The Wall Street Journal Can Be Fun, Fast, and Sexy, Too

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A memo to Journal staffers, as obtained by Michael Calderone at the Huffington Post, requests that, starting today, reporters "look for spot news, short sidebars and fun brites" — whatever fun brites are — so sections are "chock full of news, not all longer features." In a follow-up, a spokesperson assured there will still be "long-form narratives [and] scoops such as the U.S. lawsuit against S&P," which, boring!