New Yorker Piece on Media Moguls

Here’s a good roundup by Nicholas Lemann in The New Yorker about media moguls, Hearst, Pulitzer and Murdoch. It’s good to be reminded that the newspaper landscape has not always been dominated by the Times and the Wall Street Journal. In days of yore it was the World and the Journal. It’s also good to be reminded, if you think journalism is going  down the tubes, that it’s been down the tubes before and up again.090413_r18325_p233

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