Education and politics for @DailyProgress. @appstate alumnus. Past: @SPLC, @TheAppalachian. Views are my own. Send tips/love/hate to mbragg@dailyprogress.com

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Biography

I am a reporter for the Daily Progress in Charlottesville, Virginia. I report on K-12 education in the Charlottesville area.
I am an alumnus of Appalachian State University in Boone, North Carolina, with my Bachelor of Science degrees in journalism and nonprofit public relations.
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What was your first job as a journalist?

In college, it was working at my university's newspaper. Out of college, it's my job at the Daily Progress.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes, and I own one.

How is social media changing news?

It moves very quickly, which can often lead to misinformation and confusion. But it has the potential to keep people up to date in real time.