Journal Editorial Report Moves to FOX News Channel
In making the announcement, Shine said, "We're pleased to partner with The Wall Street Journal on this highly regarded program and we look forward to delivering our viewers another quality program on the number one cable news network."
“I am delighted that the Journal Editorial Report will be appearing on the Fox News Channel, with its nationwide audience and a track record of successful public affairs programming.”
The Journal Editorial Report was launched in September 2004 on the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS). Hosted by Wall Street Journal Editorial Page Editor Paul A. Gigot, the weekly half-hour program features members of the Journal editorial page staff, as well as other experts debating the major economic, political and cultural issues of the day. The program will make its final appearance on PBS on Friday, Dec. 2.
Karen Elliott House, publisher of The Wall Street Journal and senior vice president of Dow Jones & Company, said, "I am delighted that the Journal Editorial Report will be appearing on the Fox News Channel, with its nationwide audience and a track record of successful public affairs programming."
Gigot added, "Roger Ailes and the Fox News Channel team have proven they can attract viewers with serious news programming and commentary. I look forward to working with them to make the Journal Editorial Report part of their successful lineup."
FOX News Channel (FNC) is a 24-hour general news service covering breaking news as well as political, entertainment and business news. For more than three years, FNC has been the most watched cable news channel in the nation and currently presents nine out of the top ten programs in cable news. Owned by News Corp., FNC is available in more than 85 million homes.
The Wall Street Journal, the flagship publication of Dow Jones & Company (NYSE: DJ; www.dowjones.com), is the world's leading business publication. Founded in 1889, The Wall Street Journal has a print and online circulation of nearly 2.1 million, reaching the nation's top business and political leaders, as well as investors across the country. Holding 31 Pulitzer Prizes for outstanding journalism, the Journal seeks to help its readers succeed by providing essential and relevant information, presented accurately and fairly, from an authoritative and trusted source. The Wall Street Journal print franchise has more than 600 journalists worldwide, part of the Dow Jones network of more than 1,800 business and financial news staff. Other publications that are part of The Wall Street Journal franchise, with total circulation of 2.7 million, include The Wall Street Journal Asia, The Wall Street Journal Europe and The Wall Street Journal Online at WSJ.com, the largest paid subscription news site on the Web. In 2005, the Journal was ranked No. 1 in BtoB's Media Power 50 for the sixth consecutive year.