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“I Think We Went Too Far” Interview with Financial Times Editor Roula Khalaf

Former foreign correspondent Roula Khalaf has served as the top editor of the Financial Times since 2020. In an interview, she discusses the newspaper's reputation as the bible of capitalism, her efforts to attract more female readers and the publication’s reporting on the massive Wirecard scandal in Germany.
Interview Conducted By Isabell Hülsen
Aus: DER SPIEGEL 29/2021
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A newspaper delivery person with copies of the Financial Times: "Print has proved surprisingly resilient."

A newspaper delivery person with copies of the Financial Times: "Print has proved surprisingly resilient."

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The Financial Times had 960,000 digital subscribers in 2020, as well as 140,000 print subscriptions.

Source: FT

Roula Khalaf and with Iraqi imam Sheikh Khaled Hammoud Mahal al-Jumaili in 2013

Roula Khalaf and with Iraqi imam Sheikh Khaled Hammoud Mahal al-Jumaili in 2013

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"There were days when I was the only woman in the room."
Financial Time reporter Dan McCrum appears at a session of the parliamentary committee investigating Wirecard in Belin in 2020

Financial Time reporter Dan McCrum appears at a session of the parliamentary committee investigating Wirecard in Belin in 2020

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