FORA.tv Speaker - Jacob Weisberg

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Biography

Jacob Weisberg is the Editor-in-Chief of The Slate Group, a division of The Washington Post Company. A native of Chicago, he attended Yale University and New College, Oxford. From 1989 until 1994, he worked as a writer and editor at The New Republic. Between 1994 and 1996, he wrote the National Interest column for New York Magazine. In the fall of 1996, he joined Slate as Chief Political Correspondent. He succeeded Michael Kinsley as editor of Slate in 2002. He has also been a Contributing Writer for The New York Times Magazine, a contributing editor of Vanity Fair and a reporter for Newsweek in London and Washington, and a weekly columnist for the Financial Times. In 2007, Min Magazine named him Web Editor of the Year.

5 Programs

When It Comes to Politics, the Internet is Closing Minds

04.17.12 | 01:46:47 min | 0 comments

Media and the Campaign (3 of 4)

07.02.08 | 00:07:11 min | 0 comments

Ideas Festival: Huffington and Others on the Campaign

07.02.08 | 00:05:43 min | 0 comments

Jacob Weisberg on Bush's Demons

07.01.08 | 00:45:34 min | 1 comment

Campaign 2008 Series: John Edwards

05.23.07 | 01:03:11 min | 0 comments