Farhad Manjoo in 2008
August 19, 1978 |
Farhad Manjoo (born August 19, 1978) is an American journalist and author. Manjoo was a staff writer for Slate magazine from 2008 to 2013 and left Slate in September 2013 to join The Wall Street Journal as a technology columnist. In January 2014, Manjoo became the "State of the Art" columnist for The New York Times, replacing David Pogue. He has been a contributor to National Public Radio since 2009.
Manjoo was born in South Africa in 1978 to a family with ancestral roots in India. His family left the country when he was eight years old, and he was raised in Southern California. He graduated from Cornell University in 2000. During his undergraduate years, he served as writer and editor-in-chief of the Cornell Daily Sun student newspaper.
Manjoo wrote for Wired News before taking a staff position at Salon.com. In July 2008, Manjoo accepted a job at Slate magazine writing a twice-weekly technology column. In September 2013, Manjoo joined the Wall Street Journal as a technology columnist; his final column for Slate, in which he urged men to wear makeup, was published on September 20.
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