Economist Style Guide

“This guide is based on the style book which is given to all journalists at The Economist.” Every aspiring journalist should “read it”:


Its a place where I park all the interesting things I come accross on the Internet. Often, I come across something which I want to refer back to later, but by that time I can never find it again. Google may be fast approaching deity status, but sites go up and down and what you search for today might not be what you find tomorrow. See some more “Reasons for Blogging”:

Writing about anything, even if it’s just a few lines, seems to imprint them far more permenantly, and makes it easier to recall later on.

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The final irony

The Guardian tries to hunt down one of the last few remaining words left out in the wild: ‘Isn’t it ironic?’ You hear it all the time – and, most of the time, actually no, it isn’t. Hypocritical, cynical, lazy, coincidental, more likely. But what is irony and why did pundits think it would die … Read moreThe final irony