What Do You Actually Do?

Bringing social media into The Economist, with Adam Smith

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Episode notes

Adam Smith is a writer, journalist, podcaster and social media editor. In his day job he's the audience engagement editor for The Economist, a global news magazine, where he focuses on stimulating online conversation around articles. He also reports on LGBT+ issues as a journalist and makes the podcast Karl's Kaschemme, about queer desire. You can find out more about him on his website at www.adamesmith.co.uk or follow him on Twitter @AdamCommentism. 

For more information on working in journalism/editing see:

  • https://www.york.ac.uk/media/studenthome/workandvolunteering/infosheets/workexperience/Media-and-creative-industries.pdf 
  • https://www.york.ac.uk/students/work-volunteering-careers/ideas/sectors/journalism-publishing/ 
  • https://www.prospects.ac.uk/jobs-and-work-experience/job-sectors/media-and-internet 

For more information about The Economist: https://www.economist.com/ 

Find the transcript for this episode here (bit.ly/WDYAD2)