MediaBay Inks Content Deal with Wall Street Journal
MediaBay (http://www.mediabay.com) announced an agreement with The Wall Street Journal for digital downloads of breaking news.
The new audio service will feature premium content from The Wall Street Journal, and will be available on a subscription basis in streaming and secure digital download audio formats.
"Our agreement with The Wall Street Journal underscores MediaBay's commitment to acquire premium content and build our digital download business," said Michael Herrick, CEO of MediaBay, Inc. "While we believe that print newspapers remain a strong force in today's business world, an increasing number of individuals are turning to audio news and digital downloads to keep abreast of important financial developments while managing their demanding schedules."
The audio digest of The Wall Street Journal will consist of three separate reports: The Wall Street Journal Hourly Markets Report ("Market Report"), The Wall Street Journal Today Report ("WSJ Today") and The Wall Street Journal Markets and Final Analysis ("Markets Final").
"The Wall Street Journal is very pleased to work with MediaBay to leverage our quality audio reports and broaden our reach through new and promising platforms and devices," said Jessica Perry, vice president of business development for Dow Jones Interactive Publishing.