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@arippnyc — 46 followers, 47 tweets

Nov 07, 2017

@DjangoDavidson @WSJ Congratulations to Django Davidson - what a fantastic article in WSJ! Were your parents jazz lovers? Wish I could invest with you....Allan Ripp

Oct 30, 2017

@BrooklynSpoke Thank you for pointing out this cogent and well-researched response to my Observer article; that writer makes good sense....Allan Ripp

Sep 07, 2017

@louweiss Hey, Lou! Allan Ripp here - terrific Journal piece on Tubman. I followed right behind you - see Friday's House of Worship column

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What was your first job as a journalist?

An assistant editor in 1976 at Horizon Magazine, then a, hard-cover, bi-monthly mag of culture, art and history published by McGraw-Hill.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

I took typing classes in high school and am a speed typist. Learning to type so fast initially hindered my ability to write on a computer.

How is social media changing news?

Speed at spreading wave action in big stories but frequently fanning hyperbole and misinformation.