Farhad Manjoo: The Demise of Email?

Farhad Manjoo: The Demise of Email?


The fierce election year has put email use in the spotlight. Between thousands of missing emails and thousands more that were maliciously hacked, the formerly cutting-edge communications medium has become a political football. In this video, Farhad Manjoo, technology columnist for the New York Times, joins "CBS This Morning: Saturday" from Mountain View, California, to discuss why emails have become so prevalent and their future.

In addition to his writing and reporting, Manjoo co-hosts the tech podcast “The Jay & Farhad Show” with CNBC executive editor Jay Yarow and frequently hosts panel discussions at tech conferences including SXSW and CES, where he has interviewed tech CEOs and influencers including Slack CEO Stewart Butterfield. Manjoo is also the author of True Enough: Learning to Live in a Post-Fact Society, which examines the emergence of “fact-free spin and propaganda” on the internet as well as a forthcoming book based on a prior cover story about tech giants Apple, Google, Facebook, and Amazon.

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Farhad Manjoo is a leading and influential Silicon Valley voice and an opinion columnist for The New York Times. They formerly wrote the Times’ “State of the Art” column. In that role, Manjoo reviewed the latest devices and innovations in addition to a wide variety of tech-related topics including the emergence of new media, Silicon Valley and start-up culture, and the ways in which politics, society, and business are being shaped by the rapid emergence of new technologies.