- Now that Murdoch owns the Wall Street Journal, ... whose conservative editorial page wields a much bigger political stick, he may no longer really need the Weekly Standard, which preaches much the same message, but to a considerably smaller audience.
Tuesday, June 9, 2009
Examiner owner eyes conservative magazine
Phil Anschutz, the billionaire oilman who owns the Examiner newspapers in San Francisco and Washington, is in talks to buy the Weekly Standard from Rupert Murdoch, the LA Times reports. The Times says:
Posted by San Francisco Peninsula Press Club at 2:50 PM