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Cambridge, MA
Freelance Journalist

I look at innovation and its effect on society. I also am interested in business as an expression of human creativity.

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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Nieman Journalism Fellow

2011 - Fellowship
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.

American Society of Journalists and Authors

2011 - 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.
Sep 02, 2014

Videogame Scholarships from Robert Morris U. for League of legends players. on.wsj.com/1q54nYO

Aug 29, 2014

good ideas on redesigning breaking news. ow.ly/ARx45 ht Hazel Becker

Aug 28, 2014

about to interview Laurie Leshin of #WPI on robotics in education.

Aug 28, 2014

RT @Penenberg: Actually, according to a study based on census data, liberal arts grads end up earning more with equal employment: is.gd/iUfvft

Aug 28, 2014

RT @jayrosen_nyu: Stories about the Ice Bucket Challenge were 8x more likely to to be featured by Facebook than stories about Ferguson. ethanzuckerman.com/blog/2014/08/2…

Aug 28, 2014

Guess kids can do 'most anything, as long as they're supervised. ow.ly/APGhx

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