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

Alumna of NYU’s Business & Economic Reporting masters course wins 2021 Pulitzer Prize

Sui-Lee Wee, an alumna of NYU’s Business & Economic Reporting masters programme, was a member of a New York Times team that won the 2021 Pulitzer Prize for Public Service for coverage of the pandemic. Congratulations Sui-Lee! She was recently promoted to serve as the company’s Southeast Asia Bureau Chief. In that announcement, the New York Times noted: “She… Read More Alumna of NYU’s Business & Economic Reporting masters course wins 2021 Pulitzer Prize

NYU’s Business & Economic Reporting masters course launches a mentorship programme

In Spring 2021 NYU’s masters course in Business & Economic Reporting (BER) launched a new mentorship programme for its students. Built and run by Leah Duncan, a BER alumna and former Reuters news anchor, this initiative matches current BER students with working journalists who are graduates of the course. Mentors include alumni who now work at Bloomberg, the New York… Read More NYU’s Business & Economic Reporting masters course launches a mentorship programme

NYU celebrates the class of 2021 graduating

New York University’s Business and Economic Reporting masters programme recently celebrated the graduation of eight students. Admitted in the autumn of 2020 during the height of the covid-19 pandemic, this cohort persevered through unprecedented challenges but succeeded in completing rigorous academic and professional training.  During summer 2021, these students landed impressive internships at publications including Reuters, the Financial Times, Forbes,… Read More NYU celebrates the class of 2021 graduating

Former Marjorie Deane intern at The Economist has a cover story on decentralised finance published

Congratulations to Alice Fulwood, a former Marjorie Deane intern at The Economist, who has had a cover story published about decentralised finance. She is currently the publication’s American finance correspondent, based in New York. A version of the front cover was later sold as a non-fungible token by The Economist for c.$421k, with the proceeds… Read More Former Marjorie Deane intern at The Economist has a cover story on decentralised finance published

Applications open for the MA in financial journalism at City University of London

Applications have opened for the MA in financial journalism at City University of London for the academic year 2022/23. The Marjorie Deane Financial Journalism Foundation supports the course by helping to fund a professorship in financial journalism, by funding some scholarships for promising students accepted on the course and by funding a summer school for… Read More Applications open for the MA in financial journalism at City University of London

Arjun Ramani starts at The Economist as a Marjorie Deane intern 

Arjun Ramani recently began an internship at The Economist in its Business Affairs Department, funded by the Marjorie Deane Financial Journalism Foundation. He writes: On my first day at The Economist, I found myself in exciting editorial meetings where writers presented and defended story ideas called leaders to the rest of the editorial staff. Such meetings capture… Read More Arjun Ramani starts at The Economist as a Marjorie Deane intern 

Shyamli Badgaiyan starts at The Economist as a Marjorie Deane intern

Shyamli Badgaiyan has recently started an internship at The Economist in its Business Affairs Department, funded by the Marjorie Deane Financial Journalism Foundation. She writes: I’m incredibly grateful for the opportunity to write for The Economist. In less than a month, I’ve been able to observe and be a part of the writing process, and… Read More Shyamli Badgaiyan starts at The Economist as a Marjorie Deane intern