In your staggering Tuesday media column: Marcus Brauchli is far richer than a newspaper editor should be (especially considering the new classified ad numbers), the future of Harper's debated, and Julia Allison overcomes media haters (like Richard Lawson).
An upcoming book says that former WSJ editor Marcus Brauchli (now editor of the Washington Post) left the WSJ with a severance package worth $6.4 million. Goodness. Does that make Brauchli the richest newspaper editor in history? Quite possibly! It also explains why you didn't hear a lot of "Rupert Murdoch will destroy the WSJ" objections from Mr. Marcus Brauchli.
Gazonga: Newspaper classified ad revenue declined by 70% in the past decade. And that's the story, folks.