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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

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.