MIT Technology Review announced today that veteran technology editor Mat Honan has been hired as its new chief editor. Honan joins BuzzFeed News, where he and his teams have published impactful, hard-hitting journalism that raises important questions, captures attention, and has won several awards, including a 2021 Pulitzer Prize.
In his new role, Honan will provide leadership, creative vision and editorial direction for the entire MIT Technology Review portfolio, including the website, podcast, newsletter, and print magazines, as well as new platforms and formats under development. .
“Over the past few years, MIT Technology Review has transformed into a multimedia, first digital media company that reports the most important technology stories of our time. The next stage in our evolution is to reach an even larger audience with the our first-class authoritative journalism, ”said Elizabeth Bramson-Boudreau, CEO and editor of MIT Technology Review. “Mat brings a rare combination of vision, energy and digital media know-how to this vital role. I’m excited to work with him to shape the future of MIT Technology Review. ”
“I’m happy to have the opportunity to lead such a talented group of journalists,” Honan said. “MIT Technology Review is at the heart of so many urgent issues. There is a great need and desire to understand the way things like new technologies, cutting-edge science, the climate crisis, and the ongoing pandemic are transforming. society. We have to tell powerful stories that help people understand, think differently and change the world in which we live. It’s a great opportunity, and I’m so excited to get started. ”
Honan began the MIT Technology Review on August 17th.
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