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Reading, PA
Digital News Editor, Reading Eagle

Editor, writer, new dad, bad golfer and Mariners fan.

Adam Richter's Biography

I'm the digital news editor for the Reading Eagle in Reading, Pa. I oversee the newspaper's website, social media presence and help conceive and execute interactive projects for the web.

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My 2 cents: Everyone likes some recognition — We've heard it all before:Participation trophies are lame. They discourage competitive drive. They give children a false sense of self-esteem. Did I

Adam Richter: Where Reading's mayoral candidates stand on new open-data initiative

My 2 cents: Losing isn't everything — No one died.It's easy to get depressed over the outcome of a sports contest when your team blew the chance to hoist the trophy. But unless someone ac

Adam Richter: Reading makes big leap into open data — Reading Mayor Vaughn D. Spencer made a surprising remark in his State of the City address Jan. 29 at the GoggleWorks. He announced a push for an open

My 2 cents: Lip-syncing video is staged

Adam Richter: Is it the end of the Internet as we know it? — So long, Internet. It was nice knowing you.Oh, don't worry (or don't celebrate): I'm not going anywhere. According to Google executive Chairman Eric

My 2 Cents: Not everyone needs to know who Paul McCartney was — The outrage du jour on social media - before some actual, and tragic, news happened - was the rumor that fans of Kanye West didn't know who Paul McCa

Adam Richter: Battle over net neutrality continues — Proponents of net neutrality look like they might win the battle.This week Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler announced that he f

My 2 cents: Trying to get running back on track — Of all the things people share on social media, one that baffles me most is the running route. I'm not talking about posting selfies before or after

Examining bands: Is your favorite band emo? — We've all been there: You're browsing iTunes or, if you're a hipster, strolling through the aisles of your local fair-trade record store, in search of something new to listen to. Then you see a band that looks interesting. You could be the one among your friends to become fan of a group no one else has heard of.
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Feb 28, 2015

The Buttonwood Street bridge is closing in May. Start planning your detours now.

Feb 28, 2015

RT @JasonGuarente: Royals F Matt Hatch close to returning. Could have played Friday. Team elected to give him more rest.

Feb 28, 2015

I'm posting this photo just to put the REM song in your head. Happy Saturday!

Feb 28, 2015

A dwelling fire has been reported at South 17th and Haak streets in #ReadingPA. We will post an update shortly.

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