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Dave McCombs

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Tokyo, Japan
Telecoms, Media Conglomerates Editor — Bloomberg News
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 — 86 followers, 279 tweets

Nov 19, 2017

RT @AsteadWesley: Serena of the House Williams, First of Her Name, the Unbroken, Queen of the Grand Slams and the First Ace, Khaleesi…

Nov 19, 2017

RT @conor64: Let's call this what it is: Donald Trump picks fights with black people to stir support among racists.

Nov 17, 2017

RT @weird_sci: Humans are 99% chimpanzee. But then again, they're also 35% daffodil. https://t.co/84jkX0mN64

Nov 17, 2017

RT @eiaine: whoa... you can get an ICO whitepaper written on fiverr. h/t @getongab https://t.co/cCQCIepHGM

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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.