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The Wall Street Journal is an esteemed, respected newspaper owned by the Dow Jones Corporation, which focuses on business and financial market news. The tone is dry and respectful, and they don't have a comics page (possibly because the op-eds are enough of a joke already).
Since Rupert Murdoch's purchase of the WSJ in 2007, many to the left of wingnut have noticed its declining editorial standards. The editorial pages are notorious as a hotbed of reactionary neoconservatism, Ben Steinery (often with columns by the man himself), and global warming denialism. Richard Lindzen is their go-to guy on climate issues, and most every column on the issue either downplays or completely denies the "alarmism" of the "warmists."
Barry Ritholtz, after reading some Ben Steinery by Art Laffer in the op-eds, declared:
“”If I were to create a list of questions to ask potential managers of my money, one of them would be: “Do you read the WSJ OpEds?” If the answer were yes, I would not walk but run in the opposite direction.
 See also
- Investor's Business Daily, its nuttier younger brother.
- ↑ One example of them failing at basic statistics
- ↑ Joe Romm: WSJ: Selectively pro-science. Real Climate: WSJ vs. the Consensus of the Scientific Community, Lindzen: Point-by-point, WSJ Editorial Board: Head Still Buried in Sand, Global warming delusions at the WSJ
- ↑ Art Laffer: Make Up Your Own Facts Here, Barry Ritholtz