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Cathy Scott

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As seen in: Psychology Today, Forbes
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 — 21,840 followers, 14,389 tweets

Sep 20, 2017

A fun volleyball tourney 2 years ago, organized by my brother-in-law. Turned out that the year my grandson played...  http://fb.me/GQxY3sQI 

Sep 20, 2017

On Antrak's Surfliner headed north to L.A. for an interview for a TV series. All settled in for the ride.

Sep 20, 2017

Had a wonderful outdoor lunch yesterday with old friends. Also took in a beautiful nature hike that included a...  http://fb.me/6MUqfEm5Z 

Sep 17, 2017

Meet handsome Charlie. His 89-year-old person is broken-hearted to have to give him up, but she is no longer able...  http://fb.me/8kYg4Uj0o 

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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