Announcements

  • FT’s global audience continues to grow

    The Financial Times reaches 2.1 million people worldwide on a daily basis. The latest Average Daily Global Audience* (ADGA) figures, announced today, show a year on year increase in people who read FT content in print, online or through mobile devices.

    While the number of people who read FT content on two or more platforms every day has grown 27% year on year to 287,816, or 14 per cent of the total audience, mobile users have increased 133 per cent on smart phones and 111 per cent on tablets.

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  • FT digital subscriptions surpass print circulation globally

    The FT’s results for the first half of 2012 show that more people than ever are paying for FT content, with digital subscriptions exceeding daily print circulation for the first time.

    The FT’s digital readership continues to grow strongly, with FT.com subscriptions up 31% year on year to over 300,000 and registered users increasing 29% to 4.8 million. Our global paid-for circulation increased to almost 600,000 year on year, and corporate licenses grew 40% to nearly 2,300. Our average daily global audience grew to close to 2.1 million, with the number of people who read the FT on more than one channel rising 27%. We have achieved this growth while maintaining a robust print circulation business with growing revenues.

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  • FT data analyst Dina Mohammad named in Media Week’s 30 under 30

    Dina Mohammad, an FT data analyst, has been picked as one of Media Week’s future stars in their 30 under 30 awards, with judges commending her outstanding work in the field.

    At just 23 years of age, Mohammad has made a remarkable start in her chosen career as a statistician. Her applied focus on the current “big-data” change in the media industry has made her a stand out amongst her peers and contributed to her recent success.
    Mohammad commented: “Data is becoming more and more important and there are some incredible things you can do to make marketing and communications smarter and more relevant to the consumer. Who knew stats could be so fun!?”

    The awards, which recognise the next generation of talent in the industry, took place last night at The Cuckoo Club with over 100 guests in attendance.

    Entries were judged by a team of industry experts that included Marcus Rich, Managing Director, Mail On Sunday; David Wilding, planning director at PHD; Tom Dunn, digital strategy director at Maxus; Karen Stacey, broadcast sales director for Bauer Media, Clare Rush, joint head of investment at MEC and Philip Smith, head of content solutions for the Brand Republic group.
    To view the entire 30 under 30 winners click here.

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  • Wall Street Institute launches educational game based on Financial Times content

    Wall Street Institute, the Pearson-owned English learning company, has teamed up with the Financial Times to launch AppGrade, an educational game based on editorial content from the FT.

    AppGrade is a Facebook-based app aimed at people learning English and includes a weekly article from the FT, adapted for this purpose, followed by a questionnaire. The game encourages students to share their experiences socially and compete with friends and other students.

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Alternately, view a full list of our media contacts.