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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.

Obama administration’s FOIA record worse than Bush’s

poynter.org — Bloomberg | The New York Times Bloomberg News found that 19 of 20 federal agencies did not comply within 20 days to a request for travel expenses made under the Freedom of Information Act.

ABC ends checkbook journalism, will no longer pay for interviews

poynter.org — The Daily Beast | Poynter ABC is ending a practice that "20/20″ co-anchor Chris Cuomo just last month called " the state of play." The network will no longer pay licensing fees to sources involved in stories. "It was starting to distract from important work," said Jeffrey Schneider, Senior Vice President, Communications, ABC News.

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.
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Dec 18, 2014

MT @BarackObama: After 9 years, the best source of "truthiness" is coming to an end. Congratulations @StephenAtHome pic.twitter.com/37tifDtC0y

Dec 18, 2014

Great things are in store for @dallasnews, with @mwilstory at the editorial helm: dallasnews.com/business/headl… Great guy, great storyteller

Dec 17, 2014

RT @NateSilver538: The Cuban embargo wasn't popular among Americans. Even among Cuban-Americans in South Florida. 53eig.ht/1xrphpO

Dec 17, 2014

RT @verge: The Sony hackers won: The Interview just disappeared from America's biggest theater chains theverge.com/e/7175196

Dec 17, 2014

RT @migold: Gross family spokesman: Alan Gross had a corned beef on rye and latkes waiting for him. wapo.st/1ztJ9b8

Dec 17, 2014

MT @rubinafillion: "So far it's the best Hanukkah that I'll be celebrating for a long time," said Alan Gross on.wsj.com/1whNeyh

Dec 17, 2014

RT @lindsaywise: So where does presidential hopeful @JebBush stand on normalizing relations with Cuba? #2016

Dec 17, 2014

RT @APDiploWriter: "The Holy Father wishes to express warm congratulations for historic decision by #US & #Cuba to establish diplomatic rel…

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