An oral history of the epic collision between journalism and digital technology, 1980 to the present

A project of the Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public Policy

Interviews

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Hedshot Angwin
Julia Angwin

investigative journalist, ProPublica

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Tim Armstrong

CEO, AOL

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Marty Baron

executive editor, The Washington Post

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John Battelle

CEO, Federated Media

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Emily Bell

director, Columbia University’s Tow Center

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Tim Berners-Lee

inventor of the World Wide Web

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Krishna Bharat

creator, Google News

henry-blodget
Henry Blodget

founder, Business Insider

david-bradley
David Bradley

chairman, Atlantic Media

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Deborah Branscum

freelance journalist and consultant

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Hiawatha Bray

technology columnist, Boston Globe

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Merrill Brown

founding editor, MSNBC

Hedshot Caruso
Denise Caruso

senior research scholar, Carnegie Mellon University

steve-case
Steve Case

cofounder, AOL

clay-christensen
Clay Christensen

professor, Harvard Business School

dick-costolo
Dick Costolo

CEO, Twitter

chris-cox
Chris Cox

head of product, Facebook

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Gordon Crovitz

former publisher, Wall Street Journal; cofounder, Press+

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Nick Denton

founder, Gawker Media

Hedshot Dvorak
John Dvorak

columnist, PCMag.com and co-host of the NoAgenda podcast

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Lewis DVorkin

chief product officer, Forbes Media

Hedshot Dyson
Esther Dyson

chairman, EDventure Holdings

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Philip Elmer-Dewitt

technology columnist, Fortune.com

Hedshot Fallows
James Fallows

national correspondent, The Atlantic

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Roger Fidler

former director of new media, Knight Ridder

julius-genachowski
Julius Genachowski

former chairman, Federal Communications Commission

Hedshot Gillmor
Dan Gillmor

professor of practice, Arizona State University

richard-gingras
Richard Gingras

head of news products, Google

donald-graham
Donald Graham

chairman and CEO, The Washington Post Co.

david-graves
David Graves

former Yahoo and Reuters executive

rob-grimshaw
Rob Grimshaw

managing director, FT.com

john-harris
John Harris

editor-in-chief, Politico

will-hearst
Will Hearst

chairman, Hearst Corp.

arianna-huffington
Arianna Huffington

cofounder, The Huffington Post

walter-isaacson
Walter Isaacson

former chairman and CEO, CNN; former managing editor, Time

jeff-jarvis
Jeff Jarvis

founder, Advance Interactive

art-kern
Art Kern

former board member, Yahoo

michael-kinsley
Michael Kinsley

founder, Slate

Larry Kramer
Larry Kramer

founder, MarketWatch

scott-kurnit
Scott Kurnit

founder, About.com

ted-leonsis
Ted Leonsis

former AOL executive

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Gerald M. Levin

former chairman and CEO, Time Warner

Hedshot Levy
Steven Levy

editor-in-chief, Medium / Backchannel

caroline-little
Caroline Little

CEO, Newspaper Association of America

om-malik
Om Malik

founder, GigaOM

Hedshot Markoff
John Markoff

technology reporter, The New York Times

hedshot Meeks
Brock Meeks

executive editor, Atlantic Media Strategies

betsy-morgan
Betsy Morgan

former CEO, The Huffington Post

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Mike Moritz

chairman, Sequoia Capital

Hedshot Mossberg
Walt Mossberg

co-executive editor, Re/code

harry-motro
Harry Motro

former CEO, Infoseek; former head, CNN.com

matt-mullenweg
Matt Mullenweg

creator, WordPress

nick-negroponte
Nicholas Negroponte

founder, MIT Media Lab

steve-newhouse
Steve Newhouse

chairman, Advance.Net

martin-nisenholtz
Martin Nisenholtz

former senior VP/digital operations, The New York Times Co.

bob-november
Robert November

former VP, New York Times Information Bank

jonah-peretti
Jonah Peretti

founder, BuzzFeed

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Mike Perlis

CEO, Forbes Media

Hedshot Pogue
David Pogue

vice-president, Yahoo Tech

Hedshot Michelle Quinn
Michelle Quinn

business columnist, San Jose Mercury News

Hedshot Quittner
Josh Quittner

editorial director, Flipboard

Hedshot Richards
Evelyn Richards

former technology journalist, San Jose Mercury News and Washington Post

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Ken Richieri

general counsel, The New York Times Co.

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Tony Ridder

former chairman and CEO, Knight Ridder

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Tom Rogers

former president, NBC Cable

Hedshot Schlender
Brent Schlender

co-author, “Becoming Steve Jobs”

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Eric Schmidt

executive chairman, Google

chris-schroeder
Chris Schroeder

former CEO, Washingtonpost.­Newsweek Interactive

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Doc Searls

coauthor, The Cluetrain Manifesto

michael-sippey
Michael Sippey

former vice president for product, Twitter

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Chloe Sladden

former head of media, Twitter

Justin Smith
Justin Smith

former president, Atlantic Media

Will India Meet Global Expectations?:
Martin Sorrell

CEO, WPP Group

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Alan Spoon

former president, The Washington Post Co.

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Andrew Sullivan

blogger; founder, The Dish

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Arthur Sulzberger, Jr.

chairman, The New York Times Co.; publisher, The New York Times

Hedshot Swisher
Kara Swisher

co-executive editor, Re/code

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Jim VandeHei

executive editor, Politico

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Dave Winer

software developer and blogging pioneer

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Scott Woelfel

cofounder and former editor-in-chief, CNN.com

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Kathy Yates

former Knight Ridder executive