Farhad Manjoo

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Farhad Manjoo in 2008

Farhad Manjoo (born 1978) is an American journalist and author. A staff writer for Slate magazine from 2008 to 2013, he left Slate in September 2013, to join The Wall Street Journal as a technology columnist.[1] In January, 2014 Manjoo became the "State of the Art" columnist for The New York Times, replacing David Pogue.[2] He has been a contributor to National Public Radio since 2009.[3]

Life and career[edit]

Manjoo was born in South Africa, which he left when he was eight years old.[4] He graduated from Cornell University in 2000. While there, he was a writer and 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 accepted a job at Slate magazine writing a twice-weekly technology column. In September 2013, Manjoo joined the Wall Street Journal as a technology columnist;[1] his final column for Slate, in which he urged men to wear makeup, was published on September 20.[5]

Manjoo frequently writes on technology and new media,[6]politics,[7] and controversies in journalism.[8]

He is the author of the book True Enough: Learning to Live in a Post-fact Society.[9][10][11]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Manjoo Joins Wall Street Journal as Technology Columnist". The Wall Street Journal. September 4, 2013. 
  2. ^ Cohen, Noam (January 16, 2014). "The Times Hires a Technology Columnist". The New York Times. 
  3. ^ "Farhad Manjoo Talks You Into Joining Facebook", National Public Radio, February 17, 2009.
  4. ^ Manjoo, Farhad (February 15, 2013). Twitter
  5. ^ Farhad Manjoo (September 20, 2013). "Men Should Wear Makeup". Slate.com. 
  6. ^ Mitchell, Dan. "The Thin Skin of Apple Fans", New York Times, March 22, 2008.
  7. ^ Farhad Manjoo. "Rumors Reasons", New York Times, March 16, 2008.
  8. ^ Kristoff, Nicholas D. "The Daily Me", New York Times, March 18, 2009.
  9. ^ Hesse, Monica. "Truth: Can You Handle It?", Washington Post, April 27, 2008.
  10. ^ Manjoo, Farhad (2008). True Enough: Learning to Live in a Post-fact Society. Wiley. ISBN 978-0-470-05010-1
  11. ^ Hluchy, Patricia. "Redefining truth in a 'post-fact society'", Toronto Star, April 20, 2008.

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