Voices

Media Figures We Admire

Christiane Amanpour

Christiane Amanpour

Chief International Correspondent, CNN

Chief International Correspondent, CNN. | Anchor, Amanpour. | Twitter: @camanpour

John Avlon

Editor-in-Chief, The Daily Beast

Editor-in-Chief, The Daily Beast. | CNN Analyst. | Author of Independent Nation, Wingnuts and Deadline Artists. | Twitter: @JohnAvlon

John Avlon
Molly Ball

Molly Ball

Staff Writer, The Atlantic

Staff Writer, The Atlantic. | Twitter: @mollyesque

Peter Beinart

Contributing Editor, The Atlantic

Contributing Editor, The Atlantic. | Senior Columnist, Haaretz. | Author of The Crisis of Zionism, The Icarus Syndrome, and The Good Fight. | Associate Professor of Journalism and Political Science, City University of New York. | Twitter: @PeterBeinart

Peter Beinart
Ian Bremmer

Ian Bremmer

Foreign Affairs Columnist & Editor-at-Large, Time

Foreign Affairs Columnist & Editor-at-Large, Time. | President, Eurasia Group. | Harold J. Newman Distinguished Fellow in Geopolitics, Asia Society Policy Institute. | Political Scientist Specializing in U.S. Foreign Policy, States in Transition, and Global Political Risk. | Global Research Professor, New York University. | Author of Superpower, Every Nation for Itself, and The End of the Free Market. | Twitter: @ianbremmer

Ta-Nehisi Coates

National Correspondent, The Atlantic

National Correspondent, The Atlantic. | Author, The Beautiful Struggle and Between the World and Me. | Twitter: @tanehisicoates

Ta-Nehisi Coates
Charles Cooke

Charles Cooke

Editor, National Review Online

Editor, National Review Online. | Co-Host, Mad Dogs and Englishmen. | Author, The Conservatarian Manifesto. | Twitter: @charlescwcooke

EJ Dionne

Columnist, The Washington Post

Columnist, The Washington Post. | Political Commentator, NPR and MSNBC. | Author, Why the Right Went Wrong. | Senior Fellow, Brookings Institution | Professor in the Foundations of Democracy and Culture, Georgetown University. | Twitter: @EJDionne

EJ Dionne
Maureen Dowd

Maureen Dowd

Op-Ed Columnist, The New York Times

Pulitzer Prize-Winning Op-Ed Columnist, The New York Times. | Author of The Year of Voting Dangerously, Are Men Necessary?, and Bushworld. | Twitter: @maureendowd

Harry Enten

Senior Political Writer & Analyst, FiveThirtyEight

Senior Political Writer & Analyst, FiveThirtyEight. | Co-Host, Politics Podcast. | Twitter: @HarryEnten

Harry Enten
Jon Favreau

Jon Favreau

Columnist, The Ringer

Columnist, The Ringer. | Co-Host, Keepin’ It 1600. | Chief Speechwriter to Barack Obama, 2005-2013. | Founding Partner, Fenway Strategies. | Twitter: @jonfavs

Thomas Friedman

Op-Ed Columnist, The New York Times

Pulitzer Prize-Winning Op-Ed Columnist, The New York Times. | Author of Thank You for Being Late, The Lexus and the Olive Tree, and From Beirut to Jerusalem. | Twitter: @tomfriedman

Thomas Friedman
David Frum

David Frum

Senior Editor, The Atlantic

Senior Editor, The Atlantic. | Author, Why Romney Lost (And what the GOP can do about it). | Chairman, Policy Exchange. | Speechwriter for George W. Bush, 2001-2002. | Twitter: @davidfrum

David Gregory

Political Analyst, CNN

Political Analyst, CNN. | Host, The David Gregory Show. | Author, How’s Your Faith? | Former Moderator of Meet the Press, 2008-2014. | Former NBC News Chief White House Correspondent, 2001-2008. | Twitter: @davidgregory

David Gregory
Margaret Hoover

Margaret Hoover

Contributor, CNN

Conservative Political Commentator, CNN. | President, American Unity Fund. | Author, American Individualism: How a New Generation of Conservatives Can Save the Republican Party. | Twitter: @MargaretHoover

Arianna Huffington

Founder, The Huffington Post

Founder, The Huffington Post. | Founder & CEO, Thrive Global. | Author of The Sleep Revolution, Thrive, and Third World America. | Twitter: @ariannahuff

Arianna Huffington
Van Jones

Van Jones

Political Commentator, CNN

Liberal Political Commentator, CNN. | President & Founder, Dream Corps. | Former Co-Host, Crossfire. | Author of The Green Collar Economy and Rebuild the Dream. | Former Special Advisor for Green Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation at the White House Council on Environmental Quality. | Twitter: @VanJones68

