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Jack Smith IV

New York City
Senior Writer — Mic
Covers:  google glass, gadgets, drones, venture capital, 3d printing, tech business, apps, startups, technology, tech, angel investment, #tech

Senior Writer at @Mic — inequality and the Left. Jack@mic.com. Incredibly online. Formerly at @observer

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@JackSmithIV — 36,978 followers, 21,861 tweets

Nov 18, 2017

RT @chrismassie: This chart showing declining NYC subway performance is insane. The L is by far the most consistently reliable train…

Nov 18, 2017

Amtrak conductor pulling off perfect hat flips on the platform as I board for NYC. "Hey, it's like fuckin' Disney!" he says.

Nov 18, 2017

RT @sarahljaffe: thanks to all the reporters turning this moment to the stories of working class women  https://twitter.com/jamieson/status/931893386612805633 

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What was your first job as a journalist?

Staff writer for the New York Observer.

How is social media changing news?

Killing the concept of a front page, encouraging institutions to dilute their brand, holding us accountable to real engagement.

What does it mean to be a journalist?

Things happen in the world. People expect you to tell them what those things are.