Streamlined N.Y. Times Gives Heir Apparent Less Room for Error

  • Times shares are down 14 percent while News Corp. stock rises
  • Two newspaper owners take different strategies for survival

Arthur Gregg Sulzberger.

Photographer: Todd Heisler/The New York Times via Redux

New York Times Co.’s heir apparent is inheriting a newspaper company that’s struggling to transform itself. His cross-town rival is getting more support from Wall Street as it faces the same challenges.

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