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Alex Woodward

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Covers:  arts and entertainment, louisiana, new orleans, music

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Biography

I cover music, culture and news in and around New Orleans and elsewhere.

I'm senior writer at alt-pub Gambit where I've worked in several posts since 2008.

I'm a ding dong on the internet.

'The picture man': photographer Polo Silk showcases three decades of New Orleans rap in new book ...

'The picture man': photographer Polo Silk showcases three decades of New Orleans rap in new book ...

King James' version: The Special Men rule Monday nights in New Orleans

King James' version: The Special Men rule Monday nights in New Orleans

With the removal of Robert E. Lee's statue, what's next for the monuments and New Orleans

With the removal of Robert E. Lee's statue, what's next for the monuments and New Orleans

The facts of life: the state of sex ed in Louisiana

The facts of life: the state of sex ed in Louisiana

You still believe in me: Brian Wilson's goodbye to Pet Sounds

You still believe in me: Brian Wilson's goodbye to Pet Sounds

Cooking Gumbo, Whipping the Voodoo: Anderson .Paak, Arcade Fire, and More Haunt New Orleans

Cooking Gumbo, Whipping the Voodoo: Anderson .Paak, Arcade Fire, and More Haunt New Orleans

What was your first job as a journalist?

Writing about a deadly meningitis outbreak on my college campus.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes.

How is social media changing news?

Faster, dumber, more engaging, more democratic. It also has shifted readers' priorities and made newsrooms more transparent.