David Weir

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David Weir is a journalist and media consultant who covers technology for 7x7.com.

Previously, he worked as a content executive at KQED Inc., Wired Digital, Salon.com, Excite@Home, MyWire and Predictify. He has also been a magazine editor at Rolling Stone, California, Mother Jones, Business 2.0, SunDance, the Stanford Social Innovation Review, and 7x7. He is the former executive director of the Center for Investigative Reporting (CIR), which he co-founded in 1977.

David has published hundreds of articles at outlets including The New York Times, The Economist, Stanford Business magazine, New York magazine, and The Nation; thousands of blog posts, including his long-running media blog at BNET; several screenplays, and three books, including "Raising Hell: How the Center for Investigative Reporting Gets Its Story." He also taught journalism for over 20 years at U-C, Berkeley, Stanford, and S. F. State.


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