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Hillary Clinton backer Ron Burkle is reported to be after Dow Jones:

Burkle, Web Entrepreneur Greenspan Explore Possibility of Working Together on Dow Jones Bid
Supermarket billionaire Ron Burkle and Web entrepreneur Brad Greenspan are exploring the possibility of combining forces on a bid for Dow Jones & Co. to thwart a takeover by Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp., according to a person familiar with the situation.

I’m not sure how serious this really is. Burkle has had past issues with Murdoch’s NY Post while Greenspan has an ongoing battle over Murdoch’s purchase of MySpace. I wonder if they’re just trying to raise the price Murdoch has to pay out of spite?


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