NEW YORK: 25 February 2013: The Society of American Business Editors and Writers (SABEW) awarded the Financial Times with three prizes in its annual Best in Business contest announced today. The competition, which recognises the year’s finest business news coverage and commentary, attracted more than 1,100 entries from leading news organisations, making 2012 the most competitive year in the history of the contest.

Martin Dickson, US Managing Editor of the FT, commented: “It is an honor to be recognized by our peers, especially during such a storied year in business, finance and economic journalism. These wins are testament to the FT’s mission of providing our readers with the highest quality journalism in whichever format they choose. We are extremely proud of this achievement.”

The Financial Times was recognised in the following categories:

- “Innovation” – The Libor Scandal, http://on.ft.com/Ys8WvO and http://on.ft.com/V1fR0M

- “Explanatory” – If Greece Goes…, FT series:

- “Columnist” – John Gapper

Further information about SABEW’s Best in Business Contest, including a full list of winners, can be found here.

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