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New York City
Deputy Tech Editor — Time Magazine
Covers:  transparency, stem, global news, politics, social media, open government, technology

Deputy Tech Editor @TIME. alex.fitzpatrick@timeinc.com

John V. Lynn '83 Memorial Scholarship for Excellence in Journalism

2010 - Student Journalism
This award is for an undergraduate who excels in journalistic activity on campus. I received it for my work as News Director and later Station Manager of SUNY Geneseo's 89.3 WGSU.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

I'm actually in the process of repairing a 1930s-era Royal.

What's the funniest news-related #hashtag you've seen?

#PewPew. Thanks, @NASA!

How do you prefer to be pitched on stories?

Always e-mail. It helps me sort pitches into folders and keep a record of conversations.

Why Supreme Court Obamacare Decision Is Great for Uber

fortune.com — Uber may have publicly praised Supreme Court's Friday decision clearing the way for nationwide same-sex marriage, but a decision that came a day earlier promises a bigger impact on the ride-hailing company. The Supreme Court on Thursday issued a decision preserving federal tax credits tied to the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare.

Here's How Much Gay Marriage Could Add To The Economy

time.com — The Supreme Court ruled 5-4 today in favor of legalizing gay marriage throughout all 50 states of the U.S. as well as in the District of Columbia. And the decision may prove to be an economic boon for business in the country.

Amazon Is Pulling Down Confederate Flag Merchandise

time.com — Amazon is removing Confederate flag merchandise after a fatal church shooting last week sparked a heated debate over the nature and meaning of the symbol, a company spokesperson confirmed to TIME. The move comes after several other major companies made similar moves, including brick-and-mortar Amazon rival Walmart and online auction site eBay.

Walmart Will No Longer Sell Confederate Flag Products

fortune.com — Walmart said Monday it will no longer sell the Confederate flag or items emblazoned with its likeness in stores or online, a move that came in the hours after South Carolina's governor called for the flag to come down on Statehouse grounds. The nation's largest retailer is removing Confederate flag-themed products from its stock, a spokesperson told CNN.

Lots of Zoom in a Small Camera

time.com — It's too bad Mazda called shotgun on the "Zoom Zoom" tagline, because it would be perfect for Canon's latest compact camera. Canon's new Powershot G3 X boasts a remarkable 25x zoom lens that's equal to a 24mm-600mm focal length range. Translation?

Eye-Rolling Emoji Added to Unicode

Watch Nintendo's Event Live Here

Watch the New Star Wars Battlefront In-Game Footage

time.com — Electronic Arts just released new gameplay footage for the second most-anticipated Star Wars thing of the year: Star Wars Battlefront.

Mass Effect Andromeda Trailer Released By BioWorks

time.com — Mass Effect Andromeda, the next entry in game developer BioWare's Mass Effect series, will drop in the holiday 2016 season.

Watch Electronic Arts' EA Event Live

time.com — Electronic Arts is set to announce a bunch of new games at its E3 2015 event Monday at 4 p.m. ET. You can expect plenty of EA's sports titles, like the next in the Madden series, as well as new games like the upcoming Star Wars: Battlefield and probably another Need for Speed title.
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Jun 30, 2015

RT @glanzpiece: A tattoo artist in Texas offers discounts to anyone looking to cover up their Confederate flag tattoo with new ink esquire.com/lifestyle/news…

Jun 30, 2015

RT @readDanwrite: Many are trying to use Greek crisis to woo Greeks to #bitcoin. But at least right now, that isn't easy. fortune.com/2015/06/30/bit…

Jun 30, 2015

@justinjm1 settings -> notifications -> bottom of list under all the apps

Jun 30, 2015

FWIW: I disable the loud buzzy Amber Alerts because I get them as SMS messages from @NotifyNYC anyway.



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