Dow Jones Pursues Internet Distribution, Boosts Factiva Offering

YEAR IN REVIEW 2000

In 2000, Dow Jones followed through with its plans for Internet distribution of its premier products, with a key focus on WSJ.com and Factiva, Dow Jones' joint venture with Reuters.

WSJ.COM, FACTIVA

By Sept. 30, the WSJ.com paid subscriber base was 500,000, which was up 52 percent from 330,000 a year earlier. WSJ.com revenues rose 68 percent from $7.5 million to $12.7 million at the end of the third quarter. WSJ.com is not yet profitable. A corporate spokesperson said no profit target date has