The Wall Street Journal (WSJ) is planning to launch a new global newspaper for its readers in Europe and Asia.
According to a company statement, it will be distributed in both print and digital with “regionally relevant content.”
The broadsheet editions will be available from Monday to Friday and will replace the current compact newspapers in Europe and Asia.
Launching in mid-September, and targeting key financial capital cities including London, Frankfurt, Hong Kong, Paris and Shanghai. Enhanced iPad and Android editions for subscribers in these regions will also be launched.
Gerard Baker, editor in chief of The Wall Street Journal said: “The new print, iPad and Android editions will centre on our peerless reporting, including our expert coverage of business, finance and economics and our global coverage of politics and policy, as well as our extensive reporting on arts, culture and entertainment.”
Daily content will include a selection of the WSJ’s coverage of business, finance, economics, politics and technology and the weekly features section will offer coverage of lifestyle, arts, food, and real estate, designed to fit with the interest of its readers.
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