John Nichols (journalist)

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John Nichols
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BornJohn Harrison Nichols[1]
(1959-02-03) February 3, 1959 (age 55)
Wisconsin
Alma materUniversity of Wisconsin–Parkside
Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism
OccupationJournalist
Writer
AwardsClarion Award[2]
 
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John Nichols
John Nichols.JPG
BornJohn Harrison Nichols[1]
(1959-02-03) February 3, 1959 (age 55)
Wisconsin
Alma materUniversity of Wisconsin–Parkside
Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism
OccupationJournalist
Writer
AwardsClarion Award[2]

John Harrison Nichols (born February 3, 1959) is an American journalist and author. He is Washington correspondent for The Nation and associate editor of The Capital Times. Books authored or co-authored by Nichols include: The Genius of Impeachment and The Death and Life of American Journalism.[3]

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Nichols grew up in Union Grove, Wisconsin.[4] He lives in Madison, is married and is a father.

Journalism[edit]

Nichols holds a masters degree from Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism and bachelor's degree from the University of Wisconsin–Parkside.[1] He formerly was the national correspondent for newspapers in Toledo and Pittsburgh. He lives in Madison and works as an editor for The Capital Times.[5] Nichols is Washington correspondent for The Nation and writes "The Beat" blog for the magazine.[6] He is a pioneering political blogger who began blogging in 1999. He is a regular contributor to In These Times and The Progressive. He appears in the documentary films Outfoxed, Unprecedented: The 2000 Presidential Election, Orwell Rolls in His Grave, and Call It Democracy. Nichols is co-founder, with Bob McChesney and Josh Silver, of Free Press.[3]

Has become a regular radio and TV guest of many liberal and progressive talk shows, including The Ed Show with Ed Schultz on MSNBC, Up with Chris Hayes on MSNBC, The Drive Home with Sly on The Big Oldies WEKZ 93.7 (Monroe, WI), Thom Hartmann, and Jon Wiener on KPFK in Los Angeles.

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