Anya Schiffrin

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Anya Schiffrin (born December 6, 1962) is acting director of the International Media and Communications (IMC) program and an adjunct professor in the School of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University.

Biography[edit]

Schiffrin is an American former business journalist. Previously, Schiffrin was editor-in-chief of the Istanbul-based daily newspaper The Turkish Times, a stringer for Reuters in Barcelona, senior financial writer at The Industry Standard in New York, bureau chief for Dow Jones Newswires in Amsterdam and Hanoi, and a writer for many other publications. She was a former Knight-Bagehot academic fellow in business journalism at Columbia's Graduate School of Journalism. Schiffrin is an alumna of Reed College.[1]

As well as her role in the School of International and Public Affairs, Schiffrin is also the director of journalism training programs at the Initiative for Policy Dialogue, an international network of economists based at Columbia, and founder of JournalismTraining.net.[2]

She is the daughter of the author and publisher André Schiffrin, and the sister in law of the lawyer Philippe Sands. She was married on October 29, 2004, to Nobel Prize-winning economist and author Joseph E. Stiglitz, who teaches at Columbia University in New York City.

In 2011 her comments about the gender balance at Davos attracted international attention.[3][4][5]

Books[edit]

  • Covering Oil: A Reporter's Guide to Energy and Development (2005) Co-editor with Svetlana Tsalik ISBN 978-1-891385-45-2
  • Covering Labor: A Reporter's Guide to Worker's Rights in a Global Economy (2006).
  • Business and Economic Reporting: Covering Companies, Financial Markets and the Broader Economy (co-author)

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