OLD Media Moves

Digg service added to WSJ.com articles

November 14, 2007

Posted by Chris Roush

The Wall Street Journal announced Wednesday that its online subscribers can now submit WSJ.com articles to Digg, the popular news and content sharing website, and allow Digg users to view content currently available to WSJ.com subscribers.

Digg“The Wall Street Journal Online provides in-depth reporting, commentary and analysis on the most important economic and political issues of the day, and Digg users are enthusiastic consumers of news and information,” said Daniel Bernard, general manager of The Wall Street Journal Online, in a statement. “We’re excited to partner with Digg to offer our users a way to share Journal articles directly from our site, as well as expose new audiences to our content on Digg.”

Every article on The Wall Street Journal Online will now include a “Digg This” icon in the article tools section that enables users to Digg the article directly from WSJ.com, and view the “Recently Popular” and “Upcoming” WSJ.com articles as they surface on Digg. In addition, users clicking on a Wall Street Journal article link on Digg will be able to read that article for free on WSJ.com.

“We’re excited to work with The Wall Street Journal Online to make it even easier for the Digg community to share and discuss great content,” said Jay Adelson, CEO of Digg, in a statement.

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