OLD Media Moves

Wall Street Journal, Barron's and Marketwatch now on BlackBerry

August 19, 2008

Dow Jones & Co. announced Tuesday that headlines and stories from its business journalism publications, The Wall Street Journal, Barron’s and Marketwatch, will now be available to BlackBerry users.

Wall Street JournalA release stated that the new service will provide “access to the latest headlines, news summaries and updates automatically with no manual refresh required. Easy-to-use content tabs include What’s News, Tech, MarketWatch, Opinion, Columns and more. Users can customize category lists and add additional news categories, news sources, keyword alerts and customized stock quotes.

“Headlines, article summaries and previously downloaded stories are also accessible even if out of wireless coverage, with full access to subscriber content for a limited time only.”

“The WSJ.com Mobile Reader is a powerful digital information application and with its ease of use is perfectly designed for on-the-go executives who strive to stay ahead of the news curve and their competition,” said Gordon McLeod, president of The Wall Street Journal Digital Network, in the release. “The Wall Street Journal Digital Network users can now always be up-to-speed on the latest breaking news, on their terms, wherever and whenever vital business news and information is needed.”

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