Tuesday, December 01, 2009

FT investigating allegations of advertising paying for editorial

The Financial Times is investigating allegations that advertisers have paid for articles to be printed as editorial in its FT Business specialist magazine publishing division.reports Media Guardian this morning.

It follows a letter sent by the NUJ which the paper says contained the following

"It has come to our attention that reporters, many of them members of the National Union of Journalists, are often asked to write 'advertorials' which pass off as genuine editorial features,"

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