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The Journal Editorial Report is a
weekly American interview and panel discussion TV program on Fox News
Channel, hosted by Paul Gigot, editorial page editor of The
Wall Street Journal. Prior to moving to Fox News, the show
aired on PBS for 15 months, ending
on December 2, 2005..
Opening with a newsmaker of the week, Gigot usually interviews a
guest for the first half of the program, asking questions related
to the writings of the guest or a current event of interest to the
Following the guest segment, the program becomes a panel
discussion of Wall Street Journal editorial writers giving
their opinions on the political, economic, and cultural issues of
the current week. The final segment labeled Hits and
Misses lets the panelists speculate on what they believe will
happen in the upcoming week.
The program is broadcast Saturdays at 11:00 p.m. and Sundays at
6:00 a.m. (all times Eastern)
The transcript of each show appears on OpinionJournal.com on the following
The political point of view of the panel is primarily libertarian, reflecting the "free markets
and free people" philosophy of the editorial page of the Wall
As of September 2007, these WSJ editorial staff appear on the
Henninger - Deputy Editor of the WSJ Editorial page, and writer
on the editorial page since 1977
- Dorothy Rabinowitz - 2001 Pulitzer Prize
winner for her articles on American Culture and Society. She is an
author and was a freelance writer, syndicated columnist and TV
commentator prior to joining the WSJ.
Stephens - writes a weekly column on global affairs. Prior to
joining the Wall Street Journal in 2004, he was Editor In
Chief of the Jerusalem Post for 2 years.
Pollock - features editor - worked 5 years in Brussels, and
moved to the US editorial staff in 2000
- Jason Riley - in
1996, Jason became the first Interactive Editor for the Leisure
& Arts section of WSJ.COM web portal
- Kimberley Strassel - Washington
based author of Potomac Watch column - prior to joining the
editorial staff, she worked in the news section covering real
estate and technology.
- John Fund, political
columnist for the Opinion
Journal website, also makes occasional appearances.
Taranto, who writes the popular "Best of the Web Today" feature
for Opinion Journal, also appears occasionally in the role
of "funny man".
The following is a representative list the people who appeared
as guests in 2007:
- Stephen F.
Hayes - author of Cheney, the untold story of
America's most powerful and controversial vice president.
- Max Boot - senior
fellow at the Council of Foreign Relations and author of the book
War Made New, discussing events in Pakistan
Phillips - columnist for the Daily Mail and author of
the book Londonistan. on the failed terror
attacks in London and Glasgow
- David Satter -
former Moscow correspondent for the Financial Times of London and the
author of the book "Darkness at Dawn: The Rise of the Russian
Criminal State" on events in Russia
- Peter Rodman -
former Assistant Secretary of Defense for international security
affairs and Pentagon's top Asia policy official on the military
threat posed by China's military
- Dr. Scott
Gottlieb - former deputy commissioner ofthe U.S. Food and
Drug Administration (FDA) discussing issues related to the drug
- Joel Mowbray - investigative reporter and author of "Diplomacy:
How the State Department Threatens America’s Security" discussing
the U.S. taxpayer-funded al-Hurra satellite network, which had a
sudden shift in its news coverage following the arrival of Larry
Register from CNN