Atlantic Magazine has published its first annual “Brave Thinkers” issue naming 27 “most provocative thinkers” who “had the courage to step outside the consoling persuading flow of tradition and ask fundamental questions about why things are the way they are, and how they might be instead”. There’s Steve Jobs and John Lasseter, Co-founder and Chief Creative Officer of Pixar Animation Studios, as well as Trey Parker and Matt Stone, creators of South Park. But also Jeff Zucker. That’s right — Jeff Zucker. As the magazine says, “Some of them may prove to be wrong, and others wrong-headed. But all of them embody the kind of courage that stirs the spirit and inspires us to think for ourselves.” Here’s why the magazine says the NBC Universal topper was chosen:


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