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Malia Politzer is the executive editor of piqd.com, and an award-winning long-form journalist based out of Spain. She specializes in reporting on migration, international development, human rights issues and investigative reporting.
Originally from California, she's lived in China, Spain, Mexico and India, and reported from various countries in Africa, Europe and the Middle East. Her primary beats relate to immigration, economics and international development. She has published articles in Huffington Post Highline, The Economist, The Wall Street Journal, Vogue India, Mint, Far Eastern Economic Review, Foreign Policy, Reason Magazine, and the Phoenix New Times. She is also a regular contributor to Devex.
Her Huffington Post Highline series, "The 21st Century Gold Rush" won awards from the National Association of Magazine Editors, Overseas Press Club, and American Society of Newspaper Editors. She's also won multiple awards for feature writing in India and the United States.
Her reporting has been supported by the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting, The Institute For Current World Affairs, and the Global Migration Grant.
Degrees include a BA from Hampshire College and MS from Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, where was a Stabile Fellow at the Center for Investigative Journalism.
From massive privacy scandals touching millions of users to the Cambridge Analytica scandal and more news about Russian meddling in the US election, 2018 has been a tumultuous year for tech news. Luckily, it's also seen the debut of a number of well-reported tech podcasts to help you make sense of the rapidly changing world we inhabit. We've rounded up the top five tech podcasts of the year. Enjoy!
Vice’s new tech podcast focuses on cyber and information security in an era where more and more of us keep sensitive personal information on our phones, computers, and iClouds, and hackers are getting more sophisticated every day.
This New York Times audio feature looks at the human cost of consumers’ expectations about the speed of delivery in the age of Amazon.
While not new, this podcast series provides a well-reported look into aspects of the Internet people are often reluctant to talk about—including stories about hackers, defenders, malware, botnets and privacy breaches from the dark net.
Now in its third season, this podcast series—hosted by technology reporter Manoush Zomorodi—looks at how technology is transforming humanity, from elections to relationships.
Also in its third season, this often lighthearted podcasts asks the hard, weird, and often silly questions about how tiny tech decisions can impact your social life.