Freelancer based in Bogotá with eyes on Venezuela. Work in Vox, VICE, WaPo, +50 other US publications. Former Houston Chronicle, PolitiFact Texas. U of Texas

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RT @airwars: A grim year for non-combatants, with at least 3,900 killed. Confirmed and likely civilian deaths from Coalition a…
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What was your first job as a journalist?

Student reporter at Reporting Texas, an online news publication at the UT journalism school overseen by old pros.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

There's a dilapidated typewriter in the Chronicle lobby and I toy with it sometimes.

What's the funniest news-related #hashtag you've seen?

#NotTheOnion -- my story got that hashtag when the Texas governor turned state troops on the feds. It seemed like satire but it was true.