By Martin Peers
Martin Peers joined The Information as a columnist in September, 2014 and became Managing Editor in December 2015. He previously spent 15 years at The Wall Street Journal, including a three year stint as Media and Marketing bureau where he oversaw the paper’s coverage of the media and entertainment industries. Before that, he was Deputy Editor of Heard on the Street, the paper’s financial analysis section. Martin was a prolific writer of columns about the convergence of technology and media. He was part of a team of Journal reporters that won the Pulitzer Prize for explanatory reporting in 2003. Before joining the Journal, he covered the business side of the entertainment industry for Daily Variety and Variety in New York. Prior to that he worked for The New York Post and several newspapers in Australia, where he grew up.