Youth Role Models
Pierre Lipton (age 24) is the co-founder of 1440 Media, a free daily email newsletter that utilizes fact-based reporting and primary research to summarize the day’s events in a way that American’s across the political spectrum can agree on. In 2017, after realizing the time he spent everyday trying to find reliable, unbiased news, Lipton set out to develop a daily digest of the day’s most important news communicated in unbiased fashion. Today, the 1440 newsletter boasts over 1 million subscribers. Lipton graduated from Brown University in 2020 and was named to Forbes’ 30 Under 30 in Media in 2022.
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In the News
“The news used to be something that brought people together. The whole family would sit around the TV, radio, or newspaper and consume the same information. Now, that couldn’t be further from the truth. At 1440, we believe the news can still be a way for people to connect.”
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