"Almost all agree that Robert Thomson, who was named publisher back in December when News Corp., took over the paper, will assume most of the control of the newsroom decisions, but that CEO Rupert Murdoch will need to pick someone from inside the paper to take on the ME slot to keep the reporters and lower-level editors happy... Nik Doegun, the current editor of the Money & Investing section; John Bussey, former foreign editor and now Washington bureau chief; and Alan Murray, executive editor of WSJ Online, were named as candidates to be a new No. 2 person in the newsroom behind Thomson." [Talking Biz News]