An oral history of the epic collision between journalism and digital technology, 1980 to the present

A project of the Joan Shorenstein Center on the Press, Politics and Public Policy, designed by the Nieman Journalism Lab

Interviews

BROWSE BY NAME | BROWSE BY PHOTO
tim-armstrong
Tim Armstrong

CEO, AOL

marty-baron
Marty Baron

executive editor, The Washington Post

john-battelle
John Battelle

CEO, Federated Media

tim-berners-lee
Tim Berners-Lee

inventor of the World Wide Web

krishna-bharat
Krishna Bharat

creator, Google News

henry-blodget
Henry Blodget

founder, Business Insider

david-bradley
David Bradley

chairman, Atlantic Media

merrill-brown
Merrill Brown

founding editor, MSNBC

steve-case
Steve Case

cofounder, AOL

clay-christensen
Clay Christensen

professor, Harvard Business School

dick-costolo
Dick Costolo

CEO, Twitter

chris-cox
Chris Cox

head of product, Facebook

gordon-crovitz
Gordon Crovitz

former publisher, Wall Street Journal; cofounder, Press+

nick-denton
Nick Denton

founder, Gawker Media

lewis-dvorkin
Lewis DVorkin

chief product officer, Forbes Media

roger-fidler
Roger Fidler

former director of new media, Knight Ridder

julius-genachowski
Julius Genachowski

former chairman, Federal Communications Commission

richard-gingras
Richard Gingras

head of news products, Google

donald-graham
Donald Graham

chairman and CEO, The Washington Post Co.

david-graves
David Graves

former Yahoo and Reuters executive

rob-grimshaw
Rob Grimshaw

managing director, FT.com

john-harris
John Harris

editor-in-chief, Politico

will-hearst
Will Hearst

chairman, Hearst Corp.

arianna-huffington
Arianna Huffington

cofounder, The Huffington Post

walter-isaacson
Walter Isaacson

former chairman and CEO, CNN; former managing editor, Time

jeff-jarvis
Jeff Jarvis

founder, Advance Interactive

art-kern
Art Kern

former board member, Yahoo

michael-kinsley
Michael Kinsley

founder, Slate

Larry Kramer
Larry Kramer

founder, MarketWatch

scott-kurnit
Scott Kurnit

founder, About.com

ted-leonsis
Ted Leonsis

former AOL executive

gerald-levin
Gerald M. Levin

former chairman and CEO, Time Warner

caroline-little
Caroline Little

CEO, Newspaper Association of America

om-malik
Om Malik

founder, GigaOM

betsy-morgan
Betsy Morgan

former CEO, The Huffington Post

mike-moritz
Mike Moritz

chairman, Sequoia Capital

harry-motro
Harry Motro

former CEO, Infoseek; former head, CNN.com

matt-mullenweg
Matt Mullenweg

creator, WordPress

nick-negroponte
Nicholas Negroponte

founder, MIT Media Lab

steve-newhouse
Steve Newhouse

chairman, Advance.Net

martin-nisenholtz
Martin Nisenholtz

former senior VP/digital operations, The New York Times Co.

bob-november
Robert November

former VP, New York Times Information Bank

jonah-peretti
Jonah Peretti

founder, BuzzFeed

Mike-Perlis1
Mike Perlis

CEO, Forbes Media

ken-richieri
Ken Richieri

general counsel, The New York Times Co.

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Tony Ridder

former chairman and CEO, Knight Ridder

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Tom Rogers

former president, NBC Cable

eric-schmidt
Eric Schmidt

executive chairman, Google

chris-schroeder
Chris Schroeder

former CEO, Washingtonpost.­Newsweek Interactive

doc-searls
Doc Searls

coauthor, The Cluetrain Manifesto

michael-sippey
Michael Sippey

vice president for product, Twitter

chloe-sladden
Chloe Sladden

head of media, Twitter

Justin Smith
Justin Smith

former president, Atlantic Media

Will India Meet Global Expectations?:
Martin Sorrell

CEO, WPP Group

alan-spoon
Alan Spoon

former president, The Washington Post Co.

andrew-sullivan
Andrew Sullivan

blogger; founder, The Dish

arthur-sulzberger
Arthur Sulzberger, Jr.

chairman, The New York Times Co.; publisher, The New York Times

POLITICO Executive Editor Jim VandeHei. John Shinkle/Politico
Jim VandeHei

executive editor, Politico

dave-winer
Dave Winer

software developer and blogging pioneer

scott-woelfel
Scott Woelfel

cofounder and former editor-in-chief, CNN.com

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Kathy Yates

former Knight Ridder executive