Megan Tady is a writer and editor based in Western Massachusetts. She writes everything from those weighty articles about media consolidation that bum you out about the world, to funny stories about growing up in Nebraska that, oddly, still bum you out about the world. She writes a gender and media column for Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting's Extra! magazine, and runs a communications consulting business called Word-Lift (www.word-lift.com).
Megan was a blog editor for Free Press, a national political reporter for In These Times, a staff reporter and editor for The New Standard, and worked extensively as a freelance journalist writing for AlterNet, The American Prospect, Colorlines, Reuters, Yes Magazine and Women's eNews, among others.