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


Governing England: English identity and institutions in a changing United Kingdom

In 2018 the Carnegie UK Trust supported the publication of Governing England: English identity and institutions in a changing United...

Read More

Invitation to Tender: #NotWithoutMe: Digital Inclusion Evaluation

The Carnegie UK Trust wishes to commission an independent evaluation of the two external funding strands of the #NotWithoutMe programme...

Read More

Response to 2021 Census – Outputs Strategy Consultation

Response to 2021 Census - Outputs Strategy Consultation

Read More