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Washington, D.C.
Director, Shared News Initiatives — McClatchy Newspapers
Covers:  newspapers, social media, television, journalism

Now: Director, Shared News Initiatives @McClatchyDC. Then: @Poynter, @WRAL, @UNC, @BarnardCollege, @fwparker. Always: Bookish, Jewish, Mom.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

I learned to type in 6th grade journalism class & that year got a blue Smith-Corona for my bday. Used typewriters 'til grad school.

Who's your favorite fictional journalist?

Danny Concannon.

How do you prefer to be pitched on stories?

By email, with specifics about what our audience will learn from the story & why they need this information.

Datelines, Bylines, Other Lines

poynter.org — Like most columns, this one started with a question: Is there a standard policy on datelines and bylines? One question quickly turned into a series of questions when it became clear that there is no single accepted practice. So, how do readers know what datelines and bylines mean?

First Watch: Clinton papers to be unsealed today

idahostatesman.com — Ukraine latest: Gunmen seized two airports in Crimea early this morning as Russian president Vladimir Putin pledged aid to the Eastern European nation. Clinton papers: Thousands of previously-sealed records will be released starting at 1 p.m. today by the Clinton Presidential Library, including confidential advice given to then-First Lady Hillary Clinton.

First Watch: Biden/Poehler 2016?

mcclatchydc.com — Base changes: Defense spending cuts are likely to affect some military installations in Texas and North Carolina, reports James Rosen, but Missouri Senators are expected to fight the proposed changes there.

First Watch: Clapper's regret, photo reunion, mayoral 'Tonight' cameo

mcclatchydc.com — National security regrets: Director of National Intelligence James Clapper now admits that telling Americans about mass government surveillance of phone records would have been smarter than hiding it. Clapper tells The Daily Beast's Eli Lake: "I probably shouldn't say this, but I will. Had we been transparent about this from the outset right after 9/11...

First Watch: Mondale mourned, Facebook turns 10

mcclatchydc.com — Here's something to make Millenials feel old: Facebook turns 10 years old today. Founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg posted a note on the site today, looking back on the decade: When I reflect on the last 10 years, one question I ask myself is: why were we the ones to build this?

First Watch: How Obama is helping the GOP, Super Bowl ad winner, Chocolate toothpaste

mcclatchydc.com — Is President Obama helping the GOP? Indirectly: "Armed with fresh political momentum for the first time in months, House Republicans headed to a Maryland retreat Wednesday looking to shape a unified message on immigration, debt and health care that could offer voters an alternative rather than just persistent opposition to President Barack Obama.

First Watch: State of the Union preview, Fed transition, Grammy hat

mcclatchydc.com — The White House is preparing for President Obama to deliver his State of the Union address on Tuesday. His guests will include survivors of the Boston Marathon bombing, the nation's first openly gay professional basketball player, and a 16-year-old inventor. U.S. Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers of Washington state will deliver the Republican response.

First Watch: Hillary's universe, Boehner on Leno, Bieber on bail

star-telegram.com — Have more to add? News tip? Tell us Deadly explosions rocked the Egyptian capital city of Cairo early this morning, killing at least four people and wounding nearly 70. The violence comes on the eve of the third anniversary of the country's 2011 uprising, that ousted longtime ruler Hosni Murbarak from power and marked the beginning of the Arab Spring there.

How Politico’s Ben Smith and Gallup can both be right about U.S. Jews’ support for Obama

poynter.org — The latest Gallup poll results on U.S. Jews' continued support of President Obama addressed directly how the findings contrasted with a Politico story by Ben Smith suggesting Jewish Democrats may be losing faith after the president's May speech about Israel. Could both Gallup and Politico be right? Yes.

First watch: Afghanistan jeopardy, Radel resignation pressure, Health care deadline looms

star-telegram.com — Have more to add? News tip? Tell us All U.S. troops may leave Afghanistan in 2014, as President Hamid Karzai continues requesting changes to an all-but-signed agreement that would maintain an American presence through 2024. National Security Adviser Susan Rice met with Karzai Monday in Afghanistan, and warned him that new demands for prisoner releases and peace talks would not be met.
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Nov 25, 2014

Ferguson Officer Darren Wilson tells @gstephanopoulos he feared for his life, "would not do anything different." pic.twitter.com/e7EXol0XIK

Nov 25, 2014

Truest. MT @mkramer: Disruption innovation Disruption innovation Disruption innovation Disruption innovation Disruption innovation buy-in

Nov 25, 2014

Excellent news, can't wait to see what he does there RT @palafo: New York Times Names @kinseywilson to Masthead nyti.ms/1Foe3RN

Nov 24, 2014

RT @christinedbyers: Darren Wilson issues statement reacting to grand jury decision: bit.ly/1rlE4L2 via @stltoday

Nov 24, 2014

MT @repjohnlewis: I know this hard. I know this is difficult. Do not succumb to violence. There is a more powerful way. #FergusonDecision

Nov 24, 2014

RT @J_Hancock: Michael Brown's mother weeping. People starting to scream "shut it down." Lots of disbelief in the crowd. #Ferguson

Nov 24, 2014

RT @jimasher: McClatchy reports: No matter what happens in #Ferguson, federal probes continue in Washington mcclatchydc.com/2014/11/24/247…

Nov 24, 2014

@dkiesow Thanks! My computer and I are *slowly* getting re-acquainted.

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