Leon Lazaroff and Cecile Daurat of Bloomberg.com report that Rupert Murdoch's $5 billion takeover bid of Dow Jones & Co., owner of the Wall Street Journal, Barron's and Dow Jones Newswires, is sparking interest by other media companies in acquiring the 125-year-old newspaper publisher. This includes the Washington Post, Gannett and Google. Spokespersons for all three media companies "declined to comment," which is a red flag to most journalists that they, too, are in the hunt.
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