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Andrew Smith

Long Island, NY
Reporter — Newsday
Covers:  law, crime, courts, justice, trials, appeals, hearings, lawyers, innocence, guilt

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In the news business for more than three decades. I've worked in New Orleans, the East Bay, Syracuse and Long Island. I've covered the legal system, politics, a nuclear weapons lab, nuclear power and much more.

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What was your first job as a journalist?

I was a reporter at my hometown weekly when I was in high school.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

You bet.

How is social media changing news?

It's making it easier for readers to connect with journalists and perhaps easier for journalists to present themselves as actual humans.