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

  • 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.
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  • PeteCal
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    I used to subscribe to the WSJ. I read it everyday starting in 1995.
    Then in the spring of 2012 I let my subscription expire.
    I did that because it was the time of the Republican Presidential primarys.
    Every day, the entire first section was filled with articles about what every campaigner said yesterday
    Who cares what some dude- who will never actually be on any ticket-is telling a bunch of people in some diner in the middle of no where?
    All this garbage instead of financial news.
    So I found seeking alpha, dumped the subscription and never looked back.
    22 Jan, 09:36 AM Reply Like
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