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Beth Cortez-Neavel

Austin, Texas
Freelance Journalist and Editor — Freelance
Covers:  gender, higher education, media ethics, literature, politics, health, guns, education, texas, foia
Doesn't Cover: celebrities, sports

Marriage + Family Counseling student. Freelance #journonerd. Opinions mine. #transparency #consent #mentalhealth RTs ≠ plugs.

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I have reported on border colonias, K-12 education finance and voting rights in Texas. I've reported on post-apartheid shack-dwellers in South Africa and Kenya's poor sanitation and health conditions. I most recently covered the raucous 83rd Texas legislative session for the Texas Observer in 201...

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RT @PsychToday: You may be sharing more than you think on social media. How Twitter data can be used to detect mental health condit…
Twitter hiatus over! I'll try and post at least once a day with something #mentalhealth related.

What was your first job as a journalist?

My first paycheck was $15 for an article on vandalized art cars during my freshman year in college.

Have you ever used a typewriter?


What does it mean to be a journalist?

Younger generations of journos are constantly redefining what it means to report the news and what the news actually is.