The Wall Street Journal

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 Journal is regarded as a newspaper of record, particularly in terms of business and financial news.[4][5][6] The newspaper has won 38 Pulitzer Prizes, the most recent in 2019.[7][8]

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
Opinion editorPaul A. Gigot
FoundedJuly 8, 1889;
133 years ago
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 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.[9] The editorial pages of the Journal are typically conservative in their positions.[10][11][12]

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