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Pulitzers Awarded to Times, Journal

Pulitzer Prize - WC

The New York Times won four Pulitzer Prizes while The Wall Street Journal received an award for commentary. The award for breaking-news reporting was given to the staff of the Denver Post for its coverage of the movie- theater shooting.


Chinese are 'still hacking' WSJ

Rupert Murdoch tweets that the Wall Street Journal newspaper is still being attacked by Chinese hackers.


Media Decoder: New Editor for a Shrinking Washington Post

Marcus Brauchli, hired in 2008 after working at The Wall Street Journal, is stepping down as editor and will be replaced by Martin Baron of The Boston Globe.


Wall Street Journal remains No. 1 US newspaper

Wall Street Journal

A media industry group says U.S. newspaper circulation was almost unchanged in the six months that ended in September. Average daily circulation in the April-September period slid 0.2 percent for the 613 newspapers included in the semiannual study by the Audit Bureau of Circulations. Sunday circulation for the 528 newspapers in Tuesday's report increased 0.6 percent.


Kobo, WSJ Halt Direct Sales on Apple-Device Apps

In a pair of moves that suggest Apple is enforcing rules for selling content on its devices, Kobo, the Canadian e-book retailer, and The Wall Street Journal said they will no longer sell content directly to customers.


Media Watch: Top Newspapers, Ranked by Twitter Followers

The top 25 U.S. newspapers - according to the number of Twitter followers, as recorded by Journalistics a bit over a week ago - is below. Sitting very comfortably in first place is The New York Times with 2.6 million - and they are the only news source on the list that has more followers than print circulation. The Wall Street Journal is number two with 464,591 followers, and The Washington Post comes in at third with 204,514. The Chicago Tribune, however, if you count both of its Twitter accounts, including @ColonelTribune, totals a second-place 879,490. 1. @nytimes – 2,668,948 2.


Wall Street Journal iPad Edition To Cost $17.99/Month

Wall Street Journal iPad Edition To Cost $17.99/Month

By contrast, The Wall Street Journal and the New York Times are working with test iPads, according to people familiar with the matter. Six advertisers, including Coca-Cola and FedEx, have agreed to advertise with the Journal, and a four-month ad package costs $400,000, according to these people. Coke and FedEx declined to comment on terms. The Journal plans to charge subscribers $17.99 a month for iPad subscriptions, according to a person familiar with the matter.


N.Y. Times Reporter Accused of Plagiarism Resigns

N.Y. Times Reporter Accused of Plagiarism Resigns

The New York Times is looking into the work of one its reporters following accusations that he plagiarized from The Wall Street Journal and other sources.


New York Times to Charge for Online Content?

New York Times to Charge for Online Content?

According to internal sources, the New York Times may soon be charging users for its online content. In a move that would bring the publication parallel to the Wall Street Journal, NPR, and the Financial Times, the New York Times seems to have settled on a system that would allow online readers to sample a certain amount of content before being prompted to subscribe.


AIG top staff struggle financially: report

AIG top staff struggle financially: report

Top executives at troubled insurer American International Group have been struggling financially after taking personal losses in the wake of the near-collapse of the company last year, AIG's chief executive Robert Benmosche told the Wall Street Journal in an interview.


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