Blurred Lanes: The Journal Really Owned the Christie Story
Posted: 1/13/2014 | By: Joe Pompeo | Capital New York
As the Chris Christie “Bridgegate” scandal metastasizes, some Wall Street Journal reporters are feeling frustrated that their newspaper’s role in moving the story forward has been somewhat drowned out.
Last week, praise was being heaped on The Record for “owning” the story. The Bergen County, N.J.-focused daily arrived at the party early with a Sept. 13 column noting that closures on the George Washington Bridge were wreaking havoc on the town of Fort Lee.