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John Micek

Covers:  elections, politics, campaigns, government, state government

Vinyl addict. Ex-hockey player. Grilling fanatic. CTV political analyst. Cagle Syndicate Columnist. Opinion Editor, PennLive/Patriot-News of Harrisburg, Pa.

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I've covered Pennsylvania government and politics for The Morning Call since 2001. I also write and edit the paper's "Capitol Ideas" blog, contribute to the newspaper's "Pennsylvania Avenue," and "Lehigh Valley Music" blogs and, from 2009 to 2011, co-hosted the weekly "Politics as Usual" podcast....

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RT @WatchCTVNews: Former FBI Director Andrew McCabe breaks his silence after being terminated. @ByJohnLMicek weighs in:…
@jucojames I concur. But we don't know yet why he was fired. And it's entirely possible that you're right. We'll have to wait for the OIG report. But the president put his thumb on the scale, de-legitimizing all of this.
RT @NME: "It's about imagining a new type of society" - @Johnny_Marr's new album has a title now and is "coming soon"…
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What was your first job as a journalist?

I was a part-time reporter for a chain of weeklies in Connecticut.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yep. I even own one.

How is social media changing news?

Sorry .. what? I was reading my Twitter account, checking Facebook and messing around on Tumblr.