Timothy Noah

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Timothy Noah is a senior writer for Slate Magazine, where he writes the "Chatterbox" column. He is also a contributing editor to The Washington Monthly. Noah was previously an assistant managing editor at U.S. News and World Report and a Washington reporter for the Wall Street Journal.The Washington Monthly bio. Before that, he was a staff writer at The New Republic and a congressional correspondent for Newsweek.

Born on February 11, 1967, Noah is a graduate of Harvard University, where he was an editor of the Harvard Advocate.

Noah's wife, fellow journalist Marjorie Williams, died of cancer on January 16, 2005. After her death, Noah edited an anthology of Williams' writing, The Woman at the Washington Zoo: Writings on Politics, Family, and Fate. Meghan O'Rourke, Marjorie Williams: A journalist who made feminism matter, Slate, November 9, 2005. The book won PEN's Martha Albrand Award for First Nonfiction and a National Magazine Award in the category of essays and criticism.

He lives in the Takoma, Washington neighborhood of Washington, D.C., with his two children.

Iraq War

In a February 2003 article in Slate<ref>Timothy Noah, Chatterbox Goes to War, Slate, February 10, 2003</ref>, Noah described his initial opposition to the Iraq War and his conversion to the pro-war position by Colin Powell's February 3 speech to the United Nations. After many of Powell's statements were proven false, Noah changed his mind about the war, praising those who had remained steadfastly against it in an August 2004 column.<ref>Timothy Noah, Can You Forgive Them?, Slate, August 20, 2004</ref>

External Links

  • Tomothy Noah. "Evicted From Wikipedia: Why the online encyclopedia won't let just anyone in." Slate. Posted Saturday, Feb. 24, 2007, at 7:02 AM ET
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