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Cathy Scott

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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Two years ago today, this former stray dog gave me a long look before he ran off again. I later learned his owner...  https://fb.me/KBtqMxCN 
Former CIA Director Stansfield Turner died today. He was my mother's brother-in-law. I met Stan just a couple of...  https://fb.me/1QYJNgVsq 
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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