Kara Swisher

Updated: 09/15/2017 by Computer Hope

Kara SwisherName: Kara Swisher

Born: Unknown

Computer-related contributions

  • American technology columnist/writer for the Wall Street Journal and an author and commentator on the Internet.
  • She created and wrote Boom Town, a column which appeared on the front page of the Marketplace section and online.
  • Founded and currently serves as the co-executive editor of All Things Digital with Walt Mossberg.

Significant publications

  • There Must Be a Pony in Here Somewhere: The AOL Time Warner Debacle and the Quest for a Digital Future (2003).
  • Aol.com: How Steve Case Beat Bill Gates, Nailed the Netheads and Made Millions in the War for the Web (1998).

Honors and awards

  • Cited as the most influential reporter covering the Internet by the Industry Standard magazine.

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