Overhauls International Sites; ‘New Era’ For WSJ In Europe

imageJust in time for the continuing banking crisis, The Wall Street Journal this morning overhauled its overseas web play with the expected relaunch of’s Europe and Asia editions, as Dow Jones (NSDQ: NWS) begins strengthening the brand’s online component internationally.

Today’s move brings the site’s Europe and Asia editions in to line aesthetically with the US, which was redesigned in September, and introduces an India section beneath the Asia edition. It comes a month after Andrew Langhoff, CEO of Dow Jones’ Ottaway regional publisher, moved to be WSJ Europe publisher and MD for DJ’s consumer media group across the whole EMEA region. Langhoff also took responsibility for WSJ’s South America region so it’s possible we’ll see a web component there, too. WSJ already launched overhauled the Chinese-language international site in December.

Langhoff (pictured), in the release: