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Kara Swisher continues her reign as a media powerhouse

There may be no title more befitting of Kara Swisher than “editor at large.” It’s the position the exalted tech journalist currently holds at New York magazine, which produces Pivot, a business podcast Swisher cohosts with sparring partner and NYU professor Scott Galloway. But it’s also a nod to the breadth of Swisher’s editorial prowess, which can’t be contained to any one media property or medium. Since 2018, she has been a weekly columnist for the New York Times—also home to her solo podcast, Sway. She is the face of the annual Code Conference, where she grills Silicon Valley’s power brokers while ensconced in an iconic red chair. And she continues to be a frequent guest on CNBC and indefatigable presence on Twitter, with 1.4 million followers in her thrall.
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Facebook Panel Forcing Zuckerberg to Make Call on Trump, Kara Swisher Says

If Mark Zuckerberg thought he could dodge the big decision on whether Donald Trump gets back on Facebook, its independent panel's essentially saying not so fast, Zuck ... according to a leading tech journalist. Kara Swisher, once dubbed Silicon Valley's most powerful tech journalist, joined "TMZ Live" Wednesday and broke...
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Listen: Kara Swisher explains the high costs of ‘Big Tech’

The so-called “Big Tech” industry has dramatically improved our daily lives, but at what cost?. Few people have gotten a closer look at these companies than Kara Swisher, writer for The New York Times and podcast host—and she says we need to wrestle more with that question. Recently she shared...

Kara Swisher interviews Tim Cook

Kara Swisher of the New York Times interviews Tim Cook on her podcast this week:. In this episode of “Sway,” Ms. Swisher presses Mr. Cook on the motivations behind Apple’s privacy push, the power the company has over app developers, and potential future Apple innovations, from augmented-reality headsets to autonomous cars. They also discuss the decision to remove Parler from the App Store after the Capitol attacks — and why Mr. Cook hopes that the right-leaning social media company will “come back.”
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President Carmen Twillie Ambar talks with Kara Swisher, host of the New York Times podcast "Sway"

"No Parties. No Sports. How Oberlin College Is Surviving the Pandemic" — In this episode of the podcast “Sway,” host Kara Swisher talks with President Carmen Twillie Amber about the impact the pandemic has had on higher education and how it has changed the academic experience. During their conversation they discuss what led to the decision to close the Oberlin campus, what needed to happen to bring students back for in-person learning, and the lasting implications the pandemic might have on colleges and universities. They also explore the cost implications of the pandemic higher education and they also talk about issues surrounding diversity on college campuses.

Kara Swisher and Scott Galloway’s Big 2021 Predictions

Shockingly, it’s looking like another good year ahead for this guy. Photo: David Ryder/Getty Images. 2020 was as tumultuous in the tech and business worlds as it was everywhere else. What will 2021 bring? On the latest episode of the Pivot podcast, Kara Swisher and Scott Galloway discuss what next year has in store for health care (Amazon making its move?), social media (a Twitter subscription service?), consumer spending (more home goods?), and much more.