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Amir Bogen

Brooklyn, New York
Directing Editor and Writer — Ynet
As seen in: Ynet, Tablet Magazine
Covers:  Film, Culture, sports, and politics
Doesn't Cover: economics

Film journalist and writer, certified Master Jedi by Tel Aviv Uni. (MA in cinema studies/Star Wars history)

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My name is Amir Bogen and I'm an Israeli film journalist living in New York. For seven years I was leading the film section of the biggest news and content website in Israel (Ynet) as the directing editor, writer, and critic. Over the years I covered Hollywood and the American Indie scene, as wel...

What was your first job as a journalist?

I started as an editor and writer in the sports dept of Ynet, specializing in American sports - NBA, NFL, etc

Have you ever used a typewriter?

I did a typewriter as a kid, writing essays for elementary school. Since then I'm strictly into keyboard, mouse, and computer.

How is social media changing news?

It is a huge source for new items, but it is also affecting their processing in a bad way. Journalists write one-liners instead of texts