Media

We regularly talk and write for broadcast and written media on economic, political and social issues. 

South Africa's anti-foreigner violence

Senior Africa Analyst Dr. Jason Robinson spoke to the BBC World Service on the reasons for and impacts of South Africa’s recent spike of xenophobia-inspired violence.

Second referendum for Scottish independence?

Our Analyst Philip Paterson spoke to Euronews' programme Good Morning Europe on the Scottish government publishing legislation for a second referendum on independence

South Africa’s opposition

Our Senior Africa Analyst for Southern Africa, Dr. Jason Robinson, wrote for South Africa’s Business Day on the difficulties facing main opposition party Democratic Alliance (DA) after its bruising May 8 general election result.

Window on Latin America

Our Deputy Director of Analysis, Dr Jill Hedges, took part in a expert panel to contribute to The Conference Board's Window on Latin America, looking at crisis in Venezuela, upheaval in Brazil and stasis in Mexico.

SOAS South Africa Pre-Election Briefing

Our Senior Africa Analyst for Southern Africa, Dr. Jason Robinson, spoke at a South Africa Pre-Election Briefing at SOAS on May 7th organised by the Royal African Society and GBS Africa.

South Africa's general election

Our Senior Africa Analyst for Southern Africa, Dr. Jason Robinson, spoke to Nigeria’s Channels TV on the South African general election

Looking ahead to South Africa's elections

Our Senior Africa Analyst for Southern Africa, Dr. Jason Robinson, was quoted in the May issue of the New African magazine discussing some of the issues and prospects surrounding the South African general election.

Ramaphosa's anti-corruption drive

Our Senior Africa Analyst, Dr. Jason Robinson, was quoted in the April issue of the New African magazine, discussing President Cyril Ramaphosa's anti-corruption drive.

Global Trade Review Africa Conference

Our Senior Africa Analyst, Dr. Jason Robinson, was a speaker at the Global Trade Review (GTR) Africa Conference in Cape Town, South Africa, co-leading a session on ‘Can South Africa deliver on its promises?’.

Global Risk Monitor in the Financial Times

The Lex column in the Financial Times quoted Oxford Analytica and published a chart drawn on our Global Risk Monitor data in a note explaining why financial markets were so relatively unmoved by Mrs May’s overwhelming parliamentary defeat over her Brexit deal. (Link behind paywall)

Brexit and business

Our Director of Analysis, Paul Maidment, wrote for the Harvard Business Review on the implications of Brexit for business.

Protests in Sudan

Senior Africa Analyst Matt Ward was interviewed by the French news agency, AFP, on the protests in Sudan.

Qatar’s Opec exit

Global Trade Review published a Q&A with Middle East Analyst Richard Robinson on Qatar.

How Western multinationals are responding to the escalating US-China trade war

As relations sour between China and the United States - and now Canada - what are the the likely consequences for Western organisations doing business in the country? Our Director of Analysis, Paul Maidment, gave his assessment to the Harvard Business Review.

Old west gone wild?

Our Managing Director, Michael Stopford, was interviewed by RT on current political issues and expected trends. Drawing on Oxford Analytica’s views of the world in 2019, and his own extensive experience, Michael discussed topics including the value of and challenges to strategic communications in our volatile times, the risks on the horizon for Europe and for NATO, and the widespread populist discontent and its causes.

Prospects for Zimbabwe

Our Senior Analyst for Southern Africa, Dr. Jason Robinson, was interviewed by the Global Trade Review on Zimbabwe’s political climate and future prospects.

Zimbabwe economic prospects

Our Senior Africa Analyst for Southern Africa, Dr. Jason Robinson, spoke at the Global Trade Review Africa Trade and Infrastructure Finance Conference 2018 on the political and economic prospects ahead for Zimbabwe under its new president.

Syria’s Idlib

Our Senior Middle East analyst, Dr Laura James, was interviewed by the Daily programme for Monocle 24 on the situation in Syria's Idlib and the roles of external actors.

Idlib offensive

Our Senior Middle East analyst, Dr Laura James, was interviewed by the BBC Radio Wales on the potential upcoming Syrian offensive in Idlib, focusing on international interests and agreements in the context of the Tehran summit.

