The New York Times' David Carr is stalking media moguls attending Herb Allen's annual retreat in Sun Valley this week. Check out his blog for sightings of NBC Universal's Jeff Zucker, Sirius' Mel Karmazin, Time Warner's Dick Parsons, Walt Disney Co.'s Robert Iger, News Corp.'s Rupert and Lachlan Murdoch, Yahoo's Terry Semel and latest wunderkind, Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg.
Dow Jones Hears Alternative Proposals -- Burkle and Greenspan Present Plans to Vie With News Corp. Bid
The Wall Street Journal continues to report on its own sale process, with a report today about MySpace founder Brad Greenspan and supermarket mogul Ron Burkle's presentation to the Dow Jones board of directors. The two, each independently interested in doing a deal, agreed to team for the meeting with the board. Mr. Burkle has an idea to do a deal that would include an employee stock ownership plan, while Mr. Greenspan is leading an investor group that could include EchoStar Communications and Intel Corp.'s investment arm.