The Press: From Wall to Main

The biggest running story in the U.S. for the past decade has been the lusty growth of the nation's economy. Nevertheless, most U.S. dailies still tuck away the important stories of business on financial pages, where they are not only hard to find but often badly written in financial jargon. One notable exception is Manhattan's Wall Street Journal, which consistently plays up business news, makes it as lively and readable as news of crisis and crime. As a result, the Journal has written a lusty success story of its own since World War II. In ten years, the Journal has increased...

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