Murdoch makes his presence felt in Washington

While Rupert Murdoch gave Georgetown University students tips on how to take over the media world, big things were happening at his Wall Street Journal, including the newspaper improving its congressional coverage by upping its Capitol Hill bureau to three members.

While Rupert Murdoch gave Georgetown University students tips on how to take over the media world, big things were happening at his Wall Street Journal, including the newspaper improving its congressional coverage by upping its Capitol Hill bureau to three members. As News Corp. announced the Journal will be sold in London, Murdoch's daughter hosted a fund-raiser for presidential hopeful Sen. Barack Obama. Meanwhile, rival mogul Ted Turner gave his thoughts on global warming – and cannibalism.

In focus: The fight for Newsday

It might no longer be a three-man race. New York Observer owner Jared Kushner reportedly expressed interest in buying the least salacious of the Big Apple's tabloids. Or could a Murdoch bid get blocked by the federal government over monopoly concerns?

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The Washington Times' editor alludes to cuts.

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