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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...

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@christopherzara — 6,793 followers, 8,643 tweets

Jun 26, 2017

@Supervenous My experience is they either don't respond or say something like "LOL whoops!" Best case scenario is they quietly delete the post.

Jun 23, 2017

RT @FastCompany: Here’s why it took Gmail 13 years to stop scanning your email to target ads  http://buff.ly/2tD7M7a  https://t.co/wJjMS2TPdI

Jun 23, 2017

RT @caleweissman: i've never noticed this before--a survey from fb about ad impact https://t.co/w6SiQloG0L

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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.