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Chris Parker

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Cleveland, Ohio
Freelance Journalist — Freelance
Covers:  sports, basketball, public policy, government, corruption, alternative lifestyles/perspectives, music, art, theatre, culture, travel, health care, medicine, technology, hacking, pop culture, physics
Doesn't Cover: true crime stories, sentimental feel-good stories, hockey, classical music, Nickelback or Creed, food

Cleveland Reigns Supreme. Cavs beat reporter and author of King James Brings The Land a Crown: The Definitive Tale of the Cavaliers' 2016 Title Run.

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Biography

Former Cleveland Cavaliers beat reporter for Cleveland Scene, write longform news/policy cover stories & music features at magazines and alt-weeklies nationwide.

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@CRS_1ne — 2,427 followers, 28,030 tweets

Sep 20, 2017

RT @paulkrugman: Are Rs supporting Graham-Cassidy ignorant abt policy, or cynically willing to destroy others' care? Probably both  https://www.vox.com/policy-and-politics/2017/9/20/16333876/republican-senators-graham-cassidy 

Sep 20, 2017

the funny thing about this tweet which the donald retweeted, is I'm not entirely sure if it's supportive or a call to stand up to his admin. https://t.co/1MQczeKGIs

Sep 20, 2017

'public fountains are a bad idea. here, let me take a shit in one to prove my point.'

Sep 20, 2017

what an asshole. GOP often says government doesn't work, and they're right - when it's run by people like them.  http://thehill.com/policy/energy-environment/351526-epa-pulls-officers-from-other-duties-to-protect-pruitt 

Sep 20, 2017

@bballbreakdown @TheonlyAkorede dragic's lookinG impressive but that roster is the island of misfit toys; gotta see unlikely repeat performances to push them past CHA n DET

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Have you ever used a typewriter?

Trained on one. Learned to type on one. Never owned one.

How is social media changing news?

24-7 news cycle is more like pop radio - same hits over and over again. Needs to have a wide breadth, not same old tunes...

Who's your favorite fictional journalist?

Citizen Kane