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Carson Vaughan

Omaha, NE
Freelance Writer and Editor — Freelance
Covers:  music, general science, domestic violence, nebraska, native american, literature, music events, death penalty, animals, wind energy, energy, nonfiction writing, north carolina, entrepreneurship, weather, film & television, #tech, fiction writing, comedy

Freelance Writer. Words in @newyorker @nytimes @parisreview @theatlantic @vice @USATODAY, @runnersworld, etc. Founder of #DumpstersOfOmaha photo series.

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I’m a freelance journalist currently living in Lincoln, Nebraska. I've published features work in The New York Times, Salon, National Geographic, Variety, The Hollywood Reporter, CMJ, Orion, Truthout, Essay Daily, Silicon Prairie News, the Omaha World Herald, the Lincoln Journal Star, the Wilming...

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@carsonvaughan — 801 followers, 1,765 tweets

Jul 27, 2017

@AbbeWright Not sure it totally fits the bill, but Patti Smith's "Just Kids" might be my favorite memoir. Period.

Jul 27, 2017

Don't miss this smart, funny review of @BenBlatt's "Nabokov's Favorite Word is Mauve" by editor and writer extraordinaire @DanPiepenbring.

Jul 27, 2017

Just another indirect effect I hadn't thought of. There are many more. Happy Thursday! #globalwarming

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What was your first job as a journalist?

Freelance work for a local Lincoln lifestyle magazine called "L Magazine."

Have you ever used a typewriter?


How is social media changing news?

In some ways it has opened the door to more opportunities, especially for freelance journalists. On the other hand: byebye investigative news