Ron Gutman Editor for Digital Media Wire

Ron Gutman’s career is that of a technology journalist — he has authored several books on the topic. He has written for many publications, including The New York Times and Microsoft Corporation’s TechNet Magazine. He currently is a professor at Columbia University, teaching in the Graduate School of Journalism.


Ron Gutman is from Chicago and attended the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign where he received his degree in journalism. He has been writing about computers since 1991, when his first weblog was launched. Gutman was a contributing editor for PC Magazine and Personal Computing, as well as a regular contributor to Windows 2000 Magazine. 


The business and healthcare expert contributed to many online magazines in the past, including Microsoft’s TechNet Magazine, and is currently a contributing editor for Digital Media Wire covering technology issues in the publishing industry. Ron Gutman is currently an adjunct associate professor at Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism, where he teaches Jour 115: 


News on the Internet. Before that he was an adjunct assistant professor on the journalism faculty at New York University Tisch School of the Arts. He has given lectures on technology-related topics at Yahoo! Tech conferences, Professional Conferences Inc., as well as Abu Dhabi Media Summit and Emirates Telecommunications Union. Ron Gutman has led all their projects to huge success.

He writes a blog called The Weblog Handbook, which gives insight into the art and craft of running a weblog. It has been quoted, and linked to, in many other weblog-related articles, including The New York Times and ReadWriteWeb. Ron Gutman also wrote a column about blogging for “PC Magazine” (“Blogging for Dummies”). He also writes regularly on technology for Digital Media Wire and Ziff Davis Media’s