Ezra Klein

Founder, Vox

Founder, Vox. | Host, The Ezra Klein Show. | Co-Host, The Weeds. | Contributor, Bloomberg News and MSNBC. | Founder, Wonkblog at The Washington Post. | Twitter: @ezraklein

Ezra Klein
Paul Krugman

Paul Krugman

Op-Ed Columnist, The New York Times

Op-Ed Columnist, The New York Times. | American Economist Awarded the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences in 2008. | Author of The Return of Depression Economics, The Great Unraveling, and The Age of Diminished Expectations. | Distinguished Professor of Economics, Graduate Center of the City University of New York. | Twitter: @paulkrugman

Mark Leibovich

Chief National Correspondent, The New York Times Magazine

Chief National Correspondent, The New York Times Magazine. | Former Co-Host, Podcast for America. | Author, This Town. | Twitter: @MarkLeibovich

Mark Leibovich
Annie Lowrey

Annie Lowrey

Contributing Editor, New York Magazine

Contributing Editor, New York Magazine. | Former Co-Host, Podcast for America. | Twitter: @AnnieLowrey

Clare Malone

Senior Political Writer, FiveThirtyEight

Senior Political Writer, FiveThirtyEight. | Co-Host, Politics Podcast. | Twitter: @ClareMalone

Clare Malone
Zanny Minton Beddoes

Zanny Minton Beddoes

Editor-in-Chief, The Economist

Editor-in-Chief, The Economist. | Twitter: @zannymb

Elizabeth Plank

Senior Correspondent/Producer, Vox

Senior Correspondent/Producer, Vox. | Host, 2016ish. | Advisor, Girl Up. | Twitter: @feministabulous

Elizabeth Plank
Jennifer Rubin

Jennifer Rubin

Blogger, The Washington Post

Conservative Blogger, Right Turn at The Washington Post. | Twitter: @JRubinBlogger

Nate Silver

Editor-in-Chief, FiveThirtyEight

Editor-in-Chief, FiveThirtyEight. | Special Correspondent, ABC News. | Co-Host, Politics Podcast. | Author, The Signal and the Noise. | Twitter: @NateSilver538

Nate Silver
David Simon

David Simon

Blogger, The Audacity of Despair

Blogger, The Audacity of Despair. | Creator, The Wire. | Co-Creator, Treme. | Screenwriter of The Corner, Generation Kill, and Show Me a Hero. | Author, Homicide: A Year on the Killing Streets. | Co-Author, The Corner: A Year in the Life of an Inner-City Neighborhood. | Former Reporter, The Baltimore Sun. | Twitter: @AoDespair

Brian Stelter

Senior Media Correspondent, CNN

Senior Media Correspondent, CNN. | Anchor, Reliable Sources. | Author, Top of the Morning. | Former Media Reporter, The New York Times. | Twitter: @brianstelter

Brian Stelter
Andrew Sullivan

Andrew Sullivan

Contributing Editor, New York Magazine

Contributor, New York Magazine. | Conservative Political Commentator. | Pioneer of the Political Blog; founded The Daily Dish in 2000. | Author, The Conservative Soul. | Former Editor, The New Republic. | Twitter: @sullydish

Katrina vanden Heuvel

Columnist, The Washington Post

Columnist, The Washington Post. | Editor & Publisher, The Nation. | Author, The Change I Believe In. | Twitter: @KatrinaNation

Katrina vanden Heuvel
Alex Wagner

Alex Wagner

Contributing Editor, The Atlantic

Contributing Editor, The Atlantic. | Co-Anchor, CBS This Morning Saturday. | Liberal Political Commentator. | Former Anchor, Now with Alex Wagner. | Former Co-Host, Podcast for America. | Twitter: @alexwagner

George Will

Columnist, The Washington Post

Columnist, The Washington Post. | Contributor, Fox News. | Pulitzer Prize-Winning Conservative Political Commentator. | Author, A Nice Little Place on the North Side. | Twitter: @GeorgeWill

George Will
Matthew Yglesias

Matthew Yglesias

Executive Editor, Vox

Executive Editor, Vox. | Staff Writer, Center for American Progress. | Co-Host, The Weeds. | Author, The Rent Is Too Damn High. | Twitter: @mattyglesias

Fareed Zakaria

Columnist, The Washington Post

Columnist, The Washington Post. | Anchor, Fareed Zakaria GPS. | Author of In Defense of a Liberal Education, The Post-American World, and The Future of Freedom. | Twitter: @FareedZakaria

Fareed Zakaria
Peter Zeihan

Peter Zeihan

Founder, Zeihan on Geopolitics

Geopolitical Strategist & Global Affairs Expert. | Author, The Accidental Superpower. | Twitter: @PeterZeihan

David Zurawik

Media Critic, The Baltimore Sun

Media Critic, The Baltimore Sun. | Lead Writer, Z on TV. | Author, The Jews of Prime Time. | Assistant Professor, Communication and Media Studies at Goucher College. | Twitter: @davidzurawik

David Zurawik
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