The evolution of anonymity in The Economist

  title={The evolution of anonymity in The Economist},
  author={{\'A}ngel Arrese},
  journal={Media History},
  pages={111 - 124}
  • Á. Arrese
  • Published 16 February 2021
  • Art
  • Media History
The Economist is the only major news brand today that has remained true to the tradition of anonymity with which it was born in the mid-nineteenth century. As an exception, but also as a journalistic model admired and respected around the world, The Economist’s long practice of anonymity, and the reasons that, at different times in its history, have led it to maintain that tradition, despite going against the tide, have interesting readings today from a journalistic perspective. At the same… 
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