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The Sacred #12: Jonathan Derbyshire

The Sacred #12: Jonathan Derbyshire

The Sacred is a podcast about the things we cherish and hold dear to us. In episode 12, we speak to Jonathan Derbyshire, executive comment editor at the Financial Times.

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In the twelfth episode of The Sacred, Elizabeth Oldfield speaks to Jonathan Derbyshire, Executive Comment Editor at the Financial Times. Jonathan was previously Managing Editor of Prospect, Britain’s leading monthly magazine of politics and ideas, and Culture Editor of the New Statesman. Jonathan has also written for a number of other publications, including the Guardian, the Observer and the Times Literary Supplement. In a previous life, he taught philosophy in several British universities.

Jonathan talks with Elizabeth about his youth, what it means to be a secular liberal, and the experiences that come with working at the UK’s leading financial newspaper during the age of post–truth.

The Sacred is produced by Hussein Kesvani and No Country Media.

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Elizabeth Oldfield

Elizabeth Oldfield

Elizabeth is host of The Sacred podcast. She was Theos’ Director from August 2011 – July 2021. She appears regularly in the media, including BBC One, Sky News, and the World Service, and writing in The Financial Times.

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Posted 25 April 2018

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