MIT Technology Reviewannounced today that veteran technology editor Matt Honan has been hired as its new editor-in-chief. Honan joins BuzzFeed News, where he and his teams have published impressive, hard-hitting journalism that asks important questions, grabs attention, and has won multiple awards, including the 2021 Pulitzer Prize.
In his new role, Honan will provide leadership, creative vision and editorial leadership for the entire MIT Technology Review portfolio, including the website, podcasts, newsletters and print magazines, as well as new platforms and formats in development.
“Over the past few years, MIT Technology Review has evolved into a multiplatform, the first digital media company to report on the most important technology stories of our time. The next phase of our evolution is to reach an even larger audience with our top, authoritative journalism, ”said Elizabeth Bramson-Boudreau, CEO and publisher of the MIT Technology Review. “Mat brings a rare combination of vision, energy and knowledge about digital media to this vital role. I am thrilled to be working with him on shaping the future of the MIT Technology Review. ”
“I am thrilled to have the opportunity to lead such a talented group of journalists,” Honan said. “MIT’s technological review is at the center of so many urgent problems. There is a great need and desire to understand the way things like new technologies, cutting-edge science, climate crises and enduring pandemics are transforming society. We will tell powerful stories that will help people understand, think differently and change the world we live in. It’s a pretty good opportunity and I’m so excited to have started. ”
Honan at the MIT Technology Review begins Aug. 17.
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