Founded in 1976, the World Journal is the most influential Chinese-language media company in the United States.
The World Journal has recognized the rapid growth and changing demographic profile of Chinese immigrants and responded to their changing needs through continuous advancements in content, technology and service. Through over four decades of dedication to providing the most reliable news and information, the World Journal has become a trusted resource and vital part of the everyday lives of Chinese Americans with a loyal following originating from mainland China, Taiwan, Hong Kong and Southeast Asia.
World Journal’s content includes major US and international news, news from the Greater China region, local and regional news, finance, sports, entertainment, lifestyle, education, health and consumer news. One of the few U.S. daily newspapers distributed on a national basis, the World Journal is published in New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Chicago and Dallas and distributed from coast to coast. Its team of professionally trained reporters and editors produce several local editions to address local issues and events while maintaining the scope and depth of its coverage as a national paper. In 1999, the World Journal established its official website http://www.worldjournal.com to further increase the reach and breadth of its services. In 2007, the World Journal launched a digital edition, http://epaper.worldjournal.com. The World Journal also effectively engages its audience through events and social media.
The World Journal has received numerous awards for its service to Chinese communities across the United States as well as acknowledgements from leaders including several United States Presidents for its key role in helping new immigrants to assimilate and contributing to the fabric of our American democracy. The World Journal has been recognized by the US Small Business Administration as well as the US Department of Commerce’s Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) for its coverage assisting minority and small businesses.
World Journal’s mission is to serve all overseas Chinese by helping immigrants bridge the gap to mainstream America, stay connected with their homeland and improve their quality of life.