The Future of Journalism is Bright, and Paid

If there’s one graph that charts the decline of modern journalism, it’s this: Courtesy of Google Trends There was a time when news was the only viable way to engage the vast majority of the public every day. Good journalism earned readership, and readers’ attention translated directly into advertising...

Blockchain winter is coming

AI and blockchain have a lot in common, and the mistakes that crippled the AI industry in the ’70s are being repeated.   Last week we were part of a deeply insightful discussion with the Managing Director of the Gibraltar Stock Exchange (GSX) and a few of its...

Finding news on social media can make journalism better

How finding news stories on the web can be a panacea for an industry that’s suffering from stretched budgets and accusations of lowering standards. Digital journalists use tools like Tweetdeck, Newswhip, and Google alerts to rapidly discover things that are happening in the real world. Then...

Trump’s Whitehouse has stopped publishing open data

If Obama’s administration was the most transparent, liberal administration we’ve ever seen, Trump’s administration already looks like the murky swamp he promised to drain. Under Obama, the public were presented with a daily update of everyone visiting the White House, and as we do with all...

A holistic view is the right view

GBP weakness has been the go to story for currency markets since last year, as the G10 currency pair of GBP/USD trades more like an emerging market currency pair these days. It posted its best daily performance in over 23 years last week in a...

Ravi on the Radio – Getting to grips with emerging market trends

"Emerging Opportunities is the only show on radio dedicated to global emerging markets, hosted by Share Radio's Juliette Foster, and Gavin Serkin, the Managing Editor of the Frontier Funds Consultancy and author of 'Frontier: Exploring the Top Ten Emerging Markets of Tomorrow.' Juliette and Gavin were...