John Light

John is TPM‘s Prime editor. His writing has also appeared at The Atlantic, Mother Jones, Salon, Slate, UN Dispatch, Vox, Worth, and Al Jazeera, and has been broadcast on Public Radio International. Before joining TPM, John was a producer for Bill Moyers and WNYC, and worked as a news writer for Grist. He grew up in New Jersey, studied history and film at Oberlin College, and got his master‘s degree in journalism from Columbia University.

Articles by John

When Devin Nunes launched a lawsuit against Twitter and a series of individual accounts that had made jokes at his expense, it seemed a bit out of left field — especially given its slim chances of success. So what’s going on here?

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We’re following the story of Cindy Yang, the founder of a chain of Chinese massage parlors, one of which Patriots owner Robert Kraft was at when he was ensnared in a prostitution sting. Here’s more on that and other stories on our radar.

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