Primary geographic focus: National
Organization Type: Media
Acronym or short name: WSJ
The Wall Street Journal is an English-language international daily newspaper with a special emphasis on business and economic news published in New York.
It is published 6 days a week by Dow Jones & Company, a division of News Corp, along with the Asian and European editions of the Journal. The Journal is the largest newspaper in the United States by circulation. According to the Alliance for Audited Media, it has a circulation of about 2.4 million copies (including nearly 900,000 digital subscriptions), as of March 2013, compared with USA Today’s 1.7 million. Its main rival in the business newspaper sector is the London-based Financial Times, which also publishes several international editions.
The Journal primarily covers American economic and international business topics, and financial news and issues. It has been printed continuously since its inception on July 8, 1889, by Charles Dow, Edward Jones, and Charles Bergstresser. Its editorial pages and columns, run separately from the news pages, are highly influential in American conservative circles.
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