Deputy Ideas Editor

Alex Kingsbury

Alex Kingsbury is deputy editor of the Ideas section. Before joining the Globe, Kingsbury worked as a senior producer at WBUR for the programs Radio Boston and On Point. He also worked for US News & World Report on a variety of beats, including higher education, the Iraq War, and the intelligence community.

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Commentary

Finding a collage of passion, struggle, and patriotism in editorials about the free press

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They are written by those who have answered a calling, a public service, and continue at it, regardless of financial pressures, technological changes, and political cross-currents that buffet them daily.

Brainiac

Big Data: Trigger warnings

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This Harvard study reported on professors’ use of trigger warnings.

Brainiac

How Donald Trump popularized an obscure cognitive test

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Google search results spiked after the president took this assessment.

Brainiac

Seeking fictional first memories

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This study investigates whether people actually have a fictional childhood memory.