Quartz to produce video series on global economy for Facebook Watch

Business news site Quartz is producing a video show for the new Facebook Watch on the global economy. The shows will follow compelling characters and groundbreaking science shaping the future of the global economy. The Quartz videos will follow people living and working with robots, and scientists exploring some of the most unknown parts of the […]

How Forbes has overhauled its mobile experience

Lewis Dvorkin, the chief product officer at Forbes, writes about how the magazine has overhauled its mobile experience. Dvorkin writes, “With our new desktop pages and mobile web app, officially called a Progressive Web App, we upended our thinking and rebuilt our technology house to produce some of the fastest loading pages on the Internet. […]

FT returns to Apple’s app store after six years

The Financial Times is launching a new mobile application for Apple iOS devices in the U.S. and the U.K., six years after it abandoned the platform following disagreements with Apple over revenue and data sharing. Jack Marshall of The Wall Street Journal reports, “‘We know that an engaged reader results in a larger lifetime value,’ said […]

How the WSJ tested live push notifications

The Wall Street Journal tested live mobile push alerts for its jobs coverage on Friday, working closely with the Guardian Mobile Innovation Lab, which has been for the past year tirelessly testing a range of ideas for distributing news, reported Shan Wang of Nieman Lab. Wang reported, “Readers who arrived at the Journal’s mobile site or its […]

WSJ seeks mobile platform editor

The Mobile Platform Editor ensures that The Wall Street Journal’s mobile platforms (app and mobile web) give our audience the best possible experience on their phones and tablets, every hour of the day. He or she manages a team to carry out and gauge success of the coverage developed by the Chief News Editor and […]

WSJ seeks deputy emerging media editor

The Wall Street Journal is looking for a deputy emerging media editor to help produce content for its Snapchat Discover channel and work on new emerging platforms. This journalist reports to the emerging-media editor and contributes to a team of editors and motion-graphics designers to produce news and features with a focus on visual storytelling and audience […]

WSJ launches new mobile app

Wall Street Journal editor Gerard Baker sent out the following announcement on Tuesday afternoon: Today we publicly unveiled the first phase of our refreshed iOS mobile app in the Apple store. This is an important moment, the fruit of months of hard work, propelling our mobile journalism forward in a way that will serve readers and provide […]

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 […]

How The Economist has evolved its social media strategy

The Economist community editor Denise Law writes about how the magazine’s social media has evolved in the past two years. Law writes, “When we expanded the social media team in the summer of 2015, our short-term goal was to post more, catch up with rivals and remind the world that we exist. However, we ended up devoting […]

WSJ seeks assistant news editor for mobile products

The Wall Street Journal is looking to hire an assistant news editor for its mobile products. This central editing role is focused on building and maintaining the news experience for our mobile products. It entails curating the news that appears on mobile apps and website; quality control of content and its presentation; selecting, creating and […]