A peek at the “Bloomberg Go” set

Dak Dillon of Newscast Studio takes a look at the set of “Bloomberg Go,” which launches next week. Dillon writes, “We first wrote of the upcoming update in August, as Bloomberg moved to a temporary setup for its dayside programming. Well, the wait is almost over. “The sweeping changes includes a new set from Roger Goodman and Lightwell, […]

WSJ’s Baker: Money and Investing overhaul will add dozen jobs

Here is the memo that Wall Street Journal editor Gerard Baker sent to the staff on Monday: There might have been a time when news took a summer vacation, but if that was ever true, it has long ceased to be. From the sudden financial meltdown in China and its global consequences, to the worst […]

WSJ to overhaul Money and Investing section

The Wall Street Journal has plans to overhaul its Money and Investing section, reports Joe Pompeo of Capital New York. Pompeo writes, “Editor in chief Gerard Baker told employees Monday that the Journal will be ‘comprehensively overhauling our Money and Investing section – for digital and print – with faster and more lively real-time commentary […]

WSJ launches bigger editions for Asia, Europe

The Wall Street Journal has rolled out revamped editions of its European and Asian newspapers with a 50 percent increase in editorial content in both. The new formats for both eschew the tabloid format used in the past for a broadsheet similar to what is used in the United States and will be available Monday […]

Bloomberg homepage gets more headlines, smaller photos

Jed Sandberg, Michael Shane and Paul Maya of Bloomberg’s web operation sent the below note this morning to the Bloomberg staff: Folks, Later today we’re rolling out some updates to the Bloomberg.com homepage. The visual impact of our current site is distinctive and dramatic, but the update should help us solve some challenges we’ve had […]

Bloomberg launching new homepage, new story software

Bloomberg editor in chief John Micklethwait sent out the following message on Tuesday morning: To All in Bloomberg Editorial & Research, This week we launch a new version of our homepage. One of the main ideas behind the redesign is to increase the density of stories — so anybody who comes to the site can […]

Illinois paper unveils redesigned business journal

The Southern Illinoisan newspaper is rolling out a redesigned Southern Business Journal, reports editor Autumn Phillips. Phillips writes, “Over the past couple months, a group of us have met around a conference table, looking through fonts and stacks of business publications — Harvard Business Review, Forbes, Inc., Entrepreneur — to see what has worked for […]

Bloomberg attacks our ADD problem

Jon Bernstein writes for The Guardian about how some media outlets are using technology to keep readers longer. Bernstein writes, “When the Bloomberg Business site relaunched at the beginning of the year, one of the least noted features of a visually arresting redesign was a thin, horizontal blue bar that fills up as the reader […]

Mississippi paper overhauls business coverage

Sam Hall, the executive editor of the Clarion-Ledger in Jackson, Miss., writes about how the Gannett paper plans to expand its business coverage. Hall writes, “On Thursday we will launch our weekly Business Ledger, a new section that will be the focus of most of our business coverage. In addition to already popular features, we […]

Harvard Biz Review plans to add subscribers by upping price

Joseph Lichterman of the Nieman Journalism Lab writes about how Harvard Business Review wants to add subscribers while increasing its price. Lichterman writes, “HBR thinks readers will be willing to pay more for a subscription because the magazine is adding new products it hopes will offer readers additional value for the added cost. “Last month, […]