Despite his vast, wide and well-earned notoriety, Rupert Murdoch continues to maintain—unlike any Indian newspaper publisher, may we add—that he wants to make The Wall Street Journal “the best newspaper in the world.”
Yet, the thought of the owner of ultra-sleazy tabloids The Sun, News of the World, and The New York Post being at the helm of WSJ leaves many wondering if he will turn the business broadsheet into a business tabloid.
David Friend in Vanity Fair thinks up some headlines that a tabloid WSJ might come up with (in the spirit of “Headless Body in Topless Bar”):
LOCAL MOGUL OGLES GOOGLE
HOW NOW DOW COWED?
SKEWED CRUDE FUELS PUMP SLUMP
CITI-CITI GANG BANG
Pix Inside: CitiGroup-Grope
Exclusive: FED HEAD IN BED WITH REDHEAD
TEXAN VIXEN PUTS NYNEX HEX ON EX-EXXON EXEC
Photograph: courtesy Vanity Fair