The Press: Little Brother's New Boss

In the financial publishing family of Dow, Jones & Co., the big breadwinner is the ably edited, highly readable Wall Street Journal (circ. 140,724). Not so prosperous or well known is its little brother, Barren's weekly (circ. 36,672). Specializing primarily in financial services and statistics, Barren's of late years has edged cautiously into the field of economic and political analysis and commentary. Recently Dow, Jones President Bernard Kilgore and Wall Street Journal Editor W. H. Grimes decided to give Barren's readers a view of a still wider horizon. Their model: the London Economist,...

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