Pearson: Free WSJ.com Would Help Financial Times In U.S.

03/28/2008 02:45 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Pearson Plc, the London-based publisher of the Financial Times, said a Rupert Murdoch-controlled Dow Jones & Co Inc (DJ.N: Quote, Profile, Research) could be a threat in Europe but might provide a boost to the FT in the United States.

"News Corp make a number of comments about where they are taking their business and some of them are clearly things that we will watch very carefully and could be threatening to us; some of them I think may be opportunities for us," Pearson (PSON.L: Quote, Profile, Research) Finance Director Robin Freestone said.

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