Billionaire Rupert Murdoch, CEO of News Corporation bought Dow Jones & Company, including the Wall Street Journal, the Bancroft family, after many family discussions about the sale. The question is whether Murdoch, known for his management style and hands involved, will impose his will on the staff and editorial policies of the Wall Street Journal and the risk of destroying the very intellectual capital that is acquired.
L. J. Bourgeois,
Source: Darden School of Business
Date Posted: November 13, 2008. Prod #: UV1021-PDF-ENG
News Corporation and Dow Jones & Company, Inc. Case Solution