the economist

Jul
13
Newsletters: Rise of the Blogletter

Newsletters: Rise of the Blogletter

Why today's newsletter actually take a lot from blogging and why The Economist is on Instagram: answered.
6 min read
May
22
Hacks/Hackers London: AI, Fact-checking, a faster Economist — and better careers for women

Hacks/Hackers London: AI, Fact-checking, a faster Economist — and better careers for women

May's Hacks/Hackers brought us AMP-based web-design, Facebook fact-checking, AI email checks, and a new organisation to support women in their careers.
7 min read
Aug
28
Cannabis, social video and The Economist

Cannabis, social video and The Economist

Great to see social video techniques being used by more serious outlets to tell stories: (Full disclosure: the journalist who
Apr
25
How The Economist plays the platform game

How The Economist plays the platform game

How do you recruit new subscribers - especially young ones? For The Economist, social platforms are a big part of the equation…
3 min read
Dec
11
The Economist on the economics of cartooning

The Economist on the economics of cartooning

The Economist have been posting some older, evergreen (or “stock” content, for regular readers…) on Medium. The piece on cartooning
1 min read
May
30
Finding The Economist's social media voice

Finding The Economist's social media voice

Zanny Minton Beddoes, editor of the Economist: We have to be ourselves in social media. What does it mean to
1 min read
Jan
21
Quartz passes FT & Economist in unique visitors

Quartz passes FT & Economist in unique visitors

Quartz continues to power ahead In an internal memo that Fortune managed to get hold of, publisher Jay Lauf said
Nov
05

The Economist Starts Blogging

Via Fleet Sreet 2.0 (which is a great name for an interesting blog), I note that The Economist has