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 full scoop? Even though the newspapers were scrambling Sunday night to cram the biggest news story of the year into their Monday editions, copies of the first two editions of The Wall Street Journal to land on suburban New York lawns Monday morning had nothing on the event.