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Alexandra Borchardt

Alexandra Borchardt

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1 videos & podcasts

Alexandra Borchardt is a senior research associate at the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism at the University of Oxford.

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  1. The Necessity of Diversity in the Digital Newsroom
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    The Necessity of Diversity in the Digital Newsroom

    Jun 25, 2020 Alexandra Borchardt shows why overcoming demographic uniformity has become a bottom-line issue for news organizations.

  2. Only Democratic Literacy Can Save Democracy
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    Only Democratic Literacy Can Save Democracy

    Nov 28, 2019 Alexandra Borchardt argues that protecting key political institutions begins with understanding them and their importance.

  3. What’s Wrong with the News?
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    What’s Wrong with the News?

    Sep 11, 2019 Alexandra Borchardt says that data-driven journalism isn't giving audiences what they want.

  4. How – and How Not – to Restore Trust in Media
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    How – and How Not – to Restore Trust in Media

    Jul 3, 2019 Alexandra Borchardt considers the pitfalls of new schemes aimed at safeguarding quality journalism.

  5. Journalism’s Risky Tech Attraction
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    Journalism’s Risky Tech Attraction

    Mar 14, 2019 Alexandra Borchardt argues that when news organizations treat technology as an end in itself, they drive away staff and audiences.

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    Price Stability vs. Financial Stability?

    Willem H. Buiter

    If the US Federal Reserve raises its policy interest rate by as much as is necessary to rein in inflation, it will most likely further depress the market value of the long-duration securities parked on many banks' balance sheets. So be it.

    thinks central banks can achieve both, despite the occurrence of a liquidity crisis amid high inflation.
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    Fifty Years of Floating Currencies

    Jeffrey Frankel explains why the shift toward exchange-rate flexibility after 1973 was not a policy failure, as many believed.
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    What Do America’s Spies Really Think About China?

    Kent Harrington thinks the intelligence community’s annual threat assessment should have delved deeper on the issue.
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    Waking Up to the World’s Water Crisis

    Quentin Grafton, et al. see three overarching priorities for the first global water conference in almost a half-century.
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    Peace Requires Betrayal

    Shlomo Ben-Ami shows why Ukraine and Russia will most likely have to pursue an unpopular endgame to stop the bloodshed.
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    Lessons from the SVB Collapse

    Lucrezia Reichlin

    Although Silicon Valley Bank was not deemed to be systemically important, its insolvency forced the US Federal Reserve to head off systemic contagion and exposed the inadequacy of the FDIC’s partial deposit insurance regime. The financial-stability framework adopted after the 2008 crisis obviously needs another overhaul.

    considers what the bank’s failure should mean for the current financial-stability framework.
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    It’s the Banking Regulations, Stupid

    Antonio Foglia traces the Silicon Valley Bank failure back to fundamental flaws in the prevailing governance framework.
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    Confronting the Global Water Crisis

    Mariana Mazzucato, et al. offer a seven-point blueprint for preserving one of the planet’s most important natural systems.
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    Revisiting America’s War of Choice in Iraq

    Richard Haass considers the enduring lessons from a foreign intervention that was both ill-conceived and poorly executed.

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