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Columnist at Wired. Regular contributor to The Economist, The LA Times, The NY Times, The Atlantic, Vogue, MSNBC, CNN, and more.

Host of four podcasts: This Is Critical with Stitcher, The Continuous Action with POGO, After Trump, with Lawfare, and Trumpcast, with Slate.

Author of Magic and Loss: The Internet as Art.

After receiving her doctorate in English and American Literature and Language from Harvard, Heffernan began her journalism career as a fact-checker at The New Yorker. She’s worked as a senior editor at Harper’s, a TV critic for Slate, a TV critic for The New York Times, and a columnist for The New York Times Magazine.

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