I scroll through a few news websites in the morning: BBC News, The Guardian, The Times, maybe the NYT if I’m feeling a bit cosmopolitan. But I always end up at the FT, and I stick around there for longer than I spend on the other sites combined (unless we’re counting Twitter as a news aggregator, in which case I spend
Loved this. The unexpected second order effects of a business model. Just delightful
I don’t read the FT, but — you could replace it with the WSJ news section in this post and it would remain true
It could be that the FT actually has a disincentive to engage in culture-war stuff, since those kinds of stories could push unrest and lead to market volatility (in the US, the stock market goes up and down in sequence with the election cycle). I assume that FT readers would desire in market stability, so platforming rage-inducing, partisan stories would work against that desire.