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    1. October 31, 2014

      Donald Pels, telecoms entrepreneur and benefactor, 1928-2014

      On spotting John McCaw in the lobby of the George V hotel in Paris, Donald Pels cracked a smile. The pair had lately grown...

    2. FT Data

      October 31, 2013

      FT UK Austerity Audit wins Eppy award

      The Financial Times has won two prestigious Eppy awards for excellence in online journalism. The UK Austerity Audit, a...

    1. August 16, 2013

      The Diary: Shawn Donnan

      Bar the occasional interregnum, I have been coming to Pemaquid Fishermen’s Co-operative for lobster since the 1970s. And,...

    2. August 6, 2013

      Washington Post sale caps round of media M&A

      The sale of the Washington Post to Jeff Bezos, the billionaire founder of Amazon, comes on the heels of near-unprecedented...

    3. August 6, 2013

      Q&A: Washington Post sale

      Jeff Bezos, the chief executive of Amazon, stunned the media world on Monday when he announced that he was buying the...

    4. August 3, 2013

      New York Times sells Boston Globe to Red Sox owner John Henry

      The New York Times Company has agreed to sell its Boston Globe newspaper and other New England media assets to the owner of...

    5. August 1, 2013

      NYT bolstered by digital subscriptions

      Digital subscriptions have become a small but increasing revenue stream for the New York Times Company, as the publisher...

    6. June 26, 2013

      Bidders line up for Boston Globe sale

      Bids for the Boston Globe and related New England media properties are due Thursday, bringing its owner the New York Times...

    7. May 30, 2013

      Buffett adds to small-city newspaper empire

      Warren Buffett is expanding his small-city newspaper empire. His Berkshire Hathaway group on Thursday announced plans to...

    8. FT Photo Diary

      April 16, 2013

      Boston marathon bombing

      John Tlumacki/Boston Globe/AP Bill Iffrig, 78, lies on the ground as police officers react to a second explosion at the...

    9. April 2, 2013

      US newspaper deals set to make headlines

      Extra! Extra! Newspapers for sale. It’s the headline across America, with newspapers in more than half a dozen cities from...

    10. February 25, 2013

      IHT to be rebranded in overseas drive

      The International Herald Tribune will publish its last edition under that name after the New York Times Company said on...

    11. February 21, 2013

      NY Times to sell Boston Globe newspaper

      The New York Times Company on Wednesday said it will put its Boston Globe newspaper and related New England media properties...

    12. December 16, 2012

      From investment management to time management

      Robert Pozen, ex-chairman of MFS Investment Management, occasional FTfm columnist and Harvard lecturer, has written his...

    13. November 13, 2012

      New Washington Post editor faces challenge

      The Washington Post has named Martin Baron as its new top editor, appointing a respected journalist to lead the US newspaper...

    14. October 25, 2012

      NYT shares tumble as ad revenues dive

      A steep fall in advertising revenues at the New York Times Company triggered a 22 per cent drop in the publisher’s share...

    15. October 24, 2012

      NY Times to reveal Boston experiment

      When the New York Times reports third-quarter figures on Thursday, attention will focus on digital subscription figures at...

    16. August 21, 2012

      IAC enters bidding for About Group

      Barry Diller’s IAC/InterActive has offered the New York Times more than $300m to buy its struggling About Group, the digital...

    17. August 15, 2012

      BBC’s defender faces tough task at NYT

      Mark Thompson knows something about dysfunctional family institutions. As director-general of the BBC, the “Auntie” Britain...

    18. August 14, 2012

      BBC chief to head New York Times

      Mark Thompson, the outgoing director-general of the BBC, has been named president and chief executive of the New York Times...

    19. August 8, 2012

      NY Times nears deal to sell digital unit

      The New York Times Co is nearing a deal to sell its flagging About Group, the digital unit housing the consumer how-to...

    20. July 27, 2012

      It is wrong to see the gun lobby as Svengali

      Sure, James Holmes was able to purchase a powerful AR-15 rifle and amass several thousand rounds of ammunition, which he...

    21. July 26, 2012

      NY Times hit by $195m writedown of About

      The New York Times has been dragged to a second-quarter loss by a $195m writedown on About Group, which houses its how-to...

    22. July 16, 2012

      Mitt Romney must face his Bain past

      Mitt Romney’s White House credentials rest on a simple foundation – he has the business nous to turn the US economy around....

    23. June 22, 2012

      BBC’s Thompson in talks to head NY Times

      Mark Thompson, the outgoing director-general of the BBC, has held talks with representatives of the New York Times Co with a...

    24. May 12, 2012

      NY Times sells last of Fenway shares

      The New York Times has sold its last shares in Fenway Sports Group, the owner of the Boston Red Sox baseball team and...

    25. April 19, 2012

      Digital sales help NY Times tread water

      Disposal gains and higher circulation revenues offset weak advertising trends and higher severance charges to increase...

    26. February 12, 2012

      Mitt’s small matter of the three Ms

      The Real Romney, by Michael Kranish and Scott Helman, HarperCollins, RRP£17.99 When Mitt Romney first ran for the presidency...

    27. February 2, 2012

      Digital subscriptions stabilise NY Times revenues

      Digital subscriptions to the New York Times online edition stabilised revenues at the publisher’s flagship title in the...

    28. December 28, 2011

      Comics have last laugh from podcast profits

      After being sacked from his nationally syndicated radio show in the US, Adam Carolla sat on his couch with a microphone and...

    29. FT Alphaville

      November 28, 2011

      Barney Frank becomes too liberal for Massachusetts

      Barney Frank, co-author of the eponymous Dodd-Frank financial legislation, will announce on Monday afternoon that he won’t...

    30. November 15, 2011

      41. Janet Robinson

      Company: The New York Times Company Last year’s position: 40 Age: 61 Nationality: American Sector: Media Location: US Janet...

    31. October 20, 2011

      Digital subscriptions boost New York Times

      The New York Times reported a profit for the third quarter and beat analysts’ earnings estimates, but continued to lose...

    32. September 21, 2011

      NY Times lowers advertising outlook

      The New York Times has lowered its outlook for print and digital advertising revenues, fuelling concerns about newspaper...

    33. September 12, 2011

      Boston Globe launches subscription news site

      The Boston Globe is splitting its digital efforts into two websites from Monday with the launch of BostonGlobe.com, a $3.99...

    34. August 23, 2011

      Slim increases his stake in NY Times

      Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim Helu has increased his stake in the New York Times Company just weeks after the US newspaper...

    35. July 21, 2011

      NYT writedown on regional newspapers

      The New York Times Company posted a $161.3m writedown on the declining value of its regional newspapers, a charge that swung...

    36. July 2, 2011

      New York Times in $64m profit after Fenway deal

      The New York Times will book a one-off pre-tax profit of about $64m in the third quarter, after selling much of its...

    37. FT Alphaville

      January 11, 2011

      Economic forecasting delusions

      The Boston Globe has a smart piece that draws on the latest research about one of our favourite topics — the perils of...

    38. FT Alphaville

      January 7, 2011

      A court case to challenge securitisation standards [updated]

      Currently winding its way through the Massachusetts Supreme Court — a little court case that could end up having big...

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