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former chairman, Federal Communications Commission
editor-in-chief, Medium / Backchannel
senior research scholar, Carnegie Mellon University
investigative journalist, ProPublica
columnist, PCMag.com and co-host of the NoAgenda podcast
executive editor, Atlantic Media Strategies
freelance journalist and consultant
former head of media, Twitter
technology reporter, The New York Times