Final German FT Issue Mulls Modern Media

German business daily Financial Times Deutschland bade farewell to its readers on Friday in a final edition packed with gallows humour cartoons and melancholy musings on the revolution in the media industry that sealed its fate. Publisher Gruner + Jahr decided to shut the FTD after accumulating what German media said were €250m (£202m) in losses since its launch in 2000. Around 330 employees are expected to lose their jobs.

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