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Iris Dorbian

New York City
Freelance Writer and Editor — Freelance
Covers:  media, marketing/advertising, arts and culture, small business, venture capital, private equity


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Iris Dorbian is an experienced and skilled business journalist whose specialty beats have included marketing/advertising, media, small business and theater.

Currently, she is writing news briefs for PE HUB (formerly owned by Thomson Reuters, now part of BLR) and contributes to its sister publica...

What was your first job as a journalist?

Freelance writer for Newsweek's communication department

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes! I used a Selectric when I was in high school and college. By the time I went to graduate school, we were already in the digital age.

How is social media changing news?

It is giving news an immediacy that is sadly rendering print, a platform ruled by the deadline-driven publishing cycle, obsolete.