Oct11

Burcu Cura on a visit by City students to lecture by Tony Hall

“Freedom of expression has to be the starting point for everything” says Director General of the BBC Burcu Cura Tony Hall, director general of the BBC, said “freedom of expression has to be the starting point for everything we do,” in the inaugural Satchwell Lecture at the Stationers’ Hall in London on Monday. Lord Hall […]

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Oct10

Kim Darrah on a visit by City students to lecture by Tony Hall

Tony Hall’s Lecture attended by City Students By Kim Darrah Financial journalism students at City University of London, including recipients of this year’s Marjorie Deane scholarships, were invited to attend the BBC director-general Tony Hall’s address to the media industry on Monday night. Lord Hall discussed several of the big issues facing journalists today including […]

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Oct05

Alumni Update: Camilla Hodgson

Camilla Hodgson was a Marjorie Deane intern at the Financial Times earlier this year. She writes about her time as an intern: Applying for the Marjorie Deane internship was one of the best decisions I’ve ever made. The scheme is immensely valuable for aspiring journalists and those looking to specialise in finance in particular (there […]

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Oct01

Alumni Update: Kimiko de Freytas-Tamura

The Marjorie Deane Financial Journalism Foundation is delighted to hear that Kimiko de Freytas-Tamura, a former student on the MA in financial journalism at City University of London, has been appointed as the East Africa Bureau Chief of the New York Times in Nairobi. She was sponsored by the foundation to complete the course at […]

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Sep30

Vacancy: 1843 Intern at The Economist

Calling all interns and students, current and former, who may be interested in this vacancy for an internship at The Economist’s offices in London: WE INVITE applications for an intern to work at 1843 magazine, The Economist’s sister publication of ideas, lifestyle and culture. The intern will work closely with the print and digital editorial […]

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Sep28

The Economist publishes article written by Marjorie Deane intern

A very interesting article about a row over historical sovereign debt written by Maria Wilczek, a Marjorie Deane intern at The Economist’s office in London, has appeared in this week’s print edition: American creditors say China should honour pre-communist debts For more information about the internships that the Marjorie Deane Financial Journalism Foundation funds please […]

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Sep23

The Economist publishes Gulliver blog post written by a Marjorie Deane intern

A very interesting post written by Maria Wilczek, a Marjorie Deane intern at The Economist’s London offices, has appeared on the Gulliver blog of The Economist this week about rumours of merger talks between two airlines, Emirates of Dubai and Etihad of Abu Dhabi: Connecting flights: Are Emirates and Etihad about to merge? For more […]

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Sep21

Alumni Update: Colby Smith

Colby Smith was a Marjorie Deane intern at the New York bureau of The Economist earlier this year. She is now a correspondent for the Financial Times. She writes about her time as an intern: The Marjorie Deane Foundation’s internship programme offers an unparalleled experience for young financial journalists looking to hone their reporting and […]

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Sep13

Alumni Update: Yuan Yang

Yuan Yang, a former Marjorie Deane intern at The Economist’s London office, has written a very interesting article about her time as a foreign correspondent in Beijing for the Financial Times, where she now works full time.

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Sep10

Maria Wilczek joins The Economist as a Marjorie Deane intern

Maria Wilczek recently joined The Economist as a Marjorie Deane intern in the London office. It has been a long-standing aspiration of mine to work at my favourite paper, The Economist. I am very grateful to the Marjorie Deane Financial Journalism Foundation for giving me the opportunity to work with the journalists whom I have […]

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