JOURNAL OF COMMERCE CEASES DAILY PUBLISHING

By: Staff reports

Web Site To Update Daily, Print Edition To Run Weekly



The Journal of Commerce, a New York-based business daily for the transportation and trade
industries, has decided to enhance its online presence and change its printing frequency
from daily to weekly.


The specialty newspaper, which was founded in 1817, will cease publishing daily as of May
31. On June 5, the company will introduce a glossy weekly publication, JoC WEEK. The print
edition will emphasize analysis of international logistics issues and a roundup of the week’s
news.


The Journal of Commerce Online will focus on continuously updating breaking news along with
in-depth stories, features, opinion columns, and industry statistics.


Bill Ralph, president of The Journal of Commerce Group, said the changes follow surveys of JoC
readers that indicates a strong preference for receiving breaking news on the Internet, and for
a weekly printed summary and analysis of news.


The Journal of Commerce Group is owned by The Economist Group, whose other businesses include
The Economist, The Economist Intelligence Unit, CFO magazine, and Roll Call.



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