New York Times Hires ‘Futurist-In-Residence’

nyt_1918.jpgFirst the New York Times hired a perfume critic. Now comes what Editor & Publisher is calling a first: “futurist-in-residence.” Today, the paper announced the appointment of Michael Rogers to the newly-created title.

The position is a one-year consultant appointment to work with the company’s research and development unit.

According to our trusty Revolving Door, it appears there have been no “futurists-in-residence” employed by media companies in the past.

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