2013 The Root 100

Prolific political writer Jamelle Bouie made the move this year from the American Prospect to the Daily Beast.

  • Influence: 172.5
  • Reach: 11.72
  • Substance: 7.1
  • Media Mentions: 242
  • Internet Mentions: 115000
  • Twitter Followers: 18504
  • Jamelle Bouie

  • The former American Prospect writer recently joined the Daily Beast.
  • Job: Political journalist
  • Sector: Entertainment/Media
  • Twitter: @jbouie
  • Location: Washington, D.C.
  • Age: 25
  • Bio:

    Whether he's questioning conservatives' definition of "racism" or outlining the various conspiracy theories over the U.S. Embassy attack in Benghazi, Libya, writer Jamelle Bouie analyzes news events where politics and race intersect with a personable flair, humor and insight. Bouie made a huge move this year, leaving his post at the American Prospect to join the Daily Beast as a staff writer and Washington correspondent. A Virginia native, Bouie's work also has appeared in the Nation, the Atlantic, the Washington Post, CNN.com and the Globe and Mail.

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