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DAN FRIEDMAN

Dan Friedman is a writer, an editor, a leader in the fight against disinformation and hate in social media and an expert on representing your stories, your ideas, and your organization in the most effective way possible.

Dan was the only Yale PhD on the writing staff of Sacha Baron Cohen and the only qualified soccer coach to have been executive editor at the Forward.

Dan's work has appeared in The New York Times, the Financial Times and the Wall Street Journal.

Dan is currently advising the Center for Countering Digital Hate, an international nonprofit dedicated to fighting hate and disinformation online.Most recently Dan was Director of Content and Communications for the Shalom Hartman Institute of North America, where he led the strategic communication effort including an online rebrand and the production of new multimedia content.

Previously Dan served as executive editor of the Forward, where he won numerous awards for writing and editing including a 2018 Rockower award for editorial writing for “For Shame, President Trump,” his response to the events in Charlottesville.

Dan received a PhD in Comparative Literature from Yale and an MA in English Literature from Cambridge, where he captained the university soccer team.Dan is the author of an ebook about the roots of “Tears for Fears,” the 80’s rock band.

He writes regularly about whisky, about books for the Los Angeles Review of Books and about soccer for 8by8 Magazine (America’s soccer magazine).