"The Wall Street Journal, R.I.P."

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Yes, this obit is written by a NYTimes writer and the Times is now competing directly with Rupert Murdoch's Journal, as the owner pivots the paper into a national, general interest outlet. But as long-time subscribers to the Journal, we still think the obit's premise is dead on:

"On Tuesday, in fact, there wasn't a single mainstream business story in the entire first section. And the business stories that did run lacked the kind of nuance, analysis and wonderful story-telling that used to characterize The Wall Street Journal I loved."

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