Journalist David Sirota
David Sirota is a journalist, nationally syndicated weekly newspaper columnist, award-winning radio host and bestselling author living in Denver, Colorado. As a regular contributor to Salon.com, Sirota covers the intersection of politics, media and popular culture. In reviews of his writing, the New York Times called Sirota a “populist rabble-rouser” with a “take-no-prisoners mind-set.” In 2010, The Nation magazine named Sirota one of the 30 Media Heroes in America.
Sirota’s first two books (Hostile Takeover and The Uprising) were both New York Times bestsellers. His third book, Back to Our Future, was released in March of 2011 to strong reviews. As a magazine writer, Sirota has contributed to The New York Times Magazine, Wired, Salon and The Nation. He is also senior editor at In These Times magazine and Huffington Post contributor, and appears periodically on CNN, Comedy Central’s Colbert Report, MSNBC, and National Public Radio.