With James Murdoch out of the way, speculation is growing that News Corp. (NWS, NWSA) will spin...

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With James Murdoch out of the way, speculation is growing that News Corp. (NWS, NWSA) will spin off its publishing arm. Wells Fargo estimates the business, which includes Dow Jones, Barron's, and the WSJ, would be worth $5.4B as a standalone business, even if no value is assigned to its scandal-ridden U.K. papers.