Tag Archives: WSJ

Aviation: Covid May Spur Carbon-Neutral Flights

As much of the aviation industry fights to survive the coronavirus pandemic, some economists and engineers see the crisis as an opportunity to use stimulus funds to propel air travel to a carbon-neutral future.

Photo illustration: George Downs

Morning News Podcast: Thanksgiving 2020 In Year That Is At A Turning Point

Thanksgiving – Why 2020 now represents a turning point, toward parts unknown, the seasonal hazard of working from home, and tips for a cozier Zoom Thanksgiving.

Covid-19: ‘Ventilation Key To Limiting Spread’ (Video)

As the weather gets colder and people head indoors, the risk of catching Covid-19 is rising. WSJ explains why air ventilation and filtration are one of our biggest defenses against the coronavirus this winter.

Illustration: Nick Collingwood/WSJ

Retail Shopping: ‘How 2020 Is Reshaping Black Friday’

For years, one of the biggest days of the holiday shopping season was Black Friday. But in 2020, that could change. The coronavirus pandemic is fast-tracking big changes in retail that were already underway, pushing consumers into a digital future.

Illustration: Jacob Reynolds/WSJ

Retail Stores: ‘The Rise And Fall Of Macy’s’ (WSJ Video)

Macy’s has long been identified with the start of the holiday shopping season. But the company was hurting even before the coronavirus crisis hit the retail industry, raising questions about how far Macy’s star could fall.

Photo Illustration: Jacob Reynolds/WSJ

Politics: How Russian State Media Covers The 2020 U.S. Election (WSJ)

Russian President Vladimir Putin hasn’t congratulated President-elect Joe Biden, and state media appears largely to be echoing the Trump campaign’s unsubstantiated claims of voter fraud. Here’s what the U.S. elections and their aftermath look like on Russian television. Photo composite: VGTRK/Channel One Russia

Media: ‘The Law At The Center Of The Big Tech Debate In Congress’ (WSJ)

Leaders in government and tech want to rewrite a law that governs the internet. WSJ explains Section 230, how it shaped the modern internet, and what lawmakers and tech executives want to change.

Photo illustration: Carlos Waters/WSJ

Social Media: U.S.-China Fight Over Tik Tok Is A Data Privacy Battle (WSJ Video)

The Chinese-owned app TikTok has been labelled a national-security threat by the U.S., but it’s not unique in the data it collects. WSJ explains why countries are building digital walls and treating user data like a sovereign asset, and how that could change our tech.

Illustration: Zoë Soriano

How A Walmart-Tik Tok Deal Could Transform Online Shopping (Video)

Walmart’s potential deal with TikTok may not only change the retail giant, it could reshape how Americans shop online. Video commerce, which allows users to shop while they watch viral videos, is already wildly popular in other countries.

Illo: Mike Cheslik for the Wall Street Journal