Economic literacy training for UK-based journalists

Share this Publication


Author: Carnegie UK Trust

Year: 2013

A Review Of Supply And Demand Of Current Training Provision

 

This briefing looks at economic literacy training undertaken by UK-based journalists, following research commissioned by the Trust.

Interviewees representing the journalism industry recognised that the majority of journalists are not trained in economics or any other financial skill, but that as their role has become increasingly analytical, greater demands are placed on the depth of their understanding and their skills. The financial and resource constraints on the sector mean that there are limited opportunities for journalists to take part in professional development courses which may assist with their understanding of the basics of macroeconomics.

Please click here for the briefing on economic literacy training undertaken by civil society leaders.


Recent Publications


Programme for Government in Northern Ireland

The Committee for the Executive Office in Northern Ireland requested a written briefing paper from the Carnegie UK Trust outlining its views...

Read More

Digital Exclusion and Technology-Enabled Care in Scotland – Literature Review

How Is Digital Technology Supporting Care?   This literature review, carried out by Just Economics on behalf of the Trust,...

Read More

Work and Wellbeing – Exploring Data on Inequalities

How does work affect our quality of life?   In Work and Wellbeing: Exploring Data in Inequalities, we analyse how...

Read More