Nov15

Vacancy: Marjorie Deane internship in New York

The Economist is advertising its Marjorie Deane internship in its New York bureau, funded by the foundation. Applications are invited for a Marjorie Deane internship in our New York bureau. The award is designed to provide work experience for a promising journalist or would-be journalist, who will spend three to six months at The Economist […]

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Nov12

The Economist publishes article by Marjorie Deane intern

A very interesting article written by Matthieu Favas, a Marjorie Deane intern at The Economist’s London office, has been published in this week’s issue of The Economist about how microcredit can help poor countries after natural disasters. For more information about the internships that the Marjorie Deane Financial Journalism Foundation funds please click here.

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Nov10

Budget Day at City University of London in the words of Burcu Cura

I was very grateful to cover the markets in the aftermath of Britain’s budget on October 29th with my fellow students on the MA in financial journalism at City University of London. Our course is sponsored by the Marjorie Deane Financial Journalism Foundation. Before starting the course, I had no experience of British politics and […]

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Nov07

Matthieu Favas joins The Economist as a Marjorie Deane intern

Matthieu Favas recently joined The Economist as a Marjorie Deane intern in the London office. After freelancing for The Economist for a couple of years, I am very grateful to the Marjorie Deane Financial Journalism Foundation for giving my the chance to write for the paper in-house. My first editorial meetings, days before the American […]

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Nov02

NYU financial journalism students spend 48 hours in Scranton

Last weekend Stephen Solomon, the Marjorie Deane Professor of Journalism at New York University, took 14 students on the MA in Business and Economic Reporting to Lackawanna County, PA, to report on the midterm elections. This was a county, traditionally Democratic, which swung about 25,000 votes toward Donald Trump at the presidential election in 2016, […]

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Oct30

City’s MA financial journalism course covers British budget

On October 29th, City University of London’s MA financial journalism course covered Britain’s budget, delivered that day in Parliament by Philip Hammond, the chancellor of the exchequer. This year’s cohort on the course included students not just from Britain, but from as far afield as Argentina, Turkey and Singapore, and the exercise provided them with […]

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Oct26

The Economist publishes blog post by Marjorie Deane intern

A very interesting post written by Livia Gallarati, a Marjorie Deane intern at The Economist’s New York bureau, has appeared on the The Economist explains blog of The Economist this month about how modern bio-energy helps reduce global warming. For more information about the internships that the Marjorie Deane Financial Journalism Foundation funds please click […]

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Oct17

Tom Easton appointed as a foundation trustee

On October 16th, the board of trustees of the Marjorie Deane Financial Journalism Foundation appointed Tom Easton as a new trustee. Tom Easton is The Economist’s American finance editor. Tom joined the newspaper in 2000, and was New York bureau chief before being appointed the Asian business editor in 2007. Previously he was the New […]

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Oct15

Livia Gallarati joins The Economist as a Marjorie Deane intern

Livia Gallarati recently joined The Economist as a Marjorie Deane intern in the New York bureau. Thanks to the Marjorie Deane Financial Journalism Foundation I am one step closer to my dream of becoming a journalist. Working at The Economist is allowing me to meet key industry figures, participate in thought-provoking conversations and analyse global […]

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Oct12

Clara Busso on a visit by City students to lecture by Tony Hall

The BBC will update its editorial guidelines after losing the case against Cliff Richard By Clara Busso Tony Hall, the Director General of BBC, said the corporation is to put freedom of expression at the heart of its new editorial guidelines just months after losing a £1m privacy lawsuit brought by Cliff Richard. In the […]

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