Explaining how Murdoch ended up winning DJ is simple

New York Times
Rupert Murdoch wanted it more that anyone else, including potential bidders General Electric, Pearson and Ron Burkle. “He wanted it more than all the tut-tutting media organizations who offered little more than rhetoric,” writes David Carr. “And he wanted it more in the end than the Bancrofts did — or at least he offered more than they were able to pass up.” || Related Times story.
> Bancrofts’ rep says canvassing process isn’t finished (NYO)

> Sweet: WSJ will lose prestige with News Corp. running the show (MSNBC)

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