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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 — 21,064 followers, 14,200 tweets

May 26, 2017

Just hung up from a pre-arranged interview with Rolling Stone magazine. Will post the article once it runs...  http://fb.me/1dHSaCUt1 

May 26, 2017

RT @sommerscm: LOVE A JOURNALIST DAY AT PI. (aka FREE PIZZA for those hardworking folks who bring us real news) https://t.co/OSwQY6bdCN

May 25, 2017

Travel and speakers' panels are now confirmed for my participation in the CrimeCon 3-day conference in...  http://fb.me/8zlk3A5Rt 

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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