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Amy O'Leary

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New York, NY
Journalist
Covers:  culture, technology

New Thing TBA. Previously @Upworthy @nytimes (2014 Innovation Report team), @thisamerlife, & small town newspaper reporter. Into narrativeโ€‹+data.

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@amyoleary — 13,155 followers, 5,627 tweets

Nov 12, 2017

RT @jamesbridle: Something is wrong on the internet:  https://medium.com/@jamesbridle/something-is-wrong-on-the-internet-c39c471271d2  - an essay on YouTube, children's videos, automation, aโ€ฆ

Nov 09, 2017

RT @BananaKarenina: Not sure how I feel about how @headspace categorizes "Creative Writing" https://t.co/WYpsar1eiC

Nov 08, 2017

RT @max_read: there ๐Ÿ‘ is ๐Ÿ‘ no ๐Ÿ‘ algorithmic ๐Ÿ‘ solution ๐Ÿ‘ to ๐Ÿ‘ the ๐Ÿ‘ problem ๐Ÿ‘ of ๐Ÿ‘ misinformation ๐Ÿ‘  http://www.bbc.com/news/technology-41900877 

Nov 02, 2017

RT @rcallimachi: 1. I just finished reading the criminal complaint filed against Sayfullo Saipov. He followed ISIS' instructions toโ€ฆ

Oct 31, 2017

RT @danpfeiffer: Thereโ€™s a real contradiction between Facebook saying Russian ads had no impact and Facebook telling brands to spend millions on Facebook ads

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Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes, I own a beautiful vintage typewriter that was restored for me as a gift. I do my best thinking on it.

What does it mean to be a journalist?

To be rabidly curious, eager to share what you know and fundamentally skeptical of the world.

How do you prefer to be pitched on stories?

I dislike press releases that tout a new product's greatness. I prefer to be pitched on ideas that can pose questions about how we live.