History Magazine / TheEconomist

4th Sep '16 4:05:37 AM Morgenthaler
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Somewhat amusingly, for all of the hauteur of its style, writers for ''The Economist'' are--according to one report--mostly recent graduates of [[{{Oxbridge}} Magdalen College, Oxford]], generally having read Economics, Political Science, or PPE (Philosophy, Politics, and Economics). This is masked by the fact that all articles in ''The Economist'' [[NoNameGiven are anonymous]]--even the editor is barely mentioned, and the opinion columnists write under certain standardised pseudonyms, all of which [[MeaningfulName have some sort of historical significance]]: "Lexington" for the United States (after the [[UsefulNotes/TheAmericanRevolution Battles of Lexington and Concord]]), "Banyan" for Asia (a recent one, named after the tree under which the Buddha achieved enlightenment), "Charlemagne" for Europe (after, well, [[LEtatCestMoi Charlemagne]]), Bagehot for Britain (after Walter Bagehot, the third editor of ''The Economist''), "Schumpeter" for economics (after the famous economist), and "Buttonwood" for finance and business (after the buttonwood tree on Wall Street under which the New York Stock Exchange originally did business).

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Somewhat amusingly, for all of the hauteur of its style, writers for ''The Economist'' are--according to one report--mostly recent graduates of [[{{Oxbridge}} Magdalen College, Oxford]], generally having read Economics, Political Science, or PPE (Philosophy, Politics, and Economics). This is masked by the fact that all articles in ''The Economist'' [[NoNameGiven are anonymous]]--even the editor is barely mentioned, and the opinion columnists write under certain standardised pseudonyms, all of which [[MeaningfulName have some sort of historical significance]]: "Lexington" for the United States (after the [[UsefulNotes/TheAmericanRevolution Battles of Lexington and Concord]]), "Banyan" for Asia (a recent one, named after the tree under which the Buddha achieved enlightenment), "Charlemagne" for Europe (after, well, [[LEtatCestMoi [[UsefulNotes/LEtatCestMoi Charlemagne]]), Bagehot for Britain (after Walter Bagehot, the third editor of ''The Economist''), "Schumpeter" for economics (after the famous economist), and "Buttonwood" for finance and business (after the buttonwood tree on Wall Street under which the New York Stock Exchange originally did business).
11th Jan '16 6:19:38 PM phoenix
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* [[http://www.economist.com/node/21529043 This Economist article]] on the economic reforms in [[CommieLand Cuba]] has in reference to the nation's taxes the following under the image: [[ZeroWing Half your monies are belong to us.]]

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* [[http://www.economist.com/node/21529043 This Economist article]] on the economic reforms in [[CommieLand Cuba]] has in reference to the nation's taxes the following under the image: [[ZeroWing [[VideoGame/ZeroWing Half your monies are belong to us.]]
30th Oct '15 11:53:54 AM Josef5678
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-->-- TheEconomist's "mission statement", printed on the first page of each issue.

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-->-- TheEconomist's The Economist's "mission statement", printed on the first page of each issue.



It's also highly successful, being one of the few print magazines to have gained circulation in the past 10 years, to a total of 1.2 million. Only 14% of that circulation is in the UK, probably making TheEconomist the only mass print medium to have more copies circulating outside its country of origin than within.

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It's also highly successful, being one of the few print magazines to have gained circulation in the past 10 years, to a total of 1.2 million. Only 14% of that circulation is in the UK, probably making TheEconomist The Economist the only mass print medium to have more copies circulating outside its country of origin than within.
12th Oct '15 11:39:00 AM gemmabeta2
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Somewhat amusingly, for all of the hauteur of its style, writers for ''The Economist'' are--according to one report--mostly recent graduates of [[{{Oxbridge}} Magdalen College, Oxford]], generally having read Economics, Political Science, or PPE (Philosophy, Politics, and Economics). This is masked by the fact that all articles in ''The Economist'' [[NoNameGiven are anonymous]]--even the editor is barely mentioned, and the opinion columnists write under certain standardised pseudonyms, all of which [[MeaningfulName have some sort of historical significance]]: "Lexington" for the United States (after the [[UsefulNotes/TheAmericanRevolution Battles of Lexington and Concord]]), "Banyan" for Asia (a recent one, named after a kind of tree), "Charlemagne" for Europe (after, well, [[LEtatCestMoi Charlemagne]]), Bagehot for Britain (after Walter Bagehot, the third editor of ''The Economist''), "Schumpeter" for economics (after the famous economist), and "Buttonwood" for finance and business (after the buttonwood tree on Wall Street under which the New York Stock Exchange originally did business).

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Somewhat amusingly, for all of the hauteur of its style, writers for ''The Economist'' are--according to one report--mostly recent graduates of [[{{Oxbridge}} Magdalen College, Oxford]], generally having read Economics, Political Science, or PPE (Philosophy, Politics, and Economics). This is masked by the fact that all articles in ''The Economist'' [[NoNameGiven are anonymous]]--even the editor is barely mentioned, and the opinion columnists write under certain standardised pseudonyms, all of which [[MeaningfulName have some sort of historical significance]]: "Lexington" for the United States (after the [[UsefulNotes/TheAmericanRevolution Battles of Lexington and Concord]]), "Banyan" for Asia (a recent one, named after a kind of tree), the tree under which the Buddha achieved enlightenment), "Charlemagne" for Europe (after, well, [[LEtatCestMoi Charlemagne]]), Bagehot for Britain (after Walter Bagehot, the third editor of ''The Economist''), "Schumpeter" for economics (after the famous economist), and "Buttonwood" for finance and business (after the buttonwood tree on Wall Street under which the New York Stock Exchange originally did business).
15th Jan '14 3:57:30 PM TheOneWhoTropes
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Somewhat amusingly, for all of the hauteur of its style, writers for ''The Economist'' are--according to one report--mostly recent graduates of [[{{Oxbridge}} Magdalen College, Oxford]], generally having read Economics, Political Science, or PPE (Philosophy, Politics, and Economics). This is masked by the fact that all articles in ''The Economist'' [[NoNameGiven are anonymous]]--even the editor is barely mentioned, and the opinion columnists write under certain standardised pseudonyms, all of which [[MeaningfulName have some sort of historical significance]]: "Lexington" for the United States (after the [[TheAmericanRevolution Battles of Lexington and Concord]]), "Banyan" for Asia (a recent one, named after a kind of tree), "Charlemagne" for Europe (after, well, [[LEtatCestMoi Charlemagne]]), Bagehot for Britain (after Walter Bagehot, the third editor of ''The Economist''), "Schumpeter" for economics (after the famous economist), and "Buttonwood" for finance and business (after the buttonwood tree on Wall Street under which the New York Stock Exchange originally did business).

