Jay Newton-Small

New America Fellow

Jay Newton-Small was a Class of 2016 & 2017 New America Fellow. She will explore Alzheimer’s disease and end of life care through a book she is writing about her father’s diagnosis and treatment. She is also researching the power of narrative on caregiving and how to build communities in long-term care homes. She is currently a correspondent for TIME magazine and author of Broad Influence: How Women Are Changing the Way Washington Works. Previously, she was a reporter at Bloomberg News. She is a graduate of Tufts University and has an MA from Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism.

All Work

BETTER LIFE LAB
Trump playing ‘woman card’ against Hillary could backfire

Jay Newton-Small was quoted in the Chicago Sun Times about Donald Trump's chances with women.


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How Anita Hill Paved the Way for Women in Government

Jay Newton-Small wrote for TIME about Anita Hill's contribution to paving the way for women in government.


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The Ladies and the Trump

Jay Newton-Small wrote for TIME about Donald Trump and the women's vote.


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Hillary & Women

Jay Newton-Small's book, Broad Influence, was reviewed in the New York Review of Books.


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How Reality TV Took Over U.S. Politics

Jay Newton-Small wrote for TIME about the convergence of politics and reality television.


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Hillary Clinton Speaks, Male Pundits Hear ‘Shouting’

Jay Newton-Small wrote for TIME about the double standard in how men hear women speak.


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How Clinton Shadowboxed Trump at the Democratic Debate

Jay Newton-Small wrote for TIME about Hilary Clinton's use of the Democratic debate to target Donald Trump.


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Broad Influence

With more than 100 women serving in Congress today, have we finally achieved a "critical mass" of representation in American politics?


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The Speech Hillary Clinton Should Give to Young Women

Jay Newton-Small wrote for Time about advice Hillary Clinton should give to young girls.


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How Scalia’s Death Just Threw the Senate, the GOP and the Supreme Court Into Disarray

Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia always did like to cause a stir in life and his death will be no exception.


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Broad Influence

With more than 100 women serving in Congress today, have women finally achieved a "critical mass" in American politics?


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The Sexist Double Standards Hurting Hillary Clinton

Jay Newton-Small was quoted in the Washington Post about the sexist double standards hurting Hillary Clinton.