The Small Street Journal

The Wall Street Journal is pushing more news coverage to its Web site and offering more space for analysis in a smaller-sized newspaper

We will know for sure when it launches on Jan. 2, but the revamped, skinnier Wall Street Journal will be the first major American paper to push significant portions of traditional newspaper functions onto the Web. Or so goes the rhetoric at this conceptual stage. Journal executives promise to direct more breaking and this-happened-yesterday news to its well-trafficked Web site, leaving the paper itself to focus more on what the news means.

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