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Somewhat amusingly, for all of the hauteur of its style, writers for ''The Economist'' are--according to one report--mostly recent graduates of [[{{Oxbridge}} Magdalen College, Oxford]], generally having read Economics, Political Science, or PPE (Philosophy, Politics, and Economics). This is masked by the fact that all articles in ''The Economist'' [[NoNameGiven are anonymous]]--even the editor is barely mentioned, and the opinion columnists write under certain standardised pseudonyms, all of which [[MeaningfulName have some sort of historical significance]]: "Lexington" for the United States (after the [[TheAmericanRevolution [[UsefulNotes/TheAmericanRevolution Battles of Lexington and Concord]]), "Banyan" for Asia (a recent one, named after a kind of tree), "Charlemagne" for Europe (after, well, [[LEtatCestMoi Charlemagne]]), Bagehot for Britain (after Walter Bagehot, the third editor of ''The Economist''), "Schumpeter" for economics (after the famous economist), and "Buttonwood" for finance and business (after the buttonwood tree on Wall Street under which the New York Stock Exchange originally did business).
8th Dec '12 4:57:06 PM karstovich2
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* [[http://www.economist.com/news/21567361-google-apple-facebook-and-amazon-are-each-others-throats-all-sorts-ways-another-game This article]] talks about competition between Internet giants Google, Apple, Amazon, and Facebook by means of metaphors with ''Literature/ASongOfIceAndFire''.
17th Oct '12 1:34:38 PM Thande
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The writing style is [[DeadpanSnarker clever and dry]], and the writers are ''extremely'' [[HurricaneOfPuns fond of puns]], [[IncrediblyLamePun incredibly lame and otherwise]]. [[BilingualBonus These are often multilingual]], frequently [[SmartPeopleKnowLatin requiring a working knowledge of Latin]], and they DontExplainTheJoke. The magazine's policy of always providing background information about famous people or entities can lead to heaping doses of CaptainObvious, such as their description of "JackieChan, a kung-fu actor from Hong Kong".

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The writing style is [[DeadpanSnarker clever and dry]], and the writers are ''extremely'' [[HurricaneOfPuns fond of puns]], [[IncrediblyLamePun incredibly lame and otherwise]]. [[BilingualBonus These are often multilingual]], frequently [[SmartPeopleKnowLatin requiring a working knowledge of Latin]], and they DontExplainTheJoke. The magazine's policy of always providing background information about famous people or entities can lead to heaping doses of CaptainObvious, such as their description of "JackieChan, a kung-fu actor from Hong Kong".
Kong". Similarly they are known for their InsistentTerminology in describing everyone as "Mr Name", even if they're egomaniac dictators normally known by a title.
6th Oct '12 11:59:57 AM karstovich2
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Somewhat amusingly, for all of the hauteur of its style, writers for ''The Economist'' are--according to one report--mostly recent graduates of [[{{Oxbridge}} Magdalen College, Oxford]], generally having read Economics, Political Science, or PPE (Philosophy, Politics, and Economics). This is masked by the fact that all articles in ''The Economist'' [[NoNameGiven are anonymous]]--even the editor is barely mentioned, and the opinion columnists write under certain standardised pseudonyms, all of which [[MeaningfulName have some sort of historical significance]]: "Lexington" for the United States (after the [[TheAmericanRevolution Battles of Lexington and Concord]]), "Banyan" for Asia (a recent one, named after a kind of tree), "Charlemagne" for Europe (after, well, Charlemagne), Bagehot for Britain (after Walter Bagehot, the third editor of ''The Economist''), "Schumpeter" for economics (after the famous economist), and "Buttonwood" for finance and business (after the buttonwood tree on Wall Street under which the New York Stock Exchange originally did business).

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Somewhat amusingly, for all of the hauteur of its style, writers for ''The Economist'' are--according to one report--mostly recent graduates of [[{{Oxbridge}} Magdalen College, Oxford]], generally having read Economics, Political Science, or PPE (Philosophy, Politics, and Economics). This is masked by the fact that all articles in ''The Economist'' [[NoNameGiven are anonymous]]--even the editor is barely mentioned, and the opinion columnists write under certain standardised pseudonyms, all of which [[MeaningfulName have some sort of historical significance]]: "Lexington" for the United States (after the [[TheAmericanRevolution Battles of Lexington and Concord]]), "Banyan" for Asia (a recent one, named after a kind of tree), "Charlemagne" for Europe (after, well, Charlemagne), [[LEtatCestMoi Charlemagne]]), Bagehot for Britain (after Walter Bagehot, the third editor of ''The Economist''), "Schumpeter" for economics (after the famous economist), and "Buttonwood" for finance and business (after the buttonwood tree on Wall Street under which the New York Stock Exchange originally did business).
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