Spencer Reiss

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Spencer Reiss at Monaco Media Forum 2008

Spencer Reiss (born 1952 in New York) is a former Newsweek foreign correspondent in Asia, Africa, Middle East and Latin America, now a contributing editor at Wired magazine.[1][2][3][4]He began working for Wired as a senior editor in San Francisco in 1996.[1] He is responsible for covering energy issues, new media, commercial space travel, and the impact technology is having on humans. He is also a frequent contributor to The Wall Street Journal and MIT Technology Review.[2] Reiss is also responsible for directing the program for the annual Monaco Media Forum held in Monte Carlo.[5]


Reiss obtained his degree from Dartmouth College and Columbia University.[6] He now lives in Salisbury, Connecticut United States.[7]


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  2. ^ a b "Spencer Reiss". Edge. Retrieved 10 April 2013. 
  3. ^ Michele Norris (26 July 2006). "The Ascendance of MySpace". NPR. Retrieved 26 September 2011. 
  4. ^ David Armstrong (2 January 1996). "COMPUTERS IN THE '90S / LIFE IN CYBERSPACE / The Human Face of Cyberspace SEE SIDEBAR: Cyber-Adventures Wanted". San Francisco Examiner. Retrieved 26 September 2011. 
  5. ^ "Spencer Reiss". Web Summit. Retrieved 10 April 2013. 
  6. ^ http://mitworld.mit.edu/speaker/view/366
  7. ^ Wired http://www.wired.com/wiredbizprogram/aboutdisruptive.html#reiss.  Missing or empty |title= (help)