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Genetta Adams

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Brooklyn, NY, USA
Deputy Editor — The Root
Covers:  pop culture, television, music, movies, entertainment, sports, food

Ride-or-Die ⚾️#SFGiants⚾️ stan, sports lover, caffeine junkie, deputy editor @TheRoot. Will work for coffee☕️. #SorryNotSorry if I offend.

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Biography

Editor + writer with an unwavering devotion to the San Francisco Giants, San Francisco 49ers, Barcelona FC and the LA Lakers. Will edit for coffee.

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@GenettaAdams — 652 followers, 9,188 tweets

Jun 23, 2017

RT @wokeluisa: Just a reminder: Colin Kaepernick still doesn't have a job, because in this country, fighting for justice will mak…

Jun 23, 2017

First two episodes of #QueenSugar were so good I'm watching season 1 again for the THIRD TIME! #GimmeSugar

Jun 23, 2017

RT @Acosta: What would the GOP say if Hillary Clinton were to shut down the cameras in the briefing room? And the media went al…

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What was your first job as a journalist?

I worked as an editorial copy clerk and was promoted to a copy editor at my hometown paper in Stockton, Ca.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes. I received a typewriter as a birthday gift for my senior year of high school. I used it in college as well.

How is social media changing news?

One word: Speed. People are getting the news faster than ever before. The major down side: Misinformation is just as fast, maybe faster.