Frances Langum on Muck Rack

Frances Langum

Cornfield, South Central Illinois
Associate Editor — Crooks and Liars

Assoc Editor, @CrooksandLiars; Exec Producer, @ProLeftPodcast. Brandeis, Harvard. Knitter, Mom, happy wife of @Mr_Electrico. [Personal acct.]

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Associate Editor of C&L. Executive Producer of The Professional Left Podcast. On staff at Crooks and Liars since 2007. Master's degree from Harvard Divinity School. Happy wife of Driftglass. Mother of three geniuses. Obsessive knitter.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes, I'm that old.

What does it mean to be a journalist?

Getting up knowing you're going to be writing something that others will read. And it's on your mind as you brush your teeth.

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

#PPSellsBabyParts being used by someone who wanted more fact-checking.