Dow Jones Acting Chief Is Given Job Permanently

William Lewis, a longtime News Corporation insider, had been the Dow Jones division’s acting chief since Les Fenwick resigned in January.

The Media Equation: Ezra Klein Is Joining Vox Media as Web Journalism Asserts Itself

Mr. Klein’s departure from The Washington Post to Vox Media is just one more example of how digital publishing offers its own thing, not an additional platform for established news companies.


Lex Fenwick, Dow Jones Chief, Resigns in Shift by News Corp.

News Corporation, which owns Dow Jones, said it was reviewing the unit’s “institutional strategy.” Mr. Fenwick will be replaced temporarily by William Lewis.


Signs of Change in News Mission at Bloomberg

Bloomberg faces newsroom layoffs, a shift in emphasis back to financial news and skepticism from the business side that investigative journalism might not be worth the potential problems it could create for terminal sales.


Media Outlets Embrace Conferences as Profits Rise

Once shunned for the fear of implying a casual relationship between journalists and their subjects, live media conferences have now been embraced.


2 Top Technology Writers Are Leaving Dow Jones

Walt Mossberg and Kara Swisher, co-editors of the All Things Digital news site, will depart at the end of the year.


News Corp. Sells a Group of Small Local Publications

The deal sends 33 local newspapers and magazines to the Fortress Investment Group, a private equity firm.


Times Says Web Site Failure Is Not a Result of Cyberattack

Officials said the site was off-line for about two hours during peak traffic hours because of a problem with regular maintenance of the site.


Bloomberg Reporters’ Practices Become Crucial Issue for Company

Many people claim the company encourages its news operation and business side to work together.


Advertising: Robert Murray of iProspect Joins Skyword as President

Content marketing is expected to be a big growth area for the ad industry and Robert J. Murray, global president of iProspect, a leading digital agency, is signing up.


Phone Records of Journalists of The Associated Press Seized by U.S.

The Associated Press reported that the Justice Department had secretly obtained the phone records of its offices and journalists, calling it a “massive and unprecedented intrusion.”


Alan Abelson, Barron’s Columnist and Editor, Dies at 87

Mr. Abelson was an editor and a columnist at Barron’s magazine who delivered sharp and influential commentary on the stock markets.


Frank A. Bennack Jr. to Step Down as C.E.O. at Hearst

Frank A. Bennack Jr., Hearst’s chief executive, plans to retire. He will be succeeded by Steven R. Swartz, the company’s chief operating officer.

Murdoch’s Appetite for Los Angeles Times May Depend on F.C.C. Changes

News Corporation wants the F.C.C. to waive a rule that would prevent it from acquiring The Los Angeles Times, but a regulator’s exit may delay further action.

U.S. Looked at Bribery Claims Involving Wall Street Journal

The investigation of The Wall Street Journal coincides with a broader search the government is conducting of News Corporation over a phone-hacking scandal in 2011.