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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.

In ‘House of Cards,’ Slugline is the new Politico

poynter.org — " House of Cards " is primarily about politics - old-style power and manipulation in the capital - but it's also about journalism, and how the new replaces the old, over and over.

FOX broadcasts live suicide as car chase ends in suspect shooting himself

poynter.org — During "Studio B with Shepard Smith," Fox News was airing a car chase on a 5-second delay, but that was not enough to prevent the program from showing the suspect shoot himself during the broadcast. Poynter faculty member Al Tompkins, who has covered suicides and car chases, says by email, "There is simply no excuse for this.

President Obama: ‘I read all of the New York Times columnists’

poynter.org — In a lengthy interview with Rolling Stone, President Obama describes where he gets his news: What do you read regularly to keep you informed or provide you with perspectives beyond the inner circle of your advisers? [ Laughs] Other than Rolling Stone? That goes without saying. I don't watch a lot of TV news.

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?
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Mar 26, 2015

Always a coach. MT @dhpiv: Dean Smith's will left $200 to each of his former letterman for a dinner out. Incredible pic.twitter.com/d1zokjs5ur

Mar 15, 2015

RT @McClatchyDC: Obama jokes about Clinton’s emails, Scott Walker, marijuana at Gridiron Club dinner bit.ly/1NWGqhb #Gridiron pic.twitter.com/RwcU1AN9VM

Mar 07, 2015

The @BarnardCollege die-hards who are still waiting to get back in to the White House to finish our tour. pic.twitter.com/kDNW7ku2lG

Mar 07, 2015

RT @repjohnlewis: 50 yrs ago today, we set out to march from Selma to Montgomery to dramatize to the nation that people of color were denied the right to vote

Mar 07, 2015

Oddest sight on the White House tour before we were evacuated: photo of Grace Coolidge & her raccoon Rebecca slate.com/blogs/the_vaul…

Mar 07, 2015

RT @markknoller: US Secret Service says bomb-sniffing dog alerted on a vehicle at 16th and Constitution near WH. And a vendor cart had smoke/fire issue too.

Mar 07, 2015

RT @stevethomma: "It's not over," Secret Service says but unlocks press room. Agents still standing by vehicles at North Portico, others patrolling grounds.

Mar 07, 2015

Tour groups are waiting to get back in to the White House, after security said we could return, just not sure when. pic.twitter.com/mAtXFZZ5Q6

Mar 07, 2015

I was on a tour of the East Wing with @BarnardCollege alums when they evacuated all of us this morning. pic.twitter.com/sOJZnxhrxf

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