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Jonathan Alter

Jonathan Alter is an American journalist, best-selling author, and television producer who was a columnist and senior editor for 'Newsweek' magazine from 1983 until 2011, and has written three 'New York Times' best-selling books about American presidents. He is a contributing correspondent to NBC News, where since 1996 he has appeared on NBC, MSNBC, and CNBC. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
Jonathan Alter has 42 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1987 Call-In as an Associate Editor for the National Affairs of the Newsweek. The year with the most videos was 2010 with five videos as a Senior Editor for the Newsweek. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2009 with an average of 737 views per program. Most appearances with Steve Scully (3), Newton N. Minow (2), William E. Leuchtenburg (2). Most common tags: Obama, Barack, Roosevelt, Franklin, Media.

Appearances by Title:c. January 1, 2016 - Present Chair, J. Anthony Lukas Prize Project Committee, Nieman Foundation for Journalism Videos: 2 c. January 1, 2011 - Present Contributor, [Vanity Fair] Videos: 3 Columnist, View, Bloomberg News Videos: 5 c. January 1, 1991 - Present Columnist, [Newsweek] Videos: 1 c. March 1, 1983 - Present Associate Editor, National Affairs, [Newsweek] Videos: 1 c. January 1, 2000 - Present Contributing Correspondent, NBC News Videos: 0 c. January 1, 1984 - Present Critic, Media, [Newsweek] Videos: 0

Previously

Senior Editor, [Newsweek] c. September 1, 1991 - c. April 11, 2011 Videos: 30 Senior Writer, [Newsweek] c. January 1, 1987 - c. September 1, 1991 Videos: 0

Recent Appearances

  • 2017 J. Anthony Lukas Prize

    2017 J. Anthony Lukas Prize

    The J. Anthony Lukas Prize is given by the Nieman Foundation and the Columbia University School of Journalism to non-fiction books on an…

  • Presidential Biographers Panel

    Presidential Biographers Panel

    David Remnick, David Maraniss, Jonathan Alter, and Jacob Weisberg talked about their respective biographies of Presidents…

  • 2016 J. Anthony Lukas Prize

    2016 J. Anthony Lukas Prize

    The J. Anthony Lukas Prize is given by the Nieman Foundation and the Columbia University School of Journalism to non-fiction books on an…

  • <em>The Contender</em>

    The Contender

    Michael Shnayerson talked about his book, The Contender: Andrew Cuomo, a Biography, about the political career of Governor…

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