MediaGuardian: Hugo Dixon on Breakingviews – and the FT

In a lengthy interview with the Guardian, Hugo Dixon, founder of (the financial commentary site recently sold to Thomson Reuters) comments on how the FT offered less competition to his venture than it might have:

“The fact that the FT took its eye off its core constituency, in the early part of the decade, was a huge boon for us. We were just focusing on that. We had a single-minded focus.

“In many ways, they’ve clearly tried to copy us,” says Dixon. “Almost everything we do, they try to copy us. Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery.”

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