ei publishes opinions and thought leadership in order to invite and reflect debate. Reports are based on the 'Commentariat' and opinion forming, often twinned with one of our eiClub opinion fomer events.
The first, The Power of the Commentariat, was published in April 2008, written by Julia Hobsbawm, Chief Executive of Editorial Intelligence and John Lloyd of the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism and Contributing Editor at the Financial Times. The report outlined the power that the media commentators, leader writers, columnists and bloggers really have and included a poll to find the most influential commentator.
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The Credit Crunch Commentariat, in association with The Bank of New York Mellon and Cass Business School, is the second in the ei series, published April 2009 to coincide with the budget, and was launched by way of a panel discussion event. Written by Claire Oldfield, Editorial Consultant at ei, It focuses on the economic downturn and how commentators did - or did not – predict the scale of the credit crunch and subsequent issues such as inflation, bonus culture, and the recession, taking in the impact of blogs, think tanks and international media.
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We are Names Not Numbers was published in June 2009 post the inaugural thought leader symposium Names Not Numbers, held in Portmeirion in February 2009. Featuring thoughts and contributions from participants including Douglas Alexander MP, Simon Schama, William Eccleshare, President and CEO of Clear Channel International and Dean of Cass Business School, Richard Gillingwater.
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Brand New Britain? was published in June 2010 to conincide with the 'Comment Conference: Brand New Britain?' held in London on 29th June. The report offers a range of comment and opinion on the central idea of a Brand New Britain across the key themes of business, innovation, communication and international relations – and contributors include Camila Batmanghelidjh of Kids Company, Justine Roberts of Mumsnet, performing arts promoter Harvey Goldsmith, Martin Bright of New Deal of the Mind, and many more.
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Names Not Numbers 2010 was published in October 2010 reflecting thoughts and contributions from the participants of the second Names Not Numbers symposium, held in Februrary 2010. Contributors include Baroness Helena Kennedy QC, Mrs Moneypenny of the FT Magazine and Clair Fox of the Institute of Ideas as well as transcriptions of keynotes from Alain De Botton, Annie Lennox and Niall Ferguson.
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The Power of the Enterprise Economy was published in April 2011 at our 'Comment Conference: Enterprise' held in London on 7th April. The report looks at the potential of the enterprise economy, and contributors include: Contributors include Dr Vince Cable MP, Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills; Lord Andrew Adonis, Director, Institute for Government and Chairman of the John Lewis Partnership Charlie Mayfield.
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Mobile World: information's pace of change, was published on 6th July 2011 to coincide with our Comment Conference: Mobile World held on the same day. The report examines the Internet's impact on news, business and society, and contriutors incliude broadcaster Jon Snow; Bruno Giussani, European Director, TED and Rear Admiral Chris Parry, former Director General of Development, Concepts and Doctrine at the MOD.
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Names Not Numbers Annual Report 2011 was published on 26th January 2012 and is a snapshot of the three Names Not Numbers events held in Portmeirion, New York and Mumbai last year. Our publication partner was Taylor Bennett and contributors include: the FT's James Crabtree; historian Simon Schama; A A Gill and Mrs Moneypenny.
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