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Dave McCombs

Covers:  Asian telecom, media and technology companies. Corporate governance, corporate folklore, sports business as relates to tennis, Kei Nishikori and the 2020 Tokyo Olympics
Doesn't Cover: The waterfront

Business and financial news editor Retweets are not endorsements. Opinions are my own.

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@davepmccombs — 85 followers, 200 tweets

Jun 22, 2017

RT @revjwalker: So when Trump told a crowd that immigrants shouldn't be able to get welfare for 5 years, did he know that this was already…

Jun 20, 2017

@revjwalker And what would be miraculous is not that it could be written as a literal story, but that masses could understand or remember it that way

Jun 20, 2017

@revjwalker Virtually all known literature of that time/place was poetic/allegorical. It would be a miracle, indeed, if the Bible were any different.

Jun 20, 2017

RT @davidfrum: Instead, Trump is steering US to conflicts vs both Iran and North Korea, without plans, without allies, and without domestic consensus

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What was your first job as a journalist?

Copy editor at Brentwood Publishing in Santa Monica, CA

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Way too much time on a typewriter as a college student, then as a free-lancer before the computer age. Three pitch letters = 6 hours, at best

How is social media changing news?

Smart journalists are using it for both quick and dirty AND in depth research on how ordinary readers perceive and react to news coverage.