Author Archives: rm


My specialties: Deep reporting. Making complicated subjects comprehensible. Providing crucial information, insight and analysis that other reporters might overlook or miss. Clear writing. Editing that emphasizes structure, rhythm, accuracy, lucidity. A management style dedicated to bringing out the best in individuals and teams. Successfully managed staffs as large as 45 reporters and editors; also adept […]

Selected Stories

My Los Angeles Times stories are here. A somewhat random selection of my earlier reporting and writing work: Men’s Journal: The Last Great American Car Guy Fortune: The Little Aircraft Company That Could Strategy + Business: Energy Without the Hot Air Conde Nast Portfolio: Michael Dell speaks Conde Nast Portfolio: Eric Schmidt speaks Fortune: Lula! […]


Below are two chapters I ghostwrote for a book about computer history, ‘Making the World Work Better.’ Connecting Sensing