David Z. Morris, CoinDesk

David Z. Morris


New York, United States

Contact David

Discover and connect with journalists and influencers around the world, save time on email research, monitor the news, and more.

Start free trial

  • CoinDesk
  • Fortune
  • Entrepreneur
  • CNN

Recent articles by David:

Do You Need to Go to College to Work in Crypto?

College dropouts sometimes become world-changing legends, including in crypto. But the big picture is a lot more complicated. → Read More

Tether's Collapse Would Be Chaotic, Not Cataclysmic

Possible criminal charges against Tether executives will put even more pressure on a product that the market is already cooling on. → Read More

David Z. Morris: The Iron Price of Fractional Reserve Banking

Algorithmic stablecoins are recreating traditional banking. And Iron Finance is learning old lessons all over again. → Read More

Biden's New Trade Chief Is a Web 3.0 Ally – David Z. Morris

Lina Khan made her name fighting data-hoarding platform monopolies. She could help clear the ground for a better model. → Read More

David Z. Morris: Soulja Boy Tells 'Em He Got Paid to Tweet

The rapper accidentally revealed he would be paid to tweet about SaferMars. As DJ Khaled, T.I. and others have found out, that's a no-no. → Read More

David Z. Morris: Banning Crypto Won't Stop Hackers

A Wall Street Journal op-ed argues that banning crypto can stop ransomware attacks. The notion is ridiculous, says our columnist. → Read More

David Morris - Musk Moves Dogecoin and Bitcoin. Is It Manipulation?

Whatever his intent, to make money or to play games, Musk is putting DOGE holders in a uniquely vulnerable position. → Read More

The last mile of the immunization campaign approaches

How can we prop up nations without the infrastructure and influence to COVID vaccine shots into arms? → Read More

What policies will the Biden administration pursue to bring manufacturing back to the U.S.?

Federal pandemic spending has funded new manufacturing across the U.S. But how do you make 'reshoring' durable? → Read More

Risk of covid-19 outdoors is nearly zero. The harms of outdoor mask mandates may be much higher.

We've always known outdoor masking was pointless. By defying clear science, health authorities, and many in the media, harmed us all. → Read More

The last mile of the immunization campaign approaches

Convincing COVID vaccine skeptics will be one of the most pressing issues in the coming months. → Read More

Is the Bitcoin bull run over?

If you want to see what's next for Bitcoin, take a hard look at Netflix and Zoom. → Read More

What’s the matter with Michigan?

The biggest threat to Michigan's COVID control efforts may be politics, not the virus. → Read More

A milestone for COVID vaccinations as all U.S. adults are eligible

The United States has hit a COVID vaccination milestone. But we still need vigilance. → Read More

What makes a drug company truly innovative?

On the most innovative and inventive companies in the pharmaceutical industry, and how things have changed. → Read More

The companies manufacturing COVID vaccines and other drugs

The risk of bad reactions to the vaccine might still turn out to be insignificant. But from Europe to Africa, the U.S. 'pause' on the J&J vaccine has had dramatic fallout. → Read More

The crucial third party players in the pandemic fight

The industry players you may not know helping lead the fight against COVID. → Read More

Maybe Coinbase is hard to value because it’s a ‘hyperobject’

The new concept of 'hyperobjects' - systems too complex for humans to comprehend - may help explain the fierce debate over the hot new stock. → Read More

What are the risks of pausing Johnson & Johnson vaccines?

When the CDC and FDA today paused administration of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine, they may have done the right thing for public health, while giving a gift to conspiracy theorists. → Read More

You just got the J&J COVID vaccine. Should you be worried about the CDC’s pause recommendation?

Risk from the vaccine appears extremely rare. But recipients of the past two weeks may want to stay alert for warning signs. → Read More