NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Dec 05, 1984
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw
(NYC) Mobil Oil Company feud with "Wall Street Journal" over newspaper's article on oil company's Chicago office tower project and allegations of conflict of interest due to roles of Mobil chairperson Rawleigh Warner Junior's son-in-law realtor Percy Pyne IV, member of Galbreath-Ruffin Corporation real estate company examined; economy cost to "Journal" of Mobil's cancellation of all advertising with paper and boycott on all news releases and interviews considered. [Mobil vice president Herbert SCHMERTZ - criticizes "Wall Street Journal."] ["Journal" spokesperson Stewart PINKERTON - accuses Schmertz of self-serving lies.]
REPORTER: Mike Jensen