The Wall Street Journal plans to combine several sections and reduce some coverage areas in its print edition as it faces a decline in print advertising.
Editor-in-chief Gerard Baker (http://on.wsj.com/2eA5q0P ) announced the changes in a memo Wednesday, saying "all newspapers face structural challenges."
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The new version, which will debut on Nov. 14, will have fewer pages with less space for arts, culture and New York news.
The paper will combine its Business & Tech and Money & Investing sections into one section. Lifestyle, arts, sports and cultural coverage will be incorporated into a section called Life & Arts.
Baker says the paper "must move to create a print edition that can stand on a financial footing for the foreseeable future" while the Wall Street Journal's "digital horizons continue to expand."
Information from: The Wall Street Journal, http://www.wsj.com