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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. Texan. Eater. Y2K specialist. 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.

Anthem Hack Renews Calls For Laws To Better Prevent Breaches

kcur.org — The call for more systemic changes to prevent mega-hacks is getting louder after hackers hit Anthem, the nation's second-largest health insurer. The company says cyberthieves gained access to the addresses, employment information and Social Security numbers of 80 million customers and employees.

Anthem Hack Renews Calls For Laws To Better Prevent Breaches

wvpublic.org — The call for more systemic changes to prevent mega-hacks is getting louder after hackers hit Anthem, the nation's second-largest health insurer. The company says cyberthieves gained access to the addresses, employment information and Social Security numbers of 80 million customers and employees.

Anthem Hack Renews Calls For Laws To Better Prevent Breaches

wlrn.org — The call for more systemic changes to prevent mega-hacks is getting louder after hackers hit Anthem, the nation's second-largest health insurer. The company says cyberthieves gained access to the addresses, employment information and Social Security numbers of 80 million customers and employees.

Anthem Hack Renews Calls For Laws To Better Prevent Breaches

wabe.org — The call for more systemic changes to prevent mega-hacks is getting louder after hackers hit Anthem, the nation's second-largest health insurer. The company says cyberthieves gained access to the addresses, employment information and Social Security numbers of 80 million customers and employees.

Anthem Hack Renews Calls For Laws To Better Prevent Breaches

npr.org — The call for more systemic changes to prevent mega-hacks is getting louder after hackers hit Anthem, the nation's second-largest health insurer. The company says cyberthieves gained access to the addresses, employment information and Social Security numbers of 80 million customers and employees.

Anthem Hack Renews Calls For Laws To Better Prevent Breaches

news.stlpublicradio.org — The call for more systemic changes to prevent mega-hacks is getting louder after hackers hit Anthem, the nation's second-largest health insurer. The company says cyberthieves gained access to the addresses, employment information and Social Security numbers of 80 million customers and employees.

Anthem Hack Renews Calls For Laws To Better Prevent Breaches

wnyc.org — The call for more systemic changes to prevent mega-hacks is getting louder after hackers hit Anthem, the nation's second-largest health insurer. The company says cyberthieves gained access to the addresses, employment information and Social Security numbers of 80 million customers and employees.

Anthem Hack Renews Calls For Laws To Better Prevent Breaches

kuow.org — The call for more systemic changes to prevent mega-hacks is getting louder after hackers hit Anthem, the nation's second-largest health insurer. The company says cyberthieves gained access to the addresses, employment information and Social Security numbers of 80 million customers and employees.

Does Facebook cause depression? Depends on how you use it

Does Facebook Cause Depression? Depends On How You Use It

wabe.org — Another day, another Facebook-makes-us-sadder study. This time, it's out from the University of Missouri-Columbia, and it comes with a key caveat: Facebook can make us sadder, the researchers find, but only if you're using it to lurk from afar - to check on how an old acquaintance is doing, for example, without actually engaging with that person with "likes" or comments.
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Mar 02, 2015

Inbox: "I must say there an even more fascinating (so to speak) fact about Leonard Nimoy... He directed Three Men and a Baby"

Mar 02, 2015

Inbox: "Schmacon, the New, All-Beef Alternative to Bacon, Launches Kickstarter Campaign March 9, 2015"

Mar 01, 2015

@madhulikasikka food report from the Sheraton Dulles Herndon: Not great, chicken's pretty dry

Mar 01, 2015

@omarg @thejohnpoole They said finding our bags would take "one to four hours" so I just headed straight to an airport hotel w/my cats/dog

Mar 01, 2015

...IF I ever get to leave dulles RT @thejohnpoole: elisewho is off to start the #npr Seoul bureau. Bon voyage! pic.twitter.com/rNaXx7dPIV

Mar 01, 2015

@kbphotos gotta figure out how to get them off the plane and reunite with us for the night before we try this again!

Mar 01, 2015

Been stuck on runway so long that the pilots have "timed out" per FAA regs; not legally allowed to fly us anymore. Getting hotel.

Mar 01, 2015

Not gonna lie, things are feeling bleak RT @stiles: Entering 5th hour on a plane and we haven't yet left the runway. Pray for me. #dulles

Mar 01, 2015

@SISEEC eva says she misses Miss Emily and her class friends already!



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