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Jeffrey R. Young

Washington, D.C.
Senior Writer and Editor — EdSurge
Covers:  higher education, technology

Journalist | 2014 Nieman Fellow | Sr. Editor @edsurge | Articles and talks at

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Jeffrey R. Young is an editor and writer focused on technology issues and the future of education.

Young is a senior writer for EdSurge, helping expand its coverage of higher education. He also co-hosts the EdSurge On Air podcast.

In 2014 he completed a Nieman Fellowship in journalism innovatio...

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