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Dow Jones & Company Champions New Generation of User Experience for Factiva Customers



Dow Jones & Company Champions New Generation of User Experience for Factiva
Customers

NEW YORK, Dec. 4, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Dow Jones & Company reinforces its
commitment to building Factiva into the world's most advanced source of
premium business intelligence with the announcement of a next
generation search platform. The investment is one of the company's most
significant in the Factiva product suite, whose global news collection
includes approximately 36,000 sources.

The new search technology, licensed from MarkLogic® Corporation, provides
standardized search technology across the Dow Jones digital network, including
Factiva, WSJ.com and Dow Jones Financial Services products, giving customers
access to a deeper, broader search capability and the ability to mine and
analyze content more quickly and effectively. The investment embodies Dow
Jones' commitment to building an unrivalled digital presence for its expanding
global audience, as well as an enhanced user experience across all its
channels.

"We offer a world-class collection of content across all our publications,
products and services, and a sophisticated search platform allows us to unlock
the true power of that content," said Alisa Bowen, head of product, Dow Jones.
"Standardized search technology not only provides a better experience for our
customers, but also gives us a superior platform for developing new content
applications and products across the company."

Georgene Huang, head of Factiva, added, "As we continue to shape Factiva into
an even more powerful business tool, a robust and streamlined search
capability is key to effective information retrieval.  Our investment will
enable users to find the exact information they need, faster and more
efficiently than ever before. We are exceptionally well positioned to manage
ever-growing volumes and types of content ranging from traditional publishers
to social media."

Dow Jones will work closely with MarkLogic on the implementation of the new
software, which will be rolled out across the digital platforms over a two
year period.

To learn more about Dow Jones and its digital properties,
visit www.dowjones.com.

About Dow Jones

Dow Jones & Company is a global provider of news and business information and
a developer of technology to deliver content to consumers and organizations
across multiple platforms. Dow Jones produces newspapers, newswires, Web
sites, apps, newsletters, magazines, proprietary databases, conferences, radio
and video. Its premier brands include The Wall Street Journal, Dow Jones
Newswires, Factiva, Barron's, MarketWatch.com, SmartMoney.com and All Things
D. Its information services combine technology with news and data to support
business decision-making. The company pioneered the first successful paid
online news site, and its industry-leading innovation enables it to serve
customers wherever they might be, via the Web, mobile devices and tablets. The
Dow Jones Local Media Group publishes community newspapers, Web sites and
other products in six U.S. states. Dow Jones & Company (www.dowjones.com) is a
News Corporation company (Nasdaq:NWS) (Nasdaq:NWSA) (ASX:NWS) (ASX:NWSLV)
(www.newscorp.com).

The Dow Jones & Company logo is available at
http://www.globenewswire.com/newsroom/prs/?pkgid=2636

CONTACT: Media Contacts:
         Erin Carpenter
         Dow Jones & Company
         erin.carpenter@dowjones.com
         212 416 4874
        
         Europe
         Kate Dobbin
         Dow Jones & Company
         Kate.dobbin@dowjones.com
         +44 207 573 4016

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