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Gaffes and blunders from The Economist

I have received the firm impression that The Economist is better at projecting an air of confidence and balance than at actually knowing what it's talking about or refraining from blatantly ideological interpretations and representations, but have lost all grip on the examples of same that impressed me. Maybe YOU can provide me with some examples? [more inside]
posted by kenko on Mar 23, 2016 - 16 answers

A list of people written up in Economist Magazine's obituary section

Does anybody know how I can get a list of all the individuals about whom the Economist magazine has written obituaries. I've been searching for this for a while and I always end up getting the obituaries of many different economists as opposed to merely those people mentioned in the Economist magazine. Any help would be appreciated!
posted by caudal on Jan 30, 2015 - 10 answers

Hard drives of Aaron Swartz

According to The Economist, before Aaron Swartz died he expressed his desire that all the contents of his hard drives were made publicly available. Are they available online anywhere? BitTorrent?
posted by sindark on Feb 28, 2013 - 7 answers

What publication is the sociology equivalent of the Economist?

What publication is the sociology equivalent of the Economist? [more inside]
posted by waciuma on Nov 24, 2011 - 2 answers

What do you think?

I am not English and am trying to understand if The Economist's Osama Bin Laden obituary should be read as serious and humanizing or tongue-in-cheek humorous. [more inside]
posted by beisny on May 7, 2011 - 20 answers

The Economist

I was reading the economist the other day and I came across something that had been bugging me for a while. [more inside]
posted by freddymetz on Sep 9, 2010 - 10 answers

Journalist ponders life outside this sinking industry

I want to be a corporate litigator. Or a government economist. Or a geophysicist. Or corporate finance guru. Or something. Please held this 32-year-old journalist explore possible second career options. [more inside]
posted by croutonsupafreak on Apr 12, 2010 - 30 answers

Economist jobs?

Are the NGO executive job listings in the Economist real or is it just some sort of legal requirement that they must advertise? How about the science jobs listed in New Scientist? [more inside]
posted by smackfu on Oct 5, 2009 - 7 answers

Bill Gates in The Economist?

Bill Gates wrote a letter to the editor that was published in The Economist within the past year or two. Can you track down what issue it was in? [more inside]
posted by disillusioned on Sep 17, 2009 - 4 answers

Which news magazine should I subscribe to?

Let's say that I'm a college student that would like to expand my general knowledge about what's going on in the world, and let's say that I'd like to start subscribing to a weekly news magazine, and let's say that I generally have no knowledge of the differences between news magazines. Which one should I subscribe to, and why? [more inside]
posted by Quidam on Mar 31, 2008 - 69 answers

What is the best way to download online magazine/newspaper articles?

What is the best way to download online magazine/newspaper articles? In particular the Economist, which you can only access free for a certain length of time. Any plugins or software that can do this for free? [more inside]
posted by vegetableagony on Dec 28, 2007 - 8 answers

Tony Blair's Economist Essay

EconomistFilter: How much of this fantastic essay did Tony Blair actually write? [more inside]
posted by disillusioned on Jun 7, 2007 - 24 answers

Who writes for The Economist?

Who writes for The Economist?
posted by airguitar on Jul 10, 2006 - 10 answers

Why do letters to the editor all sound the same?

How does the Economist get all the letters to the editor sound the same? [more inside]
posted by BuddhaInABucket on Mar 22, 2006 - 7 answers

How much should Google's stock be worth?

Amateur economists, VCs, MBA students: what's a fair price for a google share? Based on what assumptions? [more inside]
posted by rkent on Aug 6, 2004 - 13 answers

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