Richard Zannino

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Dow Jones CEO Leaves Ahead of Murdoch Posse

News Corp. insider to move in; WSJ publisher expected to leave next

(Newser) - Dow Jones’ CEO resigned today, one week before News Corp. is expected to finalize its purchase of the Wall Street Journal publisher. Insiders say Richard Zannino’s replacement will be Rupert Murdoch confidant Les Hinton; the succession, to be announced tomorrow, is thought to be the first among many in... More »

What Made the Bancrofts Buckle?

Key Dow Jones director switched sides, eyeing Reuters-Thomson merger

(Newser) - In a surprising about-face Dow Jones director and Bancroft family trustee Michael Elefante shifted from the cons to the pros, advocating putting the company in play at a recent family meeting. His change of position was behind the family's decision that it would meet with Rupert Murdoch and consider other... More »

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