James Fallows founding Chairman of the New America Foundation Board of Directors, "is a highly acclaimed author, journalist, editor, and media commentator. Currently a National Correspondent for The Atlantic Monthly and formerly Editor of U.S. News & World Report, Mr. Fallows is also well known to National Public Radio listeners through his weekly commentaries on Morning Edition.
"Mr. Fallows has authored several influential books, including Looking at the Sun, More Like Us, and National Defense, for which he won a National Book Award. One of his most recent books, Breaking the News, has sparked a much-needed national debate about the profound problems in American journalism. He won a National Magazine Award in 2003."