FT revamps production processes

The FT is reworking its production process to integrate online and paper. “An FT spokeswoman confirmed to Journalism.co.uk that the outline and FAQ of the ‘Newsroom 2009’ project, which involves moving to a ‘web ready workflow’, greater integration between print and online and more training for staff, were written for staff at the title.” This change in workflow has big consequences for the way that the news is produced – changes to a process that has evolved steadily for a hundred years or more. It will mean fewer subeditors, and more editing by the writers themselves.

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