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Jack Dodson

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Ellsworth, ME
Reporter and Videographer — The Ellsworth American
Covers:  Criminal justice, immigration, environment, abuse of power and corruption stories. Really anything. I'm a general assignment reporter and videographer for the Ellsworth American.
Doesn't Cover: Nothing's out.

Reporter/videographer covering eastern Hancock & western Washington Counties for @EllsAmerican. @columbiajourn '16. Past: @jigsawprods & @RetroReport.

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Biography

I’m a freelance journalist and documentary filmmaker living in NYC, and I’ve been working as a reporter in various media since 2009. I am currently a student at the Columbia Journalism School in both the Documentary and Stabile Center for Investigative Reporting programs.

My particular interest a...

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@JackDodson — 393 followers, 2,156 tweets

Dec 11, 2017

"I'm black, and I will never be blue enough... I will never be able to prove to some that I deserve to wear the same uniform as they do.” - Yulanda Williams, who testified about racism in the SFPD. A union leader insulted and ostracized her. https://t.co/aJImYUlK8i

Dec 10, 2017

RT @MargotWilliams: “They’re Taking Everybody” — videos show Texas Highway Patrol tearing apart immigrant families during traffic stop…

Dec 09, 2017

RT @BenEhrenreich: 1/ This is hardly new, but worth noting that reports describe Palestinians as "gunmen" or "militants" killed by "aircraft" or a "military."

Dec 08, 2017

....................................................................................................................  https://twitter.com/davidsirota/status/939127741915340800 

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What was your first job as a journalist?

Writing intern at The Times Record in Brunswick, Maine.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Nope. But they are gorgeous.

What does it mean to be a journalist?

To engage with the wider world; to be curious, scrutinizing and analytical; to set the record straight and pursue the truth in all the noise.