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 guest. 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 comment on the best and worst stories or events of the week.
The program is broadcast Saturdays at 2:00 p.m. and 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 Monday. The political point of view of the panel is primarily socially conservative, reflecting the pro-life philosophy of the editorial page of the Wall Street Journal.
Type: Talk Show
Runtime: 60 minutes
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Paul Anthony Gigot (; born May 24, 1955) is an American Pulitzer Prize winning conservative political commentator and editor of the editorial pages for The Wall Street Journal. He is also the moderator of the public affairs television series Journal Editorial Report, a program reflecting the Journal's editorial views which airs on Fox News Channel.
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Prior to becoming an editor at The Wall Street Journal, Gigot spent 14 years writing the column “Potomac Watch”. His career at the Journal began in 1980, when he became a reporter covering Chicago, Illinois. Two years later he became the paper's Asia correspondent in Hong Kong. While in Hong Kong in 1984, Gigot was placed in charge of The Wall Street Journal Asia. From 1986 to 1987, Gigot served as a White House Fellow under President Ronald Reagan. During the 1990s, he was a regular guest on The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer, appearing in the program's weekly political analysis segment, opposite Mark Shields, the regular liberal pundit. In 2000, Gigot won a Pulitzer Prize for his weekly Potomac Watch column in The Wall Street Journal, and became Journal's editorial-page editor in 2001. Paul Gigot has been described as leading a 'fatwa' against the 2012 Republican presidential nominee, Mitt Romney, via the editorial pages of The Wall Street Journal. In 2017, Gigot was alleged to have forced out junior colleague, Mark Lasswell, from The Wall Street Journal the previous summer, after Lasswell continued to publish op-eds critical of Donald Trump. Gigot refused to comment on the personnel change. Under Gigot's tenure as editorial page editor and vice president, The Wall Street Journal's editorial page has been widely criticised for its allegedly partisan, pro-Trump stance.
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