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Cary Aspinwall

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Dallas, TX, United States
Reporter — The Marshall Project
Covers:  courts, prison, corruption, crime, murder, Texas, open records
Investigative reporter for @marshallproj based in Dallas. Big fan of @dallasnews & @readfrontier 🕵🏻‍♀️🖊 Born & raised in flyover country. Pulitzer finalist.

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Biography

I'm a reporter on The Dallas Morning News investigations team.
Before that, I was a creative director, writer and co-founder of The Frontier in Tulsa.
I'm a Boulder native who grew up in Louisiana and Texas and rolled across the plains like a tumbleweed for a while.
Some things I write about: Mu…

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@caryaspinwall — 6,151 followers, 21,432 tweets

RT @KassieMcClung: Court is starting back up a little earlier this morning so parties can discuss what to do about recently-discovered… https://t.co/du4DTh8Frr
RT @TexasCJC: From the @TexasStandard: what happened to the scammers who took more than $4 million from incarcerated people and t… https://t.co/lYbCO9Liia
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What was your first job as a journalist?

Unpaid internship in high school fixing errors in ads at the Edmond Evening Sun (back when it was a pm). Occasionally wrote for them.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes, my parents had one when I was growing up. We didn't own a computer with a printer until I was in high school.

How is social media changing news?

Lets people get a better look at the man behind the curtain, hopefully demystifies a bit.