Dow Jones Launches Blogs Covering Private Equity, Venture Capital and Bankruptcy Markets

March 9, 2009

New Blogs Feature Timely Insights and Analysis from Dow Jones Editors

NEW YORK, March 9 /PRNewswire/ — Dow Jones today announced the launch of three blogs that offer professionally sourced, timely perspectives on three highly topical financial areas: private equity, venture capital, and bankruptcy. These blogs are available for free on WSJ.com and are produced by editors of leading Dow Jones subscription publications Private Equity Analyst, VentureWire and Daily Bankruptcy Review. The newly launched blogs are:

  • Bankruptcy Beat (http://blogs.wsj.com/bankruptcy) – An expert look into the latest corporate bankruptcies, companies headed for trouble, and emerging trends in bankruptcy law, distressed investing and corporate restructuring.

The new blogs are hosted by The Wall Street Journal Digital Network, alongside its other leading business blogs on WSJ.com at http://blogs.wsj.com. All blogs on WSJ.com are available to all users.

“These blogs are an exciting and informative gateway into the worlds of private equity, venture capital, and bankruptcy,” said Kenneth Andersen, Editorial Director for Dow Jones Financial Information Services. “They also complement our premium news offerings by providing fresh, insiders’ perspectives on these markets.”

To learn more about of Dow Jones Financial Information Services’ industry-specific news and data products, visit www.fis.dowjones.com or call (877) 633-8663.

About Dow Jones

Dow Jones & Company (www.dowjones.com) is a subsidiary of News Corporation (Nasdaq: NWS, NWS.A; ASX: NWS, NWSLV; www.newscorp.com). Dow Jones is a leading provider of global business news and information services. Its Consumer Media Group publishes The Wall Street Journal, Barron’s, MarketWatch and the Far Eastern Economic Review. Its Enterprise Media Group includes Dow Jones Newswires, Factiva, Dow Jones Client Solutions, Dow Jones Indexes and Dow Jones Financial Information Services. Its Local Media Group operates community-based information franchises. Dow Jones owns 50% of SmartMoney and 33% of Stoxx Ltd. and provides news content radio stations in the U.S.

About The Wall Street Journal Digital Network

Marketers seeking business decision-makers and affluent and influential individuals can reach more than 30 million visitors each month across The Wall Street Journal Digital Network. All the sites in the network are owned by Dow Jones & Company and include The Wall Street Journal Online (www.wsj.com), the leading provider of business and financial news and analysis on the web; Barron’s Online (www.barrons.com), the site of America’s premier financial magazine; MarketWatch.com, a leading investing and financial news site with 100 journalists in 10 bureaus around the world; and AllThingsD.com, a site devoted to news, analysis and opinion on technology, the Internet and media.

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