By Ian Burrell
The Economist is taking a series of steps to bring more emotion to its brand after research revealed that it was seen as lacking in humanity and accessibility.
In a concerted response, the 175-year-old business and cultural institution is expanding its activities in filmmaking, launching new podcasts and using young actors as brand ambassadors to sell subscriptions in stations and shopping malls. It is also introducing more graphics and illustration to its famous weekly ‘newspaper’ (as the magazine is known internally).
Source: The Drum