David Weiner on Muck Rack

David Weiner

Los Angeles
Freelance Writer and Creator, ItCameFromBlog — Freelance

Now: @ItCameFromBlog creator. Then: Executive Editor of @FamousMonsters; 13-year @ETnow writer; Rondo Award winner. I love the '70s/'80s, retro coolness & TIKI.

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With more than 25 years of entertainment industry experience under his belt, David Weiner has mastered a variety of crafts within the field.

Using his creativity, innovation, strategic thinking and the written word as a foundation, David has accomplished countless goals and tackled numerous chall...

What was your first job as a journalist?

Writing as an online journalist for Lightspeed Media and AOL's flagship site, Entertainment Asylum.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

That's a loaded question.

How is social media changing news?

Dramatically -- in addition to instant gratification coverage, it also serves to rapidly misinform and encourage sensationalism.