Matthew Yglesias Bio | Wiki
Matthew Yglesias is an American journalist and blogger. Currently, Matthew serves as a columnist for Bloomberg Opinion as well as a writer for the Slow Boring blog and newsletter. He writes about economics and politics. Matthew has written columns and articles for various publications such as The Atlantic, The American Prospect, and Slate.
Previously, he served as an editor and columnist for the news website Vox. Matthew co-founded the website in 2014 to publish the email newsletter Slow Boring. Previously, he served as an editor and columnist for the news website Vox. Matthew co-founded the website in 2014 to publish the email newsletter Slow Boring. However, he left his position in November 2020.
Matthew Yglesias Age
He was born on May 18, 1981, United States of America. Matthew is 40 years old.
Matthew Yglesias Height
He is a man of average stature. Matthew stands at the height of 5 ft 7 in ( Approx 1.7m).
Matthew Yglesias Family
He was born to his parents in the United States of America. His father Rafael Yglesias is a screenwriter and novelist, Matthew has a brother called Nicolas. Novelists Jose Yglesias and Helen Yglesias (née Bassine) were his paternal grandparents. Matthew’s paternal grandfather was of Spanish-Cuban background while his other three grandparents were of Eastern European Jewish descent.
Matthew Yglesias Education
He earned his high school diploma from the Dalton School in New York City. Later, Matthew went to further his studies at Harvard University. There, he studied philosophy and graduated with a degree in the same.
Matthew Yglesias Bloomberg
Currently, Matthew serves as a columnist for Bloomberg Opinion as well as a writer for the Slow Boring blog and newsletter. The journalist is the co-founder and former columnist for Vox. Matthew has authored some books. He most recently authored”One Billion Americans.”
Matthew Yglesias Podcast | The Weeds
He serves as the co-host of a podcast called The Weeds which is a News and Science podcast that features Matthew, Sarah Kliff, and Dylan Matthews. The podcast is produced by Vox and the Vox Media Podcast Network. Also, Matthew serves as the host of a weekly Arts and Books podcast called Town Hall Seattle Arts & Culture Series
Matthew Yglesias Iraq War
He was a strong supporter of invading Iraq, Iran, and also North Korea. Matthew called the countries on his blog “evil” and stated that “we should take them all out.” Although, the journalist was critical of the term “axis of evil.” Later, Matthew called his attitude about the war a mistake.
In or before 2010, the journalist coined the term “pundit’s fallacy” denoting “the belief that what a politician needs to do to improve his or her political standing is do what the pundit wants substantively.” He revealed that he supported and voted for Mitt Romney when he ran for Governor of Massachusetts in 2002
Matthew Yglesias Book
He is the author of the political nonfiction book titled One Billion Americans: The Case for Thinking Bigger. The book was inspired by Doug Saunders’ Maximum Canada and released on September 15, 2020. Matthew, according to an analysis by Rob Blackie ( British digital strategist ) was among the commonly followed political writers among Biden administration staff on Twitter. His fellow blogger called Andrew Sullivan takes nominations on his blog for the Yglesias Award.
Matthew Yglesias Slate
He launched his blogging career in early 2002, while still a college student. Mainly, Matthew focused on American politics and public policy issues. He often approached from an abstract, philosophical perspective. Upon his graduation in 2003, he joined the American Prospect as a writing fellow subsequently becoming a staff writer. Matthew’s posts appeared regularly on the magazine’s collaborative weblog TAPPED.
He served as a staff writer at The Atlantic Monthly from June 2007 until August 2008. Also, his blog was hosted on the magazine’s website, The Atlantic. Matthew announced in July 2008, that he would leave The Atlantic Monthly to join the Center for American Progress. His new role would be as a writer for its blog called ThinkProgress. However, Matthew left ThinkProgress on November 21, 2011, to serve as a business as well as economics correspondent at Slate’s Moneybox.
Matthew Yglesias Substack
The journalist left Slate in February 2014 to be part of the Vox Media founding team. He joined another co-founder of Vox i.e Ezra Klein and Melissa Bell. Matthew announced on November 13, 2020, that he would no longer be writing for Vox.com since he had moved to Substack for editorial independence.
Matthew Yglesias Salary
Currently, he serves as a columnist for Bloomberg Opinion as well as a writer for the Slow Boring blog and newsletter. Matthew earns an average salary of $72,437 per year.
Matthew Yglesias Net Worth
He is an American journalist, author, and blogger who has accumulated an estimated net worth of $1,845,963.
Where Does Matthew Yglesias Live
In 2013, Matthew bought a $1.2 million three-bedroom condo in Washington, D.C where he live up to date.
Who Is Matthew Yglesias
Matthew is an American journalist, author, and blogger. Currently, he serves as a columnist for Bloomberg Opinion as well as a writer for the Slow Boring blog and newsletter. He writes about economics and politics.
How Old Is Matthew Yglesias
Matthew is a 40-year-old American journalist, author, and blogger who was born on May 18, 1981, United States of America.