- FT journalism recognised in SABEW Best in Business Awards
Feb 28th, 2014
The FT picked up two honours in the 2013 Society of American Business Editors and Writer’s Best in Business Awards, which celebrate the best business writing of the year.
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- Financial Times appoints Matthew Garrahan global media editor
Jan 28th, 2014
28 JANUARY 2014: The Financial Times today announces the appointment of Matthew Garrahan (@MattGarrahan) as its global media editor, overseeing coverage of media, marketing and entertainment. He was previously the FT’s Los Angeles correspondent, covering Hollywood, digital media and West Coast business and politics.
Garrahan will assume the role on 1 February and will relocate from Los Angeles to New York in the summer, where he will lead a global team of correspondents, ensuring the FT remains a must-read source of news, analysis and comment on the business of media and entertainment.Continue reading: Financial Times appoints Matthew Garrahan global media editor
- Financial Times appoints James Lund to VP Finance
Jan 13th, 2014
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- Jane Bird scoops education commentary award
Jan 6th, 2014
Financial Times columnist Jane Bird has been recognised in the ‘outstanding online education commentary’ category at the 2013 CIPR Education Journalism Awards. The awards celebrate the best education and skills reporting of the academic year 2012-2013.Continue reading: Jane Bird scoops education commentary award
- Financial Times rolls out semantic advertising service FT Smart Match globally
Dec 11th, 2013
11 December 2013: The Financial Times is extending its content matching service ‘FT Smart Match’ to global advertising clients after a successful initial trial. The technology, provided by Smartology, recognises the meaning of news articles, allowing advertisers to match their content to relevant news stories in real time on FT.com.
Piloted in June 2011 and going well beyond the industry standard of keyword recognition, FT Smart Match uses an emerging technology called ‘semantic profiling’ which analyses text through weighting ‘concepts’ and ‘categories’ to derive matching accuracy for advertiser content on FT.com. By automating advertising placement from content, the technology solves a major problem for advertisers and pioneers a new approach to display advertising.Continue reading: Financial Times rolls out semantic advertising service FT Smart Match globally