OLD Media Moves

FT hires media reporters from Reuters

September 3, 2008

Reuters media reporter Kenneth Li is leaving the wire service to join the Financial Times, according to a story on the FT web site.

Financial TimesThe story stated, “In his new role, Li will cover US content and distribution companies, from broadcasters to cable platforms.

Andrew Edgecliffe-Johnson, media editor of the Financial Times, commented, ‘Few media reporters are more respected and trusted than Ken, by readers and contacts alike. He brings a deep understanding of the fast-changing global media and communications industries and a remarkable record of getting the story first, getting it right, and explaining what it means with flair and insight. His appointment underscores the FT’s commitment to producing the most competitive and sophisticated coverage of these industries, in print and online. We are delighted that he is joining us.’

“Recognized as an authority on the media business, Li is a frequent participant in industry forums, including I Want Media’s panel on the Future of Media during Internet Week New York 2008.”

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