Charles M. Blow
|Charles M. Blow|
|Born||August 11, 1970
|Occupation||Journalist, columnist, writer|
Charles M. Blow (born August 11, 1970) is an American journalist, and the current visual op-ed columnist for The New York Times. Blow grew up in Gibsland, Louisiana and graduated magna cum laude from Grambling State University in the same state. He has worked as a graphics director and art director for the Times and National Geographic respectively.
In April 2008, he began publishing a column in the Times, featuring charts as a form of opinion journalism. His column originally appeared biweekly on Saturdays; in May 2009 it became a weekly feature, and since December 2012 it appears twice weekly, every Thursday and Saturday. Increasingly it is an essay in text with no chart. Blow also wrote a blog entitled "By The Numbers" for the newspaper's website which was rarely updated and essentially discontinued in 2011.
- Lamb, Brian (March 27, 2011). "Q & A: interview transcript Charles M. Blow". C-SPAN. Retrieved May 4, 2013.
- "Columnist Biography: Charles M. Blow". The New York Times (nytimes.com). April 28, 2008. Retrieved November 7, 2009.
- Lamb, Brian (March 27, 2011). "Q & A: interview transcript Charles M. Blow". C-Span. Retrieved July 18, 2012.
- Blow's columns, The New York Times
- Blow's interview on National Public Radio, Talk of the Nation
- C-SPAN Q&A interview with Blow, March 27, 2011
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