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Clara Rose Thornton

Dublin, Ireland
Covers:  travel, regional culture, sociopolitics, race politics, feminism, education, social tech, wine, literature, visual arts, film, electronica, trip-hop, rock, folk, hip-hop, classical, jazz
Doesn't Cover: municipal politics, finance, international affairs, national politics, country music

Spoken word | Culture journalism: @IrishTimes @DistrictMagazin @Facebook @RTE | Organizer: @ViceVersesNSB | Multiple poetry slam champ ๐Ÿš€๐Ÿ“– #DreamActualizer

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Biography

Clara Rose Thornton is a culture journalist, editor, radio and television broadcaster, spoken word artist, and event organizer. Hailing from Chicago, she has lived in New York City, Vermont, Oregon, and Quebec in North America; Paris, Croatia, and Germany in Europe; and currently resides in Dubli...

What was your first job as a journalist?

Writing reviews of hip-hop films for a student organization's newsletter on my campus, UC Hip-Hop Congress. First assignment: "How High."

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes, indeed; for poetry. I unfortunately had to give it away during one of my moves, from southern Vermont to New York.

How is social media changing news?

It has swiftly democratized the process by which events and phenomena are calibrated and calculated in the media. The personal is political.