Wall Street Journal Launches Online Newscast

By Andrew Gauthier 

Mediaweek


The Wall Street Journal on Thursday launched The News Hub, a live video series, which will be streamed twice every weekday at 8:30 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. across the companys digital network, including WSJ.com, Barrons.com, Marketwatch.com, Dow Jones Newswires and AllThingsD.com.

The new series will feature Dow Jones journalists discussing the business news of the day in eight-minute segments. The morning edition of The News Hub will be hosted by Journal economic reporter Kelly Evans and will focus on that days key economic news to watch for. Meanwhile, the afternoon edition–hosted by Dow Jones Newswires columnist Simon Constable and WSJ.com staffer Kelsey Hubbard–will dissect that days market happenings.

Officials said that The News Hub will frequently feature guest interviews, both with other Dow Jones reporters as well as important newsmakers from the business world. More…

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