Podcast 008: Why Don't Journalists Use Professional Translators? A Conversation with Lane Greene.

with Lane Greene on Aug 17, 2016 7:46:42 AM


Lane Greene, the primary language reporter for The Economist and writer of the magazine's Johnson language column, discusses translation from a journalism perspective. Why isn't translation more frequently used to verify news sources, and what do journalists need from the language industry?

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Lane Greene

Lane Greene is an editor for The Economist, one of the world’s foremost publications of business, economics, political and world news. For 16 years, Greene has written primarily about professional services, and is The Economist’s leading writer on language-related issues, including the bi-weekly “Johnson” language column. He is also the author of You Are What You Speak, a book about the politics of language.

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