Read All About It: Journal Posts 'Help Wanted' Sign

Managing editor quits, will consult for News Corp.
By Marie Morris,  Newser Staff
Posted Apr 22, 2008 3:18 PM CDT
Read All About It: Journal Posts 'Help Wanted' Sign
In this undated photo provided by Dow Jones and Company, managing editor Marcus Brauchli is shown. The top editor of The Wall Street Journal resigned today after less than a year on the job.   (AP Photo/Dow Jones & Company)

(Newser) – After Marcus Brauchli officially resigned as managing editor of the Wall Street Journal this afternoon, the paper said it will "begin a search for Mr. Brauchli's replacement immediately." That may prove difficult: Brauchli, who will remain with News Corp. as a consultant,   wasn't given the control over the paper he felt management had promised, the New York Times reports.

Brauchli said in a letter to his staff that he's "come to believe the new owners should have a managing editor of their choosing." (Read more Marcus Brauchli stories.)

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