NEW YORK, Nov. 25, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Dow Jones and Flipboard, Inc. today announced that The Wall Street Journal and Factiva will be available on Flipboard. Flipboard readers can access content from the Journal starting today, while Factiva alerts will be available to Factiva subscribers by January. Both sources will be designed and formatted for optimal reading in the popular Flipboard personal magazine.
"Dow Jones is committed to providing our world-class journalism on the platform and devices of our subscribers' choosing," said Edward Roussel, head of products at Dow Jones. "Flipboard provides a beautiful magazine-style reading experience, which also makes it easy to customize the way you read the Journal."
"The beauty and ease of reading a newspaper such as The Wall Street Journal's inspired the creation of Flipboard five years ago; therefore this Dow Jones partnership represents a milestone for the company," said Mike McCue, Flipboard's CEO. "Many of our readers will be thrilled to be able to make one of the world's most iconic names in news part of their daily reading on Flipboard."
Flipboard readers will have access to all the sections of The Wall Street Journal, updated 24/7. Some content will be free to all Flipboard readers. The full edition will be available to Wall Street Journal subscribers.
Launch advertisers include Breitling and Oppenheimer. For more information about Flipboard products, please visit https://about.flipboard.com/.
About Dow Jones
Dow Jones & Company is a global provider of news and business information, delivering content to consumers and organizations via newspapers, Web sites, apps, video, newsletters, magazines, proprietary databases, conferences, and radio. Dow Jones has produced unrivaled quality content for 125 years and today has one of the world's largest news-gathering operations with nearly 2,000 journalists in more than 80 bureaus, including The Wall Street Journal, America's largest newspaper by paid circulation. Other premier brands include Factiva, Barron's, MarketWatch, DJX, Dow Jones Risk & Compliance, Dow Jones Newswires, and Dow Jones VentureSource. Dow Jones publishes in 13 languages and distributes content in 28 languages, combining technology with news and data to support business decision making. The company pioneered the first successful paid online news site and its industry leading innovation enables it to serve customers wherever they may be, via the Web, mobile devices, Internet-connected televisions, and tablets.
Flipboard's mission is to move the world forward through the discovery and sharing of great content, giving people a personal magazine filled with stories that move them to be better at whatever they care about. People using Flipboard can follow their favorite sources from around the world and then collect stories, images and videos in their own magazines. They can then share their magazines to reflect their interests and express their perspectives, or simply save things they want to enjoy later. Start by downloading Flipboard at www.flipboard.com.
CONTACT: Dow Jones Contact: Erin Maier Dow Jones & Company Erin.Maier@dowjones.com 212-416-4874 Colleen Schwartz Dow Jones & Company Colleen.Schwartz@dowjones.com 212-416-3583 Flipboard Contact: Christel van der Boom Flipboard firstname.lastname@example.org 415-373-2737
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