While TIME’s editors will choose the TIME 100 — our annual list of the most influential people in the world — we want readers to have a say too. Cast your vote here for the media people you think have changed the world this past year, for better or worse. Voting closes at 11:59 p.m. on April 22, and the winner of our reader poll will be announced April 23. This year’s official TIME 100 list will be announced April 24.
This onetime fashion blogger and current editor in chief of Rookie magazine continues to inspire teenage girls with her brand of empowering, pop-culture-inflected realness.
The former lawyer who burst into fame on election night 2012 is regularly winning the ratings war with her new nightly show and bringing a younger audience to Fox News.
The much read former Washington Post writer has ventured out on his own and recently launched Vox, a new project that Klein says seeks to revolutionize explanatory journalism.
The billionaire eBay founder and chairman recently launched First Look Media, which has recruited leading liberal journalists including Glenn Greenwald, who broke the Edward Snowden story last year.
When Patton, dubbed the "Princeton Mom," wrote an essay for the Daily Princetonian urging women to focus less on their careers and more on finding a husband, she earned loads of criticism, only to follow up with a book called Marry Smart: Advice for Finding THE ONE.
The Buzzfeed co-founder makes a traffic killing when it comes to lists, quizzes and cat memes — but his plans for the future of journalism are what has turned his company into a true digital-media institution.
The Good Morning America anchor inspired viewers through her fight against breast cancer and myelodysplastic syndrome and, in another brave step, came out publicly in a Facebook post and discussed her girlfriend on air.
The broadcaster has been called the hardest-working man in television and, at 71, has interviewed everyone from Barack Obama to Leonardo DiCaprio, with no signs of slowing down.
The quants man jumped ship from the New York Times to lead his own site, FiveThirtyEight.com, designed to use data to change the way people view the world.
The talk-show superstar got Lance Armstrong to confess to doping in an interview last year and went on to perform in Lee Daniels' movie The Butler.
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