Diversity pledges are important and have been made in just about every industry since the killing of George Floyd.
The media is no exception. A variety of newsrooms have published letters to their readers about the ways their past coverage could have been more inclusive. Several have started training efforts…
How we moved from batch, asynchronous processing to a real-time, full-circle process
By Dion Bailey and Louise Story
It was election night, audiences were flocking to our platforms, and — — beyond all the great journalism going on — we had a big technology breakthrough.
We were collecting close to…
Should we make stuff or test stuff?
Increasingly, as we have moved into a more iterative model of product and content development, it’s the latter. To accelerate this process, we are hiring for 13 new roles in our Experimentation team (see below for details).
We are thinking about our projects…
By John Schimmel and Louise Story
Imagine if drivers on a highway needed to understand the motor of every other car around them in order to change lanes? Even worse, imagine if a break-down in one motor affected another car 1,000 feet away?
Sounds impossible, right? Yet, for a long…
By Mike Finkel and Louise Story
A lot of things have changed since we all started working from home, but one thing we have worked hard to preserve is our culture of empowering engineering teams to be leaders in decision-making.
One recent decision by WSJ’s web team reflects our collaborative…
We are expanding! Come join our talented and fun teams making awesome content experiences at The Wall Street Journal.
We are creating a team focused on engagement, and expanding our mobile experiences and storytelling teams.
These particular jobs are in product design and in engineering. They sit within the WSJ’s Digital Experience & Strategy unit (DXS), a cross-disciplinary department that includes editors, reporters, community specialists, developers, data scientists, product managers, designers and strategists. We all work together towards our goals of helping and engaging our audiences.
The jobs are listed here. Check them out and spread the word!
Focus on the MACU.
That’s one of the most important things I tell our teams at The Wall Street Journal, and it’s a mantra that leads to positive results.
The MACU refers to: Members, Audiences, Customers and Users.
You see, media companies have decades-old divides in the organizational structure, meant…
Innovative new ideas can have many twists and turns in the development process, and I want to share a great tale of one of our newest features, Talk2020.
Talk2020 is a tool that helps our audiences look up past statements by the presidential candidates and their vice presidential partners. …