Tagged: Financial Times

FT parent reports first quarter profit 0

FT parent reports first quarter profit

Pearson PLC, the parent company of The Financial Times, reported a first-quarter increase in profits due partly to a strengthening advertising market. Lilly Vitorovich of Dow Jones Newswires writes, “At FT Publishing, strong demand...

FT.com launches new video platform 0

FT.com launches new video platform

The Financial Times announced Wednesday the launch of a new video technology platform and a dedicated video hub on FT.com. Users will experience video on a broader range of mobile devices, including the iPad....

FT names new weekend editor 0

FT names new weekend editor

The Financial Times announced Tuesday the appointment of Caroline Daniel as editor of FT Weekend. She will take up her new role on June 1 in addition to her current role as assistant editor....

The FT is riding high 0

The FT is riding high

David Carr of the New York Times talked Monday with John Ridding, the chief executive of the Financial Times, about how the business newspaper has avoided many of the issues plaguing other dailies. Carr...

FT names new Lex editor 0

FT names new Lex editor

The Financial Times announced Friday the appointment of John Authers as its global editor of Lex, the well-known business and financial column. Authers will take up his new role on April 1 and lead...

FT could charge for video 1

FT could charge for video

The Financial Times is mulling whether to charge consumers for access to its video content, reports Laura Oliver of Journalism.co.UK. Oliver writes, “The FT’s videos, which include individual series such as long-form interview programme...

FT to use PayPal for payments 1

FT to use PayPal for payments

Robert Andrews of PaidContent.org writes Tuesday that the Financial Times plans to use only pay service PayPal to charge for daily and weekly access to the business newspaper’s content on the Web. Andrews writes,...