Wall Street Journal

John Gapper

There is nothing quite so entertaining – or so illogical these days – than an old-fashioned newspaper war such as the one that Rupert Murdoch’s Wall Street Journal is picking with the New York Times on the paper’s home turf.

The Journal recently launched its Greater New York section, in which it has invested heavily (although Mr Murdoch insisted on an investor conference call on Tuesday that the reputed figure of $30m was too high). Since then, it has been competing head-on with the NYT’s metro sectionRead more