James Freeman

James Freeman

Assistant editor, editorial page, The Wall Street Journal


James Freeman is assistant editor of The Wall Street Journal's editorial page and author of the weekday Best of the Web column. He is the co-author of "Borrowed Time: Two Centuries of Booms, Busts and Bailouts at Citi," recognized as a New York Times Editors' Choice and a Financial Times Business Book of the Month. He is a contributor to the Fox News Channel and a host of "Deep Dive" on Fox Nation. Before joining the Journal in September 2007, James served as investor advocate at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, where he encouraged the transformation of financial reporting technology to benefit individual investors. He is a graduate of Yale.

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Best of the Web

Sanders Exposed

February 26, 2020 10:36 pm ET

Tuesday’s debate showed the Vermont senator has little to offer beyond rage and resentment.

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Mini Mike or Iron Mike?

February 19, 2020 08:43 pm ET

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