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Excellent

“What do you read?”

published 06/11/2010

keeps me informed, interesting topics

high price tag

My GP recommended to visit the local swimming pool’s steam room to recover from my nasty cough so I went to the local Sainsbury’s to buy myself a bottle of water and I was tempted to bring something to read. I was wondering where the readable magazines are as I never buy women’s magazines, they...

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Excellent

useful with a variety of different issues from pol...

A rather big price tage at £3.90 (but a subscripti...

I am currently studying economics at A-level and have throughly enjoyed the subject and found it very interesting on a personal level and particularly as it is key in every business, government and country. I am now looking to read economics at university and it was therefore suggested that i...

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Excellent

“The thinker's choice”

published 05/06/2006

Intelligent, easy to read, broad scope

Pricey, no celeb news!

I am a real fan on the Economist magazine, and have now been a subscriber for about 2 years. I first started reading it as a kid, as my family got it, but always found it extremely dull at the time. However, with age and time, I've gradually realised how much of a quality journal it is. It comes...

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Super

“Not just for economists”

published 12/08/2004

intelligent, informative, in-depth coverage, well ...

expensive, sometimes too political

For a teenager, I’ll admit I have rather odd and varied reading tastes. National Geographic isn’t that far off the norm, but when I tell people I’m a huge fan of reading “The Economist,” I get either raised eyebrows or comments on what a peculiar and strangely mature taste in magazines I have...

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Excellent

A excellent summary of weekly events, not just in ...

The huge pile of editons you acculmulate as a subs...

This article will not try to persuade you to subscribe to The Economist, or give you a detail content break down. It aims to give a first hand account of the services and benefits to which new subscribers (especially students) can expect. I began subscribing to the print edition in my final year...

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Excellent

“Not just for nerds”

published 29/03/2001

up to date news from around the world

Price, but subscription is a lot better

Now I know that for writing this review, I’m going to be classed as a nerd, so in defence I have to say that ‘The Economist’ is a desired reading material, extra to the normal big fat, boring, text books and journals that I’m supposed and expected to read as part of my...

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Excellent

Thorough, well-written, engaging, topical

Subtle bias, less British news now than before

This is how a friend of mine once described The Economist. This is a newsmagazine par excellence; it is head and shoulders above the rest, and claims (which great justification) to be the newsreporter of the world. ------------------------------ Since its founding by James Wilson in 1843, The...

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Excellent

“Pragmatism over dogmatism”

published 29/05/2006

Concise, respected, well-argued analysis

Cost (although they sometimes offer good special o...

I read the Economist on a weekly basis because I relish its matter-of-fact, practical approach to analysing what is going on in the world that week. Unlike other publications - and I will not name names, but I am looking at you New Statesman - it seems as though there is an editorial policy in...

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Excellent

“Much more than Economics”

published 20/04/2001

Very well researched, accurate, well written.The l...

Sligtly impersonal at times.

The Economist is a weekly news magazine (although my subscripton tends arrive every two weeks). The Economist does have an economic bias, it is not that all its articles are on economics but rather that all of its articles are written by economists. At the Economist they have perfected the art of...

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Excellent

Informative, makes you look intelligent on the tra...

Pricey at £2.70, contains big words

OK I'm the first to admit that The Economist magazine isn't the most titillating of reads. Whole editions can go by without the slightest of mentions of S-Club 7 and I can't remember the last time I saw an article on Posh n Becks. That said I'd still suggest that it might be worth putting down...

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Excellent

“A Great News Weekly”

published 19/10/2001

Incisive journalism. Informative. Great writing

Expensive

------------------------------------------------------------------------- The Economist published in London is one of the great magazines, and,is arguably the finest weekly news magazine in the world. It certainly has a growing reputation around the world, both for its solid editorial contents...

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Excellent

Outstanding news and analysis

Quite costly

You've got a glittering CV, countless stunning references and lucky interview underwear. You've spent a week in front of the mirror practising your witty repartee. You smell like a walking perfume factory. What's missing? It's not another self-improvement guide promising all that palaver about...

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Excellent

Trustworthy

Now "communist" objectives... :-(

Recent "The Economist" article about Berlusconi Silvio unfitting explains in long distance italian people manipulating. Any television chanel here are intimidate by his figure (on 3 of 6 chanels he is editor), about legal sentences report absolutions instead of time execution end term, about...

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Excellent

Good Value for Money Easy to read articles

No article referencing no external articles

The Economist is in many respects a very useful and informative journal. It brings together events from around the globe under one cover.This enables both the educated reader and the layman to ascertain how much of an effect a far of country like Argentina can have on Russia as a result of its...

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Excellent

“All I read!”

published 23/06/2010

Very readable take on the news

Economist.com poor for breaking news

I came across The Economist nearly a decade ago in my uni days. It was my first year of my degree and a lecturer recommended it as a good quality publication. For the benefit of my studies, I thought I better give it a go. I am now a fully paid up weekly subscriber. Rather than taking the time to...

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