Future Perfect is a section of Vox's website focused on news stories relevant from an effective altruism perspective.

Future Perfect launched on 15 October 2018.[1]As of May 2022, the team consists of eight people:  Bryan Walsh, Kenny Torrella, Sigal Samuel, Dylan Matthews, Kelsey Piper, Muizz Akhtar, Miranda Dixon-Luinenburg, and Siobhan McDonough.[2]

Future Perfect is partly funded by private donations. Major donors since 2018 include the Rockefeller Foundation (2018-2019), James McClave (2020), Animal Charity Evaluators (2020-2021), and the BEMC Foundation (2021-2023).[3]

In April 2022, Future Perfect launched Pandemic-Proof, a series focused on "upgrades we can make today to fight the pandemics of tomorrow".[4]

Further reading

Matthews, Dylan (2021) Future Perfect: past, present, and future, Future Perfect Newsletter, October 29.

Piper, Kelsey (2019) Future Perfect: a year of coverage, Effective Altruism Global, October 19.

Wiblin, Robert & Keiran Harris (2019) Can journalists still write about important things?, 80,000 Hours, February 27.

Future Perfect. Official website

Dylan Matthews | journalism | Kelsey Piper

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    Matthews, Dylan (2018) Future Perfect, explained, Vox, October 15.

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    Vox (2021) Masthead, Vox.

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    Vox (2021) Support Future Perfect, Vox, October 29.

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    Vox Staff (2022) Pandemic-Proof, Vox, April 4.