Theresa May's visit to Africa

Our Africa Analyst Jason Robinson spoke to ‘The Globalist’ for Monocle 24 about UK Prime Minister Theresa May’s visit to Africa.

Theresa May visits Africa

Our Africa Analyst Jason Robinson spoke to BBC Radio Oxford about UK Prime Minister Theresa May’s visit to Africa.

Gaza ceasefire

Our Senior Middle East analyst, Dr Laura James, was interviewed by the Globalist programme for Monocle 24 on the prospects for a long-term ceasefire between Israel and Hamas in the Gaza Strip, and the regional dynamics around Egypt, the West Bank leadership and Iran’s policy in Syria.

Iran sanctions

Our Senior Middle East analyst, Dr Laura James, was interviewed by the BBC Radio Wales on the US decision to reimpose sanctions on Iran, background and likely consequences.

Trump on Iran

Our Senior Middle East analyst, Dr Laura James, was interviewed by the Briefing programme for Monocle 24 on US President Donald Trump’s offer to meet Iranian leaders without preconditions, and the wider context of Washington-Tehran relations.

Elections in Zimbabwe

Our Africa Analyst Dr Jason Robinson spoke to ‘The Monocle Daily’ for Monocle 24 about Zimbabwe’s historic polls.

Analysis on US trade negotiations

Our analyst Dr William Arthur was interviewed by the BBC World Service on the prospects for US-EU trade renegotiations, and the outlook for a new NAFTA deal being struck between Canada, Mexico and the United States. This was syndicated to Marketplace.

Saudi-Huthi confrontation in Yemen

Our Senior Middle East analyst, Dr Laura James, was interviewed by the Daily programme for Monocle 24 on the Saudi-Huthi confrontation in Yemen, the roles of Iran and the United States and the impact on world markets.

Opposition in Southern Syria

Our Senior Middle East analyst, Dr Laura James, was interviewed by the PM programme for BBC Radio 4 on the prospects for the Syrian opposition in Southern Syria and in the rest of the country, as well as the recent evacuation of the White Helmets

Syrian refugees on Israel’s border

Our Senior Middle East analyst, Dr Laura James, was interviewed by the Daily programme for Monocle 24 on the situation in the Golan Heights and the dynamics around the refugees approaching the Israeli border as Damascus intensifies its southern Syria offensive.

Analysis on Trump-Putin Summit

Our Senior Analyst, Russia/CIS, John MacLeod commented on the meeting between the US President, Donald Trump and his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin in Helsinki.

President Trump's UK visit

Our analyst for North America, Will Arthur was interviewed by BBC Radio Oxford on US President Donald Trump’s visit to the United Kingdom, including the nearby Blenheim Palace, and his attendance at the NATO Summit in Brussels before that and his upcoming meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin. Will also discussed Trump's visit with the same Breakfast show the day before and did interviews with Jack FM and That's Oxfordshire TV.

AMLO's victory in Mexico

Latin America Analyst, Philip Paterson spoke on Monocle Radio’s The Globalist giving our views on the landslide victory of Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador in the Mexican elections and what that might mean for the country’s future.

Interview on reputation management

Michael Stopford, our MD EMEA was interviewed by the Magazine Entrepreneur on the importance of reputation for corporations, governments, institutions and universities and how business intelligence can help firms find opportunities.

Prince William’s Middle East tour

Our Senior Middle East analyst, Dr Laura James, was interviewed by BBC Radio Five Live on the political context of the UK royal visit to Israel and the Palestinian territories.

Analysis of the first round of the Colombian Presidential elections

Latin America analyst, Philip Paterson was quoted in the Washington Post on the prospects for Washington-Bogota relations in case of leftist former Bogota Mayor Gustavo Petro winning the election.

Where is the world heading next? The McKay Interview

Our Founder and President, David R. Young was on the Michael McKay's show on World Radio Swtizerland. Listen to his insights on where the world is heading next, why inequality is driving unhappiness and producing political consequences, why experts matter and how we try to make sense of what's happening in the new world order.