Friday, June 17, 2016

Mangu-Ward new editor-in-chief of Reason

Katherine Mangu-Ward Named Editor-in-Chief of Reason - Hit & Run :

Jun. 15, 2016 - "Katherine Mangu-Ward has been named editor-in-chief of Reason, the magazine of 'free minds and free markets.' Mangu-Ward joined the magazine in 2006 and has been Reason's managing editor since 2011.

"'This is my dream job,' said Mangu-Ward. 'I couldn't be more excited about leading Reason magazine's incredible team of journalists as we dig deeply into policy and politics, catalog culture in its high and low forms, and serve up a steady stream of smart, skeptical, sassy libertarian analysis.'

"'Katherine embodies Reason's dedication to great journalism and developing talent,' said David Nott, president of Reason Foundation, which publishes Reason. 'Katherine's humor, smarts and strong work ethic have helped drive her rise from Reason intern to editor-in-chief. I'm thrilled that she'll now lead and shape the magazine's coverage and design with her original, provocative and witty vision for impactful journalism'...

"'Katherine was built for this job. She's a talented journalist and strong libertarian who combines Reason co-founder Robert Poole's rational, can-do optimism with former Reason editor Virginia Postrel's sense of wonder at what free markets will dream up next," said Matt Welch, who is shifting from Reason's editor-in-chief to editor-at-large. 'Her delight at arguing against prevailing opinion, and her futuristic vision make Katherine ideal to lead a vital American magazine'....

"First published in 1968, Reason is the monthly magazine of free minds and free markets. Reason's award-winning print, digital and video properties cover politics, culture and ideas through a provocative mix of news and analysis that always makes a principled case for individual liberty, free markets and the rule of law."

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