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POTUS envy

You've probably heard by now that former President George W. Bush already has raised $100 million for his presidential library in Texas, outpacing previous fundraising efforts for the mausoleums built to honor other U.S. chief executives. We're not sure why it became a tradition to build a mammoth facility dressed up as a tourist attraction to house all of the papers a president hasn't shredded, burned or b ...

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Sacks of gold

We had some trepidation when Australian-turned-American press baron Rupert Murdoch bought the Wall Street Journal a couple of years ago. Murdoch has a well-earned reputation for dumbing down his publications and infecting them with his retrograde political preferences. He most famously transformed the nation's oldest daily, the New York Post, from a staid liberal icon into a snarling, outrageous tabloid une ...

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Final edition

Thomas Jefferson once famously said that he would rather have newspapers without a government than a government without newspapers. It is becoming increasingly evident in recent days that we rapidly are approaching the latter. The 137-year-old Boston Globe became the latest arrival this week in a linotype hospice crowded with venerable newspapers on their last legs. The New York Times Co., which owns Beanto ...

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