The Wall Street Journal will rechristen Pursuits, its Saturday leisure section, as Weekend Journal, the same name as the Friday section, writes Geraldine Fabrikant of the New York Times.
Fabrikant wrote, “The change would mean the newspaper will put out a Weekend Journal section on both Friday and Saturday and a Personal Journal section on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. According to one person close to the company, who like others asked not to be identified because the comments were not authorized by the paper, Dow Jones thought the previous names for the leisure sections were too confusing.
“‘They are changing the name because readers and reporters are confused by the fact that Friday carries a Weekend section and the actual weekend day has a Pursuits section,’ this person said.”
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