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Officially Official

This has been in the works for some time, but today I officially leave my writing fellowship at the Prospect to adopt the loftier title (and salary) of staff writer, so good for me. And thanks to the various blogospheric figures (you know who you are) who've given me encouragement, advice, and assistance over the past couple of years as I've tried to secure employment in this field.

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» Yglesias: No Longer a Fellow from Outside The Beltway
I'm a couple days late on this, but Big Media Matt Yglesias has been upgraded from the lowly status of "Writing Fellow" to the loftier "Staff Writer" at The American Prospect. Congrats, Matt. [Read More]

Tracked on Jul 15, 2004 12:42:54 PM


Congratulations, Matt!


Posted by: Fred Schoeneman | Jul 12, 2004 1:13:47 PM

Congratulations, Matthew. Good Luck.

Posted by: SAO | Jul 12, 2004 1:15:28 PM

You're lucky we haven't ruined your career prospects entirely.

Posted by: Levi | Jul 12, 2004 1:21:00 PM

Congrats. Maybe I'll subscribe.

Posted by: Carleton | Jul 12, 2004 1:21:29 PM

Sweet.... now, where the bitches at?

Posted by: Carleton | Jul 12, 2004 1:22:04 PM

Does this mean we can't look forward to articles in National Review from you any time soon?

Posted by: P.B. Almeida | Jul 12, 2004 1:25:35 PM

Congrats on your upgrade, Matt. I hear that your replacement is stunningly teriffic.

Posted by: Mark Goldberg | Jul 12, 2004 1:34:54 PM

You're welcome.

Posted by: LowLife | Jul 12, 2004 1:36:45 PM

Congratulations, Matt! I'm glad that I will be able to continue reading you at TAP.

Posted by: treetop | Jul 12, 2004 1:36:55 PM

Mazeltov, MY.

Posted by: Haggai | Jul 12, 2004 2:03:51 PM

Congratulations... I'll look forward to continuing reading your fine articles.

Posted by: trox | Jul 12, 2004 2:05:19 PM

Wahoo! Congratulations!

Posted by: niq | Jul 12, 2004 2:12:04 PM


Posted by: poop ruiz | Jul 12, 2004 2:12:54 PM

Congratulations, Matt. Give 'em hell!

Posted by: Lindsay Beyerstein | Jul 12, 2004 2:28:57 PM

Just be cool and don't tell Kuttner you have plans on his job.

Posted by: Zizka | Jul 12, 2004 2:33:08 PM


Posted by: Alex Knapp | Jul 12, 2004 2:47:24 PM

Matt Yglesias got a promotion to staff writer at the Prospect. Both The Fixer and The Alternate Brain offer our heartfelt congratulations.

Posted by: The Fixer | Jul 12, 2004 2:55:35 PM

Congratulations, Matt.

Posted by: Slothrop of Boulder | Jul 12, 2004 3:12:08 PM


Posted by: praktike | Jul 12, 2004 3:19:09 PM


Posted by: Andrew Boucher | Jul 12, 2004 3:54:25 PM

What do you call somebody who used to be a fellow, but isn't one any longer?


Posted by: rea | Jul 12, 2004 3:57:18 PM

It is a good day. Congratulations.

Posted by: bob mcmanus | Jul 12, 2004 4:00:46 PM

Congratulations. You've earned it.

Posted by: David Weman | Jul 12, 2004 4:22:32 PM


Posted by: ScottM | Jul 12, 2004 4:33:35 PM

I believe M-to-F transsexual is the preferred term.

Posted by: Matthew Yglesias | Jul 12, 2004 4:50:20 PM

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