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David Holmes

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Freelance Writer and Editor — Freelance

reporter covering music tech + politics. bylines @FastCompany @Guardian @thedailybeast @Stereogum I wrote @propublica's fracking song davemholmes@gmail.com

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In 2011, I graduated from the Studio 20 digital journalism Master's program at NYU. While at school, I interned/freelanced for the NY Daily News and NewYorker.com. I also helped produce music video explainers for ProPublica and the Guardian. Since graduating, I've written for Fast Company and the...

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Jul 21, 2017

NYT pivots to FB video. New sections: Fart-Pranking Your Fiancé, Insecure Women TwerkFails, and IlluminatiPizzagatePodestaEmailsLockHerUp.

Jul 21, 2017

Lots of people. But what layoff-happy video-crazed news orgs don't realize is all anyone watches are pranks, puppies, and zit-popping vids https://t.co/7IDCDCPiOo

Jul 21, 2017

Post-Darko, no one did absurdist, unpretentiously smart Sportsblogging of the Transgressive like @david_j_roth @vicesports and now it's over

Jul 21, 2017

Yes, the highfalutin' seemingly-sterile Keira Knightley costume party depicts Dunkirk in one of the most harrowing war scenes I've ever seen

Jul 21, 2017

Can't resist the fever-dream spectacles Nolan calls "films" tho I doubt Dunkirk will rival Atonement (and from what I'm hearing it doesn't).

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What was your first job as a journalist?

Freelance writer for the dearly departed film/music website, Stylus Magazine.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yeah but just as a goof when I was a kid.

Who's your favorite fictional journalist?

Trevor Newsworthy, Fresh Prince of Bel Air