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Christopher Zara

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New York City
News Editor — Fast Company
Covers:  business, movies, book publishing, entertainment copyrights, indie theater, life and arts, television, entertainment, theater, media, arts and culture, the publishing industry, privacy, corporate malfeasance

News editor @FastCompany. Formerly, deputy editor @IBTimes. Theater @newsweek. Author of Tortured Artists from @simonschuster. 1/4 Morlock.

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Biography

Christopher Zara covers media and culture. He joined IBTimes in June 2012. From 2005 to 2012, he served as managing editor of Show Business, a trade magazine for New York City's performing arts industry. His writing has also appeared in Newsweek, The Independent, Salon, The Huffington Post, Menta...

What was your first job as a journalist?

I landed an assignment with a movie magazine on my very first pitch. I took it as an omen.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

That's like asking how old I am. I won't answer it.

How is social media changing news?

I find it challenging that the conversation never ends.