Christopher Bancroft

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Family Regrets Selling Wall Street Journal to Murdoch

Bancrofts: If we knew then what we know now ...

(Newser) - Members of the family that sold the Wall Street Journal to Rupert Murdoch have a whole new kind of seller's remorse. Some in the Bancroft family tell Pro Publica they never would have agreed to sell the newspaper to Murdoch in 2007 if they knew the scope of News... More »

Bancrofts Mull Murdoch Buyout

Final decision on offer expected by end of week

(Newser) - The Bancroft family met yesterday in Boston to consider Rupert Murdoch's $5B offer for Dow Jones, but is expected to take at least until Friday to vote on the deal, Reuters reports. Christopher Bancroft, who opposes the sale, showed up sporting a baseball cap with the words "Bite me"... More »

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