Louis Ureneck

Chairman of the Journalism Department at Boston University

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Chairman of the Journalism Department at Boston University; former Deputy Managing Editor at the Philadelphia Inquirer

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Australian Rupert Murdoch will become America's most powerful news executive if today's  tentative $5 billion deal  with the Bancroft Family gives him  Dow Jones  and the  Wall Street…

Bancroft Family Agrees to Sell Dow Jones to Rupert Murdoch

Australian Rupert Murdoch will become America's most powerful news executive if today's tentative $5 billion deal with the Bancroft Family gives him Dow Jones and the Wall Street…

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