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Tuesday 19 January 2010
Point two on Peter Watt's book, Inside Out, was made by Iain Martin, now a must-read blogger at The Wall Street Journal.
Saturday 12 December 2009
Friday 04 December 2009
Friday 04 December 2009
Monday 02 November 2009
Much huffing and puffing amongst US expats about a coup pulled off by Patience Wheatcroft, the new editor-in-chief of the Wall Street Journal in Europe. Once Ms Wheatcroft has finished a revamp of the European edition of the paper, its owner, Dow Jones, plans to stop selling the US edition on this side of the Atlantic. Its small, but loyal, band of readers is not happy.
Monday 29 June 2009
Google has vowed to heal the rift with newspaper publishers facing up to the digital age, rejecting claims that it is an "internet vampire". The internet search portal's comments came after Les Hinton, the chief executive of The Wall Street Journal, last week criticised Google for "sucking the blood" out of the newspaper business.
Wednesday 24 June 2009
Apple Inc chief executive Steve Jobs underwent a liver transplant at a Tennessee hospital and has "an excellent prognosis," the hospital that performed the operation confirmed on Tuesday.
Wednesday 17 June 2009
Ever sensitive to the accusation that ministers brief the press before Parliament, government officials applied a strict lock-in at yesterday's briefing for journalists on Digital Britain, with hacks banned from leaving the room until Ben Bradshaw had finished his House of Commons statement. One Evening Standard writer brave enough to make a break for it was escorted back into the room by security guards.
Thursday 11 June 2009
The Russian tycoon Alexander Lebedev declined to comment today about a report in the Wall Street Journal that he is in talks to buy The Independent from publisher Independent News & Media.
Tuesday 28 April 2009
John Thain, the former chief executive of Merrill Lynch, has made a dramatic last-minute intervention in the shareholder revolt at its parent company, Bank of America, suggesting that the company had lied about his role in the controversial payment of $3.6bn (£2.5bn) in bonuses to staff.
Monday 27 April 2009
Internet social media company Facebook plans to allow outside developers access to core parts of the website so they can build new services, a person familiar with the situation said.
Wednesday 08 April 2009
Much cynicism greeted the Wall Street Journal's decision last month to begin a sports section. But the cynics were wrong.
Friday 03 April 2009
Saturday 29 November 2008
<a href="http://blogs.independent.co.uk/the_campaign_trailers/2008/09/cumbustible-tic.html" target="_blank"> The Campaign Trail: McCain/Palin - The combustible ticket</a>
Thursday 25 September 2008
An incendiary poll by the Wall Street Journal/NBC News reveals that nearly half of voters do not believe Sarah Palin would be up to the job of being president.
Of course, teenage girls need role models – but not like beauty vlogger Zoella
Cameron is warned 'no possibility' of UK reducing immigration and that bid to bring in quota on migrant workers would be illegal
Support for EU membership 'at highest level since 1991' with most Brits wanting to stay 'in'
Thousands with degenerative conditions classified as 'fit to work in future' – despite no possibility of improvement
Residents should throw a street party and mix with immigrant neighbours, councils told
Russell Brand threatened with arrest after filming outside Fox News headquarters
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