Dow Jones CEO leaving, News Corp. to review division's strategy

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Lex Fenwick, the CEO of News Corp.'s (NWS, NWSA) Dow Jones unit for the last two years, is leaving the company. Chief creative officer William Lewis has been named interim CEO. (PR)

News Corp. adds it's "reviewing the institutional strategy of Dow Jones." Among other things, it's planning "improvements" for the nascent DJX information service (still in beta mode), and asserts it's "redoubling" its efforts to "develop the Wall Street Journal and its digital properties globally."

In addition to the Wall Street Journal, Dow Jones owns Barron's, Marketwatch.com, and financial news service Factiva.