Reuters: A Way Forward – The Davos Issue

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Last year, the inaugural issue of Reuters Magazine published to coincide with the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos, Switzerland. After its success and the success of its follow-up last summer at the Aspen Ideas Festival, Reuters is once again returning to Davos with a third issue: Reuters: A Way Forward, which will be distributed free to attendees at the event and is available to everyone for free download onto desktop and mobile devices from Reuters.com.

Since the world economic system fell off a ledge in 2008, recovery has been patchy and slow, and finding a way forward has been a challenge.  “Tackling that challenge is what Reuters and its parent, Thomson Reuters, do every day: harnessing information of all kinds from all places to help people make more intelligent decisions,” writes Reuters Editor in Chief Stephen J. Adler in his editor’s letter.  He adds, “and that’s what we attempt to do in this issue of Reuters: A Way Forward.”

Here, among the magazine’s original articles and features:

  • SwissSir Harold Evans writes about a growing phenomenon in which women in developing countries are working with multinational corporations to re-imagine capitalism to better benefit women, and in turn, society as a whole.
  • From Oprah Winfrey and Martha Stewart to Bill Gates and Steve Case, Social Media Editor Anthony De Rosa analyzes the fascinating Twitter habits of some of the world’s power elite.
  • In a timely investigative report, Science Correspondent Sharon Begley reveals the shockingly huge economic impact a global flu outbreak can have.  She warns that it “might sound like a ghoulish calculation, but government officials and business leaders need to ascertain the potential cost of a pandemic, because only by putting a price tag on an outbreak can they know what it’s worth to contain one.”

In addition, Chrystia Freeland writes about the dearth of women among the world’s super rich, Peter Thal Larsen explains why, despite China’s economic boom times, its stock markets perform poorly, and Brian Winter profiles a semi-literate former clown who is now one of Brazil’s most influential elected officials.

Reuters: A Way Forward also features a striking cover illustration by Tavis Coborn, entertaining and informative infographic pieces throughout, and dozens of stunning images from Reuters worldwide stable of award-winning photographers.

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