10:22, Wed 19 Feb 2014
Faisal Islam, economics editor for Channel 4 news, gave a talk to our undergraduate students as part of the Economics 360 lecture series on Tuesday 11th February 2014.
Faisal is a Cambridge-educated economist and an award-winning English journalist and economics editor for Channel 4. He joined the programme in 2004, and has since exposed the Icelandic banking crisis, watched Lehman Brothers fall from Wall Street, investigated emerging economies in India and Singapore and interviewed everyone from the Prime Minister to the President of the World Bank. Faisal won the WorkWorld Foundation's "Broadcast News Reporter of the Year" in 2010 - with the judges saying; "his excellent writing converts abstract economics to something accessible to all, informing viewers in a compelling and original way." In addition he collected numerous awards for his coverage of the Icelandic banking crisis in 2009.
(M4V format, 47:57, 190 MB