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Mary Ann Sieghart


    • Studied Philosophy, Politics and Economics at Oxford University
    • Spent 19 years at the Times as an assistant editor and political columnist
    • Presented The Brains Trust on BBC Two and The World This Week on Channel 4
    • Joined the Financial Times as a business journalist and was business editor for Today newspaper before moving to the Economist
    • Enjoys singing, rollerblading and is a member of the Council of Tate Modern


  • I love the mix of stories on Newshour, from the grand geopolitical to the intensely human. It's like the world in your ear!

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  • Newshour
    Interviews, news and analysis of global events