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Embracing trends in social networks: FT coverage, with my thoughts

9 May 2011 ,
Today’s Financial Times has a feature on the impact of social media on those in the financial services industry: Reputation is one of the most valuable assets companies possess, but controlling it amid the rising influence of social media is a growing challenge. Financial services personnel who naively think their company has no presence on […]
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Financial Times on Twitter

26 February 2011 ,
Having often enough looked around for Twitter lists for the Financial Times and not found ones that quite suit my needs, I’ve created two for my own use – but happy for others to use these FT lists too if you find them useful: Financial Times automated news feeds on Twitter Financial Times journalists on […]

"Nick Clegg and his fellow senior Liberal Democrats have been given a timely boost"

1 September 2010 , ,
So starts today’s write up in the Financial Times of the latest Liberal Democrat Voice survey of party members. It’s a reflection of the media’s current deep interest in talks of splits or absence thereof that the FT should have given a long page 2 column to the story no less. Full details of this […]

What business models can newspapers copy to bring in more revenue?

Courtesy of Rupert Murdoch’s announcement that he wants to start charging for access to online content from News International’s titles, starting with the Sunday Times, the question of charging for online newspaper content or services is very much in the news. Almost all the discussion, however, has been based on the implicit assumption that the […]