The Wall Street Journal

The Wall Street Journal
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TypeDaily newspaper
Owner(s)News Corp (via Dow Jones & Company)
PublisherAlmar Latour
Editor-in-chiefMatt Murray
Deputy editor
  • Jason Anders
  • Neal Lipschutz
Managing editorKaren Miller Pensiero
General managerAaron Kissel
Opinion editorPaul A. Gigot
Photo editorLucy Gilmour
FoundedJuly 8, 1889 (1889-07-08)
CountryUnited States
  • 2,834,000 daily
  • 1,005,000 print
  • 1,829,000 digital-only
(as of August 2019)[1]
ISSN0099-9660 (print)
1042-9840 (web)
OCLC number781541372

The Wall Street Journal is an American business-focused, international daily newspaper based in New York City, with international editions also available in Chinese and Japanese.[2] The Journal, along with its Asian editions, is published six days a week by Dow Jones & Company, a division of News Corp. The newspaper is published in the broadsheet format and online. The Journal has been printed continuously since its inception on July 8, 1889, by Charles Dow, Edward Jones, and Charles Bergstresser.[3]

The Wall Street Journal is one of the largest newspapers in the United States by circulation, with a circulation of about 2.834 million copies (including nearly 1,829,000 digital sales) as of August 2019,[1] compared with USA Today's 1.7 million. The Journal publishes the luxury news and lifestyle magazine WSJ, which was originally launched as a quarterly but expanded to 12 issues in 2014. An online version was launched in 1995, which has been accessible only to subscribers since it began.[4]: 37

It is regarded as a newspaper of record, particularly in terms of business and financial news.[5][6][7] The newspaper has won 37 Pulitzer Prizes (as of 2019).[8][9] The editorial pages of the Journal are typically American conservative in their position.[10][11][12] The Journal has published opinion pieces that were at odds with the scientific consensus on multiple environmental issues.

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  2. ^ "Business & Finance News". The Wall Street Journal. Retrieved October 1, 2020.
  3. ^ "The Wall Street Journal Strengthens Its International Editions; Repositions To Better Serve Global Business Leaders and Advertisers". Business Wire (Press release). May 8, 2005. Retrieved September 29, 2020.
  4. ^ Cite error: The named reference Salwen_2004 was invoked but never defined (see the help page).
  5. ^ Caulfield, Mike (January 8, 2017), "National Newspapers of Record", Web Literacy for Student Fact-Checkers, Self-published, retrieved September 13, 2020
  6. ^ Doctor, Ken. "On The Washington Post and the 'newspaper of record' epithet". POLITICO Media. Retrieved September 13, 2020.
  7. ^ Library, Gelman. "Research Guides: Newspaper Research: Current Newspapers". Retrieved September 13, 2020.
  8. ^ "The Wall Street Journal". Retrieved April 7, 2019.
  9. ^ "The Pulitzer Prizes – What's New". Archived from the original on February 24, 2008. Retrieved April 10, 2017.
  10. ^ Ember, Sydney (March 22, 2017). "Wall Street Journal Editorial Harshly Rebukes Trump". The New York Times. Archived from the original on March 22, 2017.
  11. ^ Bowden, John (January 11, 2019). "Wall Street Journal editorial: Conservatives 'could live to regret' Trump emergency declaration". The Hill.
  12. ^ Vernon, Pete (March 22, 2017). "Unpacking WSJ's 'watershed' Trump editorial". Columbia Journalism Review. ISSN 0010-194X. Archived from the original on June 21, 2017.

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