City University of London financial-journalism course holds China summit

City students go in-depth on China Week-long symposium offers essential insights from journalists and experts  China’s role in the global economy was the subject of a special four-day symposium in May for students on City’s MA Financial Journalism course. Devised and led by Vincent Ni, China editor of The Guardian, the symposium included a packed… Read More City University of London financial-journalism course holds China summit

The Economist launches page detailing internship opportunities

Calling all current and former students on programmes funded by the Marjorie Deane Financial Journalism Foundation. The Economist has recent launched a new webpage detailing all the internship opportunities available at the weekly paper, including those funded by the foundation: The Marjorie Deane Internships: promising journalists and would-be journalists can apply for these paid internships, which… Read More The Economist launches page detailing internship opportunities

New mentoring scheme launched for MA Financial Journalism students at City University of London

Financial journalism graduates from City, University of London are receiving advice and support under a new mentoring scheme. The scheme puts graduates in touch with MA Financial Journalism alumni employed at a range of top international news organisation including the Financial Times, Reuters, CNN, Sky and the BBC. Both mentees and mentors report holding useful… Read More New mentoring scheme launched for MA Financial Journalism students at City University of London

City University of London students take deep dive into China’s economy

Students on this year’s MA Financial Journalism at City, University of London will take part in a four-day exploration of China’s economy. The online symposium in April will include visits from journalists and financial experts as well as activities designed to take an in-depth look at Chinese business and finance. The symposium replaces the MA… Read More City University of London students take deep dive into China’s economy

MA Financial Journalism celebrates return to face-to-face teaching

City, University of London’s MA Financial Journalism is once again being taught face-to-face after the disruption caused by the Covid-19 pandemic. Since the programme kicked off in September last year, lectures, workshops and seminars have been held on City’s campus in central London. Like other universities in the UK, City programmes in the 2020/21 academic… Read More MA Financial Journalism celebrates return to face-to-face teaching

Professor Mehrsa Baradaran addresses BER students at NYU

On January 28th, Professor Mehrsa Baradaran gave a very well-received lecture on “The Color of Money: How can journalists improve their coverage of the racial wealth gap?” to an audience that included students on the masters programme in Business and Economic Reporting at NYU. Professor Baradaran discussed the stubborn persistence of the racial wealth gap… Read More Professor Mehrsa Baradaran addresses BER students at NYU

Professor Mehrsa Baradaran to give guest lecture at NYU on 28 January 2022

“The Color of Money: How can journalists improve their coverage of the racial wealth gap?” NYU’s Business & Economic Reporting masters programme, with support from the Marjorie Deane Financial Journalism Foundation, is pleased to present a lecture by Professor Mehrsa Baradaran, a leading authority on banking law and the racial wealth gap. Held via Zoom on January 28 at… Read More Professor Mehrsa Baradaran to give guest lecture at NYU on 28 January 2022