James Fallows

National Correspondent, The Atlantic

James Fallows is a national correspondent for The Atlantic, which he has written for since the late 1970s. He and his wife Deb recently completed a book about civic resilience across the country that they reported on in The Atlantic’s “American Futures” series. Fallows previously reported extensively from abroad and was President Carter’s chief speechwriter. His ten books include Blind into Baghdad, Postcards from Tomorrow Square, Breaking the News, and China Airborne. He has won the National Magazine Award, American Book Award, and a New York Emmy for a documentary series on China. He is becoming The Atlantic’s first international bureau chief in London this fall.

Videos/Audio of James Fallows

How do we effectively address our most pressing challenges in a rapidly changing and increasingly interdependent World... See more
With more media platforms than ever-from zines to Twitter, from e-books to blogs-ownership of intellectual property is... See more
The United Nations has determined that, in the next 40 years, we must double crop production to feed, fuel, and cloth... See more
Niall Ferguson and James Fallows discuss the influence of China on the U.S. economy with moderator Scott Stossel. "... See more
India and China are the World's most populous countries-and their economies are growing faster than any major economy... See more
Award-winning Atlantic editor James Fallows and Asian history and culture expert Orville Schell discuss Fallows' first... See more

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