Ezra Klein

Ezra Klein (born May 9, 1984) is an American journalist, blogger, and columnist. He is most known for his former work as a blogger and columnist for The Washington Post, as well his ongoing work as a contributor to Bloomberg News and MSNBC. He was formerly an associate editor of The American Prospect political magazine and a political blogger at the same publication.At The Washington Post, he managed a branded blog called "Wonkblog," which featured his writing and the writing of other policy reporters. Issues discussed in the blog included health care and budget policy. He wrote a primer on policy called "Wonkbook," which was delivered by e-mail and on his blog each morning.
Posts about Ezra Klein
  • Today in Tabs editor Rusty Foster: ‘2014 was a terrible year!’

    … and FiveThirtyEight launched, and they were very much parallel. People were treating them in the same way, and I feel like they shook out very, very differently, especially in those two cases. How so? Ezra Klein went off and joined a team, an already-established company, in Vox. It’s done pretty well. I don’t necessarily keep track of pageviews…

    Caroline Bottger/ Digiday- 10 readers -
  • Why publishers are learning how to buy ads

    … Publishers are used to spending an inordinate amount of energy trying to attract media buyers, but now they’re also playing the role themselves. Publishers like Vox Media, BuzzFeed and Complex all have in-house ad-buying capability, part of a shift by publishers in how they think of audience development. Gone is the “build it and they will come…

    Lucia Moses/ Digidayin Social Google Facebook Twitter How To's- 6 readers -
  • Is Vox’s Chorus the CMS Brands Have Been Waiting For?

    In April, Ezra Klein sent a ripple through the media world when he decided to leave The Washington Post for Vox Media. It wasn’t just the fact that Klein was leaving WaPo, but the reason he was doing it: for Vox’s content management system (CMS), Chorus. “At our first meeting, we knew we were going here,” Klein told The New York Times. “They had the technology we thought we were inventing.

    Sam Petulla/ The Content Strategist- 9 readers -
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