Wall Street Journal Professional Wins 2011 SIIA Codie Award
NEW YORK, Jan. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Dow Jones’ Wall Street Journal Professional has been recognized as Best News Service by the Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA), winning the organization’s 2011 Codie Award.
Wall Street Journal Professional combines the worldwide news coverage and analysis of The Wall Street Journal and Dow Jones with the global business and news sources from Factiva, one of the largest electronic databases for business news and information in the world. The product was recognized for its ability to provide professionals with specialized news and information across industries and topics that matter most to them. With a powerful search capability and a team of dedicated editors, Wall Street Journal Professional helps users instantly analyze and quickly understand the issues, industries, companies, people and ideas beneath the headlines.
“Wall Street Journal Professional is a powerful work tool for our customers. It helps minimize information overload by channeling the right news and information to professionals who not only need to stay current with breaking news in their field, but must also have deep information resources to make decisions and fuel research,” said Scott Schulman, president for the Corporate Markets Group, Dow Jones & Company. “This recognition by the SIIA reinforces our strategy of combining high quality content with innovative technology to provide customers with the information they need that is not available in traditional web-based channels. The combination of original breaking news, deep content and smart aggregation is unique.”
The Codie Awards holds the distinction of being the only peer-recognition awards program of its kind in the industry, providing a unique opportunity for companies to earn the praise of their competitors. The Codie Awards program, now in its 26th year, remains the standard-bearer for celebrating outstanding achievement and vision in the information industry.
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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, SmartMoney 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 may 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, NWSA; ASX: NWS, NWSLV; www.newscorp.com).
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