@ FOBM: Dow Jones Editor-In-Chief Robert Thomson Says Premium Content Continues To Play A Role

Last year, around the time of our first Future of Business Media Conference, News Corp had just acquired Dow Jones (NYSE: NWS). Now, at the second annual event, Robert Thomson, the editor-in-chief of the Dow Jones & Company and the managing editor of The Wall Street Journal, provided an update on the acquisition, including his current thinking on the debate over free vs paid content, investing in journalism, and globalization and the media. Some highlights from the Q&A:

On free vs. paid content: Thomson: “A large portion of the journal is free, and where there

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