Nancy Scola is a journalist and magazine writer whose work focuses on the intersections of technology, politics, and public policy. A contributing writer at POLITICO Magazine, she has served as a senior technology reporter at POLITICO and a staff writer at the Washington Post. Her work has also appeared in publications like The Atlantic, New York Magazine, and Washingtonian Magazine. She has served as an adjunct lecturer in journalism at Georgetown University.
A native of New Jersey and graduate of both the George Washington University (B.A., anthropology/Africana studies) and Boston University (M.A., anthropology), Nancy came to journalism from Capitol Hill and now lives in Washington D.C.'s Hill East neighborhood.
llustration by Michael Hoeweler for POLITICO Magazine
WIRED Magazine "Her argument goes like this: Too many newsrooms have lost their way by catering to elite readers..."
New York Magazine "Khan’s central argument is that none of this is inevitable; rather, it’s the product of legal and policy choices..."
POLITICO Magazine "'It started with tuna,' explains Congressman Ken Buck, when asked why he doesn’t use Google."
The Information "'It's "freedom from poverty" money,' she says. 'It's "freedom from Venezuela’s totalitarian regime" money."
Washingtonian Magazine "All that’s changed over the past decade or so, as eating became a political act for a much wider swath of people."
POLITICO Magazine "Said one Twitter official: 'I can’t imagine a world where Jack looks at her and says, No.'”
POLITICO Magazine "It’s a gathering defined by public accountability, with two centuries of rules and norms..."
POLITICO Magazine "...fusing novel pressure tactics with the weight of legacy civil rights groups."
POLITICO Magazine "Is Nick Clegg changing Facebook for the better—or putting a fresh shine on deep problems?"
Washingtonian Magazine "Goodstein’s ability to make a full-blown movement seem to have sprung from nowhere..."
POLITICO Magazine "An algorithmic lobbyist sounds like a joke. But it’s already here. Here’s who the robots are coming for next."
Next City "Jennifer Pahlka is playing devil’s advocate. 'You can't,' she says, 'solve the world's problems through apps.'"
Next City "Americans have been hiring driven cars for more than a century. Laws have accumulated governing that exchange..."
The Atlantic "...a battle over the future of the global network that brought him face-to-face with the Royal Canadian Mounted Police."
Why Can't Washington Quit Twitter?, POLITICO Magazine
Is Andrew Yang for Real?, POLITICO Magazine
U.S. CTO Aneesh Chopra: The Interview, The Atlantic
This Startup Wants to Make Your Data Plan Dirt Cheap, WIRED/Backchannel
Is Tech Dividing America? A Q&A with MIT's David Autor, POLITICO Magazine
What It's Like to Be Filmmaker to the President, The Atlantic
Silicon Valley Sends Ambassador to Trump's Coal Country, POLITICO Magazine
Is Coronavirus Killing Off Cash?, POLITICO Magazine