Why investors might buy a News Corp publishing spinoff

News Corp's share price is soaring as investors cheer reports that the giant company is planning to spin off its $8 billion publishing division. News Corp analysts we talked with, not surprisingly, like the idea of a restructured News Corp -- but interestingly, they're also optimistic about the prospects of a stand-alone publishing corporation.…

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Dow Jones’ SmartMoney magazine goes online-only

Plagued by declining ad pages and dollars, SmartMoney, the Wall Street Journal's twenty-year-old personal finance magazine, is ceasing print production and going online-only. Twenty-five print staffers are losing their jobs while the digital editorial team expands to 15..…

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Dow Jones reshuffles, president out

One of the few remaining fixtures from Dow Jones' pre-News Corp days has moved on. Dow Jones announced today that President Todd Larsen has resigned, ending his two-year tenure at that position and 13 overall years at the company.…

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