Spencer Ackerman, a journalist based in Washington, D.C., is a senior fellow and reporter for the Washington Independent, a website operated by the Center for Independent Media. He is a former senior correspondent for The American Prospect; a former reporter-blogger forJosh Marshall's Talking Points Memo and TPMmuckraker; and national security correspondent for The Washington Monthly.
Ackerman's articles have also appeared in Atlantic Monthly, The Nation, Men's Journal, Slate, Salon, the Austin American-Statesman, Survival, Congressional Quarterly, and "other publications."
After graduating from Rutgers University, Ackerman "came to Washington in 2002 to work for the New Republic and, while a sometimes-blogger for the magazine, didn't plan a future in it."
Related SourceWatch articles
- Spencer Ackerman, Washington Independent, accessed March 20, 2008.
- Author: Spencer Ackerman, Prospect.org.
- Archived articles at The Nation; includes bio.
- Profile: Spencer Ackerman, Comment is free..../The Guardian (UK).
- Section: "Spencer Ackerman" in The New Republic in the Wikipedia.
- Spencer Ackerman, "OK, Let's Get This Over With," Too Hot For TNR, October 20, 2006.
- Marie Beaudette, "D.C.'s New Young Blogging Elite," Wall Street Journal Online, September 12, 2007.
- Clint Hendler, "Uncouth, Unrepentent, and Unemployed. How Spencer Ackerman got Too Hot for TNR," New York Magazine, October 2006.