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The Wall Street Journal Launches German Site

On its journey to leave no market unturned, today, Dow Jones & Company launched  The Wall Street Journal Deutschland, a German-language news site.

“Germany needs to know more about the world and the world needs to be better informed about Germany,” said Robert Thomson, editor-in-chief of Dow Jones & Company and managing editor of The Wall Street Journal. The country is entering a period of unprecedented economic and financial challenges, and its role on the European and world stage will be crucial over the coming years.”

WSJ.de joins other regionally focused initiatives in China, Japan, Korea, India, Southeast Asia and Central and Eastern Europe.

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Wall Street Journal Makes 2 International Editorial Page Appointments

journal logo.pngThe Wall Street Journal yesterday announced two moves within the opinion pages of the financial paper’s international editions.

Bret Stephens, who currently writes the Global View column for the Journal has been appointed deputy editorial page editor for the paper’s editions in Europe and Asia. He will continue to write his weekly column while overseeing the opinion pages both online and in print, and he will be managing the Far Eastern Economic Review and the Journal‘s foreign affairs columnists as well.

Meanwhile, Brian Carney will be moving to London to serve as editorial page editor of The Wall Street Journal Europe, a post he formerly held from 2004 until 2005. Carney’s editorials about mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac scored him a Gerald Loeb Award for commentary this year.

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Wheatcroft Named WSJ European Editor-in-Chief

wheatcroft.jpgYesterday, The Wall Street Journal announced the appointment of former Sunday Telegraph editor Patience Wheatcroft as editor-in-chief, Europe.

Starting next month, Wheatcroft will oversee the transition of the Journal‘s European office from Brussels to London. She is charged with overseeing The Wall Street Journal Europe, expanding its content across Europe and building up digital content.

Wheatcroft’s appointment is the latest in the Journal‘s European expansion. Earlier this year, the paper launched a dedicated European Web site, led by Neil McIntosh, and it promises to announce a new management team — which will be led by publisher Andrew Langhoff — soon.

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