Digital Minimalism Media

For those of you who are interested in learning more about my latest book, Digital Minimalism, I’ve included below a (growing) sample of relevant articles and podcast interviews. I’ll do my best to keep this updated as my publicity tour unfolds. (If you’re a member of the media looking for my media kit, click here.)


CBS This Morning:

The Breakfast Club:

The School of Greatness with Lewis Howes:

The Doctor’s Farmacy with Mark Hyman:

The Jordan Harbinger Show:

Yes Theory:

Podcast Interviews

The Ezra Klein Show: Cal Newport has an answer for digital burnout

Art of Manliness: Becoming a Digital Minimalist

The Doctor’s Farmacy with Mark Hyman: How Social Media May Be Ruining Your Life

The Jordan Harbinger Show: Cal Newport: Choosing a Focused Life in a Noisy World

Intelligence for Your Life with John Tesh: The Marie Kondo of Technology, Cal Newport

The Minimalists: Digital Declutter

WBGH Innovation Hub: Our Digital Dilemma

Financial Independence Podcast: Cal Newport – Deep Work, Digital Minimalism, and the Key to a Happy Retirement

Order of Man Podcast: Minimize Your Digital Use, Maximize Your Life

Something You Should Know: How Social Media Sucks You In Without You Knowing It

The Ultimate Health Podcast: Cal Newport – Digital Minimalism – Create Time For Solitude – Stop Socializing On Social Media

Jill on Money with Jill Schlesinger: Digital Minimalism with Cal Newport

Six Pixels of Separation: Cal Newport on Digital Minimalism

Work and Life with Stew Friedman: Cal Newport: Digital Minimalism

Instant Message / A WSJ Podcast: Apple News and Apple News Plus…Plus Other Apple News

What You Will Learn: Cal Newport: Career Progression and Consciously Disconnecting

The Crystal Paine Show: Cal Newport on Digital Minimalism & why he doesn’t have social media

The Brainfluence Podcast: Digital Minimalism and Deep Work with Cal Newport

The Federalist Radio Hour: How To Live A Focused Life In A Buzzing World Of Technology

Vrain Waves: Cal Newport, Digital Minimalism

How I Work: Cal Newport on why you need to change your workflow, not your habits, when it comes to boosting productivity

Unmistakable Creative: Digital Minimalism with Cal Newport

Fast Company’s Secrets of the Most Productive People: Is digital minimalism the answer to our distracted lives?

The Future of Work: How to Take Control Over Technology Instead of Having it Take Control Over You

#AmWriting: #DethroneThePhone

Paleo Magazine Radio: Decluttering Your Mind and Tech – with Cal Newport

Accidental Creative: Digital Minimalism (with Cal Newport)

Optimize Yourself: Becoming a ‘Digital Minimalist’ with Cal Newport

Hidden Forces: Digital Minimalism: Choosing Life in a Hyperconnected World

Pivot Podcast with Jenny Blake: Digital Minimalism with Cal Newport

Tech News Weekly:  Data Rights Are The New Civil Rights

Feel Better, Live More:  How Social Media Could Be Making You Ill with Cal Newport

Tropical MBA: Quitting Social Media – “The ‘Walled Garden’ Experiment Is a Big Failure”

The Buyer’s Mind with Jeff Shore: How to Do Your Best Work with Cal Newport

The Productivityist Podcast: Exploring Digital Minimalism with Cal Newport

OPTIMIZE with Brian Johnson: Digital Minimalism and Cal Newport

Curious Minds: Cal Newport on Digital Minimalism

The Darius Foroux Show: Cal Newport: Why We Need Digital Minimalism To Stay Focused

Afford Anything: Digital Minimalism – with Cal Newport

Hurry Slowly: Cal Newport: Using Technology with Intention

Bloomberg’s Works For Me: How to Focus Better and Work More Effectively

Eat, Sleep, Work, Repeat: Cal Newport preaches Digital Minimalism


New York Times: Steve Jobs Never Wanted Us to Use Our iPhones Like This

GQ: Cal Newport on Why We’ll Look Back at Our Smartphones Like Cigarettes

Wall Street Journal: It’s Not Too Late to Quit Social Media

The New York Times: Digital Addiction Getting You Down? Try an Analog Cure

The New Yorker: The Urgent Quest For Slower, Better News

Businessweek: Cal Newport Teaches You How to Reboot Your Work Life

NPR’s “Here & Now”: ‘Digital Minimalism’: How To Hang Up On Your Phone Addiction

USA Today: Are you looking at your screen too often? Here’s how to declutter your digital life

USA Today: 5 books not to miss: On the Come Up by Angie Thomas, plus Digital Minimalism Love the news but hate clickbait and fluff? Here’s how to get more quality and less quantity

The Washington Post: 10 leadership books to watch for in 2019

TIME: 15 New Books to Read This February

Inc.: If Warren Buffett and A-List Actor Chris Pine Can Get By Without a Smartphone, Do You Really Need One?

Recode: What’s all this fuss about ‘digital detox’ – and does it really work?

NBC Better: 30-day plan to declutter your digital life

CNBC Make It:  Gen Z is entering the workforce: Here’s what they need to do to succeed The Unbearable Untidiness Of Our Digital Lives

CBSSports: Masters 2019: Device divorce brings conversation, community and progress at Augusta National

Golf Magazine: Masters 2019: Tiger Woods probably hates your cell phone (and Rory does, too!)

Golf Magazine: Masters 2019: Rory McIlroy says these 5 books have helped him play better golf

Popular Mechanics: A computer Scientist’s Guide To Dumping the Needless Tech In Your Life

NBC Think: Addicted to your phone? How a 30-day digital detox can help break the screen time cycle

Fast Company: Want to take control of your digital life? Start with reclaiming leisure time

Fast Company: What happened when I did a 30-day digital declutter

The Catholic Commentator: Cutting back on digital devices leads to ‘deep work’

Dartmouth Alumni Magazine: Spend Time Alone

Refinery29: Digital Minimalism: How To Declutter Your Online Life

Venture Stories: The Case For Digital Minimalism with Cal Newport

Mindbodygreen: Hear 4 Different Takes On Minimalism (And Get Instantly Motivated)

Psychology Today: Digital Minimalism

Dropbox / Work Culture: Cal Newport on finding focus in the age of distraction

Mind Matters: Will We Surrender Our Free Will To Screens?

Ladders: Q&A: How being a digital minimalist can help you do ‘deep work’

The Muse: The 10 Best Productivity Books of 2019

Psych Central: How to Become a Digital Minimalist – And Why It’s So Meaningful

Medium: There’s Only One Thing To Do With Today: Seize It

Fatherly: Cal Newport’s Digital Detox Can Help Fight Your Screentime Addiction

Fatherly: 7 New Self-Help Books That Are Actually Helpful

The Ladders: This is the most powerful way to make your life fantastic

Business Insider: CEOs and execs might flock to ‘digital detoxes’ to break free of their phones, but those detoxes are usually missing the point

Quartz: If You Want To Read More Books, Start With These

Real Clear Life: The Best Movies, TV, Books and Music for February

The Glitter Guide: 9 books to add to your February reading list

Thrive Global: If You Only Read a Few Books in 2019, Read These

Psychology Today: Was Steve Jobs Like Dr. Frankenstein?

Insider: 14 business books everyone will be reading 2019

Modern Mrs. Darcy: 23 books I can’t wait to read in 2019

800-CEO-READ: Digital Minimalism: Choosing a Focused Life in a Noisy World Master Class: Digital Minimalism 101