Sometimes overlooked in the galaxy of Dow Jones edit properties is Marketwatch, and it shouldn’t be. The 21-year-old title employs roughly 50 journalists focused on markets and companies. The tech beat is covered by three reporters and a veteran columnist under the direction of technology editor Jeremy Owens.
No publisher has more prestige than The Wall Street Journal. But like every publication, it must fight the forces of commoditization that make editorial excellence unprofitable. The WSJ strategy: combine news, data and events into a premium-priced vertical that differentiates from articles-only competitors.
SWMS Analysis: Three Rising WSJ Video Stars
Monday, August 03, 2009
You know the video work of WSJ.com's Andy Jordan and AllThingsD's Katie Boehret. What about Lauren Goode, Courtney Banks and Marisa Taylor? Ever pitch them a video idea? Considering their ease on camera and the types of products they review, perhaps you should.
Blog: Tech Trader Daily - http://blogs.barrons.com/techtraderdaily/
Here’s yet another example of a traditional media journalist evolving past the usual rules and regulations of news reporting to keep up with the new media world order. Eric’s shoot-from-the-hip blogging style (no editor required) is on one hand surprising and brave, considering Barron’s mission to create market-moving content. On the other hand, Barron’s has little choice, since financial-blogger competitors have sprung up at AOL and several other prominent places – and then there are the former upstarts such as TheStreet.com and Marketwatch.