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Mark Johnson
Works at The Economist Group
Attended University of St Andrews
Lived in London
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Shots from Venice and environs, February 2012
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My latest for The Economist: should we worry that private companies, not governments, now regulate free speech?
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My latest for The Economist. Why do streets with dimmer lighting often suffer less crime?
BRITAIN’S streets are starting to look as gloomy as its finances.
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I was certain switch-offs were a terrible idea. But the more I research it the more I'm persuaded otherwise!
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My piece in The Economist this week. Some emigrants are homesick; others are sick of home.
THIRTY polling stations in Toronto, Montreal and five other cities helped French expatriates in Canada vote in their country’s presidential elections in April and May.
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Many countries make it illegal to disinherit your kids. French heirs can reclaim money given away by their parents before they were born. My piece for The Economist this week:
WHEN Susan’s cousin died intestate in 2009, his 20-odd heirs were scattered in two countries and his property was spread across three. His death kicked off a lumbering international inheritance proced...
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My piece in The Economist this week looks at the increasing cunning of electoral fraudsters.
IT WAS another good day for North Korea’s Workers’ Party. On July 24th 2011, amid music and gongs, the late Kim Jong Il shuffled past queuing throngs to cast his vote in the count...
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I see what you mean. It's one of those old long term vs short term distinctions. Surprising how often that one crops up.
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My #longread  in The Economist Christmas issue is about the best book you've never read. 
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My latest for The Economist takes a hard look at rumours of a "UN internet takeover".
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My latest for The Economist is about the world's most powerful lawyers. Notaries’ authority may be fading, but their fate is not yet sealed.
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Around town during the International Journalism Festival in Perugia, April 2012
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KAL animates our punctilious in-house style guide. Featuring wracked sheep, a bloodied, blooded fop, Dr Frankenstein and his monster
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My piece for The Economist: why governments regulate the names of children.
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  • The Economist Group
    Community Editor, 2010 - present
  • HarperCollins Publishers
    Head of Digital Communities, 2005 - 2010
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London - Paris - Sydney
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Journalist and digital product manager, Londoner, chap.
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  • University of St Andrews
    English and French, 2000 - 2005
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