The Economist have a Starscore of 358,397 and are No.737 today on the Global social media chart
With a total of 3,140,632 Facebook fans, 4,714,833 Twitter followers and 5,704,517 YouTube views. Today The Economist gained 5,811 Twitter followers, gained 8,017 YouTube views and gained 8,031 Facebook fans. Their social media ranking has moved up 8 places in the daily Europe Chart to no.143 and has risen to no.146 in the all time Europe Chart.
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The Economist is an English-language weekly news and international affairs publication owned by The Economist Newspaper Ltd. and edited in offices in London. Continuous publication began under founder James Wilson in September 1843. For historical reasons The Economist refers to itself as a newspaper, but each print edition appears on small glossy paper like a news magazine, and its YouTube channel is called EconomistMagazine. In 2006, its average weekly circulation was reported to be 1.5 million, about half of which were sold in the United States. The publication belongs to The Economist Group, half of which is owned by Pearson PLC via the Financial Times. A group of independent shareholders, including many members of the staff and the Rothschild banking family of England, owns the rest. A board of trustees formally appoints the editor, who cannot be removed without its permission. The Economist claims that it is not a chronicle of economics. Rather, it aims to take part in a severe contest between intelligence, which presses forward, and an unworthy, timid ignorance obstructing our progress. It takes an editorial stance of classical and economic liberalism which is supportive of free trade, globalisation, free immigration and a few socially liberal causes (such as supporting legal recognition for gay marriage). It targets highly educated readers and claims an audience containing many influential executives and policy-makers. Some of The Economist readers consume both elite and mass media. The newspaper's CEO described this recent global change, which was first noticed in the 1990s and accelerated in the beginning of the 21st century, as a new age of Mass Intelligence. About two thirds of the 75 staff journalists are based in London, although The Economist has a global emphasis and scope. The publication has been widely acclaimed by experts, businesspeople, and world leaders alike, although it has also faced some criticism and controversy.