A Guide To New York's Newsrooms
The News Corporation headquarters on 6th Avenue, the prospective home for Rupert Murdoch's Wall Street Journal, at least sounds like a building shabby enough for a newspaper. A spy on the 10th floor, which houses Murdoch's tabloid, the New York Post, describes the scene: broken chairs, redundant computer terminals never cleared away, old filing cabinets. Meanwhile, the Wall Street Journal's main rival, the New York Times, has just moved into a shiny new building designed by Renzo Piano, the Italian starchitect. It's not natural: journalists were not meant to work under such fine conditions. In the form of a table, here's a handy guide to the new offices of the battling broadsheet newspapers.