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Alejandro Ramirez

Boston, MA
Editor-in-Chief — Spare Change News
Covers:  Hip hop, homelessness, social justice, immigration, Latino issues, housing, politics
Doesn't Cover: Business, celebrity gossip, food

Freelance writer. Editor of @SpareChangeNews. Straight outta Lawtown.

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I'm a freelance writer in Boston and current editor of Spare Change News, the nation's longest running street paper.

Bylines include: VICE, WBUR, DigBoston, Scout Cambridge, Scout Somerville, Cambridge Day, Spare Change News, STACK, and the Content Standard.

What was your first job as a journalist?

Intern at DigBoston.

Have you ever used a typewriter?


How is social media changing news?

In many ways, it's easier to curate the news you see. It's also sped up the cycle, haphazardly at times.