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Anthony McCartney

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Los Angeles, CA
West Coast Entertainment Editor — Associated Press
As seen in: Associated Press, Yahoo, ABC News, The Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, Time Magazine, Chicago Tribune, Salon and 681 more
Covers:  Film news, Hollywood awards shows, arts and entertainment, entertainment copyrights, celebrity crime, celebrity divorces, entertainment law, crime and courts, intellectual property
Doesn't Cover: celebrity product endorsements

A native Angeleno chronicling the transgressions and tribulations of LA's celebrities for The Associated Press.

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RT @AP_Sports: Good news, Olympic skiers. Robots are nowhere close to taking your jobs. ⛷ @johnleicester #MakeAWedge For more from… https://t.co/xtNVVg7UXG
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RT @APEntertainment: “I never really took time to grapple with what it means to be African. This film gave me the chance to do that." --… https://t.co/rrP3uz2Qdb
RT @MikeBalsamo1: .@LASDHQ homicide detectives discussing investigation into Natalie Wood's drowning. Days ago they said her husband,… https://t.co/Fwt0vaJ1pI
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What was your first job as a journalist?

I interned at Hispanic Link Weekly Report. My first non-internship job was as The Huntsville (Ala.) Times' Capitol Correspondent.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

I have, and I was terrible at it.

How is social media changing news?

It's speeding everything up and giving readers a bigger voice in stories. Fact-checking and criticism arrive immediately, not hours later.