Jinfo SubscriptionProduct Review of Factiva

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In-depth review of Factiva, Dow Jones' premium news aggregation service.

This review:

  • Introduces the company and product and giving his view on the value the product offers.

  • Looks at the breadth of content available in traditional and social media through the global news aggregation service, including exclusive content and geographical spread. Growth in content acquisition since Factiva was last reviewed in Jinfo is also covered, including its deepening relationship with fellow News Corporation company, Storyful.

  • Examines functionality, in particular Factiva's two search tools and the homepages. Also assesses Query Genius, introduced last year, the newsletter function, and the various news pages which can be tailored to display content according to each user's needs.

  • Covers new features such as this year's additions to Factiva Intelligent Indexing.

  • Concludes with an overview of standout developments over the past two years plus consideration of the licensing plans, pricing, and competitors which include Nexis, Westlaw UK and FirstRain.

Reviewed by Andrew Grave

Update: A new review of this product is available here »

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