Wall Street Journal

Martha Stewart Is a Hit at Cannes Thanks to Her Epic Tweets

Even for the famously oversubscribed Martha Stewart, this has turned out to be a crazy busy week.

Newly Named Fortune Editor Alan Murray Eyes Mobile, Social

This morning, Time Inc. announced that Alan Murray, president of the Pew Research Center in D.C. and former Wall Street Journal deputy managing editor and online executive editor, would be taking over as editor of Fortune, replacing former editor Andy Serwer.

Alan Murray Named Editor of Fortune

Alan Murray has been named editor of Fortune, according to an announcement made today by owner Time Inc. He will be the 17th editor in the magazine’s 84-year history, succeeding Andy Serwer, who was with the publication for 29 years and served as its editor for eight years. Murray will assume the new role on August 25.

AT&T in Talks to Acquire DirecTV

DirecTV and AT&T are in talks to merge, with AT&T taking a stake in the smaller company in a deal composed of both cash and shares, according to multiple reports.

Wall Street Journal to Advertisers: We’re More Innovative Than You Think

The Wall Street Journal, the 124-year-old broadsheet, wants advertisers to know that it "gets" video as well as digital in general.

Tech Columnist Farhad Manjoo Jumps From WSJ to NYT

The New York Times has found a replacement for one of the high-profile names it lost over the past year: The Wall Street Journal tech columnist Farhad Manjoo is taking over the “State of the Art” column from the Times’ former writer David Pogue, who left for Yahoo last fall.

Nate Silver Staffs Up at New FiveThirtyEight Blog

Since taking his talents—and FiveThirtyEight blog—from The New York Times to ESPN over the summer, Nate Silver has been busy putting together “[his] own Moneyball team” of editorial staffers in anticipation of the site’s relaunch next year.

LinkedIn Unveils Sponsored Updates for Desktop and Mobile

LinkedIn today debuted a sponsored updates offering that it started testing in January, continuing a steady monetization march of its

Fox News and WSJ Look to Turn Video Ads Into Mobile Coupons

Fox News, The Wall Street Journal and Shaw Media want to help advertisers convert their TV commercials into hyper-local mobile co

Newspapers Lower Paywalls for Election

Last week, The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal lowered their paywalls to give readers unfettered access to Hurricane Sandy coverage. Today, newspapers are again demolishing their paywalls for another major event: the 2012 election.