Tagged: Financial Times

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FT rolls out new website

The Financial Times unveiled a new website on Monday that is faster to download. The website now downloads in 1.5 seconds on desktops and in 2.1 second on mobile devices. In addition, the new...

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Business Book of the Year finalists named

Six heavyweight books that tackle head-on the world’s critical economic and management challenges — from the U.S. productivity gap to persistent gender imbalances — feature on the shortlist for 2016 business book of the...

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FT gets creative with ad blocking software

The Financial Times began blanking out, for some users, a percentage of words in articles symbolizing the percentage of the company’s revenue that comes from advertising, reports Jeremy Barr of Ad Age. Barr writes, “The proportion...

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Biz journalism as haiku in the FT

Sonali Prasad of the Poynter Institute writes about how a computer algorithm is creating haikus out of Financial Times stories. Prasad writes, “Chris Gathercole, head of FT Labs at the Financial Times, was learning a...

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Why the FT is betting on branded content

Ken Doctor writes for Politico about the branded content boost underway at the Financial Times. Doctor writes, “Earlier this month, the FT bought most of Alpha Grid, an award-winning, London-based content marketing company. “FT...

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Brexit drives digital subscriptions to FT

Jessica Davies of Digiday writes about the increase in subscriptions to the Financial Times due to the Great Britain vote to leave the European Union. Davies writes, “The publisher dropped its paywall for all Brexit-related...