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Washington, DC
Tech and Culture Reporter — NPR
Covers:  Culture, Politics, State Government, Technology, Innovation
Doesn't Cover: Finance, Gadget Reviews

Wanderlusty reporter @NPRNews, covering tech/culture. @TexasTribune & #Mizzou alum. Political junkie. Texan. Eater. ehu@npr.org

Elise Hu's Biography

Elise Hu covers technology for NPR's online and on-air platforms. She joined the public media company in 2011 to lead the digital launch of NPR's StateImpact network. A Texas native, she was previously a founding reporter at The Texas Tribune, a non-profit online news startup devoted to government and politics. While at the Tribune, Elise oversaw television partnerships and multimedia projects; contributed to The New York Times' expanded ...

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National Edward R. Murrow Award

2010 - Best Use of Video
In recognition of what the Association terms "outstanding achievements in electronic journalism."

Gannett Foundation Award for Innovation in Watchdog Journalism

2010 - Watchdog Journalism
The Gannett Foundation Award for Innovation in Watchdog Journalism recognizes groundbreaking journalists in their quest to help communities understand and address important issues through creativity and the use of digital tools.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

My parents had a Brother brand typewriter when I was in elementary school. I thought it was pretty cool except I am a mess with whiteout.

What's your favorite social network?

Twitter.

Why did you become a journalist?

Because I'm a junkie for new experiences.

Mark Zuckerberg Shows Off His Mandarin Chinese Skills

kuow.org — Mark Zuckerberg is a man of many accomplishments. A computer programming whiz who famously co-founded "The Facebook" in his Harvard University dorm. An entrepreneur. A philanthropist. A person who warranted a wax sculpture. And now, he's a conversant Mandarin Chinese speaker.

Mark Zuckerberg Shows Off His Mandarin Chinese Skills

wvpublic.org — Mark Zuckerberg is a man of many accomplishments. A computer programming whiz who famously co-founded "The Facebook" in his Harvard University dorm. An entrepreneur. A philanthropist. A person who warranted a wax sculpture. And now, he's a conversant Mandarin Chinese speaker.

Mark Zuckerberg Shows Off His Mandarin Chinese Skills

wabe.org — Mark Zuckerberg is a man of many accomplishments. A computer programming whiz who famously co-founded "The Facebook" in his Harvard University dorm. An entrepreneur. A philanthropist. A person who warranted a wax sculpture. And now, he's a conversant Mandarin Chinese speaker.

Mark Zuckerberg Shows Off His Mandarin Chinese Skills

npr.org — Mark Zuckerberg is a man of many accomplishments. A computer programming whiz who famously co-founded "The Facebook" in his Harvard University dorm. An entrepreneur. A philanthropist. A person who warranted a wax sculpture. And now, he's a conversant Mandarin Chinese speaker.

Mark Zuckerberg Shows Off His Mandarin Chinese Skills

kcur.org — Mark Zuckerberg is a man of many accomplishments. A computer programming whiz who famously co-founded "The Facebook" in his Harvard University dorm. An entrepreneur. A philanthropist. A person who warranted a wax sculpture. And now, he's a conversant Mandarin Chinese speaker.

Mark Zuckerberg Shows Off His Mandarin Chinese Skills

wnyc.org — Mark Zuckerberg is a man of many accomplishments. A computer programming whiz who famously co-founded "The Facebook" in his Harvard University dorm. An entrepreneur. A philanthropist. A person who warranted a wax sculpture. And now, he's a conversant Mandarin Chinese speaker.

Pew: Gaming Is Least Welcoming Online Space For Women

wvpublic.org — As the ongoing, harassment-fueled controversy known as Gamergate rages into its second month with no sign of dying down, the Pew Research Center is out with new numbers on online harassment. They probably won't surprise you: 73 percent of respondents say they've faced some kind of threats or embarrassment online, mostly in the form of being called offensive names.

Pew: Gaming Is Least Welcoming Online Space For Women

kcur.org — As the ongoing, harassment-fueled controversy known as Gamergate rages into its second month with no sign of dying down, the Pew Research Center is out with new numbers on online harassment. They probably won't surprise you: 73 percent of respondents say they've faced some kind of threats or embarrassment online, mostly in the form of being called offensive names.

Pew: Gaming Is Least Welcoming Online Space For Women

kuow.org — As the ongoing, harassment-fueled controversy known as Gamergate rages into its second month with no sign of dying down, the Pew Research Center is out with new numbers on online harassment. They probably won't surprise you: 73 percent of respondents say they've faced some kind of threats or embarrassment online, mostly in the form of being called offensive names.

Pew: Gaming Is Least Welcoming Online Space For Women

wabe.org — As the ongoing, harassment-fueled controversy known as Gamergate rages into its second month with no sign of dying down, the Pew Research Center is out with new numbers on online harassment. They probably won't surprise you: 73 percent of respondents say they've faced some kind of threats or embarrassment online, mostly in the form of being called offensive names.
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Oct 24, 2014

@therealsager @Esquiremag sorry folks, it got held for Ebola in NYC... I'll update you again with next air date

Oct 23, 2014

@benhuh @moby_dickhead I don't think it's available in 'mericcuh but I have a passport, willing to travel

Oct 23, 2014

Is this for real, if so where is the 24hr McDonalds, Im going rt now RT @moby_dickhead: Pumpkin McFlurry. pic.twitter.com/kwl4yXFhmM

Oct 23, 2014

@therealsager just emailed you so i could have longer than 140 characters

Oct 23, 2014

Still chuckling about the fiasco involving Kenny G & Hong Kong, bc it all hinges on how popular Kenny G is in China theatlantic.com/international/…

Oct 23, 2014

@msager @therealsager Wouldn't have happened without your tip, Mike Sager (Washington data nerd Mike Sager, not Esquire writer Mike Sager)

Oct 23, 2014

@ethanz Thanks for leading me to Judith Donath for the online ID piece. Airs tomorrow on @morningedition. Hope youre well, friend.

Oct 23, 2014

@jdehn Tell the other Justin Dehn y'all are on @morningedition tomorrow!

Oct 23, 2014

@therealsager Our story about Mike Sager and the other Mike Sagers airs tomorrow morning, tune into NPR...

Oct 23, 2014

5 yrs ago I saw 'We Live in Public,' a doc film abt a tech genius who was way ahead of his time. It still resonates weliveinpublic.blog.indiepixfilms.com



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