Updated: 09/15/2017 by Computer Hope
Name: Walter Mossberg
Born: March 27, 1947, in Warwick, Rhode Island, USA
- American journalist/writer who is the principal technology columnist for The Wall Street Journal.
- His Personal Technology column has appeared every Thursday since 1991.
- Provides commentary in a segment on PC World's Digital Duo.
- Widely regarded as one of the most influential writers on Information Technology.
- Reported to be the highest paid journalist at the Wall Street Journal, with "his annual compensation approaching a million dollars."
- The Wall Street Journal Book of Personal Technology (1995).
Honors and awards
- Won the World Technology Award for Media and Journalism (2001).
- Only technology writer to receive the Loeb award for Commentary (1999).
"Why shouldn't a PC work like a refrigerator or a toaster?"