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Home > Press > THE FUTURIST Magazine Nominated for the 2007 Utne Independent Press Award

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The Utne Reader has nominated THE FUTURIST magazine, published bimonthly by the nonprofit World Future Society, ( http://www.wfs.org ) for an Independent Press Award in the category of science and technology coverage. "This is the 19th time we've had the honor of judging this unique contest, and I can say with confidence that the task has never been tougher—or more enjoyable," Utne Reader editor in chief David Schimke wrote in a letter to THE FUTURIST. "More than 1,300 periodicals circulate through our library, and [THE FUTURIST's] hard work consistently surprised, informed, challenged, and entertained us."

THE FUTURIST Magazine Nominated for the 2007 Utne Independent Press Award

Bethesda, MD | Posted on October 23rd, 2007

Over the past year, THE FUTURIST has carried articles and in-depth features on cybernetics, energy independence, neural modification, design for the world's poor, global warming's effects on Arctic shipping, the hybrid car market, smart fabrics and intelligent textiles, running computers on DNA, use of fMRI imaging in the classroom, legislating nanotechnology, the breakthrough health benefits of cocoa, the future of the written word, and the existential risks of twenty-first century, among many other future-related topics.

The November-December issue of THE FUTURIST, on newsstands now, features a special report entitled Outlook 2008, detailing all of the magazine's most significant findings over the course of the previous year. The current issue also showcases the writings of Harper's editor Lewis Lapham and Vanity Fair editor Cullen Murphy, among others.

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About THE FUTURIST magazine
The World Future Society has published THE FUTURIST continuously since 1967. The magazine is a principal benefit of membership, read by 25,000 members worldwide, and is also available on newsstands everywhere. Among the many influential thinkers and experts who have contributed to THE FUTURIST over the years are Gene Roddenberry, Al Gore, Alvin and Heidi Toffler, Buckminster Fuller, Frederik Pohl, Isaac Asimov, Vaclav Havel, Hazel Henderson, Margaret Mead, Robert McNamara, John Naisbitt, B.F. Skinner, Nicholas Negroponte, David Walker, Robert James Woolsey, Arthur C. Clarke, Kofi Annan, and Ray Kurzweil.

The focus of THE FUTURIST is innovation, creative thinking, and emerging trends in the social, economic, environmental, and technological areas. More information may be obtained at http://www.wfs.org or by calling 301-656-8274, ext. 116.

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301-656-8274 ext. 104

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Patrick Tucker
Director of Communications
301-656-8274 ext. 116

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