Newsonomics: Eight questions (and answers) about Nikkei’s surprise purchase of the FT » Nieman Journalism Lab

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Newsonomics: Eight questions (and answers) about Nikkei’s surprise purchase of the FT » Nieman Journalism Lab.

Personally, I still worry about increased consolidation in the media. See my earlier reblog of the Guardian’s view on this story.

Thoughts?

 

 

Nikkei buys Financial Times in $1.3 billion deal | The Japan Times

This is the lead story today in the Japan Times. It’s a good read. Check it out!

via Nikkei buys Financial Times in $1.3 billion deal | The Japan Times.

Personally, I’m not sure about editorial freedom as I highlight in my reblog of the Guardian’s view of this story.

If you’ve ever lived through a takeover, when two powerful groups face each other, it’s always the new owner’s power which prevails.

We’ve seen an editorial shakeup at the Telegraph and I wonder how long the FT will retain the editorial freedom of the Pearson years?

Thoughts?

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