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 press coverage, including video interviews, articles, and podcasts.  (If you’re a member of the media looking for my media kit, click here.)


Good Morning America:

The Breakfast Club:

Rich Roll:

Impact Theory:

CBS This Morning:

The School of Greatness with Lewis Howes:

The Minimalists:

The Doctor’s Farmacy with Mark Hyman:

Matter of Fact with Soledad O’Brien:

The Jordan Harbinger Show:


The New Yorker: What it Takes to Put Your Phone Away

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

The New Yorker: Can “Indie” Social Media Save Us?

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

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

The New York Times: How to Actually, Truly Focus on What You’re Doing

The New York Times: Now Pay Attention Dear Reader. No, Not to That Article, to This One.

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

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

New Statesman: Finding the Off Switch

USA Today: 5 books not to miss: On the Come Up by Angie Thomas, plus Digital Minimalism

TIME: 15 New Books to Read This February

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


Podcast Interviews

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

Art of Manliness: Becoming a Digital Minimalist

The Moment with Brian Koppelman: Cal Newport

10% Happier with Dan Harris: Digital Minimalism, Cal Newport

The Minimalists: Digital Declutter

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

NPR: Innovation Hub

NPR: Here and Now

Tech News Weekly:  Data Rights Are The New Civil Rights

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

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

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

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

One Part Plant: Digital Minimalism + The Power of Solitude, with Cal Newport

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

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

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

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