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Nicholas Jackson
Works at The Miller-McCune Center for Research, Media and Public Policy
Attended Northwestern University
Lives in Santa Barbara, CA
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Very happy to run this on +Pacific Standard: "I get it, but I’m frustrated with the pat way words like 'bravery' are applied to the trans experience. We all arrive at moments where we can choose integrity or fear. The classic definition of heroism is about risk, and faith. The misunderstanding in Jenner’s case, as it was in mine, is that we have any real choice."
Bruce Jenner isn’t gone. I should know.
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I do not and I repeat do not believe in this it is a life style not real. God made MAN and WOMAN not a transgender or gay or lesiben
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The leading breast-cancer charity has decided to end one longtime relationship ostensibly due to changing policies, but it's not that simple.
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Exciting home news: After a year with my beloved Atlantic Tech team, I'll be taking control of our website's Life channel (theatlantic.com/life), which covers design, sustainability, food, and health, beginning in September. You know where to send your pitches, brilliant ideas, comments, complaints, review copies, etc.: njackson@theatlantic.com.
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Design eh? what kind of design?
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1,000 words, but worth it because of -- I had to -- references to Almost Famous and the 18-minutes-per-page mojo.
The facsimile machine, used to transmit documents over telephone lines, has seen little improvement since it debuted in the mid-1970s
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A majority of animals are raised in industrial facilities, which generate 300 million tons of manure, but we don't know where it goes.
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Because the incubation period for listeria can stretch for more than a month, the FDA expects to see new illnesses all the way through October...
At least 13 are already dead in what the CDC has named the deadliest food outbreak in the United States in more than a decade
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My 1,000th post on The Atlantic.
When the two companies first merged back in 2001, they had competing interests. Today, they're both focused on creating content.
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Editor, Writer
Employment
  • The Miller-McCune Center for Research, Media and Public Policy
    Associate Publisher, 2014 - present
  • Pacific Standard
    Digital Director, 2013 - present
  • International Association for Literary Journalism Studies
    Officer/Webmaster, 2010 - present
  • Outside
    Digital Editorial Director, 2012 - 2013
  • Atlas Obscura
    Editor-in-Chief, 2010 - 2011
  • The Atlantic
    Associate Editor, 2010 - 2012
  • Texas Monthly
    Editorial/New Media Intern, 2008 - 2008
  • Encyclopaedia Britannica
    Editorial Intern, 2007 - 2008
  • Edelman
    Community Manager, 2009 - 2009
  • Slate/The Washington Post
    Media Aggregator, 2010 - 2010
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Santa Barbara, CA
Previously
Washington, D.C. - Chicago, IL - Austin, TX - Santa Fe, NM
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I'm just trying to make the Web a little more interesting.
Education
  • Northwestern University
    Journalism, 2005 - 2009
  • The Illinois Mathematics & Science Academy
    2002 - 2005
  • Round Lake Senior High School
    2001 - 2002
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May 9