Dow Jones CEO Latour bullish on subscriptions

Sarah Fischer of Axios interviewed Dow Jones & Co. CEO Almar Latour, who expressed continued optimism about growing subscriptions at its publications, which include The Wall Street Journal,, Barron’s and Investor’s Business Daily. Fischer writes, “While most of WSJ’s subscription growth occurred during 2020 — a critical election year and the onset of the pandemic — […]

News Corp. CEO Thomson comments on Dow Jones

News Corp. CEO Robert Thomson made the following comments during its earnings conference call about the performance of Dow Jones & Co., the parent of The Wall Street Journal, Barron’s, and Investor’s Business Daily: Subscriptions at the news business are continuing to grow and during the month of January, average daily digital subscriptions to […]

WSJ parent nearly doubles net income in second quarter

News Corp., the parent of The Wall Street Journal, reported second-quarter earnings nearly doubled to $183 million, boosted by a record performance at Dow Jones & Co. Dow Jones, which operates The Journal,, Barron’s and Investor’s Business Daily, reported a 4% increase in revenue to $584 million and EBITDA earnings of $163 million, a […]

McCarthy named editor at Private Equity News

Sebastian McCarthy has been named an editor at Private Equity News, a Dow Jones publication. He has been at the publication since October 2021 and previously was a reporter. McCarthy previously worked at Property Week and City AM. He holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Exeter and a master’s degree from City University of […]

Dow Jones union statement on WSJ layoffs

The IAPE 1096, the union that represents business journalists at The Wall Street Journal, and Barron’s, sent out the following after The Journal laid off staffers in its Washington bureau: Also this morning, more than 30 WSJ award-winning News employees are trying to understand why editor in chief Emma Tucker has decided their positions […]

Dow Jones union says company email about talks is incorrect

Dianne DeSevo, chief people officer at Dow Jones & Co., sent out the following to the staff about negotiations with IAPE 1096, the union that represents business journalists at The Wall Street Journal,, and Barron’s: Colleagues, We want to provide an update on the ongoing contract negotiations between Dow Jones and the Independent Association […]

Mansion Global seeks a reporter

Mansion Global, the premier destination for news, analysis and trend stories on the luxury residential market worldwide, is seeking an experienced reporter to join its fast-paced digital newsroom. This candidate must have a successful track record of working a beat, developing a broad base of sources and writing on deadline. This person must be able […]

Union, Dow Jones remain far apart on salary request

The union that represents business journalists at Dow Jones & Co. and the company held a negotiation session on Thursday but continued to differ on future salary increases. The union, IAPE 1096, has asked for a 10 percent increase in 2023 and 8 percent increases in 2024 and 2025. The company, meanwhile, has been offering […]

Dow Jones CEO Latour on its 2023 growth

Dominic Ponsford of Press Gazette interviewed Dow Jones & Co. CEO Almar Latour on the growth in 2023 of the parent of The Wall Street Journal,, Barron’s and Investor’s Business Daily. Here is an excerpt: Most news publishers have had a tough 2023. As one delegate at our US conference put it: “modestly down is the new up”. […]

Dow Jones hires Fishman as chief technology officer

Dow Jones & Co. CEO Almar Latour sent out the following on Monday: Colleagues, I’m delighted to announce that Artem Fishman will become chief technology officer for Dow Jones. Artem joins us from LinkedIn, where he oversaw the company’s homepage and content experiences – core products that include LinkedIn’s feed, media experiences and tools for […]