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All The News Of The World That’s Fit To Print (II)

A week ago the hardworking staff noted the New York Times’ glee in reporting on the News of the World/Rupert Rumpus currently embroiling the News Corp(se) empire – five pieces two days in a row. Make that a double. Today’s … Continue reading

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NYT Columnist Joe Nocera’s Media Culpa

In his Saturday op-ed column, New York Times chinstroker Joe Nocera punched into the News Corp(se) beatdown: The Journal Becomes Fox-ified It’s official. The Wall Street Journal has been Fox-ified. It took Rupert Murdoch only three and a half years … Continue reading

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All The ‘News Of The World’ That’s Fit To Print

The New York Times is having a field day with the Fall of the House (Organ) of Murdoch – aka the News of the World, kissin’ cousin of Times crosstown rival Wall Street Journal. Friday’s Times had five – count ’em, … Continue reading

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LinkedIn Links Don’t Sync

LinkedIn, the adult version of Facebook, went public this week and its IPO was boffo, as the Weekend Wall Street Journal summarized: LinkedIn’s shares more than doubled in their first day of trading, setting the stage for debuts from other … Continue reading

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Joe Nocera Buffets Warren Buffett

In his virgin New York Times op-ed column, Joe Nocera de-haloes Berkshire Hathaway’s sainted Warren Buffett over his heir apparent David Sokol’s likely insider trading shenanigans, which have led to Sokol’s resignation. Nut graf: In a statement, Buffett laid out … Continue reading

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Joe Nocera’s NYT Business Page Swan Song

Nice farewell piece by business columnist Joe Nocera in Saturday’s New York Times: In Prison for Taking a Liar Loan A few weeks ago, when the Justice Department decided not to prosecuteAngelo Mozilo, the former chief executive of Countrywide, I wrote a … Continue reading

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Joe Nocera Pwns Ben Mezrich

Ben Mezrich, along with his clenched-teeth wife Tonya (see here), might be what passes for a celebrity in Boston, but Joe Nocera was having none of it in his Saturday New York Times column, headlined “Capturing The Facebook Obsession.” Lede: … Continue reading

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BP=Brutish Petroleum (NYT), Bash President (WSJ)

Saturday was surely Bratish Petroleum day, what with Typhoid Tony Hayward gone a-yachting and all. Via the New York Times: BP officials on Saturday scrambled yet again to respond to another public relations challenge when their embattled chief executive, Tony Hayward, … Continue reading

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Goldman Sachs Sacked (Too Late) By SEC, News Media

First, the good news: Joe Nocera is back at the New York Times. Now, the bad news: Nocera’s Talking Business column, which has been on leave for what seems like forever, came back on Saturday with a bang headlined, “A Wall … Continue reading

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