I write about innovation and creators, science and religion. UChicago, Nieman/TCJF
Michael Fitzgerald's Biography
Michael Fitzgerald writes stories about the people and ideas that shape our world. Along the way he’s played speed chess against an 11-year old national champion, interviewed Bill Gates at an armadillo race, pondered artificial life with a Nobel Prize-winning physicist and been the first person to rent a hydrogen-powered car.
His writing appears in the Boston Globe Magazine, The Economist, Fast Company, Inc. and the New York Times ...
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What Money Can't Buy: Michael Sandel On Market Moralism Run Amok
A Very Young CEO - Technology Review
Ends and means | The University of Chicago Magazine
Made in Somerville - The Boston Globe
The Nieman Fellowship program is the oldest and best-known study program for journalists in the world. More than 1,300 journalists from 91 countries and territories around the world have come to Harvard for a year of learning, exploration and fellowship.
Outstanding Business and Technology
The American Society of Journalists and Authors (ASJA) annual writing awards honor outstanding nonfiction work produced on a freelance basis during the past year.
What was your first job as a journalist?
Working half-time as a staff writer at a small technology monthly in Chicago.
Have you ever used a typewriter?
Yes, an electric Olympia. I still keep a manual typewriter around, in case of apocalypse.
How is social media changing news?
Making us spend more time on our personal brands than is good for our work. Improving our ability to find sources. Amplifying our work. Etc.