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WSJ Digital Network to Launch Live Daily Online Newscast

The Wall Street Journal Digital Network on Thursday will debut a live, daily online news broadcast featuring collaboration, reporting and analysis presented by the WSJ, Barron’s, Dow Jones Newswires, MarketWatch.com and AllThingsD.com.

logo-wsj.gifCalled The News Hub, the show will air weekdays from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Eastern Time from the Dow Jones newsroom “hub” in New York. The online broadcast will be available on WSJ.com, Barrons.com, MarketWatch.com as well as Dow Jones Newswires.

Dow Jones reporters and editors will host and appear on the program, along with special guests from across numerous industries. The News Hub will be available on-demand following the live broadcasts.

“The News Hub showcases our unmatched stable of expert reporting and resources across Dow Jones,” Robert Thomson, editor-in-chief of Dow Jones & Company and managing editor of The Wall Street Journal, said in a statement.

The show will feature daily, eight-minute broadcasts that look at the most important news stories of the day and aims to take users behind the headlines affecting the markets and economy.

Kelly Evans, economic reporter for The Wall Street Journal, will host the morning broadcast focusing on key developments influencing the economic news of the day. The afternoon program, co-hosted by Dow Jones Newswires columnist Simon Constable and Kelsey Hubbard of WSJ.com, will air as the U.S. markets close and will examine what happened that day as well as what those developments mean.

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