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Alex Howard

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Washington, DC
Deputy Director, Sun Foundation and Freelance Writer — Freelance
Covers:  open source, digital technology, open data, health it, city and county government, federal government, enterprise technology, government, health care, online politics, civic issues, federal it, digital media, innovation, privacy, big data, social media, open government, internet, technology, tech policy

Deputy Director @SunFoundation | Dad, husband, writer, citizen, chef, cyclist, skeptical optimist, cereal dilettante | alex@sunlightfoundation.com 📱4108499808

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Alexander B. Howard was the Washington Correspondent for O'Reilly Media, where he wrote about the intersection of government, the Internet and society, including how technology is being used to help citizens, cities, and national governments solve large-scale problems. He is an authority on the u...

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@digiphile — 258,992 followers, 152,575 tweets

Sep 23, 2017

@markmackinnon They still do, in regular releases or statements by their press secretary

Sep 23, 2017

RT @ObamaWhiteHouse: You don’t need to be an NBA star or @POTUS to be someone’s hero. Make the time:  http://Mentor.gov   http://snpy.tv/2hwO7QJ 

Sep 23, 2017

RT @tbridis: EPA recovers 517 containers of mysterious waste from Superfund polluted sites in flooded Texas, provides no details  https://www.apnews.com/55aaa7d7345b4df5bbb8849310b36a5e/EPA-removes-waste-at-Texas-toxic-sites,-won%27t-say-from-where 

Sep 23, 2017

@BarackObama "the test of our fidelity to our Constitution, freedom of speech, to our Bill of Rights, is not when it's easy, but when it's hard"-@POTUS44

Sep 23, 2017

"Part of what makes this country special is that we respect people's rights to have a different opinion"-@BarackObama https://t.co/Ga2ujf3SPL

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What was your first job as a journalist?

Health columnist, Colby Echo

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes.

Who's your favorite fictional journalist?

Ford Prefect