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Alejandro Ramirez

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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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Biography

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.

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@ramirezalej — 682 followers, 11,110 tweets

RT @lilsarg: Gee I don't know, how about an internal look at sexual harassment? For real this time.  https://twitter.com/twallack/status/942062987774488576 
Extremely here for all the love Twitter is giving Black Thought. (Granted, it's overdue.)
Powerful piece about the strange juxtapositions found in city's with high levels of homelessness—even in those seeing improvement like D.C. (H/T @gurleygg) https://t.co/8ItYJYzdUE
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What was your first job as a journalist?

Intern at DigBoston.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Nope.

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.