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Anchutz Buys The Weekly Standard « The Washington Independent

Jul 31, 2020
Conservative media mogul Phillip Anchutz, and his Clarity Media Group, has bought the Weekly Standard from Rupert Murdoch’s NewsCorp. That greatly expands Anchutz’s beltway empire — he launched and owned the Washington Examiner, which has been beefing up its staff.
I asked Examiner opinion page editor Mark Tapscott whether there’d be any cross-pollination between the two publications. “I am ecstatic about the move and the prospect of working with Bill Kristol and Fred Barnes,” he said.
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