The Economist. Bastion of a peculiarly British brand of rightward-leaning, leftward-winking centrism, it was first published in the autumn of 1843. Respectable. August. A fierce advocate of intelligence in journalism. And now, author of a perfectly inane listicle at BuzzFeed, part of the younger publication's advertorial program.
Things You Didn’t Know About Some Of The Biggest Stories Of The Year You can see the same headline a million times, but do you even know what’s possibly hiding beneath? There are a ton more amazing details out in the ether that you just don’t get when you skim. The Economist challenges you to Dare2GoDeepEveryone is up in arms about it, but I think it's awesome. The only thing that could make it better is if BuzzFeed ran a well-researched, serious advertorial about Eurozone lending policies in The Economist.