Matthew Bishop is American Business Editor and New York Bureau Chief for The Economist. Philanthrocapitalism, his 2008 book (with Michael Green) on the business of philanthropy was described as "terrific"[…]
Matthew Bishop stays up at night covering late-breaking stories for work.
Question: What keeps you up at night?
Matthew Bishop: I honestly – what keeps me up at night is probably the two or three nights a week when I am finding I have to write very late. I kind of have this essay crisis approach to my journalism that I – we have a deadline once a week at the Economist and that pieces have to be filed on a, to be ready for London on a Wednesday mornisng. So I am often still writing at 4:00 in the morning and that’s a weekly cycle. It probably means the rest of the week I’m so tired that nothing can keep me up at night.