August 15, 2008
Wall Street Journal Coupon
Published by Dow Jones & Company, the Wall Street Journal is an English language daily newspaper that is popular in all countries of the world. There are American, Asian and European versions of the paper so that the information is contains is pertinent to the readership. It has the largest circulation of any US newspaper with 2.1 million printed copies and 400,000 online subscribers.
The Wall Street Journal deals mainly with financial issues and takes its name from the well-known street that is the heart of the financial district in New York â€“ Wall Street. Founded in 1889 by Charles Dow, Edward Jones and Charles Bergstressor, it has been printed continuously for over a century. It has been acclaimed as a worthy newspaper by being the recipient of many awards, such as a 33-time winner of the Pulitzer Prize.
There are about 96 pages in each edition of the Wall Street Journal. The various sections of the newspaper include:
opinion pieces written by financial experts
coverage of the market news in health, technology, marketing and media
analysis of financial markets for investors
There is a personal edition published Monday through Thursday of each week that covers personal investments and career profiles in the world of finance. The weekend edition, published Friday through Sunday covers such things as personal interests of readers, such as travel, real estate and sports. In this way, the Wall Street Journal is an all-around newspaper that appeals to just about every reader.
Advertising is found throughout the paper, but ads were placed on the front page for the first time in 2006. Up until that time the design of the paper had not changed since its inception, but that year saw some changes coming to the way in which the Wall Street Journal was laid out. There had always been six columns on the front page with the first and sixth columns giving the highlights of the top stories of the day. The size of the columns was decreased to save costs, which resulted in the present-day format of five columns.
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