Barbara Iverson on Muck Rack

Barbara Iverson

Publisher, chicagotalks

College prof, tech geek, journalist, online publisher @chicagotalks. Muck Rack On Twitter since '06.

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Barbara K. Iverson is a long-time faculty member at Columbia College Chicago. At Columbia, Iverson was a pioneer in interactive multimedia publishing, who joined the Journalism Department as a blogger and freelance writer. In 2006, she and fellow professor, Suzanne McBride started ChicagoTalks.or...

Who's your favorite fictional journalist?

Spider Jerusalem from Warren Ellis' TransMetropolitan is over the top, but I like him.

What does it mean to be a journalist?

You are transparent, curious, open-minded but skeptical, and whether you are scared or not, you tell truth to power and speak for the weak.

What tools and software do you use to do your job?

Twitter, my Android, Evernote, Soundcloud, Google, Storify, WordPress, Largo Theme, Super, Medium, RebelMouse