Jacob Weisberg

Jacob Weisberg (born 1964) is an American political journalist, serving as editor-in-chief of Slate Group, a division of Graham Holdings Company. Weisberg is also a Newsweek columnist. He served as the editor of Slate magazine for six years, until stepping down in June 2008. He is the son of Lois Weisberg, a Chicago social activist and connector celebrated in Malcolm Gladwell's book The Tipping Point.
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  • 5 Predictions From Top Media Minds

    … Content marketing is a big trend made out of many smaller trends—the Matryoshka Doll of media, if you will, with one exciting new technology stacking into the next. Predicting these trends has become the new national sport of the media industry, and at the TrackMaven Marketing Summit earlier this month, media leaders took out their crystal…

    Alyssa Hertig/ The Content Strategistin Social Content- 11 readers -
  • Should publishers take down controversial posts?

    … can’t think of instance where we’ve done that. There’s no ‘right to be forgotten’ for flawed journalism.” GQ The site has never deleted a post and tries to make sure nothing is posted that demands “insta-regret,” editor-in-chief Jim Nelson said. “We used to publish a column called GQ Regrets, ‘a look at our occasional lapses in judgement,’ which had…

    Lucia Moses/ Digidayin Social- 7 readers -
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