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Industry Moves Roundup: Dow Jones; eMusic

Dow Jones: Following a string of exits over the past week, Dow Jones (NYSE: DJ) has two additions from within new parent News Corp.: Mark Jackson moves over from his post as associate general counsel of News Corp.’s (NYSE: NWS) HarperCollins to become DJ’s EVP and general counsel; Ian Weston is leaving his role as corporate development director of UK newspaper publishing unit News International Ltd. for the post of SVP-special projects. Jackson succeeds Joseph Stern, who recently said he is leaving DJ. Jackson, who joined HarperCollins in early 2003, previously was a partner at Squadron, Ellenoff, Plesent & Sheinfeld and specialized in media. Jackson release | Weston release.

eMusic: The indie online music has tapped two former Earthlink (NSDQ: ELNK) execs to handle senior marketing efforts — Kip Morgan as chief marketing officer and Anna Punsal as VP-CRM. At Earthlink, Morgan was VP for direct marketing. Before that, he held senior media planning posts at ad firms such as WPP’s Grey Global Group and Omnicom’s Altschiller Reitzfeld Davis/ Tracy-Locke. When she was at Earthlink, Punsal was director of customer retention and loyalty. She previously worked in marketing for Yahoo.