Farhad Manjoo (born 1978) is an American journalist and author. He was a staff writer for Slate magazine from 2008-2013, and has been a regular on-air contributor for National Public Radio since 2009. In September 2013, the Wall Street Journal announced that Manjoo would leave Slate to join the Journal as a technology columnist. The New York Times announced on January 17, 2014 that Mr. Manjoo will be the new State of the Art columnist, replacing David Pogue.
Life and career
Manjoo was born in South Africa and left when he was eight years old. He graduated from Cornell University in 2000. While there, he wrote for and then served as editor-in-chief of the Cornell Daily Sun student newspaper. He wrote for Wired News before taking a staff position at Salon.com. In July 2008, Manjoo announced he had accepted a job at Slate magazine writing a twice-weekly technology column. In September 2013, the Wall Street Journal announced that Manjoo would join as a technology columnist; his final column for Slate, in which he urged men to wear makeup, was published on September 20.
- Talk of the Nation (February 17, 2009). Farhad Manjoo Talks You Into Joining Facebook. National Public Radio
- "Manjoo Joins Wall Street Journal as Technology Columnist". September 4, 2013.
- Cohen, Noam (January 16, 2014). "The Times Hires a Technology Columnist". The New York Times.
- Manjoo, Farhad (February 15, 2013). Twitter
- Farhad Manjoo (September 20, 2013). "Men Should Wear Makeup". Slate.com.
- Mitchell, Dan (March 22, 2008). March 22, 2008 The Thin Skin of Apple Fans. New York Times
- Farhad Manjoo(March 16, 2008). March 16, 2008 Rumors Reasons. New York Times
- Kristoff, Nicholas D. (March 18, 2009). The Daily Me. New York Times
- Hesse, Monica (April 27, 2008). Truth: Can You Handle It? Washington Post
- Manjoo, Farhad (2008). True Enough: Learning to Live in a Post-fact Society. John Wiley and Sons, ISBN 978-0-470-05010-1
- Hluchy, Patricia (April 20, 2008). Redefining truth in a 'post-fact society.' Toronto Star
- Farhad Manjoo articles via Slate.com
- Farhad Manjoo articles via Salon.com
- Farhad Manjoo pieces on NPR
- Farhad Manjoo articles via Fast Company
- Helen Bailey and Farhad Manjoo via NYTIMES.com