Hart of the Matter

IMD: It's a year since the tug-of-war that saw News Corp. take over Dow Jones & Co. What changes have you seen since the takeover, and what else is in the works as a result?

Hart: It's a year since the Bancroft family gave its approval and we knew Dow Jones was likely to be acquired by News Corp. The deal was completed on Dec. 13, and the organization started changing then.

One of the big changes is access to capital. We acquired two companies in the first five months of new ownership. In Febr