Dow Jones Headlines
Posted on: 05/01/13
New York—Shareholders of the McGraw-Hill Cos. voted to change the company's name to McGraw Hill Financial. The New York Stock Exchange symbol for the company is changing from MHP to MHFI effective May 14.
Posted on: 04/28/13
Marc Frons, CIO of New York Times Co. since March 2012, has focused over the past year on spreading a digital culture and mindset more broadly throughout the company. “This past year has been a year of organizational innovation,” he said.
Posted on: 03/13/13
New York—The Wall Street Journal announced it will launch Risk & Compliance Journal, a news service covering governance, risk and compliance issues.
Posted on: 12/11/12
New York—News Corp. named Wall Street Journal Managing Editor Robert Thomson as CEO of its new publishing entity, which will retain the News Corp. name. Thomson will be succeeded at the Journal and as editor in chief of Dow Jones & Co., by Gerard Baker, who has been deputy editor in chief of...
Posted on: 12/03/12
New York—News Corp. announced it is shuttering The Daily, less than two years after it launched the iPad newspaper. The company also named Wall Street Journal Managing Editor Robert Thomson as CEO of its new publishing entity, which will retain the News Corp. name.
Posted on: 11/13/12
WSJ.com, the online companion to The Wall Street Journal, has been moving aggressively to expand its global footprint by launching local-language websites.
Posted on: 11/02/12
New York—WSJ.com, the online companion to The Wall Street Journal, has debuted a local-language website in Indonesia. The launch follows the debut of a local-language edition in Korea that exceeded 6 million page views in its first two weeks, according to the Journal.
Posted on: 10/18/12
New York—WSJ.com, the online companion to The Wall Street Journal, has debuted a local-language edition in Korea.
Posted on: 08/27/12
New York—The Wall Street Journal has introduced WSJ WorldStream, a news platform for short-form videos shot with smartphones by journalists from the Journal and Dow Jones & Co.
Posted on: 07/18/12
New York—The Wall Street Journal has debuted the Wall Street Journal Dollar Index. The index, which targets traders and corporate treasurers, is designed to provide a more precise measure of the value of the U.S. dollar.
Posted on: 07/13/12
New York—News Corp.'s Dow Jones & Co. said it will acquire from SBI Holdings the 40% of the Wall Street Journal Japan K.K. it doesn't already own. The Wall Street Journal Japan is a joint venture that produces WSJ.com's Japanese-language website.
Posted on: 07/10/12
McLean, Va.—Gannett Co.'s USA Today has named David Callaway editor in chief. Currently the editor in chief of Dow Jones & Co.'s MarketWatch, Callaway, who will start his new role later this month, takes over the responsibilities of John Hillkirk, formerly executive editor, who stepped down...
Posted on: 07/03/12
It has been an eventful 30 days for Dow Jones & Co. and its flagship newspaper, The Wall Street Journal.
Posted on: 07/02/12
New York—McGraw-Hill Cos. and CME Group have formed a joint venture called the S&P Dow Jones Indices. Properties of the new company will include the Dow Jones industrial averages, the S&P 500, the S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Indicies and other indices.
Posted on: 06/28/12
New York—News Corp. announced today that its board has approved splitting the company in two. One unit will consist of its newspaper and book publishing business; the other, its entertainment operations.
Posted on: 06/19/12
New York—News Corp.'s Dow Jones & Co. announced that Todd Larsen has resigned as president. He had been president since January 2010 and had worked at the company since 1999. No successor was named.
Posted on: 06/08/12
Publishers have accelerated their licensing businesses, finding new ways to monetize core assets not only by stretching their brands into emerging markets but also by circling back to partners and selling licenses for digital editions. Data products and event content have also helped swell revenue...