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I am a radio journalist for BBC's "The World" and a frequent New York Times op-ed contributor. My work has appeared in the New York Times, New York Times Magazine, and the Wall Street Journal, among many other venues. I am the author of the essay collection, You Must Go and Win, and the novel, No...

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@AlinaSimone — 2,995 followers, 171 tweets

Aug 28, 2017

@DailyRos @villagevoice Thanks Rose! Probably not the ending you hoped for, but in the end Lia chose grad school. She seems pretty happy w her decision tho...

Aug 28, 2017

@AdamVolle @villagevoice Thanks Adam! It turns out that Lia chose grad school. She tells me she's not singing much these days...

Aug 23, 2017

New feature in @villagevoice today, about the wild ride of a girl who joined America's first K-pop cram school  https://tinyurl.com/y7lk7rch 

Jul 26, 2017

RT @mozilla: "I think the word bitcoin is where my mom started weeping." — @AlinaSimone Hear real-life ransomware stories on IRL…

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What was your first job as a journalist?

My first job as a journalist was contributing to a New York Times op-ed section called 'Townies.'

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Of course. I'm older than I look. Also? I collect them.

How is social media changing news?

Eye-grabbing headlines, photos and videos are more important than ever.