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Nicholas Thompson

Fellow at the New America Foundation

As a Markle Fellow with the New America Foundation, Mr. Thompson focuses on the Internet’s impact on innovation, from open-source software to cancer research — to democratic reform in Africa.

Mr. Thompson was previously an editor at The Washington Monthly and has also contributed to The Boston Globe, The Chicago Tribune, the Los Angeles Times, The New York Times, Slate and The Washington Post, among other publications.

He is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Stanford University where he earned degrees in Earth Systems, Political Science and Economics.

Articles by Nicholas Thompson

The Internet and Political Campaigns

How has the Internet helped or harmed political campaigns?

June 16, 2003

Ghana — An Example for Africa

How has Ghana influenced the failures and fortunes of its African neighbors?

June 27, 2002