How Dow Jones is helping companies mine cloud data

Dow Jones & Co., the parent of The Wall Street Journal, is offering access to its archive of 1.3 billion articles to other companies, which can use data analytics and machine learning to integrate that information into their workflows. Alison DeNisco of TechRepublic.com reports, “While Dow Jones has offered digital products including Factiva’s global news database for […]

Dow Jones Media Group seeks a reporter/editor

Dow Jones Media is seeking a full-time reporter/editor for Special Projects and new products. The ideal candidate should be a features junkie who always spots the angles everyone else is missing. We’re looking for someone curious, passionate and able to report, write and edit stories that people want to read and share. Experience with video […]

Dow Jones folding Heat Street into MarketWatch

News Corp.’s conservative digital media site Heat Street is folding in August into personal finance and business news site MarketWatch.com, reports Steven Perlberg of BuzzFeed. Perlberg writes, “Heat Street, which has about 15 employees, launched as a right-of-center digital media upstart in an increasingly crowded conservative media field, taking on sites like Breitbart, the Daily Caller, IJR, […]

Dow Jones names global managing director

Katie Vanneck Smith, the president and chief customer officer of Dow Jones, sent out the following announcement on Thursday: Dear All, I am pleased to announce that Jonny Wright has been promoted to the role of Global Managing Director, Dow Jones. Jonny’s leadership has been instrumental in helping define and drive The Wall Street Journal’s […]

Dow Jones refuses to talk about its pay gap problem

Dow Jones, the parent company of The Wall Street Journal, Barron’s and other news publications, is refusing to publicly discuss a report showing evidence of a widespread gender pay gap at the company, reports Kelsey Sutton of Mic. Sutton writes, “IAPE, believing more people at the company needed their salaries adjusted, hired its own consultancy to review […]

Mansion seeks luxury real estate reporter

Mansion is looking for a skilled, experienced reporter to cover the luxury real estate market. The candidate should be a tenacious, resourceful reporter, able to run down leads, develop sources and write quickly and well on deadline. Responsibilities include a mix of breaking real estate deals and longer feature stories. Several years of reporting experience […]

Barron’s seeks editor in chief/managing editor

Dow Jones is looking for an Editor in Chief/Managing Editor to lead Barron’s newsroom, Barron’s magazine, Barron’s digital, Barron’s conferences and Barron’s newsletters. The right candidate has unrivaled knowledge of the financial industry, wealth management, business, and investing, coupled with a stellar background as an editor. She or he will have deep experience managing financial […]

Dow Jones news being used to visualize trading ideas

Dow Jones & Co. has partnered with a company called Acuity Trading to develop a news visualization tool to help traders look for market trends based on business news, reports Jeff Patterson of Finance Magnates. Patterson writes, “Acuity Visual Edge is powered by Dow Jones, which is presently in its beta testing phase. The new tool will […]

WSJ parent reports better-than-expected earnings

News Corp. reported better-than-expected quarterly revenue as the owner of the Dow Jones Newswires and the Wall Street Journal saw an uptick in its digital real estate business and growth in its advertising revenue. Aishwarya Venugopal of Reuters writes, “Revenue in the company’s news and information division, which accounts for over 60 percent of total […]

News Corp names Frons its chief technology officer

News Corp, the parent of The Wall Street Journal, Barron’s and MarketWatch.com., announced Monday that Marc Frons has been appointed chief technology officer. He has served in that role in an interim capacity since October 2016. Latha Maripuri, who currently serves as News Corp’s chief information security officer, and Christina Scott, chief technology officer for News […]