From Military Policy to Software Development, James Fallows’ Reporting Runs the Gamut

Author and national correspondent for The Atlantic, James Fallows was President Jimmy Carter’s chief speechwriter and, previously, editor of US News & World Report. Mr. Fallows has worked for The Atlantic for nearly 30 years, during which time he has reported extensively from outside the United States.

Mr. Fallows received his undergraduate degree in American history and literature from Harvard University, and a graduate degree in economics from Oxford as a Rhodes Scholar.  He has spoken at a number of events and written various articles on the topics of doing business in China and Japan, saving traditional news, military policy and procurement, the college admissions process, technology, and software development.

Mr. Fallows is recipient of the National Magazine Award, the American Book Award for nonfiction and a NY Emmy for the documentary series Doing Business in China. His latest book, China Airborne (Pantheon, 2012), focuses on China’s efforts to become a leader in the aerospace industry, as well as their aspirations for becoming a forerunner in other industries. Other books published by Mr. Fallows include, Blind into Baghdad (Vintage, 2006) and Postcards From Tomorrow Square (Vintage, 2008), both of which are based on his writings for The Atlantic.

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