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Carl Zimmer is a columnist for the New York Times, where his "Matter" column appears each week. He also writes for magazines such as National Geographic and Wired and is the author of a dozen books. Zimmer joined the staff of Discover in 1990 and served there as a senior editor from 1995 to 1999 ...

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Jun 22, 2017

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What was your first job as a journalist?

Summer intern at the Hunterdon County Democrat

Have you ever used a typewriter?

I actually owned a manual typewriter as a kid.

How is social media changing news?

The audience is no longer silent. News has become a conversation.