David Crook, the editor of The Wall Street Journal Sunday, writes about the section’s 14th birthday and the gains it has made in the past year.
Crook writes, “Despite all of the cuts you hear or read about in newspapers these days, Sunday Journal in the last year has added new writers and features, such as Jeanette Pavini‘s ‘Best Buys’ column and Jennifer Waters‘s ‘Personal Business’ column devoted to your questions about Social Security and Medicare. And our ’10 Things’ column, produced with our colleagues at MarketWatch.com, is doing a bang-up job amusing readers and infuriating its subjects.
“I’m also quite happy to report that our business is looking up. We’ve welcomed new advertisers, including one this week. Our circulation is 6,791,890 in 70 partner newspapers. Not only is that up considerably from the 10 papers and 4.5 million readers we started with in 1999, it’s also greater than the circulations of Money, Forbes, Bloomberg Businessweek, Fortune and the Economist…combined.
“I love to reel off those numbers. But what I love most are the relationships we have built with you and our partner newspapers. We are proud to have won and maintained your trust over the years.”
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