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.
Posts about Tom Standage
  • The Economist to Publish Weekend Editions on Snapchat Discover

    … A media outlet focused on international business and world affairs and a younger-skewing social application seem like strange bedfellows at first glance, but The Economist and Snapchat are making a go of it. The Economist announced Friday that it will publish an edition on Snapchat Discover each weekend that will cover one theme or subject…

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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…

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