How Murdoch will act at the Wall Street Journal from Greenslade: "To that end, I think this remark, by David Carr in the New York Times, reflects the attitude of the overwhelming majority of WSJ readers: 'I will continue to read the Wall Street Journal expecting the best, but keeping an eye out for the worst.'"
Friday, August 03, 2007
How Murdoch will act at the Wall Street Journal from Greenslade
I love reading the Wall Street Journal. Thus, it has been with largely silent concern that I have watched from a far the takeover by Robert Murdoch. Of course Murdoch has no incentive to ruin the paper, but my worry is that rather than ruin it, he will change it. Make it more mainstream etc. (even more than a liberal-conservative worry, I can see the paper being "dumbed down" to sell more papers. Thus, the Guardian's following quote (actually from the NY Times) is quite appropriate: