Isaiah J. Poole: Veteran journalist, editor, and progressive activist. The editor of OurFuture.org since 2007, over 25 years, Isaiah worked for Congressional Quarterly, where he covered congressional leadership and tracked major bills through Congress. Most of his prior journalism experience has been in Washington as both a reporter and an editor on topics ranging from presidential politics to pop culture, putting him at the front lines of ideological battles between progressives and conservatives. He also served as a founding member of the Washington Association of Black Journalists and the National Lesbian and Gay Journalists Association. Follow @ijpoole
Gaius Publius — Professional writer of stories, poems, and books on education & technology. Currently writes for Digby's Hullaballoo, DOwn with Tyranny, Crooks and Liars and Naked Capitalism Follow @Gaius_Publius and his tumblr page, GaiusPublius.
The 2016 VS Media Panel: Avedon Carol, Cliff Schecter, Culture of Truth, David Dayen, Dave Johnson, David Waldman, digby, Gaius Publius, Isaiah Poole, Joan McCarter, Marcy Wheeler, Sara Robinson, Susie Madrak, Spocko, Stuart Zechman