Tom Standage

Tom Standage is a journalist and author from England. A graduate of Oxford University, he has worked as a science and technology writer for The Guardian, as the business editor at The Economist, has been published in Wired, The New York Times, and The Daily Telegraph. A consistent approach of his is the use of historical analogy in science, technology and business writing. He has published a collection of articles and surveys from The Economist and six books, including The Victorian Internet. This book explores the historical development of the telegraph and the social ramifications associated with this development.
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  • The Economist to Publish Weekend Editions on Snapchat Discover

    … will also contain four slots for Snapchat’s Snap Ads full-screen video ads with sound, and Goldman Sachs will be the exclusive advertiser for the debut edition. Snap Inc. vice president of content Nick Bell said in a release announcing the initiative: The Economist is one of the most respected and thoughtful editorial voices in the world…

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  • Economist Espresso: A new daily shot of news

    … other email newsletters that are link collections, said Tom Standage, The Economist’s digital editor. “One of reasons the weekly Economist has done well is, you feel you’re completing it.” Similarly, with Espresso, he said, ”We’re trying to give you a sense of being out ahead of the news. To tell you what’s going to happen and tell you what to think…

    Lucia Moses/ Digiday- 10 readers -
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