offer unlimited online access for 24 hours

Last week, The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal lowered their paywalls to give readers unfettered access to Hurricane Sandy coverage. Today, newspapers are again demolishing their paywalls…

November 6, 2012, 2:34 PM EST

'WSJ' Editorial Skewers News Corp.'s Critics Paper defends publisher while pointing fingers

News Corporation’s stock has plummeted to a two-year low in Australia, and former News International Chief Executive Rebekah Brooks has been arrested, both as the world continues to voice outrage over the…

July 18, 2011, 4:37 AM EDT

Why the 'WSJ' Missed on Bin Laden First editions had little or none of the news

Why did some readers of The Wall Street Journal get no news of Osama Bin Laden’s death in Monday’s edition, while its arch rival, The New York Times, had the…

May 2, 2011, 12:57 PM EDT

New York Times' Foe and Savior Team Up What alliance between Slim, News Corp. could mean for paper

The New York Times better watch its back: Two people who represent serious threats to its existence in its current form have come together in an unusual alliance. Rupert Murdoch’s…

April 27, 2011, 6:19 AM EDT