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Mining the tech world for lively and meaningful tales and analysis.
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Mining the tech world for lively and meaningful tales and analysis. How to pitch us: https://medium.com/@stevenlevy/would-you-like-to-write-for-backchannel-89105791a211

Editors
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editor in chief
Steven Levy
Editor of Backchannel. Also, I write stuff.
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Executive editor
Sandra Upson
Executive editor of Backchannel @ Conde Nast, formerly of Medium
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editor
Alexis Sobel Fitts
Writer at large; Senior Editor of Backchannel @ Conde Nast.
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Editorial Associate
Miranda Katz
Editorial Associate at Backchannel.
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Editorial Director
Jessi Hempel
I am the head of editorial for Backchannel. I write about the business and culture of technology. And I want to edit your stories on those topics as well.
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Sam Baldwin
Online Editor at Mother Jones Magazine.
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contributing writer
Scott Rosenberg
Covering the Web since 1994. Backchannel. NewCo Daily. Wordyard.com. Say Everything. Dreaming in Code. Grist. Mediabugs. Salon. Berkeley, CA. Real person.
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Ricki Harris
Editorial Fellow at Backchannel
Writers
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policy columnist
Susan Crawford
Contributor to @backchnnl; prof @Harvard_Law; books (#TheResponsiveCity, #CaptiveAudience); all things tech & Internet
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contributing writer
Dan Gillmor
The first rule of a conversation: listen. Bio and disclosures: http://dangillmor.com/about
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ADVICE COLUMNIST
Karen Wickre
Connector, word wrangler, reality checker. Soon: “Taking the Work Out of Networking: An Introvert’s Guide to Making Connections That Count” (Touchstone Books)
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contributing writer
Lauren Smiley
San Francisco journalist studying humans in the Tech Age. For WIRED, California Sunday, and San Francisco Magazine. Alum of Matter and Backchannel.
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contributing writer
Scott Rosenberg
Covering the Web since 1994. Backchannel. NewCo Daily. Wordyard.com. Say Everything. Dreaming in Code. Grist. Mediabugs. Salon. Berkeley, CA. Real person.