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Letters to the Editor

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I read Marydee Ojala's recent compliance article ("Due Diligence Research," ONLINE, March/April 2006, pp. 44-46} and wanted to bring to your attention that Factiva Public Figures & Associates (PFA) does not leverage Complinet content, but that Complinet leverages Factiva PFA content.

Factiva is not aggregating content from other information providers for this product. The data is proprietary to Factiva. It is researched and updated by Factiva staff and carries Factiva's copyright message. To create the data, the research team crossreferences information from over 10,000 publications in 22 languages on Factiva products, including many local language national dailies.

Factiva has also made a number of enhancements recently to PFA.

Shannon Sullivan

Americas Public Relations Manager

Factiva, a Dow Jones & Reuters Company


Just a quick note to let you know I read your recent article ("The New Life Cycle of Business Information," January/ February] and appreciate it both as a human "information aggregator" and one who is frustrated by the current level of information overload.

I wanted to mention that, of the online PR firms mentioned, PRWeb has developed some cool technologies to help make the process of filtering through the massive number of releases much easier. …

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