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WSJ: Business as usual

2011-10-13 21:00:17.505485+00 by Dan Lyke 3 comments

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#Comment Re: made: 2011-10-13 23:48:44.027313+00 by: andylyke

It didn't take Murdoch long to infuse the WSJ with his fine sense of ethics!!

#Comment Re: made: 2011-10-14 15:12:03.876479+00 by: m

No love for Murdoch here, but another NYC area paper was caught doing the same thing a couple of years ago. Padding circulation figures and writing favorable articles for pay seems to be endemic.

#Comment Re: made: 2011-10-15 15:47:41.564565+00 by: meuon

Many moons ago, the Chattanooga Times Free Press approached me for it for both the main newspaper and this "fluff" publication that was distributed about once a month. They were apparently ahead of their time.