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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A Boston story in 50 words


A search for sunlight.


Big Data: 1 millimeter

By Alex Kingsbury ,

Dressmakers may have superior 3-D vision.

Opinion | Michael J. Socolow

Megyn Kelly’s interview with a sweaty, stammering Alex Jones wasn’t worth it

By Michael J. Socolow ,

NBC exposed its huge audience to a huckster who markets vitamin supplements and deranged ideas with equal fervor.


Big Data: 22 million people get the flu

By Alex Kingsbury ,

A new discovery could pave the way for more efficient medicines.