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Cathy Scott

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Covers:  forensics, evidence, crime, media, social justice

✎ Blogger for @PsychToday LATimes bestselling author of Killing of #Tupac, MafiaDaughter, Murder of #Biggie. Journo vegan jogger hiker cyclist mom animalrights

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Biography

Cathy Scott is a true crime author and journalist who blogs for Psychology Today. Her work has appeared in the New York Times Magazine, New York Post, George magazine, Christian Science Monitor, Los Angeles Times, Reuters, and Las Vegas Sun. Best known for penning The Killing of Tupac Shakur and ...

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@CathyScott — 21,359 followers, 14,283 tweets

Jun 27, 2017

RT @TheManninaFiles: Got a tip several murder weapons have been tossed by these tracks. https://t.co/HaFZW6vMuE

Jun 27, 2017

Chatting last evening via email with my stepsister Nancy about her Monarch butterfly colony reminded me of one of...  http://fb.me/1t7zIDuHw 

Jun 26, 2017

A perfect evening on the deck with my 'puter and my playful dogs.

Jun 23, 2017

Lovely view from Janet's bayside balcony during a walk with the Baywalkers as we stopped at three patios along...  http://fb.me/2lbpIzWdI 

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What was your first job as a journalist?

General assignment reporter for the Beach & Bay Press

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes. My mother taught typing. I clocked in at 120 words per minute.

How is social media changing news?

News can be reported on the spot, from the field, and posted immediately, along with photos and video.

Awards

Society of Professional Journalists Award

1993 - Criticism
1st Place, Criticism, op-ed piece in the San Diego Union-Tribune