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By Pew Research Center: One way of examining the Murdoch era at the Journal is to see whether its news agenda, as expressed on the front pages, has changed in the nearly four years since he bought it and if so, how.
The study looked at front-page coverage of the Journal and by way of comparison, the New York Times from In the past three and a half years, front-page coverage of business is down about one-third from what it had been inthe last year of the old ownership regime.
And some categories of news, such as coverage of government, foreign news involving the U. Yet attention to other subject areas has fallen. Front-page coverage of health and medicine has been de-emphasized the past few years. Education issues have virtually disappeared from the front pages as has—ironically enough, given the current state of affairs—attention to the media industry.
When Murdoch bought the Journal, he also made clear his desire to reshape the paper to more directly challenge the New York Times, even reportedly sending Times publisher Arthur Sulzberger Jr. But their front pages are still not the same in topic agenda. At the same time, front-page coverage of the U.
The Journal is also somewhat more international. Sincethere has also been more coverage of international events that directly affect the United States. Coverage of global events that do not directly impact the U.
At the same time various other topics have generated notably less attention in the News Corp. Another coverage area that has become more competitive in the News Corp. The same holds true for coverage of the U. Overall however, when it comes to the quantity of coverage of major topics, the evidence suggests that the Times and the Journal have indeed become more competitive since Murdoch bought the paper.Rupert Murdoch, in full Keith Rupert Murdoch, (born March 11, , Melbourne, Victoria, Australia), Australian-born newspaper publisher and media entrepreneur and founder () of the global media holding company the News Corporation Ltd.—often called News Corp.
It was divided into two separate conglomerates in Murdoch’s .
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