Portal Watch (and more): Awakening the giant

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Awakening the giant There are no more sleepyheads at Move headquarters as the anxious and supercompetitive Rupert Murdoch moves fast and furious to catch up with Zillow, which has been dusting its competitors in the consumer mindshare race.  Murdoch’s all-cash deal for Move closed quickly, and then News Corp. began to integrate its media properties into the Move experience, ensuring more consumer distribution to the Southern California-based operator of the online real estate site.  News Corp.'s reach News Corp. publication Monthly reach The Wall Street Journal 500 million page views Barron's 6.9 million page views MarketWatch 105 million page views SmartSource.com (part of News America Marketing) 74 million homes* New York Post 14 million visitors Source: Move Inc. regulatory filing *Weekly reach But don’t underestimate the real giant here: Zillow, with its scorching traffic lead. Share of visits to real estate websit...