The Economist names first female editor
After months of speculation, The Economist has just announced Zanny Minton Beddoes will be the 17th editor of the publication, making her its first female editor in 170 years. Minton Beddoes succeeds John Micklethwait, who recently left for a position as editor-in-chief for Bloomberg News. Zanny is finishing up as business affairs editor, in which role she manages The Economist's business, finance, economics, science and technology beats.
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