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Great minds think

Veteran journalist Jeff Brazil ’85 brought in some big guns in media circles for his feature story on the future of journalism and newspapers. Here are extended interviews with the writers, editors, and scholars who shape the piece. Interviews have been edited for clarity and length.

Howard Gardner

 

Pioneering scholar in ethics, human intelligence, and social science.

Howard Gardner

Gardner is the John H. and Elisabeth A. Hobbs Professor of Cognition and Education at the Harvard Graduate School of Education and Senior Director of Harvard Project Zero. He has been cited as one of the 100 most influential public intellectuals in the world.

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Marty Baron

 

Editor, The Boston Globe

Marty Baron

Martin “Marty” Baron has been editor of The Boston Globe since July 30, 2001. He previously held top editing positions at The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, and The Miami Herald. Since his appointment, the Globe has won four Pulitzer prizes.

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Henry Jenkins

 

Media scholar and Provost Professor of Communication, Journalism, and Cinematic Arts at the USC Annenberg School for Communication and the USC School of Cinematic Arts

Henry Jenkins

Jenkins is recognized as a leading thinker in the effort to redefine the role of journalism in the digital age. His research gives key insights to the success of social-networking Web sites, networked computer games, and emerging news media outlets.

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Stephen Engelberg

 

Managing Editor, ProPublica

Stephen Engelberg

Engelberg previously served as managing editor for The Oregonian in Portland, Ore. Before joining The Oregonian, he worked for The New York Times for 18 years, including stints in Washington, D.C., and Warsaw, Poland, as well as in New York.

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Elisabeth Soep

 

Senior Producer and Research Director, Youth Radio

Elisabeth Soep

Elisabeth Soep is Research Director and Senior Producer at Youth Radio. She is coeditor of Youthscapes: The Popular, The National, and The Global.

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John Carroll

 

Former editor of multiple award winning newspapers.

John Carroll

Carroll is the former editor of the Baltimore Sun, Lexington Herald-Leader (in Kentucky), Los Angeles Times, and metropolitan editor for the Philadelphia Inquirer. Newspapers under his editorship have won numerous Pulitzer Prizes.

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Ethan Zuckerman

 

Co-founder of Global Voices and self-described activist, blogger, and geek.

Ethan Zuckerman

Zuckerman co-founded Global Voices, a global citizen media network. Since 2004, Global Voices has grown into an independent Netherlands-based nonprofit with over 200 employees and volunteers in over 100 countries.

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Chad Raphael

 

Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Communication at Santa Clara University

Chad Raphael

Raphael teaches Technology and Communication, History and Theory of News, Communication Law, and Environmental Communication, and his research has covered political communication, journalism, public deliberation, media and civic engagement.

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Eric Lichtblau

 

Washington bureau reporter for The New York Times

Eric Lichtblau

Winner of the 2006 Pulitzer Prize for national reporting, Lichtblau has written for The New York Times since 2002. He previously wrote for the L.A. Times for 15 years. 

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Howard Rheingold

 

Writer, artist and designer, theorist and community builder.

Howard Rheingold

Businessweek describes Rheingold as "among the first wave of creative thinkers who saw, in computers and then in the Internet, a way to form powerful new communities..."

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Mark Platte

 

News director for Hawaii News Now

Mark Platte

Platte previously served as senior vice president and editor of the Honolulu Advertiser. Before coming to Honolulu, he was an investigative reporter and newsroom manager at the Los Angeles Times.

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Mission Matters

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Bronco Profile

Man in motion

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