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technology reporter, The New York Times
freelance journalist and consultant
editor-in-chief, Medium / Backchannel
creator, Google News
former president, NBC Cable
chairman, Hearst Corp.
founding editor, MSNBC
former Yahoo and Reuters executive
former VP, New York Times Information Bank