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NEW YORK (AP) — Dow Jones & Co. and News Corp. agreed broadly on measures to protect the editorial independence of the Wall Street Journal under ownership by Rupert Murdoch's media conglomerate, clearing a major hurdle to a deal, a person familiar with the matter said yesterday.
NEW YORK (AP) — Rupert Murdoch deliberately priced his $5 billion offer for Dow Jones & Co. so high that others would find it tough to beat. Yesterday, two other potential bidders essentially proved his point by dropping out of the running.
NEW YORK (AP) — Wall Street Journal publisher Dow Jones & Co. said yesterday that its board would take the lead in discussions over a potential acquisition of the company by News Corp., the media conglomerate controlled by Rupert Murdoch.
NEW YORK (AP) — Pearson PLC, publisher of the Financial Times, is trying to rally partners for a possible bid to rival Rupert Murdoch's $5 billion offer for Wall Street Journal publisher Dow Jones & Co., the Journal reported yesterday.