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Greg Ackerman

Austin, TX
Freelance Writer — AXS, Freelance
Covers:  music, entertainment, travel, sports, food, marketing

Digital Strategist, #music journalist, Biz Dev @thecosmicclash @AustinDental @kidsbookfest @chalkboardpoets 💑 to @HaleyOdom I like tacos. 🌮

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Freelance entertainment journalist. Live music specialist. Work has appeared in Microsoft Live Music Blog, NME, TimeOut Austin, Virgin-Atlantic Airways Blog, Editor & Publisher, Visit Austin Texas and CultureMap Austin.

Currently find Greg publishing at and 365 Things to Do in Austin...

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RT @RetroNewsNow: 🎶The Cranberries released their debut studio album 'Everybody Else Is Doing It, So Why Can't We?' on March 1, 1993
RT @MovingPanoramas: One week from tonight on Mon 1/22 we'll be playing a few Daniel Johnston tribute tunes on his… 
RT @nprmusic: NPR has confirmed that Dolores O'Riordan has died at 46. More soon, but we'll be watching The Cranberries'…
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What was your first job as a journalist?

I covered high school sports for the Tustin News.

Have you ever used a typewriter?


How is social media changing news?

Social media speeds up the news cycle, placing a premium on being first with news at the peril of sound reporting practices.