FORA.tv Speaker - Jack Shafer

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Biography

Jack Shafer writes a column about the press and politics for Reuters, which he joined in September 2011. Previously, he worked at Slate for 15 years, first as deputy editor and then as the site's “Press Box” columnist. Before Slate, Shafer spent 11 years editing two alternative weeklies--SF Weekly and Washington City Paper--where he estimates he rewrote, massaged, or merely pressed the button on 500 features. Shafer's first salaried job in journalism was at Inquiry magazine, where he was the managing editor. His work has been published in The New York Times Magazine, The Times Book Review, the Columbia Journalism Review, the New Republic, BookForum, the op-ed page of The Wall Street Journal, and elsewhere. He has been writing about the press for about 25 years.

4 Programs

PANEL: The State of Investigative Reporting

04.14.13 | 01:33:24 min | 0 comments

Logan Symposium: The Murdoch Effect: News at Any Price?

04.14.12 | 01:29:58 min | 0 comments

WikiLeaks: The Fallout

04.09.11 | 02:45:02 min | 2 comments

Logan Symposium: Who's Going to Foot the Bill

04.17.10 | 01:16:06 min | 0 comments