Jeff Jarvis is a national leader in the development of online news, blogging, the investigation of new business models for news, and the teaching of entrepreneurial journalism. He was named one of the 100 most influential media leaders by the World Economic Forum at Davos.
He is the author, most recently, of The Gutenberg Parenthesis, which traces the epoch of print from its fateful beginnings to our digital present. He is also the author of Public Parts: How Sharing in the Digital Age Improves the Way We Work and Live” and What Would Google Do?
He has consulted for media companies including The Guardian, Digital First Media, and Advance Publications, His freelance articles have appeared in newspapers and magazines across the country, including the Guardian, The New York Times, The Nation, Rolling Stone, and BusinessWeek.
He was the creator and founding managing editor of Entertainment Weekly magazine and has worked as a columnist, associate publisher, editor, and writer for a number of publications, including TV Guide, People, the San Francisco Examiner, the Chicago Tribune, and the New York Daily News.
His upcoming book, The Web We Weave, will be published by Basic Books in 2024.